Movies like Last Year at Marienbad

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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
 7.9
 18K
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: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, avant garde, enigmatic ...
Plot: hotel, mystery, new wave, obsession, card game, amnesia, extramarital affair, chateau, destiny, love and romance, infidelity, hopes, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, wooing, palaces castles and temples, romance, statue, surrealism, memory, imagination, love, rape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Last Year at Marienbad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out atmospheric, stylized, serious and psychological films with plots about obsession, art, loneliness, pornography, love and romance, storytelling and existentialism mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like Last Year at Marienbad: L'Immortelle (1963), Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963), The Moustache (2005), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Happiness (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, new wave, power relations, mystery, love and romance, dealing with death, love affair, mysterious character, oneiric, surrealism, driving
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: surreal, realistic, clever, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love and romance, mystery, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, one more chance, dealing with death, road not taken, hopes, obsession, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: hotel, escape, mind game, architect, love and romance, couple relations, riddles and clues, mystery, couples, health, wife, joke ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, crime, crimes, dealing with death, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, female killer, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.7
 4K
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: psychological, gloomy, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, new wave, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 33K
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: psychological, bleak, surreal, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, delusion, infidelity, betrayal, past, misfit, dishonesty, deadly, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, britain, east end london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: clever, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, mind bending ...
Plot: love affair, hotel, subway, love, romance, disorder, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, introspection, social differences, society, unemployment, unwanted pregnancy, family problems, couples, human nature, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.0
 2K
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: psychological, mind bending, disturbing, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, mysterious character, parents and children, riddles and clues, family relations, mystery, mentally unstable, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, haunted by the past, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: stylized, captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hotel, murder, prostitute, misfit, investigation, special agents, mystery, crimes, down on your luck, private detective, americana, hollywood ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: realistic, surreal, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: golden years, master and servant, showbiz, filmmaking, politics, car, cinema, book, essay, graffiti, philosophy, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.8
 10K
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, feel good, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, private detective, prostitute, adultery, eiffel tower paris, hotel room, night watchman, extramarital affair, couples, new wave, romance, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 7K
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, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, inspector, love, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, morocco, california, campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: mind bending, offbeat, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, mystery, riddles and clues, one day time span, oneiric, stolen painting, scene based on painting, secret revealed, conspiracy theory, art collector, pastiche ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 3K
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: erotic, sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, love affair, opposites attract, social differences, society, lifestyle, social relations, infidelity, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 12K
3 Women (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade ...
Style: surreal, stylized, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: desert, suicide attempt, painting, coma, artist, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, love affair, mental illness, friendship, free spirited ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 13K
The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, love, intrigue, infidelity, apartment, cafe, voyeur, mystery, romance, dishonesty, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: montmartre paris, paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: surreal, realistic, talky, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: opera, assassination, snitch, deadly, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, buried truth, investigation, haunted by the past, village, dead father ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.8
 17K
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, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, legal, on the run, expressionism, rebellion, post war, life is a bitch, society, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 18th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, showbiz, uncover truth, obsession, actress, jealousy, death, frustration, hollywood, mystery, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 11K
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, realistic, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, love affair, disappearance, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, friends, couples, obsessive quest, surgery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, vengeance, orphan, couples, unfulfilled love, countryside, forbidden love ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, writer's life, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, fall in love, beach, vacation, beauty, cholera, homoeroticism, homosexuality, unfulfillment, love and romance, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 15K
The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, terminal illness, nightclub, party, dysfunctional family, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, chase, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, usa, europe, los angeles, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, gloomy, philosophical ...
Plot: elderly, aging, hospital, suicidal, identity, lightning, doctor, fountain of youth, mystery, romance, hopes, supernatural ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: romania, india, europe, asia, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 18K
Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, water, memory, cliche, couples, hopes, unfulfilled love, poet, countryside ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: delusion, fainting, tourist, missing person, beach, disappearance, sea disaster, dealing with death, haunted by the past, coping, dedication, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, pinball machine, female protagonist, free will, life is a bitch, new wave, introspection, artist, worn out ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: isolation, couples, island, opposites attract, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, love affair, deadly, friendship, destiny, architect, solitude ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%