Movies like The Migrants

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The Migrants (1974)
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The Migrants (1974)
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, family relations, sister sister relationship, farmer, childbirth, farm, corruption, sheriff, worker, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, working class, countryside, field, migrant worker, factory worker, tent, farm hand, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to The Migrants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, poverty, parents and children, farm, countryside and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Migrants: The River (1984), Who Will Love My Children? (1983), Here and There (2012), An Unexpected Life (1998), Bitter Harvest (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The River (1984)
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.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, small town, factory, family relations, river, farmer, small town life, couple relations, heroes, misfit, society, bank ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa, birmingham alabama, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Who Will Love My Children? (1983)
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, adoption, father daughter relationship, death, little boy, mother daughter relationship, affection, little girl, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, farm, patient ...
Place: iowa
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73%
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Here and There (2012)
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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, parents and children, society, hopes, immigrants, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, poverty, countryside, worker, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, affection, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, judge, baby, surprise, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, custody, mother son estrangement ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Bitter Harvest (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned
Style: bleak, emotional, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: contamination, farm, life is a bitch, government agency, society, hopes, dishonesty, family problems, environmentalism, incompetent official, family relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: anxiety, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, theatre play, domineering mother, absent parent, family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love is Never Silent (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her deaf parents in this depression-era drama. A friend sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds ...
Plot: parent child relationship, sign language, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, guilt, deafness, deaf, great depression, marriage, family relations
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
'night, Mother (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It happened in 1983. It was a rare and remarkable theatrical experience. Controversial. Provocative. And shocking. Now, two Academy Award-winning actresses make the Pulitzer Prize-winning play the motion picture event of the year. What would you do ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, suicide, epileptic, epilepsy, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blessing (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck ...
Plot: milkman, camera, cow, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, dairy farm, twenty something, roadhouse, astrologer, family relations, countryside ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008)
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: reunion, family relations, estrangement, farm, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, family life, family, hopes, youth, loss of partner ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Curse of the Starving Class is a play by Sam Shepard, considered the first of a series on family tragedies. Drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: poverty, farm, alcoholic, family in crisis, unemployment, countryside, midlife crisis, rich and poor, alcohol abuse, deadend life, couples, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family conflict, illegal drugs, teenager, drug abuse, father daughter relationship, drug addiction, drug use, drug addict, doctor, sister sister relationship, guilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
As I Lay Dying (2013)
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: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, dark humor ...
Plot: family relations, burial, last wish, death in the family, family problems, husband wife relationship, dead mother, dying, countryside, poverty, unplanned pregnancy, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 2K
All We Had (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female director, poverty, smoking, cigarette smoking, broker, auto repair, theft, smoking weed, pawnshop, alcoholics anonymous, dishwasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Long Shot (2004)
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, starting over, family relations, friendship, parents and children, hopes, family, single parent, rehabilitation, animal life, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, homecoming, manipulation, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, rancher, husband wife relationship, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, survival, family business, against the odds, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, crumbling marriage, family problems, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Places in the Heart (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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: uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: farm, small town, friendship, racism, ku klux klan, widow, redemption, bittersweet, family in crisis, against the odds, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1935, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice field, rice, farming, family relations, death, father daughter relationship, death of father, mother daughter relationship, countryside, death of husband, farm, locked in a cage ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 23
Havlandet (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is a tale that has an epic scope in scenery "the northern snow-covered lands of coastal Norway" and is dramatized by moments of tumultuous stormy weather. But the focus is on Heikki (Stein Bjorn) a young man who is inspired by the ...
Plot: poverty, wilderness, northern lights, snow, weather, travel, farm
Time: 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
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...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, working class, medical school, family relations, neighborhood, apartment, racial segregation, housewife, racial prejudice, racial tension, urban setting, african american ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 326
About Sunny (2011)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, working class, parents and children, society, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, single parent, family relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Street Where We Live (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "I'm just two paychecks away from being on the street." In the aftermath of the nation's financial crisis, Mary, a single mom with two kids, finds herself faced with that exact situation when the factory where she works closes ...
Plot: poverty, homelessness, blue collar, working class, recession
Place: midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mexican-American Marcos (Jose Alcala) recalls the hardships of the previous year, reflecting on the arduous trek his migrant-worker family made from Texas to the Midwest during harvest season. Along the way, Marcos learns plenty ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, immigrants, coming of age, americana, working class, parents and children, bittersweet, down on your luck, human nature, hopes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: minnesota, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Place for Annie (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Baby Annie is HIV positive and has been left in the clinic by her drug addicted mother. To prevent that she's deported to a home where they'd just wait for her to die, nurse Susan takes charge of Annie at her home. Two years later she ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: adoption, nurse, gender, nanny, pregnancy, family life, doctors and patients, custody, feminism, parents and children, youth, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, superstition, curse, farmer, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, coming of age, village, flash forward, masochism, misogyny, drought ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
Style: psychological, serious, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, parents and children, family life, family in crisis, unfulfillment, romance, family problems, brother sister relationship, family relations, cripple, collection ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s, 1920s
Place: tennessee, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, touching, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: abusive husband, sister sister relationship, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, obsession, redemption, love and romance ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Skylark (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: farm, countryside, drought, misfit, danger, hopes, catastrophe, down on your luck, against the odds, forces of nature, family relations, friends ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kansas, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Private Matter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.
Style: tense, controversial, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, courtroom drama, fighting the system, babies and infants, legal, politics, couple relations, human spirit, against the odds, social differences, racism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%