Movies like High Heels

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High Heels (1991)
 7.1
 12K
High Heels (1991)
Original name: Tacones lejanos
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. Rebecca, she finds, is now married to one of Becky's ex-lovers, Manuel. The mother and daughter begin making up for lost time, when suddenly, a murder occurs...
Style: sexy, sexual, sentimental, serious, realistic, melancholic, dark humor, absurd, talky, reflective ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, confession, singer, obsession, crimes, sexual relations, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, perversion, haunted by the past, couples, who done it, gender, tv show, gays and lesbians, postmodernism, anchor, romance, cheating, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, guilt ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, mexico, caribbean

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Most similar movies to High Heels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, talky and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, obsession, male nudity, couples, sex, storytelling and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like High Heels: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989), The Flower of My Secret (1995), All About My Mother (1999), Mouth to Mouth (1995), Live Flesh (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Recently released from a mental hospital, Ricky ties up Marina, a film star he once had sex with and keeps her hostage.
Style: sexy, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, strong sexual content, kidnapping, love and romance, mentally unstable, inferiority complex, filmmaking, porn star, porn actress, prison, sexuality, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, taxi driver, telekinesis, dysfunctional family, addiction, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, psychological, tense ...
Plot: obsession, old woman, romance, hopes, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, writer's life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, clever ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, lesbian, aids, transsexual, nun, transplant, friendship, redemption, gay slur, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: madrid, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, friendship, gender, lifestyle, mistaken identity, crime, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: lust, strong sexual content, infidelity, adultery, suicide, basketball, bus, prostitute, paraplegic, sexual relations, obsession, disability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, kindergarten, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, transsexual, passion, gay, gays and lesbians, obsession, parents and children, memory loss, love and romance, romance, adoption ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Labyrinth of Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran), and Queti (the daughter of a dry-cleaner).
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, farce, gay, love affair, gender bending, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, romance, artists and showbiz, island, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, iran, europe, middle east, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 11K
Kika (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, photographer, gender, dishonesty, couples, makeup artist, postmodernism, deadly, love and romance, sexual relations, media satire, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: clever, stylized, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, jealousy, love triangle, destructive relationship, love, homosexual, actress, secretary, confession, filmmaking, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 9K
Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, desertion, jealousy, tango, lust, murder, party, romance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.6
 87K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: death, secret, ghost, village, haunted by the past, loneliness, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, houston texas, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 11K
Ham Ham (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, sexuality, farce, factory, pregnancy, symbolism, matador, male model, adultery, sensuality, passion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide attempt, farce, nervous breakdown, track down, couple relations, terrorist, adultery, frustration, male female relationship, female protagonist, airport, sleeping pill ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, witty, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, private detective, betrayal, taxi driver, farce, romance, gender, partners, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, cuba, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, suicide, sex, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, love, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, infidelity, architect, adultery, sex, love affair, couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, hotel, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, train ride, journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, relationship vs career, jealous spouse, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, england, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 4K
French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lesbian, menage a trois, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, self discovery, gender, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: sexy, sexual, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, farce, obsession, murder, infidelity, womanizer, dangerous attraction, romance, sexual relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 5K
Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming out, gay, depression, beach, gays and lesbians, romance, coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, sexual relations, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, frankfurt germany, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: sexy, sexual, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, roommate, prostitution, gay, comedy of errors, wannabe, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, looking for love, disorder, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 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, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex, lust, lesbian, island, hopes, waitress, erection, romance, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, gender, love affair, couples, resort, dealing with death, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couple relations, dealing with death, contests and competitions, couples, haunted by the past, friends, midlife crisis, transvestism, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, egypt, cambodia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 96K
Talk to Her (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, surreal, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, rape, coma, suicide, tragic love, hospital, obsession, tragic event, ballet, life is a bitch, self destructing, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, master and servant, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Between Your Legs (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Miranda, a sex addict, works for a radio station and is married to a cop. She signs up for therapy in order to deal with her sex addiction. Also in the group is Javier, a sex-phone junkie. The two misfits hit it off and a torid affair ensues. But ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, sex addict, adultery, radio, dog, strong sexual content, deadly, love affair, dishonesty, couples, phone sex, radio show ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: tragic love, murder, soldier, love triangle, widow, scam, sex, seduction, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, forbidden love, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%