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Millennium Mambo (2001)
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Millennium Mambo (2001)
Original name: 千禧曼波
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao...
Style: realistic, touching, tense, captivating, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, addiction, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch, infidelity, nightlife, lifestyle, coming of age, couple relations, destructive relationship, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gangsters, drug abuse, techno, ecstasy, sex, drugs, police officer, police, snow, video game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, taipei

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, love triangle, lifestyle and infidelity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Millennium Mambo: Love (2012), Three Times (2005), Honey and Clover (2006), Holding Trevor (2007), Charlotte Sometimes (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
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Three Times (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: There are three stories of women and men: in "A Time for Love" set in 1966, a soldier searches for a young woman he met one afternoon playing pool; "A Time for Freedom," set in a bordello in 1911, revolves around a singer's ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: longing, brothel, love affair, tragic love, social differences, romance, couples, fall in love, wartime life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 60s, 20th century, year 2005, 2000s ...
Place: tokyo, shanghai, taiwan, taipei
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Honey and Clover (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Adapted from the popular manga of the same name, director Masahiro Takada's coming of age drama follows five Hama Art College students as they prepare to venture out into the real world on a great voyage of self-discovery.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, sweet, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, self discovery, coming of age, couples, college, youth, lifestyle, love, friendship, school, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: addiction, friendship, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, destructive relationship, introspection, couples, romance, young lovers, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sexy, sincere, light, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, unfulfilled love, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, relationship vs career, sexual relations, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, samurai, looking for love, couple relations, hopes, couples, village, unfulfilled love, village life, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nightclub, meaning of life, male female relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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63%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, love story, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4.9
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Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay interest, love affair, lifestyle, couples, destructive relationship, nightlife, musician's life, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, aspiring singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: sexy, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, friendship, love triangle, high school friend, gay, unrequited love, high school, coming of age, loneliness, gay teenager, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dust in the Wind (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A-yuan and A-yun are both from the small mining town of Jio-fen. In the city, A-yuan is an apprentice by day and goes to night school, and A-yun works as a helper at a tailors. Everyone thinks they are meant for each other, so do they. They fail to ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, delivery, love affair, parents and children, down on your luck, innocence lost, apprentice, working class, city life, tragic love, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
The Naked Kitchen (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Today is Mo-rae and Sang-in’s one-year wedding anniversary. After a busy morning preparing for the celebration, Mo-rae goes to an art gallery to find a gift for Sang-in. At the gallery, she meets a complete stranger and the two unexpectedly have ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, romance, love and romance, restaurant, pregnancy, divorce, infidelity, picnic, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, longing, couples, romance, dishonesty, train travel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, self discovery, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, romance, youth, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, mentally unstable, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, teenage life, fall in love, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, revolution, politics, injustice, political corruption, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, chaos and mayhem, twins, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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41%
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In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, wooing, siblings relations, love triangle, unsupportive spouse, twins, love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity, brother brother relationship, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug addiction, drug overdose, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, femdom, romance, lifestyle, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Japanese Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love triangle, couples, village, lovers apart, unfulfillment, pen pal, friendship, society, mathematics, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, india, asia
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, nightlife, love triangle, self discovery, youth, life is a bitch, romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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40%
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, obsession, martial arts, fall in love, teenage life, custody, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
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38%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couples, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, romance, society, overseas worker, naivete, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: high school, love triangle, first love, friendship, partners, teenage life, lgbt, couples, best friends, romance, gender, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, crimes of passion, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, couples, dishonesty, destructive relationship, infidelity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, friends, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%