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The Science of Sleep (2006)
 7.3
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The Science of Sleep (2006)
Original name: La Science des rêves
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, stylized, psychological, clever, humorous, sentimental, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: escape, artist, horse, party, friendship, french, pianist, boat, skyscraper, dancer, painting, gay slur, letter, new job, trapped, backstage, neighbor, jealousy, nightmare, sex, dream, magic, cloud, daydreamer, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, mexico, latin america, europe, paris france, mexico city

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Most similar movies to The Science of Sleep

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, melancholic, interesting and clever films with plots about loneliness, storytelling, life philosophy, mentor, romance, relationships and destiny mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Science of Sleep: Mr. Nobody (2009), Mood Indigo (2013), The Good Night (2007), Midnight in Paris (2011), Stranger Than Fiction (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, clever, melancholic, mind bending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: introspection, love and romance, love, couple relations, power of love, mind control, brainwashing, memory loss, couples, dreams, love story, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant
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88%
 7.8
 195K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, futuristic, mind bending, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, utopia, depression, teenage love, alternate reality, surrealism, romance, life changing experience, death, parallel world, love affair, childhood ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 14K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, collector, romance, tragic love, love affair, love and romance, surrealism, escapades, philosophy, marriage proposal, unfulfillment, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, fall in love, musician's life, couples, advertising, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, london, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: stylized, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, writer's life, midnight, past, love and romance, painting, encounter, vacation, french, bohemian life, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: offbeat, clever, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: death, dying, professor, literature, paranoia, psychiatrist, self sacrifice, insanity, publisher, novelist, shooting, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 644K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, optimism, social relations, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, life philosophy, young woman, loner, hopes, lifestyle change, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, train ride, journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, relationship vs career, jealous spouse, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, time travel, actor, love and romance, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, couple relations, hopes, friends ...
Place: india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, love and romance, city life, friends, gays and lesbians, couple relations, family relations, romance, couples, fall in love, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, depressing, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, on the road, depression, death, russian, friendship, dealing with death, supernatural, love and romance, starting over, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 90K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, sweet, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, dream, novelist, loneliness, imaginary character, looking for love, therapy, supernatural romance, fictional reality, couple relations, writer's life, writing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love, architect, unfulfilled love, heartache, life philosophy, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 18K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, birthday, model, ballet, wedding, sex, cross dressing, romance, couple relations, writer's life, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, france, europe, st. petersburg russia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, vacation, taxi, taxi driver, romance, dishonesty, disorder, couples, fall in love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Girl on the Bridge (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, starting over, knife, bridge, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, suicidal, haunted by the past, fairy, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, greece, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, human nature, encounter, couples, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, workplace romance, love affair, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dealer, fall in love, dishonesty, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, couples, young people, love affair, old love, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 79K
Cashback (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Style: clever, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: sexual attraction, insomnia, introspection, art, time, student, breakup, sexual tension, regret, jealousy, manager, boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 13K
Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, society, betrayal, fake identity, illegal immigrant, culture clash, survival, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 37K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, youth, friendship, prejudice, french, infidelity, party, hippie, lesbian, travel, student, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, gender, love affair, couples, resort, dealing with death, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, michigan, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 8K
The Future (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.
Style: surreal, emotional, mind bending, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, thirtysomething life, follow your dream, couple relations, life turned upside down, road not taken, hopes, crumbling relationship, unfulfillment, paralysis, destiny, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, couples, cliche, anniversary, urban, thirtysomething life, overbearing, love and romance, hung over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, croatia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: talky, witty, intellectual, biting, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, unhappiness, bohemian life, uneducated, fish out of water, couples, disorder, opposites attract, love and romance, small time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 30K
Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: semi serious, melancholic, philosophical, intellectual, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, romance, french, fall in love, gangsters, disorder, suicide attempt, supernatural romance, low self esteem, pimp, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
 205K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, marriage, french, reunion, cafe, journalist, thirtysomething life, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unhappy, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, manhattan new york city, texas, paris france, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Love Me If You Dare (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: dark humor, sexy, surreal, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: youth, french, prank, friendship, destiny, romance, best friends, contests and competitions, love hate, competition, music box, game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%