Movies like Before Midnight

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Before Midnight (2013)
 7.9
 135K
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: sentimental, atmospheric, meditative, talky, intense, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, writers, midlife crisis, hopes, romance, summer vacation, friends, relationship vs career, marriage, vacation, introspection, hotel, french, twins, dream, greek, airport, hotel room, existentialism, middle aged, panties, parenthood, family relations, lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna

Most similar movies to Before Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, sexy and talky films with plots about love and romance, relationships, storytelling, life philosophy, couples, mentor and loneliness mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before Midnight: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), One Day (2011), 2 Days in Paris (2007), Facing Windows (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 261K
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, sentimental, melancholic, emotional, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, encounter, lovers, introspection, coincidence, french, relationships, tourist, existentialism, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, vienna, paris france, europe, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 227K
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: sincere, sentimental, semi serious, contemplative, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, lifestyle, lovers reunited, introspection, romance, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, regret, writers, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, manhattan new york city, texas, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 135K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, best friends in love, love, social differences, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ambition, male female friendship, introspection, couples, follow your dream ...
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: london, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, sexual relations, fish out of water, romance, society, lifestyle, profanity, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, mind bending, surreal, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: existentialism, surrealism, introspection, love, power of love, love story, love and romance, couple relations, deja vu, couples, brainwashing, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 11K
Facing Windows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, holocaust survivor, fall in love, love affair, memory loss, haunted by the past, family problems, romance, compassion, old man, saving a life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 9K
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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rape, divorce, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, hotel, parents and children, infidelity, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, love story, reconciliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, relationships, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, dialogue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
All the Real Girls (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a small North Carolina town, Paul, a womanizer, meets Noel, a confused intellectual returning home for the first time in years since she left for boarding school. The film depicts the typical romance of a good girl and a bad boy, in an ...
Style: contemplative, touching, sincere, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, small town, regret, romance, couple relations, crumbling relationship, introspection, human nature, infidelity, virginity, mechanic, clown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, southern usa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, couple relations, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, womanizer, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, looking for love, dishonesty, singleness, loneliness, adultery, employer employee relationship, husband wife relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, breakup, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 199K
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
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, sexual attraction, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 5K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, non-linear, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, introspection, lifestyle, city life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, gay, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, wales ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, adultery, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, parents and children, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 40K
The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, introspection, human nature, free spirited, power of love, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florence, patagonia, florence italy, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, looking for love, unfulfillment, master and servant, power relations, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, dishonesty, family problems, teacher student relationship, friends, human nature, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, sincere, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, hopes, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, human nature, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, health situation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 23K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, salesman, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, dull life, lifestyle, artist, depression, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, nebraska, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 129K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 26K
Third Person (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, USA, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.
Style: touching, tricky, intellectual, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, incest, maid, love, romance, friendship, estrangement, lifestyle, custody, couples, love and romance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, rome italy, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 20K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, widow, romance, love and romance, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, couples, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, looking for love, hopes, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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