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17 Movies Like Parallel Mothers (2021)

Being the Ricardos (2021) poster

1 Being the Ricardos (2021) ★ 6.5

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Follows Lucy and Desi as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.
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2 Phantom Thread (2017) ★ 7.5

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In 1950s London, the famous couturier Reynolds Woodcock creates unique images for the royal family, movie stars, rich heiresses and socialites. The life of a genius changes radically with the arrival of the young willful Alma, who becomes his muse.
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3 The Good Boss (2021) ★ 7.2

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Awaiting a visit by a committee that could give his company an award for excellence, the owner of an industrial scales manufacturing business tries to resolve any problems from his workers in enough time.
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4 The People Upstairs (2020) ★ 6.6

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Two couples explore the complexities of modern day relationships.
Terms of Endearment (1983) poster

5 Terms of Endearment (1983) ★ 7.4

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Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on living and find joy. Aurora's interludes with Garrett Breedlove, retired astronaut and next door neighbor are quite striking. In the end, different people show their love in very different ways.
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6 Pain and Glory (2019) ★ 7.5

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The protagonist of "Pain and Glory" was at the decline of his career. The man involuntarily looks back into the past, and a stream of vivid memories falls upon him. He recalls such moments from his youth as tender feelings for his mother, love and separation, the search for happiness and success. All this leads the master of cinema to important thoughts about life and art, because this is the most important thing for him.
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7 Far from Heaven (2002) ★ 7.4

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Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she stumbles in on her husband Frank, kissing another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond - a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it. Despite Cathy and Frank's struggle to keep their marriage afloat, the reality of his homosexuality and her feelings for Raymond open a painful, if more honest, chapter in their lives.
Everybody Knows (2018) poster

8 Everybody Knows (2018) ★ 6.9

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister's wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.
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9 Roma (2018) ★ 7.7

Cleo is one of two domestic workers who help Antonio and Sofía take care of their four children in 1970s Mexico City. Complications soon arise when Antonio suddenly runs away with his mistress and Cleo finds out that she's pregnant. When Sofía decides to take the kids on vacation, she invites Cleo for a much-needed getaway to clear her mind and bond with the family.

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10 20th Century Women (2016) ★ 7.3

The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979.
Cría Cuervos (1976) poster

11 Cría Cuervos (1976) ★ 7.9

In Madrid, orphan sisters Irene, Ana, and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina and their mute, crippled grandmother after the deaths of their mother and their military father Anselmo. Ana is a melancholic girl, fascinated by death, after watching her mother having a painful death and her father dead in bed.
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12 Imitation of Life (1959) ★ 7.8

Aspiring actress Lora Meredith meets Annie Johnson, a homeless Black woman at Coney Island, and soon they share a tiny apartment. Each woman has an intolerable daughter. However, Annie's little girl Sarah Jane is by far the worst. Neurotic and obnoxious, Sarah Jane doesn't like being Black; since she's light-skinned (her father was practically white), she spends the rest of the film trying to pass as white, much to her mother's heartache and shame. Lora, meanwhile, virtually ignores her own daughter in a single-minded quest for stardom.
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13 Pan's Labyrinth (2006) ★ 8.2

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.
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14 The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021) ★ 6.6

An intimate look at the extraordinary rise, fall and redemption of televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker.
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15 Incendies (2010) ★ 8.3

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A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

Incendies (2010) is on #15 spot of movies related to Parallel Mothers (2021). Incendies (2010) was released in 2010, made by Denis Villeneuve and has average rating 8.3 in 2022. Main stars of the Incendies (2010) film are: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette.

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16 Broken Embraces (2009) ★ 7.2

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Passion, obsession, wealth, jealousy, family, guilt, and creativity. In Madrid, Harry Caine is a blind screenwriter, assisted by Judit and her son Diego. The past comes rushing in when Harry learns of the death of Ernesto Martel, a wealthy businessman, and Ernesto's son pays Harry a visit. In a series of flashbacks to the 1990s, we see Harry, who was then Mateo Blanco, a director; he falls in love with Ernesto's mistress, Lena, and casts her in a film, which Ernesto finances. Ernesto is jealous and obsessive, sending his son to film the making of the movie, to follow Lena and Mateo, and to give him the daily footage. Judit doesn't like Lena. It's a collision course.

Broken Embraces (2009) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Penélope Cruz, Lluis Homar, Blanca Portillo. You can find Broken Embraces (2009) in the the next genre categories: Drama, Romance, Thriller and Broken Embraces (2009) has average rating 7.2, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Volver (2006) ★ 7.6

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After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

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