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, mother son relationship
Place: sicily, palermo italy

Most similar movies to The Whores

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and sexy films with plots about prostitution, male nudity, sex, female nudity, sex scene, sicilian and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Whores: The Sweet and the Bitter (2007), Nerolio (1996), The Butcher (1998), Left Out (2008), Darker Than Midnight (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sweet and the Bitter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Saro, a young Sicilian thug, that from jobs assigned by his godfather, won the favor of leaders of Cosa Nostra, becoming a "man of honor".
Plot: sicilian, mafia, wedding, breasts, gangster
Place: palermo italy, sicily
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95%
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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: gay sex, hustler, poet, beach, male nudity, erotic fantasy, lust, murder, skinny dipping, male prostitute, gay crush, gay lead character ...
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91%
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The Butcher (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alina is married to Daniele, a famous conductor. While Daniele is away, she finds herself attracted to Bruno, a butcher. One day, Bruno left a message… “Tomorrow morning I’ll knock on your door. If you don’t want me, don’t be there.” ...
Plot: butcher, cunnilingus, sex scene, cheating wife, topless, machismo, body paint, large breasts, vegetarian, butcher shop, unfaithful wife, sicilian ...
Time: 1990s
Place: italy, palermo italy, sicily
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82%
 7.1
 10
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: death of son, depression, ex girlfriend, repressed homosexual, drug use, loss of son, surrogate son, search, male female relationship, suicide, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: rome italy, sicily
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74%
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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: touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social misfits, youth, coming of age, gender, misfit, society, family relations, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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69%
 6.2
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Salvatore (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Salvatore is a young orphan, living in Sicily with his little sister and his grandmother; after loosing his father in a tragic way he quits school and starts working as a fisherman and a farmer in order to support his little family. The Social ...
Plot: teacher, island, bully, brawl, street, child, studying, janitor, grandmother, crying, school, accident ...
Time: 2000s
Place: italy, sicily, mediterranean sea, southern italy
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65%
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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
Place: korea
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65%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Place: sicily
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62%
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The Invisible Wall (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: June 27, 1980, an Italian DC 9 flying from Bologna to Palermo falls in the sea close to the Ustica island. 81 people die. The official version is "structure failure" of the airplane, but a number of clues lead the journalist Rocco Ferrante ...
Plot: politics, military, sicilian, conspiracy theory, italian history, terrorism, scandal
Place: italy, palermo italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
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61%
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The Man-Eater (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This is the story of a Sicilian woman that tries to have avidly as many sexual adventures as possible. She uses different identities and personalities, but she can't stop collecting adventures. One day she meets Valerio, a young student who ...
Plot: sex, orgy, prostitution, sexuality, promiscuity, sexually aggressive woman, towel, large breasts, male masturbation, blow job, explicit sex, unsimulated sex ...
Place: sicily, italy
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59%
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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: homosexual, accidental killing, gay bashing, male prostitute, aids, runaway, prostitution, male prostitution, murder
Place: copenhagen denmark
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56%
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Happy Lambs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The perfect world of a small family breaks, when Can discover that his mother works in a brothel. In a maelstrom of anger, guilt and despair Mother and son are forced to forgive himself.
Plot: prostitution, brothel, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, money, politics, illegal drugs, manipulation, leftist, boss, sex, college student, secretary, drug, industrialist
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55%
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 12
La mia preda (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An eighteen year old beautiful and restless girl runs away from home to find freedom which she much dreamed of. She come across, instead, is the unsavory characters that start on the road to prostitution.
Plot: sex, sex scene, labia, prostitution, hairy vagina
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52%
Angels of the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Northeastern of Brazil, the father of the twelve years old illiterate Maria sells his daughter to Tadeu to be employed as a housemaid and have a better life. However, the girl is resold to the farmer Lourenço that deflowers her, and he gives the ...
Plot: prostitution, fisherman, brothel, jungle, child prostitution, child abuse, loss of virginity
Place: brazil
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49%
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, skinny dipping, romanian, male prostitution, male nudity, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Palermo or Wolfsburg (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Palermo or Wolfsburg (German: Palermo oder Wolfsburg) is a 1980 film by Werner Schroeter. It tells the story of an Italian immigrant who comes to West Germany in search of work.
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, immigrants, love and romance, life is a bitch, social misfits, culture clash, rivalry, fish out of water, fall in love, injustice, courtroom drama, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, sicily, italy, europe
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46%
Boys on the Outside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of juvenile detention in Naples and he's met by Vita, a girl ...
Plot: street kid, unemployed, rape, juvenile delinquent, youth, drug dealing, skinny dipping, controversy, male nudity, male prostitute, homosexual subtext, female stockinged legs ...
Place: italy, palermo italy
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The Way South (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK, Argentina
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thirty year old man returns from South America to his native village, in the mountains of Yugoslavia, to find his spouse and take her along. He chooses the youngest daughter of self-supporting Jewish woman. The deceit gets discovered on the way to ...
Plot: prostitution, immigration, tango, revenge, lesbian
Time: 1920s
Place: argentina, yugoslavia
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42%
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, mining, runaway, coming of age, boy, male nudity, prostitute, puberty, gay
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: resistance, police, farm, italian fascism, leftist, fascism, countryside
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Olga's Dance Hall Girls (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This last gasp of the grindhouse "Olga" series is a tossed off shrug of a movie that nonetheless entertains in a tacky, surreal style. Audrey Campbell no longer stars as the sinister femme fatale Olga, and her replacement retains none of ...
Plot: bondage, prostitution, fur coat, lesbianism, exploitation, sex, sadism, female nudity, lesbian sex, masochism, vaginal sex
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40%
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: sadism, panties, bare breasts, underwear, female nudity, sex, exploitation, prostitute, sexploitation, gay, kiss, bra ...
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39%
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Minor Freedoms (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her ...
Plot: domineering father, prostitution, incest, brother sister incest, stabbing, sexual awakening, male nudity, female nudity
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37%
Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: judge, police, murder, mafia, carabinieri, sicilian, assassination
Time: 1990s
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: prostitution, police, drug
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33%
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. ...
Plot: prostitution, money, innocence, teenage girl, teenager, social issues, runaway, friendship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, prostitute, police ...
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33%
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Chez Nous (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A stripper from Club Chez Nous is murdered. The killer contacts a newspaper to whitewash himself. Two journalists start to investigate the case and stumble on other crimes along the way.
Plot: prostitution, sex club, lawyer, journalist, female nudity, murder, eel, tabloid
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32%
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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, threesome, hand job, house party, bathing, condom, nude swimming, snorting cocaine, male nudity, masturbation, labia, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Fanny Hill (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Young beautiful girl Fanny Hill, who lives in the English provinces, decides to go to the capital for work. In London, she takes a job from Miss Brown. Poor virgin Fanny did not realize at first that Miss Brown is the owner of one of the most ...
Style: sexy
Plot: brothel, prostitution, sex, lust, lesbian sex, love, voyeurism, virgin, sex scene, affair, mistress, orgy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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