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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, lightning, identity, doctor, fountain of youth, suicidal, amnesia, supernatural ability, miraculous event, psychopath, love of one's life, new love, lovers, parallel world, new identity, dual identity, partnership, gestapo, age difference, secret identity, genius, imaginary, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal, bucharest, zurich switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, psychological and stylized films with plots about love and romance, romance, love, couples, storytelling, destiny and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Youth Without Youth: Mr. Nobody (2009), Wings of Desire (1987), Dragonfly (2002), Last Year at Marienbad (1961), Faraway, So Close! (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love and romance, tragic love, aging, hopes, child as adult, imaginary, impossible love, life philosophy, odd, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20s, 30s, 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, depression, teenage love, alternate reality, love affair, parallel world, romance, imaginary, postmodernism, philosophy, death ...
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, psychological, surreal, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, supernatural romance, library, dream, berlin wall, mortality, circus, temptation, poet, diary, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, jungle, mystery, doctors and patients, romance, voice, humanitarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, colombia, chicago illinois, venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, mystery, new wave, 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 ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
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: gloomy, sexual, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, age difference, against humanity, trial, first love, unlikely couple, haunted by the past, courtroom drama, guilt, female prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
 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: fall in love, love and romance, true love, imaginary, angel, supernatural ability, power of love, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, irish, impossible love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, dull life, estate, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, bourgeoisie
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Sign (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who is tormented by the ghost of her abusive, alcoholic husband. She must come to terms with the past if she is to find peace and love...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, mentally unstable, mystery, romance, mysterious character, single parent, supernatural ability, dealing with death, afterlife, death in the family, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, supernatural, small town, telekinesis, genius, goodhearted, terminal illness, brain tumor, romance, doctor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, atmospheric, serious, 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 ⇓
34%
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, miraculous event, love and romance, loneliness, romance, love story, impossible love, destiny, couple relations, love, aging, immortal ...
Time: 20th century, future, year 1981, year 1937, year 1954
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, hospital, rape, coma, suicide, couple relations, journalist, obsession, tragic love, sexual abuse, nurse, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, hallucinations, virtual reality, disfigured face, love, obsession, mind game, nightmare, redemption, freak accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: legends and myths, fairy, haunted by the past, mystery, imaginary, dealing with death, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, supernatural, death sentence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, virtual reality, inheritance, paranoia, mystery, disfigurement, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.0
 2K
Deeply (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On Ironbound Island, native Fiona McKay arrives from Europe with her teenage daughter Clair, hoping that the peace of the island will help the girl get over the death of her boyfriend. The girl finds comfort in the company of a visiting American ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, psychological
Plot: island, funeral, memory, curse, dealing with death, village, starting over, mystery, romance, friendship, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: pain, composer, infidelity, mouse, cat, stripper, pianist, loss of child, loss of spouse, musician, grief, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 7K
Passion Play (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.
Style: serious, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, uplifting
Plot: musician, angel, wings, fall in love, romance, musician's life, redemption, desert, circus, love affair, down on your luck, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 328
Strapless (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, elderly lovers, romance, self discovery, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, immigrants, mysterious character, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 8K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, interracial relations, love triangle, love and romance, adoption, naval officer, police corruption, culture clash, romance, cabaret, navy, arranged marriage ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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, 19th century, 1920s, 1890s ...
Place: england, asia, london, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, opposites attract, romance, countryside, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Story of Marie and Julien (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Julien lives alone with his cat. He dreams of Marie, and a few minutes later, he sees her on the street and makes a date. He asks her to move in with him, and she does. Her boyfriend is dead, the rest of her past a mystery. Although they quickly ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, lovers reunited, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, love affair, love triangle, dull life, dishonesty, unfulfillment, doll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, touching ...
Plot: love affair, judge, opposites attract, loneliness, dog, isolation, model, coincidence, retired, neighbor, french, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, switzerland, geneva switzerland, england, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: elderly, academy, revolution, loneliness, romance, 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 ⇓
26%
 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, tense ...
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 ⇓
26%
 5.2
 236
Tropical Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An insurance investigator is hired by the American wife of a maharaja to go to India to investigate the questionable death of her husband. Immediately the two start an affair.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, strong sexual content, betrayal, mystery, jungle, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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