Movies like Whore

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Whore (1991)
 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, stylized, sincere, offbeat, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, sexy, satirical ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, mistreatment, sex, stockings, sexual arousal, redemption, bdsm, strong sexual content, friendship, friends, life is a bitch, hopes, danger, urban, nightlife, introspection, downfall, woman in danger, sexuality, prostitution, brutality, violence, money, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Whore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and harsh films with plots about prostitute, mentor, loneliness, brutality, life philosophy, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Whore: Crash (1996), Kids (1995), Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989), Bright Lights, Big City (1988), Welcome to the Rileys (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: sexual, erotic, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: lust, obsession, sexuality, infidelity, hospital, sexual perversion, perversion, masochism, sexual obsession, adultery, sadism, car accident ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 67K
Kids (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, strong sexual content, youth, drugs/alcohol, virginity, social decay, urban ghetto life, first sex, teenage life, innocence lost, puberty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, transvestism, labor union, union, fight, transsexual, working class, factory, society, urban, soldier ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, nightlife, addiction, redemption, life is a bitch, starting over, alcohol abuse, friendship, downfall, supportive spouse, innocence lost, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. Doug escapes to New Orleans on a business trip. Compelled by urgencies he doesn’t understand, he insinuates himself ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: loss of child, stripper, prostitute, redemption, loss of daughter, loss of loved one, pot smoking, dealing with death, rape, teenage life, strong sexual content, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, indiana, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: erotic, sexual, surreal, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: bdsm, prostitute, sex, bondage, sexual abuse, yakuza, opium, sexual relations, gangsters, couples, downfall, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, revolution, innocence lost, coming of age, society, politics, virginity, youth, redemption, rebelliousness, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, tibet, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 57K
Showgirls (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young drifter named Nomi arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become a top showgirl.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: stripper, strong sexual content, striptease, rivalry, dancing, ambition, seduction, showbiz, dancer's life, destructive relationship, boss and employee, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.3
 895
Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcoholic, support group, addiction, redemption, drug abuse, introspection, alcohol abuse, misfit, human nature, tragic hero, friends, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 7K
Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, wedding, friendship, bar, church, thief, redemption, greek, life is a bitch, family relations, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 652
Working Girls (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A day in the life of several prostitutes in an upscale Manhattan whore house. The film is a stark portrayal of the women prostitutes, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her "girls". Watch as she ...
Style: tense, talky, thought provoking, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, sex, sexual relations, workplace situations, social misfits, working class, couples, workplace, feminism, introspection, gender, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, unemployment, poverty, violence, robbery, criminal heroes, social misfits, crimes, life is a bitch, homeless, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 5K
Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: sexual, psychological, biting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, nightclub, rape, party, sex, looking for love, wooing, couples, young lovers, urban, battle of the sexes, clubbing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, pinball machine, female protagonist, free will, introspection, life is a bitch, new wave, artist, worn out ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexual, psychological, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, human nature, unemployment, couples, small town life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, small town, actor's life, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bad Girls Go to Hell (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After housewife Ellen is raped by the janitor she kills him and hits the road. She travels to the Big City where she is repeatedly used and abused. And when she finally finds a safe place to live her landlady's son turns out to be a detective, ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, janitor, murder, sexploitation, exploitation, rape, hidden identity, on the run, sexual abuse, danger, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: emotional, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: motorcycle, on the road, haunted by the past, motorcycle race, memory, driving, ambulance, prostitute, rape, redemption, folk, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new hampshire, cross country, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sexual relations, self discovery, looking for love, nightlife, couples, family relations, looking for sex, city life, drug abuse, loneliness, sexuality, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.3
 13K
Powder Blue (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: anxiety attack, stripper, exotic dancer, redemption, self discovery, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, human nature, hopes, family problems, hospital, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Allyson Is Watching (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Innocent, sexy Allyson leaves her boyfriend Peter to go to acting classes in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles she rents a room in an apartment building from the grumpy Mr. Merry next to the resident working girl, Bridget. During the day Allyson struggles ...
Style: sexual, rough, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: voyeurism, prostitute, small town life, deadly, espionage, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, crimes, dishonesty, couples, school, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: sexual, disturbing, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, prostitute, homosexuality, homosexual, cowboy, eviction, dancer, gay slur, male bonding, shower, male prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 2K
Slam (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written ...
Style: talky, psychological, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: gang, crime, false accusation, confined, writer's life, hopes, wrongfully committed, life is a bitch, performer's life, crimes, drug dealing, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.7
 8K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, psychological, tense, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, divorce, love, adultery, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, family life, suburbs, couples, disintegration, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, serious, art house ...
Plot: prostitute, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, workplace, social relations, couples, feminism, urban, sexual relations, couple relations, workplace situations, economic crisis, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 532
Fiona (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The director of Sue continues his exploration of the theme of lonely women lost in the big city with Fiona, which goes one step further and exposes the wasted lives of whores and junkies in New York. The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing, rough
Plot: prostitute, drug abuse, sexual abuse, murder, deadly, social misfits, down on your luck, crimes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, tel aviv israel, israel, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 1K
I Don't Kiss (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Plot: prostitution, life is a bitch, city life, love and romance, fall in love, down on your luck, gays and lesbians, couples, innocence lost, urban, gender, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Gate of Flesh (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory, defend the abandoned building we call home, and punish whomever gives away sex (who falls in love). Maya, a ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, sex, starting over, crime and punishment, urban ghetto, fugitives, ex military, down on your luck, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 ...
Style: sexual, sincere, erotic, psychological, dark ...
Plot: pornography, sexual relations, sex addict, strong sexual content, addiction, sexuality, introspection, sexual dysfunction, masturbation, suicide attempt, human nature, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, crimes, life is a bitch, human nature, introspection, downfall, going straight, self discovery, rehabilitation, drug addiction, drinking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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