Movies like Anbulla Rajinikanth

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Anbulla Rajinikanth (1984)
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Anbulla Rajinikanth (1984)
Original name: அன்புள்ள ரஜினிகாந்த்
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Anbulla Rajinikanth
Plot: death, actor, orphan, tragedy, child protagonist, letter, terminal illness, grief, compassion, death of child, correspondence, orphanage, guilt, mother superior, affection, caretaker, adult child friendship, death of girl, apology, crying man, actor playing himself, rudeness

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death movies
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actor movies
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orphan movies
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tragedy movies
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letter movies
1963
grief movies
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, death, orphan, grief, friendship, youth and hopes mostly in Drama, Family and Action genres. Some movies like Anbulla Rajinikanth: Christmas Oranges (2012), A Shine of Rainbows (2009), Padikkadavan (1985), Naan Sigappu Manithan (1985), June R (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Oranges (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose (Bailee ...
Style: sincere, touching, social, compassionate
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, orphanage, orphan, kindness, friendship, bereavement, life is a bitch, child protagonist, orange, influenza, song
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, feel good, serious, touching ...
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Plot: orphan, orphanage, island, family relations, couples, youth, parents and children, adoption, family life, seal, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Place: ireland, europe
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Padikkadavan (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: taxi, mistreatment, lawyer, marriage, framed for murder, trial, murder, taxi driver, court, judge, long lost brother, half brother half brother relationship
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Naan Sigappu Manithan (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: murder of sister, hung upside down, self justice, murder of mother, death of mother, court, female lawyer, rape and revenge, revenge, rape, vigilantism, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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June R (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 99 min.
Story: June R is a 2006 Tamil drama film directed by Revathy Varmha. The film stars Jyothika in the title role with Kushboo, Saritha and Biju Menon in supporting roles. The film's soundtrack are composed by Malayalam composer Sharreth, while Madhu ...
Plot: female director, adoptive mother adopted daughter relationship, orphan, mother daughter relationship, death, adoption, custody, advertising agency, court, female bonding, lawyer, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, sick child, family drama, cancer, parenthood, child illness, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, childhood, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Letters to God (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young boy fighting cancer writes letters to God, touching lives in his neighborhood and inspiring hope among everyone he comes in contact. An unsuspecting substitute postman, with a troubled life of his own, becomes entangled in the boy's ...
Style: uplifting, christian film, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: god, hopes, friendship, letter, child illness, terminal illness, redemption, family life, parents and children, family problems, postman, faith ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Woh Chokri (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Woh Chokri (वह छोकरी) is a Hindi movie starring Pallavi Joshi, Neena Gupta, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and is directed by Subhankar Ghosh .
Plot: politician, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, abandonment, train station, murder, maid, grief, betrayal, poverty ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Saint Maybe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, church, family relations, tragedy, youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, death in the family, family life, family in crisis, hopes, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hassan (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The owner of a failing charity moves abroad to forget his troubles but still feels the call of his homeland.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ways to Live Forever (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The film is based on the popular Dutch childrens book by Chris van Abkoude. In a Dutch port in 1921 lives a 10-year-old orphan boy known to everyone simply as Little Crumb (Ruud Feltkamp). His poverty-stricken mother Lize van Dien (Thekla Reuten) ...
Plot: female director, family relations, adoptive mother, hopes, boy, friendship, friend, dog, hit by a car, father son relationship, street life, orphanage ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heidi (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After her mother's death, the five year old orphan Heidi is brought by her aunt to her grumpy grandfather Alp, who leads a hermit life in the beautiful Swiss mountains. Heidi's natural cheerfulness quickly brings renewed joy in grandfather ...
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Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, girl, death of son, friend, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mourning, family relations, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, friendship, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Mr. Bharath (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Mr.Bharath is a Tamil film is directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film stars Rajnikant, Sathyaraj, Ambika, Goundamani, S. V. Shekhar and others. The plot is about a son's revenge against his father. It is a remake of the 1978 Hindi film Trishul ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Netherlands
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Secret Garden (1987)
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Country: UK, USA
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Anton (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Denmark
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
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Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
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Dharma Durai (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
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Plot: evil man, murder, grief, forest, fear, smuggler, anger, loss of son, maid, murder of son, brother brother relationship, selflessness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Family Comes First (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
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Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, bittersweet, friendship, parents and children, family problems, single parent, hopes, family, death in the family, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, compassion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: step siblings, family, sister sister relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, responsibility, teenage girl, nurse, restaurant, food, small town, death ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 37
Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, love and romance, youth, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, countryside, twentysomething life, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Teri Meherbaniyan (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Living under the thumb of ruthless Thakur Vijay Singh (Amrish Puri), a small village finds hope in honest newcomer Ram (Jackie Shroff), who stands up to the bully. But Ram goes too far when he helps a certain young couple get married, and ...
Plot: revenge, attempted rape, bathing, pet dog, cruelty to animal, death, affection, pets, owner dog relationship, widow, murder, puppy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%