Movies like Cousin Bette

If you like "Cousin Bette" you are looking for realistic, semi serious and light movies about / with infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance and fall in love themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in UK or USA.
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.
Cousin Bette (1998)
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds solace and company in a handsome young sculptor she saves from starvation. But the aspiring artist soon finds love in the arms of another woman, Hortense, leaving Bette a bitter spinster. Bette plots to take revenge on the family who turned her away and stole her only love. With the help of famed courtesan Jenny Cadine she slowly destroys the lives of those who have scorned her. Written by CherylC894@aol.com
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, humorous, sexy, witty, stylized, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, love, dishonesty, rivalry, unfulfillment, master and servant, power relations, adultery, dysfunctional family, manipulation, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, courtesan, vengeance, artists and showbiz, social differences, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, paris france, europe

Most similar movies to Cousin Bette

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, talky and melancholic films with plots about infidelity, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and male nudity mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Cousin Bette: Valmont (1989), The Governess (1998), A Good Woman (2004), The Divorce (2003), Mansfield Park (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 12K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, couples, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, loss of virginity, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 11K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, woman, rich man, betrayal, farce, gossip, newlywed, twists & turns, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, party, desire, romance, love, family relations, wine, tourist, scandal, poet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 22K
Mansfield Park (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This fun and sexy comedy tells a timelessly entertaining story where wealthy, secret passions and mischievous women put love to the test.. When a spirited young woman, Fanny Price, is sent away to live on the great country estate of her rich ...
Style: witty, biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: estate, slavery, country estate, love triangle, jane austen, fall in love, couple relations, society, rich and poor, social differences, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 12K
Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, emotional, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, theater, actor's life, romance, hallucination, infidelity, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, mental illness, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938, 50s ...
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, money, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, family relations, impossible love, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, florence, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 12K
Ham Ham (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose ...
Style: humorous, talky, sexy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, pregnancy, sexuality, passion, farce, jealousy, seduction, romance, social differences, sensuality, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, talky, intense ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, bourgeoisie, life is a bitch, tragic hero, family life, village life, couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, dishonesty, romance, dealer, couples, couple relations, fall in love, workplace romance, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, countryside, book ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, sex, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, pregnancy, family relations, children, family life, romance, love affair, parents and children, couples, coming of age, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, detroit, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, matchmaking, couples, arranged marriage ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-si├Ęcle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, social differences, couple relations, anti semitism, infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 797
The Europeans (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors from Europe, Eugenia and Felix, the daughter and son of his half ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, biting, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, dysfunctional family, family relations, baroness, marriage, couple relations, family problems, power relations, couples, master and servant, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new england, europe, usa, massachusetts, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Washington Square (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, forbidden love, family relations, romance, spinster, couple relations, love and romance, heiress, infidelity, love triangle, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, minnesota, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, twists and turns, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jewish, survivor, infidelity, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, self discovery, haunted by the past, love affair, world war two, character study, uneducated ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, pittsburgh, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, master and servant, power relations, looking for love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, womanizer, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, nanny, family relations, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, sex, eccentricity, bittersweet, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 6K
About Adam (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, seduction, marriage, fall in love, couple relations, siblings relations, family relations, betrayal, reunion, love affair, romance, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 1K
My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: clever, witty, sexual, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 2K
Who Knows? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, disturbing, lyrical ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, female nudity, lovers reunited, love affair, midlife crisis, couple relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, obsessive quest, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, journalism, actor's life, couple relations, relationship vs career, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, male female relationship, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, family problems, couples, society, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, crumbling marriage, parents and children, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Related movie lists
light movies
6719
talky movies
5962
humorous movies
16175
sexy movies
7543
witty movies
4240
stylized movies
7822
suspense movies
10532