Movies like Youth

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Youth (2015)
 7.3
 62K
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: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, enigmatic, artsy, reflective, art house, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Plot: hotel, vacation, suicide, composer, screenwriter, old friends, aging, friendship, surrealism, freedom, infidelity, adultery, retirement, husband wife relationship, irony, falling in love, loneliness, life, life philosophy, sex scene, father daughter relationship, filmmaker, existentialism, character study, life & 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 melancholic, talky, interesting and realistic films with plots about loneliness, storytelling, friendship, relationships, drinking, life philosophy and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Youth: The Great Beauty (2013), The Lobster (2015), A Man Called Ove (2015), The Good Night (2007), Definitely, Maybe (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, intellectual, talky, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: nun, artist, aging, party, journalist, high society, art, stripper, flamingo, giraffe, church, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, artsy, clever, ironic, dark humor ...
Plot: manhunt, hotel, hunting, absurdism, dead animal, blood, swimming, boat, punishment, suicide attempt, dead rabbit, metaphor ...
Time: near future
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, cancer, flashback, suicide thoughts, mentor, life & death, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy, love ...
Place: sweden, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, fall in love, musician's life, couples, advertising, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, london, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, father daughter relationship, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single father, storytelling, journalist, college, girlfriend, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, campus, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: college, makeover, friends, vandalism, friendship, artist, betrayal, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: campus, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 11K
Last Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicidal, estrangement, siblings relations, friendship, dancer, elderly, friends, respect, optimism, couples, retired ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, belgium, brussels, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, village, gypsy, friends, village life, society, lifestyle, parents and children, dealing with death, on the road, obsessive quest, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, bucharest, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, intellectual, biting, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, unhappiness, bohemian life, uneducated, fish out of water, couples, disorder, opposites attract, love and romance, small time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, gender, love affair, couples, resort, dealing with death, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, workplace romance, love affair, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, dealer, fall in love, dishonesty, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 5K
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, sincere, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, arrogance, music, dysfunctional family, couples, ethnic, family problems, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, suicide, sex, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, suicide, divorce, actor's life, introspection, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, ambition, midlife crisis, desire for fame, lesbian, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland, swiss alps, alps, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Happy Endings (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An ensemble cast telling 10 stories with intertwining characters. One story is about a father and son who are dating the same woman . Another features a woman who long ago gave her baby up for adoption but is now being blackmailed by a documentary ...
Style: clever, talky, sentimental, realistic, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, unwanted pregnancy, sex, infidelity, teenager, filmmaker, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, family problems, track down, fall in love, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983
Place: phoenix arizona, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 8K
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: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, marriage, sex, voyeurism, cheating wife, romance, wedding, family life, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 98K
8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, surreal, talky, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: childhood, midlife crisis, mistress, filmmaking, priest, dancer, director, traffic jam, actress, actor, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, england, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 7.6
 72K
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, serious, stylized, sexual, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couples, infidelity, pianist, love affair, human nature, love and romance, couple relations, arranged marriage, sexual relations, desire, native ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.0
 5K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, last wish, infidelity, grief, war veteran, memory, life, dishonesty, couples, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, village, concert, heart attack, choir, church choir, pastor, couples, musician's life, rivalry, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: meditative, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: actor, cigarette, coffee, friendship, musician, interview, lifestyle, social relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, friends, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 15K
Solitary Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Style: psychological, clever, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, dishonesty, loneliness, sex addict, midlife crisis, dysfunctional character, family relations, human nature, self destructing, aging, bankrupt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, macau, manhattan new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 121K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, summer vacation, hotel room, airport, greek, dream, middle aged, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 12K
Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, aging, abortion, loss of friend, surgery, roommate, dirty old man, beach, bar, art, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, hotel, loneliness, aging, marital problem, golden years, retirement home, self discovery, personal growth, choice, introspection, goodhearted ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, masturbation, ghost, stewardess, partners, dishonesty, couples, buddies, couple relations, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 89K
Swiss Army Man (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alone on a tiny deserted island, Hank has given up all hope of ever making it home again. But one day everything changes when a dead body washes ashore, and he soon realizes it may be his last opportunity to escape certain death. Armed with his new ...
Style: surreal, gross out humor, dark humor, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: survival, corpse, friendship, surrealism, loneliness, suicide attempt, life & death, unlikely friendships, stranded, imagination, beach, deserted island ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, affair, middle class, chinese restaurant, welsh, snob, boat, illness, englishman abroad, best friend, bisexual woman, saying goodbye ...
Time: year 1969
Place: rome italy
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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