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1 Message (2011)
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1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: twists and turns, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, self discovery, hopes, terminal illness, dealing with death, introspection, unfulfillment, strong female presence, cancer, female protagonist, breast cancer, e mail
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, couples and terminal illness mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like 1 Message: Back to School Mom (2015), Not Easily Broken (2009), Changing Hearts (2002), 5 Star Day (2010), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Thomas, a free-spirited musician, has spent the past two decades traveling the world, but at age 41 she decides to go back to college and finish her degree so that, for once, she can finally finish something she started. Back at her old ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, redemption, homecoming, college life, social relations, starting over, life is a bitch, small town, college, bittersweet, mother son relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: couples, hopes, love and romance, relationship vs career, ambition, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, introspection, religious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, best friends, terminal illness, romance, dealing with death, small town, cancer, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 738
5 Star Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.
Style: sentimental, realistic, road movie, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horoscope, introspection, self discovery, destiny, unfulfillment, love and romance, journey, astrologer, society, disorder, life is a bitch, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, new york, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, couples, family relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, sent to the past, family relations, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, billionaire, rags to riches, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 2K
Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: mercy killing, terminal illness, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, cancer, death in the family, estranged family member, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 1K
See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, unfulfillment, small town, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, thirtysomething life, dull life, small town life, crumbling marriage, high school sweetheart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.2
 617
The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, reunion, self discovery, redemption, society, adoption, family, hopes, parents and children, strong female presence, family relations, religions or cults
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, human spirit, hopes, dealing with death, redemption, state affairs, life is a bitch, money raising, parent child relationship, hospital, death of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 12
Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: People from diverse social backgrounds, races and ages manage grief through its different phases.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: sexual content, couples, dealing with death, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, supernatural romance, family problems, impossible love, destiny, bondage, missing child, dull life, terminal illness, ghost, frame up, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, folk, love affair, musician's life, romance, love and romance, hopes, forbidden love, self discovery, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 3K
The Guitar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, life is a bitch, road not taken, unfulfillment, romance, estrangement, dealing with death, introspection, guitarist, society, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, couples, looking for love, hopes, romance, love and romance, disability, small town, tragic event, quadriplegic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, buddies, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, introspection, hopes, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, mysterious character, parents and children, family relations, friends, religions or cults, youth, college, friendship, religion, mysterious stranger, discussion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, couples, ambition, romance, love affair, life is a bitch, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, escapades, golden years, parents and children, obsessive quest, hopes, family relations, estrangement, introspection, strong female presence, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Candles on Bay Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: DeeDee returns to her hometown with her 11 year old son, Trooper, 13 years after she ran off with her boyfriend. Her childhood best friend, Sam, is now married and he and his wife, Lydia, are the town's veterinarians. Lydia is a little wary ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, social relations, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch, adoption, single parent, homecoming, couples, small town, unfulfillment, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Sparrows (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who is yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, psychological, talky ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, self discovery, strong female presence, love, mother, dying mother, motherhood, sister sister relationship, parenthood, christmas, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 254
Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, hopes, dealing with death, love and romance, parents and children, follow your dream, coming of age, life is a bitch, rising to stardom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Bird of the Air (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: basset hound, highway, orphan, dog, parrot, self discovery, obsession, bittersweet, couples, romance, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, waitress, bar, romance, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, life is a bitch, hopes, cross country, drifter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, memphis, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 1K
Five (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people's lives.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: coping, terminal illness, life is a bitch, women, breast cancer, destiny, doctor, human spirit, unfulfillment, strong female presence, newlyweds, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 54
Hard Sun (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a young woman assumes primary guardianship of her special needs brother. But as she attempts to balance her new life with her brother and her own blossoming romance, it becomes painfully clear that life will only make ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, youth, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, mentally challenged, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, sibling relationship, loss of parent, child care ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, sexual content, couple relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, health situation, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, cancer, youth, teenager, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, love and romance, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 835
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: couple relations, leaving home, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, fall in love, siblings relations, gender, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%