Movies like Gabriela 2001

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Gabriela (2001)
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Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming sense of obligation to marry him. Mike gets dubious counsel from a colleague, Douglas, who's seems to have a new relationship weekly, and from his unhappy brother. She gets advice from her supervisor, whose long-term marriage ended badly. Gabriela can't seem to say no to Mike, except when he asks her to end her engagement. She heads home to Mexico to introduce Patrick to her family. What's Mike to do? Will anything change her mind?
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, family relations, couple relations, looking for love, couples, power relations, social worker, engagement, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, hospital, clinic, parents and children, love and romance, mental illness, mental institution, lawyer, sex scene, seduction, african american, cheating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Gabriela

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and opposites attract mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gabriela: Once Around (1991), Cupid & Cate (2000), Hitched for the Holidays (2012), Old Fashioned (2014), Perfect Opposites (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, romance, human nature, family in crisis, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, introspection, true love, love and romance, opposites attract, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, new england, caribbean
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100%
 6.1
 736
Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family problems, couples, family relations, breakup, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Perfect Opposites (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: relationship problems, unlikely couple, love triangle, opposites attract, youth, fall in love, couple relations, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, single, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.2
 949
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, society, dating, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.7
 370
Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, family relations, romance, relationship vs career, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, unfulfillment, producer, friendship, passion, divorce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
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Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fiance fiancee relationship, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, forbidden love, fall in love, social differences, society, single parent, romance, family relations, couples, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.1
 2K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, couples, male female relationship, marriage proposal, relationships, tragic love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, ferry, woman smoker, walking a dog, tequila ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
80%
 7.0
 448
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, fall in love, romance, couples, rich and poor, parents and children, society, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, social differences, tragic love, family relations, romance, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, couples, disability, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
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Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, eccentric family, couple relations, family relations, couples, lottery, romantic triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, longing, couples, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train travel, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, single parent, soldier, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, dating, absent father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
 445
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, parents and children, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intense, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, human nature, female protagonist, eccentricity, pregnant woman nude, twists & turns, working class, wedding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.0
 2K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, infidelity, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
What I Did for Love (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, meet the parents, farm, win over, family relations, couples, family life, wedding, fish out of water, parents and children, father in law son in law relationship, domineering father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, uplifting, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: custody, lawyer, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, society, love and romance, legal, romance, family life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, lovers reunited, romance, opposites attract, family problems, starting over, musician's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 2K
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, romance, society, young lovers, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 38K
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, true love, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, love triangle, medical student, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 1946, year 1988
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, infidelity, romance, couple relations, family relations, family life, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.5
 152
One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nightclub, male female relationship, meaning of life, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Faraway Bride (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bollywood, love affair, social differences, opposites attract, writer's life, romance, society, couples, fall in love, fish out of water, looking for love, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%