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The Lighthouse of the Orcas (2016)
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The Lighthouse of the Orcas (2016)
Original name: El faro de las orcas
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mother travels to Patagonia with her autistic son with the hope that a ranger and a pod of wild orcas can help him find an emotional connection.
Style: psychological, sincere, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: autism, parent child relationship, love, lighthouse, ranger, fall in love, boss, falling in love, sea lion, couples, killer whale, harmonica, mother son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, psychological and touching films with plots about love, love and romance, couples, fall in love, romance, couple relations and society mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Lighthouse of the Orcas: The Theory of Everything (2014), Abzurdah (2015), Effie Gray (2014), Soledad (2018), Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of William of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton. Shown in the same life of William of Cambridge, and Catherine Middleton met at the University of Saint Andrews, besides the romance that they maintained, the break of it ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: royal family, british royal family, love and romance, love, private vs public, couple relations, fall in love, paparazzi, couples, social differences, prince, young couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: genius, prodigy, disability, against the odds, fall in love, cambridge university, love, supportive spouse, handicapped, life is a bitch, couples, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 80s ...
Place: oxford university, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Abzurdah (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disenfranchised 16-year-old girl connects to an older man on the internet and after a brief one-sided affair descends into obsession and anorexia.
Style: based on true events, touching, suspenseful, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: age difference, internet chat, obsessive love, falling in love, love, fall in love, unrequited love, extramarital affair, broken heart, teenage protagonist, schoolgirl, sex scene ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, self discovery, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, art critic, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.2
 64
Soledad (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Love and Anarchy is a dramatic love story based on true events. Two lovers immersed in a repressive political context. A government that portrays them as criminals and the people who regard them as anarchist heroes.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, tragic love, anarchist, female protagonist, anarchy, violence, couples, love, love and romance, escapades, storytelling, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 1990s, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: fall in love, drug abuse, obsession, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, brother brother relationship, love, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Examine the history of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from the moment they met after being set up by friends, through their initial courtship when they were able to keep their romance under wraps, and ultimately the intense global media attention ...
Style: touching, romantic, sweet, uplifting
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prince, british royal family, royal family, actress, love, true love, jealousy, divorced woman, destiny, fall in love, reunion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 5K
Fitoor (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A young artist tries to win the heart of his muse, while her mother hatches a scheme to end his quest for true love.
Style: sexy, captivating, light, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: love, dancing, artist, love affair, fall in love, friendship, couples, couple relations, love and romance, reunion, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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I Still Believe (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sweet, christian film ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, youth, fall in love, sex, romance, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, songwriter, fictional biography, friendship, reunion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
It Doesn't Hurt Me (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends are in the entrance of a luxury home in the heart of the city. They are young, full of strength and energy, they have the talent, skill and thirst for life and ... - well, they have all but one. But money...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sweet, psychological
Plot: girlfriend, group of friends, lack of money, terminal illness, couple relations, love, life philosophy, relationships, destiny, death of friend, couples, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, fall in love, couples, single parent, family relations, looking for love, romance, veterinarian, small town, kiss, repairman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, north carolina, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Carmen and Lola (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The love story of two gypsy girls.
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, sincere
Plot: lesbian love, gypsy, love, romance, 16 year old, family relations, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, racism, forbidden love, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 754
Emma (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Teo has a good job, a fiancee, a lover, no intention to assume any responsibility in his life. The meeting with Emma, a blind woman, will upset his convictions.
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing
Plot: fall in love, blind woman, lifestyle change, blindness and impaired vision, love affair, couple relations, blind man, changing lives, blindness, male female relationship, couples, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
William & Kate (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: William & Kate is the first of two unrelated American television films about the relationship between Prince William and Catherine "Kate" Middleton (now The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), directed by Mark Rosman and written by ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: british royal family, royal family, royalty, love and romance, social differences, fall in love, couples, society, paparazzi, private vs public, state affairs, royal court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: united kingdom, england, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, ferry, woman smoker, walking a dog, tequila ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: society, fall in love, romance, prostitute, homecoming, unfulfillment, speech impediment, friendship, bittersweet, love and romance, misfit, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Have a Little Faith (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At age 82, Mitch Albom's former rabbi Albert Lewis wants the famous Detroit sportswriter to give his eulogy when the time comes. Albom makes a visit to his former home town in New Jersey, where Rabbi Lewis has served a congregation for about 50 ...
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: rabbi, religions or cults, urban ghetto, clergy, redemption, starting over, friendship, priest, faith, personal growth, columnist, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 937
Backroads (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spain, 1974. A teenager and his father are traveling in a car that is the only property they have. Their life is a continuous move by desolate coastal apartments in the tourism low season. When forced to change route and get away from sea, their ...
Style: road movie, sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: on the road, love, virgin, salesman, love triangle, parents and children, youth, society, love and romance, romance, teenage life, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Restless Virgins (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sex scandal that shook Massachusetts prep school, Milton Academy in 2004-05 school year.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: high school, scandal, preparatory school, social relations, youth, teenage life, high school life, friendship, sexual content, love and romance, escapades, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: romance, hidden identity, injustice, couples, prodigy, fall in love, unfulfillment, gender, society, family relations, love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 81
Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, escapades, revenge, youth, love and romance, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.8
 93K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, touching, scenic, sentimental, road movie ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, fall in love, travel, hopes, love, introspection, lifestyle change, love affair, tourist, midlife crisis, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, indonesia, india, bali, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 2K
I Am Woman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story of Helen Reddy, who, in 1966, landed in New York with her three-year-old daughter, a suitcase, and $230 in her pocket. Within weeks, she was broke. Within months, she was in love. Within five years, she was one of the biggest superstars of ...
Style: feel good, captivating, touching, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, love, woman, australian, male chauvinist, women, female empowerment, feminism, misogyny, feminist, music, male chauvinism ...
Place: australia, sydney australia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Elisa & Marcela (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1901, Marcela Gracia Ibeas took on the identity of Mario Sánchez to marry her lover of fifteen years, Elisa Sanchez Loriga.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, gay love, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian couple, forbidden love, gay marriage, hopes, escapades, love, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1800s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love affair, couples, actor's life, love and romance, romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 580
Jess & James (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jess is a bohemian youth with secrets to hide from his shrewd parents. James feels trapped living with his irritable mother. After meeting for a sexual encounter, the two young men set off on a spontaneous road trip across rural Argentina to reunite ...
Style: captivating, road movie, sincere, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: gay love, road trip, coming of age, threesome, coming out, affair, gay interest, hookup, gay, gay youth, brother brother relationship, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wings of Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film's protagonists get an opportunity to make a wish. Consequently, their lives take the path they themselves ordained. Several "coincidences" bring them everything they wanted and they have the chance to experience their wishes. ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, psychological, romantic, thought provoking ...
Plot: death in the family, saleswoman, womanizer, horse riding, christmas, clairvoyant, desire, parent child relationship, love, loss of family member, father son relationship, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Song of Lunch (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 October. The film, a dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, love and romance, road not taken, couples, human nature, unfulfillment, society, sleeping, midlife crisis, regret, resentment, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%