Movies like The Beautiful Person

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The Beautiful Person (2008)
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The Beautiful Person (2008)
Original name: La belle personne
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student population. Junie begins dating the gentle Otto Cleves (Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet), but finds herself intensely drawn to her youthful Italian language teacher, Nemours (Louis Garrel). When Nemours begins to reciprocate, serious complications ensue.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sexual, melancholic, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, teachers and students, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, high school, coming of age, teenage life, high school life, fall in love, gender, friendship, youth, love and romance, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, power relations, love, school, female nudity, suicide, tragic love, homosexual, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe

Most similar movies to The Beautiful Person

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, youth, coming of age, friendship and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Beautiful Person: White Wedding (1989), Cheeky Girls (2008), Actrices (2007), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Delicacy (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: sexual, emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, older man younger woman relationship, girl man relationship, teachers and students, obsession, youth, teacher student relationship, high school, destructive relationship, bad attitude, power relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, flanders
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, coming of age, youth, teenage life, high school, lifestyle, high school life, family relations, love and romance, teachers and students, school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
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Actrices (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, actor's life, family relations, theater, parents and children, lifestyle, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, couples, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, love, romance, cafe, swedish, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, coming out, school, coming of age, love and romance, gender, friendship, college, fall in love, youth, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Games of Love and Chance (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The life of a band of teenager in a suburb near Paris. But instead of showing what would be the "urban legend" of this kind of poor suburb (violence, rapes...), Abdelatif Kechiche shows us what's the daily life of those guys: not much ...
Style: slang, semi serious, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: suburbs, rehearsal, theater, school, teacher, looking for love, romance, couples, falling in love, fall in love, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bye Bye Blondie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bye Bye Blondie tells the tale of Gloria and Frances, who first met when they were both patients in the same psychiatric hospital back in the 1980s, and decided to run away together. At the time their love affair was defined by youthful intensity. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: lovers reunited, lesbian relationship, romance, family problems, social differences, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, mentally unstable, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, teenage life, human nature, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, betrayal, teenage love, lesbian subtext, coming of age, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Chef's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marithé works in a training center for adults. Her mission: to help other people to change direction in their work and to find their vocation. Carole, who lives and works in the shadow cast by her husband, Sam, an energetic and talented ...
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, couples, fall in love, infidelity, friendship, self fulfillment, chef, love and romance, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, high school, self discovery, youth, leukemia, high school life, mentally unstable, friends, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, teenage life, high school, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, love affair, coming of age, college, youth, vengeance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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What Goes Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: high school, journalism, introspection, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, teachers and students, obsession, couples, youth, lifestyle, fall in love, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Foreign Student (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: college, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, social differences, fall in love, self discovery, culture clash, youth, romance, coming of age, opposites attract ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: paris france, virginia, france, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: youth, family relations, rebelliousness, unfulfilled love, teenage life, romance, unfulfillment, kids in trouble, parents and children, dysfunctional family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: lovers reunited, hopes, love and romance, romance, fall in love, youth, interracial relations, coming of age, hotshot lawyer, college, best friends, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, love affair, family problems, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, strong female presence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 799
July Rhapsody (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lam Yiu Kwok, a Hong Kong secondary school teacher is facing a mid-life crisis. While he has only his pride and Chinese poetry to fall back on, his peers are successful businessmen and professionals who flaunt their extravagant lifestyles at reunion ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, moral dilemma, teachers and students, midlife crisis, love and romance, family problems, breakup, dishonesty, youth, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 590
You and Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Paris, Ariane and Lena are sisters. Ariane writes photo novellas for the magazine "Toi et Moi." She's emotional and her long-time boyfriend, Farid, has her in a state because he won't propose, won't ask her to live with ...
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, light, emotional ...
Plot: romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz, high maintenance, love, family relations, friendship, couples, rivalry, thirtysomething life, siblings relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 306
Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: sexual relations, forbidden love, voyeurism, youth, family relations, teenage life, incest, love triangle, countryside, erotica, romance, seduction ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, gays and lesbians, gender, youth, love and romance, love affair, friendship, teenage love, couples, college life, coming out, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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 231
Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: emotional, captivating, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, life turned upside down, musician's life, love triangle, love, broken heart, infidelity, concert, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Between Two Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten tugs at the heart as Ellen Hardy, a working-class mother ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, romance, feminism, friendship, fall in love, couples, family relations, society, female friendship, homecoming, working class ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dear Prudence (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, 17-year-old Prudence finds herself living alone in her Paris apartment. Then she meets Maryline, a rebel of her own age, who introduces her to the thrills of motorcycle racing on the biker circuit at Rungis. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, youth, family problems, teenage love, teenage girl, troubled youth, drug abuse, love and romance, rebelliousness, death in the family, motorcycle race ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: touching, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lovers reunited, forbidden love, lifestyle, youth, teenage love, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, young lovers, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Cold Showers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mickael's family is struggling (they don't have enough money to pay for hot water) however his life is full with Judo and his girlfriend Venessa. Then Mickael makes a decision to open up his relationship to include Clement his rich-kid ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, contests and competitions, judo, class differences, unemployment, menage a trois, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, high school life, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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