Movies like Mrs. Harris

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Mrs. Harris (2005)
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Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, suspense, witty
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, vengeance, obsession, addiction, destructive relationship, crimes, drug abuse, romance, couple relations, womanizer, life is a bitch, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, couples, dishonesty, doctor, jail, suicide, medicine, doctor patient relationship, crime, unfulfillment, female director ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, year 1976, year 1980, 1960s
Place: new york, florida, philadelphia, virginia

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Most similar movies to Mrs. Harris

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and tense films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mrs. Harris: Deceit (2004), Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001), Signs & Wonders (2000), Madame X (1966), Down to the Bone (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: murder, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, who done it, crimes, dishonesty, couples, deadly, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: sincere, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, obsession, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, addiction, love affair, family problems, family relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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89%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: emotional, clever, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, life turned upside down, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, infidelity, obsession, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, france, greece, sweden, athens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madame X (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: murder, courtroom, infidelity, crime, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, legal, crimes, society, love and romance, manipulations, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, new york, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Down to the Bone (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman stuck in a stale marriage struggles to raise her children and manage her secret drug habit. But when winter comes to her small town, her balancing act begins to come crashing down.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, infidelity, rehabilitation, cocaine, going straight, dysfunctional family, human nature, life is a bitch, family life, drug abuse, working class, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A restaurant owner leads a double life.
Style: erotic, serious, contemplative, talky, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, rough sex, interracial sex, sexual humiliation, sexual relations, addiction, unfaithful husband, therapy, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
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73%
The United States of Leland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the ...
Style: meditative, psychological, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, teacher, dysfunctional family, family relations, prison, theft, crimes, investigation, parents and children, prison life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, california, new york, los angeles, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, small town life, vengeance, false accusation, school, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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71%
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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lives of a lawyer, an actuary, a housecleaner, a professor, and the people around them intersect as they ponder order and happiness in the face of life's cold unpredictability.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, infidelity, false accusation, human nature, love affair, parents and children, life is a bitch, dishonesty, couples, family relations, understanding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, hospital, infidelity, graphic violence, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crimes, crumbling marriage, love and romance, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, abortion, family relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, love affair, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, romance, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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53%
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: drug addict, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, betrayal, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, young lovers, couples, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: infidelity, release from prison, prison, going straight, redemption, life is a bitch, family problems, love affair, prison life, confined, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, autobiography, friends, rivalry, crimes, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of writer William Seward Burroughs and his wife.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, writer's life, lifestyle, addiction, drug abuse, celebrity culture, adultery, murder, alcohol abuse, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: europe, london, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Diane is a sophisticated trainee on the New York Stock Exchange who is suddenly kidnapped and held captive in a North African desert hideaway by Selim, an Arab mogul.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: sheik, harem, romance, stockholm syndrome, culture clash, sexual relations, crimes, couples, kidnapping, relationships, moral ambiguity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, dishonesty, pardon, couples, legislation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, serious, sincere, sexy, talky ...
Plot: massage, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, love affair, murder, deadly, crimes, young lovers, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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45%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: couples, estrangement, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental illness, family problems, human nature, haunted by the past, introspection, family life, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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45%
Married/Unmarried (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Obsession and doubt control four friends' relationship.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious, semi serious
Plot: love affair, looking for love, love and romance, youth, young lovers, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
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45%
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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, family relations, couples, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Someone I Touched (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, extramarital affair, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love triangle, couples, syphilis, sexually transmitted disease, slapping, champagne, adultery ...
Time: 70s
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Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, woman in danger, couple relations, boss and employee, life is a bitch, love and romance, estrangement, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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43%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: witty, clever, suspenseful, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, legal investigation, courtroom drama, femme fatale, hotshot lawyer, deadly, dishonesty, mute or deaf, crimes, gays and lesbians, aging ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexual, captivating, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, injustice, couples, judge, father, bigamist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Edge of Madness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: sexual abuse, starting over, vengeance, mysterious character, investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love triangle, murder, isolation, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: interracial relations, downfall, power relations, vengeance, tragic love, couple relations, murder, betrayal, life is a bitch, infidelity, modern day adaptation, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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