Movies like New Life

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New Life (2016)
 5.9
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New Life (2016)
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.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, rough
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood love, childhood friend, childhood friends, cancer, terminal illness, car accident, couples, love and romance, family relations, society, best friends in love, friendship, death, hopes, relationships, friends in love, teacher, orphan, love at first sight, architect, boat, pregnant woman, love interest, chemotherapy, french girl ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to New Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and sincere films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, romance, unfulfillment and bittersweet mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like New Life: The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999), One Week (2000), Vernie (2004), Meet My Valentine (2015), Christmas on the Bayou (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, twins, patient, memory, friendship, life is a bitch, romance, teenage life, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
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100%
 6.5
 230
One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, coming out, destiny, haunted by the past, terminal illness, buddies, couples, friendship, society, hopes, life is a bitch, rich and poor ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 37
Vernie (2004)
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, terminal illness, pregnancy, tragic hero, best friends, family problems, couples, romance, life is a bitch, hopes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love, wife, cancer, daughter, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, fall in love, couples, terminal illness, cooking, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, family relations, miraculous event, hopes, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, family relations, couples, tragic love, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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%
Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sentimental, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug use, drug addiction, drug addict, father son relationship, love, politics, teenager, friendship, family relations, drug rehab, society, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 772
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, couples, society, human nature, couple relations, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, family problems, cafe, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, terminal illness, best friends, dealing with death, romance, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, introspection, sent to the past, family relations, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, billionaire, rags to riches, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, society, human nature, paralysis, human spirit, hopes, life philosophy, couples, racism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, health situation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, parents and children, gays and lesbians, friends, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 29K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, college, class differences, love, terminal illness, hopes, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, new york, boston, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, youth, teenager, cancer, love and romance, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
 7.0
 135K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, best friends in love, love, social differences, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ambition, male female friendship, introspection, couples, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: london, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
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: sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfilled love, romance, fall in love, family life, looking for love, best friends, dream come true, single parent, human nature, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 629
Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, clever, touching, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, forbidden love, lifestyle, couples, feminism, human nature, road not taken, love and romance, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 198K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, starting over, terminal illness, romance, love story, loss of spouse, family relations, death, grief, dealing with death, letter, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 33K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: heartbreaking, sad, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenager, teenage love, youth, cancer, dying, last wish, love and romance, first sex, loss of virginity, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 15K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, leukemia, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, social differences, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, single parent, couples, family relations, christmas, romance, looking for love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: I (Takumi Kitamura) am a high school student. I happen to find a diary by my classmate Sakura Yamauchi (Minami Hamabe) that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. I spent time with Sakura, but she dies. 12 years later, due to ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: high school, classmate, terminal illness, best friend, teenage girl, superstition, love and romance, couples, friendship, family relations, student, library ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 14K
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, hopes, family life, on the road, infidelity, bollywood, couple relations, male female relationship, wooing, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film follows Mr. Shi, a retired widower from Beijing. When his only daughter, Yilan, who lives in Spokane, Washington and works as a librarian, gets divorced, he decides to visit her to help her heal. However, Yilan is not interested. She tries ...
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, couple relations, culture clash, family life, redemption, misfit, starting over, society, immigrants, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, persia, usa, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 941
I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: melancholic, sincere, sentimental, rough, touching
Plot: redemption, life is a bitch, fall in love, death, storytelling, life & death, lone hero, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 2K
Emma's Bliss (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon being informed that he is fatally ill with cancer, Max, who works at a used car store, steals money which his boss has gained through illegal means. When fleeing from the scene of the crime Max crashes his car. He is pulled unconscious from the ...
Style: touching, humorous, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, farm, love and romance, opposites attract, love of one's life, dealing with death, unfulfillment, stolen money, tragic love, sex, fall in love, captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, terminal illness, romance, social differences, teenage life, couples, youth, fall in love, rich and poor, small town, class differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%