Movies like Adore

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Adore (2013)
 6.2
 29K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention.
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic, disturbing, realistic, erotic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, sexual relations, fall in love, infidelity, love and romance, parents and children, friendship, couples, dishonesty, older woman younger man relationship, lust, sexual tension, friends, family relations, beach, lovers, under the surface, adultery, secret, jealousy, reunion, birthday, swimming, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

Most similar movies to Adore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, romance, male nudity and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Adore: Water for Elephants (2011), Leaving (2009), Wide Sargasso Sea (1993), Free Fall (2013), My Mother (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Water for Elephants (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, circus, love and romance, lovers, boss and employee, performer's life, animal training, couple relations, love triangle, artists and showbiz, abuse, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love affair, family problems, jealous spouse, family in crisis, breakup, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Wide Sargasso Sea (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of Jamaican emancipation, French colonist Annette Cosway falls into poverty and marries racist Englishman Paul Mason. But when Annette's young son dies in a fire started by former slaves, Mason flees to England, leaving his ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sex, lust, deception, betrayal, slave, jungle, arson, nightmare, wedding, fear, promise ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era
Place: jamaica, england, europe, britain, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
 16K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: touching, serious, sexual, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay, coming out, love affair, strong sexual content, lgbt, infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, gay love, gay slur ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 6K
My Mother (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal, Austria, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on George Bataille's posthumous and controversial novel: When his father dies, a young man is introduced by his attractive, amoral mother to a world of hedonism and depravity.
Style: sexual, realistic, sexy, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: bondage, exhibitionism, voyeur, sex, doctor, mother son incest, parents and children, sexual relations, depravity, public, mother son relationship, hedonism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 21K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: teachers and students, obsession, age difference, love and romance, infidelity, hedonism, sexual attraction, cuban, critic, possessiveness, danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 5K
Gemma Bovery (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village, countryside, infidelity, midlife crisis, death, small town, literature, village life, sexual relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, romance, infidelity, marriage crisis, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, love story, reconciliation, love, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, newspaper, love affair, neighbor, loneliness, adultery, marriage, secretary, coincidence, forbidden love, extramarital affair, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex, lust, lesbian, island, hopes, waitress, erection, romance, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, pianist, paralysis, passion, extramarital affair, baby, wheelchair, sexual relations, dull life, love and romance, babies and infants, master and servant ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 10K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, love and romance, sexual awakening, dangerous attraction, manipulations, love affair, love triangle, forbidden love, destructive relationship, millionaire, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, love triangle, dangerous attraction, extramarital affair, scandal, voyeur, politician, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, marriage, sex, voyeurism, cheating wife, romance, wedding, family life, couples, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, loveless marriage, crumbling marriage, marriage, doctor, redemption, couples, epidemic, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 7K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love, yuppie, advertising executive, waitress, romance, infidelity, looking for love, couples, love affair, death in the family ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: melancholic, sexy, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: homosexuality, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay relationship, tragic love, homosexual, cowboy, love and romance, male nudity, gay slur, unlikely couple, lovers ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: 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, sexual, erotic, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, friendship, mistress, invasion, love triangle, womanizer, artist, communism, surgeon, fondling ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: switzerland, central europe, europe, usa, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 17K
The Lover (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Vietnam
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, tragic love, lolita, love affair, lust, interracial relations, teenage life, older man younger woman relationship, true love, age difference, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: vietnam, asia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: starting over, love and romance, family life, love affair, marriage, self discovery, family problems, haunted by the past, parents and children, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 7K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, midlife crisis, working class, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, sea disaster, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, sexual relations, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 8K
Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, erotic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, couple relations, manipulations, fall in love, love affair, actor's life, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 5K
Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, coming out, lesbian relationship, friendship, forbidden love, self discovery, arranged marriage, homosexuality, gender, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 34K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sexual relations, love and romance, erotica, obsession, mysterious character, destructive relationship, couples, love affair, bdsm, passionate interest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: erotic, captivating, romantic, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, jungle, love story, love and romance, culture clash, love affair, master and servant, family relations, impossible love, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: mine, malaysia, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 59K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 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, sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, obsession, ghost, love, lust, roommate, forbidden love, dull life, love and romance, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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