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Happy Together (1997)
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Happy Together (1997)
Original name: 春光乍洩
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple take a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead find themselves drifting ever further apart.
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic, contemplative, ambiguous ending, cult film ...
Plot: romance, friendship, alienation, couple relations, angel, prostitute, love and romance, looking for love, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, gender, disorder, fish out of water, longing, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, loneliness, love, gay, homosexuality, drinking alcohol, drinking, depression ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: argentina, hong kong, latin america, asia, taipei, buenos aires argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and gloomy films with plots about love and romance, couples, drinking alcohol, drinking, obsession, romance and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Happy Together: Chungking Express (1994), Fallen Angels (1995), Lan Yu (2001), Days of Being Wild (1990), Farewell My Concubine (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chungking Express (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, ambiguous ending, non-linear, artsy ...
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, police officer, femme fatale, romance, multiple storylines, girlfriend, acceptance, depression, new beginning, love, disguise ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, taiwan, tokyo
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100%
 7.7
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Fallen Angels (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this bifurcated crime narrative, a disillusioned hitman attempts to escape from his violent lifestyle against the wishes of his partner, who is infatuated with him, and an eccentric mute repeatedly encounters, then subsequently falls for, a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, mysterious, serious, meditative ...
Plot: hitman, one last job, couples, killer, criminal heroes, love, couple relations, love affair, crimes, partners in crime, dangerous, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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Lan Yu (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love story between a country boy in Beijing to study and a wealthy businessman set against the backdrop of the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident
Style: captivating, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, social differences, love affair, lifestyle, fighting the system, couples, political unrest, society, romance, politics, gay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1989
Place: china, beijing china, asia, shanghai china, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: underwear, love triangle, fight, beating, drink, radio, rain, sailor, romance, kiss, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia, macau, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled, "Farewell My Concubine," that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou ...
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender bending, love triangle, homosexual, friendship, prostitute, suicide, communism, marriage, teacher, actor, opera ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 60s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, japan, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
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Bishonen (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu play a male prostitute and policeman who fall in love with tragic consequences. Partly inspired by a notorious real-life scandal in which porn photos of Hong Kong policemen - in (and out of) uniform - were found in the ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, atmospheric, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: police, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, teenage life, looking for love, gender, gays and lesbians, prostitute, society, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, love affair, gay relationship, mentally challenged, pimp, gender, friends, love and romance, love triangle, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 51K
2046 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.
Style: psychological, futuristic, emotional, touching, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted by the past, coincidence, old friend, symbolism, writer's life, romance, introspection, road not taken, changing the past or future, understanding, identity crisis, choice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s, 2040s ...
Place: hong kong, singapore, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, contemplative, art house, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, adultery, loneliness, infidelity, forbidden love, newspaper, romance, human nature, marriage, coincidence, neighbor, guilt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, asia, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking alcohol, drinking, depression, betrayal, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
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31%
 7.0
 5K
Three Times (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: There are three stories of women and men: in "A Time for Love" set in 1966, a soldier searches for a young woman he met one afternoon playing pool; "A Time for Freedom," set in a bordello in 1911, revolves around a singer's ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, anthology ...
Plot: longing, brothel, love affair, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, romance, couples, wartime life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1910s, 1960s, 20th century, year 2005 ...
Place: shanghai, taiwan, taipei, shanghai china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 3K
Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, romance, couple relations, urban, terminal illness, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, profanity, bittersweet, couples, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north korea, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 18K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: translator, alienation, relationships, fall in love, couple relations, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, rise and fall, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, los angeles, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Temptress Moon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, family relations, opium, blackmail, addiction, rise and fall, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, gang, master and servant ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, romance, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, infidelity, losing-it hero, dishonesty, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), terminal illness, couple relations, sexual content, friends, couples, life is a bitch, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: breakup, teenage life, unfulfilled love, romance, losing-it hero, love and romance, life is a bitch, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, lgbt, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, couple relations, singleness, dishonesty, loneliness, adultery, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, seattle, harlem, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, male nudity, unfulfilled love, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, france ...
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28%
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Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, introspection, city life, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gay, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, czech republic, eastern europe, slovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, profanity, dealing with death, gender, contests and competitions, love and romance, performer's life, couples, transvestism, friends, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, madrid, alexandria egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesco and Marta run a husband-and-wife design company in Rome. When Francesco's aunt dies in Instanbul he travels there to sort out the hamam turkish steam bath that she left him. He finds a love and warmth in his realtives' Instanbul ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, reflective ...
Plot: gay, murder, family relations, coming out, bathhouse, homosexuality, gay relationship, culture clash, self discovery, couple relations, pregnancy, human nature ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: turkey, rome italy, italy, middle east, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, romance, life turned upside down, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, prostitute, transsexual, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, foreigner, misfit, romance, human nature, alienation, nudity (full frontal - brief), older woman younger man relationship, german, unlikely friendships, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, morocco, munich germany, europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, death in the family, estrangement, lifestyle, unfulfillment, french, insomnia, drinking alcohol, drinking, father son relationship, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, paris france, taipei ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay romance, homosexual, closeted homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay slur, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, china, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: erotic, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social differences, fall in love, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%