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Knifer (2010)
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Knifer (2010)
Original name: Μαχαιροβγάλτης
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his relationship with his aunt changes everything.
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, stylized
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, love affair, dull life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, middle aged woman, sex scene, female nudity, male in shower, taking a shower, unfaithful wife, stabbed with a knife, theater, doberman, caught masturbating, urination, smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and sincere films with plots about love and romance, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Knifer: Turbine (2011), Adrift (2009), A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003), You (2007), Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick, an adulterous New Yorker, and his wife, Sarah, relocate to the Midwest for a fresh start. Nick soon befriends a wealthy local farmer and discovers a secret he's been keeping is not so easily left behind in this erotic and surreal drama.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, countryside, unfulfillment, couples, femme fatale, starting over, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
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95%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, urban, infidelity, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, self discovery, estrangement, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, family life, dishonesty, family problems, family relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.6
 150
You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: love triangle, suicide attempt, sexual promiscuity, sex, breakup, infidelity, love affair, romance, break-up, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, wife husband relationship, extramarital affair, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
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82%
 7.1
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: prison, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, urban, couple relations, fall in love, forbidden love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, pardon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albania, europe
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77%
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Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: hospital, coming of age, lesbian, death of father, cancer, self discovery, dance, silence, lgbt, friends, small town, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: infidelity, mystery, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems, blind ambition, crumbling marriage, intrigue, investigation, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.3
 712
July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, high school, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, supernatural romance, tragic love, high school life, midlife crisis, terminal illness, breakup, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
 75
Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, yuppie, sexless marriage, extramarital affair, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.0
 821
Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, sexual abuse, death in the family, destiny, dull life, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sandstorm, women, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: serious, talky, clever, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, germany, greece, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 113
Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, urban, womanizer, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, siblings relations, destiny, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
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Stratos (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Cyprus
Duration: 137 min.
Story: At age 19, Stratos committed a crime of passion. He spent half his life in prison, where underground boss Leonidas took him under his wing. One day during a rival gang attack, Leonidas saved his life. Stratos never forgot this. A free man now, ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, danger, forced into action, money, death, car, tunnel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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A Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Running away on the highway, Maria is alone in her roaring SUV. Behind her, fire and a case full of money. In front of her, the hopeless vastness of the motorway. Only a day before she was a caring mother, a loving wife, a responsible daughter. ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: strong sexual content, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, on the run, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 1K
Phaedra (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: forbidden love, destiny, tragedy, love and romance, island, power relations, obsession, love triangle, legends and myths, rivalry, unfulfillment, greek ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: sexual, twists and turns, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, extramarital affair, strong sexual content, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance, doctor, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 501
Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, tragic hero, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, terminal illness, dishonesty, life is a bitch, threesome, sex in car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, mentally unstable, small town, romance, crumbling marriage, love, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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51%
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 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 361
The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: small town, dull life, unfulfillment, introspection, fall in love, love affair, working class, hopes, love and romance, society, waitress, truck driver
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: sexual, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, couples, looking for sex, sexual relations, dishonesty, sex aid, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, unsimulated sex, vagina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 504
Pleasure Party (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: couples, swinger couple, sexual relations, dishonesty, love affair, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, breakup ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: infidelity, hospital, mental illness, murder, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, feminism, love affair, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 408
Morlang (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a chilling psychological drama. A couple's secret pact takes an unexpected, sinister turn.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, dutch, couple relations, infidelity, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, dealing with death, vengeance, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 1K
Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: love, hidden identity, dishonesty, couple relations, love affair, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couples, family problems, depression, separation, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, small town, parents and children, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female full frontal nudity, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 9K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological, wife and husband lead actors
Plot: vacation, snow, unsupportive spouse, college, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, couples, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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