Movies like Speaking Parts

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Speaking Parts (1989)
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Speaking Parts (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A struggling actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his supervisor. A co-worker is obsessed with him, but he ignores and avoids her. He leaves his acting resume in the hotel room of a screenwriter, who is casting for a TV movie based on the true story of her deceased brother. She hires him to play the lead and the two begin an affair. She becomes increasingly distraught as it becomes evident that the movie's producer is changing her story. Egoyan's trademark tangle of bizarre relationships surrounds the protagonists on their way to a mind-blowing conclusion.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, stylized, contemplative
Plot: obsession, wedding, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, looking for love, siblings relations, family relations, master and servant, destructive relationship, power relations, husband wife relationship, romantic obsession, male female relationship, society, sex, lesbian, lawyer, loneliness, writers, party, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Speaking Parts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, romance and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Speaking Parts: Damage (1992), Calendar (1993), Alexander the Last (2009), The Last Mistress (2007), Family Viewing (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, femme fatale, infidelity, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, adultery, incest, oral sex, love triangle, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, paris france, palm springs california, brussels
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100%
 6.8
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Calendar (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Canada, Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A photographer and his wife travel across Armenia photographing churches for a calendar project. Travelling with them is a local man acting as their driver and guide. As the project nears completion, the distance between husband and wife grows.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, clever ...
Plot: identity, translator, family relations, ruins, estrangement, couples, tour guide, chaos, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, armenia, macedonia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family problems, human nature, love triangle, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
68%
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Family Viewing (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An emotionally constrained view of the displacement of human feelings in our video saturated society. Van regularly visits his grandmother in a run-down nursing home. His father depends on phone sex for guidance meanwhile erasing family homevideos ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, retirement home, phone sex, hotel, videotaping, eccentric family, parents and children, midlife crisis, riddles and clues, obsession, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.1
 447
Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: surreal, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, love and romance, master and servant, love affair, tragic love, couple relations, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, destiny, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mansfield Park (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Mansfield Park, poverty-stricken Fanny Price is sent away to live with her wealthy uncle and aunt at Mansfield Park. As she struggles to adapt to her new lifestyle she begins to attract the attentions of suitors, learning about the sexual ...
Style: realistic, stylized, witty, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, estate, couple relations, couples, social differences, fall in love, society, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, power relations, love and romance, dishonesty, bourgeoisie, husband wife relationship, betrayal ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexy, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, italy, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Governess (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family father, Charles, start a passionate secret affair.
Style: enigmatic, emotional, serious, scenic, colourful ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, loss of virginity, society, couple relations, master and servant, nanny, infidelity, social differences, love and romance, love triangle ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland, london, england, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, love affair, social differences, romance, opposites attract, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, bisexual girl, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, friends, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: cheating wife, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, romance, love affair, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, betrayal, male female relationship, secret, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, warsaw poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, breakup, working class, dysfunctional family, romance, love affair, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Bostonians (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on Henry James's novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransom's cousin and a Boston feminist; and ...
Style: serious, stylized, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: lesbian, lawyer, feminist, post civil war, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, human nature, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, couples, life is a bitch, self discovery, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, haiti, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 472
Coronation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The elderly heir of a formerly wealthy and respected Chilean family, Andres, suffers from decadence and solitude. He hires young Estela in order to look after his tiranic and almost crazy grandmother. The differences in class and age don't stop ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, contemplative
Plot: obsession, self discovery, social decay, love affair, love triangle, family relations, power relations, rich and poor, aging, life is a bitch, society, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 3K
The Adjuster (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An uptight insurance man and his film-censor wife become a kinky couple's landlords.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, sex, insurance, older man younger woman relationship, family relations, dark humor, infidelity, bisexual, love and romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, romance, lifestyle, losing-it hero, femdom, family problems, sexual relations, destructive relationship, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
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L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, sex, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, femme fatale, infidelity, passionate interest, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 3K
The Embalmer (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes entranced by Valerio and offers him a large salary to come ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, neo noir ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, friendship, obsession, couple relations, unrequited love, homosexuality, prostitute, boss ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, fall in love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family relations, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: erotic, touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: victorian england, looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, countryside, couple relations, english countryside, housekeeper, dishonesty, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Devil in the Flesh (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Italian high school student becomes infatuated with a woman he sees outside his class window. Her fiancée is in jail for being involved in a radical movement, and she spends much time in court providing moral support. At first she resists the ...
Style: suspense, sexy, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, coming of age, obsession, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), unsimulated sex, couples, youth, unlikely couple, society, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, society, unfulfilled love, social differences, haunted by the past, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
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Kissed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Over the years, a child's romantic ideals about death blossom into necrophilia, the study of embalming and the most profound relationship of her life.
Style: sexy, disturbing, sexual, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: necrophilia, obsession, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, suicide ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 2K
Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, sexy, touching ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, filmmaking, love triangle, actor's life, unfulfilled love, obsession, fall in love, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%