Movies like New Life

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New Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. When life takes a turn neither of them expected, their entire future is called into question.
Plot: best friends in love, childhood friends, pregnancy, french girl, childhood love, love at first sight, hair loss, chemotherapy, pregnant, cancer, architect, boat, love interest, orphan, terminal illness, car accident, teacher

Most similar movies to New Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about pregnancy, couples, romance, love and romance, kiss, unfulfillment and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like New Life: Fine Things (1990), Life Itself (2018), The Bread, My Sweet (2001), Revoir Julie (1998), Strapless (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fine Things
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Standard romantic melodrama from novelist Danielle Steele finds a couple embroiled in marital conflict with a nasty child-custody battle at its center.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family life, romance, single parent, dealing with death, parents and children, custody, family in crisis, terminal illness, couples, family problems, family relations, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Life Itself
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: pregnancy, death of mother, orphan, dead father, terminal illness, suicide, marriage proposal, sex, car accident, child abuse, love triangle, jealousy ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
The Bread, My Sweet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   73%
    User:   66%
 
 6.2
 153
Revoir Julie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two friends meet after 15 years. They have a complicated and intimate past that becomes impossible to deny in spite of intentions to the contrary.
Style: bilingual
Plot: best friends in love, foreign language, canadian, sensuality, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian kiss, friend, book, friendship, storytelling, singing ...
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, quebec
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System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
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 328
Strapless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, romance, elderly lovers, self discovery, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, immigrants, mysterious character, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, portugal, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   65%
 
The Painted Veil
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, hospital, period piece, love story, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, england, london, shanghai china
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System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
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 37
Vernie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, store, terminal illness, cafe, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, friends, friendship, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
A New Day in Old Sana'a
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Yemen
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tariq's aristocratic family has arranged for him to marry Bilquis, the daughter of a rich judge. However, while out in the city one night, he catches sight of a woman he believes to be Bilquis, and falls in love with her. The woman turns out to ...
Plot: aristocrat, elopement, arranged marriage, orphan, mistaken identity, arab, muslim, pregnancy, theft, traveler, bathhouse, assistant ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   62%
 
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Now and Then
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, childhood, oldies, best friends, adolescence, unlikely friendships, pregnancy, women, divorce, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
Two in the Shadow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man is involved in a fatal car accident, and though he is blameless, his company transfers him to a remote branch in a small town. Before he leaves, he gives the man's widow a large sum of money that she uses to move back to her hometown.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: unlikely couple, small town, death in the family, romance, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, widow, pregnancy, death of husband, car accident, funeral ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
One More Chance
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Popoy and Basha had been together forever. Their love story began when they first met as students at university. They had been inseparable and did everything together—eating, studying and attending parties. However, Popoy's incessant planning ...
Plot: musician, friend, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car accident, school, drunkenness, rain, love, singer, engineer, regret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
Let's Embrace the Past Once Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rod leaves Helen for his career and she falls in love with another. Rod becomes successful and goes back to Helen who obviously still feels strongly for him. An illicit affair ensues.
Plot: architect, passion, pregnancy, coffee, abduction, past, drunkard, fireworks, baptism, new year, scholarship, furniture ...
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Julie Walking Home
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, human nature, romance, introspection, infidelity, redemption, child illness, parents and children, pregnancy, true love, terminal illness, betrayal ...
Place: europe, holland, poland, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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 3K
Burning Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, parents and children, family relations, romance, cooking and food, love and romance, couples, friend, marriage, grief, pain, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
A Home at the End of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, rock, fall in love, homosexuality, relationships, love, suburbs, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
Friends with Kids
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, couple relations, relationships, pregnancy, unlikely friendships, parenthood, marriage, thirtysomething life, love, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
Sound of the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Son de Mar (English: "Sound of the Sea") is a 2001 Spanish drama / erotic film directed by Juan José Bigas Luna based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Vicent. It revolves around Ulises (Jordi Mollà), who comes to a fishing ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, small town, couple relations, romance, friendship, love affair, rich and poor, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
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The Greatest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, death in the family, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family in crisis, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   55%
 
 6.5
 12K
Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, mother daughter relationship, love, death, love affair, memory, fall in love, destiny, gay, love and romance, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
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 772
Time to Spare
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: siblings relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, terminal illness, gender, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, breast cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
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Adoration
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Director Atom Egoyan explores the concept of cyberspace as a place for redemption in this drama about an adolescent boy named Simon who reinvents his life on the internet. Before long, Simon's deeply personal journey provokes strong reactions ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: uncover truth, introspection, redemption, death in the family, haunted by the past, orphan, youth, obsessive quest, self discovery, parents and children, cyberspace, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Vergiss Amerika
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: dream, youth, becoming an adult, province, childhood friends, young people, american dream, puberty, job, menage a trois, striptease, supermarket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
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 441
Angst
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, prostitute, family problems, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, infidelity, life is a bitch, psychologist, aids ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
 8.1
 198K
Before Sunset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, loneliness, storytelling, memory, lovers reunited, depression, relationships, dialogue driven, love, dialogue, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, vienna, paris france, texas, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Bleeding Hearts
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).
Plot: writer's block, white male black female relationship, novel, tutor, boredom, cross cultural relations, racist, interracial romance, resistance, girlfriend, tragedy, father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
The Mermaid Chair
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: island, elderly lovers, mermaid, school, romance, innocence lost, self discovery, death in the family, family in crisis, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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 3K
Loverboy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, sexual relations, couples, family problems, obsession, family relations, babies and infants, dysfunctional family, mental illness, single parent, pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Moll Flanders
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, literature, period piece, self discovery, destiny, adaptation, rich and poor, romance, childhood, society, book ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Expecting a Miracle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L.A. engineer Pete Stanhope wants to stop expensive, frustrating IVF treatment with his wife, Donna, and consider adoption but his wife disagrees. In the hopes of defusing the marital tension they go on a a romantic holiday to Mexico. Car trouble ...
Plot: children, mechanic, intergenerational friendship, interracial friendship, pregnancy, village, father figure, reconciliation, limp, architect, boxer shorts, dinner ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Never Forever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, infidelity, couple relations, romance, adultery, pregnancy, sex, love and romance, couples, immigrants, unsupportive spouse, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
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