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Atomised (2006)
 6.6
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Atomised (2006)
Original name: Elementarteilchen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, Atomised (aka The Elementary Particles) focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexuality. After a chaotic childhood with a hippie mother only caring for her affairs, Michael, a molecular biologist, is more interested in genes than women, while Bruno is obsessed with his sexual desires, but mostly finds his satisfaction with prostitutes. But Bruno's life changes when he gets to know the experienced Christiane. In the meantime, Michael meets Annabelle, the love of his youth, again.
Style: clever, serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual, captivating, tense, sentimental, biting, psychological
Plot: hippie, sexuality, nudist camp, teacher, male virgin, scientist, sexual relations, loss of loved one, abortion, promiscuity, casual sex, nervous breakdown, introspection, obsession, cancer, free love, sexual obsession, unsociability, redemption, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples, family relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and psychological films with plots about couples, love and romance, female nudity, sex, couple relations, romance and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Atomised: Angst (2003), Young Goethe in Love (2010), Sex and Lucia (2001), Loverboy (2005), Shortbus (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: prostitute, terminal illness, love and romance, psychologist, aids, relationship problems, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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95%
Young Goethe in Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: writer's life, romance, love affair, love triangle, wooing, student life, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, rebelliousness, couples, meaningful kiss ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
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83%
 7.2
 33K
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, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, lust, sex, island, strong sexual content, hopes, waitress, starting over, love of one's life, extramarital affair, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 3K
Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, pregnancy, parents and children, sexual relations, couples, family problems, family relations, babies and infants, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 6.5
 30K
Shortbus (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of New Yorkers caught up in their milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn social/artistic/sexual salon "Shortbus", loosely ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: sexual relations, gays and lesbians, erection, s&m, drugs/alcohol, orgasm, dominatrix, self discovery, strong sexual content, sex, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 10K
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, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, unsimulated sex, obsession, bartender, couples, love affair, hotel room, blow job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: transsexual, voyeurism, human nature, father, brother, transsexuality, sibling relationship, biology, marriage crisis, romance, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
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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, sexual, erotic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, youth, strong sexual content, unlikely couple, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 7.2
 2K
Off Beat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Traumatised paramedic looks for the woman of his dreams.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: cologne, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, underdog, human nature, redemption, looking for love, haunted by the past, showbiz, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Fisherman and His Wife (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shared love of fish leads to a variety of romantic predicaments in this offbeat comedy from writer and director Doris Dörrie. Otto (Christian Ulmen) and Leo (Simon Verhoeven) are two men from Germany who have launched a successful business in ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, party, mariachi band, dysfunctional marriage, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.6
 216K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: bleak, psychological, emotional, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, sexuality, age difference, unlikely couple, trial, first love, guilt, female prisoner, secret, law student, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, hamburg germany, west berlin west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 184
Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: sexual, serious, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, bar, couples, family problems, mute or deaf, couple relations, infidelity, life turned upside down, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.4
 13K
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, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, love and romance, passionate interest, lust, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, obsession, sex, seduction, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.4
 16K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, borderline personality disorder, beach, restaurant, romance, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, strong sexual content, kiss, mental breakdown, femme fatale, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 549
Going South (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the summer, 27 year-old Sam drives towards the south of France in his Ford. He meets Matthieu and his sister Léa and takes them along in his apparently aimless journey. Matthieu has a crush on Sam and tries to seduce him. Léa is a beautiful, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: love affair, infidelity, domestic violence, human nature, older woman younger man relationship, romance, parent child relationship, parents and children, sexual relations, coming of age, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: incest, femme fatale, romance, mysterious character, unsimulated sex, obsession, destructive relationship, hopes, love and romance, couples, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Addiction - When Nothing Is Enough (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 30-something Jonna, successful executive with cozy architect husband Niklas and two children, leads a double life. She is constantly on the lookout for quick casual sex. When she starts seeing handsome and rich young yacht owner Aleksi, things start ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, obsession, sexual relations, dishonesty, romance, couples, addiction, life is a bitch, erotica, yacht, pubic hair, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Goodbye First Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage love, architecture, beach, letter, strike, romance, lovers reunited, love and romance, youth, couple relations, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 5K
Love Life (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: cancer, sex, infidelity, advertising, self discovery, strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, couple relations, loss, terminal illness, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 490
Free Radicals (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: shopping mall, paralysis, dealing with death, love affair, small town, parents and children, death in the family, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, introspection, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe, africa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, obsession, dangerous attraction, love and romance, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, drug abuse, life is a bitch, couples, pub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.8
 2K
The Past (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer ...
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic
Plot: translator, couple relations, breakup, love and romance, couples, family problems, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, downfall, introspection, obsession, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: tense, sexual, sexy, clever, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, sexuality, seduction, aristocracy, love triangle, arranged marriage, passion, innocence lost, mind game, boredom, plan, cynic ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.3
 496
Amour fou (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Having just landed a gig with a trendy magazine, young photographer Nadja celebrates at the local disco, where she bumps into Darius, a 20-year-old skateboarder. Although her frankness at first scares him, the two quickly become a couple, and as ...
Style: sexual, serious, atmospheric, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: looking for sex, strong sexual content, sexual relations, photographer, affair, passion, couples, couple relations, love affair, pregnancy, love and romance, clubbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 2K
Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: serious, sexual, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, farm, apprentice, gender, countryside, love affair, love and romance, couples, gay, german, gay kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 46K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: clever, sexual, talky, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexuality, research, professor, student, sex, homosexuality, morality, lesbian, taboo, marriage, interview, teaching ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, coming of age, romance, fall in love, male friendship, relationship problems, summer vacation, gay relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 4K
Lola (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: prostitution, performer's life, idealism, province, corruption, brothel, redemption, couple relations, love affair, showbiz, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 21K
London (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Style: talky, serious, atmospheric, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, love, introspection, hopes, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional relationship, party, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, romance, twentysomething life, celebration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%