Movies like Nan o she'r

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Nan o she'r (1994)
 7.0
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Nan o she'r (1994)
Original name: نان و شعر
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film warmly depicts the life of a typical youth in Iran.
Plot: writers, book, poet, search, teenage boy, library, delivery man, old woman, reading, grandmother grandson relationship, brother in law brother in law relationship, egotism, delivery boy, film within a film

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and light films with plots about friendship, family relations, school, teenage boy, youth, girl and children mostly in Drama, Family and Biography genres. Some movies like Nan o she'r: Baduk (1992), Half Ticket (2016), The Story Lady (1991), A Perfect Day (2006), Nature's Warrior (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 250
Baduk (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy and his sister are abducted from the streets of Tehran and sold into slavery.
Plot: urban setting, rescue, search, drugs, smuggler, slave trader, cigarette smoking, pirate ship, loss of mother, girl, truck, brother sister relationship ...
Place: iran, saudi arabia
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95%
 7.8
 209
Half Ticket (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story of the 'Have Nots' struggling to survive in a world of 'Haves'.
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, poverty, extortion, pizza, brother brother relationship, desire, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 392
The Story Lady (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Grace comes to live with her daughter and son-in-law, she is eager to find a way to be useful in the community. She loves to read stories to children, and decides to read one on public access television. The response is so strong that a large ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Plot: single parent, media, tv show, old lady, boss and employee, parents and children, golden years, family, aging, workplace, elderly, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
A Perfect Day (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man is warned he has only forty days to live.
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, light, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, mysterious character, hopes, introspection, family life, family problems, writers, price of fame, ego, success, friendship ...
Place: usa
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84%
Nature's Warrior (1997)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 13 year old Kim feels at home in the wilderness. One night, nature's soul appears to him in the form of an Indian, and designates him nature's protector.
Plot: animals, nature, american indian, environmental issue, environmental issues, forest, wilderness, animal, teenage boy, environmentalism, animal rescue
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.8
 160
Anurodh (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Mr. Choudhary does not approve of his son, Arun, indulging in singing songs and music. He wants him to be a businessman like himself. Out of fear of his father finding out about his continued indulgence, Arun changes his name to Sanjay Kumar. He ...
Plot: illness, singer, poet, friend, mechanic, radio, dual identity, friendship, radio station, flashback, garage
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Monet's glorious summer of painting ends abruptly with harsh attacks from his father and art critics. He intends to abandon everything, but is convinced otherwise by aspiring young artist Daniel. Having been abandoned by his own father, Daniel ...
Plot: friend, friendship, painter, artist, teenage boy, art, boat, financial crisis, intergenerational friendship, painting, mother son relationship
Time: 1860s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 238
Taliesin Jones (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Not quite a religious film, not quite a coming-of-age story, not quite a kiddie flick, and not quite a supernatural horror movie, Taliesin Jones's identity crisis nonetheless reveals a sweet examination of one child and his thoughts on God.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, teenage boy, coming of age, self discovery, family problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, hopes, child illness, secret society ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, teenage life, school, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, couples, friends, high school life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.5
 17
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: animal, surrogate family, death of mother, death of father, friend, husband wife relationship, orphan, search, girl, animals, family relations, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
13 Never Again! (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 13-year old Rikke sees Bea, the new girl in her class, as a challenge. After an endurance test to find which of them can lie longer in a circle of flames, they become friends. However, as a result of some unfortunate truths and half-truths, the ...
Plot: girl, cross dressing, water, female nudity, coming of age, male objectification, dressing room, shower, school, grownups, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Boat Builder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grumpy old sailor wants only to finish building his boat so he can set out to sea. But from local officals to troubled fosters kid, the world keeps intervening to test his determination to make something of his golden years.
Plot: stowaway, police officer, riding a bicycle, full moon, texting, climbing steps, pillow fight, sms, painting, teenage girl, small town, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Grandmothers and Grandchildren (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: stepmother, school, urban setting, world war two, friend, girl, boy, post war, village, best friend, countryside, grandmother grandson relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 7K
Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: judaism, dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, family relations, family problems, coming of age, parents and children, society, human nature, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., san francisco, sacramento california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 428
Second Glance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Dan Burgess is a Christian. Dan Burgess thinks he's not impacting anyone for the LORD. Dan Burgess thinks he's missing out on "all the fun". Dan Burgess wants out of the Christian life. Then... one day... Dan Burgess is forced to ...
Style: christian film
Plot: school, christianity, alternate timeline, christian, prayer, wish fulfillment, high school, alternate reality, car, conflict, teenage boy, christian propaganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 4K
Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, prison, dog, interracial relations, racism, school, against the odds, prisoner of war camp, great depression, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sally Marshall Is Not an Alien (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl obsessed with watching the heavens bets her telescope with the local bully that their oddly acting new neighbours are not aliens from outer space.
Plot: stranger, tolerance, sunglasses, neighbor, friendship, helmet, friend, reading, bully, hung upside down, brother sister relationship, telescope ...
Place: adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Anthem of the Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away so that she cannot hurt anyone with them. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, buddy movie, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, family outing
Plot: school club, teenage girl, grandfather grandson relationship, teacher student relationship, rehearsal, mascot, friendship, divorce, following someone, grandmother grandson relationship, family dinner, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.9
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Kes (1969)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young, English working-class boy spends his free time caring for and training his pet falcon.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: working class, childhood, school, coming of age, boy, friendship, soccer, nudity (full frontal - brief), bird, falcon, neglected child, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 279
Lantern Hill (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied. Jane is forced into a private academy, in which the ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, bedroom, classroom, absent father, braided hair, marital separation, farm, maid, hat, horse and wagon, sister sister relationship ...
Time: year 1935, 1930s
Place: toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 ⇓
59%
 5.9
 700
Parks (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jun is a university student. She meets high school student Haru. To Jun, Haru looks just like Sachiko who was the girlfriend of her now deceased father. Jun and Haru meet Tokio. Tokio is the grandson of Sachiko and they learn that Sachiko is now ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, light, contemplative
Plot: student, japanese girl, professor, university, friendship, friend, musician, grandmother grandson relationship, couples, love, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Here Without Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans.
Style: sentimental, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: worker, poverty, dream, cinema, adaptation, love, money, son, change, delusion, iranian, limp ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 69
Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds ...
Plot: journey, train, family, society, life, iranian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The White Balloon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, allegory, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, family relations, new year, goldfish, celebration, money, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, cons and scams, family life, new wave ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Song of Sparrows (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes into a world alien to him - incredibly hectic Tehran, ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: farmer, family problems, family life, human nature, unemployment, parents and children, family in crisis, dignity, new job, life is a bitch, human spirit, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: family relations, village life, village, social relations, power relations, new wave, human nature, teachers and students, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Dreamer of Oz (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.
Plot: writers, imagination, children's book, book, wizard of oz
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, hopes, destiny, human nature, friends, coming of age, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, search, girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%