Movies like Cold War

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Cold War (2018)
 7.7
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Cold War (2018)
Original name: Zimna wojna
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Plot: cold war, love, tragic love, border crossing, audition, older man younger woman, suicide pact, musician, sex scene, suicide, female singer, poet, jazz, communism, marriage, choir, folklore, iron curtain, defector, concert, singing in a car, folk music, year 1952, folk dance, prison ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1959, year 1964, year 1955, year 1949
Place: poland, paris france, east berlin east germany, warsaw poland, yugoslavia

Most similar movies to Cold War

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love, singing, song, singer, piano, drinking and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Cold War: On Chesil Beach (2017), Clara and Me (2004), Chopin: Desire for Love (2002), The Scent of Green Papaya (1993), Liberty Heights (1999). 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, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, shaved labia, woman, male full rear nudity, rough sex, bus, open marriage, countryside, communism, gynecologist ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sexual abuse, sexual revolution, misunderstanding, frigidity, premature ejaculation, newlywed, newlyweds, wedding night, concert hall, string quartet, naivete, virgin ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962, year 1975, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 662
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, self discovery, romance, 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 ⇓
36%
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: serious, emotional, 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 ⇓
36%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: master and servant, love, coming of age, romance, love affair, love and romance, society, family relations, parents and children, youth, couples, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, anti semitism, high school, jewish, racism, americana, opposites attract, culture clash, human nature, rebelliousness, self discovery, interracial relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1954 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: anger, musician, sex, actor, songwriter, sexuality, actor's life, romance, young lovers, urban, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, mexico, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic
Plot: love triangle, folk, artists and showbiz, musician's life, song, music, desire for fame, intrigue, showbiz, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, fame, rock star, tragic love, self discovery, performer's life, rising to stardom, music, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, war, couple relations, love, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, london, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.9
 104K
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, street musician, composer, recording studio, music store, recording session, song, romance, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, czech republic, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: sincere, serious, 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, paris france, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 170 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, jazz, music, musician, ship, ocean, child prodigy, orphan, friendship, passenger ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1900s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, telephone conversation, cancer, kiss, rooftop, flashback, dancing, dying, marriage, airplane ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
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 ...
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Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, beijing china, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 77K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, national anthem, performer, song, blindness, music, childhood, cabaret, manager, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 79K
Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, journalist, singer, redemption, country music, aging, loneliness, memory, guitar, alcoholic, texan, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new mexico, houston texas, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.4
 348
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: composer, female nudity, baroness, polish, feminist, mother daughter relationship, picnic, dying, hedonism, chateau, pianist, spitting blood ...
Time: 1840s, 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 215K
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 ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, rockumentary, captivating
Plot: singer, alcoholic, showbiz, fame, concert, addiction, pop star, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, aspiring singer, friendship, backstage ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suitcase, picnic, doctor, cigarette smoking, restaurant, marriage, flashback, newspaper, bare breasts, pubic hair ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, stylized, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, true love, romance, artists and showbiz, music, love and romance, couples, dancer's life, unfulfillment, love, male female relationship ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: looking for sex, coming of age, infidelity, self discovery, love, teenage life, loveless marriage, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 615
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, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 83
Lace (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Inas Al Degheidy.
Plot: polygamy, marriage ceremony, muslim, skiing, lawyer, love, singing, actress, police officer, love triangle, nightclub, migration ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.8
 62
W.C. (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set in and around the male and female toilets of a Dublin jazz bar. A drama concerning the trials and tribulations of two lowly paid toilet attendants and the people they serve.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, social differences, jazz, nightlife, bar, romance, working class, workplace situations, society, workplace, immigrants, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, russia, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 33K
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: witty, sentimental, sincere, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, parents and children, aspiring musician, hopes, dysfunctional family, adolescence, aunt nephew relationship, coming-of-age ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, composer, pianist, gift, jail, politics, romance, interracial relations, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, africa, europe, rome italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 1K
Wild Tango (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime.
Plot: medical profession, oppression, politics, tango, singing, prison, single mother, death, male nudity, absent father, arrest, historical event ...
Time: 1960s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 130
Nashville Girl (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Kentucky-born maiden realizes her dream of becoming a country music star. However, she discovers that her single-minded determination has caused her to lose things far more precious than fame or money when she gets involved with a group of corrupt ...
Plot: country music, cowboy hat, taxi, budweiser, hitchhiker, mercedes, ford mustang, kiss, police car, on the road, convertible, aspiring musician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%