Movies like According to Greta

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According to Greta
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, summer, suicide, teenager, love, rebelliousness, rebellion, couple relations, fall in love, elderly, society, romance, grandparents, family relations, diary, chef, suicidal, actress, underwater, underwater scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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South of Nowhere
Drama, Romance
USA
 8.1
Splendor in the Grass
Drama, Romance
USA
124 min.
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Most similar movies to According to Greta

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, youth, teenage love, fall in love and teenage life mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like According to Greta: Crazy/Beautiful (2001), The Last Song (2010), Remember Me (2010), Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010), Here on Earth (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, culture clash, teenager, coming of age, father daughter relationship, school, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, cheerleading, teenagers, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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The Last Song
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: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
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Remember Me
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: sentimental, touching, surprise ending, heartbreaking, sad ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, year 2001
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   80%
 
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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, memory loss, self discovery, romance, fall in love, love triangle, teenage love, high school life, urban, amnesia, student life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, usa
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System:   67%
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Here on Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, small town, terminal illness, cancer, love, fall in love, love story, young lovers, rich and poor, teenage love, social differences, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Art of Getting By
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexy ...
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Time: 80s
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System:   64%
    User:   59%
 
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Mad Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Matt falls for Casey, the new girl in school. She's fun-loving and eccentric, but there's a darkness to her whimsy that Matt can't begin to comprehend. When Casey attempts to commit suicide, her parents place her in a mental ...
Style: emotional, sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, romance, high school, coming of age, love, on the road, young lovers, love story, lovers on the run, obsession, relationships, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, seattle, usa, seattle washington
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System:   62%
    User:   50%
 
South of Nowhere
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage love, teenage life, urban, friends, love and romance, youth, high school, lesbian relationship, family relations, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
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Dawson's Creek
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: verbal byplay, best friends, friendship, romance, love triangle, small town, suburbs, teenage love, high school life, small town life, coming of age, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Don't Let Me Drown
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, urban, teenage love, romance, love and romance, youth, immigrants, young lovers, dealing with death, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   65%
 
Meet My Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, romance, parents and children, terminal illness, love and romance, couples, daughter, love, cooking, cancer, wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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That Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, bowling, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, father, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york
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System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
Daddy's Little Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, parents and children, romance, social differences, fall in love, family life, love and romance, single father, drug dealer, garage, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
 6.7
 56K
The Best of Me
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, dramatic, sentimental, romantic, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, love story, destiny, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, twists & turns, life philosophy, sacrifice, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey
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System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
 6.9
 339
Class
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, rich and poor, social differences, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Splendor in the Grass
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexual, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, adolescence, teenager, marriage, suicide attempt, friendship, young lovers, love, relationships, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, california, yale university, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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 90K
The Lucky One
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, destiny, track down, love story, dog, happy ending, beautiful scenery, wartime life, love and romance, adaptation, soldier, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
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System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
 7.2
 31K
Now Is Good
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: touching, heartbreaking, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, teenager, virginity, death, love story, relationships, life & death, last wish, fighting illness, dying, depression, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
 6.6
 449
2 Young
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: babies and infants, young lovers, romance, forbidden love, teenage love, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, pregnancy, urban ghetto life, working class, cooking and food, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   65%
 
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis d├ębutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, against the rules, countryside, forbidden love, romance, rich and poor, social differences, true love, plantation, fall in love, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
Raising Victor Vargas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, friendship, love, siblings relations, adolescence, coming-of-age, relationships, teenage love, honest, family drama, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, dominican republic ...
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System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
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Blue Citrus Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, romance, high school, gays and lesbians, coming of age, suburbs, innocence lost, sexual abuse, coming out, teachers and students, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
The Yellow Handkerchief
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: social misfits, on the road, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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System:   54%
    User:   100%
 
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, dealing with death, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, writer's life, looking for love, workplace romance, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
 3.8
 425
Wrecked
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, teenage love, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, drug abuse, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
Loving Hurts You
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: young lovers, romance, forbidden love, social differences, against the odds, love and romance, youth, teenage love, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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System:   53%
    User:   60%
 

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Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
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Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
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