Movies like The Notebook

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The Notebook (2004)
 7.8
 496K
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 reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational, sweet, serious, realistic, tear jerker, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, true love, love story, love triangle, love affair, power of love, social differences, lovers reunited, fall in love, youth, young lovers, love at first sight, loss of loved one, memory loss, second chance, young woman, letter, love of one's life, husband wife relationship, couples, love, destiny, sacrifice, lovers ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe

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Most similar movies to The Notebook

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, romantic, realistic and sentimental films with plots about romance, love and romance, happy ending, destiny, love, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Notebook: The Vow (2012), Dear John (2010), The Best of Me (2014), Safe Haven (2013), A Walk to Remember (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 179K
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, emotional, touching, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, love and romance, amnesia, couple relations, wooing, marriage, power of love, relationships, newlyweds, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 134K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, love, couple relations, love affair, young lovers, true love, couples, soldier, breakup, romance, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 63K
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, emotional, sexy ...
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, destiny, reunion, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 101K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, love and romance, starting over, abusive husband, fall in love, small town life, domestic violence, haunted by the past, single father, love triangle, obsession, choice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina, boston, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, first love, true love, fall in love, terminal illness, youth, high school life, teen romance, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.4
 192K
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: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, love story, disability, love, wheelchair, caregiver, quadriplegic, accident, depression, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.8
 1.0M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love, love story, opposites attract, ship, fall in love, titanic, tragic love, drowning, shipwreck, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 1990s
Place: england, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, tragic love, catholic priest, clergy, destiny, hopes, priest, love affair, girl man relationship, love and romance, sex with a priest ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 83K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, fall in love, self discovery, romance, workaholic, love story, cancer, opposites attract, love and romance, love, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Longest Ride (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love and romance, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, bull riding, romance, cowboy, love story, competition, art student, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: north carolina, hawaii, new jersey, vienna, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 196K
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: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, romance, terminal illness, death, grief, dealing with death, family relations, letter, couples, loss of spouse, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, cancer, youth, first love, dealing with death, teenage life, love and romance, coping, fighting illness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: uplifting, feel good, romantic, heartbreaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, lovers, photographer, fall in love, letter, romance, midlife crisis, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1965, 1960s, year 1987
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 133K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: death in the family, romance, suicide, young love, 9/11, relationships, family drama, loss of parent, loss of loved one, parents and children, loss of sibling, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
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, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, love, love and romance, romance, love story, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, immortal, destiny, single mother, aging ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1937, future
Place: california, arizona, oregon, san francisco, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 98K
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: emotional, romantic, touching, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, true love, soldier, destiny, obsessive quest, love and romance, loss of loved one, iraq veteran, single mother, hopes, lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, circus, lovers, love and romance, boss and employee, performer's life, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, couples, love triangle, fall in love, animal training ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 33K
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: emotional, romantic, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, destiny, true love, moral dilemma, friendship, life & death, medical student, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989, year 1988
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Letters to Juliet (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, letter, love and romance, youth, beautiful scenery, love affair, fall in love, couples, love triangle, unfulfilled love, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, new york, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, captivating, dramatic, witty, classic literature ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, romance, couple relations, love and romance, happy ending, social differences, aristocracy, prejudice, unlikely couple, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, opposites attract ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 26K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teen romance, opposites attract, college, love, teenage boy, youth, couples, virgin, teenage girl, high school hunk, fall in love, first sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: love, vineyard, post war, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, estate, romance, dishonesty, couples, hidden identity, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Lost Valentine (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young and cynical female journalist learns love may transcend trials and time as she discovers a story that will change her life forever. When war separates lovers on their wedding anniversary Feb. 14, 1944 at LA Union Train Station, Navy pilot ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, uncover truth, lovers apart, elderly, aging, navy, anniversary, rescue, wheelchair, therapy, hopes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 35K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenagers, teenage life, first love, high school, teen romance, terminal illness, youth, love affair, adolescence, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, high society, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, social differences, obsessive love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 29K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, college, class differences, terminal illness, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, hopes, rich man poor woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 203K
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. ...
Style: stylized, romantic, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, star crossed lovers, young lovers, true love, family feud, shakespeare, love and romance, romance, gun violence, gunfight, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, classic literature, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, family feud, young love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, love affair ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 315K
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, creativity, amnesia, hopes, power of love, nothing goes right, dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 190K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, dancer's life, unlikely couple, resort, youth, dancer, love and romance, romance, music, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%