Movies like If Only

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If Only (2004)
 7.1
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, tragic love, changing the past or future, loss of loved one, destiny, love and romance, hopes, power of love, one more chance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blood, death of girlfriend, time travel, musician, romance, businessman, lovers, career, accident, singer, imaginary, untimely death, unfulfillment, bittersweet, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london

Most similar movies to If Only

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, emotional and romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, true love, love, destiny, couples and fall in love mostly in Romance, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like If Only: The Time Traveler's Wife (2009), The Vow (2012), 50 First Dates (2004), The Best of Me (2014), The Notebook (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: 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, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, time traveler, impossible love, couple relations, disappearance, time paradox, love and romance, supernatural romance, fall in love, marriage ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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100%
 6.8
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The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, true love, power of love, memory loss, couple relations, relationships, marriage, amnesia, wooing, coma, newlyweds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, wooing, love and romance, amnesia, power of love, painting, deja vu, selflessness, creativity, couples, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 67K
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, sexy, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, love affair, small town, road not taken, fall in love, reunion, teenage love, forbidden love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
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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, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love story, true love, power of love, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, social differences, young lovers, love at first sight, fall in love ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 305K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, life, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 141K
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, sweet, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, letter, unlikely relationship, supernatural romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.3
 613
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, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, destiny, parallel world, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural, couples, afterlife, imaginary, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 104K
Serendipity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, touching, romantic, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, true love, coincidence, hopes, serendipity, friendship, romance, against the odds, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, united states, san francisco, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 52K
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: captivating, stylized, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, power of love, true love, angel, supernatural ability, imaginary, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, danger, romance ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, death in the family, island, romance, denial, grief ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Before You Say 'I Do' (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, changing the past or future, romance, imaginary, wooing, road not taken, couple relations, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Loves 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: emotional, dramatic, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, childhood love, childhood sweetheart, hopes, power of love, love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love triangle, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, touching, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, separated, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, true love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, love and romance, couple relations, tragic love, true love, dream come true, couples, romance, lifestyle, love, wedding, male female relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Waiting for Forever (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, childhood sweetheart, romance, lifestyle, introspection, love, parents and children, lovers apart, family relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 201K
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love story, starting over, terminal illness, death, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, couples, dealing with death, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 35K
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: love, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, true love, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, medical student, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1989, year 1946
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, high school, time travel, americana, high school reunion, coming-of-age, hopes, youth, romance, one more chance, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, emotional, sentimental, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, true love, imaginary, romance, hopes, unfulfillment, parallel world, teenage love, life & death, against the rules, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 8K
Secret (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ye Xiang Lun is a music student majoring in piano who just transferred to Tamkang, a school famous for its musically talented students, especially those who play piano. On his first day of school, he hears a mysterious melody being played, and ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, emotional, twists and turns
Audience: date night
Plot: college, true love, fall in love, pianist, graduation, time travel, love and romance, asthma, power of love, romance, imaginary, changing the past or future ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s, 70s
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Republic of Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thrice-divorced radio DJ meets the woman of his dreams but can he convince her of the truth of his feelings? An exploration of love, adapted from the novel by Pulitzer prize winning author Carol Shields.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, radio show, looking for love, thirty something, tragic love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, emotional, contemplative, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
As Long as I Live (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 198 min.
Story: An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse. Jab Tak Hai Jaan movie is a love triangle,and also marks the return of Yash Chopra as a director after eight years. In Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shahrukh Khan plays ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, bollywood, fall in love, love triangle, bomb, power of love, love and romance, couples, encounter, soldier, journalist, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, india, england, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, true love, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, dishonesty, fall in love, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, true love, soldier, destiny, obsessive quest, single mother, love and romance, veteran, loss of loved one, marines, hopes, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
Eat, Play, Love (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Veterinarian Dr. Carly Monroe makes it a habit to stop by the local dog shelter as often as possible because she loves dogs and secretly loves the shelter’s owner, Dan. Unfortunately, he has agreed to marry his glamorous TV personality girlfriend ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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SanamRe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about the man who is confused with his love life finds solace in his birthplace with his childhood love.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, surprise ending
Plot: love, reunion, true love, tragic love, love triangle, lust, power of love, destiny, love and romance, childhood love, romance, self sacrifice ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Evim Sensin (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, romance, family relations, true love, couples, love, relationships, destiny, friendship, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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13%