Most Similar Movies to The Actress (1953)


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Double Happiness (1994), The Mangler 2 (2002), The Santa Clause (1994), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), 35 Shots of Rum (2008), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011), Fehér isten (2014) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Double Happiness (1994)

Double Happiness (1994)

7.0/10 Drama

Story of a young Chinese-Canadian woman caught between traditional and modern societies.

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The Mangler 2 (2002)

The Mangler 2 (2002)

7.1/10 Horror, Drama

The film follows the story of Duncan, a fourteen-year-old misfit farm boy trying to fill the void and alleviate the numbness left by his mother's passing. Unable to let her go quite yet, Duncan mimics his dead mother. He talks in her voice at the dinner table and wears her fur coat to bed. Edgar, Duncan's distant sixty-year-old father, doesn't understand the strange m...Read all

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The Santa Clause (1994)

The Santa Clause (1994)

6.5/10 Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

7.7/10 Comedy, Drama

A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

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35 Shots of Rum (2008)

35 Shots of Rum (2008)

7.1/10 Drama

The relationship between a father and daughter is complicated by the arrival of a handsome young man.

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

6.9/10 Adventure, Drama, Mystery

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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Fehér isten (2014)

Fehér isten (2014)

6.9/10 Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.

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The Confirmation (2016)

The Confirmation (2016)

6.4/10 Drama, Comedy, Horror

A divorced father and his eight-year-old son are about to spend a somewhat predictable weekend together, nevertheless, when a valuable toolbox gets stolen, the search for the thieves will soon turn into a true family bonding.

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I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)

I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)

6.2/10 Comedy, Drama

Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby arrives in LA on a Tuesday and phones Dad the one night that Stephanie, who does Jane Fonda's hair, stays over. Stephanie is ther...Read all

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Stage Mother (1933)

Stage Mother (1933)

6.1/10 Drama

A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother and pushes her daughter into becoming a Broadway star. The mother is a monster with a heart of gold, and after breaking up the daughter's love affair, finally sees the error of her...Read all

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The Last of the High Kings (1996)

The Last of the High Kings (1996)

5.9/10 Drama, Gay & Lesbian

In the summer after he finishes high school, Frankie Griffin (Jared Leto) nervously awaits the results of his college entrance examinations, positive he's failed, while he struggles to get through a long season full of challenges. Over the summer months, he deals with his mother's (Catherine O'Hara) and father's (Gabriel Byrne) high expectations, admires two teenage girls from afar, plans the perfect party, and fights off unwanted attention from an American tourist (Christina Ricci).

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Hanging Up (2000)

Hanging Up (2000)

4.9/10 Comedy, Drama

A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.

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The Color of Friendship (2000)

The Color of Friendship (2000)

10.0/10 Drama

A black family (Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson, Shadia Simmons) receives a white South African exchange student, raised in apartheid, into its home in 1977.

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Loveling (2018)

Loveling (2018)

9.4/10 Drama

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Irene has only a few days to overcome her anxiety about sending her eldest son out into the world on his own.

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Our Father (2002)

Our Father (2002)

9.3/10 Drama

A teenager (Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa) and his younger brother (Hamza Moctar Aguid) search for their father after he fails to come home one day.

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My Name Is Emily (2015)

My Name Is Emily (2015)

8.9/10 Drama

A teenage girl (Evanna Lynch) flees her foster home with her boyfriend. Their goal is to find her father, a brilliant writer who's been institutionalized.

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Other People (2016)

Other People (2016)

8.5/10 Drama, Gay & Lesbian, Comedy

After breaking up with his boyfriend, a struggling New York writer (Jesse Plemons) returns to Sacramento, Calif., to take care of his terminally ill mother (Molly Shannon).

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Tru Confessions (2002)

Tru Confessions (2002)

8.4/10 Drama

A teenager (Clara Bryant) gets closer to her developmentally disabled twin (Shia LaBeouf) while producing a documentary about him.

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C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005)

7.9/10 Drama

A young French Canadian, one of five boys in a conservative family in the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to reconcile his emerging identity with his father's values.

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Que Horas Ela Volta? (2015)

Que Horas Ela Volta? (2015)

7.8/10 Comedy, Drama

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.

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This Is My Father (1998)

This Is My Father (1998)

7.0/10 Drama

A middle-aged teacher discovers photos from his mother's past that convinces him that she has not told the truth about his real father. Venturing into Ireland where he believes his real father to be, a past romance slowly unfolds.

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