Tags: movies similar to Because I Love You (2017) - full list
|Mark||10 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama|
|Characters||Demons, Singers, Nurses|
|Plot||Curses, Love, Jealousy, Ghosts|
Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
|Genre||fantastic, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, Cars, Ghosts, Death|
After an accident, Mun-Gi wakes up to find that he’s forgotten who he is. Searching for clues about his life, he meets Yeon-Hwa, who introduces herself as a ghost.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, Supernatural, Body exchange, Ghosts|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Touching, Light, Fascinating, Cute|
16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.
|Genre||action, drama, adventure, cartoon|
|Characters||Teens, Robots, Heroes, Military|
|Plot||War, Apocalypse, Adventure, Supernatural, Rivalry, Love, Fate, Ghosts|
|Place||Japan, Asia, Aircraft|
Youngsters called Kildren, who are destined to live eternally in their adolescence. The Kildren are conscious that every day could be the last, because they fight a war as entertainment, organized and operated by adults. But as they embrace the reality they are faced with, they live their day-to-day lives to the full.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 8.4)|
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama, cartoon|
|Plot||Love, Body exchange, Time travel, Supernatural, Death, Snow, Fate, Lost memory|
|Place||School, Japan, Caves|
|Style||Touching, Fascinating, To cry, Unexpected ending|
High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.
|Characters||Dogs, Ninja, Students, Teachers|
|Plot||Love, Moving, First love, Jealousy, Shopping, Art|
|Place||Japan, School, Mountains, Trains|
Fifteen-year-old country girl Suzume Yosano has to move to Tokyo to live with her uncle due to her father's transfer. She bumps into a mysterious man who ends up taking her to her uncle's place after she gets lost. Turns out, Suzume will be seeing him a lot more often once she starts school because... he's her homeroom teacher?!
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Friends, Teachers, Teens|
|Plot||Love, Fate, Lost memory|
|Place||School, Japan, Hospitals|
|Style||Touching, Soulful, Fascinating, For men|
High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. Even though Kaori tells Yuki why she doesn't want to become friends, Yuki still wants to become close to her.
|Mark||9.2 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Brothers, Sisters, Friends, Mothers, Twins, Serial killers, Fathers, Raccoons|
|Plot||Death, Mystery, Mystery, Love, Mental disorders, Ghosts|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Tense, Action|
A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
|Mark||5 (imdb: 4.9)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Characters||Horses, Artists, Models, Photographers, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Betrayal, Dancing, Obsession, Death, Jealousy, Art, Fear, On real events|
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.
Hibiki Shimada, a normal 17-year-old high school student, still does not know how to fall in love—although surrounded by love "experts"—until one day she realizes that she's fallen in love with her hot and nice 26-year-old teacher, Itou. She then takes a path to make her teacher understand how she feels for him.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 8.4)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, music|
|Characters||Musicians, Childrens, Guitarists, Family, Dogs, Singers|
|Plot||Adventure, Life after death, Holidays, Death, Love, Fate, Ghosts, Music|
|Style||Touching, Atmospheric, Soulful, Fascinating, Cute, Disney|
Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
|Genre||fantasy, adventure, cartoon, music|
|Plot||Love, Divorce, Loneliness|
|Place||School, Japan, Village, Islands|
In an small fishing village, a gloomy middle school student named Kai meets a mermaid named Lu.
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Pupils|
Nino is a quiet outcast with only a bird for a friend. Kira is a popular boy with a big secret. Even though they live next to each other, they have never spoken. But when Nino learns Kira's secret, everything begins to change, and what starts as a hesitant friendship grows into something more... but how long can it last?
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, cartoon|
Miou Aida and Haruki Serizawa might seem like polar opposites to those around them, but as the two third-years prepare to end their high school experience, they couldn't have been been closer. While Miou is a shy and reserved member of the school art club that prefers to stay out of the limelight, Haruki is the boisterous and confident ace of the movie club, already winning awards for his directing prowess. However, after a previous chance encounter during their school entrance ceremony, they quickly become friends despite their stark differences in personality. But although their closeness might be growing, they've never become anything more than just that, much to the bewilderment of their friends.As their time in high school draws to a close, Miou and Haruki, along with their friends in the art and movie clubs, have just one year left to face their hidden feelings and the daunting task of deciding their future careers. The two might always be only an arm's reach away, but as Haruki chases his dream of becoming a professional movie director and Miou struggles with choosing a path for herself, they'll learn just how hard it is to get past those last 10 centimeters.
|Plot||Supernatural, Love, Ghosts, Life after death|
Joe—a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child—meets Julie, a spiritually gifted woman who enlists his help in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter. But the spirit of Joe's dead wife proves stronger, possessing the young woman's body and determined to settle her unfinished business with the living.
|Plot||Love, Death, Abduction, Ghosts, Fear, Cars|
|Place||Scotland, School, Lake|
A pregnant woman and her husband are taken in by a farmer and his wife after crashing their car in the Scottish countryside. Once inside, they realize their hosts’ daughter is a missing child from the news years earlier. Things take a sinister twist when the farmer and his wife inform the couple they intend to keep their baby once born.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 4)|
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, adventure, family|
The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.
High school student Hodaka leaves his home on an isolated island and moves to Tokyo, but he immediately becomes broke. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds a job as a writer for a shady occult magazine. After he starts his job, the weather has been rainy day after day. In a corner of the crowded and busy city, Hodaka meets a young woman named Hina. Due to certain circumstances, Hina and her younger brother live together, but have a cheerful and sturdy life. Hina also has a certain power: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky.
|Plot||Supernatural, Love, Ghosts, Love triangle, Life after death|
|Style||Light, Fascinating, Cute, Romantic|
A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
|Mark||9.4 (imdb: 5.3)|
|Characters||Teens, Students, Demons|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Death, Ghosts|
|Style||By books, Disturbing|
Tessa Young is a dedicated student, dutiful daughter and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart. Entering her first semester of college, Tessa's guarded world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott, a mysterious and brooding rebel who makes her question all she thought she knew about herself -- and what she wants out of life.
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Kings, Friends, Mothers, Nephews|
|Plot||Love, Ghosts, Revenge, Relationship, Betrayal, Fidelity, Rivalry, Justice|
Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.
|Mark||6.2 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, fantasy|
|Plot||Ghosts, Superpowers, Supernatural|
High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life, besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a God of Death.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, cartoon|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Wedding, Love, Relationship, Moving, Blackmail|
|Place||School, Japan, Trains, Italy|
Yuuta and Rikka are in their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about Rikka not being competent enough to advance to universities in Japan. The gangs from the club suggested Yuuta, who doesn't want to be separated, to elope with Rikka!! A runaway drama throughout Japan begins.
|Mark||7 (imdb: 6.6)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, cartoon|
|Characters||Family, Sisters, Models|
|Style||Netflix, Light, Atmospheric, Cute|
Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China. 1 Shanghai Love. 2 Sunny Breakfast. 3 Small Fashion Show. Directed by Zhenxing Yi, the plot revolves around a young man working in Beijing. He used to live with his grandma in his less developed hometown Hunan. While he is drown in his childhood reminiscence, he receives an unexpected call – Grandma is in critical condition.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 7.9)|
|Characters||Poor, Family, Orphans, Thieves, Criminals|
|Plot||Mystery, Money, Death, Love, Snow, Loneliness, Chase|
|Place||Japan, Trains, Prison|
After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care of her after learning of the hardships she faces. Although the family is poor, barely making enough money to survive through petty crime, they seem to live happily together until an unforeseen incident reveals hidden secrets, testing the bonds that unite them.
|Genre||action, fantasy, adventure|
|Characters||Brothers, Teens, Heroes|
|Plot||Adventure, Body exchange|
Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 6.8)|
|Country||Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA|
|Characters||Artists, Friends, Gay, Thieves, Soldier, Jews, Teachers, Models, Criminals|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing, Cancer, Motorcycles, Snow, Money, Religious, Ghosts, Viruses|
|Place||USA, Aircraft, Trains, Party|
Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
|Characters||Demons, Single mothers|
|Plot||Ghosts, Supernatural, Survival, Love, Religious, Cheating, Fear|
|Style||Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing|
Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama|
|Plot||Love, Ghosts, Cheating|
Hyun-Ji studied for her 19 years before she died in an accident. She is now a ghost and has wandered around the world for several years. Hyun-Ji then meets exorcist Park Bong-Pal. Hyun-Ji and Bong-Pal listens to various stories from ghosts and sends them to the otherworld.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 5.3)|
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, drama, family|
|Country||France, China, Canada|
|Characters||Family, Businessmen, Fathers, Cats, Animals, Dogs|
|Plot||Adventure, Love, Body exchange, Supernatural|
A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
In the near future, spirits and monsters are in full sight. A boy leads a group of people with special abilities as they plot against a massive organization that takes advantage of a certain incident and eventually know the truth about their world in the process.
|Mark||5.6 (imdb: 8.5)|
|Genre||action, fantasy, comedy, cartoon|
|Plot||First love, Supernatural, Telekinesis, Jealousy, Superpowers, Ghosts|
|Style||Exciting, Light, Fascinating|
Shigeo Kageyama, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, something terrible happens to him! As he's surrounded by false espers, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations, what will Mob think? What choices will he make?
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.5)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller|
|Characters||Family, Businessmen, Scientists, Mothers, Rich, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Body exchange, Love, Money, Relationship, Cancer, Death, Survival, Chase|
|Place||New York, USA, Laboratory|
|Style||Disturbing, Exciting, For men|
An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origins and the secret organization that will kill to keep its secrets.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 6.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, comedy, drama, family|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Friends, Journalists, Lovers, Losers|
|Plot||Love, Ghosts, Revenge, Relationship, Betrayal, Death|
|Place||Aircraft, Moscow, Russia, School|
|Style||Touching, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating|
An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his unaccomplished tasks.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 8.1)|
|Genre||drama, military, biography, history|
|Characters||Teens, Friends, Military, Tough guys, Soldier, Brothers, Snipers|
|Plot||On real events, War, Death, Survival, Love, Religious|
|Style||Patriotic, Inspirational, Touching, To cry, Tense|
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 8.1)|
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history|
|Characters||Friends, Lesbians, Orphans, Maids|
|Plot||Betrayal, Cheating, Seduction, Revenge, Jealousy, Love|
|Place||Korea, Mansions, Japan|
|Style||Atmospheric, Action, Disturbing|
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.
|Place||Japan, Space, Spaceships, Mars|
|Style||Exciting, Fascinating, Smart|
Based on the manga series "Mars" by Fuyumi Soryo (published from February, 1996 to December, 2000 in Japanese shojo manga magazine Bessatsu Friend).
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 4.8)|
|Genre||horror, thriller, detective|
|Plot||Ghosts, Supernatural, Missing people, Fate, Mental disorders|
|Style||Disturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending|
Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Cats, Twins, Models|
|Plot||Love, Weapon, Mystery, Cheating, Ghosts|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Tense|
Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.
|Mark||9.6 (imdb: 5.7)|
|Genre||horror, fantastic, action, thriller|
|Plot||Love, Revenge, Survival, Fear, Loneliness, Hatred, Rivalry, Investigation, Death, Skirmishes, Superpowers|
|Place||Japan, School, College|
Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a university student. He becomes injured by Rize, a human eating ghoul. Ken is saved from the ghoul when a steel frame falls on Rize. They are both sent to the hospital. Ken receives an organ transplant from Rize and becomes a half ghoul.
|Characters||Mothers, Sisters, Maids, Deer, Teachers, Taxi drivers, Fathers|
|Plot||Love, The escape, Loneliness, Pursuit, Money|
|Place||Japan, Office, USA, Aircraft, Trains|
A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||fantasy, drama, cartoon|
|Characters||Wizards, Princesses, Kings|
|Plot||Love, Magic, Dreams, Dreams|
Japan, 2020, a few days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Although she should be studying for her final exams, Kokone, a schoolgirl who lives in a small town with her widowed father, a mysterious and talented mechanic, falls asleep often, anywhere, anytime, entering, over and over, a dream-world where a squad of fantastic motorized contraptions fights against magic, a world close to reality where she will find out the keys of her true past.
|Plot||Disasters, Fear, Tsunami, Earthquake, Ghosts|
|Place||Japan, Sea, Trains|
A young German woman bonds with an elderly Japanese woman while touring the Fukushima region of Japan in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Characters||Students, Teachers, Girlfriends, Teens|
|Plot||Relationship, Moving, Jealousy, Love, Basketball, Love triangle|
|Place||School, Japan, Hostel|
|Style||Heavy, Soulful, Fascinating, Romantic|
Yu Akahane (Nana Komatsu) moves to a dormitory room after her father's transfer from work. She is excited that she will live in the same dorm as Takumi Shirakawa (Yudai Chiba) aka "White Prince." Yet, Haruto Kurosaki (Kento Nakajima) aka "Black Devil" kisses her as punishment for going against him. It is Yu Akahane’s first kiss. Since then, she becomes obedient to Haruto Kurosaki.
|Characters||Dogs, Cats, Surgeons, Old man, Astronauts, Parents, Frogs|
|Plot||Love, Mental disorders, Ghosts|
Philippe Mars wants to please everyone. He wants to be a good father, a friendly ex-husband, a helpful colleague and an understanding brother. Unfortunately, his little world goes out of its planned orbit. His son becomes a hardcore vegetarian, his daughter a compulsive swot, whilst his sister exhibits giant paintings of their naked parents. At the office he must face the rampages of his mentally unstable colleague Jerôme who one night turns up at his door with a young woman in tow who has just been released from a clinic.
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Ghosts, Supernatural|
|Style||Disturbing, Tense, Atmospheric|
A unique collection of extraordinary fantastical short stories from the pen of Neil Gaiman, directed by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard. With a score by Jarvis Cocker and starring a host of British acting talent led by Tom Hughes, Johnny Vegas, George MacKay, Rita Tushingham and Kenneth Cranham.
|Characters||Parents, Friends, Soldier, Military, Mothers|
Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as 'Comfort Women'. Decades later, an elderly lady attempts to reunite with the spirit of her lost friend. Inspired by the testimony of Kang Il-chul.
|Mark||6.6 (imdb: 8.6)|
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Family, Friends, Demons, Orphans, Brides, Gods|
|Plot||Love, Ghosts, Dreams, Relationship, Supernatural, Death, Curses, Fate|
Kim Shin is an immortal “goblin,” and has the rather honorable title of being the Protector of Souls. His roommate Wang Yeo also happens to have the equally lofty, if thoroughly opposing, title of Angel of Death, and he acts as the storied grim reaper that claims souls. However, both these devilishly handsome angels have a problem: Wang Yeo has amnesia and Kim Shin wants to end his own (immortal) life. Unfortunately for goblins, the only way to defeat immortality is to marry a human bride. For that purpose, Kim Shin decides to win over Ji Eun Tak an optimistic high school girl who he thinks will be the priestess that ends his cursed existence. Now, once responsible for protecting souls and watching them pass, Kim Shin now tries to send his own to the afterlife. But when a slightly complicated method of suicide starts turning into true love, will our immortal goblin begin to regret his decision--where acting on that very love ultimately means the end of his life?
|Plot||Love, Happiness, Relationship, Intrigue|
Mia Kurihara works in the public relations department of a company. She falls in love with Kairi Miyoshi. He is the vice president of the company, but he is also married.