Movies like Something About Love

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Something About Love (1988)
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Something About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wally Olynyk (Stefan Wodoslawsky) returns home to the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia in this somber drama. After years of living in Los Angeles, he hopes to attend his high-school reunion and visit with his father Stan (Jan Rubes). Stan is the local mortician who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, but the 63-year-old father is too stubborn to admit anything is wrong. The contrast between Los Angeles and the grim Canadian steel town clashes like the father and son.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alzheimer's disease, father son relationship, high school reunion, mortician
Place: los angeles, canada, nova scotia

Most similar movies to Something About Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, teenager, parents and children, alzheimer's disease, murder and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Something About Love: Black Mud (2017), Thanmathra (2005), Another House (2013), Coming Home (2003), The Terrorist Next Door (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black Mud (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A coming of age story about two orphaned brothers who travel cross country to the Alberta oil sands in search of a new life. Along the way, they learn to depend on one another, but tensions grow as money gets tight. On the brink of giving up, Alex, ...
Plot: two brothers, global warming, father son relationship, job seeking
Place: canada
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95%
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Thanmathra (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A man leading a happy life with his loving wife and two children suddenly starts getting forgetful and lost. Then, he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease leaving his family devastated.
Plot: alzheimer's disease, song, student, family, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, malayalam
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86%
 6.4
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Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, aging, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, memory loss, elderly, father son relationship, love, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.4
 181
Coming Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jochen's life is going well. He has just moved into a new house with his wife and child when suddenly his widowed father accidentally runs into a car and begins to lose his mind. The family take the old man in but tensions arise when the family ...
Plot: family relations, new house, senior citizen, father son relationship, fire, alzheimer's disease
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Terrorist Next Door (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the United States as part of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up ...
Plot: counter terrorism, terrorism, border crossing, father figure, u.s. canadian border, public humiliation, bomb, terrorist, smuggling, al qaeda, father son relationship, drinking ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Where the Spirit Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1937, a young First Nations (Canadian native) girl named Ashtecome is kidnapped along with several other children from a village as part of a deliberate Canadian policy to force First Nations children to abandon their culture in order to be ...
Plot: boarding school, native american, culture clash, racism, school, child abuse
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, court, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: female director, lgbt, lesbian kiss, lesbian, seamstress, pregnancy
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Conquest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British-Canadian light romantic comedy film set in a dying Saskatchewan town. Bank branch manager, Pincer Bedier, dreams of reviving the town when one day a beautiful young woman's car breaks down and she becomes stranded until it can be ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Weirdos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.
Plot: journey, childhood, road trip, high school teacher, homophobic slur, father son relationship, hitchhiking, homosexuality, beach party, runaway, coming out, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lotus Eaters (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus ...
Plot: teacher, mine, extramarital affair, island, teenage pregnancy, pig, boat
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set within the super-rich jet-set society of Paris, Richard Harris portrays a man whose life is gradually being destroyed. From sexual trauma to financial disaster, he slowly descends into a world of insanity, perversion and finally the bottomless ...
Plot: impotence, contract killing, murder for hire, male prostitute, gypsy, sexual fantasy, brothel madam, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, murder, female nudity, male nudity ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
This Time Forever (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American hockey player, studying in Canada on a hockey scholarship, falls in love while risking his scholarship and the prospect of the Vietnam war draft.
Plot: vietnam war, college, ice hockey, presumed dead, injury, hockey, pregnancy, reunion, single mother, wheelchair, struggle, hospital ...
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pit Pony (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia Canada, 1901. Willie MacLean is a 10-year-old boy with a love for horses and liking to school to cape the difficult times his family has. Willie's stern, but benevolent father is a coal miner in a local mine along with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, epic, social
Plot: pony, parents and children, coming of age, youth, hopes, family, dangerous animal, follow your dream, society, teenage life, school, family life ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sitting in Limbo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The National Film Board of Canada was one of the guiding forces behind Sitting in Limbo. Fabian Gibbs plays a black Montreal college student forced to leave school when his girlfriend Pat Dillon becomes pregnant. Gibbs resents this interruption in ...
Plot: black, teenage pregnancy, racism, poverty
Place: montreal, montreal quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
John A.: Birth of a Country (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A riveting political thriller starring Shawn Doyle (John A. Macdonald), Peter Outerbridge (George Brown) and David LaHaye (George-Etienne Cartier) and set during the struggles that take Canada from colony to country.
Plot: drunkenness, british colonial, queen victoria
Time: 1860s, 1800s, 1870s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 126
Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle-class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a book on what it takes to be a "true-artist", he sets out looking for risk, ecstasy, wildness ...
Plot: peeping tom, photographer, high school, coming of age, artist, alcohol, hypnotism, only child, art class, homosexual, teenager, lesbian ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cowboys Don't Cry (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A father and son struggle to make ends meet on the rodeo circuit.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: family life, teenage life, hopes, youth, dealing with death, life is a bitch, on the road, parents and children, graphic violence, family relations, farm, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Striker's Mountain (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that has been a family business for years, but the family does not want to sell. The businessman resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or ...
Plot: helicopter, mountain, snow, ski resort, resort, skiing
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 390
You Lucky Dog (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After her mother's death, New York City fashion designer Lisa Rayborn (Natasha Henstridge) returns to her hometown and family farm. Due to a weak economy, her brother Jim (Harry Hamlin) has converted the family business from a cattle farm into ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pets, small town life, farm, small town, animal life, ambition, adoption, dog, competition, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Looking for Angelina (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for Angelina is based on one of the most important murder trials in Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered her husband with an axe and was sentenced to be executed...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, canadian, courtroom, trial, legal action, murderer
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 295
Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his father dies, Jeffrey is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski ...
Plot: coming of age, hinduism, loud sex, non violence, bereavement, teenage girl in swimwear
Place: canada, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Poor Boy's Game (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Donnie Rose went to prison for beating a young man so brutally it left him handicapped for life. Nine years later, Donnie is out. He's a different man with only one place to go: back home to the same violent and racist neighborhood that created ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic
Plot: redemption, racism, interracial relations, vengeance, strong sexual content, grudge, foe turned friend, starting over, athlete's life, rivalry, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Stone's Throw (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Olivia lives in a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada along with her son, Thomas, a daughter, Sarah, and has been separated from her French-speaking husband, Jean Marc. She has an estranged brother named Jack Walker who she has not seen for many ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: photojournalist, toxic, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, best friends, environmentalism, haunted by the past, family relations, love affair, estrangement, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Loyalties (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: female director, secret, doctor, family relations
Place: england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Right of Jesus (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "El Derecho de Jesús" is a character driven drama in which Jesús, a Mexican-American college student tries to overcome contemporary family issues and unstable love relationships. His past and present eventually collide forcing him to ...
Plot: gay, homosexual, honesty, pesticide, mexican american, latin, family relations, elderly, ethnic, drugs, struggle, domestic violence ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 470
Paper Angels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, gift, party, public humiliation, locker room, father son relationship, father figure, abuse, teenager, dressing room
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How Old Are You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 36 year-old Nirupama Rajeev (played by Manju Warrier) is an UD clerk in Revenue Department. The role of her husband is played by Kunchaka Boban. There is nothing interesting about her life as she leads a life which is determined by her usual daily ...
Plot: parent child relationship, marathon, strong female lead, female protagonist, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, malayalam
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Game of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The family of a basketball club's president conspires to force him to sell it.
Plot: dinner, gift, father son relationship, trial, kissing, embarrassment, party, competition, falling
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brando Unauthorized (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This biopic of the legendary actor Marlon Brando stars Damian Chapa as the two-time Oscar-winner and focuses primarily on the troubled relationship Brando had with his son Christian who battled drug addiction
Plot: godfather
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%