Movies like Malena

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Malena (2000)
 7.4
 102K
Malena (2000)
Original name: Malèna
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nico. He promptly goes off to war, leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the women. During the next few years, as Renato grows toward manhood, he watches Malèna suffer and prove her mettle. He sees her loneliness, then grief when Nico is reported dead, the effects of slander on her relationship with her father, her poverty and search for work, and final humiliations. Will Renato learn courage from Malèna and stand up for her?
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: hot and sexy, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, women, wartime, small town, adultery, jealousy, older woman younger man, first love, life is a bitch, sexual attraction, teenage sex, sex trafficking, world war two, female nudity, longing, dream girl, prostitution, sex, punishment, unrequited love, society, loneliness, prostitute ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, southern italy, mediterranean sea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, romantic and melancholic films with plots about culture clash, love and romance, sex, relationships, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Malena: All Things Fair (1995), Summer of '42 (1971), The Lover (1992), Cinema Paradiso (1988), Young & Beautiful (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All Things Fair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teacher student sex, older woman younger man sex, forbidden love, older woman teenage boy relationship, female teacher, sex with teenager, world war two, teachers and students, extramarital affair, teacher student relationship, teenage sex ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, reflective, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, world war two, older woman younger man relationship, summer vacation, beach house, island, age difference, teenager, love, teen angst, first sexual experience, war widow ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1942 ...
Place: california
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88%
 6.8
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The Lover (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, lust, lolita, sex with a minor, fall in love, interracial relations, love affair, virgin, first sexual experience, opposites attract ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1929
Place: vietnam, indochina, paris france, france, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.5
 258K
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Style: sad, touching, uplifting, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: childhood, coming of age, first love, haunted by the past, movie theatre, nostalgia, filmmaking, friendship, village, flashback, blind man, breast feeding ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, sicily, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: prostitute, lust, sex scene, strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, prostitution, sex with a minor, female nudity, first sexual experience, underage sex, teenage girl, teenage prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, cote d'azur, paris france, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
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The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
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: melancholic, sexy, emotional, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, first love, older woman younger man sex, sex, coming of age, sexual relations, nazi, sexuality, older woman teenage boy sex, secret, world war two ...
Time: year 1988, year 1958, year 1980, post world war two, year 1966 ...
Place: germany, israel, west berlin west germany, hamburg germany, berlin germany ...
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The Girl Next Door (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Exceptionally ambitious high schooler Matthew has aspirations for a career in politics when he falls in love with his gorgeous 19-year-old neighbor, Danielle. But Matthew's bright future is jeopardized when he finds Danielle was once a porn ...
Style: teen sex comedy, sexy, sex comedy, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, youth, teenage sex, dream come true, lifestyle, teenage love, couple relations, sexual attraction, student, porn star, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, erotic, road movie, sexual, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: sex, hot and sexy, sexuality, older woman younger man relationship, road trip, older woman younger man sex, age difference, coming of age, threesome, teenage sex, gay, masturbation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: romantic, emotional, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
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Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s, 50s ...
Place: sahara, egypt, cairo egypt, africa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 134K
Irreversible (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, art house, rough, surreal ...
Plot: rape, violence, sexual abuse, revenge, violent, brutality, sexual perversion, rape and revenge, vengeance, anal rape, sadism, sexualized violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 35K
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, erotic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, melancholic, sexual, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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 4K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: erotic, touching, emotional, colourful, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, love triangle, nude girl, love, husband wife relationship, tragedy, love story, male nudity, love and romance, dishonesty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In Praise of Older Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, frontline, spanish civil war, love, farm, execution, adultery, seduction, prostitute, female nudity, neighbor ...
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Place: spain, europe, italy, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: erotic, sexy, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, affectionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, world war two, wartime life, lesbian sex, lesbian mother, lesbian romance, woman in danger, nazi, lesbian interest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, year 1944, year 1999
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, romantic, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war two, lesbian, orgy, sexual relations, bisexual woman, spanish civil war, nazi, lesbianism, romance, group sex, war ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her ...
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl, teenager, coming of age, sex with a minor, older man young girl relationship, sex, teenage sex, female sexuality, teenage sexuality, defloration, mother's boyfriend ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
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Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 8K
White Palace (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love, forbidden love, age difference, erotica, infidelity, romance, bittersweet, male nudity, sexuality, sex scene, friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 70s
Place: new jersey, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 275K
Atonement (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Style: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, dramatic, sad ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, redemption, tragic love, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, false accusation, wartime, injustice, war, life is a bitch, love story ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, victorian era, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: england, dunkirk, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 5K
Swing Shift (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, love triangle, romance, friendship, wartime, courage, unlikely friendships, adultery, betrayal, fascism, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 50s, 1930s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, poland, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, teenage love, first love, teenage life, youth, high school, couples, romance, family relations, love and romance, classmate ...
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Place: new jersey, california, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 120K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, 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: sexy, erotic, sexual, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, sexuality, sex, french, youth, brother sister incest, love triangle, rebellion, protest, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: erotic, touching, psychological, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, age difference, love affair, mother daughter relationship, secrets, relationships, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family, loneliness, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 9K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: intense, sexy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: obsession, mental illness, forbidden love, arson, mental institution, coming of age, young lovers, romance, teenager, love, obsessive love, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 23K
Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sexy, sincere, erotic, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, teachers and students, obsession, older man younger woman sex, infidelity, romance, love and romance, couples, hedonism, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, sexy, enigmatic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sex, obsession, infidelity, romance, fashion, adultery, violence, betrayal, loneliness, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 41K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: erotica, obsession, sex scene, dangerous attraction, sexuality, bdsm, strong sexual content, sexual relations, sexualized violence, love and romance, sexual desire, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%