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Boys Over Flowers Returns (2007)
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Boys Over Flowers Returns (2007)
Original name: 花より男子 ~リターンズ~
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Hana Yori Dango Returns is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2007. It is the sequel to 2005 Hana Yori Dango TV series, based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio, and followed by movie adaptation Hana Yori Dango Final.
Style: twists and turns, sentimental, romantic, humorous, comic, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: school, youth, couple relations, injustice, love and romance, fall in love, friends, teenage girl, beating, brutality, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary
Place: japan

Most similar movies to Boys Over Flowers Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and humorous films and TV series with plots about love and romance, youth, friends, friendship, fall in love, teenage life and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Boys Over Flowers Returns: Young Americans (2000), Recovery Road (2016), School 2017 (2017), Happyland (2014), Hollywood Heights (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, high school, romance, social differences, rich and poor, love and romance, teenage life, rich man poor woman, opposites attract, high school life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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100%
Young Americans (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, cross dressing, school, student life, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, gender, scout, summer school, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Recovery Road (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school life, addiction, youth, best friends, hopes, alcohol, drug abuse, teenage life, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, recovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, singleness, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, support group, best friends, single parent, friends, family relations, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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School 2017 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Story: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of ...
Style: romantic, emotional, buddy comedy, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, friendship, teenage life, friends, teenage girl, teenage boy, spoken inner thoughts, twists & turns, love affair, rivalry ...
Place: korea
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33%
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Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, theme park, love and romance, dysfunctional family, workplace, workplace situations, teenage love, teenage life, youth, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hollywood Heights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Loren (Brittany Underwood) a smart, shy and independent high school senior who has ambitions of being a songwriter, secretly sends her song lyrics to her celebrity crush, rock superstar Eddie Duran (Cody Longo). Loren's wildest dreams come true ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, desire for fame, family relations, talented, friends, student, singer, audition, ambition, shyness, musician, fan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Color of Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After cancer claims Matt Kell's life on Christmas Day 2005, his widow, Gina and two young boys are left to cope with the pain of his loss while their close church community gathers around them for support.
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: school, friendship, youth, terminal illness, friends, forgery, love and romance, fall in love, father son relationship, party, male bonding, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, dishonesty, high school, infidelity, vengeance, urban, high school life, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, best friends, youth, workplace, twentysomething life, workplace situations, unfulfillment, petty job, friendship, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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My Princess (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Story: My Princess is a 2011 South Korean romantic comedy television series, starring Kim Tae-hee, Song Seung-hun, Park Ye-jin, and Ryu Soo-young. It aired on MBC from January 5 to February 24, 2011 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, heir heiress, high society, cinderella story, life turned upside down, state affairs, teaching the ways of the world, royal family, power relations, fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Heimat II: A Chronicle of a Generation (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK, Spain, Sweden, France, Norway, Finland, Austria, Denmark, Australia
Duration: 532 min.
Story: The movie consist of 13 separate episodes each handling a period between 1960 and 1970. The length of these periods varies from one day to some years. It tells the story of a group of people in Munich (mostly music and film students). Every episode ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, friendship, urban, leaving home, friends, idealism, introspection, haunted by the past, love and romance, coming of age, musician's life, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, east germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: true love, reincarnation, friendship, supernatural, betrayal, romance, self discovery, best friends, life is a bitch, afterlife, deception, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Royals (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, forbidden love, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, monarchy, palaces castles and temples, palace intrigue, paparazzi, scandal, society, prince ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pinocchio (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Amidst a sea of young news reporters competing for the next scoop, Choi In Ha finds herself in a tricky position, as she cannot tell a lie without a dead giveaway: breaking into a violent hiccup. Meanwhile, first-year reporter Choi Dal Po proves his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, funny, exciting
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Soul Food (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Soul Food: The Series is a television drama that aired Wednesday nights on Showtime from June 28, 2000 to May 26, 2004. Created by filmmaker George Tillman, Jr. and developed for television by Felicia D. Henderson, Soul Food is based upon ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 151
Class of '96 (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Class of '96 is an American drama series that aired on Fox from January to May 1993. The series was created by John Romano and filmed mostly at the University of Toronto.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: doctor, clinic, terminal illness, life is a bitch, boss and employee, unfulfillment, workplace situations, doctors and patients, love and romance, couple relations, couples, chief of staff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, cynical, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, youth, high school life, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle, high school, friendship, siblings relations ...
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Living on Love Alone (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and ...
Style: biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, destructive relationship, twentysomething life, down on your luck, fall in love, rebelliousness, rebellion, college graduate, love and romance, life is a bitch, clubbing, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, siblings relations, love and romance, loss of parent, teenage life, beach, family relations, family problems, parents and children, life turned upside down, death of parent, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, bleak, serious
Plot: high school, teenage life, leadership, society, high school life, friends, gang, youth, rivalry, school, juvenile delinquency, hanging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, love and romance, working class, factory, dysfunctional family, family relations, friends, infidelity, friendship, life is a bitch, rich and poor, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Getting of Wisdom (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: school, friendship, couples, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, social misfits, boarding school life, fall in love, teenage love, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Physical or Chemical (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Física o Química was a Spanish television series made by Antena 3. The first episode premiered on 4 February 2008. Before its televised broadcast, Física o Química was released on cell phones in Vodafone live! and on the official website of ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, teachers and students, power relations, high school life, teenage life, workplace situations, dedicated educator, love, bullying, friendship, workplace, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, touching, realistic
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, dull life, friends, alcohol abuse, society, social decay, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 2K
Oliver Twist (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Oliver is born into poverty and misfortune - the son of an unmarried mother, who dies shortly after his birth. He is soon delivered to the workhouse, where the cruel Mr. Bumble oversees children tormented by starvation and suffering. When Oliver ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, sentimental, bleak
Plot: orphan, thief, theft, life is a bitch, crimes, down on your luck, youth, danger, kidnapping, child abuse, social decay, street kid ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
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Everwood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, doctor, parents and children, family problems, family life, youth, fall in love, social relations, single father, starting over, hopes, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Brooklyn Bridge is an American television program which aired on CBS between 1991 and 1993. It is about a Jewish American family living in Brooklyn in the middle 1950s. The premise was partially based on the childhood of executive producer and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, jewish, social relations, social misfits, friends, family relations, society, misfit, social differences, youth, family life, little boy ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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