Movies like Baabul

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Baabul (2006)
 5.4
 3K
Baabul (2006)
Original name: बाबुल
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India, France
Duration: 169 min.
Story: When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: remarry, true love, starting over, love affair, romance, parents and children, family life, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, opposites attract, mother child relationship, best friends, wedding, family relations, performer's life, love and romance, hopes, death in the family, dealing with death, single parent, love, painter, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, india

Most similar movies to Baabul

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, couples, family relations, family problems, parents and children and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Baabul: Gardener (2003), My Heart Is Yours (2002), Never Say Goodbye (2006), Love Comes Softly (2003), Kiss Me Again (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 15K
Gardener (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj Malhotra and wife Pooja have four sons. The sons have settled down professionally and are quite independent. However, when Raj Malhotra retires, none of his children want to be burdened with the responsibility of taking care of their parents. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, captivating, touching, semi serious
Plot: family relations, bollywood, orphan, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, family problems, golden years, devotion, estrangement, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
83%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Love Comes Softly (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marty is a 19 year old pioneer woman, recently married. She goes west with her husband Clem, hoping to start a new life. But Clem unexpectedly dies, and Marty finds herself alone, two months pregnant. Clark Davis, a widower, offers her a marriage of ...
Style: serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, marriage of convenience, survival, farm, starting over, hopes, romance, couples, family problems, fall in love, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, family life, human nature, parents separation, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, uplifting, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, disability, family in crisis, babies and infants, family life, single parent, unfulfilled love, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, romance, forbidden love, parents and children, family problems, couples, aging, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Heart of the Country (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: romance, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, love affair, hopes, countryside, female protagonist, love and romance, getting home, husband wife relationship, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 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 ⇓
47%
 7.9
 8K
Oasis (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Oasis is a love story of two young people abandoned by families. A young man released from prison visits the widow of the man he killed drunk-driving. There he meets her daughter, wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy. Will these two lost people find ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love affair, unlikely couple, starting over, opposites attract, haunted by the past, friendship, disability, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, starting over, fall in love, unemployment, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, bollywood, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, australia, asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, friendship, train, single parent, family relations, family problems, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Radha and Suraj have been friends since childhood. Gopal has been in love with Radha ever since they spent a few years together as kids. Years later, Gopal's guardian proposes to Radha a marriage with Gopal, and she accepts.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: bollywood, friendship, family relations, family problems, best friends, unfulfillment, romance, false accusation, misunderstanding, husband wife relationship, wedding, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Khamoshi: The Musical (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Goa based Joseph Braganza and his wife Flavy, devout Catholics, are both deaf and mute. He makes a living selling soap bars door to door. Flavy gets pregnant and gives birth to a daughter who they name Annie, who can speak and hear much to their ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: pregnancy, religions or cults, family relations, family problems, couples, passionate interest, youth, romance, love and romance, disability, meaningful kiss, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A chronic illness leaves Ishwar with only a few months to live. His son Aditya is extremely reckless. To make him realise his responsibilities, Ishwar throws his son out of the house.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, family life, redemption, fish out of water, parents and children, living with parents, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, bollywood, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 2K
The Affair (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Although orphaned at very young ages, Scriptwriter Amit and military pilot Shekhar are brothers and also very good friends. The latter is happily engaged to Shobha, while the former has just fallen in love with pretty, young Chandni. But tragedy ...
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: air disaster, infidelity, romance, lovers reunited, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love affair, love triangle, bollywood, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 185
Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sincere
Plot: self discovery, family relations, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 38
Ella (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Years ago, a late nurse's young daughter, Ella, was discredited with stepfather Norbert by his wicked daughter Clio and send off to and exploited by her aunt 'tarantula', her only comfort being the friendship of young Jens. Once 18, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, love affair, starting over, dishonesty, hopes, orphan, romance, couples, family problems, fall in love, parents and children, cinderella story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Once and Again (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Once and Again is an American television series that aired on ABC from September 21, 1999 to April 15, 2002. It depicts the family of a single mother and her romance with a single father. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: family, couple relations, single parent, starting over, love affair, parents and children, hopes, family relations, romance, architect, parents separation, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 436
Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, love and romance, romance, hopes, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, embezzlement, serial killer, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Not Here to Be Loved (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jean-Claude Delsart, a 50 years-old bailiff, with his worn-out smile and heart, abandoned a long time ago the idea that life could give him pleasures. Until the day, he dares to push the doors of a tango lesson...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: office, dancing, golden years, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, age difference, parents and children, wedding, parent child relationship, elderly, tango ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 821
Oliver's Story (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Oliver Barrett IV is emotionally devastated by the death of his wife Jenny, and, while he tries to lose himself in his work as a lawyer, the long hours don't ease his pain, especially when he finds that his leftist views conflict with those of ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, optimism, starting over, young lovers, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love's Unending Legacy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle. She and Maddy move back in with her parents Clark and Marty. She finds a new home, and finds a new teaching position that she settles right ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, family relations, starting over, love and romance, hopes, romance, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, optimism, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rashevski's Tango (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: romance, youth, society, family problems, couples, adoption, introspection, family life, curses spells and rituals, holocaust, nanny, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
All Roads Lead Home (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family life, dysfunctional family, farm, family problems, hopes, dealing with death, death in the family, single parent, animal life, family relations, healing power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, homecoming, dysfunctional family, tragic love, best friends, family problems, hopes, single parent, starting over, life is a bitch, orphan, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 1K
White Nights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For a fee of Rs.200/- Ankush Ramdev acted as one among four witnesses to couples who come to register their marriages at the Registrar of Marriages in Dariyaganj, Delhi. One day he comes across a single woman from Nainital and offers his services, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, true love, wedding, fall in love, couples, lovers apart, leaving home, longing, generosity, love triangle, rivalry, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
32%
 5.8
 183
The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: reunion, romance, wedding, lifestyle, family relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, homecoming, estrangement, couples, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas Belle (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With her California hometown in the rearview mirror, Belle heads north on business to catalog the sale of a large mansion. While the job is a dream, the client, Hunter Lowell, is not. But, as the two spend more time together, his icy demeanor begins ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, christmas, family relations, love and romance, love triangle, family business, fall in love, love affair, love, couples, male female relationship, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%