Movies like Baabul

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Baabul (2006)
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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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Once and Again
Drama, Family, Romance
USA
60 min.
 7.8
Khamoshi: The Musical
Drama, Musical, Romance
India
159 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to Baabul

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, 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), Once and Again (1999), Love Comes Softly (2003), Khamoshi: The Musical (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gardener
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: semi serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: golden years, parents and children, family problems, bollywood, orphan, family relations, human nature, moral dilemma, down on your luck, family in crisis, estrangement, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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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
Place: india
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System:   81%
    User:   85%
 
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: serious, clever, realistic, witty, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: family, single parent, romance, starting over, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   67%
 
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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: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, farm, love and romance, old west, couples, romance, 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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    User:   77%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, fall in love, romance, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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System:   66%
    User:   74%
 
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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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    User:   53%
 
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, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love affair, romance, true love, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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 4.4
 714
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional
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:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 7.5
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Sometimes
Genre: Drama, Family, 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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, young lovers, bollywood, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   45%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, comedy of errors, siblings relations, romance, unfulfilled love, 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:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 7.1
 24K
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, single parent, romance, young lovers, couple relations, school, love affair, college, true love, tradition, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 5.9
 36
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: intrigue, starting over, cinderella story, romance, love and romance, orphan, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
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, farm, death in the family, dysfunctional family, countryside, family life, family problems, family relations, animal life, hopes, healing power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
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 4K
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, realistic, emotional, 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, bereavement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, romance, 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:   45%
 
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: sexual, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: dealing with death, romance, child illness, pregnancy, train, breakup, optimism, love and romance, couples, golden years, single parent, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
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, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: mute or deaf, single parent, romance, 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:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, hospital, boarding school, romance, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   35%
 
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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, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: twins, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, marriage, first love, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
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
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
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: serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, aging, romance, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
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The Affair
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, bollywood, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
 7.7
 3K
Wildfire
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: countryside, social misfits, horse, romance, save the day, starting over, friendship, against the odds, workplace situations, ambition, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam
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: emotional, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, bollywood, best friends, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, friends, anger, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: bollywood, love triangle, love and romance, couples, starting over, romance, couple relations, fall in love, unemployment, hopes, family problems, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, australia, india, singapore, new delhi
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Surrender, Dorothy
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: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: beach, single parent, 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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System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
As Long as I Live
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 198 min.
Story: An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse. Jab Tak Hai Jaan movie is a love triangle,and also marks the return of Yash Chopra as a director after eight years. In Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shahrukh Khan plays ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, fall in love, love triangle, true love, love and romance, romance, musician's life, soldier, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, india, london
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
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Anna
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Anna und die Liebe is the eleventh Telenovela made in Germany. It has aired since August 25, 2008 on German channel Sat.1 and Austrian Channel ORF 1.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: love affair, romance, siblings relations, dishonesty, love and romance, boss and employee, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 

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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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, small town, love affair, teenage love, romance, small town life, teenage life, fall in love, beach, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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Class
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Preppy and wealthy Whitt Sheffield is in his last semester of law school when a professor assigns him to act as an advocate for a young, single mother who needs help finding - and keeping - a job. Whitt, whose snooty father wants Whitt to follow him ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, rich and poor, social differences, love and romance, couples, family relations, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
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