Movies like The Significant Other

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The Significant Other (2018)
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The Significant Other (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Directed by Joel Lamangan, “The Significant Other” follows the story of a rising fashion model (Erich Gonzales) who catches up and becomes BFFs with her catwalk idol (Lovi Poe). But all hell breaks lose when they realize that they are in love with the same man (Tom Rodriguez).
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, serious, realistic, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: love triangle, ambition, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, family relations, mistress, secret, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, intrigue, femme fatale, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, class differences, dysfunctional marriage, separation, breakup, feud, airplane, unrequited love, restaurant, traitor, beauty pageant, coffee ...
Place: singapore

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, infidelity, couples, love triangle, love, husband wife relationship and love and romance mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Significant Other: Another Woman's Husband (2000), Red Roses and Petrol (2003), Balancing Act (2012), The Flight of the Swan (2010), Shores of Hope (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Another Woman's Husband (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Laurel signs up for swimming lessons, she becomes best friends with her teacher Susan - until they realize Laurel’s boyfriend and Susan’s husband are the same man.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, infidelity, fall in love, family relations, family problems, couples, betrayal, love and romance, double life, female bonding ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Red Roses and Petrol (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dysfunctional Irish family gathers after the death of their patriarch.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: secret, dysfunctional family, family conflict, family reunited, family relations, husband wife relationship, family gatherings, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family tragedy ...
Place: new york, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.9
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Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, tense ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, breakup, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, unfulfillment, downfall, down on your luck, job seeking, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Flight of the Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alexis is an explosive personality, passionate about life, humanity, nature, love and beauty. That is until the breakneck rhythm, intensity, stress and convolutions of career and economic success shatter him, alienating him from everyone and ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, friendship, intrigue, dishonesty, society, rivalry, idealism, obsession, family relations, love, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Shores of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In this vivid historical drama set in 1980s East Germany, two dockworkers and best friends who dream of escaping the repressive regime are forced to choose their loyalties when the state police promise them safe passage out of the country — if ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: friendship, ambition, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, snitch, interracial romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, gdr, east germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
My Neighbor’s Wife (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aaron and Giselle are an ambitious couple, but their hard work isn’t enough to provide for the comfortable life they desire. The marriage of their well-to-do bosom buddies, Bullet and Jasmine, also goes from bliss to bleak. Their situation heads ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, light, tense, captivating
Plot: marriage, adultery, father son relationship, marital infidelity, school, husband wife relationship, friend turned foe, extramarital affair, nun, hospital, male female relationship, love triangle ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, sister sister relationship, extramarital affair, jealousy, love affair, dysfunctional family, romance, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
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Spring Fever (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hired to spy on a philandering husband, Luo Haitao soon becomes entangled in a clandestine affair with the other man. Along with Luo's girlfriend, they succumb to the delirium of drunken nights, but how long can their tryst last?
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, escapades, hopes, dishonesty, love and romance, love affair, disorder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of loved one, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, single parent, eccentric family, life is a bitch, love and romance, working class, friendship, couples, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Existence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Astitva is a bold film with adultery. An ambitious male chauvinist and his loving wife are happily married but the guy is not able to give time to the family as he want to make it big in life. His work is of paramount importance to him. His work ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, breakup, unsupportive spouse, pregnancy, women's rights, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 24
Nice Girl (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The story of young mother Joanna and her soldier husband Steve. A tale of teenage pregnancy, ill-advised marriage, betrayal and despair.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, responsibility, adultery, marriage, betrayal, pregnancy, male female relationship, sister, teenage pregnancy, teenager
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
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Mother Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 62 min.
Story: TIERRA MADRE is based on the true story of Aidee Gonzalez, a woman determined to raise her children with her female partner in the Mexican border town of Tecate. Aidee works hard as an exotic dancer providing for her family. One day her girlfriend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, society, gays and lesbians, friendship, couples, friends, gay parent, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, lesbian, friend, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, wife husband relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
What's Wrong with This Picture? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A snapshot of the state of the Danish nation: in one of the stories, a woman enters a pole-sitting contest in a desperate bid to reinvent herself. Another is about Erik, whose wife has been lobbying a Better Homes and Gardens type magazine to do a ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic, porno movie
Plot: european, social satire, misery, family relations, loneliness, friendship, dysfunctional family, love, infidelity, drunkenness, model, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The End of Summer (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Kohayakawa family is thrown into distress when childlike father Manbei takes up with his old mistress, in one of Ozu’s most deftly modulated blendings of comedy and tragedy.
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family business, adultery, dishonesty, parents and children, human nature, forbidden love, couples, love and romance, brewery, sister sister relationship ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mistress, sister, childhood trauma, love triangle, estrangement, infidelity, looking for love, human nature, parents and children, family relations, couples, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Trade Off (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man is forced to re-evaluate the choices he's made in his life.
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, sexy
Plot: confession, husband wife relationship, love triangle, guilty conscience, selfishness, love, extramarital affair, promiscuity, erotica, adultery, marital crisis, duplicity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Alex of Venice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After her stay-at-home husband leaves her, a workaholic lawyer finds that she is not completely up to the tasks of caring for her young son, ailing father and household all by herself.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, self discovery, ambition, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, relationship vs career, family life, breakup, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: teenage life, ambition, follow your dream, friendship, society, youth, family relations, hip hop, hopes, music, strong female presence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
An Unusual Affair (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Story: Jochen Wenzel, a young teacher, married with two kids, one day surprisingly falls in love with a young male colleague, Tom Leuthner and they begin an unusual affair (= "Eine aussergewöhnliche Affäre"). While Ina, Jochen's wife, ...
Style: suspense, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay husband, lgbt, love triangle, fall in love, falling in love, extramarital affair, infidelity, husband wife relationship, bisexual, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, sexual promiscuity, love affair, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, family relations, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Good Morning Karachi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Good Morning Karachi addresses the tension between religious extremism and modernity through the eyes of a young woman, Rafina, coming of age in Karachi city. Rafina comes from a poor background but dreams of making something of herself. She wants ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: modeling, culture clash, ambition, love, fashion, model, assassination, politics, political rally, female director, coming of age, interrogation ...
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cold Showers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mickael's family is struggling (they don't have enough money to pay for hot water) however his life is full with Judo and his girlfriend Venessa. Then Mickael makes a decision to open up his relationship to include Clement his rich-kid ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage life, contests and competitions, teenage love, love and romance, judo, parents and children, sexual relations, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Singapore Dreaming (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 105 min.
Story: "Singapore Dreaming" ( 美满人生) is a story about a family with big dreams, living on a small island. Heavily in debt, patriarch Loh Poh Huat can’t help but feel bitter irony whenever he has to perform his job as a lawyer’s clerk ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: greed, husband wife relationship, inheritance, debt, loss of loved one, dysfunctional family, frustration, heart attack, mistress, funeral, chinese, country club ...
Place: singapore, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 10K
Kuzey Guney (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Kuzey Güney is a spin-off Turkish television drama series of 1976 American television miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man. The scenarists are Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The series stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu, a restless son of ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, secret, marriage, flashback, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, tragic hero, breakup, dysfunctional family, love triangle, social differences, couples, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 583
Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, tragic hero, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
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Sacred Heart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Irene discovers that she must eat hearts in order to survive the alien invasion in Sicily.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, society, businesswoman, dead mother, love, introspection, loss of friend, couple relations, workaholic, lifestyle change, friends, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, redemption, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Underdog (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 23-year-old "Dino" (Bianca Kronlöf) dreams of a different life. Like an abundance of Swedes her age, she has fled the mass unemployment of her home country in search of a more worthwhile existence in a nouveau-riche Oslo. But her new life ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, working class, society, dishonesty, infidelity, power relations, 23 year old, sex scene, life is a bitch, unemployment, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%