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20 best movies like The Dreamers (2003)

List of the best movies like The Dreamers (2003): Love, Now Is Good, Devil in the Flesh, Henry & June, Queen Margot, Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story), Last Tango in Paris, What the Day Owes the Night, Brideshead Revisited, Eros.

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Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:21
CharactersBlonde girls, Students, Girlfriends, Lovers, Neighbors
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceParis, France, Cemetery
StyleExplicit scenes

Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the seismic effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Heartbreaking, Serious, Sad ones

A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
CharactersTeens, Terrorists, Students, Cats
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Love triangle
PlacePrison, School, Italy
StyleExplicit scenes, Serious

An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in court providing moral support. At first she resists the student's advances, but eventually begins an affair with him. Their situation is condemned by her family and his father, who is the woman's psychologist.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, France
Duration02:16
CharactersWriters, Womanizers
PlotOn real events, Passion, Love triangle, Jealousy, Seduction
PlaceParis
StyleAtmospheric, Explicit scenes, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration02:39
CharactersTeens, Kings, Princesses
PlotLove, War, Religious, Political, Intrigue
PlaceParis, France
TimeMiddle Ages, 16th century
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Epic, Depressive

The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the Hugenot King Henri of Navarre. Catherine of Medici maintains her behind-the-scenes power by ordering assaults, poisonings, and instigations to incest.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Party, France, Deserts, Beach
TimeSummer
StyleAction, Fascinating, Explicit scenes

Biarritz. Sixteen-year-old George, the high school hottie, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a group game with Alex, Nikita, Laetitia and Gabriel. They will discover, test, and push the limits of their sexuality.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:09
PlotLove
PlaceParis, France, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Gloomy

A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Revolution, True love, Uprising
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Touching

Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great love story develops between Jonas and Emilie, which is soon unsettled by the conflicts troubling the country.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration02:13
CharactersGay, Friends
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceEngland
TimeWorld War II
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Epic, Touching

Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotPassion, Obsession
PlaceAsia
StyleAtmospheric

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersTeens, Artists, Police, Friends
PlotLove, Passion, Political, Uprising
PlaceParis, France
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, India, USA
CharactersTeens, Knights, Soldier, Artists
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceIndia, Asia
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Soulful, By books, Atmospheric, Serious

Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature—shot entirely on location in India—is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the Bengal river around which their daily lives unfold. Enriched by Renoir’s subtle understanding and appreciation for India and its people, The River gracefully explores the fragile connections between transitory emotions and everlasting creation.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersPolice, Students, Orphans, Poor
PlotLove, Investigation, Revolution, Uprising
PlaceFrance
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, Epic

An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Horses, Soldier
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Passion, Relationship
PlaceForest, England
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StyleRomantic, By books, Jane Austen Novels, Serious

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Friends, Terminally ill, Parents
PlotLove, Cars, Obsession, First love, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, College, Lake
StylePsychological problems, Serious

Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that Keith has something to hide. As the free-spirited Keith shows Natalie how to embrace what life offers, they grow closer -- until a secret tests the bounds of their relationship

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure
CountryFrance, USA, United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Argentina
Duration02:20
CharactersWriters
PlotAdventure, Travel, Passion, Friendship, Snow
PlaceCemetery
StyleInspirational, Atmospheric, Explicit scenes

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation. Their search for "It" results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05
PlotLove, Passion
PlaceItaly, Castle

A sex comedy anthology containing four stories, each from a different country (England, France, USA and Italy). "An Englishman's Home" "The French Method" "Armando's Notebook" "Skippy"

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly, France, Belgium
Duration01:18
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Freedom
PlaceItaly, Forest
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

A summer day in Italy. The camera follows the deaf-mute Giacomo and a childhood girlfriend Stefi closely – in the woods, by the river – without wanting to disrupt the mystery of their relationship, between restrained sensuality and childhood games.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersKings, Friends, Soldier
PlotLove, On real events, Relationship, Friendship, Death
PlaceEngland, India, Scotland
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Atmospheric, Touching

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship
PlaceFrance, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, By books, Atmospheric, Serious

Paris, 1995. Laure is about to meet friends for dinner. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger offers her a ride, Laure takes a highly charged, impossibly erotic detour.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57
PlotLove, Revenge, Relationship, Love triangle, Viruses
PlaceEngland, London
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ordered to marry his King's mistress in order to divert the queens suspicions. He is given one order by the king and that is not to fall in love. The situation worsens when Merivel finds himself in love with his new wife. Eventually, the King finds out and relieves Merivel of his position and wealth. His fall from grace leaves Merivel where he first started. And through his travels and reunions with an old friend, he rediscovers his love for true medicine and what it really means to be a physician.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:31
CharactersKings, Horses, Photographers, Sisters, Reporters
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Boxing, Passion
PlaceAircraft, Trains, Africa, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration02:23
CharactersMillionaires, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Obsession, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceParty, Hotels, USA, Estate, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, By books, Fascinating, Serious

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Argentina, Germany, Netherlands, USA
PlotLove, Dancing, Obsession, Tango
PlaceParis, England, France, London
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Epic, Serious

On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from Pablo's friends. Sally and Pablo meet again but this time their relationship changes, she realises they want different things from each other. On a trip to Buenos Aires they cement their friendship.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55
CharactersHeroes, Military, Emperors
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Travel, Death
PlaceEgypt, Greece
StyleTense, Epic, Serious

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:55
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Pregnant, Friends
PlotLove, Basketball, Obsession, Friendship, Death
PlaceSchool, Mountains
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry

Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the farming community up in the mountains, nut learns to fight back. The boys find themselves living together when Marianne invites Thomas to come and stay with them while his mother is ill in hospital. Damien must learn to live with the boy who terrorised him.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion
PlaceParty
StyleGloomy, Serious

A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men exist — diverse lovers, an overbearing brother, and the father portrayed by director Maurice Pialat himself in an unforgettable turn that displays the full magnitude of the cinema giant's tenderness, force-of-will, and presence of being.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:43
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotLove, Wedding, Friendship, Fate
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, China, USA
Duration02:15
CharactersFriends, Blind
PlotMoney, Friendship, Political, Intrigue
PlaceChina
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

Iin 1930s Shanghai, 'The White Countess' is both Sofia—a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy—and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat, who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genremelodrama, drama, for adults, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:11
CharactersStudents
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship
PlaceEngland, London, Antarctica
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Explicit scenes

Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at night's end. Together, over a period of several months, they pursue a mutual sexual passion whose inevitable stages unfold in counterpoint to nine live-concert songs.





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