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The Wild McCullochs (1975)
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The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, love, teenager, dog, prison, fight, wedding, car, millionaire, truck, death, family relations, train, first sex, church, alcoholic, nun, korean war, wealth, teenage girl, truck driver, older man younger woman relationship, rich kid, virginity ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: texas, southern usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about kiss, husband wife relationship, drinking, family relations, mother daughter relationship, friendship and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Wild McCullochs: The Last Picture Show (1971), Macon County Line (1974), Four Sheets to the Wind (2007), Dandelion (2004), The Doe Boy (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, self discovery, jealousy, american dream, christmas, youth, high school graduation, older woman younger man relationship, innocence lost ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1952, year 1951 ...
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Macon County Line (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, rivalry, manhunt, who done it, tough heroes, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, vigilantism, chases and races, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, last wish, parents and children, estrangement, husband wife relationship, siblings relations, unfulfillment, death in the family, starting over, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, young lovers, romance, parents and children, desperation, compassion, depression, self discovery, jail, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Doe Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, americana, dysfunctional family, homecoming, youth, society, human nature, lifestyle, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, sweet, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, family relations, romance, dysfunctional marriage, family feud, social differences, americana, rich and poor, society, obsession, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: illinois, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, secret, dysfunctional family, human nature, youth, siblings relations, eccentric family, human spirit, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, florida, pittsburgh, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, drunkenness, rain, cake, bathroom, christmas, orange juice, loss of father, microphone, wine, giving a toast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, wealth, millionaire, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Very Good Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: first sex, love triangle, wooing, friendship, loss of virginity, youth, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, coming of age, fall in love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Grind (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a drag-racing, hard-luck parolee moves in with his brother in hopes of that ever-elusive fresh start in life, he's sure to be warm for the form of his brother's bored young wife. Things only get worse when he tries to turn a quick ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, family relations, nightshift, insurance, drag racing, hitchhiking, couples, dishonesty, starting over, society, family in crisis, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 199
Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: male female relationship, breaking the fourth wall, husband wife relationship, wedding, father son relationship, second chance, small town, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, funeral, death, ghost ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Crossing (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single day. To challenge the past. To accept the present. To decide the future. Sam arrives in his home town after 18 months away, hopeful that Meg, the girlfriend he abandoned, will go back with him to the city. His return brings the outside ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friends, small town, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, dancing, train, car accident, vengeance, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 356
Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, contemplative, serious
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, homecoming, small town, hollywood, family problems, racism, reunion, social relations, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: missouri, latin america, usa, cuba, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fanny (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Almost 19-year-old Marius feels himself in a rut in Marseille, his life planned for him by his cafe'-owning father, and he longs for the sea. The night before he is to leave on a 5-year voyage, Fanny, a girl he grew up with, reveals that she is ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: voyage, journey, love, village, unfulfillment, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, ocean or sea ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: marseille, europe, france, belgium, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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White Frog (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a neglected teen with mild Asperger’s syndrome whose life is changed forever when tragedy hits his family
Style: touching, serious, feel good, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: asperger's syndrome, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, misfit, teenage life, dealing with death, self discovery, family problems, coming of age, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, family relations, youth, couples, wooing, love and romance, teenage life, sexual relations, fall in love, family life, urban ghetto, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, dominican republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: coming out, dysfunctional family, family relations, drug abuse, coming of age, rehabilitation, suburbs, dangerous attraction, teenage life, social decay, kids in trouble, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, family relations, resort, parents and children, father son relationship, fight, teenage boy, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, love and romance, social differences, society, parents and children, art, dysfunctional family, wedding, family relations, protege, bohemian ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vineyard, love, family relations, post war, love and romance, parents and children, estate, romance, couples, dishonesty, hidden identity, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, world war two, island, beach house, teenager, sexual frustration, soldier, americana, age difference, beach, obsession ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Loving Couples (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Plot: female director, haunted house, homosexuality, car, memory, medical examination, breasts, military officer, sleeping, hospital, pregnancy, climbing a tree ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
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Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: estranged couple, pregnancy, marriage, traumatic childhood, tragic event, college, marriage proposal, little girl, storytelling, terminal illness, college student, jealousy ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A high schooler from suburbia gets in touch with her sexuality while working at a dingy movie theater in the city.
Style: cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: death, punk, punk rock, illegal drugs, crying, socially awkward, kiss, friendship, friend, party, drinking alcohol, dating ...
Place: minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, midwest, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, couple relations, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, naval uniform, young lovers, communist ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, malibu california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: love story, lawyer, african american, false accusation, love, prisoner, prison, mother daughter relationship, trust, friendship, justice, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: harlem, puerto rico, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, unrequited love, small town life, basketball, romance, teenage love, americana, small town, repression, childhood sweetheart, teenage life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, connecticut, yale university, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, gay, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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