Movies like Menashe

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Menashe (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.
Plot: single father, jewish, fatherhood, parent child relationship, faith, memorial, memorial service, religious, orthodox jew, visiting a grave, family argument, washing hands, chick, father son estrangement, jewish family, brother in law, ice cream, dinner party, money problems, supermarket, guardian, child custody, religious faith, apartment, loss of wife ...

Most similar movies to Menashe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about father son relationship, parent child relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, family, parents and children and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Menashe: A Call to Remember (1997), The End of Love (2012), Stolen Summer (2002), The Welts (2004), Family Prayers (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Call to Remember (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paula Tobias, a Holocaust survivor who has suffered the ultimate personal tragedy of losing her spouse and children during the Nazi occupation of World War II. Now re-married and living in America during the late 1960's with husband David, they ...
Plot: jewish, dysfunctional family, teen angst, holocaust, holocaust survivor, overprotective parent, parent child relationship, survivor, hidden money
Time: year 1967, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: single father, single parent, babies and infants, dealing with death, parent child relationship, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Stolen Summer (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to follow the path of the Lord, and not that of the Devil. ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, school, rabbi, nun, parents and children, suburbs, religions or cults, society, friends, clergy, contests and competitions, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, future, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.2
 997
The Welts (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother in '80s Poland, 12-year-old Wojciech has taken the brunt of his stressed father's frustrations with him; the boy frequently gets punished via belt. Wojciech's father occasionally tries to, instead, ...
Plot: journalist, punishment, widower, single father, belt, attraction, parent child relationship, love, fear, emotional abuse, understanding, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 102
Family Prayers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
Plot: money problems, tutor, gambling debt, compulsive gambler, bar mitzvah, rabbi, synagogue, hebrew, betting, bookie, gambling addiction, ice cream ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, courtroom, marriage, child custody, selfishness, lawyer, family, father son relationship, family problems, single father, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Family drama about a deaf and hearing couple who struggle to decide whether or not to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.
Plot: deaf, medical examination, parent child relationship, boy, father son relationship, trial, embarrassment, fight, scolding, therapy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.7
 93
Santa Fe (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Picking up where "God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore" leaves off, Freddy struggles to find work after arriving in New York in 1940. His world of refugee acquaintances includes the depressed daughter of a poet/delicatessen owner, an aging ...
Plot: jewish, jewish culture, immigration, frigidity, brooklyn new york city, grocery store, fired from the job, world war two, record player, drowning, central park manhattan new york city, death by drowning ...
Time: year 1942, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 228
Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, faith, surfing, youth, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 17K
Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, introspection, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, father, redemption, religions or cults, family life, hopes, partners, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town. The place is rural Kansas, and the time is midsummer in the early nineteen-twenties, ...
Plot: pilot, parent child relationship, travel, airplane, father son relationship, world war one veteran
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 25K
99 Homes (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal with the devil and working for Rick Carver, the corrupt real estate broker who evicted him.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: single father, moral dilemma, motel, eviction, construction worker, mortgage, foreclosure, financial crisis, real estate agent, single parent, dishonesty, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, united states, boston, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, parent child relationship, father son reunion, sibling relationship, car accident, death of wife, brother brother relationship, adultery, female nudity, father son relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Gift of Miracles (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pragmatic PhD candidate must let go of her logic when she finds a list of items to give away written by the late mother she never knew. With the encouragement of her enthusiastic new mentor, she attempts to return everything on the list and begins ...
Plot: science, female scientist, parent child relationship, faith, scientist, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: love triangle, single father, small town, single parent, friendship, starting over, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: aging, professor, parent child relationship, introspection, elderly, dysfunctional family, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 3K
Left Luggage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While escaping from Nazis during the WWII, a Jewish man dug suitcases full of things dear to his heart in the ground two. The war deprived him of his family, and afterwards he endlessly turns over the soil of Antwerp to find the suitcases, which ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, nanny, coming of age, holocaust survivor, family life, youth, family relations, mentally challenged, parents and children, haunted by the past, religions or cults, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: belgium, europe, antwerp, israel, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 392
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Plot: love, faith, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, prayer, integrity, responsibility, fatherhood, father, grief, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.7
 360
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, faith, murder, self defense, false accusation, family life, dishonesty, society, family relations, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, daughter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.
Plot: lake, banker, faith, grandfather, doctor, fire, wedding, prayer, bar, death, community, harvest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Plot: faith, community, christmas lights, christian, scolding, medical examination, party, father son relationship, boy, brother brother relationship, christmas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 2K
The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: friendship, chosen one, culture clash, coming of age, interracial relations, teenage life, society, friends, clergy, parents and children, youth, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, emotional, tense ...
Plot: flashback, faith, christian, mysterious character, introspection, redemption, religions or cults, hopes, human nature, human spirit, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.3
 485
The Man (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Simon is the king of the Danish art scene - eccentric, successful, wealthy, with a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Life is beautiful, until the day his unknown son Casper turns up and attracts all the attention. It turns out that Casper is the ...
Plot: parent child relationship, painting, artist, father son relationship, estranged son, street art, open marriage, gallery, sex scene, revenge, painter, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, parent child relationship, family, child in peril, aunt niece relationship, coma, aunt, dream, christmas tree, christmas, mother daughter relationship, flashback ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Circle of Violence - A Family Drama (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Georgia Benfield's, at her wit's end, loses control and begins physically abusing her elderly mother, just as Georgia had been abused herself as a child. As family and friends slowly begin to learn of the abuse, and long buried family ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family crisis, abuse, physical abuse, mother daughter relationship, abusive relationship, loss of husband, verbal abuse, parent
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 4K
Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, child, parent child relationship, divorced parents, domestic violence, lie, child custody, birthday party, handcuffed, husband wife relationship, kiss ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 5K
Avalon (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, thanksgiving, oldies, parents and children, rabbi, synagogue, store, hopes, small town, society, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 1900s, 20th century, year 1919 ...
Place: baltimore, usa, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Those She Left Behind (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Scott and Sue Grimes are a happily married and affluent young couple who are about to start a family together. Unfortunately, that plan gets turned completely upside-down when Sue dies suddenly and unexpectedly while giving birth to their daughter. ...
Plot: baby, doctor, crying, death, father daughter relationship, adoption, bathrobe, real estate agent, real estate, crib, baby girl, boxer shorts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 203
Stuff (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Trish and Deb Murdoch are in a rut. After 14 years together and raising two daughters, they find themselves in a mid life crisis where grief and attraction threaten their domestic nucleus.
Plot: parent child relationship, tombstone, love affair, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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