Movies like Love Matters 2009

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Love Matters (2009)
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Love Matters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Singapore
Story: "Love Matters" is a movie revolving around three main protagonists - 52-year-old Tan Bo Seng, his 17-year-old teenage son Benny and 36-year-old Jeremy, Bo Seng's 'adopted' brother - and their accidental journey in seeking and keeping love and happiness. Bo Seng (Henry Thia) who leads a routine life attempts to revive the passion with his wife Jia Li (Yeo Yann Yann). Jeremy (Jack Lim) lives a colourful life; with "Never to commit" as his motto for love. Benny (Alex Leong) has just started school life and his only distraction is his crush, Jennifer (Natalli) who is his classmate's girlfriend.
Plot: school, heist, teacher, suicide, womanizer, hospital, casanova, midlife crisis, teenage boy, father son relationship, cell phone, bank, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youtube, barbecue, thirty something, karaoke, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, puberty, revenge, urban setting, falling from height, internet chat
Place: malaysia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, touching and realistic films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teacher, hospital, family relations, teenage boy and school mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Love Matters: Day Off (2001), The Teacher (2017), The Teacher (2016), Flower in the Pocket (2007), After Class (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: feel good, touching, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, missing son, rescue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship, interlinked stories, shoplifter, parents ...
Place: brittany
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95%
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The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: teacher, classroom, literature, school, teacher student relationship, teenage boy, teenage love, school principal, student, teaching the ways of the world, selfie, ministry ...
Place: paris france, versailles
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88%
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: touching, melancholic, captivating, tense, non-linear ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, colleague colleague relationship, doctor, female protagonist, boy ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Flower in the Pocket (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two boys, Li Ahh and Li Ohm, grow up motherless. Their father, Sui, is a workaholic who shuts himself out of the world. The boys' quest to reach out to their father leads them to adopt a puppy. But when the animal is sent away for being a ...
Plot: little boy, bully, mannequin, father son relationship, x ray, doctor, drawing, school, punishment, children, lost child, brother brother relationship ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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After Class (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family attempts to work together to support their grandmother during her final days of life.
Plot: girl, half brother half brother relationship, wheelchair, radiation, death of grandmother, bicycle, jewish, grandmother granddaughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, walker, brother in law sister in law relationship, 20 year old ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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64%
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Eighth Grade (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
Style: light, touching, melancholic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: adolescence, teenage girl, social media, friendship, teacher, middle school, youtube, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, teen angst, classmate classmate relationship ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Moonlight in Tokyo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Intellectually impaired he might be, Jun (Leon Lai) is only dumb but not silly. Abandoned by his family on a trip to Tokyo with only a few notes in his pocket, he thinks he has found his guardian angel when he bumps into a former classmate, Hoi ...
Plot: falling from height, porn magazine, bathhouse, sex worker, sex doll, yakuza, runaway, little boy, police, loan shark, revenge, storytelling ...
Place: tokyo
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52%
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 2K
Lemon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his blind girlfriend.
Style: witty, funny, ironic, humorous, dark humor
Plot: blindness, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, audition, self pity, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, marital separation, acting class, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, frustration, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, tibet, israel, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Panchathantiram (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ram is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a prostitute Maggie, but things go wrong and the men are stuck with a dead body and a ...
Plot: friend, murder, airplane hijack, pilot, dysfunctional marriage, womanizer, faked death, marriage, prostitute, misunderstanding, airplane, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Seven and a Half (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sedam I Po is a Serbian movie. Seven stories from the hood that connects the leitmotif of the seven deadly sins, in a comic way of treating everyday life if Belgrade people, possessed by it's own small weaknesses. Tthey do not hesitate to go ...
Plot: lust, revenge, hare krishna, seven deadly sins, staircase, hospital, husband wife relationship, anger, profanity, gluttony, fake illness, video tape ...
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45%
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Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, guru, rebelliousness, introspection, family in crisis, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
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Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, teenage girl, drawing, tv show, parent, female nudity, blackboard, teenager, teacher, teenage boy, photographer, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Teacher from Vigevano (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Primary school teacher Mr. Mombelli, nevertheless satisfied with his life, is driven by his wife to resign and starting a new activity. He invest all his goodwill setting up a footwear little factory. But after some time, unexpectedly, a financial ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: classroom, nightmare, unfaithful wife, loss of wife, dream, humiliation, extramarital affair, surrealism, school, entrepreneur, taxes, shoes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, hopes, youth, family problems, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Carriers Are Waiting (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, surreal, humorous
Plot: satire, family relations, obsession, parents and children, midlife crisis, journalism, factory, surrealism, absurdism, rainstorm, contest, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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881 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Singapore
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two Singaporean girls join together to form the Papaya Sisters, a getai group that sings at performances during the seventh lunar month. Big Papaya is estranged from her mother, who disapproves of her performances, whilst Little Papaya is an orphan ...
Plot: twin, female bonding, duo, mother daughter relationship, temple, singer, kitsch, goddess, mute, chinese, sabotage, gay interest ...
Place: singapore, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Jack the Dog (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack is a successful photographer who has always been a womanizer. But at one point in his life he wants to settle down. He marries Faith and together they have a son, Sam. But things aren't working out that well as the two, due to Jack's ...
Plot: obsession, child custody, single father, photographer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, arrested development, hollywood, remarry, autobiography, seduction, coffin ...
Place: london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
This Crazy Heart (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When 30-ish rich kid Lenny has to take care of 15-year-old David, who’s suffering from heart disease, it’s the beginning of a wild adventure. Lenny fearlessly breaks all the rules to fulfill his young friend’s every wish.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, feel good, sincere, touching
Plot: nouveau riche, heart disease, teenage boy, friendship between men, father son conflict, ambulance, father son relationship, male friendship, birthday, drunk driving, punishment, hospital ...
Place: munich germany, berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
God Send Me a Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stage play about a young lady in her 20's who keeps dating the wrong men, her friends and family try to make her see what she's doing wrong but she learns on her own that that the man she really needed was right in front of her the whole ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, young lovers, couples, midlife crisis, suburbs, youth, society, womanizer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prayer, christian, play ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 36K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, depression, family relations, family, mental illness, neighbor, dying, nursing, parents and children, siblings relations, responsibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Don't Tell Papa (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about a third-rate DJ who finds his relationship with his young son rapidly deteriorating.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, fight, hospital, childbirth, erection, wedding, transvestite, male nudity, dancer, nightclub, high school, corporal punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 11K
The D Train (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With his 20th reunion looming, Dan can’t shake his high school insecurities. In a misguided mission to prove he’s changed, Dan rekindles a friendship with the popular guy from his class and is left scrambling to protect more than just his ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, high school reunion, party, reunion, teenage boy, high school, employer employee relationship, obsession, midlife crisis, eavesdropping, low self esteem, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's the winter of 1935 and Max Brown is newly arrived in Willowgreen, Saskatchewan - a rural Canadian prairie town - on his first teaching job in a one room schoolhouse. He quickly realizes that this is not his dream situation: the winter is ...
Plot: great depression, teacher, prairie, isolation, canadian, schoolhouse, drawing, marriage, meeting, male in bathtub, train, world war one veteran ...
Time: year 1935
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, student, coming of age, remote control, lie, drinking, friendship, female director, notebook ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Working Girls (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: GMA Films and Viva Films are releasing a sequel to the 25-year old iconic sexy comedy film and they are calling it Working Girls 2010. The movie will include in the cast four of the original lead stars namely Maria Isabel Lopez, Gina Pareno, Carmi ...
Plot: working woman, career woman, female protagonist, facebook, cell phone, metro, washing machine, company, feminism, laundry, alarm clock, morning ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Best Intentions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New feature film by Gilles Legrand
Plot: male nudity, condom, playing a video game, apartment, husband wife conflict, teacher, funeral, humanitarian, taking a photograph, christmas, driving lesson, bicycle ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Just Follow Law (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A freak accident causes a blue collar worker (Gurmit Singh) and his supervisor (Fann Wong) to swap souls.
Plot: social satire, heart attack, mental institution, father daughter relationship, supermarket, bathing, piano, credit card, exhibitionist, mother daughter relationship, hit by a car, soul transference ...
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Murder to Go (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The plot takes place in Zagreb and follows the clumsy and clueless geography teacher Kazimir through tumultuous changes in his life. After being fired from school, his wife dumps him for the school principal, leaving him to deal with debts. Kazimir ...
Plot: professor, teacher, sister, telekinesis, brother, funeral, grandmother, love, murder, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Boundaries (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Single mom Laura, along with her awkward 14 year-old son Henry is forced to drive Jack, her estranged, care-free pot dealing father across country after he's kicked out of yet another nursing home.
Style: sincere, humorous, light, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: marijuana, road trip, estranged father, grandfather grandson relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, single mother, dating, dog, boy, school ...
Place: california, seattle washington, san francisco, los angeles, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, affair, sexual relations, youth, friends, strong sexual content, couples, love triangle, forbidden love, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%