Movies like Live Flesh

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Live Flesh (1997)
 7.4
 26K
Live Flesh (1997)
Original name: Carne trémula
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, melancholic, sexy, colourful, erotic, enigmatic ...
Plot: lust, strong sexual content, infidelity, adultery, basketball, suicide, prostitute, bus, paraplegic, sexual relations, obsession, disability, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, danger, haunted by the past, couples, dangerous attraction, desire, sexual activity, drug abuse, sexual abuse, adolescence, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, kindergarten, sarajevo, barcelona spain

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Most similar movies to Live Flesh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and serious films with plots about relationships, pornography, dialogue, life philosophy, sex, male nudity and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Live Flesh: The Night Porter (1974), The Flower of My Secret (1995), All About My Mother (1999), Bitter Moon (1992), High Heels (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, erotic, bleak ...
Plot: s&m, war crime, dangerous attraction, post war, sexual abuse, lovers reunited, danger, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, hotel, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, frankfurt germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, psychological, touching, tense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, writer's life, hopes, crumbling marriage, couple relations, journalism, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, lesbian, aids, transsexual, transplant, friendship, redemption, nurse, psychiatrist, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 31K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, obsession, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, destructive relationship, passionate interest, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 12K
High Heels (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
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, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, confession, singer, obsession, crimes, love and romance, haunted by the past, tv show, gender, family relations, postmodernism ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, caribbean, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 9K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rape, infidelity, bondage, degradation, nymphomania, obsession, erection, photographer, bullfighter, nightclub, prostitute, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 34K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, sexual relations, erotica, bdsm, obsession, destructive relationship, strong sexual content, mysterious character, love and romance, sexuality, couples, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: psychological, emotional, bleak, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: tragic love, priest, destructive relationship, self sacrifice, accident, sin, paralysis, nurse, marriage, small town, faith, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 47K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
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: sexual, erotic, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: lust, obsession, sexuality, infidelity, hospital, sexual perversion, perversion, masochism, sexual obsession, adultery, sadism, car accident ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, talky, witty, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, therapist, drifter, interview, sexual obsession, desire, therapy, sexual tension ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, taxi driver, telekinesis, dysfunctional family, addiction, love and romance, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, parents and children, couple relations, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: sexual, mind bending, surreal, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, infidelity, sexual relations, masochism, sexual perversion, couples, obsession, adultery, attempted murder, coma, double life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, infidelity, friendship, striptease, nightclub, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: clever, stylized, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, love, actress, homosexual, filmmaking, confession, secretary, neo noir ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, jealousy, violence, secret, soldier, romance, sex, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 8K
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, psychological, tense, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family life, suburbs, couples, disintegration, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 87K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: death, secret, village, ghost, haunted by the past, loneliness, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, houston texas, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 5K
The Eel (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, murder, village, ufo, infidelity, obsession, friends, haunted by the past, pets, deadly, couples, crimes of passion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 3K
Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, gloomy, uplifting ...
Plot: hospital, pregnancy, christmas lights, dog, neighbor, rocking chair, couple relations, city life, love and romance, parents and children, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 2K
L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, youth, destructive relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, sexual relations, passionate interest, dangerous attraction, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 10K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, gay, sexual relations, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, family in crisis, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: europe, england, london, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 33K
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: sexual, erotic, sexy, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, sex, lust, lesbian, island, hopes, strong sexual content, waitress, erection, romance, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 16K
Exotica (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric ...
Style: sexual, erotic, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: stripper, haunted by the past, accountant, ballet, loss of daughter, unhappiness, nightclub, secret, pet shop, redemption, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 6K
Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, abortion, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, lovers reunited, human nature, introspection, family relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, rave, supermarket, christmas, self discovery, twentysomething life, couple relations, on the road, friends, couples, best friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Suspicious River (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual abuse, prostitute, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, sexual relations, crimes, dangerous attraction, family in crisis, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 10K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, perversion, serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, sexual relations, mentally unstable, crimes of passion, femme fatale, necrophilia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Recently released from a mental hospital, Ricky ties up Marina, a film star he once had sex with and keeps her hostage.
Style: sexy, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, strong sexual content, kidnapping, love and romance, mentally unstable, inferiority complex, filmmaking, porn actress, porn star, prison, sexuality, psychology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France
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: sexuality, sexual relations, sexual perversion, lust, seduction, strong sexual content, virgin, sex, nymphomaniac, addiction, age difference, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 15K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, forbidden love, love triangle, dangerous attraction, scandal, extramarital affair, voyeur, politician, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, brussels belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%