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Gift of the Magi (2010)
 5.6
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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: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: ghost, wish come true, love and romance, hopes, road not taken, couples, family gatherings, optimism, unfulfillment, christmas, christmas movie, boy, kiss, gift, christmas eve, father son relationship, christmas tree, christmas lights, christmas decoration, father figure, christmas present

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, love affair and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gift of the Magi: Four of Hearts (2013), Tangled 8 (2015), Not Easily Broken (2009), Oliver's Story (1978), Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 107
Four of Hearts (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Like many couples, April and Derrick feel like the spark is missing from their marriage. With the demands of work and their hectic schedules, they find themselves in a six-month dry spell. Desperate to shake up their love life and rekindle their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, romance, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, unemployed, swingers, open marriage, jealous husband
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 10
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, talky
Plot: unfulfilled love, dealing with death, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, uplifting
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, religious, couples, ambition, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.4
 735
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: couples, love affair, family problems, hopes, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Anatomy of a Love Seen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: From Writer/Director Marina Rice Bader (Executive Producer Elena Undone, A Perfect Ending) comes this film within a film that explores love in all its painful and messy glory. Six months ago Zoe and Mal fell for each other while filming a love ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, love and romance, rising to stardom, romance, couples, film making, breakup, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, lesbianism, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: dealing with death, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, ghost, estate, terminal illness, frame up, impossible love, voyeurism, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: terminal illness, small town, christmas, social relations, couples, small town life, obsession, life is a bitch, supportive spouse, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 425
Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: jealousy, serial killer, embezzlement, love affair, couples, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Comfort and Joy (2003)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High-powered single-woman Jane Berry is focused on the important things in life, such as advancing her career and spending a bundle on fashionable shoes. But then a car accident on Christmas Eve changes her forever: Jane wakes up after the crash to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, hopes, love and romance, custody, materialism, starting over, charity, single parent, workplace, unfulfillment, road not taken, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, family gatherings, singleness, romance, fall in love, family relations, holiday, hanukkah, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: offbeat, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, doubt, thirtysomething life, family relations, dull life, infidelity, supernatural ability, looking for love, couples, family problems, breakup, reunion ...
Time: 20s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, starting over, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, love and romance, family gatherings, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Not Since You (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love affairs spark again.
Style: talky, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, friendship, reunion, human nature, friends, introspection, wedding, cheating wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, fall in love, best friends, workplace, countryside, family business, cooking and food, family relations, friends, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rashevski's Tango (2003)
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: touching, humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, boarding school life, love and romance, romance, family in crisis, family gatherings, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, aging, introspection, society, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 719
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, wish come true, love and romance, human nature, society, cafe, family relations, hopes, romance, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 89
Finding Me (2009)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: gender, looking for love, couples, gender bending, friends, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, city life, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 234
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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: introspection, infidelity, family problems, couples, single parent, twins, breakup, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 456
Only Love (1998)
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, sentimental, gloomy, realistic
Plot: insecurity, cello, brain tumor, romance, couple relations, couples, doctors and patients, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, terminal illness, power relations ...
Place: usa, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, semi serious, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family gatherings, romance, hopes, love and romance, human spirit, true love, reunion, family relations, wish come true, christmas decoration, christmas lights ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Icharus Broken (2007)
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: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love, unfulfillment, romance, drug abuse, vengeance, infidelity, collision, addiction, haunted by the past, terminal illness, starting over, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: serious, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: family relations, human nature, moral dilemma, love affair, musician's life, forbidden love, romance, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 360
All About Love (2005)
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: humorous, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: unfulfillment, dealing with death, romance, estrangement, hopes, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, love affair, family problems, transplant, couples, weakness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 1K
Redwoods (2009)
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: sexual, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, breakup, friends, thirtysomething life, dull life, gender, custody, misfit, love and romance, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, boss and employee, romance, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, nanny, family relations, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, love affair, couples, longing, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfillment, death, cemetery, suicide, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
 6K
Love Letter (1995)
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: gloomy, sentimental, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, true love, love and romance, romance, hopes, twins, youth, school, friendship, love triangle, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Until September (1984)
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: sentimental, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, hotel, couples, love affair, lovers reunited, battles, infidelity, love triangle, airplane, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, friendship, introspection, platonic, couples, best friends, youth, destiny, romance, unfulfillment, hopes, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, urban, lifestyle, couples, love affair, twentysomething life, breakup, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%