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Anne with an E (2017)
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Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.
Style: sincere, compassionate, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, orphan, children's home, school, parents and children, society, adventure, imaginary, child's point of view, teen romance, small town, mischievous children, unrequited love, coming of age
Time: 19th century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friendship, youth, family, family life, parents and children and friends mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Anne with an E: Anne of Green Gables (1985), My Brilliant Friend (2018), Oliver Twist (2007), Anne of Avonlea (1987), The Secret Garden (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, teenage love, countryside, best friends, love and romance, coming of age, foster home, island, young heroes, imagination ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My Brilliant Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship.
Style: sincere, touching, suspense, exciting, rough
Plot: friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, children, life philosophy, family, brutality, father daughter relationship, girl, friend, violence ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s
Place: naples italy, italy, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, thief, child's point of view, street kid, social decay, friendship, danger, life is a bitch, youth, injustice, society, theft ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Anne of Avonlea (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: Anne Shirley, now a schoolteacher, has begun writing stories and collecting rejection slips. She makes the acquaintance of a handsome, rich, bachelor, chases a cow, and wins (to her chagrin) a baking soda company's writing contest. She acts as ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, school, period piece, teachers and students, bittersweet, family, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, homecoming, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada, usa, chicago illinois, boston, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, light, sentimental, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncle, garden, mansion, family problems, little girl, mischievous children, family life, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school life, looking for love, family relations, teenager, teenage life, friends, youth, social relations, society, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret Garden (1975)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: TV miniseries adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, estate, orphan, mysterious character, brat, self discovery, countryside, teaching the ways of the world, disability, power relations, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Heidi (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 193 min.
TV show
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: semi serious, feel good, emotional
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, friendship, escapades, youth, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, odd couple, family, hopes, mountain ...
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps, germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, family life, island, uncover truth, starting over, youth, young heroes, coming of age, family, family problems, grownups ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, hopes, friendship, friends, coming of age, human nature, destiny, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, girl, search ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An orphaned boy named Tomás is adopted by Maire O’Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, island, orphanage, family relations, couples, parents and children, adoption, family life, youth, seal, husband wife relationship, grief ...
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, orphan, friendship, young heroes, rich and poor, teenage life, master and servant, family, uncle niece relationship, best friends, society, friends ...
Time: 1900s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in search of adventure in the American West and who settles ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, medical drama
Audience: family outing
Plot: family values, doctors and patients, old west, small town, couple relations, parents and children, society, female doctor, interracial relations, american indian, female protagonist, children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: unemployment, family relations, family, hopes, parents and children, family life, friendship, family gatherings, wish come true, family problems, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Little House on the Prairie (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: farm, americana, small town, parents and children, family relations, family, love and romance, small town life, social relations, family life, teachers and students, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1800s
Place: minnesota, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, family, small town, family relations, siblings relations, youth, workplace, animal life, wild horse, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 589
Remedy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Griffin Conner, a med-school dropout having left in a haze of disgrace, is forced to return to Bethune General Hospital as its newest orderly and work alongside his family.
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, light, touching ...
Plot: workplace, hospital, starting over, family relations, doctors and patients, college dropout, boss and employee, chief of staff, doctor, male nurse, friendship, lifesaver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, youth, pets, hopes, estrangement, family life, wilderness, child's point of view, civil rights, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Answer Me 1988 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the year 1988 at a neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. Five families live on the same alley road.
Style: not serious, sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, school, love, family, parents and children, family problems, husband wife relationship, teenage life, fall in love, romance, drinking, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 547
Heidi (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland. In order to get a job in Frankfurt, Dete brings 5-year-old Heidi to her grandfather, who has been at odds with the villagers for years and lives in seclusion on ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: mountain, orphan, family relations, friendship, girl, governess, friends, disability, family life, human spirit, optimism, nanny ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.5
 4K
Avonlea (1990)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with her deceased mother's relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there, she must adjust to life in the small rural town of Avonlea, learn to cope with her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: heroine, small town life, family life, parents and children, small town, teacher, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, countryside, cousin cousin relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 2K
Ready or Not (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ready or Not is a Canadian teen drama series which aired on the Showtime Movie Channel and later on the Disney Channel and Global Television Network for 5 seasons and 65 episodes between 1993 and 1997 in both Canada and the United States.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, teenager, tomboy, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, family, social relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, rich and poor, estate, adolescence vs adulthood, family life, social differences, fish out of water, culture clash, master and servant, youth, power relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.3
 2K
Oliver Twist (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' classical story about the young orphan boy in 1837 England is again re-filmed in grand fashion. Richard Dreyfuss portrays Fagin, the unscrupulous leader of the young pick-pockets Oliver (Alex Trench) initially falls in with ...
Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, society, youth, family, life is a bitch, danger, young heroes, crimes, coming of age, gang, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 1K
Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christy is an American historical fiction drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of Senate chaplain Peter Marshall. The novel had ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: mountain, love and romance, hopes, society, social relations, family relations, moral dilemma, small town, school, small town life, love triangle, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: tennessee, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lincoln Heights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lincoln Heights is an American family drama television series about Eddie Sutton, a Mission Vista police officer who moves his family back to his old neighborhood, Lincoln Heights, to start a new life and to help out his old neighborhood. It is a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: homecoming, family relations, workplace, african american, parents and children, love and romance, siblings relations, new job, marital problem, family values, black family, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 125
Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. Arthur is showing aptitude in drawing, and although his parents ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage life, youth, romance, society, family, love and romance, parents and children, working class, family life, coming of age ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 256
Gigantic (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, hollywood, coming of age, teenage life, starlet, artists and showbiz, family, lifestyle, youth, parents and children, celebrity culture, celebrity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Where Hope Grows (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Calvin Campbell is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: mentally challenged, human spirit, friendship, family problems, human nature, parents and children, misfit, redemption, optimism, hopes, cause and meaning, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friendship, village life, parents and children, family relations, friends, sport team, youth, village, ice hockey, self confidence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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