Movies like The Swimming Pool

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The Swimming Pool (1969)
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The Swimming Pool (1969)
Original name: La Piscine
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in a magnificent villa near a sun-drenched St. Tropez, lovers Jean-Paul and Marianne are spending a happy, lazy summer holiday. Their only concern is to gratify their mutual passion - until the day when Marianne invites her former lover and his beautiful teenage daughter to spend a few days with them. From the first moment, a certain uneasiness and tension begin to develop between the four, which soon escalates in a dangerous love-game.
Style: psychological, sexual, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, suspense
Plot: friendship, love triangle, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, couple relations, crime, love and romance, couples, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, lovers reunited, uninhibited rivalry, crimes of passion, sexuality, party, death, female nudity, chess, male female relationship, holiday, vacation, cemetery, crime investigation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, southern france, france, europe, cote d'azur, riviera, saint tropez

Most similar movies to The Swimming Pool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, couples, crime, love and romance, murder and romance mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like The Swimming Pool: Borsalino (1970), Joy House (1964), Any Number Can Win (1963), Forever Mine (1999), Blood on the Streets (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ⇓
95%
 7.0
 2K
Joy House (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A small-time con man on the run from the gangster husband of his girlfriend hides out in a strange, brooding mansion run by two mysterious women. There he finds himself trapped in deception between the two women. Shot on location in the French ...
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, crimes, curses spells and rituals, witnessing a crime, deadly, dishonesty, couples, voyeurism, betrayal, uncontrollable, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, cote d'azur, monte carlo, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Any Number Can Win (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Charles, a sixty-something career criminal, fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cell mate, Francis, to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned ...
Style: realistic, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, heist, one last job, thief, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, tough heroes, prison, resort ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, french riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, haunted by the past, infidelity, lovers reunited, crime, unfulfillment, vengeance, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: realistic, cynical, exciting, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, violence spree, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, loss of partner, gory, rivalry, vengeance, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Rosario Tijeras (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Brazil
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rosario Tijeras has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them when they least expect it. She meets Emilio, a wealthy womanizer, and his best friend, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: hitman, love triangle, haunted by the past, danger, crime, life is a bitch, friendship, social decay, vengeance, vigilantism, romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: colombia, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, love triangle, infidelity, human nature, couples, dishonesty, solace, deadly, crime, coping, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 510
The Gang (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1945, as World War Two comes to a close, five small time crooks unite to form a gang. After several bold robberies they become notorious as "the front-wheel drive gang". The police attempt to stop their crime spree with little success, ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, chase, gang, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, heist, crimes, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, siege ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 823
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: tense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, chase, rivalry, coldhearted, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 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: erotic, serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, neo noir, family life, deadly, dishonesty, estrangement, family relations, investigation, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly-married Rebecca leaves her husband's Alsatian bed on her prized motorbike - symbol of freedom and escape - to visit her lover in Heidelberg. En route she indulges in psychedelic reveries as she relives her changing relationship with the ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: motorcycle, infidelity, on the road, friendship, love and romance, riddles and clues, love affair, romance, love triangle, friends, dull life, repression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Wedding in Blood (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is ...
Style: realistic, psychological, clever, serious, sexual ...
Plot: murder, legal investigation, love affair, crimes, village life, love and romance, lovers reunited, small town life, deadly, political corruption, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Claude Sautet's romantic drama stars Romy Schneider as Rosalie, a beautiful young woman involved with successful businessman Cesar (Yves Montand). One day, Rosalie's former flame David (Sami Frey) appears and attempts to win her back. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, couples, friends, love and romance, romance, fall in love, love, obsession, jealousy, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two Men in Town (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former bank robber is released after 10 years in prison. He gets help from a social-worker, but gets harassed by an old cop from his past.
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: social worker, guillotine, police, friendship, rivalry, neo noir, death sentence, haunted by the past, friends, crimes, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Things of Life (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pierre, a successful expert in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, lovers reunited, human nature, dishonesty, couples, betrayal, romance, unfulfillment, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Under Suspicion (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police inspector, suspecting an attorney of two child sex murders, has him held for a questioning session that goes on for hours.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, new year's eve, questioning, police inspector, life is a bitch, crime, couples, dishonesty, mind game, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-si├Ęcle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, gay, jealousy, courtesan, power relations, dishonesty, couples, love affair, unfulfillment, society, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 15K
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, realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological ...
Plot: translator, alienation, parents and children, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, city life, couple relations, love and romance, racism, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, usa, europe, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, small town, death in the family, deadly, dishonesty, couples, female killer, crime, dealing with death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 438
Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in Edwardian London. Just before the outbreak of World War I, Edith Graydon married her boyfriend Percy Thomson. He survives the war but theirs is not a happy marriage. She doesn't really love ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, rescue, crimes, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, dangerous attraction, unlikely criminals, wartime life, fall in love, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 20s, 1910s, 1920s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, clever, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: train ride, infidelity, murder, crumbling marriage, master and servant, couple relations, crimes, power relations, introspection, society, haunted by the past, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 6K
Bad Blood (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sexually transmitted disease called STBO is sweeping the country; it's spread by having sex without emotional involvement, and most of its victims are teenagers who make love out of curiosity rather than commitment. While a serum that can ...
Style: realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: murder, unrequited love, nickname, illusionist, older man younger woman relationship, debt, one last job, aids, mad scientist, plague, cure, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 1K
Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, aging, lifestyle, on the run, couples, strong sexual content, deadly, partners, gender, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Consequences of Love (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Titta di Girolamo has been living in a small hotel in Lugano for ten years, he leads a dull and rigid live and has apparently lost his capability to feel human emotion. This all changes when he decides to talk to Sofia, the Barmaid.
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: mafia, age difference, hotel, heroin, loneliness, family relations, dull life, dishonesty, couples, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
 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 ⇓
35%
 6.5
 1K
Whirlpool (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, mind game, crime, crimes, folk, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, rock, investigation, missing child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: gambling, bank, casino, roulette, passion, gambler, addiction, couples, dishonesty, new wave, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, france, europe, monte carlo, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, couples, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, dishonesty, crimes of passion, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, love triangle, infidelity, romance, murder, betrayal, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%