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The Florida Project (2017)
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The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, inspirational, sad, weird
Audience: teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, friendship, poverty, children, motel, little girl, eviction, social services, single mother, summer, childhood, female friendship, drug addiction, female nudity, prostitution, friendship between girls, sex work, child, prostitute, innocence, parent child relationship, single parent, pizza, waitress, teenager ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, captivating and realistic films with plots about mother daughter relationship, friendship, coming of age, family relations, childhood, dancing and runaway mostly in Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Florida Project: Capernaum (2018), Columbus (2017), Tomboy (2011), Sherrybaby (2006), Thirteen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Capernaum (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lebanon, France, Cyprus, Qatar, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Zain, a 12-year-old boy scrambling to survive on the streets of Beirut, sues his parents for having brought him into such an unjust world, where being a refugee with no documents means that your rights can easily be denied.
Style: social, thought provoking, rough, sad, cynical ...
Plot: poverty, slum, child abuse, misery, traumatic childhood, neglected child, child protagonist, child labor, low lives, refugee, starving child, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s, future
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon
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 7.2
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Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, philosophical, cerebral ...
Plot: father son relationship, architecture, mother daughter relationship, korean american, coma, small town, friendship, family relations, social problems, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family problems ...
Time: year 1954, year 1950, 2010s, year 2008
Place: indiana, midwest
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Tomboy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and passes herself off as Mickaël.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gender, transsexual, friendship, child protagonist, youth, childhood, sexual identity, tomboy, gender bending, lgbt, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
 6.6
 12K
Sherrybaby (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a ...
Style: emotional, bleak, depressing, serious, sexy ...
Plot: ex convict, prison, drug abuse, fondling, support group, addiction, mother daughter relationship, starting over, warden, drug addiction, rehabilitation, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
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100%
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Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, underage drinking, peer pressure, dysfunctional family, friendship, addiction, drug addiction, friends, mother daughter relationship, marijuana, kids in trouble, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, venice beach california, los angeles
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100%
 7.2
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Palmer (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie's past threatens to ruin his new life and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, motivational, inspirational
Audience: teen drama
Plot: ex convict, tough guy, little boy, starting over, lgbtq, small town, funeral, grandmother grandson relationship, death of grandmother, friendship, lgbt, gay ...
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100%
The Happiest Place on Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A daycare teacher's dreams of a home and family of her own are threatened by the loss of her husband's newspaper job and his subsequent disappearance.
Style: neorealism, neo noir, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: economic crisis, american dream, job seeking, troubled marriage, tragedy, police detective, unemployment, marriage, money, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, riding a bicycle ...
Place: florida, orlando florida
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 7.2
 37K
Honey Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.
Style: inspirational, sincere, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: rehabilitation, abusive father, absent mother, father son relationship, child protagonist, alcoholic father, motel, forgiveness, group therapy, child, boy, father hits son ...
Time: 90s, year 2015, 2000s, year 2005, year 1995
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100%
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 7.9
 88K
Short Term 12 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grace, a compassionate young supervisor at a foster care facility, works with her boyfriend and colleague, Mason, to help at-risk teens. But when a new charge dredges up memories of her own troubled past, Grace's tough exterior begins eroding.
Style: emotional, compassionate, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, social worker, foster child, self harm, suicide attempt, depression, troubled teen, adolescence, teenager, incest, self mutilation, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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50%
All About Nina (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nina Geld's passion and talent have made her a rising star in the comedy scene, but she's an emotional mess offstage. When a new professional opportunity coincides with a romantic one, she is forced to confront her own deeply troubled past.
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: affair, mother daughter relationship, sex scene, female protagonist, stand up comedian, romance, love, introspection, self discovery, friendship, rape, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: psychological, touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female objectification, conflict, child, mother daughter conflict, birth mother, church, money problems, husband wife relationship, family relations, stepmother, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to best save the necessary funds to leave her desolate town and start anew, Katie prostitutes herself to a handful of regulars that frequent the diner she waitresses at. As she draws near to saving the funds she believes her new life ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: waitress, love at first sight, poverty, sex in car, prostitution, alcoholic mother, single mother, first love, hitchhiking, love, trailer home, working class ...
Place: arizona, san francisco
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33%
My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: touching, disturbing, suspenseful, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, parent child relationship, childhood, shoplifting, mental health, family relations, anxiety, responsibility, child, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, secret ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspense, touching ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, adult child friendship, single mother, little girl, mother child relationship, parents and children, relationship problems, male female relationship, dysfunctional family, mother and daughter, family relations, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, intense, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, dysfunctional family, playwright, estrangement, american south, relationships, secret society, family problems, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
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32%
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Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, older woman younger woman relationship, friendship, employer employee relationship, aging, lifestyle, intergenerational friendship, adult filmmaking, twentysomething life, introspection, female protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: usa, los angeles, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.8
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Little Wing (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu, who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother, who doesn't want to grow up. Varpu lives with her mother and has never met her father. One night Varpu has enough of her riding ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, touching, uplifting
Plot: parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, search for father, motherhood, childhood, single mother, stealing a car, father daughter relationship, child, single parent, woman, coming of age ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
3 Generations (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.
Style: captivating, emotional, disturbing, sincere, neurotic ...
Plot: lesbian, single mother, lgbt, mother daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, teenager, starting over, gender roles, grandmother grandson relationship, lesbian relationship, lgbtq, transsexual ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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31%
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 6.8
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Pure (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, youth, drug addiction, drug abuse, prostitute, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, teenage life, parents and children, going straight, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
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Sleepwalking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: foster home, dysfunctional family, road trip, haunted by the past, family problems, introspection, child abuse, uncle niece relationship, mother daughter relationship, single parent, loss of job, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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31%
12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sad, heartbreaking ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, friendship, adoption, vengeance, childhood, family relations, loss of son, family problems, family in crisis, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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31%
You Can Count on Me (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single mother, brother sister relationship, workplace, character study, introspection, love and romance, drifter, free spirited, family secret, parents and children, hopes, bank ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york state, new york
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30%
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, mentor, sexual tension, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, funeral, family problems, parents and children, drinking problem, family relations, love story, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, new jersey, usa, alabama
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30%
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Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, child's point of view, summer camp, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, family, on the road, children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
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Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexy, depressing, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, cowboy, homosexuality, gigolo, gay, hustler, male prostitute, fish out of water, homosexual, cripple, prostitute, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, florida ...
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30%
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About Alex (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences ...
Style: inspirational, surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, depression, suicide attempt, group of friends, relationships, friends, writer's block, anxiety, life philosophy, college graduate, introspection, disagreement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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30%
We the Animals (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah, the youngest, embraces an imagined world all his own.
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, touching
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, family relations, boy, lgbt child, domestic violence, gay, father son relationship, abusive husband, husband wife relationship, theft, teenage boy ...
Place: new york state, spain, brooklyn new york city, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: emotional, talky, intense, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dysfunctional family, abortion, family relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, los angeles
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30%
 7.2
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Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: inspirational, motivational, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, childhood, single parent, life philosophy, parents and children, single mother, disfigurement, teachers and students, addiction, youth, school, child's point of view ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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30%
Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two 18-year old girls from a christian fundamentalist community flee to a city for a summer job.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: coming of age, friendship between girls, teenage girl, best friends, teenage life, conservatism, religion, youth, lifestyle, fish out of water, culture clash, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%