Movies like Romeo + Juliet

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Romeo + Juliet (1996)
 6.7
 206K
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
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, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, star crossed lovers, young lovers, teen romance, true love, family feud, shakespeare, family relations, love and romance, romance, gun violence, gunfight, fall in love, power of love, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, social differences, suicide, father daughter relationship, secret love, pistol duel, secret marriage, modern day adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, paris france

Most similar movies to Romeo + Juliet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, love, dialogue, fall in love, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Romeo + Juliet: Titanic (1997), The Notebook (2004), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Wuthering Heights (2011), Wuthering Heights (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
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, based on true events, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, opposites attract, love story, love, tragic love, ship, fall in love, titanic, drowning, iceberg, shipwreck ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, year 1912 ...
Place: england, new york, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, family feud, young love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, parents and children, fall in love, true love, love story, love affair ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 11K
Romeo & Juliet (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Switzerland
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, young lovers, star crossed lovers, true love, family feud, tragic love, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, love and romance, shakespeare ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 505K
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, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, true love, love story, love triangle, power of love, love affair, young lovers, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 262K
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
Plot: tragic love, cabaret, terminal illness, showbiz, jealousy, writers, love story, seduction, performer's life, nightclub, postmodernism, bohemian life ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, family relations, forbidden love, true love, step siblings, orphan, countryside, obsession, siblings relations, adoption, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ 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, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, social differences, destructive relationship, love triangle, revenge, orphan, master and servant, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: falling in love, forbidden love, fighting illness, star crossed lovers, suffering, true love, couple relations, destiny, danger, fall in love, life turned upside down, long distance relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, rivalry, tragic love, interracial relations, gang war, gang, modern day adaptation, young love, prejudice, immigrants, youth, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 282
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, epic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, destructive relationship, love affair, unsupportive spouse, forbidden love, fall in love, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 40K
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: touching, emotional, sexual, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love, forbidden love, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, couple relations, love affair, father daughter relationship, desire, couples, tragic love, lust ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, obsessive love, social differences, party ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, serious, romantic, erotic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, love story, jungle, interracial romance, family relations, love and romance, culture clash, love affair, master and servant, impossible love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: malaysia, england, ireland, paris france
⇓ 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, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, first love, true love, teen romance, fall in love, terminal illness, teenage life, youth, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ 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, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, infidelity, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1890s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 79K
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, captivating, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, romance, power of love, master and servant, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, society, family secret, unlikely couple, love, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, 70s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 15K
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, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, leukemia, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, social differences, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 84K
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, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, romance, love story, fall in love, self discovery, workaholic, love, cancer, opposites attract, love and romance, change of heart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, ghost, beach, haunted by the past, single parent, teenage life, hopes, island, romance, death in the family, denial, grief ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ 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, emotional, contemplative, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, terminal illness, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, womanizer, age difference, romance, love, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 414K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, supernatural, forbidden love, youth, dangerous attraction, fall in love, supernatural romance, teenage love, couples, true love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, washington state, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tita is passionately in love with Pedro, but her controlling mother forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, wedding, forbidden love, family tradition, chocolate, infidelity, magic realism, marriage, mexican revolution, jealousy, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 19th century ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 7K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, forbidden love, young lovers, mental illness, romance, tragic love, couples, destructive relationship, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age, teen angst ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 135K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, surprise ending, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, death in the family, romance, young love, 9/11, relationships, family drama, loss of parent, loss of loved one, parents and children, fall in love, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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: sentimental, touching, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vineyard, love, family relations, post war, love and romance, parents and children, estate, romance, couples, dishonesty, hidden identity, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 136K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, love and romance, couple relations, romance, true love, love affair, young lovers, couples, soldier, breakup, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ 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, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, forbidden love, unrequited love, small town life, basketball, romance, teenage love, americana, small town, repression, childhood sweetheart, teenage life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, connecticut, yale university, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, soldier, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 9K
Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: tense, melancholic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, vengeance, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, rivalry, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: venice, italy, europe, mediterranean sea, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, male male kiss, gay, gym, gay love, lgbt, youth, gender, young lovers, forbidden love, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%