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, psycho, psychopath, male female relationship, couple relations, love and romance, romantic relationship, social problems, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, social issues, power relations, love, cheating, abuse, punch

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, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, male female relationship, love affair and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Boyfriend: Mother's Red Dress (2011), Girlfriend Kontrak (2015), Juliet in Love (2000), Hot Sweet Sour (2017), The Heart of the Bear (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspense, captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: domestic violence, love, murder, loyalty, boyfriend, love affair, in love, romantic friendship, dealing with the past, confronting the past, implanted memory, repressed memory ...
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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, couple relations, salvation, business, love and romance, male female relationship, relationships, love affair, businessman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, fall in love, in love, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance, baby ...
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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: romantic, entertaining, captivating
Plot: relationships, love story, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, romantic relationship, friends, change of luck, couple relations, love affair, in love, unrequited love ...
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69%
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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: wildlife, love and romance, male female relationship, couple relations, myth, wilderness, relationships, redemption, love affair, love story, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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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: light, romantic, captivating, christian film, entertaining
Plot: relationship vs career, love and romance, love story, family business, in love, love affair, male female relationship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, business, romantic relationship, fall in love ...
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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, male female relationship, first love, love affair, fall in love, in love, relationships, new life, new job, romantic relationship ...
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64%
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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: business trip, father son relationship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love affair, love story, couple relations, relationships, romantic relationship, rich, extramarital affair ...
Place: the philippines
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62%
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: captivating, light, romantic, feel good, funny ...
Plot: love, looking for love, romantic relationship, in love, love and romance, fall in love, love story, male female relationship, romance, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples ...
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Love on Harbor Island (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Interior designer Lily returns home to help her Aunt Maggie run her marina-side bed and breakfast when she meets Marcus, a handsome seaplane pilot whose work delivering rescue dogs helps Lily discover that home really is where the heart is
Style: light, captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, relationships, pilot, in love, male female relationship, love story, romance, fall in love, aunt niece relationship ...
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Love's Complicated (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Leah thinks all is fine coasting along in a relationship with the ever-predictable Edward until he surprises her and enrolls her in a conflict-management class. In the class, Leah finds herself locking horns with a handsome, radio talk-show host who ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, routine, love story, relationships, couple relations, love affair, coping, love and romance, romantic relationship, shopping, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: soul mate, friendship, taxi driver, couple relations, male female relationship, love affair, relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: social problems, love and romance, love story, love affair, family problems, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, life is a bitch, romantic relationship, male female relationship, suicide attempt ...
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58%
Friends of Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dominik Graf relocates the story of the same name by Henry James from the 19th century to the year 2001.
Style: romantic, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, love and romance, relationships, love affair, couple relations, male female relationship, romantic relationship, friendship, friends, love story, love at first sight ...
Place: bavaria
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55%
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: entertaining, captivating, romantic, light
Plot: unrequited love, love and romance, breakup, male female relationship, relationships, romantic relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, university, nudity (full frontal - brief), break-up ...
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55%
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Love.net (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Follows the parallel stories of a number of characters who are trying to change their lives via the Internet or are simply having fun online.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: internet, love, internet dating, adultery, computer, love and romance, online dating, male female relationship, social network, relationships, social media, romantic relationship ...
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54%
Lovestruck in the City (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Heart stolen by a free-spirited woman after a beachside romance, a passionate architect sets out to reunite with her on the streets of Seoul.
Style: captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: love story, in love, love and romance, love affair, relationships, fall in love, couple relations, romantic relationship, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pretty girl, slender attractive woman ...
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Till My Heartaches End (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The moment these two saw each other at the café, they couldn’t take their eyes off each other. Their attraction was apparent and it seemed that destiny brought them together. As they got to know the other better, they found solace and comfort in ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dating, destiny, relationships, love and romance, introvert, love affair, couple relations, unrequited love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Evergreen Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sayaka (Mitsuki Takahata) works at a office. She's not very good at her job or with love. One night, she finds a man, Itsuki (Takanori Iwata), collapsed in front of her home. She takes him inside and they begin to live together. Itsuki teaches ...
Style: light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first date, love affair, first love, love and romance, couple relations, romantic relationship, dating, first time, love story, in love ...
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52%
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Paname (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of three lost young lovers in an exotic and distressful Paris.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: threesome, bisexual, sexuality, romantic relationship, romancing partners, love interest, romantic friendship, couples, in love, love affair, love and romance, woman woman relationship ...
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52%
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: funny, entertaining, light, romantic, captivating
Plot: cooking, love, relationships, long distance relationship, love and romance, cooking and food, romantic relationship, love affair, love story, couple relations, chef, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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51%
A Moment In Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A painter's new muse becomes his nemesis when he discovers her connection to his past.
Style: sincere, captivating, romantic
Plot: painter, male female relationship, violinist, love affair, love and romance, love story, relationships, romantic relationship, romantic friendship, in love, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: amsterdam, paris france
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50%
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Out Of My League (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marta may be an orphan, and she may be affected by a lethal illness, yet she is the most positive person one can meet. She wants a boy to fall for her. Not any boy - the most handsome of them all. One day, she may have found her match.
Style: romantic, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: illness, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, romantic relationship, relationships, love story, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, in love, couples ...
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49%
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: parenthood, friend, motherhood, miscarriage, dead child, couples, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, relationships, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
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49%
Love Affair(s) (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. François had to leave in a hurry for Paris to cover for a sick colleague. For four days, while waiting ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: pregnant woman, love, tourism, love affair, romantic relationship, in love, love and romance, romance, relationships, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, south of france
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48%
Little Nights, Little Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Sato is 27-year-old single man. He is waiting for a dramatic moment in his life that will lead to love. He works at a market research company. One day, he asks random passersby in front of Sendai Station to fill out a questionnaire. He has a hard ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, in love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, mini skirt, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl ...
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45%
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Love and Fury (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1980's Helsinki, a city about to burst with young energy and rebellion, two young writers determined to conquer the world fall madly in love. For Inka, the love affair puts everything in motion: she finds her own voice, publishes her first ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love story, novelist, writers, love, writer's block, literature, depression, writing, insanity, love and romance, relationships, creative block ...
Time: year 1996, 80s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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45%
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Ana, My Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Toma and Ana meet as students in the literature faculty, and quickly fall in love. But, because of Ana's mental illness, their relationship slowly collapses.
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: psychotherapy, panic attack, pregnancy, love, parents daughter relationship, male female relationship, relationship vs career, couples, love and romance, relationships, romantic relationship, assistant ...
Place: romania
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Teree Sang: A Kidult Love Story (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An under-aged couple fall in love, face opposition from the girl's wealthy parents, elope, and go on the run from the police.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: teenage pregnancy, teenager, teenage love, teenage life, romantic relationship, love story, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, love and romance, rich and poor, relationships ...
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44%