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: lawyer, friendship, death, suicide, memories, volunteer, caregiver, widow, respect, husband wife relationship, dying, regret, grandmother grandson relationship, surprise visitor, hospice, bulldozer, reminiscence
Place: new york, connecticut

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Most similar movies to Grace & Glorie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and thought provoking films with plots about friendship, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, mother son relationship and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Grace & Glorie: Another Woman (1988), The Sleepy Time Gal (2001), An Early Frost (1985), The Shadow Box (1980), A Family Upside Down (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, meditative, talky, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writers, eavesdropping, depression, philosophy, psychiatrist, human nature, self discovery, melancholy, psychology, friendship, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
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: empire, birth mother, regret, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, cancer, radio dj, memory, farm, mortality, one night stand, black american, adoption ...
Time: year 1982
Place: new york, san francisco, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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86%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: aids, gay, coming out, lgbt, gay lead character, lawyer, gay relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, last will and testament, lgbtq, family relations, hiv ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: family relations, mother daughter relationship, love, husband wife relationship, death, marriage, father son relationship, destiny, gay, terminal illness, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: family, aging, retirement home, family relations, grandmother grandson relationship, old age, grandfather grandson relationship, flower shop, hospital, heart attack, dying, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, stylized, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, working class, loneliness, character study, single parent, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, getting home, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, loss of husband, uncle nephew relationship, car, loss of father, accident, death of husband, love, death of father, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: old woman, drug addiction, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, family relations, church, death, husband wife relationship, religion, depression, nurse ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: drug addict, drug addiction, drugs, family relations, dying, death, breast cancer, leukemia, suicide, journey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ...
Style: erotic
Plot: making love, sex scene, first sex, father son relationship, marriage, employer employee relationship, restaurant, money, friend, roommate, lawyer, friendship ...
Place: los angeles, bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, religion, age difference, solitude, death of child, picnic, investigation, misogyny, sheriff, attorney general, engagement, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion ...
Time: 50s
Place: arizona, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: tense, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: writers, couple relations, drug addiction, addiction, time travel, social outcast, disability, sibling relationship, alcoholic, divorce, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: alcohol abuse, hunting, grave, beer, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death, family relations, self help, american, cabin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: racism, interracial relations, child custody, interracial adoption, grandmother grandson relationship, grandparent and grandchild, social problems, custody, family, social issues, grandfather grandson relationship, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, skateboard, surrealism, pregnancy, death, drugs, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Macbeth (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: murder, child murder, suicide, shakespeare, shakespeare play, knife
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: lgbt, child custody, female homosexuality, prejudice, family relations, courtroom, lesbian mother, custody battle, lesbian, teenage boy, closeted homosexual, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rich and Famous (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two literary women compete for 20 years: one writes for the critics; the other one, to get rich.
Style: sexy, suspense, intellectual, scenic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, older woman younger man, writers, sex, teacher, women, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, world politics, unlikely friendships, sexualized violence, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Opening Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An actress suffers an emotional uproar in her personal life after a fan dies trying to see her.
Style: art house, cerebral, thought provoking, talky, tense ...
Plot: aging, theater, obsessed fan, filmmaking, alcoholic, actor, mental disorder, time travel, stalker, car accident, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Subject Was Roses (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Timmy Cleary (Sheen), comes home from soldiering, he's greeted by the open but strained arms of his two parents, John and Nettie, (Neal and Albertson). Once considered sickly and weak, he has now distinguished himself in the service and is ...
Plot: world war two, regret, veteran, argument, lake, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, guilt, brawl, dancing, world war two veteran, dysfunctional family ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: art house, sexy, suspense, talky, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, male nudity, melancholy, cheating, time travel, social outcast, feminism, sexual abuse, writer's life, addiction, sexualized violence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Melt with You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Former college friends meet up for a reunion that leads them to face the apparent disillusionment that defines their lives. After a week of excessive drug and alcohol abuse, events lead them to contemplate fulfilling a self destructive pact they ...
Style: disturbing, serious, talky, depressing, cerebral ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, regret, introspection, cocaine, binge drinking, haunted by the past, buddies, policewoman, death of friend, depression, hanged man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, contemplative
Plot: car accident, architect, death, raft, quitting job, husband wife relationship, friendship, teenager, help, homeless, accident, mourning ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: success, couples, friendship, marriage, love, conversation, crumbling marriage, resentment, couple relations, happiness, anger, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family problems, friends, couples, couple relations, relationship problems, lifestyle, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, city life, husband wife relationship, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, cerebral ...
Plot: introspection, aging, couples, elderly, redemption, architect, society, death, couple relations, life turned upside down, disorder, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 26K
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sweet, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, life is a bitch, death, dying, character study, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, youth, marital infidelity, young woman, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 745
White Mama (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A poor, elderly white woman living in a tenement in a black ghetto is befriended by a neighborhood boy, and the two of them form a mutually beneficial relationship: he provides her companionship and protection, and she becomes the mother he never had
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: elderly, poor, survival, neighborhood, aging, friendship, interracial relations, eviction, urban ghetto life, teenage life, golden years, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, self discovery, aging, dancer's life, elderly, golden years, widow, dancing, gay, friends, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 9K
The Front (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
Style: sexy, thought provoking, humorous, clever, melancholic ...
Plot: writers, politics, friendship, communism, mccarthyism, fighting the system, lawyer, paranoia, hotel, brainwashing, paranoid, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: new york, usa, europe, florence, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%