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Bridge to Silence (1989)
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Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, disability, family life, misfit, family problems, family relations, estrangement, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, life is a bitch, deaf, sign language ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Bridge to Silence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about parents and children, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Bridge to Silence: Children of a Lesser God (1986), Fine Things (1990), Woman Wanted (1999), Once in a Lifetime (1994), Follow The Stars Home (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: mute or deaf, sign language, disability, romance, couple relations, deaf, man-woman relation, small town, hopes, love and romance, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
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95%
 6.4
 341
Fine Things (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Standard romantic melodrama from novelist Danielle Steele finds a couple embroiled in marital conflict with a nasty child-custody battle at its center.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family life, romance, single parent, dealing with death, parents and children, custody, family in crisis, terminal illness, couples, family problems, family relations, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 686
Woman Wanted (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, single parent, romance, dealing with death, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, singleness, social differences ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: boarding school, starting over, single parent, hospital, dealing with death, romance, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, custody, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, infidelity, love triangle, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, working class, suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 1K
Wildflower (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an education and help her escape from ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, rescue, youth, child abuse, deafness, epilepsy, great depression, disability, coming of age, suburbs, family life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 7K
Oasis (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Oasis is a love story of two young people abandoned by families. A young man released from prison visits the widow of the man he killed drunk-driving. There he meets her daughter, wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy. Will these two lost people find ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: unlikely couple, starting over, romance, vengeance, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, love and romance, misfit, couples, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 1K
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, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: urban, golden years, mentally challenged, single parent, dealing with death, rehabilitation, human nature, redemption, custody, friendship, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 601
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: party, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, sunday, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
Stella (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, bar, pregnancy, working class, juvenile delinquency, going straight, starting over, destructive relationship, parents and children, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 735
Oliver's Story (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: young lovers, romance, dealing with death, bereavement, heiress, widower, in-laws, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 319
Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family life, countryside, single parent, romance, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, friendship, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural romance, custody, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Goa based Joseph Braganza and his wife Flavy, devout Catholics, are both deaf and mute. He makes a living selling soap bars door to door. Flavy gets pregnant and gives birth to a daughter who they name Annie, who can speak and hear much to their ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, romance, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: working class, love, education, cook, bakery, widow, romance, pregnancy, unemployment, school, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
When Andrew Came Home (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother searches for five years to find her kidnapped son in this fact-based drama. Unexpectedly the boy is found, but the reunion is not as she hoped. She now has to deal with five years of abuse that the boy suffered at the hands of his ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, family relations, captivity, kidnapping, reunion, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, rich and poor, romance, social differences, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Independence Day (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring coffee and grilling hamburgers. Mary Ann's ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: small town, dream, waitress, self discovery, romance, small town life, dull life, family problems, family relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Invisible Child (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman with two children believes she has three and her husband and oldest daughter play along with her to keep her balanced (or as close to balanced that a woman with an invisible child can be). However, when the family hires a new nanny, it is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: nanny, dysfunctional family, mental illness, babies and infants, single parent, parents and children, adoption, custody, death in the family, family in crisis, estrangement, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple whose son had been diagnosed as mentally retarded, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is in fact deaf.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: deafness, sign language, mute or deaf, human spirit, parents and children, family, disability, hopes, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, misdiagnosed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 610
Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, cruise ship, single parent, ocean or sea, parents and children, family vacation, family life, romance, family problems, family relations, human nature, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, africa, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: sexual abuse, mentally challenged, mute or deaf, single parent, parents and children, misfit, family problems, rehabilitation, teachers and students, courtroom drama, family in crisis, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: disability, paraplegic, romance, love and romance, misfit, athlete's life, human nature, destiny, isolation, fall in love, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 678
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, cafe, unfulfillment, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 792
Square Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, estranged family member, teenager, promiscuity, single parent, social misfits, young lovers, countryside, small town, starting over, urban, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, human spirit, introspection, small town, parents and children, down on your luck, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 547
Daddy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Oliver Watson has never been luckier: he is a successful advertising executive, shares a marriage of eighteen years with Sarah and has three loving kids: 17-year-old Ben, 15-year-old Melissa, and 9-year-old Sam. His perfect life suddenly falls apart ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, single father, babies and infants, romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, custody, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, redemption, suburbs, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, repressed memory, haunted by the past, suburban life, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, starting over, daughter, divorce, communist, parents and children, culture clash, family life, hopes, misfit, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, persia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, romance, urban, teenage love, love and romance, youth, immigrants, young lovers, dealing with death, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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