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: humorous, sexual, clever, sexy, realistic, witty, contemplative, stylized, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, vengeance, writer's life, romance, womanizer, betrayal, love and romance, alcohol abuse, manipulations, fall in love, battle of the sexes, manipulation, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, gender, opposites attract, boss and employee, lovers reunited, thirtysomething life, power relations, sex, student, teacher ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris 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, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Discreet: Fling (2008), Love Jones (1997), Fall (1997), A Man in Love (1987), La séparation (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sexy, realistic, disturbing, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: open relationship, love affair, fall in love, human nature, love and romance, lifestyle, young lovers, dishonesty, seduction, sexuality, love triangle, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, writer's life, opposites attract, sex, ex boyfriend, honest, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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91%
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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, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, supermodel, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, california
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89%
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 565
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: clever, sexual, contemplative, sexy, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, showbiz, fall in love, destructive relationship, profanity, sexual content, love affair, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, france, europe
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84%
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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: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
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83%
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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: talky, sexy, clever, sexual, witty ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, resort, couple relations, twentysomething life, teenage life, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1970, 70s
Place: europe, france
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75%
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, sexy, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pimp, prostitution, love affair, family problems, seduction, sex, rejection, vandalism, money problems, women, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, pasadena california, california
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70%
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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: serious, realistic, erotic, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, opposites attract, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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69%
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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, touching, sincere, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, opposites attract, dishonesty, love and romance, psychologist, family problems, crumbling marriage, obsession, impostor, adultery, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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69%
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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: humorous, sexual, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, couples, dark humor, manipulations, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
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67%
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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: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, love and romance, gender, betrayal, dishonesty, ultimatum, dark humor, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, tokyo, germany, usa, japan ...
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67%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, singleness, love affair, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, college, gender, mountain, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, psychological, stylized, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, temptation, society, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, stylized, atmospheric, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social differences, fall in love, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
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62%
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: sentimental, witty, sexual, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, urban, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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61%
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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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, battle of the sexes, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, wooing, betrayal, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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61%
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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: realistic, talky, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, friends, couples, twentysomething life, couple relations, human nature, romance, youth, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, ireland ...
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59%
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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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: college, infatuation, romance, coming of age, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, gang, family relations, power relations, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: europe, england, oxford university
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58%
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, realistic, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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57%
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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: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, opposites attract, disorder, couples, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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57%
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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: sincere, clever, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: breakup, couples, thirtysomething life, estrangement, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: clever, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, longing, friends, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Men (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single young woman moves to Los Angeles, gets a job as a chef and has casual affairs.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: alcohol abuse, sexual relations, looking for sex, cooking and food, romance, destructive relationship, singleness, infidelity, sexual content, gays and lesbians, love and romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, couples, estrangement, breakup, lifestyle, romance, womanizer, dishonesty, down on your luck, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: talky, sexual, sexy, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, looking for love, lovers reunited, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sexual, humorous, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, restaurant, sexual relations, hotel, love affair, legs, divorce, voyeur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Worth Winning (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Taylor is a man who has no problems with women. So confident is he that he accepts a challenge from his friends: he has to secure proposals of marriage from three women of their choice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, infidelity, romance, looking for sex, looking for love, love triangle, unlikely couple, manipulation, wooing, true love, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sex, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, opposites attract, romance, couples, love affair, sexual relations, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, airplane, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%