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I Give My First Love to You (2009)
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I Give My First Love to You (2009)
Original name: 僕の初恋をキミに捧ぐ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As a child Takuma is diagnosed with a heart condition that requires care from a cardiologist. He soon becomes friends with his doctors young daughter Mayu while being treated at the hospital. One day Mayu overhears her father saying that Takumas condition is serious enough that he most likely wont live beyond the age of 20. Takuma isn't aware of this himself, however, so at 8-years-old he makes a promise to marry Mayu when they turn 20. Later in life, Takuma becomes aware that he wont be able to keep this promise and he begins distancing himself from Mayu in hopes of protecting her.
Style: touching, sincere, suspense, sentimental, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, love, romance, tragedy, hopes, terminal illness, teen romance, japanese girl, heart disease, deadly, breaking up with girlfriend
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to I Give My First Love to You

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, realistic and sincere films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, friendship, couples and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Give My First Love to You: Midnight Sun (2018), Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008), A Walk to Remember (2002), Until Forever (2016), This Time (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: romantic, sincere, sentimental, touching, sweet
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terminal illness, first love, star crossed lovers, true love, best friend, near death experience, follow your dream, life & death, tragic love ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, teenage love, haunted by the past, love, romance, youth, hopes, couples, teenage life, first love, slice of life, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
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82%
Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Domyoji holds an extravagant press conference to announce his wedding to Makino the following spring. The press is playing her up like a modern-day Cinderella and everything seems to be going well. Later, the families offer congratulations to the ...
Style: dorama, sentimental, touching, disturbing, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich kid, first love, teen romance, friendship between men, love and romance, rich man poor woman, romantic rivalry, elite, wedding, jealousy, temper, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, true love, first love, fall in love, teen romance, terminal illness, youth, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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Until Forever (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Until Forever: The Michael Boyum Story is a powerful, true account of one young man's courageous battle with leukemia and his journey of faith.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, sad
Plot: romance, teenage love, teenage life, terminal illness, life is a bitch, fight, first love, teenager, adolescence, dying young, family, youth ...
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This Time (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Childhood friends Coby and Ava, who only see each other during summer vacations. As time passes, the characters develop feelings for each other but having a relationship long-distance is a great challenge for both.
Style: light, sentimental, suspenseful, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love, teenage love, romance, friends, true love, teen romance, unfulfilled love, old friends, impossible love, couple relations, teenager, love affair ...
Place: the philippines
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Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teenagers, teen romance, terminal illness, teenage life, high school, love, romance, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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Sky Of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: During her freshman year in high school, Mika Tahara (Yui Aragaki) loses her cellular phone, but later finds it in the school library with the help of an unknown caller. Throughout the summer, Mika and the mysterious caller continue to communicate, ...
Style: bad ending, sentimental, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Plot: first love, high school, friendship, high school student, romance, terminal illness, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, love story, relationships, teenage life ...
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We Were Here: Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: During the 2nd year of high school in the winter season, Yano (Toma Ikuta) transferred from Kushiro to Tokyo due to a family matter. Yano and Nanami (Yuriko Yoshitaka) promised to meet again. A couple of years later, Nanami is busy finding a job, ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, disturbing
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, lost love, teenager, teenage girl, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, looking for love, parent child relationship, young love, renewed love ...
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, first love, fall in love, teenage life, youth, teenager, cancer, love and romance, dealing with death, adolescence, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
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Cheerleader (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Cheerleader dives into the mind of a teenager as she tries desperately to win her boyfriend back.
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, suspense
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, friendship, breakup, unrequited love, couple relations, love, teenage sex, crush ...
Time: 80s
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48%
To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.
Style: touching, disturbing, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, high school, love, first love, college, romance, love affair, teenage love, long distance relationship, teenage protagonist, unfulfilled love, sister sister relationship ...
Place: new york, oregon, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Goodbye Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A timeless teenage romance chronicling an impossible relationship that fights against the advance of a terminal disease.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, psychological
Plot: fight, first love, best friend, high school sweetheart, terminal illness, secret, friendship between men, high school life, friendship gone bad, school life, declaration of love
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, love, college, class differences, rich man poor woman, young love, terminal illness, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, boston, paris france, new york
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44%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: student life, love triangle, fall in love, university, couple relations, love and romance, young lovers, romance, youth, couples, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
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44%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, emotional
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Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tune in for Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1994, on the first day that Yoo Yeul went on air as the new DJ of the popular radio show ‘Music Album,' a college girl Mi-su meets Hyun-woo who happens to drop by the bakery she works at. Like the music streaming from the radio, their ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, uplifting, touching, sweet
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radio, couples, destiny, love affair, couple relations, youth, love and romance, reunion, fall in love, love, friendship, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Closest Love To Heaven (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nino is a quiet outcast with only a bird for a friend. Kira is a popular boy with a big secret. Even though they live next to each other, they have never spoken. But when Nino learns Kira's secret, everything begins to change, and what starts ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: deadly, youth, hopes, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, love, destiny, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
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39%
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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: romantic, touching, captivating, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
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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38%
Milea: Suara dari Dilan (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Before the grand reunion, Dilan decided to write and retell his love story with Milea. This is Dilan's way of remembering Milea.
Style: touching, uplifting, sweet, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, friendship, love, couples, love affair, youth, fall in love, couple relations, reunion, hopes, destiny, student ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cruise (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the wrong side of the tracks falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.
Style: touching, disturbing, sentimental, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, love affair, romance, young girl, thief, lust, gain trust, entertainment, wooing, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Love Likes Coincidences (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crashes into Omer's car. The causes Omer's pregnant wife Inci, who was in the back seat, to have a pre-term labor. The babies ...
Style: emotional, dramatic, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, love triangle, childhood love, hopes, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, power of love, couples, romance, fall in love, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Mero Hajur 3 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Nepal
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Third installment in A Mero Hajur film series.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, girlfriend boyfriend relationship, male female relationship, love, celebrity, musician, singer, secret love, forbidden love, love and romance ...
Place: nepal
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34%
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Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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ReLIFE (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program. He takes medication that makes him look younger and he is to attend high school ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, rejuvenation, couple relations, starting over, romantic friendship, love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
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My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: teenage love, first love, friendship, male female friendship, love, fall in love, youth, friendship between teens, young love, school, classmate, teen romance ...
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32%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, short haired female, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%