Movies like Cold War

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Cold War (2018)
 7.8
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Cold War (2018)
Original name: Zimna wojna
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Plot: cold war, love, tragic love, older man younger woman, border crossing, audition, suicide pact, folk dance, iron curtain, folklore, folk music, poet, communism, concert, jazz, defector, sex scene, marriage, year 1952, female singer, singing in a car, musician, choir, suicide, drunken woman ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1949, year 1955, year 1964, year 1959, year 1957
Place: poland, warsaw poland, east berlin east germany, paris france, yugoslavia

Most similar movies to Cold War

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love, singing, song, singer, love and romance, drinking and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Cold War: On Chesil Beach (2017), The Scent of Green Papaya (1993), Chopin: Desire for Love (2002), Clara and Me (2004), A.D.H.M. (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Art of Loving. Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.
Plot: sex education, woman, shaved labia, male full rear nudity, sex scene, rough sex, lake, bus, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, countryside, communism ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1960s, year 1941
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
On Chesil Beach (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Plot: premature ejaculation, sexual abuse, sexual revolution, misunderstanding, frigidity, newlywed, newlyweds, naivete, virgin, embarrassment, awkwardness, violin ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962, year 1975, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Vietnam
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years later Mui (now a young woman) was sent to another ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: master and servant, love, coming of age, love affair, romance, love and romance, society, family relations, parents and children, youth, couples, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, quarantine, chess, romance, musician's life, music, prodigy, opposites attract, destructive relationship, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, paris france, siberia, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 661
Clara and Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: emotional, serious, twists and turns, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, introspection, romance, self discovery, singleness, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 18K
A.D.H.M. (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.
Plot: love, break-up, wedding, cinema, taxi, club, mountain, cactus, subway station, telephone conversation, subway, bald ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, musician, anger, actor, actor's life, romance, young lovers, urban, love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, rise and fall, rock star, fame, self discovery, tragic love, performer's life, rising to stardom, music, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled, "Farewell My Concubine," that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gender bending, gays and lesbians, opera, friendship, love triangle, prostitute, suicide, communism, actor, homosexual, teacher, marriage ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, beijing china, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Romeo and Juliet (1966)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Classic ballet by Kenneth MacMillan to the music of Prokofiev.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, romance, true love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, music, couples, dancer's life, unfulfillment, love, ballet ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, serious, epic, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, musician's life, music, musician, jazz, ship, ocean, orphan, friendship, passenger, storm ...
Time: 30s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: betrayal, maid, pianist, singer, infidelity, obsession, politics, master and servant, couple relations, war, love, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, london, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 20
Distance (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: ’Distance’ is an award-winning, independent feature film exploring the distance between men and women through the intertwined stories of two couples. Made by the filmmaker while he was still in his 20s, ‘Distance’ features Oscar-nominee ...
Plot: marriage, army, older woman younger man relationship, dysfunctional marriage, suicide, german, frustration, sergeant, u.s. army, interracial couple, interracial marriage, love ...
Time: 1950s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, musician's life, martial arts, estranged son, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, going straight, custody, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, france, europe, vancouver british columbia canada, ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, anti semitism, racism, americana, opposites attract, culture clash, human nature, rebelliousness, self discovery, interracial relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 15K
Weightless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, serious, stylized, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 32K
Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: sentimental, semi serious, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, siblings relations, friendship, dark past, hit by a car, childhood, music, music band ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 117K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Plot: alcoholic, singer, showbiz, concert, brother brother relationship, tinnitus, fame, falling in love, insecurity, death of parent, death of mother, country music ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 4K
Besieged (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer. She lives in one room of his Roman palazzo. He besieges her with flowers, ...
Style: stylized, serious, erotic, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: love, pianist, composer, jail, gift, politics, romance, interracial relations, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, africa, europe, rome italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 103K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, music, pianist, friendship, passionate interest, song, romance, singer, musician, immigrants, folk, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, czech republic, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Girl from the Song (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young musician travels to Burning Man, a psychedelic festival in the middle of the Nevada desert, in an attempt to get the impetuous girl he has fallen in love with.
Plot: burning man, love, romance, music, beach, love story, sex scene, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brooklyn Babylon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, musician's life, urban, unlikely couple, romance, fall in love, urban ghetto, interracial relations, social differences, tragic love, city life ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 327
Blue Note (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: If you’re a fan of Ken Russell’s particular brand of stylistically dizzy biographies covering the lives of old-school classical composers, then you’re going to love The Blue Note, Zulawski’s outré ode to Frédéric Chopin (played here by ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female nudity, composer, incest, piano playing, piano, french, smoking, playing piano, spitting blood, polish, baroness, pianist ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 5K
Gertrud (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hopeless romantic Gertrud inhabits a turn-of-the-century milieu of artists and musicians, where she pursues an idealized notion of love that will always elude her. She abandons her distinguished husband and embraces an affair with a young concert ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, emotional
Plot: poet, losing-it hero, love, lover, mentally unstable, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, hitchhiker, performance, on the road, folk music, guitar, suicide, audition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 120
Coyote (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Story of a wild first love that takes place at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River between the refineries at Pointe-Au-Trembles and the rock culture of Montreal.
Plot: love, railway, suicide, ice hockey, teenage sexuality, blonde, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, pregnant teenager, sex, white panties, funeral ...
Place: montreal quebec, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 609
One More Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, couple relations, romance, love, ex-lover, tragic love, small town, lovers reunited, road not taken, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Plot: jazz, historical figure, debt, 12 year old, chess, mirror, tunnel, farmhouse, ex husband ex wife relationship, cunnilingus, interracial romance, actor ...
Time: year 1966, year 1954, 1960s
Place: california, oklahoma, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
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 ...
Plot: female protagonist, post world war two, learning the truth, pain, pregnant woman, pregnant, bleeding, provence, repeated scene, war veteran, applying lipstick, cure ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%