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Gift of the Magi (2010)
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Gift of the Magi (2010)
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: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, humorous, serious
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, wish come true, hopes, unfulfillment, christmas movie, christmas eve, christmas present, family relations, ghost, road not taken, family gatherings, optimism, female director, bartender, boy, kiss, father son relationship, newlyweds, tavern, gift, stolen car, husband wife relationship, father figure ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, sentimental and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, christmas, romance, couple relations and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gift of the Magi: Christmas on the Bayou (2013), Mingle All the Way (2018), Hitched for the Holidays (2012), Finding Christmas (2013), Reunited at Christmas (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
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
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Mingle All the Way (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Molly is determined to prove to her family that her new networking app—designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance—is a success. When Molly joins Mingle All the Way and is matched with Jeff, they ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, love, romance, couples, invention, internet, family relations, cell phone, friendship, society, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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80%
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, fall in love, family relations, couples, holiday, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, pretend relationship, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, fall in love, couples, single parent, family relations, romance, looking for love, small town, repairman, ex girlfriend, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Reunited at Christmas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Frazzled and struggling with writer’s block, novelist Samantha, along with her boyfriend, heads home to her late grandmother’s home to spend Christmas. While at home with family, her grandmother’s wise words reveal the true meaning of ...
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, writers, lifestyle, doubt, love affair, happy ending, family relations, family gatherings, family values, true love, inspiration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Chateau Meroux (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Marla Sokoloff of ”The Practice” stars as Wendy, a smart single woman in the big city who’s never been able to find a good job or decent relationship. But when her estranged father dies, Wendy suddenly inherits a beautiful – yet struggling ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, family business, fall in love, best friends, workplace, cooking and food, family relations, countryside, parents and children, competition, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Christmas at the Plaza (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching in New York City, historian Jessica is hired to create an exhibition honoring the history of Christmas at The Plaza Hotel. When she is paired with Nick, a handsome decorator, they wind up enjoying a host of holiday ...
Style: melancholic, semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, couples, youth, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, friends, businessman, historian, christmas tree ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, sexual content, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, homecoming, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, father son relationship, seduction, family business, lovers reunited ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, light, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, fall in love, love and romance, escapades, christmas eve, christmas spirit, christmas movie, perseverance, festival, happy ending ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Simian Line (2000)
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, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, doubt, introspection, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, supernatural ability, dull life, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, workplace, fall in love, couples, romance, hopes, human spirit, unemployment, family, friends, urban, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, thirtysomething life, dull life, small town life, crumbling marriage, walking a dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas in Conway (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Duncan Mayor decides the perfect Christmas present for his beloved wife, Suzy, is a ride on a real Ferris wheel, set up in their very own back yard. As a young man, it was the perfect place for a wedding proposal. Now, years later, in order to ...
Style: touching, entertaining, sweet, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, christmas, supportive spouse, couple relations, obsession, fall in love, couples, social relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, small town, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Oliver's Story (1978)
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, optimism, love and romance, starting over, dealing with death, romance, hopes, opposites attract, young lovers ...
Time: 70s
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44%
Christmas in Rome (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An independent-minded American tour guide is fired from her job in Rome just before Christmas. She crosses paths with an American executive named Oliver, who wants to buy a high-end Italian ceramics company. Oliver hires Angela to be his tour guide ...
Style: romantic, light, melancholic, sentimental, sweet
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, tour guide, new job, love and romance, love, romance, couples, businessman, christmas season, christmas movie, family dinner ...
Place: rome italy, new york
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43%
Engaging Father Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas and Miranda leaves Seattle with a suitcase full of presents to join her long- lost family in Carlton Heath, where she will experience the joyful traditions she missed as a child. Last Christmas, Miranda fell in love with Ian, a ...
Style: light, sweet, captivating, romantic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, coping, love and romance, illegitimate daughter, happy ending, love, uncover truth, family secret, loss of family, male female relationship, couples, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Forever Christmas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When workaholic reality TV producer Sophie starts working on a holiday-season show about Will, a wildly sexy guy who celebrates Christmas every day of the year, she finds herself falling for her mysterious, unlikely new star, renewing her long-lost ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, light
Plot: christmas, television producer, love, romance, holiday, fall in love, couples, tv show, rivalry, conflict, letter, mermaid ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Christmas Lodge (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mary Tobin has wonderful memories of family gatherings at the Christmas Lodge. When she arrives for a weekend vacation, she quickly realizes that the lodge that she loves has fallen into serious disrepair. With a lack of funds and a looming ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, wish come true, human spirit, true love, family relations, love and romance, romance, family gatherings, reunion, family, hopes, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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40%
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Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, introspection, twins, unfulfillment, family relations, family problems, infidelity, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Christmas Town (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters - of the heart and of family - helping her ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, love, couple relations, couples, family relations, hopes, fall in love, friendship, life philosophy, family, small town ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, breakup, working class, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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39%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: hopes, parents and children, love and romance, lifestyle, destructive relationship, friendship, youth, couples, music, religion, father daughter relationship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Scents and Sensibility (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A twist on the classic Jane Austen novel.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: crimes, love affair, love triangle, eccentric family, family business, social differences, going straight, love and romance, wooing, hopes, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, christmas, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, event planner, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Christmas at Maxwell's (2006)
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: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: human spirit, family life, love and romance, miraculous event, homecoming, road not taken, parents and children, couples, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, wallet, whiskey, love affair, unfulfillment, purse snatcher, female bare feet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: People from diverse social backgrounds, races and ages manage grief through its different phases.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, dealing with death, unfulfillment, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cranberry Christmas (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A separated couple feign marital bliss on national television to help their town’s Christmas festival – and their business. But what will the future hold for them when rekindled love is complicated by new opportunities?
Style: sweet, sentimental, intense, romantic, emotional
Plot: christmas movie, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, marital separation, dancing, christmas, family problems, introspection, hopes, couple relations, reunion ...
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Blind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A novelist is blinded in a car crash that killed his wife and several years later rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couples, disability, writer's life, infidelity, dishonesty, blind man, blindness, novelist, moral dilemma, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
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33%