Movies like Vernie

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Vernie (2004)
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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: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, terminal illness, best friends, youth, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, babies and infants, cafe, family problems, society, couples, dealing with death, tragic hero, unfulfillment, store, romance, dog, food, cancer, death, illness, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Vernie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, love and romance, couples, death, unfulfillment, friendship and drinking mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Vernie: Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005), P.S. I Love You (2007), The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999), Julie Walking Home (2002), Christmas in August (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, couples, tragic love, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, dealing with death, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 190K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: 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, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, starting over, terminal illness, dealing with death, family relations, letter, death, loss of spouse, romance, couples, widow widower, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, twins, memory, patient, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, doctors and patients, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Julie Walking Home (2002)
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, psychological
Plot: betrayal, pregnancy, infidelity, twins, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, dealing with death, family in crisis, child illness, life is a bitch, survival ...
Place: poland, holland, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Christmas in August (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, friendship, maid, infidelity, destiny, family problems, couples, fall in love, love affair, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
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, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, friendship, love triangle, romance, regret, haunted by the past, power of love, unfulfillment, love affair, mother, new love, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 969
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, coming out, tragic hero, transsexual, gender, family relations, life is a bitch, family gatherings, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, love and romance, first love, fall in love, coping, youth, dealing with death, fighting illness, human relationship, teenage life, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay, like her brother, David. She must decide whether to keep the child, or to have an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, genetics, abortion, acceptance, baby, gay, coming out, gender, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, addiction, terminal illness, pregnancy, family relations, love and romance, friends, dealing with death, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Good Mother (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After finding a sexually liberated boyfriend, a divorced woman gets sued over daughter's custody, by her ex, who claims that her lover has a bad influence on the kid.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: custody, false accusation, pregnancy, courtroom drama, unfulfillment, parents and children, dedicated lawyer, family in crisis, couple relations, family relations, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, connecticut, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: gloomy, sentimental, touching, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, cancer, hospital, love, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, nursing, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 615
One More Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, couples, last wish, small town, starting over, tragic love, lovers reunited, introspection, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 789
The River (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: hospital, factory, small town, youth, estrangement, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, love, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 29K
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, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, couples, love, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, friendship, death, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, african american, addiction, parents and children, doubts and hesitations, under the surface, romance, family gatherings, favoritism among siblings, self destructing, human nature, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 13K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, haunted by the past, family problems, cliche, death in the family, fall in love, couples, romance, family relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Life on Liberty Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A nurse, trying to salvage her life after her husband and job are gone, winds up working in a halfway house full of mildly brain-damaged patients and receives help from those she helps.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: hopes, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, love and romance, starting over, defiant, mentally challenged, human spirit, doctors and patients, power relations, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.9
 678
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: touching, psychological, gloomy, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, human nature, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, cafe, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, touching, offbeat, serious, emotional
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, single parent, terminal illness, couples, family life, suburbs, death in the family, family problems, eccentric family, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 3K
Loverboy (2005)
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: realistic, offbeat, sentimental, touching, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, couple relations, sexual relations, life is a bitch, single parent, youth, parents and children, babies and infants, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 612
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: clever, semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, follow your dream, hopes, unfulfillment, lifestyle, feminism, society, human nature, gender, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, human nature, couples, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, last wish, death in the family, family problems, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
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, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, self discovery, pregnancy, love triangle, tantrum, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbt, sexual exploration, gender ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 31K
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: emotional, sad, touching, heartbreaking, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, fighting illness, teenage love, dying, last wish, love and romance, first sex, virginity, youth, cancer, teenager, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 817
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, secret, life is a bitch, family in crisis, unfulfillment, eccentric family, couples, human spirit, family life, family problems, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 662
Clara and Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: sexual, touching, emotional, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, midlife crisis, couples, celibacy, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, gender, introspection, singleness, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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