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The Servant (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, sexual, realistic, thought provoking, sinister, enigmatic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: master and servant, bachelor, mind game, obsession, manipulations, lover, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, manipulation, couples, power relations, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, social differences, dishonesty, love and romance, society, butler, slavery, homoeroticism, decadence, sexual repression, repressed homosexual, gay subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and atmospheric films with plots about couples, love and romance, obsession, couple relations, infidelity, society and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Servant: Accident (1967), Death in Venice (1971), Girlfriends (1968), All Night Long (1962), Zero Kelvin (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Accident (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the beautiful Anna, and Stephen becomes enamored of the younger woman. These ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, oxford, professor, car accident, seduction, flashback, torment, master and servant, human nature, romance, aristocrat ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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95%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, fall in love, composer, beach, homoeroticism, vacation, beauty, makeover, cholera, homosexuality, boy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, tokyo
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66%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: couple relations, village, destructive relationship, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, true love, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, gays and lesbians, holiday, gambling, lgbt, dangerous attraction, romance, destructive relationship, new wave, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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All Night Long (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex and Delia Lane, a jealous, ambitious drummer, Johnny Cousin, attempts to tear the interracial couple apart.
Style: serious, atmospheric, offbeat, realistic, tense ...
Plot: jazz, mind game, music band, musician's life, music, nightclub, betrayal, couple relations, infidelity, interracial relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, east end london
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59%
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Zero Kelvin (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Larsen, an aspiring poet in '20s Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbæk, and a scientist, Holm. Trapped in a tiny hut together as the ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: survival, writer's life, isolation, obsessive quest, infidelity, danger, couples, male nudity, winter, snow, brutality, solitude ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: greenland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, birthday party, alcoholic, writer's life, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, s&m, war crime, destructive relationship, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, danger, post war, hotel, guilt, concentration camp ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, frankfurt germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, clever ...
Plot: marriage, mentally unstable, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, couples, feminism, self discovery, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, social differences, master and servant, infidelity, obsession, society, disability, countryside, romance, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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L'Immortelle (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly passionate relationship she disappears. The sad man is unable to ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, dealing with death, new wave, love affair, mystery, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance, power relations, surrealism, driving, oneiric
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: clever, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: tragedy, love, adultery, lieutenant, actress, romance, postmodernism, destructive relationship, love affair, love and romance, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, victorian, 20th century, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Miss Julie (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A footman seduces a count's daughter. Adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: master and servant, social differences, seduction, love and romance, romance, society, couples, power relations, betrayal, couple relations, suicide attempt, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, culture clash, investigation, murder, couple relations, lover, infidelity, love triangle, deadly, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
King & Country (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: soldier, deserter, court martial, courtroom, military, dedicated lawyer, trench warfare, war, legal, army investigation, legal investigation, self discovery ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Steaming (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steaming is the final film directed by Joseph Losey. It was adapted from Nell Dunn's play by Patricia Losey and Nell Dunn. It is about three women who meet regularly in a steam room and decide to fight its closure.
Style: serious, sincere, sexual, realistic, talky
Plot: best friends, friendship, friends, single parent, feminism, parents and children, singleness, gender, love and romance, couples, family relations, steam room ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Chocolate (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Cameroon
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, Protee - a man of great nobility, intelligence and beauty ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial relations, colonialism, racism, culture clash, jazz, coming of age, social differences, sexual tension, discrimination, society, youth, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Wanda is a dominatrix who runs a gallery in a building on the Hamburg waterfront, where audiences pay for the privilege of watching her humiliate her slaves. She is a business woman who smashes sexual stereotypes and social taboos with icy ...
Style: sexual, serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, bdsm, prostitute, manipulations, feminism, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Winter Light (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, priest, winter, pastor, faith, small town, clergy, isolation, human nature, village, introspection, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Querelle (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Here is the story of a beautiful, proud and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drugs-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel ...
Style: sexual, surreal, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, betrayal, murder, homosexuality, sexual relations, sexual abuse, dishonesty, village, gang, gangsters, drug dealing, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Through a Glass Darkly (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island. Her husband, Martin, cares for her but is frustrated by her physical withdrawal. Her younger bother, Minus, is ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, island, schizophrenia, incest, human nature, dysfunctional family, parents and children, daughter, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 963
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: novelist, femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, fall in love, prostitute, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 781
Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: atmospheric, serious, talky, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, house, artist, under the surface, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, introspection, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family problems, cold relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Untold Scandal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, to deflower the innocent ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: womanizer, betrayal, eroticism, seduction, manipulations, mind game, romance, vengeance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Secret Ceremony (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A tormented rich girl hires a sex worker to act as her mother.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, daughter, mental illness, mentally unstable, dealing with death, prostitution, mind game, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, party, nightclub, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, human nature, one day, introspection, couple relations, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, usa, italy, los angeles, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Victim (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure in a time when homosexual acts were still being illegal. But he's queer himself.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: gay, blackmail, homosexual, lawyer, controversy, investigation, dedicated lawyer, crime, realism, gays and lesbians, lgbt, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, couples, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, sexual perversion, sadism, obsession, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
That Cold Day in the Park (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A rich but lonely woman, Frances Austen, one day invites a boy from a nearby park to her apartment and offers to let him live there.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: obsession, prostitute, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, couple relations, dangerous attraction, mental illness, voyeurism, couples, golden years, mute or deaf, espionage ...
Time: 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
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The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, realistic, gloomy, serious, touching ...
Plot: backstage, drunkenness, friendship, actor's life, boss and employee, lgbt, showbiz, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, friends, couples, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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