Movies like Fedora

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Fedora (1978)
 6.9
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Fedora (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An ambitious Hollywood hustler becomes involved with a reclusive female star whom he tries to lure out of retirement.
Style: psychological, tense, clever, gloomy, serious, realistic, cynical, witty, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, down on your luck, island, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, aging, lifestyle, actor's life, deadly, showbiz, cons and scams, workplace situations, actor, bodyguard, hotel, female nudity, recluse, suicide attempt, german shepherd, held captive ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, hollywood star
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Fedora

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, clever and sexy films with plots about couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief) and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Fedora: The Last Tycoon (1976), The Carpetbaggers (1964), Timecode (2000), The Cat's Meow (2001), Strangers Kiss (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, ambition, introspection, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, actor's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Carpetbaggers (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel ...
Style: clever, stylized, cynical, realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, friendship, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, rising to stardom, infidelity, couple relations, alcohol abuse, love affair, workplace situations ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, multiple storylines, couple relations, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, actor's life, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, gossip, mistress, party, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Strangers Kiss (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: To help his actress girlfriend regain her confidence a Hollywood bigshot bankrolls a small budget film being made by a first-time producer and director pair. Despite the hand-to-mouth way it has to be made the film starts to come good, as does the ...
Style: talky, contemplative, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, underdog, love and romance, realism, couples, gangsters, actor's life, love triangle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
After the Rehearsal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: clever, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: dishonesty, aging, lifestyle, unfulfillment, human nature, family in crisis, love and romance, hopes, actor's life, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, apprentice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
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Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, filmmaking, actor's life, love triangle, unfulfilled love, couple relations, fall in love, obsession, couples, romance, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 524
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, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, profanity, sexual content, showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, filmmaking, showbiz, fall in love, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 109
The Real Deal (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Real Deal
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, deadly, murder, hollywood, crimes, dishonesty, fight, womanizer, male female relationship, martial arts training, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 20K
Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, director, workplace situations, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, actor's life, workplace, extramarital affair, lifestyle, love and romance, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, riviera, french riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...
Style: sexual, stylized, atmospheric, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: loan, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, showbiz, fall in love, strong violent content, porn, drugs/alcohol, couples, strong sexual content, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 29K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), director, filmmaking, sexism, satire, jealousy, car accident, screenwriter, new wave, german, showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Heat (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former child star Joe Davis (Joe Dallesandro), reduced to living in a cheap Hollywood motel while struggling for acting jobs, is lusted after by nearly every woman he meets, including Jessica Todd (Andrea Feldman), a tightly wound feminist who has ...
Style: sexual, rough, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, satire, couples, showbiz, sexual relations, blind ambition, coming of age, desire for fame, actor's life, youth, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
Illuminata (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's not finished, and intrigue starts that ...
Style: melancholic, stylized, artsy, intellectual, witty ...
Plot: farce, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, theater, sex scene, playwright, critic, existentialism, transvestism, writer's life ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, transvestism, filmmaking, catastrophe, couples, bittersweet, office, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Conversation Piece (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), apartment, aging, painting, loneliness, life turned upside down, disorder, couples, graphic violence, indoor, intrigue, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 12K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, family problems, sexual relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, vacation, snow, rape, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, womanizer, friendship, custody, tennis, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Lola (1981)
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: stylized, gloomy, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, corruption, brothel, prostitution, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, power relations, bribery, righting the wronged, couples, cabaret ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: lifestyle, romance, love affair, couples, one night stand, city life, urban, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, love and romance, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Hollywood star (Fawcett), fed up with her husband's cheating, hires a private investigator to tail him. Emotional support is offered by her two friends - a soul singer (Givens) and a famous director's wife (Gilbert)
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: hollywood, private detective, couple relations, celebrity culture, best friends, womanizer, aging, showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, hollywood star
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 656
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.4
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couple relations, midlife crisis, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prostitute, sexual relations, obsession, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 1K
My Geisha (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A director's (Yves Montand) wife (Shirley MacLaine) poses as a geisha to win the lead in his Japanese production of "Madame Butterfly."
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, opera, geisha, hidden identity, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, disorder, lifestyle, comedy of errors ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
 131
One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, nightclub, male female relationship, meaning of life, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 141
Stand-ins (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six women who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous find themselves working as stand-ins for the glamorous stars of the late 1930s. Gathering for a birthday celebration at their local watering hole, they introduce a new member to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, bar, couples, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, showbiz, period piece, doppelganger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two, year 1937
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 527
The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, couple relations, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, elderly, intrigue, dishonesty, romance, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 4K
Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the set of Cleopatra, Hollywood's most beautiful star, Elizabeth Taylor, fell into the arms of one of the world's greatest actors, Richard Burton - and she didn't leave. Their subsequent white-hot, scandalous love affair gave rise ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: couple relations, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, renewed love, couples, celebrity culture, hollywood, breaking the fourth wall, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%