Highest-Rated Movies about 'Forbidden Love', Sort by Popularity

Billie, The Rules of the Game, Flirting, The Mermaid, Southern Comfort, Straight Up, Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown, Before the Rain ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Forbidden Love movies.

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In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Over 8 years, she tracked down and tape-recorded over 200 hours of interviews with the characters that populated the iconic singer's short life.

jazz singer, journalist, friend, character, confident, passionate, engaging

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The Rules of the Game

French aristocrats and their servants play hard during a hunting party at a landowner's estate (Marcel Dalio).

servant, pilot, aristocrat, game warden, poacher, maid, witty

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A white preppie (Noah Taylor) loves a Ugandan girl (Thandie Newton) in 1965 Australia in this sequel to "The Year My Voice Broke."

teen boy, teen girl, student, teacher, father, mother, winsome

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The Mermaid

A beautiful mermaid (Jelly Lin) falls for a developer (Deng Chao) who threatens the ecosystem of her species.

real estate agent, mermaid, sea creature, beautiful woman, airy, emotional, heartwarming

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Southern Comfort

Kate Davis's award-winning documentary chronicles the final four seasons in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer in rural Georgia. Striking a balance between Robert's biological family -- mother, father, sons and grandson -- and his "chosen" family of transgender friends including Maxwell, Cas and Lola Cola, his male-to-female transsexual partner, Davis documents Eads's final days at the Southern Comfort Conference, a national transgender gathering.

transsexual, girlfriend, son, friend, parent, inspiring, emotional

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Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown

The friendship of a loyal servant, Scotsman John Brown (Billy Connolly), revives the spirits of Britain's widowed Queen Victoria (Judi Dench).

prince of wales, servant, prime minister, queen victoria, heartwarming, passionate, touching

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Before the Rain

This acclaimed Macedonian drama presents intersecting romantic storylines set both in that country and abroad. A young monk named Kiril (Grégoire Colin) becomes involved with Zamira (Labina Mitevska), an Albanian girl accused of murder, while far away in London, Aleksander (Rade Serbedzija), a weary photojournalist, meets with his married lover, Anne (Katrin Cartlidge). When Aleksander returns to his Macedonian village, his life crosses paths with characters from earlier in the film.

monk, fugitive, girl, photojournalist, lover, emotional, passionate

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A young IRA recruit (John Lynch) has an affair with the widow (Helen Mirren) of a slain Ulster policeman.

catholic, ira agent, husband, protestant, police officer, father, rousing

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Come and Get It

A Wisconsin lumber tycoon (Edward Arnold) rejects a saloon girl (Frances Farmer), then rivals his son (Joel McCrea) for her daughter.

lumberjack, boss, saloon girl, daughter, son, melodramatic, engaging

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The Widow of Saint-Pierre

A soldier's (Daniel Auteuil) wife (Juliette Binoche) takes in a man (Emir Kusturica) found guilty of murder and turns him into a respected citizen, while awaiting the arrival of a guillotine.

prisoner, femme fatale, fisherman, military officer, dark, emotional, island

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Divided We Fall

This dramatic story of a hero against his will is set in a small Czech town occupied by German forces during the last years of the Second World War. Josef and Marie are a childless couple who yearn for a baby; unfortunately, he is sterile. One day they meet David, a young Jewish man and former neighbor recently escaped from a concentration camp, to whom they give refuge in their home.

husband, wife, son, friend, nazi collaborator, jew, tender

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Ae Fond Kiss ...

A young man (Atta Yaqub) upsets his Punjabi family when he falls in love with an Irish schoolteacher (Eva Birthistle).

pakistani, irishwoman, airy, charming, moving, glasgow, scotland, arranged marriage

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A mobster's (Joe Pantoliano) disgruntled girlfriend (Jennifer Tilly) steals $2 million from him with the help of her lesbian lover (Gina Gershon).

lesbian, gangster, boyfriend, girlfriend, neighbor, ex-convict, sultry

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Jane Austen's Emma

While matchmaking for friends and neighbors, a young 19th-century Englishwoman (Kate Beckinsale) nearly misses her own chance at love.

young woman, matchmaker, lover, vicar, friend, engaging, amusing

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Everyone Else

A Mediterranean vacation reveals cracks in a couple's relationship.

publicist, architect, couple, emotional, mediterranean coast, vacation, odd couple

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Ocean Waves

The arrival of a pretty transfer student from Tokyo sets in motion a change in the relationship between two best friends.

student, teacher, young girl, young boy, lover, friend, amusing

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Dangerous Liaisons

Affairs strewn from Paris to the Alps disintegrate a couple's (Gérard Philipe, Jeanne Moreau) marriage.

husband, wife, beautiful woman, boyfriend, mistress, lover, passionate

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The Third Wife

In 19th-century rural Vietnam, a young woman becomes the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Soon, she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child.

teen girl, wife, land owner, concubine, husband, emotional, dreamy

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Soldier's Girl

A soldier (Troy Garity) at a Kentucky military base falls in love with a transsexual nightclub performer (Lee Pace).

soldier, commanding officer, drill instructor, friend, drag queen, brutal, emotional

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The Servant

A crafty and obnoxious manservant uses his mistress and his wits to gain supremacy over his wealthy employer.

servant, aristocrat, lover, maid, intricate, suspenseful, uneasy

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Like Water for Chocolate

The youngest daughter (Lumi Cavazos) of a Mexican family expresses her feelings in preparing wonderful food, when tradition keeps her from marrying her true love (Marco Leonardi).

beautiful woman, sister, mother, lover, doctor, revolutionary, sultry

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Dracula: Pages From a Virgin's Diary

Dracula (Zhang Wei-Qiang) searches for women while trying to elude a vampire hunter (David Moroni) in 1897 England.

vampire, virgin, van helsing, vampire hunter, real estate broker, fiancée, creepy

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Eyes Wide Open

An Orthodox Jew (Zohar Strauss) risks the wrath of his community when he falls in love with another man (Ran Danker).

butcher, student, rabbi, brother, assistant, calm, moving

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Mark of an Angel

An obsessive woman (Catherine Frot) believes that a 7-year-old (Héloïse Cunin) is her long-dead daughter.

mother, daughter, ex-husband, son, kidnapper, parent, dark

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Spirits of the Dead

Roger Vadim, Louis Malle and Federico Fellini collaborated on this trio of tales based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

countess, religious person, actor, young girl, horse owner, priest, creepy

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Faithless poster


A woman's (Lena Endre) affair with a friend of the family (Krister Henriksson) destroys her marriage and makes her daughter a pawn in the feud with her husband.

actress, musician, director, cheater, dark, emotional, household

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George Lucas' nightmarish vision of a dehumanized future where mankind has been reduced to emotionless zombies.

worker, cellmate, prisoner, lover, rebel, dark, dreamy

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The Witnesses

Adrien (Michel Blanc) is a middle-aged doctor who's still single and enjoys cruising younger men. One night he's sexually rebuffed by a boy named Manu (Johan Libéreau) but pursues a friendship with him anyway. He takes Manu along on a seaside vacation with his best friend, Sarah (Emmanuelle Béart), and her policeman husband, Mehdi (Sami Bouajila). Shortly thereafter, Manu and Mehdi begin an affair, causing significant tension within the two couples that worsen when Manu is diagnosed with AIDS.

writer, police chief, doctor, singer, prostitute, amusing, cheeky

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The Country Girl

An alcoholic stage actor (Bing Crosby) leans on his wife (Grace Kelly) as he tries to make a comeback.

actor, wife, alcoholic, director, theatrical producer, bleak, intense

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