Movies like Caligula

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Caligula (1979)
 5.4
 33K
Caligula (1979)
Original name: Caligola
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing those who would oppose him, and more.
Style: erotic, sexual, rough, atmospheric, epic, art house, sexy, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: brutality, sexual sadism, lust, ancient rome, sexploitation, orgy, sadism, roman empire, unsimulated sex, sexual perversion, explicit sex, intrigue, brother sister incest, assassination, betrayal, taboo sex, incest, zoophilia, state affairs, sexual relations, politics, sex addict, strong sexual content, deviant sex, violence ...
Time: ancient world, 1st century, ancient history
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and erotic films with plots about male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, couples, pubic hair and betrayal mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Caligula: Ken Park (2002), Romance (1999), Salon Kitty (1976), Fellini Satyricon (1969), Ludwig (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, sexual relations, erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, family relations, masturbation, coming of age, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 10K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: degradation, infidelity, nymphomania, strong sexual content, erection, bondage, rape, cuckold, blow job, obsession, sex, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 4K
Salon Kitty (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information to blackmail Hitler and gain power himself. A girl ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, offbeat, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, prostitute, politics, betrayal, forbidden love, anti semitism, fall in love, against the rules, eroticism, state affairs, danger, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: germany, europe, paris france, warsaw poland, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexual, sexy, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: poet, soldier, pirate, ship, ancient rome, wedding, earthquake, maze, slave, promiscuity, postmodernism, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, africa, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: banned film, controversial, bleak, rough, erotic ...
Plot: sexual perversion, rape, sexual torture, perversion, sex, fascism, deviant sex, kidnapping, captivity, obsession, youth, pubic hair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Caligula and Messalina (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Messalina (played by gorgeous Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself to the attention of Caligula by battling in the gladiator arena and it is not long before she achieves ...
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian incest, incestuous sex, animal sex, brother sister incest, peplum, swimming pool, assassination, sexploitation, gore, torture, dwarf, incest ...
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 4K
Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, downfall, state affairs, tragic hero, love affair, family life, palaces castles and temples, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: europe, austria, southern germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 11K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, bleak, sincere, serious, erotic ...
Plot: explicit sex, strong sexual content, erection, one night stand, sex scene, infidelity, sex, cheating wife, male nudity, couple relations, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
Augustus (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Austria
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, politics, emperor, betrayal, assassination, intrigue, ancient rome, leadership, tragic hero, ambition, rivalry, romance ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, macedonia, spain, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, male nudity, strong sexual content, tragic love, passion, jealousy, gays and lesbians, master and servant, prostitute ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 4K
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: captivating, sexy, serious, melancholic, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, intrigue, politics, infidelity, obsession, tragic hero, royal family, isolation, couple relations, state affairs, rivalry ...
Time: 1500s, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, austria, europe, portugal, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.0
 1K
Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, politics, ambition, tragic hero, psychopath, betrayal, mental illness, royal court, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 35K
Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, couple relations, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, double penetration, sexual relations, destructive relationship, lust, deviant sex, addiction, erection, masochism, nymphomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 51K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, bleak, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: lust, masochism, deviant sex, sexual relations, explicit sex, obsession, sexuality, car accident, infidelity, hospital, sexual obsession, sexual perversion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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33%
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The Key (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: exhibitionism, infidelity, fascism, voyeurism, sexploitation, cuckold, perversion, obsessive love, erotic fantasy, lust, obsession, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 9K
Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, controversial, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, explicit sex, sexual arousal, strong sexual content, sexual relations, infidelity, erotica, sex scene, looking for sex, sexual fantasy, sexual perversion, cheating wife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 20K
Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, state affairs, head of state, war, violence spree, society, life is a bitch, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), emperor, queen ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.5
 37K
Lust, Caution (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, China, Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, disturbing, clever, captivating, serious ...
Plot: lust, explicit sex, extramarital affair, mistress, resistance, seduction, sexual relations, strong sexual content, adultery, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 5K
Cheeky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female full frontal nudity, strong sexual content, sex scene, explicit sex, sexual relations, erotica, infidelity, lesbian sex, exhibitionist, twentysomething life, seduction, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, sexual obsession, obsession, lust, female orgasm, cuckold, erection, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, tragic hero, battles, ancient rome, political unrest, politics, war, rivalry, state affairs, adventure, military ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
Style: disturbing, controversial, sexual, rough, epic ...
Plot: plantation, sexual abuse, racism, injustice, cruelty, captivity, rape, brutality, death, sadism, slavery, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century, 1960s, 1830s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: mississippi, detroit, mississippi river, memphis, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.5
 1K
Lies (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the bizarre sexual relations of 38-year-old married man J and 18-year-old student Y. After an initial encounter, they embark on a sexual odyssey that visits the realms of obsession and sadomasochism.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: sexual sadism, s&m, age difference, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, pervert, innocence lost, sexual exploration, sexual obsession, rough sex, sexual perversion ...
Place: paris france, korea, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 181K
Shame (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: pornography, sex addict, sexual relations, masturbation, addiction, explicit sex, sexual dysfunction, strong sexual content, sexuality, introspection, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 16K
Queen Margot (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the ...
Style: epic, bleak, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: politics, french history, incest, forbidden love, royal family, political intrigue, royalty, massacre, intrigue, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: france, paris france, europe, spain, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 2K
Sex and Zen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), transplant, prostitute, infidelity, voyeurism, obsession, transsexual, sexual abuse, danger, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 17th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: repression, assassination, mate swapping, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, royal family, unfulfillment, politics, estate, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 5K
Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
Style: realistic, serious, intense, based on true events, sentimental ...
Plot: sex scandal, political corruption, politics, betrayal, social decay, social differences, rise and fall, society, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, scandal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: lust, nymphomaniac, sexuality, sex, deviant sex, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, erection, sexual exploration, explicit sex, sexual relations, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%