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Cinderella Man (2005)
Biography, Drama, Sport

Cinderella Man (2005)

During the Great Depression, a common-man hero, James J. Braddock--a.k.a. the Cinderella Man--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history. By the early 1930s, the impoverished ex-prizefighter was seemingly as broken-down, beaten-up and out-of-luck as much of the rest of the American populace who had hit rock bottom. His career appeared to be finished, he was unable to pay the bills, the only thing that mattered to him--his family--was in danger, and he was even forced to go on Public Relief. But deep inside, Jim Braddock never relinquished his determination. Driven by love, honor and an incredible dose the ones who are do of grit, he willed an impossible dream to come true. In a last-chance bid to help his family, Braddock returned to the ring. No one thought he had a shot. However Braddock, fueled by something beyond mere competition, kept winning. Suddenly, the ordinary working man became the mythic athlete. Carrying the hopes and dreams of the disenfranchised on his shoulders, Braddock rocketed through the ranks, until this underdog chose to do the unthinkable: take on the heavyweight champ of the world, the unstoppable Max Baer, renowned for having killed two men in the ring. (Read More)

Themes:starvation,  wealth,  homelessness,  unemployment,  exploitation,  illness,  humiliation,  poverty,  theft,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love,  friendship
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  thief,  priest,  photographer,  girl,  boy,  friend
Period:1920s,  1930s
Story:boxing trainer,  catholic priest,  catholic church,  great depression,  irish catholic,  boxing promoter,  boxing manager,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  happy birthday,  throwing a drink in someone's face,  birthday cake,  boxing,  flash camera,  subjective camera,  loss of friend,  reference to herbert hoover,  ringside announcer,  class consciousness,  labor agitator,  bed spring,  visible breath,  gender in title,  men's club,  madison square garden manhattan new york city,  sports announcer,  economic inequality,  dockworker,  prizefighter,  year 1928,  heavyweight champion,  folk hero,  cinderella story,  fear of death,  shantytown,  pep talk,  knockout,  shipyard,  motivational,  movie projector,  broken hand,  labor strike,  ends with biographical notes,  protective male,  integrity,  streetcar,  trainer,  new york skyline,  financial problem,  begging,  labor union,  based on true events,  comeback,  second chance,  rags to riches,  listening to a radio,  central park manhattan new york city,  billboard,  autograph,  beggar,  meat,  irish american,  eviction,  dock,  electricity,  underdog,  arrogance,  ferry,  injustice,  snowing,  turtle,  historical,  despair,  new jersey,  death of friend,  friendship between men,  desperation,  watching a movie,  working class,  boxer,  crucifix,  stealing,  what happened to epilogue,  death of husband,  cross,  debt,  locker room,  microphone,  flash forward,  training,  cigar smoking,  best friend,  no opening credits,  eating,  candle,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  camera,  food,  dream,  brother sister relationship,  based on true story,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  flashback,  death,  violence,  blood

My Left Foot: The Story Of Christy Brown (1989)
Biography, Drama

My Left Foot: The Story Of Christy Brown (1989)

Christy Brown is a spastic quadriplegic born to a large, poor Irish family. His mother, Mrs Brown, recognizes the intelligence and humanity in the lad everyone else regards as a vegetable. Eventually, Christy matures into a cantankerous writer who uses his only functional limb, his left foot, to write with. (Read More)

Themes:unemployment,  poverty,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love
Locations:restaurant
Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  boy
Story:catholic church,  birthday cake,  subjective camera,  working class,  stealing,  death of husband,  microphone,  flash forward,  eating,  candle,  birthday,  drink,  food,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  flashback

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Ladri Di Biciclette (1948)
Drama

Ladri Di Biciclette (1948)

Ricci, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, gets at last a good job - for which he needs a bike - hanging up posters. But soon his bicycle is stolen. He and his son walk the streets of Rome, looking for the bicycle. Ricci finally manages to locate the thief but with no proof, he has to abandon his cause. But he and his son know perfectly well that without a bike, Ricci won't be able to keep his job. (Read More)

Themes:starvation,  wealth,  unemployment,  humiliation,  poverty,  theft,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:thief,  catholic,  priest,  boy,  friend
Story:catholic church,  integrity,  streetcar,  begging,  beggar,  despair,  stealing,  crucifix,  cross,  locker room,  eating,  cafe,  drink,  food,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships

Ladder 49 (2004)
Action, Drama, Thriller

Ladder 49 (2004)

Under the watchful eye of his mentor Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. Jack has reached a crossroads, however, as the sacrifices he's made have put him in harm's way innumerable times and significantly impacted his relationship with his wife and kids. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. And as he reflects on his life, now Deputy Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save him. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drinking,  marriage,  friendship
Locations:snow,  church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:catholic church,  irish catholic,  birthday cake,  irish american,  death of friend,  death of husband,  flash forward,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  blood,  flashback

Rocky III (1982) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Drama, Sport

Rocky III (1982)

Three years and 10 successful title defenses after beating Apollo Creed, with whom he has become great friends, a now wealthy Rocky Balboa is considering retirement. Fame and complacency soon cause Balboa to lose his title to Clubber Lang, who inadvertently causes the death of Rocky's trainer Mickey. Rocky sinks into a depression, and Apollo decides to train Rocky for a rematch against Lang so Rocky can try to win the title back. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  marriage,  friendship,  love
Characters:priest
Story:boxing trainer,  boxing movie,  boxing gym,  madison square garden manhattan new york city,  heavyweight champion,  trainer,  comeback,  second chance,  underdog,  friendship between men,  boxer,  locker room,  training,  cigar smoking,  boxing,  reporter,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  two word title,  death,  flashback,  violence

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De Rouille Et D'os (2012)
Drama, Romance

De Rouille Et D'os (2012)

Themes:unemployment,  theft,  drinking,  money
Locations:snow
Characters:thief,  photographer,  boy
Story:boxing promoter,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  throwing a drink in someone's face,  broken hand,  trainer,  working class,  boxer,  flash forward,  boxing,  eating,  drink,  camera,  food,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  flashback,  violence

Nowhere Boy (2009)
Biography, Drama, Music, Romance

Nowhere Boy (2009)

The story of John Lennon's childhood and teenage years from 1944 to 1960, his relationship with his aunt Mimi and his mother Julia -the two dominant women in the first part of his life-, his first meeting with Paul McCartney and George Harrison, their friendship, their love for music and the birth of The Beatles. (Read More)

Themes:theft,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  love,  friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:thief,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:birthday cake,  listening to a radio,  what happened to epilogue,  death of husband,  microphone,  flash forward,  best friend,  eating,  cafe,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  food,  dream,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  two word title,  flashback,  blood,  death

Rocky II (1979)
Drama, Sport

Rocky II (1979)

Rocky Balboa is enjoying life. He has a lovely wife, Adrian, had a successful fight with Apollo Creed and is able to enjoy the money he earned from the fight and a new endorsement deal. Unfortunately, Rocky becomes embarrassed when failing to complete an advert and ends up working in a meat packing company. He believes that he will no longer have a career as a boxer. Apollo wants to rematch with Rocky to prove all his critics wrong that he can beat Rocky. Can Rocky once again have a successful fight? (Read More)

Themes:unemployment,  money,  marriage,  love
Locations:snow,  church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  boy
Story:meat,  boxing trainer,  boxer,  catholic priest,  catholic church,  trainer,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  training,  heavyweight champion,  comeback,  autograph,  underdog,  working class,  locker room,  cigar smoking,  boxing,  brother sister relationship,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  two word title,  flashback,  violence,  blood

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Lovelace (2013) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Biography, Drama

Lovelace (2013)

Themes:exploitation,  humiliation,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:catholic,  photographer,  friend
Story:ends with biographical notes,  autograph,  watching a movie,  what happened to epilogue,  microphone,  flash forward,  eating,  cafe,  drink,  camera,  food,  based on true story,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  violence,  flashback,  blood,  death

Birth (2004)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Birth (2004)

Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the concern of her fiance, her increased contact with him leads her to question the choices she has made in her life. (Read More)

Themes:funeral,  drinking,  marriage
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Characters:boy,  photographer
Story:happy birthday,  birthday cake,  central park manhattan new york city,  snowing,  death of husband,  flash forward,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  camera,  new york city,  cigarette smoking,  death,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback

The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim "picked up a game" now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity. This is why The Basketball Diaries (1995) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:illness,  humiliation,  theft,  drinking,  money,  friendship
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  thief,  priest,  friend
Story:catholic church,  loss of friend,  ends with biographical notes,  ferry,  death of friend,  desperation,  stealing,  crucifix,  what happened to epilogue,  dream,  cross,  locker room,  best friend,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  drink,  food,  based on true story,  new york city,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother son relationship,  death,  blood

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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Drama, Sport

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Wanting to learn from the best, aspiring boxer Maggie Fitzgerald wants Frankie Dunn to train her. At the outset he flatly refuses saying he has no interest in training a girl. Frankie leads a lonely existence, alienated from his only daughter and having few friends. Maggie's rough around the edges but shows a lot of grit in the ring and he eventually relents. Maggie not only proves to be the boxer he always dreamed of having under his wing but a friend who fills the great void he's had in his life. Maggie's career skyrockets but an accident in the ring leads her to ask Frankie for one last favor. (Read More)

Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  friend
Story:boxing trainer,  boxer,  boxing,  catholic church,  trainer,  boxing manager,  boxing movie,  boxing gym,  irish american,  underdog,  working class,  training,  no opening credits,  birthday,  brother sister relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  death

Southpaw (2015) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Drama, Sport

Southpaw (2015)

As tragedy strikes him in his prime, famed boxer, Billy Hope, begins to fall into a great depression. Once the decision regarding the custody of his daughter is under question, Billy decides to get his life back on track by getting back into the ring.

Story:boxing trainer,  boxer,  boxing manager,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  madison square garden manhattan new york city,  trainer,  comeback,  great depression,  debt,  boxing,  manhattan new york city,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  violence,  blood,  flashback,  death

High-rise (2015)
Drama

High-rise (2015)

Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.

Themes:wealth,  drinking,  money
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:birthday cake,  subjective camera,  autograph,  injustice,  watching a movie,  debt,  flash forward,  no opening credits,  eating,  candle,  reporter,  drink,  food,  brother sister relationship,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  flashback,  blood,  violence

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Biutiful (2010)
Drama, Romance

Biutiful (2010)

Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Read More)

Themes:exploitation,  illness,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:girl,  boy
Story:birthday cake,  subjective camera,  eviction,  injustice,  desperation,  crucifix,  cross,  microphone,  eating,  candle,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  food,  dream,  brother sister relationship,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  blood,  violence,  death

Sleepers (1996)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sleepers (1996)

As children, Lorenzo Carcaterra - Shakes to his friends - Michael Sullivan, Tommy Marcano, and John Reilly were inseparable. They grew up in Hell's Kitchen, a far from perfect neighborhood, one filled as Shakes says with scams and shake downs, but one where the rules were known by its residents. The one adult who they admired was Father Bobby Carelli, who understood them as kids more than most adults and more than he himself would like to admit. In 1967, their lives would change forever when a typical teenage prank went wrong which led to the four of them being sentenced to various terms at Wilkinson Home for Boys, a reformatory. There, they were physically, emotionally and sexually abused primarily by Sean Nokes, the head guard of their cell block, and fellow guards Ralph Ferguson, Henry Addison, and Adam Styler, although there were other caring figures of authority at the home including other guards. Their time at the home affected the four, not all who were able to emerge from the experience to regroup their lives. In their want to forget about the experience, they made a vow not to talk about it either between themselves or with others. Fast forward thirteen years, with Tommy and Johnny being career criminals, Michael an assistant district attorney and Shakes a newspaper writer, their friendship on the surface more loose than it was when they were children. When Tommy and John spot Nokes, it leads to Shakes and Michael banding together to exact revenge not only on Nokes but all four of the guards who abused them. Michael had long mapped out a plan even before Tommy and John saw Nokes, but that sighting and its aftermath alters the plan. Beyond the precarious position Tommy and John place themselves into, Michael has the most to lose even if the plan succeeds. Most of the plan implementation is left to Shakes who has to enlist the machine of Hell's Kitchen, including mob boss King Benny, and their childhood friend, social worker Carol Martinez, who currently is John's girlfriend. Beyond co-opting aging lawyer Danny Snyder, who admits he may not be the best choice as an alcoholic who is no longer near the top of his game, the plan is threatened by a key piece, the need for an unreproachable figure to perjure him or herself, that person who Michael and Shakes hopes will be Father Bobby. Father Bobby, even if he knew of the abuse, may not be able to do his friends this enormous favor of an illegal nature, he who has to balance the morality of the situation in his own mind in deciding what to do. This is why Sleepers (1996) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:humiliation,  theft,  funeral,  drinking,  marriage,  friendship
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  thief,  priest,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:catholic church,  madison square garden manhattan new york city,  central park manhattan new york city,  irish american,  watching a movie,  crucifix,  what happened to epilogue,  cross,  flash forward,  eating,  candle,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  food,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  violence,  flashback

Rocky IV (1985) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Drama, Sport

Rocky IV (1985)

Ever since his match with Clubber Lang, Rocky Balboa has a peaceful life. And now he and former champion, Apollo Creed, enjoy good times and are now the best of friends. But Rocky's peaceful life as a boxer gets paused after a match Apollo went into. Unfortunately, Creed fought Ivan drago, a 6'5" Russian who has never lost a match, and sadly, brutally murders Apollo in the ring. A funeral is held and times start going downhill fast. Now, in order to restore honor, Rocky challenges Drago to a match and must beat him for sweet, bitter vengeance. (Read More)

Themes:funeral
Locations:snow
Characters:friend
Story:boxer,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  birthday cake,  boxing,  subjective camera,  loss of friend,  heavyweight champion,  trainer,  comeback,  underdog,  arrogance,  death of friend,  death of husband,  locker room,  training,  cigar smoking,  birthday,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  death,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback,  blood,  violence

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Hunger (2008)
Biography, Drama

Hunger (2008)

Hunger follows life in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland with an interpretation of the highly emotive events surrounding the 1981 IRA Hunger Strike, led by Bobby Sands. With an epic eye for detail, the film provides a timely exploration of what happens when body and mind are pushed to the uttermost limit. (Read More)

Themes:starvation,  illness,  humiliation
Locations:snow
Characters:catholic,  priest,  boy
Story:catholic priest,  listening to a radio,  snowing,  crucifix,  what happened to epilogue,  cross,  locker room,  eating,  food,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback,  violence,  blood,  death

August Rush (2007)
Drama, Music

August Rush (2007)

The story of a charismatic young Irish guitarist and a sheltered young cellist who have a chance encounter one magical night above New York's Washington Square, but are soon torn apart, leaving in their wake an infant, August Rush, orphaned by circumstance. Now performing on the streets of New York and cared for by a mysterious stranger, August uses his remarkable musical talent to seek the parents from whom he was separated at birth. (Read More)

Themes:homelessness,  drinking,  friendship,  love
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:girl,  boy,  friend
Story:second chance,  central park manhattan new york city,  microphone,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  beer,  drink,  food,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  father daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback

Invincible (2006)
Biography, Drama, Sport

Invincible (2006)

In the sumer of 1976, 30-year old Vince Papale is having a tough run of luck. He's been working as a substitute teacher for two days a week but has just found out that his job has been eliminated because of budget cuts. His wife gives up on him saying he'll never amount to anything and asks for a divorce. He works as a bartender and plays football with his friends. When the the new coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Dick Vermeil, announces that he will hold open tryouts for the team, Vince reluctantly decides to give a try. Based on a true story. (Read More)

Themes:unemployment,  illness,  marriage,  friendship
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Story:labor strike,  ends with biographical notes,  rags to riches,  underdog,  working class,  what happened to epilogue,  cross,  locker room,  microphone,  flash forward,  cafe,  beer,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

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La Grande Bellezza (2013) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Drama

La Grande Bellezza (2013)

Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with a shock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries, and looking past the extravagant nightclubs, parties, and cafes to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. This is why La Grande Bellezza (2013) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:wealth,  poverty,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  friendship
Locations:church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:happy birthday,  birthday,  subjective camera,  despair,  cross,  microphone,  no opening credits,  eating,  candle,  drink,  food,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  flashback,  death

Andrey Rublev (1966)
Biography, Drama, History

Andrey Rublev (1966)

Andreiv Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history, a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and by Tatar invasions.

Themes:illness,  humiliation,  poverty,  theft,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:snow,  church
Characters:thief,  priest,  boy
Story:dock,  injustice,  snowing,  despair,  crucifix,  cross,  candle,  beer,  drink,  food,  dream,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  violence,  flashback,  blood,  death

C'est Arrive Pres De Chez Vous (1992)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

C'est Arrive Pres De Chez Vous (1992)

A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a threatening letter. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money,  marriage,  love
Locations:restaurant
Characters:thief,  boy
Story:birthday cake,  subjective camera,  eviction,  boxer,  microphone,  boxing,  eating,  reporter,  cafe,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  camera,  food,  dream,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  violence,  blood,  flashback,  death

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Evita (1996)
Biography, Drama, History, Musical

Evita (1996)

High-flying, adored! The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical depicting the infamous real-life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famous Argentine woman in history. Her huge political influence and constant charity works earned her scorn and fear from the military and upper classes but adoration and love from the workers and descamisados. Evita's legendary life is displayed before your eyes as the most hated and most beloved woman in Argentina. (Read More)

Themes:wealth,  unemployment,  poverty,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  love
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  photographer,  girl
Period:1920s,  1930s
Story:catholic church,  cinderella story,  electricity,  watching a movie,  crucifix,  candle,  cafe,  drink,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  death

On The Waterfront (1954) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

On The Waterfront (1954)

Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while tending his pigeons and running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs, and later meets the dead man's sister and feels responsible for his death. She introduces him to Father Barry, who tries to force him to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers. (Read More)

Themes:homelessness,  money
Locations:church
Characters:catholic,  priest
Story:catholic church,  dock,  irish catholic,  boxer,  dockworker,  prizefighter,  shipyard,  labor union,  irish american,  new jersey,  beer,  brother sister relationship,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  death,  father daughter relationship,  family relationships

Brooklyn (2015)
Drama, Romance

Brooklyn (2015)

In late 1951, Eilis Lacey, a young Irish girl, emigrates to Brooklyn. Sponsored by Father Flood, a priest from her native town Enniscorthy, she is assured to find a full-time job there. But the early days are tough, seasickness being soon replaced by loneliness and homesickness, two feelings all the more acutely felt by Eilis for having had to leave behind her widowed mother and her dear sister Rose. She nevertheless little by little manages to find her footing by adapting to her job as a salesgirl, by studying bookkeeping at Brooklyn College as well as with a little help from both Father Flood and Mrs. Kehoe, the owner of the boarding school she now lives in. And not only does graduation follow but love shows its face in Tony, an Italian-American plumber, full of adoration and respect for her. They end up marrying, although keeping the thing secret. It is at that point that tragedy strikes inciting Eilis to return to Enniscorthy to support her mother morally. And there a strange thing happens : she gradually gets lured by the charms of her native place, going far as to let herself be wooed by Jim Farrell, a young local. This is why Brooklyn (2015) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:illness,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love,  friendship
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  friend
Story:catholic church,  subjective camera,  new york skyline,  irish american,  snowing,  watching a movie,  working class,  cross,  best friend,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  drink,  food,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  death

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Ali (2001)
Biography, Drama, Sport

Ali (2001)

In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, fresh from his olympic gold medal victory, explodes on to the scene, Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self confidence with his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. To his credit, he sets out to prove that with his highly agile and forceful style soon making him a formidable boxer who soon claims the heavyweight championship. His personal life is no less noteworthy with his allegiance to the Nation of Islam, his friendship with the controversial Malcolm X and his abandonment of his slave name in favour of Muhammad Ali stirring up controversy. Yet, at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test with the military draft rules are changed, making him eligible for military induction during the Vietnam War. Despite the fact that he could easily agree to a sweetheart deal that would have meant an easy tour of duty for himself, Ali refuses to submit on principle to cooperate in an unjust war for a racist nation that treated his people so poorly. The cost of that stand is high as he finds himself unable to legally box in his own country while his case is contested in court. What follows is a battle for a man who would sacrifice so much for what he believes in and a comeback that would cement his legend as one of the great sports figures of all time. (Read More)

Themes:poverty,  drinking,  marriage,  friendship,  love
Locations:snow
Characters:photographer,  boy,  friend
Story:boxer,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  sports announcer,  heavyweight champion,  trainer,  comeback,  arrogance,  boxing,  drink,  camera,  title spoken by character,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  violence,  death

Rocky (1976)
Drama, Sport

Rocky (1976)

Rocky Balboa is a struggling boxer trying to make the big time, working as a debt collector for a pittance. When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer, touting the fight as a chance for a "nobody" to become a "somebody". The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time. (Read More)

Themes:love,  friendship
Characters:catholic
Story:heavyweight champion,  boxer,  boxing trainer,  meat,  boxing promoter,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  training,  protective male,  trainer,  underdog,  turtle,  working class,  debt,  locker room,  boxing,  dream,  brother sister relationship,  violence

Le Salaire De La Peur (1953) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Le Salaire De La Peur (1953)

In the South American jungle supplies of nitroglycerin are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers and on the rough remote roads the slightest jolt can result in death.

Themes:starvation,  unemployment,  illness,  theft,  drinking,  money,  friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:catholic,  thief,  photographer,  boy,  friend
Story:subjective camera,  listening to a radio,  beggar,  desperation,  stealing,  cross,  cigar smoking,  candle,  cafe,  beer,  drink,  camera,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  death,  blood

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Legend (2015)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Legend (2015)

The true story of London's most notorious gangsters, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray. As the brothers rise through the criminal underworld, Ronnie advances the family business with violence and intimidation while Reggie struggles to go legitimate for local girl Frances Shea. In and out of prison, Ronnie's unpredictable tendencies and the slow disintegration of Reggie's marriage threaten to bring the brothers' empire tumbling to the ground. (Read More)

Themes:theft,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  marriage
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:photographer,  girl
Story:flash camera,  subjective camera,  snowing,  working class,  boxer,  what happened to epilogue,  debt,  microphone,  no opening credits,  eating,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  camera,  food,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  violence,  blood

Oldeuboi (2003)
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Oldeuboi (2003)

Abducted on a rainy night in 1988, the obnoxious drunk, Oh Dae-Su, much to his surprise, wakes up locked in a windowless and dilapidated hotel room, for an unknown reason. There, his invisible and pitiless captors will feed him, clothe him and sedate him to avoid committing suicide, and as his only companion and a window to the world is the TV in his stark cell, the only thing that helps Oh Dae-Su keep going is his daily journal. But then, unexpectedly, after fifteen long years in captivity, the perplexed prisoner is deliberately released, encouraged to track down his tormentor to finally get his retribution. Nevertheless, who would hate Oh Dae-Su so much he would deny him of a quick and clean death? This is why Oldeuboi (2003) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:humiliation,  money,  drinking,  friendship,  love
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  friend
Story:catholic priest,  flash camera,  subjective camera,  snowing,  flash forward,  eating,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  camera,  food,  brother sister relationship,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  death,  flashback,  blood,  violence

Rocky V (1990)
Drama, Sport

Rocky V (1990)

Rocky Balboa is forced to retire after having permanent damage inflicted on him in the ring by the Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Returning home after the Drago bout, Balboa discovers that the fortune that he had acquired as heavyweight champ has been stolen and lost on the stockmarket by his accountant. His boxing days over, Rocky begins to coach an up-and-coming fighter named Tommy Gunn. Rocky cannot compete, however, with the high salaraies and glittering prizes being offered to Gunn by other managers in town. (Read More)

Themes:money,  poverty
Characters:priest
Story:boxer,  boxing trainer,  training,  boxing,  boxing promoter,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  boxing gym,  subjective camera,  madison square garden manhattan new york city,  heavyweight champion,  trainer,  comeback,  underdog,  debt,  locker room,  cigar smoking,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  blood,  flashback

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Rent (2005) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Drama, Musical, Romance

Rent (2005)

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark tries to capture it through his attempts to make a film. In the year that follows, the group deals with love, loss, AIDS, and modern day life in one truly powerful story. (Read More)

Themes:starvation,  homelessness,  exploitation,  poverty,  theft,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  love,  friendship
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Characters:thief,  friend
Story:begging,  beggar,  eviction,  snowing,  microphone,  eating,  candle,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  drink,  food,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  blood,  death

Dragonfly (2002)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:funeral,  drinking,  love,  friendship
Locations:church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:desperation,  crucifix,  cross,  best friend,  candle,  beer,  drink,  camera,  dream,  brother sister relationship,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  death,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback

Amy (2015)
Biography, Documentary, Music

Amy (2015)

A documentary on the life of 'Amy Winehouse' (qv), the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward spiral into alcoholism and drugs.

Themes:illness,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  friendship
Characters:photographer,  girl,  friend
Story:flash camera,  subjective camera,  microphone,  best friend,  eating,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  birthday,  drink,  camera,  food,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships

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Ikiru (1952)
Drama

Ikiru (1952)

Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that he has stomach cancer and has less than a year to live. After the initial depression he sets about living for the first time in over 20 years. Then he realises that his limited time left is not just for living life to the full but to leave something meaningful behind... This is why Ikiru (1952) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:illness,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love
Locations:snow,  restaurant
Characters:boy
Story:happy birthday,  subjective camera,  snowing,  watching a movie,  cigar smoking,  eating,  candle,  reporter,  cafe,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  camera,  food,  dream,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  flashback

Goya's Ghosts (2006) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Biography, Drama, History

Goya's Ghosts (2006)

The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Her father, Thomas, comes to him hoping that his connection with Brother Lorenzo, whom he is painting, can secure the release of his daughter.

Themes:drinking,  money
Locations:church
Characters:catholic
Story:catholic church,  crucifix,  cross,  flash forward,  eating,  candle,  drink,  food,  brother sister relationship,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  violence

Blow (2001)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Blow (2001)

A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes bankrupt. George does not want the same thing to happen to him, and his friend Tuna, in the 1960's, suggests that he deal marijuana. He is a big hit in California in the 1960's, yet he goes to jail, where he finds out about the wonders of cocaine. As a result, when released, he gets rich by bringing cocaine to America. However, he soon pays the price. (Read More)

Themes:wealth,  illness,  humiliation,  poverty,  theft,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love,  friendship
Locations:snow
Characters:thief,  boy,  friend
Story:birthday cake,  flash forward,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  dream,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  blood,  flashback

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Adoration (2013)
Drama, Romance

Adoration (2013)

Lil ('Naomi Watts' (qv)) and Roz ('Robin Wright (V)' (qv)) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  marriage,  friendship
Characters:boy,  friend
Story:happy birthday,  watching a movie,  death of husband,  cross,  flash forward,  best friend,  eating,  birthday,  beer,  drink,  food,  dream,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback,  death

Big Eyes (2014)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance

Big Eyes (2014)

In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings. She meets gregarious ladies' man and fellow painter Walter Keane in a park while she was struggling to make an impact with her drawings of children with big eyes. The two quickly become a pair with outgoing Walter selling their paintings and quiet Margaret holed up at home painting even more children with big eyes. But Walter's actually selling her paintings as his own. A clash of financial success and critical failure soon sends Margaret reeling in her life of lies. With Walter still living the high life, Margaret's going to have to try making it on her own again and re-claiming her name and her paintings. (Read More)

Themes:drinking,  money,  marriage,  friendship
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:priest,  photographer,  girl,  boy,  friend
Story:flash camera,  ends with biographical notes,  streetcar,  listening to a radio,  what happened to epilogue,  microphone,  flash forward,  eating,  reporter,  cafe,  drink,  camera,  food,  based on true story,  new york city,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships

Changeling (2008) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller

Changeling (2008)

Los Angeles, 1928. A single mother returns from work to find her nine-year-old son gone. She calls the LAPD to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description; he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the LAPD reunite mother and son, but she insists he's not her boy. The cops dismiss her as either a liar or hysterical. When she joins a minister in his public criticism of the police, they in turn use government power to silence and intimidate her. Meanwhile, a cop goes to a dilapidated ranch to find a Canadian lad who's without legal status; the youth tells a grisly tale. There's redress for murder; is there redress for abuse of power? This is why Changeling (2008) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:boy,  photographer,  girl
Period:1920s,  1930s
Story:flash camera,  year 1928,  ends with biographical notes,  streetcar,  listening to a radio,  injustice,  despair,  desperation,  crucifix,  what happened to epilogue,  microphone,  no opening credits,  eating,  candle,  reporter,  cafe,  camera,  food,  brother sister relationship,  based on true story,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  violence,  flashback,  blood,  death

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Goal! (2005)
Drama, Romance, Sport

Goal! (2005)

Santiago's father, Hernan Munez, smuggled his penniless Mexican family over the US border to seek a better, albeit modest future in L.A. Eldest son Santiago dreams of more, like native Angelinos, then joining Hernan's gardening firm. His change arrives when a British ex-pro spots him as an exceptional soccer natural and promises he can arrange a real British talent scout to check him out. Although that falls trough and dad forbids it, Santiago accepts grandma's savings to try out with English premier league club Newcastle. Despite his asthma, he gets in and befriends the freshly transferred, desperately undisciplined bad boy star scorer, party animal Gavin Harris, who becomes his bothersome house-mate, a recipe for trouble and yet each's salvation. (Read More)

Themes:theft,  drinking,  money
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:catholic,  photographer,  boy
Story:sports announcer,  locker room,  flash forward,  reporter,  cafe,  beer,  drink,  camera,  dream,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  family relationships,  flashback,  death

I'm Not There. (2007)
Biography, Drama, Music

I'm Not There. (2007)

Six incarnations of Bob Dylan: an actor, a folk singer, an electrified troubadour, Rimbaud, Billy the Kid, and Woody Guthrie. Put Dylan's music behind their adventures, soliloquies, interviews, marriage, and infidelity. Recreate 1960s documentaries in black and white. Put each at a crossroads, the artist becoming someone else. Jack, the son of Ramblin' Jack Elliott, finds Jesus; handsome Robbie falls in love then abandons Claire. Woody, a lad escaped from foster care, hobos the U.S. singing; Billy awakes in a valley threatened by a six-lane highway; Rimbaud talks. Jude, booed at Newport when he goes electric, fences with reporters, pundits, and fans. He won't be classified. (Read More)

Themes:illness,  theft,  marriage,  drinking,  love
Locations:restaurant
Characters:thief,  photographer,  girl,  boy
Story:flash camera,  subjective camera,  labor union,  rags to riches,  new jersey,  watching a movie,  crucifix,  microphone,  eating,  reporter,  manhattan new york city,  cafe,  drink,  camera,  food,  new york city,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship

Giant (1956)
Drama, Western

Giant (1956)

Texan rancher Bick Benedict visits a Maryland farm to buy a prize horse. Whilst there he meets and falls in love with the owner's daughter Leslie, they are married immediately and return to his ranch. The story of their family and its rivalry with cowboy and (later oil tycoon) Jett Rink unfolds across two generations. (Read More)

Themes:wealth,  illness,  funeral,  drinking,  money,  marriage,  love,  friendship
Locations:restaurant
Characters:catholic,  priest,  friend
Period:1920s,  1930s
Story:catholic church,  subjective camera,  listening to a radio,  death of friend,  crucifix,  microphone,  cigar smoking,  candle,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  food,  brother sister relationship,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  death,  blood

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The Fighter (2010) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Biography, Drama, Sport

The Fighter (2010)

The Fighter is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer on the verge of being KO'd by drugs and crime.

Story:trainer,  boxing trainer,  boxer,  boxing,  boxing manager,  boxing movie,  boxing champion,  knockout,  broken hand,  comeback,  irish american,  underdog,  what happened to epilogue,  training,  brother sister relationship,  based on true story,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  blood

Trois Couleurs: Rouge (1994)
Drama, Mystery, Romance

Trois Couleurs: Rouge (1994)

Valentine is a young model living in Geneva. Because of a dog she ran over, she meets a retired judge who spies his neighbours' phone calls, not for money but to feed his cynicism. The film is the story of relationships between some human beings, Valentine and the judge, but also other people who may not be aware of the relationship they have with Valentine or/and the old judge. Redemption, forgiveness and compassion... This is why Trois Couleurs: Rouge (1994) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005). (Read More)

Themes:humiliation,  money,  friendship
Locations:church
Characters:photographer,  friend
Story:catholic church,  subjective camera,  billboard,  ferry,  cafe,  birthday,  camera,  dream,  brother sister relationship,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  blood

Philomena (2013)
Biography, Drama

Philomena (2013)

When former journalist Martin Sixsmith is dismissed from the Labour Party in disgrace, he is at a loss as to what do. That changes when a young Irish woman approaches him about a story of her mother, Philomena, who had her son taken away when she was a teenage inmate of a Catholic convent. Martin arranges a magazine assignment about her search for him that eventually leads to America. Along the way, Martin and Philomena discover as much about each other as about her son's fate. Furthermore, both find their basic beliefs challenged. (Read More)

Themes:unemployment,  humiliation,  drinking,  money,  friendship
Locations:snow,  church
Characters:catholic,  priest,  photographer,  friend
Story:catholic church,  birthday cake,  flash camera,  subjective camera,  what happened to epilogue,  cross,  flash forward,  candle,  reporter,  birthday,  drink,  camera,  food,  based on true story,  title spoken by character,  photograph,  mother daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  death,  flashback

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Yi Dai Zong Shi (2013)
Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War

Yi Dai Zong Shi (2013)

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San. (Read More)

Themes:starvation,  drinking,  money
Locations:snow
Characters:photographer,  boy
Period:1930s
Story:subjective camera,  snowing,  flash forward,  eating,  candle,  drink,  camera,  food,  dream,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  family relationships,  death,  flashback

21 Grams (2003) is one of the best movies like Cinderella Man (2005)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

21 Grams (2003)

This is the story of three well-meaning but flawed people: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English emigre; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married homemaker with two young daughters, with hiding a secret past; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to live a law-abiding life and raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will have learnt harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably, forever. (Read More)

Themes:illness,  drinking,  marriage,  love
Locations:snow,  church,  restaurant
Characters:boy
Story:birthday cake,  despair,  death of husband,  cross,  microphone,  flash forward,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  food,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  mother daughter relationship,  father daughter relationship,  husband wife relationship,  father son relationship,  mother son relationship,  family relationships,  two word title,  flashback,  blood,  death

Runaway Jury (2003)
Drama, Thriller

Runaway Jury (2003)

Wendell Rohr is a torts lawyer taking on the gun lobby. Rankin Fitch is the jury consultant for the Defendants and between them the battle is for the hearts and minds of the jury. But there is someone on the inside. Nicholas Easter is a juror with a girlfriend, Marlee, on the outside. they have a past ..... and their own agenda. (Read More)

Themes:theft,  drinking,  money
Locations:church,  restaurant
Characters:thief,  photographer
Story:happy birthday,  birthday cake,  streetcar,  crucifix,  death of husband,  flash forward,  eating,  candle,  cafe,  birthday,  drink,  camera,  food,  photograph,  cigarette smoking,  husband wife relationship,  mother son relationship,  father son relationship,  death,  blood

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