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Not Here to Be Loved (2005)
 7.1
 2K
Not Here to Be Loved (2005)
Original name: Je ne suis pas là pour être aimé
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jean-Claude Delsart, a 50 years-old bailiff, with his worn-out smile and heart, abandoned a long time ago the idea that life could give him pleasures. Until the day, he dares to push the doors of a tango lesson...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: office, dancing, golden years, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, age difference, parents and children, wedding, parent child relationship, elderly, tango, deputy sheriff, older man younger woman relationship, existentialism, romance, family relations, couples, retirement home, eviction, retirement home life, dog, monopoly, clerk, heart disease ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about love and romance, fall in love, romance, love affair, family relations, couples and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Not Here to Be Loved: Bright Days Ahead (2013), The Idol (2002), The Bow (2005), Wild Grass (2009), Tempted (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bright Days Ahead (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bright days ahead? Caroline has retired, at last. A new life lies before her: time to take care of her children, her husband, and, most of all, herself. However, she soon comes to realize that this new freedom is synonymous with boredom and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: cheating wife, older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, self discovery, love affair, young at heart, against the rules, starting over, couples, experimenting, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 580
The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, couples, terminal illness, couple relations, intrigue, love and romance, romance, elderly, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 11K
The Bow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, humorous ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, isolation, confined, love affair, couples, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, age difference, love and romance, boat, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 4K
Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, impulsiveness, mysterious past, purse snatcher, irrational behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.5
 459
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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, romance, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
 2K
The Maid (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally troubled teenager gets into a passionate relationship with the older French woman working in his father's house.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love affair, female nudity, orgasm, family relations, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, haunted by the past, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.0
 162
Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, teenage love, fall in love, countryside, parents and children, teenage life, romance, love and romance, estate, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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 ⇓
66%
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My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Some twenty years ago Sarita promised to raise her husband's love child (Shalu) together with their own daughter (Nimmi). The girls grow up as the best of friends but Sarita has never been able to forgive Shalu her background. It doesn't ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, true love, love triangle, sister sister relationship, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dance of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Singapore
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three people whose lives are pulled into review and assessment when their paths cross. The initial sparks of what could be a new romance plays off against a couple falling out of love, a student and teacher, a father and son, a ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, dance school, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family relations, follow your dream, love triangle, hopes, dishonesty, teachers and students, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, family problems, family relations, friendship, train, single parent, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Somewhere Only We Know (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jin Ying is currently experiencing two of life’s most depressing moments: She is jilted by her fiancé, and her loving grandmother passes away. Heartbroken, she decides to visit the European city of Prague, and hopes to use the time to heal her ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, parents and children, love and romance, romance, love affair, fall in love, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, romanticism, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 251
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, love and romance, romance, social differences, forbidden love, parents and children, life is a bitch, fall in love, rich and poor, family relations, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 343
Angora Ranch (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin is an ad executive whose father sends him on his first solo run to a place in Texas. While driving to his appointment Justin swerves to avoid a rabbit in the road and his car gets stuck in a ditch that just happens to be in front of the home ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, romance, love affair, self discovery, parents and children, farm, unlikely couple, jazz, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay interest, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: moral dilemma, self discovery, forbidden love, love affair, hopes, romance, musician's life, love and romance, family relations, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 3K
Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, cardiologist, romance, couples, death in the family, society, religions or cults, love and romance, fall in love, family tradition, family relations, jewish woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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 ⇓
47%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional
Plot: fall in love, moral dilemma, society, romance, love and romance, immigrants, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, misfit, jewish, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 927
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: fall in love, romance, parents and children, forbidden love, society, social misfits, unlikely couple, village life, village, self discovery, family relations, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 3K
Baabul (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India, France
Duration: 169 min.
Story: When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: remarry, starting over, love affair, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couples, family problems, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 463
Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, couples, rich and poor, society, parents and children, law school, social differences, lawyers and clients, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 212
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: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, self discovery, breakup, family problems, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, feminism, love affair, fall in love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, teenage life, lesbian relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 495
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, impossible love, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, wartime life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, germany, france, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, fall in love, longing, unfulfillment, photographer, hallucination, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shadows of Time (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Ravi and Masha are just children when they were sold into labour by their parents. When they meet, friendship blossoms between them but when the factory manager threatens to sell Masha, possibly into sex slavery, Ravi gives up his hard earned ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: romance, bribery, love affair, young heroes, obsessive quest, love and romance, innocence lost, factory, adultery, society, prostitution, child labor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Chateau Meroux (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Marla Sokoloff of ”The Practice” stars as Wendy, a smart single woman in the big city who’s never been able to find a good job or decent relationship. But when her estranged father dies, Wendy suddenly inherits a beautiful – yet struggling ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, family business, workplace, best friends, fall in love, cooking and food, family relations, countryside, parents and children, competition, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%