Movies like Love Happens

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Love Happens (2009)
 5.6
 33K
Love Happens (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dr. Burke Ryan is a successful self-help author and motivational speaker with a secret. While he helps thousands of people cope with tragedy and personal loss, he secretly is unable to overcome the death of his late wife. It's not until Burke meets a fiercely independent florist named Eloise that he is forced to face his past and overcome his demons.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, light, serious, realistic, sexy, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: florist, romance, grief, motivational speaker, happy ending, life philosophy, love and romance, love affair, writer's life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, lifestyle, men hatred, dealing with death, death, hotel, love, catastrophe, natural disaster, relationships, women, loneliness, wedding, family, writers ...
Place: new york, hawaii, seattle, new jersey, seattle washington

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Most similar movies to Love Happens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, sentimental, sexy and realistic films with plots about happy ending, romance, dialogue, love and romance, storytelling, catastrophe and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Happens: Nights in Rodanthe (2008), Bella (2006), P.S. I Love You (2007), Endless Love (2014), The Vow (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: middle age romance, love, romance, true love, love and romance, love story, infidelity, parents and children, couples, life philosophy, death, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 11K
Bella (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An international soccer star is on his way to sign a multimillion dollar contract when something happens that brings his career to an abrupt end. A beautiful waitress, struggling to make it in New York City, discovers something about herself that ...
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, life philosophy, destiny, parenthood, stereotypes, honest, existentialism, lifestyle, love affair, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 211K
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, grief, terminal illness, starting over, loss of spouse, life philosophy, loss of husband, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 46K
Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, love story, forbidden love, teen romance, teenage love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, father daughter relationship, relationships, teenage life, teenager ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 195K
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: touching, romantic, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, memory loss, relationships, love and romance, marriage, amnesia, couple relations, true love, wooing, power of love, love, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 8K
Bed of Roses (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: romantic, fairy tale, touching, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: florist, magic, love, women, romance, revenge, sacrifice, betrayal, childhood, runaway, adultery, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sad ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love, terminal illness, true love, love story, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, death, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 573K
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, romantic, emotional, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, love, true love, power of love, youth, rich woman poor man, fall in love, young lovers, love of one's life, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 107K
The Switch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: romantic, funny, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, single parent, male female friendship, best friends, romance, couples, sperm donor, parenthood, unfulfilled love, childbirth, singleness, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, christmas, love and romance, love story, adultery, friendship, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 150K
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, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, love, love and romance, love story, true love, love affair, couples, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited, young love, soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, sad, feel good, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: photographer, love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, love story, romance, love, relationships, middle aged, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, year 1965, post world war two, 80s, year 1987 ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, happy ending, destiny, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, workplace romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 21K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, destiny, romance, redemption, family, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, starting over, hopes, advertising, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, palm springs california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: emotional, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, love affair, romance, accident, relationships, accident victim, fall in love, couples, bittersweet, disability, love, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 134K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: funny, romantic, humorous, intense, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, breakup, romance, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay, family problems, rivalry, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 17K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, life & death, doctors, leukemia, beautiful scenery, parents and children, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 38K
Mother's Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Intersecting stories with different moms collide on Mother's Day.
Style: entertaining, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, holiday, divorce, single father, parenthood, family, secrets, women, multiple storylines, character change, changing lives, drastic change of life ...
Place: new jersey, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, romance, friendship, bittersweet, death of husband, widow, grief, fight scenes, redemption, relationships, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sexy, light, funny, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: women, love affair, singleness, infidelity, looking for love, romance, single woman, love and romance, love story, best friends in love, couple relations, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 73K
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: unfulfilled love, true love, love and romance, lovers reunited, high school sweetheart, love affair, love, small town, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, road not taken, romance, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: new orleans, new jersey, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Reservations (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: cooking, chef, love story, restaurant, cooking and food, opposites attract, love, fall in love, initially antagonists, guardian, romance, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, san francisco, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 14K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: blindness, disability, brother sister relationship, happy ending, love, blind character, romance, bittersweet, winter, chase, homeless, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: humorous, romantic, light, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love affair, wedding, romance, dysfunctional family, love story, infidelity, love and romance, life is a bitch, young lovers, youth, uncover truth, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, year 1997
Place: california, san francisco, new jersey, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Up Close & Personal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sexy, inspirational, enigmatic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, love, older man younger woman relationship, romance, mentor, president, prison, relationships, politics, natural disaster, underdog, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: teenage love, romance, rich and poor, small town, teenage life, social differences, couples, fall in love, youth, love triangle, teenager, class differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 34K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, romantic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, terminal illness, teenage love, cancer, youth, love and romance, fighting illness, dying, last wish, dealing with death, virginity, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, inspirational, sad, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: romance, teenager, opposites attract, terminal illness, love story, cancer, love and romance, first love, true love, fall in love, teenage love, high school ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, sarcasm, life philosophy, destiny, twists and turns, fall in love, writers, shopping, love triangle, love affair, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%