Movies like Youth

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Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing the screenplay for what may be his last important film for his muse Brenda. And where will inspiration lead their younger friend Jimmy, an actor grasping to make sense of his next performance?
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, artsy, reflective, art house, breathtaking, cerebral, surreal, emotional, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, suicide, composer, screenwriter, vacation, old friends, aging, friendship, surrealism, spa, sex scene, female nudity, orchestra, symphony, father daughter relationship, mountaineer, soprano, sauna, actress, dream, breasts, water, male nudity, prostitute, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, venice

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Most similar movies to Youth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and stylized films with plots about friendship, husband wife relationship, drinking, loneliness, dancer, dancing and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Youth: The Great Beauty (2013), The Lobster (2015), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Finding Your Feet (2017), The Shape of Things (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, talky, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nun, aging, high society, artist, party, journalist, writer's life, art, giraffe, flamingo, church, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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86%
 7.1
 165K
The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Style: surreal, dark humor, absurd, bleak, art house ...
Plot: hotel, dead rabbit, swimming, blood, suicide attempt, boat, manhunt, punishment, blindness, storytelling, torture, dead animal ...
Time: near future
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, true love, free spirited, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, love story, lovers, up and down relationship, looking for love, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1992 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Finding Your Feet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.
Style: slang
Plot: retirement, middle class, affair, dance class, senior citizen, group of friends, sister sister relationship, friendship, dancing, houseboat, snob, hippie ...
Time: year 1969
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Shape of Things (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.
Style: talky, clever, dark humor, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: college, makeover, friends, betrayal, friendship, vandalism, artist, artists and showbiz, love and romance, seduction, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Little Voice (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and ...
Style: touching, serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: singer, talent, recluse, daughter, mother, pigeon, rise and fall, oldies, prodigy, cowardliness, father, voice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: aging, actress, divorce, mountain, suicide, actor's life, introspection, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, ego clash, celebrity culture, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, zurich switzerland, alps, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gypsy, friendship, village, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death, obsessive quest, village life, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, bucharest, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, resort, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, gender, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, dream, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, romance, friends, love and romance, couples, musician's life, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, london, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: touching, compassionate, ironic, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, unlikely friendships, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love, aging, suicide thoughts ...
Place: sweden, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
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Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: arrogance, friendship, music, opera, parents and children, coming of age, overweight woman, falling in love, dysfunctional family, fall in love, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: talky, cynical, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, workplace romance, adultery, dealer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 2K
Aria (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, captivating
Plot: infidelity, opera, love, secret, gambling, violence, sex, murder, surrealism, exile, ballet, nightclub ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: small town life, small town, culture clash, orchestra, singer, musician, world, fish out of water, music band, ladykiller, empowerment, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, unhappiness, extramarital affair, love and romance, couples, lover, theatre play, theatre milieu, teachers and students, cheating, partnership ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Song for Martin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Martin, conductor of a symphonic orchestra, meet Barbara, violine player and they start a relationship. Five years later Martin starts to develop loss of memory and becomes more and more confused. Finally he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: opera, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
 71K
The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man ...
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, pianist, love affair, human nature, couple relations, love and romance, arranged marriage, couples, neighbor, adultery, feminism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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5x2 (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: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, cheating wife, infidelity, sex, rape, voyeurism, wedding, romance, strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Last Life in the Universe (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian living in Bangkok spends most of his days contemplating suicide in his lifeless apartment. His life changes when he witnesses the death of Nid, seconds before he was about to jump off a bridge. This brings ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: suicide attempt, friendship, suicide, car accident, library, self discovery, perfectionist, sibling relationship, romance, gangsters, odd couple, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, thailand, bangkok thailand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: witty, semi serious, stylized, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, courtesan, fall in love, love, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, taxi driver, taxi, romance, vacation, love and romance, couples, restaurant owner, relationship problems, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, resort, infidelity, romance, nanny, love affair, fall in love, lake or river, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Consequences of Love (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Titta di Girolamo has been living in a small hotel in Lugano for ten years, he leads a dull and rigid live and has apparently lost his capability to feel human emotion. This all changes when he decides to talk to Sofia, the Barmaid.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: mafia, age difference, physical appearance, hotel, loneliness, heroin, mysterious character, dull life, crime, bar, romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.8
 10K
Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, couples, new wave, prostitute, adultery, hotel room, night watchman, eiffel tower paris, extramarital affair, romance, private detective, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Leisure Seeker (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.
Style: road movie
Plot: extramarital affair, road trip, alzheimer's disease, elderly couple, dementia, teacher, elderly, reflection in water, gazebo, applying makeup, old couple, bottled water ...
Time: year 1993
Place: florida, massachusetts, south carolina, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 7K
Le Week-End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage ...
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, elderly lovers, weekend, crumbling marriage, verbal byplay, aging, elderly, unfulfillment, couples, golden years, down on your luck, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, arc de triomphe paris, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 4K
Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Plot: newspaper article, husband wife relationship, rich woman, learning the truth, car breakdown, soprano, newspaper reporter, truth, opera singer, female protagonist, infidelity, newspaper headline ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1915
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
A Hologram for the King (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.
Style: light, realistic, entertaining, interesting, melancholic ...
Plot: laptop, selfie, love, doctor, blood, gun, drinking, culture clash, technology, divorce, desert, adultery ...
Time: 1930s, future
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, usa, egypt, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, choir, pastor, heart attack, concert, church choir, village, musician's life, contests and competitions, secret love, underdog, violent husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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