Movies like Neria

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Neria
Genre: Drama
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A classic African film that has struck a nerve that runs across the continent, with an original soundtrack and supporting performance by Zimbabwe's legendary World Music sensation, Oliver Mtukudzi.
Style: suspense
Plot: matriarch, feminism, tragic event, mother in law daughter in law relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, lawsuit, bribery, reconciliation, death of husband, city, sewing, death of son, trial, village, widow, hospital, courtroom, court, women's rights, car accident, judge, lawyer, neighbor, death of father, brother brother relationship ...
Place: zimbabwe
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My Father and My Son
Drama
Turkey
108 min.
 8.4
Magnifico
Drama
Philippines
120 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, lawyer, death, hospital and marriage mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Neria: Life after all (2003), No End (1985), Leo (2002), A Cry in the Dark (1988), Every Million Comes Handy (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Life after all
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
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Duration: 107 min.
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Leo
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Magnifico
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With a daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy and a son who's lost his much-needed scholarship, an impoverished married couple begins to abandon their faith and courage in the face of such misfortune. But when a gifted young boy called ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 46 min.
Story: L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986, to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained many of Bochco's trademark features including a ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized
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Child's Pose
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, biting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Two Voices
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sybil, a housewife with breast cancer has to be subjected to a mastectomy after which will silicone implants. Another woman, Kathleen also uses a breast implant for cosmetic reasons. Sybil start having problems with implants and the surgeon advised ...
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    User:   55%
 
My Father and My Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Turkish man, whose wife died while giving birth to his son during a military coup, finally returns home. Estranged from his father for turning his back on the family farm, he takes his 8 year-old and tries to repair relations.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
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    User:   50%
 
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
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    User:   46%
 
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
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Gifted
Genre: Drama
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Audience: kids
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Place: california, florida
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Three Brothers
Genre: Drama
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
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Story: Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother. When Osama is called by the Taliban to join school and military training she embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating ...
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    User:   41%
 
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Run & Jump
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: folk, doctors and patients, rock, family in crisis, mental illness, family problems, crumbling marriage, irish, opposites attract, family life, love and romance, misfit ...
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Place: ireland
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    User:   54%
 
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Paradise
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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    User:   38%
 
 5.7
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Zinat
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
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Place: iran
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 7.4
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The Judge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in New York and New England (but filmed in Newfoundland), Behind the Red Door stars Kyra Sedgwick as Manhattan-based photographer Natalie Haddad, who enjoys success with her strangely gloomy and foreboding camerawork. When her agent and best ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: family life, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, family relations, gays and lesbians, human nature, terminal illness, estrangement, gender ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 7.3
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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, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
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    User:   50%
 

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