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The Gesture (1971)
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The Gesture (1971)
Original name: Andaz
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fall in love, single parent, pregnancy, youth, writer's life, forbidden love, family relations, parents and children, injustice, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, babies and infants, couples, young lovers, rebelliousness, gays and lesbians, showbiz, unlikely couple, palaces castles and temples, love, rape ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, fall in love, parents and children and single parent mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gesture: Aaina (1993), The Last Word (2008), My Heart Is Yours (2002), Parsley Days (2000), Daddy (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 469
Aaina (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Unhappy with her plans for the future, a man (Jackie Shroff) leaves his fiancee (Amrita Singh) and marries her sister (Juhi Chawla).
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: wedding, love triangle, unlikely couple, immigrants, family relations, infidelity, city life, young lovers, siblings relations, boss and employee, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, touching
Plot: love and romance, writer's life, romance, fall in love, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, unlikely couple, opposites attract, artists and showbiz, family problems, terminal illness, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Some twenty years ago Sarita promised to raise her husband's love child (Shalu) together with their own daughter (Nimmi). The girls grow up as the best of friends but Sarita has never been able to forgive Shalu her background. It doesn't ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, love affair, unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, true love, family relations, romance, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
 104
Parsley Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young woman mulls how to terminate her unwanted pregnancy and whether to leave her boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: pregnancy, starting over, youth, couples, family problems, love and romance, adoption, hopes, romance, breakup, babies and infants, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 612
Daddy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Oliver Watson has never been luckier: he is a successful advertising executive, shares a marriage of eighteen years with Sarah and has three loving kids: 17-year-old Ben, 15-year-old Melissa, and 9-year-old Sam. His perfect life suddenly falls apart ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: single parent, single father, marital problem, babies and infants, unfulfillment, parents and children, family life, fall in love, custody, romance, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Life of Devotion (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Vandana and Arun fall in love the instant they meet. On a trip to a Shiv temple, they get married in an impromptu ceremony in front of God. A chance rainshower strands them at a remote hotel where Vandana gets pregnant. With their legal marriage ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, palaces castles and temples, last wish, family relations, couples, babies and infants, orphan, love and romance, romance, murder, train ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 96
Serenades (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afgan father.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: human spirit, interracial relations, tragic love, forbidden love, culture clash, hopes, youth, society, life is a bitch, injustice, fall in love, true love ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: australia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 2K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 584
Liar's Moon (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Matt Dillion In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, teenage love, couples, bittersweet, youth, young lovers, romance, coming of age, society, single parent, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 508
2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, love affair, couples, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, babies and infants, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, karaoke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 181 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, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, family relations, wedding, bollywood, arranged marriage, couple relations, parents and children, friends, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, punjab, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sooner or Later (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jessie is in love with Michael, a 17-year-old guitar instructor and aspiring musician. When she finally captures his interest, she lies and tells him she's 16. But what will Michael do when he discovers the truth?
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, fall in love, make believe, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, musician's life, romance, self discovery, teenage life, pretense, rock ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 901
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: fall in love, romance, society, social misfits, unlikely couple, forbidden love, parents and children, village life, village, self discovery, family relations, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: terminal illness, romance, best friends, fall in love, looking for love, unfulfilled love, family life, family problems, dream come true, couples, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, single parent, soldier, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, dating, absent father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Seducing Maarya (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijay Chatterjee is a lonely widower and a successful restaurateur in Montreal. His thoroughly Westernized son Ashish works at his father's eatery but is more interested in the rock band that he started with his friend Michael. One day, Vijay ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, interracial relations, social differences, society, fall in love, couple relations, haunted by the past, family relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 268
The Affair (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A crippled lady songwriter meets an older lawyer, who becomes her first love.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, polio, songwriter, love, lawyer, romance, unfulfillment, young lovers, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 9K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, non-linear
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, social differences, society, romance, young lovers, family relations, youth, fall in love, love affair, diary, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mermaid Chair (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.
Style: serious, romantic, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mermaid, family relations, forbidden love, self discovery, clergy, infidelity, love and romance, romance, religions or cults, couples, family problems, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 810
I Will Survive (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, friendship, family relations, gender, love and romance, couples, looking for sex, coming out, singleness, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 544
The Seminarian (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Seminarian is a story about Ryan, a closeted gay student in his final semester of seminary studies. Despite his school's hostile stance towards homosexuality, Ryan has two gay classmates - Gerald and Anthony - in whom he secretly confides. ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, society, couples, religions or cults, fall in love, school, parents and children, gender, unfulfillment, thesis, self discovery, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 3K
Baabul (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India, France
Duration: 169 min.
Story: When his only son dies in an accident, Balraaj urges his depressed daughter-in-law to marry a man who has long loved her in silence.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: remarry, starting over, love affair, parents and children, family life, fall in love, dysfunctional family, opposites attract, romance, couples, family problems, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 853
Maze (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Artist Lyle Maze is reconciled to a life without romance thanks to his dual afflictions: Tourette's Syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But his life takes an unexpected turn when his friend Mike departs on a humanitarian mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, psychological, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, love and romance, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, moral dilemma, love affair, introspection, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Once in a Lifetime (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing her husband and baby daughter to a fire, Daphne Fields raises her deaf son while beginning a writing career. Hollywood loves her scripts, but her heart remains with her son Andrew, under the care of Headmaster Matthew Dane at an eastern ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, boarding school, boarding school life, hopes, romance, dealing with death, single parent, love and romance, youth, pregnancy, parents and children, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 3K
That Night (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bowling, coming of age, self discovery, high school, pregnancy, father, teenage girl, teen angst, youth, single parent, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Buddy System (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, couples, infidelity, buddies, friends, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, single parent, school, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: love, social differences, parents and children, forbidden love, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, rich and poor, life is a bitch, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Plot: high school reunion, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, homecoming, romance, couples, estrangement, doctor, small town, small town life, ex-lover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 42K
Rockstar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An uninhibited youth woos the hottest about-to-be-married college girl. He rises to become a rock-star - then self-destructs.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: bollywood, adultery, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, romance, musician's life, fall in love, love and romance, lovers, star, rock music, rebellious youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%