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, serious, realistic, intense, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, sexual, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, lust, infidelity, bus, obsession, love triangle, danger, haunted by the past, desire, betrayal, adultery, basketball, suicide, prostitute, paraplegic, disability, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dangerous attraction, sexual activity, drug abuse, sexual abuse, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, kindergarten, sarajevo, barcelona spain

Most similar movies to Live Flesh

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and psychological films with plots about couples, male nudity, sex, female nudity, pornography, dialogue and relationships mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Live Flesh: The Night Porter (1974), Bitter Moon (1992), The Flower of My Secret (1995), All About My Mother (1999), Romance (1999). 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, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: war crime, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, s&m, strong sexual content, lovers reunited, danger, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, guilt, post war, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1957
Place: europe, germany, hungary, frankfurt germany, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 32K
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, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: sexual relations, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, infidelity, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, s&m ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, touching, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, postmodernism, journal ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, aids, transsexual, transplant, friendship, redemption, lesbian, letter, pregnancy, loss of son ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 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: nymphomania, erection, infidelity, bondage, rape, degradation, obsession, strong sexual content, nightclub, photographer, bound and gagged, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 35K
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: erotica, dangerous attraction, sex scene, strong sexual content, bdsm, sexual relations, obsession, destructive relationship, mysterious character, passionate interest, sexual desire, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, sentimental, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, obsession, who done it, romance, couples, family relations, guilt, confession, love triangle, actress, singer ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, caribbean, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 48K
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, obsession, sexuality, car accident, infidelity, deviant sex, sexual obsession, hospital, sadism, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 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, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, femme fatale, infidelity, sexual obsession, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, love, homosexual, actress, neo noir, confession, filmmaking, secretary ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, therapist, drifter, interview, sexual obsession, sexual tension, videotaping, understanding ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, erotic, mind bending, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, sexual relations, brothel, sexual perversion, obsession, adultery, sexual exploration, double life, masochism, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: emotional, psychological, disturbing, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: tragic love, priest, self sacrifice, marriage, love, power of love, injury, nursing, prayer, husband wife relationship, destructive relationship, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 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: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, lust, island, hopes, lesbian, porn, waitress, erection, romance, starting over, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 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, mother son incest, adultery, murder, sexual relations, gay, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: europe, england, london, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Ages of Lulu (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Ages of Lulu is a gruelling sensual odyssey from Spanish director Bigas Luna, made immediately prior to his popular trilogy Jamón, jamón (1992), Golden Balls (1993) and The Tit and the Moon (1994). Starting as the somewhat queasy story of the ...
Style: emotional, erotic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: sex, transvestism, sexuality, rape, threesome, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, s&m, incest, husband wife relationship, blindfold ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 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, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, friendship, infidelity, nightclub, striptease, sexual relations, fall in love, manipulations, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, stylized, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, jealousy, violence, secret, soldier, romance, sex, immigrants, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 2K
Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, couples, love triangle, hockey, one night stand, husband wife relationship, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sexual, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, sexual abuse, destiny, strong sexual content, family problems, small town life, couples, deadly, danger, family relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, necrophilia, perversion, serial killer, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, sexual relations, crimes, mentally unstable, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, tense, sincere, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, betrayal, friendship, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
 89K
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, psychological, twists and turns, touching, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, village, ghost, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, venezuela, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, taxi driver, telekinesis, dysfunctional family, addiction, couple relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, gays and lesbians, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: masochism, sexual relations, fetish, pianist, bdsm, overbearing parent, desire, destructive relationship, perversion, teacher, sexual abuse, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: redemption, murder, ufo, village, infidelity, obsession, friends, social relations, friendship, crimes, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sexuality, nymphomaniac, sex, strong sexual content, sexual relations, sexual perversion, erection, sex addict, seduction, orgasm, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 192K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, sex, self discovery, tragedy, apartment, obsessive love, explicit sex, love, romance, destructive relationship, self destructing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sexual relations, strong sexual content, double penetration, lust, addiction, deviant sex, erection, sex, destructive relationship, whip ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%