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, contemplative
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 serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about family relations, youth, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, parents and children and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Face: Red Doors (2005), Wild Iris (2001), Amy & Isabelle (2001), In Between Days (2006), Foreign Letters (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sincere, sentimental, serious, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: family life, dysfunctional family, family problems, human nature, single parent, youth, culture clash, parents and children, family in crisis, suburbs, prank, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
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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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, dysfunctional family, romance, hopes, parents and children, unlikely couple, teenage life, family problems, introspection, single parent, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
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74%
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family problems, love and romance, single parent, youth, family life, human nature, dysfunctional family, friendship, disgraced, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: contemplative, sentimental, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: youth, misfit, society, unfulfilled love, friends, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, unfulfillment, love and romance, immigrants
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Foreign Letters (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, introspection, hopes, teenage life, youth, culture clash, society, fish out of water, family life, immigrants, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, teenage life, moral dilemma, society, lifestyle, family life, youth, parents and children, family problems, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, self discovery, juvenile delinquency, friendship, coming of age, human nature, youth, life is a bitch, elderly, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 Bílal is about to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, teenage life, family business, self discovery, workplace, family life, society, youth, parents and children, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Off the Black (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nick Nolte) gets a younger friend (Trevor Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, friendship, teenage life, reunion, youth, high school, high school life, sport team, family relations, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, working class, eccentric family, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship, single parent, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, emotional, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, single parent, coming of age, social relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, high school, lifestyle, society, youth, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Beautiful Secret (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The beloved screen legend Katy Jurado, the lights one last time in the history of a special friendship that develops between a lonely old woman and Jorge, a rebellious teenager in Mexico City in 1984. Through the use flashbacks, Jorge, now an adult, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, rebellion, hopes, teenage life, youth, teaching the ways of the world, rebelliousness, elderly, golden years, coming of age, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Joy Luck Club (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Through a series of flashbacks, four young chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China, explore their past. This search will help them understand their difficult mother/daughter relationship.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chinese, friendship, haunted by the past, immigrants, golden years, hopes, parents and children, human nature, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, san francisco, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Swimmers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an accident in a small Maryland fishing town, 11-year-old Emma begins to question the nature of the adults around her.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, introspection, family problems, family relations, youth, friendship, human nature, family in crisis, social relations, power relations, friends, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: parents and children, family life, teenage life, single parent, family problems, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, youth, farm, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, teenage life, death in the family, bittersweet, grieving, depression, life is a bitch, family problems, youth, dealing with death, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, fall in love, injustice, society, pregnancy, parents and children, interracial relations, working class, soldier, friendship, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 40s
Place: usa, mississippi, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 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, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, marriage of convenience, hopes, society, love affair, soldier, family relations, romance, life is a bitch, unhappy marriage, world war two, destiny ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Slaughter Rule (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: small town, ambition, teenage life, athlete's life, sport team, youth, hopes, love and romance, human nature, friendship, estrangement, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Wise Kids (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, christian film, contemplative ...
Plot: coming of age, single parent, self discovery, introspection, teenage life, best friends, society, youth, coming out, parents and children, family relations, direction and purpose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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42%
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Local Color (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: self discovery, friendship, youth, parents and children, family relations, unsupportive parent, mentor, intergenerational friendship, inspiration, coming of age, painter, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Touch of Spice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about Fanis, a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor. They both require... ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: greek, self discovery, teenage life, youth, love and romance, fall in love, chef, friendship, human nature, family life, culture clash, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family problems, teenage life, family in crisis, lifestyle, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: sincere, uplifting, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: contests and competitions, animal training, friends, boss and employee, friendship, ambition, youth, single parent, bittersweet, family relations, parents and children, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: small town life, wooing, teenage life, love and romance, death in the family, hopes, pregnancy, bittersweet, coming of age, society, family relations, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, lifestyle, homeless, teenage life, urban ghetto life, redemption, hopes, forceful separation, youth, coming of age, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, forbidden love, couples, youth, culture clash, love and romance, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, society, pregnancy, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: introspection, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, redemption, youth, one more chance, parents and children, estrangement, father daughter relationship, fear of commitment, estranged father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, san diego california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, opposites attract, lifestyle, young lovers, introspection, womanizer, society, couples, parents and children, haunted by the past, romance ...
Place: nebraska, england, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Anonymes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Switzerland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager unwittingly reveals a terrible family secret to her new neighbors.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: family life, teenage life, coming of age, hopes, siblings relations, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, youth, society, introspection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%