Top 10 awesome movies like Contempt that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Contempt and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Jean-Luc Godard, Brigitte Bardot and Michel Piccoli . Here goes the list -

  1. Flame in the Streets
  2. The Lovers of Verona
  3. My Life to Live
  4. The Empty Canvas
  5. Pieces of Dreams
  6. Rapture
  7. La voleuse
  8. The Marriage of Maria Braun
  9. Norma Rae
  10. La fin du jour
  1. Flame in the Streets

    Flame in the Streets

    During the 1960s in Britain, tense race relations between whites and blacks are affecting the workplace, the family, the dating scene, and the society at large.

    This movie, created by Roy Ward Baker, John Mills and Sylvia Syms, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Lovers of Verona

    The Lovers of Verona

    Angelo, a glass-blower from Murano, and Georgia Maglia, the pretty daughter of a fallen fascist magistrate, are chosen to be the stand-ins for the stars of a film version of "Romeo and Juliet" being shot on location in Venice and Verona. It is not long before they fall in love and their romance parallels that of Shakespeare's timeless heroes. Indeed their union is threatened by the schemings of Raffaele, the Maglia family's dubious tout...

    This movie, created by André Cayatte, Serge Reggiani and Anouk Aimée, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. My Life to Live

    My Life to Live

    Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

    This movie, created by Jean-Luc Godard, Anna Karina and Sady Rebbot, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  4. The Empty Canvas

    The Empty Canvas

    The son of a dead Italian nobleman and a wealthy American woman forgets the disappointment of finding he has no talent for being a painter by succumbing to the sexual advances of an amoral model who believes in indiscriminate love affairs.

    This movie, created by Damiano Damiani, Bette Davis and Horst Buchholz, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Pieces of Dreams

    Pieces of Dreams

    Gregory Lind is the junior priest at Our Lady of the Assumption, a Catholic parish in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Life at the parish is not perfect for Greg, as he is beginning to have philosophical differences with the church, most specifically the senior parish priest, Father Paul Schaeffer. In dealing with the incident of one of his young parishioners - a student at the church's school, he who came from a less than privileged background unlike most parishioners - Greg meets social worker and divorcée Pamela Gibson, who is able to live in comfort the result of the divorce settlement. Despite their differences in how to deal with the incident in question, Greg and Pamela begin a sexual relationship. Having already questioned his career path prior to Pamela entering his life, Greg has to decide where the church and Pamela fit into his future.

    This movie, created by Daniel Haller, Robert Forster and Lauren Hutton, scores 4.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  6. Rapture

    Rapture

    Agnes, a lonely teenage girl, and her father befriend an escaped convict, named Joseph, who arrives at their farm in Brittany, France. When Joseph develops an attraction to Agnes, her father threatens to break up the union.

    This movie, created by John Guillermin, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Gozzi, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. La voleuse

    La voleuse

    Much to the detriment of his foster dad a middle class woman tries to reclaim her six years old boy she abandoned at birth.

    This movie, created by Jean Chapot, Romy Schneider and Michel Piccoli, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. The Marriage of Maria Braun

    The Marriage of Maria Braun

    A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.

    This movie, created by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Hanna Schygulla and Klaus Löwitsch, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Norma Rae

    Norma Rae

    A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

    This movie, created by Martin Ritt, Sally Field and Beau Bridges, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. La fin du jour

    La fin du jour

    Aged penniless actors are living in a old people's home. They always talk about their past glory or failures. One day Raphael Saint-Clair comes; he has been a famous actor and had a lot of love affairs. Passions come back, and jealousies... A bitter film about aging, failure and the entertainment.

    This movie, created by Julien Duvivier, Victor Francen and Michel Simon, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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