Movies like Borderline 2019

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Borderline (2019)
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Borderline (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Craving that girl she was never able to replace and seeking inspiration in her presence, or absence, or rather fantasy, a troubled writer embarks on a stormy journey of love, passion and potentially perdition.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: love, dancing, sea, mental breakdown, women, cat, first love, loneliness, friendship, clubbing, obsession, kitchen, true love, female nudity, lgbt, struggle, depression, lesbian love, misfit, summer, train, ice, running, holiday, masturbation ...
Place: italy, scotland, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and psychological films with plots about kiss, obsession, love, sex, drinking, crying and drink mostly in Romance, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Borderline: Call Me by Your Name (2017), Little Ashes (2008), Sylvia (2003), Violette (2013), Cat Skin (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, summer, teenage boy, self discovery, gay, coming out, homosexual, gay lead character, masturbation ...
Time: year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, exciting, factual ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, coming of age, writer's life, romance, state affairs, buddies, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, italy, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, snow, love, beach, poet, boat, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.0
 2K
Violette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, feminism, gender, society, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lesbian relationship, cigarette smoking, money, promise, flashback ...
Time: 20th century, year 1972, year 1964, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.5
 94
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian couple, black cat, cat, lesbian kiss, female female kiss, lesbian relationship, camera, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Stranger by the Lake (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: anal sex, danger, murder, loneliness, masturbation, summer, investigation, cruising, skinny dipping, lake, swimming, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, friendship, obsession, youth, murder, writer's life, student life, mental illness, fascist, friends, confession, university ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 2005
Place: usa, campus, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: photographer, freak, couples, lifestyle, friends, fall in love, couple relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, self discovery, dwarf, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, touching
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, unrequited love, looking for love, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, a.i., city life, fall in love, destructive relationship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 24K
Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, romance, tragic love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, love affair, poetry, death, obsession, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: sexy, sexual, psychological, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, friendship, siblings relations, lesbian relationship, coming of age, summer, gays and lesbians, fall in love, love affair, teenage life, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Christopher and His Kind (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and ...
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, sincere, based on memoir ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, cabaret, s&m, self discovery, gay, looking for sex, city life, state affairs, fascism, promiscuity, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1976, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, england, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 16K
Prozac Nation (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. ...
Style: psychological, clever, cynical, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, college, depression, university, introspection, drugs/alcohol, insomnia, therapy, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, journalism, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, cancer, new york city skyline, breast sucking, bead curtain, theatre audience, ambulance, crying woman, pub, mirror, sleeping, terminal illness ...
Time: year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.8
 19K
Happy Together (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple take a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead find themselves drifting ever further apart.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: homosexuality, friendship, alienation, gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, angel, prostitute, longing, gender, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, hong kong, latin america, asia, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, lgbt, romance, writer's life, sexual relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, paris france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 74K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: sincere, colourful, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, feminism, bohemian life, loneliness, art, painter, artist, lifestyle, love of one's life, communism, bisexuality ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Thousand Peace Clouds Encircle the Sky (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenager discovers that mending a broken heart is no simple thing in this independent romantic drama from Mexico. Gerardo (Juan Carlos Ortuno), a 17-year-old who has recently embraced his homosexuality, has just parted ways with his first serious ...
Style: erotic, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: breakup, lgbt, gay, unfulfilled love, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, sexual relations, teenage life, strong sexual content, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Itawari (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Jack Porter was a lonely man whose sole devotion was guarding an abandoned hospital, until he met Hannah, a homeless woman using the hospital for refuge. Over a year she changed Jack's life completely, before fate separated them. Jack forces ...
Plot: resurrection, loneliness, infirmary, chapel, isolation, afterlife, homelessness, theft, redemption, sleeping bag, desire, winter ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, coming of age, lovers, lesbian relationship, love affair, teenage love, french, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, young woman, sexual attraction ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: france, kindergarten, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 15K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alienation, translator, couple relations, city life, love and romance, couples, love affair, rise and fall, urban, society, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, usa, los angeles, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, love affair, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian cunnilingus, homosexuality, sexual identity, female friendship, infidelity ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, hospital, psychiatrist, destructive relationship, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, love, family problems, crumbling marriage, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: europe, england, london, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, sexual relations, tragic love, geisha, jealousy, passion, prostitute, gays and lesbians, master and servant, severed penis, prostitution, danger ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian, feminism, lesbian relationship, friends, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, forbidden love, gender, homosexuality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 2K
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 ...
Plot: novelist, lgbt, sexual identity, coming of age, summer vacation, kitchen, first lesbian experience, black man white woman relationship, female sexuality, black bra, chess, 16 year old ...
Time: year 1968, year 1992
Place: chicago illinois, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, talky, serious, sexy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, sexual perversion, patient, mentally unstable, sexuality, mental illness, seduction, introspection, human nature, psychoanalysis, therapy, historical character ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, austria, central europe, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, estrangement, insomnia, masturbation, death in the family, dull life, urban, lifestyle, human nature, misfit, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, paris france, taipei, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 326
Untold (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A dangerous beauty queen sinks her claws into the life of a married doctor and his family.
Plot: depression, doctor, hospital, obsession, newspaper, school principal, borderline personality disorder, separation, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, beauty queen, movie star ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 5K
Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, soldier, painter, romance, friendship, couples, anti conformity, gender, lifestyle, platonic, couple relations, writer's life ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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