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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
 6.3
 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, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, twins, patient, memory, teenage life, youth, friendship, romance, 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, bittersweet, cancer, death ...
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, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, bittersweet, family relations, unfulfillment and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: Once in a Lifetime (1994), Sweet Jane (1998), Dying Young (1991), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005), Christmas in August (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, starting over, hopes, boarding school life, parents and children, dealing with death, love and romance, youth, single parent, romance, bittersweet, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 525
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: sentimental, touching, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Plot: hospital, unfulfilled love, going straight, teenage life, kids in trouble, friends, addiction, rehabilitation, social misfits, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 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, cancer, love story, leukemia, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, parents and children, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, couples, family relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, fall in love, friendship, maid, destiny, tragic love, family relations, teenage love, love affair, tragic hero, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ 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, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, cancer, youth, teenager, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, love and romance, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 244
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: serious, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, family life, human spirit, teenage life, rebelliousness, clinic, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 7K
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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, forbidden love, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, fall in love, love affair, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 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: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, friendship, family relations, store, best friends, tragic hero, youth, cafe, couples, family problems, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, terminal illness, romance, social differences, teenage life, couples, youth, rich and poor, fall in love, small town, class differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, couples, ambition, romance, love affair, life is a bitch, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 848
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: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, teenager, estranged family member, promiscuity, young lovers, urban, starting over, bittersweet, countryside, youth, single parent, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 761
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, reunion, youth, lifestyle, young lovers, society, teenage life, couples, love and romance, romance, bittersweet, music band ...
Time: 50s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love affair, teenage love, haunted by the past, love, teenage life, couples, romance, hopes, youth, first love, slice of life, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, love and romance, unfulfillment, dealing with death, couple relations, hopes, friends, family relations, dysfunctional family, human nature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 33K
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: heartbreaking, sad, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenager, teenage love, cancer, youth, dying, last wish, love and romance, first sex, loss of virginity, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
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: emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, family relations, poet, domestic violence, football, self discovery, therapy, haunted by the past, island, twin sister, coach ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, love affair, couples, romance, doctors and patients, disability, mental institution, alzheimer's disease, misfit, clinic, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: thanksgiving, golden years, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, family life, elderly, family relations, small town, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, gay, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: couples, hopes, love and romance, relationship vs career, ambition, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, introspection, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 760
Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: lifestyle, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, destructive relationship, friendship, youth, couples, religion, music, father daughter relationship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 180K
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: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, love and romance, amnesia, marriage, couple relations, wooing, relationships, power of love, newlyweds, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.6
 813
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, serious, emotional, sentimental
Plot: couples, family problems, opposites attract, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, family in crisis, fall in love, dealing with death, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 755
Six Weeks (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New York City where the ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, couples, bittersweet, family relations, youth, tragic hero, romance, dancer's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, small town, hospital, widow, seamstress, single parent, youth, social relations, family relations, bittersweet, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, siblings relations, family in crisis, romance, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 231
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: serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, society, gender, terminal illness, urban ghetto, friends, haunted by the past, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, gays and lesbians, workplace situations ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 584
Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Casper (Gijs Blom) has never met his father and lives alone with his mother Marit (Birgit Schuurman). He likes to spend his free time playing the piano, so he is thrilled when he is chosen to become a pianist in a youth orchestra – and especially ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, single parent, family relations, coming of age, teenage life, youth, search for father, absent father, friendship, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 583
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, doctors and patients, unlikely couple, love affair, split personality, mental illness, friendship, mental institution, hopes, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%