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: Drama, Romance
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, love triangle, romance, hotel, sexual relations, small town, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, obsession, addiction, alcohol abuse, rescue, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, chase, couples, love affair, mate swapping, opposites attract, drug abuse, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, couples, 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 Bridge (1999), Living 'til the End (2005), The Soft Skin (1964), A Man and a Woman (1966). 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, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
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89%
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, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance, couples, bondage, impossible love, destiny, supernatural ability, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, couples, crimes of passion, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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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, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, couples, love, widower, male female relationship, looking for love, train ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
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84%
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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, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean, brittany
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82%
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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, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, impossible love, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, friendship, unfulfilled love, wartime life, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, germany, france, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, manipulation, forbidden love, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, rehabilitation, destructive relationship, doctors and patients, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 576
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: serious, realistic, sexy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, village, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, redemption, fall in love, village life, school, family relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: galicia
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70%
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: erotic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, france, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 8K
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, sexy, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, young lovers, forbidden love, mental illness, romance, couples, destructive relationship, teenage life, tragic love, parents and children, coming of age, first love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
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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: serious, realistic, talky, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, prison, performer's life, womanizer, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, psychological, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, femdom, romance, lifestyle, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, airport, fashion, mate swapping, couples, unfulfilled love, love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis, tragic love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, clergy, obsession, self discovery, fall in love, society, misfit, dishonesty, betrayal, social misfits, unfulfillment ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, love triangle, extramarital affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), battles, couples, airplane, bittersweet, hotel ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 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: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, nightlife, love triangle, self discovery, youth, life is a bitch, romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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56%
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, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, gender, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france, london
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55%
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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, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, sex scene, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, divorce, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, fall in love, longing, unfulfillment, photographer, hallucination, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, longing, couples, romance, dishonesty, train travel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, breakup, infidelity, social differences, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, forbidden love, tragic love, love affair, unfulfilled love, wedding, family relations, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, love story, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, epic ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, fall in love, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, impulsiveness, mysterious past, purse snatcher, irrational behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nearest to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People and life can be cruel, and in their face, Fannette is cool: toward an old acquaintance, to her daughter, to colleagues. Beneath the surface, she roils with passion for a lost love, Philippe. She watches "An Affair to Remember" again ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental, serious
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, looking for love, romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, impossible love, midlife crisis, destiny, destructive relationship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%