Tags: movies similar to Daytime Shooting Star (2017) - full list
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Students, Girlfriends|
|Plot||Love, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship, Love triangle|
|Place||School, Japan, Hostel|
|Style||Romantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, By manga|
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, Gay, Teachers, Pregnant, Friends|
|Plot||Love, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship, Death|
|Time||New Year, Winter|
Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.
|Characters||Dogs, Teens, Teachers, Rabbits, Trainers|
|Plot||Soccer, Money, Friendship, Death, Jealousy|
|Place||Aircraft, School, Trains, USA|
|Time||World War II|
|Style||Action, Fascinating, Makes me think|
In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain... and death... to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever - from a boy into a man. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan's 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is the quintessential wartime tale of the Home Front. It is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the sweetness of life, the sting of death and the modesty and sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.
|Characters||Dogs, Horses, Lesbians, Indians, Teachers|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Loneliness, Snow, Test|
|Place||Prison, School, Trains, Mountains, Forest|
|Style||Fascinating, Makes me think|
The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.
|Characters||Teens, Artists, Students, Friends, Artists|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Friendship, Love triangle, Art|
In an attempt to help his friend with his impotence, Jaime sets up two friends together. But after the failure, he comes in to help. What first appeared to be just a sexual experience evolves to a full romantic relationship of three people.
|Characters||Teachers, Musicians, Students, Fathers, Housewives|
|Plot||Love, Baseball, Curses, Shopping|
|Style||Romantic, To cry|
Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her appearances, she is a sweet and timid girl who longs to be able to make friends with everyone and be liked by everyone else. When her idol, popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes. She finds herself in a new world, trying to make friends and talking to different people and she can't thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly, but surely, a sweet love is blossoming between the two as they will overtake any circumstance or clear obstacles in their way.
|Characters||Dogs, Monkeys, Girlfriends|
|Plot||Time travel, Fight, Love at first sight, Shopping|
|Place||School, Nature, Trains, Parallel worlds, College|
|Style||Light, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Touching|
Takatoshi Minamiyama (Sota Fukushi) majors in art at an university in Kyoto. On the train to the school, he sees Emi Fukuju (Nana Komatsu) and falls in love with her at first sight. Gathering up all his courage, he speaks to her. They begin to date and enjoy happy days together, but Emi reveals her secret to him.
|Characters||Dogs, Teens, Gay, Students, Puppies|
|Plot||Dancing, Friendship, First love, Baseball, Swimming|
|Place||Trains, Mountains, Japan, Beach, Hotels|
|Style||Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating|
The year is 1987 and Japan is just reaching the peak of its economic success. Eighteen-year old Yonosuke Yokomichi arrives in Tokyo from Nagasaki. Ordinary in every way possible, he lives in a suburb far from the excitement of the big city and commutes to a university in the center of Tokyo.
|Place||School, Trains, Forest, Japan|
|Style||To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think|
The story follows the social intercourse between a cameraman, Masaya, with a visual impairment, and Misako who disconnects from the world.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal|
|Place||Party, Los Angeles|
A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, music|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Lesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup|
|Place||Aircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals|
|Style||Romantic, Light, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think|
Annie is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe. When the acoustic demo of Tucker's hit record from 25 years ago surfaces, its discovery leads to a life-changing encounter with the elusive rocker himself.
|Country||USA, China, Brazil, Germany|
|Characters||Teens, Jews, Students, Teachers, Singers|
|Plot||Love, War, Friendship, Religious, Baseball|
|Place||College, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA|
|Style||Romantic, Exciting, Intellectual|
In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Friends|
|Plot||Love, Friendship, Fate, Lost memory|
|Place||School, Japan, Hospitals|
|Style||Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men, By manga|
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.
|Genre||thriller, melodrama, drama, detective|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Dogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans|
|Plot||Love, Money, Obsession, Friendship, Death|
|Place||Italy, Kitchen, Beach|
|Style||Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing|
A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
|Characters||Teachers, Friends, Actors|
|Plot||Love, Love triangle|
|Style||Romantic, Light, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating|
An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.
|Characters||Dogs, Writers, Terminally ill, Orphans, Actors|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Relationship, Supernatural, Weapon|
|Place||College, USA, New York|
|Style||Romantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense|
As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
|Characters||Teachers, Blonde girls, Artists|
|Plot||Love, Art, Holidays|
|Place||School, Small cities|
|Style||Romantic, Light, Cute, Fascinating|
Heidi, who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. Now, a week before the gallery’s big Christmas party, she must return home to watch her niece and nephew. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris, now a teacher, and offers to help him find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance.
|Characters||Dogs, Gay, Police, Lawyers, Friends|
|Plot||Love, Poker, Music, Weapon, Divorce|
|Place||Court, France, Hospitals|
|Style||Romantic, Exciting, Light, To cry, Fascinating|
Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In a lovely provincial town, during a jazz festival, life will juggle with their destinies.
|Characters||Writers, Sisters, Poor|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Jealousy|
|Time||New Year, 19th century|
|Style||Romantic, Kind, To cry, Cute, Inspirational|
Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
|Genre||action, comedy, melodrama|
|Characters||Gangsters, Heroes, Police, Scammers|
|Plot||Love, Friendship, Love triangle, Love at first sight|
|Place||Village, Trains, College, India, Helicopters|
|Style||Romantic, Action, Light, Fascinating|
Seenu loves Sunaina but they're chased by a stalking cop, an infatuated beauty and her mafia don dad - can Seenu's heroics work?
|Characters||Dogs, Spy, Immortals, Writers, Brothers|
|Plot||Racing, Gambling, Cars, Investigation, Death|
|Place||Trains, Japan, Kitchen|
|Style||Soulful, Makes me think, Touching|
Ryota is an unpopular writer although he won a literary award 15 years ago. Now, Ryota works as a private detective. He is divorced from his ex-wife Kyoko and he has an 11-year-old son Shingo. His mother Yoshiko lives alone at her apartment. One day, Ryota, his ex-wife Kyoko, and son Shingo gather at Yoshiko's apartment. A typhoon passes and the family must stay there all night long.
|Plot||Love, Love triangle, Love with age difference, Shopping|
|Style||Dorama, Fascinating, Depressive|
A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama|
|Country||France, Belgium, South Korea|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Musicians, Students, Writers|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Friendship, Love triangle, Snow|
|Place||School, Trains, Parallel worlds, Paris, France|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Touching|
A man tries that his wife fall in love with him again, after to wake up in an alternate reality where she never knew him.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, military|
|Country||United Kingdom, Sweden, France|
|Characters||Dogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists|
|Plot||Soccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle|
|Place||Aircraft, England, Beach, London|
|Time||New Year, World War II|
|Style||Romantic, Fascinating, Makes me think|
During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.
|Plot||Love, First love, Love triangle, Jealousy|
Hatori Matsuzaki (Mirei Kiritani) is a female high school student. She has a crush on her childhood friend Rita Terasaka (Kento Yamazaki) and believes he will eventually choose her as her heroine, but Rita Terasaka begins dating Miho Adachi. Meanwhile, the most popular male student, Kosuke Hiromitsu (Kentaro Sakaguchi) takes an interest in Hatori Matsuzaki.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Plot||Love, Friendship, Fate, Cheating|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Cute, Touching|
Erika Shinohara (Fumi Nikaido) is a first year of high school student. While talking to friends, she makes up a story about her "boyfriend." In reality, Erika Shinohara doesn't have a boyfriend. Erika's friends soon begin to doubt her story and Erika is also running out of lies. Erika then sees a pretty boy on the street and takes his picture discreetly. She later shows his picture to her friends as her boyfriend. The boy in the picture is Kyouya Sata (Kento Yamazaki) and happens to attend the same school as Erika. She tells Kyouya about her situation and asks him to be her pretend boyfriend. Even though Kyouya has a pretty appearance, he has a dark side.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Dogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers|
|Plot||Love, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup|
|Place||Metro, USA, New York|
|Style||To cry, Fascinating|
A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport|
|Characters||Dogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge|
|Plot||Love, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars|
|Style||Romantic, Exciting, Action, To cry, Soulful|
A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.
|Plot||Love, Wedding, Friendship, Birthday|
|Place||School, Party, Beach, Hospitals|
|Time||New Year, Night|
In 1993, Max was 13 when he was offered his first camera. For 25 years he will not stop filming. The bunch of friends, the loves, the successes, the failures. From the 90s to the 2010s, it is the portrait of a whole generation that is emerging through its objective.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Teens, Teachers, Students, Photographers|
|Style||Exciting, Light, To cry, Soulful|
Aoi Nishimori's parents moved to another city for work, but Aoi didn't want to transfer to a new high school. She stays behind and lives in an apartment by herself. Shusei Kugayama moves in next to Aoi's apartment. Shusei is a very popular student at their high school. Due to a mistake, Aoi makes the sprinkler go off in his room. Until Shusei's room is fixed, he stays with Aoi.