We discuss ten movies like Through My Window you must watch. Add these well-recommended films to your watch list.
The 2022 Spanish teen romance film Through My Window follows Clara Galle’s Raquel’s secret love for her neighbor Ares (Julio Peña), whom she tends to spy on through her window.
In the story, she must learn to confront her feelings for him once the two start getting closer. If you enjoyed Through My Window, here are ten other films you might like too.
10 Movies like Through My Window you must watch
The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
The film adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s novel stars rom-com regular Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana as Clare and Henry, respectively. He was born with a genetic disorder that allows him to travel in time randomly, but usually somewhere around Clare, his future wife.
As an adult, he visits her as a child, to the point that she grows up knowing she will, one day, meet the real-time Henry, and they will both fall uncontrollably in love. But of course, this is not a natural relationship, as most of the time, at least one of them knows something the other doesn’t, either because Clare is talking to future Henry or because Henry has already told her his present self doesn’t know.
Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
If you enjoyed Through My Window and are looking for similarly-themed Spanish-language movies, meet Three Steps Above Heaven. This is a story about two members from opposite sides of society falling in love; Babi, an educated member of the upper middle class, meets H, the classic bad boy with an appetite for danger and high-speed motorbike races.
About Time (2013)
In the topic of similar movies to Through My Window, we have to talk about 2013’s near-masterpiece, About Time. Also starring Rachel McAdams and a pre-Star Wars Domhnall Gleeson, the movie also deals with time travel, but this time, Gleeson’s Tim is fully able to control it.
He inherits from his father (Bill Nighy) the ability to go back in time to a specific moment and rearrange life as he pleases. The film is an emotional rollercoaster meant to make us savor every moment of our lives and appreciates everyone around us for making life a little bit easier.
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Going back to teen films, The Fault in Our Stars follows Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as two teenagers who share a passion for the unconventional and a love for books. They meet in a cancer support group; Woodley’s Hazel has been battling cancer for years and spends her days fixed to an oxygen tank, while Elgort’s Augustus is a cancer survivor. The film’s main plot follows the two on an adventure to meet Hazel’s favorite author in Amsterdam.
Paper Towns (2015)
Paper Towns is another teen romantic comedy that follows Q, an awkward teenager who falls uncontrollably in love with her mysterious neighbor, played by Cara Delevingne. When she suddenly goes missing, Q goes on a quest to find her, the true meaning of his teenage years, and what love means.
Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
Another similar movie to Through My Window would be this 2015 Spanish romantic drama that features two love affairs separated in time that take place in the Spanish colony of Fernando Po (now Bioko) in Spanish Guinea (now Equatorial Guinea).
In the 1950s, Killian (Mario Casas) travels to Fernando Po to work on a cocoa plantation with his brother Jacobo. On the remote island, he falls in love with a native young woman (Berta Vázquez), and the two must fight against the many cultural and racial differences for their feelings to endure. In the present day, Killian’s niece (Adriana Ugarte) is trying to uncover the secrets of his uncle’s time in the colony.
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
The teen romantic comedy To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is arguably one of the most similar movies to Through My Window on this list. It follows high school junior Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, who writes never-intended-to-be-released letters to all the boys in her class she falls for. Though they are locked away in her closet, they eventually see the light of day as they are sent to their intended recipients, which will force Lara Jean to face her social awkwardness and embrace her true feelings.
The Kissing Booth (2018)
Elle (Joey King), a teenager going through puberty, has a secret. She has always had a crush on her childhood best friend’s older brother, Noah (Jacob Elordi). The two eventually kiss in a kissing booth, and chaos ensues as Elle must fight to protect her friendship with Lee (Joel Courtney), who feels betrayed, but also can’t deny her feelings for Noah.
Purple Hearts (2022)
This 2022 Netflix film follows the staged marriage between aspiring singer-songwriter Cassie (Sofia Carson) and US Marine Luke (Nicholas Galitzine). He needs marital benefits, and they could use the money as well. However, as one could have expected, the line between staged and real love begins to blur.
The four-film After series kicked off with this entry that stars Josephine Langford as a teenage woman who stars a romantic with a mysterious guy, played by Hero Fiennes Tiffin, during her first months of college. She will be forced to reexamine her entire world, which used to be very calculated and didn’t let anything up to chance.
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