Movies like My Brother's Keeper 1995

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My Brother's Keeper (1995)
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My Brother's Keeper
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man and his HIV-positive twin take an insurance company to court over a possibly life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Plot: ribbon, hiv aids, public school, fundraiser, field trip, hiv positive, insurance company, hiv, woman crying, aids, publicity, praying, lawsuit, answering machine, school teacher, gay teacher, gay brother, twin, religion, brother sister relationship, surgery, gay, man crying, crying woman, computer ...
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Warm Springs
Biography, Drama
USA
121 min.
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Temple Grandin
Biography, Drama
USA
107 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about hospital, cigarette smoking, drinking, flashback, father son relationship, husband wife relationship and doctor mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like My Brother's Keeper: Tom of Finland (2017), Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Stronger (2017), Pinero (2001), Marshall (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tom of Finland
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
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Time: year 1991
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Dallas Buyers Club
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
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Stronger
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events
Plot: pregnancy test, bombing, rehabilitation, explosion, wheelchair, hospital, terrorist bombing, true crime, insurance, symbol, legs, haircut ...
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Pinero
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, drugs, creativity, poetry, drinking, prison, death, hip hop, social misfits, existentialism ...
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Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, puerto rico, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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The Glass Castle
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Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
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    User:   62%
 
A Quiet Passion
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Plot: poet, recluse, death, singer, dying, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, crying man, singing, death of father, apology ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
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Stevie
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Portrayal of British poet/author Stevie Smith and her life with her beloved aunt through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend. The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: fall in love, mentally challenged, single parent, social misfits, writer's life, friendship, forbidden love, coffin, drowning, loneliness, poet, down on your luck ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
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Kenny
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A United Kingdom
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Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
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When Did You Last See Your Father?
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Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
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Plot: coming of age, infidelity, hospital, father son relationship, cancer, cheating, death, teenager, adultery, love, parents and children, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1962, year 1989
Place: england, brighton
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Factory Girl
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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Country: USA
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Audience: teens
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Time: 1950s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, manhattan new york city
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Woman in Gold
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: serious, captivating, dramatic, realistic, emotional ...
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Place: austria, germany, poland, vienna, los angeles ...
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Milk
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
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Dangerous Minds
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Marine Louanne Johnson lands a gig teaching in a pilot program for bright but underachieving teens at a notorious inner-city high school. After having a terrible first day, she decides she must throw decorum to the wind. When Johnson returns ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, gloomy, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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Vincent & Theo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century
Place: europe, holland, paris france
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Gods and Monsters
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1957, and Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images ...
Style: touching, witty, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, gay, drinking, monster, gays and lesbians, death, father son relationship, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
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System:   45%
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Flash of Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: serious, sincere, dramatic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, justice, corruption, betrayal, money, storytelling, legal action, hospital, cars ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   44%
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Joni
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on Joni Eareckson's autobiography. She becomes paralyzed after breaking her neck in a swimming accident at age 17. Trying to cope with her new life, she learns to paint using her mouth and finds strength in her new Christian faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: prayer, horse, female protagonist, christmas, faith, swimming, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, car accident, hospital, sister sister relationship, painter ...
Time: year 1967, 1960s
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Houdini
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Follow the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: performer's life, rise to the top, wizards and magicians, artists and showbiz, espionage, couple relations, magic, showbiz, ambition, undercover, couples, seance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, budapest
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
Chattahoochee
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: anti heroes, rehabilitation, hospital, mental institution, rebelliousness, prison, courtroom drama, death row, price of justice, prison life, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: florida, usa, korea
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Prayers for Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, christianity, family life, coming out, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, parents and children, gay, gender, teenage life, homosexual, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, portland oregon
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The Dark Horse
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: One-time Maori speed-chess champ, Genesis Potini, lives with a bi-polar disorder and must overcome prejudice and violence in the battle to save his struggling chess club, his family and ultimately, himself.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional
Plot: hopes, mental illness, dedicated educator, chess, mentally unstable, contests and competitions, kids in trouble, ambition, misfit, power relations, redemption, illness ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new zealand
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