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A Cube of Sugar (2011)
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A Cube of Sugar (2011)
Original name: یک حبه قند
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Throughout the two days preceding her long-awaited wedding, amid the flurry of arriving relatives and the preparation of a seemingly endless array of colorful, culinary delights, young bride-to-be Pasandide finds herself the center of attention. The event also proves an occasion for extended family to reconnect, reminisce and rejoice in the pleasures of familiar company. The family compound of aged Uncle Ezzatolah proves an ideal site for this summer reunion among three generations, with its lush courtyard gardens, labyrinthine parlors and passageways and erratic electrical system (subject to untimely city blackouts).
Style: sweet, humorous, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: family relations, happiness, niece, food, house, aunt, event, celebration, treasure, water, mother, farm, sun, girl, swimming pool, old house, daughter, factory, fruit, relatives, candy, tree, arranged marriage, sister, watermelon ...
Place: persia, iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family, youth, children, friendship and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like A Cube of Sugar: School of Life (2017), Uncle Nino (2003), Raspberry Magic (2010), Alive and Ticking (2011), Smitty (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
School of Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Paris 1930. Paul has only ever had one and the same horizon: the high walls of the orphanage, an austere building in the Parisian working class suburbs. Entrusted to a joyful country woman, Célestine, and her husband, Borel, the rather stiff ...
Style: scenic, atmospheric, sincere, touching, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: poacher, nature, orphan, adult child friendship, animals, understanding, animal human communication, forest, hound dog, chateau, orphanage, deer ...
Time: 1930s
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, couples, optimism, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Raspberry Magic (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Monica Shah is a brainy schoolgirl whose science fair project about growing raspberries becomes a touching emotional crusade. After her dad leaves and her mother falls into a funk, Monica decides it's her job to rescue the ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, unemployment, dysfunctional family, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, in the woods, single parent, school, science fair, nature, child's point of view ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alive and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eva lives a happy life with her ​​father, an unsuccessful but always optimistic car salesman, her consumerist mother, and her quirky grandmother. But Eva is a tad different - she suffers from Tourette's syndrome. Her family has long been ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, tourette's syndrome, loss of job, teenage girl, uncle niece relationship, unemployment, family, grandparent grandchild relationship, forest, bus trip, woman with a gun, binoculars ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, pets, single parent, youth, farm, coming of age, dog, friends, teaching the ways of the world, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Road to Christmas (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High-powered fashion photographer Claire Jameson finds herself stranded in middle America on the way to her dream Christmas-time wedding in Aspen. Unable to get another flight or rent a car, Claire is reduced to begging for a ride. When the rugged ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, eccentric family, lovers reunited, wedding, couples, romance, mountain, family gatherings, journey, pet dog, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, dog, therapy, war veteran, parents and children, family relations, injury, cell, father daughter relationship, motor home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little White Lies 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The result of the small handkerchiefs "Petits mouchoirs", 7 years later. The band, which erupted, is found on the occasion of the anniversary surprise organized for Max.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, light, touching
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: summer vacation, old friends, friendship, buddies, secrets, family relations, meeting, past, gay joke, surprise birthday party, understanding, conversation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, family life, disorder, life turned upside down, couple relations, family, couples, youth, orphan, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Winter's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For 11-year-old Kattaka it's an escape: she's looking for her biological father, a Russian sailor whose ship is currently moored in Gdansk and whose existence her parents have kept secret until now. For 70-year-old Lena it's a journey ...
Style: road movie, captivating, touching, sincere, humorous
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, tragic past, road trip, new year's eve, best friend, christmas eve, winter, translator, family relations, singing in a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Beethoven (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. Beethoven, as he is named, grows into a giant of a dog... a St ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, sincere, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Foster (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some years after their son is killed, a married couple decide to adopt a child. One day a 7-year-old boy, Eli, unexpectedly arrives on their doorstep and things take a strange turn.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, family relations, life turned upside down, hopes, christmas, angel, healing, starting over, save the day, child as adult, psychological trauma, homeless man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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Martian Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A recently-widowed, science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.
Style: feel good, touching, emotional, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adoption, orphan, friendship, family relations, thanksgiving, social worker, small town, family, writer's life, single parent, parents and children, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Jackie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, sincere, road movie, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 85 min.
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Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, inspirational ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Country: Iran
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: farmer, family life, family problems, human nature, unemployment, parents and children, family in crisis, dignity, new job, hopes, human spirit, self discovery ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Style: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Daughters, Daughters (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Israeli comedy, a father is afraid that after having sired eight daughters, that he will never produce a son.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, touching
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29%
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Rent-a-Kid (1995)
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, light, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sincere, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
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Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, youth, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, countryside, lagoon, fish, landowner, coming of age, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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