Movies like Yves Saint Laurent

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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
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Yves Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.
Style: captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, sentimental, factual, serious, realistic, stylized, unusual plot structure, breathtaking ...
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, fashion designer, couple relations, ambition, gays and lesbians, character study, fashion show, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, drug abuse, party, model, photographer, bisexual, swimming pool, passionate kiss, auction, cigarette smoking, algerian war, notre dame cathedral, cocaine, manic depression ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 70s, year 1957, year 1965 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, tokyo

Most similar movies to Yves Saint Laurent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and melancholic films with plots about couples, artists and showbiz, ambition, mentor, life, couple relations and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Yves Saint Laurent: Coco Before Chanel (2009), House of Versace (2013), Coco Chanel (2008), The Danish Girl (2015), Behind the Candelabra (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 2009 biopic about the early life of Coco Chanel. Several years after leaving the orphanage, to which her father never returned for her, Gabrielle Chanel finds herself working in a provincial bar both. She's both a seamstress for the performers ...
Style: stylized, factual, sexy, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, rise to the top, high society, feminism, designer, fashion designer, dressmaker, gender, rags to riches, ambition, lifestyle, loss of loved one ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of Versace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball’s widely-read book "House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival", the movie brings to light the story of Donatella, who, following the brazen murder of her ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: fashion, family business, rise to the top, rise and fall, fashion industry, ambition, workplace, addiction, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family relations, fashion designer ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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Coco Chanel (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Italian-French-British TV film targeting the US audience, about the fashion icon Coco Chanel. The film begins with the fashion goddess (deftly played by Shirley MacLaine) in her twilight years, steeped in wealth and fame, still issuing game-changing ...
Style: realistic, serious, inspirational, touching, based on true events ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, tragic love, relationship vs career, designer, lifestyle, rise to the top, ambition, follow your dream, feminism, fashion designer, orphan, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, homoerotic
Plot: gay, fashion, fashion designer, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, interview, nudity (full frontal - brief), sewing, scandal, male prostitute, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.1
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The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, heartbreaking, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gay, painter, society, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Behind the Candelabra (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.
Style: stylized, realistic, factual, entertaining, serious ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, pianist, aids, celebrity, showbiz, couples, destructive relationship, lifestyle, age difference, surgery, foster parent ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1981 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, painter, painting, nude painting, artist, art, infidelity, seaside, end of friendship, novelist, portrait, portrait painting ...
Time: 1890s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: south of france, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 21K
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, actor's life, photographer, fame, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.3
 117K
The Walk (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, based on true events, breathtaking ...
Plot: skyscraper, planning, world trade center manhattan new york city, ambition, obsession, artists and showbiz, escapades, danger, mentor, circus performer, street performer, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1973, future
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gay lead character, obsession, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, gay slur, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 90s, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chanel Solitaire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story about the life and loves of an amazing woman-Coco Chanel- who rose from the bottom with no family or financial support and became one of the most legendary of all our creative icons.
Style: factual, inspirational, touching, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: businesswoman, historical figure, fashion designer, dressmaker, fashion show, orphanage, fashion, illegitimate child, mistress, social climbing, relationship vs career, high society ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 150K
Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: serious, factual, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: technology, prodigy, apple computer, rise to the top, ambition, inventions and discoveries, dialogue driven, friendship, computers and web, father daughter relationship, computer, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1984 ...
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 1K
Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, rise to the top, nanny, family problems, couples, couple relations, writer's life, ambition, lifestyle, bad mother, second marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 21K
Guru (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Gurukant Desai hails from Idhar, a small village in Gujarat, but dreams of setting up his own business in Mumbai. After he returns from Turkey, he marries Sujatha for getting the dowry and arrives in Mumbai to start his business. This film ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, mogul, society, couple relations, family relations, couples, idealism, rise to power, industrialist, newspaper, visionary, success ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: asia, india, turkey, istanbul turkey, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 11K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, painting, tragic love, tragic hero, addiction, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hot and sexy, movie star, showgirl, filmmaking, actor's life, celebrity, drinking problem, nervous breakdown, showbiz, crumbling relationship, cultural icon, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 20K
Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, talky, heartbreaking ...
Plot: music, friendship, showbiz, musician's life, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, rising to stardom, ambition, blind ambition, rise to the top, soul music, black man ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Savage Nights (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality. Jean has to overcome a personal crisis and a tough choice between Laura and his male lover Samy.
Style: sexy, sexual, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, gay, bittersweet, couple relations, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, infidelity, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Gods and Monsters (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1957, and Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gardener, friendship, seduction, maid, haunted by the past, homosexuality, artists and showbiz, introspection, naivete, art, death, dirty old man ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: jazz, seduction, success, songwriter, musician's life, lifestyle, introspection, ambition, desire for fame, musician, imaginary character, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 50s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 162K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, mayor, politics, gay slur, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, actor's life, celebrity culture, hollywood, love, love and romance, love affair, lifestyle, showbiz, love hate relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 17K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: writers, filmmaking, alcohol, addiction, friendship, alcohol abuse, hotel, tragic love, rise and fall, lifestyle, showbiz, human nature ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 40K
Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, fashion, drug abuse, model, strong sexual content, mental illness, lesbian romance, heroin, aids, lesbian sex, supermodel ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 12K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, love triangle, romance, unfaithful wife, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, lifestyle, couples, womanizer, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, writer's life, rising to stardom, family relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, single parent, ends with biographical notes, school, abusive relationship, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 11K
Fashion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Fashion begins in, where aspiring model Meghna Mathur (Priyanka Chopra) expresses her wish to go to Mumbai and pursue her dream of becoming a supermodel. Through her eyes we see that behind the glitz and glamour of the world of fashion not ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, model, ambition, rivalry, drug abuse, abortion, lifestyle, follow your dream, rise to the top, friendship, desire for fame, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 11K
Bird (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Saxophone player Charlie Parker comes to New York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing. He becomes a drug addict but his loving wife Chan tries to help him.
Style: atmospheric, factual, based on true events, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: jazz, heroin, music, drug abuse, addiction, musician's life, lifestyle, ambition, self destructing, downfall, showbiz, tragedy ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1950s, 40s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, ambition, rise to the top, state affairs, society, feminism, campaign, head of state, election, strong female presence, british politics, british history ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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