Movies like Life on Liberty Street

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Life on Liberty Street (2004)
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Life on Liberty Street
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A nurse, trying to salvage her life after her husband and job are gone, winds up working in a halfway house full of mildly brain-damaged patients and receives help from those she helps.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, uplifting, sentimental
Plot: rehabilitation, starting over, hopes, mentally challenged, human spirit, doctors and patients, parents and children, disability, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, power relations, defiant, employment agency, etiquette, fast food restaurant, scolding, mental retardation, forgiveness, infatuation, head injury, emergency room, frisbee, car theft, reckless driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
Dear Frankie
Drama, Romance
UK
105 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to Life on Liberty Street

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, romance and family problems mostly in Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Life on Liberty Street: Class (2010), Vernie (2004), The Yellow Handkerchief (2008), Explicit Ills (2008), The Greatest (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Class
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, rich and poor, social differences, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Vernie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, store, terminal illness, cafe, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Yellow Handkerchief
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: social misfits, on the road, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
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Explicit Ills
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, rich and poor, urban, city life, urban ghetto, down on your luck, drug abuse, social decay, urban ghetto life, injustice, life is a bitch, society ...
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    User:   59%
 
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The Greatest
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
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Daddy's Little Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, romance, parents and children, social differences, fall in love, family life, love and romance, single father, drug dealer, garage, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   58%
 
Meet My Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, parents and children, terminal illness, love and romance, couples, daughter, cooking, love, cancer, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
A Stranger's Heart
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Man and woman (Peter Dobson and Samantha Mathis) fall in love in a heart transplant facility. They are both attracted to a little girl (Mary Matilyn Mouser) who turns out to be the orphan of their heart donors...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: dealing with death, love affair, romance, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, orphan, tragic hero, human spirit, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
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Come What May
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. Meanwhile, Caleb becomes caught in a moral tug-of-war ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, christian film
Plot: moral dilemma, redemption, college, parents and children, student life, legal, religions or cults, courtroom, society, family relations, contests and competitions, feminism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, dealing with death, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, writer's life, looking for love, workplace romance, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
 6.6
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Fireproof
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Albany, the marriage of Caleb and Catherine Holt is in crisis and they decide to divorce. However, Caleb's father, John, proposes that his son delays their separation process for forty days and follow a procedure called "The Love ...
Style: serious, emotional, biblical, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
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An Unfinished Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stoic and heartbroken, Einar Gilkyson quietly lives in the rugged Wyoming ranchlands alongside his only trusted friend, Mitch Bradley. Then, suddenly, the woman he blames for the death of his only son arrives at his door broke, desperate, and with a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, countryside, love, single parent, runaway, sheriff, farm, starting over, destiny, mentor, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Providence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Providence is an American television drama series that aired on NBC starring Melina Kanakaredes. The show ran for five seasons from January 8, 1999 until December 20, 2002.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: starting over, siblings relations, small town, family life, homecoming, small town life, family relations, social relations, looking for love, parents and children, family in crisis, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
Four Sheets to the Wind
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, coming of age, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family relations, starting over, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, last wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Regarding Billy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, mentally challenged, village, coming out, homecoming, small town, disability, gender, best friends, getting home, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, iraq, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Musical Chairs
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his dancer partner, Mia, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dancer's life, romance, follow your dream, dance school, human spirit, disability, against the odds, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, misfit, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: gloomy, serious, art house, melancholic, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, marriage, suicide attempt, memory, infidelity, adultery, postmodernism, crumbling marriage, philosophy, relationships, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 5.7
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Tempted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: love affair, parents and children, romance, love and romance, family relations, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, last wish, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, hawaii, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
 7.8
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Dear Frankie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf son from the truth that they've run away from his father, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: disability, single parent, hospital, runaway, friendship, death, letter, family drama, childhood, storytelling, human nature, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 6.0
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Square Dance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, social misfits, countryside, young lovers, small town, starting over, innocence lost, urban, love affair, promiscuity, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
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Dandelion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: young heroes, young lovers, romance, factory, innocence lost, small town, dysfunctional family, teenage love, coming of age, family in crisis, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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Above & Beyond
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, romance, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, infidelity, disability, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 7.4
 13K
Café de Flore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jacqueline is a young mother living in 1960s Paris with her disabled son Laurent. Abandoned by her husband, Jacqueline sacrifices everything to care for her son and vows to give Laurent a “normal” life full of happiness. Antoine, is a successful ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: love affair, parents and children, romance, hopes, love and romance, mentally challenged, down syndrome, divorced parents, destiny, family relations, divorced man, divorced mother ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s ...
Place: canada, france, quebec, paris france, europe ...
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 6.5
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Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, mother daughter relationship, love, death, love affair, memory, fall in love, destiny, gay, love and romance, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
The Bold and the Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Continuing drama combining romance and intrigue set against the glittering backdrop of Beverly Hills and the American fashion industry.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fashion, betrayal, cult, intrigue, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, rich and poor, social differences, family business, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
 7.0
 885
Dawn Anna
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: high school, mentally challenged, single parent, school, rehabilitation, human spirit, parents and children, child illness, family in crisis, relationship vs career, terminal illness, disability ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 

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A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, starting over, parents and children, culture clash, family life, hopes, misfit, society, couples, family relations, social misfits, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, usa, persia
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
The Dive from Clausen's Pier
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: starting over, self discovery, small town, romance, hopes, misfit, friendship, battle of the sexes, looking for love, small town life, disability, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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