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Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
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Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
Original name: 君の膵臓をたべたい
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: I (Takumi Kitamura) am a high school student. I happen to find a diary by my classmate Sakura Yamauchi (Minami Hamabe) that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. I spent time with Sakura, but she dies. 12 years later, due to Sakura’s words, I (Shun Oguri) am now a high school teacher at the same school where I graduated from. While I talk with my student, I remember several months I spent with Sakura. Meanwhile, Kyoko (Keiko Kitagawa), who was Sakura’s friend, is soon to marry. Kyoko also recalls the days she spent with me and Sakura.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, light
Plot: classmate, high school, terminal illness, best friend, teenage girl, superstition, disease, library, love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, classmates, student, wedding, hotel, illness, golf, letter, thinness, legs, volunteer, folklore, mini skirt, slim ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, high school, friendship, love, teenager and teenage girl mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Let Me Eat Your Pancreas: You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019), Close Range Love (2014), One Week Friends (2017), Honey (2018), Sky Of Love (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura) is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.” People who have the disease show a faint ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage girl, japanese schoolgirl, classmate, hospital, teenager, girl, bucket list, hospitalized person, high school friend, hospitalization, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Close Range Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.
Style: dorama, captivating, melancholic, bleak, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Place: japan
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One Week Friends (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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Honey (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: emotional, captivating, light, sentimental
Plot: teenager, girl, high school, love, romance, school life, couples, youth, coming of age, high school life, proposal, humble ...
Time: 21st century
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Sky Of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During her freshman year in high school, Mika Tahara (Yui Aragaki) loses her cellular phone, but later finds it in the school library with the help of an unknown caller. Throughout the summer, Mika and the mysterious caller continue to communicate, ...
Style: bad ending, sentimental, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Plot: first love, high school, friendship, high school student, romance, terminal illness, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, love story, relationships, teenage life ...
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We Love! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: japanese school, teenage girl, neighbor, teenager, japanese teenager, high school, classmate, shyness, japanese schoolgirl, couple relations, couples, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
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Carte Blanche (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of a high-school history teacher who decides to hide a progressive sight loss from everyone surrounding him - his colleagues, pupils, even the ones who really care about him, because of the fear of losing his job and trying to save ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, realistic
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Time: 21st century
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Love and Lies (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Japanese government carries out a program to increase the birth rate in the country. Their program analyzes gene information from its residents and selects a marriage partner for them. Aoi Nisaka is a high school student. She is in a love ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, sweet
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, psychological, captivating
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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating, sexy
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Time: 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Benjamin Morton's life changed forever the day he met the little girl next door. Ava was and always would be the girl of his dreams. From the innocence of a childhood friendship, through adolescent attraction, their love strengthens and grows. ...
Style: romantic, captivating, thought provoking, touching, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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