Movies like Atomised

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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: psychological, sexual, tense, sentimental, clever, offbeat, serious, captivating, biting, realistic
Plot: hippie, sexuality, nudist camp, abortion, loss of loved one, nervous breakdown, casual sex, promiscuity, teacher, scientist, male virgin, sexual relations, obsession, family relations, couple relations, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, sexual exploration, mentally unstable, hopes, love affair, human nature, couples, sex addict, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany

Most similar movies to Atomised

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, female nudity, sex, obsession and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Atomised: Angst (2003), Shortbus (2006), Sex and Lucia (2001), Young Goethe in Love (2010), Agnes and His Brothers (2004). 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, emotional, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: prostitute, terminal illness, lifestyle, infidelity, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, psychologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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95%
 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, stylized, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: erection, sexual relations, s&m, gays and lesbians, homosexual, dominatrix, orgasm, gender, couples, looking for love, strong sexual content, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: sexual, erotic, sexy, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, sex, lust, lesbian, island, hopes, strong sexual content, waitress, erection, romance, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: captivating, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: love triangle, student life, romance, love and romance, fall in love, writer's life, meaningful kiss, young lovers, rebelliousness, couples, wooing, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, voyeurism, siblings relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, family, unfulfillment, family in crisis, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ 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, realistic, touching, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, babies and infants, love and romance, couple relations, youth, single parent, sexual relations, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, obsession, bartender, cheating wife, couples, love affair, taxi driver, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: psychological, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, cologne, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, underdog, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.2
 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, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, youth, destructive relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, sexual relations, passionate interest, dangerous attraction, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: sexy, erotic, sexual, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, restaurant, beach, borderline personality disorder, romance, tragic love, misfit, manic, strong sexual content, love affair, couples, uncontrollable ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ 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: psychological, bleak, emotional, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, sexuality, sexual relations, age difference, trial, first love, unlikely couple, female prisoner, guilt, secret, student, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ 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, rough ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, passionate interest, love and romance, sexual relations, lust, couple relations, obsession, couples, sex, nursing, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: intellectual, talky, sincere, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: research, professor, sexuality, student, sexual relations, marriage, college, scientist, teaching, interview, sex, lesbian ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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: serious, realistic, tense, sexual, psychological
Plot: misfit, couple relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, mute or deaf, hopes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, infidelity, dishonesty, disorder, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 4K
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: incest, romance, femme fatale, power relations, family relations, couples, chaos, obsession, introspection, human nature, mysterious character, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: couples, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, interracial marriage, best friend, party, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, domestic violence, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, human nature, death in the family, couples, dishonesty, family problems, youth, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: gun, sex, fire, striptease, ocean, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, on the road, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 214K
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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, sexuality, pornography, masturbation, looking for sex, sexual relations, exercise, obsession, introspection, strong sexual content, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dora or The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After her mother decided that the eighteen-year-old mentally disabled Dora no longer has to take psychotherapeutic drugs, the young woman begins to blossom. The sedated teenager was never a problem for her surroundings – but new challenges arise ...
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: mentally challenged, couples, family relations, pregnancy, misfit, parents and children, couple relations, sexual relations, life turned upside down, family in crisis, unlikely couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage love, letter, architecture, beach, strike, architect, couples, lovers reunited, youth, childhood sweetheart, lovers apart, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: shopping mall, paralysis, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, parents and children, destructive relationship, introspection, death in the family, couples, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, love triangle, crumbling marriage, romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: tourette's syndrome, doctors and patients, introspection, mentally unstable, misfit, human nature, love and romance, romance, hopes, uncontrollable, friends, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, starting over, infidelity, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, hopes, couple relations, love and romance, breakup ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: infidelity, addiction, sexual relations, life is a bitch, romance, obsession, dishonesty, couples, sex scene, sexual promiscuity, sex in public, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, sexual relations, seduction, aristocracy, love triangle, mind game, innocence lost, passion, arranged marriage, challenge, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 99K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: sexuality, incest, sexual relations, friends, lovers, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, desire, strong sexual content, youth, sexual attraction ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse, couples, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, dangerous attraction, epilepsy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%