Movies like Cafe Society 1995

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Cafe Society (1995)
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Cafe Society (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: New York 1952. Mickey Jelke inherits a big sum of money and spends his nights in Manhattan, painting the city red. Night after night, he can be found in one Broadway bar or the other, in the company of disreputable persons like pimps and prostitutes. One day,a shady cop, aided by Mickey's own girlfriend, Patricia, decides to accuse him of running a prostitution network. A scandal breaks out.
Style: sexual, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, friendship, neo noir, bar, columnist, cons and scams, rich and poor, jazz, mate swapping, police corruption, legal, social differences, society, political corruption, urban, couples, dishonesty, nightlife, social misfits, lifestyle, low lives, celebrity culture, social relations, love, dog ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about drinking, sex, couples, drink, female nudity, friendship and male female relationship mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cafe Society: I Love Your Work (2003), The Walker (2007), Faces (1968), Desolation Angels (1995), Joe Gould's Secret (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Love Your Work (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: self defense, obsession, rise and fall, midlife crisis, ambition, couples, desire for fame, celebrity culture, losing-it hero, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 5K
The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, state affairs, hypocrisy, law enforcement, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes, lobbyist, husband wife relationship, bartender ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 7.7
 9K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, tense, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, betrayal, friendship, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Desolation Angels (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Returning home from a trip to visit his mother, Nick discovers that a good friend of his, Sid, has apparently raped his girlfriend, Mary. More concerned with his own wounded pride than with Mary's lingering feelings of guilt, pain and betrayal, ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, urban, sexual abuse, vengeance, infidelity, couple relations, roommate, father son relationship, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a voluminous Oral History of the World, a record of 20,000 ...
Style: realistic, witty, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, listener, mysterious character, artists and showbiz, writer's life, friends, partners, buddies, urban, human nature, artist, storytelling ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, college, party, sex, betrayal, eating disorder, police, fight, student, sheriff, sexuality, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.8
 1K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: gloomy, serious, mind bending, psychological, realistic
Plot: investigation, solitude, obsession, memory, deadly, couples, mystery, mysterious character, crimes, haunted by the past, spinster, dinner party ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.9
 5K
Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, nightclub, party, sex, love and romance, looking for love, wooing, youth, battle of the sexes, buddies, couples, nightlife ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, shooting, saxophonist, jazz, mystery, romance, couples, dishonesty, musician's life, love and romance, destructive relationship, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 30K
54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, clubbing, drugs/alcohol, gay, father son relationship, party, sex ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bahamas, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: village, village life, murder, peasant, farm, rape, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, manipulations, vengeance, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 1900s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, europe, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 129K
Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: missing person, family in crisis, life is a bitch, small town, poverty, family relations, family problems, social relations, girl, bail, down on your luck, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, art house ...
Plot: prostitute, workplace, couples, feminism, urban, social relations, sexual relations, workplace situations, couple relations, economic crisis, hotel, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 1K
Claire Dolan (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby.
Style: gloomy, realistic, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: pimp, prostitute, life is a bitch, immigrants, dangerous attraction, family relations, starting over, society, urban, fall in love, parents and children, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, chicago illinois, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, family relations, siblings relations, family problems, deadly, estrangement, prostitute, youth, haunted by the past, killing a dog, wristwatch ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, algeria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 2K
Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: high school, teacher, self discovery, haunted by the past, teachers and students, power relations, couples, couple relations, introspection, pregnancy, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london, pittsburgh, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, jealousy, violence, secret, soldier, romance, sex, immigrants, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Man Push Cart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a former Pakistani rock star turned immigrant, drags his heavy cart along the streets of New York. And every morning, he sells coffee and donuts to a city he cannot call his own. One day, however,the pattern ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: friendship, loneliness, cat, coffee, nightclub, money, love and romance, city life, hopes, rich and poor, immigrants, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.4
 26K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: twists and turns, tense, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: sheriff, murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, crime, law enforcement, uncover truth, family relations, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: pimp, prostitute, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, coming of age, homeless, youth, friends, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chelsea Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie tells five stories set in a single day at the famed Chelsea Hotel in New York City, involving an ensemble cast of some 30-35 characters.
Style: talky, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, drug abuse, looking for love, nightlife, couples, mentally unstable, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, writer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, minnesota, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, domestic violence, mystery, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, high society, overbearing parent, crimes, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1971, 2000s, year 1972 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, friendship, infidelity, nightclub, striptease, sexual relations, fall in love, manipulations, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: bleak, rough, social, based on true events, social realism ...
Plot: prostitute, union, fight, working class, society, crime, brooklyn new york city, pregnancy, labor union, transvestism, transsexual, fall in love ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: incest, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, introspection, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, self discovery, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, mystery, crime, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 833
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: bank, infidelity, terminal illness, college, family relations, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 2K
The Blackout (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A debauched Hollywood movie actor tries to piece together one wild night in Miami years earlier which remains a drug-induced blur, and soon finds out that some questions about his past are best left unanswered.
Style: sexual, gloomy, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sex, actor, social misfits, artists and showbiz, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, memory loss, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, love and romance, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 735
Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: serious, tense, talky, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: museum, lawsuit, courtroom, jury, politics, s&m, state affairs, life is a bitch, against the rules, dedicated lawyer, sexual perversion, perversion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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