Movies like The Lady from Yesterday

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The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
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The Lady from Yesterday (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man (Rogers) with a wife (Bedelia) and two daughters and a flourishing career is visited by a woman (Chen) whom he had an affair with when he was in Vietnam. Who reveals to him that they have a son and that she wants him to take him (their son).
Plot: vietnam veteran, family relations, male female relationship, past, secret, marriage, father son relationship, illegitimate son, affair
Place: vietnam

Most similar movies to The Lady from Yesterday

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, marriage, mother son relationship and vietnam veteran mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Lady from Yesterday: The Last Passport (2009), Cease Fire (1985), Plastic Man (1999), The Woman Inside (1981), Zinat (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: father son relationship, veteran, post office, police, friendship, husband wife relationship, military, love, marriage, family relations, male female relationship, gay interest
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95%
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Cease Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tim Murphy is a Vietnam Vet. When he loses his job he starts to relive all the pain and horror of his time in Vietnam. The stresses and strains nearly destroy his marriage and his family. Only after joining a veterans' therapy group does Tim ...
Plot: vietnam veteran, nightmare, support group, house, post traumatic stress disorder, combat, vietnam war
Place: vietnam, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.1
 45
Plastic Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A seemingly happily married, successful plastic surgeon embarks on a torrid affair with tragic consequences for his marriage and those close to him.
Plot: plastic surgeon, family relations, love affair, extramarital affair, male female relationship, other woman, affair, marriage, tragedy, infidelity, marital infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Woman Inside (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet decides to undergo a sex change operation in the 1970's. Canadian / American production.
Plot: vietnam veteran, transsexual, surgery, shower, new identity, sexual identity, vietnam war veteran, gender, gender bending
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 38
Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: women's rights, father son relationship, iranian, marriage, marriage engagement, father in law daughter in law relationship, mother in law daughter in law relationship, small town, tradition, husband wife relationship, engagement, public health ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, male female relationship, basketball, husband wife relationship, basketball team, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship vs career, relationships, love affair, family ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: family relations, death, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 24
Nice Girl (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The story of young mother Joanna and her soldier husband Steve. A tale of teenage pregnancy, ill-advised marriage, betrayal and despair.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, responsibility, adultery, marriage, betrayal, pregnancy, male female relationship, sister, teenage pregnancy, teenager
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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All the Way Home (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, family relations, death of husband, parents and children, single parent, starting over, hopes, society, life is a bitch, dealing with death, small town life, family in crisis ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, cancer, death, homosexual, hospice, long lost daughter ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Welcome Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Air Force officer (Kris Kristofferson) returns to his father (Brian Keith), son and remarried wife (JoBeth Williams) in Vermont after 17 years in Vietnam.
Style: bleak, emotional, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, vietnam war, captivity, anti war, homecoming, hospital, society, confined, life is a bitch, military, soldier, military life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, cambodia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to say anything because of the trouble it would cause in ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, power relations, mute or deaf, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, misfit, siblings relations, doctors and patients, teenage life, family in crisis, family problems, voice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: secret, dysfunctional family, family conflict, family reunited, family relations, husband wife relationship, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: past, old friend, honesty, domestic violence, small town, coming of age, family relations, south
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hail, Hero! (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hail, Hero! stars Michael Douglas in his screen debut as long-haired college student Carl Dixon. Reversing the usual procedure in late-1960s films, Dixon decides to quit school and enlist in the Army, even though he's already run afoul of the ...
Plot: generation gap, dysfunctional family, coming of age, husband wife relationship, college student, vietnam war, brother brother relationship, u.s. senator, student, barn, military enlistment, cooking ...
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, mistress, magazine editor, husband wife relationship, affair, obsession, male female relationship, writers, magazine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, bullying, family relations, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, bittersweet, society, family problems, understanding, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, mississippi, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Like Normal People (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mentally-challenged man and woman meet, fall in love and are determined to get married, despite the initial objections of their families and friends. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, romantic, twists and turns
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, false accusation, marriage, independence, dishonesty, mentally unstable, true love, society, mentally unstable woman, family relations, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: family relations, heart transplant, heart disease, illness, father son relationship, doctor, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Toughlove (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.
Plot: family relations, teenage boy, drug addict, teenage angst, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, drug addiction, drug use, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Homefront (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine, a woman who hired him, left his husband J.P., also a Vietnam vet while he was in 'Nam, and J.P. became an ...
Plot: commitment, waitress, alcoholic, vietnam veteran, vietnam war, inner city, house painter, family relations, alcohol abuse, parent child relationship, vietnam war veteran, republican ...
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, stepmother stepson relationship, parents and children, murder, family problems, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, investigation, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, vietnam, usa, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 16
Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: marriage, injury, family relations, school, teacher, father son relationship, violence, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, cancer, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: melancholy, dream, american dream, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, businessman, salesman, husband wife relationship, family relations, mishap
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The War at Home (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jeremy Collier is a Vietnam veteran who has returned home and is struggling to cope with the war experiences that haunt him. He is also at odds with his family, who cannot begin to understand what he has been through. Jeremy's battles with his ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: resentment, family relations, thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, war, introspection, haunted by the past, siblings relations, parents and children, self discovery, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: christian, father son relationship, faith, family relations, grief, father, prayer, love, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, responsibility, integrity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Calm at Sunset (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The struggle between a father and son at odds over the youths career choice. The 18 years old James Pfeiffer quits college and decides to become a fisherman like his father. Margaret and Russell are very upset with their son's decision. They ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: ship, family relations, youth, hopes, follow your dream, escapades, danger, coming of age, college dropout, siblings relations, small town life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Just Be There (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mitchell, a Vietnam veteran, returns home to Minneapolis with his girlfriend Kathy and intends to write a novel about his war experiences, but is pushed by his overbearing father into a job selling pork bellies at a commodities firm. Quickly ...
Plot: letter, aspiring writer, skinny dipping, broker, vietnam war veteran, police officer, debutante, laundromat, marriage proposal, father son relationship, motorcycle, homecoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Sister's Secret (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Twin sisters secretly swap places on their thirtieth birthday. The harmless prank becomes a nightmare when one of them is murdered.
Style: captivating, suspense, entertaining
Plot: murder, sisters, con trick, murder investigation, twin sister, murder mystery, family problems, uncover truth, male female relationship, secret, deception, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Behind the Red Door (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in New York and New England (but filmed in Newfoundland), Behind the Red Door stars Kyra Sedgwick as Manhattan-based photographer Natalie Haddad, who enjoys success with her strangely gloomy and foreboding camerawork. When her agent and best ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, self discovery, estrangement, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, siblings relations, terminal illness, parents and children, homosexual, aids, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%