Movies like Lost in Beijing

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Lost in Beijing (2007)
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Lost in Beijing (2007)
Original name: 苹果
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her bad-tempered window cleaner husband Kun (Tong Dawei), barely eking by on their miniscule pay. When Pingguo gets raped by her boss Lin (Tony Leung) one afternoon, Kun, who is washing the windows of the building, witnesses the act. The enraged Kun tries to get even first by (unsuccessfully) blackmailing Lin, then by sleeping with Lin's wife (Elaine Kam). The relationships get even more tangled when Pingguo discovers she's pregnant. With the paternity of the baby up in the air, Kun, who is eager for money, strikes a deal with Lin, who is eager for a son.
Style: tense, touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rape, extortion, love triangle, family problems, family in crisis, extramarital affair, infertility, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, couples, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, unwanted pregnancy, rape victim, cuckolded husband, pregnant from rape, cuckold, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, babies and infants, social differences, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, beijing china

Most similar movies to Lost in Beijing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about couples, family problems, unfulfillment, family relations, infidelity, couple relations and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Lost in Beijing: Dearest (2014), Leaving (2009), Dam Street (2005), Gilles' Wife (2004), All or Nothing (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Place: france, europe
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83%
 6.9
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Dam Street (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Loneliness, saving face, and public mores. In 1983 in China, Yun is a bright schoolgirl who gets pregnant. She's expelled, her boyfriend leaves town, and her mother arranges the baby's adoption, telling Yun the child died at birth. Ten ...
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 128 min.
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63%
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Summer of '04 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sexual
Plot: youth, infidelity, innocence lost, cheating wife, social decay, lifestyle, society, gender, love affair, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
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Mine Alone (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A women meets a charming man and falls in love, they get married and start a family. As they age and have children, the man's becomes violent and abusive.
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Family Secrets (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, suspense
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Baby Maker (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional
Audience: girls' night
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57%
 5.7
 26
Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, serious, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
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Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
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53%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 928
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
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36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
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Duration: 81 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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For Ellen (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After an overnight long-distance drive, Joby has a special meeting—with lawyers and his ex-wife. A struggling musician with the prerequisite tattoos, slimy hair, goatee, and his head firmly floating in the clouds, Joby hasn’t been around to be a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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32%