Movies like Fools 1970

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Fools (1970)
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Fools (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror-movie actor falls in love with the unhappily married young wife of an attorney.
Plot: love triangle, actor, jealousy, starting over, murder, extramarital affair
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and gloomy films with plots about murder, love triangle, infidelity, jealousy, couples, love and romance and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fools: Murder in Texas (1981), Gisela (2005), Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962), Buried Cain (2014), The Betsy (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder in Texas (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film tells of a plastic surgeon who was suspected of causing the death of his first wife, the daughter of a wealthy member of Houston society. The doctor then marries his mistress, whom he had been keeping during his ...
Plot: plastic surgeon, heiress, doctor, husband wife relationship, wealthy family, self destructing, briefs, man wrapped in a towel, speedo, man in underwear, gazebo, man wearing towel ...
Place: houston texas, texas
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95%
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Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Plot: love triangle, female director, salesman, extramarital affair, supermarket, sex in toilet, male nudity, sex, female nudity, masturbation, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, actor, redemption, actor's life, lifestyle, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
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69%
 5.3
 25
Buried Cain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Buried Cain is a steamy southern gothic drama about two brothers, Christian and Cain, who have only two things in common - their love for their small town southern home and their love for the same woman - the girl they call 'Georgia'. ...
Style: sexy, suspense, touching, tense, psychological
Plot: love triangle, friendship, group of friends, seduction, infidelity, jealousy, brother brother relationship, threesome, fight, sex scene, cheating girlfriend, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Betsy (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An auto-dynasty family experiences scandal, adultery, incest and power struggles in a juicy adaptation of Harold Robbins's best-selling novel. Ruthless patriarch Loren (Laurence Olivier) hires racecar driver Angelo (Tommy Lee Jones) to build a ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, touching, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, blind ambition, manipulations, intrigue, ambition, parents and children, family business, family life, vengeance, destructive relationship, relationship vs career, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936, 1920s, 70s
Place: detroit, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: murder, police, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Trade Off (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man is forced to re-evaluate the choices he's made in his life.
Style: sexy, disturbing, serious, psychological
Plot: love triangle, husband wife relationship, confession, guilty conscience, dysfunctional family, duplicity, self discovery, adultery, infidelity, marital crisis, dysfunctional marriage, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Tender Is the Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.
Plot: mental health, incest, man in swimsuit, composer, guardian, mental patient, woman smoking cigarette, police, nurse, flashlight, fireworks, love ...
Time: 1920s
Place: french riviera, france, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Invisible Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama about the fading relationship between a professor and his wife. Based upon a short story by Alberto Moravia.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: extramarital affair, house party, rainy day, lesbian attraction, woman in underwear, female female relationship, female nudity, marriage, affair, lesbianism, husband wife relationship, love triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, couples, love triangle, obsession, infidelity, crumbling marriage, deadly, crimes, redemption, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 60
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: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, trial, marriage, court
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: black cop, assistant district attorney, nypd, racism, police investigation, buddy cop, cop killer, police officer, murder investigation, police, murder
Place: new york, san francisco, new orleans
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52%
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Callie & Son (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.
Plot: male female relationship, incest overtones, wrongful conviction, murder for hire, death row, telephone conversation, contract killing, husband wife relationship, waitress, revenge, execution, hospital ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 2K
Dreamland (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: bikini, love triangle, trailer park, self discovery, starting over, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, destiny, youth, basketball, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Edge of Madness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: sexual abuse, starting over, vengeance, mysterious character, investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love triangle, murder, isolation, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
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Yang Yang (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Yang-yang is a French-Chinese mix. She has never seen her French father. She does not speak a single French word. Her mum has re-married but she has been very lonely. She started working at the entertainment industry. The fact that she is a mix is a ...
Plot: jealousy, baseball, sex, athlete, single mother, love triangle, actress, foster child, film within a film, coach
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 104
Actor Martinez (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dreaming of fame and fortune, a local Denver performer hires two indie filmmakers to come to town and make a film with him as the star.
Plot: actor
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 14
Amour (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This three-part movie begins with a young woman married to an older, cold-hearted man in the year 1200. Two rivals have a swordfight over the affections of the woman. Part two takes place in 1910 and finds an amorously unfaithful wife taking on her ...
Plot: sword fight, love triangle, poet, extramarital affair, sex, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, cheating wife
Time: 1910s, 1840s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, crimes, deadly, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Five Days One Summer (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A 1930s Scottish doctor (Sean Connery) goes climbing in the Alps with an infatuated niece (Betsy Brantley) he passes off as his wife.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, touching
Plot: love triangle, climbing, couples, infidelity, obsession, couple relations, love affair, mountain, love and romance, romance, melancholy, secret ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: murder, con artists, male homosexuality, true crime, insurance fraud, scam, bisexual, insurance, homosexual, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Promise (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lisa's husband, Bill, abuses her. With her sister's encouragement, she takes their three kids and leaves her husband. Bill keeps interfering with Lisa's attempts at a new life. She gets an order of protection against him, but the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, child in peril, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, danger, hopes, family problems, family relations, injustice, family in danger, starting over, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
Knifer (2010)
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, family problems, couples, dull life, infidelity, unfulfillment, uncle nephew relationship, sex scene, murder, love affair, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 294K
Magnolia (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: realistic, bleak, sincere, meditative, non-linear ...
Plot: human nature, introspection, terminal illness, coincidence, depression, infidelity, child prodigy, redemption, death, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
September 30, 1955 (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rebel. Icon. Legend. James Dean’s untimely death on September 30, 1955, shocked the world and helped define an entire generation. This gripping drama chronicles the reactions of an Arkansas college town to the tragedy and focuses on Jimmy J., a ...
Plot: actor, suburbs, movie star, autumn, fandom, death
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1955
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Cool, Dry Place (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A single father balances his work as an attorney with the care of his five year old son and his work as a high school basketball coach in rural Kansas, where he moved after his wife abandoned him in Chicago. Just as he starts to develop a new ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: love triangle, small town, single father, bittersweet, friendship, family relations, human nature, parents and children, small town life, couple relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Clear View the Mark Barmore Story (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Rockford, IL and other cities around the nation deal with their share of police killing people, by accident, in defense or sometimes just in cold blood. This is a true story about Mark Barmore a young who became a victim of Rockford Police ...
Plot: riot, u.s. marshal, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Daydream Obsession 2: Infidelities (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this sequel to the ever-so-campy, wanna-be gay soft porn, Daydream Obsession, the naked-body-obsessed Clayton (Joseph Dain), whose previous demented daydreams turned to kidnapping and bondage nearly destroyed his friendship in the last film with ...
Plot: masturbation, jealousy, gay, infidelity, video diary, sexual obsession, camera, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, video camera, obsession, frisbee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 9K
Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, against the odds, writer's life, female bonding, smuggling, female protagonist, fascism, culture clash, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, pre world war two, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, austria, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 3K
Vixen! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and even her biker brother. She is openly racist, and she ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: cuckold, taboo, taboo sex, sexual abuse, satire, pilot, communism, incest, motorcycle, fishing, jealousy, adultery ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada, british columbia, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%