Movies like My Little Devil

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My Little Devil (2000)
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My Little Devil (2000)
Original name: Bas Yaari Rakho
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: India, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the tragic passing away of his mother, Joseph Ignace alias Jassiya (Rushabh Patni) is sent to a Catholic Hostel where he can continue his studies as well as live in the hostel. The sudden separation from his mother, diet, and familiar surroundings of his village, has a deep impact on Joseph, and he initially cannot stomach the food served in the hostel cafetaria. He then comes across a fellow student, Sandu (Gaffar Modi) who belongs to the Siddi community, a little known minority group in India, who are of African origin. He finds out Sandu is so hungry that he will not even eat the cafetaria food but also take some home to his mom and two other siblings, who are struggling to make a living after their father left them for whereabouts unknown. Joseph starts to share the food from his plate; then he takes extra servings; even byhelping in the cafetaria; and then takes to stealing as much food as he can for Sandu's family. Then one day one of the students' informs Father Lobo, and...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: friendship, human spirit, youth, social differences, society, social misfits, redemption, hopes, boarding school life, boarding school, bittersweet, poverty, cultural difference, culture clash, cross cultural relations, hunger, death of mother, friends, misfit, social relations, village, school, thief, food, student ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, society, hopes, youth, bittersweet and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like My Little Devil: Friendship (1964), Foreign Letters (2012), A Feast at Midnight (1994), Swades (2004), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Friendship (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Mr. Gupta passes away after an accident while on duty, leaving behind his ailing wife and school-going son, Ramnath. Both await for some compensation, and when they are informed that the company does not accept liability for Gupta's death, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: orphan, friendship, friends, disability, family relations, false arrest, society, misfit, youth, social misfits, life is a bitch, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: asia, india
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95%
Foreign Letters (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, introspection, friendship, culture clash, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, society, hopes, social relations, family life, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Feast at Midnight (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new student at a British public school forms a secret society centered around cooking and midnight feasting with other school misfits and outcasts.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: boarding school, school, secret society, cooking, cooking and food, friends, social relations, power relations, nothing goes right, follow your dream, young heroes, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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69%
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Swades (2004)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Set in modern day India, Swades is a film that tackles the issues that development throws up on a grass root level. It is to this India, which is colorful, heterogeneous and complex that Mohan Bhargava (Shah Rukh Khan), a bright young scientist ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: nasa, poverty, discrimination, village, change of heart, journey, follow your dream, obsessive quest, homecoming, self discovery, social differences, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, asia
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68%
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, tragic hero, society, idealism, social differences, friendship, youth, family relations, teachers and students, husband wife relationship, school ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, year 1914, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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65%
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Spud (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first year at an elite boys only private boarding school. John Milton is a boy from an ordinary ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, feel good, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, fish out of water, private school, love and romance, school, misfit, coming of age, youth, power relations, friends, boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
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54%
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Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, racism, friendship, bittersweet, society, life is a bitch, injustice, human spirit, anti semitism, youth, rabbi, vengeance ...
Place: new york, czech republic
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51%
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City of Joy (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, friendship, wedding, friends, family relations, self discovery, rich and poor, clinic, against the odds, doctors and patients, human spirit, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, kolkata, asia, houston texas, middle east ...
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49%
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Christmas on Division Street (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A good-natured homeless man and an ill-tempered student become good friends.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: friendship, christmas, library, homeless man, bittersweet, society, hopes, odd couple, youth, friends, social differences, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
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47%
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, family life, parents and children, coming of age, family problems, prodigy, eccentric family, hopes, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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44%
Chillar Party (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony take own the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, mischievous children, society, family, rebellion, hopes, youth, politician, gang, parent child relationship, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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42%
Looking for Miguel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Columbian politician blinded by his own privilege is forced to walk a mile in the shoes of the people he despises most after falling victim to a violent attack and subsequently losing his memory. Miguel was a man of fine stock, a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, starting over, life turned upside down, social differences, redemption, friendship, memory loss, life is a bitch, society, hopes, social relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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42%
The Flying Classroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, boarding school, fight, mischievous children, youth, teachers and students, disorder, theatre play, prank, school, boys' choir, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Borrowed Identity (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Arab is caught between cultures as he is sent to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Israel in the 1980s.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, boarding school, friendship, teenage love, hopes, introspection, immigrants, misfit, social misfits, friends, disorder, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1988, year 1991 ...
Place: israel, middle east
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41%
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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, reach out, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
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Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This heart warming film is about a dog named Cooper who is the lone survivor of a terrible car accident. Jake, a family patriarch, loses his wife and children in the accident. Not being a dog person, Jake is angry and resentful toward the dog for ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, starting over, friendship, human spirit, hopes, redemption, car accident, dog, mother daughter relationship, loss of wife, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, bittersweet, family problems, single parent, hopes, family, parents and children, friendship, death in the family, child's point of view, widow, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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37%
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String (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Shankar Singh and his wife, Meera, live in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India along with widowed paternal grandmother, Laxmibai, his mom, Gowri, and dad, Randhir. The family feel that they are blessed after Meera's entry in this family. Shankar must go ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, power of love, redemption, social differences, gender, dishonesty, loss of spouse, friends, muslim, feminism, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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37%
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The Black Tulip (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Mansouri family opens up a new restaurant after the fall of the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan only to be subsequently targeted by factional Taliban elements.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, hopes, terrorism, state affairs, life is a bitch, society, injustice, political unrest, family in danger, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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36%
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Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, starting over, social differences, lifestyle, fish out of water, culture clash, officers and cadets, hopes, family life, academy, society, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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34%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, opposites attract, family relations, friends, immigrants, family life, youth, single parent, human nature, introspection, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
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34%
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Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, disability, optimism, family problems, parents and children, physical appearance, social misfits, youth, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
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34%
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Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, goodhearted, social misfits, society, misfit, bohemian life, on the run, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, latin america, paris france ...
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34%
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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, christian film
Plot: self discovery, human spirit, redemption, family problems, society, hopes, friendship, down on your luck, religions or cults, guru, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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34%
The Rainbow Troops (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the 1970s, a group of 10 students struggles with poverty and develop hopes for the future in Gantong Village on the farming and tin mining island of Belitung off the east coast of Sumatra.
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: social differences, poverty, youth, teachers and students, village, self fulfillment, social relations, school, island, friendship, student, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indonesia, asia
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33%
 7.2
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The Mighty (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This tells the story of a strong friendship between a young boy with Morquio's syndrome and an older boy who is always bullied because of his size. Adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, the film explores a building of trust and friendship. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, misfit, friendship, bully, social misfits, disability, society, heroes, orphan, youth, best friends, freak ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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32%
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Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, prison, dog, interracial relations, racism, against the odds, school, prisoner of war camp, great depression, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
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31%
Faith Like Potatoes (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm in the midst of political unrest and racially charged land reclaims and travels south with his family to start a better life in KwaZulu ...
Style: christian film, serious, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: farm, friendship, starting over, political unrest, human spirit, hopes, social differences, religions or cults, food, redemption, society, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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30%
I'm Gonna Explode (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tale of a young couple who throw caution to the wind and set out in search of their true fate. Román is the son of a contemptible, right-leaning congressman. Recently enrolled in a new high school, the rebellious teen clumsily attempts to hang ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, rebelliousness, friendship, teenage life, romance, rebellion, love and romance, youth, society, social differences, on the road, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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30%
The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, youth, life is a bitch, elderly, society ...
Time: contemporary
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30%