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Samson and Delilah (2009)
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Samson and Delilah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah's world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone the discover that life isn't always fair, but love never judges.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, art house, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, hunger, teenage love, romance, power of love, youth, misfit, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, teenage life, aborigine, grandmother granddaughter relationship, homeless, poverty, painting, boredom, crimes, sexual abuse, indigenous people, shoplifting, minimal dialogue, homelessness, australian aboriginal, mute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age and fall in love mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Samson and Delilah: Japanese Story (2003), 14+ (2015), Blue (2002), Beautiful Fall (2004), Summer Rain (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: emotional, stylized, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, interracial relations, love story, road trip, stranded, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love affair, couples, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, japan, tokyo, sydney australia
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14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, first love, fall in love, love and romance, society, underage sex, shyness, school, friendship, teenage sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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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, fall in love, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, lesbian, lgbt, bisexual, lgbtq, girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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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, romance, love and romance, fall in love, countryside, parents and children, teenage life, estate, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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Summer Rain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale charting the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, obsession, best friends, teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, fascism, society, youth, romance, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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Monster Pies (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, high school, teacher, teenage love, self discovery, fall in love, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
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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, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, opposites attract, unlikely couple, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, youth, romance, young lovers, on the run, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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Serenades (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afgan father.
Style: serious, touching, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Plot: tragic love, culture clash, forbidden love, human spirit, interracial relations, injustice, couple relations, true love, parents and children, fall in love, society, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: australia, afghanistan
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44%
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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, teenage love, teenage life, couples, youth, hopes, romance, love, first love, slice of life, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
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Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, teenage love, self discovery, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance, addiction, adolescence vs adulthood, gay, friendship, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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42%
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Puppylove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, sex scene, teenage love, seduction, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, underage sex, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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42%
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere
Plot: racism, prison, coming of age, on the road, family relations, couples, young heroes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, sydney australia
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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, emotional, realistic, serious
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
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41%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, love triangle, fall in love, young lovers, youth, love and romance, romance, university, couple relations, couples, love, death ...
Place: japan
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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: sexy, romantic, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, high school student, youth, teenage life, tropical island, survival, island, fall in love, marooned, unlikely couple, first sexual experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
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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
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The River Why (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man abandons his family for a solitary life of fly-fishing. His goal was to find his own way in the fishing world and thereby find himself and love.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: nature, youth, wilderness, obsessive quest, solitude, self discovery, escapades, fall in love, philosophy, leaving home, river, fishing ...
Place: oregon, usa
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Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, touching, romantic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, love, interracial relations, friendship, teenager, school, romance, teenage life, teenage love, character study, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, africa, kenya, paris france, uganda
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Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay relationship, surfing, homosexuality, gay, coming of age, coming out, brother, teenage love, self discovery, teenage life, lgbt, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
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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, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, social relations, youth, society, couples, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
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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, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, couples, friendship, unfulfilled love, wartime life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, germany, france, europe, berlin germany
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Desperados on the Block (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Their paths cross in the elevator of an anonymous student block in Munich: Clara, Motek, and Sin are three strangers in Germany, longing for acceptance and warmth, searching for a spark of the feeling we call "home". DESPERADOS ON THE ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, surprise ending ...
Plot: love and romance, cause and meaning, bittersweet, immigrants, society, social misfits, romance, youth, looking for love, student life, college life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, poverty, wealth, against the odds, forbidden love, social differences, young lovers, romance, society, youth, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian love, coming of age, lesbian, teenage girl, summer vacation, teenage love, self discovery, lesbian relationship, romance, youth, love affair, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
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Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, teenage love, coming of age, high school, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, older woman teenage boy sex, love and romance, teenage love, youth, teenage life, seduction, motel, seaside, couples, sex, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
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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, high school hunk, opposites attract, fall in love, first love, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, virgin, virginity, high school, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Still the Water (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Taking place during the full-moon night of traditional dances in August and set on the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima, the drama centers on a 14-year-old boy who finds a dead body floating in the sea. The young man enlists the help of his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, light, sincere ...
Plot: nature, teenage love, island, teenage life, mystery, investigation, youth, crimes, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, teenager, romance, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, erotica, sexuality, dysfunctional family, honest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, taxi, forbidden love, love affair, politics, love and romance, immigrants, romance, society, journalism, misfit, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
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