Movies like Love on a Pillow

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Love on a Pillow (1962)
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Love on a Pillow (1962)
Original name: Le Repos du guerrier
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, hotel, sexual relations, romance, love triangle, small town, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, drug abuse, obsession, performer's life, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, addiction, chase, fall in love, mate swapping, love affair, couples, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany

Most similar movies to Love on a Pillow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, romance, love affair, fall in love and love triangle mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Love on a Pillow: 3 Hearts (2014), The Soft Skin (1964), Mademoiselle Chambon (2009), The Bridge (1999), The Light (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, bittersweet, siblings relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, passion, sister sister relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: sexy, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, human nature, destructive relationship, tragic love, fall in love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: VĂ©ronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.3
 544
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, dull life, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.0
 1K
The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, atlantic ocean, brittany
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83%
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 536
Those Who Love (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, family problems, infidelity, village, school, village life, love affair, redemption, fall in love, destructive relationship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Goodbye Again (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, love and romance, romance, battle of the sexes, gender, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jacques, a young man with artistic aspirations, spends four nights wandering Paris with a young woman, whom he rescued from suicide.
Style: atmospheric, touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, romance, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 7K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, terminal illness, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, love affair, doctors and patients, destructive relationship, fall in love, rehabilitation, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 456
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 ⇓
70%
 6.4
 1K
Quartet (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Adapted from the wistful, melancholy autobiographical novel by Jean ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, clever, serious ...
Plot: couples, prison, romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, womanizer, lifestyle, jazz, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Living 'til the End (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, bondage, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, hopes, dishonesty, impossible love, destiny, estate, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: male nudity, love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, filmmaking, couples, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 3K
Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship, love triangle, mother daughter relationship, divorce, sex scene, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: couples, tragic love, haunted by the past, love and romance, obsession, love affair, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, couples, love and romance, friends, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, best friends, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 4.9
 7K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, forbidden love, young lovers, mental illness, romance, destructive relationship, tragic love, teenage life, couples, parents and children, coming of age, first love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, airplane, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, road not taken, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, longing, couples, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Hunchback (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.
Style: serious, emotional, gothic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hunchback, forbidden love, self discovery, fall in love, obsession, clergy, social misfits, misfit, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, society ...
Time: middle ages, renaissance, 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
56%
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, couples, family relations, wedding, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Place for Lovers (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Globe-trotting clothes-horse Faye Dunaway, who's harboring a secret, embarks on a 10-day fling with Marcello Mastroianni in Italy. This 1968 film was directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Style: sexual, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: airport, terminal illness, young lovers, womanizer, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, unlikely couple, ego clash, losing-it hero, lifestyle, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 694
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, destructive relationship, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 2K
April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: unlikely couple, infidelity, love affair, human nature, solace, couples, romance, dishonesty, adultery, car accident, hospital, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 4K
Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, wallet, whiskey, love affair, unfulfillment, family relations, red hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My First Time (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zachary is 20 years old. Dark and independent, he collects amorous conquests and school failure. Sarah is 18 years old. First class, fragile, she fills her emotional gaps with perfect control of his life. Nothing should close and yet, the year of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, high school hunk, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, first love, love and romance, virgin, virginity, teenage life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%