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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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, twists and turns, life is a bitch, strong female presence, terminal illness, dealing with death, cancer, female protagonist, christian, breast cancer, e mail
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, couples, life is a bitch, family relations and terminal illness mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like 1 Message: Changing Hearts (2002), Not Easily Broken (2009), Lullaby (2014), Pope Dreams (2006), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, best friends, romance, dealing with death, terminal illness, hopes, cancer, hospital, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, love and romance, relationship vs career, couples, hopes, family problems, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, christian, african american protagonist, black cast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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91%
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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, sad
Plot: terminal illness, mercy killing, cancer, estrangement, parents and children, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family problems, estranged family member, death in the family, disease, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.8
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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: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, young lovers, coming of age, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: romance, tragic love, family relations, couples, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, baby born, diary, baby, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: basset hound, bird, orphan, love and romance, self discovery, love affair, romance, hopes, couples, unlikely couple, waitress, library ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic, humorous, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, couple relations, romance, introspection, hopes, christian, religious, belief in god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, couples, bondage, impossible love, destiny, supernatural ability, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: realistic, sentimental, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, self discovery, unfulfillment, destiny, astrologer, love and romance, journey, society, horoscope, nothing goes right, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, talky, serious, gloomy, experimental ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfilled love, couples, couple relations, sexual content, dealing with death, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory, twins, patient, terminal illness, hospital, family problems, couples, family relations, love and romance, hopes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: self discovery, forbidden love, love affair, moral dilemma, hopes, romance, musician's life, love and romance, family relations, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: veterinarian, single parent, adoption, terminal illness, social relations, parents and children, couples, couple relations, homecoming, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shortly after graduating from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Geralyn Lucas lands her dream job working for 20/20. Lucas is then diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27 and has a dilemma - whether to have a lumpectomy ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, humorous, realistic
Plot: breast cancer, human spirit, introspection, chemotherapy, moral dilemma, terminal illness, hopes, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, cancer, female protagonist, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: christian, self discovery, rags to riches, life lesson, wisdom of life, family relations, sent to the past, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, introspection, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The End Is My Beginning (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an extraordinary man who has lived through all is approaching his end, he decides to call his son to join him for the last time at his home in Tuscany. His intention is to share some valuable conversations about his life as a press ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, realistic, talky ...
Plot: elderly, introspection, village, terminal illness, unfulfillment, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, dealing with death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Lost in Time (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sui Wai lost her fiance Ah Man in a car accident. With the obligations of life sitting heavy on her shoulders, she lives on only to find herself confiding in her beloved through a phone call. Dai Fai. a mini-bus driver who witnessed Ah Man's ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: starting over, love affair, fall in love, hopes, workplace, coping, romance, couples, love and romance, bittersweet, workplace romance, bus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, small town, unfulfillment, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, coming of age, dull life, thirtysomething life, small town life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.9
 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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coping, terminal illness, life is a bitch, women, destiny, human spirit, doctor, unfulfillment, newlyweds, strong female presence, death of mother, breast cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 383
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, family, bittersweet, family relations, illness, suicide, cancer, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 36
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: ambition, artists and showbiz, introspection, strong female presence, dancer's life, hopes, women, dancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, self discovery, introspection, strong female presence, mother, love, motherhood, sister sister relationship, dying mother, parenthood, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 4K
Blind (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A novelist is blinded in a car crash that killed his wife and several years later rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, blindness, love and romance, love affair, couples, writer's life, dishonesty, infidelity, blind man, novelist, moral dilemma, blind character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: quadriplegic, self discovery, friendship, starting over, looking for love, romance, hopes, love and romance, disability, couples, small town, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 69
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: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems, youth, brother sister relationship, autism, guardian, child care, sibling relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, religions or cults, family relations, mysterious character, youth, parents and children, friendship, college, christian propaganda, stranger, discussion, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, self discovery, musician's life, one more chance, ambition, showbiz, hip hop, celebrity culture, religions or cults, hopes, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Meet My Valentine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Tom learns that he has terminal brain cancer, he decides to find a replacement husband for his wife and a father to his daughter, before it is too late. Unbeknownst to his wife Valentine, Tom sets up an on-line dating profile for her, and ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love, wife, daughter, cancer, family relations, life is a bitch, couples, fall in love, parents and children, terminal illness, cooking, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Two Against Time (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: cancer, family life, survival, dysfunctional family, race against time, terminal illness, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, rebelliousness, couple relations, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, optimism, life turned upside down, human spirit, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, hopes, journalism, terminal illness, blogger, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%