Movies like Berlin by the Sea

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Berlin by the Sea (2008)
 5.8
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Berlin by the Sea (2008)
Original name: Berlin am Meer
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: They are students - at least that's what their parents think - they are the disc-jockeys in the in-clubs in town, they party with no end, they fall in love, they have the best summer in their life in the coolest city of the world: Berlin.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: nightclub, friends, love triangle, hip hop, love and romance, fall in love, disco, urban, musician's life, nightlife, buddies, introspection, city life, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, romance, sea, music, student, disc jockey, alcohol, roommate, intern, celebration, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, east berlin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, love triangle, couples, friends and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Berlin by the Sea: Falling Overnight (2011), Peter and Vandy (2009), Smokers Only (2001), Love (2012), Messages from the Sea (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Falling Overnight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Falling Overnight tells the story of twenty-two year old Elliot Carson on the day before he has risky surgery to remove a brain tumor. Facing what could be his last night, Elliot’s path intersects with Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, fall in love, urban, lifestyle, male female relationship, bicycle, riding a bicycle
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, breakup, urban, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, romance, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, love affair, couples, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.4
 221
Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: tense, gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: male prostitute, unfulfillment, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, nightlife, love affair, musician's life, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 1K
Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: urban, friends, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, couples, wooing, love affair, taiwanese
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: fall in love, disintegration, homecoming, prostitute, society, misfit, urban, unlikely couple, cause and meaning, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Perfect Opposites (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: relationship problems, buddies, couples, college, school, love and romance, romance, singleness, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, nightlife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 400
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: wartime life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, hopes, fall in love, dogma, couples, impossible love, friendship, friends, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, france, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 3K
Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, fall in love, moral dilemma, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love, family, hotel, lawyer, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.9
 2K
3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, siblings relations, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, couple relations, sister, passion, emotional breakdown, heart condition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 325
The Comedian (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Set in the immediate and random background of today’s London. THE COMEDIAN is a fresh, dramatic and funny debut feature about choices and how not to make them.
Style: serious, atmospheric, witty, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, gender, urban, artists and showbiz, love affair, nightlife, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, performer's life, thirtysomething life, love and romance, gay romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 505
Lan Kwai Fong (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lan Kwai Fong (LKF), a well-known party location in Hong Kong with loads of nightclubs and bars. Everyone likes to go to LKF for fun, one night stands or even true love. LKF has captured the joys and sorrows of many... One night, Steven - a regular ...
Style: realistic, sexy, serious
Plot: nightclub, true love, drugs/alcohol, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, bar, wooing, nightlife, fall in love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Suzanne's Career (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as ...
Style: talky, clever, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friends, lifestyle, manipulations, student life, twentysomething life, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love and romance, moral dilemma, love triangle, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, hopes, romance, rivalry, destiny, urban, haunted by the past, love triangle, vengeance, power relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 254
One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, youth, reunion, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, teenage love, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Our Grand Despair (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, friendship, fall in love, buddies, partners, thirtysomething life, getting along, romance, friends, lifestyle, communication problem, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, semi serious, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: introspection, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, buddies, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 849
Engel & Joe (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story of a 17 year old punk-rocker and a 15 year old runaway girl.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: youth, pregnancy, punk, love affair, fall in love, coming of age, couples, life is a bitch, society, on the run, prison, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, couples, obsession, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, boxer shorts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 195
Chill Out (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an unusual love triangle between Johan, Max, and Anna. The action takes place in Berlin after the unification of its eastern and western parts, against the background of its reconstruction and rebuilding.
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious, sexual
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gay, gender, sexual relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, gays and lesbians, friends, love and romance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: friends, disorder, buddies, fall in love, looking for love, urban, society, twentysomething life, life turned upside down, interracial relations, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 5K
Daisy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An elite Interpol agent Jeong-woo and a ruthless hitman Park-yi, both stationed in Amsterdam and are in love with the same young woman, Hye-young. Hye-Young is a simple sidewalk artist, with dreams of one day holding a real exhibition in a real ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, sniper, artist, rivalry, deadly, fall in love, dishonesty, interpol, painting, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, shyness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Red Cockatoo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story set in Germany in the 1960s. Siggi becomes involved in a love triangle when he falls for Luise, but the tightening political climate forces him to make a fateful decision.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, coming of age, rebellion, youth, love triangle, infidelity, fall in love, nightlife, couple relations, love and romance, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Young Goethe in Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: young lovers, rebelliousness, love triangle, love affair, couples, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, meaningful kiss, writer's life, romance, student life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 105
One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, friends, nightclub, infidelity, music band, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, urban, love and romance, singleness, romance, city life, couples, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, urban, family problems, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 1K
Broken Sky (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: First-love movie involving love triangle. Gerardo is deeply in love with longtime lover Jonas. When Jonas falls for a stranger he met at a local nightclub, heartbroken Gerardo soon seeks solace in the arms of Sergio (Alejandro Rojo). Despite other ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sexy, sexual, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gender, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, sexual relations, college life, college, couples, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 202
Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, short skirt, eye candy, haunted by the past, mini skirt, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, hopes, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, folk, musician's life, self discovery, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 75
Letting Go (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, strangled at work, and tormented at home, Joel Slater is desperately searching for a way to juggle his life. But sometimes, the secret to happiness begins with letting go.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, starting over, introspection, pets, therapy, love triangle, depression, industry, dream
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%