Movies like Gift of the Magi

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Gift of the Magi
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: road not taken, wish come true, optimism, ghost, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, christmas present, father figure, christmas eve, christmas movie, christmas lights, christmas decoration, gift, christmas tree, christmas, boy, father son relationship, kiss
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South of Nowhere
Drama, Romance
USA
 8.1
Nothing But a Man
Drama, Romance
USA
95 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, romance, hopes, family problems and road not taken mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gift of the Magi: Love Letter (1995), Rashevski's Tango (2003), My Normal (2009), Living 'til the End (2005), Oliver's Story (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Letter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, supernatural romance, romance, true love, school, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
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Rashevski's Tango
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, aging, romance, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.3
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My Normal
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: "My Normal" is the story of Natalie, a young lesbian from the Lower East Side, who's struggling to find a balance between her dreams of becoming a film maker and her lifestyle as a dominatrix. Her exotic looks and unconventional ...
Style: sexual, serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, showbiz, ambition, dominatrix, lesbian, gender, hopes, sex, prostitute, follow your dream, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
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Living 'til the End
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, impossible love, romance, estate, supernatural romance, destiny, missing child, terminal illness, voyeurism, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Oliver's Story
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: young lovers, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, social differences, tragic love, true love, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
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All About Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: crumbling marriage, dealing with death, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, love affair, destiny, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong
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System:   69%
    User:   63%
 
The Simian Line
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, introspection, infidelity, looking for love, singleness, prediction, doubt, family gatherings, dull life, thirtysomething life, ghost ...
Time: 20s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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    User:   57%
 
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Christmas at Maxwell's
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A successful American family retreat to their summer home on the banks of Lake Erie to find meaning in life, illness, loss, and change this Christmas. With a successful career in the wine business, and two amazing children, what more can a family ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: elderly lovers, ocean or sea, dealing with death, human spirit, child illness, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, family life, road not taken, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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System:   65%
    User:   53%
 
Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golden years, suburbs, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
Icharus Broken
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After four years in prison, Bobby is released into a world he no longer recognizes. His exgirlfriend Penny is abusing drugs. Their daughter is in foster care. Bobby's sister is in the process of rebuilding her life after a bad relationship.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: prison, addiction, drug abuse, crime, hopes, romance, couples, life is a bitch, love, prostitute, starting over, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
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Finding Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Faybien Allan has it all going on; he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks, is a man buckling under his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: gays and lesbians, self discovery, looking for love, romance, coming out, gender, love and romance, couples, best friends, city life, gender bending, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
 5.2
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Redwoods
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, custody, romance, breakup, gay relationship, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples, mentally challenged, social misfits, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
All the Days Before Tomorrow
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: best friends, destiny, road not taken, romance, couples, friends, introspection, self discovery, friendship, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, montreal quebec canada
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System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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Two for the Seesaw
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, city life, unlikely couple, urban, young lovers, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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    User:   45%
 
Falling in Love Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, sentimental, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love, memory, romance, infidelity, reunion, introspection, marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, relationships, beautiful scenery, love story ...
Time: 40s, 70s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Violets Are Blue...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, serious, talky, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, high school, destiny, dealing with death, love story, relationships, college, looking for love, true love, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
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The Reception
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: family life, romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Until September
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sexual
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, hotel, love triangle, airplane, lovers reunited, road not taken, love and romance, couples, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
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Only Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two young lovers whose romantic dreams were shattered, are reunited years later in this sweeping story of fobidden love.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, terminal illness, romance, couples, doctors and patients, road not taken, brain tumor, cello, insecurity, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Place: usa, paris france, africa
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
A Christmas Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, gulf war, redemption, desert, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, christmas, family life, road not taken, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran
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System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
 6.4
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One More Kiss
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, small town, tragic love, lovers reunited, terminal illness, road not taken, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, scotland, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, edinburgh scotland
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System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
 374
Rain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Buenos Aires. It rains. Alma is in her car, stuck in Buenos Aires' traffic. She has recently broken-up with her boyfriend, and she has been living in her little car since then. Suddenly, Roberto gets into the car. He's wet and hurt, ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: forbidden love, hotel, missing person, pregnancy, romance, love and romance, couples, friendship, destiny, hopes, family relations, traffic jam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
The Life of Fish
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At a house party, a handsome man wanders around catching up with friends he has not seen for some years. A travel writer now based in Berlin, Andre appears to be living an exciting international life, and yet... something has drawn him back home to ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, touching
Plot: haunted by the past, road not taken, urban, romance, introspection, redemption, reunion, homecoming, thirtysomething life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, chile
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System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, parents and children, hospital, haunted by the past, romance, memory loss, terminal illness, coming of age, love and romance, memory, twins, patient ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Someone I Loved
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, break up, extramarital affair, bathrobe ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
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One Week
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, psychological
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, buddies, urban ghetto, gays and lesbians, rich and poor, coming out, destiny, midlife crisis, terminal illness, workplace situations, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
An Autumn's Tale
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story about a New York Chinatown cab driver who falls for college student.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: immigrants, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, college, redemption, infidelity, love triangle, urban, looking for love, immigration, college student ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, new york
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Kiss Me Again
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
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, romance, couple relations, family life, breakup, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   36%
    User:   42%
 

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 7.0
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One Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sweet, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: best friends in love, male female friendship, love and romance, love, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, loneliness, follow your dream, social differences, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, london, paris france
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System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
The Bread, My Sweet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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