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Mara Clara The Movie (1996)
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Mara Clara The Movie (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Almira and Susan give birth at the same time in the same hospital. Gary steals the Almira’s newborn child and switches the infant to one of his newborn twins; in revenge to Almira’s decision of rejecting his love for Amanthe’s Gary concocts the wicked plan with his friend, Kardo, a hospital staff in switching the babies. However, one of the twins dies in the process of switching and the Del Valle’s are made to believe that the stillborn child is theirs. Gary then persuades Amanthe to adopt one of his twins to spare Almira from despair and sorrow. Amanthe agrees and for a fee and Gary hands one of his twins to Amanthe. Kardo, feeling remorseful documents every detail of the event on his diary. Susan names her daughter Mara while the Del Valle’s name their child, Clara.
Plot: police, twins, mistress, hospital, kidnapping, birthday, domestic servant, birthday party, diary, ex convict, nurse, rescue, police officer, adopted son, birth, reject, flashback, switched at birth
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out anthology, political drama and silent film films with plots about flashback, love, hospital, infidelity, family relations, sex and extramarital affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Mara Clara The Movie: Red Diaries (2001), Ploning (2008), Don't Give Up On Us (2006), Waves (2015), A Love Story (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The first episode deals about the story of a mistress who is engaged in an extra-curricular activity with her lover's driver. The second story deals about an illicit relationship of a balik-bayan with a seminarian. The third and the most ...
Style: anthology
Plot: wife beater, battered wife, sugar daddy, heart attack, mistress, emergency, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, violence, hospital, female nudity, corrupt cop ...
Place: the philippines
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100%
 5.3
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Ploning (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the picturesque island of Cuyo, Palawan, an illegal Taiwanese fishing vessel docks carrying the fisherman named Muo Sei, a man looking for something or someone with the name Ploning. He has from sunrise to sundown to look for this ...
Plot: paralysis, nurse, dancing, fiesta, missing, spinster, surrogate mother, old house, flashback, ship, cemetery, underwater ...
Place: the philippines
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51%
Don't Give Up On Us (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Abby thinks she has everything under control until her best friend Sabina walks out of her own bridal shower weeks before her marriage to Abby's younger brother Samuel. With a cassette tape left behind by Sabina as her only lead, Abby vows to ...
Plot: guitar, arrest, break up, road trip, best friend, bribery, breakup, wooing, boy meets girl, cabbage, folk singer, singer ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Let's Embrace the Past Once Again (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rod leaves Helen for his career and she falls in love with another. Rod becomes successful and goes back to Helen who obviously still feels strongly for him. An illicit affair ensues.
Plot: female director, architect, baby, lie, kiss, jealousy, gun, infidelity, love triangle, kidnapping, birth, fireworks ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.2
 16
Waves (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Waves is a romantic drama about the intimate relationship between Ross & Sofia - two old friends passionately in love yet life's cultural, geographical, and emotional obstacles get in the way.
Plot: wave, unfulfilled love, relationships, lovers, love, cigarette smoking, drunkenness, beach, surrealism, jealousy, island, dancing ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
En el paraiso no existe el dolor (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a gay man's cathartic one-night immersion in Monterrey's sexual underworld after his lover dies of AIDS.
Plot: mourning, dining hall, nightlife, flashback, gay bar, maid, hustler, ex convict, wealth, gun, gay interest, aids ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, real estate, infidelity, doctors, business trip, mistress, stewardess, airplane stewardess, grief, affair, water skiing ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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All My Life (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sam and Louie meet aboard the Star Cruise. Despite being strangers and complete opposites, with Sam being carefree and Louie being obsessive-compulsive, they become unlikely acquaintances and eventually friends. Both pained on carrying life’s ...
Plot: infidelity, cruise ship, yacht, wedding, anger, opposites attract, heart attack, canceled wedding, family relations, filipino, star crossed lovers, terminal illness ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.4
 136
She's The One (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A television hosts wakes up to her true desires when his best friend's video goes viral.
Plot: best friend, washing clothes, female director, social network, golf, birthday, ice cream, television show, host, rain, bar, tv show ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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This Time (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Childhood friends Coby and Ava, who only see each other during summer vacations. As time passes, the characters develop feelings for each other but having a relationship long-distance is a great challenge for both.
Plot: school, college, summer, campus, love
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Till My Heartaches End (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The moment these two saw each other at the café, they couldn’t take their eyes off each other. Their attraction was apparent and it seemed that destiny brought them together. As they got to know the other better, they found solace and comfort in ...
Plot: boyfriend, destiny, attraction, dormitory, ice cream, meeting, dinner, cousin cousin relationship, traffic, coffee shop, breakup, hopes ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Moment In Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A painter's new muse becomes his nemesis when he discovers her connection to his past.
Plot: violinist, painter, mysterious man, hit by a car, death of mother, cemetery, train station, tomb, birthday party, violin, twin, art exhibition ...
Place: paris france, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I've Fallen for You (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A boy and a girl who have wildly divergent personalities yet share the name, Alex Reyes, decide to team up for a cycling contest. But while female Alex is focused on winning the prize money, male Alex is more concerned with his parents breaking up. ...
Plot: love, bicycle, cosplay, competition, restaurant
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Blue Moon (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Corazon (Boots Anson Roa), an old Filipina who lives in Boston, wrote to each Manuel Pineda in her home a letter. She hopes to find her love again. In the Philippines experiences of the old Manuel Pineda (Eddie Garcia), meanwhile, that he has cancer ...
Plot: nurse, true love, japanese soldier, hopes, pendant, runaway, wedding, father son relationship, dancing, doctor, world war two, rooftop ...
Time: year 1938, 1940s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Will Survive (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four disparate friends one a homosexual strive to be wonderful spouses and parents, yet despite good intentions, they all struggle with personal dramas. While Cynthia and her husband are no longer intimate, Mylene has learned her spouse is sleeping ...
Plot: family relations, adopted son, closeted homosexual, coming out, cybersex, gay interest, gay adoption, based on song, adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, adoption ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ex with Benefits (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Even after their break-up, a couple can't get enough of each other.
Plot: lust, company, past, second chance, job, ex boyfriend, breakup, break up, kiss
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mano Po (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, young Chinese copra trader named Fong-Huan marries Elisa, a young and pretty Filipina. The couples children, Daniel and Linda, were raised in a mixture of Chinese and Filipino-Hispanic tradition. These richly ...
Plot: chinese, interracial romance, flashback, pregnancy, immigrants, birthday, sister sister relationship, kidnapping, family business, patriarch, marriage engagement, biracial ...
Place: the philippines
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In Your Hands (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man from a modest family gets the chance of a lifetime to reveal his hidden talent for piano but can he find the strength and courage to live up to the challenge?
Plot: train station, accident, hospital, police, brother brother relationship, suburbs, parisian suburb, police arrest, piano teacher, flashback, kiss, playing piano ...
Place: paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.5
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In Your Eyes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ciara (Claudine Barretto) is a senior physical therapist who works for a rehabilitation center in the United States. She has devoted her entire life to her younger sister Julia (Anne Curtis) who was left in her care after the untimely demise of ...
Plot: swimming pool, fake marriage, patient, hollywood, jet ski, english teacher, embassy, visa, knee injury, groceries, highway, gunshot ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mrs. Montero's Lover (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A erotic drama chronicles the amorous exploits of a winsome young bride. When her affluent but crippled spouse fails to fulfill her physical desires, she seeks sexual satisfaction outside her marriage by taking a lover. Sunshine Cruz delivers a ...
Plot: impotent husband, tenderness, oral sex, illicit affair, landowner, tv news, blackmail, sex scene, cheating wife, unhappy marriage, country house, female underwear ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Inmate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in two contrasting enivronments that undeline the same premise of imprisonment, Selda tells the story of Rommel (Sid Lucero), a young man who accidentally kills a boy, resulting in his incarceration. Inside the jail, he befriends another inmate, ...
Plot: jail, farmer, female director, male rape, blow job, crying man, gay slur, murder, prison rape, death of child, stabbing, campfire ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 1K
Amarkalam (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Vasu is a tough street crook who lives at a movie theater. One day while transporting the reels of a new film, he clashes with a music student Mohana. Mohana is the daughter of the Police Commissioner, who Tulsidas an ex-gang leader released from ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Love Affair (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Often in the backseat and a second priority to her partner, a lawyer decides to end her relationship and focuses on herself with a help of a man out of her league.
Plot: lawyer, marriage, extramarital affair, love triangle, sex in car, traffic accident, car accident, loss of son, sailing, jealous husband
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Heavenly Touch (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonard (Joash Balejado) is having trouble making ends meet. His mother is suffering from depression, and he and his sister are forced to quit school in order to take care of her. One day, Jonard meets up his friend Rodel (Paolo Serrano), and Rodel ...
Plot: masseur, massage, gay, massage parlor, prison, murder, bare breasts, family relations, spa, sex, drugs, riot ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Moment Once More (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two lovers, who are oceans apart, discover that distance can either make the heart grow fonder or render it numb with grief.
Plot: female director, love, rape, couples, real estate agent, immigrants, bum, migration
Place: the philippines, usa, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Town Whore (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Syota ng Bayan is Tanya Marquez, a bold star who quits showbiz and goes back to her hometown. Finding out that a cement factory is causing a lot of havoc in the environment and in the lives of her town mates, she challenges the incumbent of Mayor ...
Style: political drama
Plot: defeat, mayor, sex, election, erotica, politics, sex in car, actress, director, actor, religion, political candidate ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Only Love (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Billy and Cindy are teeners trapped in the conflicted world of their parents. Two children of two marriages gone sour. Young and confused by the whole situation, they try to look for answers, but the whole business of life is not as simple as it ...
Plot: swamp, doctor, party, radio, book, restaurant, picnic, dating, typewriter, walkie talkie, magic, plastic surgeon ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Christmas in August (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A japanese remake of the South Korean film of the same name
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Rome & Juliet (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rome and Juliet follows the romantic journey and soul mating of two straight women caught in a web of forbidden love. Juliet (a conservative pre-school teacher) is a bride to be who befriends and hires Rome (a liberated businesswoman) as her wedding ...
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Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 68
Rosario (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story and set in one of the most colorful periods in Philippine history, ROSARIO is destined to be a modern masterpiece in Philippine filmmaking. It is a monumental yet intimate portrait of a woman's emancipation and the ...
Style: silent film
Plot: noir, escape, court, feminism, insurance company, hacienda, laundry, wrath, piano, nun, exile, candle ...
Time: 1920s
Place: the philippines, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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