Movies like Villain 2010

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Villain (2010)
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Villain (2010)
Original name: 悪人
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Shimizu Yuichi (Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love. He aimlessly spends time corresponding with girls via telephone dating services and going on random encounters with girls looking for spending cash. His world is shattered one day when he is involved in the murder of one of his former encounters, the sweet-faced Ishibashi Yoshino (Mitsushima Hikari) who, after being jilted by playboy Masuo Keijo (Okada Masaki), berates and mocks the troubled loner.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, unlikely criminals, lovers on the run, murder, crimes, couples, misfit, social misfits, romancing a suspect
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about love and romance, couples, fall in love, romance, crimes, love affair and murder mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Villain: Salvo (2013), American Visa (2005), Your Next Life (2004), Artworks (2003), Blue (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Salvo (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A hitman for the Sicilian Mafia, Salvo is solitary, cold and ruthless. When he sneaks into a house to eliminate a man, he discovers Rita, a young blind girl who powerlessly stands by while her brother is assassinated. Salvo tries to close those ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, gang war, crimes, murder, danger, mafia, blind girl, romance, fall in love, blind woman, couples, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily
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American Visa (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Bolivia, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being denied an American visa, a Bolivian professor becomes involved in a web of criminal activities, holds-up the American consulate and falls for a beautiful prostitute from the Bolivian lowlands.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, couples, estrangement, starting over, immigrants, romance, love and romance, society, politics, crimes, visa, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, miami, florida
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Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, farm, couples, rivalry, romance, love and romance, fall in love, forbidden love, countryside, siblings relations, village, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love affair, cons and scams, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, heartache, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Mystery (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car full of irresponsible youths hit a woman on a rainy freeway and think she is trying an insurance scam.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, double life, car accident, sex scene, uncover truth, mystery, murder, crimes, couples, danger, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Takua Pa is a small town in the South of Thailand. Ever since the tsunami, people have lost their jobs and remember better times in the past. One day a stranger comes to town. His name is Ton, he is an architect. He rents a room in a small hotel ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: tsunami, love affair, romance, couples, fall in love, social relations, hotel, small town, seaside town, secret, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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74%
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Sway (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A murder investigation reveals a deep-rooted sibling rivalry in director Miwa Nishikawa's brooding family drama. On the one-year anniversary of his mother's death, Tokyo art and fashion photographer Takeru (Joe Odagiri) returns to his ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: murder, family relations, anniversary, couples, reunion, brother brother relationship, love triangle, lawyer, witness, bridge, homecoming, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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73%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
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Place: taiwan, asia
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The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, samurai, prostitute, looking for love, couple relations, hopes, couples, village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, village life, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, gambling, fall in love, downfall, society, love and romance, gambler, crimes, couples, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
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Cuckoo (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Visually-challenged Tamizh and Suthanthirakodi fall in love with each other, but her self-centred brother wants to marry her off to his friend, which leads to the lovers' separation. Can their love help them find each other?
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, disability, friendship, fall in love, blindness and impaired vision, love story, couples, relationship vs career, journey, unfulfillment, society, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Uncle John (2015)
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Duration: 113 min.
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Sun Don't Shine (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
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Style: serious, tense, emotional, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
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My Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
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Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, fall in love, family relations, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
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Place: usa, new york
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
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44%
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My Scary Girl (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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Bangkok Love Story (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steamy Thai nights provide the backdrop for unbridled romance, crime and action as two men unexpectedly brave forbidden love. Maek, a cold assassin-for-hire, is sent to knock off Iht, a police informant, when in a twist of fate the killer is shot ...
Style: emotional, sincere, tense, realistic, serious ...
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42%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, japan, asia
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41%
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Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: male prostitute, deadly, lifestyle, criminal heroes, lovers on the run, on the run, love affair, crimes, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couples, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
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41%
A Small September Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful girl who has everything. Charming, playful, in her own words: 'too joyful to fall in love.' A sudden car crash, and her heart stops for a few minutes. When she wakes up, everyone assures 'every-thing's alright.' ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: turkey, greece
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41%
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Lasting (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lasting is an emotional love story about Michał and Karina, a pair of Polish students who meet and fall in love with each other while working summer jobs in Spain. An unexpected nightmare brutally breaks into their carefree time in the heavenly ...
Style: stylized, serious, sexy, tense, realistic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, life turned upside down, male nudity, pubic hair, masturbation, diving, male orgasm, small breasts, handjob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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40%
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Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, couples, religions or cults, society, death in the family, cardiologist, love and romance, fall in love, family tradition, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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40%