Movies like The Way Home

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The Way Home (2010)
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: missing child, family relations, couple relations, hopes, family problems, couples, family in crisis, social relations, missing person, search, boy, helicopter, car accident, small town, missing son, flashback, prayer, flash forward, argument
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to The Way Home

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about family problems, family relations, hopes, parents and children, family in crisis, couple relations and couples mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Way Home: A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014), Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Like Dandelion Dust (2009), Scorn (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: siblings relations, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, hopes, aging, dysfunctional family, parents and children, elderly, family problems, couples, righting the wronged, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, family relations, hopes, human spirit, family problems, schizophrenia, flashback, family dinner, debate, psychiatry, court hearing, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: prison, self discovery, confined, supportive spouse, couple relations, family in crisis, urban, introspection, human nature, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of a struggling family, and a privileged family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: adoption, starting over, parents and children, family relations, hopes, family life, social worker, custody, family problems, rivalry, life turned upside down, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Scorn (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scorn takes a look into the trials and tribulations of a group of people dealing with relationships, love, pain and friendship during the course of one year.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere
Plot: introspection, human nature, urban, family problems, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love, black, abuse
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 254
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: island, redemption, couples, family problems, small town life, small town, friendship, human nature, misfit, starting over, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Putty Hill (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends and family of Cory, a young man who has died of an overdose, gather at a Baltimore-area karaoke bar for his wake and compare stories about him. Gradually, as it becomes clear that there are many holes in their recollections about Cory, they ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: dealing with death, hopes, introspection, social relations, coming of age, family problems, estrangement, overdose, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, death in the family, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, misfit, family problems, mentally unstable, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, parent child relationship, female stockinged legs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, vegetarian, family in crisis, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, family problems, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: emotional, uplifting, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, couple relations, hopes, hospital, against the odds, family problems, couples, last wish, family relations, life is a bitch, dealing with death, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 472
The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, media, journalism, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, disorder, life turned upside down, family relations, optimism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: single father, single parent, parents and children, family in crisis, babies and infants, dealing with death, family relations, life turned upside down, family problems, death in the family, youth, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, redemption, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: sincere, captivating, emotional, serious, bleak ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, family problems, destiny, urban, human nature, fall in love, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, hopes, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 534
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth, redemption, society, human spirit, hopes, reach out, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, family problems, last wish, introspection, family relations, hopes, death in the family, journey, death of mother, river, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death, life is a bitch, death in the family, ash scattering, grief, skipping school, half brother half sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: family business, workplace, couples, family problems, parents and children, hopes, follow your dream, couple relations, moral dilemma, cooking and food, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new york, usa, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Paper Covers Rock (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha is recovering from a suicide attempt and ready for a fresh start in life. She has to fight for the custody of her daughter.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, hopes, parents and children, family relations, family problems, family life, starting over, custody, woman in underwear, psychologist, swimming pool, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: society, urban, lifestyle, couples, immigrants, couple relations, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
About Her Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Ginko’s younger brother Tetsuro, a failed comedian, is the oddball of the family. Embarrassing, loud and plain inappropriate at times causes Ginko to disown him. The two reunite when she discovers Tetsuro is terminally ill. Tetsuro’s impending ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in crisis, family feud, family problems, redemption, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations, human nature, reunion, terminal illness, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 484
Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, family problems, redemption, coming of age, small town, addiction, family in crisis, homecoming, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, woman, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Horse for Summer (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a family emergency forces a troubled teen to do the wrong thing for the right reason, a community discovers the meaning of forgiveness.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, spiritual
Plot: family life, animal life, family problems, family business, juvenile delinquency, workplace, farm, youth, family relations, teenage life, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: child illness, unfulfillment, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, optimism, terminal illness, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: parents and children, dealing with death, family in crisis, coming of age, family life, family problems, youth, siblings relations, family relations, accidental death, death, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 2K
Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, friendship, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, cancer, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, family in crisis, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace situations, breakup, theater, workplace, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 535
Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, teenage life, babies and infants, urban, family relations, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, couples, birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple whose son had been diagnosed as mentally retarded, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is in fact deaf.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: deafness, sign language, parents and children, mute or deaf, family in crisis, human spirit, family, disability, hopes, family relations, family problems, misdiagnosed ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%