Movies like Pierrot le Fou

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Pierrot le Fou (1965)
 7.7
 24K
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Original name: Pierrot le fou
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, witty, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, french noir, clever, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, money, painting, bombing, bullet, dock, new wave, infidelity, betrayal, lovers on the run, road trip, mediterranean, tragic love, crime, chases and races, romance, crimes, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, love and romance, storytelling, surrealism, on the run, party ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, africa, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, stylized and enigmatic films with plots about loneliness, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, obsession, culture clash and runaway mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Pierrot le Fou: A Woman Is a Woman (1961), Band of Outsiders (1964), Masculin Féminin (1966), The Little Soldier (1963), Mississippi Mermaid (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Plot: infidelity, new wave, pregnancy, romance, couple relations, gangsters, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: talky, witty, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: new wave, love triangle, crime, alienation, crime gone awry, postmodernism, buddies, unlikely criminals, robbery, louvre, crimes, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Masculin Féminin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real life Yé-yé girl).
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: politics, vietnam war, new wave, pregnancy, promiscuity, couple relations, love and romance, menage a trois, bisexuality, revolution, society, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Little Soldier (1963)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Algerian war for independence from France, a young Frenchman living in Geneva who belongs to a right-wing terrorist group and a young woman who belongs to a left-wing terrorist group meet and fall in love. Complications ensue when the man ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: assassination, new wave, politics, terrorism, murder, against the rules, romance, assassination attempt, fighting the system, political corruption, political unrest, price of justice ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, paris france, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mississippi Mermaid (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, french noir
Plot: plantation, marriage, island, femme fatale, private detective, on the run, murder, reunion, neo noir, cons and scams, crimes, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: fugitives, shooting, river, outlaw, police officer, prison escape, crime, love triangle, chase, on the road, crimes, suitcase full of money ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two for the Road (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and ...
Style: stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, pregnancy, romance, crumbling marriage, wife husband relationship, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, south of france, france, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
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Traveller (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: cons and scams, on the road, crime, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, love and romance, couples, social relations, friends, death, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.9
 32K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, adultery, musician, prostitute, jealousy, new wave, love, romance, promiscuity, german ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 2K
Who Knows? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, actor's life, romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, couple relations, love triangle, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, europe, italy, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, depression, lovers on the run, strong sexual content, on the road, on the run, gory, romance, chases and races, crimes, cons and scams, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 80s, 1920s
Place: illinois, usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, female protagonist, free will, pinball machine, new wave, life is a bitch, introspection, human nature, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 3K
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, new wave, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 20K
Fallen Angels (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this bifurcated crime narrative, a disillusioned hitman attempts to escape from his violent lifestyle against the wishes of his partner, who is infatuated with him, and an eccentric mute repeatedly encounters, then subsequently falls for, a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, love, assassin, gambling, bar, drifter, killer, mute or deaf, couples, one last job, cigarette smoking, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, mcdonald's restaurant, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
First Name: Carmen (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The protagonist is Carmen X, a female member of a terrorist gang. She asks her uncle Jean, a washed-up film director if she can borrow his beachside house to make a film with some friends, but they are in fact planning to rob a bank. During the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, bank, gang, sex, terrorist, money, blood, hostage, robbery, terrorism, filmmaking, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 2K
Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, love triangle, love and romance, couples, betrayal, nothing goes right, dishonesty, gender, ultimatum ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: asia, new york, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 4K
Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, radical, parents and children, on the road, missing person, crimes, romance, family relations, obsessive quest, siblings relations, haunted by the past, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, florida, maryland, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 14K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: translator, alienation, human nature, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, urban, love triangle, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 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, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, human nature, couple relations, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chungking Express (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, femme fatale, girlfriend, loneliness, flight attendant, pineapple, confined, disguise, drugs/alcohol, fall in love, city life, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, taiwan, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: clever, stylized, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: master criminal, romance, heist, memory loss, terminal illness, love affair, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, france, africa, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, unhappiness, extramarital affair, love and romance, couples, teachers and students, lover, theatre play, theatre milieu, cheating, partnership ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, friends, love and romance, couples, contests and competitions, dealing with death, couple relations, midlife crisis, transvestism, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, egypt, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.2
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, gang, jealousy, gay relationship, bank robbery, heist, on the run, crime, celibacy, gays and lesbians, lgbt, crime gone awry ...
Time: 1960s, 90s, year 1965
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, brazil, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 6K
Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: french, hitchhiker, drifter, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, on the road, human nature, life is a bitch, lone wolves, down on your luck, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, morocco, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, sailor, fight, radio, beating, underwear, drink, rain, romance, looking for love, kiss, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: hong kong, asia, macau, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, talky, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: restaurant, cheating wife, gangsters, strong sexual content, cook, cannibalism, spouse killer, love affair, cooking, crime boss, infidelity, crime ...
Time: 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 14K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: irish, infidelity, crime, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, love affair, small town, crimes, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 2K
Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, murder, obsession, neo noir, investigation, couple relations, dangerous attraction, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 11K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: baroque, stylized, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, betrayal, infidelity, romance, virginity, manipulations, couple relations, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 18th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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