Movies like Before Sunrise

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Before Sunrise (1995)
 8.1
 234K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other.
Style: talky, intellectual, realistic, witty, romantic, clever, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: french, coincidence, tourist, fall in love, young lovers, romance, student, young woman, lovers, vacation, love and romance, stranger, urban, couples, lifestyle, introspection, young man, encounter, naivete, twentysomething life, romancing partners, sunrise, walking, dialogue driven, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna, paris france, europe, budapest hungary

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Most similar movies to Before Sunrise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, interesting and talky films with plots about love and romance, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, couples, love and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Before Sunrise: Before Sunset (2004), Before Midnight (2013), 2 Days in Paris (2007), Like Crazy (2011), Blue Valentine (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 205K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, marriage, french, reunion, cafe, journalist, thirtysomething life, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unhappy, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, manhattan new york city, texas, paris france, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 121K
Before Midnight (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, marriage, hotel, french, midlife crisis, summer vacation, hotel room, airport, greek, dream, middle aged, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, vacation, taxi, taxi driver, romance, dishonesty, disorder, couples, fall in love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 55K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, couple relations, customs, parents, romance, forceful separation, love affair, long distance relationship, blogger, chair, depression, overcoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, los angeles, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 168K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, nurse, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, truck, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, infidelity, architect, adultery, sex, love affair, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, hotel, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 23K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, love triangle, romance, salesman, coming of age, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, hopes, love and romance, twentysomething life, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 3K
Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: politics, romance, fall in love, couples, city life, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, introspection, society, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north korea, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.7
 19K
Bounce (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.
Style: emotional, sentimental, sincere, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, destiny, starting over, love and romance, haunted by the past, hopes, encounter, husband wife relationship, advertising, airport, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, human nature, encounter, couples, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 3K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: african american, sex, infidelity, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, urban, society, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Great Expectations (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, destiny, romance, childhood, fall in love, dishonesty, ambition, seduction, convict, stranger, orphan, inheritance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love, architect, unfulfilled love, heartache, life philosophy, friendship, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 730
Déjà Vu (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, infidelity, pin, ruby, stranger, romance, opposites attract, love triangle, true love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Place: israel, middle east, london, europe, montmartre paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 42K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love triangle, romance, roommate, twentysomething life, graduation, ambition, looking for love, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 2K
Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: photographer, dysfunctional family, bohemian, protege, older man younger woman relationship, romance, coming of age, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, young lovers, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 468K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, young lovers, love affair, love story, romance, power of love, love triangle, lovers reunited, social differences, fall in love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, sexual relations, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, romance, fall in love, couples, looking for love, coincidence, opposites attract, breakup, love and romance, change of luck, hopes, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, manhattan new york city, medical school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 29K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, couples, love, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, friendship, death, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, city life, young lovers, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, couples, young people, love affair, old love, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher Dex finds a woman who forces him to reexamine his Zen-like system of seduction.
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, couples, fall in love, partners, desire, introspection, looking for love, wooing, student life, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, kindergarten, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: talky, witty, intellectual, biting, clever ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, unhappiness, bohemian life, uneducated, fish out of water, couples, disorder, opposites attract, love and romance, small time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, michigan, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, spring break, shoplifting, journal, love and romance, urban, starting over, human nature, introspection, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, lifestyle, introspection, actor's life, urban, dishonesty, couples, youth, hopes, city life, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 33K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, german, promiscuity, jealousy, adultery, musician, prostitute, new wave, romance, love ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, rejection, vandalism, prostitute, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: santa monica california, pasadena california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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