Movies like The Center of the World

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The Center of the World (2001)
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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, serious, enigmatic, psychological, emotional, sexual, sexy, realistic, gloomy, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, male female relationship, self discovery, hotel, explicit sex, prostitute, women, strong sexual content, human nature, existentialism, fall in love, love affair, social differences, couples, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, loneliness, stripper, sexuality, internet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, california, nevada, iowa, tokyo

Most similar movies to The Center of the World

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, serious, realistic and sexual films with plots about female nudity, sex, couples, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Center of the World: Wild Orchid (1989), Secret Things (2002), 9 Songs (2004), Sex and Lucia (2001), The Cooler (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, seduction, manipulations, love affair, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, manipulation, sexual awakening ...
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: orgy, friendship, office, sexual relations, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, manipulation, obsession, dangerous attraction, manipulations, lesbian, older man younger woman sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 21K
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, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, consensual sex, sexual fantasy, sexual relations, explicit sex, sex, unsimulated sex, male nudity, love affair, couples, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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%
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 6.9
 32K
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: realistic, serious, sexy, intense, offbeat ...
Plot: casino, gambling, bad luck, debt, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, cheating, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: erotic, sexual, sexy, bleak, romantic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, sexual relations, obsession, love and romance, nymphomania, lust, passionate interest, destructive relationship, couple relations, nymphomaniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 10K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexy, sincere, emotional, sexual, depressing ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, photographer, addiction, lesbian couple, human nature, love affair, drugs/alcohol, couples, photograph, heroin, magazine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 35K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
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, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, s&m, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, sex addict, sexual perversion, passionate interest, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sexy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, fall in love, couples, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, bar ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, wedding, family relations, fall in love, romance, small town, young lovers, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: southern usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 37K
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, teens, girls' night
Plot: erotica, sex scene, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sexual relations, obsession, bdsm, sexual awakening, sexuality, mysterious character, sexual desire, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: sexual, captivating, sincere, depressing, melancholic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, prostitute, addiction, loneliness, suicide, social misfits, therapy, self destructing, casino, romance, human nature, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: melancholic, sincere, captivating, sexy, touching
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: strong sexual content, sex, sex scene, sexual relations, male nudity, dangerous attraction, submission, mentor, deviant sex, sexual awakening, self discovery, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Twentynine Palms (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 119 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: psychological, road movie, disturbing, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, danger, couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, social decay, road trip, reconciliation, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, infidelity, sex, cheating wife, male nudity, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, starting over, parents and children, love affair, couple relations, human nature, self discovery, destructive relationship, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, india, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: infidelity, degradation, nymphomania, strong sexual content, erection, bondage, cuckold, rape, blow job, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, geisha, obsession, sexual relations, male nudity, strong sexual content, tragic love, passion, jealousy, prostitute, gays and lesbians, master and servant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dangerous attraction, rich man poor woman, sex scene, bdsm, strong sexual content, love and romance, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, virgin, billionaire, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 4K
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, sexy, sexual, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: necrophilia, obsession, couples, youth, romance, love and romance, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, psycho sexual, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, infidelity, femme fatale, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 3K
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: sexual, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, couple relations, extramarital affair, introspection, destructive relationship, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 109K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, male nudity, desire, sexual relations, lovers, friends, sexual attraction, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: male nudity, love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, filmmaking, couples, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, new york, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 2K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Journalist Laura (Monica del Carmen) works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura's days consist of gazing at her neighbors, ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: s&m, bdsm, sexual relations, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, haunted by the past, human nature, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
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: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, love, love triangle, obsession, male female relationship, anger, prostitute, remarry ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, temptation, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, adultery, couple relations, social differences, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kissing on the Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ellen is sleeping with her ex-boyfriend while trying to ignore the fact that he's looking for more than just sex. Her roommate, Patrick, isn't helping matters with his secretive and jealous behavior.
Style: humorous, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, young lovers, youth, love and romance, best friends, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, strong sexual content, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), college, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, cult film, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual perversion, forbidden love, stalking, s&m, preacher, double life, role playing, obsession, destructive relationship, strong sexual content, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sexy, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, crumbling marriage, young lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%