Movies like Last Year at Marienbad

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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
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 20K
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: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, realistic, talky, sexy, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, new wave, destiny, hopes, love affair, dishonesty, card game, love and romance, infidelity, couples, wooing, palaces castles and temples, statue, surrealism, memory, extramarital affair, imagination, love, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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 psychological, serious, atmospheric and stylized films with plots about obsession, loneliness, weird, art, storytelling, pornography and dialogue mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Last Year at Marienbad: L'Immortelle (1963), Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963), The Moustache (2005), In Praise of Love (2001), Under the Sand (2000). 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: psychological, offbeat, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, oneiric, love and romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, mystery, femme fatale, power relations, new wave, love affair, alternate reality, mysterious woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, turkey
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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: surreal, tense, thought provoking, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, one more chance, injustice, couples, unfulfillment, mystery, homecoming, introspection, tragic love, road not taken, lovers reunited, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: surreal, psychological, serious, meditative, emotional ...
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, insanity, husband wife relationship, hotel, existentialism, moustache, shaving, photograph, escape, bathtub, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: hong kong, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: psychological, intellectual, meditative, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: politics, philosophy, art, romance, painter, humanity, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, sincere, suspenseful, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: missing person, delusion, death, disappearance, tourist, coping, haunted by the past, love and romance, couple relations, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe
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49%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, romance, couples, life turned upside down, disorder, infidelity, losing-it hero, dishonesty, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, death in the family, small town, haunted by the past, strong female presence, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, rivalry, dealing with death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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45%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, obsession, romance, unfulfillment, existentialism, disappearance, women, paranoia, self discovery, prejudice, memory, character study ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, neo noir, obsession, hollywood, strong sexual content, hallucination, alternate reality, lesbianism, lesbian romance, cowboy, dreams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, cult film, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, extramarital affair, love, inspector, psychiatrist, nudity (full frontal - brief), destructive relationship, haunted by the past, love affair, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria, europe, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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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: bleak, psychological, disturbing, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, betrayal, mental patient, vengeance, misfit, mystery, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 50s
Place: london, europe, africa, east end london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, love and romance, mystery, mentally unstable, crimes, mysterious character, betrayal, couples, family problems, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, painter, art, art collector, painting, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, scene based on painting, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, mystery, picture ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
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39%
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Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, mystery, society, school, childhood, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage life, ballet, youth, adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, tokyo, paris france
⇓ 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: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: investigation, opera, mystery, crimes, assassination, buried truth, snitch, village, uncover truth, haunted by the past, deadly, unknown father ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense, surreal ...
Plot: symbolism, mystery, paranoia, actor, obsession, mental illness, professor, delusion, mysterious character, life turned upside down, disorder, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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37%
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: gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, urban, human nature, social differences, society, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sexy, touching, sexual, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, introspection, infidelity, human nature, midlife crisis, looking for love, romance, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: psychological, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, fall in love, social differences, destructive relationship, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, social relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 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: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: nightclub, danger, crimes, immigrants, love affair, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female nudity, female protagonist, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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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, womanizer, coma, painting, shooting range, pregnant woman, artist, couples, friends, free spirited, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: captivating, enigmatic, intellectual, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, investigation, private detective, mystery, mentally challenged, deadly, friendship, love, misfit, prostitute, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, gloomy, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, couples, island, opposites attract, love and romance, deadly, chaos and mayhem, destiny, friendship, love affair, architect, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
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, distopia, false accusation, courtroom, fighting the system, courtroom drama, conspiracy, anti hero, future dystopia, social decay, uncover truth, frame up ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.0
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8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, childhood, extramarital affair, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, producer, star, postmodernism, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, france, rome italy, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, sexy, sexual, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, europe, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 14K
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, love, intrigue, love triangle, romance, apartment, cafe, fall in love, dishonesty, flirt, flirting, mistaken identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, montmartre paris, new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, couples, cliche, unfulfilled love, countryside, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Heart of Glass (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small Bavarian village is renowned for its "Ruby Glass" glass blowing works. When the foreman of the works dies suddenly without revealing the secret of the Ruby Glass, the town slides into a deep depression, and the owner of the ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, allegory, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: hypnosis, warning, village, curses spells and rituals, murder, factory, village life, dream, surrealism, mountain, weird, hallucination ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%