Movies like Ships Passing in the Night

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Ships Passing in the Night (0000)
Ships Passing in the Night (0000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Brad Bang is one of the top male supermodels in the world. Grace Sol is a passionate but fragile actress. Despite their growing, troubled relationship, after a series of rehearsals and one fateful night, Grace falls for Brad, only to realize that despite needing each other, their love is forbidden.
Plot: unrequited love, tragedy, poetry

Most similar movies to Ships Passing in the Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, melancholic and sexy films with plots about tragedy, love, unrequited love, jealousy, suicide, obsession and male female relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Ships Passing in the Night: Jiyan (2002), Torn Apart (1990), The Beginning (1970), Othello (1981), Juliet in Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 102
Jiyan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iraq, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Jiyan" takes place in Halabja about five years after Saddam's infamous chemical attack in 1988. Diyari (Kurdo Galali) has come from his new homeland, America, to put up a badly needed new orphanage. As construction proceeds, he ...
Plot: tragedy, genocide, political oppression, kurd, love
Place: kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 153
Torn Apart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Jew and an Arab in Israel become romantically involved, much to their family's dismay.
Plot: cultural difference, tragedy, star crossed lovers, racism
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.7
 742
The Beginning (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A film-in-film story set in a provincial town in Russia. Pasha is an amateur actress who plays a witch at a local club, but her dream is to play Joan of Arc. In a strike of luck she is cast as Joan of Arc in a big screen film. Now she is torn ...
Plot: joan of arc, province, unrequited love, love triangle, extramarital affair, love, film making, debut, young woman, actress, director, falling in love
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 46
Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: love, murder, betrayal, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, false accusation, jealousy, deception, espionage, male female relationship, courage, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.1
 294
Juliet in Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with ...
Plot: child care, triad, baby, father daughter relationship, tragedy, tragic romance, driving lesson
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Antony & Cleopatra (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Octavius Caesar (later renamed Augustus Caesar, son of the murdered Julius Caesar), Marc Antony, and Lepidus form the triumvirate, the three rulers of the Roman Empire. Antony, though married to Fulvia, spends his time in Egypt, living a life of ...
Plot: ancient rome, tragedy, roman, cleopatra
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 7
Auntie Lan (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman lost her fiancé from the plane clash , later she discover that she becomes pregnant with his baby.She question herself what should she do between keep the child safe until she give a birth or she abortion the child.
Plot: ostracism, single parent, abortion, perseverance, dream, tragedy, love, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 364
Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, male female relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragedy, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 8.2
 19
King Lear (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: King Lear is an in-depth study of love, power and death. Through this film Shakespeare is saying, "Don't blame the gods or the heaven's for the horrors committed on earth. No. Blame hellish inhumanity on those who inhabit the ...
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Breaking the Cycle (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Jason's idea of romance is planning anonymous gay hookups through a chat room, while his roommate Chad wants to find Mr. Right. When a friend shows Chad how to access the chat room, he meets someone named "Hook-Up Boy" who seems very ...
Plot: internet, gay, internal affairs, one night stand, blow job, cybersex, phone sex, gay sex, anal sex, unrequited love, roommate, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Christ of Nanjing (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tony Au directed this Hong Kong-Japanese co-production lovingly adapted for the screen by Joyce Chan. Tony Leung stars as Ryuichi Okagawa, a Japanese writer who worked as a reporter in China and has been sick ever since his return home. While in ...
Plot: bible, bigamy, headache, chinese, sexuality, tragedy, religion, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 13K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, classic literature ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love triangle, navy, jane austen, love affair, poetry, captain, couple relations, rich and poor, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, obsession, unrequited love, tragic love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Dream Boat (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film tells a complicated love story. Carmen with Ke, Xiang Yi and Jiyuan. They start as a friend, but somehow a love triangle occur, and the outcome is very tragic.
Plot: love triangle, jealousy, coming of age, tragedy, friendship, passion, gambling debt, classmate
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 660
The Sea Gull (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Style: touching, disturbing, sentimental, rough, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, vanity, brother sister relationship, mistress, unrequited love, marriage, playwright, tragic love, love, love triangle, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Plot: stalinism, trampled to death, cold war era, cold war, uncertainty, tragedy, funeral
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 217
King Lear (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and ...
Plot: shakespeare, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bleeding Hearts (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ill-fated, tender romance between an adult, male, white tutor (Mark Evan Jacobs) and his 17-year-old, African-American, female student (Karen Kirkland).
Style: tragic ending
Plot: abortion, resistance, teacher, male female relationship, intelligence, novel, tutor, teen angst, white male black female relationship, teacher student relationship, writer's block, 17 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.0
 202
Pakshe (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Pakshe movie is all about Balachandran (Mohanlal) who had to sacrifice his childhood love (Shobhana), to marry into a rich family who only wanted his IAS Status, in order to save his poor family, lives a life of regret and despair for his decision.
Plot: marriage, marital separation, female writer, unhappy marriage, love, dysfunctional marriage, suicide, unrequited love, debt, husband wife estrangement
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 2K
Sethu (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A love brings to light the soft-natured characteristic features that lie buried in the sub-conscious mind of a seemingly hard-core student. Some unexpected tragic events mould his life into an epic-like story!
Plot: brain damage, tragedy, priest, friend, college, library, mental institution, escaped mental patient, tragic love, rejection, brother in law sister in law relationship, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, unrequited love, small town life, basketball, romance, teenage love, americana, small town, adulthood, repression, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, connecticut, yale university, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One Hamlet Less (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The "Hamlet" in this well-mounted Italian spoof is the Danish prince, not a small town or village. The movie irreverently draws on both the Shakespeare play and the 1877 story by Jules Laforgue. In the story, Hamlet (Carmelo Bene) is a ...
Plot: tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 274
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Beyond Paradise (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by a tragic past, a stunning music student flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, cliffhanger, ambiguous ending
Plot: death of mother, argument, jealousy, jewish, flowers, bedroom, woman in a wheelchair, poem, love triangle, diaspora, sisterhood, abused woman ...
Place: iraq, kurdistan, paris france, barcelona spain, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 2K
Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, romantic, intense ...
Plot: supermodel, romance, fall in love, destiny, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, opposites attract, couples, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 23
Janani (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Film about a young heir to a toy company who has gotten a young lady pregnant. But were they unknowingly related to one-another?
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, surrogate mother, tragedy, bollywood, concealed nudity, motorcycle, musical number, sex in shower, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 78
Honky (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black girl from rich family loves white boy from poor family.
Plot: interracial romance, interracial couple, interracial sex, african american, drugs, rape, sex, love, high school student, party, dancing, drag racing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 256
Road Movie (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suk-won, a trader who loses all of his money (and his wife) in a market downturn is left homeless until Dae-shik, a homeless loner, rescues him. Together the two travel across the country and Dae-shik falls in love with Suk-won. Joining them in ...
Style: road movie
Plot: male nudity, suicide, prostitute, sex, homelessness, homeless man, triangle, gay, gay love, unrequited love
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 83
Bewafa Sanam (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: While in prison, Sunder learns that his fiancee is to marry another man. Enraged, he goes to the wedding venue and shoots her.
Plot: anti hero, wrongful imprisonment, ends with death, shot to death, love, murder, prison, prisoner, wedding, tragedy, miscarriage of justice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Children's Hour (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A troublemaking student at a girl's school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Style: talky, touching, realistic, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: lesbian, school, teacher, rumor, false accusation, courtroom drama, gender, gays and lesbians, boarding school, manipulations, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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