Movies like The Mistress

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The Mistress (2012)
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The Mistress (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father Rico never really accepting him as his son. Seamstress Sari struggles to take care of her family. The two meet by chance, and JD aggressively pursues Saris affections. Though the two are clearly a good match, there is a problem standing in the way of their bliss: Sari is the mistress of JDs father. Against his better judgment, JD continues to court Sari even after finding out this difficult fact. He hides his true identity as Ricos son, and fights to win Saris heart.
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative
Plot: mistress, rivalry, inheritance, large family, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, filipino, female director, wedding, billiards, book, restaurant, architect, alzheimer's disease, coffee, rain, tailor, seamstress, company, bookstore, death of father, customer, heart attack, confrontation, drinking alcohol ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines

Most similar movies to The Mistress

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out contemplative, captivating, psychological and tense films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, adultery, female director, infidelity and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Mistress: A Secret Affair (2012), One More Chance (2007), Forever and a Day (2011), My Neighbor’s Wife (2011), Donkey (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Secret Affair (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rafi (Anne Curtis) is happily committed to her lovely partner in life, Mark (Derek Ramsay). She's a bachelorette from a rich family, who belongs to the "Friday Club", the regular get-together of her college friends. Rafi is an ...
Style: realistic, psychological, thought provoking, semi serious
Plot: cheating, illicit affair, living together, marriage proposal, breakup, one night stand, bittersweet, unfulfillment, runaway, fiance fiancee relationship, chance meeting, life turned upside down ...
Place: the philippines
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100%
One More Chance (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Popoy and Basha had been together forever. Their love story began when they first met as students at university. They had been inseparable and did everything together—eating, studying and attending parties. However, Popoy's incessant planning ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: love, new life, chance, regret, longing, breakup, romance, couples, breaking up with girlfriend, society, female director, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Forever and a Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eugene arrives in Bukidnon with only one intention: to forget his problems at work. But when he meets Raffy and as they travel and go on ridiculous and death-defying activities together, they start to form a friendship that goes beyond Euge’s ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, contemplative, sincere, unusual plot structure
Plot: father son relationship, cancer, dying, cancer patient, doctor, illness, female director, birthday present, shoes, cable car, vacation, waterfall ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Neighbor’s Wife (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aaron and Giselle are an ambitious couple, but their hard work isn’t enough to provide for the comfortable life they desire. The marriage of their well-to-do bosom buddies, Bullet and Jasmine, also goes from bliss to bleak. Their situation heads ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, light, tense
Plot: marriage, husband wife relationship, adultery, school, marital infidelity, father son relationship, friend turned foe, nun, hospital, extramarital affair, mother son relationship, perfume ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 592
Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death of mother, mother son relationship, wheelchair, lake, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Singapore Dreaming (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Singapore Dreaming" ( 美满人生) is a story about a family with big dreams, living on a small island. Heavily in debt, patriarch Loh Poh Huat can’t help but feel bitter irony whenever he has to perform his job as a lawyer’s clerk ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: debt, loss of loved one, inheritance, dysfunctional family, greed, husband wife relationship, frustration, mistress, funeral, heart attack, theft, insurance agent ...
Place: southeast asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Plot: extramarital affair, airplane stewardess, doctor, father son relationship, adultery, unfaithful husband, mistress, affair, water skiing, forgiveness, unconditional love, doctors ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Love Affair (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Often in the backseat and a second priority to her partner, a lawyer decides to end her relationship and focuses on herself with a help of a man out of her league.
Style: emotional, realistic, romantic, atmospheric
Plot: lawyer, extramarital affair, marriage, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love story, betrayal, life philosophy, unlikely couple, adultery, workplace romance, relationships ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, child abduction, missing child, child, violence, money, mother child relationship, kidnapped child, transvestite, running, theft ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 111
Taryanche Bait (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Shreedhar works as a clerk, lives a happy, content life with his family in a beautiful Konkan village. His troubles begin when he takes his wife, son and daughter with him on an official tour to Mumbai. Dazzled by the sights, Omkar, Sreedhar’s son ...
Style: contemplative, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, money, stock market crash, big city, stock broker, poverty, little boy, insurance agent, city country contrast, studying, city, bribe ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Woman Who Left (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 226 min.
Story: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As ...
Plot: telephone call, beach, singing, protest, night, false accusation, doctor, murder, tattoo, mother daughter reunion, confession, vengeance ...
Time: year 1997
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 165
She's The One (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A television hosts wakes up to her true desires when his best friend's video goes viral.
Plot: washing clothes, best friend, social network, female director, rain, golf, dinner, tarzan, instagram, host, birthday, sms ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 466
Son of Sofia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 11-year-old Misha is coming from Russia to Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games to live with his mother. He does not know there is a father waiting for him.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense ...
Plot: child, stepfather stepson relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, child protagonist, russian, family relations, runaway child, life is a bitch, disorder, parents and children, foreigner ...
Time: year 2004
Place: athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Three Days of Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, desperation, marital discord, mother daughter relationship, drugs, false accusation, drug use, disability, restaurant, father daughter relationship, rain, coworker relationship ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Mother's Story (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medy, a make-up artist, was given the chance of a lifetime to accompany a concert star to the United States for a performance. She promised her family that she will return after a week.
Style: unusual plot structure, light, contemplative, tense, psychological
Plot: employer employee relationship, overseas worker, getting home, immigration, housekeeper, gambler, american dream, illegal alien, workshop, makeup artist, mother, crutches ...
Place: usa, the philippines, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 152
Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The script of this film was very loose and most of the dialog was improvised by the cast
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, contemplative, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, father son reunion, family relations, brother, death, inheritance, birthday party, haunted by the past, father son estrangement, jealousy, dark past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Heartbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Encounter". Seven stories of women. Occasionally intersecting with each other in everyday situations. Parallel episodes of hope and abandonment, addiction and infidelity, but also friendship and trust.
Style: touching, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: marital problem, family relations, discrimination, adultery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, racism, secret, cheating, junkie, immigrants, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 163
Caregiver (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A grade school English teacher Sarah Gonzales joins the 150,000 Pinoy OFWs working in the United Kingdom to support her Husband, Teddy Gonzales in making a better living for their family. More than just a chronicle of the Filipinos experience ...
Plot: insecurity, poncho, caregiver, insubordination, bonding, alzheimer's disease, shame, english teacher, patient, diaspora, grandmother, kite ...
Place: the philippines, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.7
 195
Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, captivating, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: family relations, rivalry, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, pregnancy, couple relations, manipulation, island, pets, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Heavens Indivisible (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy man comes to terms with his adopted sister.
Plot: death of father, blind date, death of mother, rose, heart attack, figurine, stepfather, stepmother, rivalry, only child, jealousy, crystal ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Tambourine, Drum (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Forty-five year old Yekaterina Artemovna has a hard life. She lives in a small mining town where she works as a librarian and, like her only friend and colleague, rents a little room in a project. Yekaterina has difficulties making ends meet and ...
Style: touching, contemplative, sincere, sentimental
Plot: friendship, inheritance, loneliness, province, love, brother sister relationship, mining town, rivalry, death of father, father daughter relationship, librarian, suicide ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 220
Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, contemplative, captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure
Plot: single father, father son relationship, family relations, boy, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, single parent, widower, moving, bedtime story, baseball, punishment ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 848
Liquid Truth (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rubens is a carefree, charismatic swimming instructor who finds himself accused of displaying inappropriate affection toward one of his students by the boy's mother. Other parents and colleagues are only too eager to condemn him.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: father son relationship, scandal, teacher, conflict, swimming, friendship, family relations, society, investigation, child abuse, teenage protagonist, sexualized violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Significant Other (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Directed by Joel Lamangan, “The Significant Other” follows the story of a rising fashion model (Erich Gonzales) who catches up and becomes BFFs with her catwalk idol (Lovi Poe). But all hell breaks lose when they realize that they are in love ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, ambition, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, family relations, dysfunctional marriage, love, class differences, infidelity, femme fatale, adultery ...
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: architect, raft, car accident, death, quitting job, husband wife relationship, friendship, teenager, help, homeless, scavenger, pet ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 277
No Other Woman (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Furniture supplier Ram is happily married to Charmaine. One day, Ram lands a big client, a new luxury resort. But he needs the help of Kara, the daughter of the owner of the resort, to finalize the deal. Kara's help, however, comes with a ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, contemplative, psychological
Plot: jealousy, womanizer, infidelity, mogul, seduction, unfaithful husband, father son relationship, adultery, mistress, heiress, resort, nouveau riche ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 12K
Things to Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very ...
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure
Plot: high school teacher, ex husband ex wife relationship, female writer, infidelity, divorce, husband wife relationship, strong female character, strong female lead, german abroad, midlife crisis, middle aged woman, female teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.4
 2K
Natarang (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Guna is a village labourer in the hinterlands of Maharashtra. Holding a passion for the 'tamasha' theatre shows, he decides to start his own troupe. Instead of the prestigious role of the king he always dreamed of, he ends up having to ...
Style: captivating, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: politics, husband wife relationship, dancing, theatrical troupe, femininity, sabotage, dancer, death of father, village, father son relationship, loss of job, theater ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 932
Mercy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Norway, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A German couple, Niels and Maria, and their teenage son Markus move to the Norwegian coastal town of Hammerfest, hoping for a new beginning in the land of endless twilight. Instead they find themselves drifting further apart. Niels submerges himself ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: guilt, road accident, couples, winter, hopes, starting over, on the run, couple relations, human nature, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Maiden Danced to Death (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Canada, Slovenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, family saga
Plot: love triangle, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, dancing, jealousy, homecoming, rivalry, brother brother relationship, society, couples, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: hungary, eastern europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%