Movies like The Bumblebee Flies Anyway

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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
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, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, parents and children, hospital, haunted by the past, romance, memory loss, terminal illness, coming of age, love and romance, patient, twins, memory, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, friendship, teenage life, hopes, couples, family problems, doom, dying young, medical clinic ...
Time: 90s
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Christmas in August
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South Korea
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Hey Babu Riba
Drama, Romance
Yugoslavia
112 min.
 7.7
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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, sentimental, touching and serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, youth and unfulfillment mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: Sweet Jane (1998), Love Letter (1995), Once in a Lifetime (1994), Vernie (2004), The Twilight of the Golds (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sweet Jane
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, social misfits, hotel, going straight, romance, rehabilitation, human nature, redemption, friendship, addiction, alcohol abuse, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   100%
 
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Love Letter
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, supernatural romance, romance, true love, school, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
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    User:   81%
 
Once in a Lifetime
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, hospital, boarding school, romance, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   67%
 
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 5.8
 37
Vernie
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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    User:   63%
 
The Twilight of the Golds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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    User:   72%
 
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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: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
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    User:   78%
 
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, mental illness, romance, depression, addiction, psychiatrist, mentally unstable, psychiatry, doctors, crumbling marriage, homeless, opposites attract ...
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Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, lesbian, depression, abortion, suicide, pregnancy, women, relationships, homeless, solitude, character study, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
 6.4
 609
One More Kiss
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, small town, tragic love, lovers reunited, terminal illness, road not taken, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, scotland, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
Violets Are Blue...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, serious, talky, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, high school, destiny, dealing with death, love story, relationships, college, looking for love, true love, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
 7.7
 674
Hey Babu Riba
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, youth, friends, music band, romance, young lovers, haunted by the past, reunion, teenage life, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 50s
Place: yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
 5.3
 6K
Mad Love
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: emotional, sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, romance, high school, coming of age, love, on the road, young lovers, love story, lovers on the run, obsession, relationships, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
The Only Thrill
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, single parent, romance, small town life, store, small town, love and romance, couples, infidelity, family relations, seamstress, widow ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
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Here on Earth
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, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, small town, terminal illness, cancer, love, fall in love, love story, young lovers, rich and poor, teenage love, social differences, family ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
The Prince of Tides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: psychiatrist, romance, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, book, adultery, rape, suicide attempt, island, psychiatry, fall in love, memory ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
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System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
 5.2
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Finn's Girl
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, gays and lesbians, clinic, single parent, romance, human spirit, parents and children, teenage life, gender, hopes, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
 5.6
 680
Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Meet My Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, parents and children, terminal illness, love and romance, couples, daughter, love, cooking, cancer, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
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Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
The Truth About Jane
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: emotional, talky, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, school, best friends, friendship, gays and lesbians, lesbian, single parent, parents and children, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 7.2
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Now Is Good
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: touching, heartbreaking, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, virginity, death, love story, relationships, life & death, last wish, fighting illness, dying, depression, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 6.5
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Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, mother daughter relationship, love, death, love affair, memory, fall in love, destiny, gay, love and romance, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 475
Radio Inside
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As two brothers fall in love with the same woman they must come to grips with the accidental death of their father in this sensitive drama set in Miami.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dealing with death, human nature, romance, friendship, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, surrealism, undressing, lifeguard, nightmare, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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That Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, bowling, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, father, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
What Girls Learn
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two teenage girls must come to terms with their stepfather when their mother is struck by illness.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: innocence lost, romance, teenage love, family gatherings, countryside, family in crisis, teenage life, terminal illness, single mother, wedding, teenage girl, menstruation ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
 6.0
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Square Dance
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, single parent, social misfits, countryside, young lovers, small town, starting over, innocence lost, urban, love affair, promiscuity, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 6.0
 13K
Dying Young
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: touching, sentimental, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, couple relations, leukemia, human nature, life & death, parents and children, social differences, doctors, beautiful scenery, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Gas, Food Lodging
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, relationships, women, teenage life, runaway, desert, pornography, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 

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Sugar
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, family life, romance, suburbs, gays and lesbians, prostitute, innocence lost, self discovery, couple relations, coming out, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
The Bread, My Sweet
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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