Movies like Carnal Knowledge

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Carnal Knowledge (1971)
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 11K
Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, cynical, realistic, witty, humorous, sentimental, dark humor, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, love triangle, infidelity, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, college life, romance, youth, hippie, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, dishonesty, sexual dysfunction, rebelliousness, sex, depression, male nudity, dancing, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, vietnam, usa, asia, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, melancholic and talky films with plots about love and romance, runaway, friendship, culture clash, dialogue, pornography and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Carnal Knowledge: Rich and Famous (1981), Heartburn (1986), Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), Cruel Intentions 3 (2004), XX/XY (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rich and Famous (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two literary women compete for 20 years: one writes for the critics; the other one, to get rich.
Style: suspense, realistic, biting, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, roommate, looking for love, couples, love triangle, infidelity, strong female presence, friends, opposites attract, midlife crisis, college, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles
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95%
 6.1
 9K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, couple relations, crumbling marriage, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, witty, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, sexuality, infidelity, videotaping, sex, drifter, yuppie, therapist, interview, sexual obsession, strong sexual content, postmodernism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cruel Intentions 3 (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two guys at a college prep school make wagers on seducing naive young girls, and then meet their match when they agree to see which one can seduce the most popular and devious girl who has her own agenda to everything.
Style: sexy, sexual, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: manipulation, love triangle, betrayal, sex, teenager, seduction, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, looking for sex, teachers and students, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, love triangle, love and romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, buddies, sex, passion, threesome, break up ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, europe, england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: sincere, touching, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: college life, love triangle, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence, twentysomething life, student life, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, lottery, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, prostitute, love, introspection, parents and children, fall in love, romance, youth, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, coming out, youth, self discovery, college, teenage love, teenage life, campus, love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, fall in love, human nature, society, family relations, youth, working class, bondage ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 1K
The Group (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sidney Lumet's adaptation of the acclaimed Mary McCarthy novel. It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film ...
Style: realistic, emotional, social realism, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, female friendship, ambition, college, self discovery, graduation, best friends, reunion, life is a bitch, romance, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, europe, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
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Just Looking (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, teenager, espionage, infidelity, nurse, sex, friendship, obsession, love and romance, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 9K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, love, divorce, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, friendship, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 17K
Roger Dodger (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: cynical, talky, clever, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, nightlife, battle of the sexes, brothel, seduction, sex, mentor, advertising, flirting, character study, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Education of Charlie Banks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: College student Charlie Banks has to face old problems when the bully he had an unpleasant encounter with back in high school shows up on his campus.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense
Plot: college, coming of age, haunted by the past, college life, youth, moral dilemma, buddies, roommate, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, college, anti war, protest, weekend, buddies, couples, twentysomething life, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cruel Intentions 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This takes place several years before Cruel Intentions, back to when Kathryn first meets Sebastian, their sexual attraction to each other and their enjoyment in destroying the lives of their peers.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mind game, manipulations, betrayal, manipulation, private school, teenager, school, infidelity, youth, love and romance, sexual relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 5K
Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: bar, nightclub, party, sex, battle of the sexes, love and romance, looking for love, wooing, youth, buddies, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, womanizer, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, couples, teenage life, teachers and students, parents and children, down on your luck, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A witty, perceptive and devastating look at the personal agendas and suppressed revelations swirling among a group of gay men in Manhattan. Harold is celebrating a birthday, and his friend Michael has drafted some other friends to help commemorate ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay slur, friendship, gay, gender, farce, love and romance, resentment, introspection, indoor, coming out, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
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The Front (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.
Style: thought provoking, clever, humorous, suspense, touching ...
Plot: politics, friendship, communism, mccarthyism, writers, fighting the system, love and romance, writer's life, state affairs, cons and scams, dishonesty, political corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953, 70s ...
Place: new york, europe, florence, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, political corruption, legal action, college, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, society, political intrigue, campaign, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Red Meat (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris and Stefan invite Victor to join their group where they talk about their experiences with women over a meal of red meat. As the night progresses, Stefan relates his wild encounters with fleeting sex, Chris talks about his need for intellectual ...
Style: sexy, erotic, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, discussion, love and romance, relationships, couples, infidelity, sex, women, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
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: sexual, sexy, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, unhappiness, friendship between men, male friendship, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: college, pregnancy, small town, romance, coming of age, betrayal, friendship, love affair, college life, youth, orphan, abortion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life, friends, midlife crisis, couples, looking for love, infidelity, love affair, romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, sex, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, african american, honest, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, couples, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, realistic, contemplative, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, friends, prostitute, couples, teenage life, buddies, society, lifestyle, urban, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, europe, usa, italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 52K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mate swapping, dysfunctional family, snow, swinger, neighbor, thanksgiving, infidelity, storm, sexual exploration, adultery, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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