Movies like Where God Left His Shoes

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Where God Left His Shoes (2007)
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Where God Left His Shoes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Frank, Angela, and their two children are evicted from their New York City apartment, they have no choice but to move into a homeless shelter. After a few difficult months, good news comes their way on Christmas Eve: a nearby housing project has an apartment available immediately-however, Frank needs a job on the books in order to qualify
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: job seeking, survival, life is a bitch, realism, family problems, eviction, coping, parents and children, ex athlete, race against time, down on your luck, family in crisis, christmas, stepfather stepson relationship, family relations, urban, chases and races, boxer, poverty, homeless shelter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york

Most similar movies to Where God Left His Shoes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family problems, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family in crisis, down on your luck and society mostly in Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Where God Left His Shoes: Zig Zag (2002), About Sunny (2011), The End of Love (2012), A Long Way Home (2003), Children of Invention (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zig Zag (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic 15-year-old boy steals money from his boss to provide rent for his abusive father, who uses the money to repay a loan shark.
Style: serious, rough, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: rebelliousness, life is a bitch, teenage life, crime, terminal illness, society, urban ghetto life, loan, underdog, mental illness, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 6.4
 300
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: emotional, sincere, captivating, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, working class, down on your luck, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, urban, moral dilemma, society, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: single father, single parent, family problems, parents and children, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, babies and infants, death in the family, parent child relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Children of Invention (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two young children living illegally in a model apartment outside Boston are left to fend for themselves when their hardworking mother disappears
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: working class, single parent, family problems, suburbs, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, eviction, society, kids in trouble, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 820
Bluebird (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: touching, sincere, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: isolation, family in crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, teenage life, working class, single parent, drug abuse, youth, bus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, family relations, homecoming, reunion, parents and children, holiday, sibling relationship, irish american, estranged father, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, urban, downfall, breakup, unfulfillment, family problems, life is a bitch, crime and punishment, couples, job seeking, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Extraordinary Measures (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: race against time, cure, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, doctors and patients, child illness, parents and children, family in crisis, unlikely partners, family problems, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, boston, california, san francisco
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61%
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Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, family problems, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, couple relations, family relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, love affair, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere
Plot: human nature, job seeking, society, estrangement, haunted by the past, unemployment, redemption, dysfunctional family, starting over, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 546
Low Tide (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy and his single mother live separate lives. The boy spends his days alone while his mother works and goes out with her friends. The boy’s solitude is both a source of freedom and a cause for grief. His explorations slowly bring to ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, society, dysfunctional family, working class, youth, single parent, small town, life is a bitch, realism, teenage boy, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family life, hopes, social worker, custody, family problems, legal, legal action, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 4K
August (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: August is a 2008 drama film directed by Austin Chick and produced by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs attempting to keep their company afloat as the stock market ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, suspense, touching
Plot: workplace, 9/11, siblings relations, rise and fall, ambition, life is a bitch, wall street, down on your luck, parents and children, family relations, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, family problems, society, family in crisis, parents and children, wife husband relationship, desperation, brother brother relationship, social differences, redemption, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 16K
Being Flynn (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During his twenties, a young man works at various homeless shelters in Boston, where he often intersects with his brilliant but troubled father.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: homeless, writer's life, family relations, estrangement, social misfits, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, down on your luck, misfit, poet, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: sincere, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: addiction, sexual content, bittersweet, drugs/alcohol, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family in crisis, drug abuse, youth, small town, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring ...
Style: emotional, sincere, bleak, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: family life, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, crimes, working class, hopes, domestic disturbance, city life, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mississippi Damned (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three poor Black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.
Style: sincere, emotional, rough, touching, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, family problems, family relations, addiction, human nature, family in crisis, strong female presence, siblings relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
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51%
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Sunlight Jr. (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quickie-mart employee Melissa and paraplegic Richie are very much in love. Supported only by Melissa’s small hourly wage, they are nevertheless thrilled to learn that Melissa is pregnant. Then their situation deteriorates, and their tenuous ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, couples, couple relations, family problems, life is a bitch, down on your luck, working class, poverty, unwanted pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, disability, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: rock, music, musician's life, coping, artists and showbiz, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, twentysomething life, urban, creative block ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 371
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, family problems, family relations, youth, friendship, human nature, family in crisis, social relations, power relations, friends, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: mercy killing, terminal illness, parents and children, siblings relations, life is a bitch, family problems, estrangement, cancer, death in the family, estranged family member, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, estrangement, crumbling marriage, writer's life, family in crisis, alcohol abuse, couples, family problems, relationship vs career, couple relations, haunted by the past, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: emotional, sincere, contemplative, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, coping, family problems, hopes, estrangement, terminal illness, redemption, dealing with death, family relations, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sound & the Fury (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: family, downfall, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, family relations, disintegration, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Between Us (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Abruptly abandoned by her husband in a country completely foreign to her, Colombian native Mariana (Paola Mendoza) struggles to take care of herself and her two young children on the unforgiving streets of New York City. Sebastian Villada, Laura ...
Style: touching, realistic
Plot: down on your luck, immigrants, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, human spirit, misfit, society, american dream, starting over, single parent, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, self discovery, ambition, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, relationship vs career, eccentric family, family problems, family life, breakup, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: haunted by the past, deportation, introspection, musician's life, music, life is a bitch, estrangement, society, immigrants, down on your luck
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, human spirit, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, family in crisis, hopes, strong female presence, introspection, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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