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Romance Doll (2020)
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Romance Doll (2020)
Original name: ロマンスドール
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It was a pre-destined love and marriage for Sonoko and Tetsuo. They tied the knot and became husband and wife no questions asked. All is well then. Well, perhaps not. Each holds a secret that even the binds of matrimony cannot untie. Sonoko does not know that Tetsuo makes sex dolls or Dutch wives. Sonoko has a secret too. She is about to tell Tetsuo what she has been hiding. Their marriage is already sexless. Will they make it?
Plot: dog, cheating wife, con artists, schoolboy, cancer, model, cancer patient, beach, doctor, unfaithful wife, marriage, coworker, ex cop, sex doll, japanese woman, shrine, employer employee relationship, police officer, pet dog, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, slim, co worker co worker relationship, japanese wife, telephone call ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, husband wife relationship, japanese woman, photograph and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Romance Doll: One Million Yen Girl (2008), Rainbow Song (2006), Piece of Cake (2015), Perfect World (2018), Anna Karenina (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Million Yen Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, couples, social misfits, hopes, society, social relations, roommate, liar, guilt, love, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Rainbow Song (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tomoya Kishida (Hayato Ichihara) is working as a staffer in a television studio when he hears about the death of his close friend, Aoi Sato (Juri Ueno). This sparks his recollection of the events in life they shared from meeting at a record store, ...
Style: captivating, romantic, sweet, feel good, light ...
Plot: divorced woman, older woman younger man, pregnant girlfriend, blindness, blind woman, actor, goth, death valley, schoolgirl, actress, parent, crew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Piece of Cake (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shino Umemiya readily dates guys interested in her, because she believes that's better than being alone. She breaks up with her violent boyfriend after he discovered that she cheated on him. She moves to a new area to get a fresh new start on ...
Style: captivating, romanticism, romantic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: unemployment, single woman, drunkenness, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, festival, japanese man, pregnancy, lgbt, colleague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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58%
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Perfect World (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tsugumi Kawana (Hana Sugisaki) works at an interior design company. She happens to meet her first love Itsuki Ayukawa (Takanori Iwata) from her high school days. He is now an architect and in a wheelchair because of an accident. --asianwiki
Plot: cripple, customer, man in suit and tie, staircase, suit and tie, library, potted plant, bicycle, girl, amusement park, mobile phone, gift ...
Place: tokyo
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57%
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Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: cheating wife, suicide attempt, love triangle, high society, adultery, jealousy, affair, unfaithful wife, loveless marriage, aristocracy, infidelity, russian empire ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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55%
We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious
Plot: teenage love, romance, cancer patient, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, separation, old friend, sadness, high school, cityscape, cancer, pigtails ...
Place: hokkaido, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, pregnant teenager, doctor, dysfunctional family, fear of death, cancer, hospital room, extramarital affair, hospital visit, doctors, family relations, family reunited ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every ...
Style: touching, serious, romantic, sincere, humorous
Plot: memory loss, woman in a wheelchair, sickness, amnesia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rehabilitation, illness, recovery, husband wife relationship, engaged couple, brain damage, coma ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Space Between The Lines (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Emmi would like to cancel her subscription to "Like" magazine via e-mail. But due to a typo, her messages land in Leo Leike’s inbox. When Emmi repeatedly sends mails to the wrong address, Leo decides to inform her of her mistake. This ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: text messaging, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, male nudity, cheating wife, couple relations, love affair, introspection, love and romance, romance, society, beach ...
Place: central europe
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50%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, cheating wife, doctor, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china, shanghai, london, asia, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Malady of Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on ...
Plot: sickness, cancer, hairdresser, illness, doctor, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of the wealthy Makioka family from Osaka, and draws a parallel ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, world war two, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations, working class, forces of nature, romance, couples, family problems, matchmaking, nubile woman ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
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46%
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Clover (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Saya Suzuki (Emi Takei) is an ordinary employee working at a hotel. She falls in love with her elite boss Susumu Tsuge (Tadayoshi Okura). Through their romance, Saya Suzuki grows as a person.
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating
Plot: co worker co worker relationship, employer employee relationship, marriage proposal, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boss, supervisor, business, love and romance, romantic relationship, relationships, love affair ...
Place: mount fuji, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hotaru the Movie: It's Only a Little Light in My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Set two years after after "Hotaru no Hikari" drama series, Hotaru Amemiya learns that her boss and now husband Seichi Takano has dreamed of vacationing in Rome, Italy like in the movie "Roman Holiday". Hotaru then makes plans to ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, strong female presence, east asian woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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46%
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Swastika (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The four principles in a love affair collide when jealousy, blackmail and suicide enter the picture.
Style: sexy
Plot: abusive wife, poison, cheating wife, ritual, bisexuality, kimono, fake blood, love triangle, japanese new wave, bisexual, art school, suicide ...
Place: japan
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The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, romance, unfulfillment, male female relationship, betrayal, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, warsaw poland, paris france, eastern europe
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38%
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Diamond Head (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rich Hawaiian pineapple grower and US Senatorial candidate Richard Howland tries to control everything and everyone around him, including his headstrong sister, Slone.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, redemption, social relations, introspection, social differences, racism, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, ego clash, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hawaii, honolulu hawaii
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38%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, passion, love, love triangle, husband wife relationship, sex scene, extramarital affair, marriage, romance, couples, female director ...
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From Miyamoto To You (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Following the manga series and the subsequent television serial of the same name, and featuring the same cast, a young and relatively inexperienced man comes across a woman during his working day and sparks fly.
Plot: hugging, thin legs, missionary position, debt, premarital sex, knocked up, animal cruelty, one night stand, man in suit and tie, exercise, crying woman, slender attractive woman ...
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With Beauty and Sorrow (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When the man who seduced the famous painter Otoko as a teenager--and then wrote a bestselling novel about it--reappears in her life, her pupil--and lesbian lover--hatches a plot to destroy the man and his family.
Plot: japanese new wave, rowing, lesbian, love, japanese woman, accident, revenge, jealousy, miscarriage, murder, writers
Place: japan
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37%
Turkish Delight (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam
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36%
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Narratage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: During spring, 2nd year university student Izumi Kudo (Kasumi Arimura) receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama (Jun Matsumoto). Takashi Hayama was her adviser/teacher at her high school drama club. He asks her on the phone to take part in a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sweet, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: teacher student relationship, japanese woman, teacher, university student, brunette, youth, love, love affair, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Kabukich? Love Hotel (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This erotically charged drama from Japanese director Ryuichi Hiroki (Vibrator) traces the intersecting stories of a group of employees and visitors at a notorious "love hotel" in Tokyo's red-light district.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prostitution, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, couples, strong sexual content, workplace, sexual relations, hotel, workplace romance, runaway, undocumented immigrant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Addiction - When Nothing Is Enough (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 30-something Jonna, successful executive with cozy architect husband Niklas and two children, leads a double life. She is constantly on the lookout for quick casual sex. When she starts seeing handsome and rich young yacht owner Aleksi, things start ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: cuckolded husband, cheating wife, infidelity, unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, sexual relations, addiction, sexual fantasy, sexual promiscuity, sexual obsession, casual sex, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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Drowning Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets ...
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Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
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Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
Plot: jealousy, vacation, sex, judge, adultery, female nudity, husband wife relationship, doctor, older man younger woman relationship, suicide, unfaithful husband, best friend ...
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1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, twists and turns
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, strong female presence, dealing with death, life is a bitch, cancer, female protagonist, e mail, breast cancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
Now and Forever (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple's seemingly "perfect" marriage is shaken when the husband is charged with rape.
Plot: falsely accused, horse riding, trial, skinny dipping, husband wife relationship, memory, swimming, two in a shower, woman on top, arrest, lifting up dress, novelist ...
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Hana and Alice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Two teenage best pals attracted to the same boy end up scrambling his life after he walks into a door and is knocked unconscious.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: love triangle, amnesia, fall in love, teenage life, friendship, couples, youth, love and romance, young love, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship between girls ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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My Rainy Days (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Because of her past, 17-year-old Rio lives her days filling the emptiness in her heart with money--until one day, she meets a university professor named Kouki and falls in love.
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage sexuality, escort, older man younger woman relationship, materialism, physician, break up, amnesia, teenage girl, doctor, amnesiac, high school ...
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