Movies like Love Letter

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Love Letter (1995)
 8.0
 7K
Love Letter (1995)
Original name: ラブレター
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: humorous, psychological, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mountain, high school, true love, school, youth, twins, friendship, friends, romance, love triangle, love and romance, hopes, love affair, road not taken, haunted by the past, couples, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, love letter, supernatural romance, winter, death, snow ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, hokkaido

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, friends and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Letter: Lost Paradise (1997), The Best of Me (2014), Violets Are Blue... (1986), Lovers' Concerto (2002), Heavenly Forest (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lost Paradise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dishonesty, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, tragic love, infidelity, unfulfilled love, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
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100%
 6.7
 66K
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, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, love affair, road not taken, small town, fall in love, reunion, teenage love, forbidden love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Violets Are Blue... (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, contemplative, serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, fall in love, reunion, romance, destiny, high school, bittersweet, family relations, photojournalist, couples, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s, 70s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, friendship, best friends, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, friends, bittersweet, love and romance, student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
45%
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: haunted by the past, teenage love, love affair, love, hopes, youth, romance, couples, teenage life, slice of life, first love, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, breakup, lovers reunited, couples, sex scene, adultery, marriage of convenience, true love, unfulfillment, rivalry, society, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 4K
Raincoat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tells the story of two lovers, separated by destiny, who meet again one day. This encounter allows each to realize the truth about the lives they are living.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, bittersweet, business venture, unfulfillment, love and romance, cigarette smoking ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, true love, teenage love, romance, friendship, youth, political unrest, love and romance, friends, revolution, society, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Japanese Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love triangle, couples, lovers apart, unfulfillment, village, pen pal, society, friendship, unfulfilled love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 518K
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, love triangle, lovers reunited, love affair, social differences, young lovers, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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34%
 6.1
 1K
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
Plot: asthma, asthma attack, romance, love affair, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, couples, unfulfillment, womanizer, novelist, society ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 221
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 ⇓
34%
 6.8
 797
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
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 ⇓
33%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sexy, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, school, unrequited love, high school, loneliness, high school friend, coming of age, gay teenager, looking for love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, youth, social relations, amnesia, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
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One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, reunion, teenage love, friends, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, sex scene, jealousy, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 797
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, love and romance, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, introspection, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.8
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Nuts for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: En 1975, unos meses antes del comienzo de la dictadura militar argentina, Alicia y Marcelo se conocen en un concierto de Sui Géneris. El amor surge inmediatamente entre ellos, pero el retorno del novio de Alicia provoca la separación. En 1982, en ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: social differences, lovers reunited, reunion, love affair, state affairs, politics, love and romance, couples, romance, unfulfilled love, destiny, political unrest ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: contemplative, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, memory, patient, twins, parents and children, friendship, teenage life, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas in August (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, friendship, fall in love, maid, family relations, tragic hero, single parent, teenage love, tragic love, love affair, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, love and romance, power of love, couples, romance, fall in love, love triangle, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 307
Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, heartache, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mabel, Liam and Aaron have been friends since childhood. Their bonds of friendship are tested when, years later, they realize their friendship is the only reason they have made it through emotional hardships and extreme tragedies.
Style: semi serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, rebelliousness, love affair, idealism, love and romance, follow your dream, rebellion, couples, unfulfilled love, couple relations, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hana and Alice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two teenage best pals attracted to the same boy end up scrambling his life after he walks into a door and is knocked unconscious.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: love triangle, amnesia, fall in love, teenage life, friendship, couples, love and romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, friendship between girls, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, social differences, society, romance, love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, youth, revolution, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ...
Plot: friendship, samurai, prostitute, looking for love, couple relations, hopes, couples, village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, village life, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Message in a Bottle (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: haunted by the past, love letter, single parent, sailboat, anonymous letter, romance, sailing, love, father son relationship, boat accident, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%