Movies like For Love's Sake

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For Love's Sake (2012)
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For Love's Sake (2012)
Original name: 愛と誠
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Troubled high school student Makoto arrives in Tokyo to exact revenge from a past incident. He then falls in love at first sight with Ai (Emi Takei), a daughter raised in a wholesome family. Around Makoto and Ai are Iwashimizu (Takumi Saito), who has feelings for Ai and Gamuko (Sakura Ando), a gang member who eyes Makoto.
Style: light, sincere, touching, captivating, sentimental, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, romance, fall in love, youth, opposites attract, gang, social differences, society, high school, impossible love, graphic violence, love and romance, high school life, juvenile delinquency, unlikely couple, love, teenager, fight, violence, tough guy, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, schoolgirl, teenage boy, brawl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, youth, couples, opposites attract and teenage life mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like For Love's Sake: Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010), Leila (2010), Bollywood Queen (2002), London Paris New York (2012), Grease Live! (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, teenage love, love triangle, self discovery, fall in love, social relations, youth, amnesia, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, japan, asia
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95%
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Leila (2010)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A musical centered on the romance between a wealthy slacker and an Arab law student.
Style: emotional, sentimental, romantic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, young lovers, love affair, romance, couples, fall in love, culture clash, youth, society, love triangle, rich and poor, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Bollywood Queen (2002)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A cross cultural romance set in London's East End about a young girl of Indian heritage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, society, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, social differences, teenage love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, england, east end london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
London Paris New York (2012)
Genre: Romance
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: London Paris New York is a film that captures the angst of the twenties, the most dramatic period of one's life - when you have to find a career, you have your first significant relationship and most importantly form your identity in this ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, youth, couples, lovers apart, social differences, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, young lovers, punjab, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, captivating, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, high school life, friends, teenage love, coming of age, youth, singing, opposites attract, live broadcast, dance contest, teen romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, heartache, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Three Steps Over Heaven (2004)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A bad boy and a socialite girl hook-up.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teen romance, opposites attract, teenage love, best friend, first love, youth, virgin, forbidden love, private school, romance, cigarette smoking, friendship ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
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67%
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Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teen romance, teenagers, teenage life, terminal illness, high school, romance, love, youth, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, youth, misfit, teenage life, high school life, friendship, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, young lovers, love affair, teenage life, love triangle, couples, youth, romance, tragic love, fall in love, opposites attract, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, social differences, single parent, romance, mexican american, travel, society, mariachi, incident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Grease (1978)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: opposites attract, makeover, teenage love, graduation, coming of age, first love, jealousy, dating, street gang, gossip, school dance, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, romance, young lovers, society, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, romance, love and romance, first love, true love, teen romance, fall in love, terminal illness, youth, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, friendship, family relations, couples, love affair, parents and children, social differences, bollywood, love triangle, family in crisis, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Just About Love? (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: End of High School, Beginning of Summer. A group of friends spend most of their time together, but little do they know that each and everyone of them has set their mind on pursuing one goal, the goal of every teenager : doing it for the first time. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friends, best friends, love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, looking for sex, teenager, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Overnight (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend on Valentine's Day, Jenny (Rachel Blanchard) shares a red-eye flight from Los Angeles to New York with a love-damaged group of passengers-- a pilot with anger management issues (Anthony LaPaglia), some ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: airplane, romance, fall in love, opposites attract, professor, couples, friendship, society, profanity, sexual content, stewardess, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Princess & the Barrio Boy (2000)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager who dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer has a romance with a boy from the wrong side of town.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, romantic, realistic
Plot: swimming, opposites attract, teenage life, social differences, fall in love, youth, society, romance, hopes, couples, family relations, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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We Love! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, contemplative, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: japanese school, teenage girl, teenager, neighbor, japanese teenager, slender attractive woman, classmate, japanese schoolgirl, high school, shyness, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sexy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, first sex, first love, youth, love and romance, virgin, romance, high school, love, virginity, teenagers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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41%
My First Time (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zachary is 20 years old. Dark and independent, he collects amorous conquests and school failure. Sarah is 18 years old. First class, fragile, she fills her emotional gaps with perfect control of his life. Nothing should close and yet, the year of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, high school hunk, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, first love, love and romance, virginity, virgin, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Playful Kiss (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
TV show
Story: Playful Kiss is a 2010 South Korean romantic-comedy television series, starring Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong. It aired on MBC from September 1 to October 21, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is based on the Japanese ...
Style: light, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage love, first love, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, arrogance, love and romance, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, couples, teenage life, romance, young lovers, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Falling Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, unlikely couple, opposites attract, teenage life, fall in love, love affair, friendship, couples, juvenile delinquency, on the run, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dasepo Naughty Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the popular Internet novel, the film takes place in a school renowned for its sexual aberrations. The student body is comprised of sexually ambiguous teenagers, and the student president and vice-present flaunt their taste for S&M. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, s&m, transsexual, poverty, friends, love and romance, society, youth, high school life, lifestyle, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Liar and His Lover (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set within music field, this film depicts a love story between a 25-year-old sound engineer and 16-year-old high school student Riko, who posessess a gifted voice. 25-year-old sound engineer Aki is a member of popular band "Crude Play," ...
Style: light, romanticism, sincere, romantic, sentimental
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: composer, musician, hidden identity, forbidden love, teenage love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, paparazzi, japanese teenager, teenage life, age difference, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Loving Hurts You (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: teenage love, forbidden love, social differences, against the odds, society, young lovers, youth, romance, family problems, parents and children, fall in love, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Grease 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. Michael Carrington is the new kid in school - but he's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: motorcycle, high school, opposites attract, rivalry, talent show, cinderella story, gang, coming of age, misfit, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
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Butterfly Man (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK, Thailand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adventure/romance about an English backpacker whose world falls apart when he meets and falls in love with a beautiful girl on an exotic Thai island.
Style: sentimental, romantic, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, society, romance, island, breakup, vacation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, rich man poor woman, cinderella story, teenage love, social differences, youth, romance, rich and poor, opposites attract, friendship, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%