Movies like I Want You 1998

A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.

If you already watched and love I Want You, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to I Want You.

1 Secretary 2002

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Steven Shainberg

Writers:

Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay), Mary Gaitskill (short story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 The Black Dahlia 2006

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writers:

Josh Friedman (screenplay), James Ellroy (novel)

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America
5.6

3 The Shape Of Things 2003

Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Neil LaBute

Writers:

Neil LaBute (play), Neil LaBute (screenplay)

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.7

4 Perfect Sense 2011

In Glasgow, Scotland, while a mysterious pandemic begins to spread around the world, Susan, a brilliant epidemiologist, falls in love with Michael, a skillful cook.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Romance

Director:

David Mackenzie

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark
7.1

5 Reconstruction 2003

Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Christoffer Boe

Country:

Denmark
7.4

6 Closer 2004

Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Mike Nichols

Writers:

Patrick Marber (play), Patrick Marber (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 Conversations With Other Women 2005

Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to the present.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Hans Canosa

Writer:

Gabrielle Zevin

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7

8 Match Point 2005

Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match in his head begins.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Woody Allen

Writer:

Woody Allen

Countries:

Ireland, Luxembourg, United Kingdom
7.6

9 My Life Without Me 2003

A fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies without telling her family of her illness.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Isabel Coixet

Writers:

Isabel Coixet, Nanci Kincaid (book)

Countries:

Canada, Spain
7.5

10 Café De Flore 2011

Jacqueline is a young mother living in 1960s Paris with her disabled son Laurent. Abandoned by her husband, Jacqueline sacrifices everything to care for her son and vows to give Laurent a “normal” life full of happiness. Antoine, is a successful DJ in present day Montreal who seems to have it all: a thriving career, two beautiful daughters, partner Rose, with whom he is passionately in love. However, nothing is perfect and Antoine’s ex-wife Carole remains devastated by their recent separation.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Jean-Marc Vallée

Countries:

Canada, France
7.4

11 Tape 2001

Three old high school friends meet in a Michigan motel room to dissect painful memories from their past.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Richard Linklater

Writers:

Stephen Belber (screenplay), Stephen Belber (play)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

12 Mulholland Drive 2001

Blonde Betty Elms has only just arrived in Hollywood to become a movie star when she meets an enigmatic brunette with amnesia. Meanwhile, as the two set off to solve the second woman's identity, filmmaker Adam Kesher runs into ominous trouble while casting his latest project.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Director:

David Lynch

Writer:

David Lynch

Countries:

France, United States of America
8

13 Last Night 2010

The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Massy Tadjedin

Writer:

Massy Tadjedin

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

14 Pathology 2008

Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, undetectable murder, then the others compete to determine the victim's cause of death.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Marc Schölermann

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

Country:

United States of America
6

15 All Good Things 2010

Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Andrew Jarecki

Country:

United States of America
6.3

16 Birth 2004

It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he is her dead husband reincarnated. At first she ignores the child, but his knowledge of her former husband's life is uncanny, leading her to believe that he might be telling the truth.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jonathan Glazer

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America, United Kingdom
6.1

17 The Weather Man 2005

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Gore Verbinski

Writer:

Steve Conrad (as Steven Conrad)

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.5

18 I Could Never Be Your Woman 2007

This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Amy Heckerling

Writer:

Amy Heckerling

Country:

United States of America
6

19 Crash 1996

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Romance

Director:

David Cronenberg

Writers:

J.G. Ballard (novel), David Cronenberg

Country:

Canada
6.4

20 Femme Fatale 2002

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writer:

Brian De Palma

Countries:

Switzerland, France
6.2

21 Swimming Pool 2003

In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this film of psychological imagery and an erotic exploration of the female body.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller

Director:

François Ozon

Writers:

François Ozon (screenplay), Emmanuèle Bernheim | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom
6.7

22 Young & Beautiful 2013

Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

François Ozon

Writer:

François Ozon

Country:

France
6.7

23 Lost River 2014

A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town.

Genres:

Fantasy, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Ryan Gosling

Writer:

Ryan Gosling

Country:

United States of America
5.8

24 Adore 2013

Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Anne Fontaine

Writers:

Anne Fontaine (screenplay), Doris Lessing (book) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

France, Australia
6.2