Movies like Pavithram

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Pavithram
Original name: പവിത്രം
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A young man's relationship with his career, fiancee and brother is brought under stress by the birth of an unexpected sister.The film deals with the relationship between siblings Unnikrishnan (Mohanlal) and Meenakshi (Vinduja Menon) who have an almost 30 year age difference between them. The film won Mohanlal the 1994 Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
Plot: death in childbirth, rebelliousness, unplanned pregnancy, pregnant woman, breakup, brother sister relationship, dream, pregnancy, teenage girl, argument, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flashback, college, father son relationship, mother son relationship
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The Days
Drama
USA
60 min.
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Colour It Yellow
Comedy, Drama
India
157 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship and kiss mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Pavithram: Parenthood (1989), Daddy and Them (2001), Only Once (1998), The Upside of Anger (2005), This Is Where I Leave You (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Only Once
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Duration: 56 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
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Storyteller
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Country: Czech Republic
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    User:   32%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Julie Johnson
Genre: Drama, Romance
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