Movies like Spider's Web 1989

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Spider's Web (1989)
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Spider's Web (1989)
Original name: Das Spinnennetz
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The shameless man's story is contrasted with that of his polar opposite, a Jewish anarchist.
Plot: sex, revolution, jewish, friendship, female nudity, businessman, brutality, betrayal, homosexual, immorality, male nudity, infidelity, anarchist, anti hero, evil, adultery, peasant, hate, double agent, shooting, polish, murder, anti semitism, blood, decadence ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: berlin germany, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and disturbing films with plots about female nudity, male nudity, sex, infidelity, pubic hair, adultery and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and History genres. Some movies like Spider's Web: Burning Secret (1988), Fabian (1980), Mephisto (1981), Angel Express (1998), I Am the Other Woman (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Burning Secret (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Burning Secret is a 1988 drama film, based on the short story Brennendes Geheimnis by Stefan Zweig, about an American diplomat's son who befriends a mysterious baron while staying at an Austrian spa during the 1920s. The film was written and ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, fall in love, friendship, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe
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95%
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Fabian (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fabian is a 1980 West German film directed by Wolf Gremm. It is based on the novel Fabian, the Story of a Moralist (1931) by German author Erich Kästner. The film was chosen as West Germany's official submission to the 53rd Academy Awards for ...
Plot: nightlife, aimlessness, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, nazi, posing nude, sexuality, decadence, girlfriend, big city life, male nudity, drawing ...
Place: berlin germany
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94%
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Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: nazi germany, ambition, actor's life, treason, career, pact with the devil, german, politics, downfall, state affairs, rise and fall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.4
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Angel Express (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Angel Express is a film about people restlessly seeking for the ultimate experience. Set in late nineties Berlin, it shows images of radical change: Young urban heroes in the glare of flashlights; an environment in which coldness and affection or ...
Plot: gun, prostitute, sex, male nudity, female nudity, love, drugs, male objectification
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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I Am the Other Woman (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful architect Robert has a one-night stand with a mysterious lady in red. The next day they meet again, but Carolin is now a corporate lawyer working on a major contract for Robert ...
Plot: patriarchy, double life, patriarch, alcohol abuse, female director, male nudity, bathtub, split personality, incest overtones, older woman younger man, bourgeoisie, abusive father ...
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75%
The Promised Land (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional ...
Style: epic, suspense, realistic, serious, biting
Plot: friendship, factory, infidelity, politics, arsonist, brutality, adultery, fire, revenge, capitalism, capitalist, factory worker ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: poland, europe, vienna, hamburg germany, berlin germany
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69%
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Just a Gigolo (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After World War I, a war hero returns to Berlin to find that there's no place for him--he has no skills other than what he learned in the army, and can only find menial, low-paying jobs. He decides to become a gigolo to lonely rich women.
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: cabaret, gigolo, artists and showbiz, love and romance, prostitute, couples, dishonesty, cons and scams, female nudity, funeral procession, trench, dancing ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Husbands and Lovers (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stefan finds that he can no longer tolerate the arrangement of his cheating wife ... he, the husband, gets her during the week and her lover gets her on the weekends. At the same time the wife finds herself increasingly drawn to the violence of her ...
Plot: s&m, male nudity, prostitute, pubic hair, sexually dissatisfied wife, impotent husband, polyamory, male full rear nudity, love triangle, cheating wife, open marriage, unfaithful wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Ogre (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very soon he is taken prisoner of war.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: world war two, hitler youth, youth, castle, friendship, redemption, palaces castles and temples, sexual abuse, wartime life, kidnapping, introspection, friends ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: france, germany, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Fit of Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The torrid love affair between a 40-year-old man who lives isolated from the world, in his small farm nearby São Paulo and a politically engaged 30-year-old journalist. One morning, after a night of wild lovemaking, he notices a hole made by sauba ...
Style: erotic
Plot: pubic hair, oral sex, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, sex scene, ejaculation, explicit sex, shower, erotica, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Plot: adultery, temptation, husband, money, female nudity, sex, adulteress, woman, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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46%
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The Butcher (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alina is married to Daniele, a famous conductor. While Daniele is away, she finds herself attracted to Bruno, a butcher. One day, Bruno left a message… “Tomorrow morning I’ll knock on your door. If you don’t want me, don’t be there.” ...
Plot: horny wife, unfaithful wife, butcher, sex, male nudity, oral sex, infidelity, cunnilingus, sex scene, large breasts, cheating wife, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy
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43%
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Drama (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three theater students, influenced by a professor and French theorist Antonin Artaud's acting technique, begin to experiment with their own lives, searching for real emotions and situations to bring onto the stage. Their obsession with becoming ...
Plot: urination, male nudity, working out, taking off shirt, friend, sleeping naked, clothed male naked male, hidden money, painting, sexuality, gay interest, carrying someone ...
Place: chile
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43%
Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Plot: male nudity, sex, bare breasts, erotica, female nudity, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
From the Life of the Marionettes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Made during Bergman's tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter Egermann, the feuding, childless, professional couple who appear in one episode of "Scenes From A Marriage." After Peter ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, death, dream, crimes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crime, unlikely criminals, infidelity, mental illness, dysfunctional family, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Woyzeck (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Having fathered an illegitimate child with his lover, Marie, feckless soldier Franz Woyzeck takes odd jobs around his small town to provide some extra money for them. One of them is volunteering for experiments conducted by a local doctor, who puts ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: murder, military, soldier, obsession, deadly, society, unlikely criminals, love affair, military life, infidelity, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Moritz, Dear Moritz (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 15-year-old Moritz lives in a posh area of Hamburg, but his parents did not care about it. The teenager suffers from ridicule of his classmates and finds refuge in his dreams and playing the saxophone. Only when he joins a band and began performing ...
Plot: puberty, tank top, taking off shirt, female nudity, peeping tom, looking at self in mirror, keyhole, erotica, voyeurism, looking through a keyhole, nightgown, lust ...
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: jewish life, rabbi, national socialism, visa, exile, orphan, nazi germany, nazi occupation, leg wound, concentration camp, accusation, czech abroad ...
Time: year 1938, year 1940
Place: paris france, marseille, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, assassination, clairvoyant, nazism, uncover truth, distopia, world war one, fighting the system, life is a bitch, love and romance, war, society ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Light Drops (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Mozambique
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rui was raised in Mozambique in a small village at the frontier of a mysterious river. Son of Portuguese colonists, his best friend is Ana, a black girl godchild of his mother. At fourteen he is confronted with the tragic destruction of his ...
Plot: colonialism, interracial marriage, murder, marriage, interracial friendship, racial discrimination, family relations, adultery, alligator, interracial romance, death, abandoned car ...
Time: year 1958
Place: africa
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34%
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, affectionate ...
Plot: prostitute, couples, love and romance, fall in love, female nudity, male nudity, homeless, refugee, female director, punk rock, flashback, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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34%
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Buddenbrooks (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as ...
Style: realistic, saga, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family business, society, workplace, fall in love, parents and children, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rivalry, friendship, inheritance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
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32%
The House of Pleasure (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lord Gregory Hutton takes his beautiful young wife Eleanore on a business trip to the Far East for their honeymoon. They stay at the house of Lin, a young local owner of a silk farm and fashion factory whose father only recently died. Lady Eleanor ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: simulated blow job, large breasts, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, sex, cuckold, hairy vagina, impotent husband, sexploitation, tickling, sexually dissatisfied wife, neglected wife ...
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32%
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The Big Swap (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In this British drama, Ellen (Sorcha Brooks) and Jack (Antony Edridge) recall a time when they traded partners, and their remarks set a partner-swapping party in motion among four other couples. As the long night's journey into sex progresses, ...
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, swingers, mate swapping, jealousy, shower room, barefoot male, lesbian kiss, city, infidelity, breasts, taking a shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: female director, court, trial, affair, sex, jealousy, murder, female nudity, poison, accident, marriage, politician
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Under the Pavement Lies the Strand (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: West Berlin, 1974. The revolution didn't happen like it was supposed. Grischa, a 30-year-old actress dissatisfied with standard left-wing politics, interviews working women to find out how they deal with being both mothers and members of ...
Plot: female director, kitchen, tape recording, dog, demonstration, feminism, tape recorder, interview, actor, film within a film, noise, shower ...
Time: 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, berlin germany, west germany
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31%
Syndare i sommarsol (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the mid-1920s, four young men and women have decided to spend their summer holiday studying together and have rented a wonderful house in the Swedish archipelago. Rationally, they realize that this cohabitation may lead to some of the members ...
Plot: archipelago, female full frontal nudity, psychoanalysis, rock, coitus, rowboat, bare breasts, sex, sailboat, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), boat ...
Time: 1920s
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31%
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That Day (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob Berger’s film shows a day in the life of a family. People meet and leave, and wonder, will they find themselves again? At daybreak, Serge believes he has committed a crime. Pietra realises that she has been betrayed around midday. At one ...
Plot: infidelity, male nudity, multiple time frames, classroom, airport, adultery, pubic hair, female nudity, radio, large breasts, male full rear nudity, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
S & M: Les Sadiques (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Shot in sex dens of Berlin, pleasure and pain become one in this stylish tribute to the sleazy cinema of Jess Franco. Nadine Pape (A WARRIOR'S CREED) stars as Marie - a teenage vagabond whose lust for life will lead her to the bed of the ...
Plot: strip club, revenge killing, sexual awakening, dungeon, dominatrix, murder, love triangle, strangulation, dance scene, director cameo, barefoot, stockings ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Der Blaue (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this German political drama, an ex-Stasi agent encounters an old friend whom he may have betrayed after his friend tried to escape East Germany. The former East German agent is Otto Skrodt who after many years is about to be promoted in the ...
Plot: stasi, agent, female nudity, disguise, intrigue, german reunification, clandestine, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%