Movies like City of Women

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City of Women (1980)
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City of Women (1980)
Original name: La città delle donne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious, grotesque, cult film ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, crimes, hostages, hostage, politics, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, disorder, strong female presence, fish out of water, ladykiller, man-woman relation, empowerment, train ride, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), sea, police, female nudity, punk, businessman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: italy, paris france

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Most similar movies to City of Women

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, offbeat and witty films with plots about satire, culture clash, loneliness, obsession, couples, love and romance and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of Women: The Big Feast (1973), Roma (1972), Ginger and Fred (1986), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, strong sexual content, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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 7.4
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, clergy, politics, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, filmmaking, bohemian life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Ginger and Fred (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act, imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, on a TV variety show.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, bittersweet, couple relations, fall in love, tv show, lovers reunited, showbiz, romance, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, infidelity, memory, weirdo, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, siblings relations, couple relations, captivity, cons and scams, introspection, midlife crisis ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train ride, dwarf, obsession, train, love, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, family problems, crimes of passion, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior. Frequently clashing with his stern father and defended by his doting mother, Titta witnesses the ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, realistic, art house, stylized ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, semi autobiographical, bathtub, sheik ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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36%
 5.2
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.4
 1K
Casanova 70 (1965)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The amorous adventures of Andrea Rossi-Colombotti, an army officer who finds pleasure with beautiful women in life-threatening situations.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: nato, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, wooing, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, looking for sex, couples, sexual content, extramarital affair, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dense film that cuts up footage of a primary plot of two young Yugoslavian girls, one a politico and the other a sexpot, and an affair with a visiting Russian skater. Mixing metaphors of Russia's relationship with Yugoslavia, intercut with ...
Style: sexy, clever, offbeat, sexual, thought provoking ...
Plot: erection, masturbation, satire, avant-garde, liberal, skating, couples, totalitarianism, introspection, political intrigue, social differences, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, s&m, couple relations, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, radical, human nature, friendship, weekend, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Conspirators of Pleasure (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six outwardly average individuals have elaborate fetishes they indulge with surreptitious care. A mousy letter carrier makes dough balls she grotesquely ingests before bed. A shop clerk fixates on a TV news reader while he builds a machine to ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, offbeat, clever, humorous ...
Plot: satire, obsession, sexual relations, couples, perversion, politics, fetish, imaginary kingdom, apartment, fish, television, hot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 109K
8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, childhood, extramarital affair, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, postmodernism, creator, self involved, star, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, france, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, murder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, society, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, showbiz, introspection, couple relations, haunted by the past, celebrity culture, self discovery, performer's life, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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26%
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Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Federico Fellini welcomes us into his world of film making with a mockumentary about his life in film, as a Japanese film crew follows him around.
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, elephant, fascism, filmmaking, safari, diva, artistic creation ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
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Human Nature (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, witty, philosophical ...
Plot: manners, farce, fish out of water, human nature, philosophy, fall in love, culture clash, misfit, hypocrisy, disorder, odd couple, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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25%
 6.7
 2K
Morgan! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morgan, an aggressive and self-admitted dreamer, a fantasist who uses his flights of fancy as refuge from external reality, where his unconventional behavior lands him in a divorce from his wife, Leonie, trouble with the police and, ultimately, ...
Style: cynical, witty, suspense, biting, clever ...
Plot: obsession, satire, divorce, wrestling, society, misfit, crumbling marriage, wrongfully committed, social differences, performer's life, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, politics, rivalry, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, satire, couples, rally, tragic love, working class, destructive relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their ...
Style: controversial, thought provoking, psychological, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: sex orgy, male nudity, explicit sex, mentally challenged, strong sexual content, orgy, sexual relations, prank, lifestyle, commune, sex scene, group sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Love & Human Remains (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, youth, yuppie, couples, twentysomething life, sexual relations, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Window to Paris (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay. Finally, he gets a communal room in the apartment of Gorokhov (Victor Mikhalkov). The room's previous ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: satire, teacher, apartment, disorder, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, imaginary, culture clash, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: paris france, russia, europe, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, psychological, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, body swapping, sexual identity, mind control, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, pets, pet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 14K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: asthma attack, adultery, guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, dangerous attraction, self discovery, strong sexual content, jealousy, satire, australian abroad, cult ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative, suspense, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, feminism, couples, satire, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, profanity, performer's life, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, politics, on the road, mythology, hawk, crow, idealism, parents and children, clergy, society, state affairs, religions or cults ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
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Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, suspense, biting ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, misfit, society, prostitute, life is a bitch, fish out of water, down on your luck, social decay, urban ghetto life, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
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8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: sexy, erotic, surreal, talky, clever ...
Plot: nun, father son relationship, harem, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, profanity, couples, family relations, strong sexual content, estate, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: switzerland, europe, japan, geneva switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, sexy ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, filmmaking, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, cuckold, revolution, porn ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%