Movies like All the Way Home 1981

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All the Way Home
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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Norma Rae
Drama
USA
114 min.
 7.4
Places in the Heart
Drama
USA
111 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about widow, family relations, mother daughter relationship, single mother, death, husband wife relationship and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like All the Way Home: A Death in the Family (2002), Norma Rae (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), Campfire (2004), Incident Light (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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All the Way Home
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: single parent, dealing with death, small town, death in the family, family in crisis, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, death of husband, family problems, family relations, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: tennessee, usa
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A Death in the Family
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: death of husband, brother sister relationship, widow, child's point of view, death of father, death
Time: 1910s
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Norma Rae
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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, serious, sincere, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: small town, workplace, working class, fighting the system, courage, friendship, feminism, jewish, price of justice, idealism, greed, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: alabama, usa
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Places in the Heart
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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.
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Audience: chick flick
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
 7.0
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Campfire
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of one woman's personal battle for acceptance, but also a portrait of a political movement that has forever affected millions of lives in the Middle East.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
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Incident Light
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.
Plot: single mother, wedding, singing, love, mother daughter relationship, dancing, jazz music, playing guitar, loss of husband, loss of brother, widow, guitar ...
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Clover
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: death of husband, able to see the dead, aunt niece relationship, widow, grief, interracial romance, black american, african american, husband wife relationship, girl, car accident, loss of father ...
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Little Sparrows
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who is yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: introspection, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, self discovery, terminal illness, siblings relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, hopes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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    User:   41%
 
 6.3
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Run & Jump
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: folk, doctors and patients, rock, family in crisis, mental illness, family problems, crumbling marriage, irish, opposites attract, family life, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 6.5
 797
Custody
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: single mother, judge, lawyer, abuse, children, hearing, custody, social services, woman, female lawyer, latina, pedophile ...
Place: new york
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System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Men Don't Leave
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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: depression, single parent, crumbling marriage, family drama, death, dealing with death, urban, starting over, dysfunctional family, family, hospital, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 7.3
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Ragtime
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Audience: kids
Plot: fighting the system, jazz, friendship, murder, interracial relations, justice, social differences, racism, distopia, adaptation, runaway, racial injustice ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, london, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   48%
 
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a short story by the acclaimed author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, comes a holiday story of family and forgiveness. Recently widowed Mary Bassett (Helene Joy) and her three children have hit difficult times on their farm. Suddenly, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, family life, family, farm, estrangement, hopes, reunion, family relations, teenage life, youth, family problems, thanksgiving ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
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Christy
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
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 6.6
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Leo
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, prison, going straight, redemption, love affair, parents and children, death in the family, release from prison, dysfunctional family, prison life, infidelity, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: mississippi
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    User:   39%
 
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Our House
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Our House is an American television drama series that aired on NBC for two seasons from September 11, 1986 to May 8, 1988. The series centers on the Witherspoon family and the challenges they face adjusting to life with three generations living in ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, family, family relations, parents and children, family life, youth, single mother, in-laws, family drama, loss of husband, father in law daughter in law relationship, basset hound ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
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 5.3
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Steam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: singleness, hopes, family relations, golden years, single parent, human spirit, sauna, widow, catholic, lesbian, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.0
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The Guardians
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Plot: honor, farm, world war one, widow, cemetery, pregnancy, letter, classroom, orphan, grave, church, farming ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
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The Color Purple
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: An epic tale spanning forty years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman living in the South who survives incredible abuse and bigotry. After Celie's abusive father marries her off to the equally debasing "Mister" Albert ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, rape, slavery, prejudice, friendship, incest, letter, underdog, race issues, crumbling marriage, segregation, feminism ...
Time: 1930s, 1900s, 20th century, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: africa, usa, southern usa, georgia, tennessee
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System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
Akeelah and the Bee
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She's smart, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: spelling bee, underdog, mentor, courage, coming of age, friendship, dedicated educator, urban, contests and competitions, happy ending, kids and family, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, washington d.c.
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    User:   35%
 
Things We Lost in the Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, childhood, drugs, death, drugs/alcohol, interracial romance, drug addiction, funeral, depression, redemption, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
The Shipping News
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, small town, adultery, incest, single father, starting over, island, death, romance, adaptation, loneliness, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new jersey, atlantic ocean
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Redemption of the Ghost
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When convicted embezzler Witt Hampton (Gene Bicknell) escapes from prison, a lonely barn serves as the perfect hideout -- until a pair of tykes stumbles on him. Telling the tots he's a ghost, Witt strikes up a friendship with the pair. Soon, ...
Plot: overalls, children, river, widow, farmhouse, old house, convict, prison escape, aunt, old car, waitress, single mother ...
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System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
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 7.4
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Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother. When Osama is called by the Taliban to join school and military training she embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating ...
Plot: survival, coming of age, islam, brutality, poverty, childhood, hospital, hidden identity, women, storytelling, death, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, disability, family bonds, mental illness, family drama, mentally challenged, self discovery, parents and children, brothers, siblings relations, responsibility, life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
A Sunday in the Country
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, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, father daughter relationship, art, dance, relationships, loneliness, parents and children, secrets, culture clash, countryside, beautiful scenery, family ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
 6.6
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The Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: small town, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, beach, single mother, children, tree, grief, storm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
The Night of the Iguana
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, talky, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, mental illness, redemption, drinking, church, death, loneliness, clergy, human nature, self discovery, runaway, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa ...
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System:   31%
    User:   37%
 

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