Movies like Pavithram

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Pavithram (1994)
 7.9
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Pavithram (1994)
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: pregnancy, college, family relations, dream, teenage girl, pregnant woman, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unplanned pregnancy, rebelliousness, breakup, little sister, death in childbirth, wooing, flashback, argument, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Pavithram

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, father daughter relationship and hospital mostly in Drama, Comedy and Musical genres. Some movies like Pavithram: Vellanakalude Naadu (1988), Minnaram (1994), Dasharatham (1989), Ulladakkam (1991), Day Off (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vellanakalude Naadu (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Vellanakalude Nadu movie which is a political satire based against municipal mafia in the form of Buildings
Plot: cover up, death, corruption, flashback, satire, bridge collapse, murder, elephant, death of sister, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mechanic, death of family
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 1K
Minnaram (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Bobby (Mohanlal) is about to marry Tina (Anju) when his old college girlfriend Nina (Shobhana) arrives with a baby that she claims is his child. Tina’s father calls off the wedding and Bobby eventually prepares to accept Nina. Fate, however, has ...
Plot: eavesdropping, illegitimate daughter, club, suspicion, attempted murder, police station, adultery, children, death of sister, lie, train station, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.3
 2K
Dasharatham (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: This is one of the cult classic film of Mohanlal. A. K. Lohithadas won Kerala Film Critics Award for Best Script Writer. The movie is partly adapted from the Korean movie The Surrogate Woman.
Plot: surrogate mother, adoption, alcoholic, artificial insemination, baby, compassion, pregnancy, kidney transplant, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 252
Ulladakkam (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Reshma is a patient of psychiatrist Dr Sunny. She gets romantically obsessed with him even though this is not reciprocated by the doctor. The arrival of the doctor's fiancee Annie causes a lot of conflict in the mind of Reshma.
Plot: obsession, threesome, psychopath, psychologist, injury, murder, tragic event, obsessive love, psychiatrist, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, mental illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 379
Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: feel good, touching, light, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage girl, missing son, rescue, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, mother son relationship, interlinked stories, shoplifter, parents ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 104
Home (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On a hot summer night in Brooklyn, singles and couples converge in a brownstone apartment to flirt, fight, hook up and break up. A dreamy comedy-drama about sex, love and freedom, "Home" packs a lot of stories into just two floors.
Plot: breakup, new yorker, break-up, ex boyfriend, pregnancy, party, pianist, beer drinking, nerd, jealousy, cigarette smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Legion of Doom (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A loose mix of friends freeload through film school and beyond.
Plot: film school, breakup, acid trip, college, coming of age, break-up, drug trip, break up
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Don't Think Twice (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An improv group deals with several crises, including the loss of their lease and one member hitting the big time.
Style: entertaining, emotional, touching, talky, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, breakup, audition, break up, interracial friendship, death of father, show business, flash forward, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, showbiz ...
Place: new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 44K
Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, melancholic, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, single parent, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, teenage life, living with parents, supportive parent, siblings relations, parenting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Adult Beginners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young, hipster entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in disarray, he leaves Manhattan to move in with his estranged pregnant sister, brother-in-law and three year-old nephew in the suburbs ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic
Plot: nanny, pregnancy, life turned upside down, fish out of water, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, estrangement, self discovery, husband wife relationship, uncle nephew relationship, suburbs ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 9.0
 3K
Sandesham (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After his retirement, Raghavan Nair (Thilakan) is back at his home. His long cherished dream to spend his retired life along with his family is thwarted after seeing his two sons brawling each other over their political differences.
Style: cult film
Plot: brother vs brother, communist, social satire, lawyer, politician, political party, retirement, marxist, brawl, dysfunctional family, cigarette smoking, leftist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 450
After Class (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family attempts to work together to support their grandmother during her final days of life.
Plot: nanny, boy, bicycle, little girl, teacher student relationship, wheelchair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, apology, husband wife relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, cell phone, 20 year old ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 51
Only Once (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Greg and Kellie are two well adjusted and highly-motivated teenagers, from happy homes with loving parents. They find they have much in common, including their future college goals, their love of family and the Lord. They fall in love and into ...
Style: christian film
Plot: teenage girl, date, motorcycle, father son relationship, cabin, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, pregnant teenager, premarital sex, ambulance, male female relationship, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 333K
3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: In the tradition of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” comes this refreshing comedy about a rebellious prankster with a crafty mind and a heart of gold. Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like ...
Style: inspirational, touching, entertaining, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: rebelliousness, student life, friends, bollywood, student, college, teachers and students, journey, romance, friendship, comedy of errors, anti conformity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Second Thoughts (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, love and romance, hospital, vengeance, family relations, couples, ghost, babies and infants, romance, ex boyfriend, street musician ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 956
Memories of Me (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years. This was the ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, father son relationship, heart attack, single parent, unfulfillment, child as adult, parents and children, terminal illness, human nature, midlife crisis, family life, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Summer in Bethlehem (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Summer in Bethlahem movie tells the story is all set in a hill station (Ooty) where a rich man comes with his five grand daughters for vacation. The fifth girl Abhirami(Manju Warrier) who is very smart, and she is the favourite of the grandfather. ...
Plot: friends, romance, gift, prison, train, friend, convict, farm, country estate, death row, kitten, secret admirer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 2K
Spirit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Raghunandan (Mohanlal) is a TV show host and a budding novelist. He is a loner and a compulsive alcoholic, the latter of which resulted in his divorce from Meera (Kaniha). Despite this Meera and her husband Alexy (Shankar Ramakrishnan) are his best ...
Plot: alcoholic, writers, hidden camera, police station, tragic event, alcohol abuse, plumber, interview, tv show, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 74K
Delivery Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An affable underachiever finds out he's fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: pregnancy, lawsuit, debt, sperm donor, court case, life turned upside down, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, children, father son relationship, hospital, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Thenmavin Kombath (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, 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, language barrier, village, countryside, honor, attraction, feud, widow, brother sister relationship, punishment, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, parents separation, starting over, breakup, bittersweet, father daughter relationship, separation, father son relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humour that hides their pain.
Style: dark humor
Plot: flashback, school, collage, paralysis, guinea pig, false confession, classroom, prankster, father daughter relationship, school teacher, teacher, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Head Of The Family (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man is delighted to hear that his wife is pregnant and he begins to prepare for the wonders of fatherhood. As time progresses along, the family grows larger with each successive child and the father feels his importance in the family has been ...
Plot: breast feeding, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, father son relationship, anarchism, riot, evil man, sex, drifter, family relations, idealism, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 47K
Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, college, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, teachers and students, high school life, teenage life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 630
Bombay Dreams (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebba and her friend Camilla go looking for her mother in India.
Plot: adoptive mother, friendship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, female director, female nudity, adoption, single mother, pubic hair, teenage boy, airport, shower ...
Place: mumbai india, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, sweden, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 1K
Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sweetie Desai weds NRI (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Sweetiee Weds NRI is a Bollywood comedy movie, directed by Hasnain Hyderabadawala and Written by Creative Director Tariq Mohammad. The movie stars Himansh Kohli, Zoya Afroz, Darshan Jariwalla and Kiran Joneja in lead roles.
Plot: romance, runaway, breakup, family relations, teenager, bollywood, college, marriage, hostel, proposal, possessiveness, arranged marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, custody, affection, surprise, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, judge ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: birthday party, old friend, middle aged woman, golden gate bridge, female artist, high school, older woman younger man relationship, teenager, teenage girl, family relations, photographer, husband wife relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%