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Once and Again
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Once and Again is an American television series that aired on ABC from September 21, 1999 to April 15, 2002. It depicts the family of a single mother and her romance with a single father. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, the same team that created thirtysomething and produced My So-Called Life. One of the show's unique aspects was the "interview" sequences filmed in black and white and interspersed throughout each episode, where the characters would reveal their innermost thoughts and memories to the camera.
Style: clever, serious, witty, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: family, single parent, starting over, romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, singleness, blended family, remarry, parents separation, architect, bisexual, high school, single mother, bookstore, divorce, marriage, dating
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Sister, Sister
Drama, Family
USA
98 min.
 8.2
Wildfire
Drama, Family, Romance
USA, Canada
60 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, fall in love, parents and children and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Once and Again: Expired (2007), Baabul (2006), Wildfire (2005), All the Real Girls (2003), Flirting with Forty (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Expired
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, young lovers, romance, opposites attract, human nature, couple relations, singleness, unfulfilled love, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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Baabul
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India, France
Duration: 169 min.
Story: When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, opposites attract, romance, starting over, parents and children, true love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, india
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System:   87%
    User:   82%
 
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Wildfire
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: countryside, social misfits, horse, romance, save the day, starting over, friendship, against the odds, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   71%
    User:   78%
 
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All the Real Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a small North Carolina town, Paul, a womanizer, meets Noel, a confused intellectual returning home for the first time in years since she left for boarding school. The film depicts the typical romance of a good girl and a bad boy, in an ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, friendship, romance, coming of age, love, love affair, relationships, adolescence, runaway, love and romance, pornography, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california, southern usa
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System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
Flirting with Forty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Last Chance Harvey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: touching, witty, uplifting, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, marriage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, hotel, relationships, happy ending, love story, love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
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System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
Love Comes Softly
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds herself alone, two months pregnant. Clark Davis, a widower, offers her a marriage of ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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    User:   70%
 
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Square Dance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An awkward 13-year-old (Winona Ryder) leaves her cranky grandfather (Jason Robards) in rural Texas, to live with her mother (Jane Alexander) in Fort Worth.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
Disappearing Acts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: serious, sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family life, romance, crumbling marriage, starting over, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, lovers reunited, hopes, couples, family problems, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   68%
 
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Chinese Puzzle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, clever, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, relationships, french, urban, midlife crisis, unlikely friendships, drinking, technology, pornography, loneliness, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
 8.2
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Sister, Sister
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heated confrontations and revelations result when a divorcee returns with her young son to the home of her two sisters.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: siblings relations, life turned upside down, small town, love and romance, family relations, single parent, starting over, couple relations, infidelity, estrangement, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
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Ella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: intrigue, starting over, cinderella story, romance, love and romance, orphan, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in Kansas in the year 1910. Jacob Witting, a widowed farmer who is still saddened by the death of his wife during childbirth several years earlier, finds that the task of taking care of his farm and two children, Anna and Caleb, is ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, farm, human nature, countryside, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, bereavement, prairie, storm, sea ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: new england, usa, maine, kansas
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    User:   53%
 
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Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   45%
 
Dinner with Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, clever, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, marriage, divorce, relationships, crumbling marriage, unlikely friendships, introspection, suburbs, drinking, dialogue, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, poland ...
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System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
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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:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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:   48%
    User:   48%
 
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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:   48%
    User:   52%
 
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An Unmarried Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, self discovery, romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
A Soldier's Love Story
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family, single parent, soldier, romance, fall in love, parents and children, military base, love and romance, family relations, military, forceful separation, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, california, europe, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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Holidaze
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Melody, high powered corporate workaholic for a retail conglomerate, is happy to spend the holidays jet-setting with her girlfriends. However, she's in for an unpleasant surprise when her boss sends her to her sleepy hometown to convince the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, bilingual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, couple relations, romance, homecoming, thanksgiving, mistaken identity, family values, small town life, fall in love, amnesia, love and romance, business deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
The Goodbye Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, love, fall in love, relationships, love story, happy ending, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, dialogue, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
The Bread, My Sweet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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 5.9
 12K
At First Sight
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, blindness, disability, couple relations, love story, hopes, doctors, resort, love and romance, first contact, beautiful scenery, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
Heart of the Country
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, romance, countryside, family relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, father, bully, country, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
Peter and Vandy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, romance, breakup, urban, love and romance, couples, fall in love, twentysomething life, lifestyle, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
The Perfect Man
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, family, mother daughter relationship, single parent, comedy of errors, spelling bee, looking for love, high school, resort, friendship, relationships, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, arizona
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
 4.4
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Oliver's Story
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: young lovers, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, social differences, tragic love, true love, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 

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A Christmas Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julia Stonecypher is finding it difficult to get into the Christmas spirit. Having recently lost both her husband and her job, Brian Harding, the vice president of the local bank arrives on her doorstep amid a snowstorm, to inform Julia that her ...
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Time: 90s
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System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Gas, Food Lodging
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
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Time: 90s
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System:   36%
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