Movies like Refugee

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Refugee (2000)
 5.4
 2K
Refugee (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The films tells the story of an un-named Indian Muslim, who helps illegal refugees from both India and Pakistan to cross the border through the Great Rann of Kutch. The film is attributed to have been inspired by the short story "Love Across the Salt Desert" by Keki N. Daruwalla.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, tense, bleak, realistic
Plot: soldier, fall in love, love affair, romance, family relations, parents and children, destiny, society, mistaken identity, orphan, bollywood, immigrants, estrangement, love triangle, desert, terrorist, wedding, border patrol, village, love and romance, village life, homecoming, pregnancy, torture, muslim ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pakistan, india, new delhi

Most similar movies to Refugee

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, fall in love, bollywood, family relations, love and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Refugee: Cherished Memories (2001), Umrao Jaan (2006), Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006), Oh, My Love (2007), A Married Woman (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Will Love Him Till the End of Time (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon is the story of Sanjana (Kareena Kapoor), a girl of today's generation full of life and vibrant ecstasy. She lives life on her own terms and gets very upset when her mother Susheela (Himani Shivpuri), arranges for her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, true love, family relations, romance, destiny, love affair, couples, hopes, love and romance, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, fall in love, young lovers, romance, win over, parents and children, bollywood, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, materialism, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: courtesan, social differences, forbidden love, life is a bitch, romance, society, prostitute, impossible love, destiny, curses spells and rituals, bollywood, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: orphan, hinduism, guru, social differences, love affair, culture clash, family relations, family problems, parents and children, fall in love, religions or cults, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 7K
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: touching, sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: romance, friendship, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, couples, hopes, small town life, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, friendship, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, bollywood, social differences, family in crisis, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Some twenty years ago Sarita promised to raise her husband's love child (Shalu) together with their own daughter (Nimmi). The girls grow up as the best of friends but Sarita has never been able to forgive Shalu her background. It doesn't ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, love affair, family relations, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, true love, unlikely couple, romance, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 38K
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: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, self destructing, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: india, london, europe, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, disability, bittersweet, fall in love, bollywood, social differences, love affair, true love, unfulfilled love, paralysis, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, emotional, touching
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, arranged marriage, romance, village life, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.1
 11K
Bombay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A love story of a good-hearted Hindu man and a beautiful devout Muslim woman who leave their village to marry against the wishes of their parents and move to Bombay to start a fresh life. There they have twin sons and a daughter. But turmoil engulfs ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: twins, journalism, forbidden love, separated, family relations, couples, family disapproval, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, society, politics ...
Time: year 1993, year 1992, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath is a multi-millionaire industrialist, who lives in a palatial house, with his only chid, a son named Vijay. Vijay has been literally born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and indulges in life's temptations and weaknesses to the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wedding, pregnancy, romance, elderly lovers, love and romance, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, society, on the run, chase, homecoming, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 418
Aaina (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Unhappy with her plans for the future, a man (Jackie Shroff) leaves his fiancee (Amrita Singh) and marries her sister (Juhi Chawla).
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: wedding, love triangle, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, single parent, infidelity, fall in love, couples, family relations, siblings relations, immigrants, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 2K
Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
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: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, couple relations, forbidden love, fall in love, society, couples, political unrest, soldier, love and romance, romance, village, social relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 2K
Sometimes (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A story spanning two generations, where two lovers are forced to marry against their will, but hold onto memories of their romance. Years later circumstances force them to confront their spouses, their children and each other.
Style: touching, sentimental, epic, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, romance, young lovers, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, unfulfilled love, true love, destiny, fall in love, bollywood ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
1942: A Love Story (1994)
Genre: Romance, Action, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: In 1942 the British ruled India, a time when people were either working for the British or rallying for underground meetings and protests against them. Amidst this background, Naren Singh, falls in love with Rajeshwari Pathak. But their romance is ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, revolution, british, revolutionary, state affairs, society, young lovers, love and romance, orphan, romance, politics, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: india, europe, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, youth, love and romance, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friend, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
To Fall in Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Prem Kapoor, an aspiring popstar, lives with his elder sister, Neelu, and brother-in-law, Vinod. Prem is in love with Nisha and both hope to marry soon...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, womanizer, true love, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, family life, couples, bollywood, wedding, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 8.4
 7K
Guide (1965)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: After being released from prison for Forgery and Theft, Multi-linguist Raju (Dev Anand) reflects on his life as a Guide; his meeting with the daughter of a prostitute, Rosie (Waheeda Rehman), who was unhappily married to Marco (Kishore Sahu), and ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, village, tour guide, forgery, suicide attempt, falling in love, infidelity, family relations, society, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 8K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, non-linear
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, forbidden love, love triangle, family relations, society, love affair, fall in love, young lovers, youth, romance, diary, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 60s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: moral dilemma, fall in love, society, romance, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, immigrants, misfit, jewish, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
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: serious, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, impossible love, prison, rescue, bollywood, muslim, against the odds, false accusation, love affair, social differences, uncover truth, opposites attract ...
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 18K
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: touching, serious, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, wooing, fall in love, love affair, love, forbidden love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Inspired by the Telegu (southern Indian) film, "Pelli Chuskundam," the plot follows the life of a rape victim (Aishwarya Rai). Now, a disgrace to her family, she is turned away from her house after the sexual assault. But she finds shelter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: romance, prostitute, life is a bitch, bollywood, crimes, love and romance, love, illegitimate child, rape victim, love triangle, adulterer, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 1K
War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, against the odds, wartime life, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, romance, society, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: love triangle, chase, forbidden love, social differences, woman in danger, couple relations, political unrest, fall in love, family relations, society, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, love affair, love triangle, social differences, young lovers, romance, youth, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, reunion, bollywood, family tradition, reconciliation, estrangement, longing, couple relations, love and romance, family conflict, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 2K
Moments (1991)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Viren (Anil Kapoor) who travels to Rajasthan with his governess, affectionately called Dai Jaa (Waheeda Rehman). He meets the beautiful Pallavi (Sridevi) and he instantly falls in love with her. However, she also happens to be older then him, though ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love affair, true love, fall in love, couples, bittersweet, song ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, asia, india, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 938
Love Sublime (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of being an ill-omen. Years later, Rupa burns her face from ...
Style: sexual, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, bollywood, romance, social misfits, single parent, society, love and romance, bittersweet, family relations, misfit, pregnancy, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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