Movies like Harrison Montgomery

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Harrison Montgomery (2008)
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Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the details of a mission to save his neighbors from their troubles.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, danger, family problems, buddies, single parent, poverty, friends, family relations, drug dealing, performer's life, disorder, code breaking, domestic disturbance, down on your luck, loss of fortune, magic, abusive relationship, drugs
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, family problems, friendship, friends and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Harrison Montgomery: Steam (2007), Girlfriend (2010), Something Like Happiness (2005), Our Life (2010), About Sunny (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: emotional, talky, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: widow, sauna, introspection, human spirit, love and romance, self discovery, elderly, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 644
Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, melancholic, realistic
Plot: single parent, life is a bitch, love and romance, friendship, impossible love, hopes, society, social relations, misfit, human spirit, down syndrome, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, love and romance, life is a bitch, working class, couples, single parent, friendship, eccentric family, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, society, wife husband relationship, brother brother relationship, desperation, social differences, family relations, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.3
 325
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: moral dilemma, life is a bitch, parents and children, working class, society, down on your luck, family problems, single mother, poverty, single parent, family relations, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, family relations, introspection, single parent, family problems, hopes, parents and children, human spirit, life is a bitch, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, teenage life, family in crisis, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 2K
Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, downfall, couples, designer, bittersweet, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, social differences, store, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, hopes, world war two, family relations, romance, society, soldier, destiny, love affair, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 1K
The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: introspection, friendship, redemption, family problems, disability, addiction, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, parents and children, family life, elderly, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 2K
Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, death in the family, bittersweet, grieving, depression, life is a bitch, dealing with death, parents and children, family problems, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, homeless, lifestyle, teenage life, hopes, forceful separation, urban ghetto life, youth, redemption, coming of age, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nairobi Half Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mwas, a young aspiring actor from upcountry Kenya dreams of becoming an accomplished actor one day, and in pursuit of this, he makes his way to Nairobi, the city of opportunity. He quickly understands why Nairobi is nicknamed Nairrobery as he is ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, aspiring actor, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, hopes, social decay, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, teenager, psychiatrist, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, parents and children, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, family in crisis, hopes, family problems, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 1K
Life Support (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The true-life story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and an AIDS activist in the black community.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: aids, drug abuse, friendship, going straight, lifestyle, addiction, society, life is a bitch, hopes, infected, estrangement, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, life is a bitch, family problems, parent child relationship, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family relations, mentally unstable, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 252
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family relations, friends, opposites attract, immigrants, family life, love and romance, introspection, human nature, coming of age, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, homecoming, family problems, dysfunctional family, tragic love, best friends, couples, starting over, orphan, haunted by the past, single parent, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.3
 1K
Between Us (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Abruptly abandoned by her husband in a country completely foreign to her, Colombian native Mariana (Paola Mendoza) struggles to take care of herself and her two young children on the unforgiving streets of New York City. Sebastian Villada, Laura ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: human spirit, starting over, american dream, working class, society, family relations, family problems, single parent, life is a bitch, immigrants, hopes, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, single parent, looking for love, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, getting home, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 392
Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, family problems, friendship, family relations, youth, human nature, family in crisis, friends, power relations, public health, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 665
Putty Hill (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends and family of Cory, a young man who has died of an overdose, gather at a Baltimore-area karaoke bar for his wake and compare stories about him. Gradually, as it becomes clear that there are many holes in their recollections about Cory, they ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, introspection, family in crisis, estrangement, hopes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, dealing with death, overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring ...
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, siblings relations, crimes, parents and children, family problems, family life, hopes, working class, domestic disturbance, city life, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, last wish, introspection, family relations, hopes, siblings relations, dealing with death, brother brother relationship, river, journey, very little dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnant woman, pregnancy, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, death in the family, life is a bitch, friendship, introspection, romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: kidnapping, kids in trouble, reunion, single parent, danger, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, captivity, family in crisis, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In seeking her own redemption from the one man of whom she is most afraid, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, redemption, parents and children, hopes, death in the family, society, religion, dark secret, girl, imaginary friend, sin, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 977
Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, hopes, parents and children, friendship, bittersweet, dishonesty, terminal illness, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, child illness, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
If Nothing Else Works Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 2006, a journalist in financial problems, a woman who dresses as a man and a troubled taxi driver become friends, and gradually, an awkward, strong emotional bond emerges among them, especially when they decide to play a confidence game.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, injustice, social decay, drug abuse, danger, human nature, life is a bitch, crimes, society, unemployment, prostitute, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 207
Crystal River (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It's about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, friends, female director, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%