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, clever, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, sexy, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: feminism, sexual relations, satire, hostage, politics, crimes, love and romance, couples, strong female presence, disorder, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, ladykiller, empowerment, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief), sea, train, police, female nudity, businessman, businesswoman, brothel ...
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 humorous, semi serious, thought provoking and offbeat films with plots about satire, loneliness, couples, culture clash, obsession, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of Women: The Big Feast (1973), Roma (1972), Ginger and Fred (1986), Fellini Satyricon (1969), I Remember (1973). 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: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, sex, weekend, decadence, lust, society, social decay, lifestyle, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, turkey
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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, performer's life, traffic jam, filmmaking, bohemian life, celebrity culture, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
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57%
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: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: transsexual, performer's life, romance, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, showbiz, couple relations, lovers reunited, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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100%
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexy, sexual, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, ship, poet, soldier, pirate, ancient rome, earthquake, wedding, maze, slave, ancient history, self discovery ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, sicily, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Remember (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, social relations, human nature, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, sheik, postmodernism, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: hermaphrodite, infidelity, memory, weirdo, spiritualism, ghost, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, prostitute, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
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50%
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, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, family problems, crimes of passion, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, cons and scams, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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38%
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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, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Plot: nato, womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, sexual content, wooing, looking for sex, sexual relations, couples, extramarital affair, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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32%
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 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, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, lifestyle, love and romance, media satire, lovers reunited, satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, humiliation, nudity (full frontal - brief), virginity, train travel, dwarf, obsession, love, dark humor, mistress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, s&m, couples, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, radical, human nature, dishonesty, friendship, weekend, academy ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, california
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30%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: dark humor, obsession, satire, sexual relations, perversion, couples, politics, fetish, imaginary kingdom, rock, newscaster, puppet ...
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29%
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, experimental, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: erection, masturbation, satire, communism, avant-garde, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, society, politics, unlikely couple, state affairs, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe
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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, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: incest, family relations, society, satire, couples, murder, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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26%
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8½ (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, reflective, stylized ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, postmodernism, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, creator, producer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, copenhagen, england, paris france ...
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A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, sexual relations, stripper, female protagonist, male female relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
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26%
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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: nudity (full frontal - brief), nun, father son relationship, obsession, harem, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle, sexual relations, couple relations, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, switzerland, japan, geneva switzerland, tokyo
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25%
 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, hypocrisy, disorder, misfit, odd couple, society, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, satire, divorce, wrestling, couples, daydreamer, performer's life, social differences, wrongfully committed, society, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, wales
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25%
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Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, adventure, opposites attract, survival, master and servant, love affair, social differences, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ 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, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, dark humor, young lovers, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, gays and lesbians, gender, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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25%
 7.0
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Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 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: realistic, semi serious, surreal, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: journalism, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, love and romance, performer's life, safari, diva, filmmaking, fascism, kama sutra, old age ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ 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: surreal, psychological, twists and turns, talky, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, body swapping, sexual identity, mind control, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, pets, chimpanzee ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting, bleak ...
Plot: satire, teacher, disorder, down on your luck, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, culture clash, imaginary kingdom, nothing goes right, misfit, love and romance, romance ...
Place: paris france, russia, europe, st. petersburg russia
⇓ 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, cuckold, filmmaking, obsession, couple relations, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, movie business, porn, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, wannabe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 32K
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: thought provoking, psychological, clever, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: male nudity, sex orgy, explicit sex, mentally challenged, commune, strong sexual content, orgy, prank, sexual relations, lifestyle, unsimulated sex, sex scene ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 15K
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, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, dangerous attraction, self discovery, strong sexual content, jealousy, satire, cult, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, india, asia, sydney australia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, estrangement, social decay, society, religions or cults, chaos, life is a bitch, satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, couples, satire, performer's life, strong female presence, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance, breakup, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%