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If Only (2004)
 7.0
 33K
If Only (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, sad, thought provoking, captivating, erotic, motivational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, true love, tragic love, changing the past or future, time loop, love, loss of loved one, relationships, death of girlfriend, romance, destiny, love and romance, power of love, hopes, businessman, accident, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deja vu, loss of girlfriend, love story, one more chance, love affair, couple relations, time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, romantic, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, love, couples, life philosophy and love story mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like If Only: The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), The Vow (2012), 50 First Dates (2004), The Notebook (2004), The Best of Me (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, time traveler, love and romance, true love, time, time paradox, impossible love, time loop, disappearance, couple relations, love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 194K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, France, Canada, Germany, Brazil, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, memory loss, love and romance, true love, relationships, marriage, couple relations, wooing, amnesia, power of love, love, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 352K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, amnesia, love and romance, wooing, love story, love, creativity, life philosophy, deja vu, power of love, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 565K
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 ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, true love, power of love, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, youth, social differences, love triangle, memory loss ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 50s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 72K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, high school sweetheart, love affair, fall in love, teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: new jersey, new orleans, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 149K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sincere, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, romance, love and romance, time, fall in love, impossible love, architect, supernatural, letter, love, unlikely relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, near future, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 343K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, life philosophy, true love, changing the past or future, life, fall in love, sent to the past, looking for love, father son relationship, love ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: london, cornwall, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Love Letter (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 20th century computer games designer Scott exchanges love letters with 19th century poet Elizabeth Whitcomb through an antique desk that can make letters travel through time.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sexy, hot
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, civil war, fall in love, couple relations, true love, love affair, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, time, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 663
Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, destiny, parallel world, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural, afterlife, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 622K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, philosophical, humorous, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, time travel, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, repeated event, romance, alternate reality, idealism, nothing goes right, road not taken ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 113K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, love and romance, coincidence, serendipity, true love, looking for love, christmas, hopes, romance, friendship, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 55K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: angel, fall in love, love and romance, true love, power of love, supernatural ability, love, good versus evil, romance, supernatural, heir, magic ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 152K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love, best friends in love, friendship, love and romance, male female friendship, opposites attract, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ambition, introspection, destiny, best friend ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 210K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, death, love and romance, romance, terminal illness, starting over, grief, life philosophy, couples, loss of spouse, family relations, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 6K
Evim Sensin (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After returning back to family, Leyla tries to fix everytihng while starting a new life wit Iskender. Everything goes smoothly until troubles find Leyla...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, true love, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, love, relationships, destiny, dishonesty, friendship, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 90K
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, date night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, love story, love, tragic love, love and romance, couples, self discovery, opposites attract, leukemia, fall in love, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 149K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love, love and romance, true love, young love, couples, love story, soldier, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 248K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, romance, disability, love story, fall in love, love and romance, handicapped, caregiver, quadriplegic, euthanasia, loneliness, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, mallorca, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 108K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love affair, true love, soldier, single mother, destiny, romance, loss of loved one, love story, obsessive quest, love and romance, marines, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, new jersey, middle east, new orleans, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Life In One Day (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Benny Wult grows up in a world where each human life lasts only a few days and everything happens only once. Sexual intercourse can be done only once after which the genitals are useless. The same goes for drunkenness. Get drunk again, you die. ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, thought provoking, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, true love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, parallel world, teenage love, male female relationship, romantic relationship, love story, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wedding Dress (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Hannah Pinkham's fiancé writes he's finally shipping home, her mother makes a fairy tale wedding dress, but while she's fitting it the knock on the door is not him, but the dreaded officer-messenger. Years later she sends it to ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, young lovers, couple relations, dream come true, couples, lifestyle, romance, true love, tragic love, wedding, love, male female relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, light, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, high school reunion, alternate timeline, destiny, high school, romance, teenager, time loop, time, unlikely friendships, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 60s, 50s, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, romantic, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, age difference, terminal illness, love story, opposites attract, love, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, death, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Longest Ride (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, inspirational, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: romance, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, couples, love story, opposites attract, love and romance, cowboy, couple relations, art student, art collector ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 1940s, year 1941, 21st century
Place: usa, hawaii, vienna, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 5K
Love Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, love affair, romance, accident, relationships, accident victim, fall in love, couples, happy ending, bittersweet, love, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Love Likes Coincidences (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crashes into Omer's car. The causes Omer's pregnant wife Inci, who was in the back seat, to have a pre-term labor. The babies ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, dramatic, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: true love, destiny, life, childhood love, love triangle, childhood sweetheart, hopes, love and romance, power of love, romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, time loop, fall in love, time travel, true love, love, dating, love and romance, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 34K
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, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, tragedy, romance, college, young love, love story, tragic love, young lovers, death, ice hockey, terminal illness, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, new york, boston, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: romantic, sweet, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, breakup, couple relations, relationships, destiny, love story, love and romance, life philosophy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfulfilled love, couples, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The New Year's Rate Plan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Performing the traditional New Year's call on the unknown phone number Andrey didn't even suspected, that just after his return to Moscow, he had bought a magic starting pack of cellular communications operator. Getting through to the ...
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: new year, time travel, long distance relationship, love and romance, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, magic, time loop, small time, impossible love, love, miraculous event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%