Movies like Waves

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Waves (2015)
 7.8
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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: unfulfilled love, lovers, love, island, fight, surrealism, jealousy, beach, drunkenness, cigarette smoking, dog, marriage, flashback, friendship, dancing

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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 psychological films with plots about love, female nudity, marriage, sex scene, husband wife relationship, adultery and hotel mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Waves: Fitoor (2016), Loving (2017), I've Fallen for You (2007), What's New About Love? (2011), Clear Skies (1961). 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, class differences, modern day adaptation, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, sex scene, infidelity, jealousy, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, cosplay, competition, bicycle, restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, impossible love, guitar
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.2
 264
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: drunkenness, love, stalinism, communist party, post war, communism, pilot, reputation, fighter pilot, falling in love, justice, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
 742
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: love, adultery, suicide attempt, horse race, loveless marriage, older man younger woman marriage, tragedy, cheating wife, childbirth, falling in love, affair, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, bum, migration, real estate agent, rape
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.2
 2K
SanamRe (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about the man who is confused with his love life finds solace in his birthplace with his childhood love.
Plot: love, true love, reunion, love triangle, heart transplant, tragic love, girl, lust, snow, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 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, chat, marriage, adultery, pornography, journalist, erotica, hotel, sex, nickname, blow job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: travel, summer, love, nubile woman, friendship, cousin cousin relationship, incest
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, single, farm, hate, tragic event, marriage
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: basketball, love, sport, english, children, mother, club, toilet, speech, college, school, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, gay, sex scene, masturbation, flashback, panties, lesbian kiss, lesbian, kiss
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 47
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: church, addiction, love, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 114
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: deserted island, love, hippie, rich girl, island, coming of age, kiss, camera, dancing, female nudity, bare breasts, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, small town, fight, marriage, love, jealousy, argument, gambling, feminism, human spirit, urban ghetto, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 105
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, flashback, nurse, love, brother brother relationship, funeral, beach, based on song, taiwanese, fisherman, island, identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: sexual, realistic, clever, serious, bleak ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, passionate interest, stalking, obsession, love, voyeurism, polish, fall in love, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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How to Disappear Completely (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Plot: homosexuality, love, dancing, kiss, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian kiss, riding a bicycle, bicycle, sex, lesbian love ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, gloomy, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, violin, girl, love triangle, romance, fall in love, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, geneva switzerland, hungary, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, romance, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, business trip, unhappy marriage, father in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Apricot Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: love, femme fatale, sibling relationship, village life, family, small village
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Plot: unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, love, infidelity, passion, marriage, love triangle, sex scene, man wearing glasses, male nudity, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 42
Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Plot: rage, anger, friend, boy, sex, girl, child abuse, violence, love, drugs, rape, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, love, mute, love triangle, poem, friendship, shaved head, tomboy, firefighter, tragic love, male female friendship, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: dancing, alcohol, party, bare breasts, female nudity, friendship, undressing, underwear, shower, rain, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 98
Cruel Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The con is on when a gorgeous LA playboy tries to juggle four beautiful women and gets more than he bargained for. When a million bucks goes missing from the Yakuza, Japan's notorious mafia, the chase is on for the culprit. But in this tale of ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: rejection, love, gift, sex, bartender, bikini, loyalty, sex scene, beach, money, woman on top, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: beaten up, rowboat, divorced couple, betting, breaking a car window, dog, money, boy, marriage, lie, bracelet, single mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 3K
Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, nightclub, romance, hotel, love, family, love and romance, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, taxi ride, luxury hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 208
Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, sex, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, runaway, pimp, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%