Movies like A Special Day

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A Special Day (1977)
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A Special Day (1977)
Original name: Una giornata particolare
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her homosexual neighbor Mastroianni. As the day segues into night, Loren and Mastroianni develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.
Style: psychological, sexual, touching, sexy, emotional, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: fascism, friendship, infidelity, housewife, neighbor, friends, romance, politics, couple relations, love and romance, rally, totalitarianism, society, couples, gender, opposites attract, gays and lesbians, against humanity, unfulfillment, male homosexuality, nazi, male female relationship, suicide attempt, bird, nazi germany ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: rome italy, italy

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Most similar movies to A Special Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and serious films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, friendship, couple relations, romance and gender mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like A Special Day: The Group (1966), The Night (1961), The Conformist (1970), Nasty Baby (2015), Porn Theater (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Group (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sidney Lumet's adaptation of the acclaimed Mary McCarthy novel. It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film ...
Style: emotional, realistic, social realism, thought provoking, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, female friendship, ambition, college, self discovery, graduation, life is a bitch, gender, best friends, society, reunion ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, europe, los angeles, usa ...
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On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Actor Gyung-soo (Kim Sang-kyung) is passed over for a part and decides to leave Seoul and visit a friend. His friend tells him the legend of the "Turning Gate," which foreshadows future events. During his visit, Gyung-soo meets Myung-sook ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unemployment, love and romance, friendship, couples, romance, adultery, infidelity, stranded, obsessive love, husband wife relationship, train, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexual, sexy, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, exile, honeymoon, childhood trauma, introspection, haunted by the past, state affairs, against humanity, society, deadly ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
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80%
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Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, best friends, couples, couple relations, gender, gay couple, illegal immigrant, society, love and romance, gays and lesbians, interracial couple, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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77%
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Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, sexual, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, explicit sex, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Something's Cooking (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small group of amateur cooks and kitchen guests discover exactly why some refer to the kitchen as the "heart of the house".
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, cause and meaning, cooking and food, couples, family relations, husband wife relationship, marriage, pregnancy, guilt, seduction, kitchen, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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68%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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67%
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Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, touching, sexual, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, midlife crisis, human nature, infidelity, introspection, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
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65%
Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two years later, in the post-war, they meet each other by chance and begin a long ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: unknown father, power relations, romance, dishonesty, manipulations, love triangle, manipulation, couples, femme fatale, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Unfair Competition (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: fascism, anti semitism, social decay, family business, against humanity, life is a bitch, political unrest, moral dilemma, human nature, racial slur, rivalry, racial discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Making Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A perfect typical LA couple find their happily-ever-after life broken when Zach confronts his long-repressed attraction for other men.
Style: sincere, sexual, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, infidelity, gay interest, gay, gays and lesbians, office, sexual relations, fall in love, family relations, couples, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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62%
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, infidelity, pregnancy, extramarital affair, sister sister relationship, jealousy, love affair, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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59%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, unfulfilled love, coming out, best friends, lifestyle, couples, friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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58%
Brother to Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative
Plot: human nature, society, gay teenager, friendship, golden years, lifestyle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, estrangement, gay, black lgbt, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
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56%
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, against the odds, writer's life, female bonding, female protagonist, smuggling, fascism, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria, berlin germany, london ...
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55%
Enchanted April (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, vacation, chance meeting, female friendship, romance, self discovery, strong female presence, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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On the Edge (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three flatmates in Mexico City face uncertainties: Lucía who has a great job as an art director for TV commercials is abusing alcohol and cocaine. She risks losing her job, going to prison for assault, and she's woefully in love with a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: addiction, artist, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, couples, drug abuse, infidelity, eroticism, male homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Mother Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 62 min.
Story: TIERRA MADRE is based on the true story of Aidee Gonzalez, a woman determined to raise her children with her female partner in the Mexican border town of Tecate. Aidee works hard as an exotic dancer providing for her family. One day her girlfriend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, society, gays and lesbians, friendship, friends, couples, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, gay parent, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, countryside, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico
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52%
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Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, culture clash, society, romance, love and romance, partners, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, friends, couples, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy, milan italy
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51%
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Summer Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel (Roberto Enríquez), Ana (Natalia Millán), and their little boy, Manuel (Kevin Almodóvar), travel from Madrid to a resort on the Costa Brava for the summer. Ana runs into Marta (Irene Montalà of L'Auberge Espagnole), a local shopgirl ...
Style: sincere, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, obsession, family problems, mentally unstable, romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, resort, crumbling marriage, friendship, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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51%
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Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Homosexual story between 2 guys, Claudio and Dario.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, coming out, looking for love, infidelity, terminal illness, life is a bitch, thirtysomething life, couples, breakup, infected, sexual relations, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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51%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, youth, society, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, siblings relations, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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50%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, wife husband relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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48%
Between Two Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten tugs at the heart as Ellen Hardy, a working-class mother ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian, love affair, romance, family relations, couples, feminism, friendship, fall in love, society, female friendship, homecoming ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, england, britain, northern england
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Marius (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: seaport, obsession, romance, hopes, follow your dream, couples, lovers apart, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, working class, sailor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, south of france
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47%
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Fanny (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, pregnancy, social differences, society, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, rich man, broken heart, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: france, south of france
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46%
Just Between Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.
Style: gloomy, sentimental, clever, emotional, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, bittersweet, thirtysomething life, family problems, couples, friends, breakup, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
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Summer Nights (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michele and Helene seem to be the perfect couple. However, on weekends, Michele steps into a secret life, as a transvestite, Mylene, in a hidden French forest. There, Mylene meets with a lover, Flavia, another transvestite who once fought alongside ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, forbidden love, hidden identity, infidelity, love and romance, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, under the surface, double life, gender, transvestism
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: europe
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45%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: friendship, small town, hopes, love and romance, friends, couples, love affair, couple relations, introspection, human nature, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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44%