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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
 8.0
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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Original name: Trois couleurs : Bleu
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. But avoiding human interactions on the bustling streets of Paris proves impossible, and she eventually meets up with Olivier, an old friend who harbors a secret love for her, and who could draw her back to reality.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, enigmatic, reflective, meditative, melancholic ...
Plot: loss of child, musician, cat, secret, stripper, pianist, infidelity, neighbor, loss of spouse, grief, composer, pain, solitude, french, mouse, journey, suicidal, accident, love and romance, talented, freedom, hopes, artists and showbiz, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland

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Most similar movies to Three Colors: Blue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, enigmatic, talky and melancholic films with plots about obsession, dialogue, storytelling, relationships, love and romance, couples and loneliness mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Three Colors: Blue: The Double Life of Veronique (1991), Alice and Martin (1998), No End (1985), The Red Violin (1998), 5x2 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Veronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Veronique, though the two are not related. The film follows both women as they contend with ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, touching ...
Plot: french, polish, singer, self discovery, music, fan, gender, encounter, romance, love and romance, lookalikes, false identity ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: judge, love affair, loneliness, coincidence, model, neighbor, retired, dog, opposites attract, french, isolation, polish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, geneva switzerland, switzerland, england, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: dark humor, witty, clever, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: funeral, french, vengeance, faked death, phone sex, hairdresser, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfilled love, social misfits, smuggling, anti capitalism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: poland, france, europe, warsaw poland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: male model, romance, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, gays and lesbians, on the run, family relations, couples, haunted by the past, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.6
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No End (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Taking place in a 1982 Poland a translator loses her husband and becomes a victim of her own sorrow. She looks to sex, to her son, to law, and to hypnotism when she has nothing else in this time of martial law when Solidarity was banned.
Style: realistic, gloomy, thought provoking, clever, serious ...
Plot: heart attack, lawyer, ghost, fighting the system, couples, death in the family, heroes, society, polish, family problems, couple relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 30K
The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, enigmatic ...
Plot: monk, musician, monastery, auction, violin, romance, collector, obsessive quest, obsession, classical music, husband wife relationship, orphan ...
Time: 18th century
Place: montreal, beijing china, oxford university, shanghai, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, marriage, sex, voyeurism, cheating wife, romance, wedding, couple relations, disintegration, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, marriage, french, reunion, cafe, journalist, unfulfillment, road not taken, unfulfilled love, regret, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, manhattan new york city, texas, paris france, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, rise and fall, painting, life is a bitch, blind character, love, dishonesty, beggar, painter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, voyeur, politician, scandal, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 66K
Cach? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: surveillance, suicide, haunted by the past, nightmare, lie, algerian, puberty, conscience, family in crisis, mystery, dysfunctional family, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 121K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, summer vacation, hotel room, airport, greek, dream, middle aged, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work. Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring is about to be performed. The revolutionary dissonances of Igor's work parallel ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, ballet, music, social differences, love affair, couples, musician's life, relationship vs career, love and romance, hopes, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 18K
Lantana (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: talky, psychological, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating, murder, investigation, police detective, disappearance, confession, psychiatrist, divorce, dancer, jealousy, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, love triangle, violin, girl, romance, unfulfilled love, musician's life, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, geneva switzerland, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Princess and the Warrior (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Young nurse Sissi lives a secluded life entirely devoted to her patients at Birkenhof asylum. Her first encounter with ex-soldier and drifter Bodo has a lasting impact. He causes an accident in which he provides first aid, Sissi wonders if he may be ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: romance, rejection, therapy, coincidence, opposites attract, gas station, bank robbery, nurse, destiny, heist, haunted by the past, drifter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 234K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, intellectual, realistic, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: coincidence, french, tourist, young lovers, fall in love, romance, stranger, student, young woman, vacation, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna, budapest hungary, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: sexual, realistic, clever, gloomy, biting ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, passionate interest, polish, stalking, obsession, voyeurism, love, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, fall in love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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A Song for Martin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Martin, conductor of a symphonic orchestra, meet Barbara, violine player and they start a relationship. Five years later Martin starts to develop loss of memory and becomes more and more confused. Finally he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: opera, infidelity, love affair, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: sexy, gloomy, sexual, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, obsession, ghost, lust, love, roommate, forbidden love, fall in love, romance, actor's life, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The loss of their young daughter threatens to destroy the love and faith of two married musicians.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, opposites attract, musician, singer, grief, death in the family, performance, blues, birds, acceptance, resentment, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 6K
Saraband (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, unfulfillment, golden years, love and romance, crumbling relationship, breakup, couple relations, family in crisis, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hamburg germany, munich germany, helsinki finland, australia, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 72K
The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couples, pianist, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, human nature, couple relations, arranged marriage, sexual relations, desire, native ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, love, sex, violence, fashion, romance, lifestyle, prostitute, transvestism, gays and lesbians, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 13K
The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, clever, sexy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, love, intrigue, apartment, cafe, voyeur, infidelity, mystery, romance, dishonesty, love triangle, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, couples, encounter, city life, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army, infidelity, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, year 1917, year 1919 ...
Place: france, europe, marseille provence, dungeon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 96K
Talk to Her (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, rape, coma, suicide, tragic love, hospital, obsession, tragic event, ballet, life is a bitch, self destructing, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: murder, redemption, prison, island, tragic love, death sentence, death row, fisherman, execution, romance, love, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Like his father, Tom is a real estate agent who makes his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, deals. But a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano and become a concert pianist. He auditions with the help of a beautiful, young virtuoso ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: pianist, debt, audition, concert, piano, going straight, gangsters, classical music, crime, hopes, artists and showbiz, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%