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Ordinary Sinner (2001)
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Ordinary Sinner (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three friends encounter violence and bigotry in a small college town.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, tense, talky
Plot: murder, friendship, friends, love and romance, gender, crimes, love triangle, clergy, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, society, introspection, college life, racism, small town, religions or cults, gays and lesbians, threesome, college, suicide, bigotry, coming of age, pubic hair, gay interest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, friendship, friends, gender, society, gays and lesbians and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Ordinary Sinner: Old Fashioned (2014), Brotherhood (2009), Lovers' Concerto (2002), Regarding Billy (2005), Picnic (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, buddies, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, introspection, romance, hopes, haunted by the past, small town, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 3K
Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, love and romance, couples, tragic love, society, self discovery, unlikely couple, radical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, friendship, bittersweet, friends, best friends, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love and romance, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, gender, best friends, love and romance, disability, death in the family, couples, gender bending, family problems, youth, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, iraq, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 188
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, friendship, rivalry, couples, society, lifestyle, romance, fall in love, social relations, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, romance, immigrants, family relations, religions or cults, society, misfit, jewish, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haewon, a college student, wants to end her secret affair with her professor, Seongjun. Feeling depressed after bidding farewell to her mother who is set to immigrate to Canada the next day, Haewon seeks out Seongjun again after a long time. That ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, youth, student life, college, professor, society, friendship, college life, daughter, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, lovers reunited, gender, introspection, couples, unfulfillment, gay, gay relationship, infidelity, ex lover, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: touching, talky, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, love and romance, bittersweet, desert, twentysomething life, love triangle, estrangement, road not taken, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 10K
Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, talky, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, adulthood, college life, coming of age, looking for love, couples, love triangle, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 502
The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, society, religions or cults, school, unfulfillment, parents and children, gender, christianity, thesis, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Work and the Glory (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Benjamin Steed and Mary Ann Steed relocate their family to upstate New York in the early 1800's, they unwittingly settle in a town divided along religious lines. After their new hired help turns out to be at the center of the uproar, each ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, controversial
Plot: moral dilemma, introspection, love affair, love triangle, redemption, family problems, family life, society, religious, bigotry, religious differences, intolerance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: new york, usa, vermont, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 172
Come What May (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Caleb and Rachel team up to lead the Patrick Henry College team in the intense world of collegiate moot court competition. Caleb looks to date Rachel, but she's waiting for courtship. Meanwhile, Caleb becomes caught in a moral tug-of-war ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, college, legal, rivalry, contests and competitions, courtroom, moral dilemma, redemption, gender, youth, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 147
Initiation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 16-year old Axel and his clique are rioting in a residential home. There he meets the 80-year old Gustav who gains interest in the young boy, as he reminds him of his lost love.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, society, redemption, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, elderly, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 271
One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, reunion, teenage love, friends, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sex scene, jealousy, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 585
Going South (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the summer, 27 year-old Sam drives towards the south of France in his Ford. He meets Matthieu and his sister Léa and takes them along in his apparently aimless journey. Matthieu has a crush on Sam and tries to seduce him. Léa is a beautiful, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gays and lesbians, ocean, striptease, friendship, friends, obsessive quest, love affair, introspection, love and romance, intrigue, family problems, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 816
Hide Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful businessman attempting to resurrect his life buys and boards a dilapidated sailboat.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, starting over, friendship, small town, hopes, haunted by the past, society, elderly, bittersweet, friends, golden years, waitress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 120
Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, self discovery, love affair, human nature, introspection, couples, gender bending, society, lgbt, hopes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.6
 2K
Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, coming out, couples, friends, computers and web, gender, opposites attract, death, bereavement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 764
Back Soon (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Back Soon is a story of love, loss, identity and hope. It follows the relationship between aspiring actor Logan Foster and reformed drug dealer Gil Ramirez, two men who find themselves inexplicably drawn together despite their disparate backgrounds, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, couples, drug dealing, prodigy, homosexuality, friendship, racism, death of wife, widower, infidelity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 726
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: looking for love, couples, infidelity, haunted by the past, redemption, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 254
Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, young lovers, parents and children, teenage life, friendship, introspection, family problems, friends, self discovery, coming of age, dysfunctional family, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 518
Arizona Sky (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jake and Kyle are two boys who grew up together in rural Arizona. They are best friends, and they begin to take their relationship to the next level when Jake's father moves him and his family away to California. Jake and Kyle can never forget ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: desert, small town, reunion, friendship, romance, homecoming, friends, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gender, homosexual, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, love affair, gay relationship, mentally challenged, pimp, love and romance, gender, friends, strong sexual content, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 478
Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: contemplative, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, gay, introspection, gender, love affair, couple relations, lgbt, imagination, insecurity, bisexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Today and Tomorrow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This movie tells a story of young people from 'Ant tribe' in Beijing. By telling the story of these young people, Today and Tomorrow shows the psychological changes of college graduates. It reflects their confusion about future and love. ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, gender, society, friends, twentysomething life, cause and meaning, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chinese, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Japanese Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love triangle, couples, lovers apart, unfulfillment, village, pen pal, friendship, society, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 1K
I Do (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Brit living in New York is deprived of his immigration status, and risks losing his family and life in the U.S. He marries his lesbian best friend to remain in the country and stay with his family, but things get complicated when he meets the ...
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: lesbian interest, discrimination, fall in love, immigrants, gays and lesbians, misfit, gender, uncle niece relationship, lgbt, marriage, love and romance, deportation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 2K
Zenne Dancer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A feature film about an unusual trio: DANIEL, a German photo-journalist in Istanbul without much knowledge about Middle Eastern values. CAN, a flamboyant, out and proud male belly dancer with lots of love and support from his family, and AHMET born ...
Style: bleak, semi serious, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, love affair, society, gender, friendship, journalism, media, religions or cults, love and romance, life is a bitch, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, afghanistan, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brooklyn Bizarre (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maurice, a reticent young homeless man, somehow manages to get by in Brooklyn; he spends his nights in parked cars until he finds himself at Bizarre, an underground club renowned for its burlesque shows. Maurice is fascinated by the club’s playful ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, teenage life, romance, youth, nightclub, mysterious past, brooklyn new york city, sex scene, love, society, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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