Movies like Perfume

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Perfume (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A week in the lives of a group of models, photographers, agents, reporters, publicists and other characters during a wild modeling show in New York City.
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, urban, couple relations, romance, infidelity, relationship vs career, fashion, estrangement, city life, ambition, couples, siblings relations, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, modeling, beauty, female nudity, photographer
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, urban, lifestyle and female nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Perfume: 5 Flights Up (2014), Adopt a Sailor (2008), Slaves of New York (1989), Newlyweds (2011), Between Us (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: aging, couple relations, married couple, apartment, elderly, urban, couples, golden years, interracial relations, fall in love, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 7.2
 349
Adopt a Sailor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Adopt A Sailor is about Patricia and Richard, a successful and hip couple from New York City who inadvertently "adopt a sailor" during Fleet Week in New York City and the young man form Turkey Scratch, Arkansas who changes their lives ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty ...
Plot: sailor, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, relationship problems, urban, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, friends, friendship, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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80%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: city life, urban, self discovery, village, nightlife, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, village life, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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78%
 6.4
 1K
Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, siblings relations, urban, city life, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, newlyweds
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 4.6
 910
Between Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York couple and their Midwestern friends find that drastic changes have occurred in their respective lives since they last met.
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: reunion, couples, marriage, friendship, couple relations, happiness, children, love, anger, sex, resentment, success ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 187
Now, Forager (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, relationship vs career, cooking and food, in the woods, ambition, restaurant, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, unfulfilled love, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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59%
 5.6
 2K
Nasty Baby (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nasty Baby centers around a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. Freddy is an artist, and his latest work is all about babies – it’s clear he’s dying to be a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, friendship, gender, couples, best friends, interracial couple, artificial insemination, gay slur, illegal immigrant, gay lead character, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Adrift in Manhattan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, sexual
Plot: stalking, suburbs, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, death in the family, family in crisis, suburban life, estrangement, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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World Traveler (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After hitting the road a man encounters characters that make him realize the importance of family.
Style: semi serious, talky, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, hopes, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 460
Fairfield Road (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Noah McManus is leaving his job with the Boston mayor's office for a dream gig in Washington, D.C. But in a single day, he finds out his new boss in Washington can no longer employ him and that his girlfriend has been cheating on him. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, couple relations, fall in love, romance, politics, love and romance, couples, love triangle, relationship vs career, small town life, workplace situations, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: family life, romance, mentally unstable, writer's life, love affair, addiction, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, mental illness, estrangement, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 956
The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, gays and lesbians, human nature, couple relations, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, gender, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Behind Bedroom Doors (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New-girl-in-town Abby is already dating two guys--one's a doctor, the other is running for district attorney. She also has some dirt on both of them---but when they find that she may potentially blackmail them, Abby discovers just how important ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: couples, gender, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love triangle, dishonesty, legal, love and romance, threesome, blackmail, voyeur, erotica ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 2K
Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, estrangement, estranged family member, terminal illness, cancer, dealing with death, siblings relations, death in the family, mercy killing, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Brother's Wife (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Mexico, Peru, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After almost 10 years of marriage, attractive Zoe discovers that her marriage lacks passion and surprise, and is seduced by the possibility of finding those sensations already forgotten in her husband's brother. From this premise a series of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, sincere
Plot: sexual abuse, infidelity, family relations, pregnancy, betrayal, crumbling marriage, pregnant, sex scandal, swimmer, romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, hollywood, hopes, artists and showbiz, buddies, follow your dream, showbiz, fall in love, love and romance, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Personal Effects (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Walter is a rising star in the NCAA wrestling world until his life is ripped apart by the brutal murder of his sister. Returning home to console his mother Gloria he seeks vengeance on the man who is accused of the crime. A chance meeting with a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: couple relations, urban, haunted by the past, romance, autopsy, cemetery, fall in love, love and romance, couples, obsessive quest, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: sexual relations, urban, prostitute, life turned upside down
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: odd couple, nothing goes right, self discovery, urban, friendship, infidelity, city life, nightlife, couples, cons and scams, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, cynical
Plot: blind ambition, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, unfulfillment, manipulations, couple relations, cons and scams, crimes, couples, husband wife relationship, hotel
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 757
Back Street (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious but thwarted, Rae Smith meets handsome Marine Paul Saxon, (of the Saxon department store chain), as he passes through Lincoln, Nebraska, on his way home from World War II. There's a definite spark between them but circumstances ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, tragic love, dishonesty, life is a bitch, telegram ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, family life, romantic rivalry, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 494
On_Line (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John, a computer whiz on the rebound from a disastrous break-up, starts an adult Internet site with his roommate, Moe. They are soon caught up in the erotic nature of the chat sessions they host, changing both their lives.
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: webcam, internet, gay, voyeurism, best friends, gays and lesbians, college, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
 803
Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: single parent, love and romance, urban, couples, romance, family relations, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, human nature, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 473
Uncle Kent (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A pothead kid's show cartoonist in Los Angeles spends a weekend trying to sleep with his visiting house guest - a woman from New York who he met on Chatroulette.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, wooing, stoners, love and romance, couples, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex, disorder, internet dating, cartoonist, threesome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, urban, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance, disintegration, career change, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 73
Love Trap (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Drama - Richard, a law student, is hanging out with the guys at a sports bar. When Angel, a seductive vixen, appears from nowhere and smothers him with attention, he's embarrassed. Faced with temptation, Richard makes an innocent suggestion ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, spiritual
Plot: love affair, bar, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, fashion, couples, red dress, black american, beach, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 75
Model Lust (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Arielle refuses her boyfriend's engagement ring and arrives at the Hollywood home and lust-nest of her beautiful cousin Tracy, she is introduced to the local modeling scene, temperamental photographer Scardino, and handsome, cocky model ...
Style: erotic, semi serious, sexual, realistic, humorous
Plot: sexual relations, hollywood, relationship vs career, gender, couples, femme fatale, hidden identity, battle of the sexes, looking for sex, mistaken identity, power relations, marriage proposal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 206
Red Meat (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris and Stefan invite Victor to join their group where they talk about their experiences with women over a meal of red meat. As the night progresses, Stefan relates his wild encounters with fleeting sex, Chris talks about his need for intellectual ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, restaurant, love and romance, discussion, women, sex, couples, infidelity, curses spells and rituals, romance, gender, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The System Within (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tony "Wise" Good, is an internationally famous model. He fought his way out of the inner city and rocketed straight to the top. He had it all... The career, the trophy wife, fame, fortune and all the luxuries that come with success. But ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: rise and fall, urban, rise to the top, fashion, crime, ambition, dishonesty, betrayal, contests and competitions, city life, rivalry, nightmare comes true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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