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blank 13 (2017)
 6.3
 202
blank 13 (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Thirteen years after abandoning his wife and two sons by stepping out for a pack of cigarettes and never returning, deadbeat gambler Masato dies of stomach cancer. At his funeral, a motley crew of fellow mahjong players, pachinko parlor employees and former drinking buddies gather to pay their respects and tell stories, revealing aspects of Masato’s life that complicate his sons’ resentment towards him.
Plot: pregnancy, cancer, gambling, illness, hospital, divorce, job, accident, poverty, disappearance, debt collector, threat, sacrifice, debt, father son relationship, cafe, cell phone, dating show, gambler, letter, funeral, mobile phone, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crematorium, cigarette smoking ...

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Most similar movies to blank 13

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, sincere and realistic films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, hospital, family relations, mother daughter relationship, japanese woman and mini skirt mostly in Drama, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like blank 13: Our Departures (2018), Pieta in the Toilet (2015), The Long Good-Bye (2019), Our Little Sister (2015), Dear Friends (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 191
Our Departures (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Akira is widowed and left with a pre-teen stepson. Travelling with him to her late husband's hometown, she meets her odd father-in-law and yet decides to make a go of living and working there. She attends training and joins the railway company ...
Plot: widow, train, train tracks, family relations, brother sister relationship, angry man, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, monk, coffin, orphan, legs, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pieta in the Toilet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hiroshi (Yojiro Noda) has given up on his dreams of becoming a painter and works part-time cleaning office windows. He learns that he has only 3 months left to live. During his last summer, high school student Mai (Hana Sugisaki) appears. Hiroshi ...
Plot: girl wearing a miniskirt, kiss on the lips, motorcycle, diarrhea, japanese school, schoolgirl uniform, chopsticks, man with glasses, name tag, masturbation, vomiting, vending machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Long Good-Bye (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A seventy-year-old retired school headmaster informs his wife and daughters that he has Alzheimer's disease. They are all concerned, but react differently due to their individual situations. The family watches as the husband and father ...
Style: emotional
Plot: cooking, cheerleader, husband, family relations, alzheimer's disease, bridge, mini skirt, man wearing glasses, gps, cookie, surgery, mobile phone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, entertaining
Plot: family, family relations, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, responsibility, mother daughter relationship, nurse, restaurant, small town, food, death, half sister ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.4
 392
Dear Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn't have any real relationships and is not even on good terms with her parents. Rina is the clubbing queen and could get ...
Style: captivating
Plot: hospital, friendship, illness, deception, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer patient, cancer, hospitalization, social relations, male female relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 213
Tokyo Park (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Miura Haruma takes on the role of Koji, a college student aiming to become a professional photographer. One day, he receives an unusual request to shadow the client's girlfriend and take pictures of her; this assignment leads to subtle changes ...
Plot: dentist, zoo, ghost, photographer, student, japanese wife, espionage, flashback, brother sister relationship, stalker, stalking, japanese woman ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Anthem of the Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away so that she cannot hurt anyone with them. But, one day, she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, buddy movie, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, family outing
Plot: school club, teenage girl, friend, grandfather grandson relationship, cheating, following someone, mother daughter relationship, school play, mascot, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, family dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
What's for Dinner, Mom? (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two sisters Tae and Yo come back to their old house which is soon to be torn down. Clearing up the family mementos, Tae finds a red box full of recipes and letters written by their mother who died 20 years ago. In these recipes and letters, she ...
Style: culinary, captivating, sincere
Plot: sister sister relationship, old house, sister, cooking, family relations, getting home, parents and children, culture, family, cultural difference, family tradition, cooking and food ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 7.9
 70K
Shoplifters (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the ...
Style: sexual, social realism, enigmatic, compassionate, suspenseful ...
Plot: poor family, poverty, shoplifting, child abduction, secret, orphan, family drama, father daughter relationship, chase, mini skirt, criminal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Perfect Revolution (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Kuma is an author, a sex obsessive and a wheelchair user. Beautiful and volatile Ryoko is unlike anybody he’s ever met before. She barrages into one of his lectures, demanding to know why he only talks of sex, not love, before declaring her own ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: japanese woman, lust, hospital, disabled person, handicapped, bipolar disorder, falling, sexuality, bookstore, horny, french kiss, kissing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 918
Parks (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jun is a university student. She meets high school student Haru. To Jun, Haru looks just like Sachiko who was the girlfriend of her now deceased father. Jun and Haru meet Tokio. Tokio is the grandson of Sachiko and they learn that Sachiko is now ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: student, japanese girl, professor, friendship, friend, musician, university, grandmother grandson relationship, couples, love, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 1K
Happy Hour (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Jun, Akari, Sakurako and Fumi truly believe that they can confide in each other. But one day, at a party, Jun confesses that she is seeking a divorce from her husband and this information seems to upset the other three. They follow her trial as she ...
Style: romantic, sexy, feel good, exciting, melancholic ...
Plot: mother in law, divorce, career, relationships, missing person, unplanned pregnancy, lgbt, adultery, bisexual woman, alcohol, husband wife relationship, doctor ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 12
Hassan (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Afghanistan, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The owner of a failing charity moves abroad to forget his troubles but still feels the call of his homeland.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: community, suffering, husband wife relationship, racism, grief, patriotism, poverty, loneliness, alienation, love, immigrants, affection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: poverty, blind character, orphan, blindness, shame, father son relationship, village, family relations, bittersweet, parents and children, family disapproval, vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: touching, feel good, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, christmas, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, love, poverty, poor family, siblings, horse, gift, family values ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dull-Ice Flower (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ku Ah-ming is a 4th grader at Chungshan Elementary School in Shuiyu Township, Taiwan. Despite being not very good in most subjects at school, he is very talented in art and has a great imagination, though most teachers don't know what he's ...
Plot: poverty, painter, teacher, family, painting, favoritism, genius, illness, death of boy, teacher student relationship, small town, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Child Wanderers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 1890s, 10-year-old Yohan is sent away from home to survive on his own as a child laborer. He experiences hardships and overcomes his fears by relying on bravery and hope to make the best of his circumstances.
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Plot: friendship, boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, large family, mother son relationship, birthday, pig, russian, horse and carriage, child labor, winter ...
Time: 1890s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family problems, family life, family gatherings, americana, family in crisis, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, hawaii, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Three Stories of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A depressed widower, a bored housewife, and a gay lawyer all intersect in this triptych of love lost.
Style: captivating
Plot: gay, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, widower, relationships, chicken, plaster cast, killing an animal, syringe, love, crying
Time: year 2014
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ways to Live Forever (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: teenage life, friends, best friends, youth, terminal illness, leukemia, human spirit, friendship between boys, life is a bitch, family, child illness, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 766
A Girl Missing (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ichiko works as a private nurse for a family she has almost became a part of. While Ichiko cares for the grandmother, she is also a confidant to Motoko, the eldest sister. But one day, Motoko’s younger sister disappears. And the media soon reveal ...
Plot: secret, nurse, kidnapping, mysterious disappearance, husband wife relationship, caregiver, replacement, care, revenge, missing person, stalker, sleeping in a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 3K
The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: illness, doctor, hospital, cancer, friend, surgery, friendship, drinking, student, death, drinking alcohol, hospital room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Freshman Father (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When high school sweethearts John (Seeley) and Kathy (Irvin) find out Kathy is pregnant, they decide to get married and move to Cambridge so John can fulfill his scholarship to Harvard. But faced with the harsh reality of their situation, Kathy ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: single father, teenage mother, father son relationship, family relations, workaholic, husband wife relationship, teacher, single parent, family life, honest, family drama, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.5
 7K
Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious ...
Plot: judaism, dysfunctional family, mental illness, redemption, family relations, family problems, coming of age, parents and children, society, human nature, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., sacramento california, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: "You have to think about whether they're really your friends," Johnny's dad says when Johnny talks to him about the grief his pals have been giving him lately. The other boys haven't exactly tried to understand why Dad ...
Plot: atomic bomb, surgery, fbi, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, disfigurement, friend, disfigured face, prejudice, family relations, reenactment, japanese girl ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Yakiniku Dragon (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set in the 1970's in the Kansai region of Japan.. Yong-Gil is Korean, but he moved to Japan and settled down. He runs a small restaurant named Yakiniku Dragon. He is married and has three daughters: oldest daughter Jung-Hwa, middle daughter ...
Plot: restaurant, husband wife relationship, wife, barbecue, small business, immigrants
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sentimental, sad, heartbreaking, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, sick child, mother daughter relationship, family drama, cancer, parenthood, family life, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, child illness, childhood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Ravine of Goodbye (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a valley, with a dense growth of trees, a baby is killed. The baby's mother Satomi is arrested as the prime suspect. The police also learn that Satomi is involved in a romantic relationship with her next door neighbor Ozaki. The information ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: reporter, husband wife relationship, police, secret, journalist, suspect, witness, nurse, television, child murder, uncover truth, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Land of Rain Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Nobuyuki Sakisaka (Yuta Tamamori) is a salaryman. When he was in middle school student, he read light novel "Fairy Game”. He still has that light novel, because he was so shocked by the ending. One day, Nobuyuki Sakisaka browses the internet ...
Plot: hearing aid, mother, cityscape, packing, locker, supermarket, apartment, mail, scarf, cinema, female stockinged legs, schoolgirl ...
Place: osaka japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he's also disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him an old snow globe as an early Christmas present and ...
Plot: memory, santa claus, christmas, male protagonist, snow, husband wife relationship, aunt nephew relationship, christmas eve, grandfather grandson relationship, uncle nephew relationship, friendship, toys ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%