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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Original name: Про уродов и людей
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
Style: dark humor, serious, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, sexual
Plot: corporal punishment, manipulations, social differences, society, dishonesty, s&m, sexual perversion, love, prostitute, porn, young woman, obsession, death, female nudity, freak, train, photographer, wine, inheritance, cemetery, maid, song, sadist, singer, pianist ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia

Most similar movies to Of Freaks and Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and stylized films with plots about female nudity, sex, society, male nudity, death, couples and prostitute mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like Of Freaks and Men: Oblomov (1980), Bawdy Tales (1973), 1900 (1976), Dumas (2010), Cousin Bette (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oblomov (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' estate. His boyhood companion, Stoltz, now an energetic and ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: friendship, family life, golden years, master and servant, love and romance, society, family relations, friends, yawning, happiness, whispering, pipe smoking ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: russia, india, rome italy, england, moscow russia ...
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95%
 6.1
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Bawdy Tales (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Locked up in prison and awaiting execution, bored young vagabonds Bernardino (Ninetto Davoli) and Mammone (Franco Citti) pass their time competing in a vulgar storytelling competition, relating indecent accounts about castration, unsavory testicles ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: crimes, clergy, infidelity, confined, deadly, dishonesty, society, couples, decamerotic, sex, violence, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: dark humor, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, taxi driver, telekinesis, prostitute, dysfunctional family, postmodernism, parents and children, addiction, sadism, family, wife husband relationship, illegal prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, communism, execution, death, friendship, social differences, idealism, resistance, catholicism, ambition, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 529
Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, writer's life, intrigue, love affair, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, buddies, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: witty, semi serious, stylized, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, courtesan, fall in love, love, love affair, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Soulless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's a story of 29-year-old top-manager Max who is really sure he is absolutely successful. All his life is around earning and spending money. But one day he meet a girl who is from another, real, world. And his own world starts to crash down.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, dramatic, uplifting ...
Plot: love and romance, self discovery, social differences, opposites attract, materialism, twentysomething life, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high society, banker, manager, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: serious, dark humor, sexual, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Canterbury Tales (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.
Style: semi serious, clever, surreal, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, devil, hell, adultery, marriage, gay, burned alive, clergy, sexual relations, vignette, affair, extortion ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Peter Greenaway's first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director's beloved 17th ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: adultery, murder, intrigue, mystery, dishonesty, estate, power relations, manipulations, boss and employee, sexual relations, social differences, riddles and clues ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: surreal, erotic, sexy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: harem, obsession, nun, strong sexual content, parents and children, parent child relationship, illegal prostitution, sexual relations, estate, couples, male nudity, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, switzerland, geneva switzerland, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: school, peasant, village, farm, winter, money, record player, dancing, countryside, family life, human nature, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film is inspired by Michael Lesy's book of the same name ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, arson, investigation, violence spree, small town, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, small town life, social decay, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1990s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, clever, sexual, cynical ...
Plot: maid, obsession, humiliation, dwarf, train ride, postmodernism, destructive relationship, love, train, bomb, bucket, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Tsar (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last Judgment approaching. He establishes absolute power, cruelly ...
Style: bleak, epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, head of state, royal court, leadership, rise and fall, rebelliousness, dishonesty, rebellion, society, state affairs, political corruption, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film
Plot: death, dictator, chaos, military, political satire, socialism, power struggle, execution, grief, raid, violence, politics ...
Time: 1950s, year 1949, year 1964
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, sexy, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, mental illness, immigrants, mentally unstable, self discovery, romance, sexual relations, eccentric family, couples, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, sweden, stockholm sweden, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Painted Fire (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The struggles of an artist. Jang Seung-up (1843-1897), also called Owon, focusing on the years 1882 to 1897, when Korea was in political upheaval, caught between China and Japan, the conservative dynasty dying, and peasant revolt at hand. Jang, born ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, domestic violence, rise to the top, human spirit, rich and poor, power relations, actor's life, social differences, alcohol abuse, ambition, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: korea, asia, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Nana, the True Key of Pleasure (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Zola's Paris, an ingenue arrives at a tony bordello: she's Nana, guileless, but quickly learning to use her erotic innocence to get what she wants. She's an actress for a soft-core filmmaker and soon is the most popular courtesan ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, prostitute, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, power relations, conquering, lifestyle, wedding, seduction ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, clever, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, lsd, flying, soccer, extramarital affair, baby, god, vengeance, child as adult, dysfunctional family, murder, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Chess Players (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: It is the year 1856. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is the king of Awadh, one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British colonialists, intent on controlling this rich land, have sent general Outram on a secret mission to clear the way for an ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: chess, tragic hero, social differences, political intrigue, political unrest, politics, society, state affairs, betrayal, obsession, couple relations, political corruption ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Zed & Two Noughts (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Oliver Deuce, a successful doctor, is shattered when his wife is killed in a freak car accident involving a car being driven by Alba Bewick colliding with a very large rare bird. His twin brother Oswald is researching how carcasses decay at the ...
Style: talky, surreal, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: obsession, death, zoo, pregnancy, dealing with death, doctor, couple relations, siblings relations, death in the family, couples, prostitute, twins ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Augustine (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Belle Époque France, the story follows nineteen-year-old "hysteria" patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot's experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of desire.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: hysteria, mental illness, hypnosis, obsession, doctors and patients, epilepsy, power relations, mentally unstable, one on one, hospital, academy, ant ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.9
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The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: friendship, coming of age, prostitute, dealing with death, prank, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
Style: clever, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex scandal, scandal, political corruption, betrayal, politics, rise and fall, member of parliament, social differences, social decay, dishonesty, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: teenage life, punk, drugs/alcohol, rock, friends, society, youth, buddies, social misfits, social differences, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
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Bel Ami (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world ...
Style: serious, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: adultery, newspaper, womanizer, strong sexual content, manipulations, journalist, camping, rise to the top, ambition, dishonesty, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
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Rick (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Plot: office, hitman, mind game, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace intrigue, couples, family problems, workplace, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, clever, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, adult filmmaking, crumbling marriage, obsession, movie business, couple relations, sexual relations, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couples, babies and infants, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Salome's Last Dance (1988)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oscar Wilde watches an outrageous staging of his banned play "Salome" at a London brothel, with parts played by prostitutes, Wilde's host, his lover Bosey, and Lady Alice.
Style: psychological, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, obsession, writer's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, femme fatale, couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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