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 countryside 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: semi serious, humorous, touching, harsh, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, money, celebration, goldfish, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, adventure, young heroes, parents and children, obsessive quest, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
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100%
 5.3
 258
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Plot: loss of mother, male nudity, death of mother, loss of father, death of father, brother brother relationship, orphan, death of parents
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69%
 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, sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family, summer, inheritance, family relations, family reunited, family gatherings, uncover truth, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, youth, 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, death, train, loss of father, small town, drunken woman, liquor, cooking, death of father, slice of life ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.0
 262
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, porter, snowstorm, girls' school, snob, private school, schooner, father daughter reunion, sick mother, driving, polio, husband wife reunion ...
Time: 1930s
Place: nova scotia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, education, maid, single mother, classroom, mother, teacher, servant, stealing money, friend, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 1K
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, serious, emotional, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, coming of age, friendship, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, hopes, introspection, innocence lost, friends, young girl, home alone ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 345
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: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, friends, redemption, friendship, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, family, dealing with death, human spirit, sole survivor, loss of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, death of father, car accident, loss of father, vomiting, letter, car, dysfunctional family, dead father, sex, funeral ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: 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, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, childhood, countryside, friendship, paralysis, reconciliation, self discovery, maid, uncle, garden, little girl, servant ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, countryside, family life, orphan, friends, family relations, social differences, ambition, parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, nanny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s
Place: flanders, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, garden, uncle, mansion, cholera, young heroes, family relations, family life, death in the family, family problems, animal life, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, animal life, orphan, friends, family relations, countryside, adventure, family, parents and children, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: cowgirl, rodeo, girl, horse, countryside, summer, personal growth, adoption, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 279
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, family life, pets, animal life, death in the family, disorder, heroes, countryside, family relations, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, ireland
⇓ 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, arranged marriage, homecoming, youth, 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, pig, orphan, animal, death of mother, girl, death of father, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 817
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, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, orphan, small town, small town life, young heroes, friends, family relations, hopes, change of heart, family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: iraq war, insomnia, support group, marines, couples, innocence lost, family relations, protecting from truth, on the road, anti war, gulf war, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, florida, usa, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: offbeat, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, palaces castles and temples, pregnancy, family, couple relations, hostages, escapades, danger, memory loss, good versus evil, royal family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden
⇓ 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, ponytail, shorts, summer vacation, bullying, father daughter relationship, school, girl fight, girl gang, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, treason, false accusation, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, family, adventure, friendship, life is a bitch, wrongfully committed, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, victorian, 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: realistic, touching, feel good, serious, uplifting
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: ballet, orphan, hopes, siblings relations, family in crisis, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, youth, against the odds, family problems, family ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.9
 259
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: touching, realistic, emotional, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: gender, circus, orphan, friendship, adventurer, youth, gender bending, teenage life, family life, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 73
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: realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: society, immigration, childhood, immigrants, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, single parent, family relations, misfit, family problems, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, compassionate ...
Plot: school, poverty, childhood, siblings relations, family drama, foot race, family, financial problem, young heroes, unemployment, children, health situation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ 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, single parent, child's point of view, video, old man, ice cream, summer, baseball cap, girl dressed as boy, river, children ...
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: opening a door, blonde child, looking at picture, fishing village, euphemism, coast, lying on bed, beard, tv, looking in a window, framed photograph, rain ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.9
 24
Side by Side (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lauren and her younger brother Harvey risk being taken into care when their grandmother, who is their legal guardian, becomes ill. Lauren accepts the offer of a scholarship to a prestigious sports academy on the understanding that she and Harvey ...
Plot: countryside, runaway, grandmother, alzheimer's disease, grandparents, english countryside, brother sister relationship, love, grandfather, running, adventurer, quest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas with Tucker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While coming to terms with his dad's recent passing in a tractor accident, 13-year-old George McCray is living with his grandparents on their Kansas farm. George misses his mom, Jill, who has moved to Minnesota to deal with her grief, but there ...
Plot: dog, grandfather, power of love, grief, grandmother, death of father, grandparents, reunion, christmas, grandparent grandchild relationship, holiday season, talking to the dead ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%