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Amish Grace (2010)
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Amish Grace (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated by the Amish community.
Style: serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, bleak, rough, psychological
Plot: murder, dealing with death, introspection, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family problems, death in the family, religions or cults, hitman, deadly, hopes, family relations, social relations, school, journalist, tragedy, farmer, reporter, mass murder, funeral, loss of child, husband wife relationship, faith, grief, cornfield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, death in the family, dealing with death, hopes and crimes mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Amish Grace: The Wronged Man (2010), Crossed Over (2002), Living Proof (2008), Self Medicated (2005), Putty Hill (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wronged Man (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis, an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of his innocence, ...
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, single parent, courtroom drama, wrongfully committed, injustice, battles, righting the wronged, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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95%
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Crossed Over (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the book Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over tells the true story of a woman, Beverly Lowry, who after the tragic hit-and-run death of her teenage son, sinks into a deep depression. Lowry and her supportive ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: death row, hit and run, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, human nature, child illness, death in the family, murder, estrangement, family problems, supportive spouse, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, texas, usa
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80%
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Living Proof (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Living Proof is a 2008 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Dan Ireland, starring Harry Connick, Jr. The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the book HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: ego clash, human spirit, breast cancer, doctor, doctors and patients, child illness, terminal illness, life is a bitch, hopes, power relations, radiation, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 844
Self Medicated (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on true events. On the edges of Las Vegas, 17-year-old Andrew's life is spiraling out of control. Unable to cope with the loss of his father, Andrew's descent into drugs and violence is gaining momentum, and the once promising young ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough, psychological
Plot: drug abuse, downfall, rehabilitation, hospital, addiction, mental institution, alcohol abuse, custody, death in the family, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.0
 631
Putty Hill (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends and family of Cory, a young man who has died of an overdose, gather at a Baltimore-area karaoke bar for his wake and compare stories about him. Gradually, as it becomes clear that there are many holes in their recollections about Cory, they ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, family in crisis, estrangement, youth, family problems, coming of age, death in the family, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: fear, family life, small town, family in crisis, family, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, innocence lost, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brotherly Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: West Philadelphia basketball star Sergio Taylor deals with the pressures of fame while his brother and sister have their own issues with ambition.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, youth, family problems, family relations, urban, athlete's life, prodigy, desire for fame, follow your dream, death in the family, high school life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beautiful Boy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass shooting at his college, then took his own life.
Style: serious, bleak, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: forgiveness, death, parenting, college, victim, suicide, grief, murder, dealing with death, couple relations, son, married couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, hopes, family relations, introspection, family problems, last wish, river, journey, death of mother, coffin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Natalee Holloway (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On May 30, 2005, on a high school graduation trip to Aruba, she disappeared without a trace.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: parents and children, mystery, missing person, investigation, crimes, family relations, life is a bitch, teenage girl, disappearance
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: disability, social misfits, human spirit, doctors and patients, parents and children, family in crisis, mental illness, misfit, society, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family relations, half brother half sister relationship, reconciliation, skipping school, stillborn child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic, touching
Plot: seduction, high school, parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, investigation, siblings relations, high school life, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The End Is My Beginning (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an extraordinary man who has lived through all is approaching his end, he decides to call his son to join him for the last time at his home in Tuscany. His intention is to share some valuable conversations about his life as a press ...
Style: touching, talky, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, parents and children, terminal illness, village, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, dealing with death, elderly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 627
The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, false accusation, church, religions or cults, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, on the run, murder, estrangement, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, parents and children, family in crisis, psychopath, crimes, deadly, family problems, family relations, violence spree, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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American Gun (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brilliant story with an unexpected twist. A father uses the serial number on a hand gun in an attempt to track down his daughter's killer. The truth he uncovers is an unsettling reminder of the dangers of keeping handguns. Stars the legendary ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: murder, on the road, small town, amateur detective, dealing with death, obsessive quest, track down, haunted by the past, chases and races, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pregnancy Pact (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester (Mass.) High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: pregnancy, high school, high school life, teenage life, media, youth, social relations, journalism, society, school nurse, baby, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death of mother, east asian lead, packing, african american, family relations, death in the family, life turned upside down, estrangement, family problems, asian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, infidelity, suburbs, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, family problems, private detective, dentist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: society, social relations, clergy, parents and children, genocide, haunted by the past, racism, americana, against humanity, deadly, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, youth, family relations, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, friends, cancer, native american, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 25
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, dancer, artists and showbiz, introspection, hopes, women
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: single father, single parent, babies and infants, dealing with death, parent child relationship, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 38
3:13 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From living a normal life to surviving homelessness in the city of Miami, Peter is a victim of the turbulent U.S. recession during late 2000's. A drama based on true events.
Style: bleak, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, family problems, social misfits, unemployment, life turned upside down, misfit, family relations, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
1000 to 1: The Cory Weissman Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cory Weissman is a college basketball player who suffers a devastating stroke. He perseveres to find new meaning in his life both on, and more importantly, off the court.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, college, sport, human spirit, athlete and trainer, life turned upside down, against the odds, hopes, athlete's life, parents and children, college life, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother deals with the violent murder of her daughter.
Style: offbeat, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: murder, country house, death of daughter, grief, in the woods, family problems, death in the family, teenage life, optimism, crimes, deadly, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, police officer, missing person, deadly, disappearance, murder suspect, couple relations, crimes, couples, missing wife, motorcycle, tv interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Liz Murray is a young girl who is taken care of by her loving, but drug-addicted parents. Liz becomes homeless at 15 and after a tragedy comes upon her, she begins her work to finish high school.
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: university, aids, starting over, human spirit, high school, redemption, dysfunctional family, against the odds, ambition, hopes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dark Side of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers on different life paths, a gay waiter with a crush on an eligible bachelor and a drug addict in a twisted dependent relationships with his girlfriend, reunite to mourn the death of their mother.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, estrangement, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, addiction, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%