Altruism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant altruism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, captivating, visually appealing and feel good films and TV shows about / with altruism, death, mentor, storytelling, destiny, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, friendship and redemption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as altruism: Alice (2009), A Silent Agreement (2017), Do You Believe? (2015), The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005), Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Les Misérables (1998), Anbe Sivam (2003), The Misfits (2021), Fatman (2020), Tesla (2020).

List of altruism movies

 7.2
 10K
Alice (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Style: fairy tale, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, escapades, curses spells and rituals, surrealism, transformation, chase, prejudice, insanity, betrayal ...
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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: world war two, writers, german occupation, marriage proposal, letter, nazi occupation, friendship, fiance fiancee relationship, strong female character, german soldier, female writer, unwed mother ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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A Silent Agreement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Reuben, a sensitive writer, grapples with a speech impediment as his boyfriend, Derek, a profoundly deaf Human Rights activist, provides strategies to restore his confidence and communication skills. When Reuben approaches an over-the-hill film ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, disturbing, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: deaf, gay, deafness, discrimination, altruism, cerebral palsy, troubled past, mourning, emotional breakdown, dying young, tragic event, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, australia
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Do You Believe? (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a pastor is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a journey that impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
Style: christian film, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: christian, christianity, clergy, self discovery, faith, society, religions or cults, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, doctors and patients, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, xian
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The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in the area, he also craves more contact with other people. When he invites ...
Style: melancholic, disturbing, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, father daughter relationship, single parent, single father, isolation, parents and children, rebelliousness, teenage life, coming of age, depression, loss of virginity, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, future
Place: usa, california, vermont
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Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who in 1986 was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and given thirty days to live.
Style: psychological, heartbreaking, compassionate, depressing, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, transsexual, drugs, fighting the system, human spirit, life is a bitch, casual sex, treatment, gay slur, gay, hiv, hiv positive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1986, year 1985
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, tokyo, amsterdam ...
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Les Misérables (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.
Style: touching, sincere, epic, sexy, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, ex convict, freedom, going straight, hopes, rise to the top, french, prison escape, prisoner, christian, chase, parole ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 8.7
 23K
Anbe Sivam (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Nalla Sivam and Anbarasu meet under different circumstances and their lives are changed as they take the journey of their life.
Style: serious, realistic, experimental, talky, road movie ...
Plot: life changing experience, communism, atheism, odd couple, accident, social differences, introspection, self discovery, tragic love, terrorism, social relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 4.3
 10K
The Misfits (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After being recruited by a group of unconventional thieves, renowned criminal Richard Pace finds himself caught up in an elaborate gold heist that promises to have far-reaching implications on his life and the lives of countless others.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: heist, pickpocket, heist gone wrong, robbery, organized crime, thief, revenge, criminal, con artists, gold, escapades, stealing money ...
Time: 2020s
Place: middle east, los angeles
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 5.9
 26K
Fatman (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, Billy, a neglected and precocious 12 year old, hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.
Style: absurd, cynical, funny, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, north pole, evil child, hitman, bully, antisocial behavior, male protagonist, career criminal, drinking problem, dark humor, christmas present, child ...
Place: canada, alaska
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 5.1
 9K
Tesla (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of the Promethean struggles of Nikola Tesla, as he attempts to transcend entrenched technology—including his own previous work—by pioneering a system of wireless energy that would change the world.
Style: clever, stylized, factual, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: inventor, scientific experiment, rivalry, invention, progress, electrician, genius, inventions and discoveries, science, discovery, scientist, restaurant ...
Time: 19th century, year 1943, future
Place: new york, chicago illinois, colorado, pittsburgh
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 5.7
 1K
Wolves (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: basketball, student athlete, coach, father son relationship, coming of age, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, sport team, interracial relations, domineering father, teenager, gambler ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 120K
Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: touching, inspirational, emotional, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, childhood, single parent, teachers and students, life philosophy, single mother, addiction, parents and children, youth, alcohol abuse, school, good deed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, family, dog, villain turns good, magic, surrealism, silly humor, farce, thief ...
Time: 2000s
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 3.3
 90K
365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, sex scene, erotica, passion, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, lust, mafia, oral sex, rich man poor woman, strong sexual content, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2020s
Place: sicily, warsaw poland, italy
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 6.4
 62K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: entertaining, touching, feel good, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, talking animals, adventure, animal life, survival, family, catastrophe, friendship, rescue, family reunited ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 5.9
 576
Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. Can Momo ...
Style: manga, light, touching, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: feminine beauty, love triangle, japanese teenager, baby, high school friend, crush, employer employee relationship, breakup, teenager, teenage girl, jealousy, schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot is an animated television series by SD Entertainment, Cookie Jar Entertainment and Shari Lewis Enterprises that premiered on CBS's KEWLopolis line-up from September 15, 2007 to December 6, 2008, and is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, retro
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: cartoon bear, friendship, adventure, escapades, family, imaginary kingdom, magic, kindness, music band, talent show, clumsiness, bear ...
Time: 2000s
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Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: folk hero, fight, rebellion, injustice, adventure, martial arts, vengeance, good versus evil, political unrest, rebelliousness, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: korea, asia, east asia
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 6.4
 2K
Turning Tide (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yann Madec, long-time best mate of Frank Drevil, the star skipper of Global System Insurance, sees his dream come true when he replaces the injured Frank at the last minute for the start of the Vendée Globe. Nine days into the race and leading, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: sea, ocean, contests and competitions, adventure, follow your dream, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, adventurer, escapades, human spirit, ship, sailing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Heavenly Bonds (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An outward-looking pastor and his four sons of age 10 to 22 try to live their life in accordance with their Christian faith and in so doing face challenges for their faith.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: faith, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, preacher, teenage boy, church, community, grownups, father and son, relationship problems, family relations, family problems ...
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A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: father son relationship, sexual relations, unfulfillment, sexual content, life is a bitch, older man younger woman sex, hot and sexy, age difference, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, mute or deaf, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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Letters to Father Jacob (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless. But when the letters stop, the pastor is devastated and ...
Style: psychological, touching, melancholic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: blind character, friendship, pardon, forgiveness, loneliness, depression, mentor, adaptation, justice, life philosophy, life & death, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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The Theory of Flight (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dreamer who aspires to human flight is assigned public service after one of his attempts off a public building. This leads him to meeting a young woman, who is dying of motor neuron disease. The strong-willed woman admits her wish to be ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: virginity, disability, friendship, romance, women, dying, life & death, disease, loneliness, eccentricity, adventure, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
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 6.5
 82K
Space Cowboys (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, nasa, astronaut, adventure, space shuttle, space exploration, old age, vengeance, space opera, redemption, heroes, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1958, 90s, 2000s ...
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The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: political, sexual, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, philosopher, writers, individualism, russian woman, art, psychologist, couples, dancing, teacher, female writer, assertive woman ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1940s
Place: california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.3
 136K
Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: bleak, art house, disturbing, rough, harsh ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, violent, revenge, violence, brutality, rape and revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual perversion, vengeance, sex, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Day of the Wacko (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is a bitter story about a middle-aged man, who hates his life and other people, including himself. Adam Miauczynski, the character known from director Marek Koterski's previous films, is a 44 year-old teacher, who reads poetry during school ...
Style: tragicomedy, suspense, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: midlife crisis, social satire, nothing goes right, teacher, obsession, self loathing, dark humor, mental illness, paranoia, nervousness, polish, rage ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
Place: warsaw poland, eastern europe, central europe
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The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.
Style: fairy tale, visually appealing, dark, epic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: surrealism, trippy, satire, twists and turns, adventure, dragon, siege, legends and myths, female nudity, death, sword and sorcery, destiny ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ancient greece, europe, vienna, constantinople, ottoman empire ...
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 7.2
 15K
Barbara (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1980 in East Germany and, alone, Barbara is confined to living and working as a doctor in a small provincial town - her punishment for attempting to emigrate to the West. She has only one focus; to escape and for this, she has to ...
Style: tense, melancholic, compassionate, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: stasi, german, fascism, cold war, doctor, introspection, character study, power relations, confined, who to trust, lovers apart, secret service ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: east germany, berlin germany, germany, california, german democratic republic ...
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