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, orphan, swimming, singing, doctor, grandfather, night, grandmother, daughter, childhood trauma, loss, loss of father, blood, little girl, niece, bathtub, crying, mother daughter relationship ...
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, countryside, children and youth mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Summer 1993: The White Balloon (1995), Godless (2015), Summer Hours (2008), The Girl (2009), 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, obsessive quest, heroes, family life, human nature, new year ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
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100%
 5.4
 231
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Plot: loss of mother, death of mother, male nudity, death of father, loss of father, brother brother relationship, death of parents, orphan
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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, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family, summer, inheritance, youth, family reunited, family gatherings, family relations, uncover truth, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, california, china
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61%
 6.7
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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: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: countryside, coming of age, friendship, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, when the parents are away, hopes, introspection, innocence lost, childhood, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, fence, little boy, train station, car, dream, school uniform, children, driving, grandmother granddaughter relationship, bicycle, girl ...
Time: 1930s
Place: toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
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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: realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, friends, dealing with death, family, hopes, friendship, redemption, haunted by the past, starting over, human spirit, death of mother, death of wife ...
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, vomiting, letter, brother, separation, dysfunctional family, dead father, car, imagination, school ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
Place: greece
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50%
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: family, daughter, mother, classroom, stealing money, education, maid, teacher, single mother, dancing, servant, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, friendship, orphan, family life, countryside, ambition, family relations, friends, parents and children, contests and competitions, nanny, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s
Place: flanders, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, childhood, countryside, friendship, paralysis, reconciliation, self discovery, maid, uncle, garden, secret, little girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, uncle, garden, cholera, mansion, parents and children, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, family relations, mischievous children, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, horse, girl, countryside, summer, friendship, personal growth, adoption
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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: semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: coming of age, friendship, orphan, animal life, countryside, family, parents and children, contests and competitions, family relations, adventure, friends, youth ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ 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, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, dog, heroes, starting over, mischievous children, contests and competitions, family, friends, family relations, farm, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ 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: surrogate family, search, friend, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, friendship, pig, animal, death of mother, death of father, girl, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, touching, feel good, realistic, uplifting
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: orphan, ballet, youth, family problems, hopes, family relations, family in crisis, follow your dream, siblings relations, against the odds, ambition, family ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
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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, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, family, orphan, friends, small town, small town life, young heroes, family relations, hopes, change of heart ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious ...
Plot: blindness, children, village, poverty, father son relationship, orphan, parent getting married, vacation, abandoned, blind character, family disapproval, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: iraq war, support group, insomnia, family problems, death in the family, innocence lost, gulf war, anti war, on the road, family relations, parents and children, 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, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: kidnapping, rivalry, pregnancy, escapades, hostages, family, couple relations, family relations, palaces castles and temples, memory loss, good versus evil, countryside ...
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, childhood, summer vacation, bullying, ponytail, mother daughter relationship, little girl, shorts, girl fight, girl gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, emotional, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, friendship, orphan, gender, friends, adventurer, youth, family life, teenage life, gender bending, family, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: gloomy, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: society, childhood, immigration, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family relations, immigrants, family problems, single parent, misfit, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: talent show, grief, death of father, small town, bicycle, child's point of view, single parent, old man, video, friendship, mother daughter relationship, boy ...
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: insult, italian abroad, door, night, name calling, headphones, mother daughter relationship, map, beard, countryside, fishing village, hearing ...
Time: 1950s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: poverty, school, siblings relations, foot race, family, financial problem, young heroes, childhood, unemployment, children, health situation, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Heidi (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Switzerland, South Africa
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, ...
Plot: orphan, friendship, family, aunt niece relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, female protagonist, strong female character, father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, goat, grandmother granddaughter relationship, death of parents ...
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, grandmother, english countryside, alzheimer's disease, runaway, running, love, adventurer, quest, brother sister relationship, grandfather, grandparents
⇓ 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, grandmother, grandparents, death of father, grief, reunion, christmas present, christmas, grandparent grandchild relationship, holiday season ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, treason, false accusation, family, adventure, friendship, dishonesty, human spirit, family life, heroes, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, victorian, 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%