Movies like My Brother's Keeper 1995

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My Brother's Keeper (1995)
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My Brother's Keeper (1995)
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about hospital, doctor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, flashback, father daughter relationship and drinking mostly in Biography, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like My Brother's Keeper: Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Stronger (2017), Inside The Osmonds (2001), Rock Hudson (1990), Joni (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
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.
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aids, fighting the system, life is a bitch, terminal illness, treatment, human spirit, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, gender, hopes, transsexual, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, mexico, japan, dallas texas ...
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95%
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Stronger (2017)
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: bombing, rehabilitation, hospital, explosion, wheelchair, terrorist bombing, true crime, insurance, symbol, sombrero, gratitude, playing a video game ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
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79%
Inside The Osmonds (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the personal lives and professional careers of the show-business family The Osmonds, and how the stresses and strains of their careers and the turbulent '70s and '80s affected their relationships with each other and their ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, debt, mission, mormon, career, success, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, faith, mother daughter relationship, rock music
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78%
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Rock Hudson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his former lover, Marc Christian.
Plot: aids, homosexuality, in the closet, celebrity, marriage of convenience, homosexual, actor, closeted homosexual, illness, hugging, gay lead character, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Joni (1979)
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: quadriplegic, physical therapy, christmas, female protagonist, faith, prayer, horse, beach, swimming, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, painter ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Something the Lord Made (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: surgery, racism, interracial relations, university, prejudice, laboratory, salesman, patient, ambition, hopes, society, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Tom of Finland (2017)
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 ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, criminal, violence, gay slur, murder, train, newspaper headline, girl, suitcase, prostitute, male nudity ...
Time: year 1991
Place: california, germany, berlin germany, denmark, finland ...
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Beautiful Boy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: father son relationship, drug addiction, methamphetamine, snorting cocaine, drug rehabilitation, 18 year old, amphetamine, pot smoking, stepmother stepson relationship, shared shower, lawn sprinkler, teenager ...
Place: san francisco
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64%
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Boy Erased (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church supported gay conversion program.
Style: based on true events, based on memoir
Plot: coming of age, gay, lgbt teen, gay teenager, coming out, machismo, gay lead character, homosexual, hit in the face, gay slur, hotel, teenager ...
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
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 ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: pornography, aids, courtroom drama, millionaire, against the rules, drug addiction, courtroom, baptism, wheelchair, airplane, lawsuit, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: kentucky, usa, cincinnati ohio, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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 ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, pride, illness, writing, hospital, regret, alcoholic, child abuse, restaurant, painting, gambling ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: manhattan new york city, west virginia, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Pinero (2001)
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: drug abuse, addiction, social misfits, writer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Plot: hospital, doctor, female protagonist, catatonia, newspaper reporter, psychosis, diagnosis, treatment, visual hallucination, brain scan, medical examination, female journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: supreme court, taxi, hospital, classroom, crossword puzzle, old woman, father son relationship, teacher, doctor, husband wife relationship, courtroom, court ...
Time: year 1959, year 1970
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53%
Dangerous Minds (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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: gloomy, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, teacher, karate, amusement park, teenage life, dedicated educator, hardcase students, naval officer, urban, idealism, teachers and students, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Ryan White Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: hospital, school, terminal illness, best friends, dedicated educator, legal action, high school, child illness, coming out, family in crisis, high school life, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In August 2015, an ISIS terrorist boarded train #9364 from Brussels to Paris. Armed with an AK-47 and enough ammo to kill more than 500 people, the terrorist might have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. One ...
Plot: train, terrorism, classroom, vacation, soldier, school, friendship, boat, american abroad, wound, wounded, faith based ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, portugal, afghanistan, berlin germany ...
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Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Plot: lawyer, court, consensual sex, hand bandage, private club, unreliable flashback, rape accusation, black family, glass of water, interracial kiss, bruise, poetry ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: mississippi, manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, rehabilitation, ambition, politics, head of state, paralysis, tragic hero, rise and fall, rise to the top, human spirit, introspection, fighting the system ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: georgia, usa, new york state, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Days of Patton (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The Last Days of Patton is a 1986 made-for-television film sequel to the 1970 film Patton, which portrays the last few months of the general's life. George C. Scott reprises the role of General George S. Patton, and Eva Marie Saint portrays ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, soldier, war, leadership, human spirit, basic training, military life, battles, military, wartime life, heroes, power relations ...
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44%
Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is a movie based on the life story of world-renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson from 1961 to 1987.
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sincere
Plot: against the odds, surgery, human spirit, african american, underdog, urban ghetto, ambition, hopes, youth, single parent, follow your dream, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s
Place: usa, medical school, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Quiet Passion (2016)
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, reading a newspaper, sex, lesbian subtext, loss of father, women's rights, death of father, singing, lawyer, crying man, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chattahoochee (1989)
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: courtroom drama, anti heroes, hospital, rehabilitation, mental institution, rebelliousness, prison, death row, price of justice, prison life, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: florida, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Milk (2008)
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, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, discrimination, politics, election, mayor, politician, protest, homosexual, gay, homosexuality, murder, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1973, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, florida, minnesota ...
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41%
Seizure: The Story of Kathy Morris (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young music student has a seizure forcing her to undergo brain surgery. She comes out of the surgery unable to count or read and has difficulty adapting to life.
Plot: brain surgery, medical mask, surgical gown, surgery, surgeon, courage, doctor, surgical mask, brain damage, medical, brain tumor, patient ...
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41%
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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 ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, artist, singer, fashion, socialite, infidelity, interview, love, studio, mental illness, rise and fall, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cocaine Godmother (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with ...
Plot: man in swimsuit, hidden money, woman crying, parent child relationship, ice cream truck, smuggler, drug smuggling, drugs, kidnapping, shot to death, security, stabbed to death ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 3K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: airplane, dog, bathtub, food, eating, lie, portrait painting, cold war, flashback, sandwich, rifle, secretary ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961, year 1962, year 1965, year 1968 ...
Place: texas, georgia, west virginia, dallas texas, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
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Puncture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, courtroom, law firm, lawsuit, cocaine, underdog, dedicated lawyer, drugs/alcohol, courtroom drama, legal action, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1998, year 1995
Place: usa, washington d.c., houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 107K
Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, doctors and patients, coma, hospital, hopes, experiment, frustration, illness, patient, doctor, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%