Movies like The Surrogate 1995

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The Surrogate (1995)
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The Surrogate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amy Winslow (Alyssa Milano) wants to go to art college but can't get her financial aid approved. A help wanted ad leads to a couple that will let her move into their quiet guest home rent free, a dream come true except that Joan(Connie Selleca) wants Amy to be a surrogate mother for her next child. Little does Amy know the dark sinister reasons behind her desire, the scandalous death of Joan's first infant child and the fear she might hurt her next baby. The baby is adopted before Amy wakes up in the hospital, leading to a dangerous confrontation to claim the child finally for her own.
Plot: pregnancy, baby, female protagonist, female student, surrogate mother, possessiveness, dark secret, surveillance, dead child, rivalry, mysterious death, female villain, worried mother, guest house, newspaper ad, pregnancy and birth

Most similar movies to The Surrogate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about pregnancy, baby, pregnant woman, female protagonist, family relations, adoption and hospital mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Surrogate: A Brand New Life (1973), Harry's Daughters (2005), The Flamingo Rising (2001), Having Babies II (1977), Adam (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Brand New Life (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, a middle-aged couple has to face the prospect of having their first child.
Plot: baby, parenthood, pregnant wife, expectant father, baby born, pregnancy, newborn, pregnant woman
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95%
Harry's Daughters (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: About two sisters, Marie and Ninni, both are pregnant for the first time. After conducting a joint survey, Ninni's child is found dead.
Plot: baby, childbirth, miscarriage, breast feeding, insanity, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, pregnancy
Place: eastern europe
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72%
The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and ...
Plot: rivalry, female director, funeral home, movie theatre, drive in
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Having Babies II (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of various couples who get caught up in the personal and emotional crises of birth, adoption and hospitalization, and also of the hospital and health care workers who take care of them.
Plot: baby, pregnancy, maternity ward, twin, childbirth, father son relationship, twins, pregnant wife, hospital, pregnant woman, expectant father, woman in labor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Adam (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the best possible future. After the death of her husband, she starts a home-based business from her kitchen, which opens up on the street through a metal ...
Plot: baby, single mother, female protagonist, pregnancy, homeless woman, homelessness, newborn baby, newborn, childbirth, little girl, breast feeding, arabic ...
Place: north africa, morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Aurora (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she read in the newspaper that a newborn baby was found in a dumpster, a teacher becomes obsessed with giving it a proper burial.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: abortion, foster child, judge, adoption, burial, doctor, newborn baby, female protagonist, baby, dead child, bird, teacher ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
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The Baby Maker (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She accepts but finds that knowing the parents, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, infidelity, surrogate mother, hippie, life is a bitch, dishonesty, youth, single parent, babies and infants, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
He's Not Your Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two couples face the possibility that their infant sons, both born on the same day, were inadvertently switched at the hospital, and a chain of revelations and decisions threatens both families.
Plot: baby, little boy, hospital, birth, surgery, switched at birth, couples, baby boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: It's 1956 in the beach town of Trilby. After asking the questions pertaining to the situation, sixteen year old working class Robert Joseph Jones - who prefers to be called Bo Jo - asks his same aged girlfriend, upper middle class Julie Greher, ...
Plot: teenage mother, baby born, newborn, pregnant bride, baby, maternity ward, newborn baby, pregnant teenager, teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, kindergarten ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hedda Gabler (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hedda Gabler has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the ...
Plot: selfishness, rivalry, suicide, class differences, aunt, photo album, rival, pistol, female protagonist, frustration, rivals, gun ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Miracle Landing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cracks are noticed in the ceiling of an aircraft. They widen & a large portion of the fuselage tears off & an emergency landing attempted. Based on actual events.
Plot: catastrophe, crash landing, flight attendant, oxygen mask, hole, pilot, boy, panic, rooftop, plane crash, injury, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Melody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melody, 28 years old, a confused child born under the name X, decides to rent out her body in order to get the money she needs to realize her dream: opening a hair-dressing salon. To do so, she accepts to carry the child of Emily, a rich English ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, non-linear ...
Plot: surrogate mother, terminal illness, hairdresser, homeless, money, baby, follow your dream, social differences, social relations, hopes, pregnancy, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What Makes a Family (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Brooke Shields believes she has finally found happiness, now that she and her lesbian partner (Cherry Jones) have a child. But when Jones passes away five years later and her scheming parents apply for custody behind Shields' back, an affecting ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, custody, coming out, lesbian couple, terminal illness, pregnancy, family life, adoption, family problems, dysfunctional family, death in the family, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Moment of Truth: A Child Too Many (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Patty Nowakowski already has three children, but decides to be a surrogate mother. Fully confident of being able to give up her baby, she is nonetheless stunned when she discovers that she is expecting twins, and the couple for whom she is pregnant ...
Plot: fraternal twins, family relations, trial, pregnant woman, court case, court, childless couple, twin, twins, childbirth, child custody, adoption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stolen from the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute kidnaps a baby boy at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has told her that he is going to divorce her and put her out on the streets if she cannot produce him a son. Obviously the real mother becomes emotionally ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, police, husband wife relationship, police investigation, drug dealer, ex prostitute, faked pregnancy, heart condition, baby, widow, ultimatum ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Love Lives On (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.
Plot: pregnant teenager, wheelchair, priest, drug abuse, baby, cancer, drug addict, drug addiction, drug use, mother child relationship, teenage girl, teenage pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, surprise, affection, custody, judge, baby, mother son estrangement, aunt niece relationship, aunt nephew relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Return to Zero (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a successful couple, Maggie and Aaron who are preparing for the arrival of their first child.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, life turned upside down, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, adultery, stillbirth, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Everything Put Together (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Everything Put Together is a 2000 film directed by Marc Forster starring Radha Mitchell and Megan Mullally.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, losing-it hero, pregnancy, family life, social decay, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, family problems, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, babies and infants, female friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nocturnal Agony (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dasharatham (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: This is one of the cult classic film of Mohanlal. A. K. Lohithadas won Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Script Writer. The movie is partly adapted from the Korean movie The Surrogate Woman.
Plot: surrogate mother, alcoholic, adoption, artificial insemination, baby, compassion, pregnancy, kidney transplant, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Jam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traffic accident on a rural mountain road becomes a life changing experience for fifteen diverse travelers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, traffic jam, on the road, reunion, countryside, family relations, disagreement, wedding, doctors and patients, parents and children, rivalry, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jenny Cole lives with her husband and son in middle America. She is pregnant and starts to have very vivid dreams about a small city that has a big church. She then starts talking to her mother about it and her mother shows her some drawings she ...
Plot: love, orphanage, parenting, spiritualism, ancestry, female protagonist, family relations, pregnancy, family history, loveless marriage, rabbit, reincarnation ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Extreme Close-Up (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While doing a story on the intrusion of surreptitious surveillance in peoples' private lives, a television reporter rents some surveillance equipment to get a feel for what it's like to spy.
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, surveillance, privacy, spy, addiction, downfall, tv reporter, self discovery, voyeur, prank gone wrong, disturbed individual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Losing Isaiah (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, racist, courtroom drama, custody battle, single parent, parents and children, legal action, family problems, family relations, custody, human nature, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, legal, domestic disturbance, youth, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Better Off Dead. (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer fights a losing battle against the courts to overturn the death sentence for a convicted female robber/murderer despite demands from the woman that her death sentence be carried out.
Plot: death row, prison guard, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, childbirth, shooting, execution, baby born, justice, imprisonment, gas chamber, baby girl, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Single Room Furnished (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fall of a blonde, Mansfield, from innocence to prostitution. Mansfield died before the movie was completed.
Style: emotional, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, adoption, looking for love, family relations, couples, coming of age, tragic hero, love and romance, youth, unlikely couple, feminism ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
And Then There Was One (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola, a successful television writing couple. After struggling ...
Style: emotional, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, breakup, family problems, doctors and patients, terminal illness, family in crisis, couple relations, pregnancy, coming out, workplace situations, human spirit, child illness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hana's Miso Soup (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Yasutake Shingo is a newspaper reporter whose only redeeming feature is his earnestness. He meets Matsunaga Chie, who attends a music college, and they start dating. Each day becomes all the more bright and enjoyable for Shingo because of the lively ...
Plot: pregnancy, college graduate, terminal cancer, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, diet, terminal illness, cancer, pregnant woman, illness, treatment, graduate
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%