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Darling Lili (1970)
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Darling Lili (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in Paris during World War I. Lili Smith/Schmidt is a German spy being requested to go under cover to help Germany during the war, to try and find out their plans. Her "uncle" wishes her to fulfill the operation, whereas one of his colleagues believed she is not capable of performing such an operation as she is British. She soon finds herself following Major William Larrabee's every move and spending all her time either with him or thinking of him. Her "uncle" realises she's in love with him but Lili is not facing that she is. Things and people are coming between her true fate, but what is it...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: world war one, spy, war, espionage, heroes, romance, soldier, battles, betrayal, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, femme fatale, human nature, couples, dishonesty, opposites attract, rescue, show tunes, uncle, horse, submarine, airplane, love triangle, train ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, england, switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, love triangle and love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Darling Lili: The Tamarind Seed (1974), The Americanization of Emily (1964), Victor/Victoria (1995), Until September (1984), A Soldier's Tale (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tamarind Seed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent.
Style: realistic, serious, microfilm
Plot: espionage, opposites attract, double agent, cold war, government agency, undercover, secret agents, love and romance, special agents, state affairs, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, london, europe, england, russia ...
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: anti war, world war two, military, d day, american in the uk, naval officer, mental illness, love affair, war, romance, battle of the sexes, soldier ...
Place: london, france, england, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Victor/Victoria (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An out-of-work singer, Victoria Grant (Julie Andrews), meets a just-fired, flamboyant gay man in a diner in 1920's Paris. He convinces her to pretend to be a man who is a female impersonator in order to get a job. The act is a hit in a local ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: cross dressing, nightclub, jazz, based on movie, singer, transvestism, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, lifestyle, hidden identity, performer's life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, airplane, couples, bittersweet, battles, road not taken, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Soldier's Tale (1989)
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, serious, tense, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: soldier, love affair, war, romance, love and romance, couples, unfulfilled love, impossible love, woman in danger, wartime life, love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
For Lovers Only (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, couples, haunted by the past, on the road, journey, fall in love, old love, love affair, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, french riviera
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44%
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10 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Style: sexy, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: midlife crisis, honeymoon, romance, obsession, love affair, voyeurism, single parent, wedding, beach, songwriter, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In Love and War (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After teenage ambulance driver Ernest Hemingway (Chris O'Donnell) takes shrapnel in the leg during World War I, he falls in love with Agnes von Kurowsky (Sandra Bullock), a beautiful older nurse at the hospital where he's sent to recover. ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: world war one, romance, war, soldier, couple relations, bittersweet, profanity, military hospital, couples, hopes, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, ireland, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, lesbian, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, nazi, love and romance, orgy, war, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Flyboys (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, harsh, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: aerial combat, war, airplane, world war one, military, adventure, german, heroes, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fraulein Doktor (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A seductive and ruthless spy in the service of Germany steals state secrets- including the formula for poison gas-from England and France during World War I. British intelligence, in turn, tries to hunt her down.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: world war one, espionage, betrayal, submarine, female spy, secret agents, partners, danger, war, military, heroic mission, ship ...
Time: year 1916
Place: scotland, france, england, russia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: social differences, young lovers, love affair, teenage life, love triangle, couples, youth, romance, tragic love, fall in love, opposites attract, infidelity ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1983 Burt Reynolds version -- This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to cure him of his obsession with women. His story of sexual and romantic exploits with ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, psychiatrist, sculptor, farce, obsession, looking for sex, midlife crisis, looking for love, introspection, self discovery, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Send Me No Flowers (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At one of his many visits to his doctor, hypochondriac George Kimball mistakes a dying man's diagnosis for his own and believes he only has about two more weeks to live. Wanting to take care of his wife Judy, he doesn't tell her and tries ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, suburbs, hypochondriac, suburban life, couple relations, love affair, doctors and patients, hopes, dishonesty, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hotel, stenographer, pursuit, flapper, farce, couples, power relations, workplace romance, boss and employee, opposites attract, workplace, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hanover Street (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: world war two, secret mission, secret agents, war, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, couples, danger, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Archangel (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A surrealistic film in which a strangely assorted group of people come together in the Russian Arctic at the height of the revolution and World War One.
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, experimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, world war one, revolution, expressionism, soldier, surrealism, amnesia, memory loss, love affair, love triangle, dishonesty, tragic hero ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, love triangle, uncover truth, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, love and romance, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: paris france, japan, europe, asia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, missing, anti war, missing in action, war, unfulfillment, friendship, wartime life, human nature, haunted by the past, obsession, lovers reunited ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Star! (1968)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Gertrude Lawrence rises to stage stardom at the cost of happiness.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, actor's life, singing, rising to stardom, performer's life, hopes, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, chorus girl ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: clever, psychological, stylized, contemplative, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, love affair, romance, love and romance, temptation, society, dishonesty, lovers reunited, moral dilemma, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 889
South Pacific (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: world war two, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, wartime life, unfulfilled love, military life, island, romance, battle of the sexes, father daughter relationship ...
Place: polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Victor Victoria (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
Style: sexy, witty, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, cabaret, nightclub, woman dressed as man, music, jazz, romance, transvestite, chorus girl, showbiz, nightlife ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: paris france, france, europe, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Strange Bedfellows (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In London, stuffy statesman Carter Harrison meets Toni, a Bohemian artist with a hot Italian temper. The two impulsively marry and then find that they disagree on everything. Shortly afterward they separate. We then meet them five years later on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, politics, romance, road not taken, fall in love, infidelity, boss and employee, breakup, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, desert, soldier, rescue, battles, military, escapades, war, espionage, adventure, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, frogman
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Other Side of Midnight (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: When French beauty Noelle Page falls in love with American pilot Larry Douglas, she believes he'll marry her. Instead, he returns to the U.S and marries the sweet but naive Catherine. Even though Noelle has found a new lover, an affluent Greek ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: femme fatale, love triangle, betrayal, world war two, pilot, rise to the top, love affair, forbidden love, vengeance, unlikely couple, romance, wartime life ...
Time: year 1939, year 1947, 1940s, year 1945
Place: france, europe, marseille, u.s. capitol building, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Red Baron (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Richthofen goes off to war like thousands of other men. As fighter pilots, they become cult heroes for the soldiers on the battlefields. Marked by sportsmanlike conduct, technical exactitude and knightly propriety, they have their own code of ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, airplane, soldier, military, rise to the top, romance, fall in love, military life, tragic love, love affair, heroes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Same Old Song (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Odile is a business executive looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille has just completed her doctoral thesis in history and is a Paris tour guide. Simon is a regular on Camille's tours because he's attracted to her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, tour guide, depression, artists and showbiz, show tunes, bittersweet, fall in love, couple relations, couples, family relations, old love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Razor's Edge (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Style: thought provoking, touching, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wedding, soldier, murder, enlightenment, redemption, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, starting over, self discovery, world war one, materialism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, india, europe, asia, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%