Movies like The Bumblebee Flies Anyway

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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
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 2K
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, terminal illness, hospital, twins, patient, memory, teenage life, youth, friendship, family relations, memory loss, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, family problems, haunted by the past, couples, doctors and patients, coming of age, unfulfillment, romance, cancer, death, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to The Bumblebee Flies Anyway

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, hopes and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: Sweet Jane (1998), Once in a Lifetime (1994), Christmas in August (1998), Mr. Jones (1993), Dying Young (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sweet Jane (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.
Style: touching, sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, human nature, alcohol abuse, going straight, teenage life, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, society, overdose, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: starting over, boarding school, love and romance, dealing with death, hopes, parents and children, single parent, youth, romance, boarding school life, pregnancy, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Christmas in August (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, friendship, maid, single parent, tragic love, fall in love, love affair, teenage love, tragic hero, destiny, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, fall in love, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, love affair, forbidden love, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.0
 14K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, couple relations, social differences, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment, leukemia, tragic love, father son relationship, nurse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, couples, family relations, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, diary, baby born, unfulfillment, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, dealing with death, love and romance, first love, coping, youth, cancer, fighting illness, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 37
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, pregnancy, friendship, romance, cafe, couples, family problems, youth, best friends, friends, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, terminal illness, romance, social differences, teenage life, couples, youth, fall in love, rich and poor, small town, class differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, couples, ambition, life is a bitch, love affair, romance, hospital, racecar driver, love triangle, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
 6K
Love Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, humorous, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, true love, twins, youth, haunted by the past, friends, love triangle, couples, school, friendship, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 3K
Paradise (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Willard Young is a 10-year-old boy who is sent by his mother to stay with her best friend Lily Reed, who lives in the Delta shrimp-fishing country in a town called Paradise. Lily and her husband Ben have been living in an unmentioned emotional ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, estrangement, human nature, death in the family, couples, small town life, family problems, infidelity, youth, single parent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, family life, looking for love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, romance, best friends, unlikely couple, parents and children, dream come true, single parent, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 32K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, sad, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenage love, dying, love and romance, teenager, last wish, first sex, virginity, youth, cancer, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, hospital, infidelity, widow, seamstress, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance, romance, family relations, social relations, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 723
Hey Babu Riba (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1985, four middle-aged Yugoslav emigres return to Belgrade for the funeral of Mariana, their beautiful compatriot. They called her Esther, for Esther Williams, she was the coxswain for their four-man rowing team, and they each loved her. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, love and romance, teenage life, politics, coming of age, friendship, youth, reunion, music band, haunted by the past, couples ...
Time: 50s
Place: yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 812
Square Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, estranged family member, teenager, promiscuity, innocence lost, couples, single parent, youth, countryside, small town, urban, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 243
Finn's Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's". The movie covers, teenage angst, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lesbian relationship, hopes, love and romance, human spirit, gays and lesbians, rebelliousness, gender, teenage life, parents and children, romance, clinic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.8
 175K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, marriage, amnesia, power of love, newlyweds, hopes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 719
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, down on your luck, couples, family problems, cafe, society, human nature, family relations, crumbling marriage, wish come true, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, friendship, gay, death, lgbt, love and romance, gays and lesbians, family relations, friends, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Warm December (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Widower Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter go to London for a month of dirt-bike racing. While there, Dr. Younger is surprised by finding himself attracted to Catherine, a charming but elusive woman who seems to have some mysterious men following ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: romance, couples, family relations, power relations, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, motor sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 6K
Mad Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, melancholic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: mental illness, high school, opposites attract, teen angst, mental institution, suicide attempt, romance, teenage love, lovers on the run, teenage life, youth, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, latin america, seattle, mexico, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.5
 229
One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, psychological, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gender, buddies, couples, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, love and romance, rich and poor, society, coming of age, destiny, friendship, urban ghetto ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, cancer, love, hospital, life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness, friends, looking for love, nursing, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
One Special Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Builder Robert is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home and is having problems getting a taxi home due to an intense snow storm. One of the doctors, Katherine offers him a lift home however their car gets stuck and they have to spend the night ...
Style: sentimental, touching, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: thanksgiving, couple relations, hospital, elderly, couples, family life, family relations, small town, fall in love, romance, love and romance, golden years ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 753
Oliver's Story (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional
Plot: family problems, couples, hopes, dealing with death, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, family in crisis, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 572
David and Lisa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It was adapted as a stage play in 1967, and was remade as a television movie in 1998 starring Lukas Haas, Sidney Poitier and Brittany Murphy.
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: misfit, friendship, mental institution, mental illness, youth, looking for love, power relations, family relations, social relations, split personality, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: gloomy, touching, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family life, family problems, custody, society, introspection, death in the family, couples, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, disability, sexual abuse, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beautiful Memories (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although barely 30, Claire believes she is showing the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition from which her mother has recently died. Her sister, Nathalie, is certain that her memory loss, caused by a lightning strike, is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, alzheimer's disease, doctors and patients, love affair, love and romance, couples, clinic, romance, disability, misfit, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%