Movies like Daddy 1989

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Daddy (1989)
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Daddy
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Daddy was 1989, debut film of actress Pooja Bhatt, made under the direction of Mahesh Bhatt. The films boasts spectacular performances by its lead actors, Anupam Kher and Manohar Singh
Plot: unhappy marriage, insult, telephone conversation, teen angst, alcoholic, grandfather granddaughter relationship, pregnancy, extramarital affair, love, father daughter relationship, flashback
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Pilgrimage
Drama
France, India, Germany
119 min.
 8.2
The Last Picture Show
Drama
USA
118 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Daddy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and touching films with plots about father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, love, infidelity and flashback mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Daddy: Ken Park (2002), I Smile Back (2015), Petulia (1968), White Oleander (2002), Pilgrimage (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ken Park
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, serious, erotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, teenager, dysfunctional family, incest, male nudity, coming of age, child abuse, violence, suicide, realism, pornography, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, australia
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 6.1
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I Smile Back
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laney is an attractive, intelligent suburban wife and devoted mother of two adorable children. She has the perfect husband who plays basketball with the kids in the driveway, a pristine house, and a shiny SUV for carting the children to their next ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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 7.3
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Petulia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, witty, psychedelic
Plot: young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, socialite, divorce, infidelity, impossible love, suburbs, love affair, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, tijuana mexico, america ...
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System:   71%
    User:   84%
 
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 7.2
 28K
White Oleander
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, prison, murder, mother daughter relationship, artist, runaway, dysfunctional family, loneliness, parents and children, school, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nova scotia, mexico
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System:   68%
    User:   60%
 
 8.2
 1K
Pilgrimage
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kunhikuttan, a famous Kathakali dancer, meets Subhadra, a woman from an upper caste family, who falls in love with his character rather than himself.
Style: epic, serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, romance, dancer's life, crumbling marriage, love affair, dance, rejection, parents and children, legends and myths, fall in love ...
Time: 30s
Place: asia, india
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 6.8
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Gilles' Wife
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, gays and lesbians, small town, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, love affair, factory worker, countryside, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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    User:   68%
 
 6.2
 16K
Wonder Wheel
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn ...
Plot: ferris wheel, women, cigarette smoking, psychiatrist, woman, estranged daughter, united states of america, disappearance, tank top, lifeguard, arson, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   73%
 
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The Inheritance
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, meditative, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, marriage, crumbling marriage, drinking, capitalism, family drama, parents and children, hotel, infidelity, restaurant, swedish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, southern france ...
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
 36K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing ...
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Three Brothers
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, farm, siblings relations, death in the family, family relations, terrorism, funeral, mafia, death, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, naples italy, germany, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Someone I Loved
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, break up, extramarital affair, bathrobe ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
 5.3
 363
Grind
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a drag-racing, hard-luck parolee moves in with his brother in hopes of that ever-elusive fresh start in life, he's sure to be warm for the form of his brother's bored young wife. Things only get worse when he tries to turn a quick ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, starting over, love triangle, siblings relations, dishonesty, couples, hitchhiking, insurance, drag racing, family relations, crumbling marriage, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, reflective, bleak ...
Plot: innocence lost, coming of age, small town, friendship, mentor, high school, depression, teenager, virginity, death, graduation, loneliness ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
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I'll Take Manhattan
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
Story: Maxi Amberville tries to save the magazine empire her father built, but her treacherous uncle stands in her way.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations, lovers reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, family relations, pregnancy, vengeance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, england, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
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So B. It
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Plot: flash forward, cell phone, photograph, bus, pay phone, dancer, police car, coffin, lie, flashback, friendship, money ...
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
 7.3
 98K
Precious
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in Harlem in 1987, Claireece "Precious" Jones is a 16-year-old African American girl born into a life no one would want. She's pregnant for the second time by her absent father; at home, she must wait hand and foot on her mother, ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, school, teacher, poverty, child abuse, dysfunctional family, incest, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, redemption, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 9K
Happy End
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Style: no music, apocalyptic, dark humor
Plot: refugee, refugee camp, infidelity, 12 year old, construction site, hairdresser, hamster, self hatred, loss of mother, refugees, apocalypse, sea ...
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
 7.3
 522
Rosie
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a juvenile lockup, a new ward answers questions: she's Rosie, 13, no parents, a sister Irene, a brother Michel. In flashbacks we find out what happened. She lives with Irene, who's 27, whom Rosie knows is in fact her mother, but ...
Style: serious, sexual, bleak, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, addiction, gambling, mentally challenged, bus, sexual abuse, coming-of-age, sexualized violence, teenage love, twists & turns, childhood, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
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 4.2
 646
Silsiilay
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A group of women find solidarity with each other as they negotiate their complicated love-lives.
Plot: bollywood, stepmother stepson relationship, panic attack, commitment, betrayal, husband wife relationship, love triangle, adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, marriage, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Times and Winds
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, the villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. They earn their living off the earth and a few animals they feed. Fathers always prefer one of their ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, touching, rough ...
Plot: village, innocence lost, introspection, parents and children, coming of age, village life, islam, dream, mountain, friendship, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 380
Hu Tu Tu
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Panna is the only daughter of politician Maltidevi. Panna is very critical of her mother, when she decides to separate from her dad, and asked Chief Minister Sawantrao Gadre to move in with them, for political reasons. Sawantrao has been using ...
Plot: socialism, corrupt politician, suicide bomber, power, socialist, idealism, unwed pregnancy, social worker, political activist, political activism, rebellious daughter, blackmail ...
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
A Map of the World
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, dishonesty, small town, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, friendship, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
The Sea of Trees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Plot: funeral, doctor, cancer, forest, loss, suicidal, yelling for help, mail, coat, death wish, forest ranger, brain surgery ...
Place: japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
 7.4
 5K
The Eel
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a ...
Style: serious, melancholic, realistic, touching, surreal ...
Plot: redemption, obsession, murder, guilt, adultery, prison, village, pets, suicide attempt, drinking, marriage, death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
 4.1
 85
Dodgeball
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Plot: friendship, teacher student relationship, high school reunion, classmates, love, sexism, midlife crisis, reunion, puberty, first sexual experience, head injury, sexual desire ...
Time: year 1989
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 5.4
 25
Enak
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The astronaut Charles Enak refuses to come back to Earth after completing a mission in orbit. While he also refuses to give any explanation for his behaviour, the world enters its biggest crisis since the Cold War. As journalists try to find out ...
Plot: surveillance, mistress, scar, astronaut, pregnancy, photograph, extramarital affair, bar, hypodermic needle, dog, flashback, cold war ...
Place: poland, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
All or Nothing
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, loneliness, drinking, poverty, realism, couple relations, taxi driver, hospital, relationships, parents and children, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
The Weather in the Streets
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
Plot: pain, abortion, unhappy marriage, love, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, fear, marriage, pregnancy, passion, first love
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: england
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 

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The Promised Land
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional ...
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Plot: factory, friendship, rise to the top, feminism, human nature, rich and poor, social differences, corporate crimes, capitalism, capitalist, factory worker, arsonist ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, poland, berlin germany, hamburg germany
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System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
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Pain of Love
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman who falls in love with her teacher is hit by heartache and challenges she is not prepared for and struggles to escape her dark frame of mind.
Plot: hanging, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, childbirth, depression, suicide by hanging, high school, teacher student relationship, seduction, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, celebration ...
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System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
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