Movies like Quills

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Quills (2000)
 7.3
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Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, sexy, witty, serious, dark, melancholic, intense, psychological ...
Plot: sexuality, writer's life, perversion, priest, rape, sadism, eccentricity, french revolution, complex characters, sex, hospital, emperor, hypocrisy, writers, crimes, maid, corporal punishment, mental institution, sex scene, sexual tension, murder, psychology, greed, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and sexual films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, obsession, runaway, mentor and couples mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Quills: Star 80 (1983), Delta of Venus (1995), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Henry & June (1990), De Sade (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: playboy, murder, obsession, crimes of passion, jealous husband, fame, rise and fall, movie business, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, female nudity, nude model ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1978
Place: california, vancouver, los angeles
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Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, dark fantasy, twists and turns ...
Plot: bdsm, writers, lesbian sex, erotica, sex, infidelity, romance, world war two, anti semitism, male nudity, poetry, coitus ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, england, france, europe, new york ...
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100%
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: sexy, suspense, sexual, tense, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, sexual relations, seduction, female nudity, sex, adultery, emotional abuse, casanova, love, love letter, rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 13K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian sex, love triangle, romance, sex, lesbian, writers, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), open relationship, strong sexual content, writer's life, bohemian ...
Time: 1930s, year 1931, year 1932, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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De Sade (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The 18th-century French marquis (Keir Dullea) recalls his sadomasochistic experiments and goes to jail for lewd behavior.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: erotica, sexploitation, sexual content, graphic violence, mental illness, social decay, obsession, sexual relations, woman in danger, sexual abuse, estate, couples ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 41K
Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: porn actress, sexual abuse, porn star, porn industry, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution, manipulation, sex toy, female nudity, rough sex, redemption ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, new jersey, florida, malibu california, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, coming of age, female protagonist, borderline personality disorder, friendship, psychiatric ward, mental institution, insanity, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 90K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, sincere, stylized, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: painter, art, artist, lesbian, bohemian life, painting, feminism, lifestyle, couple relations, disability, life, loneliness ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: mexico, mexico city, paris france, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
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Marat/Sade (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors. Based 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, biting, tense, talky ...
Plot: french revolution, sex maniac, insanity, revolution, politics, fighting the system, murder, mental illness, violence, male nudity, paranoid, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
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Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: homoerotic, touching, sexual, sexy, witty ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, writers, hypocrisy, gay lead character, male nudity, lgbt, homosexual, gay relationship, obsession, male homosexuality, gays and lesbians ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 90s
Place: england, ireland, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rape, photographer, sexual abuse, bdsm, female nudity, bondage, fetish, female protagonist, investigation, fetishism, religion, sexual awakening ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: nashville tennessee, usa, tennessee, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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100%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: disturbing, sexy, suspense, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: nun, sexual abuse, masochism, perversion, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sexploitation, erotica, prostitution, voyeur, prison, obsession ...
Time: 1780s, 18th century, 17th century
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67%
 7.5
 48K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: realistic, stylized, sexy, atmospheric, factual ...
Audience: date night, pre-teens
Plot: love affair, love triangle, royal family, aristocracy, queen, adultery, king, royal court, tragic love, infidelity, politics, coup d'etat ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, georgian era, victorian era, year 1968 ...
Place: denmark, europe, england, copenhagen, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tropic of Cancer (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Style: erotic, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, school, looking for sex, social relations, immigrants, writer's life, artists and showbiz, womanizer, strong sexual content, american abroad, husband wife relationship, fetish ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 60s
Place: france, paris france
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36%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: sexy, witty, gloomy, reflective, macabre ...
Plot: gay, writers, murder, lgbt, gay cruising, playwright, obsession, mental illness, male nudity, homosexuality, death, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1953, 50s, year 1967 ...
Place: england, london, europe, britain, brighton ...
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35%
 6.4
 60K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexual, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: sexuality, lust, deviant sex, infidelity, obsession, sex scene, erotica, sexual perversion, car accident, bdsm, car, sexual obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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34%
 5.1
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Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, sexy, experimental, realistic ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, obsession, prodigy, sexual relations, ambition, lifestyle, against the rules, society, dying man ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1918, year 1900, turn of the century
Place: austria, paris france, europe, france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 854
Pandemonium (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, betrayal, politics, addiction, drug abuse, prodigy, tragic hero, rise and fall, lifestyle, writer's life, tragic love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.0
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Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, sexy, realistic, clever, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, seduction, virginity, manipulation, romance, infidelity, hypocrisy, virgin, tragedy, wager, couple relations, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: novelist, love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, family problems, romance, society, love triangle, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, writers ...
Time: victorian era, edwardian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Savage Nights (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality. Jean has to overcome a personal crisis and a tough choice between Laura and his male lover Samy.
Style: sexy, sexual, thought provoking, artsy, splatter ...
Plot: gay, aids, lgbt, lgbtq, bittersweet, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, sexuality, gay interest, homosexual, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, gay subtext, death row, criminal heroes, confined, legal, rise and fall, society, crimes, breaking the fourth wall, death sentence, gay interest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship.
Style: disturbing, psychological, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, obsession, crimes, murder, teenager, coming of age, friendship, insanity, lesbianism, lesbian sex, murderous pair ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, post world war two, year 1953
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.7
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The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychological, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: surrealism, inquisition, priest, convent, religion, devil, sexual abuse, clergy, witch, nun, sex with a priest, hysteria ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, middle ages
Place: france, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: sexy, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: female nudity, artist, art history, painter, art, playwright, nudity (full frontal - brief), performer's life, homecoming, prodigy, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tahiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: erotic, psychological, macabre, art house, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, rape, sex, sexual perversion, sexual torture, kidnapping, bdsm, libertine, sexual abuse, obsession, perversion, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, clever, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: art, lesbian, feminist, writers, artist, feminism, women, obsession, lgbt, art history, painter, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 49K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, erotic, sexy, factual ...
Plot: sexuality, gay, scientist, sex, research, professor, free love, nudity (full frontal - brief), lgbt, marriage, life philosophy, teaching ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: sex, sexuality, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, erotica, infidelity, writers, feminism, poet ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: paris france, venice, italy, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: sexy, touching, psychological, neurotic, spiritual ...
Plot: writers, mental illness, mental institution, depression, prodigy, female nudity, child abuse, insanity, adaptation, unlikely friendships, solitude, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%