Movies like She Lives!

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She Lives! (1973)
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: love, death, disease, terminal illness, college student, melancholy, star crossed lovers, dying young

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Most similar movies to She Lives!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about love, death, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, family relations, cancer and mother son relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like She Lives!: Barbara (1997), The Shadow Box (1980), For Michelle (2017), The Last Best Year (1990), Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow, priest
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95%
'The Day of the Purple Sun': Part I (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 68 min.
Story: "The Day Of The Purple Sun´´: The cosmos of the incurable Margarethe. Her journey through the mysteries of the Egypt underworld. Will she be coming forth by day? film in two parts by Carsten Frank "DER TAG DER VIOLETTEN SONNE´´ ...
Plot: the underworld, mysticism, disease, expressionism, death, egyptology, mummy, mystery, terminal illness, journey
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
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The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: long lost daughter, hospice, destiny, family relations, love, wheelchair, letter, husband wife relationship, homosexual, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship, death ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 15
For Michelle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Brett Cornell learns that the mother of a child he is alleged to have Fathered 5 years prior, has died in an accident, he heads south to try and take custody of the daughter that he never knew. Brett takes to desperate measures to make it in ...
Plot: court, death, love, intimacy, custody, accident
Place: new york, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Last Best Year (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a ...
Plot: female friendship, death, dying, humanity, cancer, dying woman, childhood trauma, terminal illness, therapist
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: It's 1956 in the beach town of Trilby. After asking the questions pertaining to the situation, sixteen year old working class Robert Joseph Jones - who prefers to be called Bo Jo - asks his same aged girlfriend, upper middle class Julie Greher, ...
Plot: teenage mother, expectant father, newborn, pregnant girlfriend, birth, baby born, wedding, pregnancy, baby, pregnant bride, newborn baby, pregnancy and birth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rickey L Colbert Jr's Where the Truth Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A family searches for the truth ,when their lives get turned upside down after some unforeseen circumstances happen.
Style: sad
Plot: truth, humble, death, hate, search, love, lie, scared, honest
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Story of a Love Story (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a ...
Plot: affair, imagination, love triangle, female nudity, self discovery, love, pregnant woman nude
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sweet Love, Bitter (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loose fictitious of Charlie Parker's last years and a portrait of the jazz scene in 1960's New York.
Style: reflective
Plot: miscegenation, interracial friendship, price of fame, jazz music, compassion, racism, heroin, guilt, african american, friendship, death, musician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: car accident, death of husband, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Blackwater Lightship (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother.
Plot: aids, family relations, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, grandmother, reconciliation, homosexuality
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 161
Hail, Hero! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the ...
Plot: generation gap, dysfunctional family, coming of age, barn, college dropout, student, college student, love, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, cook, male female relationship ...
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: widow, single mother, loss of father, loss of husband, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, car, live broadcast, death of husband, death of father, family relations, filmed play ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Griffin and Phoenix (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got terminal leukemia, but Griffin doesn't know that, and she ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, leukemia, cancer, tragic love, college, bittersweet, couples, campus, true love, unlikely couple, dealing with death, romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 112
White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: suspense, reflective
Plot: social injustice, injustice, doctor, murder, african american, haunted by the past, racist, lynching, racial prejudice, execution, black man, interracial romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Young Lovers (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A carefree college student has to face up to responsibility when his girlfriend announces she's pregnant.
Plot: virgin, love, motorcycle, military draft, college, young love, art student, premarital sex, balloon, professor, campus, kiss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Between Two Women (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When shy school teacher Val and Harry, the son of an aged opera singer, get married, Val quickly discovers that Harry's mother, Barbara, is not very happy with their union. In fact, Barbara tries to separate the couple. But, when Barbara ...
Plot: stroke, terminal illness, mother, husband wife relationship, family disapproval, friendship, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 237
Pan (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Edvarda arrives at the little Norwegian village, to stay with some family, she find the Lt., Thomas Glahn, very interesting. Soon they fall in love. It's a very passionate relationship, but this leads to problems. Both of them are very ...
Plot: love, forest, murder, infidelity
Place: norway, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, jealousy, drugs, teenager, drug addiction, drug addict, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Plot: divorced divorcee, female friendship, feminism, women's liberation, lesbian, marriage, love, women's rights, self fulfillment
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 81
Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
Plot: female director, love triangle, wife abuse, murder, torment, abusive husband, love, older man younger woman relationship, death of wife, male female relationship, murder of wife, doctor ...
Time: 1960s, 1900s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 199
Dark Victory (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.
Plot: terminal illness, female friendship, marriage, love, dying young, friendship between women, producer, anger, doctor, doctor patient relationship, brain tumor
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 50
Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.
Plot: career, reporter, footsie under the table, female protagonist, love triangle, dancer, ballerina, ballet, muscleman, bathroom, dancing, love ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, paris metro, metro ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 159
The Shadow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from Peyami Safa’s novel Selma and Her Shadow, the movie tells the story of Selma. Selma (Görkem Yeltan) is the ultimate femme fatale whose alluring and seductive nature and irresistible charms exude an aura of death for men.
Plot: poem, murder, cigarette smoking, love, woman smoker, neo noir, suicide, femme fatale
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 24K
You're Not You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, youth, parents and children, death, life support, female bonding, marital infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 796
Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, dancer's life, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, tragic hero, infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 2K
Native Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young African-American man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, surprise ending, disturbing
Plot: poverty, forbidden love, crime and punishment, interracial relations, danger, love, racial issues, driver, based on a novel, money
Time: 1930s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, life philosophy, family reunited, transformation, estrangement, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, love, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%