Movies like Brides

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Brides (2004)
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Brides (2004)
Original name: Νύφες
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young female character, Nikki Douka, from Samothraki, is sailing to the U.S. to fulfill a marriage contract and save her family honor. Her skills as a seamstress keep her busily sewing throughout the voyage to alter wedding dresses for the third-class voyagers. But along the way, she meets a young American photographer who is returning from the Middle East where he was snapping shots of the war in Smyrna, 1922. Her honesty, pride, and beauty attract the attention of the American who falls in love with her. Tribulations abound during the voyage, following the dramas of several unfortunate young women upon whom nasty characters preyed, as Nikki struggles with her feelings for the photographer.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ship, greek, fall in love, romance, love and romance, cruise, society, couples, immigrants, wedding, forbidden love, class differences, mail order bride, suicide, photographer, kiss, historical event, immigration, captain, statue of liberty, greek american, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Brides

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, society, family relations and forbidden love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Brides: Milan (2004), What If... (2012), Little England (2013), Loving Leah (2009), Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couple relations, romance, love and romance, society, couples, female director, naivete, overseas worker
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
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95%
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What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: destiny, love and romance, true love, couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, female nudity, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized
Plot: love and romance, island, lovers apart, love triangle, sister sister relationship, marriage, love, infidelity, cheating wife, forbidden love, world war two, torment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 3K
Loving Leah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A handsome Washington, D.C. doctor and a young New York woman fall in love at an unusual time...after they get married. Leah Lever is married to an Orthodox rabbi, Benjamin Lever, whose brother, Jake is a successful cardiologist and a non-practicing ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couples, religions or cults, society, death in the family, cardiologist, marriage of convenience, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, family tradition, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, couples, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, baby born, diary, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Class (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, law student, romance, fall in love, rich and poor, couples, society, parents and children, law school, lawyers and clients, lawyer, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 401
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, family relations, love affair, fall in love, couples, romance, parents and children, dishonesty, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 199
Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, society, romance, lifestyle, friendship, fall in love, rivalry, couples, social relations, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, plantation, forbidden love, family relations, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, power relations, romance, love and romance, rebellion, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 33
Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, love and romance, misfit, politics, society, journalism, taxi, couples, forbidden love, love affair, political prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, fall in love, society, romance, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, immigrants, misfit, jewish, emigration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: love, forbidden love, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, romance, family relations, life is a bitch, rich and poor, fall in love, couples, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 434
Shelter Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Anna and Mara return from a holiday abroad, and realize that Anis, a young Moroccan immigrant, managed to hide in their car in order to cross the border to Italy. At first unsure of what to do, they then decide to take him with them.
Style: sincere, sentimental, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, family relations, social differences, family life, eccentric family, society, immigrants, romance, lesbian relationship, factory, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, clever, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, estate, betrayal, cinderella story, tragic love, infidelity, fall in love, store, love affair, social differences, lovers reunited, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Very Natural Thing (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When David, an ex-monk still in his twenties meets Mark, he falls hard; soon he's asked Mark if they can live together. Things go well for awhile, and then differences in their definition of "commitment" begin to push them apart. Mark ...
Style: sexual, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, orgy, cruise, cruising, gay couple, gay sex, high school life, high school, teachers and students, romance, gender, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, fall in love, forbidden love, sikh, couples, soldier, love and romance, romance, society, political unrest, village, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Portrait of a Beauty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Born to a family of established court painters, a woman is forced to carry on her family name and take over her brother's life after he commits suicide.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: hidden identity, romance, couples, injustice, prodigy, fall in love, gender, society, unfulfillment, family relations, love, strong sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, family relations, racial prejudice, family drama ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, africa, india, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
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Yellow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Amaryllis Campos is a young, classically trained Latina ballerina, who dreams of leaving her impoverished home in Puerto Rico to pursue fame and fortune as a dancer. Amaryllis heads for New York City, where she is forced to work in a seedy strip ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: follow your dream, lifestyle, relationship vs career, self discovery, fall in love, love affair, nightlife, romance, dancer's life, life is a bitch, stripper, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: puerto rico, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, social differences, forbidden love, society, fall in love, infidelity, tragic love, couples, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1900s, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Billy & Billie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Billy & Billie centers on two young adults as they fall in love. They face the usual barrage of attention from their friends and family, and the normal anxieties that come at the start of a new relationship-all further complicated by the fact ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: stepbrother stepsister relationship, eccentric family, fall in love, forbidden love, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, romance, couples, step siblings, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 4K
Love Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, accident victim, accident, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, reunion, relationships, airplane, bittersweet, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.8
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, non-linear
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, love triangle, society, romance, love affair, family relations, fall in love, young lovers, youth, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, rich and poor, fall in love, parents and children, teenage life, youth, love and romance, society, romance, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 873
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: romance, fall in love, parents and children, forbidden love, society, unlikely couple, social misfits, village, family relations, village life, self discovery, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 581
Zoya (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A young Russian countess escapes the 1917 revolution and, despite hardship, makes a new life for herself in America.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, immigrants, orphan, fall in love, couples, revolution, world war two, society, ballet, power relations, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: new york, paris france, russia, france, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, university, youth, love and romance, young lovers, romance, couples, student life, death, photograph ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 196
David & Fatima (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Jerusalem involving a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the odds, unlikely couple, opposites attract, social differences, religions or cults, couples, love and romance, romance, society, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 2K
Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: captivating, sexy, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%