Movies like Mark Twain and Me

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Mark Twain and Me (1991)
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Mark Twain and Me (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dorothy Quick, A young girl befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans during the final years of his life.
Plot: ship, friendship, writers, family relations, old man, girl, father daughter relationship, mark twain, dress, hat, aspiring writer, 11 year old, white dress, white suit
Time: 1900s

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Most similar movies to Mark Twain and Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about friendship, family relations, writers, flashback, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship and storytelling mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Mark Twain and Me: Act One (1963), Miss Potter (2006), Cross Creek (1983), Restless Virgins (2013), Same Kind of Different as Me (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Act One (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.
Style: sexy, uplifting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: ambition, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, cigar smoking, cafe, restaurant, eating, waiter, group of friends, taxi, pipe smoking ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.
Plot: first lady, racism, media manipulation, japanese american, flashback, paraplegic, extramarital affair, u.s. president, cigarette holder, wheelchair, white house, hostess ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s, 1940s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pearl harbor, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbit, writer's life, family relations, first love, snobbism, lifestyle, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, success, unsupportive parent, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 2K
Cross Creek (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: writers, wilderness, isolation, human nature, family relations, power relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, journalism, writer's life, master and servant, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Restless Virgins (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sex scandal that shook Massachusetts prep school, Milton Academy in 2004-05 school year.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: high school, scandal, preparatory school, social relations, teenage life, high school life, youth, friendship, sexual content, escapades, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, marriage, kindness, husband wife relationship, homelessness, infidelity, art dealer, homeless, christian, religious, anger, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Grace Kelly (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, social differences, cinderella story, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, media, rise to the top, couples, socialite ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: europe, philadelphia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 9K
Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, against the odds, writer's life, female bonding, smuggling, female protagonist, fascism, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, austria, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 427
Leonie (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A ...
Style: uplifting, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, single parent, parents and children, culture clash, artists and showbiz, marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, little boy, friend, single mother, baby ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 1910s, 1900s, year 1932 ...
Place: japan, asia, new york, mount fuji, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, non-linear
Plot: dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, journalist, delusion, apology, promise, school, running away from home, family conflict, grudge ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: new york, utah, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, homosexual, mechanic, family relations, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, united states, washington d.c., washington state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: communist, female director, male female relationship, artist, death of mother, childhood, friendship, factory, socialism, communism, banned, bitterness ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1947, 50s
Place: budapest, central europe, moscow russia, budapest hungary, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
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Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: serious, factual, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: technology, prodigy, apple computer, rise to the top, ambition, inventions and discoveries, dialogue driven, friendship, computers and web, father daughter relationship, computer, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bill: On His Own (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, mental illness, society, life is a bitch, hopes, misfit, mentally challenged, custody, family problems, family relations, disability, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Imaginary Crimes (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recently widowed, small-time hustler struggles to raise his two teenage daughters on his own and still make a dishonest living in 1950s Indiana.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, hopes, family relations, parents and children, terminal illness, human nature, down on your luck, cons and scams, life is a bitch, betrayal, single parent, hustler ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Doing Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Danza stars in this prison drama about Jerome "Jerry" Rosenburg, a self-professed "jailhouse lawyer" who defends himself against the homicide charge that has put him on death row. This tense movie, made in Canada, has the ...
Plot: prison, prisoner, wrongful conviction, convict, killer, innocence, lawyer, wrongful imprisonment, prison warden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The actress (Glenda Jackson) recovers from a 1966 stroke with help from friends and her husband, author Roald Dahl (Dirk Bogarde).
Plot: movie star, filmmaking, marriage, actress, stroke, writers
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 360
Crossed Over (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the book Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over tells the true story of a woman, Beverly Lowry, who after the tragic hit-and-run death of her teenage son, sinks into a deep depression. Lowry and her supportive ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, human nature, hopes, life is a bitch, crimes, family problems, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, redemption, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: racism, patriarch, african american, father daughter relationship, education, funeral, flashback, interracial relations, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Glory and Honor (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story about Robert Peary's forgotten African American employee Mathew Henson who proved crucial in their race to North Pole.
Plot: explorer, african american, snow, expedition, arctic, american flag, exploration, eskimo indian, interracial relations, black american, inuit, servant ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on true events, 'Alex: The Life of a Child' follows former 'Sports Illustrated' writer Frank Deford and his wife Carole when their happy, all-American family is rocked to the core when their baby daughter Alex is diagnosed ...
Plot: death of daughter, terminal illness, family, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, italian opera, hospital, death of child, memory, brother sister relationship, typing, coughing blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: writers, filmmaking, alcohol, addiction, friendship, alcohol abuse, hotel, friends, couples, family problems, drugs/alcohol, strong female presence ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 20s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, suspenseful, compassionate, suspense
Plot: rehabilitation, explosion, hospital, terrorist bombing, bombing, conspiracy, saving a life, husband wife relationship, physical therapy, brother brother relationship, friendship, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, year 2014, year 2016
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, blind character, human spirit, disability, teacher, family relations, tutor, institution, railway station, struggle, tantrum, handicapped ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: touching, contemplative, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, insanity, teacher, prodigy, strong female presence, sexual content, human spirit, wrongfully committed, hopes, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Have a Little Faith (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home town in New Jersey, where Rabbi Lewis has served a congregation for about 50 ...
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, redemption, urban ghetto, religions or cults, clergy, starting over, friendship, priest, faith, personal growth, columnist, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: optimism, advertising, underdog, americana, prize, eviction, small town, mortgage, family problems, ambition, contests and competitions, large family ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: french, human spirit, disability, paralysis, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, coma, writing, nurse, patient, tragic event, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, nepal, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 2K
Dovlatov (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Poland, Serbia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dovlatov charts six days in the life of brilliant, ironic writer who saw far beyond the rigid limits of 70s Soviet Russia. Sergei Dovlatov fought to preserve his own talent and decency with poet and writer Joseph Brodsky while watching his artist ...
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, social realism, visually appealing, based on true events
Plot: writers, writer's life, freedom, politics, friends, life is a bitch, society, book, drinking, loneliness, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 18K
Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, inspirational, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, eccentricity, creativity, book editor, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%