Movies like The Last Metro

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The Last Metro
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: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, touching, thought provoking, talky, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: nazi, love, moral dilemma, nazis, wartime, french, jews, german, adultery, relationships, theater, marriage, couple relations, romance, jewish, love triangle, social differences, idealism, isolation, loneliness, showbiz, life philosophy, life is a bitch, culture clash, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, poland, tokyo, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and talky films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, culture clash, dialogue, love and romance, love and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Last Metro: The Woman Next Door (1981), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999), Colonel Chabert (1994), Jules and Jim (1962), Lili Marleen (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Woman Next Door
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: serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, romance, adultery, destructive relationship, love, relationships, infidelity, love story, loneliness, love triangle, tragic love, wine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Marcel Proust's Time Regained
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 162 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, intellectual, serious, enigmatic, meditative ...
Plot: writer's life, childhood, voyeurism, surrealism, memory, book, art, storytelling, death, artist, introspection, guilt ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1890s ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo, normandy, paris france
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System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
Colonel Chabert
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: clever, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, lawyer, greed, soldier, identity, wine, war, couple relations, bollywood, haunted by the past, french, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1810s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france
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System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 7.9
 32K
Jules and Jim
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, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, romance, marriage, love, love triangle, french, relationships, destructive relationship, unlikely friendships, love story, loneliness ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 7.2
 3K
Lili Marleen
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: witty, clever, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: german, nazi, forbidden love, jewish, social differences, drinking, nazis, jews, unfulfilled love, anti semitism, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1938, 1940s
Place: germany, switzerland, europe, new jersey, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
Ship of Fools
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, ...
Style: talky, gloomy, serious, intellectual, clever ...
Plot: racism, nazi, drinking, german, jewish, human nature, jews, nazis, storytelling, hotel, society, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: germany, europe, mexico, latin america, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 8K
Indochine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, romance, war, adoption, colonialism, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations, french, love, beautiful scenery, love triangle, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 40s, 50s
Place: france, vietnam, asia, europe, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
Gloomy Sunday
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, surprise ending ...
Plot: holocaust, romance, nazi, suicide, oldies, couple relations, nazis, wartime, jewish, infidelity, german, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, germany, budapest, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Suite Fran?aise
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: emotional, serious, romantic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: romance, war, forbidden love, murder, soldier, nazis, wartime, love story, jews, nazi, mentor, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 18th century, year 1940
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
 5.9
 4K
Swing Shift
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, factory, wartime, women, period piece, war, adultery, fall in love, love and romance, nazis, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1930s, year 1941 ...
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
 7.6
 3K
Happiness
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: serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, crumbling marriage, mozart, relationships, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love affair, obsession, new wave ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
 7.6
 4K
Lola
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow ...
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, serious, clever ...
Plot: prostitution, performer's life, relationships, obsession, greed, idealism, loneliness, redemption, runaway, german, marriage, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
The Remains of the Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: emotional, touching, clever, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, british, butler, master and servant, jewish, nazi, loyalty, period piece, friendship, world politics, love story, boss and employee ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
The Night of the Shooting Stars
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, lyrical, reflective ...
Plot: war, fascism, danger, nazis, heroes, village, tragedy, culture clash, wartime, german, childhood, firefly ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, germany, poland, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 7.1
 4K
Germinal
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: realistic, emotional, epic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: working class, fighting the system, poverty, revolution, death, parents and children, mining, justice, rich and poor, storytelling, french, period piece ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, flanders, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 7.5
 4K
East/West
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: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: russian, french, love and romance, propaganda, sacrifice, cold war, idealism, couples, communism, brutality, beautiful scenery, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1946
Place: russia, france, europe, germany, bulgaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
The Land Girls
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: friendship, romance, war, working class, love, couple relations, women, wartime, love story, wine, countryside, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, pearl harbor, egypt, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
 8.1
 17K
Day for Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love, hotel, nothing goes right, relationships, runaway, actor's life, obsession, new wave, art, showbiz, filmmaking, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
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The French Lieutenant's Woman
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, serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, romantic ...
Plot: romance, tragedy, love, adultery, postmodernism, destructive relationship, obsession, relationships, love story, period piece, love affair, literature ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 18th century, victorian, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
Aimee & Jaguar
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: romance, lesbian, homosexuality, love, nazi, german, jewish, prejudice, drinking, gays and lesbians, wartime, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
 7.8
 10K
Stolen Kisses
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, romance, private detective, adultery, coming of age, french, fall in love, love, love and romance, relationships, mentor, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Head in the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, war, spanish civil war, infidelity, wartime, love triangle, destiny, betrayal, nazi, nazis, fall in love, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: spain, europe, germany, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 7.0
 2K
Thieves
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: crime, obsession, male nudity, investigation, neo noir, character study, relationships, gangsters, couple relations, life philosophy, pornography, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 7.3
 11K
Coming Home
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, hospital, love, military, disability, innocence lost, adultery, love affair, wartime, love story, anti war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Emmi Kurowski, a cleaning lady, is lonely in her old age. Her husband died years ago, and her grown children offer little companionship. One night she goes to a bar frequented by Arab immigrants and strikes up a friendship with middle-aged mechanic ...
Style: bleak, serious, reflective, meditative, enigmatic ...
Plot: racism, romance, immigrants, german, loneliness, marriage, prejudice, culture clash, drinking, working class, interracial romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, morocco, west germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love, young lovers, love triangle, love story, love and romance, marriage of convenience, unfulfillment, couple relations, family relations, class differences, first love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
A Man and a Woman
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: touching, sentimental, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love, couple relations, love story, relationships, beautiful scenery, school, fall in love, train, love and romance, life & death, racing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
 6.3
 3K
Mrs. Soffel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, sweet ...
Plot: prison, romance, murder, couple relations, infidelity, adultery, relationships, false accusation, love and romance, women, marriage, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   23%
 
 6.2
 842
For the Moment
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: romance, war, infidelity, betrayal, soldier, relationships, culture clash, self discovery, pornography, interracial romance, basic training, love story ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: canada, australia, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
 7.6
 4K
Autumn Tale
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, wine, women, human nature, relationships, unlikely friendships, couple relations, loneliness, wedding, dialogue, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   24%
 
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