Movies like The Night

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The Night (1961)
 8.0
 15K
The Night (1961)
Original name: La notte
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexual, psychological, tense, sincere, clever, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, party, friendship, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, chase, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, family problems, human nature, couples, lifestyle, mogul, introspection, proposal, crumbling marriage, alienation, unfulfillment, one day, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, los angeles, usa, europe, milan italy, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and talky films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, family problems, love and romance, storytelling and human nature mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Night: L'Eclisse (1962), Red Desert (1964), 8? (1963), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995), The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, serious ...
Plot: translator, alienation, romance, city life, love and romance, unfulfillment, parents and children, society, human nature, lifestyle, family relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, usa, los angeles, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 12K
Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, countryside, couples, manic, social misfits, unfulfillment, couple relations, losing-it hero, mental illness, fable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.1
 98K
8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, surreal, talky, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: childhood, midlife crisis, filmmaking, mistress, dancer, priest, traffic jam, director, actress, actor, extramarital affair, adultery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, love triangle, writer's life, unfulfillment, friends, couple relations, romance, love and romance, love affair, couples, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: talky, serious, sincere, psychological, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, cafe, anniversary, investigation, couples, family problems, family life, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 8K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, society, lifestyle, friendship, suburbs, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: tense, clever, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: addiction, dysfunctional family, irish, terminal illness, sailor, actor, redemption, drug abuse, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, realistic, psychological, touching, tense ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, writer's life, family problems, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.2
 313
Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: gloomy, sentimental, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wartime life, love and romance, hopes, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, alcohol abuse, fall in love, couples, love affair, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 1K
Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, golden years, love affair, dishonesty, couples, family problems, redemption, promotion, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 18K
Winter Light (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: suicide, faith, pastor, winter, priest, isolation, small town, religions or cults, village, human nature, introspection, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Everybody's Fine (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Matteo Scuro is a retired Sicilian bureaucrat, a widower with five children, all of whom live on the mainland and hold responsible jobs. He decides to surprise each with a visit and finds none as he imagined.
Style: tragicomedy, sentimental, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: on the road, estrangement, family life, family problems, homeless, introspection, human nature, dysfunctional family, hopes, golden years, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, florence, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 345
Seventh Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A bored, sexually frustrated woman's life improves when she begins hypnotherapy and tries feng shui, but her husband's life unravels.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: kleptomania, infidelity, mental illness, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, power relations, love and romance, fainting, dishonesty, couples, family problems, hypnosis ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 8K
September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, family problems, parents and children, family relations, family gatherings, friends, couple relations, siblings relations, human nature, couples, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, lifestyle, human nature, youth, single parent, teenage life, family problems, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, new england, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, biting, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, couple relations, jealous spouse, mentally unstable, human nature, society, lifestyle, couples, dishonesty, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fire Within (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain Leroy is a recovering alcoholic who decides to end his life, but first decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time, in an attempt at finding a reason to continue living.
Style: bleak, realistic, psychological, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, midlife crisis, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, loneliness, couples, downfall, introspection, human nature, alcohol abuse, redemption, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, love and romance, romance, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, gender, introspection, dishonesty, love affair, obsessive quest, couples, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, talky, tense ...
Plot: estate, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, estrangement, introspection, human nature, family gatherings ...
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, custody, island, couples, dishonesty, family problems, fall in love, love affair, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark, sweden, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 1K
Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love affair, dysfunctional family, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 268K
Magnolia (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: talky, bleak, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, coincidence, introspection, cancer, seduction, suicide, terminal illness, infidelity, suicide attempt, child prodigy, chance, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1910s, 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexual, talky, witty, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, therapist, drifter, interview, sexual obsession, sexual perversion, sexual tension, loner ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, hopes, social relations, down on your luck, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Belly of an Architect (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The American architect Kracklite arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibiton for a French architect, Boullée, famous for his oval structures. Tirelessly dedicated to the project, Kracklite's marriage quickly dissolves along with his health.
Style: talky, sexual, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, stomach, architect, illness, obsession, love affair, family problems, couples, dishonesty, downfall, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak, clever ...
Plot: marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, midlife crisis, breakup, self discovery, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 3K
Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, couples, family problems, terminal illness, parents and children, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, family relations, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, new wave, introspection, lifestyle, moral dilemma ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eternity and a Day (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Greece, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexander, a famous writer, is very ill and has only a few days to live. He meets a little boy on the street, who is an illegal immigrant from Albania. Alexander then takes the boy home.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, poet, illegal immigrant, hospital, on the road, self discovery, refugees, ocean or sea, bus, human nature, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: greece, tokyo, australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: island, mental illness, schizophrenia, incest, dysfunctional family, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, family problems, couples, mad ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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