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Marriage Contract (2016)
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Marriage Contract (2016)
Original name: 결혼계약
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A poor, widowed woman desperate to support her 7-year-old daughter and a wealthy business executive with a sick mother enter into a contract marriage.
Style: psychological, sincere, thought provoking, romantic, dorama
Plot: forced marriage, single mother, love and romance, restaurant owner, illness, mother son relationship, debt, widow, organ donation, mother child relationship, single parent
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out romantic, sincere, touching and captivating films and TV series with plots about love and romance, family relations, love affair, couple relations, romance, love and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Marriage Contract: The Promise (2016), The Ghost Bride (2020), My Physical Education Teacher (2017), My First First Love (2019), The Innocent Man (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Promise (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Na-Yeon is a bright woman. She supports her boyfriend Tae-Joon, who is from a poor background, and has even given up entering a university. But Tae-Joon dumps her for his success and goes with Se-Jin, who is a granddaughter of Baekdoo Company ...
Style: romantic, dorama, disturbing, realistic
Plot: revenge, gain trust, love and romance, love triangle, ambition, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, manipulative person, heiress, lifestyle, rise to the top ...
Place: korea
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The Ghost Bride (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, Malaysia
TV show
Story: In 1890s Malacca, Li Lan finds herself in the afterlife and becomes mired in a mystery linked to the sinister, deceased son of a wealthy family.
Style: emotional, captivating, stylized, touching
Plot: forced marriage, gambling, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, society, ghost, love affair, arranged marriage, unhappy marriage, jealousy, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century
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84%
My Physical Education Teacher (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Young girl Wang Xiaomi falls in love with and marries a middle-aged P.E. teacher Ma Ke who has divorced and lives with a teenage daughter and a little son.
Style: psychological, romantic, lyrical, dorama
Plot: love, romantic relationship, divorce, age difference, romance, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, couple relations, older man younger woman relationship, romantic triangle, love and romance, love affair
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80%
My First First Love (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Due to various personal reasons, a group of Yun Tae-o’s friends move into his house, where they experience love, friendship, and everything in between.
Style: dorama, humorous, sweet, sincere, touching
Plot: twenty something, first love, friends who live together, love and romance, grownups, couple relations, bigger dreams, friends in love, youth, parent child relationship, neighbor, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Innocent Man (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A self-made medical student and an aspiring anchorwoman find their friendship -- and their dreams -- tested by a fateful tragedy.
Style: realistic, romantic, disturbing, dorama
Plot: heiress, revenge, medical student, amnesia, love triangle, manipulative person, swashbuckler, sugar daddy, corruption, childhood friend, love affair, ambition ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
An Istanbul Tale (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series is made into 71 episodes. It takes place in Istanbul, Turkey. The story centers around two rich brothers Selim Arhan the elder and Demir Arhan the younger one. They are still living at home with their parents Omar Arhan and Baheye Arhan. ...
Style: sweet, touching, romantic, sincere
Plot: brother brother relationship, love, rich man poor woman, social differences, mother son relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, forbidden love, happy ending, dysfunctional family, family relations, maid ...
Place: istanbul turkey
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65%
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My Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of two brothers, growing up in 1970s Korea, who each take two completely different paths. One goes to school to become a doctor, the other becomes a gangster. Their story is told through flashbacks after one of them is murdered.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, family, brother vs brother, two brothers, family conflict, love and romance, unrequited love, brother brother conflict, romantic triangle, relationships, male female relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: korea
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53%
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Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, judge, legal, parents and children, starting over, living with parents, couples, courtroom drama, love and romance, single mother, female judge, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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50%
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Better Things (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sam Fox is a single, working actor with no filter trying to raise her three daughters – Max, Frankie and Duke – in Los Angeles. She is mom, dad, referee and the cops.
Style: light, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: single mother, parent child relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, family values, mischievous children, social issues, actress, dating, family problems, female protagonist, woman ...
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43%
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High Society (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Yoon-Ha is the youngest daughter of a chaebol. Even though her family is extremely wealthy, she holds a part-time job at a food market. She hides her background as an heiress and attempts to find a man that loves her for herself.
Style: semi serious, humorous, romantic, emotional, intense
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One Night Only (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 67 min.
Story: NIGHT BUG (dir. by Kim Tae-Yong) Han-Jae meets gay men at a bar in Jongno District, Seoul. He first meets them through an internet site. Once they get drunk, Han-Jae steals their money. He is accompanied by Hoon and pretends he is his boyfriend. ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, melancholic, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, asian, boyfriend, gay lead character, gay couple, love and romance, gay relationship, romance, love affair, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Was It Love? (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: After 14 years devoid of romance, a struggling movie producer and single mom faces the unexpected arrival of 4 men into her life—an author, an actor, a CEO, and a younger man—who might just revive her dormant desire for love.
Style: romantic, captivating, light, entertaining
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42%
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 ⇓
41%
Queen: Love and War (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: It tells the story of the cutthroat competition around the selection of the new queen, who is the only person in the kingdom who can have power without being related to the royal family.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: queen, battles, power struggle, fight for supremacy, throne, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, love story, relationships, fight, love and romance, male female relationship ...
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40%
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Money Flower (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of people driven by greed. Kang Pil-Joo grew up at an orphanage, but he now works as a managing director of a legal team at a corporation. He is acknowledged for his intelligence and his exemplary job performance. Some of those that work ...
Style: social realism, intense, thought provoking, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: greed, heir, corporation, money, secret identity, romance, desire, family business, rich and poor, revenge, friendship, love and romance ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Secret Sunshine (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Sin-ae moves with her son Jun to Miryang, the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to come to herself and set out on new foundations, another tragic event overturns her life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak
Plot: suicide attempt, redemption, romance, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, christianity, family problems, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
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38%
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I Am Yours (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, single parent, family relations, destructive relationship, human nature, unfulfillment, social misfits, society, culture clash, mother son relationship, female director ...
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The Good Witch (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Sun-Hee is a housewife and she is married to Bong Cheon-Dae. Her husband is currently unemployed. She has a twin sister, Cha Do-Hee, who works as a flight attendant. Although they are identical twins, they have completely opposite personalities. ...
Style: sweet, light, romantic, dorama
Plot: friendship, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, switching places, pretending to be someone else, sister sister relationship, parents and children, unfaithful husband, love interest, body swapping, duty, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Café Lumière (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Making her way through life by forming superficial relationships, Yoko (Japanese pop idol Yo Hitoto) keeps everyone at arm's length, whether it's her father (Nanji Kobayashi) and stepmother (Kimiko Yo) or Hajime (Tadanobu Asano), the owner ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: train, pregnancy, love and romance, family life, friendship, lifestyle, writer's life, youth, family relations, single mother, cafe, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Heart Surgeons (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around the thoracic surgery department of a hospital.
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, uplifting, exciting
Plot: hospital, nurse patient relationship, surgery, doctors and patients, support, doctor patient relationship, mother son relationship, supportive coworker, treatment, saving a life, hopes, male doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: psychological, talky, thought provoking, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, couples, marriage, breakup, selfishness, infidelity, society, romance, introspection, couple relations, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, eastern europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Meryem (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In the aftermath of an accident, a naive girl finds herself torn between an unscrupulous prosecutor, and a vindictive plaintiff.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love hate relationship, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, destiny, couple relations, love affair, intrigue, love, friendship, girl heroine, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hawthorne (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Hawthorne is an hour-long medical drama on the TNT television network starring Jada Pinkett Smith and Michael Vartan. It premiered on June 16, 2009. On Thursday, September 16, 2010, it was announced that Hawthorne has been renewed for a third and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, african american woman, doctors and patients, workplace, single parent, family relations, workplace situations, friendship, female protagonist, coworker relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 9.0
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Humsafar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Khirad and Ashar's marriage is a bad match in the eyes of Ashar's mother. She plots successfully to discredit Khirad in Ashar's eyes, and he distances himself from Khirad despite her repeated pleas of innocence. Their time apart is ...
Style: tense, romantic, captivating
Plot: love, self esteem, hate, single mother, male female relationship, loveless marriage, unrequited love, love interest, couple relations, family relations, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
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Run (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Four gritty no-holds-barred human stories of the streets, all linked together in some respect.
Style: tense, sincere, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: society, love and romance, family relations, single parent, theft, parents and children, love affair, crimes, debt, unlikely relationship, polish, immigrants
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
It's Okay, That's Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Jae-yeol is a writer of bestselling mystery novels and a radio DJ. Playful and a bit arrogant, he also suffers from obsessive–compulsive disorder. Ji Hae-soo is a psychiatrist on her first year of fellowship. Driven and ambitious with her ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, psychiatry, romance, psychology, schizophrenia, mental health, friendship, parents and children, unlikely couple, childhood trauma, friends who live together, relationships ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 84
Coming Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: The explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers are explored as they confront the subject of difference. Managing a modern relationship can be a mess. Single? Attached? Married? Divorced? Open? Closed? The most common ...
Style: psychological, romantic, gay cinema, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay relationship, love and romance, gay couple, gays and lesbians, gay love, love, youth, young lovers, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: montreal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 233
Love in Chains (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
TV show
Story: Kateryna is beautiful, clever and by the will of her godmother was raised as a lady of noble blood. But for the whole world, she is only someone else’s property, a bondmaid of the richest landowner in Nizhyn – Chervinskyi. Struggling for her ...
Style: romantic, thought provoking, sincere, psychological, social ...
Plot: noblewoman, impossible love, tragic love, management, love and romance, rich and poor, high society, brutality, rivalry, relationships, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%