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Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
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Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Original name: Per le antiche scale
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ladies'man and makes three women benefit from his sexual itch: Francesca the hospital manager's wife, Bianca, his devoted nurse and Carla, a nymphomaniac doctor's wife. His well-ordered universe starts being challenged with the coming of Anna, a trainee psychiatrist, who disapproves of his theory on the origin of madness. Worse, she resists his advances. As Bonaccorsi is more insecure than he looks, what will become of him
Plot: female nudity, nymphomaniac, mental disorder, sex, cheating wife, womanizer, mental institution, adultery, male full rear nudity, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, one female two males threesome
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, tuscany

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Young Casanova (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gerard Casanova is the man that all the rich and beautiful women call when they need a little more then the husbands to give them. He's always on call to satisfy their every sexual urge.
Plot: gigolo, adultery, sexually dissatisfied wife, lesbian sex, horny wife, cuckold, male full rear nudity, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, large breasts ...
Place: france
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Husbands and Lovers (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stefan finds that he can no longer tolerate the arrangement of his cheating wife ... he, the husband, gets her during the week and her lover gets her on the weekends. At the same time the wife finds herself increasingly drawn to the violence of her ...
Style: erotic, sexy
Plot: cuckold, sex scene, making love, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), s&m, prostitute, love triangle, sexually dissatisfied wife, male full rear nudity, open marriage, polyamory ...
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Style: sexy
Plot: adultery, female nudity, erotica, sexploitation, money, husband, temptation, woman, cheating wife, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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75%
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Libido (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Scripted by four of Australia’s greatest authors (David Williamson, Thomas Keneally, Hal Porter and Craig McGregor), this quartet of carnal desires explores adultery and jealous fantasies, the end of innocence, the moral and spiritual conflicts of ...
Style: erotic, anthology
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Hindsight (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Things heat up when a promising young actor begins an affair with a glamorous model in order to advance his career.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian sex, neglectful husband, neglected wife, cuckold, revenge, female nudity, sex, erotica, womanizer, cheating wife, adultery, shaved labia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Divine Nymph (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the decadent Roaring Twenties, a beautiful woman engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other.
Plot: female nudity, incest, fascism, cruelty to animal, sex, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, cmnf
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Place: italy
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73%
Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Style: erotic
Plot: sex, female nudity, male nudity, erotica, bare breasts, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Two Goes Into Two, Once (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Sexual therapist watches sex to correct problems.
Plot: sex, patient, lesbian sex, group sex, cheating wife, sex scene, cuckold, teenage sexuality, female nudity, sexually frustrated woman, male full rear nudity, sex therapist ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: love, tattoo, adultery, male full rear nudity, tattooed woman, sex, female nudity, vagina, bare breasts, labia, female full frontal nudity
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Dama de Noche (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman who was maltreated during her younger years gets revenge on the people who abused her.
Plot: revenge, neglected wife, sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating wife, sex scene, gang rape, unhappy marriage, erotica, child abuse, nymphomaniac, physical abuse, sex ...
Place: the philippines
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60%
As Long as One Is Intoxicated (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: erotic
Plot: seduction, philosophy, ladykiller, sexual obsession, obsession, female nudity, prison, duel, sex, prostitute, erotica, mistress ...
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Candido erotico (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl falls in love with a man who works in live sex shows, and who just happens to be having an affair with the girl's stepmother--with her father's knowledge.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexploitation film
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: erotic, romantic, sexy
Plot: erotica, sensuality, deviant sex, surrealism, threesome, bisexuality, revenge, female nudity, murder, sex, male full rear nudity, older woman younger man sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: sexploitation film
Plot: brothel, lgbt, prostitute, sex scene, older man younger woman sex, sex, womanizer, sexploitation, female nudity, lesbian sex, male full rear nudity, erotica ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marsha: The Erotic Housewife (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Lap Dancer (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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44%
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Country: France, Italy, Spain
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44%
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Country: Austria, France, Germany
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Country: Brazil
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42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
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38%