Movies like The Best Years of a Life

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The Best Years of a Life (2019)
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The Best Years of a Life (2019)
Original name: Les plus belles années d'une vie
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They knew each other long ago: a man and a woman whose dazzling and unexpected romance captured in the now-iconic film, revolutionized our understanding of love. Today, the former race car driver seems lost in the pathways of his memory. In order to help him, his son seeks out the woman his father wasn’t able to cherish but whom he constantly revisits in his thoughts and dreams. Anne reunites with Jean-Louis and their story picks up where they left it…
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: affair, male female relationship, couple relations, ex couple relations, relationships, love story, loneliness, romance, romantic relationship, love affair, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, dealing with the past, confronting the past

Most similar movies to The Best Years of a Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, romantic and light films with plots about relationships, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and love story mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Best Years of a Life: My Best Ex-Boyfriend (2015), Getaway of Love (2015), A Man and a Woman (1966), Fragments of Love (2016), A Moment in June (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Best Ex-Boyfriend (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Parents force the breakup of two couples, but what happens to their lingering feelings years later? Li Tang and Fu Fang Si were high school sweethearts, but the two end up breaking up due to pressures from Li Tang’s father and a misunderstanding. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, ex couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, love story, ex lover, relationships, ex girlfriend, love affair, romantic relationship, breaking up with girlfriend, ex boyfriend ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Getaway of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The destiny of Giuliana is radically changed when two robbers suddenly break into the supermarket where she works and take her hostage.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: love and romance, love story, romantic relationship, love affair, couple relations, police officer, relationships, armed robbery, heist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 ⇓
83%
Fragments of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rodrigo, a piano-tuner and former composer fallen on hard times, begins a love affair with the soon-to-be-married Susana. When a bomb in the city of Medellín nearly kills them, Rodrigo and Susana surrender to their attraction and fall into each ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: seductress, jealousy, obsession, couple relations, ex couple relations, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, jealous husband, jealous boyfriend, relationships, ex boyfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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A Moment in June (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Thailand, between April-June 1999, 'A Moment In June' is a story of the fusion of six lives, a song that links them together, a hope of the second chance that might never come and a moment they all need to make a life-changing ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: second chance, romantic rivalry, relationships, hopes, love interest, male female relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, love story, life, romance ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Over the span of several weeks, two couples, who have been close friends for years, face several life-altering traumas out of their control. Mike and Meryl are recovering from their son's death and their inability to communicate. Joanna and Tim ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: friend, motherhood, parenthood, dead child, miscarriage, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 230
Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: hate, true love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, love story, couple relations, male female relationship, love and romance, female nudity, drinking wine, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
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Heart (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, tragic love, romantic relationship, romantic triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romancing partners, love interest, couple relations, love affair, relationships, male female relationship, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.0
 137
The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: deception, male female relationship, family relations, con trick, fall in love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, couple relations, love story, love and romance, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
First Love Again (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Lee Ha Jin (Myung Se Bin) is a woman who had forgotten memories of her first love. Meanwhile, Cha Do Yoon (Kim Seung Soo) is a man who is trapped in the memories of his first love. Two of them meet again after 8 years.
Style: light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, ex girlfriend, love affair, revenge, love and romance, relationships, ex boyfriend, couple relations, ex couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: chance meeting, resort, murder, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, romantic relationship, love triangle, sports man, couple relations, love and romance, relationships ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 36
Love Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Maria is a troubled and lonely girl who falls in love with the grounded and patient Adam. He is the first boyfriend to treat her nicely, but Maria struggles with her past and the relationship with her dad, who left her when she was ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: parent child relationship, young couple, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, road trip, indecision, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, family problems, romantic relationship, love and romance ...
Place: oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Sweet and the Bitter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Saro, a young Sicilian thug, that from jobs assigned by his godfather, won the favor of leaders of Cosa Nostra, becoming a "man of honor".
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: mafia, tragic romance, love and romance, male female relationship, romantic relationship, criminal, tragic love, relationships, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gangsters, couple relations ...
Place: sicily, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
In the Name of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Former dance instructor Emman Toledo was employed as a dance instructor for a governor’s ball. He finds himself in a passionate love affair with Cedes Fernandez who happens to be engaged to Dylan Evelino son of the governor. The couple finds ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dancer, dance studio, ballroom dancing, crush, love affair, love and romance, male female relationship, romantic relationship, couple relations, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, in love ...
Place: the philippines, mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Brother's Love (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sophia, a brilliant doctoral student, has always maintained a symbiotic relationship with her brother Karim. The arrival of a new lover in Karim’s life significantly alters their dynamic.
Style: light, sweet, romantic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: romantic rivalry, wooing, love and romance, family relations, romance, friendship, fall in love, dishonesty, emotional manipulation, self discovery, male female relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 22
Sexual Heat (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Andy and his new girlfriend Sasha go to Matt and Kim’s house for Matt’s birthday. When the guys begin to reminisce about all the one night stands they had in college, Sasha states that one night stand sex is the hottest on the “sexual heat” ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: sexual relations, couples, relationships, marital problem, relationship problems, romantic friendship, couple relations, seduction, sexual content, romancing partners, seductive woman, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 31
Exchange (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An erotic, psychological drama-thriller set on the gritty streets of Raon, Quiapo, Manila - a third world commercial avenue where everything from dildos, car parts and home accessories is available for a price. It is against this backdrop that the ...
Style: captivating
Plot: couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, seductive woman, family problems, love story, romantic triangle, romantic relationship, relationship problems, love and romance, relationships, seductress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 173
Here to Heart (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: She has more than work on her mind. Wen Nuan decides to quit her high-paying job in England to work as an executive assistant to the founder of a high-tech company in China. Zhan Nan Xian started the company with his classmates and used his ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: relationships, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, ex couple relations, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, romantic relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend, couple relations, love and romance, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 323
Juliet in Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Francis Ng is Jordan, a low level triad who finds himself strangely attracted to divorced restaurant hostess Juliet (Sandra Ng), who’s had a mastectomy and has since retreated into a shell. Through coincidence, the two form a makeshift family with ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tragic romance, love affair, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, fall in love, relationships, in love, love and romance, male female relationship, couple relations, child care ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, d day, world war one, cabaret, deportation, nazi officer, archive footage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Happiest Time of My Life (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Follows the life of a young woman (Min-ah) who has become reserved and indifferent to the world as a result of her chronic illness/deformed hand and quietly portrays the unconventional, yet endearing relationship between mother and daughter as well ...
Style: romantic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, high school student, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, couple relations, looking for love, love story, male female relationship, romantic friendship, in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Everyone's Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, light, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: multiple storylines, festival, love, love and romance, romance, relationships, music, lifestyle, romantic friendship, romantic relationship, male female relationship, music festival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Don't Think Twice, Love's All Right (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
TV show
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, looking for love, relationships, rich man, deception, male female relationship, in love, business, couple relations, romance, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Love on Harbor Island (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Interior designer Lily returns home to help her Aunt Maggie run her marina-side bed and breakfast when she meets Marcus, a handsome seaplane pilot whose work delivering rescue dogs helps Lily discover that home really is where the heart is
Style: captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, love story, male female relationship, pilot, in love, romance, relationships, fall in love, bed and breakfast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 133
A Love Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: What if you met the woman you wanted to make your wife after you married someone else? Ian Montes is a picture of success. Despite being a son of a shipping tycoon, Ian refused to just ride in his father's empire. He built his own real estate ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: business trip, father son relationship, relationships, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, couple relations, romantic relationship, love and romance, male female relationship, rich, extramarital affair ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Moment In Time (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A painter's new muse becomes his nemesis when he discovers her connection to his past.
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating
Plot: painter, male female relationship, violinist, love affair, love and romance, romantic relationship, relationships, love story, romantic friendship, love interest, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: amsterdam, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 162
Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: illness, friendship, friendship between men, friend, mysterious man, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, friends, in love, living together, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
HeartLand Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story Follows Reid Morrison, a down and out musician who tries to escape his hometown mistakes and start over in New Orleans. Thinking the mistakes he has made will never be forgiven, he attempts to seclude himself from anything worth while. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: blues, musician's life, confronting the past, male female relationship, secret past, lifestyle, lifestyle change, changing lives, troubled past, dealing with the past, life, dark past ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 428
Evergreen Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sayaka (Mitsuki Takahata) works at a office. She's not very good at her job or with love. One night, she finds a man, Itsuki (Takanori Iwata), collapsed in front of her home. She takes him inside and they begin to live together. Itsuki teaches ...
Style: light, romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: romance, mysterious man, real estate agent, love and romance, love affair, romantic relationship, couple relations, male female relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, botany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fall in love, resort, memory, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, relationships, love and romance, love affair, male female relationship, male objectification, casino ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%