Movies like Kinsey

If you like "Kinsey" you are looking for intellectual, talky and sincere movies about / with research, professor, sexuality, student, sexual relations, marriage and college themes of Biography, Drama and Romance genre shot in USA or Germany.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Kinsey (2004)
 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 the mystery of human behavior.
Style: intellectual, talky, sincere, thought provoking, serious, realistic, factual, compassionate, sexual, clever ...
Plot: research, professor, sexuality, student, sexual relations, marriage, college, scientist, teaching, interview, sex, lesbian, human nature, sexual dysfunction, love and romance, sexual exploration, couples, free love, homosexuality, morality, homosexual, masturbation, taboo, life philosophy, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa, campus

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Kinsey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, serious and interesting films with plots about storytelling, mentor, relationships, couples, sex, life philosophy and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Kinsey: Masters of Sex (2013), Wilde (1997), Shortbus (2006), Iris (2001), Circle of Friends (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
 32K
Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexuality, sexual relations, sexual exploration, masturbation, sexual dysfunction, couple relations, against the rules, determination, workplace, unconventional method, sexual identity ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: homosexuality, obsession, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, gay relationship, writer's life, prison, couples, injustice, rise and fall, society, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
25%
 7.1
 16K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, love, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, orphan, abortion, college, small town, college life, small town life, friendship, betrayal, romance, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
When Night Is Falling (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, romance, couples, dishonesty, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sexual, talky, witty, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, therapist, drifter, interview, sexual obsession, desire, therapy, sexual tension ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 9K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, drug abuse, addiction, romance, love, coming of age, redemption, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
sex movies
sex
8002
talky movies
5880
lesbian movies
2660
sincere movies
3673
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1957, and Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images ...
Style: touching, witty, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, homosexual, suicide, maid, dying, gardener, seduction, gay, platonic, human nature, challenge ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 64K
Chloe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, desire, lesbian, family relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, emotional, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, gambling, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, sex scene, temptation, moral dilemma, family problems, couple relations, millionaire, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 74K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: sincere, colourful, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, feminism, bohemian life, loneliness, art, painter, artist, lifestyle, love of one's life, communism, bisexuality ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: love triangle, womanizer, infidelity, painter, older man younger woman relationship, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, self discovery, bisexual, tantrum, gays and lesbians, lgbt, friends, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, woodstock, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, lgbt, farm, romance, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, love affair, gender ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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 ⇓
19%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, correspondence, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, writer's life, fall in love, human nature, platonic, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, prostitute, hanging, friends, teenage life, buddies, couples, opposites attract, city life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, usa, europe, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, clever, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, prostitute, social differences, society, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, false accusation, rebellion, fighting the system, courtesan ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, cyprus, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 101K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, enigmatic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, women, impossible love, gender, department store, romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: photographer, freak, couples, lifestyle, friends, fall in love, couple relations, life turned upside down, love and romance, self discovery, dwarf, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 147K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, painter, artist, society, gender, love and romance, life is a bitch, painting ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, lgbt, romance, writer's life, sexual relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, paris france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
An Affair of Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, personal ad ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: human spirit, friendship, blind character, human nature, disability, teaching the ways of the world, ex military, depression, mentor, thanksgiving, student, change of heart ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 12K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: poetry, literature, homosexuality, poet, courtroom, gay, freedom, courtroom drama, society, counterculture, sexual identity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1950s, 20s, 50s, year 1955, year 1957 ...
Place: new york, california, manhattan new york city, oklahoma, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, touching, rough, captivating ...
Plot: artist, aids, oppression, exile, gays and lesbians, revolution, gay, poet, gay slur, homosexual, cuban revolution, fidel castro ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1974 ...
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, havana cuba, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 125K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, romance, opposites attract, unlikely relationship, couple relations, twentysomething life, friendship, break up, sexual exploration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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 ⇓
18%