Movies like The Cage 2003

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The Cage (2003)
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The Cage (2003)
Original name: Pinjar
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: In the days leading up to Partition, a Hindu woman is abducted by a Muslim man. Soon, she finds herself not only forced into marriage, but living in a new country as the borders between India and Pakistan are drawn
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hindu, muslim, vengeance, family relations, bollywood, family problems, death in the family, family in crisis
Time: contemporary
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, society, family problems, love and romance, hopes and family in crisis mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Cage: Gardener (2003), Bol (2011), Silent Waters (2003), I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005), Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006). 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, semi serious
Plot: family relations, bollywood, orphan, moral dilemma, human nature, parents and children, family problems, golden years, loyalty, devotion, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Bol (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A female convict on death row, her last wish is to tell her story to the media.
Style: serious, emotional, saga, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: social issues, family relations, life is a bitch, family values, parents and children, strong female presence, feminism, society, death sentence, capital punishment, murder, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, middle east
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100%
Ramchand: The Untouchable Pakistani (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a actual events, the story is about a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father who accidentally cross the border into India from their village in Pakistan at a time of extreme war like tension between the 2 countries and end up spending 5 years ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: hindu, border, confined, wartime life, missing person, family problems, injustice, life is a bitch, prison life, parents and children, prison, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: pakistan, india
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69%
Silent Waters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: hopes, politics, wartime life, self discovery, family life, youth, battles, family problems, family relations, human nature, death in the family, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 40s
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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I Did Not Kill Gandhi (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Once known for his intellectual prowess, a retired professor (Anupam Kher) begins experiencing memory gaps and periods of forgetfulness. But while he tries to laugh it off, it soon becomes clear that the symptoms are a sign of a more serious ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: assassination, alzheimer's disease, college, parents and children, memory loss, mental illness, politics, deadly, elderly, society, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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38%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: orphan, hinduism, guru, family relations, social differences, love affair, culture clash, religions or cults, family problems, couples, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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34%
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Wound (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Amidst religious riots, a son deals with his mother's life-threatening injuries, and her last request.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: society, single parent, love and romance, unfulfillment, rivalry, state affairs, bittersweet, family relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, unfulfilled love, bollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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33%
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Torn (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two families bond when their teenage sons are killed in an explosion at a suburban mall only to discover one of their children is the prime suspect.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: life turned upside down, family problems, police investigation, family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, shopping mall, death in the family, explosion, dealing with death, suburbs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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31%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: bollywood, friendship, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, best friends, romance, false accusation, blind woman, jealousy, wedding, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mushrooms (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a forest, near a border, a young Bengali and a European soldier attempt to get the better of one another. In Calcutta, Rahul, an architect who had gone off to build a career in Dubai, begins a huge construction site. He is reunited with his ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, siblings relations, lovers reunited, infidelity, cheating girlfriend, cheating fiancee, brother, love and romance, love story, hindu, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
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City of Joy (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, friendship, wedding, leper, friends, against the odds, self discovery, human spirit, clinic, parents and children, doctors and patients, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, kolkata, asia, middle east, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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His Wife (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gracie, a young Tamil woman living near Madras, has been having behavioural disorders since the day she was married. The memory of her French friend Catherine, who died in unresolved circumstances, seems to be haunting her. Catherine's grieving ...
Style: realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: haunted by the past, hopes, redemption, love, addiction, widower, exorcism, heroine, drug overdose, pregnancy, drug dealer, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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29%
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String (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Shankar Singh and his wife, Meera, live in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India along with widowed paternal grandmother, Laxmibai, his mom, Gowri, and dad, Randhir. The family feel that they are blessed after Meera's entry in this family. Shankar must go ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, power of love, friends, muslim, loss of spouse, redemption, social differences, gender, dishonesty, feminism, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
We Were the Mulvaneys (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name, We Were the Mulvaneys is a sensitive portrayal of one family's journey as they face conflict, fear, tragedy and ultimately, themselves.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, bleak ...
Plot: family life, family relations, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, family in crisis, alcohol abuse, loneliness, brother brother relationship, fear, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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27%
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Maya (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: MAYA is a coming of age story set against an outlawed brutal practice of ritual rape still occurring in some parts of India.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, emotional, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, coming of age, introspection, moral dilemma, youth, society, life is a bitch, injustice, kids in trouble, religions or cults, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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26%
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Delhi-6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, culture clash, self discovery, human nature, parents and children, on the road, society, adoption, fall in love, terminal illness, hindu, religion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, taj mahal, delhi
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25%
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Yasmin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In England, the Pakistanis Yasmin lives two lives in two different worlds: in her community, she wears Muslin clothes, cooks for her father and brother and has the traditional behavior of a Muslin woman. Further, she has a non-consumed marriage with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: immigrants, family relations, social differences, false accusation, culture clash, parents and children, terrorism, injustice, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: pakistan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: siblings relations, family problems, family relations, life turned upside down, estrangement, death in the family, bittersweet, dealing with death, countryside, east asian lead, death of mother, packing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Trishna (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, rich and poor, injustice, culture clash, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, power relations, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Religion (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is based in Banaras and is about a Hindu Priest Chaturvedi (Pankaj Kapoor) who follows the scriptures to practice Hindu religion. When a child is abandon by a woman and brought in his house by his daughter - after initial hesitation but ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: adoption, clergy, hindu, parents and children, family relations, family life, society, babies and infants, family problems, salvation, religion, hinduism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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24%
A Year Ago in Winter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A renowned artist must uncover a young dancer's secrets in order to truly capture her likeness for a commissioned work.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, emotional
Plot: family relations, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, performer's life, family problems, death in the family, mother daughter relationship, wealth, dancing, painter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria, munich germany
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24%
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, fall in love, sikh, love and romance, couples, political unrest, romance, soldier, society, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, working class, father son relationship, boy, husband wife relationship, truck, mother son relationship, cons and scams, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: death in the family, hopes, family relations, family problems, last wish, introspection, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, nature, river ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Train to Pakistan (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Tensions run high near the border of British India, which is about to be partitioned with a new country called Pakistan. Sikhs living in this border town have heard numerous stories of Muslims killing, raping, and looting other Sikhs, Hindus, and ...
Plot: muslim, sikh, female director, lust, premarital sex, male nudity
Time: 1940s
Place: india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Wedding Dress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Overly obsessive compulsive and too premature, Sora is easily distanced by her friends. Growing up without a father is something she would like to be fussy about with her mom, but Sora is still the one and only daughter of and the biggest support to ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, captivating, contemplative, sentimental ...
Plot: wedding, terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, mother daughter relationship, single mother, society, friendship, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, single father, single parent, life turned upside down, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, death in the family, babies and infants, parent child relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
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Aarakshan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The decision by India's supreme court to establish caste-based reservations for jobs in education causes conflict between a teacher and his mentor.
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: politics, education, teacher, prejudice, social activism, demonstration, fighting the system, society, friendship, family relations, social differences, against the rules ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The movie revolves around eight youngsters, who become good friends in their freshman years when they join the college for their Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.). The life of these young minds, be it personal or that in college, is dealt with aplomb. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, college, graduation, student life, lifestyle, coming of age, couples, buddies, teachers and students, couple relations, university, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the love between Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian, and Zaara Hayaat Khan, a Pakistani...a love so great it knows no boundaries...
Style: captivating, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, prison, impossible love, rescue, bollywood, muslim, opposites attract, love affair, against the odds, false accusation, uncover truth, social differences ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%