Movies like The Day After 2017

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The Day After (2017)
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The Day After (2017)
Original name: 그 후
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On her first day at work, Areum replaces a woman who broke up with the boss. The wife of the boss finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the other woman.
Plot: rumor, restaurant, betrayal, unfaithful husband, cigarette smoking, publishing house, husband wife relationship, eating, conversation, jealous wife, drinking alcohol, drinking, woman slaps woman

Most similar movies to The Day After

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, drinking, infidelity, female nudity and restaurant mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Day After: Right Now, Wrong Then (2015), Once Lied (1988), Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013), Hahaha (2010), Woman on the Beach (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A novelist has an affair with two women, finding fulfillment in neither; a married businessman strays from his wife he can't satisfy; a naive young woman surrenders her dignity for her lover; and a married woman tries to find solace in a ...
Plot: drinking alcohol, cigarette smoking, sex scene, eating, disgust, fruit, dream, apple, businessman, adultery, photograph, woman slaps man ...
Place: seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture, he stops by a restored palace and meets a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films, but knows he’s famous. They talk, they go to her ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: movie business, alcoholic drink, painter, artist, introvert, cafe, married man, ring, drunk, cigarette smoking, drinking, marriage proposal ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Once Lied (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the Soviet Union the film is a chronicle of a life of one successful artist: his family, his friends, his clients, and his artworks.
Plot: sex scene, family relations, memories, father son relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, painter, infidelity, militia, drinking alcohol, electroshock therapy, business trip ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Nobody's Daughter Haewon (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haewon, a college student, wants to end her secret affair with her professor, Seongjun. Feeling depressed after bidding farewell to her mother who is set to immigrate to Canada the next day, Haewon seeks out Seongjun again after a long time. That ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, youth, student life, college, professor, society, friendship, college life, daughter, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hahaha (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Over drinks, two friends agree to swap fond memories of their recent trips to the same seaside town. As the stories unfold in flashback, we realize their accounts take place at the same time—and with the same people—in this potent swirl of ...
Style: emotional, humorous, captivating, light, serious ...
Plot: friendship, tour guide, ambition, couple relations, couples, friends, infidelity, multiple perspectives, drinking alcohol, drinking, storytelling, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Woman on the Beach (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Stymied by writer's block while crafting his latest script, director Kim Jung-rae persuades his friend Won Chang-wook to drive him to a beach resort—where he promptly becomes involved with Chang-wook's girlfriend. Abandoning her and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, resort, wooing, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, obsession, infidelity, rudeness, vampire, psychological trauma, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hill of Freedom (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A Japanese man arrives in Korea to find his old lover. While he stays at a guest house, he encounters various people.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, non-linear
Plot: fall in love, human nature, bittersweet, love and romance, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, obsession, unfulfilled love, restaurant, hotel, locked in, dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Coward (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Amitabha Roy (Soumitra Chatterjee) is a Calcutta based scriptwriter who is driving around in the country to collect material for a film. His vehicle breaks down in a small town. A tea planter, Bimal Gupta, offers hospitality for the night. Amitabha ...
Plot: love triangle, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, sleeping, flashback, ex lover, garage, train, picnic
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man.
Style: melancholic, captivating, sincere, disturbing, semi autobiographical
Plot: loneliness, introspection, beach, travel, actress, drinking, love affair, drinking alcohol, infidelity, self discovery, romance, bookstore ...
Place: germany, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 464
The Blue Room (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Toño (Juan Manuel Bernal) and his wife, Ana (Elena Anaya), decide to return to the town of Toño's parents after a long stay in Mexico City. But things get complicated little by little when Toño meets again with Andrea (Patricia Llaca), a ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, male nudity, male bare butt, female nudity, custody, female full frontal nudity, loss of husband, interrogation, infidelity, funeral, sleeping naked ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Secrets, Objects (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 40-year-old Sociology professor Hye-jung falls for a 21-year-old Usang, a male student who helps her project research on women's extramarital affair. Their prohibited love and secrets are watched and told by two secretive observers. They are ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: adultery, husband wife relationship, professor, ageism, loneliness, teacher student relationship, sociologist, divorce, older woman younger man relationship, anthropomorphism, sex scene, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 475
Chemmeen (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Karutthamma, the daughter of a Hindu fisherman, falls in love with a Muslim fish trader. However, social prejudices seem to ruin their love life and invite the wrath of their communities.
Style: cult film
Plot: fisherman, hindu, arranged marriage, gossip, betrayal, beach, father daughter relationship, rumor, fishing, sea, ambition, loan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
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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 ⇓
34%
 6.2
 26K
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, thought provoking, suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: ferris wheel, waitress, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, betrayal, extramarital affair, adultery, psychiatrist, marital infidelity, lifeguard, older woman younger man relationship, housewife ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 318
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: melancholic, touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Plot: father daughter relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, tragedy, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, betrayal, adultery, mother daughter relationship, murder, extramarital affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Power of Kangwon Province (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently separated lovers (Baek Jong-hak, Oh Yun-hong) have a series of close encounters at a popular mountain retreat.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, experimental
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love affair, mountain, friends, couples, unfulfillment, buddies, romance, love and romance, train, resort ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 6K
Failan (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, love affair, crimes, romance, family relations, marriage, orphan, threat, cliche, love and romance, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hotel by the River (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An old poet staying for free in a riverside hotel summons his two estranged sons. This is because he feels, for no apparent reason, like he is going to die. After being betrayed by the man she was living with, a young woman gets a room at the hotel. ...
Plot: brunette, hotel, river, son, father, father son relationship, restaurant, long haired woman, thin girl, slim woman
Place: south korea, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: cheating wife, jealousy, vacation, sex, judge, adultery, female nudity, husband wife relationship, doctor, ex husband ex wife relationship, unfaithful wife, jumping from height ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Actor Gyung-soo (Kim Sang-kyung) is passed over for a part and decides to leave Seoul and visit a friend. His friend tells him the legend of the "Turning Gate," which foreshadows future events. During his visit, Gyung-soo meets Myung-sook ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, unemployment, love and romance, couples, friendship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, stranded, adultery, train, lie, gate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woman Who Ran (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 77 min.
Story: While her husband is on a business trip, Gamhee meets three of her friends on the outskirts of Seoul. They make friendly conversation, as always, but there are different currents flowing independently of each other, both above and below the surface.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, sincere, melancholic, complex
Plot: friends, female friendship, chance meeting, business, secret past, moral dilemma, life philosophy, failed marriage, meet cute, character study, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Laughing Matter (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emma is the bright, attractive and funny widowed mother of teen honor-student Charlie. She has a drinking problem that seemingly increases exponentially, and Charlie has problems of his own, chief among them the pregnancy of his girlfriend Lauren...
Plot: drinking alcohol, therapy, drinking, alcohol abuse, kiss, undressing, briefs, father figure, ritual, underwear
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Our Sunhi (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sunhi from the Department of Film stops by the school one day to get a letter of recommendation from Professor Choi to leave to the US. She expects him to write her a nice one since he took favor to her. She runs into two men from the past ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, witty ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, youth, coming of age, homecoming, professor, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Grocer's Wife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A meek young man allows a stripper to stay in his house while his domineering mother is hospitalized.
Style: neo noir
Plot: hospital, inspector, death of mother, alienation, stripper, mistaken identity, extramarital affair, cigarette smoking, death, assassination attempt, contamination, male female relationship ...
Place: british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 6.7
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Othello (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
Plot: conspiracy, jealousy, betrayal, husband wife relationship, espionage, male female relationship, royalty, maniac, tragedy, murder, racism, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 235
Paso Doble (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Drama directed by Dan Pita.
Plot: marriage engagement, love triangle, falling in love, husband wife relationship, roommate, factory worker, engagement, fall in love, friendship, love, factory, male female relationship ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 165
Indi (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arina is young, reach and independent woman. She's married to a wealthy businessman. But deep inside she's still looking for a true love.
Style: surprise ending, fairy tale
Plot: betrayal, sandstorm, car accident, suicide, balloon, photographer, photograph, rain, sandcastle, drunkenness, sex, scar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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 ⇓
27%