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The Dilemma (2005)
 6.5
 13K
The Dilemma (2005)
Original name: पहेली
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kishanlal marries the beautiful Lachchi, but the day after the wedding, he leaves on business for five years. When Kishanlal reappears only a few days later, Lachchi is delighted, but this new Kishanlal is in fact a spirit who has taken the form of Lachchi's husband, after having seen her by chance and fallen in love with her. Four years later, the real Kishanlal returns and the townsfolk must determine who is who.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, captivating, folk tale
Plot: impossible love, magic, ghost, mystery, fall in love, hidden identity, supernatural, supernatural ability, couples, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, businessman, father in law, village, family relations, love and romance, supernatural romance, cheating wife, passion, baby, childbirth, infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery ...
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, bollywood, family relations and love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Dilemma: Something Is Happening (1998), Chalte Chalte (2003), English Babu Desi Mem (1996), Om Shanti Om (2007), I See You (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Something Is Happening (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, youth, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friend, childhood friends, best friends, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 15K
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, hopes, family life, couple relations, on the road, bollywood, infidelity, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, wooing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
English Babu Desi Mem (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Vikram Mayur, a wealthy Indian, born and raised in England, returns to his ancestral home in Bombay, India to look up his late brother's eight-year-old son Nandu raised by his caring aunt Bijuriya in which Vikram is torn between choosing to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance, orphan, couple relations, death in the family, fall in love, family life, bollywood, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 41K
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s - is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.
Style: exciting, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, reincarnation, film within a film, audition, fall in love, unfulfilled love, supernatural, romance, actor's life, couple relations, crimes, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 4.1
 1K
I See You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Shivani Dutt lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with her widowed mom, and a dog named Kaali. She works at the Thomwell Hospital. One day she notices that some of her fellow doctors indulge in organ trafficking, and decides to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, impossible love, love and romance, supernatural, romance, ghost, disorder, bollywood, supernatural romance, figment, nothing goes right, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Never Say Goodbye (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, true love, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, jealous spouse, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 33K
Main Hoon Na (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 182 min.
Story: An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: bollywood, college, family relations, terrorism, siblings relations, rescue, fall in love, couples, love and romance, estrangement, danger, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, family relations, couples, couple relations, impossible love, true love, looking for love, fall in love, supernatural romance, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 13K
Yes Boss (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: There are lots of poor people in India who want to get rich soon. A woman named Seema is one of them. She is very beautiful and has an admirer by the name of Sidharth. This man is very rich, and says he wants to marry Seema. But Seema finds out that ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A lonely 40-ish man, likely to remain a bachelor, has a chance to find the love of his life when he falls for a vivacious young woman.
Style: humorous, emotional, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, love and romance, fall in love, couples, couple relations, romance, ambition, opposites attract, dancer's life, disorder, artists and showbiz, shyness ...
Place: india, punjab, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the love between Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian, and Zaara Hayaat Khan, a Pakistani...a love so great it knows no boundaries...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, prison, impossible love, rescue, bollywood, muslim, opposites attract, love affair, against the odds, false accusation, uncover truth, social differences ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pyaar Impossible (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: romantic comedy in which a geek and the most sought-after college beauty are paired together by a twist of fate. And under all odds, an impossible love story begins.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nerd, college, friendship, romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, goofy hero, couples, disorder, bollywood, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, sincere, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 1990s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Heavenly Vintage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: New Zealand, France
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: ambition, supernatural, follow your dream, couple relations, couples, fall in love, social differences, romance, society, hopes, love and romance, temptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 1820s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, wedding, family relations, arranged marriage, bollywood, couple relations, vacation, couples, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, asia, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 10K
Josh (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan's twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad Kapoor's younger brother who studies in a catering ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting, melancholic
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Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Princess Raccoon (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Amechiyo (the banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised as human). This is an operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: fall in love, forbidden love, escapades, in the woods, royal family, curses spells and rituals, love, assassin, raccoon, romance, couples, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Heart Refuses to Listen (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, chases and races, on the run, bollywood, rescue, bus, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath is a multi-millionaire industrialist, who lives in a palatial house, with his only chid, a son named Vijay. Vijay has been literally born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and indulges in life's temptations and weaknesses to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, pregnancy, family relations, police detective, couples, society, love and romance, drug dealing, on the run, elderly lovers, mistaken identity, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 40K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
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Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1900s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Other End of the Line (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Let's Be Friends! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Raj has always had a unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family move to England to get involved in an internet business, Raj promises Tina that he will ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, mistaken identity, fall in love, true love, starting over, romance, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 865
Mirch (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maanav is a struggling filmmaker who will not compromise on the script he has written. His girlfriend Ruchi, a successful film editor, arranges for him to meet film producer Nitin, who is not very convinced about Maanav's script. Maanav then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, bollywood, couple relations, filmmaking, husband wife relationship, adulterer, sexual attraction, queen, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 33K
Dilwale (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Raj is a Mafia member. One day he meet a girl (Meera) while chasing by his rival gang and falls in love with her. Later he finds out that this girl is the daughter of the leader of his rival gang. Yet their love story continues until he was shot by ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, sincere
Plot: love, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, love and romance, romance, impossible love, society, love affair, rival gang, couples, gang ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 3K
Hero No. 1 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajesh Malhotra (Govinda) is the son of a wealthy businessman Dhanraj Malhotra (Kader Khan). However, he is not happy at his home since his father does not let him live his life his way. He escapes from his home and reaches Europe. Meena (Karishma ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, couples, meet the parents, love and romance, shrewd, insurance agent, love, cook, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Raja Hindustani (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, psychic, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, workaholic, opposites attract, coma, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 11K
No Entry (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Kishen is a newspaper baron married to Kaajal, a housewife who suspects her husband of having numerous non-existent affairs. Pooja is the believing wife of ever-philandering globe-trotting businessman Prem. Kishen and Prem are thick pals. Sanjana ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: womanizer, prostitute, love affair, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, crimes, politician, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sometimes Yes, Sometimes No (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Sunil belongs to a middle-class family, and is intent in pursuing his career with a music group, despite of his dad disapproval. Sunil is also in love with Anna, but Anna does not really love him, but likes him as a friend. Sunil is persistent, but ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, surprise ending
Plot: music band, bollywood, love triangle, romance, love and romance, wooing, unfulfilled love, parents and children, family relations, couples, studying, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%