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The Friend (2008)
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The Friend (2008)
Original name: Der Freund
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the recognition he has always yearned for, with the added bonus of a surrogate family in the form of Larissas. Things would be just great if Emil didnt fall in love - with Larissas sister Nora. The more he gets to know her, the harder it becomes for him to pretend.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, deception, couple relations, secret, love and romance, romantic relationship, fall in love, in love, love affair, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pretense, love story, con trick, love, student, death, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, train, breasts, funeral, bar ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, romantic and light films with plots about love and romance, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Friend: Getaway of Love (2015), When the Love Is Gone (2013), Two Friends (2002), Juliet in Love (2000), Distilling Love (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Getaway of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The destiny of Giuliana is radically changed when two robbers suddenly break into the supermarket where she works and take her hostage.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, love story, romantic relationship, love affair, couple relations, police officer, relationships, armed robbery, heist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, male female relationship ...
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When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: chance meeting, resort, murder, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, romantic relationship, love triangle, sports man, couple relations, love and romance, relationships ...
Place: the philippines
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Don't Think Twice, Love's All Right (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, relationships, rich man, deception, male female relationship, in love, business, couple relations, romance, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: illness, friendship, friendship between men, friend, mysterious man, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, friends, in love, living together, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Juliet in Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tragic romance, love affair, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, fall in love, relationships, in love, love and romance, male female relationship, couple relations, child care ...
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70%
Distilling Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Film starring Angélica Rivera, Eduardo Yáñez and Sergio Sendel
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love story, in love, rich man, relationships, couple relations, male female relationship, rich, romantic relationship, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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68%
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Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, young couple, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, indecision, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, family problems, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: oslo norway
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65%
To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the span of several weeks, two couples, who have been close friends for years, face several life-altering traumas out of their control. Mike and Meryl are recovering from their son's death and their inability to communicate. Joanna and Tim ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: friend, motherhood, parenthood, dead child, miscarriage, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Courageous Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Courageous Love follows Alex Shelby as he encounters romance and intrigue while trying to save the family business that he recently inherited. While working undercover at the New York City branch office he falls in love with an employee named ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, christian film, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, relationship vs career, love story, love affair, in love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, business, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Love on Harbor Island (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Interior designer Lily returns home to help her Aunt Maggie run her marina-side bed and breakfast when she meets Marcus, a handsome seaplane pilot whose work delivering rescue dogs helps Lily discover that home really is where the heart is
Style: captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, love story, male female relationship, pilot, in love, romance, relationships, fall in love, bed and breakfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Happiest Time of My Life (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Follows the life of a young woman (Min-ah) who has become reserved and indifferent to the world as a result of her chronic illness/deformed hand and quietly portrays the unconventional, yet endearing relationship between mother and daughter as well ...
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, high school student, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, couple relations, looking for love, love story, male female relationship, romantic friendship, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Just Love! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Silvia’s father grants her permission to meet Dorante, the man she’s promised to in marriage, by pretending to be her servant Lisette, who in turn will play the role of her mistress.
Style: romantic, captivating, light, entertaining, modern day adaptation
Plot: master servant relationship, engagement, domestic servant, pretending to be someone else, deception, relationships, romantic relationship, pretense, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love and romance ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Out Of My League (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marta may be an orphan, and she may be affected by a lethal illness, yet she is the most positive person one can meet. She wants a boy to fall for her. Not any boy - the most handsome of them all. One day, she may have found her match.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Audience: teen drama
Plot: illness, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, love story, couples, male female relationship, relationships, love affair, couple relations, in love, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Márta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man she loves. But she waits for him at the Liberty Bridge in vain - he does not appear at their ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationship vs career, love and romance, couple relations, love interest, love affair, romantic relationship, new love, fall in love, first love, love story, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Brother's Love (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sophia, a brilliant doctoral student, has always maintained a symbiotic relationship with her brother Karim. The arrival of a new lover in Karim’s life significantly alters their dynamic.
Style: light, sweet, romantic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: romantic rivalry, wooing, love and romance, family relations, romance, friendship, fall in love, dishonesty, emotional manipulation, self discovery, male female relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lovestruck in the City (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Heart stolen by a free-spirited woman after a beachside romance, a passionate architect sets out to reunite with her on the streets of Seoul.
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, love affair, love story, in love, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, love, pretty girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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All My Life (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sam and Louie meet aboard the Star Cruise. Despite being strangers and complete opposites, with Sam being carefree and Louie being obsessive-compulsive, they become unlikely acquaintances and eventually friends. Both pained on carrying life’s ...
Style: romantic, rough, captivating
Plot: cruise ship, relationships, love interest, romantic relationship, love affair, male female relationship, romantic friendship, love and romance, in love, love story, fall in love, couple relations ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I love you, Güero (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: “La mexicana y el güero” is the story of some scammers who try to deceive a millionaire who is looking for his biological mother through a plan that is funny about what is complicated. Itatí Cantoral, Gala Montes, Juan Soler, Luis Roberto ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: family relations, deception, male female relationship, scam, false identity, rich man, millionaire, love and romance, cheating, romantic relationship, fall in love, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Sweet and the Bitter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Saro, a young Sicilian thug, that from jobs assigned by his godfather, won the favor of leaders of Cosa Nostra, becoming a "man of honor".
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: mafia, tragic romance, love and romance, male female relationship, romantic relationship, criminal, tragic love, relationships, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gangsters, couple relations ...
Place: sicily, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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My Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, growing up in 1970s Korea, who each take two completely different paths. One goes to school to become a doctor, the other becomes a gangster. Their story is told through flashbacks after one of them is murdered.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, family, brother vs brother, two brothers, family conflict, love and romance, unrequited love, brother brother conflict, romantic triangle, relationships, male female relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: korea
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51%
Hot Sweet Sour (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Murat and Duygu are deeply in love and when they graduate from College Murat takes the leap and asks Duygu for her hand in marriage but he doesn't get the answer he was looking for. They both agree that if they're both single in five years ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, love and romance, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love, couple relations, romantic relationship, love interest, love affair, friends, in love, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love Mocktail (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Love Mocktail is a 2020 Indian Kannada-language romantic drama film directed by Krishna in his director debut and jointly produced by Krishna, Milana Nagaraj. The film stars Krishna, Milana Nagaraj in the lead roles. The film was released on 31 ...
Style: romantic, funny, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: love, romantic relationship, in love, looking for love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, relationships, couples, fall in love, love affair, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fall in love, resort, memory, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, relationships, love and romance, love affair, male female relationship, male objectification, casino ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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High School Lover (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 17-year-old Kelly falls in love with Christian, an older man, her father tries to intervene before the crush turns into a dangerous obsession.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: older man younger woman romance, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter relationship, love and romance, male female relationship, family relations, love affair, fall in love, in love, love story, romantic rivalry, romantic relationship ...
Place: new york
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46%
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Ana, My Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Toma and Ana meet as students in the literature faculty, and quickly fall in love. But, because of Ana's mental illness, their relationship slowly collapses.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: panic attack, love, psychotherapy, pregnancy, parents daughter relationship, relationship vs career, relationships, couples, love and romance, male female relationship, coping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: romania
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45%
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Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: hate, true love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, love story, couple relations, male female relationship, love and romance, female nudity, drinking wine, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Heart (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, tragic love, romantic relationship, romantic triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romancing partners, love interest, couple relations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance ...
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43%
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Love & Dance (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chen, a young kid, is battling a cultural conflict between his Russian born mother and Israeli father. She is cultured and used to the finer things in life, including theater and fine dining. He is gruff on the outside but sweet on the inside - a ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: ballroom dancing, dance lesson, family relations, father son relationship, dancing, russian immigrant, cultural difference, culture clash, love and romance, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Modern Love (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology film made up of 15 stories about love, romance and dating in contemporary London.
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: first love, first date, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, relationships, romantic relationship, dating, first time, in love ...
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42%
The Craving Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Drama - An ill-considered affair with a stranger and the unexpected death of a friend upend the life of scientist Alexander Tom (Stan Harrington). As he struggles to undo the damage, he begins to question everything he's ever believed. In his ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: unfaithful husband, extramarital affair, flirting, relationships, romancing partners, romantic triangle, unfulfilled love, love and romance, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%