Movies like A Good Lawyer's Wife

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A Good Lawyer's Wife
Original name: 바람난 가족
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.
Style: gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, family life, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, couples, female nudity, modern dance, violent husband, broken window, child murder, dance studio, dysfunctional marriage, in law, loss of son, postman, senior citizen, sewing machine, skeleton ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea

Most similar movies to A Good Lawyer's Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity, family relations and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like A Good Lawyer's Wife: The Taste of Money (2012), Knifer (2010), The Housemaid (2010), Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001), Prague (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Taste of Money
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this suspenseful erotic drama, the private male secretary and lover of Madam Baek, a Korean conglomerate's middle-aged matriarch, falls for her more genuine daughter. Meanwhile, Madam Baek's husband has an affair with the Filipino nanny.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: master and servant, power relations, obsession, destructive relationship, forbidden love, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, society, family problems, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   85%
 
 6.2
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Knifer
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, love affair, dull life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   79%
 
The Housemaid
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man's affair with his family's housemaid leads to a dark consequences. Eun-yi is hired as an au pair for Hae-ra (pregnant with twins) and her rich husband Hoon. Eun-yi's primary task is watching the couple's young daughter, ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, tense, erotic ...
Plot: master and servant, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dishonesty, power relations, infidelity, domestic disturbance, pregnancy, adultery, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   97%
 
Sex, Lies & Obsession
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, rough, sincere
Plot: obsession, couple relations, sexual relations, addiction, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, family problems, family relations, infidelity, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   89%
 
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Prague
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, estrangement, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, love, marriage, hospital, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, denmark, europe, czech republic, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   89%
 
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Climates
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological, wife and husband lead actors
Plot: unsupportive spouse, college, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, couples, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, dishonesty, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   90%
 
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, dishonesty, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   86%
 
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers
Genre: Drama
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: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   60%
 
 7.2
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Webdultery
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, black dress, female nudity, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   83%
 
 5.8
 152
Vegetarian
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, family problems, body painting, marriage crisis, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   75%
 
 6.3
 608
The City Below
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman at an art exhibition share a fleeting moment of attraction, which neither can act upon. Days later, a chance second meeting leads to an innocent coffee and the two strangers – both married - toy with their unexplainable ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional
Plot: boss and employee, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, love affair, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, power relations, workplace, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, germany, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
Camping sauvage
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Un camping au bord d'un lac pendant les vacances d'été. Camille, 17 ans, y traîne son ennui coincée entre ses parents et son petit ami. Elle rencontre Blaise, la quarantaine, tout juste embauché comme moniteur de voile. Camille et ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, innocence lost, ocean or sea, romance, couple relations, countryside, dangerous attraction, parents and children, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   68%
 
Where Love Has Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: murder, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, trial, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, marriage, teenage daughter, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
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Daybreak
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
This Is My Body
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: family relations, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, family business, artists and showbiz, dancer, jealousy, love and romance, couples, college dropout, catholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
 5.8
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Automatic
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, urban, womanizer, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, siblings relations, destiny, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
 4.6
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You
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, love affair, dishonesty, breakup, crumbling marriage, sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide attempt, parents and children, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Privates Lives
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina), she returns to solve a family problem related with the inheritance that her sick father wants to leave him. Their return trip results in the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, assassination, crumbling marriage, rehabilitation, introspection, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
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Normal
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A deadly car accident brings together a group of previously unrelated people, each of whom is forced to deal with the emotional fallout.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, dealing with death, rehabilitation, adultery, obsession, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
Kira's Reason: A Love Story
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mentally unstable, hospital, single parent, dogma, betrayal, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, party, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
Private Property
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: single parent, starting over, parents and children, countryside, family in crisis, couples, twins, twin brother, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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The Street
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, family life, small town, small town life, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, social relations, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Bi, Don't Be Afraid
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In an old house in Hanoi, Bi, a 6-year-old child lives with his parents, his aunt and their cook. His favorite playgrounds are an ice factory and the wild grass along the river. After being absent for years, his grandfather, seriously ill, reappears ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, estrangement, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, adolescence vs adulthood, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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The Turning
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, postmodernism, small town, introspection, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, homecoming, small town life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
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Amnesty
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: prison, love affair, love and romance, urban, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, pardon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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Breath
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A love story involving a convicted prisoner who "slowly falls for a woman who decorates his prison cell".
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized
Plot: love affair, confined, prison, love and romance, infidelity, prison life, estrangement, surveillance camera, singing in a car, prison guard, snowball fight, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
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Harmful Insect
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sachiko is about to encounter the most difficult moments in her young life. Her father abandons her and her mother attempts to commit suicide by slashing her wrist. Her teacher, whom she relies on heavily, leaves for northern Japan to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: youth, school, family relations, dangerous animal, gangsters, love affair, dysfunctional family, parents and children, sexual relations, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
Woman Is the Future of Man
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, romance, college, lovers reunited, friends, love and romance, couples, fall in love, buddies, contests and competitions, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.0
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Secret Love
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two months after their wedding, Yeon-Yi (Yoon Jin-Seo)'s husband Jin-woo (Yoo Ji-Tae)gets into an accident and falls into a coma. During this time, Yeon-Yi's life shatters from the seams. She misses her deadlines for work, while she has ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, seduction, brother brother relationship, loneliness, coma
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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Hahaha
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Over drinks, two friends agree to swap fond memories of their recent trips to the same seaside town. As the stories unfold in flashback, we realize their accounts take place at the same time—and with the same people—in this potent swirl of ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: desire for fame, infidelity, couples, small town, friends, friendship, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, filmmaker, tour guide, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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