Movies like Youth

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Youth (2015)
 7.3
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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: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, touching, enigmatic, artsy, reflective, art house, breathtaking ...
Plot: nude swimming, life, screenwriter, composer, adultery, aging, vacation, life & death, father in law daughter in law relationship, old friends, friendship, surrealism, suicide, freedom, infidelity, fall in love, retirement, husband wife relationship, irony, loneliness, hotel, sex scene, father daughter relationship, filmmaker, existentialism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venice, switzerland, alps, swiss alps

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Most similar movies to Youth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, realistic and reflective films with plots about storytelling, loneliness, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, relationships and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Youth: The Great Beauty (2013), The Lobster (2015), A Man Called Ove (2015), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), The Good Night (2007). 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: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, high society, artist, aging, writer's life, nun, introspection, stripper, old love, art, surrealism, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy, vatican
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 7.2
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The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
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, ironic, clever, absurd, artsy ...
Plot: absurdism, distopia, hotel, love, manhunt, society, suicide attempt, blindness, hunting, punishment, life, animals ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: hellas, greece
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75%
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, emotional, ironic, scenic ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, mentor, suicide attempt, cancer, suicidal thoughts, flashback, life & death, loneliness, love, aging ...
Time: year 2014
Place: sweden, eastern europe, spain
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100%
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: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: aging, divorce, suicide, introspection, haunted by the past, actor's life, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, ambition, desire for fame, actress, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, london, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, sincere, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, musician's life, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, new york, london, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: intellectual, sincere, touching, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, opposites attract, fish out of water, bohemian life, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, snobbism, unhappiness, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: psychological, cynical, witty, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: college, friendship, betrayal, makeover, fall in love, power of love, lifestyle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dark humor, buddies, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mr. Morgan's 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, sincere, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, estrangement, death of wife, suicide attempt, unlikely relationship, free spirited, friendship, odd couple, dancer, respect, optimism, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, brussels, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, fall in love, couple relations, workplace romance, love affair, couples, dealer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, prague, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: humorous, intellectual, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, fetish, self discovery, introspection, buddies, couple relations, ghost, adultery, schizophrenic, husband wife relationship, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, love and romance, couple relations, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, bucharest, paris france ...
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26%
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 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: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, physical appearance, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 17K
Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, stylized, romantic ...
Plot: blended family, marriage, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, little girl ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, quebec, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, starting over, lifestyle, couples, culture clash, hotel, hairdresser, church, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, fall in love, family relations, hairdresser, suicide, male female relationship, bittersweet, couples, love and romance, youth, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, normandy
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26%
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
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, sincere, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: choir, village, music, musician's life, teachers and students, ambition, human nature, romance, school, church, rehearsal, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Five Times Two (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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, childbirth, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, senegal, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, friendship, aging, teenage life, age difference, lifestyle, elderly, actor's life, art, surgery, dirty old man, roommate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Piano (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: 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, sexual, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, pianist, couples, love and romance, sexual relations, human nature, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, adultery, desire, piano ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new zealand, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, clever, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: actor, conversation, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, musician, smoking, coffee, social relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france, memphis, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
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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, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, friendship between men, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sentimental, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, jazz, saxophonist, mystery, romance, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, musician's life, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, dublin ireland
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25%
Two for the Road (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The ten-year marriage of Mark and Joanna Wallace is on the rocks. In flashback they recall their first meeting, memorable moments in their courtship and early wedded life, their travels through Europe, their broken vow never to have children, and ...
Style: stylized, witty, realistic, semi serious, non-linear ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, on the road, architect, marriage, road trip, fall in love, pregnancy, bittersweet, romance, music band, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, england, france, south of france, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, boy, fall in love, unrequited love, male objectification, love and romance, resort, gays and lesbians, beach, vacation, forbidden love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, blues, small town, retirement, music, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, golden years, friends, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, usa, europe, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, gay teenager, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, infidelity, filmmaker, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, suburbs, sexual content, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983
Place: phoenix arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: reflective, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: loss of spouse, loss of child, freedom, grief, pianist, musician, secret, stripper, neighbor, cat, infidelity, composer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 32K
45 Years (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy ...
Style: psychological, touching, art house, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: old woman, marriage, secret, anniversary, promise, aging, haunted by the past, elderly, family secret, death, husband wife relationship, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962
Place: england, usa, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%