Movies like Falling

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Falling (2020)
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Falling (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Peterson lives with his partner Eric and their adopted daughter in Southern California. When he is visited by his aging father Willis from Los Angeles who is searching for a place to retire, their two very different worlds collide.
Style: non-linear, queer cinema
Plot: father son relationship, gay son, retirement, horse, airplane, snake, hunting, cancer, female nudity, pilot, lgbt, snow, hospital, beach, interracial relations, baby, tattoo, doctor, pregnant woman, hallucination, father daughter relationship, airport, horse riding, gay slur, memories ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: california, pacific ocean, new york state

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, touching and serious films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, gay, gay interest, telephone call and kiss mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Falling: The Indian Runner (1991), The Road (2009), Viva (2015), Ranchlands (2019), Umbrella (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Indian Runner (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, pregnancy, vietnam war, human nature, family problems, brother brother relationship, vandalism, arson, murder, crime, crimes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, ohio, vietnam, asia, nebraska
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The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, harsh, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalyptic, father son relationship, starvation, catastrophe, on the road, vestiges of humanity, cannibalism, future dystopia, journey ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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79%
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Viva (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Cuba
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesús, a young hairdresser, works at a Havana nightclub for drag performers, and dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama, Jesús finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when Angel, his estranged father, abruptly ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: female impersonator, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, gay son, gay interest, gay slur, lung cancer, boxer, gay, lgbt, rum, anal sex ...
Place: havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 85
Ranchlands (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The story of a spiritually scarred man whose life changes forever when he must return to his estranged family to help care for a brother who is suffering from brain cancer. With the help of a spiritually enlightened caregiver, he faces the demons of ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, touching
Plot: gay, cancer, lgbt, family secret, romance, brother brother relationship, gay slur, gay lead character, mother son relationship, love affair, gay relationship, making love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: psychological, sentimental, captivating, touching
Plot: marriage, family relations, school, injury, father son relationship, cancer, violence, father daughter relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, doctor, hospital ...
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Consenting Adult (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but his Dad would rather die - which, in the end, he really does, ...
Style: hentai
Plot: coming out, father son relationship, male virgin, gay athlete, housewife, male homosexuality, mother son relationship, family conflict, gay teenager, psychiatry, gay brother, waterfront ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, coming out, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, older man younger man relationship, divorce, homosexual, gay couple, telephone call ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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'68 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: '68 covers exactly one year (January 1st through December 31st) in the lives of Zoltan Szabo and his family, Hungarian immigrants, working hard to make a life in San Francisco in 1968. The Szabos tries to adjust to the new country, changing ...
Plot: lgbt, brother brother relationship, gay, journalist, biker, male male kiss, restaurant, gay kiss, hungarian, strong female character, military service, immigrants ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, love and romance, gender, friends, identity crisis, thirtysomething life, introspection, farce, coming out ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Matthew Shepard Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial—and the weeks leading to Matthew's ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: gay slur, gay lead character, murder, gays and lesbians, social decay, courtroom drama, legal action, society, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, legal, gay bashing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Some of My Best Friends Are (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve 1971 in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and the regulars of the local gay bar "The Blue Jay" are celebrating. Not much has changed since Stonewall and its not all "Peace on Earth. Good Will to Men" but ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Plot: bar, gay, christmas, lgbt, gender bending, singleness, transvestism, friends, couples, gays and lesbians, gender, best friends ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: lesbianism, bare breasts, gay rights, lesbian, female nudity, sex, gay kiss, gay son, lesbian kiss, father son relationship, gay african american, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Style: gay cinema, non-linear, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay lead character, gay youth, gay teenager, gay student, lgbt, gay, father son relationship, gay slur, brother brother relationship, gay interest, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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52%
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Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing
Plot: televangelist, businessman, hypocrisy, reverend, infidelity, extramarital affair, marriage, husband wife relationship, faith, money, father son relationship, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
So Long, My Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 185 min.
Story: The changes in Chinese society from the 1950s to the '80s, as experienced by two families.
Style: non-linear
Plot: infidelity, suicide attempt, birth control, death of child, children, rock paper scissors, playing a video game, new year, flashback, father son relationship, baby, loss of job ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china
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A Kid Like Jake (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake’s preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake’s gender expansive behavior to help him stand ...
Style: captivating, fairy tale
Plot: gender issues, lgbt, disney princess, gender identity, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, gender, mother son relationship, social issues, cinderella, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, scotland, switzerland, montana
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Fair Haven (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
Style: christian film, disturbing, touching, sincere
Plot: father son relationship, countryside, gay teenager, gay, coming out, gay interest, love, teenage boy, pianist, small town, sex scene, gay couple ...
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, gay slur, gay bashing, closeted homosexual, gay son, gay romance, lgbt, character study, gay athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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An Early Frost (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the mid-eighties Michael Pierson, a young gay man, is struck with AIDS in the prime of his life. He's forced to be open about the disease and his homosexuality for the first time with his co-workers (he's a successful lawyer) and ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, aids, family relations, lawyer, gender, workplace, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, family in crisis, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Loggerheads (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled woman seeks out the child she gave up for adoption; a gay motel owner takes in a handsome drifter; and the wife of a preacher frets that a gay couple has moved in across the street. All of their lives will intersect as Loggerheads subtly ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: drifter, self discovery, society, parents and children, couple relations, haunted by the past, family life, gay, sea turtle, small town, adoption, gay slur ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, father daughter relationship, real estate agent, crying, pride, high school, football, determination, lip reading, high school football, ambulance, dying father ...
Time: 1960s, 80s, 60s, 70s
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Susan Slade (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.
Plot: pregnant teenager, declaration of love, wanting to die, christmas card, baby, husband wife relationship, dancing, nurse, doctor, kiss, father son relationship, party ...
Place: san francisco, santiago chile, guatemala, chile
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, aspiring writer ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, blizzard, grandmother granddaughter relationship, memory loss, drinking alcohol, prayer, lie, drinking, apology, snow, self discovery ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, california, florida, sacramento california
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38%
The Crown Jewels (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fragancia is arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson, the son of a powerful factory owner. During the interrogation her amazing and remarkable life story is revealed. We follow her through her impoverished childhood, her adolescence ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, touching, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: death of brother, rich kid, lgbt, murder, dead brother, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, young love, police, husband wife relationship, alchemy, ice hockey ...
Place: eastern europe, moscow russia, sweden, russia, scandinavia
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Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, death of father, caught in the act, hardware store, gay slur, cynicism, friendship, family relations, gay lead character, gay relationship ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, realistic
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Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: motorboat, crying baby, nightmare, telephone call, death by drowning, cigarette smoking, boat, female nudity, loss of wife, subway, death of wife, night ...
Place: brittany
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34%
Everything Relative (1996)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Old college chums get together for a weekend reunion that is bound to open old wounds and perhaps heal them. New romances find a spark while old ones rekindle.
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, high school reunion, female director, female homosexuality, class reunion, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcoholic, italian american, gay parent, lesbian mother, lesbian romance ...
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Beach Rats (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, coming out, marijuana, teenager, friendship, promise, drinking alcohol, dating, apology, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drinking ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
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