Movies like Open Your Eyes 1997

A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

If you already watched and love Open Your Eyes, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Open Your Eyes.

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 Experiment 2001

Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence — a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted prematurely when the experimenters lost control.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Writers:

Mario Giordano (novel), Mario Giordano (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.7

3 Blindness 2008

When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Fernando Meirelles

Writers:

José Saramago (novel), Don McKellar (screenplay)

Countries:

Brazil, Canada, Japan
6.6

4 Run Lola Run 1998

Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola's run.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Tom Tykwer

Writer:

Tom Tykwer (screenplay)

Country:

Germany
7.6

5 The Method 2005

In Madrid seven candidates report for a job interview that uses "the Grönholm method" of selection, as protestors rise up in public protest in the street over the IMF-World Bank Summit attempting globalisation of workers' unions.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Marcelo Piñeyro

Writers:

Jordi Galceran (play), Mateo Gil (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Argentina, Spain
7.2

6 Dogville 2003

A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth their effort, so Grace works hard under the employ of various townspeople to win their favor. Tensions flare, however, and Grace's status as a helpless outsider provokes vicious contempt and abuse from the citizens of Dogville.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)

Writer:

Lars von Trier (as Lars Von Trier)

Countries:

Denmark, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany
8

7 Good Bye Lenin! 2003

An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy whose mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happened (as she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Wolfgang Becker

Writers:

Bernd Lichtenberg, Achim von Borries (collaborator on screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

Germany
7.7

8 Lovers Of The Arctic Circle 1998

Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the midnight sun. There are things that never end, and Love is one of them.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Julio Medem

Writer:

Julio Medem

Countries:

Finland, France, Spain
7.7

9 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

10 The Sea Inside 2004

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.

Genre:

Drama

Writers:

Alejandro Amenábar (screenplay), Mateo Gil (screenplay)

Countries:

Spain, France, Italy
8

11 The Apartment 1996

A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, Max catches a glimpse of the great lost love of his life, reviving his wanderlust and sending him off on a chase of the elusive Lisa, whom he had overheard suggesting to a friend that her lover, Daniel, had killed someone for her. Soon, Max is trying to unravel the mystery behind the suspicious death of Daniel's wife, which he hopes will lead him closer to Lisa.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Romance

Director:

Gilles Mimouni

Writer:

Gilles Mimouni

Countries:

France, Spain, Italy
7.4

12 A.I. Artificial Intelligence 2001

David, a robotic boy—the first of his kind programmed to love—is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and his wife. Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Genres:

Drama, Science Fiction, Adventure

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Writers:

Brian Aldiss (short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long"), Ian Watson (screen story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

13 Great Expectations 1998

Loosely based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel, "Great Expectations" is a sensual tale of a young man's unforgettable passage into manhood, and the three individuals who will undeniably change his life forever. Through the surprising interactions of these vivid characters, "Great Expectations" takes a unique and contemporary look at life's great coincidences.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Alfonso Cuarón

Writers:

Charles Dickens (novel), Mitch Glazer (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 Talk To Her 2002

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar

Country:

Spain
7.9

15 The Hours 2002

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Stephen Daldry

Writers:

Michael Cunningham (novel), David Hare (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.5

16 Live Flesh 1997

A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Thriller

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar (as Pedro Almodovar)

Writers:

Pedro Almodóvar (screenplay), Jorge Guerricaechevarría (screenplay) (as Jorge Guerricaechevarria) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

France, Spain
7.4

17 Thesis 1996

While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Writers:

Alejandro Amenábar (screenplay), Alejandro Amenábar (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Spain
7.4

18 The Dark Side Of The Heart 1992

Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets a prostitute, Ana, with whom he falls in love. Back in Buenos Aires, he accepts a contract with a publicity agency to get the money for three days of love with her. Will he get what he's searching for when his ideal of love's pleasure is literally going in levitation while making love?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Eliseo Subiela

Writers:

Mario Benedetti (poems), Juan Gelman (poems) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Argentina, Canada
7.6

19 All About My Mother 1999

A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Pedro Almodóvar

Countries:

Spain, France
7.8

20 Wings Of Desire 1987

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Wim Wenders

Writers:

Wim Wenders (screenplay by), Peter Handke (screenplay by)

Countries:

Germany, France
8

21 Broken Hill 2009

Tommy was born and raised on a rocky, drought-ridden sheep station in the middle of the Australian Outback.

Genres:

Drama, Family

Director:

Dagen Merrill

Writer:

Dagen Merrill
6.3

22 Crimen Ferpecto 2004

A playboy has the tables turned on him when he finds himself being used as a plaything by an undesirable woman in this black comedy from Spain.

Genres:

Thriller, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Álex de la Iglesia (as Alex de la Iglesia)

Writers:

Jorge Guerricaechevarría (screenplay) (as Jorge Guerricaechevarria), Álex de la Iglesia (screenplay) (as Alex de la Iglesia)

Country:

Spain
7.1

23 The Nine Lives Of Tomas Katz 2000

The last day of creation. A stranger arrives in London. No one knows who he is or where he has come from. By the time he leaves, the entire universe will have been erased.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

Director:

Ben Hopkins

Writers:

Thomas Browne, Rob Cheek (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom
7

24 Sex And Lucia 2001

Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Julio Medem

Writer:

Julio Medem

Countries:

Spain, France
7.1