Movies like The Majestic

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The Majestic (2001)
 6.9
 50K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, feel good, light, inspirational, realistic, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, starting over, getting home, americana, father son relationship, hollywood, communism, patriotism, congress, father son reunion, happy ending, life philosophy, justice, war hero, period piece, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to The Majestic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and romantic films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, mentor, love and romance, culture clash and happy ending mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Majestic: Hope Floats (1998), A Walk in the Clouds (1995), The Vow (2012), Regarding Henry (1991), At First Sight (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 23K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, infidelity, couples, couple relations, parents and children, lovers reunited, pond ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: post war, vineyard, love, family values, parents and children, love and romance, estate, family relations, romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.8
 175K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, touching, romantic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, marriage, amnesia, power of love, newlyweds, hopes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Regarding Henry (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a loving wife and daughter ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: memory loss, rehabilitation, lawyer, amnesia, maid, disability, redemption, starting over, parents and children, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.0
 13K
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, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, resort, starting over, couples, blindness, love, disability, ex husband ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, society, love and romance, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 61K
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, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, lone hero, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, mccarthyism, love and romance, couple relations, couples, romance, radical, hollywood, love, communist, naval officer ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, governess, love and romance, reunion, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, estate, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, victorian era, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, infidelity, marriage crisis, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 686
Diamond Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, love and romance, romance, homecoming, family relations, love triangle, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 11K
Poetic Justice (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Style: road movie, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, self discovery, starting over, romance, homecoming, going straight, gang, survival, urban ghetto life, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 180K
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: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, love story, fall in love, disability, wheelchair, love, caregiver, accident, depression, self discovery, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 14K
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: sentimental, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, couple relations, social differences, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment, leukemia, tragic love, father son relationship, nurse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, obsession, producer, ambition, introspection, film industry, fall in love, great depression, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 307K
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, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, wooing, love and romance, romance, deja vu, selflessness, amnesia, power of love, nothing goes right, hopes, dream, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: incest, coming of age, abortion, new job, orphan, nurse, first love, romance, love and romance, orphanage, farm, storytelling ...
Time: 1920s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 10K
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: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, restaurant, beach, redemption, reward, family relations, latinos, cooking and food, christianity, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, falling in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: sign language, romance, disability, couple relations, man-woman relation, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, communication problem, love, deaf, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, children, starting over, large family, actress, showbiz, couples, family problems, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: horse ranch, small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, small town life, couples, americana, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming of age, small town, pregnancy, love triangle, sister sister relationship, first love, skinny dipping, corporal punishment, romance, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: louisiana, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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End of the Line (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the closure of a railway is announced, employees commandeer a locomotive to get to corporate headquarters and confront the president.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good, serious ...
Plot: train, hopes, disorder, small town life, buddies, partners, fighting the system, countryside, self discovery, small town, politics, human spirit ...
Time: 80s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ballet, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, career change, romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, dancer's life, parents and children, rivalry, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 19K
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: emotional, sentimental, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, destiny, haunted by the past, love and romance, starting over, hopes, husband wife relationship, airport, advertising, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 13K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, romance, hopes, dealing with death, haunted by the past, family relations, friends, cliche, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Jazz Singer (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Neil Diamond stars as Yussel in this tale of a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career in music.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, tradition, showbiz, parents and children, religions or cults, desire for fame, follow your dream, estrangement, family relations, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, gloomy, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, reunion, romance, destiny, high school, photojournalist, lifestyle, true love, lovers reunited, americana, journalism, fall in love ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 2K
Stella (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Barmaid Stella Claire and blueblood Stephen Dallas have very little in common -- except they've fallen in love. When their relationship fails, Stella decides to raise the child they had, Jenny, alone. But Jenny and Stella are far from the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, working class, pregnancy, society, breakup, family problems, family life, youth, love and romance, parents and children, starting over, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%