Movies like Waves

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Waves (2015)
 7.3
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Waves (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Waves is a romantic drama about the intimate relationship between Ross & Sofia - two old friends passionately in love yet life's cultural, geographical, and emotional obstacles get in the way.
Plot: love, lovers, unfulfilled love, dog, dancing, island, friendship, beach, jealousy, marriage, flashback, cigarette smoking, drunkenness, surrealism, fight

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Most similar movies to Waves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about love, friendship, love triangle, jealousy, marriage, flashback and fight mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Waves: Fitoor (2016), Trouble with Sex (2005), Cheerleader (2016), Sealed with a Kiss (1999), Loving (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 4K
Fitoor (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A young artist tries to win the heart of his muse, while her mother hatches a scheme to end his quest for true love.
Plot: dancing, love, artist, modern day adaptation, class differences, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Trouble with Sex (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sexy romantic drama in which, at the outset, the characters are leading their own lives in very different worlds, though each is beset by niggling discontentment. Michelle (Renée Weldon - IFTA Best Actress) is a fast-rising young Dublin lawyer ...
Plot: alcohol, dancing, orgasm, sex scene, fight, flashlight, anal sex, dublin ireland, friendship, party, shower, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.9
 52
Cheerleader (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Cheerleader dives into the mind of a teenager as she tries desperately to win her boyfriend back.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, swimming, jealousy, teenager, shopping, kiss, friendship, cheerleader, fight, high school, revenge ...
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72%
Sealed with a Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hong Kong filmmaker Derek Chiu directs this quiet romance that recalls the gentle style of Francois Truffaut. Young and attractive Mandy (Yo Yo Mung) flees the hustle of Hong Kong proper and a failed relationship for the bucolic quiet of Peng Chau, ...
Plot: shaved head, loneliness, unspoken love, love triangle, poem, falling in love, tough girl, sign language, harmonica, island, male female friendship, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.3
 3K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Style: romantic
Plot: love, romance, sex scene, female nudity, jealousy, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 1K
Nahid (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman tries to mend the broken pieces of her last life, as she is now involved with a new sexual relationship with a man.
Plot: beaten up, breaking a car window, marriage, school, boy, lie, money, dog, little girl, divorced couple, betting, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 107
Ploning (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the picturesque island of Cuyo, Palawan, an illegal Taiwanese fishing vessel docks carrying the fisherman named Muo Sei, a man looking for something or someone with the name Ploning. He has from sunrise to sundown to look for this ...
Plot: paralysis, nurse, flashback, beach, cemetery, pain, fisherman, ship, lost love, underwater, storm, tricycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
Style: sincere, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, small town, gambling, love, marriage, jealousy, argument, fight, urban ghetto, friendship, underdog, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7.5
 2K
Friends (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Friends is a 2001 Tamil movie starring Vijay, Surya, Ramesh Khanna, Devayani, Abhinyashree, Vijayalakshmi, Sriman and Vadivelu. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film by the same name with actors Mukesh, ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal by friend, falling off a cliff, friends falling out, coma, unrequited love, love triangle, jealousy, dog, secret, friend, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 607
Evdokia (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prostitute (Evdokia) meets a sergeant (Yorgos). They fall in love and get married after a short love affair. Her profession, however, is a barrier for their relationship. They try to stay together and overcome their inner conflicts, but the social ...
Plot: dance, fight, sex, love, prostitute, marriage, affair, military camp, laughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 290
Clear Skies (1961)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the outset of the War, Alexei,an airman, marries Sasha Lvova, a young factory worker. One day, Alexei does not return from his mission and he is thought to be dead. Some time after the end of hostilities though, he reappears : taken prisoner, he ...
Plot: love, drunkenness, male female relationship, flashback, world war two, falling in love, communist party, pilot, reputation, communism, post war, justice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, society, lifestyle, social differences, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, oxford university, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Grace is a dancer who comes out of a huge cake in a stag party attended by Evo, who's surprised when he learns later that Grace is the girlfriend of his best friend. When Evo is dumped by his own girlfriend, he hires Grace to pretend to be his ...
Plot: love, jealousy, break-up, love affair, dancer, break up, beach, cake, prostitute, rain, fistfight, cinderella ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Plot: submission, dog, perversion, female nudity, love, sex, erotica, boat, isolation, island, sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Over the Dark Water (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leningrad; 60th years; white nights. Walking on Neva Embankment, the charming provincial has met three friends: poet, artist and film director. And each of young people has suggested to marry him.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological, melancholic
Plot: love, friendship, family drama, husband wife relationship, jealousy, family relations, life philosophy, family problems, couples, destiny, love and romance, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Buttercup Chain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born to twin sisters on the same day in London, France and Margaret are more like brother and sister than cousins. The close relationship between the cousins is suspended when Margaret is sent abroad for schooling. Now a young woman, Margaret ...
Plot: love, summer, travel, nubile woman, cousin cousin relationship, friendship, incest
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deedar-E-Yaar (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Childhood pals Javed (Rishi Kapoor) and Akhtar (Jeetendra) will do anything for each other, but their loyalties are tested when they fall in love with the same woman. For Javed, it's love at first sight when he meets the beautiful Firdaus. But ...
Plot: love, nobleman, unrequited love, plan, courtesan, muslim, friendship, sacrifice, love triangle, friend, wedding, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 71
Mary Marie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
Plot: grief, jealousy, friendship, love triangle, sister sister relationship, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, female masturbation, small town, voyeurism, sex scene, handyman
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Origin of Violence (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A French teacher makes a startling discovery while on a trip to Buchenwald.
Plot: dancing, cigarette smoking, teacher, telephone call, rivalry, father son relationship, restaurant, book, secret, kiss, photograph, jealousy ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Who's Your Daddy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When one of them is about to become a father, three friends must make a decision that will change their lives forever.
Plot: father son relationship, friendship, fight, love, police, therapy, flashback, party, missing, hunting, jealousy, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kreutzer Sonata (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A revelatory discussion on a train. Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name.
Plot: confession, train, murder, male female relationship, hysteria, love, fainting, honeymoon, death, remorse, gypsy, tragic event ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, emotional, touching
Plot: island, love and romance, couples, torment, beach, love triangle, romance, lovers apart, forbidden love, cheating wife, skinny dipping, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Undertow (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abraham Pearce, a teenager in 1970's Eastern Canada is trying to escape a looming fate in the coal mine. But the current in this town only goes one way. The ocean tests his body. June tests his soul. He must prove to both of them he is not a ...
Plot: death, love, island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.
Plot: polyamory, self sacrifice, love triangle, extramarital affair, boarder, injury, romantic triangle, affair, male female relationship, disease, soul mate, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: school, teacher, tradition, marriage, library, love triangle, boy meets girl, fight, village, mountain, falling in love, school teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 65
Kindergarten (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The movie focuses on the marriage of Graciela and Arturo, who operate a kindergarten in their mansion. They live with Graciela's widowed mother, Luisa. Graciela is particularly keen on one boy, Luciano, on whom she makes sexual advances. As ...
Plot: marriage, father son relationship, aging, popcorn, bathing, unsimulated sex, argentine, husband wife relationship, female nudity, bare breasts, controversy, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lou Didn't Say No (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Story: "Inspired by the correspondence between Rainer Maria Rilke and his psychoanalyst paramour Lou Andreas-Salomé, Miévilleés sophisticated study of modern love charts the turbulent relationship between a filmmaker (Bunel) and a volatile actor ...
Plot: love, dancer, jealousy, ex lover, love triangle, modern dance, male female relationship, violence, bourgeoisie, museum, telephone call, rehearsal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, power of love, regret, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, best friend, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Happy Birthday (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As a common birthday approaches, five very different people are faced with very similar problems. Jim, a gay, overweight telemarketer (for a weight loss program) faces his self esteem issues. Ron, is a minister who preaches about conversion but ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sexual, sincere, serious ...
Plot: makeup artist, gay, love and romance, immigrants, twentysomething life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, friendship, friends, thirtysomething life, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, philadelphia, taiwan, pakistan, portland oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Path of the Beast (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: 17 year old Saki lives in a run-down hack with her mom who survives by pushing a food cart from dawn to dusk. Saki has dropped out of school, and when she's not helping her mother selling noodles in the streets, she's playing flesh-games ...
Plot: jealousy, breasts, love triangle, beach, affair, bicycle, rain, female masturbation, lust, truck, teenage girl, alienation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%