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, tense, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, sexual, suspense, contemplative
Plot: friendship, love triangle, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, crimes of passion, crimes, graphic violence, love and romance, couples, rivalry, police investigation, lovers reunited, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, chess, party, female nudity, death, vacation, cemetery, jealousy, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, sexuality ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: french riviera, south of france, france, europe, cote d'azur, provence, riviera ...

Most similar movies to The Swimming Pool

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about couples, love and romance, love triangle, female nudity, couple relations, crimes and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime 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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, ex convict, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, south of france, provence
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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: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the run, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, forgery, betrayal, witnessing a crime, gangsters, criminal's revenge, mysterious character, mentally unstable, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: french riviera, south of france, cote d'azur, monte carlo, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, tense, cynical, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, heist, crime gone awry, storage unit, one last job, thief, cons and scams, resort, aging, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.2
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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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: exciting, tense, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, vengeance, loss of partner, criminal's revenge, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes, graphic violence, mafia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: motorcycle, infidelity, on the road, repression, dull life, couples, friends, love and romance, stalking, romance, unfulfillment, buddies ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, switzerland, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, friendship, couple relations, couples, friends, fall in love, romance, love and romance, performer's life, businessman, jealousy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, love affair, sexual relations, village, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, infidelity, on the road, village life, destructive relationship, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, couples, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, couples, friendship, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, homosexuality, unrequited love, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: friendship, friends, love and romance, youth, couples, obsession, teenage life, couple relations, teenager, love, mental illness, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, gloomy, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, duchess, courtesan, couples, power relations, unfulfillment, romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, criminal heroes, gang, chase, siege, marriage, police ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay hustler, lifestyle, love affair, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, on the run, destructive relationship, sexual relations, crimes, partners, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, neo noir, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, love triangle, romance, investigation, gays and lesbians, love and romance, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, alps, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Le Samouraï (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: neo noir, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, hitman, gangsters, lone wolves, police investigation, jazz, assassination, surveillance, betrayal, chase, crimes, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, thought provoking, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: alienation, translator, relationships, parents and children, city life, human nature, destructive relationship, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, racism, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: loan, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, porn, strong violent content, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, actor's life, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, cynical, psychological ...
Plot: murder, solace, overdose, coping, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, nanny, unlikely criminals, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, bittersweet, couple relations, love triangle, human nature, lovers reunited, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, crimes, life is a bitch, social decay, friendship, vigilantism, vengeance, rape, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, romance, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos, anonymous sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: roulette, casino, gambling, bank, gambler, couples, fall in love, lovers reunited, addiction, love affair, destructive relationship, elderly ...
Time: 60s
Place: south of france, europe, france, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, moral dilemma, crumbling marriage, couples, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, gender, family problems, family relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Straight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Straight is the story of a messy love triangle between two men and a woman. Nazim (Eralp Uzun) is a hot young Turkish guy involved in petty crime. He goes out each night with his buddies, cruising for girls and dealing drugs in a seedy city square ...
Style: captivating, sexy, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ghetto, gay, couples, gender, society, social worker, bisexual, jealousy, crimes, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, crimes of passion, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, couples, dishonesty, destructive relationship, infidelity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: mafia, age difference, hotel, loneliness, killer, haunted by the past, fall in love, mysterious character, unlikely couple, couples, dull life, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, sex scene, love and romance, tragic love, introspection, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: sexual, psychological, gloomy, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, sexual relations, society, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, passionate interest, couples, city life, destructive relationship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Serial Killer 1 (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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, murder suspect, murder trial, killer, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1995, year 2001
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%