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Century Hotel (2001)
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Century Hotel (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David Weaver makes his feature debut with this omnibus film in which each tale is told during different points during the 20th century, but in the same hotel room -- room 720. The film opens during the swinging '20s when a beautiful young woman, married against her will to a brutish thug of a man, endures a tension-fraught honeymoon. During the Depression segment, a mail-order bride from China meets her husband for the first time. Following the end of WWII, a soldier returns home to meet his girlfriend and his best friend. During the paranoia of the 1950s, a professor searches for his wife. During the 1980s, a lawyer has too much sex and debt, and during the dawn of the millennium, a woman comes to a newly refurbished room 720 to meet her Internet lover. Such acclaimed Canadian actors as Tom McCamus, Sandrine Holt, and Colm Feore star in this film, which was screened at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, emotional, erotic, realistic, witty, romantic, macabre, political ...
Plot: murder, hotel, investigation, betrayal, love and romance, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, male female relationship, sex scene, rough sex, female nudity, hotel room, making love, world war two, soldier, romance, homecoming, unfulfillment, prostitute, dark humor, wedding, male nudity, fiancee, chambermaid ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 20s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and psychological films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Century Hotel: Snow Falling on Cedars (1999), Sons & Lovers (2003), Kissed by Winter (2005), Criminal Passion (1994), Love After Love (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Japanese-American fisherman may have killed his neighbor Carl at sea. In the 1950s, race figures in the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.
Style: emotional, meditative, breathtaking, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, culture clash, romance, prejudice, justice, murder mystery, forbidden love, fisherman, betrayal, jury ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: washington state, japan, seattle, pearl harbor
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95%
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Sons & Lovers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Filmmaker Stephen Whittaker adapts author D.H. Lawrence's simmering tale of sex, love, and family. In the years leading up to World War I, the problems faced by many families were uncannily similar to the issues that mankind would still be ...
Style: serious, realistic, romantic, sincere
Plot: family relations, self discovery, couples, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, dysfunctional family, romance, crumbling marriage, writer's life, love and romance, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Kissed by Winter (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following her son's death, Victoria moves to a small community to work as a doctor at the local clinic. She attempts to forget and move on with her life but finds it impossible when a local boy is found dead in the snow and Victoria must tell ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, mystery, love and romance, intrigue, uncover truth, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, winter, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: sexy, erotic, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, murder, sex scene, making love, police officer, tough law enforcer, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, dark humor, breakup, couples, family problems, love triangle, infidelity, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: sexy, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: accidental death, motel, boat, adultery, swimming, religion, supernatural, couples, family problems, crimes, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, death in the family, couple relations, optimism, couples, romance, battles, wartime life, parents and children, family relations, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: suspense, emotional, twists and turns, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, infidelity, depression, family problems, investigation, introspection, society, crumbling marriage, love and romance, betrayal, crimes, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Borrowed Moments (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melissa and Ben Brenner have been simply going through the motions as a married couple, until the day Ben's world is turned upside down when he serendipitously meets the woman of his dreams, and they both are forced to face their future.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship, estrangement, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, intrigue, love at first sight, lost love, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 416
Oriana (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Venezuela, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl is sent to a South American hacienda, where she learns about the life of her reclusive aunt, Oriana.
Style: slasher, thought provoking, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, coming of age, brother sister incest, mother son incest, girl, beach, murder, estate, curiosity, jungle, religion, cruelty ...
Time: 80s
Place: venezuela, europe, latin america, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 1K
War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, love and romance, against the odds, wartime life, couples, family relations, family problems, romance, society, homecoming, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 12K
The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sincere, romantic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, family problems, obsession, human nature, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love triangle, husband wife relationship, secret lover ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Keep Your Distance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the perfectly normal town of Louisville, KY, there is a perfectly normal man living the perfect life. David Dailey is a man who has it all: A great career, a community that adores him, and an enduring marriage. But beneath the surface, ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: stalking, infidelity, obsession, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, mentally unstable, dishonesty, betrayal, friendship, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 3K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 2K
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 94 min.
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 72 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 2K
Cal (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.
Style: political, tense, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: ira, religion, guilt, terrorism, older woman younger man, couple relations, tragic love, haunted by the past, political unrest, forbidden love, couples, tragic hero ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 6.3
 149K
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 658
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: twist ending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 78K
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspense, thought provoking, touching, inspirational, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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40%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, family problems, family relations, twins, unfulfillment, infidelity, sexuality, multiple storylines, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Gu├ędiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, cheating wife, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Proposition (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is ...
Style: melancholic, absurd, sincere, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: boston, new jersey, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: sincere, emotional, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: romance, world war two, couples, soldier, fall in love, homecoming, small town, human nature, love affair, marital problem, husband wife relationship, wedding ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ju Dou: Secret Love, Hidden Faces (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without revealing his parentage in this circular tragedy. Filmed ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, realistic, affectionate, visually appealing ...
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Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%