Movies like The Man Who Cried

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The Man Who Cried (2000)
 6.2
 14K
The Man Who Cried (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, intense, emotional, stylized, gloomy, pre war, lyrical, enigmatic ...
Plot: anti semitism, adoption, culture clash, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, society, ethnic, lifestyle, social relations, male female relationship, jewish, soldier, village, dancing, emigration, gypsy, singer, love story, wartime, secrets, adaptation, romance, village life ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: russia, england, france, europe, usa, poland, paris france ...

Most similar movies to The Man Who Cried

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, love, romance, betrayal, catastrophe, storytelling and death mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Man Who Cried: Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001), Charlotte Gray (2001), The Tango Lesson (1997), The Land Girls (1998), Zelary (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: resistance fighter, italian army, italian soldier, romance, war, love and romance, impossible love, fall in love, social relations, wartime life, island, officer ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: greece, europe, albania, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 10K
Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, resistance, romance, war, rescue, holocaust, couples, fall in love, wartime life, secret agents, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, europe, paris france, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Tango Lesson (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: dance, tango, dancer, human nature, introspection, obsession, lifestyle, showbiz, love and romance, latin, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, france, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, countryside, war, romance, working class, fall in love, couples, friends, wartime life, couple relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 3K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, village, sexual abuse, post war, romance, domestic violence, soldier, society, social relations, resistance, couples ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, czechoslovakia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Ladies in Lavender (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: storm, village, artist, beach, violinist, garden, romance, friendship, village life, social relations, family relations, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, cornwall, london, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 8K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, adoption, navy, arranged marriage, cabaret, communism, love triangle, communist, naval officer, interracial relations, love and romance, police corruption ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, love triangle, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, lesbian, war, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: europe, spain, france, england, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, couple relations, society, egg, loss of virginity, infidelity, nanny, murder, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: scotland, england, london, europe, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.8
 226K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, epic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, unfulfilled love, false accusation, life is a bitch, love and romance, siblings relations, forbidden love, tragic love, lovers apart, letter, nurse, prejudice ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 3K
Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, state affairs, wartime life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, performer's life, anti semitism, society, totalitarianism, cabaret, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1938, 1930s
Place: switzerland, germany, europe, zurich switzerland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 4K
Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, estate, governess, reunion, couples, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, family relations, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, victorian england, 1840s, 1830s ...
Place: england, europe, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: betrayal, obsession, politics, infidelity, maid, pianist, singer, wartime life, love and romance, working class, holocaust, fall in love ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, london, france, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, romance, dishonesty, politics, fall in love, couples, nosy, family relations, unlikely couple, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two, year 1937
Place: china, asia, shanghai, macau, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, talky ...
Plot: family life, forbidden love, family relations, romance, self discovery, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, love triangle, death in the family ...
Place: ireland, france, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, americana, high school, racism, culture clash, jewish, love and romance, small time, interracial relations, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, injustice, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, couples, immigrants ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: north dakota, los angeles, usa, seattle, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: forbidden love, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, soldier, military, village, french resistance, fall in love, romance, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 11K
The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, theater, occupation, artists and showbiz, isolation, showbiz, actor's life, moral dilemma, social differences, society, couple relations, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Oscar and Lucinda (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After a childhood of abuse by his evangelistic father, misfit Oscar Hopkins becomes an Anglican minister and develops a divine obsession with gambling. Lucinda Leplastrier is a rich Australian heiress shopping in London for materials for her newly ...
Style: captivating, touching, surreal, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, obsession, wager, inheritance, fall in love, friendship, love and romance, obsessive quest, introspection, ship, college, murder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: australia, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, siblings relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, map, inuit, tuberculosis, snowmobile, friendship, romance, destiny, adulthood, lovers reunited, society, social differences ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 90s, year 1941, 1960s ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, love story, mysterious character, expedition, power of love, love and romance, loss of loved one, destiny, war, map, wartime life, secret love ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: libya, italy, ethiopia, egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 3K
Yes (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: She is a scientist. He is a Lebanese doctor. They meet at a banquet and fall into a carefree, passionate relationship. But difficulties abound because of his heritage and her loveless marriage. She flies to Havana to sort things out on the beach and ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, lebanese, racism, culture clash, blues, social differences, society, human nature, politics, exile, cooking and food, romance ...
Place: cuba, london, europe, england, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, soldier, pilot, czech, war, culture clash, romance, aviation, battle zone, young heroes, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, central europe, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 3K
Strayed (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fleeing the June 1940 arrival of Hitler's army in Paris, a young war widow and her two children are rescued from dive-bombing German fighters by a cocky, reckless teenager. He finds them refuge in an abandoned house, but despite the fact that ...
Style: sincere, serious, suspenseful, realistic, touching ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, soldier, friendship, survival, refugee, friends, wartime life, romance, dealing with death, couple relations, family relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, europe, riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 12K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, politics, siblings relations, state affairs, society, family life, political unrest, generation gap, dictatorship, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: epic, sentimental, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, nobility, oxford, university, longing, understanding, society, couple relations, love and romance, siblings relations, friends, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, morocco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 7K
Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, friendship, dehumanization, war, gay, homosexuality, nazi, jewish, male nudity, death ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 96K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, forbidden love, lgbt, impossible love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, age difference, gender, department store, romance, divorce, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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