Movies like Irina Palm

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Irina Palm (2007)
 7.2
 7K
Irina Palm (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Maggie, a quiet retiring grandmother, finds herself helpless as her grandson’s health deteriorates. When one last chance appears, but money is desperately short, Maggie acts to raise the cash in a fashion that surprises everyone but her...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, masturbation, financial problem, ambulance, hospital, sexual relations, success, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, job seeking, sacrifice, popularity, money raising, occupation, society, couples, glory, working class, lifestyle, loan, bishop, treatment, owner, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

Most similar movies to Irina Palm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexual films with plots about couples, prostitute, love and romance, society, female nudity, sexual relations and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Irina Palm: Bliss (2012), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007), Nathalie... (2003), Of Human Bondage (1964), Hussy (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 570
Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: prostitute, couples, fall in love, love and romance, refugee, homeless, punk, male nudity, teenage rape, flashback, white panties, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's her business doing pleasure with you. A witty and provocative series based on the real-life adventures of a high-class escort. Juggling her own reality with her clients' fantasies can be difficult, but this savvy sweetheart knows ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, melancholic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, double life, lifestyle, undercover, society, secret identity, social differences, sexual relations, success, sexuality, sex, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, infidelity, friendship, striptease, nightclub, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Of Human Bondage (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medical student Philip fall in love with Mildred, a waitress. Although she is a flirt, they have a love affair. But when Philip is told about her constant infideliy, they break up. Mildred quits her job and becomes a prostitute. But Philip is still ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: prostitute, hospital, infidelity, obsession, artist, medical student, waitress, best friends, bondage, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.0
 279
Hussy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beaty, a prostitute, and Emory, a lighting/sound technician, fall in love while working at the same London cabaret, but their relationship isn't easy.
Style: realistic, rough, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, couples, love affair, dishonesty, heist, gangsters, crimes, love and romance, immigrants, life is a bitch, crime, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 831
A New Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 2002 French experimental film directed by Philippe Grandrieux and starring Zachary Knighton and Anna Mouglalis. The story involves a young American who falls obsessively in love with a mysterious courtesan named Melania against the backdrop of a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: animal life, nihilism, battles, society, starting over, human nature, rescue, obsession, voyeurism, prostitute, social decay, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, new york, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 714
Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: semi serious, talky, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, transvestism, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, writer's life, couples, gender bending, love affair, looking for love, human nature, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 12K
Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, touching, captivating
Plot: prostitute, murder, coming of age, police officer, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance, crimes, youth, vengeance, virginity, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: politics, communism, circumcision, coming of age, political unrest, couples, rehabilitation, womanizer, youth, human nature, re-education, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: yugoslavia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 1K
Crazy Love (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry Voss, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing each other on the mouth. His father is a hero who ...
Style: sexual, dark humor, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, misfit, lifestyle, society, innocence lost, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, suburbs, teenage life, couples, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 2K
Katie Tippel (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: sexual, disturbing, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, strong sexual content, couples, rise to the top, parents and children, rich and poor, life is a bitch, sexual relations, lifestyle, society, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 532
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: infidelity, kidnapping, prostitute, alcohol abuse, society, custody, lifestyle, culture clash, family relations, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.9
 7K
Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, wedding, friendship, bar, church, thief, redemption, greek, life is a bitch, family relations, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love triangle, university, love and romance, youth, best friends, couples, teenage life, voyeurism, human nature, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: sexual, mind bending, surreal, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, infidelity, sexual relations, masochism, sexual perversion, couples, obsession, adultery, attempted murder, coma, double life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 866
Intergirl (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A hospital nurse becomes an "international girl", a prostitute who caters to foreigners with hard currency.
Style: realistic, cynical, serious, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, couples, society, family relations, starting over, romance, culture clash, materialism, foreigner, money, marriage for money, loveless marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, sweden, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Whore's Son (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ozren is raised in Vienna by his mother Silvija, who works as a prostitute, and his aunt and uncle. The film shows the demimonde of Vienna in the early 1990ies and deals with Ozren's finding out that his mother is not a waitress (as he was ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, urban, coming of age, lifestyle, innocence lost, uncover truth, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, self discovery, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Client List (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, parents and children, workplace, family problems, family life, dishonesty, lifestyle, unemployment, sexual relations, family relations, massage parlor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 8K
Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas eve, love and romance, parents and children, christmas, hopes, couple relations, jealousy, hospital, golden years, miraculous event, family gatherings, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 2K
Jasmine (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lamington Road on Bombay's Western Railway is the nearest railway station that takes one to Kamathipura, notorious for it's red-light, in particular, and a crime-prone area in general.
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: prostitute, couples, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, aids, rainy night, one night, pimp, eunuch, rain, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 437
Twenty-One (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, self discovery, youth, couples, strong sexual content, love affair, infidelity, lifestyle, starting over, parents and children, life is a bitch, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 2K
Pure (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
Style: touching, gloomy, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: rehabilitation, drug abuse, prostitute, friendship, addiction, coming of age, pregnancy, drug addiction, birthday, baby, waitress, heroin ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a dog-eat-dog world, Raimundo Nonato has found an alternative way to move ahead: he cooks. No matter what social strata this deceptively innocent young man inhabits, he hones his skills and sharpens his knives—and then he falls in love. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prison, food, immigrants, love and romance, fall in love, respect, survival, owner, society, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 575
The Lie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man's life is altered unexpectedly after telling a lie to get out of work.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, dark humor
Plot: drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, parents and children, couple relations, buddies, disorder, couples, boss and employee, dull life, family relations, thirtysomething life, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Confessions of a Lap Dancer (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic melodrama about the public and private lives of sex workers. Josie Hunter (aka Blake Pickett) co-starred in the role of Erica, a single mother who works a stripper, and sometimes as a prostitute to support her daughter. But when the threat ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, disturbing, touching, serious ...
Plot: bondage, destructive relationship, parents and children, dancer's life, couples, injustice, society, social misfits, life is a bitch, sexual relations, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Married People, Single Sex (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three couples deal with problems in their sex lives that threaten their marriages. A wife discovers that her husband has been unfaithful, a couple argue about having children, and a couple realize that the spark has left their marriage.
Style: sexual, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: phone sex, love and romance, prostitute, infidelity, gender, couples, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, sex talk, male masturbation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 427
Grigris (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, society, family relations, disability, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, paralysis, car on fire, beaten up, koran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 5K
Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, witty, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, masturbation, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, parents and children, small town, family relations, friends, power relations, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, art house ...
Plot: prostitute, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, workplace, social relations, couples, feminism, urban, sexual relations, couple relations, workplace situations, economic crisis, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Heading South (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story of three female tourists who visit Haiti, in order to enjoy the sexual nature of the young men.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: tourist, sexual relations, erection, prostitute, murder, passion, drug use, male prostitute, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: haiti, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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