Movies like Neria

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Neria (1993)
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Neria (1993)
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

Most similar movies to Neria

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, sincere and serious films with plots about lawyer, courtroom, judge, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, trial and hospital mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Neria: Zinat (1994), Clover (1997), Vassa (1983), Two Voices (1997), Ek Je Chhilo Raja (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: women's rights, tradition, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, marriage, small town, feminism, iranian, mother in law daughter in law relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, marriage engagement
Place: iran
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95%
 6.2
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Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: grieving, stepmother, loss of husband, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, child's point of view, interracial marriage, able to see the dead, aunt niece relationship, death of husband, widow, grief, black american ...
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78%
 7.5
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: matriarch, class differences, dysfunctional family, aristocracy, leech, marriage, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, aristocrat, heart attack, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: switzerland, paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.4
 117
Two Voices (1997)
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 ...
Plot: cancer, breast cancer, breast implant, friendship, judge, courtroom, vacation, hotel lobby, hotel room, secretary, attorney, hotel ...
Time: 1990s
Place: kentucky, sicily, maryland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Ek Je Chhilo Raja (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Mahendra Kumar Choudhuri, the middle prince of the Bhawal Estate (also known as the Bikrampur Estate), was affected by syphilis and was taken to Darjeeling for treatment along with his wife, Chandrabati Devi, brother-in-law, Satya, and a family ...
Plot: trial, courtroom, justice, court case
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 216
Padikkadavan (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: lawyer, court, murder, judge, marriage, long lost brother, mistreatment, framed for murder, trial, taxi, taxi driver
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.3
 36K
North Country (2005)
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, serious, emotional, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: feminism, sexual harassment, rape, courtroom drama, lawsuit, rapist, price of justice, fighting the system, court, small town, against the odds, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.7
 66
Majhli Didi (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Bipinchandra breaks family tradition by marrying a city girl, Hemangini, much to the chagrin of his sister-in-law, Kadambini, and her husband, Navinchandra. Things are delicate even after both women give birth to two children each. Then Hemangini ...
Plot: child abuse, courtroom, brother brother relationship, lawyer, greed, sister in law sister in law relationship, trial, testimony, death of mother, dysfunctional family, orphan, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Prayer Never Fails (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: PRAYER NEVER FAILS is a gripping legal drama about an up-and-coming small town high school basketball coach, well on his way to a championship caliber season, when he is fired after he prays with one of his players who is in great need. The movie is ...
Style: christian film
Plot: basketball coach, christian, high school, coach, trial, cancer, lawsuit, gambling debt, lawyer client relationship, atheist, judge, courtroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Evidam Swargamanu (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 'Ividam Swargamanu' concerns the story of a hard-working farmer known as Mathews and his fight against a land mafia which tries to take over his farmland
Plot: lawyer, farmer, court, farm, cattle, corruption
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
Plot: crayon, rape, female nudity, little boy, crying, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, sister sister relationship, girl, breakfast, child abuse ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Plot: judge, single mother, lawyer, custody, hearing, abuse, children, child custody, convict, biracial, foster parent, apartment building ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, journalist, dancing, photographer, courtroom, wealth, judge, nanny, widow, crying woman, death of husband, child custody ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Women in the Mirror (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three women who share memories of the Hiroshima disaster try to uncover the hidden family ties that may or may not bind them together.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, widow, amnesia, dna testing, memory loss, identity crisis, atomic bomb, shadow, lipstick, kidnapping, surrealism, radiation ...
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to "get rid of" a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything - including his career and ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom drama, small town, leukemia, trial, law firm, lawsuit, plaintiff, bankruptcy, obsession, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: massachusetts, washington d.c., boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.9
 996
The Bride (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The struggles of a migrant Anatolian family to adapt to and survive in the very different conditions of urban Istanbul. A young woman moves with her husband and small child to her husband's family in Istanbul. Her son becomes ill and the ...
Plot: children, factory, business, debt, exorcism, death of son, loss of son, hospital, money, little boy, gun, cooking ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Death of an Angel (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Grace, a priest, tracks her missing daughter to a religious community where the strange father Angel is keeping a wooden Jesus figure that sheds actual blood. When the cross is stolen, Grace decides to help out to get her daughter back.
Plot: death of husband, widow, religion, disappearance, church, cult, mexican, teenage girl, illegal immigrant, death of father, mother daughter relationship, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Life after all (2003)
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 ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, funeral, kitchen, birthday, teenage boy, uncle nephew relationship, extramarital affair, card playing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adultery, flowers ...
Place: china, canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Minor (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school student Jen Guilarman lives in misery with her abusive mother and her mom's lesbian lover. Looking for some escape, she aims to join an all-girl gang which first requires her to undergo a sexual rite. Jen only has one man in mind, ...
Plot: trial, death of son, classroom, jail, false accusation, cameraman, gang, fight, lesbian relationship, school teacher, gunned down, underage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Stop Me Here (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Samson Cazalet, Taxi driver in his thirties, picks up a client at the airport. The same evening, the daughter of the woman disappears and the overwhelming evidence points to Samson. How can he prove his innocence when he is the ideal suspect?
Plot: rabbit, drunk, kidnapped girl, miscarriage of justice, hotel, airport, judge, prison, innocence, courtroom, beach, telephone call ...
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 131
My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: hospital, father daughter relationship, death of father, mother daughter relationship, adultery, husband wife relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teen who was murdered in California in 2002.
Plot: biker, biker gang, new school, gender identity, applying makeup, female judge, hate crime, goth girl, transsexual, protestor, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, courtroom, marriage, child custody, selfishness, lawyer, family, father son relationship, family problems, single father, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the ...
Plot: marriage, prejudice, racism, child custody, miscegenation, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, dancing, baby, little girl ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Incident (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged with the murder. At Ueda's trial, a complex story ...
Plot: courtroom, bicycle, underage, factory worker, abortion, attempted rape, stepfather, bridge, pregnancy, barmaid, sister sister relationship, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Ken Harrison is an artist that lives to make sculptures. One day he is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk and move his head, and he wants to die. Whilst he is in hospital he makes friends with some ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: hospital, car accident, courtroom drama, disability, dedicated lawyer, legal action, judge, artist, human spirit, doctors and patients, fighting the system, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 31K
The Verdict (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Frank Galvin is a down-on-his luck lawyer, reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing. Former associate Mickey Morrissey reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit that he himself served to Galvin on a silver platter: all parties ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, character study, courtroom, court, coma, hospital, bishop, lawsuit, self esteem, legal action, pinball machine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
L.A. Law: The Movie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Reunion movie from the popular TV series reunites most of the original cast from the Los Angeles law firm of McKenzie-Brackman. In the eight years since the series ended, the founding senior partner, Leland McKenzie, has retired and left Douglas ...
Plot: death row, law firm, reunion, courtroom, lawyer
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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: female friendship, feminism, women's liberation, lesbian, women's rights, love, marriage, self fulfillment
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, trial, false accusation, injustice, dedicated lawyer, legal action, investigation, murder, grief, jail, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%