Movies like For the Very First Time

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For the Very First Time (1991)
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For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: teenager, religion, jewish, nun, catholic priest, catholic, first sexual experience, priest, drag racing
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to For the Very First Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about nun, love, catholic, priest, love and romance, family relations and catholic priest mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like For the Very First Time: The Runner Stumbles (1979), Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979), Enough Praying (1972), The Young Nun (1964), Like Father, Like Son (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: catholic priest, convent, nun, priest in love, catholic, catholic church, priest
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95%
Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sometime after the events in 'Lilies of the Field' (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless children.
Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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66%
Enough Praying (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Many socially-concerned priests in Catholic Latin America have at some time left their parish churches to go and work in the fields and factories of the poor. Such priests, usually adherents of "liberation theology," are called ...
Plot: priest, catholic priest, class struggle, catholic church, religion, injustice, church, solidarity, conscience, poverty, social problem, working conditions ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Young Nun (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of Antonio suddenly changes when she meets Serena, a young nun who took the veil to escape the hard life of the country and has chosen the provision of assistance to the sick to get out of the convent, which falls in love, moving from the ...
Plot: 40 year old, family relations, newcomer, older man younger woman relationship, innocence, love, controversy, nun, catholic, catholic church, peasant, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Like Father, Like Son (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a small-town football star, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in confession to the priest, Chris sets the tone early in the opening scene ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: decadence, alcoholic father, football team, teammate, nymphomaniac, auction, teenager, depression, scholarship, solace, fire truck, football player ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, father son relationship, truck driver, class conflict, drunkenness, teenager, blood, servant, father son estrangement, truck, funeral ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, widow, farm, friendship, couple relations, friends, couples, small town life, small town, fall in love, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love & Savagery (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland, Canada causes scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent. Love and Savagery is a story of passion, fate, and the consequences of the two. In ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, forbidden love, geologist, nun, romance, couples, isolation, destiny, island, culture clash, orphan, rock ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ireland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin.
Plot: bishop, miraculous event, catholicism, priest, kidnapping, convent, catholic church, catholic, nun, mother superior, catholic priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Fatima (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1917, a beautiful apparition of Our Lady forever alters the lives of three children: Lucinda, Jacita and Francisco who lived in Villa Fatima in Portugal.
Plot: catholic, prophecy, love, religion, message, prayer, penance, virgin mary, text messaging, miraculous event, catholic church, shepherd ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, homecoming, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, father son relationship, seduction, lovers reunited, family business ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Solomon & Sheba (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the land of Israel, Solomon (Jimmy Smits) is trying to figure out a way to become the world’s supplier of frankincense. He sends an envoy to the tiny country of Sheba to announce his intentions. The Queen of Sheba, Nikaule (Halle Berry), is ...
Style: biblical
Plot: religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chemical Hearts (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.
Style: compassionate, melancholic, sad, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage love, first love, first sexual experience, tragic love, lesbian couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, school, high school, grieving, teen romance, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for her, he comes of age. But, is there anything he can do ...
Plot: job seeking, pretty woman, envelope of money, big breasts, large breasts, train station, coming of age, teenager, cleavage, priest, suitcase, money ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: He risks it all for the love of a lifetime!
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: terminal illness, power relations, healing power, social relations, family relations, fall in love, redemption, small town, small town life, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Romeo & Juliet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Romeo, a hopeless romantic with emotionally-fueled impulsiveness, meets Juliet, an abused and desperate girl looking for anyway to escape. Together, destined for tragedy.
Plot: teenager, love, young adult, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Extramuros (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This 1985 Spanish film reveals one of the many terrible aspects of 16th century Spain, still plagued by the radical Christian Inquisition, one of a plethora of difficulties Spaniards faced at the time. Spanish super star Carmen Maura plays a nun ...
Plot: female homosexuality, lgbt, catholicism, hand wound, inquisition, priest, death, lesbian, nun, blood, convent, trial ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A West Texas Children's Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: West Texas, in the 1960's. A tale of two 12-year-olds who embark on an adventure to find new parents in order to escape their unhappy and emotionally unsatisfying family life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, psychological thriller ...
Plot: abusive father, on the road, friendship, young heroes, youth, juvenile delinquency, leaving home, estrangement, starting over, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: arkansas, virginia, baltimore, kentucky, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cloistered Nun: Runa's Confession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Sisterhood is powerful. Before leaving for a mission in Africa, Runa, a nun, visits her sister three years after entering the convent when her sister stole Runa's boyfriend. Runa comes to forgive and to help her sister make enough money buying ...
Plot: nun, barn, lesbian kiss, deal, taxi, scantily clad female, sexual humiliation, misogynist, lesbian cunnilingus, airport, gang rape, black cat ...
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story follows a student navigating high school life while living with paranoid schizophrenia and battling wild hallucinations. An experimental drug trial promises to help hide his illness from his peers and, most importantly, from the girl of ...
Style: realistic, touching, romanticism
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: schizophrenia, teenage protagonist, catholic school, teenager, romantic relationship, high school, hearing voices, life turned upside down, diagnosis, hopes, cooking, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Moll Flanders (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, evil priest, death of husband, shipwreck, mother daughter reunion, romance, intrigue, life is a bitch, clergy, orphan, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crazy from the Heart (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, high school, couples, romance, opposites attract, society, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, workplace romance, small town, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adoption, friendship, orphan, best friends, orphanage, male friendship, rivalry, youth, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, tasmania, england, london ...
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29%
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Twist of Faith (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jacob Fisher, an Orthodox Jewish Cantor and amateur songwriter who resides in Brooklyn, New York, witnesses the senseless murder of his wife and three children. Catatonic, Jacob walks out on his Jewish mourning ritual, leaving behind his Jewish ...
Plot: interracial love, interracial relations, african american, inspiration, death, jewish, singing, choir, interfaith relationship, death of wife, widower, church ...
Place: alabama, southern usa
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29%
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Honky (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black girl from rich family loves white boy from poor family.
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial sex, interracial couple, racial tension, love, nightclub, tragedy, runaway, dancing, party, rape ...
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Tale of the Tribe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A modern sorceress crosses the line and contacts a force from beyond, disrupting the fabric of time; two lovers are threatened by forces unknown; eight souls draw together mysteriously.
Style: post modern
Plot: love, magic, occult, spirituality, pagan, spirit, religion, yoga, angel, progress, postmodernism
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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That Night (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bowling, coming of age, self discovery, high school, pregnancy, father, teenage girl, teen angst, youth, single parent, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Ave María (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the colonial New Spain Ana is a missionary who decides to support the indigenous people.
Plot: religion, female scientist, misogyny, catholic priest, feminist, sexism, period piece, nun, inquisition, catholicism
Time: 17th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Merchant of Venice (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
Style: tense, talky, melancholic, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: jewish, friends, love and romance, prejudice, loan, life is a bitch, social decay, friendship, trial, religious intolerance, uninhibited rivalry, court ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1930s, 18th century
Place: venice, europe, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%