Movies like The Last Frontier 1986

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The Last Frontier (1986)
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The Last Frontier (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His widow is left with a debt-ridden ranch during one of the worst droughts in Australian history. In addition, she has land-grabbing neighbors to contend with.
Plot: australian western, teenager, child, wedding, death, family relations, single mother, teenage girl, farmer, land grab, farm, marriage, ranch, teenage boy, cow, farming, outback, frontier, widow, mother daughter relationship, death of husband, rancher, single parent, widower, cattle ...
Place: australia, south australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, love and romance, teenage boy, love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Last Frontier: Hidden Places (2006), Square Dance (1987), Somersault (2004), The Irishman (1978), The Good Mother (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hidden Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, single parent, farm, family life, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, parents and children, social differences, religions or cults, family in crisis, male female relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, post world war one
Place: australia
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95%
 5.9
 877
Square Dance (1987)
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: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, countryside, teenager, estranged family member, young love, starting over, social misfits, love and romance, hopes, small town life, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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86%
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 109
The Irishman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, culture clash, wilderness, family life, lone wolves, family, adventure, society, against the odds, progress, horse riding, horse ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, thought provoking, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, custody, false accusation, family relations, divorced divorcee, sculptor, custody battle, piano, courtroom drama, gender, society, nanny ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, connecticut, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 185
Over the Hill (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, love and romance, misfit, supportive spouse, elderly, elderly lovers, golden years, transvestism, estrangement, family relations, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Chhoti Si Mulaqat (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Shanker Choudhury's (Tarun Bose) mother (Pratima Devi), at the pleas of her dying husband, marries off his (Shanker's) daughter to a youth. Both the children are under-age and do not know nor understand that they have been married.
Plot: teenage girl, engagement, jealousy, lawyer, grandmother granddaughter relationship, wedding, marriage, heart attack, vacation, death, party, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Behadd (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Behadd" reflects upon the relationship dynamics of a 'Parent' and a 'Child', and shows how their love for one another becomes the cause of their heartache and the reflection of 'selflessness' verses ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: parent child relationship, family relations, selflessness, teenage girl, possessiveness, widow, false accusation, sexual harassment, false accusations, child
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Sentimental Romance (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Near the close of the Russian Civil War, in 1923, a young man begins studying journalism at a worker newspaper and has a series of romantic adventures which cause him to mature swiftly. He rescues a beautiful girl from an abusive family situation, ...
Plot: death of father, friendship, newspaper, love triangle, russian, baby, teenage crush, writing, murder of father, death of husband, street life, book burning ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 966
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: racism, prison, on the road, coming of age, love and romance, life is a bitch, young heroes, opposites attract, family relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.0
 14
More Time (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thandi finds out the complexities of love, when David, the schoolboy Mister Charming, coolly sweeps her off her feet.
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, condom, dance, teen romance, drink, dying, drinking, teen angst, father daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, teenager, teenage boy ...
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry and his much-younger girlfriend surprise their friends one vacation weekend by announcing their desire to marry immediately. As they are visiting a small island village off the coast of west Australia, that is easier said than done.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, island, wedding, family relations, go public, couples, friends, rally, midlife crisis, looking for love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.7
 43
My Two Loves (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widow emerges from her mourning after a year. She moves into a new apartment, gets a new job, and a gains a 'gentleman caller' her late husband's partner and former best friend. Her daughter opposes the relationship and causes ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian mother, girlfriend, bisexuality, closeted homosexual, bisexual, holding hands, backpack, fight ...
Place: texas, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage girl, interracial love, love, illness, neighbor, isolation, first kiss, disease, interracial romance ...
Place: hawaii, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
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: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, grief, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, little girl, loss of father, small town, introspection, beach, single mother, tree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Winds of Jarrah (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Australia 1946. A young woman escapes from an unhappy affair to become tutor to three children who are being raised by their uncle.
Plot: family relations, timber, brother brother relationship, governess, mother daughter relationship, children, brother sister relationship, uncle nephew relationship, teacher, dead child, uncle niece relationship, death of child ...
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Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Christmas in Montana (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Before the holidays, Sara goes to Montana to help resistant Travis save his ranch. Can time on the ranch help restore her faith in Christmas in time for a miracle?
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, romantic, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, christmas eve, male female relationship, new love, self discovery, moral dilemma, grieving, second chance, fall in love, goodhearted, christmas movie ...
Place: montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, human spirit, society, babies and infants, fighting the system, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, writer's life, coming of age, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: australia, jerusalem, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.5
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: young love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, father son relationship, baby, mother daughter relationship, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Tim (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, older woman younger man relationship, mentally challenged, family life, unlikely couple, single parent, society, love and romance, misfit, romance, social misfits, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, heartbreaking, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, miscarriage, ocean or sea, trying to get pregnant, isolation, wanting to have children, adoption, island, marriage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, coming of age, friendship, discrimination, first love, family relations, pregnancy, locket, teenage life, bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, fall in love, bittersweet, single parent, romance, unfulfillment, youth, society ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: birth, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, ghost, male female relationship, breaking the fourth wall, second chance, family relations, death in childbirth, mother daughter relationship, small town ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
What a Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Story: Veronica is a high school student studying to be a glazier, although she dreams of being a theatre actress. The only thing that she finds joy in at school is the company of her friend, Klemen and writing the script for a theatre play in her spare ...
Plot: teenage boy, factory, teacher student relationship, teenager, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, part time job
Place: slovenia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Delinquents (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: romance, forbidden love, abortion, small town, unfulfilled love, teenage life, tragic love, small town life, rock, family relations, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, best friends, orphanage, male friendship, rivalry, youth, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, tasmania, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Little Closer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the forgotten corners of rural Virginia, Sheryl struggles to balance her work as a housekeeper and raising her two sons, fifteen year-old Marc and eleven year-old Stephen. Hoping to meet the love of her life and bring home a father for her boys, ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, parents and children, looking for love, teenage boy, loss of virginity, teacher, sexuality, boy, brother brother relationship, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
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Burke & Wills (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A story based on true events about two explorers on a doomed journey trying to cross Australia on foot in the 19 century.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: desert, tragedy, journey, outback, sandstorm, rescue attempt, journalist, aborigine, maze, countdown, wilderness, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 1860s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Comes a Horseman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and Frank fight back through stampedes, jealousy, betrayal, and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, oil, friends, farm, vengeance, world war two, love and romance, partners, crimes, underdog, romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: montana, usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%