Coping movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant coping movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional and semi serious films and TV shows about / with coping, family relations, friendship, parents and children, hospital, mother daughter relationship, youth, storytelling, love and romance and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Norway and other countries.
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coping movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as coping: The Fault in Our Stars (2014), The Untamed (2019), Hateship Loveship (2013), The Billionaire (2011), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Enlightened (2011), Chasing Life (2014), The 12th Man (2017), Decoding Annie Parker (2013), Ava (2017).

List of coping movies

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, terminal illness, first love, dealing with death, fall in love, friendship, coping, adolescence, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, indiana
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 8.8
 7K
The Untamed (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In a land dominated by the mighty Wen clan, a young man named Wei Wuxian strikes up an unconventional friendship with justice-loving Lan Wangji. When the duo unexpectedly stumbles across evidence implicating the Wen clan’s chief in a plot to bring ...
Style: captivating, yaoi, unusual plot structure, suspense, visually appealing ...
Plot: homosexual subtext, reincarnation, exorcist, heroes, martial artist, chinese, young man, talent, magical power, coping, past, magic ...
Place: ancient china, china
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Hateship Loveship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, coping, life is a bitch, family relations, teenage girl, friendship, loneliness, ambition, love affair, male female relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana, iowa, chicago illinois
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The Billionaire tells the story of Aitthipat Kulapongvanich and how he, at the age of nineteen, dropped out from university to launch a packaged fried seaweed business that is now Taokaenoi Food & Marketing and became one of Thailand's ...
Style: realistic, captivating, inspirational, motivational, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: entrepreneur, rise to the top, teenage protagonist, dream, coping, business, get rich quick scheme, rags to riches, success, billionaire, direction and purpose, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, shyness, high school life, suicide, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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 7.1
 145K
We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: animals, single father, happy ending, father son relationship, parenthood, countryside, zoo, starting over, courage, beautiful scenery, love, family relations ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 7.6
 9K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic, spiritual ...
Plot: self discovery, workplace situations, starting over, midlife crisis, coping, mental disorder, sanity, coworker, ex couple relations, family relations, optimism, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 6K
Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: journalist, cancer, dying, lesbian, family relations, boss and employee, life turned upside down, fighting illness, coping, life is a bitch, love and romance, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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 7.3
 27K
The 12th Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his 11 comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud finds himself fleeing from the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.
Style: uplifting, suspense, serious, inspirational, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi, resistance fighter, survival, coping, winter, chase, life & death, one man army, manhunt, self mutilation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1947, year 1945, year 1988 ...
Place: norway, scotland, sweden
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: genetics, coping, human spirit, optimism, inventions and discoveries, terminal illness, breast cancer, infidelity, genetic engineering, couples, hopes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
Ava (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ava, 13, is spending the summer on the Atlantic coast when she learns that she will lose her sight sooner than expected. Her mother decides to act as if everything were normal so as to spend their best summer ever. Ava confronts the problem in her ...
Style: art house, touching, captivating, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: teenage girl, sex with teenager, beach, nude beach, underage sex, first love, single mother, nudism, mother daughter relationship, summer vacation, coming of age, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.8
 321
Hank Zipzer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Henry ‘Hank’ Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no-one else would – putting him on a direct collision course with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, coping, youth, disability, teachers and students, family relations, friendship, parents and children, dyslexia, family, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Harold's Going Stiff (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lonely pensioner, Harold Gimble, has become the first man to suffer from a new neurological disease that is slowly turning him into a zombie-like state. Harold’s hermit-like existence is shaken up when a vivacious nurse, Penny Rudge, is sent along ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: zombie, coping, unlikely couple, love and romance, supernatural, elderly, golden years, plague, looking for love, nursing, disease, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 9K
The Returned (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, infected, race against time, deadly virus, coping, couples, apocalypse, plague, supernatural, infection, zombie apocalypse, lethal injection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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 6.9
 1K
Five (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coping, terminal illness, life is a bitch, women, destiny, human spirit, doctor, unfulfillment, newlyweds, strong female presence, death of mother, breast cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 3K
Day Zero (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: friendship, duty, coping, introspection, military, destiny, protestor, freedom, friends, gay, love, honor ...
Time: future, september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Things Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: rape, rapist, sexual abuse, rape victim, haunted by the past, journalist, memory, teenage girl, secret, coping, musician's life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, los angeles
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Femme Fatales (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Femme Fatales is an anthology TV series, inspired by the men's magazine of the same name, with each episode focusing on an antihero woman, intercut with softcore pornographic scenes and produced by Cinemax. Lilith, introduces each episode Rod ...
Style: erotic, sexy, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, deception, female killer, coping, power relations, survival, escapades, crimes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.4
 4K
Burning Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, marriage, pain, coping, family relations, cooking and food, parents and children, couples, romance, love and romance, food, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, australia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 11K
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, melancholic, enigmatic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: death, love, disappearance, obsession, delusion, tourist, coping, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, mystery, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the ...
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teacher, elementary school, suicide, immigrants, teachers and students, youth, coming of age, tragedy, precocious child, culture clash, character study, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, ontario canada
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Mumbai, My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shortly after 1800 hours, 11 July 2006, Mumbai was shattered by seven bomb blasts on Western Railway stations: Matunga, Mahim, Khar, Bandra, Jogeshwari, Borivali, and Bhayandar. It took the Police and ambulance over an hour to attend at various ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: terrorism, coping, police investigation, introspection, social relations, patriotism, self fulfillment, society, journalism, social differences, human nature, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: india, mumbai india, asia
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 54K
Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, lyrical, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bohemian life, aids, gay, drug abuse, friendship, musician, addiction, music, drug addiction, christmas, drugs ...
Time: 80s, future, 90s, year 1989, 20th century ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, usa, new mexico ...
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 5.8
 10K
Song One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from her family, Franny returns home when an accident leaves her brother comatose. Retracing his life as an aspiring musician, she tracks down his favorite musician, James Forester. Against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s music scene, Franny ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wooing, coping, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, homecoming, self discovery, estrangement, satire, subculture, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 6.4
 2K
Norman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager pretends to be dying from cancer as a way to cope with the realities of his daily existence and his father's terminal illness.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, misfit, coping, teenage life, dishonesty, family problems, social relations, life is a bitch, teenage love, parents and children, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, coping, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatisation of Kenny Everett's struggle to achieve personal and professional fulfilment.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, sincere, realistic
Plot: gender, artists and showbiz, couples, coping, couple relations, gays and lesbians, radio dj, gay lead character, gay
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 852
The Angel (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug addict becomes a mother and has to deal with responsibility and self-respect.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, rough, non-linear ...
Plot: child neglect, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, youth, downfall, coping, family problems, solitude, destructive relationship, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, parenthood, childhood, haunted by the past, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, youth, coping, orphan, traumatic childhood, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
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 5.8
 61K
Jack (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: freak, childhood, school, friendship, fish out of water, life philosophy, child as adult, coping, genetics, disease, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
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