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The Classic (2003)
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The Classic (2003)
Original name: 클래식
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance which is remarkably similar to her own circumstances.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sexy, non-linear
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, love triangle, social differences, youth, family relations, fall in love, love affair, young lovers, society, parents and children, diary, love, coming of age, tragedy, tragic love, love story, love at first sight, village, love and romance, arranged marriage, countryside, unfulfilled love, bittersweet, blind character ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: south korea, asia, korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, family relations, society, youth and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Classic: Architecture 101 (2012), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), A Moment to Remember (2004), April Snow (2005), Love Hurts (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Architecture 101 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Seung Min was on his first year at the Academy of Architecture, he met Seo Yeon. She was a musician student, and Seung Min totally fell in love with her. Years have passed, and now he meets Seo Yeon again - she asks him to rebuild her ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, non-linear, realistic
Plot: architect, romance, love story, young lovers, youth, unfulfilled love, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, asia, korea
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Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
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Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, romance, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, youth, revolution, fall in love, unfulfilled love, society, young lovers, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: china, asia
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100%
A Moment to Remember (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A young couple's love is tested when Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form of Alzheimer's disease.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, alzheimer's disease, love affair, love story, couple relations, love and romance, fighting illness, love, class differences, romance, memory, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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50%
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April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, romantic ...
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, infidelity, solace, couples, romance, dishonesty, human nature, adultery, hospital, coma, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Hurts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, poverty, wealth, against the odds, forbidden love, social differences, young lovers, romance, society, youth, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, latin america, mexico
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50%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: forbidden love, rich and poor, fall in love, social differences, love and romance, youth, romance, society, parents and children, teenage life, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: indonesia
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48%
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Sparkhouse (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: The relationship between childhood sweethearts, a farmer's daughter and boy from a rich family, turns tumultuous in this modern interpretation of Wuthering Heights.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farm, love affair, romance, family relations, social differences, parents and children, unfulfilled love, society, life is a bitch, human nature, love, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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46%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, village life, love and romance, romance, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, vengeance, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, love and romance, romance, social differences, forbidden love, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, fall in love, rich and poor, slum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil
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45%
Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, social ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, family relations, true love, orphan, obsession, countryside, siblings relations, step siblings, society, social differences, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, northern england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: romance, fall in love, society, social misfits, unlikely couple, parents and children, forbidden love, village life, village, self discovery, family relations, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love story, love triangle, couples, friendship, love and romance, friends, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, love affair, social differences, romance, opposites attract, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, family relations, immigrants ...
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
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2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, romantic
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
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Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Maid (2014)
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Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, student life, youth, professor, college, society, friendship, age difference, daughter, college life, love
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Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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Style: sexy, serious, touching, realistic, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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Audience: date night
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