Movies like Charlie & Me

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Charlie & Me (2008)
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Charlie & Me (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her beloved grandfather Charlie suddenly falls ill, twelve year-old Casey finds herself making some life or death decisions - and learning to live with the consequences.
Style: uplifting, feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, friends, love and romance, self discovery, elderly, single parent, death in the family, hopes, chess, hospital, bittersweet, golden years, dealing with death, father figure, father daughter relationship, grandparent grandchild relationship, doctors and patients, child as adult, con artists, father son relationship, therapy, picnic, medical examination, bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Charlie & Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, hopes, parents and children, family problems, bittersweet, youth and single parent mostly in Drama, Family and Western genres. Some movies like Charlie & Me: Mermaid (2000), Louder Than Words (2013), Dodson's Journey (2001), Spin (2003), Face (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, bittersweet, single parent, hopes, family, family problems, friendship, parents and children, death in the family, child's point of view, widow, compassion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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95%
Louder Than Words (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of their daughter, a couple work to build a state of the art children's hospital where families are welcomed into the healing process.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, child illness, family problems, couples, human spirit, life is a bitch, last wish, hospital, death of daughter, family relations, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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94%
Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good, touching ...
Plot: youth, single parent, couples, breakup, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 528
Spin (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Spin" tells the story of a boy who loses his parents in a plane crash, is taken in by his uncle (Tucci), who then leaves him for ten years in the care of his Hispanic ranch hand (Blades) and his wife (Delany). Once in high school, Eddie ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: society, youth, family relations, teenage life, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, hopes, orphan, friends, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.3
 342
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, youth, coming of age, love and romance, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Love's Resounding Courage (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Clark Davis struggles to maintain his land and support his family during a long drought. With a bank loan to repay, his wife, Ellen, takes a job in town as a seamstress, but soon becomes ill with scarlet fever. Devastated to lose his beloved wife, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, romance, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, single parent, death in the family, parents and children, fall in love, love, father son relationship, christian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Out of the Woods (2005)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Matt, a self-absorbed young attorney, goes to visit his grandfather - an eccentric recluse who lives in the backwoods without gas, electricity, or phone - to convince him not to give away his estate as he plans to do. But in the end, it is Matt who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: self discovery, forest, fish out of water, family relations, elderly, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, golden years, grandfather grandson relationship, communication problem, single mother, attorney
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 481
Da (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: ghost, tragic love, death in the family, human nature, family gatherings, family in crisis, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Patchwork Family (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christian is a divorced father who can only see his young daughter Vanessa every other weekend. When he meets the single mother Christine and decides to participate in a summer TV show, his whole life is turned upside down.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, unlikely couple, ambition, redemption, hopes, single parent, love and romance, bittersweet, contests and competitions, father daughter relationship, divorced man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Now in his sixties, Joe is released from the hospital after a long battle with pneumonia and forced to confront the harsh reality of his legacy: everyone he knew had assumed he was dead, and life had gone on around him without missing a beat. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, family relations, aging, father son relationship, self discovery, con artists, bittersweet, friends, single parent, elderly, hustler, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 716
One Christmas (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: TV film that was to be Katherine Hepburn's last performance. Based on Truman Capote's bittersweet tale of a young boy's adventures with the father he's never known in New Orleans in the 1930s..
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, youth, holiday, family relations, child as adult, family gatherings, redemption, human nature, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: talky, serious, emotional, touching, erotic ...
Plot: sauna, widow, introspection, female friendship, family problems, family relations, elderly, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 130
The Truce (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Martín Santomé has been woking in an office for the last 50 years, but his life will change when he starts falling in love with a woman named Laura Avellaneda.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, love affair, romance, elderly, hopes, golden years, couples, gender, fall in love, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Virginia's Run (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: horse, mischievous children, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds, teenage life, rehabilitation, hopes, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, sentimental, sincere, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mentally challenged, friendship, human spirit, alcohol abuse, redemption, family problems, misfit, human nature, parents and children, optimism, small town, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Johnny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Dr. Drew Carter tragically loses his ten-year old son in a car accident, he didn’t expect to lose his whole family as well. Since the accident, his wife (Julia) has become emotionally absent towards him and their daughter. When Johnny, a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, adoption, family problems, child illness, religions or cults, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, death in the family, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Finn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine year old Finn lives with his father in a small town. Together with his best friend Erik he plays football, but he prefers to play music. His dad wants him to play football, just like every other kid his age. Finn does not understand why, but ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, friendship, father figure, follow your dream, teachers and students, musician's life, family relations, hopes, parents and children, elderly, village, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
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Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, haunted by the past, small town, hopes, death of wife, redemption, father daughter relationship, society, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, nanny, family relations, single parent, hopes, family life, romance, fall in love, wish come true, tv show, parents and children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The One I Wrote For You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: THE ONE I WROTE FOR YOU follows a songwriter who defers his dreams to support his family. He gets a second chance when his 10-year-old daughter, Gracie, secretly enters his name into a song writing contest/reality show. Fourteen original songs help ...
Style: feel good, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: rising to stardom, musician's life, family relations, ambition, parents and children, contests and competitions, hopes, family, tv show, music, artists and showbiz, teddy bear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, family in crisis, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, youth, countryside, twentysomething life, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, death in the family, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family gatherings, brother brother relationship, coming of age, family business, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, feel good
Plot: introspection, redemption, friendship, life is a bitch, hopes, misfit, family life, custody, family problems, human nature, parents and children, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, touching, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, family relations, parents and children, village life, coming of age, father son relationship, adventure, father and son, sport team, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, alzheimer's disease, painting, hopes, elderly, starting over, mental illness, self discovery, bittersweet, golden years, intergenerational friendship, teacher student relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, farm, parents and children, family relations, selflessness, introspection, father daughter relationship, elderly, father, parent child relationship, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Roads Lead Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ranch, horse, farm, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, countryside, dog, girl horse relationship, youth, horse ranch, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, old age, bittersweet, wedding, golden years, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%