Unrequited love movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant unrequited love movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, romantic, touching, serious and psychological films and TV shows about / with unrequited love, love and romance, love, friendship, female nudity, kiss, lgbt, fall in love, nude and obsession plots mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as unrequited love: When We First Met (2018), Suntan (2016), Dracula (2013), Unrequited (2010), Flipped (2010), Wicker Park (2004), 500 Days of Summer (2009), A Frozen Flower (2008), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), From the Land of the Moon (2016).

List of unrequited love movies

When We First Met (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, humorous, romantic, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, unrequited love, destiny, best friends in love, teenager, time, male female friendship, one more chance, meeting, love triangle, rivalry ...
Time: year 2014, year 2017
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Suntan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, touching, tense, light, scenic ...
Plot: nudism, greek island, nude beach, slutty woman, sex scene, nudist, unrequited love, doctor, sexually liberated, loose woman, wench, slutty attitude ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, europe
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Dracula (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which ...
Style: captivating, colourful, gothic, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, suspicion, reincarnation, unrequited love, vampire hunter, murder, immortality, love triangle, party, sex scene, victorian england ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, turn of the century
Place: ottoman empire, london
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Unrequited (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been living for the past several months and move back ...
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, unrequited love, confined, unfulfilled love, teenage love, adaptation, kidnapping, abduction, teenager, loner, youth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night ...
Plot: first love, fall in love, childhood, love and romance, school, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, young love, teenage life, teenage love, neighbor, crush ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1963, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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Wicker Park (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.
Style: sexy, romantic, twist ending, emotional, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: obsession, love story, fall in love, love triangle, unrequited love, love at first sight, suspense, love, relationships, twists and turns, flashback, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, france, chicago illinois
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500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: love, relationships, breakup, love story, love and romance, couples, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, unfulfilled love, life philosophy, dating ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa
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A Frozen Flower (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A historical drama set in the Koryo dynasty and focused on the relationship between a king and his bodyguard. Under the dominance of Yuan Dynasty China, the king of Goryeo Dynasty Korea is pressured to produce a successor to the throne. Unable to ...
Style: sexy, touching, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, love and romance, unrequited love, love triangle, royal family, sex, gay asian, gay love, adultery, love affair, tragedy ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century, middle ages
Place: korea, asia
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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, women, best friend, love, love triangle, unrequited love, wedding preparations and rituals, love and romance, friendship, love story, male female friendship, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: psychological, sexy, tense, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: unrequited love, love, female nudity, twists and turns, female protagonist, war veteran, marriage, doctor, baby, soldier, delusional woman, loveless marriage ...
Time: post world war two, 50s, future
Place: provence, south of france, alps, france
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Fall in Love at First Kiss (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After an earthquake destroys Xiang Qin's house, she and her father move in with the family of her father's college buddy. To her surprise, her new kind and amicable aunt and uncle are the parents of her cold and distant schoolmate, Jiang ...
Style: dorama, romantic, touching, sweet, feel good
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: unrequited love, love and romance, first love, love, earthquake, romanticism, broken heart, couple relations, teenage protagonist, first date, arrogance, male female relationship ...
Place: china, asia
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Heartstone (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, depressing, epic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: gay, coming of age, lgbt, teenage boy, gay teenager, gay interest, lgbt teen, friendship between boys, unrequited love, first love, boy, nature ...
Place: iceland
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The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: psychological, sexy, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, fatal attraction, stalking, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, psychopath, obsessive love, stalker, blackmail, seduction, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, captivating, sensual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, double life, lesbian love, psychology, female protagonist, jealousy, unrequited love, dark past, lesbianism, alter ego, lesbian couple ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, intense, disturbing, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, stalking, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, unrequited love, suspense, workplace, manipulation, sexual obsession, stalker, black man white woman relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles
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Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama, adult
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, youth, lesbian love, coming of age, sexuality, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, couples, lesbian teen, love story, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: france, europe, california
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Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: romantic, emotional, sexy, talky, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: countryside, couples, couple relations, looking for love, victorian england, english countryside, love story, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, relationships, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Paper Towns (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life-dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge-he ...
Style: exciting, road movie, feel good, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, high school, friendship, youth, adolescence, teenage love, teenage girl, friends, travel, teenage boy, unrequited love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, orlando florida
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Roxanne (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: unrequited love, love triangle, fall in love, small town, love, love story, rivalry, wooing, physical appearance, hidden identity, dishonesty, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c., usa
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A Whisker Away (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Miyo "Muge" Sasaki is a peculiar second-year junior high student who has fallen in love with her classmate Kento Hinode. Muge resolutely pursues Kento every day, but he takes no notice of her. Nevertheless, while carrying a secret she can ...
Style: anime, captivating, feel good, unusual plot structure, visually appealing
Plot: school, secret love, cat, teenager, classmate, love, unrequited love, magic, supernatural, transformation, parallel world, love letter ...
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Jonathan (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young man struggles with the pressure of caring for his terminally ill father while trying to unlock a secret that his father seems determined to keep from him. The story takes another dramatic turn when Ron, Burghardt’s long-lost friend from ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay father, homoeroticism, gay, gay interest, countryside, father son relationship, family secret, male nudity, unrequited love, secret love, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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18 Years Old and Rising (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Primo is an ordinary middle-class youngster studying for his baccalaureate, who gets side-tracked when he falls in love with a rich girl. They soon learn they have to deal with her condescending friends who look down upon this upstart.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, youth, love and romance, teenage love, unrequited love, hidden identity, social differences, fall in love, wooing, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Foam Party! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A message circulates from mobile phone to mobile phone. A bunch of strangers meet in a mansion. They come searching for sex, but never has an orgy been so full of love.
Style: sexy, humorous, light, queer cinema
Plot: swinger, unrequited love, orgy, womanizer, infidelity, friendship, sex scene, male virgin, gay, transsexual, party, birthday ...
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Forced by poverty to seek support, the innocent Tess Durbeyfield seeks the help of the D'Urbervilles.
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, fairy tale, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: innocence, couples, poverty, society, master and servant, life is a bitch, pregnancy, village life, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, deception ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s
Place: england
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The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, loneliness, art collector, art, art theft, deception, collector, solitude, obsession, adult virgin, mysterious character, age difference ...
Time: 18th century, 21st century
Place: vienna, prague, europe, italy
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Denied (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Troy, a former high school team captain, was used to living with everything thrown at his feet. Things get a little rocky when Troy's love for his slacker best friend Merrick also becomes a personal inner struggle. His affair with Merrick ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, art house, captivating ...
Plot: gay, best friend, unrequited love, teenage love, lgbt, gay interest, social relations, unfulfilled love, society, youth, lifestyle, high school ...
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Do You See Me? (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Serena Bruno is an architect who studied and got several masters in different countries of the world but she decides to go back to Italy so she can live and work there. She will soon find out that her native country is not as open minded and she ...
Style: uplifting, light, inspirational, sweet
Plot: crush, unrequited love, gay, job seeking, new job, homecoming, female protagonist, career, second chance, best friends, career woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: gay, unrequited love, bisexual man, transsexual, prostitute, lgbt, love triangle, nightlife, lifestyle, self discovery, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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Agora (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Malta, Bulgaria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
Style: epic, emotional, philosophical, sincere, intellectual ...
Plot: ancient history, impossible love, roman empire, mathematics, political unrest, atheism, medieval, antiquity, historical character, religions or cults, master and servant, religion ...
Time: 5th century, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, egypt, alexandria egypt, rome italy, iberian peninsula ...
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself ...
Style: romantic, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Plot: unrequited love, redemption, hitman, atheist, tragic love, gangsters, love, love and romance, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, fall in love, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, asia
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