Tags: movies like The Midwife (2017) - full list
|Country||Italy, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA|
|Characters||Mafia, Singers, Horses|
|Plot||Death, Dancing, Motorcycles, Hunger, Money, Computers, Gambling, Soccer|
|Place||School, Trains, Italy, Ghetto|
Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in southern Italian town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||comedy, family, music|
Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 8.3)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, history|
|Plot||Relationship, Love triangle|
Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.
|Characters||Dogs, Students, Hackers, Criminals|
|Plot||Investigation, Death, Depression, Money, Missing people, Computers, Obsession, Love triangle, Abduction, Viruses, Loneliness, Gambling, Fight|
Unable to face his new reality in a wheelchair, Ángel develops a deadly obsession with the woman who left him and unleashes a sinister revenge plot.
|Genre||comedy, drama, music|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, Canada|
|Characters||Lawyers, Musicians, Friends, Single mothers, Tourists, Singers|
|Plot||Money, Dreams, Dancing, Depression, Computers|
|Place||Prison, Party, England, Hospitals, USA, Trains, Beach, Scotland|
A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.
|Genre||comedy, drama, biography|
|Characters||Artists, Lovers, Geniuses, Photographers, Writers|
|Plot||Love, Jealousy, Art, Creation, Obsession, Death, Money, Diving|
|Style||Philosophical, Makes me think|
The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 4.3)|
|Characters||Parents, Friends, Mothers, Old man, Spiders, Insects|
|Plot||Love, Depression, Mystery, Mystery, Relationship, Death, Dancing, Money, Mental disorders|
|Place||Hospitals, USA, Lake|
Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.
|Characters||Parents, Businessmen, Nurses, Billionaires, Dogs, Lawyers, Maids, Singers, Poor, Guitarists|
|Plot||Love, Jealousy, Relationship, Racing, Money, Cancer, Computers|
|Place||Party, Hospitals, USA, Hotels, Beach|
Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide, and neither will ever be the same.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller|
|Characters||Family, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers, Rich, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Body exchange, Love, Money, Relationship, Cancer, Death, Survival, Chase|
|Place||New York, USA, Laboratory|
|Style||Disturbing, Exciting, For men|
An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Students, Mothers, Lovers|
|Plot||Love, Jealousy, Relationship, Loneliness, Parenting|
Haewon, a college student, wants to end her secret affair with her professor, Seongjun. Feeling depressed after bidding farewell to her mother who is set to immigrate to Canada the next day, Haewon seeks out Seongjun again after a long time. That day, they run into her classmates at a restaurant and their relationship gets revealed. Haewon gets more agitated and Seongjun makes an extreme suggestion to run away together… Haewon dreams often. Her dreams will be compared to her waking life, but none can be denied as being a part of her life.
|Characters||Family, Old man, Friends, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Parenting, Cancer, Death|
Jack has finally managed to propose to his infertile girlfriend when his life is turned upside down by the arrival of an old one-night stand that introduces him to his seven year old son.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Characters||Babysitting, Students, Family, Lawyers, Single mothers|
|Place||Paris, France, Trains|
|Style||Atmospheric, To cry, Touching, Smart|
The first part in a new series of films produced by Musée d'Orsay, 'Flight of the Red Balloon' tells the story of a French family as seen through the eyes of a Chinese student. The film was shot in August and September 2006 on location in Paris. This is Hou Hsiao-Hsien's first Western film. It is based on the classic French short The Red Balloon directed by Albert Lamorisse.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Characters||Teens, Terminally ill, Disabled people, Surgeons|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Death, Snow, Computers, Fate|
|Style||Makes me think|
Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control -- all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Cats, Surfers, Singers|
|Plot||Dancing, Money, Weapon, Computers, Gambling|
|Place||Aircraft, Casino, Hotels|
Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity, and family.
|Characters||Artists, Directors, Spiders, Orphans, Nuns, Bees, Poor|
|Plot||Death, Money, Funeral, Weapon, On real events|
|Place||Trains, France, Spain, Paris, Lighthouse|
Paris, 1930. Luis Buñuel is penniless after the scandal surrounding the release of his last movie. Sculptor Ramón Acín, a good friend, buys a lottery ticket and promises Buñuel that he will pay for his next movie if he wins the prize.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Lovers, Pianists, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Love triangle, Mystery, Dancing, Computers, Happiness|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, Fascinating|
The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Superhero, Friends, Lifeguards, Superhero team, Superhero, Strong women, Monsters|
|Plot||Disasters, Time machine, Adventures, Time travel, Martial Arts, Love|
When heroes alone are not enough ... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, one he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known?
|Mark||4.6 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime|
Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Country||Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA|
|Characters||Artists, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Soldier, Jews, Teachers, Models, Criminals|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing, Cancer, Motorcycles, Snow, Money, Religious, Ghosts, Viruses|
|Place||USA, Aircraft, Trains, Party|
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.
|Mark||3 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Snake, Bartenders, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Depression, Cancer, Dancing, Money, Computers, Chase|
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.