Movies like Brooklyn

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Brooklyn (2015)
 7.5
 141K
Brooklyn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, realistic, light, sweet, emotional, semi serious, social, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: immigrants, starting over, love and romance, love triangle, true love, friendship, female protagonist, homesickness, irish, immigration, working class, love affair, fashion, women, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hopes, coming of age, fall in love, marriage proposal, happy ending, honest, death of sister, love, boarding house ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 1950s
Place: ireland, brooklyn new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, usa, europe, manhattan new york city ...

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Most similar movies to Brooklyn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, romantic, realistic and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, happy ending, love story, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brooklyn: Little Women (2019), Chocolat (2000), The Age of Adaline (2015), While You Were Sleeping (1995), Circle of Friends (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 197K
Little Women (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Style: romantic, melancholic, sentimental, sweet, sad ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: sister sister relationship, writers, sisters, love, female protagonist, generosity, women's rights, american civil war, mother daughter relationship, friendship, coming of age, relationships ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: paris france, massachusetts, new york, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.3
 191K
Chocolat (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: small town, chocolate, prejudice, women, cooking and food, culture clash, love story, life philosophy, lifestyle change, single mother, love and romance, food ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love, immortality, romance, love story, immortal, loneliness, love and romance, miraculous event, supernatural romance, aging, destiny, life & death ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1929, year 1956, year 2014 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, loneliness, disorder, new year's eve, mistaken identity, love affair, memory loss, coma ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, small town, college, friendship, romance, betrayal, college life, adaptation, love affair, student, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 104K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, irish, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, initially antagonists, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, proposal, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, wales, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 14K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, beautiful scenery, mother daughter relationship, women, secrets, mother, haunted by the past, power of love, death, wedding, gay, dying ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 565K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, true love, power of love, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, youth, social differences, love triangle, memory loss ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 50s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK, Colombia
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: sexy, emotional, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, impossible love, romance, letter, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely friendships, betrayal, multiple storylines, justice, visceral, funeral ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, latin america, caribbean, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Cider House Rules (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Homer is an orphan who was never adopted, becoming the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch. Dr. Larch imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. But Homer yearns for a self-chosen life ...
Style: sentimental, touching, heartbreaking, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: abortion, coming of age, orphan, incest, adoption, mentor protege relationship, justice, romance, nurse, premarital sex, orphanage, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: maine, usa, england, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 210K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, death, love and romance, romance, terminal illness, starting over, grief, life philosophy, couples, loss of spouse, family relations, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 111K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, obsession, single father, small town life, abusive husband, domestic violence, runaway, love triangle, choice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, boston, usa, new jersey, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
100%
 6.8
 15K
I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, loss of friend, motor sport, friendship, rebel, love and romance, romance, starting over, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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 ⇓
33%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: boarding house, hotel, female nudity, spinster, piano, loneliness, desperation, psychopath, mental disorder, aging, betrayal, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
 6.0
 28K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, small town, starting over, family relations, infidelity, family problems, couples, love, love story, happy ending, single father, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, california, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 17K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, romantic, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, infidelity, lesbian, friendship, romance, coffee shop, adultery, strong female character, drug use, wedding, marriage proposal, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 60K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sexy, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, corporal punishment, first love, romance, love story, sisters, love triangle, small town, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, rain, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: louisiana, london, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: politics, love, naval officer, mccarthyism, romance, love and romance, couples, adultery, friendship, love story, opposites attract, interracial romance ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1933 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, malibu california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 20K
Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, melancholic, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: food, immigrants, cooking, restaurant, character study, self discovery, human nature, brother brother relationship, italian restaurant, chef, business, wine ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 14K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, orphan, heart disease, waitress, christmas, baboon, love and romance, attempted rape, opposites attract, self discovery, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
Straight From the Heart (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the match-making arranged via a magazine by her female friend ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, marriage proposal, male female relationship, love story, couple relations, tragic love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wyoming, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 453K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: sincere, motivational, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airport, loneliness, culture clash, immigrants, happy ending, passenger, stranded, fish out of water, nothing goes right, misfit, life philosophy, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%