Movies like Savage Souls

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Savage Souls (2001)
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Savage Souls (2001)
Original name: Les âmes fortes
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: At a wake one night in 1945, a group of aged women recall the life of one of their number. Sixty years before, Thérèse was barely 20 years old when she eloped with her boyfriend, Firmin, a blacksmith, to Châtillon, a town in Provence. Here, she makes the acquaintance of the wealthy Madame Numance, who is known for her good deeds. Realising that Thérèse is pregnant and unemployed, Madame Numance insists that she moves into a house on her estate. Whilst Firmin resents the arrangement, Thérèse soon finds that she can exploit the situation, using her benefactor's naivety and generosity for her own gain..
Style: touching, serious, captivating
Plot: female bonding, young love, marriage, femme fatale, manipulation, loss of loved one, financial problem, funeral, dancing, horse, mountain, pregnancy, forest, winter, death, snow, billiards, church, castle, restaurant, doctor, mirror, memory, peasant, generosity ...
Time: 1880s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about love and romance, romance, love, couples, death, husband wife relationship and marriage mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Savage Souls: Love Street (2002), The Island (2011), Love Story (1970), Snowy Love Fall in Spring (2005), The Last Mistress (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, fall in love, wartime life, world war two, love and romance, black market, singing contest, brothel, poker ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
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The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: self discovery, romance, couples, couple relations, mysterious character, dishonesty, manipulation, island, manipulations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
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Love Story (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, romance, young lovers, love, college, class differences, young love, terminal illness, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, boston, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Snowy Love Fall in Spring (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based on the first novel, Spring Snow, of Mishima Yukio's Sea of Fertility tetralogy, it follows the troubled and illicit affair between two youngsters amongst the aristocracy and rich of early twentieth century Japan.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: tragic love, young love, aristocracy, blackmail, adultery, pregnancy, love, literature
Time: 1910s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, friendship, infidelity, transsexual, adultery, gay, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, understanding, family problems, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, istanbul turkey, amsterdam, london, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, sexy, suspense, tense
Plot: provence, female protagonist, post world war two, marriage of convenience, love, husband wife relationship, war veteran, loveless marriage, lipstick, marriage, female nudity, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south of france, alps, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, marriage, doctor, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: china, shanghai, london, asia, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, contemplative, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: young love, pregnancy, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, baby, teenager, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Faithful Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: death, love, love and romance, love affair, jealousy, adaptation, reunion, fall in love, destiny, couples, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.7
 135
My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: first love, teenage love, teen romance, friendship, male female friendship, fall in love, love, friendship between teens, youth, young love, classmate, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 2K
L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, psycho sexual, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.3
 11K
Wild (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Although Parsha is the cricket team captain and the brightest student in his year, the beautiful and confident Aarchi is out of his reach. She belongs to a higher caste, her family is rich, and her father is a kingpin in local politics. But Aarchi ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, romantic
Plot: rebelliousness, teenage love, young love, love, teenage boy, forbidden love, small town, politician, teenage girl
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42%
The Call of the Toad (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Polish woman and a German man fall in love against the odds and decide to set up a cemetery for exiles. But can their daring venture survive the call of the toad? Adapted from Gunter Grass’ novel.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: fascism, love and romance, romance, society, family relations, stereotypes, nazi germany, archive footage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Confession of a Child of the Century (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Paris, 1830: Octave, betrayed by his mistress, sinks into despair and debauchery. His father's death leads him to the country where he meets Brigitte, a widow who is ten years his elder. Octave falls in love passionately, but will he have the ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, countryside, dishonesty, betrayal, loss of father, debauchery, duel, female director, reading someone else's diary ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two years later, in the post-war, they meet each other by chance and begin a long ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: unknown father, power relations, romance, dishonesty, manipulations, love triangle, manipulation, couples, femme fatale, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
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Failan (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, love affair, crimes, romance, family relations, marriage, orphan, threat, love and romance, cliche, disease ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, sexual content, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
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Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
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38%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, surprise ending, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: psychological, touching, art house, melancholic, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sincere, gloomy ...
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34%
 5.4
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Serena (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: North Carolina mountains at the end of the 1920s – George and Serena Pemberton, love-struck newly-weds, begin to build a timber empire. Serena soon proves herself to be equal to any man: overseeing loggers, hunting rattle-snakes, even saving a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, psychological, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
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Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland, Egypt
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Julietta (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dramatic teenage love story set against the backdrop of the Berlin Love Parade.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
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Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Common Thread (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%