Movies like Love Life 2009

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Love Life (2009)
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Love Life (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, sexual, sexy, gloomy, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, true love, life is a bitch, love affair, family problems, human nature, crumbling relationship, terminal illness, life turned upside down, supportive spouse, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, cancer patient, love triangle, couple relations, jealousy, adultery, therapy, advertising ...
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 touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, unfulfillment, couple relations, family problems and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Life: A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003), Leaving (2009), Kiss Me Again (2010), A Thousand Kisses (2006), Above & Beyond (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, love affair, family problems, infidelity, adultery, family relations, sexually frustrated woman, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 4K
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, psychological, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, cuckolded husband, unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, fatal attraction, breakup, cuckold, love affair, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, breakup, parents separation, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, contemplative
Plot: young lovers, life is a bitch, terminal illness, adolescence vs adulthood, mercy killing, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.5
 153
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, forbidden love, couples, disability, dishonesty, best friends, romance, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 458
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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, loss of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, actor's life, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, family problems, couples, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating on husband, sex scene, extramarital affair, infidelity, forbidden love, adultery, couples, love affair, dull life, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: cuckold, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family in crisis, doctors and patients, strong sexual content, couples, power relations, sex addict, adultery, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brussels, belgium, brussels belgium, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: dentist, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, breakup, couples, family relations, parents and children, crumbling relationship, family problems, dishonesty, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 189
Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, hopes, love and romance, dishonesty, misfit, couples, family problems, bar, husband wife relationship, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, couple relations, true love, love affair, family relations, parents and children, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 941
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, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, romance, family problems, couples, family life, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 2K
April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, unlikely couple, romance, dishonesty, solace, couples, human nature, adultery, car accident, coma, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 2K
Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, gay relationship, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, gay love, homosexual, coming out, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, tragic love, self discovery, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, couples, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: touching, sexual, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, adulterous husband, extramarital affair, friendship, infidelity, teacher student relationship, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, love and romance, family problems, society, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 849
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, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, gender, love triangle, male female relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 376
All About Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andy Lau plays a husband who only learns the importance of expressing his tremendous love for his wife when it is too late.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, destiny, family problems, estrangement, couples, unfulfillment, hopes, romance, crumbling marriage, transplant, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, babies and infants, depression, stewardess, mother child relationship, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, aging, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 401
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, family relations, love affair, fall in love, couples, romance, parents and children, dishonesty, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 40K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, strong sexual content, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, adultery, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 27K
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, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Never Forever (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horny wife, adultery, family relations, deportation, infidelity, cheating wife, romance, love and romance, self discovery, family problems, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%