20 movies like The Namesake, ordered by similarity : Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood(2002), Sui Dhaaga: Made in India(2018), Boundaries(2018), Transamerica(2005), My One and Only(2009), Where Angels Fear to Tread(1991), Dean(2016), The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey(2007), Helicopter Eela(2018), P.S. I Love You(2007), Sweet Sixteen(2002), The World of Apu(1959) ...
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American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.
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Laura and her son Henry are forced to drive her estranged, pot-dealing, carefree father Jack cross country after being kicked out of a nursing home.
Gay & Lesbian, Comedy, Drama
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A preoperative transgender woman takes an unexpected journey when she learns that she fathered a son, now a teenage runaway hustling on the streets of New York.
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After leaving her philandering husband, an elegant socialite takes her two sons on a road trip across America in search of a better life.
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After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby.
An illustrator falls in love with a woman while trying to keep his father from burning down the family home after his wife dies.
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 »
Eela is an aspiring playback singer and single mother. She has given up all her dreams to raise her only son. But now her baby son 'Vivan' is all grown up and being a typical young ... See full summary »
Romance, Comedy, Drama
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.
Mariam Parvin Almani Nargess Mamizadeh Fareshteh Sadr Orafai Monir Arab Elham Saboktakin Fatemeh Naghavi Mojgan Faramarzi Fereshteh Sadr Orafai Maryiam Palvin Almani Solmaz Panahi
Three Iranian women (Mariam Parvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Fareshteh Sadr Orafai) battle oppressive governmental regulations that affect all areas of their lives.
Adventure, History, Biography, Drama
Wrongfully convicted for murder, Henri Charriere forms an unlikely relationship with fellow inmate and quirky convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, in an attempt to escape from the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
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Two women who are abandoned by their husbands, find love and solace in each other.
Sulu is an ambitious housewife with a loving husband and a happy family. Things start changing for her when she accidentally lands a job as a radio jockey and her show becomes an instant hit.
A med student (Emayatzy Corinealdi) considers leaving her long-imprisoned husband (Omari Hardwick) for a charming bus driver (David Oyelowo).
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An Iranian (Mania Akbari) grapples with her anxieties about men and discusses her second marriage with her resentful son (Amin Maher).
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard re-examines his attitudes while falling in love with the African-American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
Comedy, Romance, Drama
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A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.