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Paper Hearts (1993)
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Paper Hearts (1993)
Original name: Cheatin' Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Western drama directed by Rod McCall. Henry deserted his family years before, Henry (James Brolin) kicks up a storm when he shows up to see his youngest daughter before her wedding. He has ulterior motives, including a divorce from wife Jenny (Sally Kirkland), but her new beau, Tom (Kris Kristofferson), throws his plans off the rails. Meanwhile, Sally's older daughter must choose between love with a cowboy and life in New York.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, friendship, romance, parents and children, love and romance, midlife crisis, couples, infidelity, family problems, introspection, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, unfulfillment, striptease, sex, cowboy, truck, female nudity, sex scene, blonde, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico

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Most similar movies to Paper Hearts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, romance, couple relations, infidelity and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Paper Hearts: Sunday (1997), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Cowboy Up (2001), Always (1985), Never Forever (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 674
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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, touching ...
Plot: diner, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, society, parents and children, love affair, friendship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.5
 898
Cowboy Up (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Cowboy Up" is a celebration of the risk-taking, daredevil personalities of modern rodeo. In the world of professional bull riding, newcomer Ely Braxton (Marcus Thomas) is the craziest guy around; his brother Hank (Kiefer Sutherland) is a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, love affair, love triangle, rivalry, redemption, parents and children, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, relationship vs career, couple relations, fall in love, rising to stardom ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 327
Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, touching ...
Plot: unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, family relations, breakup, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Never Forever (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horny wife, trying to get pregnant, adultery, family relations, deportation, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, optimism, couples, romance, death in the family, couple relations, family relations, family problems, love and romance, wartime life, parents and children, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 803
Love Letters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's romance by getting involved with a married man.
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, serious, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, radio dj, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, radio, strong sexual content, family relations, couples, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.5
 459
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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, romance, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.2
 279
Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, family problems, family relations, infidelity, twins, unfulfillment, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Hi-Lo Country (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, cattle ranch, love triangle, cowboy, introspection, homecoming, human nature, truck, gunfight, desert, coming of age ...
Time: post world war two
Place: new mexico, pearl harbor, usa, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 208
Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sincere
Plot: family relations, self discovery, couples, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, writer's life, love and romance, death in the family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, family problems, lovers reunited, couple relations, starting over, musician's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, family problems, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, released in 1970, stars Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, countryside, infidelity, dysfunctional family, professor, love, elderly lovers, estrangement, family problems, dull life, couples, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, new york, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, touching, sincere, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, fall in love, romance, destiny, high school, bittersweet, family relations, photojournalist, friends, couples, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s, 70s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, sincere, realistic, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, relationships, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
 420
Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, talky, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, family problems, family relations, homecoming, looking for love, family life, follow your dream, starting over, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.3
 458
Wild Iris (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, couples, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, teenage life, introspection, family problems, family relations, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, infidelity, love triangle, lovers reunited, one night stand, adultery, family problems, couples, love affair, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 621
Lost Paradise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, infidelity, unfulfilled love, couples, bittersweet, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, sentimental, emotional, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, middle age romance, romance, hotel, parents and children, love story, infidelity, couples, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, self discovery, lifestyle, memory, road trip, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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What I Did for Love (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, meet the parents, family life, family relations, couples, farm, win over, wedding, parents and children, fish out of water, lawyer, domineering father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Other Woman (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, dealing with death, unfulfillment, death in the family, woman, hapless, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, parents and children, family in crisis, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, betrayal, romance, infidelity, murder, love triangle, repairman, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, obsession, singleness, hollywood, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Not Since You (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love affairs spark again.
Style: talky, realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Plot: couple relations, wedding, friendship, introspection, love affair, human nature, love and romance, dishonesty, adultery, bittersweet, friends, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%