Movies like Point Last Seen

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Point Last Seen
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: search and rescue, lost child, desert, flashback, kidnapped, ex husband, barbie doll, missing daughter, 9 year old, missing girl, saving a life, missing child, daughter, children, son, mother

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about flashback, family relations, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, parents and children, father son relationship and family problems mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Point Last Seen: Go Toward the Light (1988), Family Circle (1980), Becloud (2009), No Place Like Home (1989), Pororoca (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Go Toward the Light
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, terminal illness, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, snow, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
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System:   95%
    User:   92%
 
Family Circle
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: restaurant, student, secretary, judge, children, single woman, daughter, engineer, loneliness, son, ex husband, parents ...
Place: soviet union
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
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Becloud
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Alejandro Gerber Bicecci’s “Vaho (Becloud)” tells the story of three childhood friends, Andres, Felipe, and Jose, and their lives in a dusty, run down corner of Mexico City. The boys were inseparable until they witnessed a tragedy that haunts ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, disturbing, emotional
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, friends, witnessing a crime, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, family relations, native american, desert, e mail, lynching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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System:   89%
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No Place Like Home
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: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: down on your luck, unemployment, family in crisis, working class, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, society, family problems, family relations, homeless man, parent, homeless woman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   85%
 
 7.1
 341
Pororoca
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: barefoot, shaving, suspicion, children, missing child, disappearance, husband wife relationship, little girl, cigarette smoking, telephone call, police, hit on the head ...
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System:   87%
    User:   71%
 
 7.1
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The Quiet Room
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A seven-year-old girl adopts a vow of silence in protest when her quarrelsome parents grow increasingly hostile to one another.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, pornography, parents and children, bollywood, childhood, nudity (topless - notable), brutality, classic car, runaway, family problems, finnish, spelling bee ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   68%
 
Riding the Bus with My Sister
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman spends time with her developmental disabled sister after the death of their father.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: mentally challenged, bus, social misfits, siblings relations, misfit, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania
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System:   75%
    User:   65%
 
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25th Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: talky, realistic, bleak, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: crime, friendship, redemption, betrayal, prison, guilt, freedom, drugs, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
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The Oasis
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: stranded in the desert, cannibalism, survival, desert, drinking urine, injury, lizard, head injury, dehydration, gangrene, starvation, corpse ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   70%
 
 6.5
 113
Amnesia
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dreaming of a better life, a young woman leaves her country home and moves to the city where she only finds trouble.
Plot: pregnancy, desert, memory, amnesia, fish, execution, captain, sergeant, burnt body, military dictatorship, journalist, escape ...
Place: chile
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System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
 7.5
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The Namesake
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, coming of age, childhood, marriage, interracial romance, parents and children, indians, death, bollywood, suburbs, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, india, usa, ohio, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
A Christmas Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, gulf war, redemption, desert, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, christmas, family life, road not taken, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Bag Full of Hearts
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: teacher, kolkhoz, daughter, postman, boyfriend, son, mother, village, wife, husband, officer, bulldozer ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
The Tracey Fragments
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Tracey Berkowitz, 15, a self-described normal girl, loses her 9-year old brother, Sonny. In flashbacks and fragments, we meet her overbearing parents and the sweet, clueless Sonny. We watch Tracey navigate high school, friendless, picked on and ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: bus, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, high school, mental illness, urban, missing person, teenage life, survival, youth, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
The Crown Jewels
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fragancia is arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson, the son of a powerful factory owner. During the interrogation her amazing and remarkable life story is revealed. We follow her through her impoverished childhood, her adolescence ...
Plot: death of brother, alchemy, ice hockey, rich kid, young love, lgbt, scandinavian girl, natural breasts, butt, butt naked, bare ass, naked outdoors ...
Place: russia, sweden, scandinavia, moscow russia
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Wish
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After 8-year-old So-won narrowly survives a brutal sexual assault, her family labors to help her heal while coping with their own rage and grief.
Plot: friendship, child abuse, little boy, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, umbrella, hospital, little girl, alcohol, courtroom, woman in a wheelchair, child ...
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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The Dupes
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, amputee, palestinian, emigrant, smuggler, greed, house, poverty, border ...
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
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Undercurrent
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The crew on board the fishing vessel Undercurrent RE 29 has become uncomfortably numb with its never ending routine of week long tours at sea. Then, during one dark and dreary night this routine is shaken to its foundation when one of the most solid ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: human nature, isolation, ship, under the surface, confined, ocean or sea, workplace, power relations, brother sister relationship, pipe smoking, cook, crew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, iceland, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   48%
 
Natural Selection
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, suicide of father, school dance, football player, saving a life, cupcake, photo album, chess, swat team, hunter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
Electric Shadows
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For no apparent reason, a mute young woman assaults a youth who delivers water on his bicycle, injuring him and ruining his bike. Surprisingly, she asks him to feed her fish while she is in custody. Her tiny apartment, he discovers, is a shrine to ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, single parent, hospital, self discovery, friendship, village, parents and children, small town, haunted by the past, youth, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
The Child in Time
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: school, piano lesson, piano, sex scene, grief, loss of friend, abduction, male objectification, hanging, missing child, surveillance, supermarket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
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Tiger Orange
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, father son relationship, outdoor sex, brother brother relationship, gay sex, gay kiss, gay brother, male nudity, erection, gay cruising ...
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System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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Timepiece
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: racism, false accusation, murder, family life, dishonesty, faith, society, family relations, life is a bitch, self defense, daughter, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Little Sparrows
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who is yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: introspection, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, self discovery, terminal illness, siblings relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, hopes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 7.5
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Babel
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: multiple storylines, desert, suicide, redemption, depression, death, guilt, parenthood, destiny, nanny, father daughter relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, japan, morocco, africa, asia ...
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
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The Meatrack
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A hybrid of Warholian midnight movie and Doris Wishman-esque sexploitation picture, Michael Thomas's softcore rarity Meatrack was originally produced and released by Sherpix, the company that brought underground films like Lonesome Cowboys, ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: prostitution, lgbt, mother, muscular, male underwear, male prostitute, hitchhiker, gay bar, homosexual, gay, blood on face, pubic hair ...
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
The Stoning of Soraya M.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, brutal ...
Plot: adultery, death penalty, corruption, islam, village, religion, brutality, murder, justice, conspiracy, death, tragic hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
Drew Peterson: Untouchable
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, missing person, deadly, couple relations, police officer, crimes, couples, disappearance, murder suspect, missing wife, beer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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Lion
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking, scenic ...
Plot: adoption, australian, storytelling, family bonds, childhood, survival, poverty, indians, courage, mentor, loneliness, solitude ...
Time: year 1986, 2010s
Place: australia, india, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
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Speak
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, small town, mute or deaf, rehabilitation, mute, rape, parents and children, sexual abuse, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
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