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Perhaps Love (2005)
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Perhaps Love (2005)
Original name: 如果·愛
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: China, Malaysia, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.
Style: stylized, captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, film within a film, love affair, rivalry, romance, femme fatale, showbiz, ambition, introspection, actor's life, unfulfillment, movie star, jealousy, vanity, film producer, underwater scene, cocktail party, screening room, love, ex lover, filmmaker, lovers reunited, martial arts, vengeance ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai, beijing china, shanghai china

Most similar movies to Perhaps Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love triangle, love affair, unfulfillment and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Perhaps Love: The Last Tycoon (1976), My Kingdom (2011), Wuthering Heights (2003), Oh, My Love (2007), Nine (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, ambition, introspection, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, rise and fall, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
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95%
 5.1
 424
My Kingdom (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 19th century, the Prince Regent of the Qing Dynasty orders the mass execution of the entire Meng clan. Before his beheading, the leader vows that his family will avenge this travesty of justice. Awaiting his death, a five-year-old Meng boy ...
Style: serious, sentimental, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, desire for fame, ambition, love triangle, love and romance, actor's life, romance, family relations, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, romance, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.2
 7K
Oh, My Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Orphaned and homeless Ranbir Raj re-locates to a small town and orders a glass of milk in the RK Bar. He befriends a prostitute by the name of Gulabji, who invites him to spend the night with her, and when he refuses, she re-directs him to Lillian ...
Style: touching, sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, couples, romance, hopes, small town life, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.8
 42K
Nine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, clever, lyrical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, filmmaking, memory, lifestyle, femme fatale, self discovery, showbiz, love and romance, family relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 652
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 436
Bombay Talkie (1970)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An English novelist travels to Bombay to watch one of her novels translated to film. She chases after the Movie's leading man while the Screenwriter chases after her.
Style: sexual, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, filmmaking, rich and poor, infidelity, love affair, looking for love, social differences, interracial relations, opposites attract, fall in love, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 2K
Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: emotional, sexy, captivating, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Springtime in a Small Town (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, France, Netherlands
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a mansion decimated during World War II, a frustrated, bored housewife, Yuwen, is torn between caring for her ailing husband and her longing for a former sweetheart, a doctor who has come to treat her husband.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, small town, love and romance, human nature, unfulfilled love, couple relations, introspection, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, small town life, lovers reunited ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: china, asia, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love, vengeance, rivalry, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love affair, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Comrades: Almost a Love Story (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jun arrives in Hong Kong from mainland China, hoping to be able to earn enough money to marry his girlfriend back home. He meets the streetwise Qiao and they become friends. As friendship turns into love, problems develop, and although they seem ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, city life, urban, fish out of water, love affair, down on your luck, couple relations, lovers reunited, hopes, misfit, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new york, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, stylized, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, haunted by the past, social differences, unfulfilled love, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 376
All About Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, destiny, unfulfillment, couples, estrangement, family problems, transplant, hopes, romance, crumbling marriage, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, society, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 641
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, destructive relationship, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 201
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social differences, romance, social relations, couples, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, society, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Firecracker, Green Firecracker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman inherits her father's fireworks factory, as he had no son. The business does well and everything works in an orderly fashion until one day, an itinerant painter is hired to decorate the doors and vases at the factory. The woman, ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, visually appealing, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, destiny, self discovery, family life, fall in love, factory, love affair, true love, road not taken, forbidden love, tragic love, society ...
Time: 1910s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, friendship, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, bollywood, social differences, family in crisis, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 3K
Moments (1991)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love affair, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, bittersweet, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Queen of the Gypsies (1976)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This colourful, music-filled and sensual melodrama based on early stories by Maxim Gorky tells the fatal love story between the beautiful and rebellious girl Rada and the handsome horse thief Zobar. The story is set in early 20th century Bessarabia, ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: opposites attract, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, world, love triangle, culture clash, heist, social differences, unfulfillment, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
These Foolish Things (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, rise to the top, love affair, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, ego clash, romance, hopes, couples, filmmaking ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, couples, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 355
One Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Jamaica, Norway, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kassa a free-wheelin rasta man, falls for a straight laced gospel singer Serena, when they both meet as they enter a music contest. Serena's father the pastor forbids her to see him and wants her to marry one of his church members. Meanwhile ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: music, romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, reggae, ambition, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, clergy, love, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting has been taken from the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: femme fatale, tragic love, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, destiny, obsession, destructive relationship, betrayal, romance, based on opera, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 4K
Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: emotional, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, fall in love, couples, self discovery, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 804
July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, youth, couples, tragic love, love and romance, midlife crisis, dishonesty, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During the Cultural Revolution, two young men are sent to a remote mining village where they fall in love with the local tailor’s beautiful granddaughter and discover a suitcase full of forbidden Western novels.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cultural revolution, village, love triangle, culture clash, re-education, love affair, social differences, friendship, fall in love, coming of age, rehabilitation, tradition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Moonlight Serenade (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jazz musician performs alongside a coat check girl with a beautiful voice in this musical drama from director Giancarlo Tallarico. By day Nate earns his living as a financial manager, but when night falls, he helps the girl with her singing career ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jazz, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, musician's life, love and romance, romance, fired from the job, musician, singer, sexual content ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 38K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, self destructing, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%