Movies like The Grocer's Wife

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The Grocer's Wife (1991)
 6.5
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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.
Style: neo noir
Plot: death, male female relationship, hospital, stripper, 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

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Most similar movies to The Grocer's Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, romantic, serious and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, male female relationship, extramarital affair, death, infidelity, adultery and love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Grocer's Wife: Ardor (2002), Bamse (1968), The Lover (2002), Kreutzer Sonata (1987), Time of Love (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 374
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: suspenseful, touching, suspense, captivating
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, domestic violence, divorce, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, doctor, adultery, female director, relationships, passion, erotica ...
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: mistress, vacation, teddy bear, death of husband, death of lover, memory, adultery, teenage boy, horse and carriage, love triangle, pregnancy, father son relationship ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 604
The Lover (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a remarkably subtle film–a character study that focuses on Mitya’s attempts to cope with each new startling phase of discovery. At first he mourns for his dead wife, but then he discovers that he didn’t really know her.
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: loss, husband wife relationship, death of wife, relationships, love and romance, male female relationship, family relations, kitchen, diary, stoicism, father son relationship, sudden death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, marriage, murder, male female relationship, death, flashback, love, tea, confession, jealousy, honeymoon ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.4
 165
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: bird, humiliation, head scarf, infidelity, friend, dagger, blond, extramarital affair, traitor, belt, judge, beating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 587
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, extramarital affair, symbolism, theater, sex, kissing, singer, tape recorder, telephone call, male female relationship, theatre director ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 503
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, death, gender, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, husband and wife, cross dressing, 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: extramarital affair, self sacrifice, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, boarder, soul mate, friendship, disease, romantic triangle, affair, misandry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: poverty, surrealism, wealth, illness, tragic event, love, male female relationship, destiny, hospital, blindness, facial scar, interlinked stories ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 213
Our Town (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 3-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
Plot: death in childbirth, male female relationship, second chance, birth, brother sister relationship, ghost, breaking the fourth wall, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: new hampshire, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: homosexual, sex, gay bar, maid, gun, stripper, hustler, wealth, ex convict, gay, death, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 crime, hospital, widow, nurse, husband wife relationship, execution, tragic event, field hospital, escape, frustration, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Take a Deep Breath (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro
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, lesbian, jealousy, friendship, photographer, father daughter relationship, female nudity, bisexual, car accident, kiss, hospital, divorce ...
Place: canada, paris france, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.4
 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, hospital, radical, theft, death of boyfriend, marriage, husband wife relationship, death, dysfunctional marriage, heart attack, train station, grief ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, atmospheric, realistic, romantic
Plot: extramarital affair, lawyer, marriage, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love story, betrayal, romance, adultery, middle age romance, male female relationship, unlikely couple ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, age difference, adultery, death, extramarital affair, love, sex, lust, passion, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, italian immigrant ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 70
Open Eyes (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Directed by Raafat El-Mihi.
Plot: love triangle, brother murders brother, extramarital affair, screaming, love, infertility, garage, family relations, infidelity, impotence, adultery, childbirth ...
Place: cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: erotic, sexy, sexual, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, betrayal, explicit sex, extramarital affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, family relations, introspection, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, sincere, romantic, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mermaid, family relations, forbidden love, self discovery, clergy, estrangement, love and romance, romance, parents and children, homecoming, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: grotesque
Plot: perversion, blonde, nudity (full frontal - brief), s&m, pets, surrealism, father daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, girl, bare breasts, kiss, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 10K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: hospital, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, relationships, adultery, secret love, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 597
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, exciting, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide, waitress, adultery, secret love, village life, teenage crush, male female relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, rescue, husband wife relationship, party ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: contemplative, touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, secret love, parents and children, unfulfillment, introspection, farewell, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 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, fainting, flashback, death of wife, exhaustion, hospital, prayer, painting, orange juice, rainstorm, roller skates, vacation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 345
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, reporter, banker, female reporter, husband wife relationship, flashback, interview, defamation, orchestra conductor, love triangle ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: love triangle, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, sleeping, flashback, ex lover, garage, train, picnic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: female nudity, violinist, death of mother, extramarital affair, cellist, pianist, flashback, mistress, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: advertising executive, lesbian sex, disco, advertising, blackmail, rock star, adultery, divorce, singer, actress, photo session, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 791
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic, visually appealing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, pin, stranger, american, ruby, romance, love affair, social differences, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Place: paris france, israel, london, middle east, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: male female relationship, first sex, female nudity, breasts, father son relationship, billiards, painter, river, stripper, striptease
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%