Movies like Reach Me

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Reach Me (2014)
 4.8
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Reach Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Each member of a group of people has a connection to a self-help book authored by a reclusive former football coach.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: self discovery, redemption, human spirit, human nature, hopes, rising to stardom, police, journalist, recluse, empire, graphic violence, isolation, confined, introspection, police officer, rapper, fashion designer, beach, priest, restaurant, gunfight, gunslinger, father daughter relationship, fear, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california

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Most similar movies to Reach Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and uplifting films with plots about hopes, redemption, self discovery, society, friendship, introspection and human nature mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Reach Me: Grace & Mercy (2006), A Beautiful Soul (2012), I Am (2010), Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007), ATL (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: church, hostage, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, self discovery, clergy, family relations, hopes, society, on the run, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, hopes, celebrity culture, lifestyle, hip hop, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.2
 405
I Am (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the City of Angels, despair and heartache are the daily mail -- delivered with painful regularity whether we want them or not. Through I AM, we join an eclectic cast as they try to untangle themselves from the web of sin. All along the way, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, spiritual ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, police, journalist, inheritance, disorder, life turned upside down, hopes, ten commandments ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mrs. Worthington's Party (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Father Jonathan Keene - a cold, impatient Catholic priest arrives in a tiny fishing village the week before Christmas to do what he does best: shut down a dying parish...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, contemplative
Plot: christmas, redemption, priest, society, self discovery, introspection, clergy, church, small town, cause and meaning, religions or cults, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.1
 12K
ATL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As four friends prepare for life after high school, different challenges bring about turning points in each of their lives. The dramas unfold and resolve at their local rollerskating rink, Cascade.
Style: feel good, stylized, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, coming of age, friendship, ambition, crimes, drug dealing, family relations, self discovery, social differences, teenage life, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary
Place: usa, london, hawaii, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 227
Perception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Perception is a darkly comedic gem that stars Piper Perabo as Jen Marshall, an LA girl with a reckless personality and a laundry list of burned bridges. When Jen returns to New York and unexpected tragedy strikes, it is up to her mistreated friends ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, rehabilitation, disability, estrangement, human nature, dull life, selfishness, young woman, paralysis, obstacle, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Angus Buchan's Ordinary People (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The plot follows the individual journeys of three ordinary South African men in the build up to their attendance of the 2010 Mighty Men Conference, where their lives are forever changed by God's message for them.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, art house ...
Plot: self discovery, human spirit, society, hopes, family problems, redemption, friendship, christian, life is a bitch, religions or cults, guru, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: prison, gang, gangsters, redemption, death row, violence, brutality, adaptation, justice, hopes, human spirit, crimes ...
Time: future, 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.5
 611
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 19K
Shrink (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA's top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients.
Style: realistic, depressing, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: psychiatrist, suicide, hollywood, depression, therapist, character study, loneliness, life philosophy, suicide attempt, mental illness, widower, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 1K
God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: youth, life is a bitch, couples, working class, terminal illness, self discovery, redemption, tragic hero, coming of age, hopes, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 664
Brother White (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Synopsis James White (White) is one of dozens of associate pastors at a mega church in Southern California under the tutelage of television evangelist Johnny Kingman (Wise). He always longed to have his own church and jumps at the opportunity to ...
Style: semi serious, uplifting, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: christian, church, pastor, clergy, hopes, society, save the day, fish out of water, human spirit, social relations, religions or cults, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
No Pain, No Gain (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of a bodybuilder who longs to be respected for his mind. Mike Zorillo, a small town Ohio champion bodybuilder with a genius IQ, journeys to the Mecca of bodybuilding, Los Angeles, determined to beat his nemesis, Jake Steel, with natural ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, tough heroes, follow your dream, redemption, once promising, physical appearance, heroes, comeback, lifestyle, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 28
Refuge (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The lives of a Hollywood actress battling drug addiction, a teen with a violent past, a teacher fighting to keep a dream alive, and a cop caught in a love triangle are brought together by fate.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, touching, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, love triangle, addiction, redemption, youth, dedicated educator, hopes, high school life, love, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: boy, friendship, haunted by the past, redemption, escapades, family problems, orphan, journey, crimes, youth, missing person, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deep in the Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An alcoholic man refocuses himself on putting kids through college via 4H and FFA scholarship donations. Guiding him is a spiritual figure he calls "The Bearded Man".
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, starting over, support group, hopes, mysterious stranger, college, friendship, society, rise to the top, alcoholic, changing lives, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 5K
Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: father son relationship, doctors, aging, hospital, family bonds, hopes, parents and children, family life, terminal illness, redemption, dysfunctional family, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 1K
Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, small town, haunted by the past, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.8
 4K
Door to Door (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: salesman, disability, human spirit, cerebral palsy, changing lives, against the odds, underdog, ambition, misfit, society, hopes, door to door salesman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 21K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: christian film, uplifting, feel good, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christian, faith, christianity, life philosophy, fatherhood, family relations, god, father son relationship, idealism, dysfunctional family, stereotypes, courage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 356
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, human nature, on the road, obsessive quest, hopes, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, road trip, travel, adventure, friendship, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, seattle, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 103
Abraxas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Former punk rocker Jonen, now a Buddhist priest, seems to have lost the meaning of his life. His manic depression handicaps him further. Music seems to be the only solution for him to exorcise his demons, against all obstacles and sound volume ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, artists and showbiz, society, musician's life, small town, rock, midlife crisis, redemption, hopes, follow your dream, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 864
Me Again (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Things don't go as expected when a disenchanted pastor wishes for a different life.
Style: feel good, semi serious, uplifting, humorous, christian film ...
Plot: couples, redemption, body swapping, breakup, family problems, disorder, hopes, unfulfillment, clergy, crumbling marriage, self discovery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: christian film, tense, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: christian, faith, diner, jesus, self discovery, human spirit, mysterious place, group of strangers, religions or cults, society, mysterious character, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, intense, stylized, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gang, coming of age, adolescence, youth, self discovery, human nature, goofy hero, parents and children, buddies, friends, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 50s, future, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 2K
Three Walls (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three men are on death row. Jaggu (Jackie Shroff), a lawyer and a poet, is serving a sentence for murdering his wife because she was cheating on him with another man. Nagya (Nagesh Kukunoor), a man angry with the whole world, is arrested for ...
Style: tense, serious, touching, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: prison, introspection, prison life, confined, family problems, murder, death row, redemption, hopes, criminal heroes, crimes, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Family Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining he's not her natural son, but the son of a Black woman who ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: biracial, self discovery, family relations, secrets, betrayal, loneliness, justice, interracial relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: arkansas, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 284
Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, estrangement, family problems, social misfits, friendship, human nature, couple relations, ocean, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Paper Chase (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.
Style: intense, captivating, uplifting, serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: law student, college, lawyer, justice, love story, betrayal, youth, student life, college life, studying, instructor, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 3K
Lion's Den (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, South Korea, Brazil, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, prison life, human spirit, life is a bitch, rebellion, single parent, human nature, murder, parents and children, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%