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Protector (2009)
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Protector (2009)
Original name: Protektor
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Czech journalist joins a Prague radio station what broadcasts Nazi propaganda in order to protect his Jewish wife. However, as the Nazi rule over Czechoslovakia calls for more and more collaboration, his relationship with his wife spirals downward.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: world war two, couple relations, life is a bitch, anti semitism, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couples, wartime life, against humanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, husband wife relationship, assassination, film within a film, radio, media, unfulfillment, rowing, propaganda, boxing, nazi, jewish, female nudity, swimming, singing ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: czech republic, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and stylized films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, romance, female nudity and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Protector: Closing the Ring (2007), Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012), Paradjanov: Lover of Beauty (2013), A Gentle Woman (1969), The Last Metro (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, couple relations, death in the family, optimism, couples, parents and children, wartime life, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: journalist, divorce, war correspondent, love affair, romance, writer's life, couples, life is a bitch, media, photojournalist, fame, spanish civil war ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Paradjanov: Lover of Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine, France, Georgia, Armenia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System. He is committed to prison for being eccentric.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, couple relations, isolation, prison, maverick, celebrity, prisoner, kgb, couples, film within a film ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: ukraine, russia, soviet union, armenia, caucasus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide, loan shark, human nature, strong female presence, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, couples, family problems, memory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 7.4
 13K
The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, theater, infidelity, love triangle, anti semitism, occupation, confined, love and romance, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 362
1939 (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: world war two, couples, life is a bitch, war, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, best friends, friends, wartime life, motorcycle with a sidecar, black market, female nudity ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, sweden, norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cherry Blossoms (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, family reunited, age difference, couples, romance, family, friendship, death in the family, parents and children, dancer, loss of spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, europe, asia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 4K
Lili Marleen (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lili Marleen is the story of a German singer named Wilkie who while working in Switzerland falls in love with a Jewish composer named Robert who’s family is helping people to flee from the Nazis. Roberts family is skeptical of Walkie thinking she ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, nudity (full frontal - brief), anti semitism, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, artists and showbiz, state affairs, performer's life, life is a bitch, war ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, year 1938
Place: switzerland, berlin germany, germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 842
Paper Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1961, a Soviet medical officer is conflicted about his position overseeing the health of future cosmonauts.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: military, space travel, moral dilemma, infidelity, crumbling marriage, space and aliens, soldier, power relations, couple relations, love affair, cosmonaut, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: russia, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, actor's life, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 351
Prague Duet (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar.
Style: sexy, sincere, disturbing, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, womanizer, romance, politics, haunted by the past, love affair, love and romance, life is a bitch, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, hopes, dishonesty, breakup, human nature, family life, couples, family problems, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, sexual, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, military, infidelity, soldier, state affairs, love and romance, romance, couples, strong sexual content, dishonesty, unfulfillment, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, germany, france, brittany, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, talky ...
Plot: couples, prison, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, jazz, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, womanizer, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 700
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, fall in love, wartime life, world war two, love and romance, black market, singing contest, brothel, poker ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 459
Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, introspection, ambition, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 2K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, unfulfillment, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, bourgeoisie, adultery, letter, couples, family problems, power relations, dishonesty, love and romance, husband wife relationship, suffering ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 744
The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: self discovery, romance, couples, couple relations, mysterious character, dishonesty, manipulation, island, manipulations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Yvonne's Perfume (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1958 in wealthy Lake Geneva, where an enigmatic young Frenchman begins an affair with a beautiful starlet under the watchful eye of her flamboyant elderly mentor. But in a season full of secrets, is truth the most elusive passion ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual content, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, hotel, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), algerian war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: switzerland, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Woman Who Drinks (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: À la veille de ses derniers instants, une femme se remémore son passé d'alcoolique. Elle revoit toute sa jeunesse dont une cuite qui, à 46 ans, lui a coûté tout ce qu'elle avait. «La solitude, le vieillissement sont des thèmes qui ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere, non-linear ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, drunkenness, life is a bitch, fall in love, social differences, couples, elderly, aging, crumbling marriage, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, judge, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, love and romance, destructive relationship, love, dull life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 27K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, couple relations, introspection, homecoming, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 313
Spring of Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film, 'The Spring Of Life', brings to light a little-known operation of the Nazi SS, started just before the outbreak of World War II. Through the careful selection and re-education of young women, it was the Nazi's mad dream to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, breeding, society, against humanity, life is a bitch, wartime life, genocide, war, forbidden love, ss, racial slur ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mahler on the Couch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alma Mahler's affair with the young architect Walter Gropius sets in motion a marital drama that forces her husband Gustav Mahler to seek advice from Sigmund Freud.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, psychoanalysis, crumbling marriage, prodigy, unfulfillment, doctors and patients ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: germany, europe, amsterdam, holland, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 5K
Love Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, human nature, true love, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, crumbling relationship, family problems, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Carpetbaggers (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel ...
Style: clever, stylized, cynical, realistic, serious
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, friendship, filmmaking, blind ambition, workplace, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%