Movies like Butterfly Kiss

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Butterfly Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam is very impressed by Eunice's fierceness and willfulness and follows her on the search for Judith. Shocked by Eunice's cruelty she tries to make her a better person, but she looses ground herself.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, offbeat, serious, realistic, talky, road movie, sexual, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, murder, mental illness, lesbian, on the road, storytelling, male nudity, pornography, relationships, women, love story, loneliness, character study, love, crimes, deadly, redemption, gay, on the run, moral ambiguity, brutality, friendship, gays and lesbians, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, california
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Naked
Comedy, Drama
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 7.9
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95 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and enigmatic films with plots about brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, pornography, relationships, loneliness and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Butterfly Kiss: Go Fish (1994), What Happened Was... (1994), Killer (1994), Separate Lies (2005), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie and Michael are coworkers at a large law firm, who decide to meet at Jackie's for dinner one night.
Style: talky, psychological, clever, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
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Killer
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   70%
 
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Separate Lies
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: coming of age, drinking, actor's life, death, nudity (topless - notable), gay, theater, self discovery, loneliness, couple relations, showbiz, unfulfilled love ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sexual, dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
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    User:   73%
 
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Attraction
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
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    User:   69%
 
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Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A British-Pakistani man renovates a rundown laundrette with his male lover while dealing with drama within his family, the local Pakistani community, and a persistent mob of skinheads.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, gay, culture clash, romance, racism, british, homosexuality, prejudice, politics, society, working class, fall in love ...
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, lyrical, melancholic, talky ...
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    User:   55%
 
Stranger by the Lake
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel, an attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: gay, loneliness, male nudity, murder, crime, homosexuality, love, obsession, danger, police investigation, gays and lesbians, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
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High Heels
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
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Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mother daughter relationship, postmodernism, guilt, gays and lesbians, pregnancy, cross dressing, women, death, pornography, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, mexico, caribbean
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Your Friends & Neighbors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: talky, sexual, dark humor, clever, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dialogue driven, adultery, sex, male nudity, cheating, battle of the sexes, relationships, sexualized violence, dialogue, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
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Go Now
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his body slowly succumbs to multiple sclerosis, he experiences a ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: working class, aids, love, supportive spouse, football, soccer, relationships, storytelling, friendship, women, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, new orleans
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    User:   47%
 
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Naked
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: talky, dark humor, witty, biting, disturbing ...
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Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, manchester
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    User:   47%
 
Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: clever, serious, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, violence, crime, dog, obsession, crimes, sexualized violence, brutality, deadly, women, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
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Spanking the Monkey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, incest, adultery, coming of age, suicide attempt, male nudity, parents and children, high school, pornography, suburbs, teenage life, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
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B. Monkey
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, sexual, romantic ...
Plot: crime, romance, teacher, sex, addiction, betrayal, gangster, couple relations, violence, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling, love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, france, paris france
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
Dreaming of Joseph Lees
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, love triangle, relationships, classic car, solitude, love and romance, life philosophy, love, couples, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe
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Thieves
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: crime, obsession, male nudity, investigation, neo noir, character study, relationships, gangsters, couple relations, life philosophy, pornography, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
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System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
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The Claim
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A prospector sells his wife and daughter to another gold miner for the rights to a gold mine. Twenty years later, the prospector is a wealthy man who owns much of the old west town named Kingdom Come. But changes are brewing and his past is coming ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, human nature, redemption, death, greed, haunted by the past, old west, sexualized violence, prostitute, romance, society, adaptation ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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    User:   47%
 

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