Movies like Reaching for the Moon

20 movies like Reaching for the Moon, ordered by similarity : Pawnee(1957), Hostiles(2017), The Arroyo(2014), Southside With You(2016), The Second Mother(2015), Cruise(2018), The Great Sioux Uprising(1953), Rooster Cogburn(1975), 12 Years a Slave(2013), Jassy(1948), Custody(2016), Notes on a Scandal(2006) ...

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Reaching for the Moon

A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.

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Pale Arrow is a white man raised since a boy by the Pawnee Chief. With wagon trains now encroaching on Pawnee land, the Chief sends Pale Arrow to be with the white people. Now known as Paul... See full summary »

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In 1892, a legendary Army Captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

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The Arroyo

A landowner in southern Arizona, tired of seeing drug smugglers cross the border through his property, decides to fight back.

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Southside With You

Chronicles the 1989 summer afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.

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The Second Mother

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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Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the "wrong side of the tracks" falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.

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The Great Sioux Uprising

During the Civil War, Southern agitators and a crooked horse dealer endanger the peace between the Union and the Wyoming Sioux.

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Rooster Cogburn

Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down her father's murderers.

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12 Years a Slave

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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In 17th. century England, Jassy is believed a witch because she has sometimes visions of approaching disasters. When Barney Hatton, an impoverished gentry whose gambling father has lost the... See full summary »

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The lives of three women are unexpectedly changed when they cross paths at a New York Family Court.

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Notes on a Scandal

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her fifteen-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond a platonic friendship.

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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

A small financial institution called Abacus becomes the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States' 2008 mortgage crisis.

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Ulzana's Raid

After fierce war chief Ulzana and a small war party jump the reservation bent on murder and terror, an inexperienced young lieutenant is assigned to track him down.

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Vita & Virginia

It's the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.

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Khoya Khoya Chand

Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for ... See full summary »

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After his lover rejects him, a young man trapped by the oppressiveness of Edwardian society tries to come to terms with and accept his sexuality.

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A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.

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The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show

For one week in February 1968, Johnny Carson gave up his chair to Harry Belafonte, the first time an African-American had hosted a late night TV show for a whole week.

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Love in Another Town

Romeo & Juliet gets transplanted to the Bronx.

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