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Ecstasy (2011)
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Ecstasy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: ECSTASY is a dark romantic comedy, based on the controversial book, “Ecstasy”, by Irvine Welsh. “Ecstasy”, was translated into 20 languages and was a number one bestseller in over 20 countries. Mr. Welsh’s first book, “Trainspotting”, published in 1993, (and voted by Waterstone, Europe’s largest bookstore chain, as one of the Ten Best Books of the Century), sold over 1 million copies in the UK alone, and has its own Cinematic Cinderella success story.
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, captivating, dark humor, rough, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Plot: rave, drug abuse, ecstasy, romance, introspection, going straight, clubbing, addiction, fall in love, couples, drug dealing, hopes, sex scene, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, stoners, chance, drugs/alcohol, sexual content, romancing a criminal, nudity (full frontal - brief), debt, drug smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, hopes, fall in love, couple relations and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ecstasy: Lovers & Leavers (2002), In My Pocket (2011), Old Fashioned (2014), Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002), Icharus Broken (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This movie is about Iiris Vaara. She turns 30 and meets young director Marko. All dreams come true but does Marko share her dreams?
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, hopes, looking for love, introspection, couples, couple relations, love affair, innocence lost, male female relationship, blind date, insomnia, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, junkie, drug rehabilitation, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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86%
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
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63%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, drug abuse, obsession, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, romance, life is a bitch, couples, brother brother relationship, love, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: love, romance, hopes, prostitute, couples, addiction, destiny, drug abuse, haunted by the past, vengeance, starting over, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, breakup, couple relations, introspection, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, contemplative
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, couple relations, couples, romance, fall in love, female nudity, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greek ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tbilisi, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Following "Paris, Je t'aime" "New York,I Love You" and "Rio, Eu Te Amo" “Tbilisi, I Love You” has become the next film in the “Cities of Love” franchise.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, friendship, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, romance, couples, city life, sexual relations, sexual content, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Secret Life of Zoey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marcia always thought her overachieving daughter Zoey was the dream child. But then she discovers that her perfect teen has a not-so-perfect drug addiction. Marcia and her ex-husband go through plenty of denial as their daughter spirals out of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: rehabilitation, drug abuse, introspection, doctors and patients, teenage life, drug dealing, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, crimes, going straight, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, gay, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, addiction, tragic love, gender, life is a bitch, couples, destiny, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, touching, emotional, 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
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53%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Fetching Cody (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Art, a drug-addicted dealer and hustler, arrives at his girlfriend Cody's apartment to find that she has overdosed on heroin. He tries to fix things by traveling back in time in an attempt to prevent her death.
Style: semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, love affair, couples, time machine, romance, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, hopes, pimp, overdose, misfit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Nirvana (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Alisa is fed up with her life in Moscow, and moves to St. Petersburg. Her roommates in the collective flat are two junkies, Vel and her boyfriend Valera the Dead Man. First they fight, but soon the two women form a friendship. Together they ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, rough, touching, captivating ...
Plot: neo noir, love triangle, friendship, life is a bitch, escapades, drugs/alcohol, hopes, drug abuse, redemption, addiction, urban, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: soccer, debt, profanity, working class, friendship, alcohol abuse, romance, life is a bitch, hopes, society, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Intoxicating (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dorian Shanley, is a heart surgeon who abuses alcohol and drugs. Dorian trades stolen pharmaceuticals for cocaine , provided by his best friend and enabler, Teddy. While Dorian's life and career take a nosedive, Shanley numbs the pain of losing ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, hospital, human nature, introspection, couples, family problems, downfall, drug dealing, rehabilitation, best friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nine Chronicles for a Screaming Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a mosaic of human relationships and day-to-day situations, men and women of different ages feel a pressing need to reinvent themselves. As they cross each other's paths, they all are at a turning point in their lives.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, hopes, couples, starting over, solitude, life changing, coping, male female relationship, sexual content, sketch, urban setting
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Open (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OPEN is a hallucinogenic journey through gender, identity, the body, love and how those can be shared by two people. The film consists of interlocking stories lines- the first about two transwomen in a pandrogynous relationship in which they ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, love affair, self discovery, introspection, human nature, couples, gender bending, society, lgbt, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Millennium Mambo (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, friendship, love triangle, addiction, infidelity, couple relations, destructive relationship, nightlife, coming of age, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, taipei
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43%
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Soft Shell Man (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An emotionally immature underwater photographer returns home to an affair with his best friend's deaf girlfriend and unresolved issues with the wife he left six months before.
Style: psychological, sincere, semi serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: best friend, travel, underwater, underwater scene, love triangle, life turned upside down, hopes, romance, dishonesty, fish out of water, redemption, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, paris france, montreal
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41%
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My Zinc Bed (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic becomes involved with his boss's wife, a former cocaine addict.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: addiction, going straight, obsession, self discovery, friendship, downfall, love affair, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, manipulation, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, serial killer, embezzlement, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 745
Antarctica (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Set in Tel Aviv, focuses on an interconnected group of friends and their various relationships. At the center is the adorably bookish Omer, about to turn 30, who still hasn't found himself, and his free-spirited best friend Miki, who both end ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, family relations, hopes, introspection, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, parents and children, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, going straight, love affair, hopes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, romance, youth, downfall, crimes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, true love, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, dishonesty, fall in love, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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37%
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, romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, love and romance, couple relations, materialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, fall in love, sikh, romance, love and romance, soldier, society, couples, political unrest, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Goodbye, Someday (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Higashigaito Yutaka is transferred to the Bangkok branch of Eastern Airlines. In three months, he will marry Michiko, a relative of the airline's founder, and though he doesn't love her, he knows he could be CEO one day if they wed. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, breakup, lovers reunited, couples, adultery, sex scene, marriage of convenience, true love, unfulfillment, rivalry, society, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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A Perfect Man (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A philandering husband unknowingly falls back in love with his wife over the phone when she pretends to be another woman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, urban, romance, riding a bicycle, fired from the job, ferry, applying lipstick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%