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Emma's Bliss (2006)
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Emma's Bliss (2006)
Original name: Emmas Glück
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon being informed that he is fatally ill with cancer, Max, who works at a used car store, steals money which his boss has gained through illegal means. When fleeing from the scene of the crime Max crashes his car. He is pulled unconscious from the destroyed vehicle by a homely young woman, Emma, who lives alone on a farm where Max decides to stay in order to hide from the police and his boss.
Style: touching, humorous, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, farm, love and romance, opposites attract, love of one's life, dealing with death, unfulfillment, sex, tragic love, stolen money, fall in love, captive, cancer, romance, on the run, couples, criminal heroes, bittersweet, wedding, death, hospital, euthanasia, pig, tractor, unsociability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico

Most similar movies to Emma's Bliss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and humorous films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, terminal illness, unfulfillment and opposites attract mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Emma's Bliss: Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005), Sweet November (2001), Straight From the Heart (2003), Sequoia (2014), The Last Word (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, diary, baby born, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, terminal illness, fall in love, tragic love, love, leukemia, love and romance, self discovery, couples, workaholic, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, romance, relationships, male female relationship, marriage proposal, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, tragic love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 350
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, fall in love, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, cancer, illness, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching
Plot: romance, writer's life, love and romance, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family problems, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, unlikely couple, mentally unstable, terminal illness, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, couples, terminal illness, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, buddies, fall in love, couple relations, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, haunted by the past, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desirée, a modern librarian with urban friends and interests is visiting her late husband's grave when she meets Benny, a simple farmer. After his mother's death Benny lives alone on the run-down farm, desperately seeking a woman to take ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farm, fall in love, widow, family relations, romance, lifestyle, opposites attract, couples, male female relationship, countryside, city life, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, twists and turns
Plot: unfulfillment, hopes, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, strong female presence, dealing with death, life is a bitch, cancer, female protagonist, breast cancer, e mail
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, opposites attract, terminal illness, couple relations, age difference, unlikely couple, fall in love, womanizer, romance, love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 16K
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, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, life & death, leukemia, doctors, couple relations, fall in love, social differences, parents and children, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
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Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, couples, romance, society, young lovers, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's a comedy about a guarded woman who finds out she's dying of cancer, but when she meets her match, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: doctor patient relationship, terminal illness, workplace, free spirited, battle of the sexes, fall in love, love and romance, couples, cancer, strong female character, promiscuity, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, dream come true, couples, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, couples, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, society, couples, religions or cults, fall in love, school, parents and children, gender, unfulfillment, thesis, self discovery, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 468
Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, loss of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, society, couples, hopes, interracial relations, culture clash, fall in love, terminal illness, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia, europe, germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, love, college, class differences, rich man poor woman, young love, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, boston, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, love affair, against the odds, terminal illness, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, introspection, dysfunctional family, couples, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, dying, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, true love, first love, fall in love, teen romance, terminal illness, youth, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teenagers, teen romance, terminal illness, teenage life, high school, love, romance, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Bird of the Air (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cosmopolitan (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A single bachelor, an oddly attractive neighbor and a popular women's magazine are the ingredients of this delicious romance that pays homage to classic Bollywood cinema while spinning a unique modern love story.
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, opposites attract, odd couple, immigrants, suburbs, love and romance, society, couples, romance, bittersweet, interracial relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, mongolia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%