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The Hired Heart (1997)
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The Hired Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small-town, country doctor has been a widow for two years but is still in love with her dead husband, Michael. Despite the best efforts of her father in law to marry her off to the local eligible bachelors, she still remains so. The week-long county fair is approaching and her father in law traps her into an unfair deal involving the feeding of her bull and her attendance at the fair with a suitable escort. She decides to call his bluff by hiring a male escort to attend the fair as her lover. However, things don't go quite according to plan as he smells a rat and investigates the new boyfriend and even worse the escort starts to fall in love with her!
Plot: love, escort, composer, doctor, bull, father daughter relationship, widow, small town

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, touching, sincere and realistic films with plots about love, small town, father daughter relationship, doctor, family relations, romance and fall in love mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Hired Heart: The Christmas Cure (2017), The Tomorrow Man (2019), Honeyglue (2015), Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002), The Last Face (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Christmas Cure (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A doctor returns home for Christmas to find that her father has decided to retire from his own practice. After reuniting with her high school sweetheart, she wonders if she should stay and take over her father's practice.
Style: entertaining, humorous, romantic, light, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: doctor, christmas, getting home, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, small town, happy ending, father daughter relationship, christmas eve, romance, second chance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Tomorrow Man (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost ...
Plot: loss of child, love, survivalist, calling parent by first name, father son relationship, widow, thanksgiving dinner
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, husband wife relationship, gender identity, bisexual, mother daughter relationship, wedding, hospital, husband and wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath (Prakash Raj) is a millionaire whose daughter is Anjali (Shriya Saran). Vishwanath loves his daughter very much. So much that he even buys her an Icecream Parlor when his daughter asks him for an ice cream. What Vishwanath expects is a ...
Plot: domineering father, love, beggar, arranged marriage, father daughter relationship, office
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Last Face (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Miguel, a heroic Spanish doctor, puts himself in harm's way to deliver medical treatment to the victims of military uprisings in Africa.
Style: emotional, serious, intense, suspense, non-linear
Plot: doctor, love, shooting, riot, social problems, life is a bitch, civil war, wounded, pregnant woman, shot in the head, refugee camp, pregnant ...
Time: year 2003, year 1982, year 2014
Place: africa, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dark Victory (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.
Plot: terminal illness, doctor, doctor patient relationship, friendship between women, marriage, dying young, anger, love, producer, female friendship, brain tumor
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, love, father daughter relationship, acceptance, husband wife relationship, friendship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, religion, change, gay, death
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragedy, father son relationship, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father son relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, shakespeare, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, christmas, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, family relations, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, small town life, mallet, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nallavanuku Nallavan (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Nallavanuku Nallavan is a Tamil film, directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film is a remake of the 1982 Superhit Kannada film Jeevana Chakra that starred Vishnuvardhan and Raadhika Sarathkumar in main roles.
Plot: father daughter relationship, rags to riches, marriage, love, criminal, factory, moral transformation, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
Plot: church, couples, addiction, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Sally (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Jack is driving aimlessly on a road to nowhere with his imaginary girlfriend, Sally, when he meets Beth. The duo becomes a trio when escaped mental patient Bugs, also fixated on an imaginary woman named Sally, finds himself along for the ride with ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, touching, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: love, doctor patient relationship, mental illness, doctor, nurse, mental institution, medication, road trip, abuse, sexual abuse, cigarette smoking, camping ...
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 1K
Forever Lulu (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schizophrenic romantic tracks down her college sweetheart to help her find their son she gave up for adoption sixteen years ago to the dismay of his new wife.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the road, lovers reunited, couple relations, love and romance, lost love, kidnapping, adoption, misfit, romance, parents and children, mental illness, screwball ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Our Souls at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower, have lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbour.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: widower, widow, neighbor, loneliness, old age, couple relations, new life, intimacy, small town, grandparent grandchild relationship, night, netflix ...
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: touching, emotional, sexual, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love, forbidden love, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, love affair, father daughter relationship, couples, tragic love, lust, desire ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jawan Muhabat (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Dr. Sarin lives with his wife, Sunita, young daughter, Rekha, and his brother, Rajesh. Rajesh is an eligible bachelor, and on the lookout for a life-partner with a view of marriage.
Plot: injured child, ex convict, maid, adultery, blackmail, cigarette lighter, doctor, friend, love
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: sincere, touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, youth, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, bittersweet, fall in love, store ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
We Are the Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A doctor and a photo-journalist try to help famine victims in Africa.
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Place: ethiopia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Christmas Everlasting (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey will be made partner after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, atmospheric
Plot: holiday, love interest, christmas movie, small town, niece, christmas, romance, love, couples, homecoming, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 11K
Wild (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Although Parsha is the cricket team captain and the brightest student in his year, the beautiful and confident Aarchi is out of his reach. She belongs to a higher caste, her family is rich, and her father is a kingpin in local politics. But Aarchi ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, romantic
Plot: teenage love, rebelliousness, forbidden love, love, teenage boy, young love, small town, politician, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love You Like Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maddie, a high-powered marketing executive, is on her way to a client’s wedding but her plans are derailed by car trouble. When a fork in the road leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas, an unexpected encounter and a group of ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: car breakdown, single father, holiday, small town, christmas, unlikely couple, opposites attract, father daughter relationship, happy ending, male female relationship, fall in love, christmas spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Valentino Returns (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film successfully reaches its target of depicting components of small town life in the city of Stockton and its environs, where most of the filming took place. Set in the mid-1950s, the work stars Frederic Forrest and Veronica Cartwright as a ...
Plot: scandal, sermon, father daughter relationship, sex in car, slice of life, husband wife relationship, best friend, small town, caught having sex, coming of age, cruising, failed marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, guitar, homosexual, impossible love, eternal love
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bless the Woman (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War... A very young girl, Vera, falls madly in love with an older military officer who is visiting from out of town. She leaves her home and family to live with him in various ...
Style: disturbing, sentimental, captivating, touching
Plot: military officer, actress, widow, male female relationship, world war two, love, friendship, love and romance, family relations, nurse, doctor, card playing ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, farm, widow, couple relations, friends, couples, small town life, small town, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s, 50s, 20s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 204
Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, male female relationship, death in childbirth, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, small town, funeral, wedding, father daughter relationship, death, ghost ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Orpheus Descending (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, passion, male female relationship, age difference, adultery, death, extramarital affair, love, sex, lust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 652
Anything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, a man moves from Mississippi to a run-down Hollywood apartment, where he meets someone new.
Plot: lgbt, love, male nudity, brother sister relationship, insurance agent, beach, apartment, loss of wife, widower, skinny dipping, moving, suicide attempt ...
Place: los angeles, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%