Movies like To See the Sea

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To See the Sea (2014)
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To See the Sea (2014)
Original name: Pojedeme k moři
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tomas (12) gets a camera and begins making a film about his family. His enigmatic father (Ondrej Vetchý) works from home. By hiding a camera in his office, Tomas discovers that on Tuesdays and Thursdays his father leaves the house. When confronted with that fact, he denies it. On the pursuit of the great family secret Tomas reveals the hidden side of Haris, his best friend, who starts using a camera as the only way to get his mum and brother away from the hell of his violent father. Courage and profound friendship lead Tomas and Haris to the final revelation and an unpredictable conclusion. The whole film is shot and edited as if by a twelve-year-old boy. This technique allows us to perceive the world through the eyes of a child.
Style: humorous, sentimental, suspense, melancholic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: abused child, domestic violence, bullying, bully, sea, schoolboy, family relations, secret, best friend, adoption, boy, childhood, grandmother, child protagonist, friendship between boys, 12 year old, boy in peril, child, violence, humour, child as main character, hidden camera, found footage, 11 year old, bare chested boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, family, boy, friendship and disorder mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like To See the Sea: Barefoot (2017), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Foster (2011), Rent-a-Kid (1995), Gangsta Granny (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barefoot (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of a small boy is forced to move out of Prague during World War 2 to a small village of Slavonice where he meets the rest of his family. He needs to make new friends and get used to a new life which is immensely different from what this city ...
Style: suspense, sentimental, touching, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: social outcast, family relations, aunt nephew relationship, countryside, end of war, world war two, death, child protagonist, boy, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, autobiography ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Greg Heffley is headed for big things, but first he has to survive the scariest, most humiliating experience of any kid’s life – middle school! That won’t be easy, considering he’s surrounded by hairy-freckled morons, wedgie-loving bullies ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, talky, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: middle school, high school life, childhood, cheese, child protagonist, popularity, diary, brother brother relationship, coming of age, teenager, bully, peer pressure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, guatemala, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.9
 3K
Foster (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes, christmas, angel, healing, starting over, save the day, child as adult, psychological trauma, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.5
 2K
Rent-a-Kid (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...
Style: humorous, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adoption, orphan, siblings relations, children, mischievous children, dog, family, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, farce, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 968
Gangsta Granny (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young boy is bored spending time with his dull grandma until he discovers she's an international Jewel thief.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: heist, family, elderly, grandparent grandchild relationship, unlikely criminals, crimes, family relations, jewel thief, grandfather grandson relationship, youth, golden years, ballroom dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, thanksgiving, social worker, small town, family, writer's life, single parent, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, family life, disorder, life turned upside down, couple relations, family, couples, youth, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crazy for Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl loses her parents and husband and is left driving a limo trying to get by raising her young son. An interesting but strange rich man hires her limo on Christmas eve and has her drive him to various ice rinks where he gives out $100 bills to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, family, journalism, family gatherings, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, obnoxious boss, generosity, parents and children, road not taken, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 1K
I Not Stupid (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kok Pin, Boon Hock and Terry are classmates in "EM3" stream. In Singapore, that means that at the age of 12, the government has decided that they are not as academically inclined as their peers. Kok Pin is creative and a born artist but ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, friendship, teachers and students, youth, resentment, childhood friend, childhood friends, office politics, foe turned friend, transplant, studying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 865
Mr. Stink (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This family comedy based on David Walliam's best-selling book tells the story of Chloe, who sees Mr. Stink every day, but has never spoken to him. Before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual friend hiding in her garden shed. As it turns out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, family, intergenerational friendship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, friends, family relations, youth, homeless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, friendship, eccentric family, sport team, disorder, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lloyd (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A boy learns that confidence and self-esteem are the greatest gifts.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, misfit, love and romance, school, teachers and students, friendship, power relations, fall in love, parents and children, youth, family, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, teenage life, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, starting over, family, young heroes, best friends, youth, child driving car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family life, family relations, on the road, road trip, youth, female director, dolphins, sunburn, mime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
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Upperdog (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, adoption, human nature, reunion, society, siblings relations, friends, social differences, ex soldier, female director, disorder, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, family relations, single parent, family, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 207
Mumu (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. He is sent to a small boarding school in a small ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, hardcase students, school, mischievous children, village, power relations, youth, parents and children, social relations, boarding school life, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, 40s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, single parent, supportive parent, family relations, adoption, parents and children, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Plot: disorder, elderly, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, golden years, siblings relations, pregnancy, life turned upside down, family relations, step siblings, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 444
Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, dog, therapy, war veteran, parents and children, family relations, injury, cell, father daughter relationship, motor home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 160
Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, friends, family relations, animal life, pets, elementary school, jealousy, dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 119
Eli & Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The life of the Yassif family becomes almost impossible when the father who is the city architect, is charged with taking bribes.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, investigation, youth, crimes, family relations, child protagonist, father son relationship, betrayal, embezzlement, coming of age, concussion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer?
Style: humorous, entertaining, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: parents and children, mischievous children, lifestyle, diary, summer vacation, best friend, friendship between boys, kids and family, scout, schoolboy, parenting, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.5
 1K
Gold (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, contests and competitions, homecoming, redemption, power relations, life is a bitch, disorder, parents and children, hopes, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 393
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, teenage life, dysfunctional family, teenage love, family life, family problems, love and romance, best friends, parents and children, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Patchwork Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christian is a divorced father who can only see his young daughter Vanessa every other weekend. When he meets the single mother Christine and decides to participate in a summer TV show, his whole life is turned upside down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, unlikely couple, redemption, love and romance, ambition, hopes, single parent, bittersweet, contests and competitions, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Nanhe Jaisalmer: A Dream Come True (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A childhood encounter with actor Bobby Deol leaves an indelible mark on the mind of Nanhe who idolizes the actor.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: wedding, family relations, fan, camel, actor playing himself, schizophrenia, illiteracy, desert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Flying Classroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, fight, mischievous children, youth, disorder, teachers and students, theatre play, school play, male friendship, prank, male bonding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, journalism, youth, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%