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: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: lust, voyeurism, sex, porn industry, porn actress, explicit sex, eroticism, sexual relations, politics, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, addiction, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, couples, filmmaking, aging, actor's life, golden years, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, estrangement, love ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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 realistic, serious, sexual and erotic films with plots about couples, sex, female nudity, sexual relations, female full frontal nudity, lust and panties mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like The Pornographer: Scarlet Diva (2000), Emilienne (1975), House of Tolerance (2011), Destricted (2006), Pretend I'm Not Here (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: drug abuse, pregnancy, actor's life, surrealism, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, europe, france, los angeles, rome italy ...
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100%
 5.0
 133
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: realistic, sexual, erotic, serious
Plot: dishonesty, love triangle, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, female artist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ 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: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, sexual abuse, sexploitation, female nudity, disfigurement, confined, life is a bitch, social misfits, isolation, lifestyle, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 2K
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, sexual, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: erection, couples, teenage love, sex addict, transsexual, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, tense ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, mysterious character, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, coming of age, loneliness, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, sexual
Plot: infidelity, investigation, porn actress, sex, internet, pornography, starlet, love affair, artists and showbiz, family in crisis, life is a bitch, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexuality, lust, sex, nymphomaniac, strong sexual content, sexual relations, sexual perversion, sex addict, erection, seduction, orgasm, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Emanuelle in Bangkok (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emanuelle is sent to Bangkok on a journalism assignment. While there, she embarks on her own exploration of the secrets of sensual pleasure. While learning much, she also reveals several secrets of her own.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, sexual
Plot: sex, rape, journalist, infidelity, woman in danger, danger, self discovery, strong sexual content, journalism, power relations, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.3
 14K
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: sexual, erotic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, lust, passionate interest, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, obsession, couples, sex, nursing, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: emotional, serious, gloomy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: single parent, twins, twin brother, unfulfillment, parents and children, love and romance, siblings relations, family in crisis, breakup, family relations, impossible love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sexual relations, strong sexual content, double penetration, lust, addiction, erection, sex, destructive relationship, deviant sex, masochism ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 4K
Mon Amour (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 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, serious, sexy, realistic, sexual
Plot: double penetration, erotic fantasy, infidelity, lust, vaginal penetration, love and romance, sexual relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, adultery, sexual pleasure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 3K
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, psychological, serious, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, terminal illness, human nature, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, parents and children, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 408
You Are Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "We're gonna play a game of Snap! Pick a bracelet. Pull it hard!" But it's a game of desperate consequences in YOU ARE ALONE, a dark exploration of just how far a man and a woman will go to escape loneliness, if only for an hour. ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: prostitute, riddles and clues, love and romance, estrangement, youth, unfulfillment, dishonesty, teenage life, couples, buddies, lifestyle, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, sexual abuse, family relations, family problems, sex aid, dysfunctional family, society, human nature, couples, suburbs, innocence lost, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friend of the Family (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A free-spirited natural beauty teaches an entire family to reconnect with their own sexuality. Elke is invited to stay with the Stillman family in their luxurious home in Malibu. The outward appearances of a happy and successful family soon dissolve ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, couples, family relations, strong sexual content, dysfunctional family, love affair, love and romance, teenage life, unfulfillment, self discovery, family problems, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sinful Intrigue (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious attacker is preying on the rich and decadent set in an elite community.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, bondage, dishonesty, deadly, strong sexual content, investigation, psychopath, danger, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: sexual, talky, witty, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sexuality, sex, yuppie, drifter, therapist, interview, sexual obsession, sexual tension, free spirited, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, emotional, serious
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, parents and children, singleness, sexual relations, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, family relations, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Family Viewing (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An emotionally constrained view of the displacement of human feelings in our video saturated society. Van regularly visits his grandmother in a run-down nursing home. His father depends on phone sex for guidance meanwhile erasing family homevideos ...
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, phone sex, hotel, eccentric family, couples, retirement home, midlife crisis, family relations, elderly, family problems, riddles and clues, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 28K
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: sexual, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, incest, erection, teenage sex, sexual relations, youth, teenage life, family relations, dysfunctional family, masturbation, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, realistic, stylized, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, eroticism, society, political unrest, dishonesty, couples, politics, revolution, danger, casino, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cindy and Donna (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Seventeen-year old Cindy is in awe of big sister, Donna’s sexual exploits, but she just doesn’t get it. Whether she’s spying on Donna, parked and “makin’ it” in the driveway with her boyfriend, or watching her bang dear ol’ stepdad, ...
Style: erotic, realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual
Plot: sexual awakening, virgin, voyeur, sex, hippie, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, looking for sex, siblings relations, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.2
 502
I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sexual
Plot: sex, eroticism, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, world, self discovery, body painting, transsexual, nude with a gun, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ 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: sexual, realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, society, lifestyle, couples, small town life, obsession, small town, life is a bitch, human nature, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Blood Oranges (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cyril and Fiona are a long-married couple who travel to an unnamed tropical coastal town to follow their sexual fantasies. There they meet another couple, Catherine, Hugh and their three children. Hugh is a photographer who specializes in nude ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: open relationship, polygamy, swinger, voyeurism, mate swapping, wife swapping, swingers, swinger couple, impossible love, village life, unfulfillment, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 387
Sugar Cookies (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, revenge, deadly, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, crime, love and romance, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Anita: Swedish Nymphet (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anita is a girl of only 16 years, and while she has developed early physically, to a mature woman, she is psychologically completly ruthless. Her relationship the her parents and her friends is very poor and she is regarded with contempt by the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: sexploitation, nymphomaniac, sex, voyeur, student, teenage girl, sexual relations, mentally unstable, couples, looking for sex, young heroes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Maid in Sweden (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Maid in Sweden tells the story of Inga, a 16-year-old Swedish girl who leaves her rural home to spend a weekend in the Swedish capital. An innocent with no experience, but with prodigious physical attributes, she has a series of romantic adventures ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual
Plot: innocence, voyeur, couples, innocence lost, coming of age, city life, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world, social relations, youth, urban, teenager ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.4
 640
The Slut (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tamar, an attractive single mother, lives alone in a small village with her two daughters. Unsatisfied, she attempts to fill her many voids through meaningless sexual rendezvous.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: sex, fall in love, life is a bitch, hopes, couple relations, love and romance, looking for sex, sexual relations, redemption, couples, single parent, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%