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, uninhibited rivalry, lovers reunited, 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 crimes, crime, couples, dishonesty, murder, love and romance and deadly 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, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, crimes, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, ex convict, rivalry, friends, criminal's revenge, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence, southern france, marseille
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95%
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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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: femme fatale, on the run, dangerous attraction, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge, curses spells and rituals, protagonist as suspect, mysterious character, gangsters, cons and scams, siblings relations, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, cote d'azur, monte carlo, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: serious, realistic, stylized, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, crime gone awry, one last job, heist, thief, dishonesty, prison, resort, aging, forgery, tough heroes, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, french riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, haunted by the past, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, lovers reunited, crime, unfulfillment, crimes, murder, deadly, hidden identity ...
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, suspenseful, stylized, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, loss of partner, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, violence spree, neo noir, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, gory, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, social decay, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, friendship, danger, vigilantism, vengeance, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico
⇓ 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: serious, psychological, witty, cynical, tense ...
Plot: murder, crime, overdose, friendship, nanny, couples, deadly, dishonesty, human nature, coping, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: sincere, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gangsters, police investigation, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase, crime, chases and races, gang, crimes, robbery ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 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: realistic, stylized, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime and punishment, vengeance, on the run, coldhearted, parole officer, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, neo noir, estrangement, dishonesty, deadly, family life, couples, investigation, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, love and romance, fall in love, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: tense, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, on the run, love affair, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, partners, sexual relations, crimes, destructive relationship, murderous pair, deadly, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 4K
Disco Pigs (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pig and Runt born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, all but by bloodline. Inseparable from birth, they are almost telepathic. They are one, needing no one else, inhabiting a delicate, insular and dangerous world where they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: friendship, friends, couples, love and romance, youth, obsession, couple relations, teenage life, love, teenager, mental illness, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: sexual, realistic, psychological, serious, cynical ...
Plot: murder, romance, legal investigation, love affair, love and romance, unfulfillment, dull life, village life, life turned upside down, neo noir, crime, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, friends, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, obsession, love, jealousy, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: age difference, mafia, hotel, loneliness, mysterious character, unlikely couple, fall in love, haunted by the past, crimes, dull life, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: social worker, police, guillotine, law enforcement, friends, rivalry, friendship, haunted by the past, crime, going straight, crimes, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, atmospheric, sexual, serious, erotic ...
Plot: motorcycle, infidelity, on the road, unfulfillment, riddles and clues, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for sex, couples, buddies, danger, stalking ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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The Embalmer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes entranced by Valerio and offers him a large salary to come ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, friendship, couples, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, homosexuality, unrequited love, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
SK1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, riddles and clues, obsession, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crime, crimes, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1991, year 1995 ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, human nature, lovers reunited, couples, extramarital affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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-siècle 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: sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, jealousy, gay, courtesan, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, anti semitism, femme fatale, gender, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, paris france, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 606
Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, police investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, danger, murder, death of wife, pursuit, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: translator, alienation, society, urban, romance, parents and children, city life, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, materialism, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, usa, europe, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, mystery, crime, crimes, dealing with death, death in the family, rivalry, female killer, investigation, haunted by the past, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, disturbing, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mind game, investigation, dishonesty, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, police inspector, questioning, mystery, child murder, suspect, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, love affair, dangerous attraction, crime, unlikely criminals, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, forbidden love ...
Time: 20s, 1910s, 1920s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: murder, debt, illusionist, older man younger woman relationship, nickname, unrequited love, cons and scams, love and romance, couple relations, crime, heist, one last job ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, love triangle, murder, gangsters, vengeance, crime, haunted by the past, deadly, couple relations, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%