Movies like Phantom Thread

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Phantom Thread (2017)
 7.5
 117K
Phantom Thread (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.
Style: psychological, romantic, suspense, sentimental, uplifting
Plot: seamstress, dressmaker, fashion designer, fashion, fashion show, masochist, obsession, doctor, wedding, artistic, lady, illness, anger, husband wife relationship, masochism, haute couture, brother sister relationship, older man younger woman, danger, wife husband relationship, love, dog, dancing, sea, life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, post world war two
Place: london, alps

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Most similar movies to Phantom Thread

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and complex films with plots about cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, drinking, marriage, photograph and drink mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Phantom Thread: Bliss (1997), From the Land of the Moon (2016), The Master (2012), Ordinary Love (2019), There Will Be Blood (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 2K
Bliss (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Joseph and Maria are married for six months and Maria still has never had an orgasm with her husband. They begin to visit mysterious doctor Baltazar who teaches them how to reach ecstasy in sex.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, neurotic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex therapist, sexualized violence, sexual arousal, marriage, infidelity, psychology, betrayal, starting over, sexual dysfunction, father daughter incest, sexual abuse, frigidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: vancouver, seattle washington, seattle, australia
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100%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A New York couple's relationship is tested after the loss of their child. This film is the wide-released combination of the original two :him and :her volumes that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Style: sincere, touching, meditative, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love affair, obsession, romance, life turned upside down, breakup, couple relations, parents and children, hopes, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1951
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspense, sexy, tense
Plot: female protagonist, love, husband wife relationship, war veteran, loveless marriage, unrequited love, doctor, soldier, baby, marriage, female nudity, delusional woman ...
Time: post world war two, 50s, 1950s
Place: provence, south of france, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 160K
The Master (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: stylized, intellectual, atmospheric, art house, psychological ...
Plot: right hand man, drifter, alcoholic, belief, religious cult, cult leader, psychiatry, guru, wisdom of life, leader, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, post world war two, year 1950 ...
Place: usa, alabama, england, phoenix arizona, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ordinary Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis.
Style: sentimental, touching, philosophical, captivating, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, hospital, cancer, love and romance, family, family relations, romance, life philosophy, couples, destiny, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, 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, erotic, sexual, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, womanizer, artist, mistress, invasion, soviet army, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: greed, character study, rise to the top, ambition, bowling, oil, rivalry, obsession, money, villain, marriage, evil ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, pacific ocean, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 19K
By the Sea (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Malta, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of ...
Style: scenic, artsy, psychological, depressing, melancholic
Plot: husband wife relationship, hotel, unhappiness, self pity, travel, depression, voyeurism, lie, marriage, manuscript, overhearing sex, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.5
 134K
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 ⇓
45%
Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fashion designer, nudity (full frontal - brief), scandal, interview, male prostitute, sewing, couples ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1972 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 207K
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, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, photographer, marriage, obsession, depression, sexual attraction, secret love, complex characters, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 188K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, strong sexual content, marital problem, dysfunctional family, depression, nurse, romance, introspection, up and down relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, funeral, diary, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: high society, countess, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, forbidden love, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century, 1890s ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france, washington d.c., boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 5K
Our Friend (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, supportive friend, relationships, friends, couple relations, coping, help, couples, assistant, best friends ...
Time: year 2015, year 2014, year 2013, year 2010, year 2008 ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, alcohol abuse, betrayal, loneliness, boarding house, desperation, piano, spinster, couple relations, starting over, singleness, cons and scams ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
 6.7
 22K
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, sexy, serious, erotic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, older man younger woman sex, obsession, teachers and students, infidelity, love and romance, couples, danger, critic, possessiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
 32K
45 Years (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy ...
Style: psychological, touching, art house, melancholic, sincere ...
Plot: old woman, marriage, secret, anniversary, promise, apology, aging, haunted by the past, elderly, family secrets, family secret, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962
Place: england, usa, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 8K
The Nest (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rory is an ambitious entrepreneur who brings his American wife and kids to his native country, England, to explore new business opportunities. After abandoning the sanctuary of their safe American suburban surroundings, the family is plunged into ...
Style: serious, cynical, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: husband wife conflict, family life, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, hidden money, money, american abroad, father son relationship, new house, family relations, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 43K
Nine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, clever, lyrical ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, filmmaking, memory, lifestyle, femme fatale, self discovery, showbiz, love and romance, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 30K
The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, prostitution, family relations, confession, quarantine, american dream, love affair, exploitation, society, exploit, performance, survival ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, poland, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Mahogany (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, ghetto, fashion designer, couples, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, love affair, couple relations, rich and poor, shallowness ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, judge, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, love and romance, destructive relationship, love ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, society, art, dysfunctional family, wedding, family relations, bohemian, protege ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, sister sister relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, addiction, family problems, favoritism among siblings, family secret, self destructing, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We'll Take Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: We’ll Take Manhattan explores the explosive love affair between Sixties supermodel, Jean Shrimpton, and photographer, David Bailey. Focusing on a wild and unpredictable 1962 Vogue photo shoot in New York, the drama brings to life the story of two ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, sexy, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, photo shoot, fashion photographer, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, model ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 16K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, drug use, marriage proposal, wedding, romance, love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, dishonesty, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Absolute Beginners (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion ...
Style: witty, sentimental, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: jazz, fashion, racism, photographer, satire, figment, friends, couples, rich and poor, rock, idealism, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1958 ...
Place: london, europe, england, mount everest, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 18K
Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, food, cooking, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, banquet, brother brother relationship, loan, chef, jazz, car salesman ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%