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The End of the Affair (1999)
 7.1
 21K
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 own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky, intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, cheating wife, infidelity, passion, jealousy, love affair, obsessive love, rain, diary, private detective, secrets, church, loneliness, temptation, betrayal, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, mistress, love and romance, rainy, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, sexy and serious films with plots about couples, romance, infidelity, catastrophe, dialogue, love and romance and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The End of the Affair: The English Patient (1996), Persuasion (2007), The Great Gatsby (2013), The Duchess (2008), Surviving Picasso (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, erotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, tragic love, love story, expedition, mysterious character, stranded, war, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, adultery, destiny ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944 ...
Place: ethiopia, italy, libya, egypt, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 14K
Persuasion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Persuasion is the newest adaptation of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name published in 1818. Anne falls deeply in love with handsome young naval officer Frederick Wentworth at the age of nineteen.
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: jane austen, love, love affair, navy, rich and poor, love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, poetry, captain ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, obsessive love, social differences, party ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 77K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: dramatic, emotional, sexy, stylized, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, high society, adultery, marriage, romance, marital rape, marital infidelity, duchess, mistress ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 1770s, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 199K
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: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, sexual attraction, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love, obsession, tragic love, countryside, book, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, looking for love, power of love, love and romance, love affair, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, temptation, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, adultery, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, society, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 46K
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, sexy, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, old love, cheating wife, love and romance, lovers reunited, moral dilemma, ex couple relations, family problems, trust, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, rich and poor, couple relations, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, infidelity, rise to the top, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, society, family problems, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, dull life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, realistic, captivating, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, losing-it hero, dishonesty, disorder, infidelity, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, soldier, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young orphan Heathcliff is adopted by the wealthy Earnshaw family and moves into their estate, Wuthering Heights. Soon, the new resident falls for his compassionate foster sister, Cathy. The two share a remarkable bond that seems unbreakable until ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, social differences, destructive relationship, love triangle, revenge, orphan, master and servant, haunted by the past, obsession, betrayal, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, haunted by the past, betrayal, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.4
 7K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, romance, couple relations, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Gloomy Sunday (1999)
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: sentimental, sincere, emotional, harsh, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, love triangle, infidelity, pianist, jealousy, love and romance, world war two, musician's life, occupation, jewish, restaurant, sex ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 3K
XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, threesome, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, haunted by the past, sex, passion, break up ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, year 1993, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: new york, europe, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, obsession, tragic love, neighbor, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, crimes of passion, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, loneliness, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 1900s, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, mediterranean sea, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.8
 16K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, incest, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, family relations, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, scandal, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels, brussels belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, couples, wedding, family relations, forbidden love, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Israel
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, controversial, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, master and servant, love triangle, obsession, social differences, world war one, adultery, betrayal, class differences, dysfunctional marriage, impotent husband ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, money, romance, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, family relations, male female relationship, unhappy marriage, impossible love, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: europe, england, egypt, florence, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, invasion, artist, mistress, womanizer, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 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, semi serious, realistic, romantic, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, destiny, love and romance, love affair, infidelity, opposites attract, couples, supermodel, extramarital affair, poetry, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 27K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%