Movies like Leaving

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Leaving (2009)
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Leaving (2009)
Original name: Partir
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. When Suzanne and the man hired to do the building meet, the mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne decides to give up everything and live this all engulfing passion to the fullest.
Style: emotional, psychological, captivating, realistic, touching, tense, serious
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, cuckolded husband, cheating wife, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, jealous spouse, breakup, family in crisis, love triangle, lovers apart, wife leaves husband, husband wife relationship, doctor patient relationship, hospital, romantic obsession, fatal attraction, emotional blackmail, passion, fall in love, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Leaving

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, romance and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Leaving: Adore (2013), Love Life (2009), Changing Times (2004), Come Undone (2010), Anna Karenina (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, lust, sexual relations, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, sexual tension, dishonesty, parents and children, friendship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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100%
 6.8
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Love Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: advertising, infidelity, cancer, sex, self discovery, couple relations, life is a bitch, supportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: twins, marriage, first love, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, france, africa, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, dull life, forbidden love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, dishonesty, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
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Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, old love, couple relations, love and romance, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, family problems, introspection, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 296
Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, dishonesty, fall in love, life is a bitch, love affair, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 35K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 530
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, family relations, dull life, couples, family problems, looking for love, opposites attract, midlife crisis, love triangle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 628
The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, cuckold, bored housewife, extramarital affair, sexual relations, love and romance, romance, midlife crisis, opposites attract, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious, psychological
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, urban, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 913
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love affair, infidelity, adultery, love and romance, small town, dishonesty, family life, small town life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, infidelity, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, couple relations, family gatherings, hopes, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, obsession, dangerous attraction, love affair, destructive relationship, romance, couples, unfulfillment, male female relationship, betrayal, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, warsaw poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Never Forever (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: emotional, realistic, erotic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deportation, infidelity, adultery, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, family relations, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, blonde ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, aging ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 274
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 189
About Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful Nina lives happily married, as she saw it, with intelligent Alexandr, professor of Sinology. But the debt for the mortgage begins to disturb the relationship of spouses. One day she meets Sergey, the head of the bank where her husband has ...
Style: sexy, captivating, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, female nudity, forbidden love, dishonesty, breakup, woman on top, bare breasts, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, nude ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, adulterous husband, friendship, infidelity, teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, strong sexual content, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, clever, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couples, society, friends, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, dishonesty, power relations, love and romance, bourgeoisie, betrayal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, family problems, family life, couples, unfulfillment, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 623
The City Below (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman at an art exhibition share a fleeting moment of attraction, which neither can act upon. Days later, a chance second meeting leads to an innocent coffee and the two strangers – both married - toy with their unexplainable ...
Style: tense, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, workplace intrigue, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lovers apart, power relations, workplace, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, asia, europe, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, infidelity, family life, romance, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, society, dishonesty, family problems, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 86K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%