Movies like When Did You Last See Your Father?

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When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
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When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Original name: And When Did You Last See Your Father?
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating, light, thought provoking, feel good, bleak ...
Plot: father son relationship, coming of age, teenager, loneliness, reconciliation, family relations, terminal illness, life, memory, parenthood, character study, family, illness, parents and children, hospital, infidelity, bittersweet, father son estrangement, father and son, mother son relationship, relationship problems, family problems, nursing, homecoming, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 60s, year 1962, year 1989, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, london, brighton

Most similar movies to When Did You Last See Your Father?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and dramatic films with plots about death, family relations, storytelling, mentor, husband wife relationship, dialogue and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like When Did You Last See Your Father?: Iris (2001), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), Life as a House (2001), Last Orders (2001), Imaginary Crimes (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: melancholic, touching, emotional, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, aging, writer's life, writers, love, life & death, character study, terminal illness, loneliness, understanding, senior citizen, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7. After then, strange things began to happen to him: he would have blackouts, memory lapses, and other strange mental phemonenons. He is eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD: an extremely rare ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: human spirit, terminal illness, against the odds, family relations, child illness, life is a bitch, cure, boy, courage, medicine, hopes, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983, year 1986, year 1984
Place: washington d.c., rome italy, italy, boston, england ...
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Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, father son relationship, cancer, dying, reconciliation, house, dysfunctional family, family, suburbs, redemption, illness, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, death, last wish, road trip, memory, life, family relations, friendship between men, partners, parents and children, self discovery, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Imaginary Crimes (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recently widowed, small-time hustler struggles to raise his two teenage daughters on his own and still make a dishonest living in 1950s Indiana.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, adultery, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, hustler, cons and scams, terminal illness, down on your luck, human nature, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: california, indiana
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86%
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: disability, handicapped, paralysis, cerebral palsy, irish, artist, working class, writers, human spirit, courage, art, poet ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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85%
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Mask (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, disability, handicapped, human spirit, fall in love, depression, biker, adolescence, relationships, teenager, teenage love, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
My Life So Far (1999)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his older sister. Through the household comes a number of suitors ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: inventor, coming of age, child's point of view, aunt nephew relationship, mansion, temptation, female nudity, children, fiancee, dysfunctional family, attic, father son relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
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84%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, depressing, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, depression, infidelity, writers, adultery, death, poet, writer's life, tragic love, mental illness, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, serious, sincere ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, ira, parents and children, injustice, youth, family relations, irish, unemployment, human nature, society, childhood ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, boston, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, poverty, family, family bonds, wealth, family relations, family secret, family problems, hopes, financial problem, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, bombay india
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79%
Finding Neverland (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrieā€™s life and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, clever, sad ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids
Plot: parents and children, friendship, writers, single parent, writer's life, death, family relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, funeral, actor, coming of age ...
Time: edwardian era, future, 50s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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79%
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The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: political, touching, thought provoking, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: politics, prime minister, leadership, female politician, world politics, feminism, british prime minister, british politics, british history, alzheimer's disease, political leader, life & death ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, europe, argentina, united kingdom
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76%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: emotional, talky, intense, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dysfunctional family, abortion, family relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: sexy, witty, gloomy, reflective, macabre ...
Plot: gay, writers, murder, lgbt, gay cruising, playwright, obsession, mental illness, male nudity, homosexuality, death, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1953, 50s, year 1967 ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brighton ...
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76%
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: advertising, large family, optimism, underdog, adaptation, creativity, prize, americana, courage, small town, eviction, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Romulus, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, isolation, mental institution, hopes, family problems, impossible love, rivalry, love and romance, couples, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, factual, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: russian, adultery, writers, betrayal, philosophy, love and romance, family relations, golden years, lifestyle, writer's life, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, factual, compassionate ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, childhood, writers, hollywood, filmmaking, writer's life, family relations, showbiz, parents and children, haunted by the past, father daughter relationship, disneyland ...
Time: 60s, edwardian era, 20th century, year 1964, year 1961
Place: california, australia, london, england, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, talky, meditative, serious ...
Plot: evolution, loss of daughter, atheism, faith, family relations, haunted by the past, science, family life, relationship vs career, village, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, europe, london, borneo
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75%
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The Namesake (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, childhood, marriage, arranged marriage, generation gap, childbirth, relationships, parenthood, life, rebel, family life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, new york, usa, taj mahal, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, elderly, gender, estrangement, family problems, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california, los angeles, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parenthood, redemption, eccentricity, honest, obsession, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, united kingdom, scotland, london
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74%
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Safe Passage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mother with seven sons feels like she's losing control of her life and her family. But personal...
Style: touching, realistic, melancholic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, character study, pain, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family life, terrorism, hopes, single parent, estrangement ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: london, new jersey, middle east, beirut lebanon, utah
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74%
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, death, reconciliation, cancer, honest, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The true story of Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who, in 1995 at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: disability, coma, nurse, french, paralysis, hospital, human spirit, courage, rehabilitation, life turned upside down, communication problem, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, africa, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, inspirational, sad ...
Plot: friendship, homeless, husband wife relationship, kindness, marriage, christian, homelessness, infidelity, adultery, family relations, forgiveness, relationships ...
Place: texas
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72%
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, depressing, meditative ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, family relations, taxi driver, loneliness, depression, family problems, injustice, parents and children, couples, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, new jersey, europe, florida ...
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72%
Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage pregnancy, single mother, coming of age, drug addiction, pregnancy, parenthood, single parent, family relations, grownups, youth, couple relations, pregnant teenager ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Boys Are Back (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his ...
Style: inspirational, touching, melancholic, intense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, single father, parenthood, cancer, family relations, father son relationship, widower, brothers, depression, life philosophy, overcoming, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, australia, tokyo, europe, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%