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Be with You (2004)
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Be with You (2004)
Original name: いま、会いにゆきます
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When two souls find one another, nothing can tear them apart. Widower Takumi (Shido Nakamura) lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji (Akashi Takei) after the loss of wife and mother Mio (Yuko Takeuchi). Yuji unfailingly remembers her promise to him: "I'll be with you again in a year's time, when the rains come." On the first anniversary of her passing, Takumi and Yuji are taking a walk in the woods when they come across a woman sheltering from a monsoon downpour. She bears an uncanny resemblance to Mio, but has no recollection of who she is or what she is doing there. Family life resumes from where they left off, while Takumi and Mio's memories of their first encounter in high school come flooding back. However, their new life together is interrupted by the discovery of Mio's old diary, which reveals the secrets of her past and how they must say goodbye once more in six weeks' time...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, enigmatic, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, family relations, diary, miraculous event, reincarnation, hopes, death in the family, supernatural, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dealing with death, reunion, memory loss, secret, break up, boy, breakup, letter, bittersweet, supernatural romance, love, dog, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love, fall in love, couple relations and supernatural mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Be with You: What Dreams May Come (1998), City of Angels (1998), Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983), Meet Joe Black (1998), The Lake House (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, touching, surreal, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, heaven and hell, life philosophy, hell, loss of child, life & death, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, love, destiny ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, afterlife, fall in love, romance, supernatural romance, heaven and hell, fallen angel, life & death, fish out of water, love and romance, human nature, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lori Anderson is trying to deal with the recent tragedy of her father's death. As Lori's mother moves on, Lori finds herself stuck, consumed by grief and anger. With the lingering feeling that something about her father's passing was ...
Style: serious, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, death in the family, afterlife, supernatural romance, family relations, romance, supernatural, love and romance, dealing with death, parents and children, true love, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 226K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: touching, romantic, philosophical, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, supernatural romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, family relations, afterlife, love at first sight, life & death, millionaire, supernatural, lifestyle change, impossible love ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, time travel, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, supernatural romance, unlikely relationship, letter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, visually appealing, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, afterlife, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, sailing, unfulfillment, death of brother, family problems, dealing with death, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, year 2005
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tomorrow I Will Date with Yesterday's You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Takatoshi Minamiyama (Sota Fukushi) majors in art at an university in Kyoto. On the train to the school, he sees Emi Fukuju (Nana Komatsu) and falls in love with her at first sight. Gathering up all his courage, he speaks to her. They begin to date ...
Style: captivating, touching, light, sentimental
Plot: time travel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, promise, art student, love at first sight, painting, college, school, diary, prediction, memory ...
Time: future
Place: japan, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, love triangle, fall in love, university, couple relations, love and romance, young lovers, romance, youth, couples, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lovelorn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London, the deserted afterlife and a mysterious dreamscape, LOVELORN is a story of lost souls trying to save each other.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: destiny, true love, supernatural, love and romance, escapades, romance, obsessive quest, hopes, redemption, lovers reunited, parallel world, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 819
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: sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, hopes, human nature, family problems, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, couples, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Don't Die Without Telling Me Where You're Going (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It is the fantastic story of Leopoldo, a lonely film projectionist who has invented a machine to record his dreams. Through a series of odd events, Leopoldo discovers that he is the reincarnation of one of the inventors of cinema, and that a woman ...
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, reincarnation, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, couples, couple relations, haunted by the past, true love, human nature, impossible love, fall in love ...
Place: latin america, argentina, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 8K
Il Mare (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eun-joo moves out of her house "Il Mare", leaving behind a Christmas card for the eventual new owner of the house in 1999. In it she asks him/her to forward any mail of hers to her new address in the city. It is 1997 and Sung-hyun, the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, romantic, surreal
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: supernatural romance, time travel, friendship, fall in love, architect, impossible love, unlikely couple, supernatural, love affair, couples, love letter, changing the past or future ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, diary, baby born, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: new england, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 20K
Alone (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alper is in his mid 30s and a good chef at his own restaurant. He loves luxury and spends his life with one-night stands and paid love. One day, his life changes utterly as he walks into a second-hand shop where he first encounters Ada who is in her ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, romance, bittersweet, cooking and food, chef, breakup, love and romance, sexual content, casual sex, free spirited, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Heavenly Vintage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fantasy romance set in 19th century France. The film revolves around Sobran, a young peasant winemaker, and the three important figures in his life - his beautiful wife Celeste, baroness Aurora de Valday and an angel named Xas.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: ambition, supernatural, follow your dream, couple relations, couples, fall in love, social differences, romance, society, hopes, love and romance, temptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1820s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 29K
Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, pilot, supernatural, romance, true love, starting over, tragic hero, rescue, guardian angel, aviation ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 731
Drowning Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, psychological, sentimental, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love affair, male female relationship, love and romance, couple relations, couples, love, friendship, life philosophy, destiny, reunion, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, dramatic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, immortality, love, love story, loneliness, immortal, impossible love, miraculous event, supernatural romance, destiny, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1933, year 1929, year 1981, year 1952 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, family, couples, couple relations, romance, miraculous event, divorce, hopes, nanny, santa claus, grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 270
Narratage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: During spring, 2nd year university student Izumi Kudo (Kasumi Arimura) receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama (Jun Matsumoto). Takashi Hayama was her adviser/teacher at her high school drama club. He asks her on the phone to take part in a ...
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Wedding Dress (2001)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, young lovers, couple relations, tragic love, true love, dream come true, couples, romance, lifestyle, love, wedding, male female relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, romantic, humorous
Plot: memory loss, woman in a wheelchair, sickness, amnesia, illness, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, recovery, engaged couple, brain damage, coma ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: teenage love, romance, cancer patient, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, separation, old friend, sadness, high school, cityscape, cancer, pigtails ...
Place: hokkaido, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, mind game, love and romance, romance, couple relations, looking for love, siblings relations, human nature, parents and children, couples, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Bungee Jumping of Their Own (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two soulmates find eachother only to be torn apart by tragedy. However, not even death can keep them apart...but can destiny?
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: reincarnation, fall in love, supernatural, youth, romance, young lovers, supernatural romance, traffic accident, car accident, reflection, basketball, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 6K
Coming Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric
Plot: labor camp, love and romance, hopes, political unrest, reunion, crime and punishment, couples, breakup, family problems, state affairs, political prisoner, amnesia ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 8K
Love Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mountain, high school, friendship, true love, love affair, school, unfulfilled love, road not taken, love triangle, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: hokkaido, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, love, school, couples, family problems, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
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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 ⇓
20%