Movies like Longing 2006

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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, waitress, adultery, fire brigade, wife husband relationship, village life, secret love, locksmith, trip, teenage crush, desperation, convention, suicide pact, desire, family dinner, rescue, village, german, infidelity, extramarital affair, male nudity, love triangle, dancer, female nudity, car accident ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany

Most similar movies to Longing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and emotional films with plots about adultery, female nudity, infidelity, extramarital affair, couples, sex and romance mostly in Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Longing: Summer in Portugal (2013), A Village Affair (1995), Anna Karenina (1967), Female War: A Nasty Deal (2015), Love in Thoughts (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: infidelity, adultery, cancer, summer, parent child relationship, sex scene, father son relationship
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: village life, infidelity, menage a trois, village, love affair, romance, lesbian interest, love and romance, society, couples, social relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 742
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: love, adultery, suicide attempt, horse race, loveless marriage, older man younger woman marriage, tragedy, cheating wife, childbirth, falling in love, affair, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, infidelity, adultery, blindness, obsession, blackmail, cheating wife, sex scene, pervert, extramarital affair, painter, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, poet, gays and lesbians, youth, betrayal, suicide, lake, pistol, student, romance, incest ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, bourgeoisie, adultery, village, tragic hero, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, woman takes off shoes, wrestling, female nudity, fondling, exploitation, lesbian, lesbianism, female stockinged legs, sex, shower, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: unfaithful husband, unfaithful wife, ex husband ex wife relationship, best friend, older man younger woman relationship, suicide, jumping from height, vacation, adultery, jealousy, judge, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.3
 185K
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, passionate interest, divorce, marriage, obsession, love at first sight, depression, romance, photographer, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 436
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, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: courtroom drama, village, 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 ⇓
70%
 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, romance, love affair, parents and children, island, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 96
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: subway, german, pregnancy, black market, caesarean birth, boredom, love, police, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship ...
Place: poland, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, love, infidelity, passion, marriage, love triangle, sex scene, man wearing glasses, male nudity, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, forbidden love, extramarital affair, marriage, romance, secretary, coincidence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Winter of Our Dreams (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a womanizing bookshop owner hears about the suicide of his former girlfriend, he tries to find out more and meats her friend, a prostitute. They hook up, but when she finds her friends diary, she discovers she's repeating her mistakes.
Plot: suicide, prostitute, girlfriend, diary, womanizer, love interest, investigation, ex girlfriend, prostitution, female nudity, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, extramarital affair, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, divorce, broken engagement, secret love, paraplegic, chance, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, waitress, photographer, fondling, fall in love, surgeon, love triangle, friendship, womanizer, mistress, invasion, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, europe, soviet union, prague, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: aristocrat, suicide, love triangle, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, manipulations, illegitimate son, eroticism, fascism, obsession, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, trial, lover, dishonesty, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 41K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, store, dull life, dishonesty, suicide, suburban life, infidelity, temptation, lifestyle, blackmail, dream, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, sex, menage a trois, infidelity, birthday, deportation, restaurant, love triangle, pianist, romance, oldies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Purpose of Reunion (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dongchul, who is managing a small bar, is always enthusiastic about his school reunions. One day, Yujin, who has never showed up to a reunion, shows up at his bar. Her baby face and vitality make her unlike other married women and all the men fall ...
Style: erotic
Plot: adultery, camping, drinking game, class reunion, cheating, sex scene, female nudity, erotica, male nudity, caught having sex, anal sex, sex in car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: village, gun, officer, mute, 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 ⇓
49%
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, gloomy, serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, human nature, couple relations, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 355
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: pier, railway station, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, male nudity, jealousy, adultery, cell phone, flashback, guilt, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, clever, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, unfaithful wife, college, friendship, writer's life, betrayal, forbidden love, loyalty, suburbs, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 888
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: love affair, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, small town, romance, love triangle, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, clever, realistic, atmospheric, no music
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, elderly, elderly lovers, golden years, cheating, sex, divorce, extramarital affair, falling in love, new love, break-up, lover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: clever, talky, serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, illness, suicide, aristocrat, estate, party, sex, artist, writer's life, alcohol, love, rise and fall ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Never Mind the Wall (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Germany 1982: The country is divided into two parts. Nele, coming from West-Germany, travels to East-Germany where she meets Captain, singer of a band. They fall in love with each other, but the regime "takes care" of their relationship, ...
Plot: berlin wall, teenage crush, punk, strong female lead, female nudity, sex, strong female character, punk music
Place: german democratic republic, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%