Movies like The Sessions 2017

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The Sessions (2017)
The Sessions (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Sammy Buford has a difficult time connecting with people on an emotional level. After several unsettling discoveries and events, he begins to feel what he has never felt before... what it truly means to be alive.
Plot: love, first love, friendship, family relations, seduction, happiness, best friend, infidelity, happy ending, fall in love, fear, flirting, unemployed, heartache, optimism, nervous breakdown, confession, law firm, nurse, sexy nurse, brother brother relationship, abuse, promiscuous woman, embarrassment, sex talk ...

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Most similar movies to The Sessions

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and emotional films with plots about fall in love, love, love and romance, couples, romance, family relations and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Sessions: Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane (2018), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Christmas Town (2019), Christmas Everlasting (2018), The Choice (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emma Reynolds returns to Oliver's Well to celebrate Christmas for the last time with her siblings in the home they grew up in. After their parents recently passed, the siblings reluctantly agree to sell the family home on Honeysuckle Lane after ...
Style: emotional, captivating, light, sentimental
Plot: christmas, holiday, family home, christmas movie, sister sister relationship, childhood flashback, love, romance, fall in love, family relations, hotshot lawyer, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, dramatic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, mental illness, love, mentally unstable, romance, social misfits, family drama, family relations, life philosophy, bipolar disorder, troubled, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 841
Christmas Town (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters - of the heart and of family - helping her ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, hopes, couples, life philosophy, family, friendship, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Christmas Everlasting (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey will be made partner after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: holiday, love interest, christmas movie, niece, small town, christmas, romance, love, homecoming, family relations, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, couples, love and romance, destiny, true love, moral dilemma, romance, friendship, life & death, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1946, year 1989, year 1988
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Christmas Club (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Two busy strangers meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.
Style: sweet, disturbing, entertaining, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love affair, escapades, adaptation, love, romance, friendship, ambition, love and romance, fall in love, promise, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.
Plot: romantic triangle, boarder, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, affair, marriage, friendship, love triangle, soul mate, love, disease, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
Gabriela (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mike is romantic and persistent, a social worker at a psychiatric clinic who falls for a new intern. Gabriela is passionate; she's also engaged; although her love for her fiance Patrick seems more fraternal than erotic, she has an overwhelming ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, family relations, couples, power relations, romance, social worker, engagement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Perfect Christmas Present (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tom Jacobs is Mr Christmas! He's built an entire business around helping clients find the perfect gift. But what happens when he falls for one lucky recipient?
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, love, couples, escapades, promise, happy ending, friendship, christmas present, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, released in 1970, stars Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, countryside, infidelity, professor, love, elderly lovers, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, romance, mountain ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Weather in the Streets (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
Plot: fear, infidelity, passion, male female relationship, first love, abortion, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, adultery, pain, pregnancy, love ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Patch of Blue (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
Style: suspense, touching, talky, emotional, tense ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, interracial relations, blindness, disability, family relations, alcohol abuse, innocence lost, tenement, park, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 113
My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, teenage love, teen romance, first love, fall in love, male female friendship, friendship between teens, young love, youth, love, school, classmate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, perseverance, christmas spirit, festival, fall in love, family business, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, optimism, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 239
The Affair (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, polio, love, lawyer, songwriter, love and romance, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love affair, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, friendship, reunion, couples, fall in love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 91
Blue Rodeo (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maggie Yearwood moves to a new town to be near her son, Peter, who has gone deaf as the result of an accident and is now attending a special school. She moves into a small house next door to Owen Whister and soon falls in love with the cowboy, who ...
Plot: deaf, father figure, sign language, party, horse, boxer shorts, christmas, friendship, embarrassment, thanksgiving, boy, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 24K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, infidelity, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, parents and children, retirement home ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, chicago illinois, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
First Girl I Loved (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her L.A. public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend, Clifton—who has always harbored a secret crush on her—he does his best to get in the way.
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, high school, girl, teenage sexuality, best friend, friendship, teenager, lesbian interest, first love, softball, sexual awakening, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: sexual, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), battle of the sexes, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, love triangle, sexual relations, infidelity, fall in love, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 287
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, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, love affair, forbidden love, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: exciting, sincere, light, captivating, sexy
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, dancing, artist, couple relations, friendship, couples, love affair, fall in love, reunion, family relations, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, money, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, family relations, impossible love, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, florence, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Christmas Train (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Forced to take the intercontinental trip to Los Angeles by train, and determined to chronicle his adventure, disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon finds himself westbound with a variety of characters. While all passengers on the Christmas train ...
Style: disturbing, entertaining, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, train travel, happy ending, train, love affair, inspiration, true love, romance, male female relationship, couples, fall in love, writers ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 16K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, wedding, drug use, marriage proposal, romance, love, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 202
Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, college, love and romance, forbidden love, human nature, fall in love, introspection, teachers and students, life turned upside down, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 7K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, forbidden love, love, yuppie, waitress, advertising executive, romance, bittersweet, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, death in the family ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%