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, touching, serious and melancholic films with plots about tragedy, love, unrequited love, family relations, friendship, love triangle and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Ships Passing in the Night: Jiyan (2002), Torn Apart (1990), Breaking the Cycle (2002), Othello (1981), Close Range Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 104
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: love, genocide, tragedy, kurd, political oppression, hopes
Place: kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 157
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, star crossed lovers, racism, tragedy
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, internal affairs, internet chat, chocolate, gay sex, phone sex, blow job, one night stand, roommate, gay, erotica, anal sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 50
Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: deception, triumph, shakespeare's othello, false accusation, maniac, royalty, male female relationship, betrayal, love, murder, courage, tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Close Range Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.
Style: melancholic, captivating, bleak
Plot: teacher student relationship, unrequited love, schoolgirl, english teacher, love, gossip, lie, mini skirt, bullying, donut, bully, golf ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.8
 784
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, unrequited love, province, love triangle, actress, extramarital affair, director, young woman, film within a film, filmmaking, love, fall in love ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
 224
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: tragedy, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 380
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: male female relationship, tragedy, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: touching, sincere, romantic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, friendship, marital problem, women's rights, obsession, passion, star crossed lovers, cross cultural relations, husband wife estrangement, haunted by the past ...
Place: barcelona, iran, kurdistan, los angeles, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 8
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: air disaster, perseverance, single parent, love, dream, abortion, ostracism, tragedy, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, obsession, tragic love, countryside, book, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1953 year. Moscow says goodbye to the leader. In the funeral crowd, Eugene met with Elya. During the long hours spent in the funeral procession, they managed to learn a lot about each other ... But Elia absurdly dies. So Zhenya begins another, adult ...
Plot: uncertainty, cold war era, funeral, tragedy, cold war, trampled to death, stalinism
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 14K
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, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, navy, love triangle, love affair, family relations, captain, poetry, couple relations, rich and poor, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 715
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: rough, sentimental, touching, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, unrequited love, mistress, vanity, brother sister relationship, marriage, playwright, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.0
 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: tragedy, brain damage, escape, priest, friend, library, college, mental institution, sidekick, brothel, hindu, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, racist, girlfriend, interracial romance, cross cultural relations, resistance, male female relationship, teacher, interracial relations, writer's block, forbidden love, boredom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: headache, chinese, sexuality, bible, prostitution, religion, bigamy, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, unrequited love, basketball, small town life, romance, americana, teenage love, small town, childhood sweetheart, repression, adulthood ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, yale university, new york, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, friendship, coming of age, passion, tragedy, classmate, gambling debt, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 284
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, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, forbidden love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 214
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: female writer, unhappy marriage, love, old love, debt, husband wife estrangement, marital separation, dysfunctional marriage, suicide, marriage, unrequited love
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 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, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, supermodel, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 301
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: tragic romance, child care, triad, driving lesson, baby, father daughter relationship, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.8
 24
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, concealed nudity, surrogate mother, motorcycle, bollywood, tragedy, adoption, accidental incest, sex in shower, musical number
⇓ 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: wedding, marriage, friendship, friend, muslim, nobleman, love triangle, plan, courtesan, love, unrequited love, sacrifice
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 85
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 relations, interracial sex, interracial couple, teenager, beating, male female relationship, generation gap, dancing, party, car accident, bus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 21
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 ⇓
39%
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: controversial, talky, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, gay slur, school, teacher, brat, family relations, false accusation, rumor, courtroom drama, gender, gays and lesbians, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sexual, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, family relations, friendship, gay, older man younger man relationship, youth, homecoming, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, friends, gender, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, washington d.c., usa, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last of His Tribe (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voight) who is able to speak Ishi's language, he is a gold mine of information about his tribe's way of life. A doctor (David ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: misfit, society, isolation, fish out of water, americana, romance, teaching the ways of the world, racism, culture clash, psychoanalysis, postcard, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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