Movies like First Love 2004

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First Love (2004)
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First Love (2004)
Original name: Primo amore
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is obsessed with the desire to shape Sonia's body and mind as does a fire with gold. Almost imperceptibly Sonia becomes a passive participant and the relationship grows into a reciprocal masochistic game. When the two lovers isolate themselves in a country house in the Veneto hills, they dangerously lose touch with reality and the rest of the world.
Style: disturbing, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, sexy, ambiguous ending
Plot: obsession, starvation, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, couples, haunted by the past, human nature, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, s&m, diet, imprisonment, control freak, anorexia, boy meets girl, weight loss, love and romance, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, food, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe

Most similar movies to First Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like First Love: The Embalmer (2002), Deceit (2006), Bitter Moon (1992), Laura (1979), In the Realm of the Senses (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Embalmer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes entranced by Valerio and offers him a large salary to come ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, couples, friendship, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, homosexuality, unrequited love, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 464
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, friendship, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, love and romance, dishonesty, stalking, couples, manipulation, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
 38K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, s&m, obsession, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual perversion, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, seduction, love affair, passionate interest, explicit sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 1K
Laura (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend's daughter by using his sense of touch.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: lolita, obsession, coming of age, eroticism, couples, family relations, power relations, infidelity, fall in love, teenage love, sexual relations, love affair ...
Place: france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, erotic, sexy, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: explicit sex, geisha, unsimulated sex, obsession, sexual relations, tragic love, passion, dangerous attraction, sexually liberated, sexual perversion, male nudity, bdsm ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: master and servant, love affair, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.0
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Black Angel (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: March 1945 Asolo, Italy. Livia Mazzion, the attractive wife of a top ministry official, slips into the car of lawyer Ugo Oggiano, Livia's admirer and her husband's informer. Livia must reach Venice and her lover Helmut Schultz, a Wermacht ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, sexual desire, family problems, romance, destructive relationship, moral dilemma, wartime life, fascism, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sex and Consequences (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When 18-year-old Sam begins a no-strings-attached summer fling with uninhibited older woman Mary, it seems like the perfect relationship. But after Mary begins using him to make her uptight police officer husband John jealous, he becomes an ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, rough, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, infidelity, femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, love affair, destructive relationship, dishonesty, stalking, lifestyle, manipulation, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, obsession, sex, dangerous attraction, love affair, fatal attraction, obsessive love, bdsm, love, fall in love, sex game, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.7
 785
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, unhappy wife, adultery, crimes, love and romance, couples, family problems, sexual relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.0
 621
Darling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wealthy executive Aditya Soman, married to Ashwini for several years, has an affair with his Secretary, Geeta Menon. When she gets pregnant, he tells her to abort the child as he has changed his mind about the divorce to his current wife. Angered, ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted by the past, vengeance, destructive relationship, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, love and romance, murder, family problems, couples, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 689
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: stalker, dangerous attraction, manipulation, obsession, love affair, femme fatale, infidelity, dysfunctional family, murder, sexual relations, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
 441
Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: realistic, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, love and romance, master and servant, love affair, tragic love, couple relations, romance, gays and lesbians, couples, destiny, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 8K
Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, stylized, serious, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, romance, manipulation, couple relations, fall in love, actor's life, artists and showbiz, dangerous attraction, love affair, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 468
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fatal attraction, obsession, infidelity, laboratory, love triangle, love affair, dangerous attraction, seduction, stalking, mental illness, sexual relations, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: love and romance, obsession, drug abuse, fall in love, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, couples, love, brother brother relationship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: erotic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, france, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sue Silverman feels 'neglected' in bed by her hard-working husband Andrew and serially seduces men to 'meaningless' motel sex, even Rick Hudson, a contractor and fellow fund-raiser. After being swept into bed at work by French ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, introspection, addiction, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, crumbling marriage, adultery, abuse, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 906
Strange Crime (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mysterious writer is involved in a love affair with his stepson's wife, leading to a web of intrigue and desire.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, sexy, sincere ...
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, obsession, infidelity, older man younger woman sex, forbidden love, cheating fiancee, couples, intrigue, romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 572
Jealousy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: factory, obsession, wedding, couples, crimes of passion, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, obsessive quest, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Keep Your Distance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the perfectly normal town of Louisville, KY, there is a perfectly normal man living the perfect life. David Dailey is a man who has it all: A great career, a community that adores him, and an enduring marriage. But beneath the surface, ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, couples, family problems, mentally unstable, dishonesty, betrayal, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, love triangle, infidelity, self discovery, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, love affair, introspection, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.4
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, sexual relations, tragic love, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, midlife crisis, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Bridesmaid (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, love affair, destructive relationship, romance, crimes, mentally unstable, power relations, couples, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: rich man poor woman, bdsm, dangerous attraction, sex scene, billionaire, strong sexual content, sex, love and romance, sexual relations, virgin, rich, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, extramarital affair, adultery, dysfunctional family, couple relations, moral dilemma, life turned upside down, family problems, couples, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 406
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, relationships, deception, relationship problems, couple relations, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Films to Keep You Awake: Spectre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Alejandro is an elderly writer, and is driving back to the small costal village where he was born and raised...
Style: sexy, scary, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, haunted by the past, obsession, ghost, mysterious character, love affair, dangerous attraction, homecoming, seductress, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%