Movies like Love of My Life

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Love of My Life (2017)
 5.2
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Love of My Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: What if you had only five days to figure out... everything.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, emotional, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, husband wife relationship, love triangle, architect, marriage, mother daughter relationship, family home, female protagonist, workplace romance, brain tumor, cheating wife, illness, cheating, adultery, cafe, ex husband ex wife relationship, ex husband, british, loveless marriage, cheating boyfriend, employer employee relationship, middle age romance, middle aged woman, second marriage, kissing ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

Most similar movies to Love of My Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about unfulfillment, friendship, husband wife relationship, couples, mother daughter relationship, terminal illness and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Love of My Life: Stepmom (1998), If I Were You (2012), Steel Magnolias (2012), A Previous Engagement (2008), Terms of Endearment (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 55K
Stepmom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: terminal illness, divorce, parents and children, custody, rebellious daughter, friendship, step parent, family life, human nature, remarry, ego clash, dying woman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
If I Were You (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a woman tries to outwit her husband's sexy young mistress, the unexpected consequences include starring as King Lear in a very amateur production - with the mistress, an aspiring actress, playing The Fool.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, infidelity, life turned upside down, introspection, urban, unfulfillment, unlikely partners, hopes, switching roles, sex addict, disorder, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Steel Magnolias (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, love affair, parents and children, social relations, friendship between women, small town, mother daughter relationship, black cast, beauty salon, society, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Previous Engagement (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, Malta, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Julia Reynolds talks her husband into a family vacation in Malta she has a secret agenda: a date made twenty-five years earlier with her first love.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, family problems, dull life, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, love, soul mate, male female relationship, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, terminal illness, opposites attract, loss of daughter, single mother, astronaut, retired, getting along, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, louisiana, new york, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 2K
The Seagull (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a picturesque lakeside estate, a love triangle unfolds between the legendary diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingénue Nina.
Style: sincere, melancholic, touching, sentimental
Plot: mistress, love triangle, unrequited love, novelist, vanity, mother daughter relationship, romantic rivalry, young woman, male female relationship, based on a novel, nude swimming, unhappy marriage ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 1K
That's Life! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sentimental, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, priest, birthday, fortune teller, family gatherings, unfulfillment, dealing with death, love and romance, death in the family, family life, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Then Came You (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American hypochondriac who is working as a baggage handler is forced to confront his fears when a British teenager with a terminal illness enlists him to help her carry out her eccentric bucket list.
Style: inspirational, sincere, touching, sweet, captivating
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: terminal illness, wish come true, coming of age, airport, hypochondriac, infatuation, love of one's life, friendship, teenager, british
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 14K
Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, satirical, intellectual ...
Plot: blended family, adultery, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, little girl, ex husband ex wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Place: new york, quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Steel Magnolias (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This heart wrenching drama is about a beauty shop, in Louisana owned by Truvy, and the tragedies of all of her clients.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, loss of daughter, parents and children, female friendship, best friends, family problems, friendship, small town life, social relations, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, friendship between women ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, single mother, romance, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Two Thousand and None (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A paleontologist is diagnosed with a fatal brain disease and, rather than falling into a depression, explodes into life.
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, destiny, obsessive quest, couples, tragic hero, self discovery, best friends, sexual relations, life is a bitch, singleness, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tru Confessions (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Trudy Walker hated her life. She thought it was totally messed up until she found out about a contest that could change everything..
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, parents and children, coming of age, youth, estrangement, teenage life, family life, siblings relations, follow your dream, family relations, ambition, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, introspection, couples, family problems, friendship, human nature, battle of the sexes, breakup, intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 108K
Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, melancholic, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, terminal illness, loneliness, supportive friend, human nature, hopes, fighting illness, unfulfilled love, cancer, bonding, coping, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, workplace romance, love affair, office romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: talky, touching, psychological, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, artist, love triangle, husband wife estrangement, sex talk, romance, marital problem, unfulfillment, couple relations, fall in love, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: captivating, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, family relations, eating disorder, gender, society, office, overweight, prejudice, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 444
Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, family relations, starting over, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, eccentric family, small town life, weakness, family life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 354
Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, going straight, couples, looking for love, human nature, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, redemption, addiction, dysfunctional family, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: village, couples, love and romance, village life, unfulfillment, countryside, social relations, father daughter relationship, wedding, storytelling, drink, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 325
Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, divorce, looking for love, love affair, couples, workplace romance, terminal illness, family relations, forbidden love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 22K
You're Not You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama centered on a classical pianist who has been diagnosed with ALS and the brash college student who becomes her caregiver.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, friends, life is a bitch, youth, unfulfillment, teaching the ways of the world, student life, parents and children, family relations, power relations, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A terminally ill single mother is determined to reconcile her splintered family.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, wife husband relationship, terminal illness, japanese woman, small business, diagnosis, husband wife relationship, cancer, terminal cancer, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, single parent, redemption, family relations, alcohol abuse, vacation, hopes, disability, artists and showbiz, misfit, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: painter, crumbling relationship, unfulfillment, village life, friends, breakup, starting over, village, friendship, male friendship, dialogue driven, childhood home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, parents and children, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, siblings relations, single parent, friends, supportive parent, family relations, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family life, family problems, unfulfillment, parents and children, life is a bitch, siblings relations, self discovery, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, family relations, one night stand, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 1K
Okay (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bittersweet comedy with dogma star Paprika Steen in the strong leading role.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, infidelity, estrangement, teenage life, family problems, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, unfulfillment, terminal illness, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%