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, female nudity, beach, summer vacation, reading, secretary, sunset, living alone, shyness, boredom, falling in love, shorts, scrabble, seaside, loneliness ...
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, sexy and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, friendship, friends and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Summer: Autumn Tale (1998), The Aviator's Wife (1981), A Tale of Springtime (1990), Pauline at the Beach (1983), 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: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, starting over, matchmaking, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, south of france, 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: clever, witty, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfilled love, love affair, couples, old love, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, parents and children, family relations, romance, hopes, mischievous children, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, flirt, sea, beach, jealousy, old love, flirting, romance, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, talky, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: marriage, twentysomething life, love affair, wooing, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, looking for love, friendship, screwball, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, friendship, love and romance, politics, actor's life, rise and fall, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, sexual, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, lovers reunited, friendship, friends, longing, twentysomething life, haunted by the past, infidelity, couple relations, true love, love affair, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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54%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 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, twentysomething life, couple relations, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A 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
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, gay, loneliness, runaway, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, europe, france
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50%
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: sincere, gloomy, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, coming of age, family relations, love affair, teenage life, self discovery, prodigy, love and romance, master and servant, youth, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, sexual, stylized, sincere, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, beach, waitress, friends, couples, love and romance, youth, romance, sexual content, graduation, twentysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: psychological, clever, sincere, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: friends, manipulation, womanizer, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, dishonesty, manipulations, romance, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, new wave ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, love affair, farce, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, romance, buddies, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: hopes, love and romance, couples, couple relations, introspection, self discovery, love triangle, best friend, relationship problems, existentialism, alienation, housing project ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: psychological, stylized, sexual, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), temptation, love triangle, dishonesty, family relations, couples, daydreamer, society, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: widower, widow, 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
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, human nature, introspection, looking for love, midlife crisis, love affair, writer's life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
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40%
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, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, teenage life, dysfunctional family, twentysomething life, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: impossible love, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, romance, love and romance, couples, unfulfilled love, wartime life, friendship, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, unsupportive spouse, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, price of justice, family gatherings, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, threesome, buddies, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, sex, passion, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: new york, europe, usa, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, contemplative, sincere, clever, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, opposites attract, bittersweet, friends, couples, hanging, city life, teenage life, urban, youth, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, teenage life, love affair, depression, couple relations, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ 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, thought provoking, tense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, journal, bittersweet, introspection, urban, down on your luck, romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, disability, love and romance, paralysis, human nature, human spirit, society, hopes, life philosophy, paraplegic, friends ...
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: couples, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, danger, romance, traffic jam, friendship, living together, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%