Movies like A View of Love

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A View of Love (2010)
 6.2
 1K
A View of Love (2010)
Original name: Un balcon sur la mer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Happily married with a daughter, Marc is a successful real estate agent in Aix-en-Provence. One day, he has an appointment with a woman to view a traditional country house. A few hours later, Marc finally puts a name to her face. It's Cathy, the girl he was in love with growing up in Oran, Algeria, in the last days of the French colonial regime. Marc hurries to her hotel. They spend the night together. Then she's gone again. And Marc's mother tells him Cathy never left Algeria. She was killed with her father in a bombing just before independence...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, haunted by the past, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations, couples, childhood love, teenage crush, repressed memory, romance, family relations, infidelity, algerian war, female director, blonde, female nudity, sex scene, provence, theater, swimming pool, bomb explosion, real estate agent, death of girlfriend, nostalgia ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: algeria, france, europe, nice france

Most similar movies to A View of Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and atmospheric films with plots about couples, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, haunted by the past, murder and love and romance mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like A View of Love: Tell No One (2006), Chaos and Desire (2002), The New Protocol (2008), For Sale (1998), Pact of Silence (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 49K
Tell No One (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, murder, crimes, serial killer, corpse, crime, haunted by the past, disappearance, dishonesty, deadly, grief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chaos and Desire (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suspecting that the cecassion of the tides may indicate an impending earthquake, Seismologist Alice arrives in her hometown of Baie-Comeau, Quebec to commence her investigation. Soon confronted by numerous figures from her past, the unusual weather ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: mystery, forces of nature, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, romance, small town life, homecoming, small town, uncover truth, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The New Protocol (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man investigating his son's death learns some horrific truths about the pharmaceutical industry.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, legal, vengeance, dishonesty, fighting the system, family problems, hopes, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 539
For Sale (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: wedding, investigation, on the road, nightclub, missing person, prostitute, private detective, romance, on the run, strong sexual content, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: france, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pact of Silence (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Everyone has a secret. Twins Sarah and Gaëlle near 25; for ten years, Sarah has been a fundamentalist Carmelite in a Brazilian convent, and Gaëlle has been in prison for a heinous crime. Sarah comes to the attention of Fr. Joachim, a priest and ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, mentally unstable, uncover truth, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, crimes, dishonesty, clergy, hidden identity, doctors and patients, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, paris france, latin america, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 572
Apart (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Linked by a rare psychological disorder, Noah Greene and Emily Gates must uncover the mystery of a tragic past in order to find hope for the future.
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, neo noir, romance, mystery, haunted by the past, mental illness, destiny, couples, uncover truth, youth, hopes, foreknowledge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, uncover truth, mystery, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, crimes, protagonist as suspect, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 5K
Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, suburbs, murder, infidelity, suicide, love affair, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, crimes, suburban life, housewife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, obsession, tragic love, neighbor, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, crimes of passion, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 9K
Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: ransom, obsession, kidnapping, crimes, couple relations, dangerous attraction, mistaken identity, chase, disorder, rescue, haunted by the past, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, year 1975, 50s ...
Place: usa, italy, florence, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Iris Effect (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Dr. Sarah Hathaway hired private eyes trying to find her missing son, the painter Thomas, who ran away from their home ten years ago after a quarrel with her. She finds a clue in a catalog of a panting exhibition in San Petersburg ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: mind game, missing person, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, parents and children, crimes, missing child, family relations, riddles and clues, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: missing person, parents and children, gender, introspection, family relations, missing son, gay, ex boyfriend, romance, couples, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Merci pour le Chocolat (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A mystery set in the environs of Lausanne concerning several plots which wind their way through the elegant homesteads of a couple of well-heeled French-Swiss denizens. Mika is the couture-attired, oh-so-perfect head of Muller Chocolates--a company ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: remarry, mystery, investigation, haunted by the past, unlikely criminals, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, couple relations, infidelity, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: switzerland, los angeles, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 43K
About Elly (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, friendship, family relations, matchmaking, journey, guilt, parents and children, friends, mystery, arranged marriage, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lady Vanishes (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, amateur detective, danger, fall in love, mysterious character, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, mind game, female protagonist, train ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 2K
Uncle John (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Uncle John revolves around the struggle to keep a mysterious disappearance unsolved
Style: tense, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, social relations, unlikely criminals, crimes, homecoming, dishonesty, under the surface, small town, murder, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 3K
Agatha (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, murder, private detective, historical figure, electric chair, mystery writer ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 370
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, murder, investigation, crimes, parents and children, mystery, haunted by the past, small town life, small town, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 9K
Abandon (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, missing person, student life, police detective, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, obsession, boyfriend, plot twist, paranoia, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, cambodia, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 737
The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric
Plot: self discovery, manipulation, couple relations, romance, mysterious character, dishonesty, couples, island, manipulations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, bulgaria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 449
Fourth Story (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: missing person, investigation, private detective, love affair, uncover truth, mystery, manipulations, romance, riddles and clues, who done it, couples, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Woman in White (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based upon Wilkie Collins Victorian mystery, the gothic tale tells of a pair of half sisters whose lives end up caught in a grand conspiracy revolving around a mentally ill woman dressed in white. As the story unfolds, murder, love, marriage, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, gothic, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, couple relations, social differences, society, manipulations, love and romance, ghost, supernatural, missing person, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 690
The Mole (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pawel, a Polish man in his early 30s, makes a living with his father Zygmunt importing second-hand clothing from the North of France to Southern Poland. On his way back from one of regular "business trips", Pawel is shocked to discover his ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: mole, trial, uncover truth, haunted by the past, working class, solidarity, labor union, life is a bitch, family relations, society, political thriller, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, haunted by the past, disappearance, suspect, widow, college, love and romance, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, couples, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, eccentric family, dealing with death, family gatherings, infidelity, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
This Sweet Sickness (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: French filmmaker Claude Miller's This Sweet Sickness is based on a suspense novel by Patricia Highsmith, of Strangers on a Train fame. In the original, the murder-protagonist was a psychotic, pure and simple (if such words are appropriate ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: insanity, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, couples, sexual dysfunction, psychopath, romance, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, crimes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sun Don't Shine (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crystal and her boyfriend Leo embark on a tense and mysterious road trip through the desolate yet hauntingly beautiful landscape of central Florida.
Style: realistic, mumblecore, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: on the road, love and romance, romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, crimes, lovers on the run, road trip, crime, female director, heat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 54K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, morgue, mystery, infidelity, haunted by the past, love, adultery, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 116
The Owls (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two middle-aged, lesbian couples accidentally kill a younger lesbian and hide the body, without reporting it to the authorities. Their guilt and long-kept, dark secret comes back to haunt them, as an unexpected stranger shows up in their lives, ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, vengeance, rivalry, danger, mysterious character, deadly, couples, haunted by the past, crimes, couple relations, gender ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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