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Secluded, Near Woods (1976)
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Secluded, Near Woods (1976)
Original name: Na samotě u lesa
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Lavicka's, a Czech family from the city, rents a house in the country with the option to buy. However, old Mr Komarek seems reluctant to sell the house as they agreed.
Plot: friendship, illness, family relations, children, hospital, old man, architect, beer, hopes, father son relationship, country house, melancholy, friend, countryside, cripple, mill, wheelchair, drink, drinking

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and sentimental films with plots about family relations, friendship, father son relationship, friend, boy, children and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Secluded, Near Woods: Empties (2007), The Elementary School (1991), Hugo and Josephine (1967), I Didn't Do It! (1999), The Handcuff King (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Czech literature teacher Josef Tkaloun, who is past retirement age, realises one day that he no longer understands his pupils, and so he quits… dramatically. What he does not predict is that in doing this he will lose his sense of place in society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, hopes, starting over, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, prague czech republic
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The Elementary School (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is replaced by the militant Igor Hnidzo. He is very strict - but also ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, world war two, school, teacher, self discovery, friends, family relations, power relations, politics, society, youth, village life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1946
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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82%
Hugo and Josephine (1967)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Josefin is a six year old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the forest than goes to school. Together with the gardener they make ...
Plot: children, gardener, countryside, young girl, best friend, suitcase, friend, boy, grandfather clock, stream, nephew, summer ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Didn't Do It! (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Martin is a basically good boy. Unfortunately each time he decides to give a hand things end in disaster. This summer, he has been invited to spend a vacation at the Hotel Nautilus by his friend Vincent's parents. This is a ...
Plot: hotel, summer vacation, paint, father son relationship, summer, children, tree, boy, lake, summer camp, fictional war, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Handcuff King (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Finland, Sweden, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is winter in the mid-1970s in Tornio, a village near the northern border between Finland and Sweden. Esko is a boy with a lot of problems. He has succeeded in getting on the wrong side of his gang.
Plot: family relations, friendship, father son relationship, death, leukemia, childhood, mother son relationship
Time: 70s
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Kolya (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Czech Republic Director Jan Sverák tells in this Oscar winning film the story of the disillusioned Prague man named Cellisten Louka, who after a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: communism, adoption, musician, friendship, family relations, womanizer, politics, language barrier, concert, funeral, cello, socialism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, moscow russia, prague czech republic ...
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42%
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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, father son relationship, orphan, hit by a car, pianist ...
Time: 1920s
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42%
The Case of the Witch Who Wasn't (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girl pen pals and a simple summer in the country. They befriend a woman rumored to be a witch, and end up as amateur detectives when her pet pig is stolen.
Plot: girl, pig, robbery, pen pal, friendship, friend, thief, theft, countryside
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Digger (1993)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young boy is sent to live with relatives when his parents break up. He befriends a dying boy who has an eerie connection with nature.
Plot: dog, psychic, heart disease, boy, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hand in Hand (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Seven-year-olds Michael and Rachel are best friends who do everything together and who have vowed to remain friends "forever and ever and can't be parted for never and never." Unfortunately, the society that Michael and Rachel live ...
Plot: children, religion, catholic, anti semitism, little girl, family relations, friend, friendship, jewish, little boy
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36%
Amour d'enfance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This feature length entry from shorts director Caumon deals with a turbulent mother and son relationship in a rural setting.
Plot: countryside, family relations, cancer, hunting, violence, death of father, father son relationship, friendship, love triangle, farm, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Emil in Lonneberga (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil Svensson lives with his mother and father, little sister Ida, farmhand Alfred, and maid Lina on a picturesque farm in Småland. He is an unusually lively little boy, who just can't resist trying out every whim that enters into his ...
Plot: boy, parent child relationship, family, bad luck, christmas, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, swedish, blond boy, family relations, forest ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
New Mischief by Emil (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emil's reputation for being a troublemaker makes the Svensson family's neighbours take up a collection for sending the boy off to America. But even if he among other unfortunate mishaps causes his father to get stuck in the outhouse window ...
Plot: horse, villager, prank, snowstorm, priest, blond boy, boy, family relations, countryside, marketplace, father son relationship, doctor ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Negerkys og labre larver (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Dette er en historie om to piger på 11 år. Nana, som har en hund, men som egentlig bare drømmer om være en anset ballerina, og Conny, der er tvunget til at gå til ballet, men som har et brændende ønske om at være berømt dyrlæge. Hvad vil ...
Plot: friendship, friend, party, supernatural power, teacher, wedding, girl, hospital, child molestation, male female relationship, candy, school ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, happy ending, single father, starting over, animals, zoo, school expulsion, coping, responsibility, hopes, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, united states
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32%
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A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: friendship, friend, orphan, girl, father son relationship, death of father, pig, animal, surrogate family, family relations, animals, search ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Patchwork Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, unlikely couple, redemption, love and romance, ambition, hopes, single parent, bittersweet, contests and competitions, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Clouds of May (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a movie within a movie, about a director, Muzaffer, who goes back to his hometown to make a film using a cast of local people (based on the director Ceylan's first feature, Kasaba). While Muzaffer is around, his mother complains about ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, atmospheric
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, innocence lost, human nature, parents and children, artists and showbiz, film within a film, husband wife relationship, urban setting, immigration, old man, alienation ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The War with Grandpa (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sixth-grader Peter is pretty much your average kid—he likes gaming, hanging with his friends and his beloved pair of Air Jordans. But when his recently widowed grandfather Ed moves in with Peter’s family, the boy is forced to give up his most ...
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, love, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, boy, girl, friendship, new school, bullying, boyfriend, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The 4th Floor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up together. All emotions pass the revue. Friendship and hope survive all.
Style: captivating, touching, disturbing, sincere
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29%
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Find the Way (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, contemplative
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
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Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Wide Awake (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, light, touching ...
Audience: kids
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28%
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Off Season (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of his parents, 10-year-old Jackson Mayhew moves in with his Aunt. But when he befriends an elderly man, he begins to suspect that the old man is actually Santa Claus.
Plot: aunt, christmas, death of mother, old man, death of father, intergenerational friendship, friend, impersonating a police officer, orphan, fedora, child's point of view, hotel ...
Time: 2000s
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28%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
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Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
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28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Simon Birch tells the story of Joe and Simon's heart-warming journey of friendship. Simon Birch was born with a condition that makes him much smaller than all the other kids in town. Now, due to his condition, Simon thinks God made him this way ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, quarry, 50s ...
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27%
Man Walking on Snow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mashike, a city on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Nobuo Honma is a 63-year-old sake producer. He has lived with Yasuo since his wife died two years ago. Yasuo is his youngest son to whom he has entrusted his trade. Every day Nobuo goes for a walk ...
Plot: father son relationship, old man, loneliness, anniversary, death of wife, mountain, loss of wife, fish, sake, salmon, snow, family relations ...
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rory O'Shea Was Here (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Gold (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, contests and competitions, homecoming, redemption, power relations, life is a bitch, disorder, parents and children, hopes, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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