Movies like Only God Knows

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Only God Knows (2006)
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Only God Knows (2006)
Original name: Sólo Dios sabe
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Mexico, Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.
Style: humorous, sexual, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, religions or cults, impossible love, destiny, love and romance, journalism, self discovery, fall in love, love affair, latin, society, couples, estrangement, looking for sex, down on your luck, romance, love, female nudity, male female relationship, journalist, choice, mysterious man, sex, male nudity, car driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, brazil, latin america, san diego california

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Most similar movies to Only God Knows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and humorous films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Only God Knows: Milan (2004), Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008), What If... (2012), Tbilisi, I Love You (2014), Don't Let Me Drown (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, sexual, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: dangerous attraction, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, infidelity, couples, missing person, society
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: love, gun, family relations, step siblings, urban ghetto, petty job, forbidden love, social differences, society, couples, romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 7K
What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: destiny, greek, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, society, political unrest, couples, true love, up and down relationship, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following "Paris, Je t'aime" "New York,I Love You" and "Rio, Eu Te Amo" “Tbilisi, I Love You” has become the next film in the “Cities of Love” franchise.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, city life, love affair, couples, culture clash, friendship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, immigrants, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age, couples, teenage life, 9/11, romance, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: track down, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, love triangle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Loving Hurts You (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: teenage love, society, against the odds, youth, unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance, forbidden love, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, down on your luck, fall in love, romance, infidelity, family relations, love affair, family life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Bostonians (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and ...
Style: stylized, serious, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: lawyer, post civil war, feminist, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, infidelity, love triangle, self discovery, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Four of Hearts (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Like many couples, April and Derrick feel like the spark is missing from their marriage. With the demands of work and their hectic schedules, they find themselves in a six-month dry spell. Desperate to shake up their love life and rekindle their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, romance, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, unemployed, swingers, open marriage, jealous husband
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 793
3-Day Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long-term couple Simon and Jason, along with daddy-ish Cooper and his boy du jour, escape to a mountain cabin for a three-day weekend away from their hectic city lives. Looking to spice up this long-standing tradition, they add a special twist to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual
Plot: infidelity, thirtysomething life, couples, love affair, gender, lifestyle, sexual relations, love and romance, looking for sex, singleness, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 2K
Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, young lovers, society, social differences, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, beauty salon, opposites attract, karaoke, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tengri: Blue Heavens (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a love story set in the steppes of Central Asia of today. Temür a thirty year old Kazakh decides to start life again in his ancestral village in the Kyrghyz Mountains. He discovers soon after his arrival that he is a misfit in this ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: impossible love, violent husband, muslim, violence against women, social relations, society, hopes, unfulfillment, against the rules, fall in love, romance, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 1K
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: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: urban, friends, love affair, wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, taiwanese
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 2K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Journalist Laura (Monica del Carmen) works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura's days consist of gazing at her neighbors, ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, crying, brutality, sex, sexual relations, couples, danger, human nature, haunted by the past, love affair, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 2K
The Past (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy
Plot: translator, crumbling marriage, couple relations, down on your luck, love and romance, breakup, remarry, downfall, couples, family problems, obsession, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nine Chronicles for a Screaming Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a mosaic of human relationships and day-to-day situations, men and women of different ages feel a pressing need to reinvent themselves. As they cross each other's paths, they all are at a turning point in their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky
Plot: couples, starting over, introspection, hopes, couple relations, solitude, life changing, sketch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, feel good
Plot: romance, destiny, journalism, tragic love, couples, love affair, battles, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, infidelity, communication problem
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 65
Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, sexual, suspense
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, best friends, violence, love, male female relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: car, society, introspection, starting over, couples, love affair, unfulfillment, fall in love, hopes, immigrants, impossible love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, romance, orphan, impossible love, forbidden love, countryside, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, couples, love affair ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, romance, fall in love, countryside, farm, small town, prostitute, pimp, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 2K
Bossa Nova (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bossa Nova is a romantic comedy that enfolds many love convergences and divergences, in today’s Rio de Janeiro. It’s in the city’s “useless landscape” that the lonely hearts of nine characters will cross destinies and they’ll discover ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, computers and web, couples, love affair, looking for love, starting over, intern, teacher, beach, soccer ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 2K
Fling (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attractive young couple's open relationship is stretched to the breaking point when each partner finds themselves falling in love with other people.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love affair, couples, dishonesty, young lovers, lovers reunited, youth, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 2K
Emma's Bliss (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon being informed that he is fatally ill with cancer, Max, who works at a used car store, steals money which his boss has gained through illegal means. When fleeing from the scene of the crime Max crashes his car. He is pulled unconscious from the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, farm, cancer, opposites attract, couples, on the run, dealing with death, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, family gatherings, singleness, romance, fall in love, family relations, holiday, hanukkah, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, society, human nature, lifestyle, starting over, family relations, fall in love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, urban, lifestyle, couples, love affair, twentysomething life, breakup, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: offbeat, sentimental, sexual, touching, humorous ...
Plot: couples, romance, down on your luck, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%