Movies like The Past 2007

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The Past (2007)
 6.2
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The Past (2007)
Original name: El Pasado
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer him, torture him or redeem him.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sexual, gloomy
Plot: obsession, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, introspection, breakup, downfall, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, male female relationship, translator, jealousy, ex husband ex wife relationship, remarry, down on your luck, profanity, sexual content, vagina, sex, female nudity, sex scene, memory loss, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america

Most similar movies to The Past

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Past: Antares (2004), Come Undone (2010), Not Easily Broken (2009), Alexander the Last (2009), Bedrooms (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, cheating wife, couple relations, dishonesty, obsession, introspection, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, forbidden love, couples, love affair, sex scene, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dull life, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious
Plot: ambition, hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, unfulfillment, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, family problems, love and romance, love triangle, siblings relations, couple relations, love affair, family relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.4
 238
Bedrooms (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Bedrooms tells a story about the walls that separate people, the heartbreak and infidelity that's often the result and the redemption that comes from tearing those walls down. The film is told in 4 stories by 3 filmmakers. Three of the stories ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations, single parent, breakup, twins, introspection, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, true love, couple relations, love affair, hopes, infidelity, couples, family life, human nature, breakup, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, sexual
Plot: starting over, love triangle, crumbling marriage, teachers and students, couple relations, family relations, youth, couples, love and romance, family problems, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love affair, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, sexual content, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, twentysomething life, urban, breakup, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, romance, love triangle, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, couples, love and romance, love affair, obsession, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, desire, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love affair, romance, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, breakup, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, career change, crumbling marriage, love and romance, husband wife relationship, break up, breakup, unfulfillment, disintegration, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This movie is about Iiris Vaara. She turns 30 and meets young director Marko. All dreams come true but does Marko share her dreams?
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, hopes, introspection, couples, looking for love, innocence lost, couple relations, love affair, male female relationship, male nudity, wife leaves husband, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 5K
Coming Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, political unrest, hopes, crime and punishment, reunion, breakup, couples, labor camp, family problems, state affairs, political prisoner, cultural revolution ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 756
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: society, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems, cafe, down on your luck, wish come true, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 4K
Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, wallet, whiskey, love affair, unfulfillment, purse snatcher, quotation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sue Silverman feels 'neglected' in bed by her hard-working husband Andrew and serially seduces men to 'meaningless' motel sex, even Rick Hudson, a contractor and fellow fund-raiser. After being swept into bed at work by French ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, psychological, sexual
Plot: infidelity, obsession, introspection, life is a bitch, couples, sexual relations, addiction, crumbling marriage, doctors and patients, adultery, sex addict, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, love affair, couples, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 187
Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: realistic, sexual, tense, psychological, serious
Plot: unfulfillment, disorder, family problems, love and romance, mute or deaf, misfit, bar, couple relations, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Used to Be Darker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Taryn, a Northern Irish runaway, finds herself in trouble in Ocean City, MD, she seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore. But Kim and Bill have problems of their own: they’re trying to handle the end of their marriage gracefully for ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: introspection, love and romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, looking for love, couples, unfulfillment, folk, couple relations, runaway
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 452
Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, sexual
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, unfulfillment, death in the family, dishonesty, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, woman, profanity, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.8
 18K
Alone (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alper is in his mid 30s and a good chef at his own restaurant. He loves luxury and spends his life with one-night stands and paid love. One day, his life changes utterly as he walks into a second-hand shop where he first encounters Ada who is in her ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, sexual content, romance, cooking and food, chef, bittersweet, love and romance, singleness, free spirited, casual sex, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 10
Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: People from diverse social backgrounds, races and ages manage grief through its different phases.
Style: contemplative, experimental, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: sexual content, dealing with death, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 11K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, vacation, snow, rape, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, love affair, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, adultery, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don't Look Down (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sexy Spanish siren named Elvira schools a young man in tantric lovemaking.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: sexual pleasure, love and romance, sexual relations, couples, sex, eroticism, lust, fondling, sex scene, sleepwalking, lesson, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.0
 712
Monogamy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Exhibitionism, voyeurism, jealousy, lust. Brooklyn wedding photographer Theo’s side business shooting surveillance-style photos of clients on the sly takes an unexpected turn—and creates a rift with his fiancée —when he’s hired by a ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, tense, sexual
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, lifestyle, stalking, couple relations, mysterious character, dishonesty, fiance fiancee relationship, strained relationship, photographer, jealousy, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: couple relations, optimism, couples, romance, death in the family, family problems, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, wartime life, battle, airplane ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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