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The Pornographer (2001)
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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, sexy, sexual, erotic, art house, hot
Plot: porn industry, lust, dysfunctional family, sex, relationship vs career, eroticism, sexual relations, filmmaking, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, actor's life, estrangement, explicit sex, parent child relationship, midlife crisis, aging, father son relationship, porn actress, revolutionary, voyeurism, father and son, politics, addiction, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france

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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 female nudity, sex, couples, female full frontal nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair and sexual relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Pornographer: Emilienne (1975), Scarlet Diva (2000), The Erotic Man (2010), Fidelity (2019), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013). 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, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: dishonesty, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, couples, love affair, sexual relations, love triangle, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
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100%
 5.0
 3K
Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 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: sexy woman, actor's life, casting couch, drug abuse, tragic love, celebrity culture, showbiz, addiction, sexual relations, downfall, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, rome italy, los angeles, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.3
 411
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, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, human nature, introspection, eroticism, couples, sexual relations, physical appearance, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), boat, river, memories ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 2K
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, explicit sex, female nudity, extramarital affair, sexual relations, looking for sex, male nudity, jealousy, family relations, erotica, oral sex ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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100%
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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, nymphomaniac, nymphomania, lust, strong sexual content, sexual relations, hardcore, deviant sex, erection, destructive relationship, multiple lovers ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: psychological, disturbing, serious, bleak, avant garde ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, social decay, porn industry, family problems, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, isolation, riddles and clues, sexual abuse, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: porn actress, infidelity, investigation, lifestyle, life is a bitch, porn star, family problems, starlet, actor's life, parents and children, human nature, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: explicit sex, prostitute, eroticism, dominatrix, coitus, bdsm, casino, couples, revolution, love and romance, society, politics ...
Time: 1920s
Place: shanghai
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100%
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 3K
Destricted (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A compilation of erotic films intended to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality.
Style: erotic, thought provoking, serious, avant garde, experimental ...
Plot: erection, sexual promiscuity, exhibitionist, couple relations, lifestyle, sex scene, sex addict, teenage love, coitus, society, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sleepwalking, fondling, love and romance, couples, sex, lesson, sexual relations, eroticism, training, lust, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 263K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: porn industry, drug abuse, cocaine, rise and fall, sex, drugs, male prostitution, porn actor, addiction, adultery, strong sexual content, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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100%
 5.6
 7K
Clip (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jasna, a beautiful teenager, leads a crude life in post-war Serbia. She goes on a spree of sex, drugs and partying until she finds love and tenderness in a harsh environment.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: explicit sex, destructive relationship, innocence lost, teenage sex, teenage life, sexual relations, youth, strong sexual content, masturbation, seduction, teenage girl, teen drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, sexploitation, female nudity, coitus, sexual abuse, disfigurement, fondling, sex trafficking, debauchery, violence against women, confined ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1900, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, coming of age, loneliness, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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29%
 5.8
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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, incest, teenage sex, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, explicit sex, masturbation, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, couples, breakup, impossible love, family life, fondling, love triangle, love and romance, starting over, family problems, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 3K
Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 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, thought provoking, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, crumbling marriage, writer's life, unfulfillment, parents and children, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 101
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, elderly, haunted by the past, teenage love, estrangement, teenage life, couples, relationship vs career, family relations, youth, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.3
 121
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, estrangement, family relations, aging, dysfunctional family, elderly, memory loss, parents and children, father son relationship, brothers, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love, family relations, marriage, infidelity, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, cold relationship, emotionless, couples, resentment, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, denmark, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 249
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, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, family problems, couples, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: thought provoking, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: porn industry, porn actress, dysfunctional family, penetration, adult filmmaking, lesbian relationship, innocence lost, woman in danger, family problems, life is a bitch, domineering mother, sexual activity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, unemployment, small town, drug abuse, obsession, introspection, human nature, small town life, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fathers and Sons (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Intertwined tales of three families who grow up on the same street, focusing on the relationship of fathers and sons. The first section features Anthony and Jenny and traces the father-son bond that develops between Anthony and his newborn son over ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, single parent, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, elderly, gender, estrangement, family problems, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san diego california, los angeles, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Heading South (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story of three female tourists who visit Haiti, in order to enjoy the sexual nature of the young men.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: sexual relations, tourist, male prostitute, lust, looking for love, older woman younger man relationship, erection, unfulfillment, lifestyle, love and romance, rivalry, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: haiti, caribbean, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 517
Hidden Diary (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Louise left her husband when their children were still little. She was never heard from again. Her daughter Martine stayed in the small seaside town, where she became a doctor. Martine's daughter, Audrey, a thirty-year-old ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, mysterious past, murder, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, parent child relationship, bittersweet, small town, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Exterminating Angels (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: François, a French director, is conducting a rather unorthodox casting. He tries to understand how women desire and especially how they get pleasure. But by getting too close to their fire, he hasn’t sensed the Angels coming.
Style: erotic, serious, surreal, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, infidelity, intimacy, dishonesty, hotel room, masturbation, sexual abuse, love triangle, sexual relations, love and romance, lifestyle, transgression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
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50%
 5.2
 5K
Monamour (2005)
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, sexy, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: cheating wife, lust, erotic fantasy, sexually dissatisfied wife, unhappy marriage, sex orgy, sexual pleasure, sexual desire, extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual promiscuity, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Summer 1966. It's time to enjoy the summer holiday, total freedom. Teenage Élise discovers that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupts the family. Her brother Coco seeks solace in the garage, building a super racing car. Her ...
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, elderly lovers, youth, family life, estrangement, couples, family problems, love and romance, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, coming of age ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual pleasure, erotica, sex, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, dishonesty, one night stand, flirting, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%