Movies like The One I Wrote For You

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The One I Wrote For You (2014)
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The One I Wrote For You (2014)
Original name: The One I Wrote for You
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: THE ONE I WROTE FOR YOU follows a songwriter who defers his dreams to support his family. He gets a second chance when his 10-year-old daughter, Gracie, secretly enters his name into a song writing contest/reality show. Fourteen original songs help tell the story of Ben Cantor, who follows his dream, but loses himself along the way.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, ambition, musician's life, rising to stardom, family, contests and competitions, parents and children, hopes, tv show, music, artists and showbiz, reality, reality tv
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The One I Wrote For You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, ambition, youth, family and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Family and Music genres. Some movies like The One I Wrote For You: Brave New Girl (2004), Grace Unplugged (2013), The Gospel (2005), Paper Planes (2014), Finn (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brave New Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, hopes, showbiz, parents and children, rising to stardom, music, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, fish out of water, humiliation, music school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
Grace Unplugged (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A talented young singer and aspiring songwriter’s Christian faith and family ties are tested when she defies her worship-pastor father and pursues pop-music stardom in GRACE UNPLUGGED, a moving and inspiring new film that explores the true meaning ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: desire for fame, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, christianity, religious, youth, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, alabama, usa
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68%
 5.0
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The Gospel (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young singer turns his back on God and his father's church when tragedy strikes. He returns years later to find the once powerful congregation in disarray. With his childhood nemesis creating a "new vision" for the church, he is ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: church, ambition, redemption, haunted by the past, relationship vs career, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, uninhibited rivalry, musician's life, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 4K
Paper Planes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film tells the story of 11-year-old Dylan (Ed Oxenbould), who is brought up by his father (Sam Worthington) in a remote town in the country of Australia. Dylan’s life is changed forever when he wins a place in the regional Paper Plane ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children, championship, competition, winner, loss of parent, contest, death of parent, rich kid, paper airplane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: japan, australia, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.7
 308
Finn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine year old Finn lives with his father in a small town. Together with his best friend Erik he plays football, but he prefers to play music. His dad wants him to play football, just like every other kid his age. Finn does not understand why, but ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, youth, father figure, follow your dream, musician's life, elderly, hopes, teachers and students, parents and children, family relations, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Broken Bridges (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fading country music star (Keith) returns to his hometown, where he reunites with his childhood sweetheart and also meets his 16-year-old daughter for the first time.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: starting over, homecoming, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, unfulfillment, music, musician's life, family problems, family relations, lovers reunited, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Eskil & Trinidad (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eskil moves from town to town with his father in Northern Sweden. He misses his mother and sucks at playing hockey, the main activity among the boys his age. Things changes when he meets Trinidad, a mysterious woman who lives outside society ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, village life, parents and children, family relations, father son relationship, adventure, father and son, village, friends, sport team, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 707
Broken Hill (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tommy was born and raised on a rocky, drought-ridden sheep station in the middle of the Australian Outback.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: prison, rebelliousness, musician's life, music band, ambition, family life, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, artists and showbiz, youth, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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I Am Not a Hipster (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Things are not looking good for Brook, a young, talented singer/songwriter who has become the clichéd tortured artist. Slow to come to terms with the death of his mother, Brook is self-absorbed, aggressive, and the major obstruction to his own ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician's life, music, rock, family problems, artists and showbiz, coping, parents and children, siblings relations, urban, twentysomething life, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cowgirls n' Angels (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of rodeo trick-riders recruits a young girl to join them.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, direction and purpose, self discovery, friendship, family relations, hopes, youth, parents and children, cowgirl, search for father, rodeo, missing father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 442
Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, parents and children, fall in love, tv show, wish come true, romance, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Miracle Dogs Too (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zack, a young boy, finds two cocker spaniels caged in the woods and takes them home. The animals, Sissy and Buddy, have magical healing powers that change the people of a small town.
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, small town, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, pets, young heroes, animal life, human spirit, magic, dog, family life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, ambition, church choir, couples, love and romance, family, holiday, christmas movie, small town, singing, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 182
Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drengen Freddie elsker hunde og hader hundemishandlere. Så da han ser en mand på gaden være rigtig modbydelig mod sin hund, tager han affære og kidnapper hunden, som han giver navnet Storm. Freddie gemmer Storm på sit værelse, for hans far vil ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, family, friendship, parents and children, animal life, friends, family relations, pets, jealousy, father son relationship, dog, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elle wants to be a singer/songwriter, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her parents. She moves in with her adoptive uncle, who runs a small independent record label whose biggest act, Sensation, is also Elle's biggest pain.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, love and romance, follow your dream, youth, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Let It Shine (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they're delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hip hop, hip hop culture, rapper, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, performer's life, musician's life, dream come true, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 2K
Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, hopes, wartime life, military life, military, contests and competitions, soldier, society, family in crisis, follow your dream, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, afghanistan, middle east, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Midnight Stallion (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Megan Shephard and her parents will do anything to save their struggling farm. When they discover a wild stallion in a nearby forest they begin to wonder if this could be the answer to their prayers.
Style: feel good, captivating, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family business, family, contests and competitions, social relations, family relations, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, ambition, farm, youth, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Fine Step (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Fine Step is an uplifting family drama centering on Cal Masterson (Luke Perry, Beverly Hills 90210) an award winning horseman whose relationship with his beloved horse Fandango allows him to achieve multiple championship wins. However tragedy ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: starting over, contests and competitions, friendship, parents and children, athlete's life, family, youth, ambition, rivalry, farm, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 1K
Filly Brown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: “Majo” Tonorio, a.k.a. Filly Brown, is a raw, young Los Angeles hip-hop artist who spits from the heart. When a sleazy record producer offers her a crack at rap stardom, Majo faces some daunting choices. With an incarcerated mother, a record ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious
Plot: desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, moral dilemma, artists and showbiz, musician's life, radio dj, hip hop, music, follow your dream, strong female presence, producer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 765
Virginia's Run (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, mischievous children, against the odds, teenage life, athlete and trainer, family life, teaching the ways of the world, contests and competitions, youth, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Identical (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, identical twins are separated at birth. One, Drexel Hemsley becomes a wildly successful '50s rock star, while the other, Ryan Wade, struggles to balance his passion for music and pleasing his parents, who want him ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, exciting ...
Plot: twins, musician, ambition, musician's life, supportive spouse, family relations, artists and showbiz, jazz, follow your dream, rising to stardom, twin brother, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 30s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, contests and competitions, hopes, rising to stardom, follow your dream, friendship, family life, love and romance, family, bollywood, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Charlie & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her beloved grandfather Charlie suddenly falls ill, twelve year-old Casey finds herself making some life or death decisions - and learning to live with the consequences.
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, death in the family, self discovery, love and romance, hopes, elderly, single parent, friends, chess, hospital, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, coming of age, family, youth, family relations, estrangement, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, ambition, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child illness, parents and children, family problems, couples, human spirit, hospital, life is a bitch, last wish, death of daughter, family relations, couple relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Anything Is Possible (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ethan Bortnick plays the leading role as Nathan,a young boy who's separated from his mother when she goes missing during a trip to Japan to help after the tsunami. The movie explores issues like homelessness, military family life and adoption. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, tsunami, playing piano, boarding school, single parent, prodigy, boarding school life, family relations, estrangement, orphanage, runaway, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gotta Kick It Up! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dancer's life, school, against the odds, ambition, cheerleader, working class, family, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, teenage girl, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
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Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, road not taken, family life, disorder, family relations, ghost, hopes, obnoxious boss, when the parents are away, parents and children, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 2K
Tamla Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three teen girls in a Motown band embark on an emotional ride to hell and back.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, musician's life, follow your dream, teenage life, desire for fame, rise and fall, friendship, best friends, showbiz, youth, dream come true, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%