Movies like Misunderstood

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Misunderstood (1966)
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Misunderstood (1966)
Original name: Incompreso (Vita col figlio)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrew's brave front convinces his father that he is unaffected by his mother's death. Playmate and protector of his little brother Miles, he is often blamed when mischief goes wrong. Only when tragedy strikes does his father recognize Andrew's true qualities.
Plot: grief, grownups, brother, cemetery, judo, boy, high society, childhood, father son relationship, loss of son, nanny, death of child, accidental death, wealthy family, death of mother, movie theatre, fireworks, brother brother relationship, uncle, tape recorder, loss of wife, widower, underage drinking, death of title character, voice recording ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, florence italy, florence

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Most similar movies to Misunderstood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, boy, grief, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Misunderstood: Together (2009), Two Kinds Of Love (1983), Louder Than Bombs (2015), The Thursday (1964), Kites Over Helsinki (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Together (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family of a father, a mother and their son is looking forward to go on vacation. On the way they experience an accident, and their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down.
Plot: love, grief, death of mother, father son relationship, accident, orphanage, loss of mother, loss of wife, husband wife relationship, death of wife, family relations, mourning ...
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95%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
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83%
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, sibling relationship, death of wife, father son reunion, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, troubled teen, mental illness, brother brother relationship, depression ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 278
The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, invents a story about his past. At the end of the day ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: cadillac, family relations, high society, diary, father son relationship, love, priest, beach, zoo, divorce, instructor, soccer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: family relations, businessman, wealth, drugs, father son relationship, business ethics, yuppie, family business, wealthy family, business, rock, brother brother relationship
Time: 1960s, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Family Portrait (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Marcello Mastroianni gives a sensitive, finely judged performance as Enrico, a struggling journalist in the Rome of 1945. He receives a phone call informing him that his younger brother Lorenzo (Jacques Perrin) has died. Enrico recalls their long ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, psychological, touching
Plot: unfulfillment, estrangement, favoritism among siblings, humble, family relations, family in crisis, siblings relations, terminal illness, reunion, social differences, coughing, painting ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s, 21st century ...
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The friendships held between two families is threatened when one of their sons drowns in the other family's swimming pool.
Plot: babysitting, friendship, fishing, husband wife relationship, accident, accidental death, family relations, nanny, neighbor neighbor relationship, funeral, death of child, little boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 217
Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological
Plot: single father, father son relationship, family relations, uncle nephew relationship, boy, single parent, brother brother relationship, widower, moving, allergy, baseball, undressing ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.3
 76
Maramao (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story in which a young boy resists the adult world and the inevitable loss of the joys of childhood.
Plot: bare breasts, nude swimming, puberty, boy, childhood, teenage girl, dressing, teenage girl in swimwear, grownups, clothes, coming of age, teenage boy ...
Place: mediterranean sea
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51%
The Last Snows of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 10-year-old boy starts to die of neglect when his widowed father spends too much time forsaking his parental duties in favour of playboy activities and a jet-set life-style.
Plot: leukemia, father son reunion, death of son, workaholic, adolescent boy, friend, lawyer, fear, death of child, boy, dead child, teenage boy ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama exploring the story of ten-year-old Damilola Taylor, who died on a housing estate in South London in 2000. After leaving Nigeria to embark on a new life in the UK, the young Damilola and his family are full of optimism. Little do they realise ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: true crime, husband wife relationship, injustice, brother brother relationship, trial, justice, boy, death of child, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, child murder, murder ...
Time: year 2000
Place: london, nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 437
The Lovemakers (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The death of a wealthy patriarch in 1885 sets off an interfamily power struggle.
Plot: farm, misery, atheist, femme fatale, brothel madam, relic, grocery store, uncle nephew relationship, prostitute, man slaps a woman, city country contrast, deathbed ...
Time: 1880s
Place: florence italy, florence, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: La leggenda del santo bevitore (literally "The legend of the holy drinker") is a 1988 Italian film directed by Ermanno Olmi. It tells the story of a drunken homeless man (played by Rutger Hauer) in Paris who is lent 200 francs by a ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: change of luck, drugs/alcohol, lifestyle, society, addiction, redemption, alcohol abuse, social differences, sexual content, seine river, father daughter relationship, bar ...
Time: 21st century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Little Marco suffers from his parents' divorce. He runs away from home and is hit by a car. He drags on but eventually dies under a tree with pink leaves, remembering a story his grandmother told him.
Plot: father son relationship, hit and run, divorce, runaway, school, dysfunctional family, family crisis, coming of age, boy, marital separation, tragedy, sexual exploration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 186
Looping (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three intertwining stories about women, who end up in a psychiatric clinic...
Plot: death of mother, bulimia, sister sister relationship, friendship, death of child, alcohol abuse, grief, love, alcoholic mother, pyromaniac, father daughter relationship, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
This Is Our Time (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After graduation, five friends set out to make a difference in the world for God. Their ambitions are high, their passions are strong but will they have the courage to fulfill their calling regardless of what comes their way. The sacrifice they are ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, friendship, charity, faith, loss of wife, father son relationship, christian propaganda, social media, volunteer, fired from the job, college, grief ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dharma Durai (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Dharma Dorai
Plot: evil man, murder, grief, forest, fear, smuggler, anger, loss of son, maid, murder of son, brother brother relationship, selflessness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 245
Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: father son relationship, domineering father, generation y, bathtub, swimming pool, photograph, sex in a swimming pool, death of father, suicide, photographer, female nudity, swimming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.7
 341
China Is Near (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of working class lovers - a secretary and an accountant, scheme to marry into the rich landed gentry.
Plot: brother brother relationship, unrequited love, sex, election, affair, villa, religion, controversy, socialist, marxism, abortion, politics ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 438
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: christian, family relations, faith, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fatherhood, grief, prayer, love, father, integrity, responsibility
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 877
Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Made in 1962 (but not released until 1965), Bengali director Ritwik Ghatak’s film starts soon after the 1947 partition of Bengal. At a socialist refugee colony, Ishwar and his younger sister, Sita, adopt a low-caste boy, Abhiram, who has been ...
Plot: symbol, suicide, prostitution, teaching, river, mythology, hopes, refugee, death of sister, prostitute, widow, brothel ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Rather English Marriage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. They become a companionable if odd couple, until their unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, family relations, odd couple, widower, elderly, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, singleness, working class, social differences, social worker ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 319
Shor (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Shankar (Manoj Kumar), his lovely wife Geeta (Nanda) and Deepak (Master Satyajeet) are a poor but happy family. Tragedy strikes one day, when Deepak wonders over to the railway tracks. When Geeta rushes in to warn and rescue him, she is run over by ...
Plot: snake, surgery, brother in law brother in law relationship, loss of wife, poverty, cycling, slum, labor strike, widower, rain, death of mother, death of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 3K
Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, lifestyle, single parent, youth, family problems, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Valparaiso My Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor Valparaiso family faces a tough life after the father is sent to prison.
Style: slang
Plot: childhood, chase, handheld camera, brother sister relationship, poor family, pub, petty criminal, mother, movie theatre, brother brother relationship, bar, sick child ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aclà's Decent Into Floristella (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Sicily in the 1930's, Aurelio Grimaldi's feature debut chronicles the harsh story of twelve-year-old boy, Aclà, sold into slavery by his destitute parents to work in the underground Floristella sulfur mines. Overworked and ...
Plot: pedophilia, male nudity, boy, grownups, prostitute, puberty, runaway, male objectification, coming of age, gay, female nudity, mining
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, bleak
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, misanthropy, pessimism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Our Lady of the Turks (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man (Carmelo Bene) can not bear to be part of society. He considers himself a "jerk" and so invents its own philosophy, which involves the destruction of his land of Puglia where all citizens are devoted to the Catholic religion. ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: knight, tourist, shot to death, stream of consciousness, fireworks, death, topless woman, palace, black and white segues into color, artistic creation, suicide attempt, making love ...
Place: southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 4K
Il Posto (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his family mired in financial troubles, Domenico moves to Milan, Italy, from his small town to get a job in lieu of furthering his education. A lack of options forces him to take a position as a messenger at a big company, where he hopes to ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, stylized, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: office, coming of age, family relations, corporation, job, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, boss and employee, self discovery, unfulfilled love, workplace romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful at finding rich women to prey on, but finds himself caught up in a bidding war.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: gigolo, family relations, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gender, parents and children, love affair, family business, couples, butt naked, interior design, homosexual ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%