Movies like The Good Girl

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The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: dark humor, realistic, gloomy, semi serious, sincere, humorous, witty, depressing, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, store, dull life, dishonesty, suicide, suburban life, infidelity, temptation, lifestyle, blackmail, dream, jealousy, extramarital affair, masturbation, motel, lie, marriage, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, workplace, love affair, sex, faith, workplace romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, storytelling, relationships, romance, mentor and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Good Girl: Little Children (2006), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), Jack Goes Boating (2010), 5x2 (2004), Last Night (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, psychological, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, adultery, small town, under the surface, housewife, love affair, parenthood, extramarital affair, masturbation, castration, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, unfaithful wife, college, friendship, writer's life, betrayal, forbidden love, loyalty, suburbs, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, romance, reggae, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, urban, city life, love and romance, friends, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, australia, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, cheating wife, infidelity, sex, rape, voyeurism, wedding, romance, strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.6
 44K
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: emotional, romantic, melancholic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, temptation, lovers reunited, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, trust, marriage, moral dilemma, family problems, old love, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 15K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, adultery, lesbian, infidelity, coffee shop, professor, grief, wedding, marriage proposal, fortune teller, drug use ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.4
 164K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, talky, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, nurse, lust, strong sexual content, depression, dysfunctional family, dancing, truck, classroom, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: clever, emotional, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, temptation, passion, church, jealousy, strong sexual content, diary, sex, bomb, cheating wife ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, fashion, divorce, maid, designer, love and romance, couples, power relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.0
 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: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, college, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, buddies, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.0
 15K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, unlikely couple, drugs/alcohol, urban, opposites attract, wedding, love of one's life, broker, taxi, sibling relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, tragic ending ...
Plot: small town, teenage love, small town life, suicide, depression, dysfunctional family, first sex, reconciliation, photographer, christianity, letter, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, vandalism, rejection, writer's life, prostitution, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, depressing, heartbreaking, bad ending, bleak ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, destiny, adultery, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, abortion, jealousy, death of wife, relationships ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, year 1955
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 13K
Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, dealing with death, starting over, romance, death in the family, hopes, love and romance, friends, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, parents and children, breakup, life turned upside down, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, sexy, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexuality, tragic love, homosexual, gay relationship, cowboy, male nudity, love and romance, introspection, love affair, lovers ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.3
 888
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: love affair, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, small town, romance, love triangle, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 22K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, artist, romance, restaurant, letter, twentysomething life, store, fall in love, culture clash, love and romance, dull life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, couple relations, friendship, urban, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, friends, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 16K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: motel, romance, love triangle, obsession, true love, marriage, longing, fall in love, love and romance, couples, follow your dream, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, arizona, las vegas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, small town, love affair, haunted by the past, fall in love, love and romance, couples, soldier, human nature ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.4
 293K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, power relations, business, love affair, love and romance, couples, top executive, downsizing, business trip, loneliness, suitcase, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, las vegas, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: insomnia, friends, friendship, dream, jealousy, cafe, sex, dancing, police, romance, love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa, oakland california, vancouver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
All the Real Girls (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a small North Carolina town, Paul, a womanizer, meets Noel, a confused intellectual returning home for the first time in years since she left for boarding school. The film depicts the typical romance of a good girl and a bad boy, in an ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, best friend, womanizer, friendship, romance, virginity, mechanic, regret, coming of age, love affair, virgin, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, southern usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, obsession, love and romance, age difference, danger, couples, infidelity, sexual attraction, critic, possessiveness, hedonism, cuban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.9
 117K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, midlife crisis, hotel, panties, middle aged, hotel room, summer vacation, marriage, greek, dream, airport, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, singleness, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes, women, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, extramarital affair, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, divorce, broken engagement, secret love, paraplegic, chance, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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