Movies like Pierrot le Fou

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Pierrot le Fou (1965)
 7.6
 26K
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, surreal, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, road movie, meditative, light, stylized ...
Plot: on the road, infidelity, couple relations, couples, lovers on the run, road trip, betrayal, tragic love, crime, romance, smuggling, tragic event, husband wife relationship, money, painting, bombing, bullet, dock, new wave, crimes, love and romance, chases and races, dishonesty, mediterranean, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, africa, mediterranean sea, paris france

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Most similar movies to Pierrot le Fou

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, talky and melancholic films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, couples, love and romance, loneliness, storytelling and dialogue 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), Mississippi Mermaid (1969), Who Knows? (2001). 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, couples, love triangle, romance, fall in love, sexual relations, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
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: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, friendship, urban, buddies, postmodernism, love and romance, crimes, city life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: politics, pregnancy, vietnam war, promiscuity, new wave, revolution, battle of the sexes, journalism, couple relations, romance, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, french noir
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, island, private detective, reunion, murder, marriage, plantation, neo noir, hidden identity, crime, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.9
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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: feel good, realistic, humorous, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, actor's life, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, italy, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, depression, crimes, romance, chases and races, lovers on the run, on the road, strong sexual content, violence, storytelling, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, politics, terrorism, murder, new wave, fighting the system, romance, society, danger, crimes, fall in love, state affairs ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, paris france, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, pregnancy, romance, couples, family problems, reunion, human nature, music band ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, england, france, southern france, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.1
 2K
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, suspenseful, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, dishonesty, on the road, cons and scams, crime, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, social relations, friends, death, rain ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, chase, river, outlaw, shooting, police officer, fugitives, crime, couple relations, criminal heroes, chases and races, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 34K
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: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 4K
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 ⇓
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, realistic, road movie, witty, humorous ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, missing person, on the road, crimes, romance, family relations, father son relationship, small town, radical ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, florida, maryland ...
⇓ 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, gang, bank, filmmaking, terrorism, blood, money, sex, terrorist, robbery, hostage, eroticism ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 3K
Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, crime, gangsters, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, ex convict, buddies, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, southern france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: talky, witty, clever, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, romance, nothing goes right, love and romance, couple relations, betrayal, ultimatum, gender, couples, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, europe, japan, germany, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 12K
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: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, intense, offbeat ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, couple relations, couples, disorder, crime gone awry, crimes, gays and lesbians, deadly, chase, obsession ...
Time: 1960s, 90s, year 1965
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, brazil, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 15K
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, couple relations, crimes, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, heist, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 32K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, violence, professional killer, salesman, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, human nature, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, party, mistress, gossip, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crimes of passion, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 13K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: destructive relationship, murder, adultery, couple relations, infidelity, mysterious character, drifter, extramarital affair, crimes, court case, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, female protagonist, free will, pinball machine, new wave, introspection, life is a bitch, artist, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Earthly Possessions (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an accomplice to helping the younger robber escape his pursuers. As ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bank, on the road, pregnancy, escape, hostage, couple relations, crimes, family relations, heist, couples, crime, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, midlife crisis, filmmaking, dishonesty, couples, human nature, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, love and romance, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 9K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, romance, jealousy, love and romance, crumbling marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, talky, surreal, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: restaurant, cannibalism, gangsters, cook, spouse killer, strong sexual content, cheating wife, infidelity, crime, crumbling marriage, love affair, sexism ...
Time: 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: memory loss, terminal illness, heist, master criminal, romance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, mystery, fall in love, hostages, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, france, africa, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, titanic, infidelity, romance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, contests and competitions, couple relations, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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