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Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
 7.8
 51K
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
Original name: वीर-ज़ारा
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, prison, impossible love, rescue, bollywood, muslim, against the odds, love affair, social differences, false accusation, opposites attract, uncover truth, romance, prison life, destiny, life is a bitch, hopes, legal, haunted by the past, society, dishonesty, family disapproval, stranded, courtroom, village ...
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, bollywood, fall in love, couples, love and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara: Happiness & Tears (2001), Devdas (2002), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Umrao Jaan (2006), Something Is Happening (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 40K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, punjab, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 2K
Umrao Jaan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
Yash Chopra's Moonlight (1989)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
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Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 3K
Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
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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: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, romance, arranged marriage, misfit, village life, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
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Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
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Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
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Audience: girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 8K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 641
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.5
 11K
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Country: India
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.1
 208
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
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Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 10K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.2
 87K
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Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Tengri: Blue Heavens (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a love story set in the steppes of Central Asia of today. Temür a thirty year old Kazakh decides to start life again in his ancestral village in the Kyrghyz Mountains. He discovers soon after his arrival that he is a misfit in this ...
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 28K
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%