Movies like If I Stay

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If I Stay (2014)
 6.7
 122K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock singer/guitarist. However, a car wreck changes everything in an instant, and now Mia's life hangs in the balance. Suspended between life and death, Mia faces a choice that will decide her future.
Style: touching, emotional, bleak, tear jerker, sincere, uplifting, psychological, sentimental, sad, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, teenager, love, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, life is a bitch, friends, family relations, life turned upside down, car accident, parents and children, hospital, coma, afterlife, out of body experience, supernatural, family, romance, loss of family, destiny, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon

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Most similar movies to If I Stay

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, touching, sentimental and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, teenager, relationships, love, runaway and happy ending mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like If I Stay: The Fault in Our Stars (2014), A Walk to Remember (2002), Me Before You (2016), Midnight Sun (2018), Keith (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, fall in love, first love, teenage life, teenager, cancer, youth, love and romance, dealing with death, fighting illness, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, sad, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, true love, first love, teen romance, youth, terminal illness, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 242K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, love story, love, disability, handicapped, caregiver, euthanasia, self discovery, accident, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, paris france, switzerland, mallorca ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 30K
Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: romantic, sincere, sentimental, compassionate, tear jerker ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terminal illness, first love, star crossed lovers, true love, best friend, teenage girl, follow your dream, near death experience, life & death ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 7.4
 36K
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, terminal illness, teen romance, high school, teenage life, love, romance, youth, fall in love, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, visually appealing, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, afterlife, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, unfulfillment, seeing dead people, death of brother, family problems, sailing, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: usa, california, ireland, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 87K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, teenage life, youth, teenage love, teen romance, love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, estrangement, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, ireland, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 146K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, romance, young love, death in the family, relationships, 9/11, tragic event, family relations, loss of loved one, parents and children, fall in love, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 1991 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, romance, love, love story, immortal, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, supernatural romance, life & death, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1952, year 1937 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.2
 52K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: teen romance, love, college, opposites attract, fall in love, teenage love, teenage boy, virgin, teenage girl, couples, first sexual experience, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 34K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: sad, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, cancer, teenage love, dying, teenager, fighting illness, youth, last wish, dealing with death, virginity, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love, love and romance, young love, youth, fall in love, first love, couples, forbidden love, first sexual experience, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 234K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, love and romance, mysterious character, dealing with death, afterlife, love at first sight, family relations, life & death, millionaire, life philosophy, hopes, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 70K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, first sex, first love, teenage life, high school, youth, romance, virgin, love, love and romance, virginity, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, first love, teenage love, friendship, high school life, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, suicide, shyness, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 71K
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, dramatic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, lovers reunited, true love, unfulfilled love, love affair, high school sweetheart, small town, road not taken, fall in love, teenage love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 44K
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: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love, forbidden love, teenage love, love and romance, teen romance, couple relations, love affair, love story, father daughter relationship, couples, teenage life, desire ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.5
 77K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, modern fairy tale, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, true love, love, beast, love and romance, teenage love, popularity, high school hunk, physical appearance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.0
 225K
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, dancing, love and romance, unlikely couple, dancer's life, fall in love, dancer, couples, teenage love, resort, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 137K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: best friends in love, love and romance, youth, male female friendship, love affair, true love, love story, couple relations, friends in love, friends, teen romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.3
 454K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, forbidden love, fall in love, supernatural, dangerous attraction, supernatural romance, youth, teenage love, true love, couples, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Longest Ride (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while he's trapped in an automobile crash.
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, love affair, love story, love and romance, opposites attract, cowboy, couple relations, art collector, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, year 1941
Place: usa, north carolina, hawaii, new jersey, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 102K
Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adolescence, teenage love, teenage boy, teenager, friendship, high school, adventure, youth, love and romance, friends, high school life, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage girl, high school student, love and romance, first love, teen romance, pretend relationship, youth, happy ending, couples, love letter, teenage boy ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 51K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, meditative, suspense, touching, mumblecore ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, strong female character, bullying, stereotypes, dying repeatedly, saving a life, redemption, friendship, suicide, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 384K
Easy A (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Olive, an average high school student, sees her below-the-radar existence turn around overnight once she decides to use the school's gossip grapevine to advance her social standing. Now her classmates are turning against her and the school ...
Style: feel good, teen sex comedy, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, teenage life, loss of virginity, popularity, teenage girl, teenage boy, youth, high school life, teenage love, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, xian, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 56K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: romantic, light, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, youth, best friends, love and romance, high school life, teen romance, happy ending, high school, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: romantic, emotional, light, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, youth, witch, supernatural ability, supernatural, love and romance, love, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: teenage love, teen romance, love, interracial love, teenage boy, teenage girl, neighbor, illness, neighbor neighbor relationship, teenager, teenage protagonist, disease ...
Place: hawaii, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school student, island, love and romance, youth, tropical island, teenage life, first sex, fall in love, adventure, unlikely couple, marooned ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%