Movies like The Women's Room

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The Women's Room (1980)
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The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Plot: divorced divorcee, female friendship, feminism, love, lesbian, marriage, self fulfillment, women's rights, women's liberation

Most similar movies to The Women's Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, realistic, serious and emotional films with plots about marriage, love, husband wife relationship, lesbian, female nudity, friendship and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Women's Room: Between Friends (1983), The Letter (1982), Chinese Chocolate (1995), Barbara (1997), Mona Lisa Smile (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Between Friends (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two middle-aged women with nothing in common meet by accident and develop a close friendship while continuing to deal with their own lives.
Plot: female friendship, women's rights, affair, mother daughter relationship, friendship, sexuality, single parent, divorced divorcee, middle aged
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95%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: murder, blackmail, infidelity, deception, marriage, trial
Place: malaysia
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56%
Chinese Chocolate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Searching for love abroad, two very different Chinese women, a dancer and a doctor, follow their dreams and journey west to Canada. They quickly learn that the paths of heart are rocky as the men in their lives reveal dark, unsettling secrets which ...
Plot: foreigner, gay, sex, student, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, lesbian sex, lesbianism, lesbian, female nudity, moral dilemma, marriage ...
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39%
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
Plot: love, widow, priest
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37%
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, fighting the system, society, college life, lifestyle, life philosophy, friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, yale university, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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LUMA (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The young, pregnant housewife Jennifer- nickname LUMA- meets the self confident, bisexual Christiane. Their friendship develops up to an vehement love affair, which is driving Luma into an turmoil of emotions. Raised up under catholic influence, she ...
Plot: female friendship, baby, husband wife relationship, lesbian sex, chaos, bisexual, female nudity, pregnant, mother in law, pregnant woman, tenderness, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Woman Like Eve (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Eve lives with her husband Ad and two children somewhere in Amsterdam. Eve seems reasonably happy although she sometimes has the feeling that there's something missing in her life. Her husband – thinking Eve is depressed – sends her on a ...
Plot: lesbian love, female director, lesbian relationship, feminism, nudity (full frontal - brief), hippie, love, beach, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, family, parent child relationship, grandmother, mother daughter relationship, christmas, falling through ice, sleigh, loss of mother, child in peril, tradition, christmas tree ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: iranian, marriage engagement, women's rights, husband wife relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, marriage, tradition, feminism, mother in law daughter in law relationship, small town, countryside, family relations ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Sweet Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to survive.
Style: suspense
Plot: interracial romance, false accusation, pregnant woman, racism, false accusation of murder, escape, pregnancy, farmhouse, unwed pregnancy, murder, illegitimacy, african american ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
That Tender Touch (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Terri (Sue Bernard) marries and moves to the suburbs, her lesbian lover, Marsha (Bee Tompkins), doesn't take kindly to Terri's desire for a "normal" life. Determined to win her love back, Marsha worms her way into the ...
Style: sexual, cult film, sexy
Plot: female nudity, suicide, lesbian, orphan, merry go round, injury, lesbian kiss, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, maid, tragedy, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Toughlove (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.
Plot: drug addict, drug use, teenage angst, drug addiction, husband wife relationship, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, teenage boy, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: on the road, journey, mother daughter relationship, travel, truck driver, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), weirdo, hitchhiker, runaway, female nudity, motorcyclist ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Emily (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young married couple struggles to stay together after the husband suffers a crisis of faith.
Style: christian film
Plot: philosophy, existential crisis, marriage, coffee, religion, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy, suspense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, secretary, addiction, alcoholic, drinking, violence, public relations, party, romance, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: widow, sauna, introspection, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, family problems, hopes, elderly, parents and children, self discovery, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: terminal illness, melancholy, disease, star crossed lovers, dying young, college student, death, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Different Eye (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Julia and her fiancé Mark's world is shattered when they find themselves with conservator-ship of Maria, a young woman with Downs Syndrome. Can Maria teach Julia to find the beauty in life's ups and downs, or will Julia and Mark's ...
Plot: grief, love, father, lawyer, marriage, promise, mother, down syndrome, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, lawyer, female protagonist, adultery, marital problem, unfaithful husband, mother daughter relationship, attorney, supermarket, law firm, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Raven's Touch (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Blaming herself for a tragic accident, Raven Michaels secludes herself at a remote family cabin. She wanders the woods on the verge of a breakdown, seeking peace in isolation. In a last ditch attempt to save her family, Kate Royce takes her two ...
Plot: lesbian, camping, hiking, cabin, lesbian sex, female director, bare breasts, forest, female nudity, lesbian kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: clever, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, unfulfillment, society, elderly, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, golden years, couples, family relations, family problems, uninvited guest ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Books of John (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Books Of John" is a movie that follows the lives of three different people, Frank McLean, Will and Caryn. Frank finds himself alone after losing his longtime partner suddenly and without warning. Months later he finds that his partner ...
Plot: gay african american, gay kiss, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, gay bar, male nudity, bare breasts, gay, love, sex, gay rights, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sock It To My Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A bored couple separately seduces young girls, when the husband becomes obsessed with and begins to pamper a young neighbor with disastrous results.
Plot: promiscuity, seduction, group sex, sex, marriage, voyeurism, infidelity, aunt, lesbian, sexploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Swaying Waterlily (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Swaying Waterlily
Plot: friendship between women, female friendship, bourgeoisie, female writer, loveless marriage, jealous woman, envy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I, a Woman, Part II (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Newly married to a sexually perverted German millionaire, Siv submits herself to endless degradation before discovering that her husband harbors a diabolical secret.
Plot: marriage, millionaire, sadist, lesbianism, erotica, extramarital affair, nazi, lesbian, female nudity, racist, adultery, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Object of Obsession (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A divorced woman seeks new sexual adventures in this erotic tale. What she doesn't count on is that her new lover will take her as a hostage and hold her against her will.
Plot: bare butt woman, kidnapped woman, erotica, female nudity, sex, sex tape, woman undressing for a man, sex with a stranger, divorced divorcee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Group (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sidney Lumet's adaptation of the acclaimed Mary McCarthy novel. It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, social realism, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, ambition, female friendship, college, self discovery, graduation, best friends, romance, gender, society, reunion ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an ...
Plot: reputation, extramarital affair, love, adultery, woman on top, love triangle, marriage, husband wife relationship, seductress, infidelity, passion
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: shanghai, china, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Lovers (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A carefree college student has to face up to responsibility when his girlfriend announces she's pregnant.
Plot: love, virgin, motorcycle, military draft, college, young love, art student, premarital sex, balloon, professor, campus, dancing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: police, military, veteran, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, post office, love, friendship, family relations, gay interest, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%