Movies like Drowning Love

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Drowning Love (2016)
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Drowning Love (2016)
Original name: 溺れるナイフ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets Koichiro Hasegawa. He is the successor of the Hasegawa family. His family is wealthy and is respected in the area. Natsume Mochizuki and Koichiro Hasegawa become attracted to each other, but something changes their fate.
Style: psychological, sincere, sentimental, romantic, touching, uplifting, disturbing, sexy
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, friendship, male female relationship, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, youth, family, obsession, romance, destiny, hopes, life philosophy, promise, adaptation, reunion, sexuality, teenager, dog, school, sea, village, fashion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Drowning Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, sweet and romantic films with plots about fall in love, love and romance, couples, friendship, love, youth and destiny mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Drowning Love: We Were Here: Part 1 (2012), ReLIFE (2017), Wolf Girl and Black Prince (2016), Narratage (2017), Half Girlfriend (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental
Plot: teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer patient, separation, sadness, old friend, high school, duffel bag, colleague colleague relationship, class reunion ...
Place: tokyo
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100%
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 609
ReLIFE (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program. He takes medication that makes him look younger and he is to attend high school ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sweet, touching, romantic
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, japanese schoolgirl, high school, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, rejuvenation, love, relationships, friendship, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wolf Girl and Black Prince (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Erika Shinohara (Fumi Nikaido) is a first year of high school student. While talking to friends, she makes up a story about her "boyfriend." In reality, Erika Shinohara doesn't have a boyfriend. Erika's friends soon begin to ...
Style: humorous, uplifting, touching, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, love affair, romance, teenage life, love and romance, teenager, love, couple relations, fall in love, escapades, youth, reunion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 237
Narratage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: During spring, 2nd year university student Izumi Kudo (Kasumi Arimura) receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama (Jun Matsumoto). Takashi Hayama was her adviser/teacher at her high school drama club. He asks her on the phone to take part in a ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, romantic, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: teacher student relationship, teacher, university student, japanese woman, brunette, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love, love and romance, love affair, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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. ...
Style: romantic, uplifting, psychological, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, boy, english, basketball, promise, youth, reunion, male female friendship, couples, relationships, male female relationship, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 612
My One & Only (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Contestants on the popular reality dating TV show "The One" try to determine if they're fated to be together. Meanwhile, sparks fly between the female contestant and the handsome ranch owner who acts as their guide.
Style: uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adaptation, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, couples, love, reunion, youth, adventure, hopes, love and romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
One Week Friends (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, touching, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: classmate, reunion, classmate classmate relationship, friendship, fall in love, love affair, classmates, couples, youth, love, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Little Monster (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Problem student Haru Yoshida sits next to the cold and studious Shizuku Mizutani in class. Without any other friends to turn to, both of them start to get to know each other and grow closer. Haru eventually develop feelings for Shizuku and confesses ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet, romantic
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: youth, high school, fall in love, love affair, love, couples, reunion, destiny, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, schoolgirl ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 34K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, romantic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, destiny, true love, moral dilemma, romance, friendship, life & death, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, year 1946, year 1988
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Milea: Suara dari Dilan (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Before the grand reunion, Dilan decided to write and retell his love story with Milea. This is Dilan's way of remembering Milea.
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couples, friendship, youth, reunion, love, couple relations, hopes, fall in love, destiny
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tune in for Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1994, on the first day that Yoo Yeul went on air as the new DJ of the popular radio show ‘Music Album,' a college girl Mi-su meets Hyun-woo who happens to drop by the bakery she works at. Like the music streaming from the radio, their ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, romantic, uplifting
Audience: chick flick
Plot: music, radio, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, reunion, youth, couples, destiny, love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
From Me To You (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, psychological, captivating
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, nickname, school, romance, fall in love, love, couples, school life, social misfits, friendship, trial ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Photograph (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her ...
Style: sweet, touching, uplifting, disturbing, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, falling in love, love, friendship, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, destiny, reunion, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 1988, year 1984
Place: louisiana, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 726
After the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Akira Tachibana is a 17-year-old high school student. She was once a promising athlete, but an injury has prevented her from taking part in track and field. One day, Akira Tachibana goes to a family restaurant and the manager talks to her in a ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, touching, romanticism, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: japanese girl, schoolgirl, teenage girl, japanese teenager, japanese schoolgirl, track and field, love, nubile, co worker co worker relationship, school, rivalry, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Girl from the Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young musician travels to Burning Man, a psychedelic festival in the middle of the Nevada desert, in an attempt to get the impetuous girl he has fallen in love with.
Style: uplifting, sweet, sentimental, romantic, touching
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: burning man, love, romance, music, love story, female nudity, sex scene, male female relationship, relationships, couples, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
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Virgin Snow (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Min is a Korean boy moves to Japan with his father who is a potter. One day at a local shrine, he meets Nanae, a beautiful Japanese girl with stunning eyes who is aspiring to be a painter. Min falls in love at first sight and finds out that Nanae ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, lovers apart, couples, youth, disappearance, teenager, art, drawing, promise, frustration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia, east asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, first love, true love, teen romance, fall in love, terminal illness, teenage life, youth, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All the Bright Places (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch, who meet and change each other’s lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they come together, discovering that even the smallest places and moments can mean ...
Style: uplifting, sweet, sentimental, touching, romantic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teenager, interracial romance, love affair, destiny, youth, reunion, couples, friendship, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
A Faithful Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.
Style: uplifting, sweet, sentimental, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: death, couples, adaptation, destiny, jealousy, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, reunion, love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Summer Romance (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha’s Montana ranch is her family’s legacy, so when a developer shows up to buy it, Sam isn’t interested. But as he tries to win her trust and her ranch, Sam finds he might also be winning her heart.
Style: romantic, touching, uplifting, sweet, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, real estate agent, falling in love, rancher, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, destiny, hopes, love, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
Endless Love (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A famous and a wealthy doctor, falls in love with a poor housekeeper.
Style: sentimental, sexy, sweet, romantic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, destiny, male female relationship, relationships, youth, couples, obsession, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 1K
L.DK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Aoi Nishimori's parents moved to another city for work, but Aoi didn't want to transfer to a new high school. She stays behind and lives in an apartment by herself. Shusei Kugayama moves in next to Aoi's apartment. Shusei is a very ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, sincere, light ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, school, teacher, student, cooking, betrayal, jealousy, asian school, japanese school, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Close to the Horizon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jessica knows exactly what her life is supposed to look like and where it takes her. But then she meets Danny. He has a complicated past and could confuse all their plans. Jessica has to decide.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, young couple, fall in love, youth, illness, attraction, obstacle, friendship, falling in love, dark secret, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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.
Style: sexy, exciting, sincere, captivating, light
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, dancing, artist, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, couples, friendship, hopes, romance, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 136K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, love and romance, couple relations, romance, true love, love affair, young lovers, couples, soldier, breakup, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 64K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, small town, fall in love, reunion, teenage love, road not taken, forbidden love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 505K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, true love, love story, love triangle, power of love, love affair, young lovers, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love in Winterland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ally, a final contestant on a dating show, must face her high school sweetheart when she is chosen for the Hometown Date.
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, sweet
Plot: couples, youth, reunion, friendship, hopes, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, destiny
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Still Believe (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fall in love, youth, love, love affair, sex, love and romance, couple relations, friendship, reunion, music, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Romance at Reindeer Lodge (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Molly and Jared have both sworn off holiday events. When they find themselves stuck at a Christmas-themed ranch, they have no choice but to allow their cynical hearts to melt.
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christmas, romance, love affair, christmas spirit, love, friendship, destiny, reunion, couples, hopes, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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