Movies like Baabul

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Baabul
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, realistic
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, opposites attract, romance, starting over, parents and children, true love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family life, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, best friends, love affair, hopes, remarry, unspoken love, golf ball, father in law, grandson, daughter in law, bus stop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, india
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Tomorrow May Never Come
Comedy, Drama, Romance
India
186 min.
 8.0
Once and Again
Drama, Family, Romance
USA
60 min.
 7.8
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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 family relations, love and romance, couples, family problems, romance, parents and children and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Baabul: My Heart Is Yours (2002), Woman Wanted (1999), Love Comes Softly (2003), Devdas (2002), Tomorrow May Never Come (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Heart Is Yours
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
Plot: single parent, unlikely couple, romance, forbidden love, siblings relations, bollywood, true love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Woman Wanted
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, parents and children, singleness, dysfunctional family, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
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System:   76%
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Love Comes Softly
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: uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, farm, love and romance, old west, romance, couples, family relations, single parent, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
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System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
 7.6
 32K
Devdas
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: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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Tomorrow May Never Come
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Naina is a very serious girl with a very serious life. But one day, her soul is awakened by the happy-go-lucky Aman, who teaches her that life is meant to be lived. Naturally, she falls in love with him. But Aman is harboring a secret that keeps him ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: bollywood, best friends, urban, human nature, romance, parents and children, family in crisis, fall in love, family life, hopes, gay slur, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Once and Again
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: clever, serious, witty, realistic, sincere
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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Surrender, Dorothy
Genre: Drama
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: single parent, beach, dealing with death, starting over, tragic love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Let's Be Friends!
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Raj has always had a unrequited childhood crush on a friend named Tina, but Tina's best friend Pooja has always had a crush on Raj. When Raj's family move to England to get involved in an internet business, Raj promises Tina that he will ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, siblings relations, comedy of errors, unfulfilled love, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance, couples, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
 4.4
 704
Oliver's Story
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: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: young lovers, dealing with death, romance, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, social differences, tragic love, true love, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
 6.9
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Quiet Chaos
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, starting over, self discovery, death in the family, family problems, family relations, parents and children, hopes, save the lady, drowning, merger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
 5.8
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Ella
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: intrigue, starting over, cinderella story, love and romance, romance, orphan, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
Khamoshi: The Musical
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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, family, disability, romance, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
All Roads Lead Home
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, death in the family, farm, dysfunctional family, family life, countryside, family problems, family relations, animal life, hopes, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
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Kiss Me Again
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: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, couple relations, family life, breakup, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
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Free Radicals
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, love affair, shopping mall, parents and children, small town, death in the family, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, introspection, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
The Waiting Room
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: serious, sexual, touching, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, child illness, romance, pregnancy, train, breakup, optimism, love and romance, couples, golden years, single parent, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
Changing Times
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 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, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: twins, couple relations, romance, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, first love, marriage, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Monster's Ball
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, racism, suicide, interracial romance, father son relationship, electric chair, death penalty, death, dysfunctional family, prison, strong sexual content, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
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Bridge to Silence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman with a hearing problem tries to get het life back together after a car accident that killed her husband.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, romance, single parent, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, sexual abuse, custody, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
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Love Stories
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, buddies, romance, single parent, young lovers, couple relations, school, love affair, college, true love, forbidden love, tradition ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Secret Sunshine
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Sin-ae moves with her son Jun to Miryang, the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to come to herself and set out on new foundations, another tragic event overturns her life.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological
Plot: losing-it hero, dealing with death, romance, starting over, small town, human nature, redemption, death in the family, couple relations, suicide attempt, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
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System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 6.1
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The Reception
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: talky, clever, serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family life, romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
A Summer in Genoa
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, urban, haunted by the past, hopes, teenage love, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, death in the family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Rashevski's Tango
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: humorous, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, romance, aging, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 7.5
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Everwood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, world-class neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Brown leaves Manhattan and moves his family to the small town of Everwood, Colorado. There he becomes a small-town doctor and learns parenting on the fly as he raises his talented but ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: small town, starting over, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, family life, doctor, hopes, youth, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
The Last Sign
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who is tormented by the ghost of her abusive, alcoholic husband. She must come to terms with the past if she is to find peace and love...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, mentally unstable, mysterious character, romance, single parent, supernatural ability, dealing with death, afterlife, death in the family, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
Once in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, hospital, boarding school, dealing with death, romance, starting over, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Never Say Goodbye
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, epic, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair, true love, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, extramarital affair, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 

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That Night
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, bowling, single parent, self discovery, romance, suburbs, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, parents and children, father, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Home and Away
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, small town, love affair, romance, teenage love, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, beach, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   42%
 
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