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A Stranger's Heart (2007)
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A Stranger's Heart (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Man and woman (Peter Dobson and Samantha Mathis) fall in love in a heart transplant facility. They are both attracted to a little girl (Mary Matilyn Mouser) who turns out to be the orphan of their heart donors...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, love affair, romance, orphan, love and romance, hopes, couples, terminal illness, transplant, tragic hero, doctors and patients, bittersweet, little girl, death, grandfather granddaughter relationship, loss of father, disability, family relations, misfit, life is a bitch, child illness, mentally challenged, family problems, dealing with death, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, hopes, bittersweet and fall in love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Stranger's Heart: Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005), Vernie (2004), Happy Birthday (2007), Life on Liberty Street (2004), P.S. I Love You (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, couples, family relations, tragic love, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 38
Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, pregnancy, terminal illness, tragic hero, couples, family problems, best friends, hopes, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.4
 356
Happy Birthday (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rene Liu successfully delivers the complex role of Mi, who chooses to remain single rather than risking the slightest chance of being dumped. She loves her friend Nan (Louis Koo) more than anyone, yet she asks him to be her best friend instead of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, dealing with death, siblings relations, uncover truth, loss of loved one, best friend, disappearance, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Life on Liberty Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A nurse, trying to salvage her life after her husband and job are gone, winds up working in a halfway house full of mildly brain-damaged patients and receives help from those she helps.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mentally challenged, human spirit, starting over, hopes, rehabilitation, love and romance, defiant, family relations, disability, doctors and patients, bittersweet, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 201K
P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, love story, starting over, terminal illness, death, loss of spouse, family relations, grief, couples, dealing with death, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, bondage, couples, impossible love, destiny, supernatural ability, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Flannel Pajamas (2006)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A study of a relationship that starts quickly, burns bright, and then gets rocky, not from any one thing, but from an accumulation of civilization and its discontents. Stuart is glib and generous, Nicole is shy and forthright. Is love enough to see ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, fall in love, destiny, couples, hopes, sexual relations, brother brother relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, wedding, marriage proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 425
Shadowlands (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: christianity, cancer, faith, marriage, death, terminal illness, tragic love, human spirit, couple relations, family in crisis, religions or cults, love affair ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 343
Snapshots (2002)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aging hippy and a beautiful young woman meet in Amsterdam and find love.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, hidden identity, one more chance, love affair, couples, optimism, fall in love, unfulfilled love, romance, youth, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, holland, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 7K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, forbidden love, love affair, doctors and patients, fall in love, rehabilitation, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 13K
Untamed Heart (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Caroline, a young waitress who seems to have bad taste in men, is on her way home one night when thugs attempt to rape her. Adam, the mysterious busboy who works at the same diner, helps fight off the assailants, and she begins a relationship with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, tragedy, love affair, couples, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, hopes, disability ...
Time: 90s
Place: minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, tragic hero, parents and children, true love, family relations, young lovers, tragic love, couples, romance, love and romance, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Counting Backwards (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For some, the lives we have are not always the lives we wanted. For Joe, a small time guy from the small time town of Sandwich, Illinois, his has not even come close - until now. Faced with death and having recently met the girl of his dreams, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: terminal illness, love affair, against the odds, introspection, romance, best friends, race against time, life is a bitch, small town, bittersweet, male female relationship, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 280
Musical Chairs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his dancer partner, Mia, lands in the hospital after an accident, Armando persuades her to train for an upcoming wheelchair ballroom dancing contest
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disability, romance, couples, dance school, against the odds, human spirit, lifestyle, follow your dream, society, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
56%
 5.9
 377
All About Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, destiny, unfulfillment, estrangement, family problems, couples, transplant, hopes, romance, crumbling marriage, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 800
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: psychological, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
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 ⇓
54%
 6.9
 992
Sweet November (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman refuses to let her romances last longer than one month.
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: key, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, tragic hero, life is a bitch, opposites attract, unfulfillment, bittersweet, terminal illness, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bumblebee Flies Anyway (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An amnesiac youth tries to piece together his past, but what he discovers may jeopardize his future.
Style: contemplative, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: clinic, hospital, terminal illness, memory, patient, twins, parents and children, friendship, teenage life, family relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 530
Sweet Jane (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: hospital, drug abuse, teenage life, friends, kids in trouble, overdose, drug dealing, social misfits, redemption, unfulfilled love, friendship, hotel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, sexual content, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 5K
Evim Sensin (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After returning back to family, Leyla tries to fix everytihng while starting a new life wit Iskender. Everything goes smoothly until troubles find Leyla...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, romance, family relations, true love, couples, love, relationships, destiny, friendship, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 31K
Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, love, college, class differences, young love, terminal illness, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, boston, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Breaking Upwards (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Breaking Upwards' explores a young, real-life New York couple who, four years in and battling codependency, decide to intricately strategize their own break up. Based on an actual experiment devised by director/actor Daryl Wein and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, romance, breakup, hopes, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, battle of the sexes, young lovers, crumbling marriage, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 431
Just a Father (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, starting over, life turned upside down, couple relations, family problems, love and romance, hopes, romance, couples, babies and infants, widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
For Both of Us (2016)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Çiçek is a girl who grew up in a small village. She has so many questions about her own life with no answers. And then her life is changed by Dogan, her literature teacher.
Style: uplifting, sincere, psychological, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, male female relationship, relationships, destiny, romance, love and romance, teacher student relationship, teacher, couples, love affair, love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 2K
Endless Love (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A famous and a wealthy doctor, falls in love with a poor housekeeper.
Style: sexy, uplifting, sweet, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, love and romance, fall in love, youth, relationships, destiny, obsession, hopes, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, couples, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Forget Me Not (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows Will Fletcher, a musician, and Eve Fisher, who works in a pub where he is performing, during one night in London. After Will has saved Eve from a drunken customer at closing time, they stay up all night together, meandering through ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: destiny, tragic love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, musician's life, hopes, lifestyle, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%