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10 Best Movies Portrays Obsessive Love

After all LOVE is a divine emotion of human kind and sediment us from the animals. Some times Love can be obsessive in expression. The movies which portrays that kind of love can talk more about the psychology of real love. This list shows the best 10 of such kind of movies.


Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Directed by Mike Figgis
With Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Three Colors: White (1994)

Directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski
With Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife.

Jules and Jim (1962)

Directed by François Truffaut
With Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino

Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.

Bitter Moon (1992)

Directed by Roman Polanski
With Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote

British couple Fiona and Nigel Dobson are sailing to Istanbul en route to India. They encounter a beautiful French woman, and that night Nigel meets her while dancing alone in the ship's bar. Later he meets her crippled American husband Oscar, who tells him their story. While living in Paris for several years trying to be a writer, he becomes obsessed with a woman he met by chance on a bus. He ...

In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

Directed by Nagisa Ôshima
With Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, Yasuko Matsui

A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to a sexual obsession which then came to a violent end.

Bad Timing (1980)

Directed by Nicolas Roeg
With Art Garfunkel, Theresa Russell, Harvey Keitel, Denholm Elliott

The setting is Vienna. A young American woman is brought to a hospital after overdosing on pills, apparently in a suicide attempt. A police detective suspects foul play on the part of her lover, an American psychology professor. As doctors try to save her life, the detective interrogates the professor, and through flashbacks we see the events leading up to the woman's overdose; her stormy and ...

Love (2015)

Directed by Gaspar Noé
With Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, Klara Kristin, Juan Saavedra

Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
With Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing

Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

Pierrot le Fou (1965)

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard
With Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Aicha Abadir

Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.

The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)

Directed by Leos Carax
With Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Daniel Buain, Klaus-Michael Grüber

Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.

Crazy Love (2007 film)

Crazy Love is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Dan Klores and Fisher Stevens. The screenplay by Klores, who also wrote Boys of 2nd Street Park explores the troubled relationship between New York City attorney Burt Pugach and his ten-years-younger girlfriend Linda Riss, who was blinded and permanently scarred when thugs hired by Pugach threw lye in her face.

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