Movies like Damnation 1988

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Damnation (1988)
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Damnation (1988)
Original name: Kárhozat
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Karrer plods his way through life in quiet desperation. His environment is drab and rainy and muddy. Eaten up with solitude, his hopelessness would be incurable but for the existence of the Titanik Bar and its beautiful, haunting singer. But the lady is married and Karrer is determined to keep her husband away...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative, surreal
Plot: bar, dancing, fog, rain, rainstorm, existentialism, surrealism, umbrella, magic realism, couple relations, love triangle, masturbation, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, infidelity, destructive relationship, love affair, rise and fall, road not taken, society, human nature, couples, lifestyle, immigrants ...
Place: europe, hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and contemplative films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, romance and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Damnation: Satantango (1994), 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966), Millennium Mambo (2001), Alexander the Last (2009), Madame Bovary (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Satantango (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 439 min.
Story: Inhabitants of a small village in Hungary deal with the effects of the fall of Communism. The town's source of revenue, a factory, has closed, and the locals, who include a doctor and three couples, await a cash payment offered in the wake of ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, sincere, touching ...
Plot: rain, poverty, loneliness, countryside, multiple perspectives, farm, mental illness, writers, family relations, couples, understanding, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hungary, europe
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100%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, unfulfillment, on the road, tragic love, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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53%
Millennium Mambo (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taipei. A voice off-camera looks back ten years to 2000, when Vicky was in an on-again off-again relationship with Hao-Hao...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, addiction, friendship, love triangle, nightlife, destructive relationship, couple relations, infidelity, coming of age, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 895
Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, cheating wife, dishonesty, adulteress, extramarital affair, downfall, love affair, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, tragic hero, infidelity, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Almanac of Fall (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: gloomy, bleak, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, friendship, redemption, family relations, poverty, melancholy, intimacy, revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, betrayal, hungarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, new wave, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 28K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, couple relations, introspection, homecoming, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
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Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: mind bending, psychological, captivating, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Song of Lunch (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 October. The film, a dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, love and romance, road not taken, couples, human nature, unfulfillment, society, sleeping, midlife crisis, regret, resentment, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
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Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, bar, love and romance, lifestyle, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, performer's life, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: infidelity, love affair, judge, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, love ...
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Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sinbad (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Hungarian writer Gyula Krúdy, this iconic film is a lush and sensuous depiction of the life, loves and memories of serial seducer Szindbád.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, sexual, touching, gloomy ...
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Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Peter Kenna's The Good Wife (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.
Style: serious, realistic, pre war
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, infidelity, mystery, love and romance, unfulfillment, bar, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, psychological, contemplative, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: family problems, couples, dark humor, breakup, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, stylized, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, suicide, aristocrat, manipulation, obsession, tragic love, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 10K
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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, destructive relationship, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, fall in love, relationships, adultery, secret love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, sincere, tense, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, love affair, custody, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, parents and children, rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, sweden, denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sincere, sexy, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, youth, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, gender, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, love triangle, introspection, midlife crisis, dangerous attraction, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Springtime in a Small Town (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, France, Netherlands
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a mansion decimated during World War II, a frustrated, bored housewife, Yuwen, is torn between caring for her ailing husband and her longing for a former sweetheart, a doctor who has come to treat her husband.
Style: serious, sentimental, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, small town, love and romance, human nature, small town life, unfulfilled love, couple relations, introspection, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, lovers reunited ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 400
Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, tragic love, couple relations, love affair, master and servant, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 652
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: diner, party, family relations, couples, dull life, family problems, estrangement, unfulfilled love, parents and children, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 733
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, love affair, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, destructive relationship, breakup, social differences, couples, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 3K
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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating on husband, extramarital affair, sex scene, infidelity, forbidden love, sex, adultery, love affair, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, breakup, dysfunctional family, working class, love affair, romance, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 3K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, opposites attract, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%