Movies like Last Year at Marienbad

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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Original name: L'Année dernière à Marienbad
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, mind bending, avant garde, enigmatic ...
Plot: hotel, mystery, new wave, obsession, chateau, card game, amnesia, extramarital affair, destiny, haunted by the past, statue, palaces castles and temples, couples, romance, surrealism, infidelity, love affair, wooing, memory, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, imagination, uncertainty, french new wave ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, psychological and realistic films with plots about obsession, love and romance, couples, mystery, art, loneliness and pornography mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like Last Year at Marienbad: Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963), L'Immortelle (1963), The Moustache (2005), Stolen Kisses (1968), Track 29 (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, clever ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, mystery, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, human nature, obsession, tragic love, homecoming, road not taken, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
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L'Immortelle (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly passionate relationship she disappears. The sad man is unable to ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, dealing with death, new wave, love affair, mystery, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance, power relations, surrealism, driving, oneiric
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Moustache (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: hotel, escape, couple relations, moustache, wife, marriage, conspiracy, anger, joke, health, dinner, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, france
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 7.8
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Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, couples, new wave, prostitute, adultery, hotel room, night watchman, eiffel tower paris, extramarital affair, romance, private detective, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Track 29 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, mentally unstable, mystery, small town, hitchhiker, parents and children, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, mysterious character, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed before his birth, at the request of Draifa. The father, also named Athos Magnani and looking exactly like the son, was killed by a fascist in 1936 -- or so says Draifa ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: opera, uncover truth, village, haunted by the past, mystery, assassination, investigation, crimes, deadly, snitch, buried truth, rabbit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: offbeat, serious, stylized, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, stolen painting, scene based on painting, homosexuality, duel, art, scandal, pastiche, inquisition ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, mystery, investigation, repayment, femme fatale, small town, crime, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, past, betrayal, infidelity, delusion, mentally unstable, mystery, parents and children, childhood trauma, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, africa, britain, east end london
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Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, amnesia, uncover truth, mystery, hallucination, postmodernism, surrealism, obsession, mysterious character, hollywood, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, down on your luck, new wave, twentysomething life, urban, working class, couples, family relations, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, gays and lesbians, holiday, gambling, lgbt, dangerous attraction, romance, destructive relationship, new wave, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
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Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, extramarital affair, inspector, love, psychiatrist, nato, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, morocco, campus, paris france ...
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The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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38%
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Teorema (1968)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy Italian household is turned upside down when a handsome stranger (Terence Stamp) arrives, makes love to every family member and then disappears. Each has an epiphany of sorts, but none can figure out who the seductive visitor was or why he ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: family problems, visitor, village, stranger, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, gay, mystery, human nature, introspection, suburbs, obsession ...
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38%
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The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
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Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, clever, sexy, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris, france, tokyo
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Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, opposites attract, romance, countryside, couple relations, impossible love, love triangle, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: new wave, theater, mental illness, mystery, intrigue, politics, danger, actor's life, amateur detective, immigrants, mysterious character, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, new wave, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, fall in love, composer, beach, homoeroticism, vacation, beauty, makeover, cholera, homosexuality, boy ...
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Place: italy, europe, venice, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, mind bending
Plot: memory, investigation, obsession, solitude, deadly, spinster, dinner party, mystery, couples, mysterious character, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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35%
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Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, architect, marriage, divorce, paranoia, adultery, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized ...
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A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sandstorm, women, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
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Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, hotel, destructive relationship, subway, love, romance, urban, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, mind bending, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: gloomy, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, new wave, airport, fall in love, divorce, double life, love at first sight, break-up, human nature, obsession, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: missing person, disappearance, beach, fainting, delusion, tourist, mentally unstable, dealing with death, sadness, wife husband relationship, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Spirits of the Dead (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his producers fawn over him. "Metzengerstein" ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: obsession, ghost, ferrari, doppelganger, desire, army, catholic, haunted by the past, actor's life, destiny, pardon, mysterious character ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, britain, medical school, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, fighting the system, expressionism, anti heroes, legal action, uncover truth, frame up, future dystopia, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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