Movies like If I Stay

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If I Stay (2014)
 6.7
 109K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
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, sincere, uplifting, bleak, heartbreaking, psychological, serious, gloomy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage girl, love and romance, teenager, youth, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, life turned upside down, love, family relations, parents and children, coma, hospital, afterlife, family drama, friends, supernatural, life is a bitch, car accident, family, loss of family, destiny, music, life & death ...
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 realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, love, mentor, happy ending, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like If I Stay: The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Keith (2008), Now Is Good (2012), The Last Song (2010), A Walk to Remember (2002). 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: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, coping, youth, dealing with death, love and romance, fighting illness, human relationship, cancer, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 34K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, first love, high school, teenagers, youth, adolescence, love affair, fall in love, teen romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 32K
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: emotional, sad, touching, heartbreaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenage love, love and romance, dying, last wish, teenager, first sex, virginity, youth, cancer, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 76K
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, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, fall in love, youth, teenage love, parents and children, family relations, rock, love and romance, estrangement, love, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, opposites attract, true love, first love, high school life, fall in love, coming of age, teenage life, terminal illness, romance, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: 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: light, sweet, romantic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, happy ending, first love, love and romance, sister sister relationship, couples, youth, high school student, teenage girl, teenage boy, teen romance, love letter ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 61K
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, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, young lovers, lone hero, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 18K
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, touching, sweet
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: teen romance, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage love, follow your dream, terminal illness, best friend, near death experience, star crossed lovers, tragic love, father daughter relationship, life & death ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 399K
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: touching, sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural romance, supernatural, true love, teenage love, fall in love, small town, couples, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington state, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: emotional, captivating, light, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, supernatural, supernatural romance, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage life, small town, supernatural ability, youth, witch, love, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love affair, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, supernatural, family problems, dealing with death, haunted by the past, death in the family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey, san francisco, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, first love, young people, troublemaker, young lovers, couple relations, forbidden love, motorcycle race, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 131K
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, 9/11, suicide, death in the family, loss of parent, loss of loved one, parents and children, romance, college student, tragic event, relationships, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2000s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 108K
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, humorous, sentimental, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends, true love, best friends in love, couple relations, road not taken, teenage pregnancy, love affair, youth, teenage life, friends, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 73K
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: romantic, touching, sentimental, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, physical appearance, self discovery, true love, teenage love, fall in love, high school hunk, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 63K
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, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, first sex, first love, teenage life, high school, love and romance, youth, fall in love, teenagers, virgin, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Art of Getting By (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, youth, love and romance, teenage life, friends, high school, teenager, philosophy, painting, mentor, rebellious youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
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, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, high school life, first love, social misfits, teenagers, classmates, adolescence, shyness, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, unlikely couple, psychic, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, impossible love, coma, romance, destiny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 18K
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
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, college, fall in love, couples, love, youth, teenage boy, teenage love, sex scene, student, teenage girl, virgin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 180K
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, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, love story, love and romance, disability, wheelchair, love, accident, depression, caregiver, self discovery, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 198K
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: touching, romantic, emotional, philosophical, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, mysterious character, supernatural romance, dealing with death, afterlife, millionaire, family relations, supernatural, love at first sight, doctor, romance, birthday ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 335K
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, witty, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage life, notoriety, teenage love, adolescence, coming of age, youth, friends, virginity, love and romance, teenage girl, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 179K
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, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, dancing, unlikely couple, dancer's life, resort, love and romance, dancer, romance, youth, fall in love, teenage love, music ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: surreal, emotional, inspirational, touching, philosophical ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, hell, loss of child, life philosophy, family relations, redemption, painting, love, parents and children, paradise, husband wife reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage girl, female friendship, first love, self discovery, letter, jeans, summer, best friends, teenage life, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, south carolina, greece, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love, immortality, love story, loneliness, miraculous event, romance, impossible love, destiny, immortal, single mother, aging ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, year 1981, year 1954, future
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 52K
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: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, best friends, love and romance, youth, high school life, happy ending, friends, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 38K
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, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, love affair, couple relations, desire, couples, tragic love, father daughter relationship, house fire ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
According to Greta (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love, summer, teenager, suicide, youth, suicidal, society, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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