Movies like Face 2002

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Face (2002)
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, friendship, love and romance, family life, human nature, single parent, coming of age, culture clash, pregnancy, genie, hopes, social differences, society, urban, couples, family gatherings, introspection, city life, golden years
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Face

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, teenage life, friendship, coming of age and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Face: In Between Days (2006), Red Doors (2005), Due East (2002), The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005), Another Perfect Stranger (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: misfit, society, teenage life, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, immigrants, friends, youth, friendship, coming of age
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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95%
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Red Doors (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: prank, suburban life, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, society, family life, family gatherings, golden years, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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88%
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Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, single parent, coming of age, destructive relationship, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, power relations, lifestyle, society, high school, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, love affair, family relations, soldier, romance, life is a bitch, destiny, brutality, marriage of convenience, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: religions or cults, friendship, college, mysterious character, teenage life, parents and children, youth, family relations, friends, airplane, religion, discussion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Mighty Celt (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the "Troubles" have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal's favourite ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: teenage life, obnoxious boss, parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, single parent, youth, against the odds, animal life, life is a bitch, boss and employee, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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62%
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Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: ghetto, hip hop, youth, family life, city life, life is a bitch, hopes, teenage life, siblings relations, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, high school, love and romance, teenage life, family in crisis, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, kids in trouble, friends, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, high school, high school life, social differences, society, friendship, family relations, friends, power relations, social relations, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, clever, serious ...
Plot: death in the family, youth, culture clash, pregnancy, coming of age, americana, society, wooing, small town life, small town, dull life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, power relations, tough heroes, friends, elderly, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, homecoming, golden years, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 502
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, social misfits, family relations, social relations, society, sexual abuse, small town life, couples, youth, coming of age, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like BĂ­lal is about to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, human spirit, teenage life, hopes, follow your dream, family in crisis, parents and children, youth, family relations, religions or cults, society, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 414
Wild Iris (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, teenage life, suburban life, single parent, youth, family problems, couples, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bloodbrothers (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: family life, moral dilemma, dysfunctional family, parents and children, sibling relationship, working class, self discovery, family problems, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Two Bits (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: rich and poor, coming of age, family life, friendship, youth, self discovery, haunted by the past, friends, family relations, hopes, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, philadelphia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Carry Me Home (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A widow named Harriet and her two children Carrie and Brian are living in rural New York in 1947 and are still recovering from the death of Harriet's husband killed in World War II. Carrie is a tomboy and hangs around with boys and they have ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental
Plot: dealing with death, youth, single parent, coming of age, destiny, environmentalism, couples, family life, couple relations, love and romance, society, human nature ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Winter Solstice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A widower confronts his older son's decision to leave home and his younger son's self-destructive behavior.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, starting over, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, small town life, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Blue Car (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: family relations, love and romance, poetry, teacher student relationship, teachers and students, parents and children, innocence lost, family problems, power relations, youth, teenage life, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 1K
The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, dealing with death, golden years, mute or deaf, introspection, hopes, life is a bitch, exile, family life, pets, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Black Irish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In South Boston, where Irish roots run deep and Catholic tradition reigns, two brothers face similar hardships but lead far different lives. While older brother Terry descends into drugs and crime, 16-year-old Cole vies to make the state baseball ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: baseball, confession, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, coming of age, family life, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, sexual relations, teenage life, singleness, unfulfillment, parents and children, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, moral dilemma, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
To Sleep with Anger (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An enigmatic drifter from the South comes to visit an old acquaintance who now lives in South-Central LA.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Plot: uninvited guest, couples, family problems, introspection, society, human nature, friendship, best friends, opposites attract, prodigy, family life, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, hopes, teenage life, city life, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, homeless, redemption, friendship, urban ghetto, friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, prostitute, love, parents and children, introspection, youth, romance, fall in love, human nature, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
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Strays (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious
Plot: gang, redemption, drug dealer, family relations, urban ghetto, friends, buddies, going straight, couples, drug dealing, urban, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
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Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: death in the family, family problems, friends, family relations, youth, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, dealing with death, grieving, death of father, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 420
Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, disgraced, family relations, friendship, mathematics, isolation, power relations, social relations, obsession, small town, high school, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 886
Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, social relations, friends, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, twentysomething life, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3K
Paradise (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Willard Young is a 10-year-old boy who is sent by his mother to stay with her best friend Lily Reed, who lives in the Delta shrimp-fishing country in a town called Paradise. Lily and her husband Ben have been living in an unmentioned emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, estrangement, human nature, death in the family, couples, small town life, family problems, infidelity, youth, single parent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%