Movies like Point Last Seen

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Point Last Seen (1998)
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Point Last Seen (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a tracker who searches for a little girl who was lost in the desert, but suffers internally because her own children were kidnapped by her ex-husband.
Plot: desert, flashback, search and rescue, lost child, missing child, mother, ex husband, son, missing girl, children, daughter, 9 year old, missing daughter, saving a life, barbie doll, kidnapped

Most similar movies to Point Last Seen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about mother, son, daughter, children, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship and flashback mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Point Last Seen: A Death of Innocence (1971), Family Circle (1980), Go Toward the Light (1988), Timepiece (1996), Pororoca (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, trial, murder
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95%
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: ex husband, restaurant, judge, secretary, student, single woman, children, engineer, loneliness, daughter, son, husband ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Go Toward the Light (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple faces the realities of life with their child who is diagnosed with AIDS.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, girl, little boy ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
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62%
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Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, faith, murder, self defense, false accusation, family life, dishonesty, society, family relations, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, daughter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pororoca (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Cristina and Tudor have founded a happy family with their two children, Maria and Ilie. They are in their thirties and live an ordinary life in a nice apartment in a Romanian town, but one Sunday morning when Tudor takes his kids to the park, Maria ...
Plot: police, cigarette smoking, telephone call, hit on the head, swimming pool, husband wife relationship, little girl, park, missing person, murder, bicycle, missing child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Troubled Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by true-life events, this is the sobering story of the Williams family and their process of coping with an adopted child suffering from Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Plot: boarder, therapist, treatment, therapy, mother, son, disorder, adoption, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Child in Time (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set two years after his daughter went missing, The Child In Time follows Stephen Lewis, a children's author, as he struggles to find purpose in his life without her. His wife Julie has left him, and his best friends Charles and Thelma have ...
Plot: missing daughter, marital separation, lost child, marriage crisis, estranged couple, time travel, school, surveillance, abduction, loss of friend, hanging, missing child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: boyfriend, daughter, mother, son, village, postman, teacher, kolkhoz, wife, husband, officer, bulldozer ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Escape from Polygamy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Recently-widowed Leann and her 17-year-old daughter Julina move into an isolated polygamous compound, where the freethinking Julina meets like-minded Ryder, son of the religious compound’s charismatic Prophet, Ervil.
Plot: community, religion, prophet, falling in love, religious leader, death, mormon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Mother's Prayer (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rosemary Holmstrom is struggling to bring up her son following the death of her husband. When she is diagnosed with AIDS, at first she refuses to believe it, but soon turns her attentions to the problem of what will happen to her son when she dies.
Plot: latex gloves, aids, medical, psychiatry, roller skating, syringe, nurse, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Subwave (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: College swimmer Chad Billingsley is his middle class family's pride and joy. After a moody phase of scared denial, he owns up to father, attorney Roger, that Rosalie Frank, the provocatively dressed waitress who attended his frat's last ...
Plot: mother, son, abuse, trial, regret, rape, party, father son relationship, fire, swimming pool, lawyer, statutory rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Oasis (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A plane crash in the Mexican desert leaves a small group of survivors who are desperate for food and water. Fearing that they may never be found where they are, they head for where it is hoped there will be civilization and rescue. When their hopes ...
Plot: drinking urine, cannibalism, survival, desert, dehydration, gangrene, starvation, injury, lizard, head injury, stranded in the desert, corpse ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Money Buys Happiness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man and a woman, unpleasant bickering nitwits both, push a big stupid metaphor (in the shape of a piano) across Seattle.
Style: spiritual
Plot: love, breakfast, interview, friend, marriage, husband wife relationship, suicide, son, hanging, flower, children, piano ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, segregation, supreme court, african american, neighbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Secret Weapons (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hamilton plays a young Russian girl recruited to be a sex spy, seducing men and catching them in compromising situations so they can be blackmailed. The problems start when she falls in love with one of her targets, and must figure out how to avoid ...
Plot: blackmail, russian, spy, love, sex, target, surveillance, kgb, femme fatale, girl in bra and panties, braless, girl stripped down to bra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of NBA great Kevin Durant's mother Wanda and her dedication to raise one of the greatest basketball players in the world. (IMDB)
Plot: coach, hairdresser, son, father, mother, basketball, championship, grandmother, team, shooting, chore, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: missing child, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, social relations, search, helicopter, missing son, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Dupes (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Syria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Iraq (but shot in Syria), this is the story of three men who try to leave their impoverished and hopeless lives to get work in Kuwait. They hire a water-truck driver to transport them illegally across the border in the tank of his truck.
Plot: desert, escape, heat, sand, emigrant, smuggler, palestinian, amputee, greed, memory, travel, poverty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
No Place Like Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his brother but that doesn't last for long due to the two ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: unemployment, down on your luck, family in crisis, working class, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, society, family problems, family relations, homeless man, parent, husband ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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On the Line (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective tries to track down a gang of teenage bank robbers while dealing with sexual harassment on the job, and her troubled home life.
Plot: policewoman, bank robbery, dead boy, rape, funeral, police, murder, police officer killed, van, son, female detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, desire, islam, religious conversion, teenager, sexuality, woman, mother, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: stockings, legs, mother, affair, daughter
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Deep in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this made-for-tv movie, an adopted woman decides to find her birth mother. Her search leads her to a shocking discovery that she has to face and why her upbringing was not an easy one.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: adoption, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, society, mother daughter relationship, rape, foster parent, housewife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Natural Selection (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tyler is a young man who is desperately seeking direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. Searching for answers he looks to his new friend Indrid who appears to have it all figured out.
Plot: high school, violence, manipulation, school dance, cupcake, football player, photo album, saving a life, swat team, chess, hunter, piano ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bab'Aziz - The Prince That Contemplated His Soul (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Hungary, France, Germany, Iran, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. With faith as their only guide, the two ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching
Plot: desert, on the road, human spirit, self discovery, adventure, destiny, religions or cults, escapades, hopes, mysterious place, spirituality, poetry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Where I Belong (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Izumi (Kento Hayashi) was abandoned by his parents. He now commits burglary, targeting women and the elderly. He is chased by the cops. While on the run, in the mountains of Miyazaki Prefecture, he helps an injured elderly woman, Suma (Etsuko ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, prison, criminal, news report, dog, based on a novel, pig, japanese woman, motorcycle accident, refrigerator, hidden money, mobile phone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, outdoor sex, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, gay sex, gay kiss, gay brother, male nudity, erection, gay cruising ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
Plot: children, education, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Gates to Paradise (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Polish auteur Andrzej Wajda, the obscure gem unfolds as a sort of 13th century Road Trip, with youthful hormones and selfish impatience trumping nearly all of the (supposedly) pious preoccupations of their handsome leader Jacques (blonde ...
Plot: confession, children, crusade, older man younger man relationship, unrequited love, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Eastalgia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Ruslana floods her Munich flat, Vladan, a former Boxer from Serbia, comes to her rescue. It is the night when Ruslana's son Bogdan should finally come from Kiev. He rather falls in love with the spoiled pop-starlet Maria, for whom he is ...
Plot: mother, son, father, separation, sexuality, boxer, drunk, darkness, bus driver
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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