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Darling Child (1971)
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Darling Child (1971)
Original name: Guddi
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage girl will not accept her family's attempt to arrange a marriage for her, as her heart is currently too full of love for the movies and heartthrob actor "Dharmendra."
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, family, obsession, romance, family relations, bollywood, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, actor's life, actor, schoolgirl, girl, crush, actor playing himself
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Darling Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, family relations, parents and children, youth, romance, fall in love and teenage life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Darling Child: The Chef (1972), Seeta and Geeta (1972), King Uncle (1993), The Nanny Express (2008), Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Chef (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Squabbling Sharma family has a dubious reputation of not having any cook last there for more than a few months. Word spreads out about this family to such an extent that no person wants to be employed as a cook in this household, ironically named ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, eccentric family, bollywood, family life, parents and children, society, master and servant, love and romance, disagreement, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: twins, disorder, twin sister, family relations, comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, strong female character, switching roles, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 3K
King Uncle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Ashok Bansal has a traumatic childhood which teaches him that money matters most to people, even more than their kids. Ashok starts hating poor people & starts working hard to get out of poverty, at the expense of his own family. However, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, family problems, society, obnoxious boss, domestic disturbance, family, youth, mischievous children, womanizer, love and romance, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Nanny Express (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With their mother dead, Emily and Ben torment their nannies to quit as fast as their father hires them. Till a nanny named Kate shows up and slowly wins Ben over. That's bad enough, but when her father and Kate start to fall in love, Emily sets ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, teenage life, family life, matchmaking, prank, youth, family, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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We Are Travellers on the Path of Love (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family business, arranged marriage, inheritance, family relations, fall in love, social differences, bollywood, love triangle, siblings relations, love and romance, factory worker, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elle wants to be a singer/songwriter, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her parents. She moves in with her adoptive uncle, who runs a small independent record label whose biggest act, Sensation, is also Elle's biggest pain.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: cinderella story, teenage love, youth, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, musician's life, teenage life, ambition, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
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Trader (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Moti is a merchant who sells jaggery in the market, with the help of an older woman, Mahjubhi, who makes exemplary jaggery. He is in love with a village girl, but cannot afford to pay the dowry/marriage expenses to her father. So he decides to marry ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, couples, social relations, generosity, couple relations, false accusation, fall in love, working class, village life, bollywood, infidelity, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 2K
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, family relations, meet the parents, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, bollywood, shrewd, love and romance, father son relationship, strict father, argument ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, family relations, couples, arranged marriage, love triangle, parents and children, looking for love, romance, couple relations, bollywood, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bert: The Last Virgin (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is based on a series of immensely popular Swedish children's books, about the boy Bert, who is just hitting puberty and having the usual problems with it. But that's where the usual ends abruptly.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, high school, teenage life, meaningful kiss, family relations, high school hunk, romance, coming of age, youth, family, love and romance, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6K
M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, couple relations, on the road, parents and children, couples, supportive parent, family relations, bollywood, politician, landowner, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wild About Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: British widower Harry Goodhart (Tate Donovan) decides to make a fresh start and moves with his teenage daughters (Danielle Savre and Skye McCole Bartusiak) to Cape Cod in 1973. But Harry can't leave behind the secret that threatens to tear his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, youth, gays and lesbians, gender, parents and children, teenage life, couples, female director, moving, gay interest, dancing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Havoc is created in a small Southern community when a 12-year-old shows up, causing a couple 13-year-old friends to fall in love with her, thus possibly jeopardizing their friendship.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, social relations, youth, family, society, americana, interracial relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 392
Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Suspension from school, the loss of a friend, a broken heart and lack of inspiration lead to Maude's downfall in this romp through teenage error. Your teenage years are never easy… but for Maude, things couldn't be worse. Within one ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, teenage life, dysfunctional family, teenage love, family life, family problems, love and romance, best friends, parents and children, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, coming of age, family, fall in love, love and romance, obsession, youth, single parent, parents and children, elementary school, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 599
Humble Pie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: rise to the top, optimism, follow your dream, hopes, social misfits, society, youth, teenage love, physical appearance, family relations, humble, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 125
Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. Arthur is showing aptitude in drawing, and although his parents ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage life, youth, romance, society, family, love and romance, parents and children, working class, family life, coming of age ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chal Mere Bhai (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The wealthy Oberoi family consists of dad, Balraj, his mother, and two sons, namely Vicky and Prem. Vicky is in love with a beautiful young woman...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, workplace, family business, fall in love, bollywood, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, brother brother relationship, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.7
 2K
Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, teenager, baby, life turned upside down, family life, child as adult, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Sameer Khanna lives a wealthy lifestyle along with his dad, Adesh, and mom, Suman, and studies in St. Marks High School. He is attracted to statuesque London-returned student, Aishwarya Dhawan, while his close friend, Tariq Naqvi, likes Nandini ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, youth, teenage love, friendship, romance, best friends, family relations, bollywood, teacher, high school student, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 10K
Manam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Radha (Naga Chaitanya) and Krishna (Samantha) are a married couple with a kid Bittu in early 1980's. They die in an accident. Bittu (Nagarjuna) grows up and happens to see reincarnation of his father and his mother as youngsters. The rest of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, lovers reunited, supernatural, parents and children, romance, love and romance, young lovers, supernatural romance, destiny, karma, clock tower
Time: 21st century, 20s, 20th century, contemporary, 80s ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: friendship, small town life, romance, love and romance, society, family relations, teenage life, small town, village, fall in love, watermelon, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 798
Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: parents and children, romance, family, fall in love, family relations, dog, pets, hopes, single parent, couples, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 311
Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couples, breakup, friends, family relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, friendship, songwriting, songwriter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 5K
The Clique (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young girl tries to fit in with a clique of popular middle school girls after moving into the guest house of one of their homes.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: outcast, school, teenage life, leadership, love and romance, teenage love, popularity, group of friends, youth, fashion, family life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah's break up again?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, cinderella story, friendship, contests and competitions, follow your dream, hopes, rising to stardom, love and romance, family life, family, bollywood, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country:
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, society, youth, love and romance, romance, young heroes, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, urban ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Eight Is Enough is an American television comedy-drama series that ran on ABC from March 15, 1977, until August 29, 1981. The show was modeled after syndicated newspaper columnist Thomas Braden, a real-life parent with eight children, who wrote a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, columnist, couples, remarry, family, love and romance, single parent, family life, siblings relations, looking for love, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 3K
Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, youth, graffiti, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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