Movies like The Piano Teacher

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The Piano Teacher (2001)
 7.5
 58K
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Original name: La Pianiste
Genre: Drama
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: psychological, controversial, sexual, disturbing, bleak, serious, emotional, offbeat, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: pianist, masochism, sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, teacher, desire, bdsm, fetish, age difference, overbearing parent, teachers and students, mental illness, destructive relationship, perversion, parents and children, strong sexual content, spinster, voyeurism, oral sex, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, humiliation, seduction, power relations, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria, paris france, vienna

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Most similar movies to The Piano Teacher

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and sexy films with plots about sex, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, male nudity, sexual relations and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Piano Teacher: Dogtooth (2009), My Mother (2004), Breaking the Waves (1996), The Story of O (1975), 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: thought provoking, odd, disturbing, psychological, biting ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, power relations, family relations, family problems, punishment, father daughter incest, parents and children, eccentric family, explicit sex, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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100%
 5.1
 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, contemplative, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, dominatrix, depravity, nude beach, voyeur, sexual promiscuity, parents and children, sexual relations, incest, exhibitionism, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, nice france, spain
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100%
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, oil rig, power of love, nursing, injury, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ 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, sexualized violence, s&m, dangerous attraction, domination, sexual sadism, sexual relations, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 85K
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, disturbing, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: s&m, bdsm, sexual perversion, workplace romance, sexual relations, pantyhose, boss and employee, secretary, masochism, fetish, sexual sadism, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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64%
 8.0
 714K
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, cerebral, dramatic ...
Plot: obsession, hallucination, mental illness, ballet, surrealism, insanity, dancer's life, psychology, paranoia, character study, showbiz, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 524
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: psychological, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, older woman younger man relationship, sexual abuse, sexual relations, femme fatale, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, s&m, friendship, sexual obsession, sexual attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, sao paulo brazil, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, couple relations, heat, stripper, couples, social decay, human nature, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, sex, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, sex addict, explicit sex, erection, deviant sex, sexual perversion, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, psychological, rough, sexual ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, double penetration, nymphomaniac, lust, sexual relations, multiple lovers, unsimulated sex, sex, destructive relationship, female genitalia ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 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, surprise ending, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: degradation, nymphomania, infidelity, sex, erection, cuckold, bondage, rape, penetration, explicit sex, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, dangerous attraction, war crime, sexual abuse, lovers reunited, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, germany, frankfurt germany, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, erection, teenage sex, family relations, incest, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), masturbation, youth, coming of age, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 29K
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, lust, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, adultery, strong sexual content, obsession, love triangle, danger, haunted by the past, desire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, miami, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teacher, self discovery, sexual relations, looking for love, city life, looking for sex, nightlife, couples, family relations, drug abuse, loneliness, sexual promiscuity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, society, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, sexuality, age difference, teenage sex, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, coming of age, sex, road trip, explicit sex, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, french riviera, san francisco, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sexy, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, politics, power relations, couples, strong sexual content, feminism, moral dilemma, sexual abuse, destructive relationship, graphic violence, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Liechtenstein, West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: masochism, prostitute, nun, sexual abuse, sexual relations, strong sexual content, perversion, dirty old man, murder, obsession, rape, prison ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: road movie, psychological, disturbing, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, couple relations, destructive relationship, danger, sexual relations, male rape, road trip, social decay, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, unsimulated sex, strong sexual content, male nudity, bdsm ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hotel, female masturbation, lesbian, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, desire, travel, sister sister relationship, rage, lesbianism, incest, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 10K
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, offbeat, sexual, controversial ...
Plot: sexual arousal, erotica, infidelity, strong sexual content, explicit sex, sexual relations, unfaithful wife, sexploitation, sex scene, cheating wife, looking for sex, sexual perversion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, porn actress, investigation, life is a bitch, lifestyle, human nature, sexual relations, parents and children, love affair, showbiz, starlet, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, couple relations, fish out of water, sex scene, rape, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 711
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, family relations, starting over, death in the family, on the run, crime, crimes, family problems, estrangement, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, social relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Devil in the Flesh (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism triggers off a whirlpool of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, dominatrix, taboo sex, dangerous attraction, human nature, sexual abuse, sexual relations, feminism, gender, manipulations, couples, strong sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 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, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, lust, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, obsession, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), nymphomaniac, nymphomania ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, romantic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, erotica, strong sexual content, sexuality, dangerous attraction, obsession, sexual relations, bdsm, destructive relationship, sexual desire, mysterious character, sexualized violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%