Movies like Frida

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Frida (2002)
 7.4
 74K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary
Style: colourful, emotional, touching, psychological, sincere, serious, stylized, realistic, surreal, melancholic ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, feminism, bohemian life, loneliness, painter, artist, lifestyle, love of one's life, art, communism, bisexuality, tragic hero, female protagonist, life, storytelling, relationships, obsession, jealousy, adultery, dreams, lesbian, couples, rebelliousness, party ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america, manhattan new york city, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, mexico city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and interesting films with plots about couples, loneliness, mentor, couple relations, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Frida: Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Gia (1998), The Danish Girl (2015), Surviving Picasso (1996), Iris (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sincere, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painting, fall in love, jealousy, painter, maid, new job, art, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 37K
Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, fashion, addiction, lesbian, mental illness, aids, heroin, strong sexual content, model, nightlife, lifestyle, rehabilitation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 139K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, painter, artist, gay, society, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, serious, emotional, intense ...
Plot: love triangle, womanizer, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, painter, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.1
 16K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, love, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, lesbian, life & death, character study, loneliness ...
Time: 50s, 90s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, society, fall in love, obsession, love affair, millionaire, wealth, couple relations, couples, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 1K
Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family relations, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, couples, family problems, family life, infidelity, writer's life, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: photographer, freak, couples, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, lifestyle, self discovery, infidelity, dwarf ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 6K
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, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, actor's life, betrayal, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 40K
Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: touching, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, destructive relationship, artist, marriage, lovers, life is a bitch, obsession, professor, theft, junkie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, mcdonald's restaurant, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, tense, captivating ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, visionary, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, rise to the top, destructive relationship, obsession, ambition, african american ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, year 1918, 1910s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new mexico, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, biting, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, radio, rise and fall, actor's life, ambition, couples, lifestyle, understanding, showbiz, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 25K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: artist, painting, infidelity, addiction, life is a bitch, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, love and romance, supportive spouse, lifestyle, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, snow, love, beach, poet, boat, tragic love, couple relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
Style: biting, realistic, serious, dark, melancholic ...
Plot: s&m, painter, gay, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, gender, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: paris france, east end london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 2K
Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, young lovers, introspection, love of one's life, mathematics ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, loveless marriage, marriage, doctor, redemption, couples, epidemic, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, realistic, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, holland, france, africa, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sexual, erotic, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, friendship, artist, love triangle, invasion, womanizer, mistress, communism, surgeon, fondling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: switzerland, usa, europe, central europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 20K
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: touching, uplifting, factual, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: prodigy, disability, supportive spouse, against the odds, human spirit, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, love, adaptation, husband wife relationship, cambridge university, genius ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oxford university, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, passion, church, temptation, love and romance, rainy, couple relations, mistress ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, jealousy, abortion, destiny, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, adultery, housewife, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 11K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, bohemian, writer's life, romance, urban, lifestyle, womanizer, love affair, couples, strong sexual content, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
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 ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, disability, love affair, dogma, couples, family problems, fall in love, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, tragic ending ...
Plot: homosexuality, wedding, family problems, disorder, couples, gender, crumbling marriage, forceful separation, gays and lesbians, life turned upside down, couple relations, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 9K
Ask the Dust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: love, regret, romance, immigrants, interracial relations, opposites attract, love affair, fall in love, writer's life, passion, kiss, police ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, italy, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Permanent Midnight (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, heroin, hollywood, rehabilitation, police, sex, adultery, party, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 46K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: sexual, intellectual, clever, talky, sincere ...
Plot: research, professor, student, sexuality, lesbian, sex, homosexuality, morality, homosexual, college, scientist, masturbation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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