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Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
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Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to abandon her.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, psychological, serious, stylized, period piece
Plot: love triangle, couples, rivalry, tragic hero, human nature, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, countryside, downfall, dishonesty, unfulfillment, duel, betrayal, conflict, summer, love and romance, female nudity, adultery, blackmail, picnic, clothes, dressing
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, caucasus, black sea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and captivating films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, couple relations, unfulfillment and love triangle mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Anton Chekhov's The Duel: Untold Scandal (2003), Purpose (2002), Anna Karenina (2000), Eager Bodies (2003), Betrayal (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Untold Scandal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, to deflower the innocent ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, loss of virginity, defloration, seduction, murder, betrayal, love and romance, couples, society, romance, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia
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Purpose (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A software developer becomes a billionaire and is distracted by fame, greed and power, then must save his invention and company from a hostile takeover.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: relationship vs career, rivalry, redemption, rise to the top, materialism, infidelity, ambition, lifestyle, business, financier, company, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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70%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: breakup, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic hero, tragic love, infidelity, extramarital affair, couples, family problems, love and romance, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: russia, moscow russia
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69%
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Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, tragic hero, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, infidelity, crimes, rivalry, autobiography, friends, adultery, affair, publisher ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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68%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, true love, summer, romance, unfulfillment, society, rescue, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family relations, family gatherings ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Silver Tongues (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two lovers travel from town to town playing a dark game of deceit that soon spirals out of control, threatening their very relationship.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: couple relations, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty, juggling, crumbling relationship, love and romance, society, mental disorder, sexual content, manipulation, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 465
Morlang (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, non-linear ...
Plot: betrayal, art, infidelity, haunted by the past, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, vengeance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: injustice, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, bigamy, family relations, bigamist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Stationmaster's Wife (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 201 min.
Story: The lackluster and plodding Bolweiser has the (mis)fortune to be married to the town's siren; his trusting nature leads him into serious trouble when she beds nearly every available guy.
Style: sexual, art house, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, betrayal, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Knifer (2010)
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: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, starting over, love triangle, family problems, couples, dull life, unfulfillment, infidelity, murder, sex scene, aunt, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, husband wife relationship, romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, couples, other woman, lesbian teen, drug addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
Style: tense, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, jealousy, love triangle, couples, couple relations, suspicion, rivalry, coming of age, women, male full rear nudity, young couple, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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64%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, lifetime, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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64%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, family problems, family relations, abusive husband, rape, redemption, infidelity, obsession, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: sexy, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, forbidden love, self discovery, tour guide, family problems, estrangement, unfulfillment, lgbt, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Webdultery (2010)
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: realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, affair, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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You (2007)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, sexual promiscuity, cheating wife, life turned upside down, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, family life, mischievous children, downfall, couples, family problems, parents and children, social differences, dysfunctional family, human nature, romance, society ...
Time: 19th century, edwardian era, 20th century, 1890s
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62%
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: society, estrangement, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, dull life, human nature, suburbs, couple relations, one day, multiple storylines, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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61%
When Nietzsche Wept (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viennese doctor Josef Bruer meets with philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to help him deal with his despair.
Style: psychological, serious, talky, realistic, touching ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, prodigy, doctors and patients, downfall, losing-it hero, intern, obsession, introspection, psychology, art, philosophy, philosopher ...
Time: 19th century
Place: austria, europe
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61%
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Anna Karenina (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: Anna and Kitty. Two lives. One of desperate passion that ends in tragedy, the other, an existence made real through love. Two destinies that interweave, giving rise to two, so very different stories, yet lived in pursuit of the same desire- to find ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, couples, society, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: russia
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61%
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In Real Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In his new film a young director puts his girlfriend through a love test. By doing so he risks his real life relationship with her.
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, love triangle, couple relations, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, rehearsal, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, tragic love, vengeance, power relations, betrayal, life is a bitch, couple relations, murder, infidelity, shakespeare, shakespeare's othello ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
One Hundred Mornings (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, bleak, apocalyptic ...
Plot: survival, infidelity, couples, vestiges of humanity, chaos, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, human nature, isolation, couple relations, social decay ...
Time: future
Place: ireland, europe
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59%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, tragedy, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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59%
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Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, captivating, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, on the road, pregnancy, family relations, gypsy, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, infidelity, folk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past, vengeance, rivalry, parents and children, royal family, state affairs, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, ghost ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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59%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: sexual content, couple relations, sexual relations, single parent, family relations, couples, parents and children, introspection, mother son relationship, existentialism, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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58%
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Buddenbrooks (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as ...
Style: realistic, saga, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, family business, fall in love, society, workplace, parents and children, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rivalry, inheritance, friendship, german history ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
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58%