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Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, Japan, Hostel
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLove, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry

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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Rabbits, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Money, Friendship, Death, Jealousy
PlaceAircraft, School, Trains, USA
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, 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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersDogs, Horses, Lesbians, Indians, Teachers
PlotLove, Dancing, Loneliness, Snow, Test
PlacePrison, School, Trains, Mountains, Forest
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

The lives of four women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Artists, Students, Friends, Artists
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Love triangle, Art
PlaceKitchen, Beach
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration02:08
CharactersTeachers, Musicians, Students, Fathers, Housewives
PlotLove, Baseball, Curses, Shopping
PlaceSchool, Cemetery
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama
CountryJapan
CharactersDogs, Monkeys, Girlfriends
PlotTime travel, Fight, Love at first sight, Shopping
PlaceSchool, Nature, Trains, Parallel worlds, College
TimeFuture
StyleLight, 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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryJapan
CharactersDogs, Teens, Gay, Students, Puppies
PlotDancing, Friendship, First love, Baseball, Swimming
PlaceTrains, Mountains, Japan, Beach, Hotels
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological 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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryJapan, France
CharactersThieves, Photographers
PlotCars
PlaceSchool, Trains, Forest, Japan
StyleTo 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.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersMusicians, Sisters, Girlfriends, Actors, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, Revenge, Friendship, Betrayal
PlaceParty, Los Angeles
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersLesbians, Teachers, Musicians, Sisters, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Music, Obsession, Breakup
PlaceAircraft, Trains, England, Beach, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Jews, Students, Teachers, Singers
PlotLove, War, Friendship, Religious, Baseball
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:03
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate, Lost memory
PlaceSchool, Japan, Hospitals
StyleSoulful, 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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersDogs, Horses, Gay, Lawyers, Orphans
PlotLove, Money, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceItaly, Kitchen, Beach
TimeNew Year
StyleFascinating, 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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:19
CharactersTeachers, Friends, Actors
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, France
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28
CharactersDogs, Writers, Terminally ill, Orphans, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Relationship, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceCollege, USA, New York
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Blonde girls, Artists
PlotLove, Art, Holidays
PlaceSchool, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:14
CharactersDogs, Gay, Police, Lawyers, Friends
PlotLove, Poker, Music, Weapon, Divorce
PlaceCourt, France, Hospitals
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWriters, Sisters, Poor
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Friendship, Jealousy
PlaceSchool, Cemetery
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleRomantic, Kind, To cry, Cute, Inspirational

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountryIndia
Duration02:08
CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Police, Scammers
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Love at first sight
PlaceVillage, Trains, College, India, Helicopters
StyleRomantic, 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?

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:49
CharactersDogs, Spy, Immortals, Writers, Brothers
PlotRacing, Gambling, Cars, Investigation, Death
PlaceTrains, Japan, Kitchen
StyleSoulful, 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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama
CountryJapan
Duration01:58
CharactersDogs
PlotLove, Love triangle, Love with age difference, Shopping
PlaceJapan
StyleDorama, Fascinating, Depressive

A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium, South Korea
Duration02:52
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Musicians, Students, Writers
PlotLove, Time travel, Friendship, Love triangle, Snow
PlaceSchool, Trains, Parallel worlds, Paris, France
TimeNight
StyleUnexpected 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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, France
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, England, Beach, London
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryJapan
CharactersDogs, Lovers
PlotLove, First love, Love triangle, Jealousy
StyleBy manga

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.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Friendship, Fate, Cheating
PlaceJapan
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
CharactersDogs, Gay, Photographers, Pianists, Singers
PlotLove, Dancing, Wedding, Friendship, Breakup
PlaceMetro, USA, New York
StyleTo 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.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Animals, Lawyers, Friends, Judge
PlotLove, Sports, Racing, Time travel, Cars
PlaceMongolia
StyleRomantic, 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.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
PlotLove, Wedding, Friendship, Birthday
PlaceSchool, Party, Beach, Hospitals
TimeNew 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.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:53
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Photographers
PlotJealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleExciting, 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.





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