Movies like The Lovers 2017

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The Lovers (2017)
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The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: romance, lovers, cheating wife, love triangle, adultery, infidelity, secret, marriage, marital problem, father son relationship, name calling, husband wife relationship, middle aged woman, mother son relationship, sex, dancing, ballet, train, food, sex scene, divorce, adulterous husband, wine, sleeping, happiness ...

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Most similar movies to The Lovers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, infidelity, drinking alcohol, marriage, kiss, telephone call and adultery mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Lovers: Permission (2017), Match (2014), The Aftermath (2019), Learning to Drive (2014), On the Rocks (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Permission (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, humorous, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: open relationship, orgasm, marriage proposal, sexual promiscuity, gay relationship, gay, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marriage, friendship, sex scene, monogamy, jealousy ...
Place: naples italy, brooklyn new york city, new york
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Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, talky ...
Plot: dancer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, teachers and students, aging, power relations, couple relations, dancing, friendship, gays and lesbians, street life, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988, 60s, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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100%
 6.3
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The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Style: realistic, melancholic, serious, sad, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: cheating wife, horny wife, adultery, sex scene, post war germany, grief, cheating on husband, love hate relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, love triangle ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1945 ...
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany, alps, london
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100%
Learning to Drive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: love and romance, driving lesson, romance, crumbling marriage, elderly, family problems, couples, friendship, husband wife relationship, adultery, sister sister relationship, illegal immigrant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2000
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 31K
On the Rocks (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, suspicion of adultery, playboy, following someone, infidelity, adultery, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, businessman, wealth, extramarital affair ...
Place: mexico, canada, new york, paris france, los angeles ...
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51%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, sexual dysfunction, infidelity, love triangle, depression, high school, romance, couples, family problems, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
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, sincere, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, marriage, friendship, betrayal, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, adultery, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: romantic, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, romance, love and romance, dating, midlife crisis, divorce, lovers, friends, mentor, couples, looking for sex, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Table 19 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: misfit, wedding, bridesmaid, confession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, name calling, male objectification, marital problem, up and down relationship, guest, reluctant partners ...
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47%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, couples, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, humiliation, death of father, brother brother relationship, writers, family relations, church, basketball, widow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Goodbye to All That (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, single parent, starting over, hopes, parents and children, romance, disorder, suburbs, divorce, lie, friendship, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, family relations, parents and children, mental illness, husband wife relationship, medication, trust, neighbor, nervous breakdown, youth, absent parent, spring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1978, 60s, year 1967
Place: usa, boston, new york, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, writer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, wife, marital problem, husband wife relationship, breakup, audition, memory, aspiring writer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, year 2011, year 2009
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, architect, adultery, infidelity, couples, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
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5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, cheating wife, fall in love, cheating on husband, love affair, love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, older woman younger man sex, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: sincere, touching, intellectual, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, fish out of water, bohemian life, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, snobbism, unhappiness, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
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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, husband wife relationship, love triangle, love, little girl, teenage girl, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, pregnancy, abortion, babies and infants, youth, love and romance, romance, young lovers, couples, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, marriage, wedding, friendship, infidelity, marriage proposal, sexual relations, young lovers, unfulfillment, buddies, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 766
The One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Providing the romantic comedy genre with a decidedly queer twist, THE ONE is an effortlessly charming tale which proves that love is never simple! Hunky Daniel couldn’t have it better: great parents, a successful career and his beautiful fiancée ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: closeted homosexual, gay father, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, gay husband, love triangle, coming out, unfulfilled love, love and romance, gender, romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 2K
All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: fashion designer, romance, birthday, birthday party, surprise birthday party, birthday present, dancer, older man younger woman relationship, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, elopement, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santa monica california, usa, california, las vegas, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 46K
Waitress (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, waitress, cooking and food, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, marital problem, doctor, diary, letter, small town, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, life turned upside down, romance, couple relations, parents and children, breakup, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 5K
Hope Gap (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: breakup, marriage, love, adultery, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, divorce, infidelity, marital separation, family relations, family, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, tear jerker, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, family relations, terminal illness, love affair, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, adultery, mother daughter relationship, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, new york, louisiana, usa, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
According to Spencer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, workplace, fall in love, couples, buddies, romance, love and romance, workplace romance, love triangle, workplace situations, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 14K
Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, marital problem, american dream, infidelity, first love, marriage, teenage love, family problems, family life, love, love and romance, fighting illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 3K
Every Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ned (Liev Schreiber) is in the throes of a mid-life crisis. His work as a writer on an outrageous, semi-pornographic TV show is less than satisfying. His fifteen year old son has just told him he is gay and his eleven year old is afraid of, well ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, midlife crisis, prom, parents and children, family life, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, marital problem, couple relations, infidelity, father son relationship, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, family relations, romance, relationships, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%