Movies like A Thousand Kisses 2006

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A Thousand Kisses (2006)
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A Thousand Kisses (2006)
Original name: Ik Omhels Je Met 1000 Armen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rising, rather autobiographical novelist Giph has a hot girlfriend, doctor and model Samarinde. His crude, domineering and progressive mother Ria's suffering an incurable decease in which she suffers from paraplegia. Her inevitably ensuing death is brought forward with euthanasia. Giph is struggling to handle the situation with his mother. Shortly after his mother has passed he away, he decides to join his fun loving friends on La Palma for a holiday. There Samarinde tells her boyfriend she's expecting his baby
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, mercy killing, terminal illness, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, couples, unwanted pregnancy, lifestyle, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, dealing with death, introspection, drugs/alcohol, twentysomething life, bittersweet, sex, airplane, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, holland

Most similar movies to A Thousand Kisses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, couple relations and terminal illness mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Thousand Kisses: Love Life (2009), In the Heart (2014), Family Way (2012), Time to Spare (2011), The Happy Housewife (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, human nature, true love, love affair, terminal illness, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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95%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: couple relations, tragic love, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, family relations, terminal illness, couples, unfulfillment, down on your luck, female director, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Family Way (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his feelings. His brother Charlie doesn't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, romance, couples, parents and children, couple relations, videotaping, anniversary, siblings relations, group therapy, love and romance, family secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, couples, family relations, love triangle, male female relationship, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Happy Housewife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband’s job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word ‘emancipation’ simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, babies and infants, depression, stewardess, mother child relationship, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gabi on the Roof in July (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious painter on the verge of a big break confronts his moral decay when his idealist, hell-raising, younger sister comes to stay with him in New York City for the summer.
Style: humorous, emotional, contemplative, light, captivating ...
Plot: romance, follow your dream, introspection, battle of the sexes, youth, lifestyle, family relations, couples, college, relationship vs career, human nature, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ 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: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, couples, family relations, tragic love, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, 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: touching, sentimental, sincere, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love, wife, daughter, cancer, family relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, terminal illness, parents and children, couples, cooking, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: love and romance, drug abuse, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, couples, life is a bitch, romance, love, brother brother relationship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: reunion, romance, wedding, lifestyle, family relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, homecoming, estrangement, couples, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, follow your dream, hopes, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, young lovers, unfulfillment, teenage life, human nature, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, infidelity, couples, romance, lifestyle, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Every Blessed Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel, and she works as an employee for a rental car service. This is the story of what happens to Guido and Antonia when ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couples, family relations, pregnancy, parents and children, hotel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Walking on Water (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends and family gather around the death bed of Gavin, where they assist in the dying man's suicide. But though Gavin's pain has been laid to rest, the grief felt by everyone there has only begun, and Walking on Water compassionately ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, youth, love and romance, couples, family problems, tragic love, introspection, dysfunctional family, death in the family, tragic hero, young lovers, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Mosquito Net (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maria suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Luis, Maria's fifteen-year-old grandson, doesn't say very much either; he shuts himself off in his own silent world to escape his parent's marital crisis, spending time instead picking up ...
Style: serious, realistic, dark humor, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, alzheimer's disease, cat, mental illness, parents and children, family relations, family problems, estrangement, breakup, crumbling marriage, family life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giulia (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and Carlo (Stefano Accorsi) have been happy together for three years, but Giulia's announcement that she is pregnant sends him into a secret panic. Terrified at his imminent entry into the adult world of ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, adulthood, human nature, relationship problems, hopes, romance, dishonesty, betrayal, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, romance, youth, disorder, life turned upside down, college, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Live! (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Anna is a vital woman who is married and has two daughters. She picks up her old passion of writing again after frequent requests by a colleague and a friend, but she had not foreseen the consequences of family and friends reading her stories...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, disability, couples, terminal illness, infidelity, midwife, mother daughter relationship, love, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The End Is My Beginning (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an extraordinary man who has lived through all is approaching his end, he decides to call his son to join him for the last time at his home in Tuscany. His intention is to share some valuable conversations about his life as a press ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: introspection, elderly, dealing with death, unfulfillment, family relations, village, parents and children, terminal illness, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 96
1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: touching, twists and turns, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: self discovery, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness, strong female presence, dealing with death, life is a bitch, cancer, female protagonist, breast cancer, e mail
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 393
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, family relations, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, couples, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kissing on the Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ellen is sleeping with her ex-boyfriend while trying to ignore the fact that he's looking for more than just sex. Her roommate, Patrick, isn't helping matters with his secretive and jealous behavior.
Style: humorous, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, young lovers, youth, love and romance, best friends, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, strong sexual content, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, introspection, family problems, love and romance, family life, eccentric family, pregnancy, parents and children, unfulfillment, suburban life, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 267
Puzzled Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sun from Chicago (USA) and Lucas from Mallorca (Spain) meet each other in a students's flat in Barcelona. They fall in love and try to enjoy it without thinking of their separation at the term's ending. Will their love prevail?
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: romance, young lovers, love affair, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, love and romance, couple relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Men in Hope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charming bon vivant Rudolf is convinced that infidelity is the basis for a happy marriage, since, after all, a woman does not want to be bored with her partner.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: family problems, love and romance, womanizer, sexual relations, family relations, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, seductress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, couples, working class, looking for love, boss and employee, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, restaurant, social relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, family relations, society, couples, introspection, friends, suburbs, unfulfillment, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%