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, serious, enigmatic, psychological, emotional, sexual, realistic, gloomy, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, male female relationship, sex, self discovery, hotel, prostitute, women, strong sexual content, human nature, explicit sex, existentialism, fall in love, love affair, social differences, couples, eroticism, loneliness, sexuality, internet, drinking, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, 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 serious, realistic, sexual and sexy films with plots about sex, couples, love and romance, female nudity, sexual relations, male nudity and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Center of the World: 9 Songs (2004), Wild Orchid (1989), Secret Things (2002), Little Children (2006), Sex and Lucia (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, sexual relations, sex, love affair, sexual fantasy, consensual sex, lust, explicit sex, looking for sex, unsimulated sex, fondling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, dangerous attraction, sexual awakening, love affair, manipulations, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, destructive relationship, sex scene, sexual pleasure ...
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: sex, orgy, friendship, office, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, crimes, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 103K
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: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, extramarital affair, housewife, sexual pleasure, love affair, parenthood, castration, small town, dysfunctional family, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 34K
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, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, porn, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, lifestyle, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ 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: sincere, melancholic, captivating, sexy, touching
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: strong sexual content, sex, sex scene, sexual relations, male nudity, mentor, dangerous attraction, submission, destructive relationship, love and romance, lifestyle, love ...
⇓ 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: sincere, sexy, emotional, sexual, depressing ...
Plot: lesbian, photographer, addiction, lesbian couple, love affair, human nature, drugs/alcohol, couples, lgbt, magazine, existentialism, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, gloomy ...
Plot: gambling, casino, bad luck, cheating, debt, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sexual relations, infidelity, small town, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, small town life, couple relations, dangerous attraction, family relations, power relations, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: alabama
⇓ 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: sexual, erotic, romantic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, sexual relations, obsession, love and romance, lust, passionate interest, destructive relationship, couple relations, nymphomaniac, sexually aggressive woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
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, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity, s&m, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ 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, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, female removes her dress ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, chick flick, teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, bdsm, sex scene, strong sexual content, rich man poor woman, love and romance, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, destructive relationship, love affair, billionaire, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 36K
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, erotica, strong sexual content, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, bdsm, sexual awakening, destructive relationship, mysterious character, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: psychological, road movie, disturbing, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, couple relations, destructive relationship, danger, sexual relations, road trip, social decay, reconciliation, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, controversial, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: explicit sex, strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, sex, obsessive love, profanity, self discovery, tragedy, apartment, male nudity, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: strong sexual content, erection, explicit sex, infidelity, one night stand, couple relations, sex, love and romance, cheating wife, obsession, sex scene, bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sincere, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hitchhiker, domestic violence, starting over, human nature, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, destructive relationship, couples, life is a bitch, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, new york state, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, strong sexual content, tragic love, jealousy, passion, gays and lesbians, master and servant, prostitute, unsimulated sex ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: older man younger woman sex, obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity, passionate interest, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: lust, love, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, love triangle, obsession, male female relationship, anger, sex, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, psychological ...
Plot: male nudity, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, fall in love, lovers reunited, couples, filmmaking ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: necrophilia, obsession, youth, couples, destructive relationship, sexual relations, romance, love affair, love and romance, sex, suicide, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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: tense, psychological, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: s&m, sexual relations, sex, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, bdsm, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, danger, human nature, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 106K
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: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, male nudity, desire, strong sexual content, sexual relations, friends, lovers, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual perversion, forbidden love, stalking, s&m, double life, role playing, preacher, obsession, sex, destructive relationship, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: sexy, erotic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, cheating wife, couple relations, dishonesty, obsession, introspection, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sexy, sincere, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, gays and lesbians, love affair, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Leonard Schiller once counted among New York's Literary lions, but illness and ten years of writers block have lowered his profile, almost to the point of obscurity. When Heather Wolfe, an ambitious literature major, asks to interview him for ...
Style: realistic, touching, intellectual, talky, serious ...
Plot: aging, starting over, writer's life, love and romance, couples, graduation, friendship, human nature, hopes, writing, student, professor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%