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Separate Lies (2005)
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Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire playboy who has moved back to the village. William, pressed by James, confesses to the hit and run. But the confession is clouded by Anne's admission of her affair with William.
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, society, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, train travel, depression, housekeeper, crimes, romance, couples, love affair, haunted by the past, hit and run, dishonesty, master and servant, couple relations, power relations, marital infidelity, adultery, terminal illness, guilt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france

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Most similar movies to Separate Lies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about infidelity, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, adultery, betrayal and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Separate Lies: Gabrielle (2005), Match Point (2005), Asylum (2005), The Golden Bowl (2000), Cassandra's Dream (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, psychological, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, power relations, love and romance, dishonesty, bourgeoisie, husband wife relationship, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
 7.6
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Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lust, seduction, fatal attraction, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, sexy woman, sexual attraction, passionate interest, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, psychiatrist, couple relations, hospital, love and romance, destructive relationship, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: europe, london, england, united kingdom, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspense, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, dishonesty, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, crumbling marriage, parents and children, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, debt, investigation, crimes, siblings relations, moral dilemma, money, gambling, boat, loan, family relations, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, forbidden love, love affair, judge, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, family problems, destructive relationship, love ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, seduction, love triangle, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family problems, dedication event ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, love and romance, adultery, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, couples, seduction, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, crumbling marriage, terrorism, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: family problems, infidelity, murder, betrayal, family business, crimes, drifter, couples, love and romance, cheating wife, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, society, love triangle, star crossed lovers ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 80s, 20th century, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, tricky ...
Plot: memory loss, terminal illness, master criminal, romance, heist, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, love and romance, crimes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco, africa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
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Cover (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When someone is murdered on New Year's Eve, the prime suspect is Valerie Maas, a church-going home-maker whose life unravels when she discovers that her husband of many years has been leading a double life. Her strength of character and faith ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, church, infidelity, family problems, couples, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, addiction, drug abuse, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Reservation Road (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two fathers' lives intersect when one of them is involved in a terrible and sudden hit-and-run car accident that leaves the other's son dead. In response, the two men (Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo) react in unexpected ways as a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: loss of child, investigation, redemption, obsession, lawyer, dysfunctional family, revenge, family problems, losing-it hero, parents and children, cover up, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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Incendiary (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: terrorist, love triangle, starting over, betrayal, guilt, grief, adultery, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love affair, death in the family, redemption ...
Time: 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 11K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, family problems, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, love, artists and showbiz, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.6
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Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: rough, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, couples, family in danger, deception, disorder, adultery, rape, extramarital affair, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
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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, chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, cheating wife, photographer, sexual attraction, marriage, obsession, depression, secret love, complex characters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Proposition (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is ...
Style: sincere, emotional, melancholic, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infertility, love triangle, romance, human nature, dangerous attraction, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage, society, dishonesty, surrogate father, adultery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: boston, england, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
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Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, adultery, friends, crimes, autobiography, rivalry, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 796
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, unhappy wife, adultery, crimes, love and romance, couples, family problems, sexual relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.7
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Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, romance, couple relations, fall in love, manipulation, dangerous attraction, love affair, actor's life, artists and showbiz, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Another Life (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman is wrongly accused of murdering her husband in Edwardian London. Just before the outbreak of World War I, Edith Graydon married her boyfriend Percy Thomson. He survives the war but theirs is not a happy marriage. She doesn't really love ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, unlikely criminals, femme fatale, couples, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, murder, divorce, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, vengeance, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 7K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, crimes, dishonesty, self defense, interrogation, frame up, fall in love, romance, small town, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, adultery, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, tense, sincere, gloomy, lyrical ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, love affair, custody, fall in love, family problems, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, denmark, france, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, infidelity, rain, jealousy, love affair, obsessive love, diary, private detective, secrets, church ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%