Movies like Chungking Express

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Chungking Express (1994)
 8.1
 58K
Chungking Express (1994)
Original name: 重慶森林
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, stylized, surreal, offbeat, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, police officer, femme fatale, romance, girlfriend, depression, acceptance, multiple storylines, new beginning, second chance, love, disguise, stewardess, break up, drug dealer, cafe, dating, breakup, symbolism, airplane stewardess, drug smuggling, pineapple, life philosophy, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, california, taiwan, tokyo

Most similar movies to Chungking Express

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and visually appealing films with plots about dialogue, loneliness, relationships, weird, storytelling, life philosophy and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Chungking Express: Fallen Angels (1995), In the Mood for Love (2000), Happy Together (1997), 2046 (2004), Days of Being Wild (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 24K
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, crimes, couple relations, love affair, partners in crime, dangerous, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, art house, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: love affair, loneliness, infidelity, adultery, 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, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 21K
Happy Together (1997)
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: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: alienation, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, gender, longing, lifestyle, looking for love, disorder, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1997
Place: argentina, hong kong, latin america, asia, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 49K
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, old friend, coincidence, symbolism, writer's life, romance, introspection, road not taken, mysterious place, choice, identity crisis, understanding ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s, 2040s ...
Place: hong kong, singapore, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 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, serious, contemplative, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, underwear, rain, sailor, fight, drink, radio, beating, romance, kiss, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia, macau, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mind bending, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Made in Hong Kong (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The first independent film to emerge from the former British colony since the changeover to China in 1997, Made in Hong Kong is an intoxicating drama about teenage alienation.
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, graphic violence, youth, juvenile delinquency, nihilism, haunted by the past, coming of age, fall in love, city life, crimes, losing-it hero, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: breakup, life philosophy, love and romance, couple relations, relationships, love, unfulfilled love, destiny, unrequited love, heartache, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, dating, loneliness, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, romance, new love, city life, couple relations, human nature, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Life in the Universe (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the death of Nid, seconds before he was about to jump off a bridge. This brings ...
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: suicide attempt, friendship, suicide, destiny, self discovery, opposites attract, couples, romance, perfectionist, loneliness, gangsters, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Princess and the Warrior (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident in which he provides first aid, Sissi wonders if he may be ...
Style: captivating, psychological, emotional, artsy, philosophical ...
Plot: opposites attract, romance, destiny, coincidence, bank robbery, criminal heroes, fall in love, love and romance, destructive relationship, crimes, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, australia, sydney australia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
As Tears Go By (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: friendship, gangsters, gang, triad, brother sister incest, down on your luck, unfulfilled love, hopes, love and romance, crime, crimes, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 103K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: twist ending, captivating, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, collector, obsession, mysterious character, painting, art theft, art collector, solitude, plot twist, deception, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 5K
Cyclo (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Follows a young cyclo (bicycle cab) driver on his poverty-driven descent into criminality in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. The boy's struggles to scratch out a living for his two sisters and grandfather in the mean streets of the city lead to ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: poverty, gangsters, gang, coming of age, pimp, poet, taxi driver, nosebleed, ak 47, water gun, slaughterhouse, bicycle ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 96K
Broken Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: As the devoutly single Don Johnston is dumped by his latest girlfriend, he receives an anonymous pink letter informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: midlife crisis, self discovery, search, old love, couples, lost, existentialism, loneliness, human nature, haunted by the past, culture clash, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, sweden, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, neighbor, coincidence, opposites attract, encounter, model, dog, isolation, love and romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, geneva switzerland, england, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 204K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, drugs/alcohol, friends, funeral, doctor, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, sexy, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, interracial relations, romance, couple relations, fall in love, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, looking for love, couples, old love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 13K
The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, love, intrigue, romance, cafe, apartment, fall in love, love triangle, dishonesty, flirting, flirt, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, new york, montmartre paris, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 24K
Mystery Train (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, thought provoking, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, tourist, friendship, crimes, odd couple, group of strangers, radio, drinking, listening to music, multiple storylines, culture clash, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, new jersey, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, unfulfillment, estrangement, lifestyle, french, insomnia, father son relationship, drinking, female masturbation, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, paris france, taipei ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flying, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, heir heiress, rivalry, instructor, opponent, contests and competitions, vengeance, kung fu, loss of daughter, starvation ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, waitress, bar, romance, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, life is a bitch, hopes, cross country, drifter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, memphis, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, romance, society, human nature, introspection, fall in love, city life, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, couples, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north korea, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.7
 91K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: private investigator, neo noir, investigation, conspiracy, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, woman in danger, private detective, paranoia, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, small town, one last job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, sentimental, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, jazz, shooting, saxophonist, mystery, romance, dishonesty, couples, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: feel good, clever, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, aquarium, romance, strong female presence, profanity, train ride, coincidence, opposites attract, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, manhattan new york city, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, bleak, tense, touching ...
Plot: family relations, fugitives, love triangle, police officer, outlaw, criminal, crimes, chase, couple relations, criminal heroes, escapades, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%