Movies like The Servant

If you like "The Servant" you are looking for psychological, atmospheric and thought provoking movies about / with master and servant, manipulation, alcohol abuse, mind game, bachelor, servant and obsession themes of Drama genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Servant (1963)
 7.9
 10K
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: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, contemplative, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: master and servant, manipulation, alcohol abuse, mind game, bachelor, servant, obsession, slavery, couple relations, love and romance, manipulations, infidelity, destructive relationship, butler, social differences, society, couples, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, boss and employee, power relations, lovers, lover, lesbian, prostitute ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: england, london, britain

Most similar movies to The Servant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and sexy films with plots about couples, obsession, catastrophe, storytelling, loneliness, love and romance and dialogue mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Servant: Accident (1967), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Death in Venice (1971), The Dresser (1983), The Comfort of Strangers (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 4K
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, psychological, tense, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, seduction, car accident, professor, torment, oxford, social differences, dangerous attraction, school, family life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: society, mind game, eccentric family, siblings relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, boarding school life, power relations, family relations, master and servant, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, society, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: venice, italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 5K
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, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, world war two, friendship, drunkenness, makeover, backstage, showbiz, couple relations, bittersweet, friends, power relations, overbearing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, couples, danger, love and romance, couple relations, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, swingers, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 2K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: survival, writer's life, danger, obsessive quest, infidelity, isolation, couples, male nudity, arctic, poet, snow, winter ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: greenland, tokyo
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, infidelity, obsession, society, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 3K
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, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, sexual relations, destructive relationship, social differences, infidelity, love affair, couples, social relations, fall in love, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 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: clever, gloomy, touching, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: marriage, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples, breakup, strong female presence, midlife crisis, self discovery, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, rich and poor, couples, society, love and romance, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 22K
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, thought provoking, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: suicide, faith, priest, pastor, winter, midlife crisis, isolation, small town, crumbling marriage, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 6K
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, sexy, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, murder, betrayal, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, love and romance, gang, dishonesty, drug dealing, gender, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 18K
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, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, terminal illness, nightclub, writers, party, midlife crisis, couple relations, introspection, parents and children, human nature, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, los angeles, europe, usa, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under the Volcano (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Against a background of war breaking out in Europe and the Mexican fiesta Day of Death, we are taken through one day in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a British consul living in alcoholic disrepair and obscurity in a small southern Mexican town in ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, depressing ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, alcoholic, dysfunctional family, depression, introspection, human nature, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, alcohol abuse, one day, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ 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: controversial, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: manipulations, lifestyle, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, gender bending, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, society, gender, graphic violence, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 2K
The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, society, master and servant, writer's life, rich and poor, power relations, strong female presence, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, bonding, guilty conscience ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Killing of Sister George (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When June Buckridge (Beryl Reid) arrives at her London flat and announces 'They are going to murder me', her long-time lover and doll-cuddling flat mate Alice 'Childie' McNaught (Susannah York) realises that things are going to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: doll, lesbian, satire, gender, clergy, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, aging, alcohol abuse, tv show, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, england, new york, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 46K
Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hallucination, murder, exterminator, bug, addiction, drug abuse, seduction, crimes, life is a bitch, delusion, strong sexual content, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, gloomy, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: isolation, couples, island, deadly, love and romance, opposites attract, friendship, love affair, chaos and mayhem, destiny, architect, solitude ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 9K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, clever, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, society, couple relations, suburban life, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, dangerous attraction, war crime, sexual perversion, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, lovers reunited, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, germany, hungary, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 5K
Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
Style: realistic, serious, intense, based on true events, sentimental ...
Plot: sex scandal, political corruption, politics, betrayal, social decay, social differences, rise and fall, society, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, scandal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 3K
Moonlighting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the tempations of the West and loneliness and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, working class, political unrest, workplace situations, boss and employee, disorder, injustice, polish, power relations, workplace, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, poland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, human nature, introspection, looking for love, midlife crisis, love affair, writer's life, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, female protagonist, free will, pinball machine, woman smoking cigarette, life is a bitch, introspection, new wave, artist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 3K
Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: France, around 1900. Coming from the vibrancy of Paris, pert Célestine is procured as a chambermaid in Normandy. In the Lanlaire's villa she encounters the lecherous man of the house and his asexual, tyrannical and jealous wife. Célestine is ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, stylized, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, power relations, social differences, society, master servant relationship, maid, violence against women, chambermaid, lust, humiliation, passion, chore ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: butler, master and servant, jewish, loyalty, aristocracy, nazism, couple relations, career, german, self sacrifice, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 30s ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 1K
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, psychological, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, under the surface, cold relationship, performer's life, indoor, family problems, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%