Movies like The Center of the World

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The Center of the World (2001)
 5.8
 4K
The Center of the World (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, withdrawing from work, missing meetings with investors. He wants a connection, so he offers her $10,000 to spend three nights with him in Vegas, and she accepts with conditions. Is mutual attraction stirring?
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, realistic, gloomy, serious, sexy, melancholic, art house, bad ending ...
Plot: sex, hotel, prostitute, strong sexual content, explicit sex, sexual relations, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, social differences, couples, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, eroticism, loneliness, sexuality, internet, drinking, storytelling, money, geek, violence, basketball, casino ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, iowa, california, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Center of the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, female nudity, sex, love and romance, obsession, male nudity and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Center of the World: Wild Orchid (1989), Secret Things (2002), Lolita (1997), 9½ Weeks (1986), Little Children (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 11K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, sexual awakening, dangerous attraction, manipulations, love affair, forbidden love, love triangle, love and romance, destructive relationship, seduction, sex scene ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secret Things (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their advantage, and pleasure.
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: perversion, orgy, friendship, office, sex, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, dangerous attraction, manipulations, boss and employee, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 48K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: pedophile, lolita, older man younger woman relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, forbidden love, pedophilia, underage sex, sex with teenager, obsession, older man young girl relationship, age difference, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: cannes, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: sex scene, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, bdsm, sexual relations, erotica, obsession, destructive relationship, mysterious character, passionate interest, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.5
 101K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, adultery, infidelity, housewife, sexual pleasure, pedophilia, parenthood, small town, love affair, extramarital affair, dysfunctional family, castration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Affair of Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, bathtub ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, destructive relationship, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Twentynine Palms (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, realistic, serious, road movie ...
Plot: desert, on the road, culture clash, couples, sexual relations, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couple relations, society, kids in trouble, danger, man-woman relation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, lust, strong sexual content, island, hopes, lesbian, waitress, erection, couple relations, romance, starting over, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 3K
Kissed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Over the years, a child's romantic ideals about death blossom into necrophilia, the study of embalming and the most profound relationship of her life.
Style: disturbing, sexual, psychological, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, necrophilia, youth, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, sex, suicide, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sex scene, bdsm, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love and romance, rich man poor woman, destructive relationship, perversion, sexual fantasy, billionaire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, sincere, erotic, enigmatic, artsy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, cheating wife, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, bartender, sex, sex scene, one night stand, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, erotic, pre war, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, sexual relations, explicit sex, strong sexual content, tragic love, geisha, jealousy, passion, master and servant, prostitute, gays and lesbians, severed penis ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 20K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, sexual relations, lust, love affair, sex, desire, looking for sex, fondling, couple relations, sexual fantasy, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, femme fatale, infidelity, passionate interest, sexual obsession, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, small town, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, social differences, young lovers, forbidden love, society, couples, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: John flies over to Paris to find out his girlfriend Elizabeth. He finds a mysterious fashion designer named Lea and her assistant Claire, and it turns out that Lea was Elizabeth's friend in Paris. Lea says to John that Elizabeth married and ...
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: love, lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, obsession, love triangle, male female relationship, anger, prostitute, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 31K
The Cooler (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: (William H. Macy) works at a Las Vegas casino, where he uses his innate ability to bring about misfortune in those around him to jinx gamblers into losing. His imposing boss, Shelly Kaplow (Alec Baldwin), is happy with the arrangement. But Bernie ...
Style: sexy, realistic, gloomy, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: casino, gambling, heroin, cheating, debt, bad luck, romance, dangerous attraction, overdose, cards, change of luck, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.3
 14K
Lie with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when she meets an artist looking for a deeper commitment.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, lust, passionate interest, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, obsession, couples, sex, nursing, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 172K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, talky, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, strong sexual content, nurse, lust, crumbling marriage, couple relations, depression, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marital problem, dancing, bridge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, infidelity, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sincere, erotic, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, relationship vs career, singleness, unfulfillment, love affair, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, infidelity, breakup, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex scene, infidelity, gambling, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, moral dilemma, temptation, adultery, family problems, couple relations, millionaire, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 2K
Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, pregnancy, hospital, disco, sex, elderly lovers, teenage life, nightshift, family relations, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hitchhiker, pregnancy, love affair, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, couples, society, human nature, starting over, youth, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, midlife crisis, filmmaking, dishonesty, couples, human nature, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, love and romance, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 6K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: erotic, stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, sex, psychiatrist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.4
 16K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: beach, obsession, restaurant, borderline personality disorder, romance, manic, strong sexual content, couples, human nature, tragic love, misfit, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
American Kamasutra (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman finds herself involved in a dangerous love triangle when she gets involved with the writer of a popular steamy novel.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, captivating, melancholic
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: strong sexual content, sex scene, sexual relations, sexuality, mentor, destructive relationship, sex, dangerous attraction, sexual awakening, self discovery, love, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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