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Dev D (2009)
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Dev D (2009)
Original name: लक बाई चान्स
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Dev who, after spurning Paro's love due to a misunderstanding, turns to drugs and vodka for solace. Paro moves on but Dev still is in remorse. He meets Chanda, a prostitute with problems of her own. Dev likes her but his penchant for self-destruction prevents him and Chanda from truly getting together. He also meets sleazy people like Chunni, Chanda's pimp who drags Dev further into self-destruction to further his own needs.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, serious, psychological, humorous, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, self destructing, prostitute, drug abuse, romance, couple relations, social differences, society, human nature, pimp, frustration, losing-it hero, addiction, emotional manipulation, childhood sweetheart, youth, heroes, sexual relations, suicide, life is a bitch, love and romance, age difference, destructive relationship, couples, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, captivating and serious films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, society, fall in love and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dev D: Amphetamine (2010), Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), Aisha (2010), In My Pocket (2011), Trishna (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amphetamine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Openly gay banker Daniel debates whether to return to Australia or stay in Hong Kong when he meets Kafka, a straight swimming instructor. The young men fall in love, believing that their love can bridge anything, despite their difference in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, drug abuse, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, tragic love, addiction, gender, life is a bitch, couples, destiny, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: honeymoon, newlyweds, love and romance, romance, couple relations, social differences, couples, tour guide, on the road, bollywood, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
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Aisha (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Aisha is a girl with a simple diktat - everyone's business is her business. Arjun is a boy with even a simpler set of beliefs - Aisha should mind her own business. Caught in the Delhi upper class world with its own set of social rules, Aisha ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, romance, looking for love, love triangle, couples, event planner, friendship, bollywood, best friends, lifestyle, true love, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi
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58%
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug overdose, drug addiction, drug rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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Trishna (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, rich and poor, injustice, culture clash, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, power relations, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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52%
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3 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Ram and Janani are high school sweethearts who eventually get married. However, Janani is mystified when Ram commits suicide all of a sudden and she tries to find out the truth behind his death.
Style: emotional, tense, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, romance, true love, social differences, couples, mental illness, society, friendship, rich and poor, mystery, friends, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, bollywood, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, europe, england, asia ...
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Wake Up Sid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Wake Up Sid! is the story of a lazy Mumbai college student who does absolutely nothing, with a turn of events will Sid realize his potential in this world and become a success in the fast-paced life of Mumbai.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: spoiled brat, age difference, social differences, fall in love, impossible love, family disapproval, love and romance, romance, society, bollywood, unfulfillment, coming of age ...
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, social differences, forbidden love, society, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, fall in love, youth, revolution, young lovers, village ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Faraway Bride (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bollywood, love affair, social differences, opposites attract, romance, writer's life, society, couples, fall in love, fish out of water, looking for love, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, asia, california
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41%
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Umrao Jaan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: courtesan, social differences, forbidden love, life is a bitch, society, prostitute, romance, impossible love, destiny, curses spells and rituals, bollywood, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, arranged marriage, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
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35%
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White Nights (2006)
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Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, arranged marriage, social differences, communication problem, infidelity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, terminal illness, unfulfillment, relationships, fighting illness, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hong Kong Confidential (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Latvia, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, interracial relations, couple relations, society, introspection, couples, city life, alone in the world, urban, teachers and students, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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32%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, introspection, couple relations, breakup, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
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32%
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Turning 30!!! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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31%
 5.1
 715
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: modern day adaptation, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 76
Bahu Begum (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love triangle, social differences, love and romance, family relations, romance, society, prostitute, unfulfilled love, true love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 362
Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 1920s, 20s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, light, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.
Style: sentimental, feel good, captivating, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, best friends, womanizer, looking for love, opposites attract, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, bollywood, true love, young people, arranged marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
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Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.8
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Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, romance, couples, family relations, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, hopes, strong female presence, sexual content, parents and children, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 257
End of Love (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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