Movies like Falling Like This

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Falling Like This (2001)
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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, vulnerable and inveterate juvenile delinquent whose love nearly derails the life of a middle-class teenage girl. The understated themes of adolescent rebellion, adult responsibility and the redemptive power of love are woven elegantly into this dream-like film.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sexy, sexual, cinema verite
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, opposites attract, unlikely couple, friendship, youth, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, love affair, young lovers, juvenile delinquency, on the run, teen angst, friends, best friends, high school, contests and competitions, coming of age, innocence lost, love, drugs, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Falling Like This

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, youth, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Falling Like This: Keith (2008), My First Time (2012), 2 Young (2005), Don't Let Me Drown (2009), Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, sad, romantic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, love, opposites attract, first love, terminal illness, romance, youth, teenager, cancer, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
My First Time (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zachary is 20 years old. Dark and independent, he collects amorous conquests and school failure. Sarah is 18 years old. First class, fragile, she fills her emotional gaps with perfect control of his life. Nothing should close and yet, the year of ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, high school hunk, fall in love, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, virginity, virgin, high school, love and romance, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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89%
 6.5
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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, teenage pregnancy, couples, youth, romance, young lovers, lifestyle, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, family relations, society, youth, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, opposites attract, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sex, teenager, high school, coming of age, teenage love, humiliation, high school life, friendship, love and romance, best friends, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Eduardo and Monica (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On an unusual day, a series of coincidences lead Eduardo to meet Monica at a party. A curiosity is aroused between the two and, despite not being alike, they fall madly in love. In 1980s Brasília, their love needs to mature and learn to overcome ...
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, relationships, romance, lovers, couples, fall in love, love affair, youth, young lovers, first love, love interest ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Young Hearts (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two young neighbors embark on a first love relationship in which they struggle to remain kids amid the complexities of modern adolescence.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: love, new love, romance, high school, young love, crush, first love, old friends, teen romance, teenage love, unrequited love, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lovers reunited, love and romance, romance, hopes, fall in love, college, coming of age, hotshot lawyer, teenage life, unfulfilled love, youth, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: love, teenage love, opposites attract, young love, love and romance, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, youth, couples, first love, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Man in Love (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A-Cheng collects debts for a gangster and doesn't skimp on violence, but he can also be merciful to those who deserve it. He has a crush on Hao-ting, the daughter of one of the debtors, but he only knows the underworld and so embarks on a ...
Style: talky, romantic, psychological, touching, emotional
Plot: love, debt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, love and romance, friendship, teen romance, teenage protagonist, youth, young lovers, relationship problems, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 2K
So Young (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In the brink of the 90s, 18-year-old Zheng Wei steps into her university life with a hopeful heart for love. She forms a great friendship with her roommates and united as a group, they embark on their university life together. Wei meets Chen ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, fall in love, college life, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, university, coming of age, youth, breakup, romance, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, against the odds, forbidden love, social differences, poverty, wealth, young lovers, romance, society, youth, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Delinquents (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small town in Australia, in the late 1950s: Brownie and Lola are deeply in love. But because they are under-age, their parents are against their relationship and try to separate them.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, abortion, forbidden love, rock and roll, sailor, baby, runaway, teenage love, welfare, family relations, couples, small town life ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, love triangle, teenage love, fall in love, self discovery, social relations, youth, society, couples, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love.
Style: romantic, sexy, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, marooned, tropical island, high school student, true love, fall in love, lost at sea, survival, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 3K
Dakota Skye (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, melancholic, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, romance, music band, supernatural power, coming of age, lie, teen angst, self discovery, teenager, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.4
 490
Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, lesbian, fall in love, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, lgbt, lgbtq, korean war, girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 16K
I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, love affair, loss of friend, love triangle, motor sport, rebel, friendship, love and romance, romance, starting over, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, youth, young lovers, family problems, friends, friendship, teenage life, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, sexy
Plot: female nudity, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, love affair, love, sex scene, family relations, romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 669
David and Lisa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It was adapted as a stage play in 1967, and was remade as a television movie in 1998 starring Lukas Haas, Sidney Poitier and Brittany Murphy.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: split personality, young lovers, hopes, unlikely couple, youth, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, misfit, power relations, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 475
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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, family relations, love affair, love triangle, couples, parents and children, romance, dishonesty, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Empty Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The second film from Aarón Fernández is a Spain-Mexico-France co-production already screened as part of Films in Progress at the 60th edition of the Festival. On the desolate coast of Veracruz, young Sebastián, 17, has to run his uncle's ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, youth, teenage life, older woman teenage boy sex, seduction, motel, seaside, couples, sex, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Buddha Mountain (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ding Bo (Chen Po Lin) and his friends Nan Feng (Fan Bingbing) and Fei Zao aka Fatso (Fei Long) are a trio of 20-something outsiders who have no intention of sitting exams and getting into universities. When they need a new home, they answer an ad ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: teenage love, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, best friends, rebellion, coming of age, chinese, friends, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 737
Bad Company (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, reggae, family relations, prostitute, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prostitution, adolescence, wooing, high school life, teenage love, lovers reunited, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, romance, love and romance, teenage life, countryside, fall in love, parents and children, estate, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 657
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, cult film
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, teenager, coming of age, love, parents and children, social differences, infidelity, computers and web, teenage life, small town life, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, couple relations, romance, introspection, hopes, christian, religious, belief in god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: realistic, romantic, intense, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: forbidden love, coming of age, romance, culture clash, high school, cheerleading, opposites attract, love, father daughter relationship, teenager, young lovers, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.0
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, love affair, social differences, couples, social relations, friendship, fall in love, society, lifestyle, rivalry, romance, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%