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The Portrait (2017)
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The Portrait (2017)
Original name: Ang Larawan
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A musical tale about two impoverished sisters' anguish over whether or not to sell the final masterpiece of their recluse father days before the second world war, in Manila.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, twists and turns, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: bourgeoisie, love interest, love, friendship, sister sister relationship, betrayal, intrigue, romantic obsession, young man, social issues, world war two, politics, deception, greed, tradition, filipino, party, family relations, lovers, journalist, church, house, singing, villain, cooking ...
Time: 1940s
Place: manila philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, captivating and realistic films with plots about love, friendship, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Portrait: The Significant Other (2018), Star Without Sparkle (1985), Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005), Ram & Leela (2013), Cherished Memories (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Significant Other (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Directed by Joel Lamangan, “The Significant Other” follows the story of a rising fashion model (Erich Gonzales) who catches up and becomes BFFs with her catwalk idol (Lovi Poe). But all hell breaks lose when they realize that they are in love ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, ambition, husband wife relationship, class differences, betrayal, family relations, infidelity, secret, friendship, femme fatale, intrigue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Star Without Sparkle (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful ...
Plot: tyrant, deception, death of mother, hypocrite, headphones, intrigue, fame, forgiveness, compassion, separation, fanatic, love triangle ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, chase, social differences, woman in danger, couple relations, political unrest, fall in love, family relations, society, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 19K
Ram & Leela (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in violent times.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, wooing, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, accidental killing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Cherished Memories (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Raj Singh Puri has a very wealthy friend in Lalit Kumar Malhotra, and his wife, Nalini. After the passing away of his wife, Shalini, Raj has become more dependent on the Malhotras, and they have offered him support and solace in his time of need. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, young lovers, siblings relations, fall in love, parents and children, bollywood, win over, romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, materialism, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
I Won't Let You Down (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "FRIENDS...THREE YEARS LATER" School is finally out. Valle and Quimi, a couple since childhood, decide to celebrate with their gang on a trip to the coast. They feel free and swear that they will always be together. But three years later, ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: mafia, friendship, love interest, love, sex, money, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, disabled person, explosion, disco, prostitute ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
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My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: first love, teenage love, friendship, male female friendship, love, young love, friendship between teens, youth, fall in love, school, classmate, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 187
Tango Bar (1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Argentina, Puerto Rico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After many years, Ricardo and Antonio, two former partners, will reunite in their Tango Bar in Buenos Aires. Ricardo, the partner still owning the bar, reminiscences the days of their old show "Esto es Tango" while waiting for Antonio.
Style: realistic, serious, anthology
Plot: love triangle, politics, reunion, friendship, political unrest, world, latin, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, state affairs, love and romance, folk hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, captivating, sentimental, touching
Plot: male female relationship, military officer, actress, widow, love, world war two, friendship, love and romance, family relations, aerial bombardment, nurse, doctor ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 41
In Your Eyes (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ciara (Claudine Barretto) is a senior physical therapist who works for a rehabilitation center in the United States. She has devoted her entire life to her younger sister Julia (Anne Curtis) who was left in her care after the untimely demise of ...
Style: serious, romantic, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, sister sister relationship, fake marriage, student, love, immigrants, groceries, internet cafe, photo studio, cigarette smoking, jet ski, x ray ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 225
Postcard (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Toward the end of World War II, middle-aged soldier Keita is entrusted with a postcard from a comrade who is sure he will die in battle. After the war ends, Keita visits his comrade's wife Yuko and bears witness to the tragic life she has led. ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: love, world war two, widow, suicide, fall in love, soldier, life is a bitch, passionate kiss, suicide attempt, exotic dancer, letter
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lovesick (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 30-something man between relationships must move quick when an exciting new woman enters his life.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: love interest, painter, breakup, alcoholics anonymous, ex girlfriend, wedding, bruise, break up, sleeping on a couch, eviction notice, wedding invitation, smoking pot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 1K
Listen to Me (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It was the best time of their lives. A kid from Oklahoma. An immigrant's daughter. A senator's son, a society girl, and a college professor with a dream. They had one thing in common...the will to win. A group of college debaters learn ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, college life, politics, opposites attract, college, love, ambition, society, hopes, power relations, social relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Etiquette for Mistresses (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story and friendship of five wealthy and successful women Georgia, Chloe, Stella, Charley, and the newest in the group Ina. The four older women take Ina under their wing as they teach her the "rules" in their "secret" world. ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: love triangle, mistress, paranoia, husband wife relationship, politics, deception, politician, friendship between girls, betrayal, jealousy, feud, businesswoman ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 134
Villa Touma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three unmarried aristocratic Christian sisters from Ramallah have shut themselves in their villa clinging desperately to their former glory, until their orphan niece, Badia, walks into their life and turns their world upside down.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, confined, isolation, wartime life, bittersweet, family in crisis, sister sister relationship, orphan, women, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, royal family, infidelity, sister, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, intrigue, love and romance, blind ambition, rise to the top, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Flowing Waves (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After a difficult romance in a class-divided society, the love birds find out marriage is not what they thought it would be.
Style: sincere, romantic, touching, serious
Plot: social differences, family disapproval, coma, love, infatuation, troubled marriage, car accident, hit and run, love affair, love and romance, secret marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Strait Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1943 and Taiwan is under Japanese colonization. After finishing his studies in Japan, famous Taiwanese sculptor and painter Ching-Cheng Huang receives an offer to teach in Beiping Art School. He decides to visit friends and family back ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: painter, sculptor, historical event, painting, death, tragic event, world war two, japanese occupation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pianist, ship, illness ...
Time: year 1943
Place: japan, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, emotional
Plot: love and romance, island, lovers apart, love triangle, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love, marriage, cheating wife, forbidden love, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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West of Her (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dan signs on to travel with a mysterious stranger named Jane, laying cryptic tiles in the roads of cities across America. As they argue over what the tiles mean, they come to realize that it's up to each of us to answer the questions that haunt ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sincere, serious, romantic ...
Plot: road trip, summer romance, love interest, stranger, grand canyon, orphan, tent
Place: memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Friends (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Friends is a 2001 Tamil movie starring Vijay, Surya, Ramesh Khanna, Devayani, Abhinyashree, Vijayalakshmi, Sriman and Vadivelu. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film by the same name with actors Mukesh, ...
Style: captivating, touching, romantic
Plot: friendship, betrayal by friend, love triangle, love, unrequited love, deception, secret, friends falling out, coma, falling off a cliff, dog, ladder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, captivating, touching
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, love, romance, couples, hospital, hopes, friendship, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug use, drug addiction, love, father son relationship, politics, friendship, drug rehab, family relations, society, love and romance ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 10K
Lust Stories (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An anthology of four stories that sheds light on modern relationships from the viewpoint of the Indian woman.
Style: anthology, touching, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, parents and children, college, betrayal, family relations, dishonesty, friendship, fall in love, family, disorder, danger, youth ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emma Reynolds returns to Oliver's Well to celebrate Christmas for the last time with her siblings in the home they grew up in. After their parents recently passed, the siblings reluctantly agree to sell the family home on Honeysuckle Lane after ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas movie, family home, childhood memory, sister sister relationship, childhood flashback, love, romance, family relations, fall in love, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
For the Hopeless Romantic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A student writer struggles to find a happy ending for her romantic story when her own real life romance falls apart.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tragic love, betrayal, infidelity, dark secret, intrigue, breakup, novelist, group of friends, writing, college student, gymnasium ...
Place: the philippines, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of the wealthy Makioka family from Osaka, and draws a parallel ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, romance, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations, working class, forces of nature, world war two, couples, family problems, matchmaking, nubile woman ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
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The Big Party (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1942, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a casino is organizing a farewell party for its patrons, since it's about to be turned into a US military base. The guests drink, seduce and gossip, but some also plot against each other.
Plot: palace, party, father son relationship, politics, fascism, businessman, citizenship, dancing, love, marriage engagement, poet, district attorney ...
Time: 1940s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 28K
Love Stories (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with Ishika; while another male student is hopelessly in love ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: discipline, boss, forbidden love, friendship, tradition, against the rules, true love, fall in love, love affair, teenage life, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%