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List of the best movies like Gifted (2017): Custody, St. Vincent, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Book of Henry, The Edge of Seventeen, The Kindergarten Teacher, Simon Birch, Christopher Robin, Boundaries, Wonder.

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, family, short
CountryFrance
Duration01:35
CharactersChildrens, Family, Lawyers, Judge, Fathers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Divorce, Fear
PlaceSchool, Trains, Court, France, Hospitals
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody of her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers abused. Taken as a hostage between his parents, Julien Besson will do everything to prevent the worst from happening.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Family, Friends, Cats
PlotDancing, Gambling, Money, Friendship, Divorce
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTwisted plot, Inspirational, Touching

A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.

Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration01:23
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Doctors, Family, Surgeons
PlotCars, Motorcycles, Obsession, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Hospitals
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A teenager's attempts to bring a brilliant surgeon into his dysfunctional family take an unexpected turn.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersGeniuses, Family, Scientists, Child Prodigies, Surgeons
PlotDancing, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Fear
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious, Sad ones

Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry discovers that the girl next door has a terrible secret, he implores Susan to take matters into her own hands in this imaginative and emotional drama.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Brothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, Hatred
PlaceSchool
StyleCute, Tense, Touching

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Israel, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersTeachers, Childrens, Geniuses, Family, Scientists
PlotCars, Obsession, Art, Parenting
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Heavy, Tense, Touching

Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTeachers, Disabled people, Friends, Partners, Parents
PlotFriendship, Fate, Justice, Parenting
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Touching

Simon Birch and Joe Wenteworth are boys who have a reputation for being oddballs. Joe never knew his father, and his mother, Rebecca, is keeping her lips sealed no matter how much he protests. Simon, meanwhile, is an 11-year-old dwarf whose outsize personality belies his small stature. Indeed, he often assails the local reverend with thorny theological questions and joins Joe on his quest to find his biological father.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Animals, Teachers, Bears, Tigers
PlotFriendship, Happiness
PlaceTrains, Forest, Party
StyleCute, Soulful, By books, Deep Meaning, Makes me think

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:19
CharactersDogs, Family, Sisters, Old man, Cats
PlotTravel, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Beach, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration02:15
CharactersTeachers, Family, Pupils, Surgeons, Poor
PlotFight, Money, Friendship, Computers, Mystery
PlaceSchool, Beach, Hospitals, Summer camp, Lake
TimeHalloween
StyleAction, Light, Inspirational, Soulful, By books

The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersHorses, Teachers, Strong women, Foster children
PlotBasketball, Fight, Money, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, School, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Wisecracking, gum-chewing 12-year-old Gilly is well known in the foster system. Totally unmanageable, she has stayed with more families than she can remember and has outwitted them all. After all, how can she settle down when her real mother, the beautiful and glamourous Courtney, might be out there waiting for her? When Gilly is sent to live with the Trotters, the weirdest family yet, she isn’t planning to stick around. But cheerful, affectionate Maime Trotter isn’t giving up on Gilly just yet...

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Parents, Poor
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life
PlaceSchool, New York
StyleLight, To cry, Inspirational, Touching

From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersMonsters, Giants, Family, Pupils, Terminally ill
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Death, Depression, Cancer
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Touching

A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersFamily, Friends, Terminally ill, Lovers, Parents
PlotLife, Friendship, Jealousy, Divorce, Family life
PlaceSchool, New York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching, Sad ones

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:28
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Justice
PlaceEngland
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Fascinating

The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersChildrens, Parents, Poor, Widows
PlotOn real events, Chess, Supernatural, Chase, Happiness
PlaceParallel worlds, Africa, USA, Small cities
TimeFuture
StyleInteresting, Light, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

A young girl overcomes her disadvantaged upbringing in the slums of Uganda to become a Chess master.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersWitch, Spy, Artists, Lawyers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Time machine, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, Court, Hotels
StyleInteresting, Kind, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp and wipes away all memories, no one expected recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town named Marwen where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation — a testament to the most powerful women he knows — through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Alcoholics, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Vital signs, Beautiful landscapes, Sad ones

A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, western
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersTeachers, Cowboys, Students, Lawyers, Old man
PlotLove, Sports, Art, Happiness, Competitions
PlaceCollege, Party, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Inspirational, By books, Touching

The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China, Japan
Duration02:19
CharactersGay, Pregnant, Lawyers, Billionaires, Parents
PlotWedding, Loneliness, Love triangle, Jealousy, Birthday
PlaceLondon
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Jane Austen Novels

Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a dashing and handsome American named Jack. Things couldn't be better, until Bridget discovers that she is pregnant. Now, the befuddled mom-to-be must figure out if the proud papa is Mark or Jack.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Strong women, Surgeons, Single mothers
PlotDancing, Fight, Friendship, Dolls, Computers
PlaceSchool, Trains, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

A teenager transitions from female to male, and his family must come to terms with that fact.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersHorses, Gay, Teachers, Childrens, Cooks
PlotDancing, Money, Drug addict, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceSchool, Party, Deserts
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Family, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Depression, Baseball, Adoption
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersStrong women, Family
PlotJustice
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Soulful

Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, is 35 years old and still trying to find a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he'd always dreamed he'd be as a little kid. When his ailing father can no longer afford to pay for private school for his two kids and the only available public school is on its last legs, Aidan reluctantly agrees to attempt to home-school them. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn't find.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:27
CharactersFamily, Orphans, Parents
PlotSports, Boxing, Revenge, Fights without rules, Death
PlaceCourt, Mansions
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Heavy, Touching

Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefamily, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Birds
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Growing up, Fear
PlaceSea
StyleInteresting, Light, Cute, Inspirational, Smart

A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersGods, Family, Parents, Widows
PlotRobbery, Religious, Chase, Divorce, Fate
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Vital signs, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

The family-friendly movie explores the transformational role prayer plays in the lives of the Jordan family. Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, the Jordan’s marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. Through a newly energized faith, Elizabeth and Tony’s real enemy doesn’t have a prayer.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Cats
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Touching

Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. Through all the ups and downs of childhood, Ramona and Beezus learn that anything's possible when you believe in yourself and rely on each other.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersChildrens, Family, Lawyers, Friends, Orphans
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Fate, Missing people, Shopping
PlaceChernobyl, School
StyleAction, To cry, Cute, Touching

Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she backed her Mercedes into Bill, they're only hoping for a free meal. But Grey is touched, and over the objections of her snotty fiancé.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersFamily, Old man, Interns
PlotFriendship, Loneliness, Fate
PlaceHotels, USA, Office, New York
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational, Soulful

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.





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