Movies like Gandharvam

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Gandharvam
Original name: ഗാന്ധര്‍വ്വം
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A romantic film packed with fun and adventure Gandharavam tells the story of an auto mechanic who falls in love with the daughter of a crime mob family.
Plot: theatre production, playwright, stage play, play within film, premarital sex, imprisonment, garage, actress, pregnancy, kidnapping, elopement, prison, love
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The Best of Youth
Drama, Romance
Italy
366 min.
 8.5
A Life of Devotion
Drama, Musical, Romance
India
169 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and melancholic films with plots about love, mother son relationship, pregnancy, drinking, husband wife relationship, love and romance and actress mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Gandharvam: Nicholas Nickleby (2002), These Foolish Things (2005), A Life of Devotion (1969), Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980), The Wild McCullochs (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nicholas Nickleby
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
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These Foolish Things
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: As war looms on the horizon, a hopeful ingenue (Zoe Tapper) finds herself caught between the warring affections of a playwright (David Leon) and a director (Andrew Lincoln) in 1930s London. Director Julia Taylor-Stanley's heartwarming ensemble ...
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Place: england, london
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A Life of Devotion
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Vandana and Arun fall in love the instant they meet. On a trip to a Shiv temple, they get married in an impromptu ceremony in front of God. A chance rainshower strands them at a remote hotel where Vandana gets pregnant. With their legal marriage ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Place: india
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Jane Austen in Manhattan
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two teachers vie for the right to stage a play written by Jane Austen when she was twelve years old.
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Next Stop, Greenwich Village
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Bread and Roses
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Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
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The Best of Youth
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The Gesture
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Oru Kaidhiyin Diary
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Something's Gotta Give
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Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
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Chuck & Buck
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The Holy Child
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marc (Lambert Wilson) is a man of the cloth who's gained a bit of celebrity for his public espousal of religious celibacy. In fact, he's even written a book about the subject. But Marc's 15 minutes of fame could be up when a bratty ...
Plot: bastard, face wound, salvation army, lamb, racketeer, biological father, altar boy, surrogate son, monsignor, vanity, blood test, celibacy ...
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I, the Worst of All
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers ...
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Talk to Her
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: emotional, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, obsession, rape, sexual abuse, loneliness, coma, suicide, male nudity, couple relations, postmodernism, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, latin america, jordan
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Valmont
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: romance, betrayal, vengeance, manipulations, tragedy, manipulation, period piece, death, mind game, marriage, innocence lost, adaptation ...
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Little Ashes
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, intellectual
Plot: friendship, friends, poet, romance, buddies, writer's life, urban, betrayal, artists and showbiz, exhibitionism, art class, butterfly ...
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Labor Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, family relations, nudity (topless - notable), parenthood, fugitives, romance, family drama, love story, escaped convict, dangerous attraction, secrets, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada
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Before Sunrise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, witty, romantic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, memory, wine, fall in love, dialogue driven, love story, relationships, love, dialogue, loneliness, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vienna, austria, budapest hungary, europe, paris france
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Stealing Sinatra
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In need of a grubstake, a young man convinces a couple of friends to help him kidnap Frank Sinatra Jr. It's a true story
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
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Time: contemporary, year 1963, 1960s
Place: connecticut, dallas texas, paris france
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Hero
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Hero is the story of a criminal transforming and evolving as a good person under the influence of love. Jackie is a baddie with a heart of gold though, who has to settle scores with the area's 'Thakur' and his police officer son ...
Plot: impersonating a police officer, anti hero, motorcycle, falling in love, redemption, police officer, gang member, helicopter, kidnapping, crime boss, deception, criminal ...
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An Intimate Friendship
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family of friends is forever changed when two of the friends realize that their love for one another goes beyond the confines of their conventional relationship.
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