Movies like Heavenly Forest

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Heavenly Forest (2006)
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Heavenly Forest (2006)
Original name: ただ、君を愛してる
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 people, but she succeeds in getting him to open up to her naturally. All Shizuru wants is to be with Makoto, so she takes up a camera too. The two spend their days together taking photos in the forest behind the campus. However, Makoto has feelings for another student named Miyuki. Shizuru decides that if Makoto likes Miyuki, she wants to like her too. She wants to like everything that he does. One day, she tells Makoto that she wants to take a photo of them kissing in the forest as a present for 'her birthday'. He obliges for her sake, and they kiss in the forest.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, love triangle, fall in love, youth, romance, university, love and romance, young lovers, couple relations, couples, death, photograph, camera
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, couple relations, youth and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Heavenly Forest: So Young (2013), Three Steps Above Heaven (2010), Under the Sun (1998), Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010), Blue (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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So Young (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In the brink of the 90s, 18-year-old Zheng Wei steps into her university life with a hopeful heart for love. She forms a great friendship with her roommates and united as a group, they embark on their university life together. Wei meets Chen ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, college life, adolescence vs adulthood, university, coming of age, youth, breakup, bittersweet, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, china
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Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: animal sex, farmer, countryside, housekeeper, couples, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, friends, society, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: sweden
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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: sentimental, emotional, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, social relations, youth, amnesia, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
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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: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, small town, friends, adolescence, lesbian, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couples, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, romance, society, overseas worker, naivete, female director
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Place: europe, italy, the philippines, milan italy
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, non-linear
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Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Diamond Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, rich and poor, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, youth, romance, society, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, islam
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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, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 124 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
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35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Desire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A story bout a relationship that's ended. Khwahish traces the sexy, funny and intense relationship of Amar Ranawat(Himanshu Malik) and Lekha Khorzuvekar (Mallika Sherawat) from the time they meet in the last semester of college, their quirky ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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