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Lady J (2018)
 6.9
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Lady J (2018)
Original name: Mademoiselle de Joncquières
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a romance between a widow and a notorious libertine takes an unexpected turn, Mademoiselle de Joncquières becomes instrumental to one lover’s plans for revenge.
Style: melancholic, sincere, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: aristocracy, brothel, betrayal, revenge, love, marriage, broken heart, forgiveness, widow, mother daughter relationship, male female friendship, ex prostitute, prostitute, female nudity, prostitution, suicide attempt, poverty, dialogue driven, breasts, spinster, dinner, checkers, tenderness, birthday present, libertine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and melancholic films with plots about love, love and romance, couples, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lady J: The Scent of Mandarin (2015), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Valmont (1989), Summertime (2015), A Little Chaos (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scent of Mandarin (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During World War I, a home care nurse treats a man who lost one leg on the front lines. A strong bond arises between them and evolves into a passionate love affair.
Style: romantic, rough, complex, stylized, controversial ...
Plot: horny wife, loveless marriage, animal sex, older man younger woman marriage, world war one, isolated place, marriage proposal, little girl, nurse, husband wife relationship, unfaithful wife, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: year 1918, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexual, sexy, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, seduction, sexual relations, casanova, mind game, love triangle, innocence lost, passion, nudity (full frontal - brief), arranged marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 13K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, manipulations, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 5K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: pink cinema, erotic, sincere, sweet
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, mother daughter relationship, farm, female nudity, love, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, year 1976
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.5
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A Little Chaos (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves drawn to each other and are thrown into rivalries within the court of King ...
Style: light, stylized, captivating, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: royal court, gardener, aristocracy, jealousy, female protagonist, extramarital affair, unlikely partners, fall in love, intrigue, palaces castles and temples, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s ...
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Affair(s) (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. François had to leave in a hurry for Paris to cover for a sick colleague. For four days, while waiting ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tourism, love, pregnant woman, love affair, romantic relationship, love and romance, in love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Royal Siren (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Constance, 1410. Marie, daughter of the richest bourgeois of the city, is on the eve of marrying a prestigious lawyer, son of an earl. Although the compromise fills with pride the girl's father, anxious to ennoble, Marie is not just convinced ...
Style: serious, suspense, sincere, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, life is a bitch, society, clergy, forced marriage, male female relationship, investigation, execution, rape, medieval, prostitution ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 737
Night Sun (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel, Father Sergius, Night Sun stars Julian Sands as Sergio, a nobleman in 18th-century Italy who is expected to marry a duchess, Nastassja Kinski. Upon learning that she was previously the King's mistress, Sergio ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: solitude, society, hopes, social differences, couple relations, introspection, human nature, convent, redemption, healing power, humble, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, family gatherings, romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, couples, breakup, estrangement, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 16K
Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, innocence lost, fall in love, family relations, farmer, love, peasant, marriage, revenge, nobility ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, cuckold, letter, adultery, couples, family problems, power relations, dishonesty, love and romance, bourgeoisie, suffering ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: psycho sexual, sexual, erotic, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, infidelity, sexual relations, unfaithful wife, sexual perversion, masochism, obsession, sexual fantasy, sexual exploration, double life, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, ends with death, prostitution, life is a bitch, crimes, love and romance, society, love affair, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: romantic, dramatic, witty, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jane austen, prejudice, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, aristocracy, social differences, countryside, happy ending, couple relations, love ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century, 1790s, 18th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, widower, romance, love and romance, couples, train, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, school, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 756
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, fall in love, wartime life, palaces castles and temples, couples, black market, love and romance, world war two, singing contest, card playing, singing competition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 40K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, sexy, atmospheric, controversial, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, jealousy, musician, adultery, prostitute, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Our Souls at Night (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower, have lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbour.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: widower, old age, widow, neighbor, loneliness, new life, couple relations, intimacy, netflix, elderly, neighbor neighbor relationship, male female relationship ...
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 336
Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, teenage girl, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, female full frontal nudity, runaway, pimp, train, female removes her clothes, bra and panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 276
Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: emotional, captivating, romantic, light, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, musician's life, life turned upside down, love triangle, love, concert, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A French Gigolo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco leads a double life. As Marco, he is a construction worker but rich ladies craving sexual excitation know him as Patrick. As Marco he is married to Fanny, an ambitious young woman who has opened her own hairdressing salon in partnership with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, beauty salon, infidelity, prostitute, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, working class, disorder, couples, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: realistic, psychological, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: jane austen, love and romance, estate, aristocracy, family relations, friendship, fall in love, inheritance, society, countryside, coming of age, horse ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 21K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: widow, destiny, romance, starting over, love and romance, haunted by the past, hopes, husband wife relationship, airport, advertising, family, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, palm springs california, new york, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 11K
Silk (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, interracial love relationship, romance, couple relations, smuggling, love and romance, love story, husband wife relationship, betrayal, travel, historical event, silk ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 970
The Discreet (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There is an author who has been dumped by his girlfriend and has no inspiration for a next novel. In an attempt to find a solution to both crises, he, along with his publisher friend, decides to seduce a young woman with the singular purpose of ...
Style: stylized, sexual, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, manipulation, battle of the sexes, prostitute, opposites attract, betrayal, womanizer, manipulations, alcohol abuse, lovers reunited, vengeance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Goodbye Again (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, gender, battle of the sexes, romance, singleness, boss and employee, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 146K
One Day (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.
Style: sentimental, emotional, romantic, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, opposites attract, male female friendship, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, social differences, ambition, couples, friends, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: london, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 1K
Cartagena (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muriel is beautiful, free-spirited and bed-ridden since a horrific accident. Leo is a drunk middle-aged ex-boxer. Desperate for work and unqualified, he interviews for Muriel, who hires him to cook and care for her against her better judgment. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, opposites attract, paralysis, one more chance, disability, gain trust, fall in love, alcohol abuse, hopes, nursing, ex boxer, female boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lust, prostitute, strong sexual content, sex with a minor, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, teenage girl, first sex, teenage sex, sexual exploration, first sexual experience, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand, USA, India, Australia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, complex, heartbreaking, touching ...
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, miscarriage, ocean or sea, lost child, trying to get pregnant, mother love, isolation, wanting to have children, adoption, island ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%