Movies like Before Midnight

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Before Midnight (2013)
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Before Midnight
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, clever, intellectual, semi serious, romantic, melancholic, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, hotel, midlife crisis, marriage, parenthood, divorce, storytelling, relationships, couple relations, dialogue driven, drinking, love, loneliness, dialogue, love story, honest, existentialism, beautiful scenery, love and romance, philosophy, writers, infidelity, solitude, summer vacation, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, vienna, chicago illinois, paris france
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Up in the Air
Drama, Romance
USA
109 min.
 7.4
Manhattan
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
96 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Before Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, realistic, melancholic and romantic films with plots about love and romance, couples, dialogue, relationships, life philosophy, loneliness and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before Midnight: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), Up in the Air (2009), Blue Valentine (2010), Jack Goes Boating (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Before Sunrise
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, witty, romantic, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, destiny, memory, wine, fall in love, dialogue driven, love story, relationships, love, dialogue, loneliness, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: vienna, austria, budapest hungary, europe, paris france
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 8.1
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Before Sunset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, marriage, loneliness, storytelling, memory, lovers reunited, depression, relationships, dialogue driven, love, dialogue, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, vienna, warsaw poland, budapest hungary, india ...
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 7.4
 292K
Up in the Air
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, witty, cynical ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, cross country, las vegas, dallas texas ...
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    User:   46%
 
 7.4
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Blue Valentine
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, romance, dysfunctional family, love, depression, parenthood, divorce, male nudity, death, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, florida
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Jack Goes Boating
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: semi serious, gloomy, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, loneliness, reggae, drinking, relationships, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, depression, hotel, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
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The Last Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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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: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, infidelity, romance, wedding, french, adultery, hotel, betrayal, relationships, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content ...
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Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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2 Days in Paris
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: talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, french, wine, love and romance, male nudity, photographer, relationships, love, drinking, sex, paranoia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, venice, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
 6.7
 54K
Like Crazy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, young lovers, relationships, love story, love, loneliness, couple relations, love affair, dialogue, parents, honest, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california
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    User:   37%
 
 7.0
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Heights
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, clever, talky, witty, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, loneliness, gay, betrayal, friendship, homosexuality, actor's life, drinking, relationships, adultery, artist, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, czech republic, eastern europe ...
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
New York, I Love You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, hotel, couple relations, relationships, love, love story, fall in love, urban, death, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, coney island brooklyn new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
 5.9
 24K
To the Wonder
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: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious, meditative ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, marriage, existentialism, introspection, dancing, loneliness, couple relations, dialogue, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
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    User:   31%
 
 6.8
 21K
Elegy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, loneliness, cancer, aging, adultery, marriage, terminal illness, poetry, death, teachers and students, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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Shopgirl
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: realistic, touching, atmospheric, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, artist, depression, love triangle, wine, drinking, relationships, loneliness, art, love story, twentysomething life, store ...
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Place: los angeles, california, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, vermont ...
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    User:   28%
 
We Don't Live Here Anymore
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: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Lost in Translation
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, stylized, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, culture clash, hotel, friendship, romance, depression, isolation, fish out of water, rock, photographer, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, yale university
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System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 7.2
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Beginners
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: cancer, gay, father son relationship, relationships, self discovery, terminal illness, death, loneliness, homosexuality, depression, marriage, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 1971, year 2003 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
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Away We Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt’s parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, parenthood, marriage, road trip, adoption, storytelling, couple relations, on the road, relationships, love, thirtysomething life, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, canada, california, montreal ...
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System:   34%
    User:   41%
 
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Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, midlife crisis, divorce, crazy, womanizer, mentor, parenthood, adultery, marriage, drinking, infidelity, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
My Life Without Me
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, realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, death, hospital, drinking, love, existentialism, storytelling, introspection, adultery, life & death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 7.6
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Open Hearts
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: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, couple relations, romance, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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Closer
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, melancholic, psychological, intellectual, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, divorce, marriage, betrayal, love, complex characters, life philosophy, romance, obsession, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Next Stop Wonderland
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, loneliness, love, looking for love, relationships, magic realism, love affair, dialogue, love story, hopes, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey, medical school ...
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System:   33%
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Husbands and Wives
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, cynical, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, loneliness, divorce, hotel, relationships, crumbling marriage, dialogue driven, midlife crisis, urban, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   26%
 
Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: romantic, sexy, philosophical, scenic, artsy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, romance, eccentricity, sexuality, sexual exploration, friendship, love, open relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, obsession, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain, new york
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
Conversations with Other Women
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: clever, talky, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, hotel, wedding, infidelity, adultery, folk, introspection, relationships, dialogue driven, storytelling, couple relations, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
Playing by Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, aids, adultery, hotel, family, marriage, cheating, storytelling, terminal illness, divorce, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 8.0
 117K
Manhattan
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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love, divorce, friendship, infidelity, marriage, lesbian, relationships, writer's life, writing, sarcasm, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 

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