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Open Hearts (2002)
 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Original name: Elsker dig for evigt
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the hospital where he meets Cecilie and falls madly in love with her.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, gloomy, serious, melancholic, emotional, bleak, talky ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, disability, couple relations, love triangle, life is a bitch, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, family problems, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, romance, dogma, divorce, desperation, secret love, chance, broken engagement, paraplegic, extramarital affair, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, adultery, dishonesty and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Open Hearts: Faithless (2000), Come Undone (2010), Reconstruction (2003), One Night Stand (1997), My Life Without Me (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, destructive relationship, island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, denmark, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, forbidden love, dull life, dishonesty, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: clever, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, hotel, love story, adultery, subway, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, love, romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, male female relationship, couple relations, love affair, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, secret love, farewell, responsibility, health situation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 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: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, serious ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 881
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, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, disintegration, family life, family relations, dishonesty, couples, breakup, tragic love, lovers reunited, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couple relations, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: cheating wife, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, unfulfillment, betrayal, male female relationship, secret, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, warsaw poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 7K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, sea disaster, family relations, working class, midlife crisis, couples, love and romance, fall in love, uneducated, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 3K
Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, marriage, love, hospital, parents and children, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, dysfunctional family, resentment, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, denmark, europe, czech republic, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, gloomy, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, human nature, lovers reunited, filmmaking, midlife crisis, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, cuckolded husband, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, breakup, jealous spouse, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, forbidden love, royal family, soldier, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, bipolar disorder, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, destructive relationship, love affair, doctors and patients, fall in love, forbidden love, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, love triangle, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, love and romance, mentally unstable, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 192K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, adultery, infidelity, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 1K
Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological, gloomy
Plot: coming out, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, homosexual, doctor, gay relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, romance, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 7K
Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, talky, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, road accident, heavy rain, car accident, destiny, romance, couples, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, vancouver, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 45K
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: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, old love, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 2K
Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, intense, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, family problems, dull life, family relations, fall in love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, family drama, destiny, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, stylized, serious ...
Plot: marriage, wedding, dying, poverty, businessman, wealth, orphanage, millionaire, idealism, family, hopes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, india, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, disability, rehabilitation, love and romance, human spirit, hopes, society, human nature, paralysis, life philosophy, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, master and servant, love triangle, obsession, social differences, adultery, betrayal, country estate, nurse, disability, wheelchair ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, clever ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, domestic violence, older woman younger man relationship, parents and children, couple relations, romance, golden years, love and romance, coming of age, youth, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Burning Plain (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, non-linear ...
Plot: teenage love, redemption, love affair, parents and children, haunted by the past, small town, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico, new mexico, portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%