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A Little Room for Hope (2018)
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A Little Room for Hope (2018)
Original name: 幸色のワンルーム
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A girl (Anna Yamada) is just 14-years-old, but she endures a difficult life. Her parents abuse her at home and she is bullied by students at her school. She doesn't have a place where she can feel comfortable. One day, the girl is kidnapped by a man (Shuhei Uesugi) wearing a mask. The kidnapper names the girl Sachi, while wishing her to be happy. For the first time, Sachi can feel happiness.
Style: serious, suspense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, abusive father, abusive mother, teenage life, teenager, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, brutality, teenage girl, bullying, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage hero, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abusive parent, teen violence, violent father, boy girl friendship, husband wife relationship, classmate classmate relationship, teenage daughter, romantic friendship, romance ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, touching and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friendship, love, love and romance, friends, romance and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Little Room for Hope: Matar al Padre (2018), The Great Craftsman (2019), Go Go Squid! (2019), My Home My Destiny (2019), Same-Sex Parents (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Matar al Padre (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
TV show
Story: Through a portrait of this family, we witness the profound changes that have shaken Spanish society between the 1990s and the present, with the advent of the economic and political crises in the background.
Style: ironic, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: irony, father son relationship, family relations, couples, husband wife relationship, parents, education, family problems, dark humor, friendship, father daughter relationship, love and romance ...
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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95%
The Great Craftsman (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Story: Set in the 1920s, it revolves around aspiring architects and their contributions to the country.
Style: suspense, touching, sentimental, suspenseful
Plot: romance, father son relationship, mother son relationship, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, friendship, death of father, death, war, male female friendship, wartime ...
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82%
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Go Go Squid! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Tong Nian is a genius 19-year-old student with high IQ and low EQ, who is also a famous anime cosplay person and sings well. She’s falls in love at first sight with Han Shang Yan, who is a game genius in the e-sports world and never pays attention ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, sport team, old friends, friends, family relations, teenager, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, friendship between men, father son relationship, championship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
My Home My Destiny (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The house where you were born even decides who you love and who you marry. First the mothers take the pen in his hand and start writing
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, adoption, family relations, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, unlikely couple, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Same-Sex Parents (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A jealous classmate exposes the fact that Olympe has 2 gay parents. Feeling ostracized and humiliated, Olympe lashes out at her closeted mother. Life unravels so that the truth can set them free.
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, gay parent, teen angst, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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%
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Out With Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Here we have a look into the life of a teenage girl along with her single father. The two share a close relationship. Rose is coming of age, coming out of the closet, and hoping to avoid having a spotlight put on her life. Her dad, Nathan, is ...
Style: erotic, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, single father, coming out, high school, father daughter relationship, friendship, lesbian daughter, lgbt, lesbian interest, teenager, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
45%
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Blessing of the Sea (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Sim Chung-Yi has an absolute sense of sight which allows her to identify thousands of colors. She also has a bright personality. Sim Chung-Yi meets Ma Poong-Do who is a pianist. He is highly skilled on the piano, but he receives criticism that he ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, secret, love at first sight, love affair, fall in love, romantic friendship, couple relations, young love, male female relationship, true love, love and romance, pianist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: eating disorder, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bulimia, teenage daughter, family relations, mental illness, family life, teenage life, parents and children, starvation, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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43%
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 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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Life Unexpected (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 765
East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Kumiko and Kenichi meet in college and build a happy marriage together. But over time, an unusual problem threatens to destroy their relationship.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, dorama, erotic
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School (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Girls from Ipanema (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A 1950s housewife goes to Rio de Janeiro to meet up with her husband, only to learn he's deserted her, but decides to stay and open a bossa nova club.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 55
Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hiding (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Drama
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: Jonathan Wright has it all, a prestigious job, incredibly beautiful wife Amy, gorgeous 7-year-old daughter Megan and countless friends. In the prime of his life, Jonathan suffers a life threatening brain aneurysm that leaves him comatose. After ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 21
Another Me (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Should We Kiss First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
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Style: touching, realistic, suspenseful, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 222
Bad Seeds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quiet 16-year-old Louis, the high school headmaster’s son, has never been in trouble. His best friend, 18-year-old Greg, however, is his polar opposite: provocative, angry, violent, he has been kicked out of school for physically threatening young ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 51
Horimiya (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Although admired at school for her amiability and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to work, Hori has to look after her younger brother and do the ...
Style: touching, humorous, light, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school life, school life, romance, friends in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage love, student, romantic relationship, teenage life, young love, best friends, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 1K
Furious (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sven (15) will be director and has been busy filming. He films his friends, especially those to do free running and put the videos on YouTube. He asks Roosmarijn to work on his first feature film. They may not know that he gets a thrashing at home ...
Style: serious, touching, tense, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, best friends, teenage life, parents and children, filmmaking, abusive father, father son relationship, teenage love, skateboard, forgiveness, buddies, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
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Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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