Movies like High Heels

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High Heels
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, serious, sentimental, realistic, melancholic, dark humor, absurd, talky, reflective ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mother daughter relationship, postmodernism, guilt, gays and lesbians, pregnancy, cross dressing, women, death, pornography, relationships, couple relations, romance, parents and children, life philosophy, culture clash, loneliness, murder mystery, sexual relations, haunted by the past, singer, childhood, classic car, stylish ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, mexico, caribbean

Most similar movies to High Heels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, enigmatic and talky films with plots about dialogue, relationships, storytelling, mentor, culture clash, loneliness and pornography mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like High Heels: Labyrinth of Passion (1982), Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989), The Flower of My Secret (1995), Broken Embraces (2009), Law of Desire (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Labyrinth of Passion
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, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, gay, kidnapping, pornography, gays and lesbians, incest, love affair, censorship, male nudity, drugs, sexual relations, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, iran, middle east, madrid ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
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: sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious, erotic ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, romance, sex, male nudity, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, relationships, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), love, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   78%
 
What Have I Done to Deserve This?
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: dark humor, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, murder, addiction, infidelity, adultery, male nudity, drinking, postmodernism, parents and children, german, women, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo, madrid, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   79%
 
The Flower of My Secret
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, serious, touching, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: romance, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, writer's life, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, writing, hospital, infidelity, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   70%
 
Broken Embraces
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, emotional, stylized, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, vengeance, love, romance, greed, blindness, neo noir, revenge, jealousy, relationships, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: spain, madrid, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   73%
 
Law of Desire
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, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: gay, obsession, murder, male nudity, movie business, love, sex, pornography, parents and children, homosexuality, relationships, loneliness ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
All About My Mother
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: emotional, stylized, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, drug abuse, lesbian, aids, transvestism, father daughter relationship, drug addiction, hospital, death, prostitute, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, barcelona, madrid, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
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, witty, sexy, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: farce, infidelity, postmodernism, women, couples, suicide attempt, adultery, relationships, mentally unstable, screwball, twists & turns, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, latin america, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
 8.0
 95K
Talk to Her
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: emotional, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, obsession, rape, sexual abuse, loneliness, coma, suicide, male nudity, couple relations, postmodernism, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, latin america, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
Late Marriage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, melancholic, clever, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, marriage, jewish, couple relations, male nudity, parents and children, relationships, jews, divorce, dysfunctional family, family drama, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
 7.4
 25K
Live Flesh
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: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, obsession, disability, betrayal, guilt, male nudity, revenge, couple relations, strong sexual content, marriage, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, kindergarten ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
Sex Is Comedy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: sexual, erotic, clever, serious, sexy ...
Plot: sex, male nudity, actor's life, pornography, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, gender bending, filmmaking, showbiz, obsession, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 6.5
 11K
Ham Ham
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: sexual, sexy, humorous, semi serious, erotic ...
Plot: sexuality, romance, prostitute, infidelity, male nudity, factory, sex, pregnancy, farce, surrealism, pornography, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
 7.6
 85K
To Return
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: stylized, emotional, tragicomedy, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: death, incest, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, loneliness, village, mother daughter relationship, ghost, adultery, secret, father daughter relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 6.9
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Happenstance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: destiny, depression, love and romance, french, suicide attempt, life philosophy, relationships, storytelling, couples, loneliness, mentor, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, new jersey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
 7.0
 2K
Thieves
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: crime, obsession, male nudity, investigation, neo noir, character study, relationships, gangsters, couple relations, life philosophy, pornography, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: clever, witty, sexual, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: homosexuality, lesbian, fall in love, women, relationships, gay, romance, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, pornography, love story, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
The Adventures of Felix
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, road movie ...
Plot: gay, road trip, friendship, relationships, homosexuality, parents and children, male nudity, countryside, artist, friends, loneliness, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, california, australia, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: cynical, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, writer's life, divorce, relationships, oldies, human nature, couple relations, writers, immortality, looking for love, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
The Hairdresser's Husband
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, semi serious, melancholic, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, marriage, death, relationships, dreams, loneliness, romance, couple relations, love story, hairdresser, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
My Wife Is an Actress
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, adultery, marriage, pregnancy, paranoia, actor's life, infidelity, male nudity, guilt, relationships, couple relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, england, europe, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
Pauline at the Beach
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, divorce, holiday, coming of age, love, relationships, fall in love, love and romance, love story, youth, womanizer, pornography ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
 9K
Belle Epoque
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, semi serious, sexy, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: romance, marriage, obsession, love, soldier, politics, spanish civil war, artist, lesbian, parents and children, mentor, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
The Heartbreak Kid
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: marriage, jewish, honeymoon, parents and children, cheating, romance, love and romance, adultery, love triangle, relationships, couples, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, florida, europe, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
Nico and Dani
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sexual, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, friendship, virginity, small town, self discovery, adolescence, sex, drinking, sexuality, unlikely friendships, homosexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, california, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 6.1
 3K
Afterglow
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, depression, obsession, adultery, loneliness, crumbling marriage, character study, marriage, relationships, dialogue, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   26%
 
My Son the Fanatic
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, islam, parents and children, prostitution, solitude, drinking, character study, parenthood, relationships, loneliness, religion ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, mozart, crumbling marriage, couple relations, women, french, classical music, romance, infidelity, pregnancy, farce, art ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, tokyo, japan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
The Collector
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.
Style: talky, sexual, sexy, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: art, moral dilemma, french, love affair, artist, morality, pornography, holiday, relationships, love triangle, romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, rio de janeiro, japan, mediterranean sea, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
A Housekeeper
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, sexual ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, fall in love, relationships, crumbling marriage, vengeance, classic car, couple relations, french, classical music ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
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