Movies like The Boyfriend

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The Boyfriend (2012)
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The Boyfriend (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Story: Lily is a young woman stuck in a violent relationship with James whom she no longer loves. After several years of physical abuse, Lily has now become a silent and obedient victim who’s everyday task is to please James and submit to his demands and authority in order to save herself. Lily’s true love is Zac, a past boyfriend who has started to spend a lot of time around the couple and begins to question Lily’s injuries before discovering the truth.
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: domestic violence, violence against women, boyfriend, violence, psychopath, psycho, relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance, male female relationship, social problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, social issues, couple relations, power relations, love, cheating, abuse, punch

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Most similar movies to The Boyfriend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, entertaining and light films with plots about relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, male female relationship and boyfriend girlfriend relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Boyfriend: Girlfriend Kontrak (2015), Mother's Red Dress (2011), Love for Life (2011), My Friend's Mom (2016), Juliet in Love (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girlfriend Kontrak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Girlfriend Kontrak tells a story of kampung girl, Alisa (Nur Risteena) and her mission to save fireflies and their habitat from being demolished to make way for an architectural project. In her mission to save the fireflies, she decides to leave ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: class differences, village, millionaire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, business, salvation, love and romance, couple relations, male female relationship, relationships, romantic relationship, love affair ...
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95%
Mother's Red Dress (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laura Ullman, a single mother, kills her abusive ex-boyfriend and turns the gun on her son when he threatens to call the police. Paul leaves home to start a better life and falls for Ashley, a young woman looking for direction in her life, unaware ...
Style: romantic, suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love, domestic violence, murder, in love, crimes, couple relations, family relations, male female relationship, relationships, repressed memory, romantic relationship, memories ...
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94%
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Love for Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a small Chinese village where HIV virus is spreading rapidly as a result of illicit blood trade, Mo shu wai zhuan revolves around De Yi and Qinqin are both estranged from their respective family because of their disease and unexpectedly find ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: aids, village, romantic relationship, love affair, hiv, male female relationship, hiv positive, romancing partners, couple relations, love story, love and romance, teenage love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
My Friend's Mom (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her mother dies, Young-jae visits her older sister's house, who took care of herself like her, and reunites with her sister, Soon-ae. She is incredibly greedy and charming. With the provocation of Soon-ae, the two develop into a secret ...
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, family relations, new love, love affair, couples, parents and children, male female relationship, relationships, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Juliet in Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tragic romance, love affair, love story, relationships, couple relations, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, romantic relationship, love and romance, in love, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Hot Sweet Sour (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Murat and Duygu are deeply in love and when they graduate from College Murat takes the leap and asks Duygu for her hand in marriage but he doesn't get the answer he was looking for. They both agree that if they're both single in five years ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: relationships, love and romance, love story, friends, romantic relationship, male female relationship, change of luck, first love, love interest, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
One Moment More (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Jerry is a wide-awake tourist guide in Cebu who knows all the angles, and who has supported his divorced mother and younger brother and sister since their musician father deserted the family for a younger woman. Jerry guides tour buses, taking the ...
Style: captivating, romantic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, love affair, love and romance, relationships, love story, romantic friendship, in love, love interest, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, photographer ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Lead with Your Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ben and Maura have been married for years, and they are in a rut…so much of a rut that they are contemplating if it would be better to live separate lives. That’s when their two teenage children step in and scheme to try to get them back ...
Style: romantic, captivating, emotional, entertaining
Plot: marital problem, relationship problems, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family relations, couple relations, relationships, small town life, romantic relationship, problem solving, family problems, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Heart of the Bear (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Estonian goes to the Siberian Taiga to live as a hunter in a remote forest hut. He hopes to find his true self far from civilisation. The natives he meets introduce him to the myths of the north. The first is a young village teacher who ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, male female relationship, bear, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, legends and myths, redemption, romantic relationship, wilderness, love story, relationships, myth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Icing on the Cake (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Victoria Worthington is a talented cake decorator who watches life from the sidelines, as she delivers her fancy cakes to weddings, galas, and fabulous parties, while she goes home exhausted. While delivering one of her cakes, she mistaken a ...
Style: captivating, feel good, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, baker, love affair, couple relations, romance, candy store, romantic relationship, love, in love, male female relationship, business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Friend's Older Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Joon-soo learns that his friend Hee-gyu's sister Hee-jin has no where to go after being scammed, so he suggests living with him. The two start living together. They are close like brother and sister but they can never be that. The two start ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, captivating, erotic
Plot: seduction, seductress, friendship, couples, love triangle, romantic relationship, couple relations, male female relationship, love, love affair, friends, attempted seduction ...
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Midnight My Love (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film features a change of pace for comic actor Petchtai, who offers a sombre, dramatic portrayal of a taxicab driver who develops a relationship with a young woman (Woranut, in her debut feature film role) who is working in a massage parlor. The ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: taxi driver, friendship, soul mate, male female relationship, relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the span of several weeks, two couples, who have been close friends for years, face several life-altering traumas out of their control. Mike and Meryl are recovering from their son's death and their inability to communicate. Joanna and Tim ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, friend, motherhood, parenthood, dead child, miscarriage, romantic relationship, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shyam Singha Roy (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young filmmaker is in a soup right when he’s about to find his footing in the film industry. When he sets out to find an answer, turns out it’s in the past.
Style: captivating, psychological, romantic, disturbing
Plot: reincarnation, male female relationship, love and romance, relationships, couple relations, couples, love story, love interest, romantic relationship, love affair
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Heartlock (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a female guard becomes a prisoner of his mind, a male inmate struggles to keep the truth from escaping.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, husband wife relationship, love interest, love affair, imprisonment, love and romance, reformatory, prisoner, in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Salt N' Pepper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kalidasan, a foodie, receives a phone call not intended for him. He finds that the person at the other end, Maya, is also fond of food and cooking. Soon they develop feelings for each other.
Style: romantic, entertaining, captivating, funny, light
Plot: relationships, love and romance, cooking and food, romantic relationship, male female relationship, chef, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, love story, love affair, food, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love Mocktail (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Love Mocktail is a 2020 Indian Kannada-language romantic drama film directed by Krishna in his director debut and jointly produced by Krishna, Milana Nagaraj. The film stars Krishna, Milana Nagaraj in the lead roles. The film was released on 31 ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love, looking for love, love and romance, in love, romantic relationship, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, relationships, love story, male female relationship, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What's Up with Love? (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A popular high school girl strains her relationship with her close-knit clique when she begins falling for a reclusive, lower-class schoolmate.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love, high school, poetry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, love triangle, relationships, love story, male female relationship, love and romance, moral dilemma, couple relations ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Márta, a 40-year-old neurosurgeon, falls in love. She leaves her shining American career behind and returns to Budapest to start a new life with the man she loves. But she waits for him at the Liberty Bridge in vain - he does not appear at their ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, relationship vs career, new life, fall in love, new job, love affair, male female relationship, in love, love interest, love story, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Love, My Sin (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Amarte es mi Pecado' is a Mexican telenovela that was transmitted in the year 2004. It is a production of Ernesto Alonso and the protagonists are Yadhira Carrillo, Alessandra Rosaldo and Sergio Sendel.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: suicide attempt, love and romance, couple relations, relationships, life is a bitch, social problems, love story, male female relationship, romantic relationship, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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I Remember (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an average and unexciting IT worker meets the new girl in the office, the beautiful Zhao Ximan, he finds a reason to change his life. But Ximan hides a secret, she suffers from Global Transient Amnesia, meaning she won't remember anything ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, romantic
Plot: love story, love affair, couples, computer hacker, relationships, couple relations, love interest, love and romance, hacker, male female relationship, romantic relationship, amnesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Modern Love (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthology film made up of 15 stories about love, romance and dating in contemporary London.
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love affair, love and romance, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, couple relations, first date, romantic relationship, love story, first time, dating, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Courageous Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Courageous Love follows Alex Shelby as he encounters romance and intrigue while trying to save the family business that he recently inherited. While working undercover at the New York City branch office he falls in love with an employee named ...
Style: captivating, romantic, light, christian film, entertaining
Plot: love story, relationship vs career, love and romance, business, in love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love affair, relationships, couple relations, family business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Prime of Your Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 20-something slacker girl meets a handsome rebel at her best friend's funeral. She partners up with him and through a series of cons, finds her path to independence and love.
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: male female relationship, sister sister relationship, romantic relationship, love and romance, social problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, financial problem, money problems, changing lives, family relations, romantic friendship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, business trip, couple relations, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, rich, romantic relationship, relationships, love story, extramarital affair ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Love in the Time of Corona (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex and connection during this time of social distancing.
Style: light, romantic, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: relationships, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, male female relationship, social issues, romantic relationship, in love, social problems, pandemic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stories of Love That Cannot Belong to This World (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Claudia and Flavio were passionately in love for a long time. It all ended and things were not easy for her. After many years, their world is adrift. He feels the need to keep on going, down on the ground; she would rather never forget.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, romantic
Plot: unrequited love, love and romance, male female relationship, relationships, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, breakup, lesbian sex, sex scene, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Doom of Love (2022)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his ad agency goes bankrupt, an indebted Fırat falls for a singer at a yoga retreat and joins her on a journey of self-realization.
Style: romantic, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: yoga, love interest, fall in love, male female relationship, in love, relationships, travel, love affair, social problems, changing lives, romantic relationship, bankrupt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All of My Heart: Inn Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brian and Jenny are preparing for the grand opening of their bed and breakfast, Emily's Country Inn, when a big storm hits Buck County. Brian agrees to go back to Wall Street to boost their funds, while Jenny scrambles to keep the opening on ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, light, captivating, sweet
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, relationship vs career, romantic relationship, relationships, business, hotel, male female relationship, love affair, christmas ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Warmed Up Love (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kiki Inoue could not fulfill her dream to become an idol and is currently working part-time at a convenience store. Takumi Asaba is the president of a convenience store chain and enjoys criticizing sweets on social media. One day, Takumi found a ...
Style: captivating, romantic, sincere
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, critic, business, relationships, criticism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, love interest, male female relationship, romantic relationship, candy store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%