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Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
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Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
Original name: वक्त
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, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: father son relationship, family life, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, redemption, fish out of water, estrangement, living with parents, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, responsibility, immaturity, rich kid, family relations, protective parent, love, pregnancy, wealth, nightclub, stuntman, rivalry, spoiled brat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia

Most similar movies to Waqt: The Race Against Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about family relations, parents and children, love and romance, bollywood, couples, family problems and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Waqt: The Race Against Time: Gardener (2003), Namastey London (2007), Happiness & Tears (2001), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, parents and children, human nature, family problems, golden years, orphan, loyalty, down on your luck, family in crisis, estrangement, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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100%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, 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: romantic, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: culture clash, love triangle, parents and children, arranged marriage, looking for love, couples, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, forced marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, family tradition, reconciliation, arranged marriage, love, wealth, father son relationship, separation from family, brother brother relationship, estrangement, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: On a cruise to celebrate their parents' 30th wedding anniversary, a brother and sister deal with the impact of family considerations on their romantic lives.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: cruise, family relations, family problems, couples, romance, ocean, couple relations, love and romance, ship, dysfunctional marriage, wedding anniversary, family vacation ...
Place: mediterranean sea, india, istanbul turkey
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Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)
Genre: Comedy, 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: semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, friendship, family relations, family problems, best friends, unfulfillment, romance, false accusation, wedding, husband wife relationship, insecurity, blind woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cherished Memories (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Raj Singh Puri has a very wealthy friend in Lalit Kumar Malhotra, and his wife, Nalini. After the passing away of his wife, Shalini, Raj has become more dependent on the Malhotras, and they have offered him support and solace in his time of need. ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, romantic
Plot: family relations, young lovers, fall in love, siblings relations, win over, romance, parents and children, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, love, father daughter relationship, materialism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: remarry, starting over, love affair, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couples, family problems, mother child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We Are Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Maya is the perfect mother. Her life revolves around her three childerens, Aleya ( Aachal Munjal ), Ankush ( Nominath Ginsberg ), and Anjali ( Diya Sonecha ). Who thinks nothing much then the world of her. Despite being divorced from her husband, ...
Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, rivalry, dysfunctional family, youth, cancer, photographer, stepmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: childhood sweetheart, couples, family relations, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, family problems, romance, family in crisis, love triangle, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, asia, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Game of Love (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sapna, the daughter of the Saigal family's driver is a simple fun-loving girl, but her dreams are not as simple. She dreams about riches and day-dreams about her dream man. Vijay Saigal and Vicky Saigal, both heirs to Saigal Industries have ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: couples, family relations, rivalry, romance, love and romance, on the run, womanizer, drug dealing, mistaken identity, vengeance, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tomorrow May Never Come (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, 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, touching, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: terminal illness, neighbor, diary, romance, best friends, tragic event, secret, family life, unfulfilled love, starting over, depression, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, true love, jealous spouse, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A young couple who struggle to rediscover love after their marriage.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, couples, family relations, honeymoon, baby, marriage, childbirth, pregnancy, marriage crisis, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sharabi (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and a peg of brandy instead of a glass milk, Vicky Kapoor, the only son of multi-millionaire industrialist, Amarnath, grows up to be an alcoholic, albeit with a good heart. Amarnath has detached himself ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: rich man poor woman, father son relationship, poetry, workaholic, bar fight, class differences, businessman, drunkenness, wealth, alcoholic, father son conflict, resentment ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When Love Calls (1989)
Genre: Drama, 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: romantic, sexy, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, love of one's life, love and romance, romance, family relations, family life, fall in love, end of friendship, pigeon, fight, love, wealth ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: husband wife relationship, dog, pets, family problems, family life, couple relations, disorder, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, golden years, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Chef (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Squabbling Sharma family has a dubious reputation of not having any cook last there for more than a few months. Word spreads out about this family to such an extent that no person wants to be employed as a cook in this household, ironically named ...
Style: light, inspirational, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, master and servant, love and romance, society, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, power relations, family problems, disagreement, office ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, coping, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 15K
Housefull 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Housefull 2 is an upcoming Bollywood action comedy film directed by Sajid Khan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It is the sequel to the 2010 Bollywood commercially successful movie Housefull
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sexy, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, wedding, couples, disorder, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, vengeance, parents and children, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: punjab, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 22K
Welcome (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Dubai-based criminal don Uday takes it upon himself to try and get his sister Sanjana married - in vain, as no one wants to be associated with a crime family. Uday's associate Sagar Pandey finds a young man, Rajiv, who lives with his maternal ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, couples, siblings relations, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, mafia don, gangster boss, wedding, performer's life, accidental death, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 8K
Khoobsurat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A vibrant, hopelessly romantic physiotherapist meets a handsome young Rajput prince who is the complete opposite of her – and is engaged to someone else.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: palace, romance, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, family life, party, prince, love affair, disney, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Gold (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
Style: tragicomedy, sentimental, humorous, witty, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, power relations, contests and competitions, homecoming, redemption, disorder, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, hopes, parents and children, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 12K
Paa (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: He suffers from a progeria like syndrome. Mentally he is 13 but physically he looks 5 times older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya, who is a gynaecologist. Amol is young, progressive politician. He ...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: father son relationship, school, disability, human nature, aging, family life, hopes, family relations, youth, couple relations, doctors and patients, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 555
Life in Flight (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Will is a rising star in New York City architecture, managing a tough project and negotiating to join an important firm. He rarely smiles. His wife Catherine is on the rise as well, as the social engine of his success. They have a son, about eight. ...
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, divorce, troubled marriage, marital strife, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, parents and children, family life, estrangement, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 3K
Hero No. 1 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajesh Malhotra (Govinda) is the son of a wealthy businessman Dhanraj Malhotra (Kader Khan). However, he is not happy at his home since his father does not let him live his life his way. He escapes from his home and reaches Europe. Meena (Karishma ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, meet the parents, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, shrewd, love, servant, argument, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 2K
Friends (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A story about a girl named Priya (Preity Zinta) who is the apple of her parents' eyes. She defied the Indian culture when she got pregnant out of marriage by Saif Ali Khan
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, against the rules, hopes, family problems, family life, redemption, love and romance, unfulfillment, single parent, siblings relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Damned Rain (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's more at stake than just failed crops when a drought strikes a rural community in this comedy-drama from India.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: farm, family life, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, farming, farmer, poverty, village, life is a bitch, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Every Blessed Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel, and she works as an employee for a rental car service. This is the story of what happens to Guido and Antonia when ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couples, pregnancy, family relations, parents and children, hotel, netflix
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%