20 Movies Like Only Lovers Left Alive

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Her

Her
Her
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 83 wins & 186 nominations total
Writer: Spike Jonze
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson
Language: English
Country: United States
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The movie “Her” is about a lonely writer who develops a romantic relationship with an advanced artificial intelligence operating system. As their connection deepens, he must confront the complexities of love, identity, and the nature of human relationships.

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 91/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 97 wins & 133 nominations total
Writer: Sofia Coppola
Actors: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi
Language: English, Japanese, German, French
Country: United States, Japan
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Lost in Translation is a film about the unlikely connection between two strangers, an aging actor and a young woman, as they navigate the loneliness and cultural disorientation of being in Tokyo. Through their encounters, they find solace and understanding in each other’s company, forming a bond that transcends language and age.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 73 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Pierre Bismuth
Actors: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a science fiction romantic drama that explores the concept of erasing memories. It follows Joel and Clementine, two former lovers who undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories, only to rediscover their love for each other in the process.

Only God Forgives

Only God Forgives
Only God Forgives
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 37/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 14 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm
Language: English, Thai
Country: Denmark, France, United States, Sweden, Belgium, Thailand
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“Only God Forgives” is a crime thriller film about a drug smuggler who seeks revenge for the death of his brother in Bangkok’s criminal underworld. As he navigates through a web of violence and corruption, he becomes entangled in a brutal and surreal game of cat and mouse with a ruthless police officer.

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story
A Ghost Story
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: 11 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: David Lowery
Actors: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr.
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“A Ghost Story” is a contemplative and meditative film that follows the journey of a ghost haunting a house, exploring themes of time, memory, and the transient nature of human existence.”

Melancholia

Melancholia
Melancholia
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 35 wins & 95 nominations
Writer: Lars von Trier
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland
Language: English
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany
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“Melancholia” is a psychological drama that follows two sisters as they navigate their strained relationship while grappling with the impending collision of a rogue planet with Earth. The film explores themes of depression, family dynamics, and the existential dread of an impending apocalypse.

Under the Skin

Under the Skin
Under the Skin
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 23 wins & 111 nominations total
Writer: Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer, Michel Faber
Actors: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, Switzerland, United States
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“Under the Skin” is a science fiction film about an alien seductress who preys on unsuspecting men in Scotland, luring them to their demise. As she begins to experience human emotions, her mission becomes increasingly complicated and she questions her own existence.

The Lobster

The Lobster
The Lobster
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 84 nominations total
Writer: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Actors: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden
Language: English, French, Greek
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, Greece, France, Netherlands, United States, Belgium
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“The Lobster” is a dystopian black comedy film set in a society where single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or they will be transformed into an animal of their choice. The film explores themes of love, identity, and societal pressures in a surreal and thought-provoking manner.

Paterson

Paterson
Paterson
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 90/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 9 wins & 41 nominations
Writer: Jim Jarmusch, William Carlos Williams, Ron Padgett
Actors: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie
Language: English, Italian
Country: France, Germany, United States
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The movie “Paterson” is about a bus driver named Paterson, who lives a routine life in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Throughout the film, we witness his daily experiences and poetic observations, capturing the beauty of ordinary life.

Drive

Drive
Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 79 wins & 180 nominations total
Writer: Hossein Amini, James Sallis
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Drive” is a neo-noir crime thriller about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. When a heist goes wrong, he becomes entangled in a dangerous web of violence and betrayal.

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon
The Neon Demon
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 18 wins & 39 nominations
Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, Polly Stenham
Actors: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves
Language: English
Country: United States, Belgium, Denmark, France
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The Neon Demon is a psychological horror film that follows an aspiring young model who becomes entangled in a dark and twisted world of beauty and obsession, ultimately leading to her downfall.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 135 wins & 226 nominations total
Writer: Stefan Zweig, Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
Actors: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric
Language: English, French, German
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Grand Budapest Hotel” is a whimsical comedy-drama set in a fictional European country in the 1930s, following the adventures of a legendary concierge and his loyal protégé as they navigate a series of misadventures, including a stolen painting and a murder accusation, all while preserving the fading grandeur of their beloved hotel.

Moonrise Kingdom

Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 36 wins & 122 nominations total
Writer: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
Actors: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Moonrise Kingdom” is a Wes Anderson film that follows the story of two young lovers who run away from their New England town, prompting a search party to find them. The movie explores themes of young love, adventure, and rebellion in a whimsical and visually stunning way.

Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine
Blue Valentine
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Derek Cianfrance, Joey Curtis, Cami Delavigne
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Blue Valentine” is a raw and emotionally intense drama that explores the disintegration of a couple’s marriage, delving into their past and present to reveal the complexities of love and loss.”

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 116 wins & 129 nominations total
Writer: Terrence Malick
Actors: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Tree of Life” is a poetic and philosophical exploration of the meaning of life, following the journey of a family in 1950s Texas and reflecting on the origins and interconnectedness of all existence. It delves into themes of nature, grace, and the search for meaning in the face of suffering and loss.

The Master

The Master
The Master
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 75 wins & 187 nominations total
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams
Language: English, Filipino
Country: United States
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“The Master” is a drama film that follows the complex relationship between a charismatic cult leader and a troubled World War II veteran, as they navigate themes of power, control, and the search for meaning in post-war America.

In the Mood for Love

In the Mood for Love
In the Mood for Love
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award44 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Kar-Wai Wong
Actors: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Maggie Cheung, Siu Ping-Lam
Language: Cantonese, Shanghainese, French, Spanish
Country: Hong Kong, France
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“In the Mood for Love” is a romantic drama set in 1960s Hong Kong, where two neighbors discover their spouses are having an affair, leading them to form a deep connection as they navigate their own unspoken feelings and desires.”

Carol

Carol
Carol
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 75 wins & 254 nominations total
Writer: Phyllis Nagy, Patricia Highsmith
Actors: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, Australia, United States
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The Carol movie is a romantic drama set in the 1950s and follows the love affair between a young photographer and an older woman going through a divorce, as they navigate societal pressures and their own personal desires.

The Virgin Suicides

The Virgin Suicides
The Virgin Suicides
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 3 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Virgin Suicides” is a movie about a group of teenage sisters who captivate their suburban neighborhood, leading to their tragic and mysterious deaths. The film explores themes of adolescence, sexuality, and the impact of societal pressures on young women.

The Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep
The Science of Sleep
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Michel Gondry
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou
Language: French, English, Spanish
Country: France, Italy
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“The Science of Sleep” is a surreal and whimsical film that explores the blurred boundaries between dreams and reality as a young man named Stéphane struggles to distinguish between his vivid dreams and his waking life. It delves into themes of love, creativity, and the power of imagination in navigating the complexities of human relationships.

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