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, cult film, grotesque ...
Plot: sexual relations, feminism, satire, crimes, hostages, hostage, politics, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, disorder, fish out of water, strong female presence, 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 humorous, semi serious, offbeat and witty films with plots about satire, obsession, couples, dialogue, culture clash, love and romance and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of Women: The Big Feast (1973), Roma (1972), I Remember (1973), Juliet of the Spirits (1965), Ginger and Fred (1986). 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, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, strong sexual content, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends, gluttony ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
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100%
 7.4
 11K
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, traffic jam, bohemian life, politics, clergy, filmmaking, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, stylized ...
Plot: fascism, coming of age, small town, family life, human nature, social relations, memory, surrealism, teenage boy, bathtub, semi autobiographical, sheik ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: infidelity, memory, weirdo, hermaphrodite, introspection, cons and scams, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, couple relations ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, showbiz, lovers reunited, bittersweet, tv show, performer's life, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), dwarf, train ride, obsession, humiliation, virginity, desire, unfulfillment, passenger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, dark humor ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, crimes of passion, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, manipulations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 14K
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, talky, satirical ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, love and romance, lovers reunited, lifestyle, 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
 964
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, sexual, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: nato, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, love and romance, romance, sexual content, looking for sex, sexual relations, couples, wooing, extramarital affair, officer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ 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, humorous, experimental, controversial, contemplative ...
Plot: satire, masturbation, erection, avant-garde, totalitarianism, social differences, skating, human nature, introspection, society, repression, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: dark humor, surreal, offbeat, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: satire, obsession, sexual relations, perversion, politics, couples, fetish, imaginary kingdom, absurdism, male nudity, female nudity, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, radical, dishonesty, friendship, weekend, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, incest, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, murder, society, satire, parents and children, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.0
 105K
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: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, introspection, postmodernism, producer, showbiz, self involved ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, paris france, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 29K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Spain, Sweden, France, Netherlands, 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, witty ...
Plot: mentally challenged, strong sexual content, orgy, prank, sexual relations, lifestyle, commune, male nudity, sex scene, explicit sex, group sex, unsimulated sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, stylized, humorous, sentimental, surreal ...
Plot: journalism, artists and showbiz, performer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, actor's life, song, interview, flashback, surrealism, bus, lipstick ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 40s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome 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, couples, postmodernism, imaginary character, introspection, lifestyle, self discovery, performer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 17K
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, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: manners, farce, fish out of water, human nature, philosophy, disorder, culture clash, hypocrisy, odd couple, misfit, society, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 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, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, satire, divorce, wrestling, love and romance, crumbling marriage, performer's life, misfit, society, social differences, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 506
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, suspense, realistic, biting ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, urban ghetto, fish out of water, estate, injustice, social decay, disorder, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, graphic violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ 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: sexual, sexy, dark humor, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, youth, sexual relations, singleness, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, yuppie, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 4K
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, dangerous attraction, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, japan, geneva switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, biting, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, destructive relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, rivalry, working class, satire, politics, couples, rally, tragic love, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ 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, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: asthma attack, adultery, guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, self discovery, jealousy, satire, australian abroad, cult ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, australia, asia, delhi, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, obsession, couple relations, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, babies and infants, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love triangle, couples, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, romance, fall in love, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, tokyo
⇓ 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: humorous, talky, thought provoking, witty, cynical ...
Plot: satire, politics, on the road, mythology, crow, hawk, clergy, society, religions or cults, family relations, monk, idealism ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, 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: offbeat, surreal, psychological, twists and turns, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: subconscious, actor, puppeteer, mind control, sexual identity, love triangle, psychology, obsession, satire, body swapping, pets, pet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 5K
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, opposites attract, adventure, survival, couple relations, love affair, social differences, master and servant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 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: dark humor, cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, society, crumbling marriage, rise and fall, infidelity, family problems, breakup, starting over, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%