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Stricken (2009)
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Stricken (2009)
Original name: Komt een vrouw bij de dokter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even fatherhood and a move to the boring country go well, until Carmen gets breast cancer. Now their lives are turned upside-down, maybe wrecked
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere, romantic, sexy, gloomy, sexual
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cancer, husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer patient, adultery, infidelity, womanizer, true love, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, family problems, terminal illness, crumbling relationship, human nature, life turned upside down, romance, couples, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love triangle, jealousy, therapy, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Stricken: The Affair (2014), The Happy Housewife (2010), Leaving (2009), Open Hearts (2002), Kiss Me Again (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, sex scene, life turned upside down, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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100%
The Happy Housewife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lea is an immaculate 30-something wife whose husband’s job in real estate allows her an enviably glossy lifestyle. The word ‘emancipation’ simply isn't in her vocabulary and as long as the money rolls in, all is rosy. So, when Harry Jr. ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: depression, family relations, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, crumbling marriage, babies and infants, stewardess, mother child relationship, childbirth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Leaving (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, forbidden love, extramarital affair, passion, fatal attraction, sexless marriage, love triangle, emotional blackmail, breakup, lovers apart, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, spain, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sexy, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: adultery, extramarital affair, infidelity, love story, hospital, relationships, destructive relationship, love, handicapped, car accident, life philosophy, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, true love, love affair, couple relations, hopes, dishonesty, human nature, family life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Thousand Kisses (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rising, rather autobiographical novelist Giph has a hot girlfriend, doctor and model Samarinde. His crude, domineering and progressive mother Ria's suffering an incurable decease in which she suffers from paraplegia. Her inevitably ensuing ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, erotic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, terminal illness, mercy killing, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Borrowed Moments (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melissa and Ben Brenner have been simply going through the motions as a married couple, until the day Ben's world is turned upside down when he serendipitously meets the woman of his dreams, and they both are forced to face their future.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship, estrangement, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, intrigue, love at first sight, lost love, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 487
Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: terminal illness, lifestyle, life is a bitch, relationship problems, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, depression, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family problems, human nature, love triangle, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, romantic, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: sex scene, passion, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, love, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, love and romance, romance, couples, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 188
Above & Beyond (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, romance, best friends, infidelity, disability, husband wife relationship, adultery, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: erotic, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cheating on husband, sex, sex scene, sexually dissatisfied wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, lie, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: sad, romantic, philosophical, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, cancer, dealing with death, love and romance, secret love, parents and children, existentialism, hospital, relationships, life & death, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 49K
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, sexy, romantic, twists and turns, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, love, love story, love and romance, old love, cheating wife, romance, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, paris france, philadelphia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Brownian Movement (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychiatrist's adulterous past continues to haunt her and her husband after they move to India.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, erotic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, cuckold, adultery, sex scene, couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, power relations, parents and children, family in crisis, doctors and patients, sex addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Never Say Goodbye (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, true love, jealous spouse, family problems, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love story, love triangle, couples, friendship, love and romance, friends, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, middle age romance, romance, love, love story, parents and children, infidelity, true love, life philosophy, couples, death, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, rich and poor, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, vengeance, romance, haunted by the past, power relations, destiny, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, breakup, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 1K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, erotic, sexy
Plot: adultery, love affair, sex with neighbor, cheating wife, infidelity, life turned upside down, starting over, fall in love, love triangle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sex, bisexual girl, love triangle, infidelity, friendship, sexual relations, love affair, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, true love, age difference, terminal illness, love story, opposites attract, love, couple relations, romance, unlikely couple, death, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, lesbian sex, romance, lesbian, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, love triangle, love affair, moral dilemma, couples, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 876
Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: gay, leaving home, couple relations, love triangle, family relations, couples, gender, life is a bitch, fall in love, siblings relations, male female relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Tuesday, After Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Paul Hanganu loves two women. Adriana his wife and the mother of their daughter, the woman with whom he's shared the thrills of the past ten years, and Raluca the woman who has made him redefine himself. He has to leave one of them before ...
Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: extramarital affair, dentist, breakup, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, family problems, crumbling relationship, dishonesty, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 10K
Five Times Two (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: sexy, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, sex, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, romance, childbirth, ex husband ex wife relationship, up and down relationship, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, sardinia, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
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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: erotic, touching, psychological, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, age difference, love affair, mother daughter relationship, secrets, relationships, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family, loneliness, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%