Forbidden love movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant forbidden love movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, sexy, romantic, emotional and sexual films and TV shows about / with forbidden love, love and romance, couples, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love affair, sex, fall in love and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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forbidden love movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as forbidden love: Close My Eyes (1991), All Things Fair (1995), Adore (2013), Lolita (1997), Damage (1992), Sara (1997), Suite Française (2014), The Sleeping Dictionary (2003), White Wedding (1989), In Secret (2013).

List of forbidden love movies

Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, taboo, brother sister relationship, brother sister sex, marriage, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, erotica, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: london
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All Things Fair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teacher student sex, older woman younger man sex, forbidden love, older woman teenage boy relationship, female teacher, sex with teenager, world war two, teachers and students, extramarital affair, teacher student relationship, teenage sex ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.2
 35K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, erotic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, older woman younger man sex, mother son relationship, love affair, lust, sexual relations, sexual tension, adultery, fall in love, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.8
 59K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, melancholic, sexual, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: obsession, lolita, forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, older man young girl relationship, incest, pedophilia, lust, pedophile, virginity, girl man relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 20th century, 50s, 1920s
Place: new england, cannes
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 6.7
 18K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, non-linear, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, infidelity, adultery, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, love triangle, oral sex, passion, incest, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, paris france, palm springs california, brussels
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 6.5
 3K
Sara (1997)
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, stylized, suspenseful, sincere, realistic
Plot: age difference, forbidden love, girl man relationship, sex with a minor, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, love, older man younger woman relationship, alcohol abuse, bodyguard, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, eastern europe
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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, 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, captivating, realistic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, forbidden love, war, nazi occupation, german soldier, german officer, fall in love, love and romance, wartime life, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, 18th century, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, ireland, england ...
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The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
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, sexy, fairy tale, erotic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, forbidden love, love story, interracial romance, opposites attract, jungle, love and romance, beautiful scenery, culture clash, love, stereotypes, mentor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: borneo, england, ireland, malaysia, paris france
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White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, girl man relationship, teacher student relationship, obsession, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, age difference, teenage life, destructive relationship, bad attitude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, flanders, dunkirk
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 6.1
 9K
In Secret (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: forbidden love, female masturbation, marital infidelity, infidelity, tragic love, crimes of passion, murder, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, love affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 6.8
 21K
The Lover (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, lust, lolita, sex with a minor, fall in love, interracial relations, love affair, virgin, first sexual experience, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1929
Place: vietnam, indochina, paris france, france, asia
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 6.2
 45K
Endless Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, teen romance, teenage love, love and romance, love story, love affair, couple relations, teenage life, couples, desire, father daughter relationship ...
Place: ireland
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 7.3
 88K
Jane Eyre (2011)
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: gothic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, forbidden love, social differences, fall in love, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, young woman, older man younger woman relationship, estate, power of love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, intense, tense ...
Plot: teacher, forbidden love, lesbian, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, obsession, teachers and students, adultery, older woman teenage boy relationship, older woman younger man sex, loneliness, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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 6.9
 3K
Stepfather (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, talky, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, forbidden love, age difference, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, girl man relationship, lolita, seduction, fall in love, first love, incestuous desire, love and romance, sex with a minor ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france
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 7.2
 128K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, age difference, women, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, road trip ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, year 1953, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, usa
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 6.6
 31K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, depressing, sexy, sincere, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, forbidden love, female nudity, infidelity, lesbian attraction, orthodox jew, funeral ...
Place: london
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 7.8
 275K
Atonement (2007)
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: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, redemption, tragic love, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, false accusation, wartime, injustice, war, life is a bitch, love story ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, victorian era, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: england, dunkirk, london, europe
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: harsh, stylized, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: forbidden love, priest, abortion, celibacy, sex with a priest, lust, priest in love, corruption, catholicism, sin, hypocrisy, pregnancy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, tokyo, spain
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 7.5
 101K
Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, sexy, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: forbidden love, age difference, lolita, seduction, lust, girl man relationship, pedophilia, perversion, adolescence, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
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Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
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, touching, romantic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, young love, fall in love, couple relations, youth, couples, forbidden love, first love, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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 5.4
 700
Little Lips (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A writer returns home to his estate after service in World War I. He has developed a very bad case of depression due to a war wound concerning his genitalia. He contemplates suicide, but recovers after becoming interested in his caretaker's 12 ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lolita, puberty, underage girl, forbidden love, sex with a minor, girl man relationship, older man young girl relationship, age difference, suicide, coming of age, sexuality, lust ...
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Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: romantic, sexual, witty, sexy, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, courtesan, beauty, prostitute, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, medieval, social differences, couple relations, prostitution, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venice, italy, poland, europe, turkey ...
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
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, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, destiny, love and romance, priest in love, sex with a priest, romance, age difference ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, vatican
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 7.5
 21K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay love, coming out, gay relationship, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, infidelity, love affair ...
Place: germany
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 499
Clement (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Benoit turns 13 and develops an intense crush on his godmother, Marion. As they lie on beaches in the summer, she humors him by talking about the mysteries of women.
Style: sentimental, erotic, psychological, disturbing, sexy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sex with a minor, older woman teenage boy relationship, sex with teenager, forbidden love, older woman younger man sex, older woman teenage boy sex, age difference, seductress, sexually liberated, first sexual experience, coming of age ...
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Anna and the King (1999)
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, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, forbidden love, fall in love, interracial relations, culture clash, opposites attract, love and romance, royal court, palace, social differences, unlikely friendships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: asia, thailand, southeast asia, england, burma
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 7.1
 18K
Star-Crossed (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, forbidden love, supernatural romance, teenage life, teenage love, unlikely couple, interspecies romance, fall in love, popularity, high school life, newcomer, love and romance ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: erotic, touching, emotional, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, forbidden love, lesbian romance, older woman younger woman relationship, teachers and students, school, love affair, lesbianism, lesbian sex, teacher student relationship, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, australia
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Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
TV show
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, gothic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, unfulfilled love, forbidden love, love affair, estate, love triangle, social differences, family relations, destructive relationship, society, revenge, punishment ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, georgian era
Place: england, europe
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