Movies like The Preacher's Daughter

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The Preacher's Daughter (2012)
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The Preacher's Daughter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The estranged daughter of a small town minister is forced to return to the strict, religious home of her youth where she must confront the troubled relationships that caused her to leave four years before
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: clergy, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, small town, homecoming, religions or cults, age difference, christian, lifetime, strong female presence, pregnancy, religion, sex scene, water, faith, religious fanatic, pregnant woman, daughter, preacher, friend, minister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, hopes, youth and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Preacher's Daughter: A Question of Faith (2017), A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014), Cook County (2008), Virgin (2003), Future Weather (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Question of Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Tragedy Strikes three Families, their Destiny forces them on a coverging path and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: christian, parents and children, family life, religions or cults, society, family values, hopes, family relations, family problems, clergy, penance, religion ...
Time: contemporary
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, hopes, love, lifetime, women, asthma, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
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Cook County (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a stint in prison, Sonny returns to his home in East Texas, determined to repair his relationship with his son. Standing in his way is his brother, who has turned the home into a crumbling meth lab (IMDb.com)
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: meth lab, family relations, redemption, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, homecoming, addiction, drug abuse, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, released from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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50%
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Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, small town, sexual abuse, teenage life, parents and children, teenage girl, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, environmentalism, gain trust, family problems, society, teenage life, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, youth, bittersweet, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
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Standing Firm (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: David, a widower, is working himself to death. Late nights doing paperwork and running on fumes is normal. Bills are piling up by the week, and foreclosure looms on the horizon. Blaming God for his wife's death, he ends his relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, touching, sentimental
Plot: family relations, family problems, church, religions or cults, society, grieving widower, unsupportive spouse, best friends, hopes, parents and children, christian, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, family life, homecoming, parents and children, under the surface, estrangement, family gatherings, strong female presence, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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42%
Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: college, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, washington d.c.
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41%
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Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, car accident, grief, death of wife, accidental death, society, love, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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39%
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Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, unsupportive spouse, single parent, homecoming, family relations, love, women, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, fear of commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
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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, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, forbidden love, love and romance, society, youth, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, culture clash, family relations, family problems, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, couple relations, couples, society, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, married couple, family relations, female protagonist, parents and children, relationships, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa
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37%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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36%
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About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, society, working class, parents and children, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, youth, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, musician's life, introspection, life is a bitch, estrangement, society, music, dancing, age difference, immigrants, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, elderly, society, family problems, golden years, immigrants, parents and children, jewish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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33%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, estrangement, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, society, hopes, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, contemplative
Plot: family relations, gang, homecoming, family problems, aging, youth, single parent, crimes, immigrants, going straight, redemption, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Changing Hearts (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A modern Prodigal Son story starring Brian McNamara, Daphne Zuniga, and Brad Johnson. James Reed, quite content with his current life, reluctantly returns home to the family business, a sick father, and a brother with whom he's always at odds.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: family business, homecoming, family problems, family relations, parents and children, workplace, small town, business, marital argument, getting home, relationships, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, family problems, family relations, human spirit, lifetime, strong female presence, hopes, court hearing, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, mental disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Welcome to Paradise (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When big-city preacher Debbie Laramie (Crystal Bernard) moves to the small town of Paradise with her son Hayden (Bobby Edner), she finds the local community unreceptive to her message of love and forgiveness. Determined to get through to her ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: church, small town, social relations, clergy, love affair, introspection, self discovery, hopes, society, village, preacher, community ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, self discovery, teenage life, family business, society, workplace, youth, hopes, family problems, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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In Our Nature (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A portrait of two couples at a crossroads. What was supposed to be a romantic getaway for two young lovers, turns into an uncomfortable confrontation when the young man's estranged father shows up ... with his own girlfriend. As their ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, parents and children, introspection, couple relations, awkward situation, country house, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, estranged father, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friends, city life, understanding, friendship, society, family relations, gay, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, coma, husband wife relationship, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beyond the Farthest Star (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A twist of fate brings the national spotlight to a forgotten Texas town and a once famous preacher has an opportunity to regain his former glory or seize one last chance to restore his fractured family. Narrated by his fifteen-year-old daughter, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, one last chance, ambition, family problems, religions or cults, youth, clergy, society, preaching, parents and children, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, americana, culture clash, love and romance, society, pregnancy, youth, coming of age, hopes, road not taken, small town, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: college, family relations, redemption, starting over, social relations, college life, homecoming, life is a bitch, bittersweet, small town, college friend, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Christmas at Maxwell's (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A successful American family retreat to their summer home on the banks of Lake Erie to find meaning in life, illness, loss, and change this Christmas. With a successful career in the wine business, and two amazing children, what more can a family ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, human spirit, family life, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, miraculous event, road not taken, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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29%