Movies like Paper Hearts

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Paper Hearts (1993)
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Paper Hearts
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, crumbling marriage, romance, friendship, parents and children, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, introspection, infidelity, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, reunion, love and romance, family problems, naked woman, family drama, matriarch, woman undressing, humiliation, modern west, groom, modern western, estranged couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york
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India
117 min.
 8.2
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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 love and romance, couples, romance, unfulfillment, infidelity, family relations and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Paper Hearts: Sunday (1997), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), The Horse Whisperer (1998), A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970), Disappearing Acts (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sunday
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, gloomy, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, social differences, party, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Twice in a Lifetime
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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
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    User:   61%
 
The Horse Whisperer
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, parents and children, love story, beautiful scenery, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, rehabilitation, innocence lost, catastrophe, family, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
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System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
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A Walk in the Spring Rain
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, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, college, romance, golden years, crumbling marriage, countryside, infidelity, couple relations, dysfunctional family, love affair, professor, love ...
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Disappearing Acts
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, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family life, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, lovers reunited, hopes, couples, family problems, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, parents and children, hospital, haunted by the past, romance, memory loss, terminal illness, coming of age, love and romance, memory, twins, patient ...
Time: 90s
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System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
An Unmarried Woman
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, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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    User:   52%
 
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Mary and Rhoda
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, best friends, university, crumbling marriage, romance, follow your dream, friendship, looking for love, college, singleness, cinderella story, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
 6.3
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Leaving
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, family in crisis, doctor patient relationship, hospital, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Christmas in August
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, store, single parent, young lovers, crumbling marriage, rehabilitation, couple relations, friendship, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Violets Are Blue...
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, serious, talky, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, high school, destiny, dealing with death, love story, relationships, college, looking for love, true love, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
This Property Is Condemned
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, romance, small town, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, revenge, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, australia, tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
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Intersection
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, talky, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, destiny, marriage, crumbling marriage, hospital, couple relations, first contact, creativity, nudity (topless - notable), love story, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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    User:   49%
 
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The Only Thrill
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
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Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s ...
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    User:   46%
 
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Lost Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, infidelity, tragic love, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, sex, missionary position ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Radio Inside
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As two brothers fall in love with the same woman they must come to grips with the accidental death of their father in this sensitive drama set in Miami.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dealing with death, human nature, romance, friendship, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, surrealism, undressing, lifeguard, nightmare, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 7.5
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Take My Eyes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: suburbs, crumbling marriage, domestic violence, museum, starting over, human nature, introspection, redemption, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 6.4
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One More Kiss
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, small town, tragic love, lovers reunited, terminal illness, road not taken, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, scotland, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, edinburgh scotland
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System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
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A Perfect Stranger
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: serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, aging, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Never Forever
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, infidelity, couple relations, romance, adultery, pregnancy, sex, love and romance, couples, immigrants, unsupportive spouse, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
A Dangerous Woman
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: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, murder, aunt, repairman, porch, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
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Heartbeat
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, pregnancy, workplace romance, relationship vs career, friendship ...
Time: 90s
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Love in Between
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, serious, stylized, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, friendship, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, stalking, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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Falling in Love Again
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: serious, sentimental, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love, memory, romance, infidelity, reunion, introspection, marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, relationships, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 40s, 70s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
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Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
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System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
The Twilight of the Golds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, parents and children, gay, acceptance, abortion, genetics, baby, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
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System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
Dinner with Friends
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, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, marriage, divorce, relationships, crumbling marriage, unlikely friendships, introspection, suburbs, drinking, dialogue, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, poland ...
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 
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Dark Eyes
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, surprise ending
Plot: human nature, romance, couple relations, love affair, social differences, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: europe, russia, italy
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 

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Cowboy Up
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: underdog, romance, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, human nature, redemption, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, cinderella story ...
Time: 90s
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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The Bridge
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, infidelity, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
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