Movies like Baxter!

20 movies like Baxter!, ordered by similarity : Loveling(2018), Custody(2017), Finding Neverland(2004), The 400 Blows(1959), The Yearling(1946), About a Boy(2002), Momma's Man(2008), Ponette(1996), Mes Petites Amoureuses(1974), Christmas Angel(2011), Old Yeller(1957), Adoption(1975) ...

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A young American boy unable to overcome a speech defect is disturbed by the constant bickering of his parents, and when they get divorced, he slides into an emotional breakdown.

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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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A broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the centre.

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Finding Neverland

The story of Sir J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.

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The 400 Blows

A young boy, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

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The Yearling

A pet deer changes a boy (Claude Jarman Jr.) and his parents (Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman), pioneering farmers in Florida after the Civil War.

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About a Boy

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

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Momma's Man

A man who has avoided his wife and child at home has a change of heart after an imposed stay in his own parents' loft.

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A four-year-old girl tries to come to terms with the sudden death of her mother.

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Mes Petites Amoureuses

A study of minor events in the adolescence of a boy growing up in small towns. Daniel lives with his grandmother and, after one year of high school, has to go to live with his mother in the... See full summary »

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Christmas Angel

The life of medieval author Christine de Pizan (Amanda Sandrelli).

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Old Yeller

A teenage boy (Tommy Kirk) grows to love a stray yellow dog while running his Texas homestead with his father (Fess Parker) away.

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Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska. He doesn't like the idea. Kata befriends teenage schoolgirl Anna, ... See full summary »

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A Tale of Love and Darkness

The story of Amos Oz's youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. The film details the young man's relationship with his mother and his beginnings as a writer, while looking at what happens when the stories we tell become the stories we live.

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Now, Voyager

A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.

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The Loneliest Runner

Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated ... See full summary »

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The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, ... See full summary »

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Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer's wife leaves him, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

An 1880s Brooklyn boy (Freddie Bartholomew) is summoned to England by his grandfather (C. Aubrey Smith) and raised as a lord.

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A struggling mother of three forms an unexpected bond with the night nanny hired to help with her newborn baby.

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Look at Me

A gifted singer (Marilou Berry) seeks approval from her egotistical father (Jean-Pierre Bacri), who is a famous writer and publisher.

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