Movies like Like Someone in Love

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Like Someone in Love (2012)
 7.0
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Like Someone in Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An old man and a young woman meet in Tokyo. She knows nothing about him, he thinks he knows her. He welcomes her into his home, she offers him her body. But the web that is woven between them in the space of twenty four hours bears no relation to the circumstances of their encounter.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, witty, sincere, contemplative
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, pretty girl, prostitute, prostitution, wench, widower, college, elderly, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty, unlikely couple, jealous spouse, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexpot, golden years, cons and scams, slut, deception, call girl, infidelity, japanese girl, love, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to Like Someone in Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, prostitute, society and aging mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Like Someone in Love: Still Mine (2012), Tokyo Family (2013), Charlie Says (2006), Strawberry Shortcakes (2006), The End of Summer (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: elderly, aging, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, love and romance, golden years, elderly lovers, couples, couple relations, dementia, senior citizen, bureaucracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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95%
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Tokyo Family (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujirō Ozu’s Tōkyō monogatari, a moving family portrait set after the Second World War. In his remake, Yamada has made very few ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, aging, beauty salon, siblings relations, couple relations, elderly, pretty girl, japanese schoolgirl, bittersweet, family problems, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
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95%
 5.1
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Charlie Says (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, couples, love and romance, social relations, teachers and students, celebrity culture, human nature, cons and scams, dishonesty, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Strawberry Shortcakes (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous josei manga by cartoonist Kiriko Nananan, the pic follows the ups and downs of four female friends in Tokyo looking for love and trying to cope with the responsibilities in their lives. The main characters, impeccably played ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, romance, optimism, city life, love and romance, couples, couple relations, best friends, youth, prostitute, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The End of Summer (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Kohayakawa family is thrown into distress when childlike father Manbei takes up with his old mistress, in one of Ozu’s most deftly modulated blendings of comedy and tragedy.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, adultery, family business, dishonesty, parents and children, love and romance, couples, forbidden love, human nature, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
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74%
 6.4
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Party Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angélique is a 60-year-old bar hostess. She still likes to party, she still likes men. At night, she makes them drink, in a cabaret by the French-German border. As time goes by, clients become rare. But Michel, her regular client, is still in love ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: aging, elderly, nightlife, realism, introspection, mother daughter relationship, old woman, party girl, mother son relationship, woman, lgbt, cabaret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.2
 72
Bitter Sweet (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A young couple in love prepares to marry, but--contrary to the popular stereotype--the woman develops a classic case of "cold feet" and seeks the advice of an older man. In no position to offer solid counsel since his own marriage is ...
Style: erotic, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: cheating wife, unhappy wife, couples, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity, betrayal, sexual relations, erotica, womanizer, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Café Lumière (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Making her way through life by forming superficial relationships, Yoko (Japanese pop idol Yo Hitoto) keeps everyone at arm's length, whether it's her father (Nanji Kobayashi) and stepmother (Kimiko Yo) or Hajime (Tadanobu Asano), the owner ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, writer's life, youth, lifestyle, family life, friendship, train, single mother, cafe, empire, mental disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Jasmine (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lamington Road on Bombay's Western Railway is the nearest railway station that takes one to Kamathipura, notorious for it's red-light, in particular, and a crime-prone area in general.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, couples, prostitute, hiding place, romance, aids, eunuch, pimp, rain, police, night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, power relations, loneliness, emigration, bittersweet, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 101
Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, elderly, haunted by the past, teenage love, estrangement, teenage life, couples, relationship vs career, family relations, youth, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Cowards who Looked to the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, this boldly erotic yet movingly tender portrait of a group of vulnerable, variously wounded people — a depressed housewife, her high-school-aged lover, and his best friend, who is struggling to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, estrangement, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, japanese woman, cosplay, relationships, love interest, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 530
You Are Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "We're gonna play a game of Snap! Pick a bracelet. Pull it hard!" But it's a game of desperate consequences in YOU ARE ALONE, a dark exploration of just how far a man and a woman will go to escape loneliness, if only for an hour. ...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: loneliness, prostitute, lifestyle, love and romance, estrangement, riddles and clues, teenage life, older man younger woman relationship, teenager, fondling, lust, fetish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 130
The Truce (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Martín Santomé has been woking in an office for the last 50 years, but his life will change when he starts falling in love with a woman named Laura Avellaneda.
Style: emotional, stylized, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, love affair, romance, elderly, love and romance, couples, golden years, gender, dealing with death, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, aging, couples, friendship, village, nudism, introspection, family relations, superhero, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Little White Lie (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Little White Lie follows the story of a luckless actor named Barry who has recently split from his girlfriend. He is seen wallowing at home in his pyjamas, where he becomes fixated on a children's television presenter who he sees on daytime ...
Style: serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, male female relationship, down on your luck, therapist, conundrum, actor, film within a film, crane, play within film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kabukicho Love Hotel (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This erotically charged drama from Japanese director Ryuichi Hiroki (Vibrator) traces the intersecting stories of a group of employees and visitors at a notorious "love hotel" in Tokyo's red-light district.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, love and romance, couple relations, workplace, couples, strong sexual content, workplace situations, wench, sexual relations, chick, hottie, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 898
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, humorous, serious, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, friendship, social misfits, fall in love, estrangement, opposites attract, human nature, love and romance, private detective, infidelity, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.4
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Ten (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.
Style: talky, thought provoking, melancholic, light, intense ...
Plot: mother son relationship, character study, car, solitude, relationships, driver, passenger, society, life is a bitch, sibling relationship, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, tokyo, middle east, california, tehran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Shuhei Hirayama is a widower with a 24-year-old daughter. Gradually, he comes to realize that she should not be obliged to look after him for the rest of his life, so he arranges a marriage for her.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, gloomy
Plot: family relations, widower, existential loneliness, autumn, regret, wedding, golf, family problems, couples, single parent, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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43%
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The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense
Plot: society, gays and lesbians, prostitute, unlikely couple, social misfits, love and romance, gender, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, one night stand, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Million Yen Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, lost love, love, roommate, moving, starting over, haunted by the past, couples, hopes, social misfits, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, touching, romantic ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, social decay, fall in love, dysfunctional family, society, love and romance, family problems, friends, haunted by the past, friendship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Searching for the Elephant (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A freelance photographer Hyun-woo seems to live an enviable life with a successful career. But his inside is torn apart from the sorrow of being deserted by his ex-girlfriend Mari. He even gets unclear about what’s really happening in reality and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, dark ...
Plot: foot fetish, friendship, sex addict, lifestyle, split personality, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, dull life, couples, addiction, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, couples, life is a bitch, designer, love and romance, downfall, twentysomething life, youth, store, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, self discovery, culture clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couples, family problems, infidelity, social differences, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, middle east
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39%
 6.2
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: male nudity, prostitute, female nudity, love and romance, couples, fall in love, prostitution, punk rock, refugee, homeless, teenage rape, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 104
Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: family problems, dishonesty, family relations, youth, high school life, village life, frame up, village, tsunami, earthquake, abandoned building, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Client List (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, massage parlor, prostitution, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch, workplace, family problems, parents and children, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Aadaminte makan abu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim. Now in their late 70s, they decide that they will go for Hajj that year. Abu, being a true Muslim, wants to go for Hajj ...
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: pilgrimage, religions or cults, couples, aging, couple relations, society, follow your dream, elderly, golden years, dream, malayalam
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%