Movies like Grace & Glorie

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Grace & Glorie (1998)
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Grace & Glorie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the two build a bond and learn about life.
Plot: friendship, death, dying, memories, widow, respect, caregiver, regret, hospice, reminiscence

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Most similar movies to Grace & Glorie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about death, family relations, friendship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol and drinking mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Grace & Glorie: Hysterical Blindness (2002), Another Woman (1988), Child Bride of Short Creek (1981), The Last Best Year (1990), Love Streams (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, serious, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, love and romance, single parent, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, getting home, unfulfillment, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
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95%
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Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, meditative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writing, eavesdropping, philosophy, depression, self discovery, human nature, writers, psychiatrist, painting, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Partially based on the true events surrounding a rural religious cult in the American Midwest, and how the members' children suffered for their parents' fanaticism.
Plot: child bride, friendship, reporter, police raid, war veteran, death by drowning, radio, korean war, father son relationship, falling in love, death, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Last Best Year (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a ...
Plot: death, female friendship, childhood trauma, dying woman, terminal illness, cancer, humanity, dying, therapist
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: brother brother relationship, cabin, father son relationship, death, hunting, beer, grave, self help, american, family relations, alcohol abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Love Streams (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: couple relations, prostitute, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, custody, redemption, siblings relations, hopes, unfulfillment, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: love, wheelchair, letter, husband wife relationship, homosexual, cancer, marriage, father son relationship, gay, terminal illness, hospice, long lost daughter ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, aging, self discovery, elderly, dancer's life, golden years, dancing, widow, artists and showbiz, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: dying, drug addict, drug, journey, breast cancer, leukemia, suicide, death, family relations, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 1K
Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: drug addiction, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, old woman, family relations, nurse, church, religion, husband wife relationship, dying, depression ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: single mother, widow, death of husband, death of father, accident, loss of father, live broadcast, father son relationship, car, husband wife relationship, filmed play, family relations ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: car accident, death of husband, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
An Early Frost (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time with his co-workers (he's a successful lawyer) and ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, aids, family relations, lawyer, gender, workplace, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crossing Paths (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jeremy Booner is a college kid struggling with his grades, with the ladies and with life in general. Brian Miano is a smooth-talking salesman on the fast track to success. A chance encounter at an intersection leaves Jeremy and Brian secretly ...
Plot: passport, marriage, engagement, cigar smoking, sex, urination, drinking, baseball bat, career change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kiss, womanizer ...
Place: los angeles, bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Flowers for Fannie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Fannie Fairchild locked up her heart when her beloved George was killed in the Great War. But now she faces her own mortality and realizes that she has no one to maintain her grave with flowers.
Style: spiritual
Plot: female director, fiancee, generation, faith, widow, wedding, death, christianity, multiple time frames, faith based
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Midlothia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Midlothia is a small, tight-knit town, where everyone knows everyone else's business. On Fred's last day in town, he and his closest friends uncover secrets that threaten the fabric of their friendship.
Plot: barbed wire, friendship, infidelity, beer, duck, shotgun, mini van, small town, tequila, abortion, drinking contest, alcohol
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, betrayal, dishonesty, couple relations, suburban life, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Wit (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, intellectual, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, nurse, dying, chemotherapy, cancer, hopes, poetry, doctor, regret, life is a bitch, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, juvenile delinquency, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, human nature, misfit, life is a bitch, society, elderly ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hamlet (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: David Tennant stars in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Shakespeare's great play. Director Gregory Doran's modern-dress production was hailed by the critics as thrilling, fast-moving and, in parts, ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal court, betrayal, revenge, murder, tragic hero, rivalry, queen, stepfather stepson relationship, royal family, intrigue, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Assam Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An insecure, aggressive widow of a tea garden manager reluctantly develops an affectionate relationship with an Indian housewife and her family.
Style: meditative
Plot: female director, friendship, loss, garden, culture clash, widow, redheaded woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, drug addiction, drug addict, teenager, party, jealousy, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The David Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Away from the microphone, David is soft spoken, shy and unsure of himself. However, as his on-air alias ‘Danger Dave,’ the host of “Gay Talk,” he’s poised, witty, and every listener’s best friend! His sister, Kate, a thrice divorced ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, family relations, foster child, love, brother sister relationship, religion, gay interest, friendship, gay, interracial adoption, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Touched by Love (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teenager with cerebral palsy attempts to become pen pals with her idol, Elvis Presley.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, cerebral palsy, teenage life, human spirit, school, celebrity culture, doctors and patients, power relations, family relations, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother.
Plot: friendship, remorse, birth mother, selfishness, regret, adoption, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, black american, search for mother, family relations, interracial relations, breakup ...
Time: year 1982
Place: manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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You're Not You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, youth, parents and children, death, life support, husband wife relationship, female bonding, marital infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 120
Two of a Kind (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nolie has just turned 21 but is retarded and acts more like 8. While claiming that she only wants to help him, his "smother" actually likes things that way. One day Nolie visits his beloved grandfather in a rest home and is horrified at ...
Plot: golf, death, grandson, grandfather grandson relationship, patient, affection, retirement home, friendship, man with glasses, bespectacled male, death of wife, mental retardation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: widow, divorce, custody battle, family relations, child custody, mother child relationship, desertion, custody
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Trip to Bountiful (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: bus, redemption, small town, family relations, homecoming, americana, self discovery, escape, hopes, golden years, love and romance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bright Day (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 86 min.
Story: THE BRIGHT DAY weaves a story that has its roots in the complexity of Iran’s draconian laws governing capital punishment. A kindergarten teacher hopes to aid the father of one of her young students, a man accused of manslaughter, by convincing ...
Plot: money, caregiver, divorce, maid, classroom, death, iranian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%