Movies like Bridge to Silence

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Bridge to Silence (1989)
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Bridge to Silence
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: emotional, serious, 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, deafness ...
Time: 80s
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Oasis
Drama, Romance
South Korea
132 min.
 8.0
Wildflower
Drama, Romance
USA
120 min.
 7.3
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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 family problems, couples, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, romance and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Bridge to Silence: Woman Wanted (1999), Children of a Lesser God (1986), Wildflower (1991), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Stella (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Woman Wanted
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: single parent, romance, dealing with death, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
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System:   95%
    User:   93%
 
Children of a Lesser God
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, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: disability, romance, teacher, love, mute or deaf, school, love story, relationships, loneliness, mentor, couple relations, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
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System:   88%
    User:   89%
 
 7.3
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Wildflower
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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, rescue, suburbs, coming of age, youth, family life, best friends, romance, mentally challenged, social misfits, tragic hero ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
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System:   72%
    User:   85%
 
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Twice in a Lifetime
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, suburbs, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
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System:   69%
    User:   65%
 
 6.1
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Stella
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: juvenile delinquency, single parent, bar, marriage, going straight, solitude, justice, starting over, women, destructive relationship, sacrifice, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   55%
 
 7.5
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Take My Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: suburbs, crumbling marriage, domestic violence, museum, starting over, human nature, introspection, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   61%
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Fine Things
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
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System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
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Stanley & Iris
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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, working class, single parent, school, loneliness, happy ending, couple relations, rags to riches, friendship, love story, parents and children, destiny ...
Time: 80s
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System:   58%
    User:   50%
 
 6.0
 782
Square Dance
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, social misfits, countryside, young lovers, small town, starting over, innocence lost, urban, love affair, promiscuity, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
 7.0
 601
Sunday
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, party, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 8.0
 6K
Oasis
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: serious, emotional, 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
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Once in a Lifetime
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, hospital, boarding school, romance, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
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System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
Khamoshi: The Musical
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: mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, fall in love, romance, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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Independence Day
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: small town, self discovery, romance, small town life, dull life, family problems, family relations, dream, waitress, moral dilemma, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
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System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
Corrina, Corrina
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: romance, friendship, interracial romance, death, master and servant, race issues, single father, children, mute or deaf, family, nanny, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
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Table for Five
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ocean or sea, single parent, cruise, parents and children, family life, romance, family problems, family relations, human nature, cruise ship, custody, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, usa, italy, greece, europe ...
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, mental illness, romance, depression, addiction, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, psychiatry, doctors, crumbling marriage, homeless, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 4.4
 714
Oliver's Story
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: young lovers, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, social differences, tragic love, true love, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
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Shadowlands
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: serious, talky, emotional, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, opposites attract, human spirit, couple relations, love affair, cancer, christianity, death, faith, marriage ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
The Twilight of the Golds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, parents and children, gay, genetics, acceptance, abortion, baby, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
Surrender, Dorothy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: beach, single parent, dealing with death, starting over, tragic love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Rashevski's Tango
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, aging, romance, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
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Love Come Down
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, and his brother, Matthew, is a boxer consumed with the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: interracial relations, romance, siblings relations, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, self discovery, society ...
Time: 90s
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System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
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Invisible Child
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: babies and infants, nanny, single parent, parents and children, adoption, dysfunctional family, custody, death in the family, family in crisis, estrangement, family life, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, parents and children, hospital, haunted by the past, romance, memory loss, terminal illness, coming of age, love and romance, memory, twins, patient ...
Time: 90s
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
Cries from the Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: mentally challenged, mute or deaf, single parent, sexual abuse, parents and children, misfit, family problems, rehabilitation, teachers and students, courtroom drama, family in crisis, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
The Good Mother
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dedicated lawyer, divorce, friendship, children, lawyer, irish, couple relations, love, life philosophy, sex, parents and children, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, connecticut, maine
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System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
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Wild Iris
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, store, suburbs, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, romance, dealing with death, introspection, parents and children, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   31%
    User:   26%
 

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Shirley Adams
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, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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The Prince of Tides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychiatrist, romance, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, book, adultery, rape, suicide attempt, island, psychiatry, fall in love, memory ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
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System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
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