Movies like Mad Love 2015

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Mad Love (2015)
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Mad Love (2015)
Original name: Fou d'Amour
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well! Admired priest, great lover - his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. Inspired by a scandal surrounding the Priest of Uruffe in the 1950s.
Style: psychological, touching, rough, unusual plot structure, suspenseful
Plot: murder, unwanted pregnancy, first person narration, death, pregnant teenager, fall in love, little girl, priest, dancing, soccer, rape, motorcycle, winter, female nudity, illness, snow, children, hospital, church, masturbation, accident, gendarme, male nudity, theater, pregnant woman ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, death, female nudity, couples and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mad Love: The Inmate (2007), Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014), Quantum Love (2014), The Origin of Violence (2016), Story of Women (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Inmate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in two contrasting enivronments that undeline the same premise of imprisonment, Selda tells the story of Rommel (Sid Lucero), a young man who accidentally kills a boy, resulting in his incarceration. Inside the jail, he befriends another inmate, ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, rough
Plot: jail, farmer, friend, prison, friendship between men, friendship, murder, husband wife relationship, rape, prisoner, father daughter relationship, little girl ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alice is a sailor. While her partner Félix waits for her on land, she sets off as second mechanic on the Fidelio, an old freighter. On board, she discovers not only that her predecessor has just died, but also that the skipper is none other than ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ship, love and romance, introspection, self discovery, escapades, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), cargo ship, sailor, seductress, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: marseille, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love triangle, divorce, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, sex scene, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Origin of Violence (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A French teacher makes a startling discovery while on a trip to Buchenwald.
Style: exciting, disturbing, captivating, romantic, romanticism ...
Plot: teacher, secret, family secret, nazi, fight, father son relationship, fear, police, concentration camp, family relations, accusation, restaurant ...
Place: germany, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, society, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Santa (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A trip to Lapland leads to immense changes in the life of a single mother and her seven- year- old son. Love, hope and efforts to save the life of the little boy will change dramatically the lives of the two grown-ups. “Santa” - is a story ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, touching
Plot: love, fall in love, christmas, single mother, winter, sick, long distance relationship, single parent, santa claus, holiday, lapland, illness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, blind character, painting, rise and fall, life is a bitch, love, dishonesty, beggar ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 6K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, dishonesty, new wave, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, filmmaking, couples, lovers reunited, fall in love, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, new york, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, youth, friends, couples, couple relations, human nature, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 552
After Sex (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: touching, sexual, gloomy, sexy, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, obsession, impossible love, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, breakup, couples, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, sexy, suspense, tense
Plot: provence, female protagonist, post world war two, marriage of convenience, love, husband wife relationship, war veteran, loveless marriage, lipstick, marriage, female nudity, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south of france, alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
One-Two-Three Now! (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jeppe falls deeply in love with the mysterious and beautiful girl, Cecilie, from school. But their time is limited as Cecilie is diagnosed with cancer and Jeppe has to balance school, social life and the dream of becoming a professional basket ball ...
Style: touching, sentimental, suspenseful
Plot: teenage love, death, cancer, sex scene, high school, drawing, party, ambulance, cinema, car, hospital, parent child relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, family business, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, hidden identity, neo noir, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tragic love, love and romance, couples, love affair, obsession, fall in love, falling in love, longing, unfulfillment, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, explicit sex, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, self discovery, profanity, obsessive love, tragedy, apartment, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, teenage life, love affair, depression, beach, youth, coming out, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, brittany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, widower, romance, love and romance, couples, train, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, school, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, fall in love, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4K
Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: serious, psychological, meditative, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, human nature, introspection, chaos, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A most whimsical, hurly-burly quasi-autobiographical love romp from the master of operatic intellectual romance! French pop star Jacques Dutronc is a genius computer programmer diagnosed with a terminal brain disease, and Sophie Marceau is the ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, terminal illness, tragic love, cause and meaning, strong sexual content, win over, love affair, resort, sexual relations, sex addict, tragic hero, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Turkish Delight (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: explicit sex, sculptor, strong sexual content, tragic love, fall in love, celebrity culture, destructive relationship, couple relations, terminal illness, dishonesty, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: talky, sentimental, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, fall in love, siblings relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, couples, platonic, first sex, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, unusual plot structure, lyrical ...
Plot: gay sex, male nudity, male homosexuality, loneliness, gays and lesbians, gay, deviant sex, investigation, sexual desire, love, love and romance, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Scent of Mandarin (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During World War I, a home care nurse treats a man who lost one leg on the front lines. A strong bond arises between them and evolves into a passionate love affair.
Style: rough, sexy, complex, romantic, controversial ...
Plot: horny wife, loveless marriage, world war one, older man younger woman marriage, animal sex, husband wife relationship, love, marriage, prostitute, horse, single mother, nurse ...
Time: year 1918, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, sexual content, dealing with death, love and romance, gender, contests and competitions, performer's life, haunted by the past, couple relations, midlife crisis, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, alexandria egypt, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 9K
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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, rape, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, up and down relationship, family life, romance, family problems, introspection, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sardinia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 313
Such Is Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment by her landlord - who is also her husband's new ...
Style: melancholic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, tragedy, husband wife relationship, betrayal, adultery, boy, mother daughter relationship, murder, extramarital affair ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 303
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: psychological, gloomy, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, fall in love, love affair, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 329
To the Extreme (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rich, bisexual Thomas makes his way through a swath of lovers of both sexes in Paris. His parents have died, and he doesn't have to work to earn a living, so his days are bacchanalia-filled affairs that run into each other in a hazy bliss. The ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay sex, child custody, bisexual, threesome, lifestyle, moral dilemma, adoption, introspection, love affair, custody, infidelity, strong sexual content ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%