Movies like Scarlet Diva

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Scarlet Diva (2000)
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Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, sexy, sexual, semi autobiographical, erotic, cult film
Plot: sexy woman, actor's life, casting couch, drug abuse, tragic love, celebrity culture, addiction, life is a bitch, sexual relations, showbiz, downfall, artists and showbiz, nightlife, filmmaking, price of fame, bohemian life, career, prostitute, pregnancy, surrealism, transvestism, unplanned pregnancy, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, paris france, los angeles, france, asia, europe, amsterdam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about female nudity, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, love and romance and sex mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Scarlet Diva: The Pornographer (2001), Dangerous Game (1993), The Pornographer (1999), A Very Private Affair (1962), Gigola (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Pornographer (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and 80's, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: porn industry, lust, dysfunctional family, sex, relationship vs career, eroticism, sexual relations, filmmaking, parents and children, actor's life, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france
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89%
Dangerous Game (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Style: psychological, rough, art house, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, addiction, lifestyle, redemption, downfall, life is a bitch, human nature, showbiz, husband wife relationship, drugs, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: israel, los angeles, middle east, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, unemployment, small town, drug abuse, obsession, introspection, human nature, small town life, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Very Private Affair (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gorgeous teen, Jill, resides in Switzerland with her mother and harbors feelings for the handsome Fabio, an older man who is married to one of her friends. Growing restless, Jill moves to Paris to pursue ballet, but instead finds success and fame ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, mind bending, realistic, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, paparazzi, showbiz, desire for fame, human nature, best friends, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations, fanatic, price of fame ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The dysfunctional twenty-three years old Sarah takes her six year old natural son Jeremiah from the home of his beloved foster parents with the support of the social service to live with her. Along the years, the boy shares her insane and lowlife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, prostitute, child rape, sex, parents and children, rape, innocence lost, psychologist, police, stripper, child molester, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tennessee
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29%
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Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, lesbian, lifestyle, destructive relationship, gangsters, nightlife, couples, crimes, sexual relations, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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On the Edge (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three flatmates in Mexico City face uncertainties: Lucía who has a great job as an art director for TV commercials is abusing alcohol and cocaine. She risks losing her job, going to prison for assault, and she's woefully in love with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, sexual
Plot: addiction, male homosexuality, lifestyle, friendship, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, drug abuse, infidelity, couples, eroticism, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Style: erotic, tense, surreal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sex, bdsm, femdom, sexual relations, prostitute, sexual abuse, gangsters, rescue, downfall, life is a bitch, addiction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual
Plot: hollywood, betrayal, showbiz, screenwriter, writers, couples, filmmaking, ambition, downfall, love and romance, misfit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Wild Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of two renowned actors of Fascist cinema, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were supporters of the Salò Republic. Accused of collaboration and torture, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, fascism, career change, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, wartime life, life is a bitch, on the run, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, downfall ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Quiet Days in Clichy (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Expatriate Henry Miller indulges in a variety of sexual escapades while struggling to establish himself as a serious writer in Paris.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: immigrants, lifestyle, womanizer, artists and showbiz, prostitute, writer's life, love and romance, love triangle, looking for sex, infidelity, sexual relations, eroticism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, love triangle, social differences, couples, romance, society, love and romance, looking for love, celebrity culture, showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: breakup, friendship, fall in love, human nature, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, love triangle, husband wife relationship, adultery, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: stylized, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulation, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: poet, ex husband ex wife relationship, arrest, alcoholic, surrealism, beach, masochism, pimp, drug abuse, teenage life, prostitute, bartender ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of writer William Seward Burroughs and his wife.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, writer's life, lifestyle, drug abuse, celebrity culture, addiction, adultery, murder, alcohol abuse, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Flesh (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heroin junkie works as a prostitute to support his habit and fund an abortion needed by the girlfriend of his lesbian wife. His seedy encounters with delusional and damaged clients, and dates with drag queens and hustlers are heavy on sex, drugs ...
Style: sexy, suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: male prostitution, prostitute, hustler, transvestism, friends, couples, gender, social misfits, partners, misfit, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, filmmaking, addiction, showbiz, obsession, hollywood, blind ambition, media, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Ivans xtc. (To Live and Die in Hollywood) (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Update on Leo Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilyich," set in contemporary Hollywood.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: hollywood, death, introspection, uncover truth, rise and fall, ambition, life is a bitch, human nature, drug abuse, showbiz, self destructing, skinny dipping ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
This Girl's Life (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: porn actress, infidelity, investigation, lifestyle, life is a bitch, porn star, family problems, starlet, actor's life, parents and children, human nature, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Welcome to New York (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fiction inspired from the story of the rise and the fall of french politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, downfall, human nature, dishonesty, life is a bitch, addiction, obsession, arrested, housekeeper, womanizer, sex addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, nightlife, alcohol abuse, addiction, redemption, life is a bitch, starting over, supportive spouse, downfall, friendship, writers, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, sex aid, couples, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), cheating wife, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Cocaine Angel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A week in the life of a young drug addict.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, downfall, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, drug use, lifestyle, hopes, drug dealing, drug addiction, fired from the job, going straight, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 445
Beautiful Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odessa is a beautiful girl addicted to the attention and money that being an adult film star brings. William, a lonely mechanic, has a crush on her, and she indulges his fantasy and leads him on. Thinking he can save her and help her find a normal ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: porn star, fall in love, impossible love, desire for fame, ambition, celebrity culture, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, sexual content, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A restaurant owner leads a double life.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, talky, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, interracial sex, sexual relations, sexual humiliation, rough sex, infidelity, addiction, dishonesty, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, crimes, family relations, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, life is a bitch, assassination, factory, addiction, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, france, europe, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
My Heart Beats (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A poor and lonely English professor, Juri(37), decides to become a porn actor using a mask to hide behind, after she watches an unusual porn, featuring an old and fat woman. And she visits Myungsook, a porn producer, despite their separation of 10 ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: porn actor, loss of virginity, life is a bitch, couples, introspection, sexual content, filmmaking, sexual relations, adult filmmaking, porn actress, virgin, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Lickerish Quartet (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in the show looks exactly like one of the women in the movie, ...
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, dishonesty, mysterious character, couples, obsession, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, love and romance, on the road, couple relations, pregnancy, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, folk, infidelity, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%