Movies like Blessing

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Blessing (1994)
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Blessing (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck driver.
Plot: religion, family relations, photographer, farm, drifter, lottery, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, cafe, cow, brother sister relationship, astrologer, drunkenness, waitress, mother daughter relationship, camera, countryside, husband wife relationship, neighbor, abusive father, milkman, drinking alcohol, drinking, roadhouse ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: wisconsin

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Most similar movies to Blessing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship and brother sister relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Blessing: All Hell Let Loose (2002), 75 Degrees in July (2000), Red Roses and Petrol (2003), Shiba (1993), Who Will Love My Children? (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All Hell Let Loose (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Minoo returns to her family in Sweden to attend her sister Gita's wedding. Her mother and father believe that she has disgraced the family having worked as a stripper.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, bilingual
Plot: family relations, overprotective parent, stripper, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, wedding party, argument, abusive father, dancer, dinner, immigrants ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, manipulation, homecoming, sibling rivalry, rancher, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: family conflict, dysfunctional family, secret, family reunited, family relations, father son relationship, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, love, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 16
Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sex, village, murder, gambling, death, seaside, prostitute, hotel manager, cultural difference, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Who Will Love My Children? (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
Plot: family crisis, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, little girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, little boy, adoption, family relations, cancer, patient ...
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 2K
Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, against the odds, survival, couple relations, family business, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, crumbling marriage, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Down in the Delta (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rosa Lynn sends her druggie daughter Loretta and her children Thomas and Tracy away from the big city to live with their uncle Earl in the ancestral home in rural Mississippi. Earl puts Loretta to work in his restaurant, Just Chicken, while also ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, farm, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, human nature, parents and children, teenage life, americana, love and romance, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, chicago illinois, usa, mississippi river, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Wind of Change (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Taking its title from Harold Macmillan's widely-reported Cape Town speech about the process of decolonisation in Africa, The Wind of Change showed the other side of the coin: the impact of colonial immigration at 'home'. The film ...
Plot: prejudice, juvenile delinquency, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, working class, knife fight, working class family, race riot, husband wife relationship, racial violence, dysfunctional family, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The City (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: immigrants, working class, family relations, lottery, culture clash, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, social differences, racism, family in crisis, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, surprise, affection, custody, judge, baby, mother son estrangement, aunt niece relationship, aunt nephew relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blinded by the Light (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Bowers is a teenager who runs away from home to join a quasi-religious cult. His sister Janet is determined to find him, but almost winds up getting brainwashed by the cult herself.
Plot: cult, freedom, father son relationship, spirituality, religion, brother sister relationship, mind control, kidnapping, sect, parent child relationship, salvation, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Prodigal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: They were a family torn apart by redemption...kept apart by pride...but brought together by a miracle.
Style: christian film
Plot: brother brother relationship, christian, evangelist, slum, drunkenness, husband wife relationship, student, father son relationship, fisherman, book, boat, religion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shouting Secrets (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shouting Secrets is a hopeful and heartwarming, universal story taking place in a present day Native American family. It's a story that is at once about the constancy and the fragility of love, as well as the importance of family.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: getting home, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, native american, female director, brother sister relationship, indian reservation, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: old age, retirement home, family, aging, doctor, dying, hospital, husband wife relationship, picnic, deathbed, father son relationship, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
As I Lay Dying (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, burial, last wish, death in the family, family problems, husband wife relationship, dead mother, dying, countryside, poverty, unplanned pregnancy, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 84
The Migrants (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.
Plot: poverty, family conflict, hardship, field, sister sister relationship, sheriff, migrant worker, farmer, farm, working class, worker, childbirth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 57
My Last Love (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bong-yong Kim is one of a modest Korean dad who struggles to survive from the work place without any time to get along with his family. He has to work over than he had to, since the boss treat him like his servant – drink late every night, drive ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationship vs career, job, relationships, family, asian girl, pretty girl, legs, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 1K
Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: drug addiction, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, old woman, family relations, nurse, church, religion, husband wife relationship, dying, depression ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological
Plot: family reunited, family relations, dysfunctional family, depression, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, female director, drinking alcohol, visit, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 129
Passover Fever (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Part funny part sad movie about a family Passover dinner.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: twins, family relations, haunted by the past, eccentric family, family life, nanny, single parent, dealing with death, death in the family, parents and children, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 6K
Metalhead (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the year 1970 and as Black Sabbath record their first album and mark the birth of Heavy Metal, Hera Karlsdottir is born on the cowshed floor at her parents farm in rural Iceland. The years of her youth are carefree until a tragedy ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: heavy metal, depression, farm, countryside, lifestyle, rebel, rebellion, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 30K
White Oleander (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Style: emotional, disturbing, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, women's prison, teenage life, bad mother, coming of age, family relations, murder, crimes, parents and children, fall in love, custody, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dysfunctional family drama. Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim (Jim Carrey) try to cope with life. Fox movie of the week.
Style: gloomy, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming out, alcohol abuse, family relations, suburbs, parents and children, student life, suburban life, family gatherings, family life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.3
 126
All You Need (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beth's life was going backwards. Her husband suddenly walks out on her, she has an alcoholic mother, an ambivalent father and so she decides to begin making a change by going back to school in order to take charge of her life.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, drunkenness, thanksgiving, social decay, lifestyle, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, human nature, society, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, family life, life is a bitch, downfall, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, family problems, drinking, drink, evil man ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Three Days of Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, mother daughter relationship, marital discord, desperation, false accusation, drug use, rain, restaurant, coworker relationship, disability, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, single parent, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, couples, homecoming, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, terminal illness, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Glass Menagerie (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play about restless young warehouse worker and would-be poet, Tom Wingfield, his fragile, reclusive sister, Laura, and his colorful but overbearing mother, Amanda, all living together in a shabby apartment ...
Plot: overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, theatre play, domineering mother, absent parent, family relations, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship, anxiety
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, superstition, religion, poverty, father daughter relationship, boy, rain, neighbor, liar, girl, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 51K
Minari (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Korean-American family moves to Arkansas in search of their own American Dream. With the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother, the stability of their relationships is challenged even more in this new life in the ...
Plot: countryside, korean american, grandmother grandson relationship, trailer, church, american dream, heart condition, farmer, mobile home, bank, eating, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%