Movies like Goodbye Summer

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Goodbye Summer (2019)
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Goodbye Summer (2019)
Original name: 굿바이 썸머
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: sincere, sentimental, touching, psychological
Plot: fight, first love, high school sweetheart, best friend, terminal illness, secret, school life, friendship between men, high school life, declaration of love, friendship gone bad

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, sentimental and realistic films with plots about love and romance, romance, first love, couples, friendship, terminal illness and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Goodbye Summer: I Give My First Love to You (2009), Carte Blanche (2015), Midnight Sun (2018), A Walk to Remember (2002), Summer Games (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Give My First Love to You (2009)
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 ...
Style: touching, suspense, sincere, uplifting, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: first love, love, romance, tragedy, terminal illness, teen romance, hopes, japanese girl, breaking up with girlfriend, deadly, heart disease
Place: japan
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95%
 6.9
 963
Carte Blanche (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of a high-school history teacher who decides to hide a progressive sight loss from everyone surrounding him - his colleagues, pupils, even the ones who really care about him, because of the fear of losing his job and trying to save ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: best friend, high school teacher, colleague, middle aged man, school trip, secret, high school life, high school student, loss of eyesight, love and romance, chance meeting, couples ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 27K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.6
 389
Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family relations, family problems, parents and children, resort, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, first love, teenage boy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The 100th Love with You (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: On July 27th, university student Aoi Hinata (Miwa) has an accident. When she wakes up, Aoi Hinata finds herself in a classroom from one week before the accident. At that time, her childhood friend Riku Hasegawa (Kentaro Sakaguchi) tells her "I ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, touching, affectionate, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, back in time, time travel, selflessness, sensuality, unspoken love, save the lady, music, accidental death, declaration of love
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Millionaire's First Love (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "A Millionaire's First Love" focuses on Kang Jae-Kyung's struggle with a clause in his grandfather's will that says he will only get his inheritance if he graduates from a high school in the country. Relocated into the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, dorama, touching
Plot: high school sweetheart, school, small town, love and romance, inheritance, heir, first love, good woman, rich snob, school life, high school life
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 399
Moonlit Winter (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The arrival of an intimate letter prompts a young woman to bring her mother on vacation to a small Japanese town, where someone special resides.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: first love, mother, winter, love letter, secret, love interest, teenager, female female relationship, women, sexuality, mother daughter relationship, lgbt ...
Place: japan, korea, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 203
Dream On (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The course of true love does not run smoothly for two young lads at Norman's Cozy campsite on the Welsh coast in the mid 80s. Two English holiday-makers, Paul, an innocent northerner from Rochdale, and George, a jack the lad, nervy young man ...
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, sincere, light
Plot: gay, family relations, runaway, summer vacation, teenage boy, gay relationship, coming of age, domineering mother, best friend, gay teenager, mother son relationship, gay interest ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Blue Spring Ride (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When she was a middle school student, Futaba Yoshioka liked Kou Tanaka who was unlike the other boys and quite gentle. Kou Tanaka then moved away and they lost contact. At the end of Futaba Yoshioka's first year as a high school student she ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, light
Plot: crush, love and romance, teenage love, high school hunk, unrequited love, reunited friends, japanese schoolgirl, friends in love, japanese culture, school life, high school life, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 511
Heartland (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Oklahoma artist, struggling with a recent death, finds escape in a reckless affair with her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sentimental, psychological, sincere, touching
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, brother sister relationship, cheating girlfriend, female director, lesbian kiss, wine tasting, death
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 36K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Unforgettable (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On a live music radio show, a letter arrives from the 23 years in the past. Through the letter, the first love and friendships of five friends are revealed.
Style: touching, inspirational, semi serious, sincere, romantic
Plot: friendship, first love, boy girl relationship, love letter, radio station, teenage love, disability, death of friend, follow your dream, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, love story, couple relations, relationships, romantic relationship, love affair, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 555
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 3K
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, melancholic
Plot: family relations, half brother half sister relationship, secret, father son relationship, fear, death of father, friend, commitment, depression, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, grownups, love ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 1K
See Girl Run (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What happens when a 30-something woman allows life's "what ifs" to overwhelm her appreciation for what life actually is. Disregarding her current obligations, she digs into her romantic past in hopes of invigorating her present.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, unfulfillment, small town, ex lover, love and romance, family relations, thirtysomething life, dull life, small town life, crumbling marriage, walking a dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, hopes, human nature, family problems, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, couples, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Falling Overnight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Falling Overnight tells the story of twenty-two year old Elliot Carson on the day before he has risky surgery to remove a brain tumor. Facing what could be his last night, Elliot’s path intersects with Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, male female relationship, twentysomething life, brain tumor, photographer, escapades, bittersweet, urban, romance, fall in love, barefoot male ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 315
Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, tragic hero, couples, friends, unfulfilled love, friendship, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, buddies, life is a bitch, romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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Bungee Jumping of Their Own (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two soulmates find eachother only to be torn apart by tragedy. However, not even death can keep them apart...but can destiny?
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: reincarnation, fall in love, supernatural, youth, romance, young lovers, supernatural romance, traffic accident, car accident, reflection, basketball, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: sentimental, psychological, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, romance, love affair, couples, one night stand, city life, urban, sexual content, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Christmas in August (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a quiet corner of Seoul, Jung-won runs a small photo studio. A humble shack passed down from his widower father, the studio is a space where Jung-won goes about his daily routine of dealing with fussy customers, enlarging photos of class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, friendship, fall in love, maid, family relations, tragic hero, single parent, teenage love, tragic love, love affair, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Veronika Decides to Die (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, controversial, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mental institution, terminal illness, suicidal, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, starting over, suicide, hopes, coma, doctors and patients, mental patient, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tomorrow, We're Going To The Movies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Just as three high-school graduates get to the brink of adulthood, the outbreak of World War Two destroys all their dreams and plans forever.
Style: pre war, sexy, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, army, university student, best friend, love at first sight, holiday, world war two, teenage boy, high school prom, dating, social differences ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love and Lies (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vam i ne snilos... A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates uneasiness in both of them. Also because ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, psychological
Plot: school, destiny, truth, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, injustice, lie, classmate, classmates, couples, wisdom ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Close to the Horizon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jessica knows exactly what her life is supposed to look like and where it takes her. But then she meets Danny. He has a complicated past and could confuse all their plans. Jessica has to decide.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, young couple, couple relations, fall in love, illness, youth, obstacle, attraction, friendship, falling in love, dark secret, court ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%