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20 best movies like Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996)

List of the best movies like Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996): Unfreedom, Madrasapattinam, The Crying Game, Les Misérables, The White Countess, Victoria & Abdul, Photograph, Bel Ami, Lonely Hearts, Ironclad 2: Battle for Blood.

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Markimdb: 5.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, India
CharactersLesbians, Terrorists
PlaceIndia
StyleFascinating

A Muslim fundamentalist in New York kidnaps a liberal Muslim scholar with intent to kill. A closeted lesbian in New Delhi kidnaps her activist bisexual lover with intent to marry. The resulting torture and violence evokes a brutal struggle of identities against unfreedom.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryIndia
Duration02:42
PlotLove
PlaceIndia
StyleRomantic

The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred thread tied around the neck of the bride by her groom) of his mother, which he gives as a sign of stating that she belongs to India and nobody can separate them. She wants to return that back to him, as she gets married to other man in her home town and it no more belongs to her.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersGay, Soldier
PlotFriendship, Hostage
PlaceIreland, London
StylePsychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Touching, Disturbing

Irish Republican Army member Fergus forms an unexpected bond with Jody, a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude and Maguire. Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil, in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration02:14
CharactersThieves
PlotPrison Break, Justice, Freedom
PlaceParis, France
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Epic, Touching

Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, China, USA
Duration02:15
CharactersFriends, Blind
PlotMoney, Friendship, Political, Intrigue
PlaceChina
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Iin 1930s Shanghai, 'The White Countess' is both Sofia—a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy—and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat, who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, India, USA
CharactersPhotographers
PlotFate
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

A struggling street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy
Duration01:38
CharactersJournalists, Womanizers, Poor
PlotJealousy
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, Explicit scenes, Serious

Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:48
CharactersSerial killers
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Seduction

In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez were America's notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". Their lethal scam was simple; they would swindle and then viciously murder lovelorn war widows who would answer their personal ads in which Ray would describe himself as a sexy Latin Lover. Based on a true story.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Germany
Duration01:40
CharactersKnights
PlotRevenge, Sword Battles
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy

A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, India, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Horses
PlotCars, Friendship
PlaceVillage, England, India, Asia
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Set in southern India in the late 1930s, this provocative tale traces the story of three people caught in an inexorable web of forbidden romance and dangerous secrets. After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village and his past.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens, Police, Friends, Street children, Orphans
PlotLove, Travel, Relationship, Money, True love
PlaceIndia
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Oscars, Touching, Serious

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Republic of Ireland, Australia
Duration02:05
CharactersStrong women, Family, Pregnant, Fathers, Sisters
PlotOn real events, Death, Love triangle, Jealousy, Ghosts
PlaceParty, Cemetery, Scotland, Mansions
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Serious

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersFamily, Neighbors
PlotOn real events
PlaceVillage, France
Time16th century

Village of Artigat, southern France, summer 1542, during the reign of Francis I. Martin Guerre and Bertrande de Rols marry. A few years later, accused of having committed a robbery, Martin suddenly disappears. When, almost a decade later, a man arrives in Artigat claiming to be Martin, the Guerre family recognizes him as such; but doubts soon arise about his true identity.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSingers
PlotDancing

President McKinley asks Lt. Richard L. Perry to go underground to identify some obviously very well briefed Mid-Western bank robbers based in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Japan, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotOn real events, Conspiracies
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleFascinating, Serious

Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Love triangle, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, India, Sweden
Duration02:21
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Religious, Political, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, India

In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:46
CharactersBusinessmen, Taxi drivers
PlotBirthday
PlaceAircraft, India, Hotels, Asia

An employee at an Indian call-center travels to San Francisco to be with a guy she falls for over the phone

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55
CharactersHeroes, Military, Emperors
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceEgypt, Greece
StyleTense, Epic, Serious

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:06
CharactersLesbians
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Death, Jealousy, Mystery
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Disturbing

The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George Reeves in himself, and maybe, each of us.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersJews
PlotLife, Political, Family life
PlaceSerbia
StyleAction, Epic, Serious

The story of a Jewish family living in Hungary—through three generations—rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his government sanctions anti-Jewish persecutions. His son converts to Christianity to advance his career as a champion fencer and Olympic hero, but is caught up in the Holocaust. Finally, the grandson, after surviving war, revolution, loss and betrayal, realizes that his ultimate allegiance must be to himself and his heritage.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration02:20
CharactersScammers, Womanizers
PlotLove, Adventure, Revenge, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceIndia, Office, Asia
StyleTo cry

Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl movie is a fun-filled rom-com where a smooth and charming conman, Ricky Bahl, cons girls for a living but finally meets his match. Dimple Chaddha, a brash 19 year old Delhi college girl falls in love with Sunny Singh, a fitness trainer. Raina Parulekar, a 28 year old independent and successful corporate woman in Mumbai does business with an art dealer Deven Shah. Saira Rashid, a 24 year old sweet, hard working widow in Lucknow makes a new friend, the shy Iqbal Khan. Three very different girls who each get taken for a lot of money by each of these three men. The problem is that it is actually just one man - Ricky Bahl who got the looks and he's got the charm. He could have the pick of the ladies. But love isn't Ricky's priority - money is! But a chance encounter unites the three girls and, discovering the truth, they hatch a plan to get their money back. So now unsuspecting Ricky is about to meet his match in the shapely form of Ishika Desai

Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Fascinating

The true story of underdog boxer, Chuck Wepner, who gets a shot to fight the champ, Muhammed Ali.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryGermany, Austria, Luxembourg
CharactersWriters, Sisters
PlotWedding, Friendship, Loneliness, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceGermany
Time18th century
StyleRomantic, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium, USA, Germany, France
Duration01:43
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Criminals, Old man, Foxes
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Bank robbery, Cancer, Treasures
PlaceTrains, England
StyleLight, Fascinating

London, England, April 2015. Brian Reader, a retired thief, gathers an unlikely gang of burglars to perpetrate the biggest and boldest heist in British history. The thieves assault the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company and escape with millions in goods and money. But soon the cracks between the gang members begin to appear when they discuss how to share the loot.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Argentina
Duration02:24
CharactersThieves, Scammers, Bodyguards, Partners
PlotLove, Robbery, Passion, Seduction, Cheating
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense

Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess -- now an accomplished femme fatale -- unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, documentary, crime, biography, history, news
CountryUnited Kingdom, India

The story of the short life, and brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi in December 2012 of an exceptional and inspiring young woman. The rape of the 23 year old medical student by 6 men on a moving bus, and her death, sparked unprecedented protests and riots throughout India and led to the first glimmers of a change of mindset. Interwoven into the story line are the lives, values and mindsets of the rapists whom the film makers have had exclusive and unprecedented access to interview before they hang. The film examines the society and values which spawn such violent acts, and makes an optimistic and impassioned plea for change.





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