Movies like Chinaman

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Chinaman (2005)
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Chinaman (2005)
Original name: Kinamand
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Keld is in a rut. His wife of 25 years has left him. For sustenance, he eats his way through the menu at the local Chinese takeaway. The owner talks him into a marriage of convenience with his sister from China and the unplanned-for happens. A delicate romance blossoms between these two damaged, fragile individuals, but a secret gives their relationship a fateful twist. A subtle and touching story of life's diversity.
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, life turned upside down, culture clash, romance, misfit, couple relations, couples, unlikely couple, matchmaking, divorce, love and romance, working the system, society, immigrants, communication problem, bittersweet, marriage for money, kitchen, chess, male female relationship, chinese, marriage, moving, cooking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark

Most similar movies to Chinaman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, fall in love, romance, couples, society, couple relations and opposites attract mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Chinaman: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003), Old Fashioned (2014), Amira & Sam (2014), Raja (2003), Fairfield Road (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, introspection, life turned upside down, disorder, love and romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, romance, profanity, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, romance, introspection, hopes, friends, haunted by the past, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial romance, immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, life is a bitch, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 376
Raja (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Raja is a nineteen year old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, unfulfilled love, society, orphan, love and romance, romance, youth, rich and poor, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 607
Fairfield Road (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Noah McManus is leaving his job with the Boston mayor's office for a dream gig in Washington, D.C. But in a single day, he finds out his new boss in Washington can no longer employ him and that his girlfriend has been cheating on him. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, couples, career change, social relations, ambition, infidelity, relationship vs career, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 376
Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: working class, fall in love, society, couples, misfit, immigrants, life is a bitch, pursuit, security guard, gang, danger, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, impossible love, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, immigrants, society, hopes, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 797
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, society, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Triumph in the Skies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young pilot Branson (Louis Koo) recently takes over Skylette, his father's aviation empire, only to realise his old flames Cassie (Charmaine Sheh) is a flight attendant there. Several years ago, he was forced to break up with her and move to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, opposites attract, love and romance, workplace romance, romance, lovers reunited, workplace, fall in love, workplace situations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 486
Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, moral dilemma, starting over, love affair, couples, fall in love, teenage life, romance, love and romance, society, love triangle, teen romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, sexy, captivating, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, culture clash, couples, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 140
Almost Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: A Canadian television director is hired to salvage an international fishing show in Scotland. The only hitch: his ex-wife is the host. What he finds in Scotland is love in the form of a local fishing guide (called a ghillie) and the chance to repair ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, ambition, relationship vs career, redemption, romance, artists and showbiz, rescue, hopes, actor's life, opposites attract, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Color of Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After cancer claims Matt Kell's life on Christmas Day 2005, his widow, Gina and two young boys are left to cope with the pain of his loss while their close church community gathers around them for support.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: fall in love, friends, love and romance, terminal illness, friendship, chores, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, youth, school, forgery, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, romance, social differences, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, society, fall in love, interracial relations, couples, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cambodia, asia, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 188
Istanbul (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Netherlands, Ireland, Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Housewife Katalin Munk (Johanna ter Steege) has her world torn apart when her lecturer husband János (Andor Lukáts) arrives home to tell her that he’s leaving her for a younger student of his. Katalin falls into a state of shock and wanders ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, self discovery, love and romance, breakup, couples, family problems, family relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: budapest, istanbul turkey, budapest hungary, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, society, romance, young lovers, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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An Insignificant Harvey (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A janitor at a small town ski resort, who also happens to be a little person, has his life dramatically change when he finds a stray husky and falls for an exotic dancer.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: small town, fall in love, opposites attract, social misfits, society, misfit, love and romance, solitude, physical appearance, bittersweet, pets, adult virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 107
God's Sandbox (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A successful author, Liz, searches for her daughter, Rachel, in the Sinai Desert. There she meets a Bedouin storyteller who relays the unusual love story of a Western tourist and the son of a Bedouin Sheik named Najim. Their relationship is torn ...
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, haunted by the past, love affair, culture clash, obsessive quest, romance, estrangement, family problems, couples, fall in love, parents and children, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, society, lifestyle, sexuality, hopes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 3K
Trishna (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, rich and poor, injustice, culture clash, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Ramji Tiwari and his sister, Parvati, had their parents pass away at an early age. Ramji is a skilled cook, and is familiar with all aspects of vegetarian cooking. He arranges Parvati's marriage with the Mishra family, promises to pay a large ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: romance, culture clash, uneducated, weakness, fall in love, fish out of water, couples, disorder, guru, misfit, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, reluctant partners, partners, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, christmas, vomiting, car driving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, love triangle, society, couples, showbiz, looking for love, celebrity culture, love and romance, romance, social differences, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 818
Lullaby for Pi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, touching, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, unlikely couple, infidelity, private detective, estrangement, human nature, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, social misfits, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, female director, seductive, seduction
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 238
High Society (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Class barriers threaten the budding romance of two young lovers striving to realize their artistic ambitions.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rich man poor woman, art, fashion, art school, love affair, couples, ambition, romance, love and romance, society, self discovery, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 169
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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: missing person, fall in love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couple relations, society, romance, couples, love and romance, female director, naivete
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 4K
Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The movie revolves around eight youngsters, who become good friends in their freshman years when they join the college for their Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.). The life of these young minds, be it personal or that in college, is dealt with aplomb. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, college, graduation, student life, coming of age, lifestyle, couples, buddies, university, fall in love, couple relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%