Dowry movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dowry movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, sexy, light and humorous films and TV shows about / with dowry, family relations, society, wedding, love and romance, culture clash, couples, dancing, romance and pregnancy plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in India, UK, USA and other countries.
dowry movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dowry: My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013), Flesh+Blood (1985), Jigarwala (1991), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995), Colette (2018), Jawani Zindabad (1990), The Price of Love (1984), Vijetha (1985), The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989), Frangipani (2014).

List of dowry movies

Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, India
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman, attended by two midwives, is giving birth in a small village in India. When the child's cry rings, the father bangs on a steel plate to attract the attention of all the villagers, ...
Style: disturbing, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: incest, gang rape, marriage, physical abuse, misogyny, dowry, greed, revolt, jealousy, social decay, future dystopia, society ...
Time: future
Place: india, asia
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My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A romantic story unfolding in a beautiful village by the sea. The protagonists are 14-year-old Fedor and 18-year-old Nyurka. Fedor has long been interested in the girl, but was too shy to talk to her. He is an ordinary boy who enjoys riding his ...
Style: touching, romantic, light, sweet, funny
Plot: first love, prostitute, friendship, childhood, broken heart, aspiring actor, seaside town, dowry, female director, kiss, beach, coming of age ...
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, intense, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, life is a bitch, adventure, soldier, vengeance, rape, love triangle, escapades, kidnapping, knight, plague, strong sexual content ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe
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Jigarwala (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Murder and political intrigue kick off a chain reaction of revenge in a small Indian village when the local zamindar, Dhurjan Singh (Amrish Puri), is convicted and jailed for killing Ranjeet (Biswajeet), a villager who opposed his policies. The ...
Plot: dowry, horse, insult, beating, captive, feud, crutches, motorcycle, arrogance, eunuch, heroes, prison ...
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Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summoned from an ashram in Tibet, Ace finds himself on a perilous journey into the jungles of Africa to find Shikaka, the missing sacred animal of the friendly Wachati tribe. He must accomplish this before the wedding of the Wachati's Princess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, private detective, farce, investigation, save the day, animal life, disorder, human animal relationship, goofy hero, crimes, stupidity, jungle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, tibet, china, asia, nigeria ...
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: intellectual, based on true events, inspirational, captivating, lyrical
Plot: female protagonist, female writer, lesbian relationship, novelist, bisexuality, ghost writer, nobel prize, exploitation, lesbian sex, husband wife relationship, money, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mindy Ho inexpertly tries Taoist magic to fix her single mother's financial situation and seemingly hopeless romantic prospects.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: single parent, love potion, starting over, true love, looking for love, teenage life, friendship, wish come true, family life, youth, aging, curses spells and rituals ...
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Jawani Zindabad (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Shashi, Akbar and a group of young people pledge never to give nor receive dowry. Acting against his mother's wishes, Shashi marries Sugandha Srivastav, and does not accept any dowry. He arranges his sister's, Rama's marriage with ...
Plot: dowry, temple, marriage, wedding, attempted murder, death of sister, pregnancy, hospital, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, lust, bathtub ...
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The Price of Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The wife of an alcoholic and mother of four (Toula Stathopoulou) is a factory worker in Corfu at the beginning of the 20th century. A fallen noble man who has fallen on hard times (Stratis Tsopanellis) wants to marry her eldest daughter (Anny ...
Plot: female director, factory, money, island, drunkenness, social outcast, falling in love, drinking, male nudity, fall in love, key, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1900s
Place: athens greece
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Vijetha (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijetha is a family drama based movie in which, chiranjeevi wannabe football player, who would like to represent his country.Vijetha ChiranjeeviYoungest son of J V somayajulu, chiru is in love with his childhood friend and neighbour ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, football, father son relationship, sacrifice, football player, dowry, death of friend, selflessness, wedding, actor talks to audience
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The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenny and Maggie, lovers of long standing, have been scrimping and saving for their marriage. One day Maggie suspects that she is pregnant, and suggests an early wedding. Kenny is thunder struck as he has just lost his every cent in the stock market.
Plot: farce, dowry, sign language, in laws, middle class, loan shark
Place: hong kong
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Frangipani (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sarasi does not want Chamath to be the only boy in her bridal dressing class but she couldnt help wrapping the beautiful wedding saris that Chamath embroiders. Sarasi wants Chamath to rescue her from an arranged marriage but Chamath wants to run ...
Plot: arranged marriage, gay slur, ritual, homosexual, pregnancy, shower, love triangle, gay club, arrest, reconciliation, gay sex, gay ...
Place: sri lanka
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Pyar Ka Devta (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Film starring Mithun Chakraborty and Madhuri Dixit
Plot: greed, dowry, gun, song, man with glasses, singing, beating, judge, public humiliation, brawl, attempted kidnapping, donkey ...
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Mr. Gullible (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of a simple fellow from a small town who travels to Tehran to find a suitable girl for marriage.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: emotional abuse, funny accent, sex worker, depravity, cleavage, scam, poetry, innocence lost, love, matchmaking, love triangle, seduction ...
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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Million Dollar American Princesses (2015)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Story: Elizabeth McGovern (Downtown Abbey) takes an in-depth look at the young American heiresses whose real life stories inspired the acclaimed TV drama "Downton Abbey." This series takes you from the late 1800s, when daughters of America's ...
Plot: american, elite, millionaire, dowry, society, aristocrat, money, privilege, country estate, aristocracy, arranged marriage, wealth
Place: england
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: heartbreaking, social realism, sad, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, forced marriage, female protagonist, islam, escape, tradition, suicide, punishment, violence, sexism, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, rough, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, neo noir, honeymoon, nurse, con artists, crime, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, alabama, new york, new jersey, michigan ...
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Fandry (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nagraj Manjule’s film is a scorching indictment of the caste system that persists in modern India despite legislation introduced since independence. It is depicted through the eyes of an intelligent Dalit (untouchable) teenager, Jabya, who has a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: racism, village, teenage life, fall in love, village life, love and romance, society, injustice, youth, humiliation, poverty, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Mystic Masseur (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus, in order to promote the Hindu Faith, and be known as a writer. He does ...
Style: touching, serious, talky, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: politics, miraculous event, ambition, writer's life, rise and fall, rise to the top, love and romance, love affair, friendship, celebrity culture, husband wife relationship, village ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: latin america, india, oxford university, canada
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The Shame (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 202 min.
Story: Vaidehi (Manisha Koirala) gets married to Raghuvir (Jackie Shroff), an NRI. Suffering the agony of an unhappy marriage, she decides to run away from him when she learns that she is pregnant and he wants to take the child away from her. In her ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, tense
Plot: pregnancy, feminism, romance, love and romance, couples, self discovery, village, human spirit, bollywood, wedding, female protagonist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new york
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Ramji Londonwaley (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Ramji Tiwari and his sister, Parvati, had their parents pass away at an early age. Ramji is a skilled cook, and is familiar with all aspects of vegetarian cooking. He arranges Parvati's marriage with the Mishra family, promises to pay a large ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: romance, culture clash, uneducated, weakness, fall in love, fish out of water, couples, disorder, guru, misfit, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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The Color of Paradise (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation. His father, shamed and burdened by Mohammed's blindness, arrives late to pick him up and then tries to convince the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: blind character, orphan, blindness, children, father son relationship, poverty, family relations, village, bittersweet, arranged marriage, homecoming, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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The Soul Keeper (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the present days, Maria Spielrein and Fraser are in Russia making a research about the life of Sabina Spielrein. In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, this Russian girl was a patient treated by Dr. Jung and later they fall in love for each ...
Style: psychological, touching, captivating, serious, neurotic ...
Plot: nazi occupation, mental illness, mental institution, tragic hero, love affair, doctors and patients, power relations, dysfunctional character, mentally unstable, society, romance, experimenting ...
Time: 1900s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: russia, europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland, moscow russia ...
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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: sexual, witty, clever, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prostitute, forbidden love, courtesan, rich and poor, society, love and romance, beauty, social differences, fall in love, couple relations, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: venice, italy, europe, cyprus, turkey ...
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City of Joy (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: hopes, friendship, wedding, leper, friends, self discovery, human spirit, clinic, parents and children, doctors and patients, against the odds, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, kolkata, middle east, san francisco
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Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, initially antagonists, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, jane austen, modern day adaptation, couple relations, class differences, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, california, usa, asia ...
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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: serious, captivating, romantic, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, royal family, love and romance, fall in love, social differences, culture clash, opposites attract, palace, forbidden love, politics, royal court, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
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The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: stylized, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: society, family relations, power relations, couples, estate, wedding, love and romance, master and servant, romance, parents and children, pregnancy, comedy of errors ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, society, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
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Soi Cowboy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This film concerns a Scandinavian gentleman who works in film, perhaps as a sort of financier/director/producer. He lives in Thailand with his Thai girlfriend, and most of the film is an exploration of that relationship. We also see her brother, and ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: starting over, gangsters, prostitute, murder, lifestyle, couples, pregnancy, youth, unlikely couple, society, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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