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.
Style: melancholic, suspenseful, tense, sentimental, captivating, exciting
Plot: suicide, waitress, adultery, secret love, village life, teenage crush, male female relationship, party, rescue, infidelity, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, convention, fire brigade, desperation, locksmith, crush, dancing, village, firefighter, german, female nudity, love triangle, desire, male nudity ...
Place: berlin germany, east germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, realistic and romantic films with plots about adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, relationships, male female relationship and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Longing: Ardor (2002), Sag mir nichts (2016), Open Hearts (2002), Paper Moon Affair (2005), Obsession (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: extramarital affair, forbidden love, domestic violence, divorce, infidelity, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, love, doctor, marital infidelity, adulterous husband, love story ...
Place: seoul
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Sag mir nichts (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lena is happily married. From the strange man in the S-Bahn but such a pull goes out that she gets involved in a spontaneous infidelity. The stranger, Martin, also thought that the marriage with his wife was completely safe. Nevertheless, what ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: extramarital affair, cheating wife, outdoor sex, adultery, infidelity, unsimulated sex, temptation, husband wife relationship, seductress, love triangle, seduction, love affair ...
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91%
 7.5
 10K
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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, hospital, destructive relationship, handicapped, love triangle, extramarital affair, love affair, fall in love, relationships, secret love, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Paper Moon Affair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An enigmatic Japanese woman, abandoned by her wealthy Chinese husband in a remote Pacific Northwest village, becomes entwined in the lives of two rugged locals.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological, inter cultural
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, loveless marriage, marital problem, relationship problems, male female relationship, family relations, social misfits, female protagonist, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 2K
Obsession (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simone inherits a dilapidated farmhouse in France and makes her way there with her husband Eric and their two children. Her dream is to turn the house into a bed and breakfast but as the hectic pace of the rebuilding gets underway, she gets caught ...
Style: suspense, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love triangle, cheating wife, older woman younger man sex, husband wife conflict, infidelity, blackmail, adultery, husband wife relationship, unwanted pregnancy, country house, home renovation, extramarital affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, maid, family life, village life, life is a bitch, tragic hero, love affair, destructive relationship, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 18th century, 70s
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Madame Bovary (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bored housewife, infidelity, village, love affair, adultery, tragic hero, romance, crumbling marriage, society, dull life, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Summer in Portugal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 89 min.
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 ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, cancer, romantic relationship, male female relationship, relationship problems, seduction, attempted seduction, couple relations, troubled marriage, unhappy marriage ...
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.0
 116
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.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, chance meeting, love triangle, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, infidelity, adultery, romantic triangle, love story, couple relations, marital problem, male female relationship ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: husband wife relationship, marriage, infidelity, adultery, psychotherapy, arab, party, sex, prostitute, drugs, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 338
Such Is Life (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment by her landlord - who is also her husband's new ...
Style: touching, melancholic, suspense, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, betrayal, adultery, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, tragedy, father son relationship, vengeance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Love Affair (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Often in the backseat and a second priority to her partner, a lawyer decides to end her relationship and focuses on herself with a help of a man out of her league.
Style: emotional, romantic, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: lawyer, extramarital affair, marriage, love triangle, love story, husband wife relationship, jealous husband, unlikely couple, relationships, divorce, adultery, workplace romance ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Story of My Wife (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A sea captain makes a bet in a cafe with a friend that he will marry the first woman who walks in.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: cheating girlfriend, cheating wife, infidelity, adultery, wager, male female relationship, dispute, family problems, family relations, relationships, unfulfilled love, marital infidelity ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
 215K
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: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, photographer, sexual attraction, marriage, obsession, cheating wife, depression, secret love, complex characters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
 7K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, french countryside, romance, bittersweet, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Serious Game (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the 1910s, journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and painter's daughter Lydia Stille fall in love with each other.
Style: sincere, psychological, romantic, captivating
Plot: extramarital affair, loveless marriage, infidelity, adultery, love, romantic triangle, love and romance, love affair, ex couple relations, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, love story ...
Time: 1910s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Envy of Gods (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Sonia is a television editor, she is married to successful Soviet writer Sergey and they have a son in a high school. Their life was almost perfect... until the moment they meet Bernard from France and his translator André.
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: husband wife relationship, false identity, father son relationship, deportation, journalist, country house, adultery, love triangle, male female relationship, marital infidelity, love interest, love story ...
Place: ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In contemporary Prague a young musician is obsessed by jealousy for his beautiful girlfriend Klara. He engages a private detective to spy on Klara but this starts an uncontrollable series of accidents, misunderstandings and traps culminating in an ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: jealousy, voyeur, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, relationships, jealous husband, espionage, male female relationship, family relations ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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.
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: passion, infidelity, love, love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, marriage, husband wife relationship, romance, couples, love and romance, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 28K
Wonder Wheel (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: adultery, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, waitress, betrayal, psychiatrist, extramarital affair, lifeguard, marital infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, housewife, wife ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), casting couch, exploitation, male female relationship, infidelity, model, blackmail, adultery, female nudity, secretary, actress, lesbian sex ...
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74%
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.
Style: romantic, captivating
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, cheating wife, pervert, sexual blackmail, infidelity, blindness, adultery, obsession, female nudity, extramarital affair, painter, blackmail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, crimes of passion, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, couples, dishonesty, destructive relationship, infidelity, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
 3K
Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: erotic, psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, explicit sex, family relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, male female relationship, extramarital affair, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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73%
 6.5
 48K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, sexy, thought provoking, twists and turns, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, love and romance, old love, lovers reunited, ex couple relations, moral dilemma, couple relations, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 109
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: extramarital affair, love, female nudity, infidelity, police, adultery, death of child, subway, black market, german, pregnancy, secret ...
Place: east berlin, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, sad ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, secret love, parents and children, fighting illness, introspection, unfulfillment, health situation, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, France
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: melancholic, atmospheric, art house, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: adultery, loneliness, love affair, newspaper, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, human nature, marriage, coincidence, neighbor, guilt ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, asia, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: captivating, stylized, sentimental, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, social differences, haunted by the past, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%