Movies and TV shows like The First Half of My Life

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The First Half of My Life (2017)
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The First Half of My Life (2017)
Original name: 我的前半生
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A group of city dwellers who have to make choices about love and career. Based on Hong Kong novelist Yi Shu's novel of the same name.
Style: romantic, dorama, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: businessman, family relations, parents and children, family problems, human nature, married couple, life turned upside down, loneliness, male female relationship, couple relations, love and romance, romantic relationship, marriage, love affair, moral dilemma, relationships, dishonesty, chance meeting, love story, crumbling marriage, love interest, middle aged woman, family drama, romancing partners, business trip

Most similar movies to The First Half of My Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, entertaining and realistic films and TV series with plots about love and romance, couple relations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and romantic relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The First Half of My Life: One Warm Word (2013), The World of the Married (2020), Pasión de Gavilanes (2003), Begin Again (2020), What Life Took From Me (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Warm Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The drama explores the reality and complexities of married life. Eun-jin and Jae-hak, who are married to other people, find themselves attracted to each other. Their marriages become in danger of unraveling, as their affair disrupts the lives of ...
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, relationship problems, relationships, male female relationship, marital problem, romantic relationship, adultery, fall in love, romantic triangle, couple relations, love story, family problems ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The World of the Married (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Ji Sun Woo is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae Oh and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but she is betrayed by her husband and others. Meanwhile, Lee Tae Oh dreams of ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: adultery, infidelity, sex, married couple, extramarital affair, betrayal, doctor, seduction, director, marriage, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Pasión de Gavilanes (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pasión de Gavilanes is a Colombian telenovela that ran for 188 episodes, from 2003 to 2004. Written by Julio Jiménez, it was produced by RTI Colombia in conjunction with the Telemundo network and with the participation of Caracol TV company. In ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, siblings relations, romance, vengeance, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.2
 82
Begin Again (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: It tells the story of a domineering female CEO and a warm doctor who turn a fake relationship into reality due to practical reasons. Having exchanged their 'I do's', they start on a new chapter of their lives as they learn to fall in ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: office romance, destiny, love and romance, male female relationship, romancing partners, love story, romantic relationship, businesswoman, relationships, love affair, love interest, unlikely couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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What Life Took From Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: "What Life Took From Me" is a Mexican telenovela produced by Angelli Nesma Medina for Televisa. It is a remake of Bodas de odio, produced by Ernesto Alonso in 1983. In 2003, "True Love", the first remake, was produced by Carla ...
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: romantic relationship, tragic love, relationships, couple relations, relationship problems, love and romance, romantic triangle, forbidden love, love affair, unrequited love, loveless marriage, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.4
 173
Here to Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: She has more than work on her mind. Wen Nuan decides to quit her high-paying job in England to work as an executive assistant to the founder of a high-tech company in China. Zhan Nan Xian started the company with his classmates and used his ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, ex couple relations, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, romantic relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend, couple relations, love and romance, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
My Love, My Sin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Amarte es mi Pecado' is a Mexican telenovela that was transmitted in the year 2004. It is a production of Ernesto Alonso and the protagonists are Yadhira Carrillo, Alessandra Rosaldo and Sergio Sendel.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: romantic relationship, love story, male female relationship, suicide attempt, couple relations, social problems, love and romance, love affair, relationships, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, looking for love, starting over, friendship, parents and children, family problems, couple relations, couples, marriage, relationships, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 555
Sortilegio (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Sortilegio is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carla Estrada for Televisa and stars Jacqueline Bracamontes and William Levy. It is a remake of Tú o nadie. From October 6, 2009 to February 17, 2010, Univision broadcast Sortilegio weeknights at ...
Style: tense, romantic, captivating
Plot: conspiracy, family problems, memory loss, male female relationship, memory lapse, love story, love interest, love affair, romantic relationship, couple relations, love and romance, repressed memory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Love & Life & Lie (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Liu Xin Tong is a positive girl, living in a poor household. There was nothing out of the ordinary until she got into an accident that moved her and her mother into a rich businessman's house. There, she meets Li Yao Nan, her fated love along ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, accident, in love, romantic relationship, relationships, rich and poor, rich man, wealthy family, misadventure, male female relationship, businessman ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Named Her Feriha (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adını Feriha Koydum is a Turkish television drama series produced by Med Yapım. The series broadcast on Show TV and it is written by duo Melis Civelek and Sırma Yanık.
Style: romantic, serious, bad ending, surprise ending, touching ...
Plot: intrigue, love and romance, jealousy, family relations, unlikely couple, mystery, friends, rich and poor, relationship problems, male female relationship, love story, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Lovestruck in the City (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Heart stolen by a free-spirited woman after a beachside romance, a passionate architect sets out to reunite with her on the streets of Seoul.
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, love affair, love story, in love, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, love, pretty girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 353
Wild at Heart (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Corazón indomable is a Mexican telenovela produced by Nathalie Lartilleux for Televisa. It is a remake of Marimar, produced in 1994, and starring Thalía and Eduardo Capetillo. Ana Brenda Contreras and Daniel Arenas star as the protagonists, while ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: rich and poor, businesswoman, character change, love and romance, changing lives, couple relations, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, career change, in love, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 506
Ingles (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: A Venezuelan soap opera about a loving overweight woman(mi gorda bella) who has to over come the obstacles life has placed to be with her true love
Style: light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fat girl, relationships, love and romance, coping, love story, male female relationship, love affair, true love, fall in love, love interest, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dream of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Esperanza Guerrero is a single mother working as a teacher at two schools, a state school and an elite school to provide for her two teenagers, Pedro and Patricia. Ricardo Alegría, a married father with two young children, works as an Interpol ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: family relations, love and romance, love story, dream, romantic relationship, love affair, relationships, romance, forbidden love, interpol, single mother, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Single Father (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: tragic event, fall in love, accident, loss of loved one, single parent, loss of spouse, death in the family, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, family problems, loss of family member ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
First Love Again (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Lee Ha Jin (Myung Se Bin) is a woman who had forgotten memories of her first love. Meanwhile, Cha Do Yoon (Kim Seung Soo) is a man who is trapped in the memories of his first love. Two of them meet again after 8 years.
Style: light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, ex girlfriend, love affair, revenge, love and romance, relationships, ex boyfriend, couple relations, ex couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
 120
Love Designer (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The love story between a fashion designer and a man in the e-commerce industry. Fashion designer Zhou Fang met Song Lin because of a lawsuit. They were a mismatch from the very start but had to cooperate due interdependence in their lives and their ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fashion, relationship vs career, love and romance, fashion designer, businessman, fall in love, romantic relationship, in love, love affair, haute couture, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Gumus (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
TV show
Story: After the apparent death of his girlfriend, Mehmet Sadoglu is encouraged by his parents to marry Gümüs, a simple girl...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, couple relations, marital problem, family problems, star crossed lovers, love affair, love interest, marriage, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Perfect Couple (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Yu Qi Lin came to the capital with her foster mother’s token, alone. She ran into arrogant young master Jin Yuan Bao, son of the Jin family. Yu Qi Ling accidentally marries Jin Yuan Bao under a false identity. Luckily, she ...
Style: captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: male female relationship, love story, relationships, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, love affair, romancing partners, pretense, romantic relationship, bride and groom, runaway bride ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sweet Stranger and Me (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Hong Na-Ri works as a flight attendant. Her mother passed away 3 years ago and she doesn't have any other immediate family members. Hong Na-Ri returns to her hometown to visit her mother's grave during her death anniversary. There, she ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, romantic
Plot: stepfather stepdaughter relationship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, family relations, romantic relationship, couple relations, stepfather, love story, male female relationship, love and romance, romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.0
 202
Anna (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, adultery, brother brother relationship, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Life Time Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Chi Yun is a skilled martial artist who grew up in the wilderness. He falls in love with Mu Qingmo at first sight, and openly pursues her once they meet again a couple of years later. She eventually reciprocates his affections, even though her ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, romantic
Plot: romantic fantasy, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fantasy world, love story, couple relations, master warrior, forbidden love, wizards and magicians, relationships, male female relationship, romantic relationship ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 45
Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, starting over, romance, orphan, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, couples, rivalry, intrigue, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 2K
The 7.39 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: After fighting for a seat on their morning commute, Sally and Carl begin talking and suddenly their daily train journey becomes a lot more interesting. Carl is happily married, Sally's engaged - where's the harm? Yet they find themselves ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, life turned upside down, temptation, family relations, couple relations, couples, dull life, coincidence, dishonesty, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 402
Land of Honor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set on horse ranches around Houston, Texas, this Spanish-language telenovela covers the three Gallardo brothers' search for vengeance against the wealthy del Junco family, following the mysterious death of their rodeo-riding sister. The ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: romance, fall in love, vengeance, rivalry, intrigue, uncover truth, wooing, family relations, love and romance, friendship, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 180
Young Mother 3 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Twenty year-old Ki-chan lives alone with his father. One day Yoon-seo (Kim Jeong-ah), his stepmother comes to live with them. She tries to be friendly with Ki-chan but he appraoches her as a woman and starts showing her that. Yoon-seo strongly ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: sex with stepmother, teenage sexuality, coming of age, cheating wife, love triangle, stepmother stepson relationship, romantic triangle, relationships, couple relations, love and romance, forbidden love, romancing partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 29
Rosy Lovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A family drama about a college student couple who unintentionally becomes parents and realize the true meaning of love and life. Jang Mi is an immature mama’s girl who grew without experiencing any hardship in life. Unlike her parents’ will to ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, coping, couple relations, family, love affair, new family, kids and family, romantic relationship, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, youth, young wife ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The drama will tell the stories of three charming female protagonists in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who face unpredictable misfortunes, and it also deals with the trouble of married couples as they try to find true love.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationship vs career, family relations, male female relationship, marriage, love affair, couple relations, relationships, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 88
Kashin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Sonoko enters a traditional Japanese arranged marriage with Amamiya facilitated by her parents the resulting union is loveless including the functional and goal-oriented sex.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: husband wife relationship, japanese woman, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations, love story, loveless marriage, romantic triangle, love and romance, love triangle, in love, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%