Movies and TV shows like Waiting for the Sun

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Waiting for the Sun (2013)
 6.7
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Waiting for the Sun (2013)
Original name: Günesi Beklerken
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Zeynep is a beautiful high school student who has a moderate and ordinary life with her mother Demet in a small city. Zeynep has been raised without knowing her father but she always think about him when she stays alone. She was told that her father was a seaman and was lost in the sea when he was on duty.
Style: romantic, emotional, captivating, talky, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college life, romance, teenage love, couples, country girl, friends, mother daughter relationship, search for father, lifestyle change, social differences, family relations, social problems, love affair, family problems, small town life, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, changing lives, turkish
Time: 21st century
Place: turkey

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Most similar movies to Waiting for the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love affair, couples and family problems mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Waiting for the Sun: Boys Over Flowers (2009), School 2017 (2017), Red Roses (2006), The Best Years (2007), Sol Yanim (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, high school hunk, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, love triangle, teen romance, teenage love, korean, high school, friendship, teenage life, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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79%
 7.6
 899
School 2017 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about the lives of 18-year-old high school students who are valued according to their ranking in school. Despite their frustrations, they find out how to make their own way in this world that seems to be a stagnant cycle of ...
Style: romantic, buddy comedy, emotional, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, friends, teenage boy, teenage girl, spoken inner thoughts, twists & turns, love affair, stereotypes ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 236
Red Roses (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rote Rosen is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since November 6, 2006. The show is a complex telenovela, who tells one love story every season about women in their forties.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, couples, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, parents and children, hotel, fall in love, romance, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Best Years (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Best Years is a Canadian teen drama series set in Boston, Massachusetts. The series was created by producer and writer of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Aaron Martin. The first season was shown on Global in Canada and The N in the United States. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: college, student life, lifestyle, teenage life, social differences, friends, college life, youth, foster child, charity, upscale, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
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Sol Yanim (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The drama series follows the story of a mother and her young daughter, Serra, as they try to get used to their new life in an ordinary neighbourhood after falling from grace.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, romantic
Plot: wealthy family, love, opposites attract, class differences, poor family, friendship, romance, teen romance, social differences, wealth, family disapproval, teenage love ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.6
 9K
Kuzey Guney (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Kuzey Güney is a spin-off Turkish television drama series of 1976 American television miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man. The scenarists are Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The series stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu, a restless son of ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, secret, marriage, flashback, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
58%
Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Fazilet, mother of Hazan and Ece, eager to make money using the modeling skills of her younger daughter, Ece. While Hazan pursues a career as a coach in sports, far from her mother's wishes and falls in love with a rich spoiled man.
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, realistic, talky
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, overbearing mother, mother daughter relationship, domineering mother, sister sister relationship, family, romance, parents and children, generation gap, direction and purpose, unlikely couple, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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All I Want for Love is You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A story full of laughs follows sanda fighter Gu Xiao Man and school genius Zuo An as they chase after love. Graduation is fast approaching for 3rd year high school student Gu Xiao Man. Unlike your average school girl, she is a sanda fighter who ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, chase, unfulfilled love, high school sweetheart, youth, couple relations, young love, love affair, friendship between teens, romantic friendship, unspoken love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 308
Child (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Being the daughter of a prostitute mother, Akca gives up her motherhood in order to give her child a better future. The bride of a wealthy family, Sule promises to be a mother to Akca's baby for a lifetime. She looks at the baby she named Efe ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couples, intrigue, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family relations, family problems, ambition, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
 6.8
 954
Zemheri (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Firuze and Ayaz. Two beautiful heart, two family carrying children overhead. Fate brought them together. Her father's unjust conviction in the elevator accident that killed thirteen people triggered Firuze. Carrying the responsibility of being ...
Style: captivating, emotional, suspense, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: power struggle, family relations, intrigue, rise to the top, parent child relationship, couple relations, couples, destiny, romance, change of luck, love and romance
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Love in Another Language (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, workplace, social misfits, mute or deaf, leaving home, hopes, true love, call center, mute character, self discovery, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 689
Ruthless City (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a disabled guy changes dramatically after a family from a small town comes to Istanbul. How will Seher behave after she learns that her mother-in-law has agreed with Agah Karacay? What will Ceren do when she learns that she is supposed ...
Style: sweet, uplifting, sentimental, romantic, touching
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, love, hopes, couple relations, fall in love, family, family relations, youth, friendship, couples, reunion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Don't Trust Men Anymore (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Yo no creo en los hombres (I don't trust men anymore) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Giselle González for Televisa. It is based on Yo no creo en los hombres (1991), produced in México.
Style: captivating, emotional, romantic, talky
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, family relations, husband wife relationship, lawyer, conflict, couples, forbidden love, love and romance, family problems
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, family life, society, love and romance, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
 5.6
 809
Bitter Lands (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The love story of Zuleyha, ​​who grew up without a father and works with Yilmaz as an auxiliary weaver in order to earn money for her brother, a gambler. The lives of these two young people blinded by the love of one ordinary night will turn ...
Style: psychological, touching, captivating, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: trust, secret, husband wife relationship, hopes, farming, love, promise, trial, small town, police, family farm, court ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rich man poor woman, high school, cinderella story, teenage love, social differences, rich and poor, youth, romance, opposites attract, friendship, love and romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Mother of Mine (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Story of a mother and three daughters living in modern day Korean society. The drama conveys a message about the low fertility rate, divorce rate, and the problems of the younger generation who are avoiding marriage.
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, restaurant, family relations, family business, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, business, romantic relationship, love affair, male female relationship, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Istanbullu Gelin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Faruk is the owner of a bus company and the leader of a powerful family in Bursa which is a metropol in Turkey. Faruk meets a violonist girl and falls in love with her. But the dominant mother of Faruk isn't happy with her son's ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, realistic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, family relations, love and romance, love, wealth, mother son relationship, mother in law, impossible love, destiny, young girl, mother in law daughter in law relationship, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 531
Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, betrayal, tragic hero, tragic love, infidelity, breakup, love affair, couple relations, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 68
The Impostor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: La Impostora, is a Spanish-language telenovela presumably to be produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: workplace intrigue, rivalry, hidden identity, boss and employee, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, family relations, uncover truth, family business, power relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Gem of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
TV show
Story: The Gem of Life was a TVB grand production drama, that broadcast between October 2008 and February 2009. The series was specifically filmed to celebrate TVB's 41st Anniversary. The series was filmed in many locations apart from Hong Kong, ...
Style: captivating
Plot: wealthy family, socialite, relationship problems, family problems, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, unrequited love, love affair, rich man, couple relations, relationships, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Diary of Preston Plummer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves. Adrift, Preston follows a beautiful but troubled young woman to a small island town where he begins to fall for her, but it all threatens to fall ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, love affair, young lovers, college graduate, family relations, social relations, family problems, small town, fall in love, island, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 364
Moving On (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Moving On is a British television series set in contemporary Britain consisting of standalone dramas all sharing the theme of someone going through some kind of change in their life and moving on.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, optimism, family problems, couple relations, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, hopes, redemption, parents and children, change
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Still Star-Crossed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate.
Style: twists and turns, touching, romantic, tense, emotional ...
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, twists & turns, culture clash, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, hopes, couple relations, romance, idealism, couples, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 3K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, parents and children, family in crisis, friends, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 3K
Lovebird (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Tells the story of Feride, an orphaned young girl who is forced to attend a boarding school. While she visits her aunt during holidays, she falls in love with her cousin Kamran. Soon, their love grows to be mutual and intensifies.
Style: romantic, emotional, sentimental, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, family relations, breakup, mischievous children, life philosophy, brother sister incest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 4K
Summerland (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, death of parent, loss of parent, family relations, love and romance, siblings relations, teenage life, beach, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%