Perseverance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant perseverance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out light, realistic, humorous, serious, feel good and entertaining films and TV shows about / with perseverance, mentor, friendship, society, loneliness, culture clash, runaway, catastrophe, family relations and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
perseverance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as perseverance: Kidnap (2017), Children of Heaven (1997), The Karate Kid (2010), Gerald's Game (2017), First Match (2018), Love by Request (1982), Jiu Jitsu (2020), Timeless Love (2019), The Rooftop Christmas Tree (2016), Love on Ice (2017).

List of perseverance movies

Kidnap (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mother (in her Minivan) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, strong female lead, single mother, abduction, child in peril, danger, rescue, track down, little boy, determination, female protagonist, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, louisiana
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Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, childhood, family, school, siblings relations, unemployment, health situation, foot race, financial problem, young heroes, children, life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, human spirit, underdog, friendship, sport, coach, martial arts, teaching the ways of the world, teachers and students, family, power relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, asia, beijing china, detroit, michigan ...
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Gerald's Game (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When her husband's sex game goes wrong, Jessie (who is handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house) faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: survival, stephen king, childhood trauma, handcuffed woman, child abuse, eclipse, alone, split personality, childhood memory, handcuffed to a bed, sex game, dog ...
Place: alabama, new orleans
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First Match (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood decides that wrestling boys is the only way back to her estranged father.
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, inspirational, touching
Plot: human spirit, teenager, brooklyn new york city, sport, fight, martial arts, perseverance, mentor, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
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Love by Request (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two people: Igor, an ex-athlete aimlessly living and chasing rubles to get drunk and Vera, an ugly duck librarian, try to find their luck by planning to fall in love with each other based on "psychological conditioning".
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, romantic
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, love, drunkenness, stubbornness, happy ending, fall in love, chance meeting, perseverance, dating show, society, socialism, librarian ...
Time: 20th century
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Jiu Jitsu (2020)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Every six years, an ancient order of jiu-jitsu fighters joins forces to battle a vicious race of alien invaders. But when a celebrated war hero goes down in defeat, the fate of the planet and mankind hangs in the balance.
Style: light, intense, exciting, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, mission, escapades, battles, master apprentice relationship, chosen one, master villain, chase, save the day, perseverance, intergenerational friendship ...
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Timeless Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan seems to have the perfect life with a wonderful husband named Thomas and 2 adorable children. Then she finds herself awakening from a coma - and discovers she is not and has never been married. But when she meets Thomas for real, she seizes ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, feel good, romantic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: male female relationship, coma, photographer, fall in love, destiny, flash forward, follow your dream, relationship vs career, against the odds, perseverance, impossible love, coping ...
Time: contemporary
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It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a New England Christmas decorating competition searches for the town with the most Christmas spirit, the Mayors of East and West Riverton go all out to get their towns to the top of the holiday heap.
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, stubbornness, contests and competitions, team up, contest, fall in love, unlikely couple, christmas decoration, small town, social relations, christmas movie ...
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The Rooftop Christmas Tree (2016)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A legal team must work together to figure out the mystery behind a rooftop Christmas tree to keep the owner from going to jail for Christmas -- again.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining
Plot: christmas, against the odds, stubbornness, hopes, faith, father son relationship, holiday, happy ending, small town life, investigation, mystery, understanding ...
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Love on Ice (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Emily James, now 27 years old and considered a relic in the world of figure skating, gets an improbably shot to reclaim skating glory when a young coach sees greatness in her. Together, they find their love of skating goes beyond the ice.
Style: romantic, feel good, uplifting, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: figure skating, comeback, male female relationship, second chance, workout, coping, coach, stubbornness, perseverance, love and romance, fall in love, mentor protege relationship ...
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MatchMaker Mysteries: A Fatal Romance (2020)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: When a romance writer is murdered, matchmaker Angie Dove gets entangled in another case…and with Detective Kyle Cooper. Can they read between the lines to find the murderer?
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, funny, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, police investigation, professional rivalry, matchmaker, curiosity, rivalry, collaboration, escapades, police, partners, strong female character, police detective ...
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Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, society, escapades, festival, christmas eve, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, family relations, happy ending ...
Place: new york
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Relentless (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, El Salvador
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: human trafficking, gang, kidnapping, train, slave, rescue, child in peril, female protagonist, determination, track down, anger, danger ...
Place: central america
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The Four Assassins (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set at the time of Italian explorer Marco Polo's historic expedition to China ,during the reign of Monogol ruler Kublai Khan, it stars American actor Richard Harrison as Polo. Taking considerable liberties with the historic record, the film has ...
Plot: martial arts, martial arts training, perseverance, rebel, death of husband, sword fight, revenge, training, mongol, kung fu, urination
Time: 13th century
Place: mongolia
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All Is Lost (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and ...
Style: harsh, touching, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: survival, storm, boat, forces of nature, isolation, desperation, adventure, ocean or sea, storm at sea, lost at sea, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Masterpiece (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.
Style: based on true events, light, humorous, feel good, talky
Plot: ambition, hollywood, filmmaking, strange person, making of, aspiring actor, friendship between men, film within a film, bigger dreams, promise, jealousy, backstage ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 2000s, 1990s, year 2003
Place: california, los angeles, san francisco
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At the Foot of the Rainbow (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago 1830s muskrat trapper Dannie Mcnoun, loves Mary and sends his best friend, Jimmy, to win her over for Dannie. Jimmy married her instead. Now neighbors, Dannie works both farms as Jimmy tries to drown his problems with a bottle.
Plot: fishing, friendship, tavern, cabin, priest, loneliness, farming, perseverance, true love, loyalty, devotion, funeral
Time: 1830s
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The African Doctor (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seyolo Zantoko is a doctor from Congo who wants to get away from dictatorship and he is hired by the mayor of a small village in the north of France. The locals fear Seyolo and his family as they have never seen African people before, and Seyolo and ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, entertaining, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: doctor, family, fish out of water, husband wife relationship, village, african, society, parents and children, male female relationship, couple relations, adaptation, escapades ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: france
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Ratcatcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, drowning, neighbor, canal, mouse, coming of age, parents and children, dysfunctional family, working class, picked on, kids in trouble, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, clever, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, family relations, pursuit, interracial relations, couple relations, small town, social differences, working class, small town life, manhood, social relations, troublemaker ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, united states, southern usa, birmingham alabama
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A Quiet Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two very different love stories cross each other in warm and magical way. A humanistic and yet mysterious film about love and death near the German/Danish border.
Plot: falling in love, breaking and entering, loneliness, hearing aid, police, train, bus, neighbor, death of father, interview, moving, fall in love ...
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Temple Grandin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, inspirational, compassionate ...
Plot: autism, against the odds, human spirit, female protagonist, scientist, mother daughter relationship, disability, ambition, panic attack, teacher, mentally challenged, genius ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1981, year 1966 ...
Place: new hampshire, boston, usa, arizona, harvard university
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Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: small town, survival, nuclear holocaust, catastrophe, radiation, danger, life is a bitch, future dystopia, parents and children, chaos, demolished city, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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Secretary (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
Style: sexy, sexual, disturbing, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, bdsm, sexual relations, workplace romance, secretary, pantyhose, boss and employee, masochism, fetish, obsession, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Nasty Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, biting, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, archive, holocaust, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes, society, investigation, life is a bitch, against humanity, contests and competitions, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: bavaria, germany, europe, paris france, west germany ...
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The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, non-linear, realistic ...
Plot: seance, murder, doctor, hallucination, danger, rivalry, crimes, mystery, gory, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, nurse, ambulance, paralysis, surgery, paramedic, terminal illness, fighting illness, health situation, public health, drinking problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, canada, tokyo
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Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Drawn from elements of West African folk tales, it depicts how a newborn boy, Kirikou, saves his village from the evil witch Karaba.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, folk tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, village, family, good versus evil, adventure, friends, wizards and magicians, child birth, social relations, rescue, heroes, youth ...
Place: africa, tokyo, california, england
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, tense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, political thriller, white house, cover up, wiretap ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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