Movies like The Princess & the Marine

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The Princess & the Marine (2001)
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The Princess & the Marine (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on a true story, American Marine Jason Johnson (Goselaar) is sent on assignment to the Emirate of Bahrain. While there, he meets and falls in love with a spirited, lovely young woman, Meriam (Nichols), without realizing she is really a member of the Bahraini Royal Family. Meriam, who does not wish to consent to an arranged marriage, knows her love affair with Jason is dangerous, as he is a Mormon Christian and she a Muslim. Her parents would never consent to their match, and so Meriam and Jason race against time to escape Bahrain and make it to the United States, where they can marry. If Meriam is sent back, however, her life may be in jeopardy.
Plot: wedding, friendship, military, muslim, marine, mormon, american
Place: middle east

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Deedar-E-Yaar (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Childhood pals Javed (Rishi Kapoor) and Akhtar (Jeetendra) will do anything for each other, but their loyalties are tested when they fall in love with the same woman. For Javed, it's love at first sight when he meets the beautiful Firdaus. But ...
Plot: nobleman, love triangle, friend, muslim, friendship, courtesan, sacrifice, wedding, marriage, plan, love, unrequited love
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Not Since You (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love affairs spark again.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: wedding, reunion, love affair, introspection, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, human nature, dishonesty, adultery, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
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Solomon & Sheba (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the land of Israel, Solomon (Jimmy Smits) is trying to figure out a way to become the world’s supplier of frankincense. He sends an envoy to the tiny country of Sheba to announce his intentions. The Queen of Sheba, Nikaule (Halle Berry), is ...
Style: biblical
Plot: religion
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A New Day in Old Sana'a (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Yemen
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tariq's aristocratic family has arranged for him to marry Bilquis, the daughter of a rich judge. However, while out in the city one night, he catches sight of a woman he believes to be Bilquis, and falls in love with her. The woman turns out to ...
Plot: aristocrat, elopement, arranged marriage, pregnancy, photographer, class differences, arab, wedding, assistant, teacher, mistaken identity, tradition ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Mary Marie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
Plot: grief, jealousy, friendship, grownups, female director, female nudity, female masturbation, handyman, female full frontal nudity, small town, sister sister relationship, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torn Apart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Jew and an Arab in Israel become romantically involved, much to their family's dismay.
Plot: arab israeli conflict, star crossed lovers, racism, tragedy, cultural difference, israeli army
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Windy City (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.
Plot: friendship, grownups, daydreamer, dog, breakup, leukemia, nightclub owner, flashback, family man, watching television, moustache, playboy ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, interracial relations, racism, couples, romance, love and romance, military, war, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: grownups, becoming an adult, friendship, youth, gay, theatre play, child abuse, coming of age, coming out, mask, gay kiss, gay slur ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human nature, human spirit, society, hopes, life philosophy, paraplegic, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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Sweet Land (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Style: touching, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, society, couple relations, social issues, prejudice, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
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Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, starting over, fall in love, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, romance, murder, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Love & Suicide (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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For One Night (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their town always had two proms, one for the whites and one for the blacks. When both proms wanted the same DJ, Brianna McCallister suggested combining the proms, which would also mean more money for decorations. However, her idea shook the town up, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: racism, high school, family relations, racial tension, small town, rebellion, prom, teenage life, society, youth, lifestyle, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Déjà Vu (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, stranger, american, ruby, pin, romance, social differences, couple relations, couples, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, israel, london, middle east, europe ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: friendship, refugee, immigrants, ringing telephone, bare chested boy, courage, hard labor, hamburger, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lovesong (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband, Sarah embarks on an impromptu road trip with her young daughter and her best friend, Mindy. Along the way, the dynamic between the two friends intensifies before circumstances force them apart. Years later, Sarah attempts ...
Style: romantic, sincere, romanticism, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: female friendship, road trip, wedding, unspoken love, loneliness, lesbian subtext, mother daughter relationship, party, biracial child, twenty something, friendship, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker (Stephen Collins) introduces a girlfriend (Deborah Raffin) to his buddy (Joel Higgins) from out of town, then regrets it.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the last days leading up to her older brother's marriage, a young girl is forced to face realities and grow up quickly. A tender adaptation of Carson McCullers' classic play.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: wedding, coming of age, innocence lost, escape, runaway, romance, social relations, love and romance, human nature, teenage life, youth, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Noah and Wade prepare to marry in Martha's Vineyard, the personal problems of their friends - and the unexpected arrival of rapper Baby Gat - threatens to permanently end their relationship.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Mounam Pesiyadhe (Tamil: மெளனம் பேசியதே;(English: Silence Spoke) is a 2002 Indian Tamil romantic drama film, directed and written by Ameer Sultan, making his directorial debut. It stars Suriya, Trisha, newcomers Nandha and ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: misogynist, unrequited love, secret admirer, friendship, elopement, wedding, flirting, man wearing glasses, waiter, apology, switchblade, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last of His Tribe (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voight) who is able to speak Ishi's language, he is a gold mine of information about his tribe's way of life. A doctor (David ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: society, misfit, romance, fish out of water, culture clash, teaching the ways of the world, racism, americana, isolation, murder, singing, railway station ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Running on Empty Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young and athletic Sydney Harris finds out that she has six months to live unless she and her husband can come up with the money for her medical treatment. Sounds simple enough; get the money, save her life. But her underpaid, working class husband ...
Plot: lesbian sex, love, lesbian kiss, infidelity, lesbian love, lesbianism, illness, female nudity, lesbian, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, wedding, drug use, marriage proposal, romance, love, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, coming out, haunted by the past, terminal illness, rich and poor, friendship, destiny, couples, hopes, life is a bitch, society, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The second Charles and Diana movie, with two virtual unknowns in the leads: Christopher Baines had acted on the British stage and on the BBC, but Catherine Oxenberg, a U.S.-born, British-raised professional model, here made her acting debut. Of ...
Plot: british royal family, wedding, united kingdom, love, queen of england, princess, prince, royalty, heir to the throne, wooing, royal romance
Place: england
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29%
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Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: coming out, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family relations, drug abuse, suburbs, rehabilitation, lifestyle, kids in trouble, teenage life, social decay, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, life is a bitch, bittersweet, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christmas Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A military widow, whose faith in Christmas has lapsed, rents an apartment to a handsome Army Captain, recovering from an injury in battle, and whose faith in Christmas is inspirational. As they team up to save the town’s military museum with a ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, romantic, touching, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, christmas, second chance, new love, society, christmas spirit, transformation, grieving, male female relationship, small town, change of heart, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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