Movies like Frida

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Frida (2002)
 7.4
 78K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, Canada
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: stylized, sincere, serious, colourful, emotional, touching, psychological, realistic, based on true events, surreal ...
Plot: painter, art, bohemian life, couple relations, disability, feminism, lesbian interest, lifestyle, jealousy, loneliness, artist, handicapped, love of one's life, life, communism, relationships, painting, bisexuality, lesbian, tragic hero, female protagonist, rebelliousness, storytelling, obsession, lesbianism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 40s, 30s
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, new york, manhattan new york city, mexico city, empire state building manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Frida

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and interesting films with plots about couples, couple relations, mentor, obsession, loneliness, dialogue and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Frida: Maudie (2016), Gia (1998), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Henry & June (1990), Quills (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
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Maudie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. Maudie, bright-eyed but hunched with crippled hands, yearns to be independent, to live away from her protective family ...
Style: sincere, touching, based on true events, emotional, disturbing
Plot: disability, happiness, painter, talent, painting, husband wife relationship, art, marriage, housekeeper, novel, romance, female director ...
Time: 20th century
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 40K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, fashion, strong sexual content, model, mental illness, lesbian romance, aids, heroin, supermodel, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
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: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, painting, maid, jealousy, fall in love, new job, art, society, artist, romance, family problems ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 12K
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: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, love triangle, romance, unfaithful wife, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, couples, lifestyle, womanizer, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 50K
Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, witty ...
Plot: sexuality, writer's life, priest, murder, rape, emperor, hypocrisy, french revolution, french, sadism, mental institution, perversion ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair, world war two ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 26K
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: based on true events, emotional, inspirational, intellectual, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, painting, alcohol abuse, painter, art, bohemian life, rise and fall, supportive spouse, addiction, lifestyle, self destructing, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 157K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, 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, heartbreaking, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, gender, society, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 82K
Big Eyes (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, sentimental, suspense ...
Plot: art, creativity, painter, court case, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, ambition, greed, marriage, courtroom, couples, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s, 20th century ...
Place: hawaii, san francisco, california, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: tense, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: couples, destructive relationship, rise to the top, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, obsession, husband wife relationship, mortality, brother brother relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new mexico, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 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: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, bittersweet, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, performer's life, unfulfilled love, writer's life, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 17K
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, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, intense ...
Plot: photographer, freak, fall in love, couples, self discovery, lifestyle, friends, life turned upside down, couple relations, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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: captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological, witty ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, rise and fall, ambition, rising to stardom, understanding, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, comedian ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: london, italy, switzerland, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: posing nude, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, twentieth century, edwardian era
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 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, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, parents and children, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, honeymoon, infidelity, family relations, family life, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, serious, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, tragic love, writer's life, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance, love, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 3K
Midaq Alley (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar-owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, coming out, adultery, pimp, crimes, drug abuse, dream, life is a bitch, gender, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, egypt, middle east, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 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, multiple storylines, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, showbiz, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, contemplative, suspense, serious ...
Plot: s&m, painter, celebrity culture, love and romance, destructive relationship, gender, lifestyle, society, couples, perversion, life is a bitch, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: east end london, new york, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 42K
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, emotional, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, destructive relationship, obsession, marriage, life is a bitch, junkie, lovers, artist, theft, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 11K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, painting, tragic love, addiction, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, albuquerque new mexico, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, stylized, realistic, sexy
Plot: couple relations, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, renewed love, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, hollywood, adultery, infidelity, actress, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 47K
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: intellectual, thought provoking, talky, serious, sincere ...
Plot: sexuality, research, professor, student, sexual relations, marriage, scientist, college, free love, interview, teaching, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
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: touching, sincere, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay marriage, wedding, life turned upside down, family problems, couple relations, disorder, couples, forceful separation, gender, homosexuality, teacher, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 19K
Basquiat (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, artist, basketball, rising to stardom, self destructing, society, rise and fall, overdose, ambition, human spirit, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 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, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1971 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tita is passionately in love with Pedro, but her controlling mother forbids her from marrying him. When Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, surreal, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, wedding, forbidden love, family tradition, chocolate, infidelity, magic realism, marriage, mexican revolution, jealousy, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 30s, 1890s ...
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, womanizer, mistress, surgeon ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: central europe, switzerland, usa, europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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