Movies like A Son

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A Son (2019)
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A Son (2019)
Original name: بيك نعيش
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to the South of the country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year-old son Aziz, when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their lives: Aziz needs a liver transplant, which leads to discovery of a long-buried secret. Will Aziz and the relationship survive?
Plot: hospital, surgeon, corruption, unfaithful wife, father son relationship, child trafficking, ambush, fatherhood, picnic, organ donation, husband wife relationship, dehumanization, emergency room, biological father, arabic, child shot, organ harvesting, cheating wife
Time: 2010s, year 2011
Place: africa, libya, tunisia, north africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, touching and sincere films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, hospital, family relations, doctor, mother son relationship and family mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Son: Noura's Dream (2019), Donkey (2009), Saved by Grace (2016), Poetical Refugee (2000), A Family Upside Down (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Noura's Dream (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad — but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
Plot: prison visit, adultery, interrogation, assault, hospital, police, male rape, prison, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, female director, labor ...
Place: north africa, tunisia
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95%
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, death of mother, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, lake, wheelchair, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
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68%
Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired police officer, despondent over the loss of his family, contemplates a dramatic decision which will change his life forever, until he meets a mysterious woman who, through her personal stories, gives him a reason to re-examine what is most ...
Style: christian film, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: christian, father son relationship, faith, family relations, grief, father, prayer, love, fatherhood, husband wife relationship, responsibility, integrity
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Poetical Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Like a Candide dreaming of Eldorado, Jallel lands in France, hoping to try his luck. From encounter to encounter, hostel to social welfare group, Jallel will make his way through a Paris of outcasts. Although failing to achieve his hopes, he ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sex addict, friendship, hospital, looking for love, family life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, society, romance, adoption, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: old age, retirement home, family, aging, grandmother grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship, picnic, grandfather grandson relationship, heart attack, dying, death, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, father son relationship, family problems, family relations, search for father, relationship problems, family, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Until The Birds Return (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and an ambitious neurologist impeded by wartime wrongdoings. Three stories that plunge us into ...
Style: anthology
Plot: wedding, beating, food poisoning, ex husband ex wife relationship, dancing, vomiting, neurologist, husband wife relationship, chauffeur, hospital, hotel
Time: 2010s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: female director, suicide, tutor, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, tragic event, boy, love, teacher, father son relationship, surgeon, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Conductor (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The famous conductor (Vladas Bagdonas) goes with his orchestra to Jerusalem to perform the oratorio "St. Matthew Passion." The day before he receives a telegram, stating the suicide of his son, who lived in Israel. Conductor at the time ...
Style: psychological, touching, contemplative, twists and turns
Plot: pilgrimage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, monastery, suicide bomber, suicide, terrorist, infidelity, emergency room, marketplace, vocalist, fax machine ...
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Facing the Truth (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In his new film, an intriguing and delicately crafted drama, Malmros portrays the poignant story of a man, who grew up in very modest circumstances in the early years of the 20th century, but whose diligence, intelligence and willingness to endure ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, touching
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, father son relationship, journalism, professor, surgeon, world war two, hospital, brain surgery, twins, dead children, doctor ...
Time: 80s, 1910s, 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, touching, suspense, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, organ transplant, surfer, organ donation, multiple storylines, doctor, death of son, surgeon, operation, surgery, death, surfing ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Drowsiness (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The emotional inertia and chaos affecting a narcoleptic woman, a fatally ill writer and a doctor, and their attempts to escape from their dead-end situations.
Plot: female director, hospital, writers, narcolepsy, marital infidelity, doctor, gay bashing, gay slur, insomnia, father son relationship, hysteria, closeted gay ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The New Interns (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: hospital, rape, injury, lovers, married couple, gang war, kissing, social worker, intern, operating room, surgeon, playboy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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43%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: marriage, injury, family relations, school, teacher, father son relationship, violence, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, cancer, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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My Last Love (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bong-yong Kim is one of a modest Korean dad who struggles to survive from the work place without any time to get along with his family. He has to work over than he had to, since the boss treat him like his servant – drink late every night, drive ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationships, relationship vs career, job, family, pretty girl, asian girl, legs, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Style: sentimental, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: custody battle, child, parent child relationship, child custody, husband wife relationship, boy, police, divorced parents, lawyer, lie, father son relationship, divorce ...
Time: 2010s, year 2013
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, disturbing
Plot: working class, poverty, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, bus, job interview, debt, graffiti, family, couples ...
Time: 2010s, year 1996, year 2008, year 1984
Place: united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul (Sami Bouajila of The Adventures of Felix and The Siege) is a smart, well-educated Frenchman of Arab ancestry. He's a smooth talker, but he can't seem to get a job worthy of his skills. He ends up living in a single room, struggling ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: brother brother relationship, interracial relations, bodybuilder, gay, french, gay brother, gay interest, family relations, social relations, relationships, family problems, relationship problems ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 214
The Blessed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Algiers, a few years after the civil war. Amal and Samir have decided to celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary in a restaurant. While on their way, their share their views on Algeria: Amal talks about lost illusions and Samir about the ...
Plot: family, algerian war, bourgeoisie, gynecologist, tattoo on back, dysfunctional couple, loss of mother, end of love, islamic terrorism, smoking pot, police arrest, religious faith ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bye-Bye (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, Ismaél, a young Tunisian, cares for two brothers, Nouredine, a cripple, and streetwise Mouloud, 14. In haste, Ismaél and Mouloud go to Marseilles where an uncle lives. Nouredine has died in a fire, and Ismaél feels guilt on top of ...
Plot: young man, loss of brother, drugs, gay, racism, drug, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, immigration, youth, ghetto, parisian suburb
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ocean of Pearls (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As a Sikh man with a full beard and turban, AMRIT SINGH is often the target of racial profiling. But when he sees his dreams of becoming Chief of Surgery at a state-of-the-art transplant center dwindle because of his appearance, Amrit goes against a ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: sikh, culture clash, doctors and patients, workplace, discrimination, surgeon, hopes, society, ambition, immigrants, family relations, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Carmen di Trastevere (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen canta in un bar e nelle case private e di lei si innamora Antonio, un poliziotto. Ma quando Antonio per gelosia attacca briga ed è coinvolto in una rissa, perde il posto e fa quindici giorni di prigione. A sua insaputa Carmen fa parte di una ...
Plot: sunbathing, jazz music, violence against women, ambush, horse carriage, barge, jukebox, alley, gunfight, jazz, park, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Film that tells the story of Los Gatos (California) high school football coach Charlie Wedemeyer. At 31, onetime football pro Wedemeyer is living the American dream; a winning team, a happy marriage and public adulation.
Plot: high school sports, coach, doctor, real estate agent, high school, golf cart, football, weightlifting, husband wife relationship, high school football, realtor, lip reading ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 60s, 70s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: in laws, fire, male bonding, male friendship, fatherhood, campfire, father son relationship, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Une femme d'extérieur (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Françoise breaks up with Jacques after living with him for fifteen years. She's left alone with their three children, a lovely home, and her nursing job at a hospital. Françoise quickly refuses to assume responsibility for this new situation ...
Plot: city, husband wife relationship, thirty something, adultery, boxing ring, one night stand, provincial, nightlife, bar, nurse, mother child relationship, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Neighbor’s Wife (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aaron and Giselle are an ambitious couple, but their hard work isn’t enough to provide for the comfortable life they desire. The marriage of their well-to-do bosom buddies, Bullet and Jasmine, also goes from bliss to bleak. Their situation heads ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, light, tense, captivating
Plot: marriage, adultery, father son relationship, marital infidelity, school, husband wife relationship, friend turned foe, extramarital affair, nun, hospital, male female relationship, love triangle ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The New Life of Paul Sneijder (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Following a rare accident, Paul Sneijder opened his eyes to the reality of his life as a "senior manager" in Montreal: his work no longer interested him, his wife annoyed him and deceived him, his two sons despised him ... How can we ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, dysfunctional family, unfaithful wife, existential crisis, ambition, husband wife relationship, loss of daughter, psychiatrist, memories, drastic change of life, lifestyle change, new job ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montreal quebec canada, canada, montreal, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Bodybuilder (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his father's place in Saint-Etienne. The two men ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: bodybuilding, gym, father son relationship, sport competition, training, theft, hiding place, weightlifting, estranged father, stealing money, rivalry, bodybuilder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Canvas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, single parent, working class, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: brothel, flash forward, father son relationship, drink, dysfunctional family, drunkenness, projectionist, film projector, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, camera, autobiography ...
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%