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The Princess & the Barrio Boy (2000)
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The Princess & the Barrio Boy (2000)
Original name: The Princess and the Barrio Boy
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager who dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer has a romance with a boy from the wrong side of town.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, serious, realistic
Plot: swimming, opposites attract, fall in love, teenage life, social differences, youth, romance, family relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, couples, society, working class, hopes, class differences, wedding, canceled wedding, forbidden love, unsupportive parent, mermaid, ocean, high school, unfulfillment, private school ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, society, couples and social differences mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Princess & the Barrio Boy: Romeo and Juliet (2014), Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011), The Classic (2003), Sabah: A Love Story (2005), Seducing Maarya (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, parents and children, true love, tragic hero, couples, youth, romance, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, rich and poor, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, youth, romance, society, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Princess & the Marine (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on a true story, American Marine Jason Johnson (Goselaar) is sent on assignment to the Emirate of Bahrain. While there, he meets and falls in love with a spirited, lovely young woman, Meriam (Nichols), without realizing she is really a member ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, military, marine, family relations, parents and children, social differences, princess, sailor, love and romance, couples, impossible love, couple relations ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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 ⇓
51%
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Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, love affair, social differences, family problems, couples, fall in love, romance, opposites attract, society, family relations, greek ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, social differences, interracial relations, society, romance, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, love affair, teenage life, social differences, love triangle, youth, tragic love, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, romance, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, rich and poor, love triangle, terminal illness, romance, teenage life, social differences, youth, couples, fall in love, coming of age, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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David & Fatima (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Jerusalem involving a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the odds, social differences, unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, tragic love, society, young lovers, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 3K
Love Hurts (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, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, against the odds, forbidden love, social differences, young lovers, romance, society, youth, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, high school, opposites attract, culture clash, young lovers, family relations, self destructing, unhappiness, romance, teenage life, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love Under the Rainbow (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lucy wasn't sure if she would find true love, until Jack moves to town with his daughter Sophie. Together they teach her it's never too late to start chasing rainbows!
Style: light, captivating, touching, sentimental, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: female teacher, romance, love and romance, family relations, love, friendship, fall in love, father daughter relationship, ambition, escapades, male female relationship, creativity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dancing, young lovers, latin, fall in love, romance, interracial romance, salsa, social differences, couples, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 513
2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, youth, romance, young lovers, lifestyle, couples, teenage life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
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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 ⇓
36%
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: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, immigrants, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, sexual content, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 16K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, social differences, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Liar's Moon (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Matt Dillion In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, bittersweet, couples, family relations, coming of age, young lovers, society, single parent, love and romance, youth, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
London Paris New York (2012)
Genre: Romance
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: London Paris New York is a film that captures the angst of the twenties, the most dramatic period of one's life - when you have to find a career, you have your first significant relationship and most importantly form your identity in this ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couples, youth, lovers apart, social differences, young lovers, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, premarital sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, london, new york, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Monty is a mechanic struggling to make ends meet as he raises his three young daughters. When the court awards custody of his daughters to his shady ex-wife, Monty desperately tries to win them back with the help of Julia, a beautiful, Ivy ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: custody, abusive mother, lawyer, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, society, love and romance, legal, romance, parents and children, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: romance, addiction, family relations, hopes, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, self discovery, working class, drug dealing, love and romance, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
32%
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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 ⇓
32%
Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, youth, romance, revolution, fall in love, unfulfilled love, society, young lovers, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Falling Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, opposites attract, unlikely couple, teenage life, couples, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, youth, romance, young lovers, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
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Butterfly Man (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adventure/romance about an English backpacker whose world falls apart when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful girl on an exotic Thai island.
Style: sentimental, romantic, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, crumbling marriage, romance, society, couple relations, couples, island, breakup, vacation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Flannel Pajamas (2006)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A study of a relationship that starts quickly, burns bright, and then gets rocky, not from any one thing, but from an accumulation of civilization and its discontents. Stuart is glib and generous, Nicole is shy and forthright. Is love enough to see ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, destiny, hopes, sexual relations, marriage, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding, marriage proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: family relations, sexual abuse, family problems, disability, couples, estrangement, misfit, mute or deaf, hopes, opposites attract, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: plantation, rich woman poor man, true love, betrayal, dishonesty, family relations, forbidden love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, rebellion, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%