Movies like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
 7.8
 533K
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, touching, atmospheric, philosophical, dramatic, captivating, offbeat, epic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, true love, tragic love, aging, child as adult, life philosophy, supernatural romance, hopes, impossible love, imaginary, age difference, odd, existentialism, wisdom of life, selflessness, adult as child, fall in love, elderly, destiny, loneliness, puzzle, death, abandoned baby, fictional biography, hospital ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 60s, 20s, 20th century, 40s, year 1941 ...
Place: new orleans, usa, india, russia, manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean, paris france ...

Most similar movies to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, melancholic and romantic films with plots about destiny, love, romance, love and romance, beautiful scenery, love story and life philosophy mostly in Romance, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: Forrest Gump (1994), The Age of Adaline (2015), Mr. Nobody (2009), The Notebook (2004), Big Fish (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.8
 1.6M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human spirit, destiny, mentally challenged, journey, odd, life philosophy, misfit, true love, tragic love, love and romance, human relationship, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., china, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, love, love story, miraculous event, loneliness, impossible love, romance, destiny, single mother, aging, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1954, year 1981, year 1937, future
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 195K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, futuristic, mind bending, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, utopia, depression, teenage love, alternate reality, childhood, surrealism, romance, life changing experience, death, parallel world, love affair ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 468K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, love story, young lovers, love affair, love triangle, power of love, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, romance, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 381K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, offbeat, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fantasy world, witch, fish, escapades, true love, circus, parents and children, adventure, mermaid, fishing, father son relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 30s, 80s, 50s ...
Place: usa, texas, russia, cuba, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, couple relations, impossible love, disappearance, time traveler, love and romance, tragic love, age difference, genetically altered, time ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, year 1995 ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.2
 49K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, fall in love, imaginary, supernatural ability, good versus evil, power of love, angel, danger, heir heiress, romance, reincarnation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 128K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, time travel, romance, architect, impossible love, unlikely relationship, supernatural, supernatural romance, letter, time, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 193K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, philosophical ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, supernatural romance, mysterious character, dealing with death, afterlife, millionaire, family relations, supernatural, love at first sight, doctor, angel, romance ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, tragic hero, impossible love, fall in love, human nature, fish out of water, freak, surrealism, inventor, scissors, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, love and romance, love affair, siblings relations, a vision, afterlife, supernatural, family problems, dealing with death, haunted by the past, death in the family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new jersey, san francisco, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: surreal, emotional, inspirational, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, loss of child, hell, family relations, redemption, painting, angel, parents and children, paradise, life philosophy, husband wife reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 106K
City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: angel, supernatural romance, afterlife, fall in love, romance, fish out of water, heaven and hell, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, self sacrifice, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 70K
Phenomenon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: superhuman powers, miraculous event, supernatural ability, genius, supernatural, small town, goodhearted, telekinesis, terminal illness, romance, hopes, optimism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 266K
Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, depression, true love, hopes, tragic event, self sacrifice, suicidal, sacrifice, secret, fall in love, life changing experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 177K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, love and romance, supernatural romance, psychic, loss of loved one, love story, impossible love, romance, murder, psychic power, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 28K
In Your Eyes (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, sincere, enigmatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: telepathy, love and romance, loneliness, magic realism, solitude, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, twists & turns, crime, happy ending, romance, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: atmospheric, meditative, psychological, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, angel, diary, desire, temptation, poet, library, berlin wall, circus, mortality, dream, german ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, millionaire, obsessive love, love and romance, love triangle, loneliness, high society, destructive relationship, party, american dream, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, philosophical ...
Plot: aging, elderly, hospital, suicidal, doctor, lightning, identity, fountain of youth, miraculous event, romance, imaginary, mystery ...
Time: 40s, 70s, 50s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: romania, india, europe, asia, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, couple relations, terminal illness, opposites attract, unlikely couple, romance, love, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 59K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 172K
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, marriage, amnesia, hopes, coma, power of love, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 72K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, physical appearance, self discovery, true love, teenage love, fall in love, love, love and romance, high school hunk, curses spells and rituals, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, obsession, love triangle, hypnosis, playwright, romance, altering history, love affair, love and romance, supernatural, hotel, dream ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 390K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: touching, sexy, sentimental, romantic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, forbidden love, vampire human love, supernatural romance, dangerous attraction, true love, teenage love, supernatural, small town, fall in love, couples, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington state, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 30K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love, couples, love and romance, destiny, moral dilemma, brother sister relationship, love triangle, death, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1946
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, rehabilitation, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, forbidden love, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 27K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, class differences, romance, college, terminal illness, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, unfulfillment, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: campus, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 30K
If Only (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, changing the past or future, one more chance, tragic love, loss of loved one, hopes, love and romance, destiny, power of love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blood, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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