Movies like Love and Lies 2017

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Love and Lies (2017)
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Love and Lies (2017)
Original name: 恋と嘘
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Japanese government carries out a program to increase the birth rate in the country. Their program analyzes gene information from its residents and selects a marriage partner for them. Aoi Nisaka is a high school student. She is in a love triangle with childhood friend Yuto Shiba and Sosuke Takachiho. Sosuke Takachiho is appointed by the government to become her husband.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet
Plot: school, love, love triangle, teenager, parents, father son relationship, fertility, wedding, pretty girl, mother daughter relationship, niece, nubile, birth control, schoolgirl, sexuality, airplane, model, clown, blonde, hospital, clinic, restaurant, birthday, golf, mother ...
Time: near future
Place: japan, kyoto japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, sincere and sentimental films with plots about girl wearing a miniskirt, mini skirt, schoolgirl, japanese schoolgirl, short skirt, brunette and girl mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love and Lies: The 8-Year Engagement (2017), My Brother Loves Me Too Much (2017), Say 'I Love You' (2014), Make a Bow and Kiss (2017), Halfway (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, romantic, humorous
Plot: memory loss, woman in a wheelchair, sickness, amnesia, rehabilitation, recovery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, illness, husband wife relationship, engaged couple, brain damage, coma ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Brother Loves Me Too Much (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Setoka Tachibana is a female high school student who has confessed her feelings to other boys 12 times, but has been rebuffed each time. Her older brother Haruka Tachibana cares for his younger sister deeply, but he keeps secret from her that they ...
Style: sincere, feel good, light, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: stepbrother stepsister relationship, brother sister relationship, school, forbidden love, first love, teacher, desire, secret, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, attraction, brother ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, school, jealousy, classmate, family relations, friendship, couples, society, rivalry, gossip, woman wearing a miniskirt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by Yakko Kaga
Style: romantic, captivating, whimsical, romanticism, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, crush, japanese teenager, love, high school, father, team, japanese schoolgirl, japanese woman, friend, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Halfway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this high school romance Hiro is dismayed to learn her new love Shu will be going away to college in Tokyo. She asks him not to go.
Plot: female director, gym, backpack, hoodie, school uniform, skirt, teenage crush, sleeping, calligraphy, drums, bicycle, classroom ...
Place: east asia, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
After the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Akira Tachibana is a 17-year-old high school student. She was once a promising athlete, but an injury has prevented her from taking part in track and field. One day, Akira Tachibana goes to a family restaurant and the manager talks to her in a ...
Style: sexy, romanticism, disturbing, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, chick flick
Plot: japanese girl, teenage girl, japanese schoolgirl, love, unrequited love, employee, rivalry, co worker co worker relationship, older man younger woman relationship, nubile, teenager, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
From Me To You (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, psychological, captivating
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, school, love, romance, fall in love, social misfits, couples, high school life, friendship, school life, curse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Honey (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nao is normally shy at school. It is a surprise when Taiga propositions her for a date and eventual marriage. Nao means to say 'no,' but says 'yes' instead not knowing how to reject such a proposal. Taiga has always come across a ...
Style: emotional, captivating, light, sentimental
Plot: teenager, girl, high school, love, romance, school life, couples, youth, coming of age, high school life, proposal, humble ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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ReLIFE (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program. He takes medication that makes him look younger and he is to attend high school ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, starting over, romantic friendship, love, friendship, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, rejuvenation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura) is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.” People who have the disease show a faint ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage girl, classmate, japanese schoolgirl, hospital, girl, teenager, hospitalized person, bucket list, hospitalization, high school friend, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Schoolgirl Complex (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.
Style: unusual plot structure, romantic, melancholic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lesbian teen, lesbian, lesbian couple, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, japanese girl, japanese teenager, crush, high school, japanese school, lgbtq, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: I (Takumi Kitamura) am a high school student. I happen to find a diary by my classmate Sakura Yamauchi (Minami Hamabe) that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. I spent time with Sakura, but she dies. 12 years later, due to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: high school, classmate, terminal illness, best friend, teenage girl, superstition, disease, library, love and romance, family relations, friendship, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Girl in the Sunny Place (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A new salesman named Kosuke Okuda happens to meet Mao Watarai, a friend from his middle school days. Back then, Mao was called stupid and bullied, but now she is an attractive woman. Kosuke and Mao fall in love and decide to marry, but Mao has a ...
Plot: amnesiac, high school reunion, short haired female, ex-cop, business card, colleague, full moon, suit and tie, footbridge, goldfish, memories, poster ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. Can Momo ...
Style: manga, captivating, romanticism, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: japanese teenager, love triangle, wedding, friendship, jealousy, employer employee relationship, brother brother relationship, schoolgirl, high school friend, crush, baby, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 202
We Love! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, psychological, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: japanese school, teenage girl, neighbor, teenager, japanese teenager, japanese schoolgirl, high school, classmate, shyness, couples, couple relations, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 35
Sundome New (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Hideo's a nerd and a virgin, and he's probably going to stay that way. But when a hot new girl joins his class, he falls for her hard.
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, girl, brunette, leg, mini skirt, school uniform, boy girl relationship, schoolgirl, high school, erection, eye candy, japanese schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Rainy Days (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Because of her past, 17-year-old Rio lives her days filling the emptiness in her heart with money--until one day, she meets a university professor named Kouki and falls in love.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage sexuality, escort, fall in love, star crossed lovers, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, memory lapse, love affair, selfishness, relationships, egoism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 870
Strobe Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ninako Kinoshita has never been in love until an encounter with the school's most popular boy, Ren Ichinose, leads the two to befriending each other. Ren's patient and kind personality is a far cry from his unapproachable idol status at ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, japanese teenager, schoolgirl, classmate, teenage girl, falling down, teenager, teen romance, love affair, romantic triangle, teenage love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Clover (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Saya Suzuki (Emi Takei) is an ordinary employee working at a hotel. She falls in love with her elite boss Susumu Tsuge (Tadayoshi Okura). Through their romance, Saya Suzuki grows as a person.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, employer employee relationship, marriage proposal, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boss, business, supervisor, love and romance, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations ...
Place: paris france, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
You Are the Apple of My Eye (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kosuke Mizushima (Yuki Yamada) is a high school student at a provincial city and enjoys a comfortable life. One day, due to Kosuke Mizushima's excessive joke, his class is interrupted. The teacher gets upset and makes model student Mai Hayase ...
Plot: crush, student, japanese school, japanese schoolgirl, breakup, high school friend, lgbt, japanese girl, love, love and romance, teenage love, unrequited love ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
We Were Here: Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: During the 2nd year of high school in the winter season, Yano (Toma Ikuta) transferred from Kushiro to Tokyo due to a family matter. Yano and Nanami (Yuriko Yoshitaka) promised to meet again. A couple of years later, Nanami is busy finding a job, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lost love, parent child relationship, relationships, love affair, teenage boy, love, unfulfilled love, teenage girl, high school sweetheart, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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L.DK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Aoi Nishimori's parents moved to another city for work, but Aoi didn't want to transfer to a new high school. She stays behind and lives in an apartment by herself. Shusei Kugayama moves in next to Aoi's apartment. Shusei is a very ...
Style: humorous, romanticism, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: japanese school, high school, japanese girl, teacher, student, betrayal, school, jealousy, japanese teenager, teenage girl, asian school, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 1K
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Style: touching, romantic, sincere, sentimental, allegory
Plot: first love, reunion, love at first sight, professor, wedding, determination, teenage girl, dreaming, begging, break up, mother daughter relationship, breakup ...
Place: canada, tokyo, nova scotia, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.
Style: dorama, captivating, melancholic, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teacher student relationship, unrequited love, teacher student romance, love, english teacher, age difference, high school romance, japanese schoolgirl, love triangle, gossip, lie, japanese school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mai (Rika Adachi) is a high school student. She attends a new school and there she meets her classmate Shino (Manami Enosawa). Shino was bullied by Mai's friends back in their middle school days. Table have now turned.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, bully, bullying, schoolgirl, life is a bitch, new student, teenage life, new friend, teenage girl, social problems, high school life, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: teenage love, romance, cancer patient, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, separation, old friend, sadness, high school, cityscape, cancer, pigtails ...
Place: hokkaido, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sundome 2 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teenage girl transfers to a new high school. She and a boy in the class join the same school club and during one of the activities she confides in him that she was previously a male. Later admitting that the sex change was a lie, she agrees to ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: girl, sexuality, schoolgirl, teenage life, adolescence, teenager, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, relationship problems, school club, teenage love ...
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44%
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Radiance (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story follows the social intercourse between a cameraman, Masaya, with a lazy eye, and Misako who disconnects from the world.
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: loss of eyesight, camera, school, mother daughter relationship, memories, photographer, injury, criticism, blind man, couples, fall in love, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%