Movies like Summer

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Summer (1986)
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Summer (1986)
Original name: Le rayon vert
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, psychological, sincere, touching, clever, contemplative, semi serious, art house ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, youth, friends, romance, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, couples, twentysomething life, solitude, female nudity, beach, vegetarianism, cards, summer vacation, card playing, reading, secretary, sunset, living alone, shyness, boredom, crying woman ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, ireland, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Summer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, clever and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, friendship, friends and loneliness mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Summer: Autumn Tale (1998), The Aviator's Wife (1981), Pauline at the Beach (1983), A Tale of Springtime (1990), A Good Marriage (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: touching, semi serious, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, matchmaking, starting over, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, french countryside, wedding, women, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, paris france ...
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95%
The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her airline pilot lover. Then he sees the pilot with a blonde woman and he begins to follow them…
Style: talky, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, nosy, couples, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, flirt, jealousy, beach, old love, flirting, sea, romance, divorce, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, youth, family relations, parents and children, romance, love and romance, mischievous children, hopes, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: art history, female friendship, friendship, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, romance, best friends, love and romance, couple relations, wooing, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My American Uncle (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, punishment, mouse, bittersweet, social climbing, couples, couple relations, introspection, friendship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, sexy, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, looking for love, lovers reunited, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: clever, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, longing, friends, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, gay, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, loneliness, runaway, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
An Impudent Girl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlotte is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.
Style: humorous, gloomy, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: working class, friendship, coming of age, family relations, dysfunctional family, fall in love, parents and children, society, master and servant, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: clever, psychological, stylized, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, temptation, society, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking alcohol, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, farce, fall in love, twentysomething life, love affair, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, friendship, strong female presence, friends, best friends, introspection, human nature, village, urban, village life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Full Moon in Paris (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "He who has two women loses his soul, he who has two houses loses his mind." So it goes with Louise played by Pascale Ogier who is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, existentialism, relationship problems, best friend, alienation, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Summer's Tale (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who ...
Style: talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, waitress, beach, twentysomething life, couple relations, resort, fall in love, graduation, couples, friends, sexual content, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Suzanne's Career (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as ...
Style: sincere, clever, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friends, womanizer, lifestyle, dishonesty, manipulation, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, love and romance, buddies, romance, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, widower, romance, love and romance, couples, train, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, school, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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43%
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Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: talky, sexy, clever, sexual, witty ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, resort, couple relations, twentysomething life, teenage life, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1970, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, touching, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, midlife crisis, human nature, infidelity, introspection, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
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Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, opposites attract, friends, couples, hanging, bittersweet, urban, city life, teenage life, youth, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, new jersey ...
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34%
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XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: threesome, infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, buddies, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, sex, passion, break up ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: new york, london, usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, bittersweet, romance, urban, human nature, down on your luck, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.8
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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, sexy, atmospheric, captivating, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, jealousy, musician, adultery, prostitute, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Waterdance (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An oft overlooked film about struggling to deal with paralysis. Author Joel Garcia breaks his neck while hiking, and finds himself in a rehab center with Raymond, an exaggerating ladies man, and Bloss, a racist biker. Considerable tension builds as ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, paraplegic, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human nature, human spirit, hopes, society, life philosophy, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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31%
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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: fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%