Movies like The Elementary Particles

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The Elementary Particles (2006)
 6.6
 8K
The Elementary Particles (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: psychological, sentimental, clever, serious, sexual, tense, offbeat, sexy, captivating, biting ...
Plot: nudist camp, hippie, teacher, scientist, sexuality, loss of loved one, introspection, obsession, mentally unstable, love affair, human nature, sexual exploration, sex addict, brother brother relationship, childhood sweetheart, abortion, nervous breakdown, casual sex, promiscuity, midlife crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male virgin, sexual relations, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe

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Most similar movies to The Elementary Particles

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, sex and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Elementary Particles: Sex and Lucia (2001), The Mother and the Whore (1973), L'ennui (1998), Lie with Me (2005), Damage (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, explicit sex, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, malta
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100%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: psychological, serious, thought provoking, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, china, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 2K
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, erotic, sexy, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, passionate interest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 15K
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, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, lust, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, obsession, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, nymphomaniac ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.8
 17K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, incest, love triangle, family relations, oral sex, parents and children, fondling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels, paris france, brussels belgium, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 468
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, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, loss of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 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, realistic, melancholic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: breakup, family problems, couples, obsession, crumbling marriage, downfall, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, sincere, psychological, witty, touching ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, family problems, couple relations, family, dishonesty, romance, human nature, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: fall in love, drug abuse, obsession, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, brother brother relationship, love, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 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: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, pregnancy, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, family problems, family relations, teenage life, babies and infants, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 12K
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, sincere, serious, erotic ...
Plot: explicit sex, strong sexual content, cheating wife, erection, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, obsession, one night stand, sex, sex scene, bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 719
The Slut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tamar, an attractive single mother, lives alone in a small village with her two daughters. Unsatisfied, she attempts to fill her many voids through meaningless sexual rendezvous.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, slut, lifestyle, starting over, opposites attract, fall in love, introspection, addiction, single parent, life is a bitch, couples, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: sentimental, psychological, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, romance, love affair, couples, one night stand, city life, urban, sexual content, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 5K
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, psychological, meditative, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, human nature, introspection, chaos, lie, secret, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 2K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Journalist Laura (Monica del Carmen) works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura's days consist of gazing at her neighbors, ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: bdsm, s&m, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, haunted by the past, human nature, sexual relations, labia, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: femdom, losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, couples, family problems, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Opium: Diary of a Madwoman (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drug-addicted doctor who works in an asylum discovers that one of his patients is a gifted writer.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mental institution, couples, love affair, addiction, obsession, mind game, mental illness, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, drug abuse, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.8
 5K
Stricken (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, realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, supportive spouse, love and romance, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, family problems, crumbling relationship, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 48K
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: intellectual, thought provoking, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sexuality, research, professor, student, marriage, scientist, college, free love, interview, teaching, lesbian, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This movie is about Iiris Vaara. She turns 30 and meets young director Marko. All dreams come true but does Marko share her dreams?
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: hopes, romance, looking for love, introspection, couples, couple relations, love affair, innocence lost, male female relationship, blind date, insomnia, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 2K
Carried Away (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on Jim Harrison's book, "Farmer". 47-year-old Joseph Svenden lives on the family farm with his dying mother and teaches at a two room schoolhouse with Rosealee, his lover and his best friend's widow. Joseph, who lacks a ...
Style: sexy, sincere, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: relationships, teacher, human nature, romance, seduction, sexual attraction, older man younger woman relationship, passion, infidelity, farm, widow, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 39K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, erotica, strong sexual content, sexuality, dangerous attraction, obsession, sexual relations, bdsm, destructive relationship, sexual desire, sexualized violence, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.8
 1K
First Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, starvation, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, human nature, haunted by the past, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, anorexia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dirty Filthy Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man's life falls apart as a result of his affliction with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome in this touching and funny tale.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: doctors and patients, self discovery, friendship, mental illness, human nature, couples, support group, introspection, uncontrollable, obsessive compulsive disorder, disability, tourette's syndrome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, infidelity, unfulfilled love, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, filmmaking, couples, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage love, lovers reunited, letter, architecture, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, renewed love, lovers apart, couples, romance, youth, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1999
Place: paris france, europe, france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 233K
Don Jon (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, masturbation, sexuality, womanizer, sex addict, pornography, looking for sex, older woman younger man relationship, male masturbation, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 400
Adored (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: South of France: Riki Kandinski and his elder brother Fredrico, come back to their family castle for their father's funeral. Fredrico knows nothing about his younger brother, but he notices that he is making big money and living in luxury all ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sexual, sexy
Plot: brother brother relationship, introspection, redemption, human nature, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, transsexual, custody, estrangement, secret, porn star ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: rome italy, france, italy, europe, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%