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The list contains the best, new and most relevant forbidden love movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, romantic, touching, sentimental and sexy films and TV shows about / with forbidden love, love and romance, romance, catastrophe, love, storytelling, love story, dialogue, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as forbidden love: The Thorn Birds (1983), Romeo & Juliet (2013), Romeo + Juliet (1996), Romeo and Juliet (1968), Twilight (2008), Tristan + Isolde (2006), Lolita (1997), Cry-Baby (1990), Endless Love (2015), Warm Bodies (2013).
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Romeo and Juliet
Drama, Romance
UK, Italy
138 min.
 7.6
Romeo + Juliet
Drama, Romance
USA
120 min.
 6.8
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The Kissing Booth
Comedy, Romance
UK
105 min.
 6.4
Carmen y Lola
Drama, Romance
Spain
103 min.
 7.5

List of forbidden love movies

The Thorn Birds
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, family saga, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, parents and children, priest, catholic priest, hopes, love affair, couple relations, sex with a priest, romance, social differences, fall in love, family life ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: australia, mine
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 5.8
 10K
Romeo & Juliet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Verona, bad blood between the Montague and Capulet families leads to much bitterness. Despite the hostility, Romeo Montague manages an invitation to a masked ball at the estate of the Capulets and meets Juliet, their daughter. The two are ...
Style: touching, romantic, dramatic, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, shakespeare, young lovers, forbidden love, true love, star crossed lovers, family feud, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, family relations, romance ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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 6.8
 187K
Romeo + Juliet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. ...
Style: stylized, romantic, tense, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, romance, young lovers, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, family feud, gunfight, shakespeare, tragic love, love story, uninhibited rivalry, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
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Romeo and Juliet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the wishes of their feuding families. Driven by their passion, the young ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sweet, colourful, classic literature ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, tragic love, forbidden love, love, shakespeare, romance, love and romance, family feud, love story, young lovers, true love, secret love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, europe, new york, england
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 5.2
 377K
Twilight
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: romantic, sexy, mysterious, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, forbidden love, teenage love, teenagers, romance, vampire vs vampire, true love, dangerous attraction, high school, love, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, washington state
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Tristan + Isolde
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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 6.9
 44K
Lolita
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, psychological, melancholic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: lolita, obsession, pedophile, pedophilia, older man young girl relationship, lust, girl man relationship, forbidden love, destructive relationship, teenager, sexuality, perversion ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: cannes, new england
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 6.5
 49K
Cry-Baby
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: humorous, feel good, satirical, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: rock and roll, teenage love, forbidden love, music, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, gang, family relations, eccentric family, friendship, dancing, parody ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 80s, year 1954
Place: baltimore, usa
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 5.9
 5K
Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two separate worlds lie on two sides of the road in a seaside town. Both too close and way too far from each other. What happens when two young people from these worlds fall in love? Kemal is one of the three children of a moderate family that ...
Style: dramatic, sentimental, surprise ending, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, violent husband, family life, tragic love, forbidden love, everyday life, emotional blackmail, love and romance, life is a bitch, life philosophy, blackmailer, life ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: dramatic, serious, epic, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: cossack, parents and children, parent child relationship, father son relationship, heroes, forbidden love, betrayal, political unrest, battle, state affairs, rebelliousness, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
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 6.9
 203K
Warm Bodies
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Style: sweet, sentimental, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: zombie, romance, forbidden love, transformation, survival, loneliness, supernatural romance, fall in love, humanity, virus, supernatural, solitude ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.9
 164K
Dirty Dancing
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances 'Baby' Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love.
Style: sexy, touching, sweet, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: dancing, romance, forbidden love, unlikely couple, class differences, resort, dancer's life, sensuality, youth, father daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s, year 1963
Place: usa, new york
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The Sleeping Dictionary
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: romantic, captivating, erotic, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, culture clash, forbidden love, master and servant, love story, opposites attract, love, impossible love, interracial romance, mentor, stereotypes, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, ireland, malaysia, mine
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 6.5
 2K
Sara
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Forty-something Leon is an alcoholic, ex-special forces barely scraping by when he's hired by a mobster to protect his 16 year old daughter. Not only does Leon have to clean up his act, but also handle the romantic advances of his ward and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, love and romance, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair, teenage life, girl man relationship, love, danger, father daughter relationship, shooting, prank ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland
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Brokeback Mountain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, sad, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love story, love, adultery, forbidden love, character study, stereotypes, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
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 7.2
 431K
Troy
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: romance, mythology, tragic hero, sword fight, betrayal, war, vengeance, courage, brutality, beautiful scenery, forbidden love, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, europe, greece
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Shakespeare in Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sweet, inspirational, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: shakespeare, writer's life, verbal byplay, theater, muse, hidden identity, love, unlikely couple, forbidden love, theatre play, love and romance, lovers ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.3
 3K
Mary Shelley
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”
Style: atmospheric, serious, based on true events, stylized, touching
Plot: poet, literature, relationship problems, love and romance, young lovers, forbidden love, female writer, extramarital affair, frankenstein, renegade, frustration, loss of child ...
Time: 19th century
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 4.5
 10K
Wild Orchid
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: sexual awakening, sex, manipulations, sexuality, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, voyeurism, destructive relationship, mysterious character, sexualized violence, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
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Three Steps Above Heaven
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle ...
Style: emotional, realistic, romantic, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, friendship, love and romance, romance, youth, teen rebel, forbidden love, rebel, troublemaker, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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 5.9
 61K
Made of Honor
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: best friends, love, love and romance, bridesmaid, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, best friends in love, forbidden love, wedding preparations and rituals, male female friendship, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, san francisco, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 218K
Atonement
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, heartbreaking, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, prejudice, false accusation, love story, siblings relations, wartime, storytelling, sexualized violence, unfulfilled love, love, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.8
 900K
Titanic
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, dramatic, romantic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: titanic, love, survival, shipwreck, star crossed lovers, tragic love, romance, love story, ship, sea disaster, iceberg, tragedy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england
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The Kissing Booth
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.
Style: sweet, romantic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, friendship between teens, male female friendship, teenage love, opposites attract, first kiss, sibling rivalry, brother brother relationship, broken promise, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life ...
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 55K
The OA
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.
Style: enigmatic, mysterious, bleak, suspense, twist ending
Plot: healing, abduction, supernatural, storytelling, disappearance, forbidden love, missing girl, mysticism, healer, ritual, friendship, maniac ...
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Forgotten Tune for the Flute
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A flutist in the forgotten past, at present the husband of a “big man’s” daughter and head of one of the Chief Directorate’s sections felt unwell one day: the forty-year-old man had a pain in his heart. This unpleasant incident provided an ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: social relations, up and down relationship, unlikely relationship, crumbling relationship, couple relations, love affair, doomed romance, doomed love, it was all a dream, impossible love, forbidden love, adultery ...
Place: russia
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Anna and the King
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: romantic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, opposites attract, royal court, royal family, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, betrayal, social differences, unlikely friendships, teacher ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, england, burma, southeast asia
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 6.3
 33K
Sabrina
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love, destiny, love story, brother brother relationship, fall in love, love and romance, personality change, couple relations, millionaire, obsessive love ...
Time: 90s
Place: long island, paris france
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 7.4
 72K
Jane Eyre
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close ...
Style: captivating, touching, romantic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love, rich and poor, love and romance, jane austen, man-woman relation, power of love, social differences, haunted by the past, master and servant, star crossed lovers, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Suite Fran?aise
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romance, war, forbidden love, murder, soldier, nazis, wartime, love story, jews, nazi, mentor, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century, year 1940
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
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