Movies and TV shows like Mother

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Mother (2016)
 6.5
 1K
Mother (2016)
Original name: Anne
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A child being scolded rescued by her teacher after falsifying her death
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: mother, school, police, husband wife relationship, child abuse, teacher, secret, domestic violence, physical abuse, escape, new identity, prison, violence, family problems, pregnancy, parents and children, death, daughter, mother daughter relationship, beating
Place: turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, couples, mother daughter relationship and couple relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Mother: Bitter Lands (2018), Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018), Lady's Farm (2009), Umbrella (2016), Mythomaniac (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 866
Bitter Lands (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The love story of Zuleyha, ​​who grew up without a father and works with Yilmaz as an auxiliary weaver in order to earn money for her brother, a gambler. The lives of these two young people blinded by the love of one ordinary night will turn ...
Style: uplifting, romantic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: farming, husband wife relationship, trust, promise, secret, hopes, love, small town, family farm, jealousy, police, court ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: In the past, the impossible love of Tahir has been told, with Nefes escaping from the persecution of the man whose money was sold in the past and taking refuge in the Black Sea with his child, and his family's great reaction because he ...
Style: rough, sentimental, captivating, touching
Plot: domestic violence, love, torture, kidnap, husband wife relationship, secret, kidnapping, lawyer, escape, baby, courtroom, police ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 589
Lady's Farm (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: Hanımın Çiftliği is a Turkish drama series. It has been adapted from Orhan Kemal's novel Hanımın Çiftliği. It has been very praised and won numerous awards.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: unfulfilled love, troubled marriage, marital problem, love affair, romantic triangle, marriage of convenience, marriage, loveless marriage, tragic love, unrequited love, relationships, forced marriage ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
46%
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 6.8
 893
Mythomaniac (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
TV show
Story: Burned out and taken for granted, a working mom suspects her partner is cheating, so to win back his attentions, she feigns a medical diagnosis.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: lie, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family in crisis, mother, family drama, family problems, parents and children, family bonds, parenthood, couples, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 235
Aglama Anne (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Aglama Anne (Crying Mom) living in high school for a one-night love for fun at night, Zeynep will suffer for many years later. Alev will get pregnant that night and will not want to have the child. Young people around the event will hear the name of ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, family problems, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, relationships, unfulfilled love, tragic love, male female relationship, parents and children, unrequited love, life is a bitch ...
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When Peter Manson's daughter falls pregnant by her teacher, he is afraid that he has lost her forever. But are his fears more than just fatherly concern?
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, family problems, haunted by the past, loss of wife, car accident, teacher, financial ruin, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.7
 1K
Anupamaa (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
TV show
Story: Anupama had to sacrifice a lot to become an ideal wife, daughter-in-law, and mother. After a bitter realisation, she sets out to live on her own terms.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: wife, mother, housewife, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, troubled marriage, unhappy marriage, mother son relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, family, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 43K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 3K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 382
Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Mother is a Japanese television drama that aired on Nippon TV between 14 April and 23 June 2010, starring Matsuyuki Yasuko.
Style: serious, suspense, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: motherhood, kidnapping, adoption, child abuse, bad mother, parents and children, journey, child custody, family problems, family relations, custody, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 315
Cennet (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: Cennet was abandoned as a baby, and has struggled bravely through life, desperate for the motherly love she has missed out on. Brought up by her grandmother, Cennet has little in her life apart from her best friend. However, an accident breaks them ...
Style: social, captivating, visually appealing, sentimental, entertaining
Plot: revenge, orphan, mother daughter relationship, unfaithful girlfriend, girl heroine, judgment, mother, search, half sister, children's home, parents and children, social status ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, couples, social relations, family relations, crimes, parents and children, housewife, coping, female protagonist, strong female presence, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 1K
Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Blue is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son. But her past has other plans.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: double life, single parent, parents and children, family relations, protecting from truth, financial problem, sexuality, society, haunted by the past, family problems, prostitute, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional character, countryside, mentally unstable, dishonesty, babies and infants, in-laws, parent child relationship, british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 999
Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: infidelity, release from prison, prison, going straight, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, love affair, prison life, confined, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 39
Touched (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four stories showing how individuals are able move forward after being abused as children.
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking
Audience: kids
Plot: child abuse, domestic violence, life is a bitch, tragic past, family problems, dysfunctional family, social problems, multiple storylines, violent father, brutality, violence, abusive parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 256
Early Swallows (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
TV show
Story: The series revolves around the lives of Ukrainian teenagers in a secondary school class. The teenagers struggle with bullying, including the Blue Whale Challenge, lack of parental support, suicidal behavior, LGBT identity crises-a subject that is ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: teen suicide, teenage life, secret, social media, family relations, depression, high school, mystery, social problems, high school life, uncover truth, investigation ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 1K
Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The story of mother Bahar, who carries the weight and love of two children in their hearts with enthusiasm in their hearts. Bahar, abandoned by her mother when she was eight years old, later lost her grandma and her father. When she thinks she is ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, poor family, family relations, life is a bitch, relationships, poverty, kids and family, mother daughter relationship, love story, tragic love, single mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
From the Lips to the Heart (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Dudaktan Kalbe is a Turkish television series. It stars Burak Hakki and Asli Tandogan. It is the television adaptation of Reşat Nuri Güntekin's famous novel, "Dudaktan Kalbe". He was one of the most popular writers of his period and ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: rich and poor, poor family, relationship problems, marriage, lifestyle change, troubled marriage, social problems, in love, rich man, marital problem, poor, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Patrick Melrose (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Patrick Molrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn
Style: ironic, psychological, suspense, captivating, surreal
Plot: drugs/alcohol, dialogue, drug addiction, father son relationship, depression, loneliness, alcohol abuse, mental illness, violence, dysfunctional family, traumatic childhood, family relations ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 2000s, 90s, 60s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Name is Melek (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Melek will rebuild her life with her family and children. Melek is struggling to survive with her three children.
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, violence, family relations, adaptation, friends, life is a bitch, chase, survival, escapades, tyranny, danger, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 9.1
 36K
Persona (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a retired judicial officer decides to commit a murder that he had been planning for years.
Style: enigmatic, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: investigation, secret, rape, death, police, serial killer, anti heroes, anti hero, journalist, mother daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wealthy family, parents and children, love, husband wife relationship, family relations, couple relations, friendship, family problems, ambition, family life, family, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 860
Amber (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: missing person, missing daughter, parents and children, family relations, family problems, missing child, suburbs, teenage girl, reporter, investigation, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: meditative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: small town life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, maturity, family relations, couple relations, elderly, couples, family, loneliness, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mother of Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Story of a mother and three daughters living in modern day Korean society. The drama conveys a message about the low fertility rate, divorce rate, and the problems of the younger generation who are avoiding marriage.
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family problems, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, family relations, relationships, family business, love affair, male female relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 1K
The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, prison life, drug addict, prison, murder, drug dealing, trust, police, interrogation, prison gang, marriage ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 197
School (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When successful businesswoman Katya's daughter tries to commit suicide, she becomes an economics teacher in order to be closer to her daughter and understand what the kids are up to at school. At the same time, Alex, a new English teacher, ...
Style: romantic, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama
Plot: first sex, teachers and students, school, youth, teenage life, teenager, betrayal, friendship, social relations, teenage love, manipulation, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%