Movies like Leaving Las Vegas

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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
 7.5
 106K
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: emotional, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, captivating, sincere, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, prostitute, addiction, loneliness, casino, depression, social misfits, screenwriter, suicide, rape, romance, therapy, redemption, regret, jazz, alcohol, love at first sight, hotel room, movie business, unsociability, downfall, human nature, love, fall in love, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, los angeles, usa

Most similar movies to Leaving Las Vegas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and interesting films with plots about mentor, storytelling, dialogue, love and romance, catastrophe, loneliness and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Leaving Las Vegas: Candy (2006), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999), High Art (1998), Mr. Jones (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Candy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: touching, surprise ending, romantic, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, destructive relationship, lovers, life is a bitch, artist, obsession, marriage, junkie, theft, professor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, mcdonald's restaurant, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: addiction, rehabilitation, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, family, romance, yuppie, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, wife husband relationship, new love, therapy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: forbidden love, innocence lost, sex, elderly lovers, vengeance, filmmaker, human nature, destructive relationship, siblings relations, culture clash, haunted by the past, kids in trouble ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, stone age
Place: africa, tunisia, kenya, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 9K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, addiction, love, romance, fall in love, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, exploitation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, piano, symphony, hospital, depression, romance, mentally unstable, mental illness, crumbling marriage, therapist, doctor patient relationship, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 17K
Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, poet, fight, paramedic, prostitute, bartender, money, bar, bar fight, job seeking, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Name Is Joe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: soccer, debt, friendship, working class, realism, starting over, sport, funeral, alcohol abuse, romance, unemployment, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 78K
Monster's Ball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: electric chair, racism, redemption, waitress, eviction, anger, hopes, interracial relations, blacks and whites, love and romance, prison, white male black female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.0
 31K
The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: casino, gambling, bad luck, romance, cheating, heroin, debt, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, down on your luck, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Center of the World (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, withdrawing from work, missing meetings with ...
Style: sexual, erotic, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sex, prostitute, hotel, dangerous attraction, eroticism, unsimulated sex, destructive relationship, sexual relations, fall in love, couples, love affair, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, california, nevada, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 6K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: clever, serious, mind bending, realistic, tense ...
Plot: jealousy, manipulation, betrayal, couple relations, actress, sabotage, sexuality, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, clever, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, aids, love triangle, lovers reunited, dishonesty, cheating, one-night stand, chance, love and romance, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 895
Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: alcoholic, addiction, support group, church, redemption, downfall, rehabilitation, drunk, human nature, drug abuse, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Grasshopper (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A British Columbia teenager dreams of show business but winds up as a call girl in Las Vegas.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: prostitute, showgirl, couple relations, infidelity, teenager, dream, romance, looking for love, small town, looking for sex, coming of age, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: talky, psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, pregnancy, mentally unstable, romance, suburbs, mental illness, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 512
Sweet Jane (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jane, an HIV-positive heroin addict, meets Tony, a young AIDS victim with no family, and the two form a bond.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, social misfits, going straight, hotel, romance, rehabilitation, human nature, redemption, friendship, addiction, alcohol abuse, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 21K
London (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Style: talky, serious, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, love, introspection, hopes, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional relationship, party, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, romance, twentysomething life, celebration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, friends, romance, buddies, prostitute, opposites attract, urban, teenage life, city life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, usa, italy, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: loneliness, waitress, bar, poker, self discovery, romance, drifter, on the road, night, couples, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, nevada, memphis, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 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, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: waitress, seduction, obesity, pizza, small town, parents and children, jealousy, unfulfilled love, rejection, fast food restaurant, sexual fantasy, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 2K
Johns (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's the day before Christmas, the day before John's 21st birthday. He's a prostitute on Santa Monica Blvd in L.A., and he wants to spend that night and the next day at the posh Park Plaza Hotel. He's ripped off a local drug ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prostitution, hotel, prostitute, friendship, social misfits, drug dealing, teenage life, friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex, self discovery, apartment, tragedy, love, destructive relationship, extramarital affair, romance, haunted by the past, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 2K
The Boost (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give ...
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, downfall, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, drug dealing, crimes, drug addiction, drugs, congress, real estate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, usa, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, erotic
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dysfunctional marriage, sex, trophy wife, sexual attraction, adultery, extramarital affair, love, boat, passion, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Patch of Blue (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
Style: talky, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, racism, prostitute, blindness, tenement, park, innocence lost, disability, romance, interracial relations, parents and children, abuse ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: emotional, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: moral dilemma, crumbling marriage, gambling, adultery, infidelity, temptation, millionaire, family problems, couple relations, sexual relations, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, adultery, divorce, marriage, obsession, love at first sight, depression, romance, photographer, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 167K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, disability, fall in love, love story, romance, wheelchair, loneliness, depression, caregiver, small town, death wish, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
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Whore (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style.
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, stockings, sexual arousal, sex, mistreatment, strong sexual content, redemption, downfall, urban, introspection, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 266K
Seven Pounds (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An IRS agent with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Style: touching, emotional, sad, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, life philosophy, hopes, sacrifice, suicidal, self sacrifice, tragic event, fall in love, secret, life changing experience, doctor patient relationship, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%