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After Thomas (2006)
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After Thomas (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Television film adaptation of the true story ("A Friend Like Henry" by Nuala Gardner) of a young autistic boy and his extraordinary friendship with his dog, Thomas.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: autism, parenthood, little boy, fighting illness, coping, family, family relations, couple relations, relationships, family problems, relationship problems, problem, problem solving, husband wife relationship, dog, hospital, grandmother, death of grandmother

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, realistic and sincere films with plots about family relations, relationships, family problems, couple relations, relationship problems, family and male female relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like After Thomas: Nie mehr wie es war (2016), Beyond Brotherhood (2017), In My Father's Garden (2016), The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007), Enid (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, reconciliation, family relations, terminal illness, memory, parents and children, infidelity, coming of age, illness, family, teenager, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 80s, year 1962, 1960s ...
Place: london, brighton, england
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95%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family relations, family problems, search for father, father son relationship, relationships, family, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
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95%
Beyond Brotherhood (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, USA, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young siblings ended up living on the streets, having nothing left but their love. It's a story about survival, second chances and second falls, with an unexpected turn at the end.
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: brother sister relationship, orphan, brother and sister, family, family relations, problem solving, brother, family problems, male female relationship, relationship problems, life, relationships ...
Place: panama
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87%
In My Father's Garden (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a loving man and father who falls under the influence of an extremely orthodox Protestant sect. He sacrifices everything and everyone to this faith, including his business and the respect of his younger son. However, he never loses the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Plot: faith, family relations, family problems, religious sect, male female relationship, couple relations, love and romance, family, sect, troubled marriage, relationship problems, life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This drama deals with a woman, whose life is destroyed when she discovers that her husband has another family. Marie and Thomas, both musicians before their marriage, are an apparently happy couple, living together with their two children. One day, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, married couple, family life, second wife, double life, couple relations, relationships, family relations, love triangle, marital problem, family, husband wife relationship ...
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63%
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Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, rise to the top, relationship vs career, nanny, family problems, couples, writer's life, lifestyle, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, bad mother ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 1940s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, child illness, parents and children, overcoming, optimism, family problems, couples, babies and infants, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I'm a Mother, Too (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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Story: A family drama about a surrogate mother and her client.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family, love, family relations, parents and children, kids and family, mother child relationship, surrogate mother, mother daughter relationship, relationships, family problems, mother and daughter, family life ...
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57%
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Out of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty-year history of Ewelina, who along with her husband decides to play a porn film. Orgasm, of which she experiences on the set during filming, the reaction of her husband, Piotr, and experiences of other women in the industry completely ...
Style: captivating, porno movie, entertaining
Plot: young couple, orgasm, porn star, lack of money, sex scene, porn industry, family relations, couple relations, family problems, money problems, financial problem, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For her latest project, commissioned by Arte and starring members of the Comédie-Française, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (A Castle in Italy, Rendez-Vous 2014) shot an idiosyncratic, half-modernized adaptation of one of Chekhov’s greatest, most ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: three sisters, sister sister relationship, family relations, relationships, coping, male female relationship, life, sisters, family, sister, dream, female director ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 76
Beyond Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An Italian lesbian couple wants a child. A gay couple tries to help them. Four friends, hundreds of problems. One solution.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: gay, love affair, love story, lgbt, relationships, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, family relations, lesbian, parenthood, couple relations, lesbian romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 57
My Last Love (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bong-yong Kim is one of a modest Korean dad who struggles to survive from the work place without any time to get along with his family. He has to work over than he had to, since the boss treat him like his servant – drink late every night, drive ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationship vs career, job, relationships, family, asian girl, pretty girl, legs, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, female protagonist, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, relationships, lifestyle change, changing lives, family life, confronting the past, teenage girl, dealing with the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Nurse Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: NURSE SISTERS is a drama about relationships and commitment that stars the oh-so-hot Sasaki Sisters (yes! They are real-life sisters!)
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: nurse, sister sister relationship, medical, hospital, doctor, physician, relationship vs career, family relations, doctor nurse relationship, family problems, love interest, love affair ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the span of several weeks, two couples, who have been close friends for years, face several life-altering traumas out of their control. Mike and Meryl are recovering from their son's death and their inability to communicate. Joanna and Tim ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parenthood, friend, motherhood, miscarriage, dead child, couples, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 33
Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
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Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spaces and Reservations (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Spaces and Reservations is an intimate and unsparingly realistic relationship drama that tells the story of a young couple being torn apart by malaise and infidelity, and the way the trauma of their breakup brings them back together. Jamie and ...
Style: captivating, mumblecore
Plot: breakup, naivete, loneliness, infidelity, relationships, couple relations, relationship problems, marital problem, male female relationship, family problems, tragic love, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mano po 6: A Mother's Love (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Melinda Uy is a half-Filipino, half-Chinese struggling mother to four children married to a full-Chinese blood man. Her family was believed to bring curse to Olive's famiily. Because of this, Melinda was not accepted by Uy's family as one ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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Place: the philippines
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Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture, hollywood, love, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, love affair, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Me Anyway (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Love Me Anyway is a sun soaked drama about a filmmaker falling for a dreamy surfer, a man trying to save his marriage and a young wife exploring the greener grass of an extramarital affair with another woman.
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: surfer, relationship problems, love affair, couple relations, relationships, coping, family problems, love and romance, lgbt, gay interest, lesbian romance, gay romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 921
Dad Wanted (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: What does a thrill-seeker tween girl do when her mom forbids her to enter a BMX race? Cast an actor with nothing to lose to play her approving dad.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: mother daughter relationship, direction and purpose, family problems, overprotective parent, relationships, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, athlete's life, sport, family, coping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the incredible true story of Amberley Snyder, a nationally ranked rodeo barrel racer who defies the odds after barely surviving a car accident that leaves her paralyzed from the waist down.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: rodeo, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, friendship, catastrophe, love, ambition, parents and children, escapades, family, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 553
Love, Again (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple on the brink of divorce decides to keep their marital woes a secret as they help their daughter plan her wedding. As the two work together on the happy occasion, they soon discover that their own marriage might just be worth saving.
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: wedding ceremony, parents daughter relationship, husband wife estrangement, husband wife relationship, love and romance, wedding, arranged marriage, romantic relationship, family relations, wedding preparations and rituals, family, problem solving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Game of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The family of a basketball club's president conspires to force him to sell it.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, competition, family relations, husband wife relationship, family, male female relationship, relationships, love affair, relationship vs career, basketball coach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, basketball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 2K
Miracle Run (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mom Corrine discovers that her twins are autistic. She refuses to give up on their potential, even though it seems that the rest of the world has turned its back on them. Thanks to this incredible mother's support, her boys accomplish ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: autism, twins, against the odds, human spirit, youth, hopes, family relations, disability, society, single parent, mentally challenged, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Romulus, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mental institution, family relations, isolation, impossible love, hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
3 Days with Dad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The last thing Eddie Mills wants to do is go home to deal with his dying Dad. But the Catholic guilt gnaws at him, and he returns home to his crazy family, an overbearing step-mother, and his bear of a father. Once there, Eddie is confronted with a ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: father son relationship, relationships, family relations, overbearing parent, parents and children, family, family problems, domineering mother, relationship problems, dealing with the past, confronting the past, life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
White Lightnin' (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was in and out of reform school and the insane ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: racism, obsessive quest, eccentric family, lifestyle, misfit, life is a bitch, society, family relations, human spirit, americana, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 110
Heritages (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his roots, Aractingi goes back to the fall of the Ottoman ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, children, refugee, little girl, emigrant, school, little boy, bomb, war refugee, archive footage, wall, photograph ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, ottoman empire, paris france, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Home of Our Own (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, corporal punishment, single parent, american dream, small town, child abuse, widow, family problems, bittersweet, life is a bitch, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%