Movies like Leaving

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Leaving (2009)
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Leaving (2009)
Original name: Partir
Genre: Crime, 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: infidelity, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, extramarital affair, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, passion, fatal attraction, breakup, cuckold, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, jealous spouse, family in crisis, love triangle, lovers apart, husband wife relationship, wife leaves husband, romantic obsession, hospital, doctor patient relationship, emotional blackmail, fall in love ...
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 sexy films with plots about infidelity, couples, love and romance, adultery, dishonesty, romance and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Leaving: Adore (2013), Come Undone (2010), The City Below (2010), Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002), The Red Thread (2016). 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, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, older woman younger man sex, infidelity, lust, mother son relationship, sexual relations, sexual tension, fall in love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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100%
 6.0
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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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: extramarital affair, sexually dissatisfied wife, infidelity, forbidden love, adultery, couples, love affair, sex scene, family problems, dull life, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 633
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, contemplative
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, love affair, workplace, crumbling marriage, workplace intrigue, crimes of passion, couples, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, asia, europe, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, love, love triangle, husband wife relationship, sex scene, passion, extramarital affair, marriage, romance, couples, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, realistic, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, human nature, true love, love affair, terminal illness, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 39K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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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, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, strong sexual content, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 251
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, emotional, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, dishonesty, forbidden love, breakup, cheating wife, female nudity, sex in bed, apology, bra, bedroom ...
Time: contemporary
Place: saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, family life, human nature, parents separation, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And While We Were Here (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American in Italy.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, cuckold, love affair, writer's life, extramarital affair, older woman younger man relationship, relationship problems, female writer, wife leaves husband, cuckolded husband, creative block ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ 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, sexy, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, old love, lovers reunited, love and romance, ex couple relations, moral dilemma, family problems, trust, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 9K
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: rape, divorce, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, up and down relationship, family life, romance, family problems, introspection, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, senegal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 90K
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, emotional, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, cuckold, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: male nudity, love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, filmmaking, couples, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, cuckold, extramarital affair, interracial sex, bored housewife, opposites attract, sexual relations, love affair, social differences, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 934
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: adultery, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, starting over, life turned upside down, romance, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 301
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: psychological, gloomy, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, romance, love and romance, sexual content, friends, couples, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 8K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: sexy, emotional, sincere, touching, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, pregnancy, fall in love, sexual relations, mistress, abortion, couple relations, doubt, love, passion, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, fall in love, forbidden love, parents and children, family problems, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, sex scene, temptation, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, adultery, husband wife relationship, cuckold, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, youth, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 544
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: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, dull life, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, deportation, infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, family problems, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, self discovery, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, extramarital affair, love triangle, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, adultery, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, infidelity, lady, passion, sexual relations, fall in love, dysfunctional marriage, family relations, paralysis, world war one, pianist ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sexy, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, age difference, romance, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 79
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, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, unfulfillment, couples, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 153
Above & Beyond (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, forbidden love, couples, disability, dishonesty, best friends, romance, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 5K
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, serious, sentimental, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, bittersweet, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: touching, sexual, stylized, sexy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, adulterous husband, friendship, infidelity, teacher student relationship, love and romance, stalking, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%