Movies like The Grocer's Wife

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The Grocer's Wife (1991)
 6.7
 27
The Grocer's Wife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A meek young man allows a stripper to stay in his house while his domineering mother is hospitalized.
Plot: death, male female relationship, hospital, stripper, neo noir, assassination attempt, cigarette smoking, misogynist, inspector, pen pal, death of mother, contamination, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, mistaken identity, alienation, mother son relationship
Place: british columbia

Most similar movies to The Grocer's Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and sexy films with plots about husband wife relationship, death, extramarital affair, male female relationship, love, adultery and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Grocer's Wife: Ardor (2002), Bamse (1968), Kreutzer Sonata (1987), Time of Love (1995), L'Amour Fou (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 367
Ardor (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In revenge for her husband's infidelity, a young beautiful housewife, Mi-heun, starts an affair with an attractive young doctor, In-gyu. Despite her husband's efforts to regain her love and the disapproval by the conservative little town, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, touching
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, domestic violence, divorce, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, doctor, adultery, relationships, female director, erotica, passion ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 60
Bamse (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Christer Berg dies in a car crash and is found with a teddy bear named "Bamse". His son, also named Christer finds out that Bamse belongs to his father's lover Barbro Persson. He tries to humiliate her, introducing her to his mother ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: horse and carriage, teenage boy, husband wife relationship, adultery, flashback, pregnancy, love triangle, death of father, death of lover, death, extramarital affair, memory ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Kreutzer Sonata (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A revelatory discussion on a train. Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name.
Plot: train, fainting, confession, honeymoon, love triangle, death, flashback, murder, tea, jealousy, dysfunctional marriage, piano lesson ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 154
Time of Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran, Turkey
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three episodes, all with relatively similar plots about a love triangle between a woman and two men.
Plot: cemetery, blond, extramarital affair, marriage, infidelity, taxi driver, friend, humiliation, old man, forgiveness, tragic event, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 558
L'Amour Fou (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 252 min.
Story: L'Amour Fou follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress (played by Bulle Ogier), and Sebastien, her director (Jean-Pierre Kalfon).
Plot: play, theatre group, theater, documentary filmmaker, actress, extramarital affair, symbolism, telephone call, husband wife relationship, dog, love, improv ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 512
Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, gender, death, gender identity, husband wife relationship, bisexual, cross dressing, husband and wife, rooftop, honeymoon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
60%
Fallen from Heaven (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An ambitious black comedy that tells three loosely related stories: a couple of elderly landowners, laid low by economic conditions and reformist politics, are trying to gather enough money to build themselves a marble tomb that would keep their ...
Plot: hospital, mausoleum, blindness, old woman, surrealism, illness, male female relationship, destiny, poverty, wealth, radio announcer, blind woman ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.9
 202
Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, ghost, breaking the fourth wall, funeral, wedding, father daughter relationship, death, male female relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: new hampshire, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
En el paraiso no existe el dolor (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a gay man's cathartic one-night immersion in Monterrey's sexual underworld after his lover dies of AIDS.
Plot: hospital, violence, junkie, flashback, death, gay, gay bar, stripper, gun, hustler, aids, wealth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Take a Deep Breath (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Saša, a Belgrade University law student, tells her parents that she and her boyfriend Stefan are moving to Canada. That same night Saša and Stefan suffer a car accident. Saša wakes up in hospital and meets Stefan's charming and clever sister ...
Plot: lgbt, jealousy, photographer, kiss, lesbian, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, friendship, bisexual, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Place: paris france, canada, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.5
 3K
Mouna Raagam (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Divya, a woman grieving over the death of her lover, is convinced into an arranged marriage with Chandra Kumar. Over a year the couple attempt to adjust to each other's presence and live with each other. Revathi is forced to marry Mohan in an ...
Plot: arranged marriage, grief, radical, theft, hospital, marriage, student, dysfunctional marriage, train station, husband wife relationship, divorce, emotional blackmail ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Angel of Mercy (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The love story between a young widow and an austrian-hungarian army officer during the First World War.
Plot: love, war, war crime, hospital, death, infidelity, war hero, pow, murder, widow, extramarital affair, military ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 3K
Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, couple relations, extramarital affair, introspection, destructive relationship, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, passion, male female relationship, age difference, adultery, death, italian immigrant, small town, lust, sex ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 63
Open Eyes (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Directed by Raafat El-Mihi.
Plot: husband wife relationship, infertility, impotence, murder of brother, inheritance, murder, garage, love triangle, infidelity, pregnancy, screaming, death ...
Place: cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Mermaid Chair (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.
Style: serious, romantic, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mermaid, family relations, forbidden love, self discovery, clergy, infidelity, romance, love and romance, religions or cults, couples, family problems, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, introspection, farewell, responsibility, secret love, health situation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 587
Longing (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A melancholy 2006 German film about the life and love in the daily life of a man who’s trying to get the feeling of longing and nostalgia back into his marriage.
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, captivating, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, adultery, waitress, secret love, village life, teenage crush, desperation, male female relationship, party, husband wife relationship, infidelity, rescue ...
Place: berlin germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 2K
Guddu (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Guddu Bahadur is only child in the Bahadur family, consisting of Advocate Vikram, and his wife, Kavita. While Kavita is a devout and a religous Hindu, Vikram is not. Guddu and Salina Gupta are in love. One day, while driving, they meet with an ...
Plot: brain tumor, brain surgery, traffic jam, hospital, hinduism, accident, atheism, courthouse, rainstorm, orange juice, prophecy, hang gliding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Plot: death of mother, fired from the job, kissing, boss, midlife crisis, dog, gay kiss, hugging, gay relationship, death, flag, crying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 341
Interlude (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young female journalist in London falls in love with a married orchestra conductor.
Style: remake of american film
Plot: train conductor, extramarital affair, journalist, british, flashback, defamation, banker, reporter, mansion, female reporter, husband wife relationship, orchestra conductor ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 1K
The Coward (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Amitabha Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee) is a Calcutta based scriptwriter who is driving around in the country to collect material for a film. His vehicle breaks down in a small town. A tea planter, Bimal Gupta, offers hospitality for the night. Amitabha ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, garage, ex lover, picnic, train, sleeping, love triangle, flashback, cigarette smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
All the Fine Promises (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Marianne, a young cellist discovers that her father had a mistress.
Plot: mistress, death of mother, cellist, violinist, pianist, extramarital affair, female nudity, flashback, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The World Is Full Of Married Men (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to get revenge by having an affair.
Plot: female nudity, disco, divorce, singer, director, lesbian sex, adultery, secretary, blackmail, husband wife relationship, rock star, separation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Undertow (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Abraham Pearce, a teenager in 1970's Eastern Canada is trying to escape a looming fate in the coal mine. But the current in this town only goes one way. The ocean tests his body. June tests his soul. He must prove to both of them he is not a ...
Plot: love, island, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 772
Déjà Vu (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, stranger, american, ruby, pin, romance, social differences, couple relations, couples, love and romance ...
Place: paris france, israel, london, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 69
Izzat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Family drama from India starring Dharmendra, Tanuja and Jayalalitha J
Plot: illegitimate son, priest, mistaken identity, insecurity, dual role, birthday party, death of mother, honor, class differences, mansion, landowner
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dotonbori River (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A poignant love story between a 29-year-old woman, who has once been a prostitute but is now the mistress of a wealthy jewelry merchant, and a 19-year-old college student.
Plot: female nudity, breasts, father son relationship, billiards, painter, river, first sex, male female relationship, striptease, stripper
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 72
Hanste Zakhm (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Film about the upper class in India.
Plot: child abduction, death, pimp, prostitute, love, father son conflict, police officer, taxi driver, cigarette smoking
Time: 70s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%