Movies like Love After Love

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Love After Love (2017)
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Love After Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sixty-something mother and her two adult sons cope and move onward following the death of their larger-than-life father/husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: middle aged woman, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, writers, family relations, humiliation, death of father, brother brother relationship, christmas, dog, dancing, basketball, fight, party, college, friendship, food, death, female nudity, sex scene, handicapped, womanizer, computer, actor, church ...

Most similar movies to Love After Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films with plots about kiss, drinking alcohol, drink, husband wife relationship, drinking, family relations and food mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love After Love: The Hero (2017), The Lovers (2017), Our Friend (2019), By the Sea (2015), Personal Velocity (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Hero (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lee, a former Western film icon, is living a comfortable existence lending his golden voice to advertisements and smoking weed. After receiving a lifetime achievement award and unexpected news, Lee reexamines his past, while a chance meeting with a ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: actor, cancer, audition, older man younger woman relationship, divorced man, terminal illness, dying, father daughter relationship, old man, doctor, friendship, apology ...
Place: los angeles
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The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: lovers, romance, lover, wife husband relationship, marital problem, marriage, secret, infidelity, love triangle, adultery, unfaithful wife, name calling ...
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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: husband wife relationship, family relations, friendship, supportive friend, relationships, help, couples, assistant, best friends, couple relations, coping, friends ...
Time: year 2015, year 2012, year 2014, year 2010, year 2011 ...
Place: new orleans
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47%
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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: hotel, unhappiness, husband wife relationship, self pity, travel, voyeurism, depression, manuscript, marriage, lie, extramarital affair, typewriter ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
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43%
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Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: hitchhiker, family relations, domestic violence, couple relations, love affair, human nature, parents and children, starting over, life is a bitch, couples, destructive relationship, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, laos, india, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, secret, family problems, youth, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family in crisis, college, human spirit, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia, los angeles, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 6K
James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, friendship, promise, chemotherapy, lie, slacker, cancer, self destructing, new life ...
Time: year 1983, year 2000, year 2013
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
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In the Family (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: In the town of Martin, Tennessee, Chip Hines, a precocious six year old, has only known life with his two dads, Cody and Joey. And a good life it is. When Cody dies suddenly in a car accident, Joey and Chip struggle to find their footing again. Just ...
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema, queer cinema, sexy, sincere
Plot: gay lead character, father son relationship, gay protagonist, lgbt, gay couple, interracial relations, teacher, gay love, gay rights, death of partner, gay parent, family relations ...
Time: year 2006, year 2002
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 10K
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: suspense, thought provoking, serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: hidden money, husband wife relationship, ambition, family life, husband wife conflict, father son relationship, family relations, wealth, new house, money, american abroad, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, london
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35%
 6.7
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Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, bisexual girl, coming of age, novelist, sexual identity, lesbian couple, friendship, female protagonist, roommate, dating, teenage girl ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 1850s, 19th century, year 1968 ...
Place: south carolina, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Marjorie Prime (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.
Style: psychological, sincere, suspense, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, old woman, marriage, doctor, flash forward, death, aging, friendship, dead husband, family relations, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, future, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, dealing with death, love and romance, gender, contests and competitions, friends, transvestism, couples, performer's life, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, egypt, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The City of Your Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: writer's life, lifestyle, obsessive quest, social relations, college graduate, latin, village, male female relationship, journey, university, husband wife relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, new york, madrid, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, cheating wife, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, society, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
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, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, 1890s ...
Place: colombia, caribbean, paris france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites him for Christmas. Memories will come up, and will be ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, memory, brother sister incest, hopes, siblings relations, introspection, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, last wish, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, death in the family, starting over, coming of age, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Julie Walking Home (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, hopes, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, survival, human nature, terminal illness, couples, babies and infants, parents and children ...
Place: poland, europe, holland, nova scotia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, meditative, emotional, intense ...
Plot: high society, chef, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, family relations, food, bourgeoisie, love triangle, love and romance, family life, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, london, nice france ...
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29%
 6.5
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Burning Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: grief, marriage, pain, coping, chef, family relations, cooking and food, parents and children, restaurant, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sydney australia, australia
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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: touching, sentimental, captivating, philosophical, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, hospital, cancer, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, life philosophy, family, lung cancer, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 6K
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, psychological, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, coming of age, looking for sex, couples, family problems, society, downfall, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, meditative, philosophical, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, writers, midlife crisis, hopes, romance, hotel room, summer vacation, friends, relationship vs career, marriage, introspection, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
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28%
 6.3
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The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 9K
The Greatest (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, teenage mother, childhood sweetheart, loss of son, family relations, crumbling marriage, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, year 2009
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Maids of Wilko (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved with a family of five women who had been in love with ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, uncle nephew relationship, hopes, childhood friend, farm, immortality, birthday, death, friendship, jealousy, passion, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, mysterious character, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, sweet, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, family relations, romance, dysfunctional marriage, family feud, social differences, rich and poor, americana, society, obsession, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, illinois, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
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The Doe Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.
Style: psychological, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, youth, society, dysfunctional family, human nature, homecoming, parents and children, americana, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%