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The Polish Bride (1998)
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The Polish Bride (1998)
Original name: De Poolse bruid
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological
Plot: countryside, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, farm, prostitute, graphic violence, pimp, society, couples, small town, sexual content, rape, female nudity, flashback, shower, farmhouse
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Polish Bride: Under the Sun (1998), Unfinished Sky (2007), I Want You (2012), Peter and Vandy (2009), Together (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: animal sex, farmer, housekeeper, countryside, couples, couple relations, fall in love, society, love and romance, family relations, friends, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
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100%
Unfinished Sky (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: on the run, unlikely couple, couples, solitude, isolation, romance, wilderness, countryside, starting over, prostitute, society, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, teenage love, loss of friend, fall in love, street racing, haunted by the past, starting over, love and romance, romance, friendship, rebel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, urban, twentysomething life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, romance, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, love and romance, couple relations, fountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couple relations, romance, love and romance, society, couples, female director, naivete, overseas worker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
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38%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, obsession, society, sexual relations, romance, couples, countryside, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, couples, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, sexual relations, couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, family problems, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, jealousy, embezzlement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, longing, couples, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 695
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, fall in love, wartime life, world war two, black market, love and romance, poker, card game, singing contest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: lifestyle, romance, love affair, couples, one night stand, city life, urban, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, love and romance, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: nanny, romance, love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, fall in love, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, unlikely couple, family relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, vengeance, rivalry, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, society, romance, lifestyle, friendship, fall in love, rivalry, couples, social relations, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Prague Duet (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar.
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Plot: fall in love, betrayal, womanizer, romance, politics, sexual content, world war two, haunted by the past, love affair, state affairs, dishonesty, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Steve + Sky (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Steve + Sky is a story about two struggling teenagers who are trying to find their own place in the world. He is a small-time crook recently released from prison and she is a prostitute craving some love and affection. They find each other in an ...
Style: serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, love affair, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, misfit, crimes, prostitute, pimp, drug dealing, criminal heroes, prison ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, couple relations, death in the family, optimism, couples, parents and children, wartime life, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, university, youth, love and romance, young lovers, romance, couples, student life, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, against the odds, wartime life, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, society, romance, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, female nudity, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mercy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young novelist tries to write about love, but realizes he will first need some real-life experience before taking on the subject.
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, tragic love, couples, love affair, obsession, fall in love, falling in love, longing, unfulfillment, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, impossible love, love and romance, society, hopes, immigrants, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, romance, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rooster's Breakfast (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: slovenia, europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%