Movies like The Burning Plain

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The Burning Plain (2008)
 6.8
 18K
The Burning Plain (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?
Style: non-linear, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, melancholic, depressing, romantic, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, redemption, parents and children, love affair, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch, family problems, haunted by the past, small town, unfulfillment, infidelity, adultery, mother daughter reunion, extramarital affair, loneliness, depression, family drama, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, unlikely friendships, suicidal, family relations, love and romance, sin, society ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, portland oregon, new mexico, california

Most similar movies to The Burning Plain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, emotional, serious and melancholic films with plots about bittersweet, love and romance, storytelling, mentor, relationships, dialogue and loneliness mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Burning Plain: Snow Angels (2007), Open Hearts (2002), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), My Life Without Me (2003), The Prince of Tides (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 12K
Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, meditative, depressing, heartbreaking ...
Plot: teenage love, small town, small town life, dysfunctional family, depression, first love, family problems, parents and children, family relations, single parent, football, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, extramarital affair, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, secret love, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, adultery, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, health situation, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, family relations, poet, domestic violence, football, self discovery, therapy, haunted by the past, island, twin sister, coach ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, hotel, parents and children, infidelity, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, love story, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, love affair, infidelity, family problems, parents and children, golden years, life is a bitch, human nature, dishonesty, death in the family, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 64K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, small town, unfulfillment, destiny, reunion, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Loving Hurts You (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Renata is a young high-class girl and Ulises is a poor guy. They both fall in love, but they must fight against everyone, specially Renata's rich parents, who want to stop their love by sending her to Canada. The story remarks the difference ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: teenage love, against the odds, social differences, forbidden love, family problems, youth, parents and children, fall in love, romance, young lovers, society, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, couples, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 11K
One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems, loss of parent, death of parent, cancer, tragedy, family relations, small town, family drama ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In California, a group of women struggle with personal problems as their paths intertwine in unexpected ways. Dr. Elaine Keener, the sole caretaker for her aging mother, turns to tarot card reader Christine for spiritual aid. Christine grapples with ...
Style: emotional, touching, melancholic, intense, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, depression, interracial relations, dating, sadness, single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, illness, abortion, pregnancy, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, betrayal, society, haunted by the past, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, sincere, tense, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, custody, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, family problems, parents and children, rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, denmark, sweden, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jason's Lyric (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, ghetto, crime, crimes, romance, relationships, fall in love, city life, family in crisis, urban, society, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 14K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cancer, love story, leukemia, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, human nature, social differences, unfulfillment, parents and children, tragic love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.7
 220K
21 Grams (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ...
Style: psychological, bleak, gloomy, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, redemption, desperation, suicide attempt, tragedy, guilt, death in the family, cocaine, surgery, human nature, unfulfillment, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 46K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sexy, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, old love, ex couple relations, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 103K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, extramarital affair, housewife, suburbs, sexual pleasure, love affair, parenthood, castration, small town, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, bittersweet, single parent, social relations, family relations, betrayal, youth, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, gay, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, extramarital affair, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, breakup, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 7K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, forbidden love, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, fall in love, love affair, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.0
 24K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, infidelity, couples, couple relations, lovers reunited, parents and children, retirement home ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 2K
Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, family life, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, single parent, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: self discovery, family life, starting over, love affair, love and romance, marriage, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 7K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, forbidden love, young lovers, mental illness, romance, couples, teenage life, tragic love, destructive relationship, parents and children, coming of age, teen angst ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 134K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, surprise ending, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, death in the family, relationships, romance, young love, 9/11, family drama, loss of parent, loss of loved one, parents and children, fall in love, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 90s, year 2001 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Stanley & Iris (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, unemployment, education, romance, couple relations, love and romance, teachers and students, love, friendship, life is a bitch, school, family problems ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, family drama, loneliness, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%