Movies like Oasis 2002

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Oasis (2002)
 8.0
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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: 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, couple relations and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Oasis: April Snow (2005), Always (2011), The Maid (2014), The Classic (2003), Bridge to Silence (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 1K
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: couples, romance, unlikely couple, human nature, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, solace, father in law, password ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.8
 6K
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: twists and turns, emotional, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: couple relations, romance, love affair, blindness, attraction, haunted by the past, disability, misfit, couples, true love, estrangement, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.7
 2K
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: love affair, older woman younger man relationship, romance, parents and children, parent child relationship, love and romance, family relations, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, coming of age, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love affair, love, love at first sight, love letter, village, unfulfilled love, countryside, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 1K
Hahaha (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Over drinks, two friends agree to swap fond memories of their recent trips to the same seaside town. As the stories unfold in flashback, we realize their accounts take place at the same time—and with the same people—in this potent swirl of ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: infidelity, friendship, tour guide, desire for fame, filmmaker, couples, small town, friends, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.9
 636
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, cafe, romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 195
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, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, friends, haunted by the past, mini skirt, ex girlfriend, materialism, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 294
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, unemployment, love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love and romance, urban, couple relations, romance, taiwanese, fall in love, love affair, wooing, couples, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, strong sexual content, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, stalking, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, looking for love, romance, love and romance, village, love triangle, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couples, mathematics, lovers apart, cure
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.4
 801
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: romance, social misfits, village, unlikely couple, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, misfit, family relations, self discovery, forbidden love, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Architecture 101 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Seung Min was on his first year at the Academy of Architecture, he met Seo Yeon. She was a musician student, and Seung Min totally fell in love with her. Years have passed, and now he meets Seo Yeon again - she asks him to rebuild her ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: architect, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, young lovers, youth, snobbism, flashback
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: disability, paraplegic, romance, love and romance, misfit, athlete's life, human nature, destiny, isolation, fall in love, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
 391
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, dogma, unfulfilled love, hopes, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, friendship, impossible love, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, germany, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, family life, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: amnesia, alzheimer's disease, memory loss, love and romance, romance, clinic, doctors and patients, love affair, disability, misfit, couples, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.7
 336
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: love affair, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, last wish, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Flowers of Evil (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris-Tehran. A rootless love story between Gecko, young and free, and Anahita, an Iranian woman in exile - tangled up in History and steeped in Internet, unique and spontaneous
Style: emotional, serious, offbeat, realistic, sincere
Plot: love affair, computers and web, love and romance, society, immigrants, unlikely couple, opposites attract, political unrest, twentysomething life, misfit, state affairs, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, europe, france, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Radha and Suraj have been friends since childhood. Gopal has been in love with Radha ever since they spent a few years together as kids. Years later, Gopal's guardian proposes to Radha a marriage with Gopal, and she accepts.
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, bollywood, best friends, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, friends, false accusation, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Secret Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Sin-ae moves with her son Jun to Miryang, the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to come to herself and set out on new foundations, another tragic event overturns her life.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: suicide attempt, losing-it hero, dealing with death, faith, romance, starting over, small town, human nature, redemption, death in the family, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haewon, a college student, wants to end her secret affair with her professor, Seongjun. Feeling depressed after bidding farewell to her mother who is set to immigrate to Canada the next day, Haewon seeks out Seongjun again after a long time. That ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, college life, daughter, professor, student life, college, love and romance, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, lesbian, coming of age, life is a bitch, friends, unfulfillment, youth, best friends, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ 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: emotional, semi serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, small town, opposites attract, romance, free spirit, fall in love, love and romance, buddies, introspection, couple relations, friendship, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, impossible love, romance, supernatural romance, estate, destiny, missing child, terminal illness, voyeurism, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 339
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, rich and poor, romance, social differences, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: immigrants, starting over, daughter, divorce, communist, parents and children, culture clash, family life, hopes, misfit, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, persia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: self discovery, friendship, starting over, small town, romance, hopes, misfit, battle of the sexes, looking for love, small town life, disability, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: teenage love, on the road, social misfits, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%