Movies like The Affair 1995

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The Affair (1995)
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The Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier currently overseas in battle and in doubts of her relationship with him as she discovered he had been having an affair with his secretary.
Style: bleak, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: world war two, racism, interracial relations, black man white woman sex, war, military, romance, soldier, injustice, life is a bitch, love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, social differences, society, couples, small town life, dishonesty, opposites attract, wartime life, small town, military life, sex, dancing ...
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to The Affair

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, love affair, society, fall in love and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Affair: Othello (1995), Mandingo (1975), Yanks (1979), The Painting (2001), Jungle Fever (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: tense, melancholic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, vengeance, couples, love and romance, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: venice, italy, europe, mediterranean sea, england
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Mandingo (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: interracial relations, interracial romance, interracial sex, slave trade, slavery, gambling, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, discrimination, racism, destructive relationship, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana, turkey
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100%
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Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, wartime life, soldier, racism, prejudice, love affair, couple relations, opposites attract, romance, war, forbidden love, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.9
 307
The Painting (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Heath Freeman (Tru Calling, ER) heads an all-star cast including Clifton Davis (Any Given Sunday) Ben Vereen (Roots), Stacey Dash (Renaissance Man) and Debbie Allen (Fame) in the period drama Soldier of Change, which resurrects the turmoil and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, romantic
Plot: political unrest, interracial relations, love affair, rebelliousness, fall in love, self discovery, racism, human spirit, military life, society, hopes, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.6
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Jungle Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial romance, architect, black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, love affair, social differences, society, romance, couples, infidelity, prejudice, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, harlem, brooklyn new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Scoundrel's Wife (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Already an outcast for crimes she did not commit, a woman struggling to raise her two children in a small village during World War II is suspected of being a saboteur.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: wartime life, romance, single parent, soldier, genocide, homecoming, missing person, social misfits, small town, world war two, society, clergy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: louisiana, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, victorian england, farming, life is a bitch, society, betrayal, intrigue, love and romance, dishonesty, rivalry, romance, injustice ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Chatterley Affair (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two fictional jurors, Helena and Keith, who become ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, fighting the system, couples, injustice, writer's life, dishonesty, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, fall in love, friendship, society, lifestyle, rivalry, romance, social relations, couples, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, couples, fall in love, homecoming, small town, human nature, love affair, soldier, infidelity, marital problem, husband wife relationship, wedding ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
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Neo Ned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Like most kids, Ned idolized his father and dreamed of following in his footsteps. Unfortunately, his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his own, Ned falls in with the Aryan Brotherhood. Soon after, ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, mental illness, mental institution, racism, misfit, society, opposites attract, love affair, fall in love, prison, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Christmas Card (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: US Army sergeant Cody Cullen's horror tour in Afghanistan ends when his mate Jonesy is blown to pieces while they deliver medical supplies in Nurestan. Cody is sent home to return private possessions to Jonesy's bride turned widow. On his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Plot: soldier, love triangle, fall in love, christmas, against the odds, wartime life, battles, couples, romance, holiday, small town life, military life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, afghanistan, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, social differences, family relations, racial prejudice, stereotypes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, africa, india, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bosnian war, war, forbidden love, muslim, life is a bitch, love affair, couples, love and romance, romance, wartime life, couple relations, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, love and romance, forbidden love, fall in love, sikh, couples, soldier, society, romance, political unrest, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Soldier's Tale (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, romance, war, love and romance, couples, impossible love, unfulfilled love, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, romance, love and romance, sexual content, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Rebel (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia. He becomes infatuated with a local singer, Kathy ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, nightclub, awol, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, military, war, wartime life, military life ...
Time: year 1942
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couples, love and romance, romance, society, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction, overseas worker, naivete, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, optimism, couples, death in the family, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, family problems, wartime life, parents and children, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: master and servant, love affair, cheating on husband, social differences, infidelity, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspense, serious, stylized, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, society, family problems, couples, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, london, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.6
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Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, romance, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Madame Bovary (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, cheating wife, dishonesty, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, love affair, downfall, social relations, infidelity, life is a bitch, tragic hero, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 374
Prague Duet (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar.
Style: psychological, disturbing, sexual, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, womanizer, writer's life, politics, romance, life is a bitch, couples, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, wedding, interracial marriage, marriage, miscegenation, white male black female relationship, discrimination, courtroom drama, social differences, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 662
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: betrayal, military, wartime life, love triangle, forbidden love, soldier, survival, leadership, romance, fall in love, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Virgin and the Gypsy (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: gypsy, virgin, injustice, couples, social relations, family relations, repression, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, small town, social differences, village life ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crazy from the Heart (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, interracial relations, small town, workplace romance, small town life, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, social differences, love affair, couples, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%