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My Faraway Bride (2006)
 4.7
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My Faraway Bride (2006)
Original name: My Bollywood Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Alex, a copy-writer dreaming of being an adventure novelist someday, who meets and romances Indian beauty Reena, while she is vacationing in California. Torn by her blossoming feelings for Alex and her Indian family values and obligations, Reena returns home without saying goodbye. Alex, distraught by the turn of events, decides to follow her to Mumbai and win her back.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, social differences, opposites attract, friendship, romance, fall in love, couples, tragic love, society, looking for love, writer's life, fish out of water, infidelity, interracial romance, wedding, friends, family relations, love and romance, tour guide, contests and competitions, actor's life, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, celebrity, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, usa, california, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations and opposites attract mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Faraway Bride: Bride & Prejudice (2004), Cocktail (2012), When the Sea Rises (2004), Love Breakups Zindagi (2011), Tanu Weds Manu (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, initially antagonists, class differences, unlikely couple, couple relations, culture clash, interracial romance, love and romance, society, social differences, arranged marriage, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, asia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 14K
Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: beach, love triangle, friendship, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, love affair, love and romance, nightlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, promiscuity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe "Sex and Crime", meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: starting over, opposites attract, romance, love affair, family life, ocean, family relations, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, stalking, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, belgium, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Love Breakups Zindagi is a movie which tries to answer the question related to love, breakups and life. A couple and many of their friends experience changes and challenges in their respective lives after attending a wedding.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: looking for love, buddies, couples, breakup, best friends, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, romance, love affair, friendship, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, punjab, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 16K
Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, rebelliousness, looking for love, fall in love, rebellion, romance, destiny, couples, rejection, hopes, love and romance, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, punjab, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 3K
Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, graffiti, young lovers, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, arranged marriage, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, forced marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Six newly-married, diverse, honeymooning couples face marital bliss and discord, finding out more about themselves, their significant others and life in this happy-go-lucky, quirky drama.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: honeymoon, newlyweds, love and romance, romance, social differences, couple relations, crumbling marriage, society, couples, tour guide, on the road, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 15K
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Priya Chopra is a fashion designer and Raj Mathur owns a small trucking company. They meet on the road, quarrel, and then fall for each other. Priya, who is already engaged, must decide whether she will marry her fiancé or leave him for Raj. Love ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, family life, hopes, couple relations, on the road, infidelity, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, wooing, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, greece, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 2K
Marigold (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film follows the story of Marigold Lexton, an American actress who gets stranded in Mumbai and lands a minor role in a Bollywood musical. She meets Prem, the film's choreographer, and undergoes a personal transformation as she experiences ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, workplace romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wedding Planners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Shruti and Bittoo decide to start a wedding planning company together after they graduate from university, but romance gets in the way of business.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, opposites attract, wedding party, wedding planner, unlikely partners, partners, fall in love, friendship, love and romance, romance, workplace, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 12K
Partner (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The only male child in the family that sired six daughters, Prem has empathy towards the fair sex and decides to assist males to woo women so much so that he becomes popular as the 'Love Guru'. Amongst the men he assists are Bhaskar ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, honeymoon, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couples, family relations, looking for love, couple relations, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A lonely 40-ish man, likely to remain a bachelor, has a chance to find the love of his life when he falls for a vivacious young woman.
Style: emotional, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, couple relations, couples, ambition, dancer's life, opposites attract, disorder, shyness, artists and showbiz, dancer ...
Place: india, asia, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 4K
Aisha (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Aisha is a girl with a simple diktat - everyone's business is her business. Arjun is a boy with even a simpler set of beliefs - Aisha should mind her own business. Caught in the Delhi upper class world with its own set of social rules, Aisha ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: matchmaking, romance, looking for love, couples, event planner, love triangle, lifestyle, best friends, friendship, true love, wedding, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, filmmaking, misfit, country, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, celebrity culture, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, opposites attract, fall in love, eccentric family, self discovery, couples, society, romance, love and romance, looking for love, singleness, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south carolina, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
To Fall in Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Prem Kapoor, an aspiring popstar, lives with his elder sister, Neelu, and brother-in-law, Vinod. Prem is in love with Nisha and both hope to marry soon...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, remake of american film
Plot: friendship, womanizer, wedding, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, true love, couples, unfulfilled love, family life, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 965
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love triangle, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, dinner, rivalry, society, friendship, dating, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, best friends, womanizer, opposites attract, looking for love, young lovers, love triangle, love and romance, true love, arranged marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, punjab, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 25K
2 States (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: This is a story about a romantic journey of a culturally opposite couple - Krish Malhotra and Ananya Swaminathan. They meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College and during the program they fall in love. Complications arise after the program comes to an end ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, love, love affair, family feud, romance, culture clash, meet the parents, family disapproval, couples, society, family gatherings, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab, delhi, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 2K
Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, society, young lovers, romance, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, forbidden love, family relations, wedding, parents and children, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, friends, win over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, punjab, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 8K
Good Deeds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Businessman Wesley Deeds is jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his office building.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich man poor woman, opposites attract, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, family relations, couples, single parent, romance, society, family business, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, couple relations, introspection, couples, lifestyle, family problems, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, disorder, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Raja Hindustani (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, romance, fall in love, social differences, couples, newlyweds, society, love and romance, love, fight, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, ex boyfriend, honest, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, opposites attract, love triangle, introspection, looking for love, family relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 4K
Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, young lovers, love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, family relations, eccentric family, couple relations, lottery, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%