Movies like Heaven's Heart

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Heaven's Heart (2008)
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
Original name: Himlens hjärta
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: infidelity, best friends, couple relations, midlife crisis, love affair, family problems, society, couples, dishonesty, introspection, suburban life, crumbling marriage, estrangement, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, anniversary, suburbs, house, divorce, marriage, dinner
Place: sweden, denmark

Most similar movies to Heaven's Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and talky films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Heaven's Heart: Daybreak (2003), Limbo (2010), Sofie (1992), A Doll's House (1973), Abraham's Valley (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, golden years, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, promotion, crumbling marriage, hopes, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 455
Limbo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sonia arrives in Trinidad with her two children to join her husband Jo who is working as an oil engineer. On the surface she lives a life of luxury in a large houses with servants. The days are uneventful and blend together into an everlasting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, social relations, introspection, monastery, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, couples, family problems, underwear, school, crab ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 189
Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: talky, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, infidelity, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 971
A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his ...
Style: talky, clever, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: working class, social differences, introspection, human nature, gender, feminism, society, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Abraham's Valley (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: destructive relationship, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, social differences, society, obsession, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
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Coast to Coast (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: gloomy, talky, clever, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, suburban life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, hopes, family relations, elderly, on the road, infidelity, suburbs, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, clever, emotional ...
Plot: siblings relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, chaos and mayhem, obsession, betrayal, mental illness, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, greece, germany, sweden, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, hopes, romance, mentally unstable, introspection, human nature, moral dilemma, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 485
Family Secrets (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Autumn 1978 in suburban Sweden. Everything seems to be fine with the middle class Bendrick family with their two teenage children and a younger son, until the mother starts seeing her first love again after 20 years. Just like their badly built ...
Style: realistic
Plot: under the surface, infidelity, family in crisis, couple relations, suburban life, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, family problems, love affair, family life, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Happy Ending (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, nagging and grouching, estrangement, impossible love, infidelity, on the run ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
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Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, relationship vs career, suburban life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couple relations, romance, suburbs, family problems, couples, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 809
Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, stylized, clever, serious ...
Plot: introspection, snobbism, under the surface, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, cold relationship, artists and showbiz, family problems, couples, estrangement, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, psychological, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, alcohol abuse, introspection, society, lifestyle, best friends, midlife crisis, family life, couples, family problems, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 479
A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail. A modern version of Ibsen's play.
Style: talky, tense, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: women's rights, friendship, friend, society, couple relations, crumbling marriage, hopes, unsupportive spouse, family in crisis, unfulfillment, estrangement, gender ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, tennis court, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tennis, family relations, couples, love affair, couple relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, marriage, love, hospital, resentment, cold relationship, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, denmark, europe, czech republic, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: realistic, psychological, talky, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couples, family problems, disintegration, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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He Loves Me (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Laura begins to suspect her husband is cheating on her, she is devastated by his infidelity, despite having a torrid affair of her own. While she desperately tries to save her marriage, Laura's mysterious past begins to emerge, making her ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couples, love affair, family problems, dishonesty, suburbs, danger, midlife crisis, stalking, breakup, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 578
Alice's House (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice, married for the last 20 years to a taxi driver, works in a beauty parlour, has three children, the eldest of whom is doing his military service, and a mother who works as a maid in her house. None of the three siblings pay much attention to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, dull life, family relations, unsupportive spouse, siblings relations, elderly lovers, suburban life, love and romance, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 923
Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: dysfunctional family, vegetarian, family in crisis, unfulfillment, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, introspection, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 249
Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, translator, self discovery, tour guide, dishonesty, family problems, forbidden love, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
After the Rehearsal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: human nature, unfulfillment, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, couple relations, hopes, lifestyle, actor's life, alcohol abuse, aging, introspection, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 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, realistic, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, custody, rivalry, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, denmark, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: marriage, unsupportive spouse, hopes, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, dishonesty, self discovery, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 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, stylized, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, unfulfillment, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love affair, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: sister, suicide, mistress, childhood trauma, estrangement, love and romance, parents and children, reach out, family relations, infidelity, looking for love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Change of Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Beneath Jim Marshall's veneer as the all-American father and husband, lies a long suppressed desire that is about to ruin his idyllic family. When Elaine Marshall (Jean Smart) catches her husband and his lover in a hotel room, her anger quickly ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suburbs, dysfunctional family, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, gays and lesbians, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, gender, society, breakup, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Rational Solution (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four of Sweden's top actors anchor Jörgen Bergmark's tragi-comedy about a couple, both marriage counsellors, who find themselves in deep water when the husband falls for his best friend's wife. A smart, funny film made for adults. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, midlife crisis, buddies, couples, against the rules, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, friends, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: infidelity, hospital, mental illness, murder, family relations, crimes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, feminism, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
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Hedda (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Henrik Ibsen's enduring drama about a Nordic femme fatale - a neurotic, controlling, strong-willed woman who is nonetheless alluring to the males in her town. She is a solitary woman in a society held together by kinship and class. If she had ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, clever, serious
Plot: femme fatale, dishonesty, manipulations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, feminism, introspection, human nature, couples, family problems, daughter ...
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%