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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and emotional films with plots about mother, son, daughter, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, children and father son relationship 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), Mothers and Daughters (2016), 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: daughter, student, restaurant, secretary, son, ex husband, wife, husband, parents, groom, engineer, loneliness ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: captivating, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family problems, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, hopes, medical, grandmother ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
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60%
Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: mother, daughter, anthology, holiday, mother daughter relationship, adoptive mother, mother daughter reunion, mother child relationship, mother daughter conflict, photographer
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59%
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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: hit on the head, following someone, shaving head, beard, missing girl, barefoot, suspicion, shaving, missing daughter, mace, bicycle, murder ...
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53%
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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: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, murder, self defense, faith, false accusation, family life, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, family relations, loyalty, racist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: marital separation, missing daughter, missing child, estranged couple, marriage crisis, lost child, male tears, grief, beach, suicide, male nudity, loss of daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: building, bulldozer, postman, village, teacher, son, mother, daughter, kolkhoz, husband, wife, officer ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: adoption, dog, treatment, mother, son, therapist, boarder, therapy, disorder
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47%
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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: statutory rape, swimming pool, abuse, mother, son, lawyer, rape, fire, family crisis, father son relationship, party, regret ...
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42%
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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: female nudity, lizard, starvation, stranded in the desert, drinking urine, head injury, injury, cannibalism, dehydration, flashback, blood, 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: flower, children, piano, marriage, friend, interview, husband wife relationship, pilgrimage, suicide, son, breakfast, love ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: nurse, syringe, roller skating, psychiatry, aids, latex gloves, medical, adoption
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39%
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: falling in love, religion, prophet, community, religious leader, mormon, death
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39%
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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: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, teenager, sexuality, islam, desire, daughter, woman, mother
⇓ 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: uplifting, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, couples, social relations, hopes, couple relations, family relations, family in crisis, helicopter, missing son, boy, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 192
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, surveillance, sex, love, target, espionage, braless, cold war, forced to strip, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: african american, neighbor, segregation, civil rights, supreme court, racism
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: mother, affair, stockings, legs, daughter
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sincere, emotional, bleak, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, family in crisis, life is a bitch, society, urban ghetto, working class, attempted rape, children, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, amputee, palestinian, illegal immigrant, impotence, smuggler, emigrant, greed, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: bank robbery, female detective, rape, funeral, murder, police, dead boy, police officer killed, van, son, policewoman
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: touching, serious, atmospheric
Plot: desert, escapades, hopes, adventure, destiny, self discovery, human spirit, religions or cults, on the road, mysterious place, grandfather, lost love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luz Cuevas baby daughter Delimar disappeared in 1997 after their house caught fire during a party, The police reported that she was killed in the fire. However, Cuevas suspects that she was kidnapped and that the fire was staged by an outsider. Six ...
Plot: missing child, reunion, mother daughter reunion, ex convict, basement, politician, missing daughter, loss of child, husband wife estrangement, childbirth, child abduction, dna testing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: japanese woman, motorcycle accident, refrigerator, son, news report, mobile phone, hidden money, pig, scooter, cash, old man, flower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, sexual obsession, gay lead character, gay kiss, low self esteem, coming out, gay relationship, gay brother, erection, barbie doll, caught in the act ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: drunk, bus driver, separation, darkness, son, mother, sexuality, father, boxer
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: adoption, dysfunctional family, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, interracial relations, family relations, family problems, foster parent, mother daughter relationship, birth mother, housewife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: horse, husband wife relationship, world war two, mother, old woman, children, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, eastern europe, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Private Life (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, pistol, son, secretary, partial female nudity, loneliness, ex husband ex wife relationship, grandson, circus, pension, daughter
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%