Movies like The Discreet

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The Discreet (1990)
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The Discreet (1990)
Original name: La Discrète
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There is an author who has been dumped by his girlfriend and has no inspiration for a next novel. In an attempt to find a solution to both crises, he, along with his publisher friend, decides to seduce a young woman with the singular purpose of keeping a diary of the seduction and then dump her before publishing the book about it. Unfortunately he falls in love with her.
Style: sexy, clever, humorous, realistic, witty, talky, stylized, semi serious, sexual, allegory ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: writers, infidelity, prostitute, romance, betrayal, womanizer, alcohol abuse, love and romance, fall in love, couples, vengeance, manipulation, opposites attract, lifestyle, writer's life, gender, battle of the sexes, lovers reunited, dishonesty, boss and employee, thirtysomething life, power relations, sex, revenge, teacher ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france

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Most similar movies to The Discreet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, infidelity, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Discreet: A Man in Love (1987), La séparation (1994), Love Jones (1997), Fall (1997), Intimate Strangers (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, seductive, making love, sensuality, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), filmmaking, sexual attraction, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: sexy, psychological, affectionate, poignant, allegory ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, cuckold, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy, love triangle, bittersweet, glbt, transsexual, childhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, argentina, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.3
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, african american, sex, love affair, friendship, women, life philosophy, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, love, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.9
 2K
Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, romantic, intense, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, love story, honest, writers, loneliness, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, extramarital affair, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Intimate Strangers (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, mistaken identity, obsession, marriage, fall in love, opposites attract, psychologist, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 3K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 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: erotic, romantic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, drunk, class differences, affair, sensuality, advertising agency, infidelity, disco, passionate interest, couples, society, romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 1K
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, erotic, sexy
Plot: adultery, love affair, sex with neighbor, cheating wife, infidelity, life turned upside down, starting over, fall in love, love triangle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: clever, art house, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: female nudity, love, love and romance, romance, love affair, infidelity, affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, society, couples, daydreamer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.5
 11K
Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: summer, forbidden love, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman relationship, lolita, countryside, teenage daughter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boat ride, teenage girl, sensuality, graduate ...
Time: year 1970, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.8
 2K
Fling (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attractive young couple's open relationship is stretched to the breaking point when each partner finds themselves falling in love with other people.
Style: realistic, sexy, disturbing, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: open relationship, sexuality, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, human nature, young lovers, dishonesty, seduction, sex, seductress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.6
 9K
Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: sexy, art house, talky, realistic, affectionate ...
Plot: boredom, female nudity, solitude, summer vacation, self discovery, friendship, children, shyness, vegetarianism, living alone, seaside, complex characters ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, tokyo, ireland, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Banned Woman (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial mimic so much that she never looks artificial or ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: sex, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, restaurant, love affair, sexual relations, hotel, obsessive compulsive disorder, virgin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 14K
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, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, seduction, virginity, manipulation, romance, infidelity, hypocrisy, virgin, tragedy, wager, couple relations, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
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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: erotic, sexy, suspense, talky, biting ...
Plot: prostitution, erotica, prostitute, nymphomania, infidelity, love, eroticism, exploring sexuality, voyeur, lust, exhibitionist, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, touching, clever, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex, infidelity, prostitution, seduction, women, pimp, love affair, writers, family problems, male escort, open marriage, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, pasadena california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: winter, love, true love, single parent, chance, extramarital affair, nothing goes right, youth, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, longing ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: erotic, romantic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, male nudity, adultery, lust, nightclub, language barrier, dance club, sex scene, husband wife relationship, airport ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, missouri, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: witty, clever, talky, dark fantasy, bleak ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homosexual, lgbt, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), flirting, dystopic future, transformation, crime gone awry, corruption, catastrophe, life philosophy, brutality ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: new york, berlin germany, tokyo, germany, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: philosophical, cerebral, sexy, talky, sexual ...
Plot: catholic, philosophy, love, christmas, love triangle, obsession, morality, catholicism, christianity, male female relationship, mentor, transformation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.9
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Bad Boy (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To inherit a million dollars, an egotistical man must find the women he's betrayed and convince them to forgive him.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, opposites attract, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, romance, fish out of water, betrayal, wooing, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
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Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexy, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, society, psychiatrist, lovers reunited, sex, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Full Moon in Paris (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "He who has two women loses his soul, he who has two houses loses his mind." So it goes with Louise played by Pascale Ogier who is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous
Plot: love, female nudity, jealous lover, existentialism, alienation, best friend, relationship problems, self discovery, couple relations, love triangle, introspection, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
This Year's Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The big-screen debut from Scottish stage director David Kane, This Year's Love is a comedy about the romantic misadventures of six young people in Camden, North London. The marriage of tattoo artist Danny (Douglas Hanshall) and dressmaker ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, love triangle, friendship, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.6
 899
3-Day Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Long-term couple Simon and Jason, along with daddy-ish Cooper and his boy du jour, escape to a mountain cabin for a three-day weekend away from their hectic city lives. Looking to spice up this long-standing tradition, they add a special twist to ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, group of friends, infidelity, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, love affair, singleness, lgbt, male nudity, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 608
The New Eve (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Camille is an emancipated 30-something woman who has no desire to settle down and have a family, preferring to coast along on a succession of ephemeral relationships and one-night stands. However, her lifestyle fails to satisfy her fully, and in a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, female nudity, lesbianism, drunkenness, adultery, lesbian, sister in law sister in law relationship, obsession, pregnancy, family relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, melancholic, realistic, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: sex, friendship, existentialism, relationships, honest, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, gay, skiing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Rachel Papers (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' ...
Style: erotic, sexy, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: teenager, romance, coming of age, college, sex scene, underage sex, female nudity, beer, infatuation, sacrifice, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 821
Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, love affair, lovers reunited, opposites attract, couples, disorder, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 331
Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, touching ...
Plot: mental disorder, infidelity, relationship vs career, midlife crisis, couple relations, suburban life, pregnancy, human nature, suburbs, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 225
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couples, love and romance, looking for love, breakup, estrangement, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, womanizer, bittersweet, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%