Movies like The Migrants

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The Migrants
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.
Plot: poverty, hardship, family conflict, field, factory worker, worker, migrant worker, working class, farm, childbirth, farmer, brother sister relationship, sheriff, sister sister relationship, tent, corruption, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship
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A Raisin in the Sun
Drama
USA
128 min.
 8.1
The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Drama, History
Italy
186 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about poverty, mother daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, family problems, society and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Migrants: The River (1984), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996), Katie Tippel (1975), An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008), Places in the Heart (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The River
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
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Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa, alabama
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Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
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Place: south carolina, usa
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Katie Tippel
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a short story by the acclaimed author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, comes a holiday story of family and forgiveness. Recently widowed Mary Bassett (Helene Joy) and her three children have hit difficult times on their farm. Suddenly, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
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Places in the Heart
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
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A Raisin in the Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financial windfall...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Style: serious, bleak, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, family problems, family relations, burial, poverty, deep south, last wish, destroying property, falling into a river, nightmare, sleeping ...
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Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
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 ...
Plot: survival, coming of age, islam, brutality, poverty, childhood, hospital, hidden identity, women, storytelling, death, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
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Who Will Love My Children?
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
Plot: family crisis, patient, cancer, little boy, adoption, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, sacrifice, self sacrifice, father son relationship, little girl ...
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    User:   70%
 
The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: school, family life, human nature, couple relations, countryside, parents and children, small town, rich and poor, siblings relations, peasant, money, record player ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
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System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
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Lost Paradise
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family problems, family relations, haunted by the past, confined, unfulfillment, spouse leaving, burning house, 17 year old, skinny dipping, illegal alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
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System:   60%
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The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, rape, slavery, prejudice, friendship, incest, letter, underdog, race issues, crumbling marriage, segregation, feminism ...
Time: 1930s, 1900s, 20th century, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: africa, usa, southern usa, georgia, tennessee
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No Place Like Home
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
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Hurry Sundown
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Country: USA
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Not My Kid
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Promised Land
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The City
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.
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'night, Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Sleepwalking
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Liam
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, fascism, irish, catholicism, poverty, children, parents and children, jews, teacher, religion, judaism, rich and poor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Black Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s
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The Secret Path
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl stuck in a horrific cycle of familial violence finds the power to build her own future from the place she least suspected in an inspiring tale of friendship and devotion starring Ossie Davis and Della Reese, and directed by Bruce ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, single parent, down on your luck, unfulfillment, solace, coming of age, gardening, christian ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: georgia
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About Sunny
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, moral dilemma, urban, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, society, family problems, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Katie Says Goodbye
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to best save the necessary funds to leave her desolate town and start anew, Katie prostitutes herself to a handful of regulars that frequent the diner she waitresses at. As she draws near to saving the funds she believes her new life ...
Plot: prostitution, waitress, coming of age, teenage prostitute, trailer home, ex convict, nude girl, blow job, isolated place, love at first sight, working class, love ...
Place: san francisco, arizona
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System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
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Here and There
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, society, immigrants, parents and children, life is a bitch, misfit, family relations, poverty, music band, worker, emigration, emigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   35%
    User:   36%
 

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Brothers & Sisters
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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The Long Shot
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Annie Garret is a young woman who moves with her irresponsible husband Ross and their seven-year-old daughter Taylor from Colorado to a ranch in northern California where Ross abandons them after he fails to land a job. With no money and no friends, ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, colorado, usa
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