Movies like Oasis 2002

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Oasis (2002)
 8.0
 7K
Oasis (2002)
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: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: romance, crimes, vengeance, friendship, disability, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, starting over, love affair, family problems, haunted by the past, society, couples, opposites attract, criminal heroes, unlikely couple, hit and run, thief, discrimination, wheelchair, attempted rape, handicapped
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Oasis: Bridge to Silence (1989), Always (2011), April Snow (2005), Cafe Setareh (2006), Empty Days (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: gloomy, touching, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: society, misfit, custody, introspection, disability, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, family life, death in the family, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 7K
Always (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cheol-Min, a man with a dark, picks up a part-time night job as a parking lot attendant. He sits in the tiny pay booth in the parking lot and stares at the small television. A woman named Jung-Hwa walks into the booth. Cheol-Min realizes the woman ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, blindness, opposites attract, break up, boxing, love affair, couples, misfit, love and romance, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.8
 2K
April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: love affair, solace, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, infidelity, human nature, father in law, password ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
 678
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: touching, psychological, gloomy, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, human nature, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, cafe, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 295
Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, unemployment, love affair, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, friends, dishonesty, fall in love, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: disability, paraplegic, couples, destiny, isolation, misfit, human nature, fall in love, paralysis, romance, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, love, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.9
 7K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, social differences, society, young lovers, forbidden love, countryside, youth, arranged marriage, diary, unfulfilled love, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 1K
The Maid (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally troubled teenager gets into a passionate relationship with the older French woman working in his father's house.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: love affair, older woman younger man relationship, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, parents and children, youth, fall in love, coming of age, haunted by the past, family relations, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.4
 735
Oliver's Story (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, dealing with death, love and romance, optimism, true love, love affair, fall in love, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 202
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, short skirt, eye candy, haunted by the past, mini skirt, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 1K
Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: urban, friends, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, couples, wooing, love affair, taiwanese
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: teenage love, unlikely couple, romance, starting over, self discovery, social misfits, adolescence vs adulthood, on the road, youth, haunted by the past, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: introspection, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, buddies, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dull life, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, estate, ghost, frame up, terminal illness, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, psychological, touching, serious
Plot: couples, fall in love, countryside, couple relations, society, friendship, friends, romance, love and romance, family relations, illiteracy, housekeeper ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, haunted by the past, countryside, fall in love, farm, couples, small town, society, pimp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 12K
I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love affair, love triangle, teenage love, loss of friend, starting over, romance, haunted by the past, friendship, rebel, hopes, overcoming, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 601
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: party, parents and children, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, dull life, romance, mistaken identity, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Beautiful Memories (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although barely 30, Claire believes she is showing the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition from which her mother has recently died. Her sister, Nathalie, is certain that her memory loss, caused by a lightning strike, is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: memory loss, alzheimer's disease, amnesia, clinic, disability, couples, love affair, misfit, romance, doctors and patients, love and romance, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 400
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: wartime life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, hopes, fall in love, dogma, couples, impossible love, friendship, friends, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, france, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 21K
Angel Eyes (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a seemingly unlikely couple who cross paths under life-threatening circumstances as though they are destined not only to meet but to save each other's lives. Not once, but twice.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love, starting over, crimes, mysterious character, policewoman, guilt, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 830
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, self discovery, misfit, society, social relations, social misfits, village life, unlikely couple, parents and children, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: sexual, touching, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, human nature, couples, dishonesty, love affair, strong sexual content, stalking, love triangle, couple relations, crumbling marriage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 404
Touch Me (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bridgette is an actress teaching aerobics, and she falls in love with idle playboy Adam, who runs his father's gym. One day she finds out that one of her ex-lovers died of AIDS and, thinking that Adam is having an affair with another woman, ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, love triangle, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, romance, twentysomething life, life is a bitch, love and romance, gays and lesbians, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: starting over, boarding school, hopes, parents and children, hospital, family problems, couples, death in the family, family relations, dealing with death, romance, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 1K
Neo Ned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Like most kids, Ned idolized his father and dreamed of following in his footsteps. Unfortunately, his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his own, Ned falls in with the Aryan Brotherhood. Soon after, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: racism, mental illness, couples, fall in love, love affair, opposites attract, mental institution, misfit, society, interracial relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, self discovery, misfit, romance, love and romance, hopes, battle of the sexes, starting over, looking for love, couples, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 105
God's Sandbox (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A successful author, Liz, searches for her daughter, Rachel, in the Sinai Desert. There she meets a Bedouin storyteller who relays the unusual love story of a Western tourist and the son of a Bedouin Sheik named Najim. Their relationship is torn ...
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family problems, couples, obsessive quest, missing child, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, romance, family relations, unlikely couple, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 2K
Love 911 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr. Mi-Soo misdiagnoses a patient after she meets the woman's husband, whom she assumes to be abusive. With his wife in grave condition, the man sues the hospital. Kang-Il is a widowed firefighter who overhears the situation and when he ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, doctors and patients, workplace situations, firefighter, friendship, escapades, peril, opposites attract, workplace, power relations, fall in love, misdiagnosed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%