Movies like Friends 2001

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Friends (2001)
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Friends (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Friends is a 2001 Tamil movie starring Vijay, Surya, Ramesh Khanna, Devayani, Abhinyashree, Vijayalakshmi, Sriman and Vadivelu. The music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film is a remake of the Malayalam film by the same name with actors Mukesh, Sreenivasan, and Jayaram. This film emerged as a Super hit in Vijay's career.
Style: romantic, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, betrayal by friend, love, love triangle, unrequited love, secret, deception, friends falling out, dog, forest, jealousy, coma, friend, crying, ladder, falling off a cliff

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, captivating, humorous and romantic films with plots about friendship, love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love and family relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Friends: Mounam Pesiyadhe (2002), Armaan (2013), Off Shore (2011), Dear Ex (2018), Dreamfactory (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, elopement, friendship, secret admirer, flirting, wedding, train station, anger, argument, switchblade, drinking ...
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To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.
Style: romantic, sweet, uplifting, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, couples, love, love affair, destiny, fall in love, reunion, love and romance, youth, choice, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Armaan (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Armaan (Urdu: ارمان‎) is a 2013 Pakistani romantic drama film directed by Anjum Shahzad. The film is a remake of the same name released in 1966, which starred Waheed Murad and Zeba.[2] The film is produced by Tarang Housefull, Abdullah ...
Style: romantic, twists and turns, contemplative, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: broken heart, star crossed lovers, humour, friendship, love, heroes, prank gone wrong, opposites attract, betrayal, love and romance, deception, unrequited love ...
Place: pakistan
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61%
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Off Shore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Andi has come to Fuerteventura to see his estranged father Chris, who left the family years ago to live on the island and hasn't been heard from since. The local surfer clique welcomes Andi with open arms and he quickly falls for surfing ...
Style: touching, suspenseful
Plot: gay, secret, family relations, romantic triangle, love triangle, family secret, friend, friendship, father son relationship, estranged father, gay interest, gay relationship ...
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Dear Ex (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Sanlian's ex-husband passes away, she discovers he has altered his insurance policy, cutting out their son in favor of a stranger named Jay.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, humorous, touching
Plot: gay, psychotherapy, gay relationship, love, love triangle, teenager, cancer, loss of father, grief, loss of loved one, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan
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Dreamfactory (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1961 that follows a young studio extra's ambitious efforts to reunite with the French girl he loves after being separated by the construction of the Berlin Wall.
Style: romantic, touching, uplifting, sweet, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, reunion, fall in love, hopes, love, friendship, society, couple relations, destiny, culture clash, love affair, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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Premam (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Three stages in George's life, and three girls he encounters in each stage.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, romantic friendship, love and romance, romantic relationship, relationships, couples, relationship problems, fall in love, unrequited love, in love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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The Prince Who Turns into a Frog (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: The Prince Who Turns Into a Frog is a 2005 Taiwanese drama starring Ming Dow and Sam Wang of boyband 183 Club; and Joe Chen and Joyce Chao of girl group 7 Flowers, as well as all the members of the former and two members of the latter, who are ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, romantic, modern fairy tale ...
Plot: rich man poor woman, opposites attract, friendship, class differences, romantic rivalry, love, memory loss, friend, love triangle, mother daughter relationship, wealth, car accident ...
Place: taiwan
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49%
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Colossal Youth (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When his dream girl returns to school a hopeless romantic teen tries to win her heart, until he hits rock bottom and realizes his true love has been there all along.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, unrequited love, prank, teenage crush, heartache, high school, party, father figure, death of friend, underage drinking, memories ...
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47%
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Nandanam (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Balamani is the housemaid looking after Unni Amma. There are three more housemaids in the house but it is Balamani's duty to look after them too. Balamani is a devotee of Guruvayoorappan (Lord Krishna of Guruvayoor). But she could never visit ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, sincere, serious
Plot: forbidden love, class differences, love, loyalty, devotion, orphan, hindu, wedding, religion, divine intervention, mother son relationship, prayer ...
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46%
My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Grace is a dancer who comes out of a huge cake in a stag party attended by Evo, who's surprised when he learns later that Grace is the girlfriend of his best friend. When Evo is dumped by his own girlfriend, he hires Grace to pretend to be his ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light
Plot: jealousy, pretend relationship, relationships, love affair, friendship, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blackmail, pretense, breakup, love, love and romance ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Starry Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An aspiring astronomy professor finds unexpected Christmas romance when she meets a charming cowboy during her holiday travel. As she decides between this new cowboy and her practical boyfriend, she must decide whether it's better to play it ...
Style: captivating, sincere, light, romantic
Plot: christmas, christmas season, christmas movie, holiday, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, travel, society, friendship, love ...
Place: new york
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Moondru Mudichu (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kamal Hassan and Rajnikanth are room-mates in a city. Kamal Hassan falls in love with Sridevi who lives in the same apartment complex. Rajnikanth, who has his eyes on Sridevi, pretends to back Kamal Hassan's love while secretly hoping to create ...
Plot: betrayal, lake, friendship, stepmother stepson relationship, rowing, betrayal by friend, death, love triangle, friend, drowning, death by drowning, love
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The New Girlfriend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.
Style: touching, psychological, romantic, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, life turned upside down, man dressed as woman, transvestism, loss of friend, death of wife, new life, love, femininity, family relations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
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41%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, lesbian, island, love triangle, introspection, fall in love, friendship, relationships, vacation, friends, casual sex, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
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41%
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: sacrifice, courtesan, friend, wedding, muslim, plan, marriage, love, friendship, nobleman, unrequited love, love triangle
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High School King of Savvy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: Lee Min Suk is just a normal high school hockey player - until he's forced to take his brother's place as the director for a major company. Now he's forced to balance school work, hockey practice, and making multi-million dollar ...
Style: humorous, captivating, romantic, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, deception, boss and employee, older woman younger man relationship, friendship, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, love triangle, school, boy
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, unrequited love, male female friendship, women, wedding preparations and rituals, screwball, friendship, best friends, unfulfilled love, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, fish out of water, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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39%
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Raja Rani (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: John (Arya) and Regina (Nayanthara) are forced into wedlock against their wishes. Both undergo a rough patch initially in their marriage as they are not able to get over their past romances. Prior to their marriage, Regina was in love with Surya ...
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating
Plot: arranged marriage, love, marriage, birthday, accident, lie, love and romance, couples, friendship, society, death of loved one, drunk ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Catch and Release (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: sentimental, tragicomedy, inspirational, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, starting over, infidelity, family relations, self discovery, death in the family, secret, funeral, illegitimate son, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
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38%
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Bad Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 7 young men and women and their three stories involved with heterosexual, homosexual and bisexual affairs that happened in Beijing. A single mom meets a young student; A city boy meets a guy of his dream; A girl falls into a love game of a male and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: lgbt, romance, gay interest, psychological drama, love triangle, love, infidelity, sex scene, deception, multiple storylines, couples, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
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38%
Forgive and Forget (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A jealousy erupts between two long-time friends as one is about to move in with his girlfriend. Now the friend must confront his long-hidden homosexuality. UK.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, friendship, gay slur, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, best friends, buddies, couples, looking for love, tv show, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Love, Surreal and Odd (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 95 min.
Story: If four couples meet at the same party, and a honey-sweet relationship begins between them, a surreal love out of nowhere... If every phase of the relationship is a situation comedy, where the sides get along well for a moment, only to quarrel the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: love triangle, family relations, male female relationship, friendship, marriage, romance, love and romance, fall in love, female nudity, drink, dinner, married ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Over the Dark Water (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Leningrad; 60th years; white nights. Walking on Neva Embankment, the charming provincial has met three friends: poet, artist and film director. And each of young people has suggested to marry him.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, psychological, melancholic
Plot: love, friendship, family drama, husband wife relationship, jealousy, family relations, life philosophy, couples, family problems, divorce, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Our Lovers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Carlos is a man who goes to a coffee shop-library to take a cup, where Irene is reading a book. Not a reason for it, Irene close to Carlos and talks with him, starting a friendship with a little rules: no pasts, no birth names, no modern ways to ...
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, light
Plot: falling in love, marriage, fall in love, secret, friendship, sex scene, friend, coffee shop, love and romance, couples, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thenmavin Kombath (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The story revolves around Manikyan (Mohanlal), Sreekrishnan(Nedumudi Venu) and Karthumbi (Shobana) and the love triangle between them. Manikyan works for Sreekrishnan and Sreekrishnan sees him like a brother. Once when they both are returning from a ...
Plot: misunderstanding, love triangle, village, language barrier, friendship, race, flashlight, false accusation, marriage, rivalry, love, servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Keeping the Faith (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, love triangle, priest, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, sexual attraction, buddies, sexual tension, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
We Love You, You Bastard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A war photographer and absent father, who spends more time taking care of his camera than his four daughters, enjoys a happy life in the Alps with his new girlfriend. But his life is turned upside down the day that his best friend tries to reconcile ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, introspection, estrangement, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, friendship, love triangle, human nature, mountain, fake illness, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Two best friends being convinced that they are not in love search for each other's love.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, best friends, womanizer, opposites attract, looking for love, arranged marriage, love triangle, couple relations, lifestyle, young people, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%