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Of Human Bondage (1964)
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Of Human Bondage (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medical student Philip fall in love with Mildred, a waitress. Although she is a flirt, they have a love affair. But when Philip is told about her constant infideliy, they break up. Mildred quits her job and becomes a prostitute. But Philip is still in love with her.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: prostitute, obsession, hospital, infidelity, artist, medical student, waitress, best friends, romance, disability, bondage, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, unfulfillment, blonde, handicapped, prostitution, betrayal, jealousy, childbirth, doctor ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, infidelity, dishonesty, crumbling marriage and love affair mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Of Human Bondage: X, Y and Zee (1972), Love & Rage (1999), The Pumpkin Eater (1964), Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985), Separate Ways (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, haunted by the past, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, romance, other woman, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, biting, suspense
Plot: obsession, dishonesty, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, society, couples, tragic love, love affair, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: ireland, europe, england
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78%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 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: clever, bleak, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couples, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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68%
Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wanda is a dominatrix who runs a gallery in a building on the Hamburg waterfront, where audiences pay for the privilege of watching her humiliate her slaves. She is a business woman who smashes sexual stereotypes and social taboos with icy ...
Style: serious, realistic, controversial, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch, manipulation, graphic violence, power relations, couples, strong sexual content, feminism, moral dilemma, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Separate Ways (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wife unhappy in her marriage begins an affair with an art student, unaware that her husband, a race driver, is also having an affair.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: infidelity, nightclub, marital crisis, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle ...
Time: future
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65%
Abraham's Valley (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: flowers, obsession, unfulfilled love, social differences, couple relations, introspection, destructive relationship, family problems, couples, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: contemplative, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, fall in love, unfulfilled love, introspection, couples, religions or cults, family problems, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, sexual content, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Rage to Live (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As word starts to spread about her behavior, Grace becomes a major source of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, love and romance, fall in love, looking for sex, singleness, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, marriage, love, heiress, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love triangle, love affair, introspection, love and romance, betrayal, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, france, greece, sweden, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A photographer (Laurence Harvey) based in Tokyo, who's in love with local beauty Tamiko (France Nuyen), begins to court an embassy official (Martha Hyer) so she can help him gain entry into the United States. Drama.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, forbidden love, society, writer's life, true love, down on your luck, opposites attract, immigrants, social differences, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, france, east asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: psychological, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, destructive relationship, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, couples, social relations, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: legend, sailor, power relations, couples, sexual dysfunction, social relations, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, betrayal, master and servant ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe
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55%
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Jasmine (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lamington Road on Bombay's Western Railway is the nearest railway station that takes one to Kamathipura, notorious for it's red-light, in particular, and a crime-prone area in general.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couples, opposites attract, one night, prostitute, rainy night, romance, aids, hiding place, rain, police, pimp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a blizzard in 1964, Dr. David Henry delivers his son Paul with the help of nurse Caroline. But when Henry realizes his wife is also carrying a girl with Down syndrome, he hands the second child over to Caroline without his wife's ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: twins, haunted by the past, disability, family problems, parents and children, down syndrome, crumbling marriage, obsession, love and romance, child illness, family in crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 1960s
Place: kentucky, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery, investigation, unfulfillment, ambition, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, unfulfillment, couples, sexual relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, female protagonist, woman smoking cigarette, pinball machine, free will, life is a bitch, introspection, new wave, artist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Those Secrets (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wife and mother drifts back to her life as a call girl.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, couples, prostitute, dishonesty, love and romance, prostitution, therapy, call girl, husband wife relationship, bored housewife
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, nightshift, unfulfillment, crimes, prostitute, hospital, love, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, family problems, love affair, addiction, life is a bitch, dishonesty, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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44%
The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, couples, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, impossible love, couple relations, estrangement, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Poor Cow (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The first of several social realism films by Ken Loach, this had less impact than those made as TV plays. Poor Cow follows the tangled life of Joy, who turns to Dave after her lover is jailed for theft. When Dave in turn is jailed, she is left with ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, down on your luck, love triangle, breakup, family relations, couples, family problems, realism, love and romance, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
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42%
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Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, life is a bitch, gift ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Summer Flight (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with a brain tumor falls in love with her doctor. A reworking of the 1939 Bette Davis film "Dark Victory", director Daniel Petrie's 1963 film stars Susan Hayward.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, neurotic
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, introspection, self discovery, romance, tragic hero, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, countryside, child illness, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, cornwall, italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Charlie Says (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, human nature, social relations, love and romance, couples, celebrity culture, dishonesty, infidelity, teachers and students, cons and scams, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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40%
Married/Unmarried (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Obsession and doubt control four friends' relationship.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, semi serious
Plot: love affair, looking for love, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, young lovers, youth, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
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38%
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July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, love affair, love triangle, midlife crisis, tragic love, dishonesty, teachers and students, breakup, family problems, infidelity, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Just Between Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.
Style: gloomy, sentimental, clever, emotional, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, dealing with death, battle of the sexes, romance, best friends, lifestyle, journalism, unfulfillment, gender, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
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38%
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Hard Times (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the troubled son of an NGO worker refuses to take a test and announces that he is not leaving his room, his concerned mother asks one of her clients, a Cuban exile, for help in setting the boy straight. Gonzalo has decided to drop out of ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, disability, love and romance, couples, youth, unfulfillment, society, dull life, down on your luck, parents and children, ex convict, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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38%
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, talky, sexy ...
Plot: massage, love and romance, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited, couples, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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37%