Movies like Waves

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Waves (2015)
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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 realistic, touching, serious and gloomy films with plots about love, friendship, marriage, jealousy, love triangle, flashback and fight mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Waves: Fitoor (2016), Loving (2017), Clear Skies (1961), Trouble with Sex (2005), Sealed with a Kiss (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, artist, love, modern day adaptation, snow, class differences
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95%
 5.3
 2K
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.
Plot: love, romance, infidelity, jealousy, female nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, communism, falling in love, stalinism, justice, communist party, post war, flashback, fighter pilot, pilot, reputation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: sex scene, fight, anal sex, dublin ireland, alcohol, friendship, party, dancing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flashlight, orgasm, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: unspoken love, mute, love, tomboy, firefighter, male female friendship, tragic love, friendship, love letter, fight, harmonica, tough girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 762
Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: adultery, love, train, older man younger woman marriage, suicide, jealousy, affair, cheating wife, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, childbirth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: summer, travel, love, incest, cousin cousin relationship, friendship, nubile woman
Place: europe
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57%
 6.5
 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: school, boy, debt, divorced woman, single mother, female protagonist, love, bracelet, rowboat, lie, dog, marriage ...
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56%
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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, touching, realistic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, small town, love, gambling, argument, jealousy, marriage, fight, feminism, romance, human spirit, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, fisherman, island, pain, bachelor, taiwanese, underwater, reunion, hometown, folk song, salt, based on song ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I've Fallen for You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: A boy and a girl who have wildly divergent personalities yet share the name, Alex Reyes, decide to team up for a cycling contest. But while female Alex is focused on winning the prize money, male Alex is more concerned with his parents breaking up. ...
Plot: love, bicycle, competition, cosplay, restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
Plot: love, pregnancy, tragic event, marriage, single, hate, farm
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, laughter, fight, affair, military camp, love, prostitute, sex, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 51
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: friendship, telephone call, kiss, cigarette smoking, shopping, teenager, break up, jealousy, cheerleader, revenge, swimming, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Moment Once More (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two lovers, who are oceans apart, discover that distance can either make the heart grow fonder or render it numb with grief.
Plot: love, migration, bum, real estate agent, rape
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sentimental, touching, psychological, melancholic
Plot: love, friendship, family drama, husband wife relationship, family relations, jealousy, life philosophy, family problems, couples, adultery, love triangle, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, friend, secret, ladder, deception, love, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Love Is Not Perfect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elena is a beautiful, 35-year-old accomplished woman who has an unhealthy obsession with perfection. Elena's well-ordered life is thrown into chaos, however, when she meets Adriana, an 18-year-old seductive young woman who offers passion and ...
Plot: love, lesbian, panties, lesbian kiss, kiss, flashback, masturbation, gay, sex scene
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: gloomy, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, love affair, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, love triangle, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 3K
Love.net (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Follows the parallel stories of a number of characters who are trying to change their lives via the Internet or are simply having fun online.
Plot: internet, love, erotica, journalist, hotel, sex, internet dating, marriage, nickname, blow job, loneliness, fashion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: erotica, female nudity, love, sex, island, dog, submission, boat, isolation, sea, perversion
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, homosexual, guitar, impossible love
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: muslim, nobleman, sacrifice, love triangle, unrequited love, love, friendship, courtesan, plan, friend, marriage, wedding
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Plot: drug addiction, drug use, heroin, teenager, stand up, stained glass window, viral video, talent show, break in, marijuana, fight, church ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: jealousy, grief, friendship, love triangle, sister sister relationship, sex scene, handyman, female nudity, small town, female full frontal nudity, voyeurism, female masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Half Girlfriend (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Madhav Jha, a rustic boy from Bihar who is drawn to his college-mate, Riya Somani, an affluent English-speaking girl from Delhi. There’s just one hitch here. Riya is willing to go thus far and no further; Madhav continues being obsessed with her. ...
Plot: love, basketball, sport, children, mother, club, toilet, girl, hindi, speech, english, leukemia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: flashback, death, tea, marriage, husband wife relationship, jealousy, love triangle, dysfunctional marriage, children, piano lesson, stranger, hysteria ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 116
Summer Affair (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A very young Ornella Muti plays a rich girl who falls for an older hippie boy. Her parents don't approve and try to stop her from seeing him so they run away to a villa (Her parents') by the sea. Later they are shipwrecked on a deserted ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: love, deserted island, hippie, coming of age, rich girl, island, female nudity, running, bare breasts, breasts, sailboat, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, girl, violin, love triangle, romance, fall in love, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, paris france, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 48
Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
Plot: addiction, church, love, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%