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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Original name: 世界の中心で、愛をさけぶ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, love affair, haunted by the past, love, teenage life, youth, romance, hopes, couples, first love, slice of life, memory, fiancee, love and romance, motorcycle, desert, male female relationship, hospital, photographer, myth, cemetery, tragedy, radio, aborigine, rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, youth, love affair and teenage love mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Crying Out Love in the Center of the World: Blue (2002), I Want You (2012), Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010), Go (2001), Keith (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, first love, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 6.9
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I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love affair, teenage love, love triangle, fall in love, loss of friend, street racing, haunted by the past, starting over, romance, love and romance, rebel, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
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69%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, youth, social relations, amnesia, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, japan, asia
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64%
 7.5
 3K
Go (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Isao Yukisada spins this gritty coming-of-age tale about Sugihara, a Japanese-born, third-generation Korean who struggles to find a place in a society that will not accept him. The film begins with Sugihara studying at a Korean junior high school ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: racism, coming of age, teenage love, youth, society, fish out of water, parents and children, high school life, boxing, teenage life, social differences, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.4
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Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teenagers, teen romance, teenage life, high school, terminal illness, romance, love, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Empty Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The second film from Aarón Fernández is a Spain-Mexico-France co-production already screened as part of Films in Progress at the 60th edition of the Festival. On the desolate coast of Veracruz, young Sebastián, 17, has to run his uncle's ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, seduction, seaside, motel, couples, bittersweet, innocence lost, male full rear nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, romance, village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, village life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 446
Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, jealousy, embezzlement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, romance, fall in love, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, couple relations, love and romance, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 41K
Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sexual, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love, teenage love, forbidden love, love and romance, father daughter relationship, teenage life, teen romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, tragic love, lust ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My First Time (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zachary is 20 years old. Dark and independent, he collects amorous conquests and school failure. Sarah is 18 years old. First class, fragile, she fills her emotional gaps with perfect control of his life. Nothing should close and yet, the year of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, fall in love, high school hunk, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, first love, love and romance, virginity, virgin, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, couples, teenage life, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Falling Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couples, youth, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, young lovers, romance, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, coming of age, youth, romance, love affair, lesbian relationship, countryside, follow your dream, fall in love, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, road not taken, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love affair, obsession, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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45%
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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: contemplative, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, patient, twins, memory, parents and children, memory loss, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, university, love and romance, young lovers, romance, youth, couples, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
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The Maid (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally troubled teenager gets into a passionate relationship with the older French woman working in his father's house.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, french maid, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, family relations, coming of age, youth, sexual content, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Raincoat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tells the story of two lovers, separated by destiny, who meet again one day. This encounter allows each to realize the truth about the lives they are living.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, business venture, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love and romance, cigarette smoking ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
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42%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, true love, romance, first love, fall in love, teen romance, terminal illness, teenage life, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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42%
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Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This movie is about Iiris Vaara. She turns 30 and meets young director Marko. All dreams come true but does Marko share her dreams?
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: hopes, romance, looking for love, introspection, couples, couple relations, love affair, innocence lost, male female relationship, blind date, insomnia, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, sexual content, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, estrangement, couples, teenage love, relationship vs career, elderly, teenage life, youth, family relations, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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41%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, teenage life, countryside, parents and children, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tune in for Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1994, on the first day that Yoo Yeul went on air as the new DJ of the popular radio show ‘Music Album,' a college girl Mi-su meets Hyun-woo who happens to drop by the bakery she works at. Like the music streaming from the radio, their ...
Style: uplifting, romantic, touching, sentimental, sweet
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radio, music, youth, couple relations, love affair, destiny, couples, love and romance, reunion, love, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, true love, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, dishonesty, fall in love, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%