Movies like The Piano

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The Piano (1993)
 7.5
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The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, stylized, captivating, scenic, sexy, disturbing, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, couples, pianist, arranged marriage, love and romance, human nature, love affair, couple relations, adultery, infidelity, desire, piano, native, mother daughter relationship, sign language, neighbor, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret love, female protagonist, mute or deaf, beach, mute, feminism, complex characters ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and melancholic films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Piano: The Painted Veil (2006), Jane Eyre (1996), Firelight (1997), The End of the Affair (1999), Adore (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, scenic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: loveless marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, cheating wife, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, doctor, couples, cholera, redemption ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, london, asia, england
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, power relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, haunted by the past, love affair, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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Firelight (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: governess, love affair, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, couples, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, british ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 90s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
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33%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, infidelity, rain, jealousy, love affair, obsessive love, diary, private detective, secrets, church ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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100%
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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, teens
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, mother son relationship, older woman younger man sex, lust, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations, sexual tension, fall in love, beach, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexy, sexual, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, seduction, sexual relations, casanova, mind game, love triangle, innocence lost, love letter, nudity (full frontal - brief), arranged marriage, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, thought provoking, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cuckold, millionaire, gambling, husband wife relationship, adultery, moral dilemma, sex scene, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, age difference, rich man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 100K
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, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, imperial russia, depression, tragic love, suicide, love triangle, family relations, age difference, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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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, sincere, gloomy, lyrical ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, love affair, custody, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, denmark, france, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, money, family relations, unhappy marriage, impossible love, male female relationship, art ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, florence, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, art house, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: adultery, loneliness, love affair, newspaper, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, human nature, marriage, coincidence, neighbor, guilt ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, asia, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, love triangle, impotent husband, infidelity, obsession, sexual relations, paralysis, social differences, betrayal, world war one, adultery, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
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Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, sexual pleasure, sex scene, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, beefcake, love and romance, seduction, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: victorian england, looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, countryside, couple relations, english countryside, housekeeper, dishonesty, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, sexual pleasure, extramarital affair, strong sexual content, housewife, love affair, suburbs, castration, cheating wife, parenthood, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
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Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, romance, couple relations, fall in love, manipulation, dangerous attraction, love affair, actor's life, artists and showbiz, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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100%
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Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, cheating wife, photographer, sexual attraction, marriage, obsession, depression, secret love, complex characters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: erotic, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
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28%
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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, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, hospital, destructive relationship, extramarital affair, handicapped, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, relationships, secret love, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 244K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: melancholic, bleak, psychological, sexy, emotional ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, older woman younger man sex, first love, sexuality, sex with a minor, sexual relations, unlikely couple, older woman teenage boy sex, female prisoner, sex scene, older woman teenage boy relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany, israel ...
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100%
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: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, bisexual girl, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, friends, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 10K
Five Times Two (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, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, childbirth, up and down relationship, family life, romance, family problems, introspection, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sardinia, paris france, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 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, gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, french countryside, romance, bittersweet, inadvertently, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, sex with stepmother, family relations, family problems, love affair, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, estrangement, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, dangerous attraction, young lovers, fall in love, social differences, infidelity, wedding, family relations, sexual obsession, couple relations, love, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, crimes of passion, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, infidelity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%