Movies like A Burning Hot Summer

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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Original name: Un été brûlant
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy, gloomy, sexual
Plot: friendship, breakup, fall in love, human nature, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), jealousy, friendship between men, friends, performer's life, dancing, drugs, prostitute, police, food, pregnancy, female nudity, fascist, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to A Burning Hot Summer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, female nudity and fall in love mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Burning Hot Summer: Jealousy (2013), The Three-Way Wedding (2010), American Translation (2011), Gilles' Wife (2004), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love, love and romance, love affair, hidden identity, family problems, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, frustration, suicide attempt, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, introspection, couple relations, playwright, friendship, rivalry, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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87%
American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: young lovers, serial killer, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, gay, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 860
Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, sister sister relationship, extramarital affair, jealousy, dysfunctional family, love affair, human nature, couples, family problems, society ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, touching, gloomy, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, friends, couples, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, revolution, politics, injustice, political corruption, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, chaos and mayhem, twins, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: love affair, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family relations, family business, gay, suicide, dancer, jealousy, college dropout, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: sexual content, love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, couple relations, fish out of water, eroticism, rape, chance meeting, sex scene, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, voyeur, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, cheating wife, fall in love, dishonesty, manipulation, dull life, striptease, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, fall in love, longing, unfulfillment, photographer, hallucination, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Woman Is the Future of Man (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: lovers reunited, love triangle, friendship, obsession, fall in love, lifestyle, buddies, romance, longing, college, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, workplace, couples, theater, love and romance, family problems, boss and employee, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Lower City (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Deco (Lázaro Ramos) and Naldinho (Wagner Moura) co-own a cargo boat in Brazil's Salvador de Bahia. They give a ride to a sultry prostitute named Karinna (Alice Braga), and soon both men fall prey to her considerable sexual charms, ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: friends, prostitute, love triangle, jealousy, power relations, fall in love, romance, rich and poor, male female relationship, friendship, stripper, rage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, sex scene, love and romance, tragic love, introspection, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: sexy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, romance, intrigue, lifestyle, fall in love, coming out, gay, bisexual, gay interest, fashion, filmmaking, tour guide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, paris france, italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Another Woman's Husband (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Laurel signs up for swimming lessons, she becomes best friends with her teacher Susan - until they realize Laurel’s boyfriend and Susan’s husband are the same man.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, infidelity, family problems, couples, family relations, betrayal, love and romance, double life, adultery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, revenge, escapades, youth, love and romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.2
 804
Porn Theater (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a Parisian porn theater, a cashier, a 50-year-old man and a young projectionist are drawn into a complex love affair.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: explicit sex, gay sex, infidelity, looking for love, lifestyle, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, human nature, fall in love, friendship, transvestism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, serious, realistic, sexy, intense ...
Plot: lust, infidelity, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, strong sexual content, obsession, love triangle, desire, haunted by the past, betrayal, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: tense, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, divorce, family problems, parents and children, family relations, couples, human nature, siblings relations, countryside, love and romance, florist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, rome italy, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, france, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 465
The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, obsession, friendship, forbidden love, redemption, stalking, dishonesty, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ploy (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A husband and wife are locked inside a single hotel room with a stranger named Ploy. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastating consequences for the couple.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: hotel, jealousy, love triangle, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, chambermaid, strong sexual content, very little dialogue, melancholy, dream, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 798
Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, breakup, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, downfall, unfulfillment, job seeking, down on your luck, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 389
In Real Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In his new film a young director puts his girlfriend through a love test. By doing so he risks his real life relationship with her.
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, couple relations, love triangle, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, rehearsal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 890
Lullaby for Pi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, friendship, social misfits, fall in love, estrangement, opposites attract, human nature, love and romance, private detective, infidelity, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 6K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, friendship between men, old love, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cold Showers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mickael's family is struggling (they don't have enough money to pay for hot water) however his life is full with Judo and his girlfriend Venessa. Then Mickael makes a decision to open up his relationship to include Clement his rich-kid ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: menage a trois, love triangle, teenage life, contests and competitions, teenage love, love and romance, parents and children, sexual relations, lifestyle, friendship, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
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Five Times Two (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, childbirth, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%