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Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story (1999)
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Take My Advice:  The Ann and Abby Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biography of feuding advice columnist twins, Ann Landers and Abby Van Buren, starts with their early lives in Sioux City, Iowa when they were known as Esther and Pauline through their double wedding and follows them into their columnist successes. However, much of the film also concentrates on their personal and professional feuds that ran the course of their lives. Written by John Sacksteder
Plot: twins, sibling relationship, dancing, vietnam war, cemetery, jealousy, adultery, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, funeral, beauty salon, high school reunion, diner, unfaithful husband, plastic surgery, double wedding, sibling rivalry, award ceremony, wedding ceremony, loss of mother, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, dual role, columnist, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: vatican

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story: Friedliche Zeiten (2008), Eunice (1982), Dalecarlians (2004), Miracle in the Woods (1997), Too Far to Go (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1968. It has been seven years since the Striesow family fled the GDR to a quiet suburb in West Germany. But Irene, the mother, does not support her situation as a housewife. Especially since Dieter, her husband, is absent more and more. Their ...
Plot: family life, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, hysteria, sibling relationship, underdog, cowardice, family dinner, adultery, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: west germany, east germany
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Eunice (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Moments in four different years in the lives of the Harper family beginning with 1955 as a hopeful Eunice prepares to go to a party, and her brother Phillip, a recent college graduate, departs for New York In 1963, a married Eunice and her husband ...
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Dalecarlians (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mia returns from Stockholm to her parents' home in a small town in Dalecarlia (Dalarna) to celebrate her father's 70th birthday. Her elder sisters Eivor and Gunilla welcome her, but their different lifestyles prevent them from really ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, contemplative
Plot: favoritism among siblings, society, family feud, alcohol abuse, countryside, family reunited, sibling relationship, family conflict, birthday, dancing, little girl, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, sibling relationship, cat, secret, african american, funeral, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, forest, brother brother relationship, deep south
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: adultery, engagement, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, wedding, dancing, divorce, husband wife relationship, marriage
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s
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Perfection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kristabelle, still living with her Mother cuts herself to feel alive. Her Mother, addicted to plastic surgery also cuts herself trying to maintain her youth. Through the help of a pot smoking young lover, a newly sober British stand up comic and ...
Plot: plastic surgery, mother daughter relationship, cut, female director
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Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, school, lawyer, police, family relations, death of mother, friendship, child custody, funeral, love and romance, couples ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: emotional, touching, sad, sentimental, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, cancer, marriage, love, death, family, relationships, love affair, dying young, friendship, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century ...
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 2000s
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Daddy and Them (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When an uncle is charged with murder, the event reverberates throughout a poor Arkansas family, including a struggling musician and his wife, her mother, her sister, and his father.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, psychological, humorous
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 60s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, weird ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, art house
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, stylized, depressing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: USA
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Style: sad, touching, sentimental, captivating, humorous ...
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 2K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, humorous ...
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Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pressured by his deceased mother's ghost to return home to the family he abandoned, a former addict grabs a bag of pills and a sack of marijuana and hits the road to Shreveport.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, funny
Plot: family relations, introspection, love triangle, sibling relationship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, homecoming, brother brother relationship, infidelity, uncle nephew relationship, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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28%
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Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
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