Promise movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant promise movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, touching, thought provoking, suspense and serious films and TV shows about / with promise, drinking, drinking alcohol, apology, drink, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, photograph and friend plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as promise: Queen of Earth (2015), The Pledge (2001), Isi & Ossi (2020), 45 Years (2015), Mao's Last Dancer (2009), Life in a Year (2020), Promises (2010), Bharat (2019), The Sessions (2012), The Water Diviner (2014).

List of promise movies

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, promise, loss of friend, racial slur, on the road, vengeance, crimes, reluctant partners, last wish, obsessive quest, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, cincinnati ohio ...
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Queen of Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: promise, depression, friendship, vacation, paranoia, memory, mental illness, doctor, party, lake house, jealousy, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 55K
The Pledge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer. Based on a story by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, serious, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, promise, crimes, mystery, small town, obsession, law enforcement, track down, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 7K
Isi & Ossi (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Isi and Ossi couldn't be any more different: She's a billionaire's daughter from Heidelberg, he's a struggling boxer from the nearby town of Mannheim. But when Isi meets Ossi, the two quickly realize that they can take advantage ...
Style: sweet, light, feel good, funny, humorous
Plot: promise, romance, love, friendship, relationships, boxing, billionaire, male female relationship, rivalry, male female friendship, cookery, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 32K
45 Years (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy ...
Style: psychological, touching, art house, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: old woman, marriage, secret, anniversary, promise, apology, aging, haunted by the past, elderly, family secrets, family secret, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962
Place: england, usa, switzerland, tokyo
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Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he ...
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, touching, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ballet, against the odds, ambition, dancer, communism, immigrants, promise, human spirit, self fulfillment, follow your dream, hopes, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1989 ...
Place: texas, china, asia, usa, washington d.c. ...
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Life in a Year (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A 17 year old finds out that his girlfriend is dying, so he sets out to give her an entire life, in the last year she has left.
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic
Plot: couple relations, life philosophy, best friends, loneliness, nerd, teenager, youth, teenage life, terminal illness, friends, dying, friendship ...
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 7.1
 11
Promises (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Self made millionaire Rolando Dominguez (Carlos Guerrero) could not resist the tempting pleasures that came with his success and now finds himself homeless, demented, and tormented by flashbacks of his regretful mistakes and broken promises to his ...
Style: psychological, touching, captivating, contemplative
Plot: riches to rags, parent child relationship, post traumatic stress disorder, promise, crazy, millionaire, family relations, father son relationship, money, wealth, rich, homeless ...
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 4.9
 23K
Bharat (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: At the cusp of India's birth as an Independent nation, a family makes an arduous journey to freedom at a cost. A young boy Bharat, makes a promise to his Father that he will keep his family together no matter what.
Style: sentimental, light, captivating, disturbing
Plot: promise, riot, reunion, hopes, family, escapades, search, adventure, pirate, flashback, church, binoculars ...
Time: year 1947, year 1983, year 2010, year 1964
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 7.2
 42K
The Sessions (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides ...
Style: touching, sincere, compassionate, humorous, based on true events ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: male virgin, loss of virginity, sexuality, cat, therapist, priest, nurse, sexual exploration, life changing experience, unlikely relationship, misfit, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, boston
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, escapades, husband wife relationship, promise, father son relationship, loss of son, death of son ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, england
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 5.6
 776
Bitter Lands (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The love story of Zuleyha, ​​who grew up without a father and works with Yilmaz as an auxiliary weaver in order to earn money for her brother, a gambler. The lives of these two young people blinded by the love of one ordinary night will turn ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hopes, husband wife relationship, farming, love, trust, secret, promise, court, jealousy, trial, family farm, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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 6.7
 11K
Luce (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A star athlete and top student, Luce's idealized image is challenged by one of his teachers when his unsettling views on political violence come to light, putting a strain on family bonds while igniting intense debates on race and identity.
Style: suspense, non-linear, thought provoking, psychological, twists and turns
Plot: track and field, twists & turns, foster home, social problems, marijuana, courage, trust, pride, injustice, teenager, drunkenness, drinking alcohol ...
Place: middle east, ohio
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 7.2
 12K
Wild Rose (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, humorous
Plot: country music, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, bigger dreams, female protagonist, musician, rehearsal, promise, mother daughter reunion, release from prison, band, single mother ...
Time: year 1943
Place: nashville tennessee, glasgow scotland, scotland, london
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 5.8
 7K
Lizzie (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman goes on a notorious ax-murdering rampage in Massachusetts at the turn of the century.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, based on true events ...
Plot: lesbian romance, father daughter relationship, last will and testament, lesbian sex, murder trial, chambermaid, friendship, employer employee relationship, hiding place, promise, lawyer, jury ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: massachusetts, new england
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A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, France, China, Cambodia, USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on the true life experience of Billy Moore who survived his Thai prison ordeal by becoming a Muay Thai boxing champion.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: boxing, prison, muay thai, survival, brutality, freedom, promise, drugs, lie, money, anger, murder ...
Time: year 2010, 2000s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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 5.4
 60
Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, affectionate
Plot: love, past, loyalty, friend, promise, lovers, fight, devotion, secret, fan, dating show, convention ...
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, breast cancer, promise, dying, femme fatale, mother daughter relationship, lie, doctor, theatre audience, cancer, love ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, los angeles, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, california ...
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 6.4
 13K
Beach Rats (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn struggles to escape his bleak home life and navigate questions of self-identity, as he balances his time between his delinquent friends, a potential new girlfriend, and older men he meets online.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: lgbt teen, gay, coming out, marijuana, teenager, friendship, promise, drinking alcohol, dating, apology, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drinking ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
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 6.2
 35K
Girls Trip (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Four girlfriends take a trip to New Orleans for an annual festival and, along the way, rediscover their wild sides and strengthen the bonds of sisterhood.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female friendship, large penis, friendship between women, motel, friendship, promise, marriage, airport, model, female protagonist, money, lie ...
Time: year 2004, year 2002, year 2011, year 2008, year 1998 ...
Place: new orleans, usa
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 5.5
 3K
Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, promise, world war two, friendship, coming of age, death of brother, jealousy, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, fear, anti war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 19K
Tulip Fever (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, rough, sincere ...
Plot: cheating wife, painter, extramarital affair, unfaithful wife, cuckold, love affair, cuckolded husband, doctor, female protagonist, adultery, trust, promise ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
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How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, lover, lovers, aging, latin, wealth, seduction, promise, marriage, money, trust, party ...
Time: year 1950
Place: acapulco mexico
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 6.6
 5K
The Shooting (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A hired gun seeks to enact revenge on a group of bounty hunters in the Old West.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, desert, mysterious character, wilderness, vengeance, danger, adventure, gunslinger, escort, promise, hitman ...
Place: usa, utah
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Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toys, father son relationship, family, family life, parents and children, christmas party, fish out of water, goofy hero, nothing goes right, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, united states
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10 Promises to My Dog (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: One day a puppy comes to the house of Akari, who has just turned twelve, and was trying hard to act strong after her mother suddenly fell ill. She immediately falls in love with the puppy and names it "Socks" after the paws which looked ...
Plot: dog, promise, best friend, friend, painting, school, marriage proposal, love, loneliness, wedding, marriage, family relations ...
Place: paris france, japan
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 4K
Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: paranoia, suspicion, promise, violence, friendship, professor, pursuit, chase, money, lie, doctor, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Style: exciting, touching, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: jazz, jazz musician, historical figure, promise, trust, drinking alcohol, friendship, jealousy, father daughter relationship, drinking, flashback, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1966 ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, oklahoma, los angeles, new york ...
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The German soldier Clemens Forel - determined to be reunited with his beloved family - makes a dramatic escape through bitter cold winters, desolate landscapes, and life threatening ventures from a Siberian labor camp after World War II. 8000 miles ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gulag, adventure, world war two, pow, survival, captivity, getting home, confined, fugitives, human spirit, wehrmacht, danger ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1951 ...
Place: ussr, russia, iran, tehran iran, siberia ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 39
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, pregnancy, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, couples, best friends, hopes, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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