Movies like Longing

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Longing (2006)
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Longing (2006)
Original name: Sehnsucht
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A melancholy 2006 German film about the life and love in the daily life of a man who’s trying to get the feeling of longing and nostalgia back into his marriage.
Plot: suicide, adultery, waitress, village life, trip, desperation, secret love, wife husband relationship, teenage crush, fire brigade, locksmith, dancing, party, german, female nudity, male female relationship, love triangle, infidelity, dancer, guilt, rescue, desire, husband wife relationship, car accident, male nudity ...
Place: berlin germany, east germany

Most similar movies to Longing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and stylized films with plots about adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, female nudity, couples, love and romance and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Longing: The Red Thread (2016), Little Angel (1996), Closer (2004), Female War: A Nasty Deal (2015), Impossibly Yours (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Plot: love, extramarital affair, infidelity, unfaithful wife, love triangle, passion, marriage, sex scene, unfaithful husband, man wearing glasses, cheating wife, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 99
Little Angel (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ramona lives her lonely life in Berlin working in a lipstick factory. One day she accidentally runs into Andrzei, a Polish mechanic illegally selling cigarettes in Germany during the weekend. One thing leads to another, and soon she finds herself ...
Plot: boredom, black market, subway, female nudity, love, police, caesarean birth, husband wife relationship, kiss, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity ...
Place: east berlin east germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, adultery, divorce, marriage, obsession, love at first sight, depression, romance, photographer, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Female War: A Nasty Deal (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Painter Ha-rim became blind due to an unfortunate accident. His wife Sun-yeong searches far and low for a cornea donor until she meets terminal cancer patient Dae-geun. These two make a startling and dangerous deal for Ha-rim's cornea.
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, adultery, infidelity, blindness, obsession, female nudity, pervert, extramarital affair, painter, blackmail, sex scene, cheating wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
Plot: best friend, jumping from height, ex husband ex wife relationship, female nudity, judge, sex, suicide, vacation, jealousy, adultery, husband wife relationship, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic
Plot: village life, infidelity, menage a trois, village, romance, love affair, lesbian interest, love and romance, society, couples, social relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Summer in Portugal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Portugal
Story: Workaholic hotel architect effectively drifted apart from his family. He interrupts the latest, Moroocan project to spend a holiday with his wife Liane in Lisbon, but is delayed. Friendly local interior decorator João, a widower, enjoys hosting ...
Plot: cancer, adultery, infidelity, summer, parent child relationship, sex scene, father son relationship, male nudity
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.1
 473
The Law (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, Burkina Faso, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in a pre-colonial African past, Tilai is about an illicit love affair and its consequences. Saga returns to his village after an extended absence to discover that his father has taken Nogma, Saga's promised bride, for himself. Still in love ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: village, courtroom drama, love triangle, village life, family life, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, young lovers, contests and competitions, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, bourgeoisie, village, tragic hero, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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, captivating, realistic, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, crumbling marriage, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, family in crisis, breakup, love triangle, extramarital affair, cuckolded husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Love in Thoughts (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: love triangle, poet, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, lake, suicide, student, pistol, youth, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, pre world war two, 1920s, post world war one
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The World Is Full Of Married Men (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to get revenge by having an affair.
Plot: nightclub, secretary, jealousy, blackmail, actress, infidelity, model, adultery, extramarital affair, casting couch, male female relationship, advertising executive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 762
Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: adultery, love, train, older man younger woman marriage, suicide, jealousy, affair, cheating wife, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, childbirth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, desperation, secret love, chance, paraplegic, divorce, broken engagement, dogma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Gloomy Sunday (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, jealousy, menage a trois, sex, infidelity, deportation, birthday, restaurant, love triangle, pianist, romance, oldies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, love affair, romance, parents and children, love and romance, island, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
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Julietta (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dramatic teenage love story set against the backdrop of the Berlin Love Parade.
Plot: female nudity, sex, rape, drugs, wig, drunkenness, fainting, pier, body part, rave party, candlelight dinner, unconsciousness ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, sincere, realistic, 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, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.3
 2K
Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, couples, betrayal, nothing goes right, dishonesty, gender, ultimatum ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: asia, new york, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Brother's Wife (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: MY BROTHER'S WIFE, Wishman-heads are back in safe territory with plenty of cutaways to paintings, chairs, and shoes and awkward dubbing. But more than a roughie, this film is Wishman's take on the 40s film noir genre, with a doomed love ...
Plot: adultery, wrestling, dancing, kiss, flashback, stockings, shower, lesbianism, exploitation, woman takes off shoes, fondling, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: village, mute, gun, officer, pub, love triangle, political unrest, infidelity, love affair, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: aristocrat, suicide, love triangle, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, manipulations, fascism, illegitimate son, eroticism, obsession, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Chatterley Affair (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The trial, under The Obscene Publications Act, of the publishers of D.H. Lawrence's 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'in 1960 was a sensation that consumed the nation. The movie follows two fictional jurors, Helena and Keith, who become ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: jury, extramarital affair, adultery, courtroom drama, infidelity, fighting the system, sexual relations, lover, trial, dishonesty, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, neighbor, newspaper, adultery, loneliness, extramarital affair, forbidden love, marriage, romance, secretary, coincidence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 348
Ardor (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In revenge for her husband's infidelity, a young beautiful housewife, Mi-heun, starts an affair with an attractive young doctor, In-gyu. Despite her husband's efforts to regain her love and the disapproval by the conservative little town, ...
Plot: extramarital affair, doctor, divorce, domestic violence, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, erotica, love, male female relationship, passion, infidelity, adultery ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 2K
Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: filmmaking, fall in love, actor's life, romance, writer's life, obsession, couple relations, love triangle, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 1K
Cloud 9 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a woman who enters into an affair after 30 years of marriage.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, atmospheric, no music
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, infidelity, elderly lovers, golden years, lover, cheating, extramarital affair, new love, break-up, sex, divorce, falling in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 95
8:28 AM (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A married woman runs a successful gallery and falls for a man she met accidentally.
Plot: train ride, headphones, father daughter relationship, hospital, teenage girl, love triangle, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, walking on a beach, cheating wife, husband wife relationship ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.
Style: touching, realistic
Plot: villa, lake, pianist, infidelity, love and romance, romance, couples, children, village, family relations, opposites attract, ocean or sea ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 84K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: classic literature, stylized, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, tragic love, depression, suicide, romance, family relations, love triangle, aristocracy, doubts and hesitations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%