Movies like Please Don't Hit Me, Mom

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Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
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Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.
Plot: female director, teenager, basketball, single mother, child abuse, nanny, divorced divorcee, brother brother relationship, verbal abuse, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Please Don't Hit Me, Mom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and semi serious films with plots about female director, teenager, family relations, mother son relationship, father son relationship, basketball and contests and competitions mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Please Don't Hit Me, Mom: The Women's Room (1980), Team Hurricane (2017), The Last Game (1995), Rough Winds (2009), Necessary Parties (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Plot: divorced divorcee, female friendship, feminism, women's liberation, lesbian, marriage, love, women's rights, self fulfillment
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95%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: basketball, coach, teenager, faith, crying girl, latex gloves, crying woman, basketball player, sign language, crying, basketball court, caucasian ...
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88%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, teenager, high school, suicide attempt, anorexia, closeted gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: teenager, marriage, family relations, lawsuit, boy hero, mechanic, lawyer, junior high school, brother sister relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, high school friend, disturbed child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Scott Baio plays a high school hockey player. He is well liked and well respected among his coach and teammates. What they don't know is that he is an alcoholic. His background comes from his father, who is also an alcoholic. Baio must work to ...
Plot: troubled teen, alcohol abuse, family relations, father son relationship, loner, bartender, teenager, confrontation, ice hockey, widower, drunkenness, temper
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Rock the Paint (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story ignites when teenager Josh Sendler has to pack up his hoop dreams and move from the lush cornfields of Indiana to the harsh inner-city playgrounds of Newark, N.J.. He meets and befriends basketball phenom, Antwon Jackson, on ...
Plot: necklace, employee, catholic church, jewish, gang, catholic priest, church, candle, jewish family, job, racist, racial tension ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Greatest Store In The World (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Geraldine and her two daughters, Livvie and Angeline, are living rough on the streets on London. When their van blows up, they must find an alternitive place to stay. At first, they live in temporary housing, but the conditions are unbearable. ...
Plot: female director, family relations, teenage girl, van, security guard, single mother, burglar, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, christmas, doorman, department store ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Crossing the Line (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former basketball star moves to a small town to assistant coach for a high school championship-winning basketball team.
Plot: working mom, restaurant, father daughter relationship, diner, bully, camera, kitchen, single mother, video camera, referee, high school basketball, domineering father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage mother is forced to give up her baby for adoption and, 19 years later, when she tries to contact her son, she learns that he died, under questionable circumstances when he was three years old.
Plot: female director, nylons, panties, female protagonist, abuse, death of child, black panties, lingerie, adoption, abusive mother, child abuse, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Plot: music, family, teenage son, female director, family relations, female protagonist, teenage boy, singing, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fran (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fran, a single mother, is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to juggle a love life with her home life are largely unsuccessful.
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, child molestation, brunette, single mother, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
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Emma's Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, sweet, sentimental
Plot: horse, community service, teenage girl, horse ranch, friendship, human spirit, bonding, rehabilitation, teenage protagonist, farm, teenage life, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Full-Court Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Full-Court Miracle is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie. It premiered on November 23, 2003. Inspired by the true story of University of Virginia basketball star Lamont Carr, the film centers on a group of young Jewish basketball players who ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, college, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, sport team, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, small town, christmas, adult virgin, friends, love and romance, buddies, youth, golden years, family life, eccentric family ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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First Match (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood decides that wrestling boys is the only way back to her estranged father.
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious, inspirational
Plot: human spirit, teenager, martial arts, sport, fight, rivalry, perseverance, ambition, mentor, contests and competitions, teachers and students, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 125
The Dark Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Dark Horse is a story of struggle and redemption. Dana, a ballet teacher, reluctantly returns to her childhood home to discover it is about to be sold. To save the farm, and the family, she must tame her mother's dangerous black horse, and ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, horse ranch, equestrian, homecoming, hopes, family problems, parents and children, family life, farm, family in crisis, rider horse relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Mighty Pawns (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Inner city kids are given new direction when they are convinced to join the school chess team.
Plot: junior high school, teaching, troublemaker, school teacher, paper airplane, fear, classroom, first day of school, inner city, school bus, trophy, second chance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Scratches in the Table (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Madelief's grandmother dies, her mother takes her to the funeral. She then visits her grandfather, but quickly gets bored, until Mischa tells her how much fun a rural summer can be. She investigates her grandmother's "summer ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, death of grandmother, skinny dipping, death, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The New Classmate (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Behind the magnificent Taj Mahal lies a cluster of dingy homes where Chanda (35), a domestic help, lives with her 14-year-old daughter Appu. Chanda aspires and dreams that her daughter will study and embrace a better fate. When Appu tells her she ...
Plot: family, female director, daughter, theft, mother slaps daughter, mathematics, friend, doctor, education, school, dancing, teacher ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Baby Snatcher (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, kidnapping, dealing with death, couples, family relations, family problems, crimes, rescue, danger, single parent, babies and infants, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
International Velvet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A charming sequel to the hit National Velvet follows our young heroine and her trusty steed overseas.
Style: sincere, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: coming of age, orphan, horse, heroes, hopes, rivalry, adventure, family, youth, power relations, animal life, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The St. Tammany Miracle (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The St. Tammany Miracle is an inspiring story which shows how a determined coach can bring a handful of individuals from the failure of a dark and dusty gym into the glaring light of a state championship!
Plot: high school, family relations, basketball, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
XTC Just Don't Do It (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Melissa is een meisje van 15 dat niets liever doet dan dansen. Haar ouders denken dat ze lessen in klassiek ballet volgt maar eenmaal op de dansschool stort ze zich vol overgave op de hiphop danslessen. Melissa is goed bevriend met Jordi en hij is ...
Plot: drug abuse, female director, dance, dancing, drugs, kissing, abuse, dream, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Casey's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Casey's family raises and trains race horses, and their latest undersized foal named Casey's Shadow does not seem to have a lot going for it, but may turn out to be a champion.
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: against the odds, family relations, horse race, horse trainer, animal life, rivalry, ambition, hopes, best friends, follow your dream, rehabilitation, sport ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 398
The Bouquet (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two estranged sisters torn apart by their differences suddenly find themselves working together towards a common goal in this heartwarming drama...For years, overachiever Terri (Kristy Swanson) and her idealistic sister, Mandy (Alberta Mayne), have ...
Plot: female director, falling, chores, bed, gift, ritual, medical examination, jealousy, competition, dinner
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 302
1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: female director, coma, family relations, suspicion, beating, teenager
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Walking on Air (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A young paraplegic wants to escape the bonds of gravity by going into outer space.
Plot: paraplegic, computer, spacewalk, basketball, magic, teacher student relationship, gravity, astronaut, disability, science teacher, swimming lesson, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: high school, small town, leadership, athlete's life, against the odds, teenage life, human spirit, rivalry, ambition, hopes, society, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%