Movies like Menashe

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Menashe (2017)
 6.5
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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: jewish, single father, parent child relationship, fatherhood, faith, religion, cemetery, boy, debt, painting, boss, little boy, tradition, judaism, van, rabbi, employer employee relationship, widower, money problems, father son estrangement, drinking alcohol, father son relationship, grocery store, argument, date ...

Most similar movies to Menashe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about father son relationship, parent child relationship, mother son relationship, family relations, single father, boy and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Menashe: Stolen Summer (2002), Family Prayers (1993), The End of Love (2012), A Call to Remember (1997), The Welts (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 103
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: rabbi, hebrew, movie theatre, punch, sister sister relationship, freezer, gambler, jewish, television, button, ice cream, jewish family ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, gloomy, realistic, 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 ⇓
78%
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: holocaust, holocaust survivor, jewish, teen angst, overprotective parent, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, hidden money, survivor, mother son relationship
Time: 1960s, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 7.1
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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, belt, attraction, parent child relationship, fear, widower, punishment, love, single father, male female relationship, revenge, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, culture clash, chosen one, coming of age, interracial relations, teenage life, society, friends, clergy, parents and children, youth, judaism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sincere, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, courtroom, marriage, child custody, selfishness, lawyer, family, father son relationship, family problems, single father, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ...
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: existentialism, death of mother, sibling relationship, father son reunion, death of wife, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, troubled teen, brother brother relationship, depression, widower ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: medical examination, deaf, parent child relationship, father son relationship, boy, trial, embarrassment, fight, scolding, therapy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 374
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: christian, grief, father, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, faith, prayer, responsibility, fatherhood, integrity, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, world war one veteran, father son relationship, airplane, beer, travel, small town
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 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: emotional, uplifting, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, father, drugs/alcohol, introspection, parents and children, redemption, religions or cults, family life, hopes, partners, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: emotional, serious, 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 ⇓
45%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: workaholic, loss of mother, husband wife relationship, boy, father son relationship, estranged father, cancer, loss of wife, death of mother, death of wife, terminal illness, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 235
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: youth, faith, teenager, surfing, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: christmas lights, christian, faith, community, medical examination, brother brother relationship, scolding, party, father son relationship, christmas, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 5K
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, domestic violence, child custody, divorced parents, lie, birthday party, father daughter estrangement, violent man, rifle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 61
My Fair Son (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When young art student Ray moves in with his estranged businessman father after years of separation, the two tentatively begin to reconcile their many differences -- including Ray's revelation that he's gay, which his father struggles to ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, father son estrangement, chess, homosexuality, gay, homosexual, dysfunctional family, single father, sleeping nude, male nudity, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
Style: emotional
Plot: parent child relationship, female scientist, scientist, faith, science, female protagonist, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Voices from the Heartland: Slaves of the Lord (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a Jewish Orthodox village in Israel, Tamar, a twelve-year-old girl, prepares for her Bat-Mitzvah (confirmation), which will take place on Passover. Becoming convinced that she is impure, and growing increasingly scared and depressed, she forces ...
Plot: religious, orthodox jew, ritual, menarche, religion, menstruation, 12 year old, coming of age, jewish, jewish girl, girl
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The 23rd Psalm (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama - An evolving, empathetic, African-American, police detective, unconsciously channels his intuition to transcend his shortcomings and unravel the enigmatic murder of a transformed prostitute - Fredrick Burns, Auggie Cavanagh, Arnita Champion
Style: avant garde
Plot: faith based, gospel, african american, supernatural power, religious faith, religion, christian, new age, faith, art, spirituality
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 94
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, drowning, record player, fired from the job, world war two, central park manhattan new york city, poetry, homesickness, visa, debt ...
Time: year 1942, year 1941
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: politics, political unrest, dictatorship, football, grownups, coming of age, family life, brazilian, innocence lost, friendship, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Question of Love (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lesbian mother fights to keep her son when a custody suit is brought by her ex-husband.
Plot: child custody, prejudice, female homosexuality, custody battle, lesbian mother, homosexuality, gay parent, coming out, closeted homosexual, boy, courtroom, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 26K
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, serious, captivating, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: single father, moral dilemma, motel, real estate agent, mortgage, financial crisis, foreclosure, eviction, construction worker, single parent, dishonesty, real estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, united states, boston, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 girl, widower, adoption, death, neglect, boxer shorts, loss of wife, bereavement, death in childbirth, therapy, single father, single parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 370
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: racism, faith, murder, self defense, false accusation, family life, dishonesty, society, family relations, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, redemption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 504
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, open marriage, artist, estranged son, street art, father son relationship, painter, cigarette smoking, sex scene, female nudity, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: adoption, terminal illness, babies and infants, single parent, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, legal action, child illness, custody, family in crisis, pregnancy, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Switched at Birth (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: This is the story of the two babies who were switched at birth. A few years later when one of the girls gets sick and tests revealed that she was not the daughter of the couple who raised her. Eventually she dies. And the couple most especially the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, mistaken identity, parents and children, custody, family life, family problems, family relations, babies and infants, track down, death in the family, legal, youth ...
Time: year 1978, year 1987
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%