Movies like Before Midnight

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Before Midnight (2013)
 7.9
 125K
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, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, greek, summer vacation, airport, hotel room, dream, middle aged, romance, panties, parenthood, family relations, lovers, vacation, love and romance, hopes, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage, regret, unfulfillment, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna

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Most similar movies to Before Midnight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and romantic films with plots about catastrophe, life philosophy, marriage, relationships, love and romance, storytelling and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before Midnight: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), 2 Days in Paris (2007), 5x2 (2004), Blue Valentine (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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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, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: french, coincidence, tourist, fall in love, romance, romancing partners, naivete, encounter, couples, lovers, young woman, stranger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna, europe, paris france, budapest hungary
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 8.0
 212K
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, couple relations, hopes, road not taken, lovers, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, texas, manhattan new york city, paris france, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, vacation, taxi, taxi driver, romance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, fish out of water, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 8K
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, serious ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 172K
Blue Valentine (2010)
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, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, strong sexual content, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, couple relations, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, clever, realistic, biting, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, friends, introspection, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, unfulfillment, suburbs, yuppie, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, power relations, looking for love, master and servant, unfulfillment, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 40K
The Last Kiss (2006)
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, talky, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cheating, pregnancy, casual sex, battle of the sexes, stripper, architect, wedding, romance, couple relations, hopes, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa, australia, copenhagen denmark, patagonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, family problems, crumbling marriage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 4K
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: talky, realistic, clever, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, youth, couples, dishonesty, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, city life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, slovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, marriage crisis, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 130K
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, touching, romantic, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, opposites attract, best friends in love, friendship, social differences, ambition, follow your dream, reunion, couples, love, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s ...
Place: paris france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 192K
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: love triangle, adultery, infidelity, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, life turned upside down, breakup, couples, parents and children, hopes, love affair, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, lifestyle, urban, looking for love, reggae, couples, friends, drugs/alcohol, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, seattle washington, australia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, crumbling marriage, friendship, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, romance, fall in love, couple relations, human nature, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: 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: humorous, sincere, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, infidelity, architect, adultery, sex, couples, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, romance, hotel, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
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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: serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, non-linear ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, womanizer, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, love story, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, oklahoma, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 42K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, semi serious, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dull life, store, small town, temptation, infidelity, marriage, dream, mental illness, suicide, love affair, jealousy, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: touching, sexy, sincere, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, friendship, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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2 Days in New York (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marion and Mingus live cozily – perhaps too cozily – with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. However, when Marion’s jolly father, her oversexed sister, and her sister’s outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: photographer, art critic, rudeness, culture clash, parents and children, city life, couple relations, couples, family life, disorder, society, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, secret love, farewell, responsibility, health situation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
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: humorous, feel good, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, lovers, marital problem, romance, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
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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: emotional, sentimental, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, destiny, love and romance, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ 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, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, geneva switzerland, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 50K
Away We Go (2009)
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: humorous, touching, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, on the road, search, journey, student protest, sonogram, bedtime story, biracial, parenthood, introspection, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cross country, usa, belgium, montreal, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%