Movies like Romeo + Juliet

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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
 6.7
 228K
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue remains.
Style: stylized, romantic, tense, suspense, atmospheric, clever, serious, emotional, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, star crossed lovers, teen romance, young lovers, romance, true love, suicide, gang war, family feud, love story, shakespeare, family relations, love and romance, gunfight, fall in love, rivalry, power of love, uninhibited rivalry, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, social differences, first love, young love, father daughter relationship, secret marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, paris france

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Most similar movies to Romeo + Juliet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, realistic, romantic and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Romeo + Juliet: Titanic (1997), The Great Gatsby (2013), Tristan & Isolde (2006), Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Notebook (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, dramatic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: tragic love, opposites attract, ship, love and romance, love, fall in love, romance, forbidden love, love story, titanic, disaster, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 90s, year 1912 ...
Place: england, new york, atlantic ocean
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91%
 5.7
 12K
Romeo & Juliet (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, star crossed lovers, young lovers, true love, tragic love, family feud, love and romance, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, teen romance ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high society, millionaire, loneliness, obsession, love and romance, social differences, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, obsessive love, unfulfilled love, love story ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, midwest, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, romance, family feud, young love, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, true love, love story, parents and children, shakespeare ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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true love movies
880
suicide movies
4760
gang war movies
487
Tristan & Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, knight, romance, love affair, true love, medieval, legends and myths, betrayal, infidelity, tragic love, love story, swords and armor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, cornwall, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 283K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, jealousy, showbiz, love story, terminal illness, nightclub, seduction, performer's life, postmodernism, writers, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian era, 20th century, turn of the century ...
Place: paris france, europe, india, france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 565K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, true love, love and romance, fall in love, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 114K
West Side Story (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are ...
Style: stylized, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, rivalry, tragic love, interracial relations, gang war, gang, young love, prejudice, immigrants, jealousy, youth, street gang ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Wuthering Heights (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy. Based on the classic novel by Emily Bronte.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: tragic love, family relations, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, siblings relations, adoption, society, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sad, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: opposites attract, teenage love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, first love, true love, youth, teen romance, teenager, terminal illness, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Five Feet Apart (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, talky, meditative, compassionate ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: star crossed lovers, fighting illness, forbidden love, true love, disability, suffering, fall in love, couple relations, death, terminal illness, destiny, virgin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: captivating, romantic, serious, erotic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, love story, jungle, interracial romance, love and romance, culture clash, impossible love, master and servant, love affair, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: malaysia, borneo, england, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 36K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, first love, opposites attract, terminal illness, teen romance, high school, cancer, teenage life, love, romance, youth, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Private Romeo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Romeo and Juliet has never been more provocative than in this contemporary all-boy staging. Writer/director Alan Brown transfers the setting from fair Verona to a high school military campus where a small group of boys from rival schools act out the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, cadet, gym, true love, young lovers, forbidden love, rivalry, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, social differences, obsession, love triangle, opposites attract, master and servant, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, revenge, family disapproval, orphan ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 90K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, tragic love, love story, love and romance, terminal illness, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, self discovery, leukemia, bittersweet, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 45K
Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, forbidden love, teenage love, love and romance, teen romance, couple relations, love affair, love story, father daughter relationship, couples, teenage life, desire ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 352K
50 First Dates (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, romance, love and romance, wooing, amnesia, deja vu, power of love, painting, selflessness, creativity, love, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: World War II vet Paul Sutton falls for a pregnant and unwed woman who persuades him -- during their first encounter -- to pose as her husband so she can face her family.
Style: romantic, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vineyard, happy ending, love, parents and children, love and romance, interracial romance, family relations, romance, post war, estate, family values, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: san francisco, california, usa, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 345
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, unsupportive spouse, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 16K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, social differences, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 31K
Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: romantic, sincere, sentimental, compassionate, tear jerker ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, terminal illness, first love, star crossed lovers, true love, best friend, life & death, teenage girl, follow your dream, near death experience ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, opposites attract, age difference, couple relations, terminal illness, love story, love, unlikely couple, fall in love, womanizer, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 88K
Jane Eyre (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, power of love, master and servant, romance, rich and poor, heroine, estate, young woman, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: high society, countess, infidelity, forbidden love, love triangle, aristocracy, love and romance, lovers, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, boston, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, starting over, beach, haunted by the past, hopes, single parent, teenage life, romance, death in the family, island, grief, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Merchant of Venice (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
Style: tense, sexy, talky, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: love and romance, friends, jewish, renaissance, prejudice, loan, social decay, life is a bitch, friendship, religious intolerance, uninhibited rivalry, shakespeare ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: venice, europe, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, homosexual, gay romance, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, male nudity, gay slur, gay sex ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 54K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: romantic, sexy, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: teen romance, love, opposites attract, college, teenage love, fall in love, teenage boy, virgin, teenage girl, couples, first sexual experience, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: childhood sweetheart, coming of age, forbidden love, small town life, romance, unrequited love, americana, teenage love, basketball, small town, repression, adulthood ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, yale university, new york, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%