Movies like The Fourth Wish

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The Fourth Wish (1976)
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The Fourth Wish (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The poignant struggle of a man to grant his terminally ill son three wishes - and the obstacles cast in his way of achieving this goal.
Plot: dog, teenager, airplane, queen, youth, fishing, death, illness, desire, beach, priest, hospital, church, tragedy, taxi, single father, lie, mother daughter relationship, rain, crisis, strength, beer, mirror, leukemia, card playing ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia

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Most similar movies to The Fourth Wish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about apology, telephone call, cigarette smoking, telephone, opening a door, night and visit mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Fourth Wish: Hotel Sorrento (1995), Heatwave (1982), Annie's Coming Out (1984), Fast Talking (1984), Wedding in White (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hotel Sorrento (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Meg, Pippa, and Hillary are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, a small seaside town in Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for 10 years has just written a criticially acclaimed novel which she claims is entirely fictional. The book causes a stir ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sincere, touching
Plot: beach, family secret, seaside town, family reunited, love triangle, drowning, writers, sibling relationship, siblings relations, resort, homecoming, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, europe, usa, new york, london ...
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95%
 6.4
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, christmas, heat wave, injustice, against the odds, rebellion, state affairs, rivalry, society, fighting the system, murder victim, old man ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Annie's Coming Out (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It tells the story of a young female social worker who begins work at a hospital for retarded children, and discovers that some of the psychological problems attributed to these children are incorrectly diagnosed. Proving this to be the case is ...
Plot: disability, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, rain, father daughter relationship, nurse, assassination attempt, visit, lawyer, countdown, young couple, dog ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.3
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Fast Talking (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A bright young teenager from a broken home uses his quick wits and glib tongue to get out of trouble - but they also get him into it.
Plot: motorcycle, school principal, troubled teen, school expulsion, stealing a car, ex convict, con artists, drug dealing, running from police, teacher student relationship, corporal punishment, teenage boy ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Wedding in White (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl's brother comes home from the army, and brings an army buddy with him. The three of them go out that night to celebrate, and after much drinking has been done, the brother's friend rapes the sister. After the two men have gone ...
Plot: world war two, dysfunctional family, rape, parent child relationship, teenage pregnancy, loss of virginity, beer, female protagonist, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, rain, dog ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
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High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Style: suspense, biting, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: woman, women, youth, surfing, alcohol abuse, ocean, car trouble, social relations, family relations, family problems, social misfits, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish boy grows up in 1920s Montreal with a grandfather who tells stories and a father who won't work.
Plot: jewish, boy, judaism, youth, father in law son in law relationship, sexual euphemism, ends with death, redheaded woman, unhappy ending, two brothers, fishing, tragic event ...
Time: 1920s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The FJ Holden (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Suburban Australia in the late 70s. It was the era of the drive-in movie, the Chico Roll girl and the beloved FJ Holden. Boasting drunken fist fights, back seat sex, illegal drag racing, a classic Oz rock soundtrack (featuring Ol'55, Skyhooks ...
Style: road movie, cult film
Plot: car, teenage girl, sex in car, visit, boy, humiliation, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, beer, police, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Captain Johnno (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Captain Johnno" is a deaf boy who befriends an Italian fisherman in this Australian made-for-TV family film.
Plot: coming of age, youth, deaf, italian abroad, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, rain, teaching, radio, disability, map ...
Time: year 1953, 50s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Nobody Waved Goodbye (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 18 year-old Peter lives with his parents in a middle-class Toronto suburb and rebels constantly against their imposed middle-class goals and conventions and the materialist values they represent. He constantly mocks and belittles his family with his ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boy, juvenile delinquent, urban setting, reckless driving, chess, desire, moving, bookstore, elevator, police officer, visit, breaking the law ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: fashion, photographer, mental illness, modeling, sex crime, drug addiction, character study, cult, mental breakdown, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, paranoia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Story of desolation as two friends travel from Nova Scotia to Toronto in hope of finding a better life. Drifting from job to job: bottling plant, car wash, bowling alley, newspaper delivery, and in between enjoying the night life of the big city. ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, friends, female nudity, snow, train, waitress, bowling, pregnancy, hopes, misfit, underdog ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, human nature, adult virgin, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 105
The Handyman (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One of Canada's talented directors, actress Micheline Lanctot expresses an effective, engaging approach in this simple, poignant drama about Armand (Jocelyn Berube), a handyman with one problem romance after another. The quiet Armand settles ...
Plot: travel, basement, thief, suicide by hanging, waking up, wife leaves husband, eviction, handyman, stepfather stepson relationship, night, home renovation, two brothers ...
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: environmental, policewoman, bicycle, hospital, bus driver, following someone, taxi, cell, old man, bus, ex husband ex wife relationship, warning ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Seventh Continent (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: disturbing, depressing, art house, serious, dark ...
Plot: alienation, midlife crisis, nihilism, destruction, mental disorder, existentialism, animal abuse, mind control, psychology, trippy, postmodernism, school ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, year 1988
Place: europe, australia, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
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Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: sexual harassment, feminism, sexual abuse, family relations, uncover truth, workplace situations, courtroom drama, siblings relations, false accusation, sexual relations, boss and employee, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, illness, doctor, cancer, friend, surgery, friendship, death, student, life is a bitch, love, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ticket to Heaven (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles David's chilling transformation into a gaunt, mindless ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: cult, religion, religions or cults, religious cult, sleep deprivation, sect, atheism, mind control, brainwashing, clergy, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: toronto ontario canada, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stacy's Knights (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyone has a talent, and dreams do come true. Stacy Lancaster has an incredible knack for Blackjack. Once she joins up with daring Will Bonner the two young gamblers are on a non-stop roll. Soon the casino wants to even the odds. How long can ...
Plot: threat, ambulance, night, black american, tragedy, van, mirror, happy ending, mentor, lawyer, snow, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beyond the Stars (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This Sci-Fi Drama centers around the teen-age Eric, son of a computer scientist who worked for the Apollo mission which sent the first human to the moon. Eric, determined to become an astronaut himself one day, befriends Paul Andrews, the first man ...
Style: disturbing, exciting, enigmatic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: astronaut, secret, promise, tragedy, father son relationship, male protagonist, waking up, space exploration, mother son relationship, empire, blonde, airport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Custodian (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Det. Quinlan has left his alcoholic wife, sprouting a bloom of insecurity, anger and self-motivation within him to expose the corrupt police force that surrounds him. He abandons his 'straight' life to partner in crime with his co-worker, ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: husband leaves wife, police corruption, police raid, marital separation, coffee shop, corruption, alcohol abuse, rape and murder, internal affairs, undercover, tv reporter, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 112
Squizzy Taylor (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This Australian crime drama chronicles the life of notorious, keen witted, acid tongued 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.
Plot: blond, visit, death of protagonist, short man, gangsters, tragedy, riding a bicycle, male protagonist, accountant, murder victim, blonde, teenage girl ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.1
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere, sad ...
Plot: mother son relationship, terminal illness, promise, friendship, slacker, chemotherapy, lie, new life, addiction, gay, cancer, self destructing ...
Time: year 2000, year 1983, year 2013
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, sincere, melancholic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, lie, blizzard, self discovery, introspection, illness, snow, woman, dementia, anxiety ...
Place: sacramento california, florida, california, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, homoerotic
Plot: sheep, australian outback, strike, male objectification, beer, society, workplace, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, ambition, down on your luck, workplace situations ...
Time: 50s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Little Accidents (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Style: suspense, sad, disturbing, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: teenage boy, small town, extramarital affair, adultery, coming of age, solace, investigation, marital problem, tragic event, disappearance, husband wife relationship, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 18K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, experimental, philosophical ...
Plot: father son relationship, architecture, mother daughter relationship, korean american, relationships, coma, small town, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, life is a bitch, family life ...
Time: year 1950, year 1954, 2010s, year 2008
Place: indiana, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 2K
Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, aging, loneliness, lovers reunited, golden years, love triangle, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, adelaide south australia, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 31K
C'mon C'mon (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Johnny and his young nephew forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they embark on a cross-country trip to see life away from Los Angeles.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, inspirational, art house ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, travel, family relations, nephew, child protagonist, relationships, road trip, radio announcer, boy, child, coming of age, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: new orleans, los angeles, oakland california, venice beach california, new york ...
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29%