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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
 7.2
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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, youth, fall in love, teenage love and love affair 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), Keith (2008), Go (2001). 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: date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, heartache, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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95%
 6.9
 14K
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, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love affair, love triangle, teenage love, loss of friend, fall in love, romance, haunted by the past, starting over, rebel, friendship, overcoming, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 35K
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, teen romance, teenagers, teenage life, high school, romance, terminal illness, youth, cancer, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, sincere, sentimental, touching, 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, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, seduction, motel, seaside, couples, bittersweet, innocence lost, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
60%
 5.4
 438
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: serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, love and romance, romance, hopes, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, jealousy, serial killer, embezzlement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.1
 221
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, love and romance, couple relations, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, sexual, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, love affair, father daughter relationship, couples, tragic love, lust, desire ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 482
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, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, high school hunk, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, first love, love and romance, virgin, virginity, teenage life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, young lovers, juvenile delinquency, youth, romance, on the run, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, romance, youth, love affair, lesbian relationship, fall in love, follow your dream, countryside, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
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, romance, couples, breakup, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, 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 ⇓
47%
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, sentimental, psychological, 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 ⇓
46%
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: couples, tragic love, haunted by the past, love and romance, obsession, love affair, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, first love, true love, teen romance, fall in love, terminal illness, teenage life, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, patient, twins, memory, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, bittersweet, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: emotional, realistic, uplifting, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, self discovery, starting over, on the road, haunted by the past, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, youth, unlikely partners, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, relationship vs career, teenage love, family relations, elderly, teenage life, youth, couples, haunted by the past, estrangement, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mountain, high school, true love, lifestyle, youth, twins, romance, unfulfillment, friends, couples, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hokkaido, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night
Plot: lovers reunited, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, romance, childhood sweetheart, selflessness, unfulfillment, love and romance, business venture, bittersweet, shaving ...
Place: asia, india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, hopes, looking for love, introspection, couples, couple relations, love affair, innocence lost, male female relationship, male nudity, insomnia, blind date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 152
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, parents and children, countryside, teenage life, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, first love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, underage sex, suburbs, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ 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, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, underage drinking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: romantic, touching, sweet, sentimental, uplifting
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, radio, love and romance, reunion, youth, love, couples, love affair, destiny, couple relations, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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