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Desire (2003)
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Desire (2003)
Original name: Khwahish
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A story bout a relationship that's ended. Khwahish traces the sexy, funny and intense relationship of Amar Ranawat(Himanshu Malik) and Lekha Khorzuvekar (Mallika Sherawat) from the time they meet in the last semester of college, their quirky romance, marriage and its ups and downs to the tragic end five years later. Probably the first Bollywood musical about the trials and tribulations of a young Indian urban couple.
Style: sexy, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, class differences, youth, love and romance, couples, young lovers, college, true love, rich and poor, life is a bitch, fall in love, tragic love, hopes, love, father son conflict, campus, unfulfillment, death, cancer, restaurant, vacation, tragedy, leukemia, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, love, family relations and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Desire: Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006), Romance 2 (2013), Love Story (1970), Ram & Leela (2013), Cherished Memories (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let's Fall in Love... Again (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: College nerd, Agastya Rao alias Champu, has a crush on Piya Goel, and is thrilled when she invites him to a dance, only to be heart-broken when he finds out that she really digs another guy. Years later, when he finds out that his college sweetheart ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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Romance 2 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young woman meets a failing musician who launches her singing career, but their relationship is doomed when people assume he's with her for her fame and fortune.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, musician's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance, relationship vs career, alcohol abuse, artist, couples, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, tragic love, romance, love, college, class differences, young love, terminal illness, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: harvard university, new york, boston, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Ram & Leela (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in violent times.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, accidental killing, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cherished Memories (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Raj Singh Puri has a very wealthy friend in Lalit Kumar Malhotra, and his wife, Nalini. After the passing away of his wife, Shalini, Raj has become more dependent on the Malhotras, and they have offered him support and solace in his time of need. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, fall in love, siblings relations, young lovers, parents and children, romance, win over, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, materialism, love, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couples, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, fall in love, tragic love, father son relationship, love, loss of father, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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When Love Calls (1989)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Karan (Alok Nath) lives in a small house with his only daughter, Suman (Bhagyashree). He decides to travel overseas in Dubai, in the Persian Gulf, so that he can accumulate enough wealth to get his daughter married. He decides to leave his daughter ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, family relations, family life, fall in love, love of one's life, love, wealth, friendship, fight, end of friendship, class differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, couple relations, couples, family relations, family in crisis, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, love affair, romance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Oh, My Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Orphaned and homeless Ranbir Raj re-locates to a small town and orders a glass of milk in the RK Bar. He befriends a prostitute by the name of Gulabji, who invites him to spend the night with her, and when he refuses, she re-directs him to Lillian ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Griffin and Phoenix (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Geoffrey Griffin who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer in his chest, meets Sarah Phoenix as they both attend a university lecture on the psychology of dying. Sarah Phoenix has got terminal leukemia, but Griffin doesn't know that, and she ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 11K
QsQT (1988)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when there children, Raj and Rashmi falls deeply in love. They openly declares there hatred for one another and will do anything in there ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, gloomy
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Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
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 7.5
 42K
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Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Affair (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 187 min.
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, sexy, melancholic ...
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Yash Chopra's Moonlight (1989)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Chandni was a blockbuster in 1989 and is one of the most successful films of Indian cinema. The huge profits of this musical brought an end to director Yash Chopra's lean phase. The platinum success of its music was instrumental in ending the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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