Movies like Bad Guy

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Bad Guy (2001)
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Bad Guy (2001)
Original name: 나쁜 남자
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the chance to escape she realizes she cannot return to her former life.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic, brutal, atmospheric, meditative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: eroticism, obsession, obsessive love, pimp, prostitution, fall in love, frame up, love, sexual abuse, bad guy, jealousy, explicit sex, prostitute, gang, soldier, loan, pain, humiliation, brothel, strong sexual content, voyeurism, deaf, gangsters, crimes, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and psychological films with plots about couples, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, male nudity, relationships and brutality mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Guy: Moebius (2013), Samaritan Girl (2004), The Isle (2000), In the Realm of the Senses (1976), Last Tango in Paris (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moebius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wife, overwhelmed with hatred for her husband, inflicts an unspeakable wound on their son, as the family heads towards horrific destruction.
Style: psychological, disturbing, semi serious, serious, rough ...
Plot: mother son incest, sexual abuse, prison rape, vengeance, dysfunctional family, perversion, infidelity, human nature, strong sexual content, family problems, dishonesty, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
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 7.1
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 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: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, violence, love and romance, deadly, crimes, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
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100%
 7.0
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, fishing, mute, sex, s&m ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sexy, erotic, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, obsession, geisha, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, bdsm, jealousy, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This South Korean film takes place on an isolated lake, where an old monk lives in a small floating temple. The monk has a young boy living with him, learning to become a monk. We watch as seasons and years pass by.
Style: philosophical, meditative, melancholic, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, existentialism, life, buddhist monk, human nature, meditation, monk, solitude, teachers and students, guilt, isolation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, explicit sex, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, self discovery, profanity, obsessive love, tragedy, apartment, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, realistic, clever, emotional, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, obsession, existentialism, romance, unfulfillment, disappearance, women, paranoia, self discovery, prejudice, memory, character study ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, erotic, sexy, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, unfaithful wife, brothel, sexual relations, sexual perversion, infidelity, psycho sexual, masochism, obsession, sexual exploration, double life, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 8.0
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3-Iron (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, whose only possession is a motorcycle, spends his time riding around the city looking for empty apartments. After finding one, he hangs out for a while, fixing himself something to eat, washing laundry or making small repairs in return. ...
Style: enigmatic, contemplative, melancholic, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: golf, destiny, homeless, romance, domestic violence, jealousy, love triangle, drifter, invasion, escape, husband wife relationship, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: bleak, sexual, enigmatic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: voyeurism, unfulfilled love, stalking, obsession, love, destructive relationship, fall in love, passionate interest, infatuation, polish, suicide attempt, obsessive love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 2K
Crocodile (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Crocodile is a 1996 South Korean film. It was the directorial debut of Ki-duk Kim and stars Cho Jae-hyun as "Crocodile".The film tells the story of a man living at the edge of the Han River in Seoul, who saves a woman trying to commit ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak
Plot: suicide, performer's life, friends, friendship, life is a bitch, misfit, mute or deaf, betrayal, street vendor, street kid, underwater, homelessness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.
Style: psychological, serious, erotic, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: perversion, sexual perversion, prostitution, prostitute, erotica, s&m, student, escort service, life is a bitch, memory loss, sexuality, bdsm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.8
 11K
Boxing Helena (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She has other ideas, but an horrific accident leaves her at his mercy. The plot ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: captivity, obsessive love, obsession, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, mentally unstable, danger, dangerous attraction, estate, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Center of the World (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple checks into a suite in Las Vegas. In flashbacks we see that he's a computer whiz on the verge of becoming a dot.com millionaire, she's a lap dancer at a club. He's depressed, withdrawing from work, missing meetings with ...
Style: erotic, serious, enigmatic, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, sexual relations, male female relationship, self discovery, hotel, prostitute, women, human nature, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, california, iowa, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
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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, surprise ending, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: degradation, infidelity, nymphomania, strong sexual content, erection, explicit sex, bondage, rape, sex, cuckold, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.0
 38K
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, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, strong sexual content, erotica, sexual relations, obsession, sexuality, dangerous attraction, bdsm, destructive relationship, sexual desire, mysterious character, sexual awakening ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 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, serious, psychological, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, violence, romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, fashion, sexual relations, lifestyle, prostitute, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, obsession, sex, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, bdsm, love, fall in love, mystery, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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20%
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Kissed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Over the years, a child's romantic ideals about death blossom into necrophilia, the study of embalming and the most profound relationship of her life.
Style: disturbing, sexy, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Plot: necrophilia, obsession, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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20%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, cult film, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual perversion, forbidden love, stalking, s&m, double life, role playing, preacher, obsession, destructive relationship, couples, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, infidelity, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.9
 51K
Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, destructive relationship, human nature, redemption, self destructing, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 7.4
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Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 185 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: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.4
 52K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: lust, deviant sex, masochism, sexual relations, obsession, explicit sex, sexuality, car accident, infidelity, hospital, sexual obsession, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.2
 204K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, photographer, marriage, obsession, depression, sexual attraction, complex characters, divorce, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 2K
The Embalmer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes entranced by Valerio and offers him a large salary to come ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, friendship, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, couples, homosexuality, unrequited love, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 16K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, incest, oral sex, love triangle, family relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels belgium, brussels, palm springs california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, violence, robbery, life is a bitch, family relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.1
 11K
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, sincere, serious, erotic ...
Plot: explicit sex, strong sexual content, erection, cheating wife, one night stand, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, obsession, sex, sex scene, bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%