Movies like A View of Love

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A View of Love (2010)
 6.2
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A View of Love (2010)
Original name: Un balcon sur la mer
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 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, teenage crush, investigation, couples, couple relations, childhood love, repressed memory, romance, family relations, sex scene, blonde, theater, extramarital affair, father in law son in law relationship, french algerian war, infidelity, real estate agent, nostalgia, mistaken identity, flashback, identity, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: algeria, france, europe, provence, 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 dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, murder, investigation and deadly mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like A View of Love: Tell No One (2006), For Sale (1998), Chaos and Desire (2002), The New Protocol (2008), Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, frame up, murder, serial killer, twists and turns, corpse, loss of wife, surveillance, grief, brutality, crimes, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 570
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: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: wedding, sex scene, making love, private investigator, prostitute, private detective, investigation, nightclub, missing person, on the road, female nudity, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1997
Place: france, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Chaos and Desire (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 115 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: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: mystery, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, small town life, small town, uncover truth, lesbian, lesbian relationship, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, clever ...
Plot: investigation, legal, uncover truth, vengeance, fighting the system, family problems, mystery, hopes, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private detective investigates her sister's suicide 16 years earlier.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: private detective, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, murder, sister, suicide, private investigator, siblings relations, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pact of Silence (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 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: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, obsessive quest, uncover truth, supernatural ability, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, hidden identity, dishonesty, clergy, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, paris france, europe, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 612
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: neo noir, tense, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: memory loss, romance, mystery, haunted by the past, mental illness, couples, uncover truth, destiny, youth, hopes, foreknowledge, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: love, insanity, jealousy, castle, renovation, love of one's life, couples, psychopath, sexual dysfunction, obsession, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Cry of the Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robert is an architect and artist, in Vichy after separating from his Parisian wife. Robert finds it calms him to stand in the shadows of the home of Juliette and Patrick and watch her cook. She thinks he's a prowler and confronts him, then ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, injustice, dead woman, murder, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, mentally unstable, couples, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: missing person, mind game, investigation, haunted by the past, uncover truth, estrangement, family relations, mystery, private detective, amateur detective, crimes, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 771
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: court, haunted by the past, uncover truth, solidarity, working class, labor union, family relations, society, life is a bitch, father son relationship, mole, airplane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, crimes, unlikely criminals, homecoming, social relations, disappearance, small town life, dishonesty, under the surface, manipulation, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 843
The Intruder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: making love, sex scene, erotica, ghost, murder, time warp, manipulation, supernatural, dishonesty, immigrants, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, memory loss, uncover truth, female protagonist, mysterious character, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, protagonist as suspect, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
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, realistic, touching, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love affair, romance, couples, love, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, children, breakup, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 802
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: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: self discovery, manipulation, dishonesty, mysterious character, couples, couple relations, romance, island, shower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, introspection, parents and children, family relations, ex boyfriend, romance, couples, society, lgbtq, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Sign (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who is tormented by the ghost of her abusive, alcoholic husband. She must come to terms with the past if she is to find peace and love...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, family relations, death in the family, starting over, mysterious character, mystery, haunted by the past, dealing with death, loss of husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lights Out (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: March 1992, in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fueled party, teenagers discover a body hidden in the bushes of a forest. A body that seems lifeless. Two weeks earlier. Simon, a 16 year-old teenager, has not shown up for ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: investigation, youth, crimes, social relations, teenage life, high school life, small town, murder, suburbs, high school, teenage boy, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: erotic, serious, realistic, mind bending, bleak ...
Plot: murder, widow, investigation, infidelity, disappearance, empire, haunted by the past, murder investigation, femme fatale, humiliation, car chase, sex in car ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: tense, mind bending, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: conspiracy, mental illness, theater, expatriate, theatrical troupe, cold war era, paranoia, femme fatale, secret movement, investigation, state affairs, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 530
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, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending
Plot: erotica, investigation, private detective, missing person, couples, police detective, hidden identity, mystery, love and romance, law enforcement, romance, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, missing person, missing woman, investigation, mysterious character, fall in love, twists and turns, amateur detective, disappearance, mystery, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, introspection, couple relations, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 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: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, historical figure, private detective, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, murder, writers, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 917
Strange Crime (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mysterious writer is involved in a love affair with his stepson's wife, leading to a web of intrigue and desire.
Style: tense, realistic, sexy, serious, erotic ...
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, obsession, cheating fiancee, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, couples, intrigue, romance, forbidden love, sexual relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 459
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, twists and turns, small town, small town life, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 484
Victim of Love (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's a romantic triangle with a lot of heat when a psychologist (JoBeth Williams) falls in love with a widowed professor (Pierce Brosnan) who's having an affair with one of her patients (Virginia Madsen). Williams turns a dangerous page ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: woman in danger, paranoia, psychiatrist, seduction, empire, investigation, psychopath, fall in love, murder, patient, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 429
UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, hidden identity, crimes, estate, dishonesty, mysterious character, stranger, paranoia, mysterious past, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%