10 best movies like Belle de Jour (1967)

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Belle de Jour 1967
Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. But when one of her clients grows possessive, she must try to go back to her normal life.
List of the best movies like Belle de Jour (1967): Rodin, Madame Claude, Come As You Are, Taking Woodstock, Marguerite, Final Portrait, The Double Life of Véronique, Georgia, Mysteries of Lisbon, Chloe.

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Rodin (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Madame Claude (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography
CountryFrance

Paris, the late 1960s. Madame Claude is at the head of a flourishing business dedicated to prostitution that gives her power over both the french political and criminal worlds. But the end of her empire is closer than she thinks.

Come As You Are (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Three young men with disabilities embark on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs to lose their virginity and embrace their independence. Inspired by a true story and remake of the Belgian film Hasta La Vista

Taking Woodstock (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

The story of Elliot Tiber and his family, who inadvertently played a pivotal role in making the famed Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the happening that it was. When Elliot hears that a neighboring town has pulled the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the producers thinking he could drum up some much-needed business for his parents' run-down motel. Three weeks later, half a million people are on their way to his neighbor’s farm in White Lake, New York, and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation-defining experience that would change his life–and American culture–forever.

Marguerite (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration02:05

Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and her close friends have always encouraged her in her illusions. Things become very complicated the day she gets it into her head to perform in front of a genuine public, at the Opera.

Final Portrait (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:20

The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.

The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, detective, music
CountryFrance, Poland, Norway
Duration01:38

Véronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Véronique, though the two are not related. The film follows both women as they contend with the ups and downs of their individual lives, with Véronique embarking on an unusual romance with Alexandre Fabbri, a puppeteer who may be able to help her with her existential issues.

Georgia (1995)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music
CountryFrance, USA

Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to drugs and booze, and also to her own unwise choice in men. Finally, though, Sadie's Achilles heel is a rough, unlovely voice very different than her sister's crowd-pleasing singing.

Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryPortugal, France
Duration04:32

The tragic story of the many lives of Father Dinis, his dark origins and his pious works, and the different fates of all those who, trapped in a sinister web of love, hate and crime, cross paths with him through years of adventure and misfortune in the convulsed Europe of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Chloe (2009)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada, France
Duration01:36

A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.

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Don't Touch the Axe (2007)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration02:17

In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy.

The Bélier Family (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:46

The whole Bélier family is deaf, except for sixteen year old Paula who is the important translator in her parents' day to day life especially when it comes to matters concerning the family farm. When her music teacher discovers she has a fantastic singing voice and she gets an opportunity to enter a big Radio France contest the whole family's future is set up for big changes.

Swann in Love (1983)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, West Germany

The beginning of the 20th century. Charles Swann, a young and wealthy dandy, spends most of his time hanging out with the old nobility, notably the Duke and Duchess of Guermantes. He is madly in love with a pretty demi-mondaine, Odette de Crécy. Idle, Swann surrendered complacently to the torments of jealousy. After hours of suffering, he manages to spend a night with Odette. In the morning, he believes that ultimately, this one is "not his type". However, we find him, many years later, alongside Odette who, now his wife, gave him a daughter. In the company of Baron de Charlus, brother of the Duchess of Guermantes, he wonders about the failure of his sentimental life, so far removed from this absolute he dreamed of...

L'ennui (1998)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Portugal
Duration02:02

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 own and tormented by her inability to respond to him, he becomes increasingly violent in a quest he can't name - a quest that slowly begins to undermine his certainties.

Don't Come Knocking (2005)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany, USA
Duration02:02

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. Until one day Howard learns that he might have a child somewhere out there...

Henry & June (1990)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:16

While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her husband. Then, when June returns to France, an unexpected, and sometimes contentious, threesome forms.

Eros (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration01:44

A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve into the possible reasons why his stress seems to manifest itself in a recurring erotic dream; and a story of unrequited love about a beautiful, 1960s high-end call girl in an impossible affair with her young tailor.

Born to Be Blue (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryCanada, United Kingdom

Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.

Empire Records (1995)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA

The employees of an independent music store learn about each other as they try anything to stop the store being absorbed by a large chain.

Isadora (1968)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:11

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.

Low Down (2014)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUSA

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.

Kolya (1996)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France

After a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant, Cellisten Louka, a Czech man, must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However, it’s not long before the communication barrier is broken between the two new family members.

Good Vibrations (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:43

The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast's punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts.

House of Tolerance (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02

A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.

The Dancer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, music, biography, history
CountryFrance, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration02:05

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her encounter with Isadora Duncan, a prodigious young dancer hungry for fame and glory, will precipitate the fall of this icon at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Cold War (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, France, Belgium
Duration02:02

A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.

11.6 (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:42

In November 2009, French security van driver Toni Musulin makes off with nearly 12 million euros, then turns himself over to the authorities a week later.

Lolita (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, USA
Duration02:17

Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.

The Captain (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, France, Poland, China, Portugal
Duration01:51

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he has stolen only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whoever he is.

Mammuth (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant oublié de le déclarer ! Poussé par Catherine, sa femme, il enfourche sa vieille moto des années 70, une " Mammut " qui lui vaut son surnom, et part à la recherche de ses bulletins de salaires. Durant son périple, il retrouve son passé et sa quête de documents administratifs devient bientôt accessoire...




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