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, touching, serious, captivating, stylized and dramatic films and TV shows about / with arranged marriage, family relations, love and romance, couples, society, culture clash, romance, wedding, marriage and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as arranged marriage: The White Princess (2017), My Little Bride (2004), The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), Fill the Void (2012), Monsoon Wedding (2001), Reign (2013), Blind Dating (2006), The Breadwinner (2017), Real Love (2003), Mustang (2015).

List of arranged marriage movies

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: palace intrigue, british royal family, arranged marriage, princess, monarchy, loveless marriage, royalty, secrets, dishonesty, romance, court intrigue, medieval ...
Time: 15th century, 1500s, 16th century
Place: england
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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: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: arranged marriage, family relations, love affair, youth, teenage life, couples, honeymoon, romance, siblings relations, love and romance, high school life, family values ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia, south korea
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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, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: queen, king, royal court, royal family, siblings relations, seduction, love triangle, intrigue, betrayal, family relations, palace intrigue, jealousy ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, rome italy
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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: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, orthodox jew, arranged marriage, family relations, tradition, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, society, parents and children, introspection, women's rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, belgium, tel aviv israel
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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, semi serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, arranged marriage, confession, culture clash, romance, disagreement, adultery, family secret, understanding, leaving home, first love, conservative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, pakistan, delhi ...
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 7.5
 44K
Reign (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: queen, royal court, aristocracy, royal family, female protagonist, love triangle, historical character, intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, king, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, scotland, europe
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 6.1
 12K
Blind Dating (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, experimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: blind character, arranged marriage, blind date, culture clash, surgery, fall in love, looking for love, disability, love and romance, society, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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The Breadwinner (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, War
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, USA, Japan, UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Style: sad, rough, heartbreaking, sincere, suspense
Plot: girl dressed as boy, arranged marriage, disguise, father daughter relationship, taliban, imprisonment, poverty, mother daughter relationship, sexism, prison, female protagonist, father ...
Place: afghanistan
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 8.1
 807
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: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, arranged marriage, bankruptcy, power of love, social differences, forbidden love, against the odds, love triangle, family disapproval, family relations, inheritance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, mexico
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 7.6
 36K
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, sad, social realism, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, female protagonist, islam, forced marriage, escape, punishment, tradition, suicide, sexism, teenage girl, violence ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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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, serious, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, arranged marriage, self discovery, immigrants, fish out of water, social differences, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, loveless marriage, existentialism, island, friendship ...
Time: year 1918, 19th century, 1920s
Place: hawaii, japan, usa, asia, tokyo
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 6.6
 3K
Brick Lane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The grind of daily life as a Brick Lane Bangladessi as seen through the eyes of Nazneen (Chatterjee), who at 17 enters an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik). Years later, living in east London with her family, she meets a young man Karim ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: arranged marriage, immigrants, love triangle, love affair, family relations, society, village, fall in love, racism, sister sister relationship, drowning, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: london, bangladesh, europe, england, buckingham palace
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Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Indian-based traditional family of Pundit Darbar (Vikram Gokhale) gets a visit from Sameer Rafilini (Salman Khan), from Italy, who has come as a pupil to learn music and singing. Darbar and his family accept him. Sameer meets Nandini (Aishwarya ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: arranged marriage, fall in love, forbidden love, unrequited love, dancing, tradition, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance, forced marriage, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
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 7.6
 79K
The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France, USA
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, serious, stylized, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, pianist, human nature, love affair, couple relations, desire, piano, arranged marriage ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, non-linear, serious, realistic ...
Plot: emperor, suicide attempt, communism, world war two, arranged marriage, childhood, teacher, breast feeding, divorce, empress, arson, confession ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
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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: psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: arranged marriage, family relations, teenage girl, teenager, childhood, 14 year old, vietnamese, fiancee, girl, countryside, forced marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: vietnam
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 7.5
 19K
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, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: arranged marriage, culture clash, immigrants, childhood, marriage, family life, rebel, newlyweds, tragic event, family problems, society, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: new york, taj mahal, usa, kolkata, india ...
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 8.1
 15K
Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, matchmaking, love triangle, marriage, romance, female protagonist ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 18th century ...
Place: england, london
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My Brother's Bride (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: London-based Luv Agnihotri decides to end his bachelorhood and asks his Bollywood film-maker brother, Kush, to find a bride for him - much to the displeasure of his Dehradun-based father. Kush accordingly meets and interviews a variety of women, and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, bilingual
Plot: punjab, arranged marriage, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, couples, bollywood, brother brother relationship, love at first sight, bad girl, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, delhi, taj mahal
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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: murder, arranged marriage, prison, life sentence, deadly, hopes, hotshot lawyer, family problems, fighting the system, crimes, life is a bitch, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.1
 3K
Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, arranged marriage, bittersweet, family disapproval, love and romance, unfulfilled love, family life, hopes, looking for love, desert, wilderness, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan, asia
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Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Charles Dickens story of Nicholas Nickleby, a young boy in search of a better life for his recently torn-apart family. A young compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his coldheartedly grasping ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: exploitation, haunted by the past, rescue, boarding school, arranged marriage, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, youth, love and romance, danger, family reunited ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, victorian england, 1850s ...
Place: london, europe, yorkshire, liverpool, england
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The Best Man's Wedding (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Roro and Måns who are best friends, work at the park management and get to do all the shit jobs - clean up duck ponds and pick up dog poop. Roro's Swedish girlfriend Lisa wants to be introduced to his family but he refuses for a long time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, immigrants, impotence, friends, arranged marriage, couples, spanking, culture clash, love triangle, sexual dysfunction, romance, family values ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, lebanon
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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, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, politics, arranged marriage, occupation, culture clash, human spirit, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, society, military, family feud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, syria
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 8.1
 69K
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 ...
Plot: historical character, queen, royal court, king, royal family, intrigue, love triangle, couple relations, throne, betrayal, aristocracy, king of england ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, stylized, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: forbidden love, unfaithful wife, royal court, love affair, french history, princess, aristocracy, society, jealous husband, passion, forced marriage, royal family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 8.9
 1K
Suno Chanda (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Pakistan
TV show
Story: The series revolves around two people who hate each other but their families want them to marry. They make some plans to cancel their wedding but slowly get in love.
Style: touching, humorous, light, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: arranged marriage, wedding, comedy of manners, comedy of errors, opposites attract, couples, culture clash, dishonesty, couple relations, parents and children, friends, life philosophy ...
Place: pakistan
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 3.7
 192
Betrothed (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trip to the store turns into a surreal nightmare when a college student is kidnapped by a deranged, dysfunctional family. Now Audra West finds herself trapped in the middle of the desert, and betrothed to Adam, the youngest son of the murderous ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, tense ...
Plot: torture, arranged marriage, dysfunctional family, violence, forced marriage, abduction, kidnapping, trapped, human nature, confinement indoors, escape attempt, survival ...
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Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimi (Chris Bisson), the Chopra family's only son, gets caught off guard when his high-handed parents (Saeed Jaffrey and Jamila Massey) announce an arranged marriage to Simran (Jinder Mahal), a lovely girl from a respectable family. Problem is, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, arranged marriage, forbidden love, love affair, culture clash, family gatherings, fall in love, family life, couples, opposites attract, society, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: muslim, culture clash, racism, family relations, romance, arranged marriage, forbidden love, tragic love, society, immigrants, marriage, irish ...
Time: 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, manchester, pakistan, spain ...
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