Movies like Berlin by the Sea

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Berlin by the Sea (2008)
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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: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, nightlife, love triangle, romance, friends, introspection, city life, grownups, hip hop, disco, unfulfillment, celebration, dj, coming of age, student, love and romance, musician's life, buddies, twentysomething life, sea, intern, roommate, party, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, east berlin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, love triangle, friends and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Berlin by the Sea: 3 Hearts (2014), Messages from the Sea (2010), Love (2012), Perfect Opposites (2004), Our Grand Despair (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
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: realistic, captivating, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: society, fall in love, romance, prostitute, homecoming, unfulfillment, speech impediment, friendship, bittersweet, misfit, disintegration, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, egypt
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85%
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 2K
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, realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationship problems, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love triangle, couple relations, lifestyle, youth, romance, fall in love, looking for love, single, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, partners, fall in love, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, romance, bittersweet, friends, communication problem, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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75%
 6.2
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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: realistic, touching, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, sex scene, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, divorce, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, love story, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
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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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, gender, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, nightlife, comedian, fired from the job, flatmate, thirtysomething life, performer's life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.1
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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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, couple relations, love and romance, ex girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 573
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: sexy, realistic, captivating, humorous, serious
Plot: nightclub, romance, fall in love, wooing, nightlife, sexual relations, lifestyle, stewardess, couples, sexual content, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 6K
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, captivating, suspense
Plot: love triangle, painter, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, rivalry, police detective, uninhibited rivalry, painting, male female relationship, artist, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ 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: touching, humorous, realistic, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, romance, hopes, introspection, unlikely couple, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, talky ...
Plot: kids in trouble, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, family relations, breakup, couples, parents and children, youth, society, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 495
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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, impossible love, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, wartime life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, germany, france, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Elephant King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: introspection, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, nightclub, american abroad, romance, self discovery, depression, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, usa, asia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, love triangle, youth, rebellion, infidelity, against the rules, berlin wall, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay interest, love affair, lifestyle, couples, destructive relationship, nightlife, musician's life, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, aspiring singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.4
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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: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, friends, teenage love, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, sex scene, jealousy, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Chateau Meroux (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Marla Sokoloff of ”The Practice” stars as Wendy, a smart single woman in the big city who’s never been able to find a good job or decent relationship. But when her estranged father dies, Wendy suddenly inherits a beautiful – yet struggling ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, family business, workplace, best friends, fall in love, cooking and food, family relations, countryside, parents and children, competition, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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53%
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Tilva Rosh (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bor, in eastern Serbia, was once home to the largest copper mine in Europe. Now it’s just the biggest hole. This astutely observed coming-of-age film captures the pitfalls of the adult world, where idealism no longer seems to have a place, as two ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, coming of age, youth, small town, romance, teenage love, rebellion, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, labor union ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 454
I Want You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marie is a successful designer and has a loving husband and two children. But fate offers more. When she meets the fiancée of their friend Dom, the two women fall for each other. This comes out and life gets out of control. Can there be a long-term ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: lesbian relationship, sex scene, infidelity, fall in love, couples, romance, moral dilemma, family relations, dishonesty, lesbianism, lesbian, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, vengeance, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Japanese Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, love triangle, couples, village, lovers apart, unfulfillment, pen pal, friendship, society, mathematics, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: romance, breakup, introspection, couple relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 154
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, nightclub, meaning of life, male female relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 14K
Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: beach, love triangle, friendship, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, love affair, love and romance, nightlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, promiscuity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 745
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hip hop, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, social differences, lovers reunited, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love affair, infidelity, showbiz, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 238
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, semi serious, sexy, clever, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, gender, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love and romance, friends, couples, fall in love, sexual relations, couple relations, lgbt ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%