Movies like The Wicket Gate

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The Wicket Gate (1974)
 7.2
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The Wicket Gate (1974)
Original name: Drzwi w murze
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wiktor Zawadzki is a playwright who flies to Gdansk to have a look at the rehearsals of his new avantgarde play. Although the play asks serious existential questions, the stage director and the actors have no artistic idea for it. Unable to find a room in a hotel, he ends up in a private house inhabited by an old woman and her young attractive daughter Krystyna. Wiktor becomes briefly involved in their lives - he has a love affair with the daughter and discovers the truth about the mother's difficult mental condition.
Style: suspense
Plot: sex, maniac, airplane, writers, hotel, schizophrenia, mental patient, art, love triangle, train, photographer, schizophrenic, mental illness, theater, photograph, artist, actress, mother daughter relationship, lodger, rehearsal, poison, performance, photo session, playwright, flashback ...

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Most similar movies to The Wicket Gate

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and suspense films with plots about love triangle, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, love, couples and female nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Wicket Gate: L'Amour Fou (1969), Oil on Water (2007), Different Strokes (1998), Blind Chance (1987), After the Rain (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 562
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, documentary filmmaker, actress, extramarital affair, symbolism, telephone call, husband wife relationship, dog, love, male female relationship, theatre director ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 108
Oil on Water (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A loving young creative couple, Max and Anna, experience inexplicable difficulties which tears their relationship apart.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, friendship, artist, restaurant, obsession, psychology, schizophrenia, love, anxiety, eccentricity, modern art ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Different Strokes (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Los Angeles fashion model falls in love with a female art director during a photo shoot which puts their newfound romance at odds with the model's photographer boyfriend.
Plot: lesbian sex, photograph, model, menage a trois, sexual awakening, erotica, female nudity, lesbianism, sex, homosexual, photo shoot, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.9
 9K
Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, chance, student, airplane, couples, espionage, love and romance, infidelity, self discovery, militant ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 194
After the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, love triangle, friendship, friends, couples, romance, love and romance, society, rehearsal, drinking, courtroom, court ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 203K
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: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, photographer, love affair, marriage, obsession, depression, sexual attraction, complex characters, divorce, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Dying Gaul (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, knows he'll have to make major changes ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, twists and turns, emotional, absurd ...
Plot: gay, writers, grief, family problems, betrayal, aids, love triangle, secret, hollywood, chat room, solitude, tragedy ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, rome italy, egypt, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.1
 6K
Darling (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
Style: cynical, witty, clever, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, fashion, model, abortion, infidelity, extramarital affair, advertising executive, love triangle, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 70s
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 3.7
 470
Wrecked (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An edgy drama about a gay teen's tumultuous decent into drugs and anonymous sex, Wrecked smashes cinematic taboos while it spins its cautionary tale. Ryan is an earnest 18-year-old trying to develop a career as an actor and getting his life on ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: group sex, love triangle, youth, threesome, impossible love, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol, sex, gay, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, ghost, friendship, obsession, lust, love, roommate, forbidden love, dishonesty, romance, dull life, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
52%
 6.3
 23K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, salesman, romance, fall in love, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, lifestyle, dull life, artist, depression, unlikely friendships, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vermont, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mouvements du désir (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the long train ride from Montreal to Vancouver, a man and woman find themselves increasingly attracted to each other.
Style: avant garde
Plot: train, thief, female director, attraction, love, train compartment, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), railway, theft, camera, male female relationship ...
Place: montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...
Style: sexual, stylized, atmospheric, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: loan, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, showbiz, fall in love, strong violent content, porn, drugs/alcohol, couples, strong sexual content, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Women in Prison (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After graduation, a young woman gets his first job in the women's prison in the province. The story follows her struggle to survive in a small town with her small child, alcohol addiction, and the battle with the prisoners and prison brutality ...
Plot: women's prison, junkie, police officer, job, dog, drug, hotel, glass, husband wife relationship, airplane, overdose, drinking alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 6K
Daisy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An elite Interpol agent Jeong-woo and a ruthless hitman Park-yi, both stationed in Amsterdam and are in love with the same young woman, Hye-young. Hye-Young is a simple sidewalk artist, with dreams of one day holding a real exhibition in a real ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, painter, uninhibited rivalry, police detective, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, painting, male female relationship, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 6K
Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: witty, serious, sincere, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, disability, blind character, photographer, blind man, couples, power relations, romance, couple relations, master and servant, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, cannes, new york, california, melbourne ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, womanizer, mistress, artist, invasion, soviet army, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.6
 35
Interval (1973)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An emotionally fragile older woman (Merle Oberon) embarks on an ill-fated love affair with a handsome young artist (Robert Wolders) while traveling through Mexico's Yucatan peninsula...
Plot: mercedes, run over by a car, storm, mental illness, painter, accidental death, older woman younger man relationship, mental institution, mental disorder, frustration, flashback, mental instability ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 141
Close-Ups (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: 37-year-old Marta gets married and wants to have a baby. But her toxic relationship with overbearing mother complicates her life in many ways.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: psychological drama, mother in law son in law relationship, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, sculptor, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, marital argument, domineering mother, absent father, jealousy, desperation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 217
Gandharvam (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A romantic film packed with fun and adventure Gandharavam tells the story of an auto mechanic who falls in love with the daughter of a crime mob family.
Plot: actress, playwright, theatre production, elopement, imprisonment, play within film, stage play, pregnancy, premarital sex, kidnapping, garage, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 744
The Sea Gull (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, mistress, vanity, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, marriage, playwright, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, emotional, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, society, art, dysfunctional family, wedding, family relations, protege, bohemian ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, couples, social climbing, heir heiress ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Photograph (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her ...
Style: touching, uplifting, disturbing, sweet, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth, fall in love, falling in love, friendship, love, love affair, couples, reunion, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1984, year 1988
Place: louisiana, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 563
The Crossing (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single day. To challenge the past. To accept the present. To decide the future. Sam arrives in his home town after 18 months away, hopeful that Meg, the girlfriend he abandoned, will go back with him to the city. His return brings the outside ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friends, small town, love triangle, friendship, coming of age, dancing, car accident, train, betrayal, romance, couples, small town life ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Affair in the Snow (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an isolated mountain resort, a woman gets involved in a love triangle between herself, her volatile lover and her ex-boyfriend, for whom she had platonic feelings.
Plot: love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, memory, snow, impotence, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mountain, unrequited love, suicide, hotel, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 421
Now & Forever (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of betrayal. Faced with its aftermath, Angela flees town, unaware ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, woman in danger, love and romance, romance, couples, infidelity, couple relations, betrayal, husband wife relationship, soul mate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In Search of Fellini (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucy, a small-town girl from Ohio, discovers the delightfully bizarre films of legendary filmmaker Federico Fellini and sets off on a journey across Italy to find him.
Style: sentimental, captivating, scary
Plot: search, pursuit, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, escapades, hopes, journey, adventure, cinema, statue, x ray, goldfish ...
Time: year 1993
Place: venice, italy, ohio, cleveland ohio, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 169
Twists of Fate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: beach, cheating, train, love triangle, reputation, remorse, university professor, liar, train ride, dentist, guilt, informant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%