Movies like The Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales (1972)
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The Canterbury Tales (1972)
Original name: I racconti di Canterbury
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: sexy, humorous, clever, surreal, semi serious, sexual, anthology, erotic
Plot: burned alive, devil, hell, marriage, adultery, strong sexual content, eroticism, sexual relations, clergy, infidelity, satire, society, couples, dishonesty, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, wedding, gay slur, voyeurism, extortion, affair, vignette, love ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, sexual, realistic and semi serious films with plots about couples, female nudity, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, love and romance and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Canterbury Tales: The Decameron (1971), Arabian Nights (1974), The Big Feast (1973), Bawdy Tales (1973), Wondrous Boccaccio (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Decameron (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a ...
Style: anthology, sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: nun, sexual relations, infidelity, siblings relations, church, love affair, clergy, society, dishonesty, lifestyle, couple relations, bohemian life ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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Arabian Nights (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The final part of Pasolini's Trilogy of Life series is rich with exotic tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons and, most of all, love and lovemaking in all its myriad forms. Mysterious and liberating, this is an exquisitely ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, master and servant, romance, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, couples, gender, adventurer, danger, demon, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: iran, middle east, nepal, persia, arabia
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50%
 7.2
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The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: humorous, satirical, art house, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: sex, sexual promiscuity, dark humor, suicide, weekend, society, social decay, lifestyle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, friends, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 152
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: realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: nude bathing, infidelity, society, clergy, deadly, confined, crimes, dishonesty, couples, public execution, exhibitionism, laughter ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It's 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow them. They flee the city and find refuge in an abandoned villa in the Tuscan ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, rough, bleak, touching ...
Plot: illness, plague, couples, young lovers, love affair, love and romance, romance, countryside, forbidden love, estate, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
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100%
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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: sexy, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, mental illness, gypsy, housewife, dildo, dark humor, self discovery, love affair, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, eastern europe ...
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100%
The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, on the road, politics, hawk, crow, mythology, society, clergy, state affairs, monk, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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36%
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Cheeky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female full frontal nudity, strong sexual content, explicit sex, erotica, lesbian sex, sex scene, sexual relations, exhibitionist, infidelity, seduction, female nudity, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Bilingual Lover (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Joan Mares obsession for the lovely and luscious Norma Valenti takes epic proportions because he cannot let go of her. After he is injured by some skin heads, he uses his scars to pursue his life as a street musician. He devices a plan to get to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, hidden identity, obsession, couples, disorder, love, romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story is loosely based on a 17th century erotic Chinese story named The Carnal Prayer Mat and follows a young scholar named Yangsheng who gets married to the beautiful daughter of a local merchant. When their sex life proves unsatisfactory, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, parody ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, couple relations, sexually liberated, lust, erotica, adultery, explicit sex, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian sex, gun ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
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Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, sexual relations, singleness, dishonesty, womanizer, introspection, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
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33%
The Cabin Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three couples travel to a secluded cabin in an attempt to revitalize their lives through bizarre games of sexual dysfunction....and all heck breaks loose!
Style: semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: looking for sex, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, family problems, friends, gays and lesbians, best friends, dishonesty, gender, looking for love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All Ladies Do It (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Diana is a Roman wife happily married to sympathetic Paolo but she is keen on playing benign games of seduction with other men while resisting the advances of chic lingerie shop owner Silvio. She narrates her adventures to Paolo in order to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, infidelity, erotica, cuckold, voyeur, strong sexual content, lust, looking for sex, female orgasm, ecstasy, massage, fellatio ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, couples, dark humor, manipulations, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
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True Enough (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anne is an attractive woman on the cusp of middle age trying in vain to divide her time fairly between her demanding job as a television presenter and her family. Her colleagues and friends have similar problems though.
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: infidelity, couples, jazz, writer's life, lifestyle, gender, film within a film, extramarital affair, television, body swapping, jazz singer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sex, Lies and Renaissance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to regain her pride in herself ...
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, social differences, sexual relations, strong sexual content, social relations, couples, power relations, strong female presence, romance, society, rise to the top ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Evening Dress (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, cynical ...
Plot: transvestism, menage a trois, love and romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, satire, couples, prostitute, opposites attract, gender, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
You and the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.
Style: humorous, erotic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gender bending, eroticism, transvestism, couples, sex aid, sexual relations, couple relations, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex orgy, orgy, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Shortbus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of New Yorkers caught up in their milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality. The characters converge in a weekly Brooklyn social/artistic/sexual salon "Shortbus", loosely ...
Style: sexual, sexy, controversial, stylized, biting ...
Plot: strong sexual content, explicit sex, erection, group sex, gay, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, self discovery, sex, looking for love, homosexual, sexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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31%
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The Twist (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bored aristocratic Parisian couples begin affairs with each other which only brings trouble.
Style: sexual, clever, humorous, witty, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, crimes, master and servant, ghost, dangerous attraction, couple relations, forbidden love, sexual relations, love affair, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
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31%
Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen by his superiors to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the soldiers posted on remote jungle outposts.
Style: witty, sexual, humorous, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: satire, prostitute, sexual relations, couple relations, farce, military life, nudity (full frontal - brief), military, love and romance, soldier, couples, profanity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Paris, France (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A writer has torrid fantasy affairs with young men.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, loss of virginity, cuckolded husband, cuckold, dangerous attraction, self discovery, love affair, writer's life, serial killer, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
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31%
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Sex and Zen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, surreal, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, voyeurism, obsession, transplant, prostitute, transsexual, sexual abuse, crumbling marriage, deadly, gender ...
Time: 17th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Dumbfounded King (1991)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Spain, France, Portugal
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Spain, under Philip IV (1621-1665). The film is based on a novel by Gonzalo Torrente Ballester. The King (Gabino Diego) is stunned to see the naked body of Marfisa (Laura del Sol), the most beautiful prostitute of the town and Court. After that, he ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: royal court, couples, first sex, satire, head of state, prostitute, society, clergy, religions or cults, palaces castles and temples, monastery, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, marital problem, infidelity, husband wife estrangement, romance, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), crumbling marriage, lifestyle, crumbling relationship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, new jersey
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31%
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Golden Balls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benito González is a flamboyant engineer in Melilla, with a brash and pushy personality. His dream is to build the tallest building ever in the region. After his girlfriend leaves him, he devotes himself entirely to his ambitions, deciding to let ...
Style: sexy, ironic, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, skyscraper, construction, architect, orgy, corruption, dream, money, obsession, paralysis, deception ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, north africa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Intimate Affairs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a scholar, is haunted by an overwhelming desire to understand the mystery of sex, he decides to conduct an investigation. With two beautiful assistants joining the case, the stakes are raised.
Style: sexy, talky, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, lifestyle, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, looking for sex, dark humor, orgasm, controversy, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Luster (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An irreverent and refreshing take on the queer world of sex, lust and unrequited love. Lanky, blue haired Jackson, record store employee and poet, is in love with most of the men in his life! A refreshing departure from the typical gay love story, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle, romance, gay erotica, gays and lesbians, singleness, unrequited love, gay lead character, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, mojave desert, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Woman Times Seven (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession," a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night," angry wife becomes streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One," seemingly prudish girl turns out ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, absurd, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, society, lifestyle, forbidden love, tragic love, infidelity, midlife crisis, dull life, dancing, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Players (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, buddies, human nature, couple relations, sex scene, friendship between men, husband wife relationship, lie, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%