Movies like The Piano Teacher

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The Piano Teacher (2001)
 7.5
 55K
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Original name: La Pianiste
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, 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: psychological, disturbing, controversial, bleak, serious, sexual, emotional, sexy, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: masochism, older woman younger man relationship, pianist, sexual relations, fetish, bdsm, desire, teacher, age difference, overbearing parent, perversion, parents and children, mental illness, teachers and students, humiliation, destructive relationship, spinster, voyeurism, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, music, musician, audition, performance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna

Most similar movies to The Piano Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, male nudity, couples, obsession and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Piano Teacher: Dogtooth (2009), My Mother (2004), The Story of O (1975), Secretary (2002), Breaking the Waves (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 81K
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: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, power relations, odd, isolation, family problems, punishment, family relations, perversion, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 6K
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, contemplative, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, dominatrix, depravity, nude beach, parents and children, sexual relations, voyeur, nightclub, incest, sexual promiscuity, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, nice france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 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, sexual, erotic, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, sexual cruelty, s&m, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, sexualized violence, obsession, sexual sadism, domination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 82K
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, disturbing, sexual, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, bdsm, sexual relations, workplace romance, secretary, pantyhose, masochism, strong sexual content, fetish, boss and employee, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: emotional, psychological, disturbing, heartbreaking, sad ...
Plot: tragic love, priest, self sacrifice, marriage, love, power of love, nursing, injury, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, destructive relationship, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: lust, nymphomaniac, sexuality, sex, deviant sex, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, erection, sexual exploration, explicit sex, sexual relations, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 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: realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, suburbs, sexual relations, sexual perversion, longing, stripper, couple relations, heat, social decay, human nature, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ 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, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, double penetration, sexual relations, destructive relationship, lust, deviant sex, addiction, erection, masochism, nymphomaniac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.0
 690K
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, atmospheric, mind bending, cerebral ...
Plot: obsession, ballet, dancer's life, mental illness, insanity, hallucination, surrealism, psychology, paranoia, dark fantasy, rivalry, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 28K
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: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, lust, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, adultery, obsession, love triangle, danger, haunted by the past, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 505
Hounded (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: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, destructive relationship, sexual abuse, sexual relations, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, femme fatale, s&m, friendship, sexual obsession, sexual attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, hamburg germany, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 10K
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, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: degradation, infidelity, nymphomania, strong sexual content, erection, bondage, rape, cuckold, blow job, obsession, sex, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 109K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, 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: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, male nudity, desire, friends, sexual attraction, sexual relations, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, lovers ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, dangerous attraction, war crime, sexual perversion, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, lovers reunited, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, germany, hungary, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Style: erotic, tense, surreal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: bdsm, sex, prostitute, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gangsters, rescue, life is a bitch, downfall, addiction, destructive relationship, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 29K
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, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, sexual relations, erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, family relations, masturbation, coming of age, youth, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 1K
Lies (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the bizarre sexual relations of 38-year-old married man J and 18-year-old student Y. After an initial encounter, they embark on a sexual odyssey that visits the realms of obsession and sadomasochism.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: sexual sadism, s&m, age difference, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, pervert, innocence lost, sexual exploration, sexual obsession, rough sex, sexual perversion ...
Place: paris france, korea, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: apocalypse, catastrophe, countryside, survival, chaos, danger, human nature, social differences, life is a bitch, hopes, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama
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, mind bending, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, brothel, unfaithful wife, sexual perversion, infidelity, masochism, obsession, sexual exploration, double life, psycho sexual, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, serious, sexual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: looking for love, self discovery, sexual relations, city life, looking for sex, nightlife, couples, family relations, drug abuse, loneliness, sexuality, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 92K
Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: sincere, philosophical, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, aging, death, illness, love, daughter, nurse, husband wife relationship, fighting illness, nursing, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ 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, realistic, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexuality, older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, age difference, strong sexual content, coming of age, road trip, explicit sex, masturbation, sexual obsession, sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 9K
Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama
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 ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: eroticism, obsession, pimp, obsessive love, prostitution, fall in love, frame up, love, sexual abuse, jealousy, bad guy, explicit sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, south korea, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wanda is a dominatrix who runs a gallery in a building on the Hamburg waterfront, where audiences pay for the privilege of watching her humiliate her slaves. She is a business woman who smashes sexual stereotypes and social taboos with icy ...
Style: controversial, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: manipulations, lifestyle, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, gender bending, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, society, gender, graphic violence, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Twentynine Palms (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of ...
Style: psychological, road movie, disturbing, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, danger, couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, road trip, social decay, reconciliation, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.9
 18K
The Silence (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traveling through an unnamed European country on the brink of war, sickly, intellectual Ester, her sister Anna and Anna's young son, Johan, check into a near-empty hotel. A basic inability to communicate among the three seems only to worsen ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, lesbian, female masturbation, desire, rage, travel, sister sister relationship, lesbianism, incest, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 705
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, death in the family, family relations, on the run, crime, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
This Girl's Life (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: porn actress, infidelity, investigation, lifestyle, life is a bitch, showbiz, parents and children, human nature, sexual relations, love affair, family problems, starlet ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: sincere, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, introspection, working class, unwanted pregnancy, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, society, urban ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 9K
Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, controversial, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, explicit sex, sexual arousal, strong sexual content, sexual relations, infidelity, erotica, sex scene, looking for sex, sexual fantasy, sexual perversion, cheating wife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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