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Millennium Mambo (2001)
 7.1
 5K
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, gloomy, serious, contemplative
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, love and romance, addiction, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, infidelity, destructive relationship, nightlife, lifestyle, coming of age, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gangsters, drug abuse, bar, techno, ecstasy, sex, drug, police, snow, drugs ...
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 sentimental films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity and lifestyle mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Millennium Mambo: Love (2012), Three Times (2005), Holding Trevor (2007), Charlotte Sometimes (2002), One Night (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 1K
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, serious ...
Plot: romance, friends, love affair, wooing, fall in love, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 5K
Three Times (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 139 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: thought provoking, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, anthology ...
Plot: longing, tragic love, social differences, love affair, fall in love, romance, couples, wartime life, brothel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1910s, 1960s, 20th century, year 2005 ...
Place: taipei, taiwan, shanghai, tokyo, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sincere, touching, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, addiction, overdose, hiv, gay romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, introspection, destructive relationship, looking for love, drug abuse, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sincere, sexy, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, crumbling marriage, young lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 4.6
 134
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: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, nightclub, male female relationship, meaning of life, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 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: sentimental, realistic, sexy, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, school, unrequited love, high school, loneliness, high school friend, coming of age, looking for love, love and romance, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 224
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: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, lifestyle, love affair, destructive relationship, nightlife, couples, love and romance, musician's life, romance, sexual relations, gay interest, aspiring singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, samurai, prostitute, looking for love, couple relations, hopes, couples, village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, village life, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: touching, rough, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, tragic love, urban, city life, love and romance, love affair, teenage life, down on your luck, innocence lost, working class, delivery, apprentice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: taiwan, asia, china
⇓ 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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family problems, love triangle, human nature, love affair, couple relations, couples, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, infidelity, murder, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, lifestyle, couples, romance, love and romance, restaurant, infidelity, divorce, picnic, pregnancy, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, romance, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, love triangle, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, touching, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, couples, love and romance, friends, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, best friends, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, longing, couples, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, self discovery, love affair, destructive relationship, on the road, couples, romance, young lovers, journalism, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 2K
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: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, gay, coming of age, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, society, romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.5
 4K
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: humorous, realistic, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, wooing, love triangle, siblings relations, couples, infidelity, twentysomething life, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, twins, brother brother relationship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 1K
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, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, family relations, couples, power relations, romance, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 184
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: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug rehabilitation, junkie, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, revolution, politics, love triangle, love affair, hopes, twins, injustice, political corruption, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1969, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 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: touching, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, friendship, teenage life, partners, lgbt, gender, romance, couples, high school life, best friends, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 169
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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, couples, society, love and romance, romance, female director, overseas worker, naivete
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, romance, unfulfillment, small town, sexual relations, love triangle, hotel, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, infidelity, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 971
Green Chair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an ordinary housewife is convicted for seducing a minor, reckless love leads to obsession and creeping doubt. Mun-hee (Seo Jung), a married woman in her thirties, has been arrested and convicted for having sex with an underage, Hyun. After ...
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, destructive relationship, true love, love affair, couples, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, sexual relations, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Icharus Broken (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After four years in prison, Bobby is released into a world he no longer recognizes. His exgirlfriend Penny is abusing drugs. Their daughter is in foster care. Bobby's sister is in the process of rebuilding her life after a bad relationship.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: love, haunted by the past, drug abuse, destiny, addiction, vengeance, starting over, infidelity, couples, prostitute, hopes, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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