Movies like The Secret 2000

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The Secret (2000)
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The Secret (2000)
Original name: Le Secret
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year old African-American Bill. Initially she is annoyed by his insouciance, but she finds that she is irresistibly attracted to him. Soon the two are in the midst of sordid illicit affair. She knows little about her new lover, and he seems uninterested in learning about her, but the long sessions of lovemaking are something else entirely. Feeling out of control, Marie is increasingly repelled by her own actions. Psychologically, she struggles to reconcile her torrid encounters with Bill and mundane domestic chores such as bathing her son. Moreover, she finds herself incapable of hiding her adulterous behavior, rather she comes home with scratches and hickeys all over her body, to the devastation Francois.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, cuckold, interracial sex, bored housewife, cuckolded husband, black man white woman relationship, sexual relations, love affair, social differences, opposites attract, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, family problems, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, adultery, sexual obsession, sexual tension, marital crisis, marriage crisis, sex scene, cheating wife, rough sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france

Most similar movies to The Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about female nudity, infidelity, couples, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Secret: The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010), Rendez-Vous (2015), After Sex (1997), Feelings (2003), La séparation (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Addiction - When Nothing Is Enough (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 30-something Jonna, successful executive with cozy architect husband Niklas and two children, leads a double life. She is constantly on the lookout for quick casual sex. When she starts seeing handsome and rich young yacht owner Aleksi, things start ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: cheating wife, cuckolded husband, infidelity, unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, sexual relations, addiction, sexual fantasy, sexual promiscuity, sexual obsession, casual sex, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, romance, unfulfillment, betrayal, male female relationship, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe, warsaw poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Rendez-Vous (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simone inherits a dilapidated farmhouse in France and makes her way there with her husband Eric and their two children. Her dream is to turn the house into a bed and breakfast but as the hectic pace of the rebuilding gets underway, she gets caught ...
Style: suspense, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: unfaithful wife, love triangle, blackmail, infidelity, cheating wife, husband wife conflict, unwanted pregnancy, country house, home renovation, extramarital affair, female director, post coital scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 561
After Sex (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, obsession, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, breakup, couples, looking for love, impossible love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, family life, romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 150
Urban Feel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An estranged couple receives an unexpected visitor who throws everything in their family off balance.
Plot: cuckolded husband, orgy, marital crisis, unfaithful wife, obsession, adultery, extramarital affair, sex, cuckold, sex scene, sex club, routine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, love affair, custody, fall in love, crumbling marriage, family problems, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, sweden, denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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 6K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And While We Were Here (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American in Italy.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, writers, cuckold, sexually dissatisfied wife, neglectful husband, love affair, older woman younger man relationship, dishonesty, creative block, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, love triangle, introspection, midlife crisis, dangerous attraction, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 2K
Black Angel (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: March 1945 Asolo, Italy. Livia Mazzion, the attractive wife of a top ministry official, slips into the car of lawyer Ugo Oggiano, Livia's admirer and her husband's informer. Livia must reach Venice and her lover Helmut Schultz, a Wermacht ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual desire, moral dilemma, family problems, romance, danger, destructive relationship, wartime life, destiny ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
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Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating on husband, extramarital affair, sex scene, infidelity, forbidden love, sex, adultery, couples, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, forbidden love, extramarital affair, fatal attraction, breakup, cuckold, opposites attract, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Banned Woman (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial mimic so much that she never looks artificial or ...
Style: sexual, humorous, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, restaurant, sexual relations, hotel, love affair, legs, virgin, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, tragic love, destructive relationship, looking for love, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, one night stand, adultery, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 3K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: psychological, gloomy, stylized, sexual, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, couples, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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 191
Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, misfit, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, family problems, couples, bar, husband wife relationship, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, sexual obsession, lust, obsession, female orgasm, erection, femme fatale, nude beach ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 2K
Emmanuelle 3 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Emmanuelle and her architect husband continue their amoral lifestyle in the Seychelles. But when a casual dilliance between her and a film director starts to turn serious her husband shows very traditional signs of jealousy.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: power relations, strong sexual content, couples, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, love affair, sexual relations, self discovery, island ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 2K
Happy End (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during the 1999 Asian fiscal crisis Ki-Mun has lost his job and feels ashamed at having to act as domestic housekeepr for his career woman wife Bo-ra. Bo-ra feels trapped in a passionless marriage and is having an affair with a former college ...
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, sincere
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, love triangle, cuckold, family relations, family problems, extramarital affair, cuckolded husband, adultery, loveless marriage, passionate sex, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, airplane, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
Madame Bovary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, period piece, village, love affair, bored housewife, adultery, tragic hero, romance, society, crumbling marriage, dull life, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 10K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, destructive relationship, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, fall in love, relationships, adultery, secret love, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 873
Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, dishonesty, adulteress, cheating wife, extramarital affair, love affair, destructive relationship, downfall, social relations, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: captivating, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love triangle, adultery, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
28 Hotel Rooms (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone, their intense attraction turns a one-night stand into an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, touching, captivating ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, cheating, hotel room, impossible love, introspection, love affair, under the surface, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, master and servant, obsession, sexual relations, social differences, paralysis, betrayal, world war one, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, country estate ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, extramarital affair, tragic love, manipulations, family problems, passion, dysfunctional marriage, manipulation, dangerous attraction, sexual attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%