Tags: movies similar to The Longest Ride (2015) - full list
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography, history|
|Characters||Lawyers, Fathers, Presidential, Poor, Chief|
|Plot||Love, On real events, Cars, Friendship, Art|
|Place||College, Africa, The White House, USA, Office|
|Style||Light, To cry, Soulful|
Chronicles a single day in the summer of 1989 when the future president of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Characters||Teachers, Students, Lawyers, Trainers, Presidential|
|Plot||On real events|
|Style||To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious|
The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
|Place||USA, New York|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, By books, Touching, Serious|
Daisy Kenyon is a Manhattan commercial artist having an affair with an arrogant and overbearing but successful lawyer named Dan O'Mara. O'Mara is married and has children. Daisy meets a single man, a war veteran named Peter Lapham, and after a brief and hesitant courtship decides to marry him, although she is still in love with Dan.
|Characters||Millionaires, Friends, Lovers|
|Plot||Love, Money, Obsession, Loneliness, Love triangle|
|Place||Party, Hotels, USA, Estate, New York|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Serious|
An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.
|Country||United Kingdom, USA, Australia|
|Characters||Lesbians, Gay, Lawyers|
|Plot||Travel, Passion, Relationship, Art, Love with age difference|
|Place||Party, Hotels, USA, New York|
|Style||Romantic, Gloomy, Serious|
In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Love, Wedding, Friendship, Fate|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Touching, Serious|
A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
|Plot||On real events, Friendship|
|Place||Party, USA, New York|
|Style||Romantic, Soulful, Touching, Serious|
An emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, addiction, and friendship of two men. Documentary filmmaker Erik and closeted lawyer Paul meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. Individually and together, they are risk takers—compulsive, and fueled by drugs and sex. In an almost decade-long relationship defined by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries and dignity and to be true to himself.
|Place||USA, New York|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching|
Marty, a butcher who lives in the Bronx with his mother is unmarried at 34. Good-natured but socially awkward he faces constant badgering from family and friends to get married but has reluctantly resigned himself to bachelorhood. Marty meets Clara, an unattractive school teacher, realising their emotional connection, he promises to call but family and friends try to convince him not to.
|Country||USA, Greece, Brazil|
|Characters||Gay, Teachers, Artists, Writers, Old man|
|Place||School, Party, USA, New York|
|Style||Soulful, Touching, Serious|
After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Plot||Dancing, Music, Friendship|
|Style||Romantic, Exciting, Light, To cry, Touching|
Young Cuban Rafael just buried his mother, and comes to Houston to meet his father John for the first time. The difficult part is that John doesn't know he is Rafael's father. John runs a dance studio, and everyone prepares for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas. It soon becomes clear Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the biggest hope for the studio at the championship.
|Place||USA, Wall Street, New York|
|Time||World War II, World War I|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Soulful, By books, Fascinating|
A beautiful but vain woman who rejects the love of her older husband must face the loss of her youth and beauty.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, musical|
|Time||World War II|
|Style||Romantic, Action, To cry, By books, Gloomy|
The tale of the cigarette-maker Carmen and the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is translated into a modern-day story of a parachute factory worker and a stalwart GI named Joe who is about to go to flying school. Conflict arises when a prize-ring champ captures the heart of Carmen after she has seduced Joe and caused him to go AWOL.
|Place||School, USA, New York|
|Style||To cry, Soulful, By books, Touching, Serious|
In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalous succession of "husbands"; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie's desire to transfer to a better school...if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.
|Genre||fantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Magic, Superpowers, Loneliness|
|Place||England, Party, London, USA|
|Style||Romantic, Unexpected ending, Kind, Sad ones, To cry|
The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life – so he decides to make his world a better place... by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as he thinks.
|Plot||Love, Friendship, Death, Love triangle, True love|
|Place||Islands, Hospitals, Small cities|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Cute, Touching, Serious|
Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
|Plot||On real events, False accusations|
|Place||Paris, Japan, France, USA, Asia|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Soulful, By books, Gloomy|
When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and obsessive Duchesse de Praslin, she instantly incurs the wrath of her mistress, who is insanely jealous of anyone who comes near her estranged husband. Though she saves the duchess's little son from a near-death illness and warms herself to all the children, she is nevertheless dismissed by the vengeful duchess. Meanwhile, the attraction between the duke and Henriette continues to grow, eventually leading to tragedy.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, family, history|
|Characters||Dogs, Horses, Writers, Lawyers, Friends|
|Plot||On real events, Slavery, Money, Friendship, Death|
|Place||Party, Hotels, USA|
|Style||To cry, Touching, Serious|
Savannah is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th century America on the wrong side of the law and society, his long-time friend, a freed slave named Christmas Moultrie, at his side. Master of Shakespeare, and the shotgun that provides Savannah's markets with fowl, Ward fights for his rights as a hunter. His charisma and eloquent rhetoric win the heart of a society woman who defies her father to marry him. An elderly Moultrie tells the story of life on the river with his friend to a little boy, who passes the legendary Ward Allen down to the next generation.
|Plot||Love, Happiness, Dreams|
|Style||Romantic, Touching, Serious|
Him and her. A husband and a wife staying in a cozy hotel where you can come for just a couple of days with a risk to get stuck forever. It is so easy to get trapped in the daily routine. Indeed, nothing is more permanent than the temporary. Their time is like a flat circle. He has his phone calls and business meetings. She is wrapped in her dreams and doubts. All reactions are predictable, all conversations are learnt by heart. An endless LP record of life keeps playing again and again repeating itself. But a few things can break this tune, like a scratch on the record, a crack on a wine glass, a sudden glance or a meeting with a stranger. And then you know: tomorrow will come soon. Any moment something can go wrong, throw you off course, and force you to make a choice.
|Plot||Fulfillment of desires, True love, Competitions, Dreams, Gifts|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Touching, Serious|
Natalie and Nick are frustrated with their luck in romance. After tossing coins into a fountain, the two then begin dreaming about each other. But, according to fountain mythology, they only have a week to turn those dreams into reality.
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Disabled people, Nurses|
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Loneliness, Depression|
|Place||Sea, Small cities|
|Style||Romantic, Sad ones, To cry, Cute, Soulful|
A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.
|Genre||drama, family, biography, history, sport|
|Characters||Animals, Horses, Housewives|
|Plot||On real events, Sports, Competitions, Rivalry|
|Style||Exciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious|
Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Style||Romantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Touching|
Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if the attraction is real. One shows up but the other doesn't. However, a chance meeting brings them together again.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Characters||Cooks, Autistic, Journalists, Sisters, Actors|
|Place||Party, Metro, USA, New York|
A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.
|Characters||Police, Students, Parents|
|Style||Unexpected ending, To cry, Touching, Serious|
Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws closer, the fallout from their separate tragedies jeopardizes their love.
|Characters||Teens, Gay, Artists|
|Plot||Love, Friendship, Rivalry|
|Place||Metro, USA, Night Clubs, New York|
|Style||Romantic, Fascinating, Touching, Serious|
Maurice, a reticent young homeless man, somehow manages to get by in Brooklyn; he spends his nights in parked cars until he finds himself at Bizarre, an underground club renowned for its burlesque shows. Maurice is fascinated by the club’s playful revues celebrating self-determined sexuality and creative otherness, and the two female club owners both adore him. He soon becomes a part of their self-selected family, and begins to bond with introverted Luka. But Maurice turns his back on Luka’s growing affection. Running away from his true emotions he drifts aimlessly through the city. He tries to find his feet at a boxing club, where he meets Charlie. Unable to withstand the pressure of his repressed feelings, Maurice unleashes a mounting foment of emotions, pervaded by tenderness and menace.
|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.