Movies like Chemmeen

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Chemmeen (1965)
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Chemmeen (1965)
Original name: ചെമ്മീൻ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities.
Style: cult film
Plot: fisherman, fishing village, love, sea, fishing, forbidden love, death, family relations, betrayal, muslim, beach, tragedy, ambition, marriage, drunkard, father daughter relationship, fish, greed, grief, mother daughter relationship, hindu, arranged marriage, loan, gossip, fishing boat ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexy films with plots about love, husband wife relationship, family relations, father daughter relationship, death, mother daughter relationship and romance mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Chemmeen: Love in Sampan (1992), Dearest Jane (2015), The Good Hope (1986), Nallavanuku Nallavan (1984), Sancharram (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love in Sampan (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love in Sampan is the tale of an unfortunate young woman named Kiu. As she explains in the opening narration, she has known three men: Wah (a boy who worked in her family's shop), Chuen Wang (a local gang boss whom she is compelled to marry) ...
Plot: fishing boat, friendship, torture, casual sex, female full frontal nudity, erotica, sexual harassment, drowning, murder, money, tattoo on back, love ...
Place: hong kong
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95%
 6.0
 136
Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, friendship, love, death, husband wife relationship, change, religion, gay, acceptance, family relations
Place: indiana
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95%
 6.2
 413
The Good Hope (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Barend is worried about the safety of the sailing vessel he is on. The owner is an unscrupulous and stingy man who skimps on repairs and Barend becomes aware of this. Inevitably there is drama and tragedy. The film is set in an early 20th ...
Plot: death of son, fishing village, loss of son, sea, storm, drowning, love, death of husband, fishing, male female relationship, ship, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Nallavanuku Nallavan (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Nallavanuku Nallavan is a Tamil film, directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film is a remake of the 1982 Superhit Kannada film Jeevana Chakra that starred Vishnuvardhan and Raadhika Sarathkumar in main roles.
Plot: father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, moral transformation, factory, criminal, love, marriage, rags to riches
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 6.9
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Sancharram (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Kiran is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah in an idyllic Indian village where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of coupling.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbian, lesbianism, father daughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, classroom, love, suicidal, best friend ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.2
 512
Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, love, cancer, gender, death, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, cross dressing, husband and wife, brain tumor, rooftop ...
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, manchester, spain, pakistan ...
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87%
 8.0
 78
Woh Chokri (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Woh Chokri (वह छोकरी) is a Hindi movie starring Pallavi Joshi, Neena Gupta, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and is directed by Subhankar Ghosh .
Plot: politician, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, abandonment, train station, murder, maid, grief, betrayal, poverty ...
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Such Is Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment by her landlord - who is also her husband's new ...
Style: melancholic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, tragedy, betrayal, adultery, mother daughter relationship, murder, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 223
Moondance (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, friendship, family relations, friends, bittersweet, young lovers, love and romance, coming of age, youth, romance, couples ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.2
 2K
Guddu (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Guddu Bahadur is only child in the Bahadur family, consisting of Advocate Vikram, and his wife, Kavita. While Kavita is a devout and a religous Hindu, Vikram is not. Guddu and Salina Gupta are in love. One day, while driving, they meet with an ...
Plot: brain tumor, car accident, death, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, exhaustion, lawyer, faith, love, court, flashback, fainting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Collateral Beauty (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Style: twist ending, sad, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: death, anguish, grief, loss, life philosophy, ex husband ex wife relationship, christmas eve, anger, christmas, father daughter relationship, group therapy, male protagonist ...
Place: united states, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.7
 266
The Gesture (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Andaz or Andaaz is a 1971 Hindi romantic movie starring Shammi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini and Simi Garewal. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film was a considerable success and important in the career of Malini as an actress.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, youth, young lovers, writer's life, artists and showbiz, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.8
 371
Ardor (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In revenge for her husband's infidelity, a young beautiful housewife, Mi-heun, starts an affair with an attractive young doctor, In-gyu. Despite her husband's efforts to regain her love and the disapproval by the conservative little town, ...
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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83%
Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 168 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.3
 145
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⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.2
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Country: UK, USA
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Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, intense, contemplative ...
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Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
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Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
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Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.
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81%
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Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 63K
D.D.L.J. (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 189 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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, wedding, arranged marriage, family relations, bollywood, store, romance, vacation, conservative ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, europe, london, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
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The Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, grief, death in the family, parents and children, family problems, little girl, loss of father, small town, introspection, tree, storm, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 397
Romeo & Juliet (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona where we lay our scene, from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star-cross'd lovers take ...
Plot: father son relationship, tragedy, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
Plot: love, farm, hate, single, tragic event, marriage, pregnancy, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, family relations, male female relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, couples, social climbing, heir heiress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%