Movies like Lucky Star 1997

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Lucky Star (1997)
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Lucky Star (1997)
Original name: La buena estrella
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marina, a woman with a glass eye, has the bad luck to be the victim of an assault witnessed by Rafael, a goodhearted butcher, who rescues her from her attacker, a man named Daniel. Rafael has physical problems of his own, but the two stay together as a couple. A baby not Rafael's, for he lost his testicles in an accident is born. Rafael looks forward to raising the child as his own if Marina will consent.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, assault, strong sexual content, love triangle, manhood, love and romance, couples, resentment, disability, solitude, human nature, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, couple relations, destructive relationship, relationships, family, criminal, rescue, baby, lonely, victim, loneliness, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and pregnancy mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Lucky Star: Fidelity (2000), The Letter (1999), An Open Heart (2012), Speak Like a Child (1998), All Around Us (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, couples, love triangle, ice hockey, one night stand, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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95%
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The Letter (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poet and performance artist. He also loves her. She ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, moral dilemma, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, couples, letter, nun, male female relationship, singer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.3
 712
An Open Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mila and Javier, both renowned surgeons and both passionate about their work, have been madly in love for the past 10 years. They have always taken great care to preserve their extraordinary love for each other and refuse to succumb to the routine ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, supportive spouse, addiction, pregnancy, male female relationship, pregnant wife, relationship vs career, relationships, physician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Speak Like a Child (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Speak Like a Child, the feature film debut of documentary director John Akomfrah, explores the intense friendship that evolves between three troubled teenagers growing up in an isolated children's home on the Northumbrian coast. The desolate ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: friendship, coming of age, best friends, orphan, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, friends, couples, couple relations, road not taken, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, observes crimes, scandals and the decline of Japanese values without passing judgement. As he and his wife endure the tragedy of their first child’s death, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family problems, couple relations, estrangement, pregnancy, death in the family, society, social decay, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, sexual content, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 572
Jealousy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: factory, obsession, wedding, couples, crimes of passion, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, obsessive quest, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, emotional, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, life turned upside down, introspection, love affair, love triangle, family problems, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, greece, germany, france, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
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Hours of Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1987. In a shootout with police, Juan Jose Garfia makes a triple murder. Sentenced to more than one hundred years, is a rebel prisoner, clever and elusive that it has nothing to lose and nobody to worry about. In 1991, manages to escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, unlikely couple, confined, redemption, prison life, romance, hopes, crimes, prison, impossible love, love affair, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Amour fou (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Having just landed a gig with a trendy magazine, young photographer Nadja celebrates at the local disco, where she bumps into Darius, a 20-year-old skateboarder. Although her frankness at first scares him, the two quickly become a couple, and as ...
Style: erotic, atmospheric, emotional, sexy, tense ...
Plot: love affair, strong sexual content, sexual relations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, clubbing, looking for sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, photographer, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, seduction, secret lover, widow, destructive relationship, love and romance, romance, betrayal, couple relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Fanny (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, pregnancy, love and romance, society, social differences, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, rich man, working class, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: france, south of france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 330
Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, love triangle, romance, tragic hero, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, best friends, friendship, unfulfilled love, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.3
 31K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sexy, intense ...
Plot: lust, infidelity, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, strong sexual content, obsession, love triangle, desire, haunted by the past, betrayal, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, heroes, couples, family, doctor, getting home, homecoming, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 14
Scorn (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scorn takes a look into the trials and tribulations of a group of people dealing with relationships, love, pain and friendship during the course of one year.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, contemplative
Plot: introspection, family problems, couple relations, destructive relationship, human nature, couples, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love, abuse, family relations, urban setting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, haunted by the past, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
And Then There Was One (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: And Then There Was One - The tragic and true story of a family dealing with AIDS is re-told in this heart-wrenching drama. Amy Madigan and Dennis Boutsikaris star as Roxy and Vinnie Ventola, a successful television writing couple. After struggling ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: breakup, couples, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, babies and infants, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, gender, ego clash, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, touching, gloomy, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, friends, couples, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Cowards who Looked to the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, this boldly erotic yet movingly tender portrait of a group of vulnerable, variously wounded people — a depressed housewife, her high-school-aged lover, and his best friend, who is struggling to ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, estrangement, love affair, couples, strong sexual content, unfulfillment, japanese woman, cosplay, love interest, relationships, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, eroticism, sex, erotica, looking for sex, love interest, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: human nature, destiny, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, family problems, love and romance, siblings relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, womanizer, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Just Between Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Holly and Sandy strike up an instant friendship; they don't know however that they have more in common than they'd like. When tragedy strikes, their relationship is tested.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, breakup, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, family problems, bittersweet, destructive relationship, terminal illness, looking for love, feminism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Let Me Die on a Sunday (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ben works in a morgue. Ben's wife left him and he is into various kinds of alternative sexuality. Teresa dies of an ecstasy overdose on the dance floor. When she is brought to the morgue, she is resurrected -how shall I say?- in Ben's arms ...
Style: serious, psychological, rough, contemplative
Plot: dominatrix, strong sexual content, fall in love, looking for love, sexual abuse, sexual relations, reincarnation, drug abuse, human nature, couple relations, nightclub, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, mental illness, introspection, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, forbidden love, moral dilemma, fall in love, small town, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, london, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, couples, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, sex aid, couples, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), cheating wife, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, human nature, down on your luck, working class, unwanted pregnancy, unemployment, social differences, twentysomething life, introspection, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, pregnancy, hospital, dog, parents and children, human nature, loneliness, society, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, family relations, neighbor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, andalusia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
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Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, gay love, coming out, gay relationship, family problems, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, love affair, gay sex, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%