Movies like Youth Without Youth

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Youth Without Youth (2007)
 6.3
 12K
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor meets a young woman who has her own experience with a lightning storm. Not only does Dominic find love again, but her new abilities hold the key to his research.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy, philosophical, surreal, intellectual, avant garde, cerebral, enigmatic ...
Plot: aging, elderly, hospital, doctor, lightning, identity, fountain of youth, suicidal, amnesia, supernatural ability, miraculous event, genius, parallel world, psychopath, lovers, age difference, love of one's life, new love, secret identity, dual identity, gestapo, partnership, new identity, imaginary, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal, zurich switzerland, bucharest

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Most similar movies to Youth Without Youth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, cerebral, melancholic and stylized films with plots about storytelling, love, romance, destiny, love and romance, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Youth Without Youth: Mr. Nobody (2009), Wings of Desire (1987), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), Faraway, So Close! (1993), Winter's Tale (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, true love, tragic love, aging, life philosophy, hopes, child as adult, imaginary, impossible love, existentialism, odd, supernatural romance ...
Time: 50s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, paris france, english channel, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 188K
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, Germany, Canada, France, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Nemo Nobody leads an ordinary existence with his wife and 3 children; one day, he wakes up as a mortal centenarian in the year 2092.
Style: psychological, futuristic, mind bending, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, utopia, teenage love, depression, alternate reality, romance, love affair, parallel world, postmodernism, philosophy, childhood, divorce ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1975
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, angel, library, dream, circus, mortality, berlin wall, temptation, poet, diary, desire, supernatural romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hotel, new wave, mystery, obsession, amnesia, card game, chateau, extramarital affair, destiny, haunted by the past, statue, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Faraway, So Close! (1993)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The film opens with the angel Cassiel (Otto Sander) standing on the statue of the Angel of Victory overlooking post-Cold War Berlin. Growing ever more despondent over his fate as a mere observer of human life, rather than a vital part of it, Cassiel ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, reflective, talky ...
Plot: rescue, angel, afterlife, redemption, black market, human nature, friends, righting the wronged, fish out of water, crimes, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: germany, europe, east berlin, berlin germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 48K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, true love, imaginary, angel, supernatural ability, power of love, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, danger, irish ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 228K
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 136 min.
Story: David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That's just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between ...
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, mystery, disfigurement, virtual reality, disfigured face, hallucinations, love, mind game, nightmare, redemption, freak accident, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 11K
Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, obsession, romance, disappearance, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, obsessive quest, friends, identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Plot: romance, bank robbery, nurse, opposites attract, destiny, rejection, gas station, coincidence, therapy, heist, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, sydney australia, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 211K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: bleak, psychological, emotional, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, age difference, unlikely couple, trial, first love, guilt, female prisoner, secret, law student, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, love and romance, love story, miraculous event, loneliness, romance, love, impossible love, destiny, aging, couple relations, immortal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1937, future
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 34K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, gloomy, twists and turns ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, doctor, jungle, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, mystery, romance, voice, humanitarian, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, colombia, chicago illinois, venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, mind bending ...
Plot: french, music, self discovery, polish, singer, romance, false identity, heart disease, puppet, gender, love and romance, lookalikes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 58K
Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, virtual reality, mystery, disfigurement, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, doctor, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 73K
Solaris (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A troubled psychologist is sent to investigate the crew of an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.
Style: futuristic, surreal, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: space station, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, outer space, back from the dead, dealing with death, romance, afterlife, haunted by the past, hallucination, grief ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the ...
Style: clever, serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, coming of age, pilot, snow, romance, young lovers, human nature, first time, love of one's life, becoming an adult, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: scandinavia, finland, australia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 95K
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, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, rape, hospital, coma, suicide, journalist, obsession, couple relations, tragic love, sexual abuse, nurse, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, hotel, obsession, playwright, romance, hypnosis, love triangle, ghost, love affair, supernatural, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: clever, emotional, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, jealousy, passion, church, diary, temptation, sex, bomb, cheating wife, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 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, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, memory, friendship, crumbling marriage, holocaust survivor, old man, ghetto, accountant, romance, love, compassion, photographic memory ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 69K
Phenomenon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, miraculous event, small town, telekinesis, genius, terminal illness, brain tumor, supernatural, romance, goodhearted, doctor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: judge, love affair, opposites attract, loneliness, dog, isolation, model, coincidence, retired, neighbor, french, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, england, geneva switzerland, switzerland, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 90K
The Best Offer (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: loneliness, forgery, mysterious character, collector, obsession, cons and scams, high society, old friend, painting, love and romance, solitude, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
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. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: composer, pain, infidelity, cat, stripper, pianist, loss of child, loss of spouse, musician, grief, neighbor, secret ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 3K
Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, flower, gender, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, couple relations, social differences, old love ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1890s, 19th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: academy, revolution, loneliness, romance, elderly, resistance, suicide attempt, dictatorship, poet, amateur detective, mystery, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, lisbon portugal, switzerland, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 101K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surreal, tricky, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural, mental institution, supernatural ability, memory loss, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, experiment, destiny, murder, imaginary, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 1K
India Song (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, dull life, estate, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, bourgeoisie
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Flesh and Bone (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.
Style: tense, serious, twists and turns, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, sex, small town, love affair, crime, parents and children, mystery, robbery, gambling, funeral, liquor, confrontation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Man Facing Southeast (1986)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is ...
Style: talky, clever, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychiatry, insanity, hospital, mysterious character, psychological thriller, human nature, mystery, mental institution, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, space and aliens ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%