Movies like The Good Girl

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The Good Girl (2002)
 6.4
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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: sincere, realistic, humorous, semi serious, depressing, melancholic, disturbing, dark, intense, dark humor ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dull life, store, small town, temptation, infidelity, marriage, dream, mental illness, suicide, love affair, masturbation, jealousy, blackmail, motel, lie, extramarital affair, dishonesty, lifestyle, suburban life, unlikely friendships, character study, workplace, obsession, love and romance, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california

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Most similar movies to The Good Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, talky and dramatic films with plots about relationships, mentor, life philosophy, storytelling, couples, loneliness and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Good Girl: Brokeback Mountain (2005), Little Children (2006), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), She's the One (1996), Friends with Money (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: melancholic, emotional, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay, homosexual, cowboy, tragic love, gay slur, love and romance, unlikely couple, gay romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 101K
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, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, adultery, infidelity, housewife, pedophilia, parenthood, small town, love affair, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, sexual pleasure, castration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, touching, psychological, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couple relations, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 16K
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: humorous, sincere, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, opposites attract, siblings relations, love affair, sibling relationship, wedding, love of one's life, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, power relations, looking for love, master and servant, unfulfillment, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 45K
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: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, old love, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 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, humorous, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, romance, couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, love triangle, dishonesty, couples, buddies, friends ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: england, europe, new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, serious ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, jealousy, abortion, destiny, housewife, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, adultery, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, humorous, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, lifestyle, urban, looking for love, reggae, couples, friends, drugs/alcohol, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, seattle washington, australia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, haunted by the past, romance, hopes, couple relations, dealing with death, fall in love, love and romance, cliche, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: hitchhiker, pregnancy, family relations, human nature, society, starting over, couples, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, haiti, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 172K
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: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, strong sexual content, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 4K
Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: seduction, waitress, obesity, pizza, small town, workplace, jealousy, college dropout, family relations, self discovery, love and romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 11K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, sincere, erotic, enigmatic, artsy ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, infidelity, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, bartender, sex, sexual relations, one night stand, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: women, battle of the sexes, looking for love, love affair, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, dogma, couples, dishonesty, family problems, disability, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: touching, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, vandalism, rejection, pimp, family problems, couples, dishonesty, prostitute, romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: santa monica california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, thirtysomething life, couples, advertising, musician's life, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, london, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sincere, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, life turned upside down, breakup, couples, parents and children, hopes, love affair, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, passion, church, temptation, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, clever ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, domestic violence, older woman younger man relationship, parents and children, couple relations, romance, golden years, love and romance, coming of age, youth, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 6K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, couple relations, romance, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship, military base ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, adultery, infidelity, heroin, traffic jam, loss of son, drug use, neighbor, funeral, fortune teller, coffee shop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, weekend, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, break up, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 125K
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, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, summer vacation, airport, dream, greek, hotel room, middle aged, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, chicago illinois, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, romance, fall in love, couple relations, human nature, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teachers and students, age difference, obsession, love and romance, infidelity, critic, possessiveness, hedonism, sexual attraction, cuban, couples, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%