Movies like The Whores

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The Whores (1994)
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The Whores (1994)
Original name: Le buttane
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The prostitutes of Palermo are pictured in this episodic Italian drama. The film lacks a real unifying thread as it presents scenes from the lives of 7 hookers. Five are women. One is a man, and one is a transvestite. In one episode, an aging ill-mannered Neapolitan, Orlanda, entertains North African visitors in her home. They do not seem to mind her constant barrage of racist comments. One of her clients falls for her and protects her from a client who stalks her. She is surprised. The male prostitute finds himself becoming violent after his client is too attentive. Liucca gets beaten in lieu of a payment. A mother struggles with her profession and homelife. Grimaldi dehumanizes clients.
Plot: prostitution, male prostitution, prostitute, lgbt, gay interest, mother son relationship
Place: sicily, palermo italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, cult film and sexual films with plots about prostitution, prostitute, gay interest, sex, male nudity, female nudity and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Whores: Longing Nights (2013), Pretty Boy (1993), A Touch of Fever (1993), Nerolio (1996), La bambola (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: lgbt, prostitution, gay, transsexual, drugs, cocaine, lesbian, prostitute, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest ...
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95%
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Pretty Boy (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nick is a handsome 13-year-old runaway whose search for a family leads him into the arms of male prostitution. While Nick's sexual exploits with strange men keep his pockets lined with cash, the experience does nothing to preserve his waning ...
Plot: male prostitution, prostitution, male prostitute, accidental killing, runaway, aids, homosexual, murder, gay bashing, gay interest, male nudity, pubic hair
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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75%
A Touch of Fever (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of two young hustlers, Tatsuro and Shin, and her two female friends. Everything seems to work, until the day Shin declares he's in love with Tatsuro.
Plot: male prostitution, coming of age, lgbt, gigolo, prostitution, male prostitute, university student, homosexual, teenager, runaway, gay interest
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74%
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Nerolio (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This film depicts three episodes in the life of the highly eccentric, unabashedly homosexual Italian filmmaker Per Paolo Pasolini. Pasolini was best known to Americans for his film The Gospel According to St. Matthew. However, in his native Italy, ...
Plot: beach, lust, male prostitute, poet, erotic fantasy, hustler, male nudity, murder, gay lead character, skinny dipping, gay crush, gay sex ...
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72%
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La bambola (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man without scruples mistreats his lover and her daughter, a teenager. also in his mind a diabolical plan to force the girl into prostitution.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitute, teacher student relationship, prostitution, female nudity, student, brothel
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70%
 4.2
 31
Alexa (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa is very attentive to her customer's requests, but soon realizes that prostitution has limited long term career potential...
Plot: prostitute, call girl, legs, prostitution, stockings, sex with prostitute, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
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Piggies (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tomek is 14 and a good student. He's interested in astronomy and plays football to please his father. The only thing is, he lives in a poor little border town plagued by unemployment, whereas across the river lies Germany with all its relative ...
Plot: male prostitution, rent boy, gay, abused child, teenage prostitution, child as main character, little boy, best friend, adolescent boy, boy in peril, family relations, child protagonist ...
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56%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: social misfits, parents and children, family relations, youth, friendship, society, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, europe, italy
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56%
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Too Much Too Often! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When swaggering and conceited teddy boy Mike (played by fleshy-faced BUCK STARR) isn’t combing his wavy hair in a stance reminiscent of The Fonz, he’s latching onto each and every female who crosses his slimy path. The guy is bad news and has ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, blackmail, bare breasts, male prostitute, sex, gay, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), sadist, underwear, homosexual ...
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49%
 7.2
 11
Left Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giulio, a young man from Sicily, arrives in Rome to trace back Aurora, his ex-girlfriend whom he cannot forget. He stays with a couple of family friends, Rosalia and Eugenio, who have lost their only son, Nello, of the same age as Giulio. The ...
Plot: drug use, ex girlfriend, depression, death of son, husband wife relationship, mental illness, suicide, male female relationship, family relations, repressed homosexual, father son relationship, friend ...
Place: sicily, rome italy
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48%
Cover boy: L'ultima rivoluzione (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cover-boy racconta l’amicizia fra Ioan (Eduard Gabia) e Michele (Luca Lionello) l’uno rumeno e l’altro italiano. Due mondi che casualmente s’incontrano: l’esperienza di chi, figlio della rivoluzione post comunista, è fuggito dal proprio ...
Plot: immigration, pubic hair, skinny dipping, male prostitution, romanian, male nudity, gay interest
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44%
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Amarsi male (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna plays the personal secretary of a rich industrialist who falls in love with her boss' daughter's leftist boyfriend, Carlo. Anna pretty much severs her ties with her boss (who she also had romantic moments with) and after she moves in ...
Plot: prostitution, politics, illegal drugs, money, drug, leftist, secretary, boss, cheating, drugs, sex, college student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Downfall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story revolves around an orphan girl who became a prostitute to survive and finds love with one of her clients. A young woman is tricked into prostitution, thinking she's going to sell beverages at a village store. She soon learns about the ...
Plot: prostitution, male nudity, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), breasts
Place: korea
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44%
Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a young prostitute is murdered and left in a rubbish heap, her mother does everything to track down the killer.
Plot: prostitution, murder, strip club, stripper, domestic violence, psychotic, abusive boyfriend, loss of daughter, abusive boss, pimp, insubordination, physical abuse ...
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42%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, teenager, street life, friendship, innocence, teenage girl, money, police, unhappiness, mother daughter relationship, social problem, innocent ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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42%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: gay interest, female director, lgbt, compilation, homosexual, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Vesna Goes Fast (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vesna, a Czech girl, arrives in Italy without money and, because of poverty, is forced into prostitution.
Plot: prostitute, emigration, letter, prostitution, knife, construction worker, tourist, lie, liar, innocence, imaginary friend, businessman ...
Place: italy
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40%
Er Moretto - Von Lieben leben (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the story of a runaway desperate poor 14 years old boy, becoming a prostitute and suffering all kinds of tribulations in Rome in the 80s. And the gay scene is somewhat accurate of those days
Plot: voyeurism, lgbt, gay interest, photograph, mutual masturbation, priest, male nudity, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, male prostitute, anal sex ...
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40%
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Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A girl, Marie is led into prostitution by her pimp boyfriend, Gerard. She must not only give money to him but to the gangsters that explore him as well. Marie, together with a friend, Maloup, will try to become independent. They start to work the ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, breasts, female stockinged foot, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, beating, exploitation, voyeur, chase, bare breasts, prostitute ...
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39%
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Little Gay Boy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he experiments his sexuality and his own boundaries, to the day he finally meets his father.
Style: avant garde
Plot: prostitute, pubic hair, gay interest, crossdressing, nudity (full frontal - brief), cross dressing, lgbt, male nudity, incest, blasphemy, father son relationship, submission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 191
Bubu (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bubu leaves his job in a bakery, forces his girl-friend into prostitution, and from then on lives out of the money she makes. The young couple find their place in the world of prostitutes and pimps, but the lack of perspective in their life - which ...
Plot: prostitute, bakery, pimp, conflict, violence, money, illness, misery, death of father, impossible love, sexually transmitted disease, quitting a job ...
Time: 1900s
Place: paris france
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37%
 5.5
 372
Day and Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unreservedly matter-of-fact look at two young women who consider prostitution an adventure until reality catches up with them.
Plot: prostitution, coitus, female director, threesome, sex scene, bathing, condom, prostitute, erection, accordion, stockings, female nudity ...
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36%
Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young couple move into an expensive new apartment after the husband gets a big pay raise. Unfortunately, he is soon stricken with a mysterious ailment and becomes bedridden. The wife, unable to find a job and with bills piling up, runs into a ...
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: suicide, prostitution, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation, sex, female nudity, newlywed, sexploitation, playing footsie, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Aleksandr's Price (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The life of an illegal Russian boy who, after losing his family, is pushed into becoming an escort - ultimately trying to come to terms with who he thinks he is.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: male prostitution, immigrants, male escort, self discovery, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, hopes, society, losing-it hero, social misfits, introspection, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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35%
Aclà's Decent Into Floristella (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Sicily in the 1930's, Aurelio Grimaldi's feature debut chronicles the harsh story of twelve-year-old boy, Aclà, sold into slavery by his destitute parents to work in the underground Floristella sulfur mines. Overworked and ...
Plot: pedophilia, male nudity, boy, male objectification, prostitute, grownups, puberty, coming of age, runaway, gay, female nudity, mining
Time: 1930s
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35%
Hell Without Limits (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Family honor, greed, machismo, homophobia, and the dreams of whores collide in a Mexican town. Rich, elderly Don Alejo is poised to sell the town for a profit, needing only to buy a whorehouse to own all the buildings and close the deal. It's ...
Style: emotional, offbeat, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, prostitution, golden years, prostitute, transvestism, injustice, gender bending, social decay, society, gender, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
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35%
The Life: What's Your Pleasure? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthropology student exploring the nature of prostitution is drawn deeper into that profession than she ever expected.
Style: erotic, realistic, thought provoking, semi documentary, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, interview, survival, sex, money, looking at the camera, prostitution, couples, actor's life, aging, artists and showbiz, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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33%
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Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: journalist, coming of age, prostitute, childhood sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, police station, prostitution, sex scene, sex
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33%
The Oldest Profession (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of sketches on prostitution through the ages. 1) "The Prehistoric Era": A caveman discovers that a cavewoman is more attractive when cave paint is applied to her face. And she can earn more seashells that way. 2) "Roman ...
Style: anthology
Plot: prostitution, eroticism, dignity, male female relationship, sex, farce, prostitute, marriage, compilation
Time: 1890s
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33%
Immacolata and Concetta: The Other Jealousy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is an uneven presentation of the tragedies plaguing the lives of two women from the lower economic strata in Naples. Immacolata is married, is bisexual, and runs a butcher shop that is not bringing in much money. Concetta is a lesbian, doing ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian lover, lgbt, lesbian couple, unhappy ending, extramarital affair, prostitution, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, prison, oral sex, slaughterhouse ...
Place: southern italy
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33%