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The Sweet and the Bitter (2007)
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The Sweet and the Bitter (2007)
Original name: Il dolce e l'amaro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Saro, a young Sicilian thug, that from jobs assigned by his godfather, won the favor of leaders of Cosa Nostra, becoming a "man of honor".
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: mafia, tragic romance, gangsters, criminal, male female relationship, couple relations, tragic love, love and romance, romantic relationship, love affair, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, breasts, mob boss, sicilian, gangster
Place: sicily, palermo italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, romantic and light films with plots about love and romance, male female relationship, love affair, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations and romantic relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Sweet and the Bitter: Getaway of Love (2015), Heart (2001), Juliet in Love (2000), To Love Somebody (2014), The Friend (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Getaway of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The destiny of Giuliana is radically changed when two robbers suddenly break into the supermarket where she works and take her hostage.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, love story, romantic relationship, love affair, couple relations, police officer, relationships, armed robbery, heist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, male female relationship ...
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95%
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Heart (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, tragic love, romantic relationship, romantic triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romancing partners, love interest, couple relations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance ...
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87%
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Juliet in Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tragic romance, love affair, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, fall in love, relationships, in love, love and romance, male female relationship, couple relations, child care ...
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82%
To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the span of several weeks, two couples, who have been close friends for years, face several life-altering traumas out of their control. Mike and Meryl are recovering from their son's death and their inability to communicate. Joanna and Tim ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: friend, motherhood, parenthood, dead child, miscarriage, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: deception, male female relationship, family relations, con trick, fall in love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, couple relations, love story, love and romance, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
At War for Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's 1943 and World War II is raging in Europe. In New York, Arturo and Flora the daughter of a restaurant owner are in love, but she is promised in marriage to the son of a Mafia boss. There is a way around this, but to be able to marry Flora, ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: world war two, mafia, mob boss, love and romance, mafioso, couple relations, wartime life, storytelling, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wartime, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily, sicily italy
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69%
Mental: It Can Be Your Love Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Bangladesh
Story: An underworld mafia steals valuable mineral resources and sell them over to international crime organization . Simi (Nusrat Imrose Tisha); a news reporter finds out and exposes the whole criminal chain to the media, despite all threats from them. An ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: smuggling, uncover truth, criminal, love affair, reporter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, mafia, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, news report ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: chance meeting, resort, murder, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, romantic relationship, love triangle, sports man, couple relations, love and romance, relationships ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, young couple, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, indecision, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, family problems, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: illness, friendship, friendship between men, friend, mysterious man, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, friends, in love, living together, male female relationship ...
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62%
Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Claudia and Flavio were passionately in love for a long time. It all ended and things were not easy for her. After many years, their world is adrift. He feels the need to keep on going, down on the ground; she would rather never forget.
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: unrequited love, love and romance, breakup, romantic relationship, male female relationship, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, couple relations, university, nudity (full frontal - brief), break-up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Don't Think Twice, Love's All Right (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, relationships, rich man, deception, male female relationship, in love, business, couple relations, romance, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Out Of My League (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marta may be an orphan, and she may be affected by a lethal illness, yet she is the most positive person one can meet. She wants a boy to fall for her. Not any boy - the most handsome of them all. One day, she may have found her match.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Audience: teen drama
Plot: illness, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, love story, couples, male female relationship, relationships, love affair, couple relations, in love, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Hot Sweet Sour (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Murat and Duygu are deeply in love and when they graduate from College Murat takes the leap and asks Duygu for her hand in marriage but he doesn't get the answer he was looking for. They both agree that if they're both single in five years ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, love and romance, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, couple relations, romantic relationship, love interest, love affair, friends, in love, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Girlfriend Kontrak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Girlfriend Kontrak tells a story of kampung girl, Alisa (Nur Risteena) and her mission to save fireflies and their habitat from being demolished to make way for an architectural project. In her mission to save the fireflies, she decides to leave ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: village, class differences, millionaire, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, business, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, male female relationship, salvation, businessman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Distilling Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Film starring Angélica Rivera, Eduardo Yáñez and Sergio Sendel
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love story, in love, rich man, relationships, couple relations, male female relationship, rich, romantic relationship, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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54%
Caught by a Wave (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer fling born under the Sicilian sun quickly develops into a heartbreaking love story that forces a boy and girl to grow up too quickly.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, captivating
Plot: summer romance, supportive friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, fighting illness, relationships, love story, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship, romantic friendship ...
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53%
The Heart of the Bear (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Estonian goes to the Siberian Taiga to live as a hunter in a remote forest hut. He hopes to find his true self far from civilisation. The natives he meets introduce him to the myths of the north. The first is a young village teacher who ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: wildlife, love and romance, redemption, wilderness, male female relationship, love story, love affair, couple relations, legends and myths, bear, relationships, romantic relationship ...
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50%
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Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: hate, true love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, love story, couple relations, male female relationship, love and romance, female nudity, drinking wine, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fall in love, resort, memory, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, relationships, love and romance, love affair, male female relationship, male objectification, casino ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love's Complicated (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Leah thinks all is fine coasting along in a relationship with the ever-predictable Edward until he surprises her and enrolls her in a conflict-management class. In the class, Leah finds herself locking horns with a handsome, radio talk-show host who ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, romantic, light
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, routine, love story, romantic relationship, love affair, coping, male female relationship, love and romance, relationships, novelist, shopping ...
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48%
Love on Harbor Island (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Interior designer Lily returns home to help her Aunt Maggie run her marina-side bed and breakfast when she meets Marcus, a handsome seaplane pilot whose work delivering rescue dogs helps Lily discover that home really is where the heart is
Style: captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, love story, male female relationship, pilot, in love, romance, relationships, fall in love, bed and breakfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Courageous Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Courageous Love follows Alex Shelby as he encounters romance and intrigue while trying to save the family business that he recently inherited. While working undercover at the New York City branch office he falls in love with an employee named ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, christian film, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, relationship vs career, love story, love affair, in love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, business, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Márta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man she loves. But she waits for him at the Liberty Bridge in vain - he does not appear at their ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationship vs career, love and romance, couple relations, love interest, love affair, romantic relationship, new love, fall in love, first love, love story, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: business trip, father son relationship, relationships, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance, male female relationship, rich, extramarital affair ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Brother's Love (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sophia, a brilliant doctoral student, has always maintained a symbiotic relationship with her brother Karim. The arrival of a new lover in Karim’s life significantly alters their dynamic.
Style: light, sweet, romantic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: romantic rivalry, wooing, love and romance, family relations, romance, friendship, fall in love, dishonesty, emotional manipulation, self discovery, male female relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Midnight My Love (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film features a change of pace for comic actor Petchtai, who offers a sombre, dramatic portrayal of a taxicab driver who develops a relationship with a young woman (Woranut, in her debut feature film role) who is working in a massage parlor. The ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: taxi driver, soul mate, friendship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship, love affair, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Exchange (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An erotic, psychological drama-thriller set on the gritty streets of Raon, Quiapo, Manila - a third world commercial avenue where everything from dildos, car parts and home accessories is available for a price. It is against this backdrop that the ...
Style: captivating
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, seductive woman, family problems, love story, romantic triangle, romantic relationship, relationship problems, love and romance, relationships, seductress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In the Name of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Former dance instructor Emman Toledo was employed as a dance instructor for a governor’s ball. He finds himself in a passionate love affair with Cedes Fernandez who happens to be engaged to Dylan Evelino son of the governor. The couple finds ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dancer, dance studio, ballroom dancing, crush, love affair, love and romance, male female relationship, romantic relationship, couple relations, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love ...
Place: the philippines, mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 596
My Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, growing up in 1970s Korea, who each take two completely different paths. One goes to school to become a doctor, the other becomes a gangster. Their story is told through flashbacks after one of them is murdered.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, family, brother vs brother, two brothers, family conflict, love and romance, unrequited love, brother brother conflict, romantic triangle, relationships, male female relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%