Movies like Across the Lake

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Across the Lake (1997)
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Across the Lake (1997)
Original name: Преку eзерото
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A true story about tragic love of the couple who found themselves at the different sides of the border in 1948.
Plot: prison, spy, police, corruption, communist, marriage, lake, paranoia, resistance, getting home, false accusation, albanian, inspector, raft, stalinism, police officer, reunion, hard labor
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: macedonia, albania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and emotional films with plots about marriage, love, love and romance, police, husband wife relationship, police officer and romance mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Across the Lake: Five Evenings (1979), Lost in Siberia (1991), Distance (1975), Women in Prison (1985), If Beale Street Could Talk (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Five Evenings (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
Plot: reunion, railway station, ex lover, memory, apartment, television, communism, aunt, past, middle aged woman, restaurant, neighbor ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, post world war two
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, survival, escape, kgb, gulag, society, chases and races, politics, escapades, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: iran, russia, siberia, moscow russia, persia
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75%
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Distance (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: ’Distance’ is an award-winning, independent feature film exploring the distance between men and women through the intertwined stories of two couples. Made by the filmmaker while he was still in his 20s, ‘Distance’ features Oscar-nominee ...
Plot: marriage, army, husband wife relationship, soldier, love, party, interracial couple, interracial marriage, friendship, older woman younger man relationship, frustration, sergeant ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: junkie, police officer, women's prison, husband wife relationship, airplane, prison, police, kitchen, bare breasts, prisoner, glass, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, touching
Plot: love story, lawyer, african american, false accusation, love, jail, mother daughter relationship, justice, racism, friendship, prisoner, trust ...
Time: 70s
Place: harlem, puerto rico, harlem manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1953 year. Moscow says goodbye to the leader. In the funeral crowd, Eugene met with Elya. During the long hours spent in the funeral procession, they managed to learn a lot about each other ... But Elia absurdly dies. So Zhenya begins another, adult ...
Plot: tragedy, funeral, cold war, stalinism, trampled to death, cold war era, uncertainty, mass hysteria, kremlin
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, starting over, americana ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
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Master Spy (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Boris Turganev (Murray) is a Russian scientist who has absconded from a Communist prison in an attempt to achieve a better life working for the British. As Boris struggles to make his superiors believe he is there to work and not to spy for the ...
Plot: espionage, police officer, spy, inspector, spy hero, doctor, police inspector, captain, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Red Kiss (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist. When cops beat her during an anti-American demonstration, she's rescued by a "Match" photographer. As the friendship becomes a love ...
Style: captivating, sexy, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, photojournalist, love affair, revolution, friends, love and romance, youth, coming of age, society, rebellion, state affairs, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952, year 1953, year 1937
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Now and Forever (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple's seemingly "perfect" marriage is shaken when the husband is charged with rape.
Plot: two in a shower, swimming, memory, husband wife relationship, skinny dipping, trial, horse riding, woman on top, squash, court, falsely accused, lifting up dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: new teacher, school teacher, danger, countryside, falling in love, getting home, bullying, fall in love, boy meets girl, mountain, fight, village ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: homecoming, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, small town, hollywood, reunion, redemption, society, family problems, social relations, unfulfilled love, small town life ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
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Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prison, escape, murder, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, confined, couple relations, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mara Clara The Movie (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Almira and Susan give birth at the same time in the same hospital. Gary steals the Almira’s newborn child and switches the infant to one of his newborn twins; in revenge to Almira’s decision of rejecting his love for Amanthe’s Gary concocts ...
Plot: twins, adopted son, jealous lover, domestic servant, police officer, switched at birth, birth, reject, ex convict, police, hospital, mistress ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Free World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following his release from a brutal stretch in prison for crimes he didn't commit, Mo is struggling to adapt to life on the outside. When his world collides with Doris, a mysterious woman with a violent past, he decides to risk his newfound ...
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: ex convict, unhappy marriage, husband wife relationship, domestic violence, false accusation, freedom, imprisonment, prison life, convict, life philosophy, wrongful imprisonment, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
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Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: philosophical, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, lovers reunited, reunion, introspection, lifestyle, romance, encounter, lovers, unfulfilled love, regret, bookstore, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, budapest, new york, warsaw poland ...
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The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: false accusation, investigation, gay teacher, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, society, gay slur, student, scandal, teacher student relationship, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sleepless Nights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair ...
Plot: adultery, husband wife relationship, marriage, infidelity, psychotherapy, arab, drinking contest, party, prostitute, sex, drugs, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, mccarthyism, romance, naval officer, radical, young lovers, couple relations, communist, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Memory Book (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Budding photographer Chloe (Ory) comes from a family of failed romances. At a local flea market, she stumbles upon an old photo album from the 1970s, chronicling the ideal romance of a happy couple (Hindle and Barbeau). Unable to find her own ...
Style: touching, sweet, romantic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, art critic, road trip, love letter, dating, love and romance, romance, looking for love, couple relations, old love, destiny, fall in love ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Lola (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, corruption, brothel, prostitution, moral dilemma, redemption, love affair, cabaret, couples, post war, bribery, righting the wronged ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Focus (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the waning months of World War II, a man and his wife are mistakenly identified as Jews by their anti-Semitic Brooklyn neighbors. Suddenly the victims of religious and racial persecution, they find themselves aligned with a local Jewish immigrant ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, sincere, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: anti semitism, racism, mistaken identity, false accusation, injustice, discrimination, job seeking, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
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Wielki bieg (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace. The winner is to be presented with a new motorcycle by the country's president. Chief organizer is a ruthless manipulator who will ...
Plot: stalinism, communist propaganda, letter, male nudity, race, shower, political activist, communism, president
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Wedding (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a ...
Plot: engagement, marriage, musician, family, relationships, friendship between women, african american, white male black female relationship, sister sister relationship, female friendship, adultery, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Childish Questions (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story of an architectural student asking questions on problems during a housing project development. Arrested for parading with a sign asking for a difficult and responsible job, he tells his story to a cellmate.
Plot: flashback, socialism, architecture, arrest, apartment complex, compromise, student protest, student, strike, police, housing project, love ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Naked Dragon (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the worst serial killer crime spree in years, the 'Dragon' is hunting young Asian men as his victims. FBI Agent Robbie Taylor has been assigned to use his skills as a psychic to help solve the case and find out the identity of the ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: police, fbi, serial killer, psychic, blood, maniac, violence, brutality, police officer, murder, psychopath, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Yvonne's Perfume (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1958 in wealthy Lake Geneva, where an enigmatic young Frenchman begins an affair with a beautiful starlet under the watchful eye of her flamboyant elderly mentor. But in a season full of secrets, is truth the most elusive passion ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, love affair, hotel, couples, sexual content, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), algerian war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: switzerland, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Romance in the Air (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After learning her job is on the line, Eden returns to Lake Tahoe where she used to spend her summers growing up. There she’s reunited with her childhood friend Riley and finds that the draw of her past might direct her future to a happiness ...
Style: light, entertaining, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends in love, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, old friend, small town life, couples, getting home, second chance, lake, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
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Brooklyn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: immigrants, starting over, love triangle, love and romance, working class, homesickness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, true love, friendship, female protagonist, marriage proposal ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, year 1952
Place: ireland, brooklyn new york city, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
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Cairo 30 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Mahgoub Abdel Dayem a young nihilistic college student, having his father crippled with no other source of income, he finds himself in an urgent need of a job after graduation to support himself and his parents. Having a hard time getting a job, he ...
Style: social
Plot: university student, corruption, handicapped, job, protest, lust, hate, marriage, marriage for money, promotion, poor family, drunkenness ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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