Affectionate movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant affectionate movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out affectionate, realistic, talky, melancholic, humorous and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with mentor, runaway, suprisingly clever, dialogue, storytelling, bittersweet, loneliness, culture clash, catastrophe and weird plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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affectionate movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as affectionate: Something in the Rain (2018), Normal People (2020), To the Left of the Father (2001), Promises (2017), The Loves of a Blonde (1965), Ed Wood (1994), Love and Death (1975), Paper Moon (1973), Day for Night (1973), Murmur of the Heart (1971).

List of affectionate movies

Something in the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore the relationship of two people as they go from being “just acquaintances” to “a genuine couple” — Yoon Jin Ah, a coffee shop supervisor in her 30s, and Seo Joon Hee, a designer at a video game company who has just returned from ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, romantic, romanticism, feel good ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: romance, relationships, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, caress, love story, parents and children, sensuality, korean, unsupportive parent, love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
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 8.7
 11K
Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Story: Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
Style: romantic, social, touching, affectionate
Plot: first love, couple relations, social misfits, social differences, college, school, small town, secret relationship, male nudity, female nudity
Place: ireland
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To the Left of the Father (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce family conflicts and an overheated and intense visual style to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, affectionate
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, destructive relationship, love and romance, parents and children, family problems, family life, innocence lost, human nature, siblings relations, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: brazil, latin america
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 58
Promises (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Latchkey kids lose touch when one of them moves away, only to reconnect years later without realizing it, having changed their names to escape their pasts. Once they realize who each other are; they are able heal the wounds of their pasts.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, affectionate
Plot: love, past, fight, devotion, lovers, promise, secret, friend, post traumatic stress disorder, affection, lover, identity ...
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The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andula, an innocent Czech girl from a factory town, is desperately in search of love. She believes she's found it when she beds Milda, a charming young musician visiting from Prague. Milda, however, is only looking for a casual encounter, and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: factory worker, working class, youth, one night stand, small town, coming of age, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, new wave, firefighter ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: prague, europe, czechoslovakia, poland, california
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 7.8
 162K
Ed Wood (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The mostly true story of the legendary "worst director of all time", who, with the help of his strange friends, filmed countless B-movies without ever becoming famous or successful.
Style: gothic, humorous, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor, transvestism, friendship, hollywood, showbiz, misfit, actress, filmmaking, desire for fame, ambition, depression, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.7
 35K
Love and Death (1975)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in 19th-century Russia, Allen is a cowardly serf drafted into the Napoleonic war, who would rather write poetry and obsess over his beautiful but pretentious cousin. Allen's cowardice serves him well when he hides in a cannon and is shot ...
Style: intellectual, humorous, witty, surreal, not serious ...
Plot: duel, execution, war, nothing goes right, love and romance, parody, military, couple relations, goofy hero, fall in love, comedy of errors, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 70s, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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 8.1
 40K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: sentimental, touching, road movie, humorous, talky ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, funeral, orphan, on the road, great depression, girl, odd couple, family relations, partners in crime, father daughter relationship, con artists ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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 8.0
 19K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, extramarital affair, director, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, love and romance, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, nice france
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The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: parody, music, musician's life, rising to stardom, media, music band, partners, buddies, celebrity culture, journalism, lifestyle, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, germany
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, mother son relationship, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, sexual initiation, siblings relations, sexuality, love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
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 7.2
 25K
A Mighty Wind (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, lyrical ...
Plot: musician, reunion, singer, folk singer, music, music band, showbiz, love and romance, satire, talented, musical tour, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV ...
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: producer, director, actor, success, tv show, cultural icon, artists and showbiz, backstage, media, television, mentor protege relationship, television studio ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s, year 1966 ...
Place: england, london
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 12K
Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, witty, emotional, clever ...
Plot: american dream, german, immigrants, on the road, pimp, bittersweet, culture clash, down on your luck, life is a bitch, crimes, self discovery, social misfits ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, usa, germany, europe, new york ...
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My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: countryside, provence, friendship, teacher, family relations, summer, hill, coming of age, youth, native, family life, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s, 19th century ...
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, marseille, paris france ...
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Life Is Sweet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, family relations, rebellious daughter, class differences, nothing goes right, family problems, society, human nature, family in crisis, eccentric family, compassion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, youth, family relations, parents and children, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive.
Style: scenic, humorous, touching, colourful, funny ...
Plot: wilderness, hunting, nature, countryside, childhood, adoption, boy, escape, juvenile delinquent, forest, social worker, sarcasm ...
Place: new zealand
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How It Was with Dooms (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An orphaned cheetah becomes the best friend and pet of a young boy living in South Africa.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild animal, rescue, lion, cheetah, family relations, bully, adventure, adventurer, adolescence, youth, escapades, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, south africa, kenya
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 144K
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: space wars, outer space, benign alien, parody, good versus evil, innocence, actor, mistaken identity, heroes, star, race against time, spacecraft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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King of the Hill (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, coming of age, dysfunctional family, against the odds, parents and children, family problems, family life, self discovery, life is a bitch, siblings relations, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, california
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 68K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, thief, crime, crimes, self discovery, disorder, nothing goes right, sibling relationship, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 164K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, depression, mentor, friendship, teacher, high school, jealousy, student, unlikely friendships, adolescence, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.4
 11K
Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, traffic jam, bohemian life, politics, clergy, filmmaking, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 53K
Best in Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, funny, absurd, witty ...
Plot: dog, poodle, pet shop, obsession, dog movie, ambition, rivals, training, psychiatrist, lovers, pets, parody ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, florida, illinois, usa, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, youth, gay teenager, love triangle, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 22K
Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, pregnancy, painting, jealousy, eccentric family, love and romance, family problems, family life, meet the parents, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 21K
Winter Light (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, pastor, faith, priest, winter, midlife crisis, isolation, small town, redemption, religions or cults, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous, talky ...
Plot: high society, satire, farce, smuggling, heroin, police brutality, dream, guest, social decay, friendship, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
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Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: mechanic, small town, satire, backstage, dentist, audition, chinese restaurant, travel agent, alien contact, amateur theater, city council, improv ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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