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Endless Love (1981)
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Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This doesn't stop him from seeing her. When he gets out he goes to look for her. But the passion for his first love is too strong and she has to leave.
Style: intense, sexy, sentimental, touching, emotional, erotic, romantic, sexual, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: obsession, mental illness, forbidden love, mental institution, arson, coming of age, young lovers, romance, teenager, love, obsessive love, couples, tragic love, teenage life, destructive relationship, sex scene, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, premarital sex, sexual awakening, parents and children, first love, teen angst, catastrophe, disaster ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, youth, bittersweet and forbidden love mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Endless Love: The Thorn Birds (1983), The Rachel Papers (1989), Romeo and Juliet (1968), Wuthering Heights (2011), Crazy/Beautiful (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
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Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, destiny, love and romance, priest in love, sex with a priest, romance, age difference ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, vatican
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Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, teen romance, teenage love, love and romance, love story, love affair, couple relations, teenage life, couples, desire, father daughter relationship ...
Place: ireland
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The Rachel Papers (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' ...
Style: erotic, sexy, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: teenager, romance, coming of age, college, sex scene, underage sex, female nudity, beer, infatuation, sacrifice, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, oxford university
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Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, shakespeare, romance, young love, family feud, love and romance, love story, unfulfillment, fall in love, love, true love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, paris france, england, new york, europe
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Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, social ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, family relations, true love, orphan, obsession, countryside, siblings relations, step siblings, society, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
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Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, intense, romantic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: forbidden love, coming of age, culture clash, romance, high school, opposites attract, young lovers, father daughter relationship, teenager, loneliness, unhappiness, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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100%
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Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, romantic, bad ending, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, opposites attract, first love, love, terminal illness, romance, teenage love, youth, teenager, teenage life, cancer, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Delinquents (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, rock and roll, abortion, forbidden love, sailor, baby, welfare, teenage love, runaway, couples, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia
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100%
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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: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, terminal illness, beautiful scenery, couple relations, forbidden love, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
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100%
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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: psychological, compassionate, melancholic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, love, psychiatrist, romance, hospital, terminal illness, adaptation, loneliness, depression, opposites attract, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
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Liar's Moon (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Matt Dillion In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, cult film
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, teenager, coming of age, love, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, small town, social differences, infidelity, computers and web ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, texas, usa
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100%
White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, girl man relationship, teacher student relationship, obsession, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, age difference, teenage life, destructive relationship, bad attitude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, dunkirk
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100%
 5.3
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Mad Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: mental illness, high school, mental institution, opposites attract, romance, bipolar disorder, love, teenage love, coming of age, manic depression, lovers on the run, teen angst ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
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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, emotional, romantic, sentimental, motivational ...
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Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, reflective, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: california
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100%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1971, 1920s
Place: georgia, california, usa
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100%
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Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: feel good, sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sexy, emotional, harsh, reflective, artsy ...
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Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, sad, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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24%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
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24%
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, romantic, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
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Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: art house, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
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24%
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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