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Guide (1965)
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Guide (1965)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 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 wants to take up acting and dancing as a career. Rosie separates and moves in with Raju and his mom (Leela Chitnis). Then both re-locate, and with Raju's encouragement, she succeeds in an acting and dancing career, resulting in both becoming very wealthy. He then succumbs to gambling, and alcohol, and forges Rosie's signature. He is arrested, tried in court, found guilty and imprisoned. Now discharged from prison, he changes his mind about returning home to his mother, and decides to go elsewhere and start afresh - a decision that will alter his life and way of thinking forever.
Style: romantic, epic, serious, realistic, cult film, retro
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, suicide attempt, village, tour guide, forgery, small village, prison, romance, tourist, family relations, love and romance, changing lives, couples, self discovery, love affair, self fulfillment, society, native americans, mistaken identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, dancing, snake, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: india

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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 Guide: Jewel Thief (1967), When Love Calls (1989), Devdas (2002), Master, Mistress and Servant (1962), Straight from the Heart (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jewel Thief (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Vinay, an ordinary young man who finds himself constantly mistaken for a look-alike jewel thief named Amar. Vinay works with the police to impersonate Amar and crack his crime ring--but it seems that Amar has decided to impersonate Vinay, as well, ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, jewelry, police, thief, gang, mistaken identity, love triangle, child abduction, chase, rivalry, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india, mumbai india
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When Love Calls (1989)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Karan (Alok Nath) lives in a small house with his only daughter, Suman (Bhagyashree). He decides to travel overseas in Dubai, in the Persian Gulf, so that he can accumulate enough wealth to get his daughter married. He decides to leave his daughter ...
Style: romantic, sexy, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, love of one's life, love and romance, romance, family relations, fall in love, family life, end of friendship, pigeon, fight, love, wealth ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
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60%
 7.5
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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: touching, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love triangle, hindu, alcoholic, prostitute, drunkenness, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, tragic love, death of protagonist, courtesan, love ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: india, london, kolkata, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: romantic, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: affair, women, alcohol abuse, power relations, family relations, couples, estate, master and servant, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Indian-based traditional family of Pundit Darbar (Vikram Gokhale) gets a visit from Sameer Rafilini (Salman Khan), from Italy, who has come as a pupil to learn music and singing. Darbar and his family accept him. Sameer meets Nandini (Aishwarya ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dancing, fall in love, forbidden love, tradition, loveless marriage, unrequited love, love triangle, romance, unfulfilled love, love of one's life, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: women, love triangle, wedding, bittersweet, true love, social differences, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love affair, disability, couples, renewed love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, switzerland
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53%
Never Say Goodbye (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: true love, infidelity, family relations, love affair, couple relations, jealous spouse, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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53%
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Love Stories (2000)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 216 min.
Story: In India, open romance is forbidden, as is showing affection in public. A college principal named Narayan is a strong believer in this, aware that a male student named Vicky is in love with Ishika; while another male student is hopelessly in love ...
Style: romantic, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, forbidden love, father daughter relationship, friendship, tradition, against the rules, youth, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, teenage life, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: romantic, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love story, true love, older man younger woman relationship, couples, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, asia, india, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.1
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Bombay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 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: social, inspirational, romantic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, family reunited, music, journalism, twins, forbidden love, race riot, bittersweet, hate, society, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: year 1993, year 1992, 90s
Place: mumbai india, india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, romantic
Plot: family relations, young lovers, siblings relations, fall in love, win over, romance, parents and children, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, love, materialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Lonely Wife (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charu lives a lonely and idle life in 1870s India. Although her husband Bhupati devotes more time to his newspaper than to their marriage, he sees her loneliness and asks his brother-in-law,Umapada to keep her company. At the same time ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: swinger, affair, summer, family relations, infidelity, swing, newspaper editor, writers, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
This Youth Is Crazy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani features two polar opposite characters, who at one point were classmates in Modern School. The first is Naina Talwar (Deepika Padukone), a studious bespectacled young girl. The second is Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor), a carefree ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, free spirited, unfulfilled love, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, tourist, adolescence vs adulthood, college graduate, self discovery, friends, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, paris france
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Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, family life, hopes, infidelity, on the road, couple relations, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, wooing, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
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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, tragedy, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage life, social differences, love affair, young lovers, love triangle, romance, youth, forbidden love, tragic love, couples, fall in love, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Permission (1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mahendra is in love with Maya and would like to marry her. But Maya is a woman of the 20th century, who does not believe in marriage, but would like to continue having a relationship. Mahendra's family pressures him into getting married, and he ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: female empowerment, romance, love and romance, gender, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, breakup, family problems, introspection, couple relations, feminism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
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Junglee (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A humorless and pompous businessman goes wild when he falls in love. Now if only his domineering mother could understand his new lease on life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: snobbism, fall in love, family relations, romance, love and romance, society, rich and poor, social differences, parents and children, personality change, rich man poor woman, emotional blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Japanese Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Snehmoy (Rahul Bose) and Miyage (Chigusa Takaku) are pen friends who exchange wedding vows through letters. Fifteen years pass but they never meet. Yet the bond of marriage is strong between them. This unusual relationship comes under a cloud when a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love triangle, couples, village, unfulfillment, lovers apart, pen pal, society, friendship, mathematics, cure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, india, asia
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50%
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, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, family tradition, reconciliation, arranged marriage, love, wealth, father son relationship, separation from family, brother brother relationship, estrangement, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Life of Devotion (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Vandana and Arun fall in love the instant they meet. On a trip to a Shiv temple, they get married in an impromptu ceremony in front of God. A chance rainshower strands them at a remote hotel where Vandana gets pregnant. With their legal marriage ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: politics, adoption, pregnancy, babies and infants, romance, love and romance, orphan, last wish, family relations, couples, adopted son, imprisonment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: true love, forbidden love, love affair, family relations, romance, unlikely couple, parents and children, fall in love, love triangle, sister sister relationship, rivals, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
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Desire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A story bout a relationship that's ended. Khwahish traces the sexy, funny and intense relationship of Amar Ranawat(Himanshu Malik) and Lekha Khorzuvekar (Mallika Sherawat) from the time they meet in the last semester of college, their quirky ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, true love, class differences, couples, love and romance, youth, young lovers, life is a bitch, hopes, college, tragic love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, impossible love, muslim, romance, rescue, uncover truth, social differences, false accusation, love affair, against the odds, life is a bitch, legal ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
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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: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, wooing, love affair, fall in love, true love, love, marriage, romance, death of lover, accidental killing, mother daughter relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 30K
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, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, musician's life, follow your dream, artist, tragic love, artists and showbiz, alcohol abuse, fall in love, relationship vs career, romance, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, fall in love, childhood friend, crumbling relationship, youth, love and romance, family life, unhappiness, love, family relations, couples, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: cheating on husband, social differences, infidelity, love affair, master and servant, obsession, society, romance, couples, power relations, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kisna: The Warrior Poet (2005)
Genre: Drama, 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, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, chase, love triangle, woman in danger, social differences, family relations, society, romance, couple relations, fall in love, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, bittersweet, aging, romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%