Movies like Shadows in the Sun

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Shadows in the Sun (2005)
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Shadows in the Sun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, sincere, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: publisher, writer's life, fall in love, village life, odd couple, artists and showbiz, writer's block, father daughter relationship, train travel, loss of wife, exile, train ride, village, friendship, sexual relations, friends, romance, family relations, couple relations, partners, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, fall in love, romance, couples, couple relations, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Shadows in the Sun: Not Another Happy Ending (2013), London mon amour (2008), The Italian Key (2011), Manual of Love (2005), Suzie Gold (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Not Another Happy Ending (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a struggling publisher discovers his only successful author is blocked he knows he has to unblock her or he's finished. With her newfound success, she's become too damn happy and she can't write when she's happy.The only ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: writer's block, writer's life, fall in love, publisher, workplace romance, workplace situations, overnight success, romance, power relations, love and romance, workplace, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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100%
London mon amour (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two divorced fathers Mathias and Antoine, decide to raise their children together in London. Their lives consist of Sophie the pretty florist secretly in love with Antoine, Yvonne who runs the 'bistrot français' and has a very maternal ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, family relations, love and romance, romance, odd couple, partners, hopes, parents and children, friendship between men, fall in love, father son relationship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Italian Key (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic fairy tale about a 19-year old orphan girl who, as her sole inheritance, gets an antique key that unlocks both an old Italian villa and the secrets of her family history.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, young lovers, youth, social relations, siblings relations, fish out of water, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, romance, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, couple relations, family life, infidelity, family relations, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, romance, love and romance, society, parents and children, family gatherings, love triangle, fall in love, family relations, interracial relations, unrequited love, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: social differences, tragic love, opposites attract, romance, family relations, disability, couples, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lighthouse Hill (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After his best friend dies, Charlie hits the road and stumbles into Lighthouse Hill, a village where residents seem to know a lot more about him than they should.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: romance, village life, self discovery, couples, friends, village, countryside, family relations, fall in love, love, introspection, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, fish out of water, love triangle, couples, fall in love, couple relations, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance, countryside, lone wolves, isolation, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, unlikely couple, introspection, romance, couples, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, disorder, couple relations, hopes, dogma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: pianist, friendship, waitress, reconciliation, lifestyle, fall in love, collector, artists and showbiz, romance, couples, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Ages of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and provocative young woman from a small village in Tuscany. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, romance, life turned upside down, sexual relations, infidelity, love, anchor, couples, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, romance, arranged marriage, family relations, couples, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, romance, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love and romance, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Vodka Lemon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland, Armenia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hamo, a handsome 60-year old man, lives alone in a Romenian village with one of his daughters and his granddaughter. He also owns a retirement of seven dollars per month, a closet, an old russian television set and a military costume.A letter from ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fall in love, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, romance, love and romance, golden years, bittersweet, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, kurdistan, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 829
Two Days (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A two days from the life of Pyotr Drozdov, a highly ranked official from Moscow, which he spends with young museum employee Masha.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life, writers, hung over, love at first sight, female director, librarian, governor, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, life turned upside down, looking for love, friendship, interracial relations, romance, love and romance, society, buddies, disorder, profanity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chasing Destiny (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Music, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A repossession agent falls in love with a woman whose father is high on his list of priority accounts in this romantic drama.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, buddies, looking for love, family business, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Shades of Ray (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couple relations, interracial relations, identity crisis, parents and children, actor's life, couples, family reunited, family relations, audition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, widower, romance, family relations, couples, family problems, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, starting over, death in the family, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: farm, isolation, friendship, fish out of water, starting over, couple relations, elderly, love and romance, odd couple, hopes, disorder, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Basil (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A lonely young aristocrat in turn-of the century England struggles to meet the approval of his over-bearing, class-conscious father while trying to please the selfish woman he loves.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friendship, romance, couples, love affair, society, secret, father daughter relationship, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, cornwall, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, female friendship, friendship, romance, fall in love, looking for love, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, society, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Lola (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged writer of pornographic novels meets and falls in love with a sixteen year old school girl. This alone is cause for concern but when the couple get married and move to America, the trouble (and fun) really begins.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, teenage life, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, aging, youth, writer's life, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, europe, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, world war one, fish out of water, friendship, fall in love, romance, culture clash, comedy of errors, countryside, cons and scams, village life, rebellion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, love, romance, cafe, swedish, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, first love, marriage, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, workplace romance, family relations, love at first sight, holiday, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, united kingdom ...
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25%