Movies like Shame 2011

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Shame (2011)
 7.2
 170K
Shame (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control.
Style: sexual, erotic, sincere, psychological, dark, emotional, touching, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: pornography, sexual relations, strong sexual content, introspection, sex addict, addiction, sexuality, sexual dysfunction, masturbation, suicide attempt, human nature, siblings relations, sexual attraction, sexual activity, borderline personality disorder, prostitute, webcam, thirty something, hopes, sexual exploration, sexual identity, lifestyle, sibling relationship, male nudity, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey

Most similar movies to Shame

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexual, realistic, serious and melancholic films with plots about sex, obsession, male nudity, pornography, sexual relations, female nudity and brutality mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shame: Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), 9 Songs (2004), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013), Concussion (2013), Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: sexual relations, sexuality, sexual perversion, seduction, virgin, lust, nymphomaniac, addiction, age difference, sex, sin, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 20K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, love affair, sex, lust, youth, love and romance, concert, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual relations, sexual perversion, sex, addiction, double penetration, lust, nymphomaniac, masochism, whip, strong sexual content, masturbation ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 4K
Concussion (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.
Style: sexual, serious, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: lesbian mother, lesbian, prostitute, gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, self discovery, midlife crisis, lesbian relationship, gender, sexual relations, life turned upside down, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, first sex, family life, coming of age, teenage life, parents and children, youth, couples, masturbation, sexuality, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, looking for love, sexual relations, urban, nightlife, loneliness, city life, couples, sexuality, looking for sex, family relations, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 214K
Don Jon (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, pornography, looking for sex, masturbation, sexuality, exercise, sexual relations, obsession, strong sexual content, introspection, sex addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 27K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, incest, innocence lost, sexual relations, masturbation, dysfunctional family, coming of age, teenage life, youth, family relations, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 33K
Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, lust, sex, island, strong sexual content, hopes, waitress, starting over, love of one's life, extramarital affair, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 47K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: obsession, sexuality, lust, hospital, sexual obsession, car accident, sadism, fetish, adultery, infidelity, pain, masochism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 99K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, sexual relations, love and romance, friends, rebelliousness, lovers, rebellion, desire, protest, youth, strong sexual content ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 218K
Boogie Nights (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sexual, touching, stylized ...
Plot: pornography, drug abuse, rise and fall, porn industry, strong sexual content, sex, cocaine, addiction, rags to riches, hollywood, showbiz, drugs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, teenage girl, lust, sexual exploration, sexual relations, teenage life, sex scene, double life, older man younger woman relationship, money, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.
Style: talky, sexual, clever, serious, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, sex, sexuality, sexual obsession, interview, therapist, yuppie, drifter, sexual perversion, postmodernism, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, art house ...
Plot: prostitute, call girl, infidelity, prostitution, urban, sexual relations, workplace situations, workplace, feminism, couple relations, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 10K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, bleak, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, unsimulated sex, obsession, bartender, couples, love affair, hotel room, blow job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 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: sexual, surreal, disturbing, erotic, tense ...
Plot: bdsm, prostitute, sex, sexual abuse, yakuza, opium, bondage, downfall, gangsters, destructive relationship, urban, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 26K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lust, adultery, infidelity, prostitute, bus, paraplegic, sexual relations, basketball, obsession, suicide, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe, barcelona spain, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 30K
Shortbus (2006)
Genre: 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, semi serious, clever, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: sexual relations, gays and lesbians, erection, s&m, drugs/alcohol, orgasm, dominatrix, self discovery, strong sexual content, sex, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: lesbian sex, prostitute, infidelity, downfall, strong sexual content, obsession, hotel room, arrested, overweight man, housekeeper, addiction, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 9K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, infidelity, degradation, bondage, obsession, nymphomania, bound and gagged, nightclub, dancing, frustration, photographer, erection ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 848
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, couple relations, family problems, spouse leaving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex, self discovery, apartment, tragedy, love, destructive relationship, extramarital affair, romance, haunted by the past, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aleksandr's Price (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The life of an illegal Russian boy who, after losing his family, is pushed into becoming an escort - ultimately trying to come to terms with who he thinks he is.
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: gay, russian, escort, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, lgbt, social misfits, life turned upside down, gender, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, erotic, disturbing ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual relations, sadism, couples, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, sexual perversion, perversion, obsession, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 3K
Whore (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style.
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, stockings, sexual arousal, sex, mistreatment, strong sexual content, redemption, downfall, urban, introspection, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: sexual, surreal, mind bending, sexy, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, infidelity, sexual relations, masochism, adultery, couples, sexual perversion, obsession, double life, jealousy, dream ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Brown Bunny (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bud Clay races motorcycles in the 250cc Formula II class of road racing. After a race in New Hampshire, he has five days to get to his next race in California. During his road trip, he is haunted by memories of the last time he saw Daisy, his true ...
Style: gloomy, serious, sexual, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: motorcycle, memory, unsimulated sex, on the road, prostitute, rape, driving, ambulance, haunted by the past, motorcycle race, folk, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new hampshire, cross country, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 34K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love and romance, erotica, obsession, mysterious character, destructive relationship, love affair, strong sexual content, sexual awakening, couples, bdsm ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 269K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: sexual relations, orgy, sexual obsession, human nature, marriage, free love, disguise, sexuality, dangerous attraction, sexual exploration, voyeurism, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%