Movies like Saving Face

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Saving Face (2004)
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Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: realistic, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, suspense, inter cultural, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lesbian relationship, hospital, pregnancy, birthday, generation gap, lgbt, romance, family relations, misfit, wish come true, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, gender, single parent, gays and lesbians, disorder, fish out of water, private vs public, up and down relationship, gossip and rumors, closeted homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, manhattan new york city, paris france, china, shanghai ...

Most similar movies to Saving Face

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, romance, dialogue, culture clash, friendship, mentor and runaway mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Saving Face: Imagine Me & You (2005), Better Than Chocolate (1999), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), Latter Days (2003), I Can't Think Straight (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, power of love, fish out of water, couple relations, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
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100%
Better Than Chocolate (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not long after moving into her own place, Maggie finds herself with two unsolicited roommates: her recently divorced mother, Lila, and her young brother. The timing is especially bad, considering Maggie has fallen hard for an attractive woman, Kim, ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: coming out, lesbian, transsexual, lesbian relationship, romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 16K
Latter Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Aaron Davis (Steve Sandvoss) and Christian Markelli (Wes Ramsey) are the two most opposite people in the world. Aaron is a young Elder (or a Mormon missionary) who wants to do his family proud and is quite passionate about his religion and film. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, homosexuality, romance, culture clash, lgbt, couples, fall in love, gender, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, idaho, usa, salt lake city utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adventurous love story between two young women of different social and economic backgrounds who find themselves going through all the typical struggles of a new romance.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming out, teenage love, lesbian relationship, high school, lesbian, young lovers, teenage life, romance, forbidden love, gender, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lgbt, fall in love, true love, family tradition, self discovery, romance, love and romance, gender, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, middle east, london, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, love affair, boarding school life, couples, college life, school, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, wedding, generation gap, homosexual, wedding night, coming out, culture clash, loveless marriage, immigrants, sexuality, homosexuality, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, new york, asia, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, cheerleader, cheerleading, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, closeted homosexual, graduation, love and romance, friends, camp ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 83K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, gay, terminal illness, cancer, father son relationship, secret, gay father, dying, grief, self discovery, lgbt, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, year 1971, year 1955 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: audition, mother daughter relationship, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, meaningful kiss, ratings, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, culture clash, love and romance, romance, family relations, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, gender, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, london, europe, england, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, gender, biological father, lesbian relationship, artificial insemination, argument, control freak, parenthood, parents and children, gays and lesbians, love affair, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, southern california, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Beautiful Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of teenage boys growing up in a working-class neighbourhood of Thamesmead, in south-east London, become aware of their homosexuality. While both were vaguely aware they might be gay, neither had ever acted on their impulses. Once they decide ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, sexuality, homosexuality, teenage love, gays and lesbians, coming of age, friendship, single parent, child abuse, homosexual, sexual attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, city life, couple relations, looking for love, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, first love, interracial relations, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
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Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, fall in love, love affair, love of one's life, parents and children, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, lesbian, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, high school, gender, high school life, lifestyle, sexual exploration, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, family relations, gays and lesbians, singleness, parents and children, couple relations, friends, love and romance, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, teenage love, small town, fall in love, love and romance, first love, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couple relations, sexuality, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
It's in the Water (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When hordes of gays and lesbians come out "of the closet" in the fictional town of Azalea Springs, Texas, intolerant residents go into a panic about the water supply.
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, lesbian, friendship, aids, gay, lesbian relationship, twentysomething life, parents and children, lifestyle, gender, society, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, friendship, store, gay relationship, native american, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, hopes, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa, new york, new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, love affair, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
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Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, chinatown, frenchman abroad, immigration, midlife crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, fall in love, couples, old love, starting over, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, politician, college, girlfriend, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, age difference, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, unlikely relationship, golden years, up and down relationship, ladykiller, aging, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, caribbean, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, gender, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, convention, gay man straight woman relationship, falling in love, blind date, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family life, love affair, love and romance, starting over, marriage, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, self discovery, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Mambo Italiano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an Italian man comes out of the closet, it affects both his life and his crazy family.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, sex, gays and lesbians, immigrants, culture clash, family, leaving home, forbidden love, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%