Movies that are like Picture Bride

If you like "Picture Bride" you are probably looking for touching, serious, realistic and scenic movies of Drama and Romance genre about / that have / with immigrants, self discovery, friendship, storytelling, orphan, culture clash and mentor themes shot in Japan or USA.
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Picture Bride
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, scenic, harsh, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, romantic, emotional, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, bleak, inspirational, sentimental, clever, sexy, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, self discovery, friendship, storytelling, orphan, culture clash, mentor, life & death, couple relations, destiny, courage, island, arranged marriage, childhood, loneliness, cultural difference, older man younger woman relationship, death, forbidden love, romance, fantasy world, survival, unlikely friendships, alien, aging, catastrophe, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, redemption, dialogue, love affair, giant robots, solitude, tragedy, imagination, beautiful scenery, art, secrets, existentialism, parents and children, greed, wartime, memory, vengeance, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, feminism, sexual relations, fish out of water, misfit, friends, japanese american, asian american, loveless marriage, katana sword, east asian lead, atheism, transformation, writers, violent, samurai, relationships, police investigation, multiple storylines, justice, gangsters, crime gone awry, corruption, chase, character study, adaptation
Time: 19th century, 1920s
Place: hawaii, japan, asia, tokyo, usa
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Rain
Drama, Romance
Iran
94 min.
 7.8
Jane Eyre
Drama, Romance
UK, USA
230 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Picture Bride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, emotional, realistic and touching films with plots including storytelling, culture clash, mentor, life philosophy, loneliness, dialogue and destiny themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Picture Bride: Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Castaway on the Moon (2009), Rain (2001), Only Yesterday (1991), Norwegian Wood (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Memoirs of a Geisha
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, dramatic, colourful, captivating, sentimental, breathtaking, romantic, emotional, interesting, melancholic, touching, intense, epic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, mentor, rise to the top, love story, adaptation, beautiful scenery, literature, women, slavery, uninhibited rivalry, love, destiny, fantasy world, book, period piece, social differences, sacrifice, unfulfilled love, catastrophe, storytelling, geisha, runaway, sibling relationship, brothel, prostitute, childhood, wartime, dialogue, happy ending, coming of age, imagination, betrayal, prejudice, justice, transformation, culture clash, art, vengeance, secrets, brutality, ambition, friendship, loneliness, stereotypes, love and romance, good versus evil, rivalry, tragedy, distopia, pornography
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   84%
 
Castaway on the Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Style: touching, emotional, surreal, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic, cerebral, sweet, reflective, uplifting, light, enigmatic, realistic, stylized, breathtaking, scenic, heartbreaking, philosophical, sentimental, talky, atmospheric, meditative, clever, bleak, psychological, sincere, humorous, romantic, earnest, dramatic, art house, biting
Audience: date night
Plot: isolation, loneliness, island, redemption, suicide attempt, wilderness, stranded, social misfits, life, mentor, imagination, childhood, solitude, storytelling, creativity, existentialism, desert, life philosophy, depression, destiny, love story, magic realism, life & death, surrealism, self discovery, suicide, culture clash, idealism, honest, beautiful scenery, clones, philosophy, runaway, voyeurism, alien, identity, survival, obsession, friendship, castaway, unlikely friendships, transformation, paranoid, tragedy, fantasy world, first contact, fall in love, urban, confined, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   73%
 
Movie in collections
 7.8
 7K
Rain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, breathtaking, reflective, romantic, meditative, sexy, colourful, scenic, harsh, lyrical, stylized, erotic, earnest, compassionate, talky, emotional, cerebral
Plot: love, romance, love story, parents and children, relationships, heroes, loneliness, childhood, beautiful scenery, poetry, immigrants, love and romance, adventure, construction, turkish, construction site, truck, bus, rain, crying, tea, secret, destiny, runaway, bollywood, art, male nudity, new wave, life & death, mentor, society, secrets, catastrophe, adolescence, women, tragedy, sacrifice, youth, poverty, race issues, fight scenes, humanity, cooking, friendship, unlikely friendships, finnish, life philosophy, family relations, solitude, nudity (topless - notable)
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   73%
 
 7.7
 17K
Only Yesterday
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Style: touching, melancholic, serious, sentimental, reflective, meditative, heartbreaking, breathtaking, colourful, talky, enigmatic, surreal, bleak, scenic, atmospheric, emotional, stylized, earnest, dramatic, depressing, sad, inspirational, art house, absurd
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, countryside, world, childhood, firefly, school, introspection, life, loneliness, mentor, adolescence, coming-of-age, twentysomething life, tragedy, fantasy world, culture clash, city life, depression, folk music, childhood memory, marriage, flashback, dreams, art, storytelling, artist, friendship, flower, life & death, creativity, memory, urban, transformation, character study, existentialism, catastrophe, unlikely friendships, youth, life philosophy, imagination, solitude, idealism, self discovery, classic car, pornography, teacher, dialogue, aging, unhappy, writers
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
 6.4
 10K
Norwegian Wood
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic, emotional, sexual, sentimental, reflective, enigmatic, talky, romantic, cerebral, harsh, stylized, dramatic, artsy, breathtaking, sexy, meditative
Plot: folk, young lovers, literature, depression, adaptation, romance, introspection, rock, book, life & death, suicide, relationships, love affair, young man, teenager, reading, love story, college, coming of age, life philosophy, haunted by the past, distopia, runaway, mentor, catastrophe, terminal illness, culture clash, love and romance, betrayal, sex, beautiful scenery, loneliness, death, friendship, dialogue, solitude, existentialism, childhood, storytelling, coming-of-age, dealing with death, male nudity, guilt, infidelity, spelling bee, writers, love, memory loss, unlikely friendships, prejudice
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1920s, 1960s
Place: asia, campus, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
Ruby in Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, meditative, sincere, compassionate, reflective, clever, talky, thought provoking, harsh, enigmatic, emotional, tense, sentimental, earnest, stylized, psychological, interesting, dramatic, depressing, breathtaking, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, coming-of-age, human nature, childhood, life, small town, mentor, life & death, unlikely friendships, loneliness, character study, runaway, romance, solitude, journal, dreams, virginity, life philosophy, hopes, urban, drinking, destiny, adolescence, transformation, redemption, catastrophe, art, dialogue, depression, fantasy world, relationships, death, nudity (topless - notable), love and romance, storytelling, existentialism, aging, culture clash, honest, poetry, workplace, fight scenes, brutality, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, hospital, weapons
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
Water for Elephants
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, stylized, realistic, sentimental, touching, intense, entertaining, melancholic, harsh, sexy, light, dramatic, interesting, colourful, breathtaking, talky, clever, scenic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: circus, romance, fall in love, animals, love story, performer's life, period piece, elephant, clown, adaptation, forbidden love, beautiful scenery, brutality, destiny, happy ending, transformation, book, great depression, mentor, justice, catastrophe, train, betrayal, runaway, storytelling, depression, fight scenes, love and romance, greed, fantasy world, adventure, redemption, boss and employee, love, dialogue, culture clash, brothers, creativity, vengeance, couple relations, corruption, courage, life, love affair, unlikely friendships, revolution, literature, distopia, animal life, magic
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
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The Ramen Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light, touching, melancholic, romantic, suspense, tense, inspirational, reflective, absurd, inter cultural, sad, enigmatic, fairy tale
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, destiny, relationships, fish out of water, runaway, loneliness, happy ending, fantasy world, life philosophy, odd couple, catastrophe, mentor, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, childhood, breakup, dialogue, writers, stereotypes, death, cooking and food, chase, demons, male nudity, coming of age, manipulation, character study, secrets, obsession, misfit, drinking, sacrifice, spelling bee, martial arts, fight scenes, finnish, teacher, magic, investigation, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, natural disaster, cooking, wilderness, storytelling, couples, art, police investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
The Cider House Rules
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, realistic, interesting, earnest, melancholic, romantic, harsh, heartbreaking, stylized, reflective, scenic, captivating, intense
Plot: coming of age, abortion, orphan, mentor, storytelling, destiny, adaptation, adoption, literature, fall in love, life, coming-of-age, childhood, beautiful scenery, death, parenthood, friendship, farm, runaway, doctors, loneliness, incest, life philosophy, moral ambiguity, romance, americana, african american, greed, prejudice, life & death, unlikely friendships, hospital, morality, sacrifice, anesthetic, war injury, unwed pregnancy, orphanage, drug overdose, cigarette smoking, catastrophe, dialogue, love story, idealism, philosophy, culture clash, happy ending, period piece, betrayal, drug addiction
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: maine, usa, england, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
 7.3
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Sweet Land
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, meditative, breathtaking, sweet, talky, earnest, melancholic, romantic, sincere, reflective, heartbreaking, stylized, enigmatic, harsh, dramatic, light, lyrical, witty, emotional
Plot: friendship, romance, german, love story, human nature, fighting the system, immigrants, wartime, ethnic conflict, beautiful scenery, prejudice, love, storytelling, idealism, runaway, fall in love, sacrifice, period piece, citizenship, german american, morality, farm, church, wedding, childhood, destiny, dialogue, grandparent grandchild relationship, social issues, love and romance, bollywood, mentor, life & death, catastrophe, life, loneliness, marriage, family, small town, tragedy, life philosophy, countryside, transformation, betrayal, culture clash, art, couples, friends, clergy, couple relations
Time: 20s, 1920s, 60s, 20th century, post world war one, 1960s
Place: minnesota, germany, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
Rhapsody in August
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, reflective, atmospheric, realistic, lyrical, breathtaking, bleak, sincere, melancholic, harsh, stylized, enigmatic, biting, dramatic, psychological, meditative, compassionate, philosophical
Plot: samurai, human nature, wartime, parents and children, memory, childhood, culture clash, guilt, siblings relations, fascism, brutality, beautiful scenery, brothers, weapons, family gatherings, civil war, courage, jews, aging, death, visceral, mentor, haunted by the past, vengeance, storytelling, humanity, children, catastrophe, greed, dialogue, family drama, betrayal, family life, art, politics, police investigation, pornography, tragedy, finnish, runaway, loneliness, idealism, nuclear, family relations, depression, dysfunctional family, war, islam, anti war, russian
Place: japan, hawaii, tokyo, asia, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 5.9
 13K
Dying Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, romantic, talky, serious, realistic, melancholic, intense, sweet, gloomy, sincere, heartbreaking, sad, light, dramatic, inspirational
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, fall in love, love, happy ending, terminal illness, death, destiny, human nature, betrayal, life & death, relationships, catastrophe, couple relations, mentor, nurse, new love, education, falling in love, wealth, millionaire, forbidden love, family, natural disaster, survival, doctors, love affair, shopping, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, parents and children, friendship, unlikely friendships, tragic love, justice, transformation, loneliness, social differences, dialogue, adaptation, lone hero, sacrifice, nudity (full frontal - brief), maze, culture clash, first contact, courage, runaway, vengeance
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
The Joy Luck Club
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 139 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, reflective, dramatic, heartbreaking, melancholic, captivating, intense, harsh, sweet, thought provoking, inter cultural, earnest, breathtaking, sad, light
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, family, mother daughter relationship, culture clash, women, feminism, storytelling, relationships, love, unlikely friendships, human nature, childhood, adaptation, secrets, immigrants, children, dysfunctional family, sacrifice, runaway, marriage, beautiful scenery, idealism, book, self discovery, literature, chinese american, chinese, honest, mentor, destiny, period piece, dialogue, stereotypes, parent child relationship, tragedy, wartime, catastrophe, prejudice, parenthood, fight scenes, family drama, pornography, justice, vengeance, multiple storylines, parents and children, islam, loneliness, coming of age, courage
Time: 90s
Place: china, san francisco, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
 5.6
 27K
Love Happens
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, serious, realistic, idiotic, sexy, light, absurd, melancholic, road movie, dramatic, emotional, scenic, sweet
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, hotel, relationships, dealing with death, love story, seminar, florist, motivational speaker, grief, love affair, camp, death, shopping, cheating, love and romance, forest, happy ending, fall in love, family drama, dialogue, catastrophe, writers, life & death, wedding, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy, loneliness, natural disaster, life is a bitch, destiny, fight scenes, fantasy world, stereotypes, betrayal, divorce, honest, family, internet, first contact, transformation, lone hero, culture clash, unfulfillment, nudity (topless - notable), lame, brutality, greed, vengeance, couples
Place: hawaii, seattle washington, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   50%
 
Mississippi Masala
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, touching, sexy, sexual, realistic, light, erotic, romantic, interesting, talky, scenic, dramatic, melancholic, entertaining, emotional, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, interracial romance, culture clash, romance, indians, race issues, love story, prejudice, ethnic conflict, racism, relationships, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family, women, bollywood, family drama, interracial relations, secrets, love, loneliness, indian lead, parenthood, love affair, marriage, happy ending, catastrophe, honest, beautiful scenery, mentor, parents and children, race, idealism, pornography, islam, childhood, runaway, storytelling, twists & turns, social differences, stereotypes, nudity (topless - notable), courage, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, hotel, lawyer, family bonds, redemption
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, india, mississippi, asia, usa, california, uganda, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 7.7
 14K
Dolls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Style: emotional, meditative, surreal, bleak, serious, melancholic, reflective, enigmatic, stylized, cerebral, colourful, intellectual, talky, breathtaking, gloomy, realistic, artsy, lyrical, atmospheric, non-linear, sentimental, tricky, romantic, touching, philosophical
Plot: obsession, love, lovers reunited, relationships, storytelling, loneliness, existentialism, love story, beautiful scenery, hopes, romance, dialogue, insanity, destiny, poetry, art, life & death, guilt, sacrifice, multiple storylines, memory, philosophy, love and romance, dreams, life philosophy, surrealism, yakuza, pop star, solitude, marriage, transformation, brutality, tragedy, suicide, new love, broken engagement, suicide attempt, murder, culture clash, depression, imagination, death, artist, violence, violent, hotel, catastrophe, stylish, hospital, first contact
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
Shall We Dance?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, melancholic, realistic, touching, colourful, reflective, funny, light, sweet, emotional, dramatic, bleak, harsh, absurd, talky, breathtaking
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, dance, dancing, follow your dream, loneliness, life philosophy, culture clash, mentor, love story, unlikely friendships, redemption, dance lesson, couples, romance, transformation, relationships, life, alternate universe, storytelling, solitude, catastrophe, dancer's life, childhood, depression, beautiful scenery, destiny, dialogue, friendship, life & death, couple relations, existentialism, bollywood, character study, honest, art, teachers and students, obsession, fight scenes, creativity, foul language, samurai, fantasy world, family, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, family drama, power relations, instructor, dance contest
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
This Is My Father
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, romantic, emotional, dramatic, talky, melancholic, psychological, light, sincere, sad, breathtaking, scenic, enigmatic, intense
Plot: small town, romance, irish, catholicism, storytelling, self discovery, love story, beautiful scenery, love, mentor, relationships, family, couple relations, coming of age, destiny, tragedy, childhood, brutality, secrets, unlikely friendships, period piece, brothers, guilt, forbidden love, happy ending, culture clash, life, psychology, betrayal, drinking, loneliness, father, multiple storylines, marriage, parents and children, redemption, solitude, dialogue, idealism, friendship, catastrophe, adoption, parenthood, classic car, hospital, adaptation, depression, siblings relations, transformation, life philosophy
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, illinois, california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
 7.3
 10K
Bella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, melancholic, sentimental, inspirational, dramatic, earnest, light, reflective, road movie, harsh, romantic, inter cultural
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, pregnancy, adoption, couple relations, romance, restaurant, life philosophy, love story, catastrophe, fall in love, life, destiny, soccer, beach, flashback, existentialism, abortion, chance meeting, waitress, girl, magic realism, sacrifice, solitude, love and romance, mentor, storytelling, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, relationships, couples, twists & turns, transformation, jesus, humanity, culture clash, self discovery, creativity, writers, god, love affair, loneliness, betrayal, first contact, cooking and food, family, courage, love, runaway, hopes, stereotypes
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 7.5
 4K
Happy Times
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic, feel good, harsh, sincere, reflective, road movie, heartbreaking, art house, enigmatic, compassionate, emotional, dramatic, artsy, stylized, surreal
Plot: blindness, hotel, couple relations, comedy of errors, workplace, bus, fall in love, mentor, life philosophy, love and romance, romance, childhood, poverty, solitude, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, friendship, pornography, greed, bollywood, couples, art, guilt, nudity (full frontal - brief), islam, aging, relationships, capitalism, runaway, brutality, loneliness, hospital, introspection, money, finnish, prostitution, tragedy, destiny, transformation, death penalty, storytelling, down on your luck, life & death, unemployment, culture clash, fantasy world, disability, classic car, dialogue, male nudity
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
Last Life in the Universe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Style: surreal, melancholic, meditative, dark humor, art house, serious, offbeat, cerebral, enigmatic, reflective, depressing, non-linear, psychological, realistic, emotional, bleak, colourful, lyrical, stylized, atmospheric, talky, touching, breathtaking, harsh, dark, ambiguous ending, interesting
Plot: suicide attempt, loneliness, suicide, life & death, friendship, relationships, existentialism, magic realism, depression, self discovery, death, love story, surrealism, solitude, violence, life philosophy, dreams, storytelling, philosophy, obsession, life, imagination, redemption, unlikely friendships, drinking, isolation, guilt, runaway, dialogue, vengeance, tragedy, mentor, pornography, romance, sisters, hospital, car accident, library, childhood, culture clash, brutality, perfectionist, sibling relationship, gangsters, odd couple, opposites attract, death in the family, destiny, crimes, love and romance
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, thailand, tokyo, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
 6.5
 12K
Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, stylized, melancholic, heartbreaking, sad, harsh, dramatic, intense, romantic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, love affair, destiny, mother daughter relationship, fall in love, life & death, love, love and romance, love story, death, friendship, family drama, relationships, betrayal, life, family, new love, summer, parent child relationship, best friend, mother, couple relations, life philosophy, dialogue, love triangle, adaptation, mentor, fight scenes, catastrophe, storytelling, redemption, parents and children, beautiful scenery, brutality, memory, writers, father daughter relationship, siblings relations, transformation, fantasy world, guilt, unfulfilled love, gay, cancer, dysfunctional family, justice, haunted by the past, women, vengeance
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, surreal, serious, offbeat, melancholic, heartbreaking, dramatic, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, sentimental, talky, sad, interesting, sincere, reflective, intense, enigmatic, harsh, sweet, bleak, thought provoking
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, disability, mentally challenged, mental illness, coming of age, family bonds, self discovery, family drama, loneliness, widow, brothers, tragedy, depression, parents and children, relationships, family, life, redemption, mentor, eccentricity, siblings relations, life & death, character study, life philosophy, sisters, honest, culture clash, sibling relationship, parenthood, drinking, love, coming-of-age, adaptation, dialogue, childhood, crime gone awry, catastrophe, prejudice, unlikely friendships, runaway, destiny, storytelling, complex characters, twists & turns, americana, family problems, hopes, responsibility, family life
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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The Longest Ride
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, serious, realistic, sweet, sad, melancholic, bad ending, scenic, surprise ending, entertaining, inspirational, road movie, erotic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, love story, relationships, love affair, sacrifice, happy ending, beautiful scenery, bull riding, love and romance, mentor, art, couples, catastrophe, art student, cowboy, marriage, hospital, young adult, injury, golden years, adaptation, storytelling, opposites attract, honest, multiple storylines, chase, dialogue, natural disaster, couple relations, death, divorce, dreams, first contact, elderly, cheating, runaway, brutality, women, transformation, life philosophy, shopping, manipulation, destiny, cancer, cars, doctors, betrayal, literature, fashion
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1941, 1940s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, vienna, north carolina, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
 8.1
 42K
Departures
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Style: touching, realistic, earnest, serious, emotional, dramatic, reflective, sentimental, melancholic, meditative, heartbreaking, compassionate, humorous, breathtaking, captivating, sad, macabre, talky, scenic, psychological, sweet, philosophical, inspirational, light, sincere, thought provoking, interesting, tense, bleak, atmospheric, cerebral, enigmatic
Plot: self discovery, small town, workplace, death, life & death, dealing with death, redemption, mentor, storytelling, childhood, beautiful scenery, funeral, tragedy, loneliness, afterlife, destiny, runaway, life, life philosophy, culture clash, art, character study, idealism, solitude, friendship, transformation, honest, relationships, social relations, starting over, boss and employee, relationship vs career, small town life, hopes, couples, casket, cellist, father son relationship, job seeking, unsupportive friend, new job, belief, loss of loved one, loss of family member, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, vinyl record, screaming man, salmon
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
 7.8
 13K
Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, reflective, harsh, realistic, melancholic, emotional, meditative, stylized, colourful, bleak, heartbreaking, dramatic, compassionate, biting, interesting, intense, breathtaking, talky, ironic, scenic, intellectual, light
Plot: bollywood, friendship, politics, prostitute, indians, idealism, political, women, destiny, religion, islam, unlikely friendships, couple relations, poverty, relationships, loneliness, culture clash, ethnic conflict, life & death, mentor, runaway, sacrifice, storytelling, death, sexual abuse, beautiful scenery, corruption, prejudice, prostitution, betrayal, child bride, hinduism, widow, childhood, greed, pornography, brutality, segregation, justice, drinking, love story, courage, solitude, rebellion, race issues, life philosophy, marriage, redemption, god, secrets
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, year 1938
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
The Twilight Samurai
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, melancholic, emotional, serious, reflective, stylized, bleak, dramatic, lyrical, harsh, sentimental, touching, talky, earnest, breathtaking, enigmatic, colourful, sincere, light, clever, gloomy, sweet, epic
Plot: samurai, sword fight, single father, childhood, storytelling, character study, friendship, fight scenes, mentor, couple relations, loneliness, visceral, relationships, culture clash, life & death, gunfight, love story, vengeance, family drama, poverty, social differences, tragedy, violence, sacrifice, life, drinking, love, brutality, destiny, beautiful scenery, assassination, family, runaway, death, widower, life philosophy, betrayal, unlikely friendships, art, mission of murder, daughter, sword, teacher, romance, heroes, love and romance, society, couples, friends, fall in love
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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    User:   43%
 
Moll Flanders
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, touching, sentimental, dramatic, clever, light, emotional, harsh, entertaining, talky, scenic, melancholic, interesting, epic, sexy
Plot: prostitute, literature, period piece, destiny, adaptation, self discovery, childhood, book, prostitution, rich and poor, romance, mentor, evil priest, mother daughter reunion, death of husband, shipwreck, justice, artist, runaway, storytelling, reunion, beautiful scenery, society, distopia, redemption, vengeance, fantasy world, catastrophe, dialogue, clergy, life, culture clash, betrayal, women, revenge, pornography, master and servant, british, idealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), life philosophy, prejudice, transformation, orphan, brutality, stereotypes, life & death, irish, intrigue, family
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, sincere, sentimental, harsh, earnest, dramatic, reflective, thought provoking, intense, melancholic, inspirational, sad, breathtaking, compassionate, road movie, interesting
Plot: immigrants, single father, father son relationship, family drama, drugs/alcohol, gangs, mentor, parenthood, life, gangsters, father-son relationship, single parent, poverty, urban, childhood, culture clash, survival, sacrifice, hospital, redemption, honest, tragedy, family, parents and children, character study, relationships, loneliness, gardener, truck, illegal immigrant, storytelling, life & death, greed, destiny, garden, life philosophy, down on your luck, chase, depression, vengeance, dysfunctional family, dialogue, dreams, courage, working class, catastrophe, solitude, transformation, bollywood, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, beverly hills, southern california
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, sweet, melancholic, reflective, emotional, enigmatic, feel good, heartbreaking, romantic, dramatic, colourful, light, intense, bleak, clever, interesting, earnest
Plot: loneliness, relationships, love story, cooking and food, indians, storytelling, bollywood, destiny, solitude, cooking, romance, life philosophy, housewife, friendship, courage, life, unlikely friendships, happy ending, dull life, vengeance, honest, dialogue, mentor, redemption, tragedy, depression, transformation, character study, art, city life, urban, existentialism, idealism, love, workplace, race issues, beautiful scenery, cheating, philosophy, life & death, creativity, twists & turns, love and romance, lunchbox, unfulfillment, delivery, unhappy marriage, retirement, widower, wedding
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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