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Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
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Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
Original name: Verführung: Die grausame Frau
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wanda is a dominatrix who runs a gallery in a building on the Hamburg waterfront, where audiences pay for the privilege of watching her humiliate her slaves. She is a business woman who smashes sexual stereotypes and social taboos with icy self-possession and an enigmatic smile. As artist she specializes in the staging of elaborate BDSM fantasies and her affairs transgress the usual boundaries of personal and professional life. Along the way she leaves her German lesbian lover, a shoe fetishist, for an American "trainee," and does more than step on the toes of the male performer who has broken the rules of the master-slave relationship by falling in love with her.
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, controversial, disturbing
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, obsession, sexual relations, politics, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, graphic violence, love and romance, feminism, gender bending, manipulations, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, society, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and sexy films with plots about couples, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Seduction: The Cruel Woman: Devil in the Flesh (1969), Anatomy of Hell (2004), Bas-fonds (2010), Macho Dancer (1988), Gigola (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Devil in the Flesh (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism triggers off a whirlpool of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, dominatrix, taboo sex, dangerous attraction, human nature, sexual abuse, sexual relations, feminism, manipulation, manipulations, couples, strong sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Anatomy of Hell (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, serious, sexual ...
Plot: menstruation, obsession, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, couples, couple relations, isolation, man-woman relation, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.8
 74
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, destructive relationship, femme fatale, crimes, human nature, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, lifestyle, couples, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 392
Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexual, rough, disturbing, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: police corruption, prostitute, society, love and romance, drug dealing, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, sexual relations, teenage life, law enforcement, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.1
 386
Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: erotic, sexy, controversial, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, lesbian, lifestyle, destructive relationship, crimes, sexual relations, nightlife, gangsters, couples, deadly, lesbian sex ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.5
 200
St. Pauli Girl (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A reporter who goes to San Francisco to write about romance has an affair with a stripper from an all-women's club.
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: gender bending, lifestyle, love and romance, gays and lesbians, breakup, thirtysomething life, couples, romance, gender, journalism, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Stationmaster's Wife (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 201 min.
Story: The lackluster and plodding Bolweiser has the (mis)fortune to be married to the town's siren; his trusting nature leads him into serious trouble when she beds nearly every available guy.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, manipulation, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle, lovers reunited, couple relations, sexual relations, family problems, betrayal, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Young Emmanuelle (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shoplifting. She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it ...
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, couples, repression, strong sexual content, strong female presence, love affair, writer's life, romance, youth, femme fatale, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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I Like to Play Games (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael is looking for a woman who likes to play games, but when he finds Suzanne, she might just be more than he bargained for.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: femme fatale, bondage, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, sexual relations, power relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 815
The Sex Movie (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends spend an evening together after time apart. Differences in sex and sexuality reveal deep-rooted conflicts and long-hidden longings.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: introspection, under the surface, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual relations, lesbian, filmmaking, private vs public, workplace situations, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.1
 3K
Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: psychological, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, destructive relationship, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, social relations, couples, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
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The Phantom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sergio is a brooding, alienated man who works as a trash collector in Lisbon by day and roams the city streets by night seeking rough, anonymous sex with men. One night he meets an man who seems to be the embodiment of his tormented fantasies, and ...
Style: erotic, sexy, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gay sex, s&m, dangerous attraction, social misfits, obsession, lifestyle, stalking, social decay, voyeurism, destructive relationship, danger, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 467
Sand Dollars (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every afternoon Noelí, a young Dominican woman, hangs out on the beach at Las Terrenas. With her boyfriend, Yeremi, they look for ways to make a living at the expense of one of the hundreds of tourists there. However Noelí also has a steady ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: love and romance, moral dilemma, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, society, rich and poor, dishonesty, island, gender, power relations, sexual content, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 1K
Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love triangle, haunted by the past, friendship, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, gender, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 515
Tied (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, non-linear, sexy ...
Plot: dominatrix, infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, couples, love and romance, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex aid, bondage, nudity (full frontal - brief), love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 457
Vanessa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Olivia Pascal stars as Vanessa who was raised in a convent after the death of her parents. Due to an inheritance she travels to Hong Kong to find out the inheritance is a chain of bordellos
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: lesbian sex, bondage, infidelity, seduction, inheritance, brothel, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, looking for sex, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Style: erotic, tense, surreal, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: bdsm, sex, prostitute, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gangsters, downfall, life is a bitch, rescue, true love, destructive relationship, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Suspicious River (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, infidelity, survival, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, family problems, life is a bitch, danger, small town, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Black & White & Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prostitute. Hooker. Sex Worker. Whore. Candid and seductive, Angie is determined to set the record straight about sex. As she reveals herself, layer-by-layer, she also exposes the man who is interviewing her. Sometimes provocative and confronting, ...
Style: realistic, sexy, controversial, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erotic fantasy, film within a film, society, couples, sexual dysfunction, power relations, sexual relations, gender, battle of the sexes, femme fatale, artists and showbiz, eroticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Ring Finger (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When she is slightly hurt in the factory where she works, Iris quits her job and finds a new one as an assistant in a laboratory of a very peculiar kind. Without fully grasping what is at play around her, she gradually engages in a disturbing love ...
Style: serious, erotic, exciting, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, love affair, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, laboratory, fetish, sex, piano, shoes, lifestyle, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Untold Scandal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, to deflower the innocent ...
Style: sexual, psychological, captivating, serious, sexy ...
Plot: seduction, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, mind game, society, rivalry, romance, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 2K
Young Gods (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Taavi,the enigmatic 18-year-old lead, has just inherited his long-deceased wealthy parents home and estate. It is high school graduation and Taavi's birthday, and after his fiends greet him au natural and are arrested, Taavi invites his friends ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: youth, voyeurism, coming of age, dangerous attraction, teenage life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual abuse, looking for sex, betrayal, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 6K
Querelle (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Here is the story of a beautiful, proud and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drugs-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, murder, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, village life, love and romance, gender, gang, gangsters, dishonesty, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.0
 503
Jealousy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: factory, danger, unfulfillment, womanizer, crimes of passion, couples, family problems, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, looking for sex, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 192
Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, manipulation, ambition, unfulfillment, university, friendship, college, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
Style: erotic, sexual, gloomy, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, crimes, mentally unstable, juvenile delinquency, violence spree, vengeance, lovers on the run, society, deadly, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, future, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Let's Talk About Sex (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Hong Kong, Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four women filmmakers examine sexuality in this anthology. Segment 1 is entitled "Let's Talk About Sex" and is the story of an aspiring actress whose day job is as a phone-sex operator. Tiring of listening to callers' fantasies, ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: phone sex, opposites attract, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, society, gays and lesbians, feminism, looking for sex, twentysomething life, singleness, sexual relations, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Preaching to the Perverted (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Henry Harding MP, a British government minister on a moral crusade, hires an inexperienced young computer whizzkid, Peter Emery who works for a Christian computer company called Holy Hardware, to infiltrate the United Kingdom BDSM scene.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, sex comedy ...
Plot: bdsm, fetish, s&m, society, crimes, lifestyle, looking for sex, couple relations, urban, working undercover, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, sexual cruelty, s&m, sexualized violence, dangerous attraction, domination, sexual relations, sexual sadism, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, gender, romance, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%