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Headfirst (2012)
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Headfirst (2012)
Original name: La tête la première
Genre: Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zoé decides to hit the road to approach a writer she admires (played by the French director Jacques Doillon). She believes that a road trip might give purpose to her life. On the way, she meets Adrien, a young comedian. Intrigued by her elusive personality, he decides to follow her.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, on the road, self discovery, youth, romance, love and romance, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, cross country, love triangle, dancing, female nudity, running, jealousy, kiss, hitchhiking, car driving, ice cream, female director, lesbian kiss, beer drinking
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, youth, romance, teenage love, teenage life, couples and coming of age mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Headfirst: Puppylove (2013), Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010), Just About Love? (2007), Christmas (2009), Romance of Their Own (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Puppylove (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, teenage life, youth, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, sex scene, romance, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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95%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
72%
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Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young lovers, youth, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, introspection, family problems, friends, self discovery, love and romance, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Romance of Their Own (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Han-kyung a rustic girl, comes to town to live with her mom. Attracted to her pure charm, the most popular guys Hae-won and Tae-sung come up to fight each other. But Tae- sung has a fatal secret not to love her. Their sad love triangle makes ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, love triangle, teenage love, social relations, ego clash, love and romance, youth, romance, rivalry, moral dilemma, wooing, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
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66%
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Geronimo (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: South of France. In the sultry August heat, Geronimo, a young social educator, tries to ease tensions between the youngsters of the St Pierre neighborhood. The mood changes when Nil Terzi, a teenage girl of Turkish origin, flees an arranged ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, romantic
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, rebellion, love and romance, society, youth, rivalry, hopes, dedicated educator, world, runaway bride, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
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LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, high school, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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61%
The Empty Hours (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The second film from Aarón Fernández is a Spain-Mexico-France co-production already screened as part of Films in Progress at the 60th edition of the Festival. On the desolate coast of Veracruz, young Sebastián, 17, has to run his uncle's ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, seduction, seaside, motel, couples, bittersweet, innocence lost, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ten Winters (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy, Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Born of a chance meeting in Venice, Silvestro and Camilla's rocky romance unfolds over 10 winters as new lovers come and go but they are eternally thrust back into one another's arms.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: college life, friendship, youth, love and romance, love, unfulfilled love, friends, winter, university, male female relationship, star crossed lovers, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 ⇓
57%
The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, coming of age, romance, youth, love affair, lesbian relationship, follow your dream, fall in love, countryside, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Americano (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Americano" centres around Chris McKinley (Jackson), a recent college graduate backpacking through Europe who savours his last three days of freedom before boarding the career fast track back in the United States. In Pamplona with two ...
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: self discovery, youth, romance, love and romance, introspection, on the road, college graduate, hopes, travel, coming of age, road not taken, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, reunion, teenage love, friends, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, sex scene, jealousy, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
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Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, self discovery, teenage love, addiction, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, coming of age, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, university, youth, love and romance, young lovers, romance, couples, student life, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, teenage life, countryside, parents and children, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 15
Lili Rose (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Worker or poker player, Samir and Xavier live from day to day. Bright young woman and future bride, Liza has a future all traced. They and she find themselves by chance for a weekend for a stay as unlikely as initiative.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, touching
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), seaside, poker player, love, meeting, love and romance, male female relationship, romance, on the road, working class, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 247
Finn's Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Finn Jeffries plays a new stepmother to her deceased lover's daughter Zelly. She also took over her lover's abortion clinic that is being protested by increasingly violent "pro-lifer's". The movie covers, teenage angst, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, youth, hopes, romance, family relations, teenage life, family life, parents and children, human spirit, rebelliousness, bittersweet, clinic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, tragic hero, parents and children, true love, family relations, young lovers, tragic love, couples, romance, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.
Style: emotional, realistic, uplifting, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, self discovery, starting over, on the road, haunted by the past, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, youth, unlikely partners, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Breaking Upwards (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, romance, breakup, hopes, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, battle of the sexes, young lovers, crumbling marriage, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, romance, friendship, friends, best friends, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Inertia (2001)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joseph is in love with Laura. Laura is in love with Bruce. Bruce is in love with Alex. Alex is in love with Joseph. While a mysterious germ in the water supply threatens the population of Winnipeg, Canada, four love-struck individuals struggle with ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, gender, male female relationship, gay interest, urban setting, boyfriend, ratings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
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The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, lovers reunited, couples, family relations, social misfits, love and romance, gender, jealousy, unfulfillment, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 138
I'm Yours (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A road movie romance that conjures a heady concoction of free love and end of the world conspiracy.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, romantic
Plot: on the road, unlikely couple, self discovery, romance, love and romance, bittersweet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, sent to the past, introspection, destiny, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, rags to riches, billionaire, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 505
Madly in Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A frank and funny romantic comedy set in Antwerp, filmed in a quirkily inventive style, Madly in Love has a lot to say about human relationships. It focuses on the four women of the Miller family: teen daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara ...
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, family life, teenage love, couple relations, couples, teenage life, parents and children, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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Ashamed (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Arts professor Jung Ji Woo is searching for a nude model for a video clip that will be played at her exhibition. When Hee-jin, one of her students, recommends Yoon Ji Woo for the job, the three woman head to the beach to shoot the video. As they ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, surreal, sentimental, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, self discovery, introspection, coming of age, gender, couples, beach, youth, lesbian, storytelling, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Summer Rain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale charting the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, buddies, obsession, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, coming of age, romance, youth, society, friends, female masturbation ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%