Unlikely relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unlikely relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching, clever, serious and sexy films and TV shows about / with unlikely relationship, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, destiny, life philosophy, culture clash, runaway, loneliness and relationships plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unlikely relationship: Her (2013), Labor Day (2013), The Lake House (2006), Warm Bodies (2013), The Lunchbox (2013), True Blood (2008), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Luther (2010), Friends with Benefits (2011), Maid Sama! (2010).

List of unlikely relationship movies

 8.0
 591K
Her (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. ...
Style: melancholic, futuristic, philosophical, clever, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, artificial intelligence, existentialism, philosophy, unlikely relationship, cyberspace, human nature, a.i., love, impossible love, unlikely couple, computers and web ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 45K
Labor Day (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: single parent, unlikely relationship, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, escapades, parents and children, single mother, dangerous attraction, holiday, crimes, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, canada, california
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 6.8
 148K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sincere, sweet, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, time travel, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, supernatural romance, letter, unlikely relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
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 6.8
 229K
Warm Bodies (2013)
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: sentimental, humorous, light, romantic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: zombie, love and romance, supernatural romance, fall in love, zombie apocalypse, forbidden love, supernatural, young man, post apocalypse, young woman, power of love, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: rape, investigation, sexual abuse, perversion, hacker, journalist, unlikely relationship, uncover truth, peril, amateur detective, suspicion, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1954, year 1958, year 1965 ...
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, australia, eastern europe ...
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, hacker, rape, strong female character, sexual abuse, missing person, uncover truth, journalist, crimes, serial killer, partners, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, year 1966 ...
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
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 7.8
 55K
The Lunchbox (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: housewife, unlikely relationship, love and romance, everyday life, delivery, letter, accountant, love, age difference, relationships, cooking, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, asia
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 7.9
 241K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, tense, stylized, serious, sexual ...
Plot: vampire, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, supernatural, couple relations, small town life, seduction, supernatural ability, love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: underdog, determination, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, female boxer, human spirit, sport, boxing, follow your dream, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, las vegas, missouri, california ...
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 8.4
 134K
Luther (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, uncover truth, murder, crimes, talented, partners, law enforcement, cruelty, psychopath, tough law enforcer, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, sexual, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, sexual activity, looking for sex, sex scene, casual sex, love, friends, lovers, friendship, fall in love, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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 8.0
 7K
Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once all-boys school turned co-ed. She rules the school with strict discipline demeanor. But she has a secret—she works at a maid cafe due to her families circumstances. One day the ...
Style: shoujo, humorous, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, love and romance, high school, teenage love, fall in love, maid, teenage life, romance, high school life, student, power relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 6.6
 313K
Hitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, flirting, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, dating, teaching the ways of the world, slick, matchmaking, eligible bachelor, power of love, initially antagonists ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.7
 86K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, communication problem, new world, adventurer, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, princess, wilderness, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, usa, england
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Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, elderly, age difference, golden years, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, playwright, older man younger woman relationship, unlikely relationship, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, los angeles, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 313K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, serious, rough, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, warrior, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: long distance relationship, intern, masturbation, newspaper, phone sex, lovers apart, love affair, romance, unlikely relationship, fall in love, couple relations, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california
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Last Chance Harvey (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: sincere, touching, feel good, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, down on your luck, romance, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unlikely relationship, one last chance, weekend, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
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 6.6
 14K
Something New (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kenya McQueen, a corporate lawyer finds love in the most unexpected place when she agrees to go on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
Style: humorous, sincere, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial romance, interracial relations, interracial love, racism, prejudice, career woman, opposites attract, blacks and whites, african american, romance, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, africa, east africa, london ...
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 7.4
 53K
Buffalo '66 (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: psychological, tense, touching, humorous, talky ...
Plot: stockholm syndrome, ex convict, kidnapping, alienation, dark humor, haunted by the past, fall in love, strip club, prison, blackmail, gambling, bet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new york state
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The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two women, Nic and Jules, brought a son and daughter into the world through artificial insemination. When one of their children reaches age, both kids go behind their mothers' backs to meet with the donor. Life becomes so much more interesting ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbianism, gender, gays and lesbians, artificial insemination, family relations, control freak, argument, parenthood, lesbian mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, buenos aires argentina, southern california
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 7.2
 137K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, twists and turns, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: jealousy, bisexuality, lesbian, sexuality, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, romance, breakup, ice hockey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: depressing, sexual, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, loneliness, addiction, self destructing, prostitute, social misfits, suicide, casino, romance, human nature, unlikely relationship, love at first sight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, warrior, tragic love, swords and armor, romance, emperor, heroine, adventure, sword fight, tragic event, resistance, mission ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
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Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, surreal, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, supernatural ability, unlikely relationship, partners, supernatural, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
 49K
Rabbit Hole (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: loss of child, death in the family, grief, estrangement, loss of son, marriage, family problems, housewife, support group, memory, redemption, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
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 6.7
 65K
The Client (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: witnessing a crime, witness protection, lawyers and clients, lawyer, suicide, child in peril, investigation, fighting the system, hotshot lawyer, surveillance, brother, mafia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, memphis, new orleans, san francisco
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The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenager, youth, first love, teenage life, first sex, couples, family relations, drinking problem, classmate, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, philadelphia, california, new jersey
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The Kid with a Bike (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Abandoned by his father, a young boy is left in the hands of an unqualified childcare provider.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: kids in trouble, realism, childhood, life is a bitch, social problems, petty criminal, orphan, society, youth, family problems, street kid, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
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 8.3
 36K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, outer space, space wars, alternate reality, lost, alien race, fugitives, escapades, heroes, evil alien, technology ...
Time: future, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 20th century
Place: memphis
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