Movies like Let's Embrace the Past Once Again

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Let's Embrace the Past Once Again (1983)
Let's Embrace the Past Once Again (1983)
Original name: Minsan Pa Nating Hagkan Ang Nakaraan
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, christmas, pregnancy, new year, passion, abduction, family relations, love triangle, hospital, kidnapping, past, gun, baptism, jealousy, office, architect, baby, lie, infidelity, coffee, drunkard, kiss, car accident, furniture, volkswagen ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines

Most similar movies to Let's Embrace the Past Once Again

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about female director, love triangle, infidelity, family relations, kiss, love and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Let's Embrace the Past Once Again: Blue Moon (2006), Marriage? (1980), Midnight Passion (1983), The Seventies (2002), The Heart of Me (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: true love, nurse, japanese soldier, road trip, doctor, father son relationship, best friend, separation, wedding, reading a letter, evacuation, pendant ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938
Place: boston
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Marriage? (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Laurice Guillen's debut film, about a young couple about to get married.
Plot: female director, loss of virginity, picnic, cemetery, disco, swimming, sibling rivalry, drinking, hotel, beach, sunset, first love ...
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Midnight Passion (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: About a woman who changes personality to please the man she's with, and about the man who brings her sexuality to full bloom.
Plot: model, female director, bank, women, dirty old man, bribe, bathroom, photographer, s&m, murder, bank manager, bank clerk ...
Place: the philippines
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 7.2
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The Seventies (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.
Plot: torture, martial law, mother
Place: the philippines
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
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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: sex in car, sex, defeat, actress, election, politics, mayor, director, actor, erotica, religion, political candidate ...
Place: the philippines
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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: filipino, infidelity, star crossed lovers, singing, anger, opposites attract, wedding, yacht, family relations, cruise ship, canceled wedding, heart attack ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: A young man has an innate love for music that is being thwarted by a domineering father who wants him to become a biologist. Just as he is trying to come to grips with this contradiction, he meets a married woman visiting a friend of his and the two ...
Plot: inspiration, morning, christmas, coming of age, ambition, kite, dating, illicit affair, car, guitar, biology, musician ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Popoy and Basha had been together forever. Their love story began when they first met as students at university. They had been inseparable and did everything together—eating, studying and attending parties. However, Popoy's incessant planning ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: love, chance, new life, regret, longing, breakup, romance, couples, breaking up with girlfriend, society, female director, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
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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 ...
Plot: twins, birthday, jealous lover, domestic servant, reject, switched at birth, police officer, birth, kidnapping, rescue, police, birthday party ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
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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, ...
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Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, break up, kiss, ex boyfriend, breakup, job, second chance, past, company
Place: the philippines
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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: marriage, extramarital affair, lawyer, traffic accident, sex in car, love triangle, sailing, loss of son, car accident, jealous husband
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 6.3
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Furniture supplier Ram is happily married to Charmaine. One day, Ram lands a big client, a new luxury resort. But he needs the help of Kara, the daughter of the owner of the resort, to finalize the deal. Kara's help, however, comes with a ...
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Country: Philippines
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Country: Philippines
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33%
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