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Century Hotel (2001)
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Century Hotel (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 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, realistic, witty, contemplative, romantic, dark humor, macabre ...
Plot: murder, hotel, investigation, betrayal, love and romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, male female relationship, world war two, soldier, romance, homecoming, unfulfillment, prostitute, wedding, female nudity, sex scene, fiancee, male nudity, chambermaid, multiple storylines, masochism, seductive behavior, rough sex ...
Time: 1920s, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 20s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and sincere films with plots about couples, love and romance, family problems, dishonesty, couple relations, murder and infidelity 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), Cold Heaven (1991). 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, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, forbidden love, jury, fisherman, japanese american, racism, culture clash, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: seattle washington, seattle, washington state, 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: realistic, serious, sincere, romantic
Plot: self discovery, family relations, writer's life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, parents and children, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, amateur detective, intrigue, uncover truth, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, who done it, female director, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, investigation, dealing with death, betrayal, clergy, deadly, crimes, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: gloomy, psychological, sincere, contemplative, dark humor ...
Plot: dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, breakup, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, infidelity, midlife crisis, love triangle, female director ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, couple relations, death in the family, optimism, couples, parents and children, wartime life, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: psychological, suspense, emotional, twists and turns, realistic ...
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Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, mentally unstable, couples, family problems, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 388
Oriana (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: emotional, atmospheric, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, obsession, infidelity, human nature, love affair, betrayal, love triangle, adultery, secret lover, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
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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: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, against the odds, wartime life, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, society, romance, family relations, family problems, couples ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 616
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 1K
Cal (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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42%
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39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 20K
Enigma (2001)
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39%
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 237
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Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%