Movies like Asylum 2005

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Asylum (2005)
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, sexual, sincere, realistic
Plot: obsession, couple relations, hospital, psychiatrist, love and romance, destructive relationship, mental illness, infidelity, love, family problems, crumbling marriage, love triangle, following someone, murder, adultery, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, crimes, vengeance, sexual relations, life is a bitch, pets, love affair, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london, wales

Most similar movies to Asylum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, couples, infidelity, obsession, couple relations, adultery and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Asylum: Bitter Moon (1992), Intimate Strangers (2004), Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), Faithless (2000), Zandalee (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 32K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Intimate Strangers (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a ...
Style: talky, psychological, clever, touching, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, office, sexual perversion, collector, accountant, toys, opposites attract, family problems, crumbling marriage, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: military, sexuality, repression, soldier, military life, voyeurism, murder, obsession, infidelity, marriage, adultery, fight ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, destructive relationship, island ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, denmark, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love triangle, dangerous attraction, family problems, sexual attraction, love, dysfunctional marriage, passion, extramarital affair, tragic love, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: clever, stylized, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, love, filmmaking, neo noir, secretary, confession, actress, homosexual ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, danger, couples, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, swinger, swingers ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 8K
Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, twist ending, stylized, serious, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, manipulations, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, dangerous attraction, actor's life, sexual relations, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 192K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, adultery, infidelity, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, family problems, hidden identity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: psychological, sexual, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love affair, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 639
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, psychopath, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, crimes, sexual relations, love and romance, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: seduction, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love affair, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, dedication event, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 193K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, psychological, talky, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, seduction, destructive relationship, passionate interest, adultery, lust, tennis, instructor, businessman, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: train ride, infidelity, murder, romance, love affair, master and servant, love and romance, crumbling marriage, crimes, haunted by the past, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, teachers and students, forbidden love, loneliness, blackmail, teacher, adultery, secret, infidelity, age difference, dangerous attraction, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 10K
Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, obsessive love, couple relations, dangerous attraction, guilt, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 2K
Captives (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prison, infidelity, dentist, forbidden love, romance, drug dealing, opposites attract, couples, tragic love, prison life, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, spain, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, cynical, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, murder, investigation, private detective, crime, mystery, love affair, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
Place: versailles, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 1K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, tense, talky ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, crimes, autobiography, friends, infidelity, family problems, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, psychiatrist, love, inspector, extramarital affair, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, couples, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, morocco, campus, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 391
Asunder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chance Williams (Underwood), a man whose life is torn apart when his wife and unborn child are killed in a bizarre accident. Chance comes to believe Lauren (Morgan), wife to best friend Michael (Beach), is the only woman who can love and help him, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, love triangle, psychopath, vengeance, infidelity, beach, danger, family in danger, best friends, dangerous attraction, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, serious ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 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, sexual, erotic, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, youth, unlikely couple, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love affair, dangerous attraction, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, love triangle, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, love and romance, mentally unstable, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, poet, snow, beach, love, boat, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, campus, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 219
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, city life, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, family problems, urban, chaos and mayhem, unsupportive spouse, crimes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 608
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: tense, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, love and romance, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, alcohol abuse, couple relations, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, extramarital affair, scandal, politician, voyeur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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