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In Real Life (2008)
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In Real Life (2008)
Original name: Het Echte Leven
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In his new film a young director puts his girlfriend through a love test. By doing so he risks his real life relationship with her.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, clever, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, rehearsal, relationships, male female relationship, relationship problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, love interest, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, restaurant, office, director, call center, letter, film within a film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe

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Most similar movies to In Real Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like In Real Life: Like You Know It All (2009), The Three-Way Wedding (2010), Starting Over Again (2014), Webdultery (2010), Amnesty (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Like You Know It All (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Delightfully comic exploration of the emotional and social geography of an art-house film director.
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, haunted by the past, friends, couple relations, filmmaking, forbidden love, mental disorder, art, lecture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: jeju island, korea, asia
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95%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, couples, artists and showbiz, introspection, playwright, couple relations, society, friendship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Starting Over Again (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Ginny (Toni Gonzaga), an Architecture student, and Marco (Piolo Pascual), a History professor, began a one-of-a-kind and unpredictable love story. In the five years that they were together, they brought out the best in each other, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: love and romance, breakup, love affair, starting over, lovers reunited, restaurant owner, couples, fall in love, tragic love, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, erotic ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, pardon, couples, couple relations, fall in love, legislation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
My Sister’s Girlfriend (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Reiko is a sister who is studying with his successful lawyer brother Sato as a role model. She joins Saburo who is a motivator of the same subject, and she introduces Saburo’s sister, Maya, to her brother to turn her brother’s heart, who does ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, male female relationship, love story, love interest, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, couples, love affair, relationships, in love ...
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79%
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Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, love and romance, on the road, couple relations, pregnancy, family relations, gypsy, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, folk, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Fairfield Road (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Noah McManus is leaving his job with the Boston mayor's office for a dream gig in Washington, D.C. But in a single day, he finds out his new boss in Washington can no longer employ him and that his girlfriend has been cheating on him. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, couples, love triangle, couple relations, politics, ambition, social relations, career change, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, lifetime, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Hemel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, couples, fall in love, looking for love, strong sexual content, family relations, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.2
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Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: explicit sex, gay sex, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, fall in love, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 220
Another Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychological drama about a young, inexperienced film reviewer who falls for the charms of a well-established female colleague. A challenging look at the essence of film critique as well as an erotic encounter between two unequals.
Style: realistic, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: film critic, love affair, journalism, infidelity, sexual relations, media, small town, rivalry, society, dead animal, plagiarism, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Sweet Rush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: mature woman, small town, love and romance, love affair, tragic love, couples, dealing with death, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, filmmaking, young man ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couples, dishonesty, actor's life, lifestyle, romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, weatherman, love and romance, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, usa, holland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sex, fall in love, eroticism, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, erotica, swinger, love interest, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 745
Silver Tongues (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two lovers travel from town to town playing a dark game of deceit that soon spirals out of control, threatening their very relationship.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: couple relations, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty, juggling, crumbling relationship, society, love and romance, mental disorder, sexual content, infidelity, manipulation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Cowards who Looked to the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, this boldly erotic yet movingly tender portrait of a group of vulnerable, variously wounded people — a depressed housewife, her high-school-aged lover, and his best friend, who is struggling to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, estrangement, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, japanese woman, cosplay, relationships, love interest, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Little White Lie (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Little White Lie follows the story of a luckless actor named Barry who has recently split from his girlfriend. He is seen wallowing at home in his pyjamas, where he becomes fixated on a children's television presenter who he sees on daytime ...
Style: serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, male female relationship, down on your luck, therapist, conundrum, actor, film within a film, crane, play within film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, cheating wife, sexual promiscuity, life turned upside down, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, family relations, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 255
Red Roses (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rote Rosen is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since November 6, 2006. The show is a complex telenovela, who tells one love story every season about women in their forties.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, family relations, love affair, couples, parents and children, infidelity, hotel, romance, fall in love, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 656
Crashing (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: It sounds like a budding writer's dream: a bestselling first novel, a luxurious house in Malibu, and a trophy wife... But it all unravels when writer's block and a failed marriage send Richard McMurray (Campbell Scott, The Exorcism of ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sexy, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, love triangle, writer's block, love and romance, couples, infidelity, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, college, dull life, life turned upside down, overnight success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 176
A Cartomante (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rita is about to marry a wealthy physician, Dr. Augusto Vilela. One night, Vilela's best friend, Camilo, is brought to the hospital, dying from an overdose. Vilela saves his life and introduces him to his fiancée. Rita and Camilo fall in love ...
Style: emotional, realistic, twists and turns, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, romance, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, friends, sex scene, fortune teller, psychiatrist, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Knifer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, starting over, love triangle, family problems, dull life, couples, unfulfillment, infidelity, murder, sex scene, aunt, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 595
Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, tragic hero, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, sex between cousins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle, adultery, architect, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 353
Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 5K
Stricken (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, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cancer, husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer patient, adultery, infidelity, womanizer, crumbling relationship, family problems, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 993
July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, moral dilemma, love affair, infidelity, family problems, midlife crisis, breakup, fall in love, teachers and students, love and romance, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: love affair, artists and showbiz, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family business, gay, suicide, lgbt, college dropout, dancer, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%