Movies like The Lessee

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The Lessee (2016)
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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, guilt, trust

Most similar movies to The Lessee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, realistic and emotional films with plots about love, marriage, infidelity, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair and sex mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Lessee: Love & Distrust (2010), Last Night (2010), The Red Thread (2016), Loving (2017), The Delinquent Season (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Plot: anthology, vignette, mistrust, seduction, obsession, love, trust
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 45K
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, romantic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, old love, couple relations, love and romance, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, ex couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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.
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, love, unfaithful husband, marriage, love triangle, passion, extramarital affair, sex scene, husband wife relationship, male nudity, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.3
 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, jealousy, infidelity, female nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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 ...
Plot: infidelity, deception, marriage, dinner party, middle class, passionate sex, husband wife relationship, friendship, unfaithful wife, sex scene, illness, dublin ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 183
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: love, doctor patient relationship, marriage, anger, doctor, producer, dying young, friendship between women, brain tumor
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: infidelity, illness, gay, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female nudity, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.7
 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, older woman younger man relationship, party, friend, husband wife relationship, friendship, guilt, soldier, dysfunctional marriage, german, suicide ...
Time: 1950s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, marriage, farm, hate, single, pregnancy, tragic event
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: pain, abortion, unhappy marriage, male female relationship, love, first love, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, fear, marriage, pregnancy ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: religion, widower, gardening, art, nightmare, identity, health, male female relationship, self hatred, fertility, operation, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: nude sunbathing, memory, husband wife relationship, cigar smoking, flashback, marriage, affair, infidelity, death of child, aging, artist, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.4
 48
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: addiction, church, love, couples
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, marriage, husband wife relationship, moral transformation, rags to riches, factory, criminal, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: adultery, infidelity, party, marriage, husband wife relationship, psychotherapy, drugs, prostitute, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 627
Evdokia (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prostitute (Evdokia) meets a sergeant (Yorgos). They fall in love and get married after a short love affair. Her profession, however, is a barrier for their relationship. They try to stay together and overcome their inner conflicts, but the social ...
Plot: fight, affair, laughter, love, sex, prostitute, marriage, military camp, dance
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: polyamory, injury, boarder, disease, soul mate, male female relationship, romantic triangle, love, self sacrifice, husband wife relationship, friendship, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 408
The Revival (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A secret love affair between a southern Baptist preacher and a young drifter challenges the equilibrium of a growing church.
Plot: gay, fight, sex scene, religion, homosexual, husband wife relationship, guilt, church, minister, gay kiss, lgbt, congregation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.8
 181
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: sex, happiness, unhappiness, rich, male female relationship, divorce, marriage, baby, money, love, ambition, engagement ...
Place: paris france, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 202
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: unrequited love, suicide, love, marriage, female writer, marital separation, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife estrangement, debt
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
 7.2
 192K
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: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, complex characters, passionate interest, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.4
 3K
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: love, internet, internet dating, fashion, loneliness, chat, pornography, computer, hospital, adultery, hotel, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, crumbling marriage, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex therapist, marriage, infidelity, psychology, betrayal, starting over, sexual dysfunction, sexual abuse, sexual arousal, hospital, depression, repression ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington, vancouver, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Romeo & Juliet (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Romeo, a hopeless romantic with emotionally-fueled impulsiveness, meets Juliet, an abused and desperate girl looking for anyway to escape. Together, destined for tragedy.
Plot: teenager, love, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Orpheus Descending (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Val Xavier is a drifter in 1940's Mississippi who brings new life to an Italian immigrant woman trapped in a loveless marriage.
Plot: drifter, sex, lust, love, small town, death, passion, older woman younger man relationship, male female relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi river, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 6K
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: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, romance, couple relations, family problems, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Half Girlfriend (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Madhav Jha, a rustic boy from Bihar who is drawn to his college-mate, Riya Somani, an affluent English-speaking girl from Delhi. There’s just one hitch here. Riya is willing to go thus far and no further; Madhav continues being obsessed with her. ...
Plot: love, basketball, sport, children, club, girl, child, leukemia, toilet, boy, school, mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%