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: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, philosophical, surreal, intellectual, avant garde, cerebral, enigmatic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, hospital, suicidal, doctor, lightning, identity, fountain of youth, supernatural, miraculous event, supernatural ability, love and romance, native, hopes, love affair, danger, imaginary, mystery, romance, amnesia, genius, parallel world, psychopath, lovers, age difference ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, 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, stylized, melancholic and atmospheric films with plots about love and romance, romance, storytelling, love, destiny, life philosophy and mentor 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, dramatic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, love and romance, tragic love, aging, hopes, life philosophy, child as adult, impossible love, imaginary, age difference, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, atlantic ocean, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 195K
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, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, utopia, depression, teenage love, alternate reality, surrealism, romance, life changing experience, parallel world, love affair, childhood, divorce ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th 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, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immortality, angel, diary, desire, temptation, poet, mortality, circus, library, berlin wall, dream, german ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, mystery, new wave, obsession, extramarital affair, card game, chateau, amnesia, infidelity, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, psychological, serious, reflective, talky ...
Plot: rescue, black market, afterlife, angel, redemption, disorder, gangsters, going straight, righting the wronged, society, human nature, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, east berlin, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 49K
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, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, true love, imaginary, supernatural ability, good versus evil, angel, danger, power of love, romance, impossible love, heir heiress ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 232K
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, enigmatic, surreal, suspense, non-linear ...
Plot: love triangle, disfigurement, mystery, virtual reality, nightmare, jealousy, love, hallucinations, disfigured face, obsession, hopes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 22nd century, future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 216K
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: psychological, bleak, emotional, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, age difference, sexuality, trial, first love, unlikely couple, guilt, secret, student, female prisoner, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, year 1980, year 1995 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.1
 35K
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, psychological, scary, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, venezuela, colombia, chicago illinois, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, realistic, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, love affair, disappearance, romance, friendship, surgery, friends, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, gas station, rejection, therapy, coincidence, opposites attract, nurse, bank robbery, destiny, heist, fall in love, suicidal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, romantic, emotional, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: immortality, love and romance, love story, miraculous event, loneliness, romance, love, impossible love, destiny, single mother, aging, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1937, year 1954, future
Place: san francisco, california, arizona, oregon, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 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, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: island, memory, curse, hopes, haunted by the past, starting over, mystery, curses spells and rituals, romance, loner, funeral, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 75K
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, mind bending, enigmatic ...
Plot: space station, space travel, astronaut, outer space, space and aliens, back from the dead, spacecraft, mysterious planet, mystery, paranormal activity, obsession, psychologist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: estate, infidelity, couples, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, couple relations, dull life, bourgeoisie
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 103K
The Jacket (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, mind bending, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, supernatural, supernatural ability, mental institution, memory loss, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, murder, experiment, soldier, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, touching, mind bending, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: french, polish, singer, self discovery, music, encounter, gender, romance, lookalikes, love and romance, psychic, fan ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: stylized, atmospheric, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: musician, angel, romance, fall in love, love affair, redemption, danger, desert, unlikely couple, down on your luck, wings, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, passion, church, temptation, love and romance, rainy, couple relations, mistress ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, hotel, obsession, ghost, love triangle, hypnosis, playwright, romance, supernatural, love affair, fall in love, college ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
 96K
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, sincere, captivating, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, rape, coma, suicide, tragic love, hospital, obsession, tragic event, ballet, life is a bitch, starting over, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 94K
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, obsession, collector, painting, love and romance, high society, old friend, cons and scams, solitude, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, prague czech republic, vienna
⇓ 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, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, memory, accountant, ghetto, old man, holocaust survivor, crumbling marriage, couples, haunted by the past, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.8
 59K
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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychiatrist, love triangle, paranoia, suicide, jealousy, birthday, nightmare, disfigurement, doctor, virtual reality, inheritance, dreams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, dishonesty, couples, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, dull life, love triangle, lovers reunited, love affair, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, coming of age, pilot, snow, romance, youth, friendship, true love, young lovers, human nature, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: scandinavia, finland, australia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 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, psychological, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, old love, social differences, society, gender, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, flower ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 1920s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, india, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: family problems, love and romance, family relations, romance, mystery, dealing with death, mysterious character, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, love triangle, ghost, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, 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, psychological, touching, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: judge, love affair, loneliness, coincidence, model, retired, neighbor, dog, opposites attract, french, isolation, polish ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: english channel, england, geneva switzerland, switzerland, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 25K
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: womanizer, romance, love affair, homecoming, introspection, starting over, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love triangle, love story, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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