Movies like Immortality 2016

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Immortality (2016)
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Immortality (2016)
Original name: جاودانگی
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds on the one before and leads into the next. Each destiny is influenced by the other one on board, and all hurtle to the same destination.
Plot: journey, train, family, society, life, iranian
Place: iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, family, society, youth, parents and children, friendship and school mostly in Drama, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like Immortality: The Nightingale (2013), The White Balloon (1995), Marussia (2013), Where is the Friend's Home? (1987), Saint Monica (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night; the families whose lives are interwoven with each other; each destiny is influenced by the other ones, where all get to s similar eternity.
Plot: life, train, journey, iranian
Place: iran
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95%
The Nightingale (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: China, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zhigen, an old Chinese farmer, has lived alone in Beijing for over 20 years after moving to the city to allow his son Chongyi to attend university. He decides to make the long journey from Beijing to Yangshuo to honour the promise he made to his ...
Style: sincere, captivating, contemplative, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, journey, self discovery, family relations, materialism, getting home, elderly, on the road, friendship, bird, mischievous children, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The White Balloon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, allegory, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, family relations, new year, goldfish, celebration, money, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, cons and scams, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: society, childhood, immigration, family relations, family problems, family, life is a bitch, family in crisis, single parent, poverty, mother daughter relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: family relations, village life, village, social relations, power relations, new wave, human nature, teachers and students, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Saint Monica (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Saint Monica centers on a young girl named Monica, whose fervent desire is to return to the Toronto church with which she grew up. Determined to play an angel in its annual Christmas procession, Monica steals a pair of wings and prepares to join the ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, youth, family, society, church, friends, golden years, criminal heroes, homelessness, female sitting on a toilet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Song of my mother (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Nigar (Zübeyde Ronahi) is not accustomed to living in the big city of Istanbul and longs to return to her village in Southeastern Turkey from where she was supposedly forced to leave after the incidents of ethnic clashes in 90s. Her son Ali (Feyyaz ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: estrangement, parents and children, family relations, fish out of water, elderly, aging, misfit, society, mother son relationship, life, homecoming, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Deserted Station (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a pilgrimage to Mashad from Tehran, a couple's transportation breaks down, far from any major town. The husband, a photographer, seeks help at a nearby village and encounters a teacher who offers to help. Whilst the husband and teacher go ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, self discovery, prodigy, human nature, youth, on the road, teachers and students, society, religions or cults, village, isolation, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, childhood, school, family, siblings relations, unemployment, life, financial problem, young heroes, children, foot race, perseverance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Buud Yam (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Burkina Faso
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an early 19th century African village, Wend Kuuni - a young man, lives with his adopted family after his mother was killed as a witch. When Pughneere - his adopted sister - becomes ill, the villagers suspect Wend Kuuni. In order to save ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: journey, illness, forest, murder of mother, desert, adoptive father adopted son relationship, medicine, self discovery, apology, saving a life, healer, flashback ...
Time: 10th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 1K
Breath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 112 min.
Story: We are taken care of when we are children and we do not know as much as when we are older. There is less to worry about. But it does not mean the things that are important to us as children have less significance. You see, for Scruffy, despite that ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.4
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Rocky Road (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Wall Street firm downsizes, a well-to-do trader (Glee's Mark Salling) finds himself living with his parents and driving their ice cream truck.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: homecoming, family business, unemployment, family, family relations, parents and children, bank, adolescence vs adulthood, society, ice cream truck, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
25%
 4.5
 162
My Angel (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, captivating, sincere, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
 3K
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Baduk (1992)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: urban setting, rescue, search, drugs, smuggler, slave trader, cigarette smoking, pirate ship, loss of mother, girl, truck, brother sister relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Story: Champion is a "diamond in the rough" story about a dog named Scout, a cattle dog who decided she didn't like herding cattle. Scout's owner, Billy, a rancher struggling to stay in business, pegs her as a useless, broken tool and ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Father and My Son (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
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Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
In Your Wildest Dreams (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Mark's wildest dreams come true when he makes a simulated stock purchase that accidentally turns him into a millionaire overnight. But when he discovers that the money belongs to his girlfriend's dad, who needs the funds ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993)
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Place: virginia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Blind Bird (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young boy and his grandfather, while on a bird-banding trip in a marsh, discover a young, blind pelican. They bring the bird home, and the boy learns to care for it, hand-feeding it fish and even bringing it to school when there is no one else at ...
Plot: x ray, surgeon, hospital, little boy, city, blindness, black cat, pelican, compassion, train, doctor, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Sweetest Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two neighboring families in Florida, one black and one white, struggle with the problems of race, poverty, prejudice, and absent fathers, as their children become friends over the course of one summer and fall.
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, family, society, friends, injustice, discrimination, racism, black family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, inspirational, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, friendship, young heroes, orphan, uncle niece relationship, teenage life, master and servant, family, best friends, society, friends ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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School Bus (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A couple's life becomes complicated when people get involved with their troublesome son.
Audience: kids
Plot: businessman, family, parents, escape, school bus, forest, missing person, children, malayalam, movie theatre, school uniform, missing
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nayak: The Hero (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A matinee idol is going by train to collect an acting award. On the train, he is confronted by a journalist who somewhat unwillingly starts to take his interview. Arindam, won over by Aditi's naivete, starts to disclose his past, his fears and ...
Style: talky, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: train, train travel, train ride, movie star, introspection, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, media, artists and showbiz, suicidal thoughts, celebrity interview ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
Scream of the Ants (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iran, France, India
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India...
Plot: relationships, spirituality, journey, chair, atheism, meaning of life, pilgrimage, iranian, god, religion, simple man, hindu ...
Place: india, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, christmas movie, animal life ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%