Movies like The Pornographer

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The Pornographer (2001)
 5.2
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The Pornographer (2001)
Original name: Le pornographe
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and 80's, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno again. Jacques's artistry clashes with his financially-troubled producer's ideas about shooting hard-core sex. Jacques has been estranged from his son Joseph for years, since the son first learned the nature of the family business. They are now speaking again. Joseph and his friends want to recapture the idealism of 1968 with a protest. Separated from his wife, Jacques strives for personal renewal with plans to build a new house by himself...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sexual, sexy
Plot: pornographer, porn industry, lust, eroticism, porn actress, relationship vs career, sexual relations, filmmaking, sex, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, dysfunctional family, actor's life, estrangement, aging, father son relationship, revolutionary, voyeurism, politics, addiction, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france

Most similar movies to The Pornographer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, female nudity, sex, sexual relations, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and female full frontal nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Pornographer: Emilienne (1975), Scarlet Diva (2000), A Hole in My Heart (2004), The Erotic Man (2010), Fruits of Passion (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Emilienne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilienne is an elegant and seductive study of a ménage-a-trois based on the novel by Claude Des Olbes. Nouky, a young artist, shows up at Emilienne's art gallery with her portfolio of erotic sketches. Emilienne is greatly impressed, unaware ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: lesbian threesome, performer's life, couples, lifestyle, dishonesty, unfulfillment, gender, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 70s
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100%
 5.1
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Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: actor's life, drug abuse, tragic love, celebrity culture, showbiz, addiction, sexual relations, life is a bitch, downfall, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, rome italy, los angeles, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Hole in My Heart (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, bleak, avant garde ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, social decay, isolation, human nature, teenage life, sexual abuse, parents and children, riddles and clues, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 366
The Erotic Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film has been ten years in the making, and over time it has grown to become what the director himself has called an artistic testament. It is simultaneously his most personal and most provocative film. A film about growing older, about losing, ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, human nature, love and romance, eroticism, couples, physical appearance, sexual relations, female full frontal nudity, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), memories, interracial relations ...
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100%
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Fruits of Passion (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl loves a rich and much older man and is willing to do everything he wants to show her love, but he is playing a sick game with her. As part of this game he sends her to a Chinese brothel. A poor young boy sees her and falls in love with her. ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, eroticism, political unrest, sexual relations, revolution, couples, casino, love and romance, danger, politics, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
33%
Pretend I'm Not Here (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: voyeurism, adolescence vs adulthood, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, mysterious character, coming of age, neighbor neighbor relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Private Property (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, breakup, couples, family life, impossible love, love triangle, love and romance, starting over, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.9
 84
Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, relationship vs career, teenage love, family relations, elderly, teenage life, youth, couples, haunted by the past, estrangement, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Real Young Girl (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bored and restless, Alice spends much of her time lusting after Jim, a local sawmill worker. When not lusting after him, Alice fills the hours with such pursuits as writing her name on a mirror with vaginal secretions and wandering the fields with ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, realistic, serious, controversial ...
Plot: animal sex, puberty, taboo sex, coming of age, eroticism, parents and children, family relations, sexual relations, teenage love, lifestyle, obsession, teenage crush ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
 4.8
 10K
About Cherry (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: porn industry, pornography, porn actress, dysfunctional family, penetration, woman in danger, family problems, life is a bitch, domineering mother, overbearing mother, nudity (full frontal - brief), innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 112
Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, aging, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, memory loss, elderly, father son relationship, love, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, filmmaking, couples, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 1K
Fidelity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unsimulated sex, cheating wife, male nudity, sexual relations, explicit sex, looking for sex, unfaithful wife, female nudity, jealousy, lust, family relations, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 208
Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, family problems, couples, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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29%
 4.6
 3K
Destricted (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A compilation of erotic films intended to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality.
Style: erotic, thought provoking, serious, avant garde, sexy ...
Plot: erection, female removes her clothes, sexual promiscuity, exhibitionist, sexual abuse, lifestyle, teenage love, sex addict, society, couple relations, sexual relations, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.3
 4K
Mon Amour (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marta is a young housewife, married to Dario, a successful book publisher. Although she still loves her husband, Marta hasn't been able to achieve sexual satisfaction for months due to their dull and predictable love life. While staying in ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: erotic fantasy, vaginal penetration, unfaithful wife, lust, sexual pleasure, double penetration, infidelity, unhappy marriage, sexual relations, love and romance, sexual desire, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Don't Look Down (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sexy Spanish siren named Elvira schools a young man in tantric lovemaking.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: sexual pleasure, fondling, love and romance, couples, sexual relations, lesson, sex scene, sleepwalking, eroticism, sex, training, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 3K
Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, cold relationship, marriage, infidelity, love, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, dishonesty, unfulfillment, emotionless, resentment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, denmark, europe, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, estrangement, drugs/alcohol, hopes, dysfunctional family, aging, love, righting the wronged, couples, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Charms for the Easy Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, small town life, family relations, family life, fall in love, homecoming, family problems, healing power, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Gideon's Daughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy, tense
Plot: politics, love affair, relationship vs career, introspection, election, redemption, family problems, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, love, summer ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sincere, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, eroticism, sex, 69 sex position, looking for sex, couples, anal sex, male full rear nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 110
Mile Zero (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mile Zero is a story about a father with a remarkable capacity to love.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, gloomy
Plot: kidnapping, estrangement, breakup, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, dysfunctional family, wilderness, family in crisis, utopia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 3K
Rated X (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: tense, cynical, sexy, psychological, intense ...
Plot: pornography, murder, pornographer, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, filmmaking, showbiz, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, porn industry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 3K
In Bed (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It all begins at a party in Santiago, Chile, when a seemingly innocent gesture -- the offer of a ride home -- ends in a passionate night of lovemaking and intense conversation for young singles Bruno and Daniela. Shacked up at a flea-bitten motel ...
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: erotica, sexual pleasure, falling in love, sex, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, dishonesty, flirt, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, sexual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, fish out of water, sex scene, rape, love and romance, fall in love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Heart Beats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A poor and lonely English professor, Juri(37), decides to become a porn actor using a mask to hide behind, after she watches an unusual porn, featuring an old and fat woman. And she visits Myungsook, a porn producer, despite their separation of 10 ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, introspection, couples, life is a bitch, filmmaking, sexual content, sexual relations, virgin, university, thirtysomething life, porn actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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