Arranged marriage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arranged marriage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, sexy, captivating and stylized films and TV shows about / with arranged marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples, love, marriage, couple relations, culture clash, society and romance plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arranged marriage: My Little Bride (2004), The White Princess (2017), Fill the Void (2012), Mustang (2015), The Piano (1993), Blind Dating (2006), Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019), Reign (2013), The Syrian Bride (2004), The Young Victoria (2009).

List of arranged marriage movies

My Little Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Boeun (Moon Geun Young) is an ordinary high school girl who worries about grades and has a crush on her school's baseball team ace, Jungwoo. One day, Boeun's grandfather orders her to marry Sangmin (Kim Rae Won) because of a pact he made ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teen drama
Plot: arranged marriage, family relations, love affair, youth, teenage life, romance, couples, honeymoon, marriage, childhood friend, loveless marriage, forced marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, korea, asia
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The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: british royal family, palace intrigue, princess, monarchy, arranged marriage, medieval, royalty, loveless marriage, dishonesty, romance, royal family, secrets ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: england
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Fill the Void (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, arranged marriage, judaism, family relations, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, women's rights, society, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Turkey, 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: realistic, heartbreaking, bleak, art house, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, coming of age, virginity, teenage girl, teenager, islam, forced marriage, sister sister relationship, female protagonist, orphan, sexism ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, sexual relations, adultery, couples, piano, love affair, pianist, desire, human nature, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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Blind Dating (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Danny is a blind man who does not let his impairment get in the way of living his life to the fullest, except when it comes to love. Danny's brother sets him up on a series of blind dates, but all of them go disastrously wrong. Just when Danny ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: blind character, arranged marriage, blindness, blind date, culture clash, surgery, looking for love, fall in love, disability, couples, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman's wedding portrait.
Style: touching, scenic, disturbing, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lesbian attraction, painting, lesbian romance, painter, lgbt, lesbianism, portrait, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century, victorian era
Place: brittany, france
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Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: royal family, queen, female protagonist, intrigue, royal court, aristocracy, rivalry, state affairs, power struggle, love triangle, historical character, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: arranged marriage, wedding, politics, occupation, ethnic, nationalism, human spirit, culture clash, love and romance, family feud, reconciliation, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, syria
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The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: touching, romantic, dramatic, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, royal court, royalty, queen, queen of england, marriage, love and romance, arranged marriage, politics, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 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: romantic, feel good, humorous, scenic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, initially antagonists, interracial romance, culture clash, unlikely couple, love, couple relations, class differences, love and romance, society, social differences, arranged marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, england, asia, usa ...
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Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 125 min.
Story: China in the 1920s. After her father's death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, intense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, mistress, arranged marriage, marriage, intrigue, jealousy, wealth, insanity, massage, romantic rivalry, tragic event, dignity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
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The Big Sick (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's ...
Style: sweet, romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: illness, interracial love, hospital, arranged marriage, family, comedian, ethnic conflict, relationships, cultural difference, character study, interracial romance, love ...
Time: 70s
Place: chicago illinois, pakistan, japan, new york
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Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: From an exciting Indian wedding comes a relationship from two different times not only showing the modern but also the traditional. Different characters and stories interact with each other in director Mira Nair film where she used an ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, arranged marriage, culture clash, adultery, honest, confession, disagreement, leaving home, understanding, family secret, conservative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, australia, new delhi, punjab, asia ...
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Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, family tradition, reconciliation, arranged marriage, love, wealth, father son relationship, separation from family, brother brother relationship, estrangement, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, matchmaking, arranged marriage, family relations, friendship, guilt, journey, parents and children, love and romance, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
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The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: injustice, discrimination, destructive relationship, sadism, abusive husband, society, loss of family member, hijab, conspiracy, witnessing a crime, religion, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
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The Tudors (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: king, historical character, intrigue, royal family, tudors, love triangle, queen, royal court, heir, power struggle, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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The Third Wife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Though only 14 years old, May is selected to be the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Her new home seems idyllic, her husband favours her, and she quickly becomes pregnant with what she is certain will be the desired male progeny. But trouble is ...
Style: suspense, psychological, touching, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: arranged marriage, sex with stepmother, teenager, teenage girl, family relations, childhood, girl, countryside, fiancee, lesbian, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: vietnam
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Ixcanul (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: María, a 17-year-old Kaqchikel Maya, lives with her parents on a coffee plantation at the foot of an active volcano. She is set to be married to the farm's foreman. But María longs to discover the world on the other side of the mountain, a ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: arranged marriage, poverty, pregnant teenager, teenage life, love and romance, youth, unfulfilled love, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, volcano, pregnant woman, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa, latin america, guatemala
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Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: arranged marriage, murder, prison, hopes, hotshot lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, family problems, courtroom drama, domestic violence, wife murders husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, punjab
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, romantic, stylized, sexual, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, love triangle, royal family, king, queen, intrigue, siblings relations, marriage, seduction, betrayal, aristocracy, medieval ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, rome italy, london, france, europe
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Picture Bride (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Riyo, an orphaned 17-year old, sails from Yokohama to Hawaii in 1918 to marry Matsuji, a man she has never met. Hoping to escape a troubled past and start anew, Riyo is bitterly disappointed upon her arrival: her husband is twice her age. The ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, immigrants, orphan, loveless marriage, arranged marriage, existentialism, island, older man younger woman relationship, fish out of water, social differences, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: year 1918, 1920s, 19th century
Place: hawaii, japan, tokyo, usa, asia
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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, romantic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, love, fall in love, wedding, arranged marriage, forbidden love, patriarchy, train, love story, tradition, family relations ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: india, switzerland, britain, punjab, england ...
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Real Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: True love threatens to tear a family apart in this epic Mexican serial set in the 1800s. Rich and beautiful Matilde falls in love with Adolfo, but her mother, Augusta, disapproves of the relationship when she learns Adolfo is poor. Augusta forces ...
Style: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: arranged marriage, true love, bankruptcy, power of love, social differences, forbidden love, love triangle, against the odds, couples, inheritance, family disapproval, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Namesake (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, childhood, marriage, arranged marriage, generation gap, childbirth, relationships, parenthood, life, rebel, family life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, new york, usa, taj mahal, ohio ...
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Tom Jones (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?
Style: sexy, witty, enigmatic, colourful, erotic ...
Plot: rags to riches, arranged marriage, womanizer, illegitimate son, class conflict, farce, tutor, squire, adventure, food, chase, british ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1930s
Place: england, london, new york, europe
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Ranma ½ (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Saotome Ranma, a teenage martial artist, and his father Genma travel to the 'cursed training ground' of Jusenkyo in China. There, despite the warnings of the Chinese guard, they fall into the cursed springs. From now on, whenever Ranma is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, teen comedy
Audience: kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: arranged marriage, martial arts, magic, panda, teenager, dirty old man, superhero, body swapping, gender, gender bending, mixed martial arts, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
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Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sentimental, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, cinderella story, love, prince, cinderella, royalty, female protagonist, class differences, legends and myths, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
Time: 16th century, 50s
Place: france, europe
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, intense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, monk, leadership, king, escape, genghis khan, battles, husband wife reunion, medieval, rise to the top, betrayal, warlord ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, china, asia
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