Movies like Foreign Bodies

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Foreign Bodies (2013)
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Foreign Bodies (2013)
Original name: I corpi estranei
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Antonio and Pietro, a man and his child, alone in Milan to fight against illness. Pietro has a brain cancer, to move from South to North Italy seems to be a chance, maybe salvation. Jaber, fifteen years old, lives in Milan with a group of fellow countrymen. He's just arrived in Europe, with other immigrants escaping from North Africa, and from the clashes born with Arab Spring. The hospital, a city within a city, where everyone is forced to remain: Antonio to heal Pietro, Jaber to assist Youssef, his best friend. The disease is the pretext for a meeting between Antonio and Jaber, two scared and lonely souls, "foreign bodies" that are facing pain, insecurity and illegal employment, which will be setting of a changing story. Antonio will experience on his own skin, that pain has no distinctions of color, language, origin, religion or social status. And when for Antonio and Pietro will come the time to come back home, Jaber will seems less foreigner than before, the departure will be ...
Plot: cancer, disease, immigration, adolescence, teenager, hospital

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and emotional films with plots about teenager, hospital, cancer, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, doctor and friendship mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Foreign Bodies: A Gift of the Heart (0000), Necessary Parties (1988), Girls Step (2015), Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988), It's Time to Love (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Gift of the Heart (0000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two Families, Two Lives, One Future. A Gift of the Heart is a family friendly tale about breaking cultural barriers, love and friendship.
Audience: kids
Plot: cancer, organ donation, racism
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Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: marriage, teenager, lawsuit, lawyer, boy hero, middle school, teenage boy, mechanic, junior high school, grandfather grandson relationship, 14 year old, brother sister relationship ...
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Girls Step (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Azusa (Anna Ishii) and Narumi (Fuka Koshiba) are 2nd grade high school students. They lack confidence and also any kind of ambitions. Hazuki (Karin Ono), Tamaki (Mika Akizuki) and Mika (Miku Uehara) are also unnoticed students at the same high ...
Plot: dance, teenager, dancing, schoolgirl, schoolgirl uniform, bicycle, japanese schoolgirl, girl wearing a miniskirt, walking on a beach, beach, brunette, gate ...
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Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The inspiring true-life drama of 17-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the American Dream. Among their friends is Big John Creed, a wise and helpful handyman. But ...
Plot: immigration, greek, racism, teenage girl, black, friendship, influenza, prejudice, racial prejudice, african american, 16 year old, world war one
Time: year 1916
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It's Time to Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On-yoo is an adult childhood cancer survivor. When he's not practicing with his boy band, Oh-yoo often volunteers at the hospital's pediatric cancer ward. One day, he recognizes the familiar face of an overdose patient.
Plot: boy band, overdose, girl band, cancer, patient, children, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: violence, death of father, love triangle, farm, hunting, cancer, friendship, father son relationship, mother son relationship
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Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Plot: horse, disability, friendship, prayer, poverty, son, gift, teacher, lie, horse riding, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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The Fire in the Stone (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenager Ernie lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of Coober Pedy in outback South Australia. When his cache of precious opals is stolen, Ernie and his best friend are determined to find the thief.
Plot: thief, booby trap, ladder, explosion, desert, crash landing, chainsaw, hospital, teenager, jeep, money, kiss ...
Place: mine, australia
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73%
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A Vow to Cherish (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: John (Ken Howard) and Ellen (Barbara Babcock) have a picture-perfect life: While John runs a successful business, Ellen works as a schoolteacher, and they've raised two beautiful children. But that picture is shattered when Ellen is diagnosed ...
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Top Hearts! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman (Karin Viard) in the fourth month of her first pregnancy fights to save the baby while being treated for breast cancer.
Plot: breast cancer, pregnant woman, hospital, shaved head, pregnancy, cancer
Time: 1990s
Place: france
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1 Chance 2 Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a 17-year old aspiring dancer is uprooted in her high school senior year, she finds herself divided between two boys, and she will have one last shot at making her dream a reality.
Plot: one last chance, dance school, dancer, teenager, high school, 17 year old, dance
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In Your Wildest Dreams (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Mark's wildest dreams come true when he makes a simulated stock purchase that accidentally turns him into a millionaire overnight. But when he discovers that the money belongs to his girlfriend's dad, who needs the funds ...
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Fatima (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fatima, a Moroccan-born woman who now lives in France with her two teenage daughters, with whom she is barely able to communicate.
Plot: teenager, arabic, flatmate, separated parents, falling down stairs, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist, mother daughter conflict, language barrier, gossip, hijab ...
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Our Departures (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Akira is widowed and left with a pre-teen stepson. Travelling with him to her late husband's hometown, she meets her odd father-in-law and yet decides to make a go of living and working there. She attends training and joins the railway company ...
Plot: widow, hospital, train tracks, railway, hospitalization, tunnel, ponytail, train, japanese woman, altar
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66%
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Room to Move (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Superstar Nicole Kidman (Days of Thunder) stars in Room to Move, one of the star's earliest roles. Kidman is Carol Trig, a high school track star whose life changes dramatically when she meets and befriends Angie, a troubled dancer whose life ...
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dante, a middle-aged man, believes he has lost everything: estranged from his family for twenty years, he losses his job and finds out that his wife is dead. He goes to her wake and sees his two children Raffy and Kristine again. While Dante is ...
Plot: taxi, father, coffin, other woman, church, piano, hit by a car, guitar, flower, reconciliation, attorney, hospital ...
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65%
Ways to Live Forever (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
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The Great Pumpkin (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Italy, Netherlands, France
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Style: realistic, sincere, serious
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Place: usa
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China
Story: Girls at a Beijing High School in 1952 have dreams for China.
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
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The First Day of Winter (2008)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
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Place: italy
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy and his neo-Nazi dad are both outcasts in their suburban town.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, disturbing ...
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56%
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
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Ghettokids - Brüder ohne Heimat (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two trouble-causing brothers, who in the second generation after World War II Germany live, are in the center of this German made for TV movie. The movie makes a subject out of their everyday lives and the helpless attempt for them to build a normal ...
Plot: train station, immigration, sibling relationship, social worker, adolescence, teacher, youth, death of child, brother brother relationship, loss of son
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The Blind Bird (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young boy and his grandfather, while on a bird-banding trip in a marsh, discover a young, blind pelican. They bring the bird home, and the boy learns to care for it, hand-feeding it fish and even bringing it to school when there is no one else at ...
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Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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