Movies like All the Way Home 1981

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All the Way Home (1981)
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All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: widow, single mother, filmed play, live broadcast, loss of husband, death of husband, car, accident, uncle nephew relationship, loss of father, love, death of father, death, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about family relations, parents and children, death, widow, hopes, society and redemption mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like All the Way Home: A Death in the Family (2002), Norma Rae (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), Christy (1994), Clover (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: death of husband, small town, single parent, dealing with death, death in the family, family in crisis, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: brother sister relationship, widow, death of husband, child's point of view, death, death of father
Time: 1910s
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62%
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Norma Rae (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, fighting the system, union, labor, working class, single mother, factory, against the odds, labor union, whistleblower, factory worker, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Places in the Heart (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: farm, racism, friendship, small town, widow, human spirit, redemption, great depression, kidnapping, war veteran, family farm, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: grieving, stepmother, loss of husband, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, child's point of view, interracial marriage, able to see the dead, aunt niece relationship, death of husband, widow, grief, black american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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1918 (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's 1918, the height of United States involvement in World War I - Liberty Bonds are sold, German immigrants are suspected as traitors or saboteurs, young men everywhere succumb to the patriotism and propaganda and enlist. In a small Texas ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, small town life, americana, love and romance, society, romance, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, family in crisis, homecoming, plague ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, gloomy, talky
Plot: prostitute, traveling salesman, alcoholic, bar, betrayal, pimp, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, alcohol abuse, down on your luck ...
Time: 1910s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: divorce, widow, custody battle, child custody, mother child relationship, custody, desertion
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 26
No Justice (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A violent sadist has been appointed a deputy sheriff by his uncle, the alcoholic and corrupt county sheriff, who runs a drug-smuggling and bootlegging operation on the side. When the sheriff's nephew decides to steal the land of some local ...
Plot: drug smuggling, deputy, river, alcoholic, bootlegging, police corruption
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The third installment of the Sarah trilogy provides a glorious and touching story of a family drawn together by adversity. On a cold winter day a stranger shows up at the farm. He is slow to reveal his identity. When they find out he is Jacobs ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, americana, family life, family, hopes, family relations, redemption, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, society, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Sunday in the Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. She is always in a hurry, she lives alone and does not come so ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, reflective ...
Plot: aging, painter, elderly man, countryside, parents and children, weekend, siblings relations, family gatherings, unfulfillment, family relations, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
When the Whales Came (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life ...
Plot: whale, beach, island, girl, boy, curse, redemption, world war one, bird, anti war, deafness
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: brother sister relationship, birth, second chance, death in childbirth, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, ghost, wedding, small town, funeral, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Plot: judge, single mother, lawyer, custody, hearing, abuse, children, child custody, convict, biracial, foster parent, apartment building ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 10K
One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, cancer, terminal illness, small town, parents and children, death of parent, homecoming, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: talky, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
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Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Mitte 30 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: widow, employment agency, bedroom, blonde, infidelity, shower, death, adultery, extramarital affair, male nudity, student, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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House of Sand (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, sincere, atmospheric, talky, humorous ...
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Place: tennessee, alabama, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Incident Light (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Uruguay
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this poignant period drama set in 1960s Argentina, a young woman, struggling to raise her twin daughters alone after the tragic death of her husband, accepts the courtship of a charming but mysterious older suitor.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family feud, vengeance, revenge, rivalry, circus, desert, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family in crisis, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america, argentina, tokyo, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: medical school, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Men Don't Leave (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her husband John dies unexpectedly, Beth Macauley is unprepared for life without him. She is unemployed with no job skills and $60,000 in debt from on-going renovations to their house located in suburban Bingham. She doesn't know what to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 1K
Second Best (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The difficult relationship between a british postal officer and his adoptive son.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: village, social worker, orphan, suicide, orphanage, adoption, single parent, self discovery, adopted son, small village, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
On Valentine's Day (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
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Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 5K
Avalon (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, thanksgiving, oldies, parents and children, rabbi, synagogue, store, hopes, small town, society, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 1900s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: baltimore, usa, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
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The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: golden years, urban, mentally challenged, single parent, dealing with death, rehabilitation, human nature, redemption, custody, friendship, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Question of Love (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lesbian mother fights to keep her son when a custody suit is brought by her ex-husband.
Plot: child custody, female homosexuality, prejudice, lesbian interest, teenage boy, courtroom, lawyer, boy, little boy, lesbian, closeted homosexual, coming out ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%