Movies like Rain

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Rain (2001)
 7.8
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Rain (2001)
Original name: باران
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and treats Rahmat cruelly. After one of his pranks, however, Lateef discovers Rahmat's secret--he is a girl named Baran. Latif's heart softens towards Baran and he shows his new affection for her by doing what he can to ease the hardships she suffers at work. revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives.Baran is a 2001 Iranian film directed by Majid Majidi, based on an original script by Majid Majidi. The movie is set during recent times in which there are a large number of Afghan refugees living on the outskirts of Tehran. Almost a silent movie, Baran won a number of awards both nationally and internationally for the director and writer Majid Majidi.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, breathtaking, reflective, romantic, meditative, sexy ...
Plot: love, truck, secret, bus, tea, crying, rain, construction site, construction, romance, immigrants, teenage life, adventure, youth, heroes, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, society, human nature, treatment, hapless, poverty, cooking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, love, parents and children, culture clash, love and romance, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Rain: Children of Heaven (1997), The Color of Paradise (1999), Gabbeh (1996), 14+ (2015), The Great Journey (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Children of Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: poverty, school, siblings relations, foot race, family, financial problem, young heroes, childhood, unemployment, children, health situation, perseverance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
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95%
The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: blindness, children, village, poverty, father son relationship, orphan, parent getting married, vacation, abandoned, blind character, family disapproval, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
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Gabbeh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, touching, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: village, youth, lifestyle, village life, love and romance, family relations, golden years, romance, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, family life ...
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, love and romance, society, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, fire, listening to music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Great Journey (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Morocco, Bulgaria, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Reda, summoned to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca, complies reluctantly - as he preparing for his baccalaureat and, even more important, has a secret love relationship. The trip across Europe in a broken-down car is also the departure ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, trip, pilgrimage, teenage life, society, human nature, misfit, golden years, parents and children, hopes, immigrants, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, france, europe, croatia, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
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Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, human nature, family life, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, sibling relationship, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, village, bus ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: ireland, africa, europe, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dear Frankie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf son from the truth that they've run away from his father, ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: single parent, disability, letter, stranger, ship, friendship, father son relationship, family drama, elementary school, bet, newspaper, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
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The Father (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: village, family relations, starting over, coming of age, village life, siblings relations, young heroes, parents and children, teenage life, job seeking, homecoming, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: salesman, harvest, vineyard, grape, estate, post war, romance, love, interracial relations, crumbling relationship, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, small town, friendship, teenage love, youth, family problems, fall in love, young lovers, innocence lost, young heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, love and romance, first love, fall in love, coping, dealing with death, youth, fighting illness, human relationship, teenage life, dying ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Better Life (2011)
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Pear Tree (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 117 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 74K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, rock, love and romance, estrangement, coming of age, pianist, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, ireland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.2
 703
Shadow Magic (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Germany, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Beijing, 1902: an enterprising young portrait photographer named Liu Jinglun, keen on new technology, befriends a newly-arrived Englishman who's brought projector, camera, and Lumière-brothers' shorts to open the Shadow Magic theater. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, light, fairy tale ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, romance, coming of age, immigrants, parents and children, love and romance, buddies, couples, social differences, misfit, introspection ...
Time: 90s, turn of the century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s ...
Place: china, asia, australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, looking for sex, introspection, society, human nature, family problems, couples, downfall, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, arranged marriage, culture clash, irish, racism, nightclub, music teacher, romance, immigrants, couples, exploit, clergy ...
Place: glasgow scotland, spain, pakistan, manchester, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, romance, infidelity, marriage crisis, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 4K
Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: waitress, seduction, pizza, obesity, small town, workplace, jealousy, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, harsh ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, urban ghetto, youth, couples, teenage life, wooing, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, dominican republic, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 643
Broken English (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ivan is the fierce patriarch of a family of Croatian refugees in Auckland. Nina is his daughter, ready to live on her own, despite his angry objections. Eddie is the Maori she takes as her lover. Nina works at a restaurant where Eddie cooks. For a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, restaurant, forbidden love, pregnancy, romance, dysfunctional family, tragic love, social differences, life is a bitch, love and romance, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: love and romance, family relations, parents and children, romance, misfit, moral dilemma, society, immigrants, religions or cults, fall in love, ukrainian, identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, estate, governess, reunion, couples, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, family relations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 5K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, love, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, opposites attract, teenage love, forbidden love, interracial relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, paris france, kenya, africa, uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 468K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, young lovers, love affair, love story, romance, power of love, love triangle, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 11K
December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, adoption, best friends, orphan, rivalry, orphanage, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, youth, beach, sea ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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