Movies like Saint Laurent

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Saint Laurent (2014)
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, strong sexual content, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, rise to the top, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, male prostitute, dog, dancing, drug abuse, snake, party, money, firefighter, hotel, food, death, female nudity, illness ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1973, year 1976 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france

Most similar movies to Saint Laurent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and melancholic films with plots about drinking, kiss, sex, death, cigarette smoking, mother son relationship and flashback mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Saint Laurent: Coco Before Chanel (2009), Regular Lovers (2005), Violette (2013), Factory Girl (2006), Total Eclipse (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, ambition, drug abuse, gay, cocaine ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, feminism, rise to the top, fashion designer, gender, loss of loved one, ambition, designer, relationship vs career, social climbing, lifestyle, horse ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
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100%
Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, revolution, idealism, love triangle, lifestyle, rebelliousness, society, political corruption, tragic love, twins, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968, year 1969
Place: france, europe, morocco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Violette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, writer's life, friends, artists and showbiz, gender, society, feminism, lesbian relationship, telephone call, humiliation, promise, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, year 1972, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, realistic, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, holland, france, africa, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
Style: biting, realistic, serious, dark, melancholic ...
Plot: s&m, painter, gay, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, gender, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: paris france, east end london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, couple relations, sexual relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s, 19th century ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 58K
Rust and Bone (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: accident, disability, french, tragic event, dog, single parent, boxing, killer whale, surveillance camera, redemption, surveillance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, french riviera, riviera, cote d'azur, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Christopher and His Kind (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, sexual, based on memoir ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, cabaret, s&m, self discovery, gay, gender, urban, strong sexual content, fall in love, counterculture, nightlife, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1976
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, england, medical school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, movie star, sexual abuse, showbiz, generosity, actor's life, life is a bitch, love and romance, artists and showbiz, forbidden love, hollywood, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, year 1960, year 1965 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, vancouver british columbia canada, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, tense, realistic, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: murder, playwright, gay, tragic love, couples, deadly, crimes, writer's life, gays and lesbians, unsuccessful, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1964 ...
Place: england, europe, morocco, australia, brighton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
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Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: drug abuse, fashion, addiction, lesbian, mental illness, aids, heroin, strong sexual content, model, nightlife, lifestyle, rehabilitation ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: sexual, realistic, talky, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: artist, painter, fighting the system, couples, celebrity culture, couple relations, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, against the rules, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1918, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: feminism, infidelity, artists and showbiz, romance, unfulfillment, forbidden love, couple relations, writer's life, fall in love, couples, love affair, gender bending ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: italy, france, venice, europe, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: sincere, clever, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: aids, infidelity, friendship, moral dilemma, prostitute, cruising, opera singer, doctor, babies and infants, friends, couple relations, child birth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: france, europe, marseille, munich germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Style: stylized, realistic, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, aids, gay relationship, homosexual, pianist, cocaine, celebrity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, talented ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexual, sexy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, unrequited love, best friends, addiction, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, cancer, actress, restaurant, wine, dog, dying, nickname, giving a toast, doctor, apology, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, england, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, contests and competitions, love and romance, dealing with death, friends, couple relations, transvestism, gender, couples, haunted by the past, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, cambodia, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2K
Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: captivating, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: ballet, dance, dancer, love and romance, against the rules, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, love affair, rebellion, feminism, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, athens greece, berlin germany, chicago illinois, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 3K
Redoubtable (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Myanmar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.
Plot: demonstration, broken glasses, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, older man younger woman relationship, actress, sea, filmmaking, female in swimsuit, roller skates, age difference, protest ...
Time: 1960s, year 1967, year 1968
Place: europe, paris france, italy, france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: homosexuality, obsession, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, gay relationship, writer's life, prison, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, rough, touching, realistic ...
Plot: artist, aids, exile, oppression, gays and lesbians, revolution, gay, poet, gay slur, homosexual, cuban revolution, fidel castro ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1964 ...
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, havana cuba, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, tense, captivating ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, visionary, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, rise to the top, destructive relationship, obsession, ambition, african american ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, year 1918, 1910s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new mexico, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1931, following the success of the film Battleship Potemkin, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, to shoot a new film. Freshly rejected by Hollywood, Eisenstein soon falls under Mexico’s spell. ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, hollywood, movie business, director, folk music, orchestra conductor, clock, flag, diarrhea ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1917, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, exciting, tense ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, romance, writer's life, coming of age, buddies, state affairs, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, paris france, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
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I Am Michael (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, ambiguous ending
Plot: preacher, gay, church, minister, gays and lesbians, media, clergy, religions or cults, introspection, gender, society, repeated scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, year 2006, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, wyoming, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, love triangle, anti semitism, femme fatale, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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