Movies like Summer 1993

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Summer 1993 (2017)
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Summer 1993 (2017)
Original name: Estiu 1993
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: based on true events
Plot: summer, death of mother, family, childhood, countryside, dancing, giant, cat, doll, orphan, swimming, singing, doctor, grandfather, night, grandmother, daughter, childhood trauma, loss, loss of father, uncle, blood, little girl, niece, bathtub ...
Time: year 1993

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family, friendship, family relations, orphan, mother daughter relationship, children and youth mostly in Drama, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Summer 1993: The White Balloon (1995), Godless (2015), Summer Hours (2008), Our Little Sister (2015), Lantern Hill (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The White Balloon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, harsh, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, money, goldfish, celebration, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, young heroes, cons and scams, parents and children, human nature, new year ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
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100%
 5.4
 271
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Plot: death of parents, orphan, brother brother relationship, death of father, loss of father, loss of mother, male nudity, death of mother, male full rear nudity
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67%
 7.2
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Summer Hours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family, summer, inheritance, youth, family reunited, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, uncover truth, family problems, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Plot: funeral, step siblings, family, fireworks, mini dress, career, small town, train, loss of father, half sister, responsibility, summer ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.0
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Lantern Hill (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied. Jane is forced into a private academy, in which the ...
Plot: supernatural, hat, farm, school teacher, cousin cousin relationship, island, braided hair, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, typewriter, uniform, gossip ...
Time: 1930s
Place: nova scotia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The New Classmate (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Behind the magnificent Taj Mahal lies a cluster of dingy homes where Chanda (35), a domestic help, lives with her 14-year-old daughter Appu. Chanda aspires and dreams that her daughter will study and embrace a better fate. When Appu tells her she ...
Plot: daughter, family, stealing money, mother, classroom, single mother, servant, friend, mother daughter relationship, maid, education, school ...
Place: india
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57%
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The Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of a ten-year-old girl left alone in her house in the summer of 1981.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: countryside, coming of age, friends, innocence lost, youth, friendship, when the parents are away, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection, summer, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, childhood, countryside, friendship, garden, little girl, secret, girl, family, imagination, paralysis, reconciliation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Angel Dog (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
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, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, haunted by the past, redemption, friends, starting over, dealing with death, family, hopes, friendship, human spirit, cat, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travelling salesman and his absence affects the whole ...
Plot: orphan, childhood, father son relationship, school, separation, dysfunctional family, letter, dead father, vomiting, car, imagination, boy ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, social differences, friendship, nanny, friends, family relations, family life, orphan, contests and competitions, parents and children, ambition, countryside ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s
Place: flanders, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, uncle, garden, mansion, family relations, family problems, little girl, family life, mischievous children, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, friends, animal life, orphan, youth, family, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children, countryside ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 282
Owd Bob (1998)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Recently orphaned David must move to the Isle of Man to live with his grandfather, Adam, who's a sheep farmer. Both long for the end of the summer, having nothing in common but their love for dogs, notably Adam's precious champion ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, dog, friends, mischievous children, family, heroes, contests and competitions, youth, farm, countryside, starting over, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: orphan, blindness, children, village, poverty, father son relationship, blind character, vacation, youth, arranged marriage, homecoming, parent getting married ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.5
 17
A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: Dolly, a lovely, adorable little girl from the mountain region. Due to the death of her parents, she was sent to her parents' friend, Mrs. Chu's care. When Dolly and her mini pig playmate, Guava, first came to Taipei, they brought a great ...
Plot: search, surrogate family, death of mother, death of father, girl, animal, orphan, pig, friendship, friend, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dakota's Summer (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cowgirls 'n Angels Dakota's Summer tells the story of Dakota Rose, a cowgirl and competitive trick rider who finds out at the age of seventeen that she was adopted. She secretly sets out to discover the truth about her adoption and meet ...
Plot: rodeo, cowgirl, horse, summer, countryside, girl, adoption, personal growth, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Grace Is Gone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: iraq war, support group, insomnia, siblings relations, anti war, gulf war, family relations, protecting from truth, on the road, patriotism, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, minnesota, usa, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.5
 844
Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, orphan, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, small town, friends, young heroes, hopes, small town life, family relations, change of heart, family ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The World of Us (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outcast's relationship with her new summer friend is put to the test when the school year begins.
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, elementary school, coming of age, alcoholic father, shorts, bullying, summer vacation, girl gang, girl fight, ponytail, childhood, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, treason, false accusation, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, family, adventure, friendship, family relations, friends, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, victorian, 19th century, 20th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ballet Shoes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, uplifting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: ballet, orphan, follow your dream, hopes, family in crisis, against the odds, family problems, ambition, youth, siblings relations, family relations, family ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 264
My Friend Joe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the course of one summer, a young Irish lad named Chris befriends an American boy named Joe. The two couldn't be more different, yet they become inseparable. Things turn horribly wrong however, when Chris discovers his new best friend ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, orphan, friendship, gender, youth, family life, gender bending, teenage life, adventurer, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, childhood, family, unemployment, health situation, family drama, foot race, young heroes, financial problem, children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Maria Gripe, this is the story of two children, Klas and Klara, growing up in the poor Swedish countryside of the mid-19th century. Their father Albert is a glass-blower, famous for his beautiful vases, but still unable to earn ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, family, hostages, royal family, countryside, pregnancy, family relations, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, good versus evil, memory loss, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 75
Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: society, immigration, childhood, misfit, single parent, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, down on your luck, family in crisis, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Challengers (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her father dies and she moves to a new town, Mackie wants to join a certain gang/band. But they've got this boys-only rule. So Mackie comes up with an audacious plan...only it begins to backfire.
Plot: grief, talent show, old man, video, single parent, boy, friendship, mother daughter relationship, summer, baseball cap, sticking out one's tongue, gender ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Captain Johnno (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Captain Johnno" is a deaf boy who befriends an Italian fisherman in this Australian made-for-TV family film.
Plot: sergeant, port, hate, fisherman, male protagonist, youth, businessman, 11 year old, education, fishing boat, underwater scene, classroom ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
And the Children Shall Lead (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Mississippi in the early '60s is the setting for this story of a 12-year-old African-American girl who, along with her white friends, tries to ease increasing racial tensions.
Plot: racial tension, civil rights movement, family, social injustice, segregation, child's point of view, african american, bathroom, girl, sister sister relationship, beating, gas station ...
Time: 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family life, youth, family relations, school, family, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%