Movies like The Lessee

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The Lessee (2016)
 5.4
 23
The Lessee (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a series of life events, a group of young adults expressed their love, desires, and secrets in ways they didn't imagine they could.
Style: multicultural
Plot: love, infidelity, marriage, intimacy, trust, guilt

Most similar movies to The Lessee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, emotional and serious films with plots about love, marriage, infidelity, husband wife relationship, adultery, couples and extramarital affair mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Lessee: Last Night (2010), Love & Distrust (2010), Sleepless Nights (2003), Distance (1975), The Red Thread (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 46K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, sexy, romantic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, old love, lovers reunited, love and romance, moral dilemma, ex couple relations, family problems, trust, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love & Distrust (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This collection of five short films artfully portrays desire's ability to both empower and destroy those who encounter it. In "The Summer House," sultry teen Jane (Talulah Riley) is courted by a former beau, Richard (Robert ...
Style: anthology
Plot: twenty something, vignette, mistrust, obsession, trust, love, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Sleepless Nights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair ...
Plot: infidelity, husband wife relationship, marriage, adultery, psychotherapy, arab, drinking contest, sex, prostitute, drugs, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.9
 20
Distance (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: ’Distance’ is an award-winning, independent feature film exploring the distance between men and women through the intertwined stories of two couples. Made by the filmmaker while he was still in his 20s, ‘Distance’ features Oscar-nominee ...
Plot: army, marriage, african american, u.s. army, frustration, love, suicide, party, interracial couple, betrayal, friend, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, love, love triangle, sex scene, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, passion, marriage, romance, couples, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Running on Empty Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young and athletic Sydney Harris finds out that she has six months to live unless she and her husband can come up with the money for her medical treatment. Sounds simple enough; get the money, save her life. But her underpaid, working class husband ...
Plot: lesbian sex, love, lesbian kiss, infidelity, lesbian love, lesbianism, illness, female nudity, lesbian, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Delinquent Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two couples appear to live in marital bliss until cracks begin to appear in both seemingly steady marriages. The film asks the question 'How well do any of us really know each other' and explores the ideas of love, lust, and family ...
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: infidelity, deception, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, extramarital affair, sex scene, middle class, friendship, lust, dublin ireland, troubled marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 3K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Style: erotic, romantic
Plot: love, romance, thigh, pretty legs, thin legs, erotica, jealousy, female nudity, sex scene, infidelity
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.8
 192
Dark Victory (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.
Plot: terminal illness, doctor, doctor patient relationship, friendship between women, marriage, dying young, anger, love, producer, female friendship, brain tumor
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Summer Solstice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An old man lives out the final years of his half-century marriage by living and remembering.
Plot: flashback, beach, nude sunbathing, husband wife relationship, artist, aging, memory, death of child, adultery, affair, infidelity, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sleeping and Waking (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you had a second chance at life, would you take it? Sullivan Daniels (Jeff Allin), an artist known for his harsh religious paintings, chose a bizarre experimental surgery over his faith to save him from terminal cancer. Now his hands can't ...
Plot: love, friendship, nightmare, gardening, art, widower, identity, acceptance, existentialism, faith, scar, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Weather in the Streets (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Passion comes calling when a man suffering through an unhappy marriage in 1920s England runs into first love.
Plot: fear, infidelity, passion, male female relationship, first love, abortion, extramarital affair, unhappy marriage, adultery, pain, pregnancy, love ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
Plot: love, hate, single, farm, tragic event, marriage, pregnancy, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nallavanuku Nallavan (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Nallavanuku Nallavan is a Tamil film, directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film is a remake of the 1982 Superhit Kannada film Jeevana Chakra that starred Vishnuvardhan and Raadhika Sarathkumar in main roles.
Plot: father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, moral transformation, factory, criminal, love, marriage, rags to riches
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.4
 50
Too Saved (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lisa is a young, Christian woman. Bobby, her boyfriend, however, is a street hoodlum. Lisa prays constantly that Bobby will accept God in his life. She soon gets what she wants, but discovers that Bobby's conversion means that she has to get ...
Plot: church, couples, addiction, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 190
Two (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The manager of a contemporary music composer falls in love with the real estate agent with whom he is looking for a house in Paris. But both have been used to living an independent life: they want to marry but at the same time, are afraid of marriage
Plot: mortality, commitment, rich, happiness, unhappiness, childbirth, composer, male female relationship, baby, in law, engagement, ambition ...
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 231
One Week (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A soon-to-be groom learns that he may have contracted HIV. Waiting a full seven days for the test results turns out to be the most hectic week of his life.
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, coming out, haunted by the past, terminal illness, rich and poor, friendship, destiny, couples, hopes, life is a bitch, society, buddies ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What's New About Love? (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Six friends gather every evening in a basement to make music. But during the day, regarding the things of life, there are no tests. Every experience leaves its mark.
Plot: love, impossible love, homosexual, guitar
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Only Thrill (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small-town store owner with a comatose wife shares a long-term relationship with his seamstress.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hospital, small town, widow, seamstress, love and romance, fall in love, store, small town life, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 4K
Love.net (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Follows the parallel stories of a number of characters who are trying to change their lives via the Internet or are simply having fun online.
Plot: internet, love, hotel, journalist, adultery, nickname, sex, erotica, marriage, chat, pornography, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.
Plot: romantic triangle, boarder, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, affair, marriage, friendship, love triangle, soul mate, love, disease, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, youth, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 200K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, sexual attraction, photographer, love affair, marriage, obsession, depression, complex characters, divorce, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 218
Pakshe (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Pakshe movie is all about Balachandran (Mohanlal) who had to sacrifice his childhood love (Shobhana), to marry into a rich family who only wanted his IAS Status, in order to save his poor family, lives a life of regret and despair for his decision.
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional marriage, marital separation, love, female writer, unhappy marriage, husband wife estrangement, debt, unrequited love, suicide, old love
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
For the Love of Grace (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With a great career, close friends, and an upwardly mobile fiancé, ‘How To’ book writer Grace (Chandra West) appears to have the perfect life. Meanwhile, local firefighter Steve (Mark Consuelos), having just been suspended for his reckless, yet ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, fire, romance, couples, daring rescue, dinner, dancing, ritual, love, love triangle, estrangement, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: love and romance, island, love triangle, lovers apart, sister sister relationship, forbidden love, marriage, infidelity, love, cheating wife, torment, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 7K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, couple relations, romance, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 2K
Bliss (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Joseph and Maria are married for six months and Maria still has never had an orgasm with her husband. They begin to visit mysterious doctor Baltazar who teaches them how to reach ecstasy in sex.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, neurotic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex therapist, sexualized violence, marriage, infidelity, father daughter incest, psychology, betrayal, starting over, sexual dysfunction, sexual abuse, frigidity, sexual arousal ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, vancouver, seattle, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Everything Before Us (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Department of Emotional Integrity (DEI) documents all relationship activity. A 'relationship score' is given to keep people accountable for their choices. The score is public for all to see, and affects various aspects of daily life. ...
Plot: government agency, relationship problems, infidelity, gay couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%