Movies like Desire 1992

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Desire (1992)
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Desire (1992)
Original name: Salt on Our Skin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Scottish woman who attends school in Paris comes home for the summer and helps take in the straw, where she meets an attractive and simple man. They begin a torrid affair despite the differences in their lifestyles. He asks her to marry him but she refuses, and they continue their separate lives but also continue their affair through the years, loving each other despite their differences.
Style: erotic, sexy, romantic, sentimental, sexual, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, tragic love, opposites attract, sex, fisherman, class differences, university professor, passion, love at first sight, frenchwoman, scotsman, adultery, teenage life, romance, love and romance, feminism, love affair, couples, gender, breakup, humble, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, scotland, 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 couples, love and romance, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, infidelity and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Desire: A Man in Love (1987), Heartbeat (1968), Dying Young (1991), Until September (1984), Loulou (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: clever, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, journalism, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, rome italy, europe
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Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, love affair, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, destructive relationship, breakup, social differences, couples, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
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100%
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Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, leukemia, doctors, couple relations, life & death, fall in love, social differences, parents and children, human nature, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental
Plot: romance, lovers reunited, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, airplane, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: psychological, gloomy, stylized, sexual, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, couples, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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36%
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Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: captivating, sexy, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, couples, obsession, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, soldier, crimes, deadly ...
Place: spain, europe
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film adaptation from the novel by D.H. Lawrence, discovered after the celebrated author's death in 1930, a romantic love story tells of a prim young English girl who is sexually attracted to a seductively virile gypsy. The climatic dam burst is ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: virgin, gypsy, couples, injustice, family relations, repression, social relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, innocence lost, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england, northern england
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34%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, aging, dishonesty, fall in love, opposites attract, couples ...
Time: 90s
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33%
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, danger, romance, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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32%
Wuthering Heights (2003)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story set in the modern day.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, love affair, teenage life, love triangle, social differences, forbidden love, youth, fall in love, romance, tragic love, opposites attract, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
An Affair of Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, sexy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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26%
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26%
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Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic ...
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26%
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Bilitis (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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25%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Place: normandy, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%