Movies like Midnight Sun 2006

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Midnight Sun (2006)
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Midnight Sun (2006)
Original name: タイヨウのうた
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kaoru was suffering from xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), an illness, which also might be described as the allergy to the sun, and was not allowed to be exposed to sunlight. The only motivation in her life was singing, which also was the only connection to the outside world.One day, an incident drastically changes her life. Kaoru returns home at 4:00 am, before sunrise. Outside her room window, she spots a high school student standing with a surf board in his hands. It becomes her routine to watch him and his friends come and go to the ocean every morning, before going to sleep. Their destined encounter takes place during the few hours before the break of day, drawing together two individuals that would have never met in daylight.
Style: humorous, psychological, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, friendship, romance, couple relations, teenage life, surfing, love and romance, obsessive quest, love affair, teenage love, teenage protagonist, friendship between girls, best friends, obsession, friends, sleeping, beach, recording studio, aspiring singer, falling in love, singing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, friends, friendship and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Midnight Sun: Milenge Milenge (2010), Blue (2002), Love Breakups Zindagi (2011), Nana 2 (2006), Tbilisi, I Love You (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Milenge Milenge (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: india, asia
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Love Breakups Zindagi is a movie which tries to answer the question related to love, breakups and life. A couple and many of their friends experience changes and challenges in their respective lives after attending a wedding.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nana 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two girls with the same name but very different personalities share an apartment in this sequel to Nana. The rising fame of Nana Osaki's band, the Black Stones, is beginning to take a toll on the best friends' relationship. Meanwhile, Nana ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Duration: 128 min.
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Place: taiwan, asia
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The Singer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Alain Moreau sings for one of the few remaining dance-bands in Clermont-Ferrand. Though something of an idol amongst his female audience he has a melancholic awareness of the slow disappearance of that audience and of his advancing years. He is ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Student of the Year (2012)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 146 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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41%
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Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
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35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 80 min.
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The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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