Movies like Revolutionary Road

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Revolutionary Road (2008)
 7.3
 189K
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing, realistic, gloomy, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couple relations, suburbs, housewife, jealousy, abortion, destiny, cold relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, deadend life, dull life, self fulfillment, marriage, death of wife, infidelity, loneliness, existentialism, midlife crisis, party, coworker, neighbor ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1955
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california

Most similar movies to Revolutionary Road

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and emotional films with plots about couples, infidelity, couple relations, loneliness, husband wife relationship, obsession and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Revolutionary Road: Blue Valentine (2010), Little Children (2006), The Ice Storm (1997), The Painted Veil (2006), American Beauty (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 179K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, marriage, couple relations, lust, strong sexual content, nurse, marital problem, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 103K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, extramarital affair, housewife, suburbs, sexual pleasure, love affair, parenthood, castration, small town, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 52K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mate swapping, dysfunctional family, snow, swinger, neighbor, thanksgiving, infidelity, storm, sexual exploration, adultery, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, marriage, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, couples, doctor, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, london, asia, shanghai, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.3
 1.0M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, character study, age difference, coming of age, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman relationship, virgin, existentialism, dysfunctional family, family problems, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 46K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sexy, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, old love, ex couple relations, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 198K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, sexual attraction, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Woman Under the Influence (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Mabel, a mother and wife, is on the brink of insanity as her blue-collar husband Nick attempts to understand her plight.
Style: bleak, talky, tense, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, mental breakdown, domestic violence, suburbs, housewife, infidelity, dysfunctional family, nervous breakdown, treatment, misfit, profanity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, quarry
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 26K
Serena (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: strong female lead, marriage, family business, family problems, love affair, family in crisis, couple relations, crumbling marriage, jealousy, mountain, femme fatale, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, unfulfilled love, party, obsessive love, social differences ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, tragic love, writer's life, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance, love, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 10K
Jude (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: bleak, emotional, sincere, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: forbidden love, nudity (full frontal - brief), teacher, romance, destiny, student life, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, follow your dream, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 42K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dull life, store, temptation, small town, infidelity, dream, marriage, mental illness, suicide, love affair, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 14K
Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, american dream, marital problem, infidelity, first love, marriage, teenage love, family problems, family life, violence, love, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 17K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: touching, sincere, meditative, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, hopes, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couple relations, breakup, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 7K
Intersection (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a car accident, Vincent Eastman watches his whole life flash before his eyes, and he doesn't like what he sees. While maintaining the semblance of a marriage with his wife, Sally, Vincent has been carrying on with a mistress, Olivia. ...
Style: sexy, serious, stylized, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, car accident, road accident, destiny, romance, dishonesty, family problems, couples, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, vancouver, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 7K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, couple relations, romance, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 121K
The Hours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, France, Canada, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, captivating, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: depression, suicide, drowning, writer's life, housewife, aids, mental illness, suicidal, terminal illness, letter, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 1920s, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: los angeles, new york, england, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, love triangle, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, couples, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, teenage life, suburban life, high school, youth, coming of age, suburbs, overbearing parent, first love, generation gap, virginity, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 14K
Breathe In (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, midlife crisis, family relations, family problems, couples, human nature, unfulfillment, under the surface, musician, teenage girl, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 9K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rape, divorce, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, age difference, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 3K
Petulia (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: realistic, witty, serious, emotional, psychedelic ...
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, socialite, divorce, mistreatment, charity, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, san francisco, california, tijuana mexico, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, love affair, romance, human nature, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, couple relations, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, naval uniform, young lovers, communist ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, malibu california, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%