Movies like Irina Palm

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Irina Palm (2007)
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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, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: prostitute, ambulance, hospital, sexual relations, masturbation, financial problem, illness, female friendship, parent child relationship, new love, son, illegal prostitution, working class, society, starting over, couple relations, boss and employee, love and romance, couples, power relations, loan, bishop, money raising, job seeking, occupation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london

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 prostitute, couples, love and romance, sexual relations, life is a bitch, society and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Irina Palm: Tapas Bar (2005), Bliss (2012), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007), Nathalie... (2003), Samaritan Girl (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, looking for love, restaurant, working class, cooking and food, social relations, boss and employee, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: prostitute, fall in love, love and romance, couples, male nudity, pubic hair, girl in panties, panties, white panties, bare breasts, panties pulled down, teenage rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, double life, secret identity, sex, sex worker, sexual relations, society, undercover, social differences, couples, diary, secretary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, striptease, nightclub, infidelity, friendship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 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: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: prostitute, police officer, coming of age, murder, vengeance, redemption, car, forgiveness, repayment, illegal prostitution, violence, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: prostitute, hospital, infidelity, artist, medical student, waitress, obsession, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couples, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: destructive relationship, social decay, society, dancer's life, prostitute, soldier, rescue, starting over, human nature, obsession, sexual relations, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: communism, circumcision, politics, parents and children, coming of age, muslim, love and romance, society, state affairs, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: yugoslavia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, realistic, art house ...
Plot: prostitute, call girl, infidelity, prostitution, urban, sexual relations, workplace situations, workplace, feminism, couple relations, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: prostitute, going straight, drug abuse, nightclub, neo noir, crimes, love and romance, crime, gangsters, countryside, immigrants, single parent ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, church, thief, friendship, wedding, bar, redemption, going straight, parent child relationship, single mother, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: sexual, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: fall in love, gays and lesbians, writer's life, human nature, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, prostitute, social misfits, innocence lost, sexual relations, teenage love, addiction, suburban life, teenage life, misfit, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, surreal, mind bending, sexy, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, infidelity, sexual relations, masochism, adultery, couples, sexual perversion, obsession, double life, jealousy, dream ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, disturbing, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, rise to the top, rich and poor, society, parents and children, sexual relations, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual
Plot: unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, alcohol abuse, culture clash, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, family problems, nothing goes right, prostitute, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 2K
A Man's Job (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juha is 38 years old and has three small children and a depressed wife. He sees himself as strong and believes a man should provide for his family. But one day Juha is fired from his job. Ashamed, he weaves a web of lies to hide the fact from his ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, unemployment, dishonesty, hidden identity, couples, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, career change, loss of job, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, christmas, hopes, christmas eve, couple relations, jealousy, hospital, couples, family relations, golden years, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, couples, aids, rainy night, one night, eunuch, police, rain, pimp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ 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, serious, cynical, touching, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, society, starting over, couples, family relations, romance, materialism, culture clash, foreigner, money, marriage for money, loveless marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, europe, sweden, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: prostitute, disability, life is a bitch, society, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, family relations, paralysis, photo shoot, perjury, beaten up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, realistic, erotic
Plot: phone sex, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, prostitute, infidelity, unfulfilled love, gender, erotic thriller, dildo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: bondage, prostitute, single parent, starting over, redemption, life is a bitch, society, family relations, dancer's life, social misfits, moral dilemma, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 487
Nationale 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a nursing home for disabled near Toulon, René is unanimously hated by all. With fifty years and suffering from myopathy, has an irascible, rebellious character. But not resist provocations candor and uprightness of Julie, a special educator ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, biker, caravan, self discovery, sexual relations, disability, misfit, unfulfillment, couples, paralysis, prescription, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, friendship, drug abuse, prostitute, drug addiction, heroin, waitress, baby, drug dealer, birthday, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Stella Does Tricks (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young Glaswegian prostitute in London tries to start a new life.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, juvenile delinquency, heroin addict, going straight, starting over, down on your luck, haunted by the past, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, gang, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, self discovery, strong sexual content, love affair, sexual relations, romance, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, starting over, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, urban, family relations, coming of age, uncover truth, self discovery, life is a bitch, family problems, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, prostitution, family problems, family relations, workplace, parents and children, unemployment, family life, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, university, love triangle, human nature, romance, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%