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A Driver for Vera (2004)
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A Driver for Vera (2004)
Original name: Водитель для Веры
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is set during 1962 in Sevastopol, Crimea, then a secret Navy Base in the Soviet Union. General Serov hires Viktor, a cadet from the Kremlin Guard to work as his private chauffeur. In a jet-black "ZIM" limo, Viktor is chauffeuring the General's disabled daughter Vera. Viktor is oblivious to the hidden agenda of the KGB agent Saveliev, who manipulates everyone behind the scenes in the old rivalry between the Army and KGB.
Style: dramatic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: kgb, unwanted pregnancy, father daughter relationship, family relations, social relations, couple relations, driver, tragedy, outcast, young man, assassination, stranded, handicapped, young soldier, uniform, limousine driver
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couple relations, couples, parents and children, social relations, family problems and society mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like A Driver for Vera: Jewel (2001), Weighed But Found Wanting (1974), A Memory in My Heart (1999), Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011), Eyes of an Angel (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, family relations, pregnancy, small town, family life, couples, small town life, family problems, society, youth, babies and infants, family in crisis ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: social relations, small town, friendship, single parent, village, small town life, couples, family relations, couple relations, village life, leper, wetting oneself ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: rebelliousness, battles, leadership, heroes, political unrest, cossack, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Memory in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jane Seymour stars in this made-for-TV drama as Rebecca Blake, a bookstore employee who lives contently in San Pedro, California with her construction-worker husband Joe (A Martinez). A chance meeting with a woman named Lynn Wyman (Cathy Lee ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, disorder, couple relations, parents and children, uncover truth, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, family relations, construction worker, fireplace, mother daughter reunion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family ...
Style: realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events, emotional ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, addiction, society, life is a bitch, drug abuse, kgb, concert, near death experience, wiretap, rebellion, love and romance ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, family relations, crimes, crime, family life, father, daughter, gangsters, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 486
The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, couples, social relations, family relations, family in crisis, hopes, couple relations, missing son, helicopter, car accident, flash forward ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: serious, sincere, gloomy, realistic
Plot: accident, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, parents and children, small town, family problems, couples, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Dreaming of Space (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a simple, naive Russian man Konek and the people around him: his love and her sister and a mysterious man. The film is set in 1957, time of changes, time of waiting for something big to happen.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, sentimental
Plot: social relations, society, small town, small town life, couples, satellite, friendship, optimism, rebellion, friends, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama - It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson (Roseanne) is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, parents and children, couple relations, crime, confined, crimes, missing child, family problems, obsessive quest, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, child custody ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Raven's End (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the middle of this film, about the working class in pre-world war II Sweden, is Anders who wishes to become an author. His father who is a notorious dreamer and liar, and his mother, who struggles to keep their family alive.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, life is a bitch, couple relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life, family relations, down on your luck, follow your dream, couples, ambition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Three Sisters (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
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Time: 1900s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 78
Mary White (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In this heart-warming true story of a loving father-daughter relationship, William Allen White (Ed Flanders) reflects on the last year he spent with his daughter Mary (Kathleen Beller
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
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Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.7
 3K
Brick Lane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The grind of daily life as a Brick Lane Bangladessi as seen through the eyes of Nazneen (Chatterjee), who at 17 enters an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik). Years later, living in east London with her family, she meets a young man Karim ...
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, sincere, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 1K
A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere
Plot: family business, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, follow your dream, family relations, cooking and food, workplace, couples, family problems, moral dilemma, domineering father ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: After his son dies, an elderly man comes back to Spain from the US and hopes to find out which of his granddaughters is true, and which one is bastard.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: suicidal thoughts, infidelity, small town, small town life, couples, aging, social relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, military, prom, racism, father son relationship, basketball, high school, marine, strict father, youth, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 2K
Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: against the odds, family business, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, survival, family problems, hopes, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Diary of Preston Plummer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves. Adrift, Preston follows a beautiful but troubled young woman to a small island town where he begins to fall for her, but it all threatens to fall ...
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, social relations, haunted by the past, island, youth, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 781
Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: high school, seduction, siblings relations, hopes, parents and children, teenage life, dishonesty, death in the family, family problems, youth, investigation, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%