Movies like The Piano Teacher

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The Piano Teacher (2001)
 7.5
 64K
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Original name: La Pianiste
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Austria, 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: sexual, psychological, disturbing, sexy, bleak, erotic, emotional, art house, serious, intense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, bdsm, age difference, sexual relations, masochism, desire, teacher student sex, older woman younger man sex, pianist, rape, overbearing parent, perversion, fetish, sex, spinster, teacher student relationship, teacher, mental illness, destructive relationship, teachers and students, voyeurism, sexuality, lechery, mother daughter relationship, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, paris france, europe, austria

Most similar movies to The Piano Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, storytelling, obsession, pornography, male nudity and female nudity mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like The Piano Teacher: Dogtooth (2009), Breaking the Waves (1996), The Story of O (1975), My Mother (2004), Secretary (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, sexy, art house ...
Audience: pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, brother sister incest, child abuse, isolated house, overprotective father, sexual awakening, explicit sex, brother sister sex, perversion, sex, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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90%
Breaking the Waves (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Spain, UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.
Style: disturbing, sad, emotional, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: love, sex, tragic love, husband wife relationship, paralysis, self sacrifice, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), accident, disability, love story, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sex, sexualized violence, sadism, s&m, sexual cruelty, erotica, dangerous attraction, sexual sadism, bondage ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 7K
My Mother (2004)
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, sexy, sexual, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, depravity, incest, nude beach, dominatrix, sexual promiscuity, sexual relations, femdom, lust, penetration, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canary islands, europe, france, spain, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.9
 91K
Secretary (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: bdsm, s&m, secretary, sexual perversion, workplace romance, sexual relations, fetish, obsession, boss and employee, masochism, desire, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.5
 829K
Whiplash (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: motivational, dramatic, psychological, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: obsession, music, desire for fame, follow your dream, mentor, teachers and students, musician's life, jazz, musician, drummer, emotional abuse, music school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 563
Punish Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Deals with the obsessive relationship between a confused teenager and an elder woman. Elsa Seifert successfully works as probation officer, but the relationship to her longtime companion is in trouble since their common daughter moved out. Then she ...
Style: touching, psychological, sexy, sexual, disturbing ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: female pedophile, sex game, dominant woman, older woman teenage boy relationship, teenage boy, juvenile delinquent, obsession, mature woman, older woman younger man relationship, destructive relationship, pedophile, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, sao paulo brazil, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 67K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: disturbing, twists and turns, erotic, psychological, intense ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, older woman younger man relationship, sexual abuse, strong female character, perversion, death of mother, female protagonist, sexual assault, video game, car accident, masturbation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 755K
Black Swan (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Style: psychological, twist ending, sexy, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: ballet, mental illness, obsession, character study, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, insanity, paranoia, dancing, ballerina, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, nymphomaniac, explicit sex, sex, nymphomania, lust, bdsm, erection, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 7K
Four Minutes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jenny is young. Her life is over. She killed someone. And she would do it again. When an 80-year-old piano teacher discovers the girl’s secret, her brutality and her dreams, she decides to transform her pupil into the musical wunderkind she once ...
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: women's prison, classical music, prison life, pianist, piano, prodigy, female friendship, musician's life, hopes, haunted by the past, teachers and students, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Style: sexy, sexual, disturbing, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, loneliness, sex scene, teacher, adultery, sexuality, one night stand, depression, sexual abuse, sexual relations, self discovery, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 15K
Lie with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when she meets an artist looking for a deeper commitment.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, romantic ...
Plot: erotica, erection, strong sexual content, oral sex, lust, sex scene, passion, seduction, sexually liberated, sexual relations, sex, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 6K
Dog Days (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburb of Vienna during some hot summer days: A teacher who is in bondage to a sleazy pimp, a very importunate hitchhiker, a private detective on the run for some car vandals, a couple with a serious marriage problem and an old man, whose wife ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexy, sexual, art house ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual perversion, sexual relations, longing, suburbs, couple relations, couples, heat wave, stripper, erection, husband wife relationship, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sex addict, explicit sex, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, nymphomaniac, lust, erection, strong sexual content, deviant sex, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, erotic, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: s&m, eroticism, dangerous attraction, bdsm, world war two, nazi, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, nudity (full frontal - brief), war crime, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1940s, year 1957, 70s ...
Place: vienna, frankfurt germany, hungary, germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 30K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, coming of age, underage sex, explicit sex, incest, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage sex, youth, older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, erection, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Anna and her family arrive at their holiday home, they find it occupied by strangers. This confrontation is just the beginning of a painful learning process.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, catastrophe, end of the world, brutality, survival, chaos, countryside, human nature, social differences, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Like his father, Tom is a real estate agent who makes his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, deals. But a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano and become a concert pianist. He auditions with the help of a beautiful, young virtuoso ...
Style: tense, talky, stylized, lyrical, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, going straight, violence, father son relationship, pianist, dysfunctional family, musician, teachers and students, family relations, gang war, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 23K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, strong sexual content, explicit sex, sexuality, lust, erection, sexual desire, sexual attraction, sexual relations, sexual fantasy, passion, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 2K
The Captive (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, serious, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, captive, love triangle, sex, desire, paranoia, friendship, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, voyeurism, destructive relationship, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.5
 8K
Saraband (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: psychological, emotional, meditative, sincere, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, marriage, parenthood, character study, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, golden years, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, australia, hamburg germany, eastern europe, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, acapulco mexico, spain, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.3
 32K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, lust, strong sexual content, bus, desire, obsession, erotica, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), disability, betrayal, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1990, year 1970
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Things Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: rape, rapist, sexual abuse, rape victim, haunted by the past, journalist, memory, teenage girl, secret, coping, musician's life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, intense, tense ...
Plot: teacher, forbidden love, lesbian, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, obsession, teachers and students, adultery, older woman teenage boy relationship, older woman younger man sex, loneliness, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 34K
Autumn Sonata (1978)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a seven-year absence, Charlotte Andergast travels to Sweden to reunite with her daughter Eva. The pair have a troubled relationship: Charlotte sacrificed the responsibilities of motherhood for a career as a classical pianist. Over an emotional ...
Style: reflective, emotional, art house, sexy, touching ...
Plot: marriage, autumn, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, pianist, mother daughter estrangement, child neglect, reconciliation, family relations, existentialism, mother daughter reunion, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ 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 ⇓
23%
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to die now, nobody would shed a tear over him, that's the sad truth. ...
Style: emotional, realistic, talky, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, cowboy, father son relationship, hopes, haunted by the past, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, actor's life, human nature, small town, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, texas, spain, montana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 23K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, bleak, atmospheric, art house, lyrical ...
Plot: music, musician, depression, rock, singer, addiction, isolation, drug abuse, rock and roll, loneliness, rock music, mental illness ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%