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The Last Metro (1980)
 7.4
 11K
The Last Metro (1980)
Original name: Le Dernier Métro
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: theater, infidelity, occupation, confined, couple relations, love triangle, life is a bitch, love and romance, temptation, artists and showbiz, moral dilemma, social differences, anti semitism, society, couples, dishonesty, wartime life, isolation, actor's life, showbiz, romance, theatre milieu, hiding place, theatre group, theatre play ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1942, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany, poland, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and melancholic films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Last Metro: The Woman Next Door (1981), Colonel Chabert (1994), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999), Happiness (1965), Changing Times (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, romance, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes of passion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne ...
Style: bleak, clever, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, wartime life, remarry, couple relations, war, innocence lost, infidelity, battles, missing person, life is a bitch, romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, society, love triangle, introspection, human nature, artists and showbiz, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1900s, 1920s, 19th century ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
 4K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: psychological, gloomy, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, new wave, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: twins, marriage, first love, siblings relations, lovers reunited, aging, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, france, africa, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 528
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, love and romance, dull life, parents and children, midlife crisis, opposites attract, love triangle, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 3K
Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, performer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, state affairs, love and romance, wartime life, life is a bitch, couple relations, unfulfilled love, war, anti semitism ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1938, 1940s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, germany, europe, munich germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 977
The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: train, on the run, love triangle, pregnancy, holocaust, couple relations, romance, love and romance, war, wartime life, fugitives, against humanity ...
Time: 40s, year 1940, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sexual, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, love triangle, infidelity, introspection, human nature, tragic love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, crimes of passion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: clever, realistic, psychological, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: tragedy, love, adultery, lieutenant, romance, couples, dishonesty, love affair, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 80s, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 44K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Soldier's Tale (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, impossible love, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, war, couples, wartime life, woman in danger, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 181
November Moon (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "November Moon" is a timeless and compelling love story set against the backdrop of Nazi-occupied France. On the brink of war and in the face of escalating anti-Jewish activity, November has fled her native Germany for the relative safety ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, life is a bitch, wartime life, gays and lesbians, against humanity, danger, woman in danger, love triangle, romance, love and romance, gender, fall in love ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 33K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, german, promiscuity, jealousy, adultery, musician, prostitute, new wave, romance, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, military, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love affair, love triangle, political unrest, fall in love, couples, soldier, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: europe, germany, france, berlin germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 2K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: realistic, erotic, sexy, gloomy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sex, advertising agency, leather jacket, couples, love affair, sexual relations, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, society, urban ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 531
Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: realistic, sexual, captivating, tense, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, life is a bitch, couple relations, wartime life, against humanity, ghetto, infidelity, love and romance, confined, dishonesty, couples, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Love to Hide (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Jewish girl, Sarah, is looking to escape the clutches of the Third Reich after seeing her parents and sister brutally slain by a smuggler who betrayed them while attempting to escape to England. Terrified, she is sheltered by her childhood ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, betrayal, gay, friendship, refugees, social relations, hidden identity, gender, against humanity, wartime life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 7.5
 4K
East/West (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland. It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his French wife (her passport ripped up) ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, heartbreaking, suspenseful ...
Plot: communism, love and romance, kgb, iron curtain, escape, political unrest, propaganda, husband wife relationship, immigration, emigrant, freedom, letter ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: russia, france, ussr, europe, bulgaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, jealousy, church, passion, temptation, rainy, couple relations, love and romance, mistress ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 4K
Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, factory, romance, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, wartime life, friends, fall in love, love affair, couples, new year's eve ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1941, 1950s ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: serious, talky, sentimental, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couples, fall in love, platonic, family relations, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, siblings relations, romance, french new wave, palm reading ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: france, europe, wales, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, couples, fall in love, train, school, widower, widow, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, poet, infidelity, soldier, pregnancy, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere
Plot: secret mission, war, secret agents, infidelity, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, romance, love triangle, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: london, france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, wartime life, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, sexual relations, war, love affair, couples, lesbian, love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 639
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, society, social differences, tragic love, breakup, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 851
For the Moment (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This Canadian film presents and old-fashioned war time romance. It is set during 1942 in Manitoba and traces the doomed affair between a young farmer's wife (Christianne Hirt) whose husband is fighting abroad and a dashing Australian pilot ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, war, romance, betrayal, love and romance, wartime life, destructive relationship, military, soldier, basic training, military life, self discovery ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: canada, australia, palestine, israel, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, actor's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, friendship, war, romance, working class, fall in love, couples, society, couple relations, friends, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, pearl harbor, english channel, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%