Movies like Closer

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Closer (2004)
 7.2
 192K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical, sexual, realistic, talky, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, complex characters, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance, desire, sexual attraction, betrayal, cheating, kiss, love, stripper, jealousy, life philosophy, relationships, lie, tea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Closer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and serious films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, dialogue, adultery, relationships and loneliness mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Closer: Last Night (2010), Match Point (2005), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), Bitter Moon (1992), The End of the Affair (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 45K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, old love, couple relations, love and romance, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 193K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, psychological, talky, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, love and romance, seduction, destructive relationship, passionate interest, lust, tennis, instructor, businessman, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, crumbling marriage, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 32K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: sexual relations, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, infidelity, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, s&m ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, church, passion, jealousy, temptation, cheating wife, couples, dishonesty, mistress ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student sex, sexual attraction, older man younger woman sex, obsession, love and romance, infidelity, teacher student relationship, cuban, hedonism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, dangerous attraction, family problems, sexual attraction, love, dysfunctional marriage, passion, extramarital affair, tragic love, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: philosophical, sexual, sexy, artsy, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, sexuality, polyamory, self fulfillment, fall in love, romance, artist, sexual exploration, love and romance, seduction, sexual relations, ex spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, friendship, womanizer, mistress, artist, love triangle, invasion, communism, surgeon, breasts ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: central europe, switzerland, usa, europe, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 7K
Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, car accident, road accident, heavy rain, destiny, romance, midlife crisis, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, vancouver, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 172K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, crumbling marriage, lust, strong sexual content, marital problem, nurse, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: love, tragedy, adultery, lieutenant, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, social differences, society, infidelity, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexual, sexy, clever, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, sexual relations, seduction, aristocracy, love triangle, innocence lost, mind game, passion, arranged marriage, fall in love, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 9K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, romance, jealousy, love and romance, crumbling marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 86K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, high society, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, incest, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, scandal, voyeur, politician ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: rape, divorce, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 2K
L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, older man younger woman sex, sexual relations, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, passionate interest, love affair, femme fatale, infidelity, sexual obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 2K
Bliss (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Joseph and Maria are married for six months and Maria still has never had an orgasm with her husband. They begin to visit mysterious doctor Baltazar who teaches them how to reach ecstasy in sex.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, neurotic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex therapist, marriage, infidelity, psychology, betrayal, starting over, sexual dysfunction, sexual abuse, sexual arousal, hospital, depression, repression ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, vancouver, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 74K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfaithful wife, dangerous attraction, older woman younger man relationship, cheating wife, erotic thriller, passionate interest, marital infidelity, hot and sexy, sexual attraction, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, lyrical, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, custody, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, family problems, parents and children, rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, sweden, denmark, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.1
 11K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, sincere, erotic, enigmatic, artsy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, love and romance, obsession, sex scene, one night stand, bartender, sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 101K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, adultery, infidelity, housewife, sexual pleasure, extramarital affair, pedophilia, parenthood, castration, small town, love affair, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex scene, infidelity, gambling, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, temptation, family problems, adultery, couple relations, millionaire, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, haunted by the past, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, sex, passion, break up, threesome ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, drifter, poker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, nevada, new york, memphis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, couples, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, betrayal, society, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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