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, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 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, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy, ambiguous ending
Plot: obsession, starvation, destructive relationship, love affair, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, human nature, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, anorexia, s&m, diet, imprisonment, control freak, boy meets girl, weight loss, love and romance, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, 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 serious, realistic, sexual and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment, female nudity and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like First Love: Leap Year (2010), Laura (1979), The Embalmer (2002), In the Realm of the Senses (1976), Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Journalist Laura (Monica del Carmen) works at home, isolating herself from others. While she lies to her mother and brother, Raul (Marco Zapata), on the phone about having an active social life, Laura's days consist of gazing at her neighbors, ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: bdsm, s&m, love affair, brutality, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, haunted by the past, human nature, sexual relations, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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95%
 5.9
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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: serious, realistic, erotic, sexy, sexual
Plot: lolita, coming of age, eroticism, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, power relations, family relations, couples, femme fatale, parents and children ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, friendship, obsession, couple relations, couples, love and romance, unrequited love, homosexuality, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, strong sexual content, male nudity, bdsm, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, serious, sexual, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: titanic, obsession, infidelity, romance, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, obsessive quest, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: year 1912, 1910s
Place: france, london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 390
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: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, tragic love, couple relations, love affair, master and servant, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: fall in love, drug abuse, obsession, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, brother brother relationship, love, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
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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, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love triangle, haunted by the past, friendship, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, gender, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, filmmaking, couples, couple relations, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 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: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, midlife crisis, dangerous attraction, lovers reunited, couples, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, gender, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, realistic, touching, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, introspection, addiction, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, crumbling marriage, adultery, sex addict, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lies (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the bizarre sexual relations of 38-year-old married man J and 18-year-old student Y. After an initial encounter, they embark on a sexual odyssey that visits the realms of obsession and sadomasochism.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: sexual sadism, age difference, s&m, adultery, pervert, sexual exploration, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, phone sex, innocence lost, sexual perversion ...
Place: paris france, korea, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, breakup, couples, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, aristocrat, suicide, social differences, couple relations, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, romance, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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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, sexuality, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, obsession, bdsm, destructive relationship, sexual desire, mysterious character, sexual awakening ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 995
Green Chair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an ordinary housewife is convicted for seducing a minor, reckless love leads to obsession and creeping doubt. Mun-hee (Seo Jung), a married woman in her thirties, has been arrested and convicted for having sex with an underage, Hyun. After ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, destructive relationship, love affair, true love, couples, romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 508
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, psychological, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: factory, obsession, dangerous attraction, couples, crimes of passion, family problems, womanizer, unfulfillment, danger, love triangle, sexual relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
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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, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, infidelity, bdsm, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, sex addict ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, passionate interest, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, romance, unfulfillment, male female relationship, betrayal, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, warsaw poland, paris france, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 303
Angela (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: True story of an attractive Sicilian mob-wife who participates in her husband's drug-dealing business and falls for her husband's lackey.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love and romance, romance, crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, couples, drug dealing, going straight, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Julia and Julia (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Julia, an American woman living in Italy, becomes depressed and traumatized after her husband Paolo is killed in a car accident on their wedding day. Six years later, Julia inexplicably finds herself sliding in time between two different worlds ...
Style: mind bending, sexy, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: death in the family, couple relations, time travel, dealing with death, family problems, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 652
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 413
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, obsession, friendship, love affair, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulations, stalking, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 171
Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, romance, love and romance, couples, society, female director, overseas worker, naivete
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, road not taken, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%