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, serious, touching, sincere, emotional and sentimental films and TV shows about / with coping, friendship, family relations, bittersweet, hopes, hospital, storytelling, couples, mother daughter relationship and telephone call 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), We Bought a Zoo (2011), Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009), The 12th Man (2017), The Untamed (2019), 50/50 (2011), Decoding Annie Parker (2013), Chasing Life (2014), Hank Zipzer (2014), Enlightened (2011).

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: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, first love, fall in love, teenage life, youth, teenager, cancer, love and romance, dealing with death, adolescence, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, first love, friendship, high school, adolescence, high school life, suicide, teenager, teenagers, hopes ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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 7.1
 138K
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: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, happy ending, starting over, single father, zoo, animals, parenthood, beautiful scenery, family relations, coping, tiger, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, united states
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, friends, loneliness, loss of friend, death, pets, animals, human animal relationship, life & death, owner dog relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 7.4
 23K
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, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gestapo, resistance fighter, coping, world war two, chase, pursuit, survival, lone hero, courage, one man army, life & death, storytelling ...
Time: year 1940, year 1945, year 1947, year 1988, year 1943 ...
Place: norway, sweden, scotland
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 9.0
 5K
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: yaoi, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating, visually appealing
Plot: martial artist, homosexual subtext, magical power, heroes, reincarnation, chinese, exorcist, young man, talent, death, magic, fantasy world ...
Place: ancient china, china
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 7.6
 321K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, cancer, patient, doctor, therapist, fighting illness, best friend, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., hawaii, canada ...
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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, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, inventions and discoveries, optimism, chemotherapy, hopes, couples, genetic engineering, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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 7.8
 6K
Chasing Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: 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, serious, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, journalist, terminal illness, cancer, fighting illness, coping, life turned upside down, love and romance, life is a bitch, dying, ambitious, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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 6.9
 254
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, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, coping, friendship, disability, teachers and students, family relations, youth, parents and children, dyslexia, power relations, family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 8K
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: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, workplace situations, starting over, coping, midlife crisis, optimism, coworker, ex couple relations, family relations, sanity, mental disorder, mental disorders ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, golden years, love and romance, supernatural, unlikely couple, deadly, elderly, plague, looking for love, nursing, disease ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 5.9
 8K
The Returned (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, 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
Plot: zombie, race against time, deadly virus, infected, coping, drug, plague, couples, supernatural, apocalypse, lethal injection, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 7.0
 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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, coping, life is a bitch, women, destiny, doctor, human spirit, breast cancer, unfulfillment, strong female presence, newlyweds, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 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, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, duty, coping, introspection, destiny, military, friends, courage, protestor, anti war, politics, freedom ...
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, emotional, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, rapist, journalist, rape, rape victim, introspection, coping, musician's life, youth, life is a bitch, journalism ...
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: stylized, suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, power relations, female killer, coping, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.5
 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, pain, marriage, coping, chef, family relations, cooking and food, parents and children, restaurant, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 7.1
 10K
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, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, haunted by the past, love and romance, couple relations, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
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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 ...
Plot: elementary school, immigrants, teacher, precocious child, coping, teachers and students, society, youth, social relations, unconventional method, reach out, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, 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, police investigation, coping, introspection, social differences, human nature, deadly, journalism, society, social relations, self fulfillment, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: india, mumbai india, asia
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 6.9
 50K
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, semi serious, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, aids, friendship, bohemian life, musician, gay, eviction, drug abuse, protest, roommate, poverty, coping ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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 7.6
 97K
Philomena (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, heartbreaking ...
Plot: nun, adoption, journalist, search, golden years, forgiveness, secret, loss of son, convent, self discovery, church, buried truth ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: ireland, england, usa, oxford university, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 1K
Lost in Time (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sui Wai lost her fiance Ah Man in a car accident. With the obligations of life sitting heavy on her shoulders, she lives on only to find herself confiding in her beloved through a phone call. Dai Fai. a mini-bus driver who witnessed Ah Man's ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, starting over, fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, coping, workplace, hopes, bittersweet, workplace romance, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
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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, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: wooing, coping, romance, fall in love, love and romance, homecoming, couple relations, self discovery, estrangement, rock, archaeologist, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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, sincere, witty, realistic
Plot: coping, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, gender, gays and lesbians, radio dj, gay lead character, gay
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
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 6.7
 838
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, rough, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: child neglect, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, downfall, human nature, parents and children, addiction, destructive relationship, coping, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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Profoundly Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Donna Lee Shelby (Kirstie Alley), a mentally retarded girl who lives in Forest Haven, an institution for the developmentally disabled, meets Ricardo Thornton (Delroy Lindo), a fellow resident. When Forest Haven is closed by a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial relations, couples, friendship, family life, human spirit, family in crisis, idealism, fighting the system, hopes, society, coping, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Keep the Lights On (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, documentary filmmaking ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, addiction, coming out, coping, romance, workaholic, gay relationship, lgbt, couple relations, open relationship, phone sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 2006, year 2003 ...
Place: new york, usa
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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, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, haunted by the past, youth, coming of age, family relations, coping, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
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