Movies like Guy 1996

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Guy (1996)
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Guy (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young, female filmmaker looks through her camera for an object to film. She wants to film the private live of an ordinary person and starts following Guy. He is very irritated about this girl following him, always looking through her camera, never showing herself. She does not even say her name but follows him even home to his bedroom. He tries to get rid of her but she does not stop. After a while he gets used to the camera and the girl behind it and tries to get involved with her. First she protects herself with her camera but cannot keep the barrier up. When their feelings and Guy's actions become too confusing for them Guy disappears mysteriously.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, documentary filmmaking
Plot: strong sexual content, jungle, obsession, voyeurism, urban, introspection, city life, stalking, psychology, voyeur, new wave, obsessive compulsive disorder, fictional reality show, documentary filmmaker, following someone, following
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and gloomy films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, obsession, urban, family relations, female nudity and love and romance mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Guy: Heat and Sunlight (1987), Lap Dancing (1995), Help Me, Eros (2007), Block C (1994), The Bird of Happiness (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Heat and Sunlight (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters.
Style: psychological, gloomy, offbeat, sexual, serious ...
Plot: destructive relationship, obsession, infidelity, profanity, couples, strong sexual content, mentally unstable, dishonesty, haunted by the past, nudity (full frontal - brief), answering machine, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, nigeria
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95%
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Lap Dancing (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angie is having no luck auditioning for movies. She thinks about going back home, but her roommate Claudia convinces her to try working at the "gentleman's club" with her in order to gain more life experience. Angie hopes to be able ...
Style: sexual, serious, erotic, realistic, sexy
Plot: sexual relations, unfulfillment, desire for fame, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, self discovery, fish out of water, hollywood, dancing, female nudity, erotica, dance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Help Me, Eros (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ah Jie lost everything in the stock market due to a severe economic crisis. He spends his days in his sealed apartment, smoking joints and looking after the marijuana plants that he secretly grows in his wardrobe. In desperation, he calls a suicide ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, social decay, society, downfall, life is a bitch, lifestyle, stalking, strong sexual content, nihilism, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Block C (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tulay, a restless woman whose marriage is slowly disintegrating sets out to come to terms with various traumas while continually being watched by Halit, a resident in her apartment complex.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, family relations, escape from reality, couples, cause and meaning, naked in public, pubic hair, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Bird of Happiness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Carmen, a woman dedicated to the restoration of works of art, suffers a sexual assault shortly after being reunited with his only son. But she suffers from psychological disorder does not affect the man she lives. Deeply disappointed, he decides to ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: strong female presence, introspection, parents and children, family relations, solitary, female director, poem, female nudity, male female relationship, breakup, middle aged, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Claire Dolan (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby.
Style: rough, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: pimp, immigrants, prostitute, redemption, going straight, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, babies and infants, down on your luck, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, chicago illinois, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Chinese Coffee (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Harry Levine, an aging, unsuccessful Greenwich Village writer is fired from his job as restaurant doorman, he calls on friend and mentor Jake, ostensibly to collect a long-standing debt. Harry solicits his opinion on his latest manuscript, a ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, poet, photographer, introspection, writer's life, lifestyle, prodigy, human nature, unsuccessful, betrayal, crumbling marriage, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Adrift in Manhattan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: stalking, interracial relations, family problems, couple relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, lifestyle, unsupportive spouse, artists and showbiz, estrangement, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Pretend I'm Not Here (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, mysterious character, coming of age, neighbor neighbor relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Drowning on Dry Land (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A taxi driver (Naveen Andrews) picks up a fare (Barbara Hershey) in Manhattan. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drive across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into ...
Style: psychological, touching, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: taxi, desert, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, interracial relations, on the road, airport, motel, adultery, taxi driver, sex outside ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Golden Braid (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man discovers a golden braid hidden inside an antique he has purchased, he becomes obsessed with the fantasy of a love affair from time past and the woman he imagines the braid belonged to.
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, obsession, estrangement, erotica, masturbation, fetish
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
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Pickpocket (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a hooker he is forced to think about his future. Can he ...
Style: psychological, captivating, biting, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: estrangement, low lives, love and romance, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, crimes, fall in love, introspection, pickpocket, unsupportive friend, nudity (full frontal - brief), bathtub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: mysterious character, couple relations, obsession, introspection, social differences, society, lifestyle, little girl, beach, ocean or sea, ocean, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, taboo sex, dominatrix, bdsm, gender, dangerous attraction, human nature, sexual abuse, sexual relations, feminism, manipulations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: friends, city life, friendship, understanding, society, family relations, urban, twentysomething life, best friends, friend, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Mr. Vincent (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tale of obsession and jealousy
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, realistic, serious
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Time of Your Life (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Time of Your Life is an American drama series starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. The series is a spin-off of Party of Five, and features the character Sarah Reeves Merrin whom Hewitt portrayed on Party of Five.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, social relations, starting over, urban, twentysomething life, singleness, adoption, city life, female protagonist
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Sue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: atmospheric, bleak, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: frustration, unemployment, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, human nature, city life, sexual relations, urban, couples, society, downfall, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to say anything because of the trouble it would cause in ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, power relations, mute or deaf, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, misfit, family in crisis, doctors and patients, siblings relations, teenage life, family problems, voice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
In the City of Sylvia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man returns to a city to try to track down a lovely woman he met six years earlier.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sentimental, serious
Plot: obsession, romance, city life, pursuit, chase, looking for love, reunion, couples, society, performer's life, urban, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: mountain, climbing, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, love triangle, wilderness, danger, mountain climbing, dream, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Decomposed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After his fiancee breaks up with him and gets engaged to another man, Dennis can't get over the idea that the cheap engagement ring he bought may have triggered it. When she dies, he convinces two grave robbers to steal the new ring from her ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: true love, obsession, haunted by the past, love and romance, breakup, wedding, grave robbing, wedding ring, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, offbeat ...
Plot: midlife crisis, self discovery, family life, writer's life, introspection, couple relations, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: eating disorder, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bulimia, teenage daughter, family relations, mental illness, family life, teenage life, parents and children, starvation, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, misfit, dull life, social misfits, strong sexual content, society, prostitute, taxi, urban, unfulfillment, religions or cults
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bobby G. lives life on the edge in this real, raw New York street drama. Bobby is a small-time coke dealer, always on the hustle but rarely successful. He lives in Hell's Kitchen with his Puerto Rican girlfriend Lucy, who makes ends meet as a ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gangsters, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, crime, gang, downfall, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, witty, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, infidelity, videotaping, sexuality, drifter, therapist, sexual tension, yuppie, interview, sex with brother in law, sexual obsession, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Desperate Characters (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With wit and real wisdom, Desperate Characters brilliantly examines the life of two disillusioned New Yorkers as they struggle to come to grips with the "normal" life with which they can no longer cope. Featuring powerful performances by ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: translator, couple relations, urban, city life, human nature, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, couples, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations, family in crisis, vegetarian, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Houston (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: life turned upside down, addiction, introspection, human nature, alcohol abuse, estrangement, workplace, life is a bitch, workplace situations, disorder, plan gone wrong, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%