Movies like Happiness 1965

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Happiness (1965)
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Happiness (1965)
Original name: Le Bonheur
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, new wave, family problems, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, marriage, cheating, death, female nudity, happiness, love at first sight, temptation, funeral, countryside, drowning, widower ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Happiness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, romance, couple relations, adultery and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Happiness: A Man and a Woman (1966), In the Mood for Love (2000), The Secret (2000), The Bridge (1999), Faithless (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, couples, fall in love, train, school, widower, widow, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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100%
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, newspaper, love affair, neighbor, loneliness, adultery, marriage, secretary, coincidence, forbidden love, extramarital affair, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: extramarital affair, unfaithful wife, bored housewife, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family problems, couple relations, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, love and romance, dull life, parents and children, midlife crisis, opposites attract, love triangle, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, sincere, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, fall in love, rivalry, island, love and romance, destructive relationship, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, sweden, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sexual, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, love triangle, infidelity, introspection, human nature, tragic love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, crimes of passion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, disintegration, couples, breakup, love affair, dishonesty, estrangement, couple relations, love and romance, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, romance, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes of passion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, destructive relationship, romance, betrayal, unfulfillment, couple relations, forbidden love, soldier, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 747
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, youth, obsession, custody, infidelity, martial arts, couples, fall in love, teenage life, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: biting, realistic, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, ballet, love triangle, society, love affair, couples, family problems, fall in love, dishonesty, americana, parents and children, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, rome italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, military, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love affair, love triangle, political unrest, fall in love, couples, soldier, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: europe, germany, france, berlin germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 906
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love affair, infidelity, adultery, romance, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems, love affair, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, family problems, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch, disability, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love affair, family problems, jealous spouse, family in crisis, breakup, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, sexual, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, lovers reunited, human nature, filmmaking, midlife crisis, love affair, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, couple relations, romance, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship, military base ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aging, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, judge, romance, forbidden love, hidden identity, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, love triangle, battles, hotel, love affair, couples, fall in love, airplane, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, road not taken ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, urban, family problems, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, obsessive quest, couples, dishonesty, gender, lovers reunited, introspection, love triangle, infidelity, self discovery, midlife crisis, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: midlife crisis, breakup, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, family problems, infidelity, love triangle, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, human nature, moral dilemma, infidelity, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, tragic love, forbidden love, love affair, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: gloomy, sexual, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, writer's life, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: clever, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: love affair, hotel, subway, love, romance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: captivating, gloomy, psychological, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, estrangement, family, husband wife relationship, flashback ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%