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Oasis (2002)
 8.0
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Oasis
Original name: 오아시스
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Oasis is a love story of two young people abandoned by families. A young man released from prison visits the widow of the man he killed drunk-driving. There he meets her daughter, wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy. Will these two lost people find a way to make their relationship work?
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: unlikely couple, starting over, romance, vengeance, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, love and romance, misfit, couples, opposites attract, friendship, disability, crimes, society, family problems, life is a bitch, hit and run, discrimination, thief, handicapped, attempted rape, wheelchair
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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A Moment to Remember
Drama, Romance
South Korea
144 min.
 8.2
Nothing But a Man
Drama, Romance
USA
95 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, love affair, family relations, parents and children and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Oasis: Bridge to Silence (1989), The Yellow Handkerchief (2008), Sugar (2004), A Moment to Remember (2004), April Snow (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sugar
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Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
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    User:   83%
 
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Ella
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
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Time: 80s
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Monster's Ball
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Duration: 111 min.
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West of Here
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Brooklyn Babylon
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
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Sunday
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Country: USA
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   67%
 
Love in Between
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   74%
 
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Country: Hong Kong
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional
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Time: 70s
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, starting over, parents and children, culture clash, family life, hopes, misfit, society, couples, family relations, social misfits, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic, reflective ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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