Movies like Awaken 2012

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Awaken (2012)
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Awaken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex's dreary life is reignited when he meets Rachel, the woman of his dreams. The only thing that stands in the way of their perfect, serendipitous relationship is that Rachel has recently passed away.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, captivating, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, parallel world, destiny, hopes, unfulfillment, bittersweet, supernatural, afterlife, couples, love and romance, imaginary, unfulfilled love, musician, male female relationship, dream, coma, coffee shop, woman, interview, epilepsy, new year's eve, ferris wheel, brother brother relationship, necklace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Awaken

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, bittersweet, hopes, fall in love and unfulfillment mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Awaken: If Only (2004), All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007), Cafe Setareh (2006), See Girl Run (2012), Old Fashioned (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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If Only (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, true love, changing the past or future, time travel, loss of loved one, death of girlfriend, hopes, romance, love and romance, destiny, power of love, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london
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100%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, platonic, introspection, destiny, hopes, male female relationship, bittersweet, road not taken, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, montreal, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman reeling from the death of her parents becomes attached to an alluring man whose sudden disappearance sends her and her friends into a haunted high-rise to find him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, afterlife, fall in love, supernatural, parallel world, losing-it hero, imaginary, track down, ghost, supernatural romance, love and romance, chases and races
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 833
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, hopes, human nature, family problems, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, couples, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, unfulfillment, small town, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, dull life, crumbling marriage, small town life, thirtysomething life, walking a dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, opposites attract, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, friends, small town, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Just a Sigh (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the short break between performances in Calais, stage actress Alix makes a quick escape to Paris. On the train she meets a mysterious English stranger and, for the most fleeting of afternoons, imagines what the future could hold down a different ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, life turned upside down, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, mysterious character, romance, destiny, true love, escapades, hopes, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Falling Overnight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Falling Overnight tells the story of twenty-two year old Elliot Carson on the day before he has risky surgery to remove a brain tumor. Facing what could be his last night, Elliot’s path intersects with Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, male female relationship, twentysomething life, brain tumor, photographer, escapades, bittersweet, urban, romance, fall in love, barefoot male ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Waiting for Forever (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, introspection, romance, lifestyle, childhood sweetheart, love, unfulfilled love, homecoming, parents and children, lovers apart, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, love story, relationships, love affair, couple relations, romantic relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: The story of "The Beauty Inside" is the story of a guy named Alex who wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love ...
Style: touching, surreal, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, romance, true love, fall in love, switching roles, supernatural, bittersweet, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Bird of the Air (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man in search of his past, and a woman who lives in the moment, are brought together when they pursue the origins of a stray parrot in this comedic and romantic drama.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: orphan, love and romance, love affair, self discovery, obsession, couples, hopes, romance, unlikely couple, basset hound, parrot, bird ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, dramatic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, love affair, small town, road not taken, high school sweetheart, fall in love, reunion, teenage love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, beach, surfing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, fall in love, couples, single parent, family relations, looking for love, romance, veterinarian, small town, kiss, repairman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, north carolina, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, suicide, illness, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hopes, against the odds, looking for love, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas, couples, self discovery, redemption, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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27%
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TiMER (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When implanted in a person's wrist, a TiMER counts down to the day the wearer finds true love. But Oona O'Leary faces the rare dilemma of a blank TiMER. Her soul mate - whoever and wherever he is - has yet to have a TiMER implanted. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, romantic, futuristic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, matchmaking, hopes, lifestyle, fall in love, soul mate, loneliness, dating ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas on the Bayou (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When successful New York marketing executive Katherine discovers her workaholic ways are taking a toll on her eight-year-old son, Zac, she decides to spend Christmas with him and her mother, Lilly in her home town on the bayou. When Caleb tries to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, holiday, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, holiday season, love, hometown, comeback, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Milenge Milenge (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Magic happens, if you let it; and sometimes even fate or destiny, or whatever you want to call it, steps in to lend a hand. But when it concerns love, and finding that special person you're going to spend the rest of your life with, should you ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, romance, hopes, looking for love, diary, college student
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sundays at Tiffany's (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alyssa Milano, who also serves as producer, stars as Jane Claremont, who, as a young girl, would accompany her mother Vivian (Stockard Channing) to Tiffany’s in New York every Sunday and bring along her imaginary friend, Michael. Now, 20 years ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: imaginary friend, family relations, love triangle, true love, love and romance, romance, imaginary character, angel, couples, infidelity, wedding, grownups ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 95
Cosmopolitan (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A single bachelor, an oddly attractive neighbor and a popular women's magazine are the ingredients of this delicious romance that pays homage to classic Bollywood cinema while spinning a unique modern love story.
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, opposites attract, odd couple, immigrants, suburbs, society, love and romance, couples, romance, bittersweet, interracial relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, mongolia, india, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, best friends, dealing with death, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, hopes, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, life is a bitch, couples, bondage, impossible love, destiny, dealing with death, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Breaking Upwards (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and ...
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, breakup, hopes, couple relations, romance, looking for love, introspection, battle of the sexes, couples, young lovers, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lovelorn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London, the deserted afterlife and a mysterious dreamscape, LOVELORN is a story of lost souls trying to save each other.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: destiny, true love, supernatural, love and romance, escapades, romance, obsessive quest, hopes, redemption, lovers reunited, parallel world, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, breakup, couples, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%