Movies like My Mother

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My Mother (2004)
 5.1
 6K
My Mother (2004)
Original name: Ma mère
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal, Austria, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on George Bataille's posthumous and controversial novel: When his father dies, a young man is introduced by his attractive, amoral mother to a world of hedonism and depravity.
Style: disturbing, contemplative, psychological, serious, sexy, sexual, realistic, gloomy
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, dominatrix, depravity, nude beach, sexual relations, parents and children, bondage, nightclub, sexual promiscuity, incest, family relations, public, voyeur, exhibitionism, dangerous attraction, lust, youth, death of father, fall in love, society, master and servant, doctor, father, mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, spain, nice france

Most similar movies to My Mother

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, sex, female nudity, love and romance, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like My Mother: Adore (2013), Savage Grace (2007), The Piano Teacher (2001), A Real Young Girl (1976), Student Services (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 32K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, lust, mother son relationship, infidelity, sexual tension, sexual relations, fall in love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.8
 11K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, adultery, murder, sexual relations, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, crimes, family problems, crimes of passion ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: psychological, disturbing, controversial, bleak, serious ...
Plot: masochism, pianist, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, fetish, bdsm, desire, teacher, overbearing parent, age difference, parents and children, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Real Young Girl (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bored and restless, Alice spends much of her time lusting after Jim, a local sawmill worker. When not lusting after him, Alice fills the hours with such pursuits as writing her name on a mirror with vaginal secretions and wandering the fields with ...
Style: sexy, controversial, disturbing, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: animal sex, taboo sex, puberty, bondage, family relations, coming of age, female director, parents and children, girls' boarding school, first time, eroticism, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Student Services (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, gang rape, innocence lost, money problems, lifestyle, student life, deception, university, jealousy, lust, hotel, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 970
Wild Side (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A transsexual who survives prostituting herself in Paris, returns – with her two male lovers in town – to her family home in the countryside to look after her dying mother.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship, parents and children, love and romance, society, social misfits, destructive relationship, family relations, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, geisha, obsession, sexual relations, male nudity, strong sexual content, tragic love, passion, jealousy, prostitute, gays and lesbians, master and servant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, talky, intense ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, bourgeoisie, life is a bitch, tragic hero, family life, village life, couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, love affair, wartime life, couple relations, down on your luck, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, haunted by the past, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 35K
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: erotic, sexual, sexy, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, couple relations, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, sexual relations, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, hamburg germany, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 17K
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: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: borderline personality disorder, obsession, scantily clad female, romance, beach, tragic love, mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, human nature, tragic event, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Look Down (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sexy Spanish siren named Elvira schools a young man in tantric lovemaking.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: sexual pleasure, love and romance, sexual relations, fondling, couples, eroticism, lust, vacation, lesson, sex scene, sleepwalking, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 109K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, USA
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, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, male nudity, desire, sexual relations, lovers, friends, sexual attraction, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
À L'Aventure (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fed up with her present lifestyle, and more particularly sexually unsatisfied by her boyfriend Fred, Sandrine decides to find a new way in life. Intrigued by her friend Sophie, who tells her about her sexual experimentations, she will find, through ...
Style: realistic, psychological, erotic, serious, controversial ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, s&m, hypnosis, lesbian, sexual desire, females talking about sex, self discovery, looking for sex, couple relations, power relations, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: wooing, love triangle, siblings relations, lifestyle, twins, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, couples, twentysomething life, infidelity, brother brother relationship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 10K
Fat Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, Elena meets a young Italian student who is determined to seduce her. Anais is forced to watch in silence, conspiring with the lovers, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: virginity, first time, innocence lost, rape victim, rapist, virgin, fat girl, sexual abuse, underage sex, coming of age, manipulation, rape of a minor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.8
 3K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: sexy, sexual, gloomy, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, leather jacket, advertising agency, sexual relations, love and romance, rebelliousness, urban, social differences, love affair, couple relations, destructive relationship, city life ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 3K
Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, couple relations, extramarital affair, introspection, destructive relationship, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, romantic, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, lady, sexual relations, forbidden love, passion, fall in love, sexual desire, dysfunctional marriage, family relations, paralysis, pianist ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: europe, france, riviera, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.0
 1K
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragic hero, family life, parents and children, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, pregnancy, coming out, hiv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 9K
Love Songs (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This modernist musical about love and loss in Paris centers around a young couple, Ismael and Julie, who in the hope of sparking their stalled relationship, enter a playful yet emotionally laced threesome with Alice. When tragedy strikes, these ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, gay slur, death, dealing with death, love and romance, sexual relations, wooing, couple relations, innocence lost, couples, sexuality, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 10K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, degradation, nymphomania, strong sexual content, erection, bondage, cuckold, rape, blow job, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, power relations, love and romance, dishonesty, bourgeoisie, suffering, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.0
 1K
36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: lolita, family relations, coming of age, virgin, beach, love and romance, twentysomething life, suburbs, teenage love, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 663
My Normal (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: "My Normal" is the story of Natalie, a young lesbian from the Lower East Side, who's struggling to find a balance between her dreams of becoming a film maker and her lifestyle as a dominatrix. Her exotic looks and unconventional ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, talky ...
Plot: dominatrix, friendship, fall in love, follow your dream, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, couples, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Diary of a Nymphomaniac (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of a middle-class French girl's sexual adventures, her then fall into prostitution, and her ultimate redemption.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, porn, nymphomaniac, sex addict, sex scene, looking for sex, nymphomania, loss of virginity, life is a bitch, promiscuous past, shaved labia ...
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, france, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 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, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, psycho sexual, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, infidelity, femme fatale, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
 9K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rape, divorce, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, senegal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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