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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, relationships, criminal, romantic relationship, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, wedding, mob boss, sicilian, breasts, gangster
Place: sicily, palermo italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, entertaining and light films with plots about love and romance, couple relations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and romantic relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Sweet and the Bitter: Getaway of Love (2015), My Sister’s Girlfriend (2017), Heart (2001), Juliet in Love (2000), My Heart Leaps Up (2016). 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: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, romantic relationship, couple relations, love affair, love story, male female relationship, police officer, armed robbery, heist, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
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My Sister’s Girlfriend (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Reiko is a sister who is studying with his successful lawyer brother Sato as a role model. She joins Saburo who is a motivator of the same subject, and she introduces Saburo’s sister, Maya, to her brother to turn her brother’s heart, who does ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, male female relationship, love story, love interest, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, couples, love affair, relationships, in love ...
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Heart (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, love interest, male female relationship, love affair, tragic love, romantic relationship, relationships, romantic triangle, romancing partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, love and romance ...
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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, in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, fall in love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, baby ...
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My Heart Leaps Up (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While working on clipart with her schoolmates, 17-year-old Beijing high school student Liu Weiwei develops a crush on her art teacher.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: teacher student relationship, relationships, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male teacher female student affair, love interest, forbidden love, love affair, in love, love and romance, teenage life, teenager ...
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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, love story, love and romance, couples, couple relations, male female relationship ...
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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: family relations, deception, male female relationship, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, romantic relationship, pretense, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, couple relations, secret ...
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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: captivating, romantic, art house, entertaining
Plot: mafia, world war two, love and romance, love story, wartime life, war, mafioso, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love affair, wartime, relationships ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, sicily
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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: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, young couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, indecision, couple relations, family problems, relationship problems, male female relationship, family relations, love affair ...
Place: oslo norway
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Mental: It Can Be Your Love Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 147 min.
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: romantic, entertaining, captivating
Plot: smuggling, uncover truth, love and romance, criminal, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, reporter, mafia, news report, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships ...
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58%
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
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Place: the philippines
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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: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
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My Friend's Mom (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her mother dies, Young-jae visits her older sister's house, who took care of herself like her, and reunites with her sister, Soon-ae. She is incredibly greedy and charming. With the provocation of Soon-ae, the two develop into a secret ...
Style: romantic, captivating
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53%
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: light, entertaining, captivating, romantic
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Don't Think Twice, Love's All Right (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
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Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
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Hot Sweet Sour (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Lovely Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Heart of the Bear (2001)
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Country: Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia
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43%
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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42%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
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41%
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Genre: Drama
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