Movies like Bluebeard 2009

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Bluebeard (2009)
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Bluebeard (2009)
Original name: Barbe Bleue
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.
Style: fairy tale, tense, atmospheric, serious, surreal, witty, surprise ending, gothic, non-linear, offbeat
Plot: convent school, serial killer, convent, family relations, crimes, feminism, couples, mysterious place, gender, innocence lost, siblings relations, battle of the sexes, couple relations, nun, sister sister relationship, wedding, aristocrat, belief in god, little girl, girl man relationship, murder of wife, husband wife relationship, belief in the afterlife, belief in heaven, child bride ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 16th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, romance, kiss and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Bluebeard: The Sleeping Beauty (2010), Donkey Skin (1970), Goodbye to Language (2014), Bas-fonds (2010), Bastards (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sleeping Beauty (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the heels of the mesmeric “Bluebeard” comes this wonderfully idiosyncratic, heady and erotic exploration of another classic Charles Perrault fairy tale by French cinema’s endlessly probing and brilliant provocateuse. Time-tripping with a ...
Style: fairy tale, surreal, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, teenage love, love and romance, youth, hopes, miraculous event, imaginary kingdom, antidote, curses spells and rituals, witch, magic, fairy ...
Place: france, europe
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Donkey Skin (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fairy godmother helps a princess disguise herself so she won't have to marry her father.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, surreal, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, wedding, fall in love, donkey, leaving home, surrealism, father daughter relationship, princess, king, family, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: introspection, dog, battle of the sexes, couple relations, crumbling marriage, human nature, infidelity, love, communication problem, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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60%
 5.8
 79
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, manipulation, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, rivalry, family business, hidden identity, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, family relations, sexual content, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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Perfect Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps investigators reconstruct her mother's (Isabelle Renauld) murder.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: crimes of passion, wedding, disco, murder, couples, romance, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
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Ashamed (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Arts professor Jung Ji Woo is searching for a nude model for a video clip that will be played at her exhibition. When Hee-jin, one of her students, recommends Yoon Ji Woo for the job, the three woman head to the beach to shoot the video. As they ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, surreal, non-linear ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, romance, love affair, gender, introspection, coming of age, youth, couples, beach, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Goodbye First Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, teenage love, architecture, letter, love and romance, childhood sweetheart, youth, romance, renewed love, lovers apart, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, manipulation, forbidden love, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: young lovers, serial killer, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, gay, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bird People (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: hotel, airport, supernatural, romance, love and romance, hopes, starting over, cause and meaning, supernatural romance, husband wife relationship, chambermaid, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: couple relations, leaving home, fall in love, siblings relations, family relations, couples, gender, life is a bitch, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, impulsiveness, mysterious past, purse snatcher, irrational behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, couples, family relations, social misfits, love and romance, gender, lovers reunited, jealousy, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, parents and children, introspection, family relations, missing son, ex boyfriend, romance, society, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, french riviera, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: lolita, family relations, coming of age, beach, virgin, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, aging, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, south of france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
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It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indian mother Mrs Sethi's obsession with marrying off her daughter turns murderous. With jokes that routinely miss the mark and cringeworthy slapstick, this black comedy farce shouldn't work. Somehow, though, it does.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, serial killer, parents and children, wooing, looking for love, love and romance, dark humor, family relations, crimes, ghost, mother son relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Future (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.
Style: surreal, sentimental, emotional, meditative, mind bending ...
Plot: infidelity, destiny, pets, life turned upside down, human nature, follow your dream, couples, disorder, road not taken, dishonesty, hopes, nursing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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37%
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The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: self discovery, manipulation, mysterious character, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, romance, island, shower
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: sex, bondage, degradation, infidelity, nymphomania, cuckold, erection, penetration, explicit sex, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
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35%
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Keillers park (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, closeted homosexual, murder, infidelity, investigation, love affair, gender, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, fall in love, longing, unfulfillment, photographer, hallucination, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Drifting Flowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gender, lgbt, feminism, love affair, fall in love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, teenage life, lesbian relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, cocaine, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
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Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, teenage love, self discovery, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance, addiction, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, coming of age, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, human nature, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 531
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: interracial relations, society, couples, couple relations, teenage life, love and romance, gender, family relations, parents and children, sexual relations, father daughter relationship, awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Five Times Two (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, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, childbirth, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%