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: sentimental, atmospheric, meditative, talky, intense, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, midlife crisis, romance, summer vacation, friends, hopes, relationship vs career, marriage, vacation, hotel, french, greek, airport, dream, hotel room, existentialism, middle aged, panties, parenthood, family relations, lovers, love and romance, couples, introspection, regret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 realistic, melancholic, romantic and talky films with plots about love and romance, relationships, mentor, life philosophy, couples, storytelling and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before Midnight: Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), 2 Days in Paris (2007), Facing Windows (2003), 5x2 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 242K
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, chance meeting, fall in love, romance, couples, naivete, encounter, lovers, student, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe, paris france, budapest hungary, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, reunion, introspection, lovers reunited, lifestyle, romance, unfulfilled love, encounter, lovers, regret, marriage, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, manhattan new york city, texas, india, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, artsy, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, sexual relations, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 10K
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: emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, memory, ghetto, accountant, old man, holocaust survivor, crumbling marriage, friends, memory loss, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, gloomy ...
Plot: rape, divorce, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, relationships, midlife crisis, starting over, dinner, honest, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: opposites attract, love and romance, best friends in love, friendship, social differences, ambition, male female friendship, couples, follow your dream, reunion, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: paris france, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: touching, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, crumbling marriage, lust, strong sexual content, marital problem, nurse, dysfunctional family, depression, romance, introspection, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
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, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: touching, sincere, meditative, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, hopes, breakup, couples, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, 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: touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, looking for love, dishonesty, singleness, loneliness, adultery, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, seattle washington, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, infidelity, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, break-up, teacher, reconciliation, computer genius, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, power relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, master and servant, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 26K
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, atmospheric, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, starting over, introspection, homecoming, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, womanizer, love story, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
⇓ 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, semi serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
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%
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, love and romance, couple relations, romance, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, teenage girl, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, introspection, human nature, free spirited, power of love, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa, australia, cape town south africa, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, dull life, lifestyle, salesman, artist, depression, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: touching, sincere, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, small town, regret, romance, couple relations, crumbling relationship, introspection, human nature, infidelity, mechanic, virginity, clown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, southern usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, unfulfillment, farewell, responsibility, secret love, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 175K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, true love, memory loss, amnesia, love and romance, wooing, couple relations, marriage, power of love, newlyweds, hopes, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, lovers, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, marital problem, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, couples, family relations, urban, love and romance, couple relations, city life, parents and children, hopes, artists and showbiz, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 19K
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, haunted by the past, love and romance, starting over, hopes, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 79K
Eat Pray Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Liz Gilbert had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having – a husband, a house and a successful career – yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, starting over, love, fall in love, introspection, love affair, hopes, lifestyle change, solitude, tourist, female protagonist, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, india, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, friends, human nature, romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Disappearing Acts (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zora Banks is a school teacher and aspiring singer hoping to become a successful star while taking a break from heartache. Franklin Swift is a down-on-his-luck construction worker and not-quite divorced father of two hoping to start his own ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, talky, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, family problems, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, musician's life, love and romance, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, complex characters, passionate interest, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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