Movies like The Little House

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The Little House
Original name: 小さいおうち
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in which the old lady has recorded her memories. This is how he learns the truth about her youth working as a housemaid and nanny for the Hirai family in a little house in Tokyo with a red gabled roof.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Plot: master and servant, love affair, family life, love and romance, power relations, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, love, autobiography, sino japanese war, man in a wheelchair, atomic bomb, secret love, platonic, maid, old man, drawing, storm, letter, infidelity, concert, beach, lesbian, funeral ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1941, 1930s, 1940s
Place: asia, japan, hiroshima japan, pearl harbor
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North & South
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UK
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 8.7
Brideshead Revisited
Drama, Romance
UK
659 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, love affair, fall in love and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Little House: Indochine (1992), The Heart of Me (2002), The Remains of the Day (1993), Tokyo Family (2013), That Night (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Indochine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, romance, war, adoption, colonialism, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations, french, love, beautiful scenery, love triangle, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 40s, 50s
Place: france, vietnam, asia, europe, saigon ...
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The Heart of Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   72%
    User:   58%
 
The Remains of the Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: emotional, touching, clever, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, british, butler, master and servant, jewish, nazi, loyalty, period piece, friendship, world politics, love story, boss and employee ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, britain
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System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
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 7.5
 1K
Tokyo Family
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujirō Ozu’s Tōkyō monogatari, a moving family portrait set after the Second World War. In his remake, Yamada has made very few ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: golden years, aging, parents and children, elderly, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, reunion, estrangement, family life, family problems, beauty salon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 6.7
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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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    User:   60%
 
The Hidden Blade
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Japan a young samurai who finds himself in love with a farm girl leaves his home to begin a new life. He has to take stock of his new life when he is put to the test and ordered to kill a traitor who just happens to be his ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, friendship, family life, heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, family in crisis, revolution, politics, love and romance ...
Place: asia, japan
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System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
Water for Elephants
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: circus, romance, brutality, fall in love, train, animals, performer's life, love story, forbidden love, period piece, adaptation, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
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The Cider House Rules
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, emotional, touching, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: coming of age, abortion, storytelling, adoption, death, friendship, orphan, incest, african american, mentor, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1940s ...
Place: maine, usa, england, new england
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System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
A Married Woman
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, rock, romance, love affair, parents and children, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
Wallis & Edward
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonised as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: head of state, moral dilemma, romance, social differences, true love, relationship vs career, royal family, politics, love and romance, society, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, budapest hungary, france
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System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
The House of the Spirits
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, epic, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, revolution, estate, civil war, justice, forbidden love, love, vengeance, book, parents and children, male nudity, magic realism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: latin america, chile, south america
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System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
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North & South
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, social differences, factory, fall in love, love and romance, power relations, society, unlikely couple, working class, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s
Place: england
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System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
 6.4
 10K
Norwegian Wood
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, high school student Toru Watanabe loses his only friend Kizuki after he commits suicide. Toru, now looking for a new life, enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, Toru meets Kizuki's ex-girlfriend Naoko in the ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide, folk, young lovers, sex, death, rock, introspection, romance, literature, depression, adaptation, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 1920s
Place: asia, campus, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, romance, love affair, teenage love, haunted by the past, teenage life, flashback, love, fiancee, hopes, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: asia, japan
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 6.0
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Eros
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, lovers reunited, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, hong kong, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
A French Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
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Beta
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Beta is the story of Raju, the only child of a widowed multi millionaire. Raju's father can provide him anything he wants but Raju's only desire is to get mother's love, in order to please Raju, his father gets married to Nagmani, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: supportive spouse, couple relations, parents and children, false accusation, true love, bollywood, romance, family life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
Kabei: Our Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in Tokyo in 1940, the peaceful life of the Nogami Family suddenly changes when the father, Shigeru, is arrested and accused of being a Communist. His wife Kayo works frantically from morning to night to maintain the household and bring up her ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, political unrest, wartime life, state affairs, unsupportive parent, conservative, nationalism, conservatism, police ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
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Gloomy Sunday
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, surprise ending ...
Plot: holocaust, romance, nazi, suicide, oldies, couple relations, nazis, wartime, jewish, infidelity, german, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, germany, budapest, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
The Well-Digger's Daughter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's the beginning of the WWII. South of France. Patricia, 18, is the oldest daughter of a well-digger, Pascal, who considers her a princess because of her moral qualities. She's kind, devoted. One day, she briefly meets a young man, ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: romance, young lovers, love affair, tragic love, countryside, love and romance, soldier, parents and children, pregnancy, wartime life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 1K
War Bride
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, culture clash, farm, romance, countryside, pregnancy, wartime life, war, against the odds, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
An Autumn Afternoon
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, aging, romance, human nature, redemption, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, unfulfilled love, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
The Forsyte Saga
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: couple relations, romance, parents and children, society, family relations, infidelity, love affair, rich and poor, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, 20s, victorian, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, europe
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
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 7.5
 12K
Persuasion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, classic literature, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, jane austen, love triangle, ocean or sea, navy, couple relations, adaptation, literature, infidelity, love story, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: england, britain
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
A Woman of Substance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 490 min.
Story: A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings Emma Harte starts her business with a small shop, but ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, store, rise to the top, rich and poor, working class, love and romance, society, inheritance, female protagonist, couples, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, yorkshire
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
This Property Is Condemned
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, romance, small town, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, revenge, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, australia, tennessee, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
Mississippi Masala
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: touching, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, romance, interracial romance, racism, prejudice, dysfunctional family, love, indians, race issues, love story, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, india, mississippi, asia, usa ...
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching ...
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