Movies Similar to the Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds (1972)

Movies like The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds (1972).

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The Glass Menagerie (1987)

Genres: Drama

Introduced by Tom Wingfield as a memory play, it is based on his recollection of his disillusioned and delusional mother Amanda and her shy, crippled daughter Laura.
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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Drama

Lily Owens lives on a peach orchard in South Carolina in 1964. Her father, T. Ray, is widowed, abusive, and often angry towards his daughter Lily.
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Interiors (1978)

Starring: Diane Keaton, Geraldine Page, Kristin Griffith, Mary Beth Hurt
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Drama

The film centers on the three children of Arthur (E. G. Marshall), a corporate attorney, and Eve (Geraldine Page), an interior decorator.
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Bloodbrothers (1978)

Starring: Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, Richard Gere, Lelia Goldoni
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama

Bloodbrothers is a 1978 coming-of-age film directed by Robert Mulligan and starring Richard Gere, Paul Sorvino, Tony Lo Bianco, and Marilu Henner.
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Blue Car (2002)

Starring: David Strathairn, Agnes Bruckner, Margaret Colin, Frances Fisher
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Drama

Megan is a teenage gifted writer living in the Dayton, Ohio area.
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Future Weather (2012)

Starring: Perla Haney-Jardine, Lili Taylor, Amy Madigan, Marin Ireland
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

Future Weather is a 2012 American drama film written and directed by Jenny Deller and starring Perla Haney-Jardine, Lili Taylor, Amy Madigan and Marin Ireland.
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September (1987)

Starring: Elaine Stritch, Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest
Duration: 1h 23mins
Genres: Drama

After a suicide attempt, Lane has moved into her country house to recuperate in Vermont.
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Admissions (2004)

Genres: Drama

Admissions is a 2011 American short film written by John Viscount and directed by Harry Kakatsakis. The film received funds from a successful Kickstarter campaign.
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Black Girl (1972)

Starring: Brock Peters, Claudia McNeil, Leslie Uggams, Louise Stubbs
Duration: 1h 37mins
Genres: Drama

A young woman defies the low expectations thrust upon her by her family, determined to distract the pursuance of her dreams of becoming a dancer.
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One True Thing (1998)

Starring: Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Drama

Ellen Gulden has a high-pressure job writing for New York magazine. Ellen is visiting her family home for her father's surprise birthday party.
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-ya Sisterhood (2002)

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ellen Burstyn, Fionnula Flanagan, James Garner
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Drama

In 1937 Louisiana, four little girls in the woods at night take a blood oath of loyalty to one another, led by Vivi Abbott, who dubs the group the "Ya-Ya Sisterhood.
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Alpha Male (2006)

Starring: Jennifer Ehle, Patrick Baladi, Amelia Warner, Arthur Duncan
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

Father Ferris' successful packaging business earns his family a luxurious life on a splendid country estate.
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Jack (2004)

Genres: Drama

Jack (Anton Yelchin) is a 15-year-old boy going through puberty. When his parents Anne (Stockard Channing) and Paul (Ron Silver) divorce, his world starts to fall apart.
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Marvin's Room (1996)

Starring: Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Drama

Marvin (Hume Cronyn), a man who had a stroke 20 years ago, is left incapacitated and bed-ridden.
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My Life (1993)

Genres: Drama

Bob Ivanovich, a young son of Ukrainian-American parents, prays one night for a circus in his backyard the next day after school.
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Normal (2003)

Starring: Richard Bull, Mary Seibel, Danny Goldring, Jessica Lange
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama

Roy Applewood (Tom Wilkinson), after fainting on the night of 25th marriage anniversary, shocks his wife Irma (Jessica Lange) by revealing plans to transition into a woman named Ruth.
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Nine Lives (2005)

Starring: Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Glenn Close, LisaGay Hamilton
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Drama

Imprisoned Sandra (Elpidia Carrillo) has an emotional breakdown when the broken telephone in her cubicle prevents her from communicating with her daughter on visiting day.
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What Girls Learn (2001)

Genres: Drama

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Amy & Isabelle (2001)

Starring: Elisabeth Shue, Hanna Hall, Martin Donovan, Conchata Ferrell
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Drama

Amy & Isabelle is a 2001 made-for-television film produced through Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films as part of her "Oprah Winfrey Presents" film line.
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The War (1994)

Starring: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham, Lexi Randall
Duration: 2h 6mins
Genres: Drama

Stephen, a shell-shocked Vietnam veteran, returns from a mental hospital, which he entered voluntarily because he was suffering from nightmares about the war and had in consequence lost three jobs in a row.
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