Movies like Baabul

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Baabul (2006)
 5.5
 3K
Baabul (2006)
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, love, painter, businessman, car race, golf, driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, india

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, family relations, romance, couples, family problems, parents and children and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Baabul: Love Comes Softly (2003), My Heart Is Yours (2002), Gardener (2003), All Roads Lead Home (2008), Never Say Goodbye (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farm, single parent, couple relations, old west, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: single parent, romance, unlikely couple, forbidden love, siblings relations, bollywood, true love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 13K
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: gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: orphan, golden years, parents and children, family problems, bollywood, family relations, human nature, moral dilemma, down on your luck, family in crisis, estrangement, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
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 ⇓
52%
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, epic, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, adultery, love affair, romance, true love, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, mute or deaf, parents and children, death in the family, disability, family, romance, fall in love, family life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, bollywood, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: emotional, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, best friends, bollywood, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, friends, anger, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
48%
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, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, romance, countryside, family relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, country, bully, scolding, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, humorous, emotional, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, couples, starting over, bollywood, romance, couple relations, fall in love, unemployment, hopes, family problems, affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, australia, india, singapore, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A Playboy's past catches up with him, when he wants to get married
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, breakup, true love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, bollywood, couples, single parent, going straight, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: touching, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: redemption, parents and children, family in crisis, bollywood, family problems, family relations, family life, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, estrangement, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 4K
Quiet Chaos (2008)
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, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 24K
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, tradition, forbidden love, ghost, friendship, buddies, romance, single parent, school life, discipline, teachers and students, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 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: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, bollywood, young lovers, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
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: boarding school, starting over, single parent, hospital, dealing with death, romance, parents and children, death in the family, family relations, boarding school life, pregnancy, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Family Comes First (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: death in the family, golden years, dealing with death, vengeance, introspection, injustice, fighting the system, politics, crimes, hopes, legal, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
Let's Be Friends! (2002)
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, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, siblings relations, comedy of errors, unfulfilled love, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, mistaken identity, bollywood, nothing goes right, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, romance, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, custody, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 735
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, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: young lovers, romance, dealing with death, bereavement, heiress, widower, in-laws, opposites attract, starting over, couple relations, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: 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 ⇓
37%
When Love Calls (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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: semi serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: family life, romance, love and romance, love of one's life, fall in love, bollywood, family relations, end of friendship, class differences, businessman, friendship, fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 686
Woman Wanted (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A new woman comes between a widower and his adult son.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, single parent, romance, dealing with death, opposites attract, looking for love, love affair, parents and children, singleness, social differences ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: twins, marriage, first love, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, stylized, humorous
Plot: culture clash, looking for love, romance, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 762
Love Love Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Widowed businessman, Sudhirbhai lives a wealthy lifestyle with his son, Vikram, who is student at National College. He is very affectionate toward Vikram and will do anything for him. His business partner is Goswami, who is also widowed, and has two ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: college, romance, betrayal, taxi, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, intrigue, opposites attract, vengeance, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bridge to Silence (1989)
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 ⇓
31%
 7.0
 344
Class (2010)
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, touching, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, rich and poor, romance, 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 ⇓
30%
 7.4
 2K
Border Caf? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran, France, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young widow takes over her late husband’s truck stop café, keeping hidden in the kitchen so as not to cause a scandal in Iran’s conservative society. But her brother-in-law, out of familial obligation, wants to take her as a wife and also ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: cafe, immigrants, single parent, love affair, love and romance, dealing with death, starting over, death in the family, isolation, cooking and food, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, europe, russia, greece, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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