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Light in the Piazza (1962)
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Light in the Piazza (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young American woman traveling in Italy with her mother is slender, blonde, beautiful and there is something charmingly naive about her. Fabrizio Naccarelli seems to always know where the mother and daughter will sightsee next. Signor Naccarelli is just as concerned about where this will lead as Mrs. Johnson is. Then she starts thinking that perhaps her daughter can be a wife of a wealthy young man in a society where all she has to do is look beautiful. What happens if Signor Naccarelli finds out who his prospective daughter-in-law really is?
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, youth, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, couples, mentally challenged, family problems, human nature, bittersweet, couple relations, parent child relationship, dog, horse, children, train, businessman, priest, doctor, restaurant, tourist, nobleman, translator ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, florence, rome italy, europe, florence italy

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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 couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Light in the Piazza: Rome Adventure (1962), Cupid & Cate (2000), The Golden Bowl (2000), A Warm December (1973), The Family (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rome Adventure (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A beautiful American schoolteacher vacationing in Rome is courted by two men. Released in 1962, starring Suzanne Pleshette, Troy Donahue, Rossano Brazzi and Angie Dickinson.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: fall in love, vacation, couples, romance, starting over, love and romance, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, on the road, love affair, true love, school teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, family relations, breakup, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human spirit, male female relationship, misfit ...
Time: 90s
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81%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: suspense, serious, stylized, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, family problems, couples, romance, dishonesty, society, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, rome italy ...
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79%
A Warm December (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Widower Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter go to London for a month of dirt-bike racing. While there, Dr. Younger is surprised by finding himself attracted to Catherine, a charming but elusive woman who seems to have some mysterious men following ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, surprise ending
Plot: romance, bittersweet, power relations, family relations, couples, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Family (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sentimental, family saga
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, elderly, golden years, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, siblings relations, fall in love, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, true love, love affair, couple relations, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, parents separation, couples, family problems, human nature, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: boarding school, starting over, family relations, couples, family problems, pregnancy, boarding school life, hospital, parents and children, death in the family, love and romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, obsession, singleness, hollywood, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, terminal illness, siblings relations, couples, family relations, illness ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
64%
A Room with a View (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, tennis, looking for love, fall in love, couples, self discovery, female protagonist, travel, spinster, choice, coincidence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An aging actress' husband dies of a heart attack en route to Rome, where they'd planned to holiday. There, she rents an apartment and, through the Contessa, she meets a young man, with whom she begins an affair.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, prostitute, romance, couples, family problems ...
Place: italy, rome italy, tennessee, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Diamond Head (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone.
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, redemption, interracial relations, power relations, family problems, social relations, couples, romance, unfulfillment, ego clash, family in crisis, social differences ...
Time: 50s
Place: hawaii, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, optimism, couples, romance, death in the family, couple relations, family relations, family problems, love and romance, wartime life, parents and children, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Table for Five (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) wants a second chance to be a father to his children ... but someone else has taken his place. Determined not to just be a friendly 'uncle' in their lives, he gets permission from his ex-wife Kathleen (Millie ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cruise, family relations, cruise ship, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment, single parent, parents and children, custody, family life, human nature, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, europe, tunisia, cairo egypt, italy ...
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60%
Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guido, an acclaimed author, leads an idyllic life with his beautiful wife and teenage daughter. But despite his seemingly perfect existence, Guido's restless search for inspiration leads him into the arms of Giulia, a charming and mysterious ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love affair, human nature, family relations, writer's life, romance, lifestyle, parents and children, artists and showbiz, love, secret, swimming, marital discord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, nanny, unlikely couple, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An English widow goes to Italy, falls in love with a dentist's son and marries him, against her straitlaced family's wishes.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, touching, emotional
Plot: love and romance, babies and infants, society, dentist, couples, family problems, death in the family, custody, couple relations, fall in love, social differences, widow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, england, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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
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56%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, unfulfilled love, single parent, couples, babies and infants, family in crisis, parents and children, family life, family problems, disability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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54%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couples, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, romance, society, overseas worker, naivete, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, love and romance, teachers and students, couple relations, love, opposites attract, life is a bitch, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
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53%
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A Secret Affair (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Vanessa Stewart is a beautiful American woman engaged to be married. Vanessa is an artist and is also a buyer for her father's company. She goes to Venice on a business trip and meets television reporter Bill Fitzgerald from Ireland. They fall ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, emotional
Plot: romance, couples, battles, parents and children, couple relations, tragic love, destiny, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, ireland, italy, europe
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51%
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.
Style: realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, infidelity, lake, pianist, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, opposites attract, starting over, youth, river ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, england, europe
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48%
A Kind of Loving (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: working class, factory, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), crumbling marriage, workplace, love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: manchester, europe, england, northern england
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46%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, love triangle, fall in love, university, couple relations, young lovers, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, death, camera ...
Place: japan
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41%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
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, touching, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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40%
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That Night (1992)
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: sexy, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bowling, coming of age, pregnancy, high school, self discovery, teenage girl, father, teen angst, family problems, couples, family relations, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: new york
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39%
The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, bittersweet, couples, family relations, family problems, social relations, youth, romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 60s
Place: canada
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38%