Movies like Happy Birthday 2007

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Happy Birthday (2007)
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Happy Birthday (2007)
Original name: 生日快乐
Genre: Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rene Liu successfully delivers the complex role of Mi, who chooses to remain single rather than risking the slightest chance of being dumped. She loves her friend Nan (Louis Koo) more than anyone, yet she asks him to be her best friend instead of boyfriend. For ten years, he wishes her a happy birthday no matter how far they are geographically apart or who they are with. However, this year his greeting arrives 42 hours late...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, siblings relations, dealing with death, uncover truth, best friend, loss of loved one, disappearance, birthday, family relations, wedding, pregnancy, storm, hospital, chinese, cinema, father daughter relationship, piano, airport, cell phone, bridesmaid, drunkard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong

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Most similar movies to Happy Birthday

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, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, fall in love and bittersweet mostly in Romance, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Happy Birthday: Together (2013), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005), A Stranger's Heart (2007), Inevitable (2013), Evim Sensin (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, couple relations, love and romance, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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95%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
A Stranger's Heart (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Man and woman (Peter Dobson and Samantha Mathis) fall in love in a heart transplant facility. They are both attracted to a little girl (Mary Matilyn Mouser) who turns out to be the orphan of their heart donors...
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, love affair, couples, transplant, tragic hero, love and romance, orphan, romance, hopes, terminal illness, bittersweet, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 223
Inevitable (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fabian (Dario Grandinetti) works as a bank executive. After one of his colleagues in the bank dies, he falls into crisis. His wife, Mariela (Carolina Peleritti), is a psychologist and has Olga (Mabel Rivera) , an embittered woman who tries to take ...
Style: tense, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love affair, destiny, love and romance, hopes, romance, introspection, road not taken, dealing with death, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.0
 6K
Evim Sensin (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After returning back to family, Leyla tries to fix everytihng while starting a new life wit Iskender. Everything goes smoothly until troubles find Leyla...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, romance, family relations, love and romance, true love, couples, love, relationships, destiny, dishonesty, friendship, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 398
Snapshots (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aging hippy and a beautiful young woman meet in Amsterdam and find love.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: one more chance, hidden identity, friendship, love affair, couples, optimism, youth, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, amsterdam, holland, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
With This Ring (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a struggling actress, make a pact ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, showbiz, job, movie business, strong female presence, friends, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 397
All About Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, estrangement, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, destiny, transplant, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Forget Me Not (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Will Fletcher, a musician, and Eve Fisher, who works in a pub where he is performing, during one night in London. After Will has saved Eve from a drunken customer at closing time, they stay up all night together, meandering through ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, tragic love, destiny, fall in love, musician's life, hopes, lifestyle, unfulfillment, sexual content, graphic violence, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 2K
Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 9K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, non-linear
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, social differences, youth, romance, fall in love, society, love affair, young lovers, family relations, diary, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
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Ten Winters (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy, Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Born of a chance meeting in Venice, Silvestro and Camilla's rocky romance unfolds over 10 winters as new lovers come and go but they are eternally thrust back into one another's arms.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, love and romance, friendship, college life, love, friends, unfulfilled love, university, winter, male female relationship, star crossed lovers, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, romance, true love, looking for love, young lovers, dishonesty, fall in love, hopes, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, love story, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hong Kong action auteur Johnnie To indulges his silly side with this hilariously inventive sequel to his hit romantic comedy, about two former lovers who find themselves irresistibly drawn back together — despite the fact that each of them is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, mistaken identity, romance, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, comedy of errors, couple relations, couples, romantic relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Counting Backwards (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For some, the lives we have are not always the lives we wanted. For Joe, a small time guy from the small time town of Sandwich, Illinois, his has not even come close - until now. Faced with death and having recently met the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, love affair, introspection, against the odds, race against time, best friends, life is a bitch, romance, bittersweet, small town, dying, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 513
2 Young (2005)
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, realistic, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, youth, romance, young lovers, lifestyle, couples, teenage life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 2K
3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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London Paris New York (2012)
Genre: Romance
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: London Paris New York is a film that captures the angst of the twenties, the most dramatic period of one's life - when you have to find a career, you have your first significant relationship and most importantly form your identity in this ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couples, youth, lovers apart, social differences, young lovers, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, premarital sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, london, new york, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, parents and children, true love, tragic hero, couples, youth, romance, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, unfulfilled love, society, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, couples, bondage, impossible love, destiny, supernatural ability, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 913
True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, right and wrong, desire, love and romance, bittersweet, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love Happens (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dr. Burke Ryan is a successful self-help author and motivational speaker with a secret. While he helps thousands of people cope with tragedy and personal loss, he secretly is unable to overcome the death of his late wife. It's not until Burke ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: florist, grief, motivational speaker, romance, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, love affair, men hatred, lifestyle, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Place: seattle, new york, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love affair, couples, romance, breakup, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, sexual content, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Breaking Upwards (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and ...
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, lifestyle, breakup, couple relations, looking for love, hopes, open marriage, battle of the sexes, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love triangle, couples, village, lovers apart, unfulfillment, pen pal, friendship, society, mathematics, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 2K
April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, solace, couples, human nature, adultery, car accident, coma, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, gloomy, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, countryside, pregnancy, couples, unfulfilled love, love affair, tragic love, haunted by the past, bittersweet, society, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 875
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: couple relations, leaving home, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, couples, gender, life is a bitch, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%