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, crimes, friendship, friends, family relations, drug dealing, life is a bitch, love and romance, follow your dream, hopes, danger, family problems, lifestyle, buddies, single parent, disorder, domestic disturbance, down on your luck, code breaking, loss of fortune, poverty, abusive relationship, magic, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa

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Most similar movies to Harrison Montgomery

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, friends, life is a bitch, hopes, friendship, family problems and parents and children mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Harrison Montgomery: Steam (2007), Girlfriend (2010), About Sunny (2011), The Last Rites of Joe May (2011), Our Life (2010). 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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, touching ...
Plot: sauna, widow, catholic, single parent, youth, family relations, friends, couples, friendship, gender, introspection, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 622
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: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: dealing with death, human spirit, life is a bitch, impossible love, society, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, single parent, unemployment, wooing, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 290
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: sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: urban, society, moral dilemma, drugs/alcohol, family relations, working class, single parent, family problems, down on your luck, parents and children, life is a bitch, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: aging, redemption, single parent, family relations, friends, elderly, hustler, pneumonia, father son relationship, father figure, domestic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.8
 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: serious, gloomy, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: twentysomething life, parents and children, single parent, friends, family relations, lifestyle, society, working class, dealing with death, death in the family, redemption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, humorous, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, farm, youth, single parent, family relations, friends, factory, working class, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, friendship, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, cancer, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, lifestyle, friendship, homeless, teenage life, redemption, urban ghetto life, hopes, forceful separation, youth, coming of age, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 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, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, marriage of convenience, love affair, family relations, soldier, romance, life is a bitch, destiny, unhappy marriage, brutality ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, redemption, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, love and romance, friendship, human nature, coming of age, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: misfit, urban, human nature, introspection, single parent, drug abuse, custody, friends, family relations, exile, redemption, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: siblings relations, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, hopes, aging, dysfunctional family, parents and children, elderly, family problems, couples, righting the wronged, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, misfit, family problems, mentally unstable, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, parent child relationship, female stockinged legs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yann, a cook, and Nadia, a waitress and mother of 9-year-old child, decide to risk everything on the purchase of a restaurant. With plenty of talent, energy, love and dreams, but no finance of their own, they find themselves forced into a jungle of ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, family relations, family problems, disorder, single parent, down on your luck, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, restaurant, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, ontario canada, paris france, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
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The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, serious
Plot: friends, beach, forest, friendship, introspection, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, hopes, best friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Is the Drug (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonah Brand (John Patrick Amedori) isn't necessarily the type of guy who would interest ultra-hot Sara Weller (Lizzy Caplan). But when she and her friends find out he works at a pharmacy, they charm him into their circle and gain his trust with ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, social relations, friends, high school, drug dealing, drug abuse, youth, lifestyle, high school life, misfit, family relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 749
Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, small town, starting over, friends, elderly, golden years, hopes, self discovery, haunted by the past, father daughter relationship, snow, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.8
 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: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, city life, twentysomething life, friends, drugs/alcohol, youth, designer, down on your luck, singleness, life is a bitch, downfall, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: gloomy, touching, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, single parent, parents and children, family in crisis, down on your luck, human spirit, misfit, society, introspection, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hidden in America (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job that they can and will ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: unemployment, single parent, doctor, starving child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, rich and poor, human spirit, parents and children, child illness, down on your luck, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
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How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, lifestyle, high school life, life is a bitch, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 936
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: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: child illness, unfulfillment, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, optimism, terminal illness, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, desire for fame, life is a bitch, crimes, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, friends, urban ghetto, corrupt law enforcer, friendship, hopes, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, family relations, hopes, human spirit, family problems, schizophrenia, flashback, family dinner, debate, psychiatry, court hearing, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, parents and children, mysterious character, college, friendship, religions or cults, family relations, friends, airplane, mysterious stranger, stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: orphan, tragic love, starting over, showbiz, disagreement, friends, family relations, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 328
Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: autism, communication problem, family relations, nursing, mentally challenged, family problems, society, moral dilemma, misfit, social misfits, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Just Like the Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A petty thief's mentoring of an apparent orphan takes a profound turn when he kidnaps the boy from a foster home and drives him cross-country to his sister's house in Texas.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, petty criminal, domestic violence, reunion, introspection, custody, redemption, adoption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Space Between (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: 9/11, friends, hopes, youth, stewardess, danger, terrorism, friendship, on the road, world trade center, death of mother, death of father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%