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: teenager, cancer, hospital, disease, immigration, adolescence

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Most similar movies to Foreign Bodies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, realistic, touching and serious films with plots about teenager, family relations, hospital, cancer, friendship, school and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Foreign Bodies: A Gift of the Heart (0000), Necessary Parties (1988), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Girls Step (2015), Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988). 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: organ donation, cancer, racism
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, family relations, lawsuit, grandfather grandson relationship, mechanic, 14 year old, middle school, junior high school, high school friend, lawyer, boy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, sick child, cancer, family drama, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, parenthood, childhood, child illness, lawyer, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: dancing, dance, teenager, sexy legs, sexy and thin, japanese school, asian girl, short skirt, slender legs, walking on a beach, girl wearing a miniskirt, gate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: greek, racism, teenage girl, immigration, world war one, black, ku klux klan, death of title character, racial prejudice, influenza, friendship, african american ...
Time: year 1916
Place: west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: bulldozer, jewel, mine, miner, football, jeep, crash landing, booby trap, tunnel, hospital, explosion, desert ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: farm, countryside, family relations, cancer, hunting, father son relationship, friendship, love triangle, death of father, violence, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, sleeping pill, hospital, children, cancer, overdose, patient, girl band
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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 ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, terminal illness, illness, christian, alzheimer's disease, family crisis, dementia, evangelist, disease
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
Plot: family, robot, high school, decision, family relations, artificial intelligence, dilemma, stock market, teenager, computer, stock broker
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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 ...
Plot: runner, father daughter relationship, teenager, dancing, braless, dance, classmate, athlete, braless teen, footprint
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, suicide, christianity, christian, hospital, ambulance, depression, gun, prayer, flashback, pastor, outcast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Great Pumpkin (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Italy, France, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An epileptic 12-year-old girl, Pippi, is hospitalized in the psychiatric ward instead of the neurological ward, due to an administration error. Out of this mistake begins the difficult journey towards being cured.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, cult film
Plot: family relations, doctors and patients, social misfits, manipulations, power relations, mental illness, clinic, hospital, family life, human nature, misfit, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Forever Young (1983)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China
Story: Girls at a Beijing High School in 1952 have dreams for China.
Plot: fat girl, graduation, dormitory, schoolgirl, high school, female bonding, dorm room, teacher, party, chinese, camping, teenager ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: studying, teenager, mother daughter relationship, separated parents, maid, language barrier, working class, racism, cleaning lady, female protagonist, single mother, school ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The First Day of Winter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Valerio is a lonely young boy who can't get on with the others of the same age. He just observes without been seen and tries to compare himself to them, especially with two tough guys from his swimming course. One day Valerio sees something ...
Plot: motorcycle, repressed homosexual, suicide, gay, swimming pool, swimming, voyeur, homosexual, brother sister relationship, blackmail, high school, bullying ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The 4th Floor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up together. All emotions pass the revue. Friendship and hope survive all.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: teen angst, friendship, friendship between boys, doctor patient relationship, cancer, prank, solidarity, hospital, human spirit, optimism, baldness, x ray ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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.
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, light
Plot: dance school, one last chance, 17 year old, teenager, dancer, follow your dream, rivalry, love triangle, couples, family relations, friendship, dancing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: childhood, immigration, family relations, family problems, society, family, single parent, life is a bitch, family in crisis, poverty, mother daughter relationship, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ...
Plot: school, teacher, compassion, train, little boy, pelican, x ray, dog, doctor, grandfather grandson relationship, black cat, bird ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What's for Dinner, Mom? (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two sisters Tae and Yo come back to their old house which is soon to be torn down. Clearing up the family mementos, Tae finds a red box full of recipes and letters written by their mother who died 20 years ago. In these recipes and letters, she ...
Plot: recipe, japanese woman, sister, japanese girl, short haired female, taiwanese, divorced woman, marketplace, kitchen, cooking, old house, chopping wood ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: immigration, social worker, adolescence, human, immigrants, sibling relationship, teacher, death of child, youth, brother brother relationship, train station, loss of son
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 44
Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father got leukaemia. Mother was laid off long ago. She had to borrow money for her husband everywhere. Sister went to a night club to be a waitress secretly and soon became a “call girl”. Lin was cold-shouldered at school because of father’s ...
Plot: money problems, pregnant woman, pregnant, leukemia, teenager, teenage boy, school, hospital, terminal illness, classroom
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, death of son, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, family relations, sadness, girl, mother daughter relationship, death, mourning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 393
Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dan Burgess is a Christian. Dan Burgess thinks he's not impacting anyone for the LORD. Dan Burgess thinks he's missing out on "all the fun". Dan Burgess wants out of the Christian life. Then... one day... Dan Burgess is forced to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: bully, religion, christian, desire, car, christian propaganda, alternate timeline, alternate reality, christianity, conflict, trial, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: hopes, hospital, pregnant woman, breast cancer, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her ...
Plot: love, piano teacher, brother sister relationship, male female relationship, school, divorce, kiss, father son relationship, teenager, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, classroom ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Letters to God (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, christian film, emotional ...
Plot: god, hopes, friendship, postman, letter, child illness, parents and children, terminal illness, family life, family problems, redemption, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, us military, teenager, girl, kitchen, terrorism, navy, cook, responsibility, career ...
Time: september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Negerkys og labre larver (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Dette er en historie om to piger på 11 år. Nana, som har en hund, men som egentlig bare drømmer om være en anset ballerina, og Conny, der er tvunget til at gå til ballet, men som har et brændende ønske om at være berømt dyrlæge. Hvad vil ...
Plot: hospital, candy, parent, child molestation, ballet, fantasy world, best friend, school play, parents, male female relationship, toilet, supernatural power ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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