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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, captivating, mystical, motivational, sad
Plot: homeless, friendship, kindness, husband wife relationship, marriage, christian, adultery, family relations, forgiveness, infidelity, homelessness, relationships, love affair, problem solving, love story, dysfunctional marriage, troubled marriage, religious, art dealer, ku klux klan, homeless man, love, christmas, dancing, horse ...
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, inspirational and realistic films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, friendship and drink mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Same Kind of Different as Me: Skin (2008), The Banker (2020), The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015), The Glass Castle (2017), The Case for Christ (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Skin (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, forbidden love, human spirit, love and romance, society, social misfits, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1965 ...
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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100%
 7.3
 29K
The Banker (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1960s, two entrepreneurs hatch an ingenious business plan to fight for housing integration—and equal access to the American Dream.
Style: inspirational, captivating, touching, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: banker, money, racism, investor, black american, black history, racist, friendship between men, prejudice, racial slur, segregation, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 2020s, year 1939, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: america, los angeles, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, clever, inspirational, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: mathematics, genius, scientist, mathematician, imagination, culture clash, science, philosophy, self discovery, life, transformation, university student ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914, pre world war one, year 1976, post world war one ...
Place: england, india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, emotional, sad, captivating ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, family conflict, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, journalist, promise, delusion, school, grudge, mistrust ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia, utah, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Case for Christ (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.
Style: christian film, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, atheist, christian, religion, husband wife relationship, investigation, court, journalist, court case, faith, brainwashing, religious ...
Time: year 1980, year 1987
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, wisconsin, california, jerusalem ...
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50%
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Joe Bell (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay.
Style: psychological, melancholic, touching, talky, inspirational ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, bullying, flash forward, high school, male rape, teenage son, lgbtq, father son relationship, family relations, forgiveness, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa, new york, colorado, idaho, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Quiet Passion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Plot: poet, women, art, writers, recluse, lesbian, heaven, ecstasy, woman, seminary, brawl, revolutionary ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Flash of Genius (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: inventor, business, lawsuit, underdog, courtroom, lawyer, money, court, corruption, betrayal, inventions and discoveries, nervous breakdown ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Tesla (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.
Style: clever, stylized, factual, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: inventor, scientific experiment, rivalry, invention, progress, electrician, genius, inventions and discoveries, science, discovery, scientist, restaurant ...
Time: 19th century, year 1943, future
Place: new york, chicago illinois, colorado, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Breakthrough (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When he was 14, Smith drowned in Lake St. Louis and was dead for nearly an hour. According to reports at the time, CPR was performed 27 minutes to no avail. Then the youth's mother, Joyce Smith, entered the room, praying loudly. Suddenly, there ...
Style: sincere, touching, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: religious, christian, hospital, death, doctor, church, paramedic, police, christianity, religion, fever, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: advertising, optimism, underdog, adaptation, creativity, prize, americana, large family, courage, small town, eviction, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Stronger (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: inspirational, suspenseful, disturbing, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: physical therapy, rehabilitation, hospital, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, friendship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, investigation, saving a life, running, medication ...
Time: year 2013, year 2014, year 2016, 2010s, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Whole Wide World (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on her acclaimed autobiographical book, THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: writers, friendship, bittersweet, romance, hospital, love, loneliness, summer, melancholy, great dialogue, creativity, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, ireland, louisiana, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: father son relationship, memory, coming of age, teenager, loneliness, reconciliation, family relations, character study, parenthood, life, death, illness ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 80s, year 1989, year 1962 ...
Place: england, brighton, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: disability, coma, nurse, hospital, human spirit, french, paralysis, courage, death, life turned upside down, communication problem, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, nepal, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: writers, world war two, recluse, name calling, writer's life, obsession, friendship, father son relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, isolation, friend ...
Time: year 1946, year 1939, year 2010, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, usa, new york, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, racism, name calling, tiredness, court, interracial relations, anxiety, hate, friendship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 2005, year 2016
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 22K
Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, serious, sincere ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, ira, injustice, irish, family relations, youth, parents and children, human nature, society, childhood, rich and poor ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, boston, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 8.0
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, emotional, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, sport, human spirit, underdog, great depression, boxer, athlete's life, poverty, depression, fight, financial problem, family ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, netherlands, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Burden (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, emotional, political
Plot: love, african american, vengeance, reverend, ku klux klan, hate, racism, prejudice, religious, white supremacist, train, living together ...
Time: year 1996, year 2017
Place: south carolina, pearl harbor, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Freedom Writers (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, rough, touching, educational ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teacher, dedicated educator, teachers and students, lifestyle change, teenage life, holocaust, racism, idealism, school, survival, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1961, year 1993 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I'm Not Ashamed (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott- the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting in 1999.
Style: christian film, disturbing, suspense, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: high school, youth, death, christian, plan, prom, notebook, murder, tragic event, group of friends, friendship, school ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 23K
Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: terminal illness, human spirit, against the odds, family relations, life is a bitch, disability, courage, cure, boy, hopes, research, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1983, year 1986, year 1984, 80s
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, italy, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.1
 33K
White Oleander (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.
Style: emotional, intense, disturbing, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, bad mother, women's prison, manipulation, teenage life, murder, loneliness, family relations, teenager, mental illness, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, nova scotia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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Wildlife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry—a housewife and a golf pro—in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job—and his sense of ...
Style: melancholic, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unemployment, infidelity, coming of age, bus, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, parents and children, family relations, marital separation, fired from the job, marriage, depression ...
Time: 60s, year 1960
Place: montana, portland oregon, idaho, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: road trip, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, parents and children, starting over, siblings relations, teenage life, father son relationship, teenager, mother son relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, albuquerque new mexico, boston, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
Style: inspirational, emotional, motivational, dramatic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: life, rags to riches, human spirit, life philosophy, rise to the top, against the odds, life is a bitch, ambition, down on your luck, homeless, single father, success ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 23K
Breathe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: sad, touching, compassionate, factual, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, illness, paralysis, supportive spouse, polio, husband wife relationship, love, marriage, adaptation, human spirit, friends, quadriplegic ...
Time: year 1960, year 1965, year 1973, year 1971, year 1970 ...
Place: africa, england, germany, spain, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfilled love, family relations, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century, pre world war one, year 1914 ...
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 843
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sincere, sad ...
Plot: country music, friendship, redemption, rise and fall, ambition, starting over, musician's life, road trip, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, downfall, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 2010, year 1952
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, virginia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%