Movies like Change My Life

If you like "Change My Life" you are looking for psychological, suspense and sincere movies about / with prostitute, drug addiction, actress, sex, male prostitute, male female relationship and unlikely friendships themes of Drama genre shot in France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Change My Life (2001)
 5.9
 139
Change My Life (2001)
Original name: Change-moi ma vie
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nina is an unemployed actress who has just taken a lethal overdose of tranquilizers. Stumbling though the streets of Paris in a deathly haze, Nina collapses into unconsciousness. Fortunately for Nina, lonely Algerian Sami happened to jog by at just the right time. But as soon as Sami previously appeared, he vanishes back into the blackness of night, leaving the recovered Nina with no one to thank for saving her life. Determined to let her guardian angel know just how thankful she truly is, Nina discovers that Sami was once a promising long-distance runner whose dreams of Olympic stardom had been dashed, and who now scrapes by as a transvestite prostitute. Realizing that they've both hit rock bottom, Nina and Sami make a pledge to support one another to the point where they can both get clean and pursue their dreams before it's too late.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, captivating
Plot: prostitute, drug addiction, actress, sex, male prostitute, male female relationship, unlikely friendships, female director, suicide attempt, unemployment, marathon, stage, casting, algerian, runner, stage actress, transvestite, gay interest
Place: paris france

Most similar movies to Change My Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about life is a bitch, prostitute, sex, couples, female nudity, society and female director mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Change My Life: Surrogate (2008), Nathalie... (2003), Stand-by (2000), 37 Seconds (2019), I Don't Kiss (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 149
Surrogate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Eli is a 32 year old man who has problems with relationships with women. Hagar is a surrogate, an alternative partner for practical, sexual therapy. They meet once a week and practice a relationship and intimacy in laboratory conditions. The ...
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: therapy, sex therapy, male female relationship, childhood trauma, sex therapist, laboratory, female director, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, bathtub, sexual abuse ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, friendship, infidelity, striptease, nightclub, voyeur, unfaithful wife, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 293
Stand-by (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A woman remains in an airport after her husband announces he wants a divorce, just before they are to board a plane for Argentina. Unwilling to turn to her sister and emotionally traumatized she makes the airport her home, making money by working as ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: prostitute, airport, friendship, breakup, couples, starting over, feminism, fish out of water, husband wife relationship, self esteem, stewardess, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 2K
37 Seconds (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 37 Seconds, 23-year-old comic book artist Yuma, physically disabled due to profound cerebral palsy and emotionally stunted by her well-meaning but overly protective mother, forges her own unusual path to sexual awakening and independence while at ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing, hentai
Plot: artist, cerebral palsy, male prostitute, disability, japanese woman, wheelchair, twin sister, virgin, prostitute, character study, adaptation, love affair ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 1K
I Don't Kiss (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive ...
Style: sincere, bleak, gloomy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, city life, fall in love, down on your luck, innocence lost, urban, couples, life is a bitch, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: tense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, loneliness, friendship, social satire, friend, sex scene, sexy woman, money, female nudity, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, addiction, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, estrangement, family crisis, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexual, psychological, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, society, life is a bitch, filmmaking, couples, introspection, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: meet the parents, hidden identity, mysterious character, lifestyle, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, intrigue, deadly, missing person, rivalry, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 4K
Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: melancholic, rough, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, anal sex, violence, blood, torture, hustler, gay interest, erection, gay sex, gay kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 2K
A Man's Job (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juha is 38 years old and has three small children and a depressed wife. He sees himself as strong and believes a man should provide for his family. But one day Juha is fired from his job. Ashamed, he weaves a web of lies to hide the fact from his ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitution, family relations, unemployment, couples, family problems, hidden identity, prostitute, life is a bitch, dishonesty, career change, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, family relations, drug abuse, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, assassination, life is a bitch, addiction, factory, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 297
Cocaine Angel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A week in the life of a young drug addict.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: drug use, addiction, rehabilitation, downfall, life is a bitch, drug dealing, hopes, lifestyle, drug addiction, fired from the job, couples, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, theater, workplace, couples, family problems, boss and employee, love and romance, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 1K
Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, tragic love, redemption, adoption, parents and children, family relations, aging, against humanity ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, life turned upside down, sex scene, female protagonist, couples, society, urban, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 13
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the run, obsessive quest, friendship, haunted by the past, on the road, looking for love, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 682
Paint It Black (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barely able to process the death of her true love, Josie is drawn into a twisted relationship with the deceased’s mother as irrational grief explodes in beautiful and terrifying ways.
Style: bleak, suspense, sincere, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: depression, neon, nude painting, death of son, smoking, death of boyfriend, painting, death threat, trophy, rivalry, mother son relationship, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
stage movies
402
casting movies
65
runner movies
160
 6.7
 2K
Hadewijch (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: convent, self discovery, religions or cults, youth, clergy, hopes, human nature, friendship, society, religious faith, praying, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
The Minister (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world ...
Style: tense, sincere, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, disagreement, state affairs, prime minister, politician, rivalry, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, clever ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, transsexual, birthday, transplant, aids, friends, friendship, redemption, lesbian, funeral, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: barcelona, spain, madrid, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Forget You're Going to Die (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Benoit has planned out his life. Unfortunately he has forgotten the military duty. After he is called to duty he tries everything to get around. He goes to a psychiatrist who gives him medicine against depression. As this doesn't work out he ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: losing-it hero, downfall, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, crime, profanity, crimes, graphic violence, destiny, drug abuse, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, france, paris france, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Million Little Pieces (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent submits to two months of agonizing detox at a treatment center in Minnesota.
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: drug addiction, rehabilitation, addiction, drugs, introspection, clinic, self destructing, fall in love, clothed female naked male, romance, downfall, alcohol abuse ...
Time: year 1993
Place: usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 258
The Companion (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Panama, France, Colombia, Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At the height of the 1980s AIDS epidemic, Cuban boxing champion Horacio's punishment for failing a drug test is to watch over the brash, combative Daniel, a patient in a sanatorium where HIV patients are compulsorily confined. The two collide ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: aids, hiv positive, boxer, hiv, friends, friendship, gay, escapades, youth, nightgown, male in shower, crying male ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, psychological, sincere
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: debt collector, society, life is a bitch, redemption, violence, money, life philosophy, rivalry, escapades, adaptation, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Living on Love Alone (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, youth, love and romance, college graduate, clubbing, couples, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, nudity (full frontal - brief), destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 3K
A Call Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a prostitute, her life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, sentimental, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, lifestyle, city life, sexual relations, life is a bitch, call girl, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), porn, self discovery, accidental death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 5K
Disgrace (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, South Africa
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Disgrace is the story of a South African professor of English who loses everything: his reputation, his job, his peace of mind, his good looks, his dreams of artistic success, and finally even his ability to protect his cherished daughter. After ...
Style: psychological, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, rough ...
Plot: forbidden love, racism, love affair, interracial relations, power relations, society, isolation, gang, father daughter relationship, rape, violence, beating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dysfunctional twenty-three years old Sarah takes her six year old natural son Jeremiah from the home of his beloved foster parents with the support of the social service to live with her. Along the years, the boy shares her insane and lowlife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, prostitute, rape, innocence lost, child rape, police, psychologist, stripper, life is a bitch, parents and children, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 410
Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, buddies, city life, on the road, youth, gender, urban, coming out, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%