Movies like Paper Hearts

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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: strong sexual content, friendship, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, infidelity, midlife crisis, family problems, couples, dishonesty, introspection, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, reunion, romance, sexuality, cowboy, blonde, truck, female nudity, sex scene, striptease, ranch, kiss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new mexico

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, romance, unfulfillment, infidelity, family problems and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Paper Hearts: Sunday (1997), Never Forever (2007), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Lost Paradise (1997), Nights in Rodanthe (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: gloomy, touching, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: party, unfulfillment, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, unfulfilled love, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Never Forever (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 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: emotional, realistic, erotic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deportation, infidelity, adultery, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, family relations, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, blonde ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, infidelity, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, couple relations, family gatherings, hopes, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.6
 448
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: touching, sexual, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, dishonesty, tragic love, unfulfillment, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, infidelity, extramarital affair, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, infidelity, marriage crisis, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, love, professor, crumbling marriage, love affair, unfulfilled love, golden years, fall in love, couple relations, romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, dark humor, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, midlife crisis, couples, dishonesty, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, panties ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: looking for love, love affair, romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, opposites attract, family problems, couples, starting over, lifestyle, musician's life, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: single parent, breakup, twins, introspection, family relations, family problems, couples, infidelity, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, aging ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, touching, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, diary, baby born, dealing with death, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 283
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: touching, talky, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dishonesty, family problems, relationship vs career, love and romance, crumbling marriage, suburbs, couples, midlife crisis, breakup, estrangement, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, touching, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, starting over, fall in love, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, love affair, crumbling marriage, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, hospital, infidelity, widow, seamstress, single parent, youth, family relations, social relations, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 742
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
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, relationship vs career, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, plague, fish out of water, love triangle, redemption, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, love triangle, infidelity, romance, murder, betrayal, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, pickup truck, cowboy, homecoming, introspection, human nature, gunfight, desert, coming of age ...
Place: new mexico, usa, pearl harbor, california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 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, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, unfulfillment, death in the family, woman, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, clever, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, introspection, couples, dishonesty, suburbs, yuppie, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, memory, patient, twins, friendship, family relations, coming of age, love and romance, hopes, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
 575
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: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, radio, strong sexual content, couples, radio dj, haunted by the past, family relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.6
 373
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, last wish, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, love affair, family relations, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: optimism, parents and children, wartime life, couple relations, love and romance, romance, family relations, family problems, death in the family, couples, ring, airplane ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ...
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, falling in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 530
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, family relations, dull life, couples, family problems, looking for love, opposites attract, midlife crisis, love triangle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 366
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: reunion, sitcom, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, follow your dream, romance, cinderella story, starting over, singleness, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 177
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
Plot: writer's life, dealing with death, family relations, self discovery, dysfunctional family, death in the family, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, parents and children, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Arrangement (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success. But a car crash is all that needs to make him reconsider the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one time lover, Gwen. Meanwhile his wife ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, biting, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, advertising executive, car accident, manipulations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, friendship, self discovery, estrangement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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