Movies like Mother's Day 2018

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Mother's Day (2018)
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Mother's Day (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women living on either side of the Irish Sea are brought together in the wake of the Warrington bombing of March 1993.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: death of child, bombing, terror, religious conflict, war, terrorism, fighting the system, social problems, counter terrorism, society, terrorist attack, social issues, religious, social relations, grieving mother, child, mother, death of son, funeral, loss of loved one

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, disturbing and psychological films with plots about society, social problems, social relations, life is a bitch, social issues, family problems and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Mother's Day: Jin (2013), The Warrior and the Savior (2013), Father (2020), Querô: A Damned Report (2007), Koepek (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jin (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bitter conflict has raged between guerrillas and the army in Turkey's Kurdish regions for over 30 years. Large expanses have now become war zones. Countless young people have lost their lives to the conflict. This dangerous but incredibly ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: kurd, social issues, life is a bitch, society, social problems, partisan, social relations, female terrorist, terrorism, little red riding hood, human
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The Warrior and the Savior (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Orphaned by A.I.D.S., South African children Ibutho and Umsindisi SIlongo try to make a fresh start in the United States. What they do not know is that their struggles are far from over.
Style: captivating
Plot: orphan, african, immigration, adoption, kids in trouble, children, social relations, social issues, life is a bitch, social problems, society, prostitution ...
Place: new york, south africa
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Father (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: corruption, foster home, small town, dysfunctional family, social problems, corrupt official, fighting the system, parents and children, social issues, political corruption, society, social relations ...
Place: serbia
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Querô: A Damned Report (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Querô is an orphan teenager, living alone near the docks in Santos, Brazil. Her mother, a prostitute, died when he was a baby, and he was raised in the bordello where she worked. He also doesn't know who his father is. Believing he rules his ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: juvenile delinquent, society, life is a bitch, orphan, independence, social problems, social outcast, social issues, teenager, teenage life, fighting the system, organized crime ...
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51%
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Koepek (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ordinary day in the megacity of Istanbul: Ten-year-old Cemo sells paper tissues in the streets, Hayat is controlled by her husband and transsexual Ebru sells her body. All three have a secret love and they do everything that satisfies their ...
Style: anthology, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: transsexual, social criticism, social problems, unfulfilled love, unrequited love, society, tragic love, life is a bitch, city life, urban setting, social issues, multiple storylines ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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50%
 5.5
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This Town (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This Town is in part a social commentary, giving us some scary insight into todays youth but also reflecting the points of view of different generations. At heart, the movie asks the viewer to decide if these characters are right or wrong in their ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological, tense
Plot: womanizer, social problems, multiple storylines, friends, family relations, social relations, city life, relationships, small town, family problems, society, friendship ...
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47%
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Neon Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Taking us on a journey into the minds and souls of three people, the film is a kaleidoscopic exploration of sexuality, desire and disability. Feature debut by Laurits Flensted-Jensen. The director, who graduated as a documentary director from the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: drug addict, teenage boy, hooliganism, rehabilitation, down syndrome, porn star, social issues, social relations, life, social problems, lifestyle, society ...
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46%
Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the small town of Kandalaksha, Petya lives out a fantasy life as a traffic cop. He has a holster, a wooden gun, and the locals humor him by following his "orders." When a convict escapes from a nearby prison, Petya joins the manhunt as ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: social problems, social relations, society, police, police officer, runaway, escaped prisoner, fighting crime, adultery, death, prison, josef stalin ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia
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45%
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Sugar Daddy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a struggling musician can't afford her rent, she signs up for a website where rich older men pay to date younger women. Her new money-making venture sends her down a dark rabbit hole that forces her to grow up fast, shaping her music, and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: money problems, musician, financial problem, life is a bitch, musician's life, one night stand, relationship problems, connection, social issues, male female relationship, music, society ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
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45%
 6.2
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Pink (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in a run-down bar named "Pink," movie follows the lives of people surrounding the bar including its owner Ok-Ryun.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: protest, social problems, loss of job, urban setting, social issues, family problems, life is a bitch, small town, family relations, social misfits, workplace, mother son relationship ...
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45%
Hounded on a Carnival Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the small town of San Jorge, a 12- year-old girl watches in horror as her father, a local telegraph operator is thrown in prison by the local military dictatorship. Meanwhile, her mother, Florencia, must make tough moral decisions in order for ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: revenge, dictatorship, seductress, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, sexual relations, sexploitation, social relations, social problems, family problems, family relations, society ...
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44%
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White Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Debbie, a working class single mother from Leeds, moves her family to Bradford, where they find themselves in an ethnic minority. Daughter Leah must adapt to being the only white girl at school.
Plot: muslim, domestic violence, hijab, islam, abusive husband, racism, alcoholic, alcohol abuse
Place: england, yorkshire
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43%
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Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Israel
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers separated at birth find themselves years later in Israel. Dan, who chose a life of work, lives with his family in a kibbutz in the south. Aaron, his brother, doctor in philosophy and law and the Torah, arrives from the USA to defend the ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, brother brother reunion, brother brother conflict, social relations, conflict, marital argument, social issues, social problems, family reunited, reunion, religion, brother ...
Place: israel, jerusalem
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42%
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Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, political campaign, father son relationship, military police, prime minister, election, family relations, marital problem, iraq war, war criminal, mother son relationship, pickup truck ...
Time: year 2005, 2000s, year 2003
Place: london, england
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42%
God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Slovenia, Croatia, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Stip, a small town in Macedonia, every January the local priest throws a wooden cross into the river and hundreds of men dive after it. Good fortune and prosperity are guaranteed to the man who retrieves it. This time, Petrunya dives into the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, feminism, social relations, religions or cults, social issues, religion, society, sexism, religious faith, women, small town life, social problems ...
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42%
When the Dust Settles (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
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Story: The equally important and heartbreaking story of eight strangers whose lives and fates intertwine after a tragic terrorist attack shocks Copenhagen.
Style: tense, tragic, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: terrorist attack, lesbian couple, multiple storylines, changing lives, terror, tragic event, society, terrorism, interlinked stories, character change, terrorizing, politician ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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38%
A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, stylized ...
Plot: village, farm, society, injustice, social relations, rebelliousness, rivalry, hopes, fighting the system, rebellion, village life, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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36%
Young Adult Matters (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Wandering around the streets, Sejin, a pregnant teen, gets to know Juyeong and reunites with Jaepil and Sinji. The four musketeers go through a series of misfortunes, bumping into masochistic/sadistic characters and experiencing the brutality and ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: pregnant teenager, homeless teenager, troubled teen, life is a bitch, social problems, social misfits, teenage life, society, relationship problems, teenager, abortion, juvenile delinquent
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36%
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The Dreamseller (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The main actor believes that true success is the attaining WHAT money can't buy and encourages people to follow their dreams. He forms a huge following which becomes cult like following. Officials start feeling threatened and conspire to kill ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking
Plot: psychology, follow your dream, following a dream, dreaming, conspiracy, assistant, evil plot, social relations, dream, outside help, motivation, society ...
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35%
Virgin 2: Not a Porn Movie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Story: A friendship of two young girls, Tina and Nadya, who have fallen into dark professions. Friendships often come at a heavy price and end in tragic death, just when they want to change the course of their lives.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, teenager, society, teenage life, violence, family problems, social problems, juvenile delinquency, money problems, teenage protagonist, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Side Job (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the novel "Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigai ja Nai" (literal translation: Her life is not at fault) by Director Hiroki, it is a powerful story of survivors, who are all trying to find their own silver linings in life.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: orphan, prostitute, social problems, society, life is a bitch, loss of mother, loss of family, family tragedy, money problems, tragic event, social relations, prostitution ...
Place: tokyo
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35%
The Space Between (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, youth, stewardess, terrorism, cross country, terrorist attack, father son relationship, boy, social problems, terror, friends ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: usa
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35%
10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, labor union, injustice, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, rebellion, society, social decay, discrimination, racism, price of justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
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34%
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Christmas. Uncensored (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nowadays Lithuania, the country with strong traditions of Catholicism and society's negative attitude to minorities (homophobia). The tragicomedy is built through the destiny of a young woman Anna, whose secret lights out during the Christmas ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: family secret, christmas eve, life is a bitch, family relations, society, lgbt, family problems, social relations, relationship problems, sex with brother in law, voyeurism, family gatherings ...
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34%
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Mater (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mater is a film about the struggle between love and law; about social differences and distances that these generate. And about love, that crosses all, allows all: both good and evil.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: female rapist, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, forced sex, social problems, couple relations, sperm donor, lesbian seduction, social issues, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism ...
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34%
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 5K
Monster (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Steve Harmon, a 17-year-old honor student whose world comes crashing down around him when he is charged with felony murder.
Style: captivating
Plot: murder, innocence, imprisonment, teenager, social injustice, social issues, fighting the system, fight for justice, society, life is a bitch, criminal, social relations ...
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33%
The Desert Within (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To redeem himself from a great sin, a man dedicates himself to building a church.
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: society, death sentence, life is a bitch, family problems, social problems, wartime life, religious persecution, wartime, social relations, religion, mass murder, murder ...
Time: 1920s
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33%
The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel. At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day, realising his ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, tragic hero, buried truth, society, social relations, rise and fall, family problems, betrayal, hidden truth, dishonesty, victorian england
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
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33%
 7.2
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Doctor Lisa (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is about a day in the life of Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, also known as Doctor Liza. Moscow, 2012. The Glinka family prepares for a celebration: thirty years together. The closest friends are invited for dinner, the sons have arrived. Of ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, disturbing
Plot: female doctor, reach out, doctor patient relationship, female protagonist, charity, one day, social issues, family relations, society, philanthropist, hospital, help ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, against the odds, price of justice, life is a bitch, ambition, legal, society, human spirit, working class, racism, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, appalachia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%