Movies like We Don't Live Here Anymore 2004

Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. Learning of their partners' infidelity, Terry and Hank engage in their own extramarital affair together. Now, both marriages and friendships are on the brink of collapse.

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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 House Of Sand And Fog 2003

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal dispute with the county, she is left with nowhere to go. Wanting her house back, she hires a lawyer and befriends a police officer. Neither Kathy nor Behrani have broken the law, so they find themselves involved in a difficult moral dilemma.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Vadim Perelman

Writers:

Andre Dubus III (novel), Vadim Perelman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

3 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

4 Dirty Pretty Things 2002

An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a night porter at the hotel. The pair discover the hotel is a front for all sorts of clandestine activities. Their only wish is to avoid possible deportation. Okwe becomes more entangled in the goings on when he is called to fix a toilet in one of the rooms. He discovers the plumbing has been clogged by a human heart.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Stephen Frears

Writer:

Steven Knight

Country:

United Kingdom
7.3

5 The Air I Breathe 2007

A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star (Gellar) falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime

Director:

Jieho Lee

Writers:

Jieho Lee, Bob DeRosa

Countries:

Mexico, United States of America
6.8

6 The Woodsman 2004

A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Nicole Kassell

Writers:

Steven Fechter (play), Nicole Kassell (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

7 The Ballad Of Jack And Rose 2005

Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in the area, he also craves more contact with other people. When he invites his girlfriend, Kathleen, and her sons, Rodney and Thaddius, to move in, Rose is upset. The complicated family dynamics makes things difficult for everyone in the house.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Rebecca Miller

Writer:

Rebecca Miller

Country:

United States of America
6.6

8 I'm Not There 2007

Six actors portray six personas of music legend Bob Dylan in scenes depicting various stages of his life, chronicling his rise from unknown folksinger to international icon and revealing how Dylan constantly reinvented himself.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Todd Haynes

Writers:

Todd Haynes (screenplay), Oren Moverman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

9 Buffalo Soldiers 2001

Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for the MPs. When a soldier dies and a toxicology screen shows an alarming level of illegal narcotics, someone is sent in to investigate.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, War, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Gregor Jordan

Writers:

Robert O'Connor (book), Gregor Jordan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.8

10 Lonesome Jim 2005

After failing to find success as a writer in New York City, Jim slinks back to his family's home in the Midwest to lick his wounds. But his visit is quickly complicated when his angst spreads to his brother, Tim, who promptly decides to drive his car straight into a tree. Under the shadow of his sibling's injurious actions, Jim strikes up an unlikely friendship with Anika, whose centered small-town wisdom gradually rubs off on him.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Steve Buscemi

Writer:

Jim Strouse (as James C. Strouse)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

11 In Good Company 2004

Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new supervisor becomes romantically involved with his daughter an 18 year-old college student Alex.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Paul Weitz

Writer:

Paul Weitz

Country:

United States of America
6.4

12 The Assassination Of Richard Nixon 2004

It’s 1974 and Sam Bicke has lost everything. His wife leaves him with his three kids, his boss fires him, his brother turns away from him, and the bank won’t give him any money to start anew. He tries to find someone to blame for his misfortunes and comes up with the President of the United States who he plans to murder.

Genres:

Drama, History, Thriller

Director:

Niels Mueller

Country:

United States of America
7

13 Black Snake Moan 2006

A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Craig Brewer

Writer:

Craig Brewer

Country:

United States of America
6.9

14 Young Adam 2003

A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

David Mackenzie

Countries:

France, United Kingdom
6.4

15 The Door In The Floor 2004

Alternately tragic and comic, an exploration of the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Adapted from John Irving's best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film is set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York and chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's book author Ted Cole (Jeff Bridges) and his beautiful wife Marion (Kim Basinger). Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his subsequent infidelities have prevented the couple from confronting a much-needed change in their relationship. Eddie O'Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant, is the couple's unwitting yet willing pawn - and, ultimately, the catalyst in the transformation of their lives.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Tod Williams

Writers:

John Irving (novel), Tod Williams (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

16 In America 2002

An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.

Genres:

Drama, Family

Director:

Jim Sheridan

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
7.7

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 Towelhead 2007

A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Alan Ball

Writers:

Alan Ball (written for the screen by), Alicia Erian (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

19 Love Liza 2002

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Todd Louiso

Writer:

Gordy Hoffman (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

20 Look Both Ways 2005

During one unusually hot weekend, four friends struggle after hearing some life-changing news.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Sarah Watt

Writer:

Sarah Watt

Country:

Australia
7

21 Secuestro Express 2005

A 22-year-old girl, the daughter of a millionaire businessman, who is the victim of an express kidnapping, from which she will only be saved if her father pays a large ransom to her kidnappers.

Genres:

Mystery, Action, Thriller

Director:

Gonzalo Lira

Country:

Chile
5.8

22 Edmond 2005

Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers encompassing his long-suppressed rage, until Edmond explodes in violence.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

David Mamet (screenplay), David Mamet (play)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

23 With A Friend Like Harry... 2000

Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Dominik Moll

Writers:

Dominik Moll (scenario), Gilles Marchand (scenario) | 1 more credit »

Country:

France
7.1

24 Land Of Plenty 2004

After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Wim Wenders

Writers:

Wim Wenders (story), Scott Derrickson (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America, Germany
6.4