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20 best movies like The Soft Skin (1964)

List of the best movies like The Soft Skin (1964): Bird People, Ismael's Ghosts, Do not disturb, A United Kingdom, Amour, Their Finest, Planetarium, Un + une, Mountains May Depart, Yves Saint Laurent.

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Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration02:07
CharactersProgrammers, Businessmen, Birds, Cats
PlotCars, Supernatural, Computers, Meaning of life, Freedom
PlaceAircraft, Trains, France, Metro, Hotels
StyleRomantic, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Serious

An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration02:07
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceSea, Paris, Party, France, Hospitals

The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who passed away 20 years earlier; then Carlotta returns from the dead, causing Sylvia to run away.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersGay, Friends
PlotPassion, Friendship
PlaceParis, France
StyleLight

In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?

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: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Austria, Germany
Duration02:07
CharactersDisabled people, Friends
PlotLove, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParis, Asia
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Philosophical, Fascinating

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, France
Duration02:21
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, England, Beach, London
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Makes me think

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:02
CharactersDogs, Demons, Jews, Sisters, Birds
PlotWedding, Supernatural, Snow, Ghosts, Dreams
PlaceSea, Trains, College, Paris, Party
TimeWorld War II
StyleAtmospheric

Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
PlotTravel
PlaceIndia

A successful film composer falls in love when he travels to India to work on a Bollywood retelling of Romeo and Juliet.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryChina, France, Japan
Duration02:07
CharactersDogs, Tigers, Miners
PlotDancing, Wedding, Weapon, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceAircraft, Trains, China, Night Clubs
TimeNew Year

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:45
CharactersGay
PlotSuccess
PlaceParis
StyleFascinating

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustria, Germany, France
CharactersStrong women, Cats
PlotFight, Mental disorders
PlaceHospitals, Germany

An almost romantic comedy on the edge: Holocaust researcher Toto is having a major life crisis. Just when things at home and work could not get worse, he unwantedly gets a new assistent assigned to himself. Zazie is french, jewish, slightly germanophobe and supposed to help Toto to prepare a major congress. As the star of the congress suddenly wants to pull out, the problems are piling up and the two have to fix it.

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: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryGermany, Republic of Ireland, France
CharactersWriters, Cats
PlotTravel
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Beach, New York
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

During a book tour in the United States, Max meets and falls in love with a young woman. Many years later, Max returns to the United States, hoping to reunite with his young lover.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:22
PlotLove, Obsession, Friendship, Love triangle, Ghosts
PlaceParis

A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous dismay, she's willing to sleep with Quentin, and wants Paulot's friendship. After a desperate act by Quentin, Nina and Paulot share a flat, but she still won't take him as a lover; instead, her energy goes into a production of "Romeo and Juliet" directed by a detached, intense man who becomes her father figure. Quentin's ghost taunts her, Paulot wants to end all contact, and the director plans to return to London. The art of the theater may be her only refuge.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, music, history
CountryPoland, United Kingdom, France, Belgium
Duration02:02
CharactersMusicians, Poets, Pianists
PlotLove, Dancing
PlacePrison, Trains, Paris, Yugoslavia, Berlin
TimeCold War
StyleRomantic, Sad ones

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersTeachers, Writers
PlotMoney
PlaceParis, France
StyleTo cry

Mathias Gold is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to budge. His apartment is a viager—an ancient French real estate system with complex rules pertaining to its resale—and the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde Girard, who has lived in the apartment with her daughter Chloé for many years, can by contract collect monthly payments from Mathias until her death.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Luxembourg
PlotDivorce, Funeral
PlaceParis, Metro

Pierre and Manon are poor. They make documentaries with nothing and they live by doing odd jobs. Pierre meets a young intern, Elisabeth, and she becomes his mistress. But Pierre will not leave Manon for Elisabeth; he wants to keep both.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryFrance, Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Luxembourg
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Death, Ghosts
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Forest

The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy, USA
Duration01:45
CharactersHorses, Pianists, Artists
PlotLove, Friendship, Dreams
PlaceParis, Party, France, Mexico
StyleRomantic, To cry

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:37
PlotLove triangle
PlaceParis, France
StyleRomantic, Smart

The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but has no intention of taking any action. One day, Chloe, who had been a mistress of an old friend, begins dropping by his office. They meet as friends, irregularly in the afternoons, till eventually Chloe decides to seduce Frederic, causing him a moral dilemma.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration02:02
CharactersStudents, Actors, Directors
PlotRevolution, Love with age difference, Radio
PlaceSea, Trains, Italy, Paris, France
StyleBy books, Fascinating

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, melodrama, drama, history
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:45
CharactersGypsies
PlotObsession, False accusations
PlaceParis
StyleGothic

Paris, 1482. Today is the festival of the fools, taking place like each year in the square outside Cathedral Notre Dame. Among jugglers and other entertainers, Esmeralda, a sensuous gypsy, performs a bewitching dance in front of delighted spectators. From up in a tower of the cathedral, Frollo, an alchemist, gazes at her lustfully. Later in the night, Frollo orders Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer and his faithful servant, to kidnap Esmeralda. But when the ugly freak comes close to her is touched by the young woman's beauty...

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryFrance
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens
PlotLife, Friendship, First love, Family life, Holidays
PlaceTrains, Paris, Party, France
StyleTouching

The second film from the Le Boum series about a young French teenage girl who after moving to a new city falls in love with a boy and is thinking of having sex with him because her girlfriends have already done it.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersStewardesses
PlotFuneral
PlaceAircraft, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Smart, Fancy, Touching

Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends, Stewardesses, Sisters, Partners
PlotOn real events, Gambling, Friendship
PlaceAircraft
StyleLight, Smart, Fancy, Touching

A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
PlotFriendship, Political
PlaceParis
Time18th century

Grace Dalrymple Elliot is a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff upper lip and pampered life despite the upheaval, Grace continues her friendship with the Duke of Orléans while risking her life and liberty to protect a fugitive.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs, Spy, Thieves, Jews, Students
PlotWar, Survival, Dancing, Prison Break, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, School, England, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleDisturbing

Isabelle Adjani and Gerard Depardieu star in director Jean-Paul Rappenau's amusing farce set on the eve of World War II, which follows the intersecting lives of four Parisians as they cope with the impending invasion of their city by German forces. As the French government braces for impact, the lives of a young writer, a vain movie star, a French politician and a young scientist are examined as they attempt to deal with war and evade German spies.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
PlotFriendship, Tennis
PlaceParis
StyleSmart

Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied whenever she meets him. Lea goes on holiday and Blanche, still smitten with the dashing Alexandre, begins to get to get know Fabien. A classic Rohmer moral tale.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersBusinessmen, Billionaires, Hermits, Actors, Drivers
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Relationship, Obsession
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StyleCute, Touching

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade sweetheart and is a deeply religious Methodist. Their instant attraction not only puts their religious convictions to the test, but also defies Hughes' number one rule: No employee is allowed to have any relationship whatsoever with a contract actress. Hughes' behavior intersects with Marla and Frank in very separate and unexpected ways, and as they are drawn deeper into his bizarre world, their values are challenged and their lives are changed.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
CharactersPianists
PlotFriendship
PlaceParis

A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, and become acquainted with the "luxurious" world her grandmother has told her about since her childhood.





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