Movies like Sommersby

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Sommersby (1993)
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Sommersby (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he returns, Laurel has mixed emotions. It appears that Jack has changed a great deal, leading some people to believe that this is not actually Jack but an imposter. Laurel herself is unsure, but willing to take the man into her home, and perhaps later into her heart...
Style: romantic, touching, psychological, sentimental, suspense, suspenseful, sincere, emotional, sexy, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: village life, mistaken identity, romance, courtroom drama, love, civil war, husband wife relationship, war, war veteran, suspicion of murder, haunted by the past, civil war veteran, homecoming, courtroom, women, family, american civil war, ku klux klan, death sentence, impostor, post civil war, fall in love, switching roles, peasant, amnesia ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 50s
Place: france, new jersey, tennessee, southern usa, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, romantic and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, love story, dialogue, mentor and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sommersby: The Return of Martin Guerre (1982), Autumn in New York (2000), The Vow (2012), The Lucky One (2012), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the medieval times, Martin Guerre returns to his hometown in the middle of France, after being away in the war since he was a child. Nobody recognise him, and the people who knew him suspect he is not Martin, but he knows all about his family ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, atmospheric, romantic, enigmatic ...
Plot: medieval, identity theft, village, romance, courtroom drama, peasant, husband wife relationship, adultery, female nudity, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: france, south of france, europe
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100%
Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, age difference, terminal illness, love story, opposites attract, love, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, death, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 194K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, France, Canada, Germany, Brazil, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, memory loss, love and romance, true love, relationships, marriage, couple relations, wooing, amnesia, power of love, love, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 108K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love affair, true love, soldier, single mother, destiny, romance, loss of loved one, love story, obsessive quest, love and romance, marines, veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, new jersey, middle east, new orleans, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: sexy, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: officers and cadets, navy, military life, military, u.s. navy, romance, unwanted pregnancy, love story, love, love of one's life, u.s. military, military officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 21K
Random Hearts (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash 'Harrison Ford' and Kristin Scott Thomas find each others keys in each others loved ones posessions and realize that they were having an affair and must figure out all the ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, death of husband, death of wife, death, politician, adultery, love affair, police sergeant, police detective, starting over, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, new york, washington d.c., usa, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, middle age romance, romance, love, love story, parents and children, infidelity, true love, life philosophy, couples, death, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Message in a Bottle (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A woman finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore and tracks down the author, a widowed shipbuilder whose wife died tragically early. As a deep and mutual attraction blossoms, the man struggles to make peace with his past so that he can move ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, bad ending, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, haunted by the past, love letter, sailing, romance, single parent, anonymous letter, sailboat, destiny, love story, women, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, virginia, usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.3
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Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love, love and romance, true love, young love, couples, love story, soldier, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 21K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, melancholic, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, destiny, romance, redemption, family, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, starting over, hopes, advertising, aviation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, palm springs california, new york, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 40K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: love, couples, fall in love, true love, love and romance, couple relations, romance, destiny, happy ending, life & death, love triangle, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1946, year 1989
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, romance, christmas, extramarital affair, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, love story, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 34K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, tragedy, romance, college, young love, love story, tragic love, young lovers, death, ice hockey, terminal illness, graduation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, new york, boston, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: romantic, touching, atmospheric, emotional, epic ...
Plot: world war one, war, love, love story, missing person, private detective, investigation, obsession, tragedy, sacrifice, destiny, life & death ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1917
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 62K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, emotional, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: long distance relationship, romance, love, forceful separation, love story, parents, fall in love, lovers apart, couple relations, immigration, depression, customs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: romantic, captivating, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, forbidden love, fall in love, interracial relations, culture clash, opposites attract, love and romance, royal court, palace, social differences, unlikely friendships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand, southeast asia, england, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, happy ending, vineyard, romance, parents and children, interracial romance, love and romance, post war, family relations, family values, estate, wine ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, 50s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 16K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sad, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, terminal illness, beautiful scenery, couple relations, forbidden love, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.9
 14K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, romantic, sexy, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: blindness, disability, brother sister relationship, love, happy ending, romance, bittersweet, winter, father son relationship, destiny, homeless, doctors ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 72K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, high school sweetheart, love affair, fall in love, teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: new jersey, new orleans, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 78K
The Words (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As the past comes back to haunt him and his ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, touching, inspirational, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: writers, writer's life, aspiring writer, literature, guilt, romance, white male black female relationship, love, love story, survival, relationships, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, post world war two, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 13K
Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: investigation, romance, infidelity, betrayal, opposites attract, forbidden love, fall in love, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love affair, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, france, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: scenic, romantic, captivating, touching, sexy ...
Plot: beautiful scenery, countryside, social differences, fall in love, human nature, sea, society, sea disaster, romance, prejudice, life philosophy, bullying ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, wales, cornwall, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, sincere, feel good, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, happy ending, love, love affair, rich and poor, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, eligible bachelor, love story, fall in love, rich man poor woman, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Face of Love (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, love affair, art class, physical appearance, romance, couples, widow, delusion, secret, friendship, sadness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1994
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ...
Style: sincere, emotional, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: romance, world war two, couples, soldier, fall in love, homecoming, small town, human nature, love affair, marital problem, husband wife relationship, wedding ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 14K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, visually appealing ...
Plot: murder, guilt, friendship, family relations, starting over, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, death in the family, family problems, mother in law son in law relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Style: emotional, meditative, breathtaking, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, culture clash, romance, prejudice, justice, murder mystery, forbidden love, fisherman, betrayal, jury ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: washington state, japan, seattle, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Borrowed Moments (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melissa and Ben Brenner have been simply going through the motions as a married couple, until the day Ben's world is turned upside down when he serendipitously meets the woman of his dreams, and they both are forced to face their future.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship, estrangement, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, intrigue, love at first sight, lost love, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 23K
Get Low (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, talky, psychological ...
Plot: solitude, small town, funeral director, character study, life philosophy, loner, uncover truth, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dealing with death, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1938, 1920s
Place: tennessee, california, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%