Movies like Amour

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Amour (2012)
 7.9
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Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sad, reflective, emotional, art house, compassionate, thought provoking, depressing, disturbing ...
Plot: elderly, aging, death, elderly lovers, husband wife relationship, illness, love, family, family relations, life & death, daughter, old love, character study, life philosophy, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness, family problems, dignity, generation gap, loss of spouse, art, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france

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Most similar movies to Amour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, thought provoking and serious films with plots about loneliness, dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, storytelling, existentialism and melancholy mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Amour: Away from Her (2006), Time of the Wolf (2003), 45 Years (2015), Cries & Whispers (1972), Through a Glass Darkly (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Away from Her (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, a wheel chair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
Style: sincere, melancholic, sentimental, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, elderly, mental illness, true love, tragedy, existentialism, marriage, golden years, human spirit, love, hopes, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, iceland
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Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, end of the world, distopia, brutality, survival, chaos, countryside, human nature, social differences, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
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46%
 7.1
 33K
45 Years (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy ...
Style: art house, melancholic, psychological, touching, cerebral ...
Plot: marriage, old woman, secret, anniversary, aging, childless couple, death, promise, character study, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962
Place: england, tokyo, usa, switzerland
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100%
Cries & Whispers (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As Agnes slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria is wracked with guilt at her husband's suicide, caused by his discovery of her ...
Style: touching, depressing, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: maid, terminal illness, art, family relations, women, existentialism, death, cancer, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, mansion, society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, art house, philosophical, serious, surreal ...
Plot: schizophrenia, insanity, mental illness, dysfunctional family, religion, existentialism, psychology, mental disorder, island, relationships, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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41%
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, marriage, adultery, pregnancy, family relations, couples, family life, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
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40%
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Code Unknown (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Romania, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A series of events unfold like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne is an actress whose boyfriend Georges photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, sincere, clever, cynical ...
Plot: immigrants, homeless, human nature, social differences, life is a bitch, society, misfit, breaking point, alienation, social decay, existentialism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, kosovo, france, europe, africa ...
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39%
 7.3
 5K
Time Out (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, stylized, depressing, meditative ...
Plot: unemployment, greed, self discovery, character study, life is a bitch, crimes, society, dishonesty, down on your luck, couple relations, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, france, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 8.0
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: reflective, cerebral, art house, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, writers, hospital, relationships, love, marriage, family relations, crumbling marriage, alienation, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, stream of consciousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, tokyo, mediterranean sea, berlin germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, reflective ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, runaway, adultery, adaptation, catastrophe, death, relationships, marriage, male nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 90s
Place: paris france, california, tokyo, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 52K
Winter Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Aydin, a retired actor, owns a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal and his sister Necla, who is coping with her recent divorce. During the winter, snow covers the ground and boredom brings the return of old memories, pushing ...
Style: atmospheric, philosophical, art house, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: divorce, midlife crisis, winter, art, snow, haunted by the past, social differences, human nature, couple relations, dull life, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fire Within (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain Leroy is a recovering alcoholic who decides to end his life, but first decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time, in an attempt at finding a reason to continue living.
Style: art house, philosophical, depressing, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, suicide, alcohol abuse, character study, depression, melancholy, loneliness, mental illness, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, drug addiction, existentialism ...
Time: 60s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
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37%
 7.4
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Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, lyrical, depressing, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, jewish, hopes, human nature, family life, couple relations, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, teenage life, innocence lost, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, tokyo, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 2K
Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, aging, loneliness, lovers reunited, golden years, love triangle, crumbling marriage, family problems, adultery, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 50s, 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, adelaide south australia, belgium
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36%
 7.3
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Goodbye Solo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man planning to commit suicide hires a taxi driver to take him to his jumping-off point.
Style: touching, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, loneliness, mentor, depression, suicidal, character study, elderly, society, regret, suicide, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, africa, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
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Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, bleak, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, depression, mental illness, family relations, divorce, character study, parenthood, life philosophy, family gatherings, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 136K
Still Alice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.
Style: sad, heartbreaking, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, memory loss, mother daughter relationship, supportive spouse, columbia university, terminal illness, illness, family bonds, doctors, mental illness, professor, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
 25K
Winter Light (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: art house, emotional, philosophical, depressing, cerebral ...
Plot: religion, suicide, existentialism, winter, art, isolation, small town, priest, faith, midlife crisis, apocalypse, wine ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.5
 11K
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: depressing, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, family relations, taxi driver, loneliness, depression, injustice, family problems, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, new jersey, europe, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.0
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Wit (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: cancer, hospital, nurse, poetry, chemotherapy, dying, philosophy, doctor, hopes, medical, regret, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. ...
Style: art house, cerebral, surreal, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: solitude, depression, isolation, island, female nudity, guilt, suicide, insanity, first contact, obsession, psychology, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, melancholic, serious, touching ...
Plot: small town, countryside, kurd, fish out of water, family relations, village, parents and children, coming of age, village life, politics, terminal illness, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, kurdistan, middle east
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35%
 7.5
 21K
Distant (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little ...
Style: sincere, bleak, art house, lyrical, stylized ...
Plot: loneliness, unemployment, isolation, complex characters, art, family relations, culture clash, love and romance, introspection, society, looking for love, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: disturbing, sad, emotional, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: sex, love, tragic love, husband wife relationship, paralysis, disability, self sacrifice, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), accident, sexuality, love story ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 35K
Autumn Sonata (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional ...
Style: art house, emotional, depressing, reflective, sexy ...
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional family, autumn, mother daughter relationship, pianist, reconciliation, mother daughter estrangement, child neglect, family relations, women, existentialism, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 12K
My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: sad, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, death, reconciliation, cancer, honest, pregnancy, childbirth, self discovery, couple relations, family life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, sexy, depressing, macabre ...
Plot: bestiality, elderly, samurai, female nudity, snake, old age, childhood, brutality, death, workplace, beautiful scenery, eccentricity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 12K
One True Thing (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, dysfunctional family, tragedy, family, relationships, life, honest, parenthood, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 20K
The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, meditative, sad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, grief, parents and children, marriage crisis, family problems, hopes, overcoming, redemption, family in crisis, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 27K
Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: art house, reflective, philosophical, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Plot: art, insanity, existentialism, philosophy, memory, redemption, culture clash, writer's life, life philosophy, life & death, loneliness, poetry ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: russia, rome italy, ussr, europe, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%