Movies like Petersen

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Petersen (1974)
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Petersen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their get-togethers there are quite rootine. The professor is also seeing one of his students after class. Petersen and the professor's wife talk about having a baby. But then she accepts an appointment to Oxford, provoking a rage in Petersen...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: womanizer, university, forbidden love, love triangle, romance, teachers and students, love and romance, workplace romance, ambition, social relations, love, erotica, fight, musician, cheating wife, student, party, college, female nudity, sex scene, feminism, beach, singer, jealousy, male nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, couples, love and romance, sex scene, bare breasts and female full frontal nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Petersen: Duet for Four (1982), Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997), I Love You, I Don't (1976), Don's Party (1976), The Removalists (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Duet for Four (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Ray Martin, faces a series of problems – his wife is cheating on him, his mistress wants to get married and Americans want to take over his toy business.
Plot: down on your luck, unfaithful husband, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, middle aged man, cheating wife, midlife crisis, hostile takeover, drug addiction
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry and his much-younger girlfriend surprise their friends one vacation weekend by announcing their desire to marry immediately. As they are visiting a small island village off the coast of west Australia, that is easier said than done.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, island, terminal illness, friendship, couples, rally, friends, family relations, on the run, best friends, romance, elderly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
I Love You, I Don't (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A waitress with boyish looks and the gay driver of a garbage truck fall in love.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, serious
Plot: truck, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, truck driver, graphic violence, sexual relations, strong sexual content, bisexuality, eroticism, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, friends, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, buddies, unlikely couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, year 1969
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, police, police corruption, brutality, dog, married couple, van, domestic violence, cafe, police station, physical abuse, police officer ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Vortex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman Hana Angelousi is lured aboard the yacht of a man who is trying to break the spell that turns men into stone. An updated version of the legend of Perseus and Medusa.
Plot: love triangle, breaking the fourth wall, male objectification, male star appears nude, public sex, man hits a woman, watching sex, repeated scene, female objectification, male full rear nudity, cheating girlfriend, sex scene ...
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Chick's Ability (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman has to choose between being a prostitute or posing nude for a painter, in order to finance an expensive surgery for her son, his only chance to survive.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: senior citizen, painter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, beach, teenage girl, adultery, teenage boy, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), sensuality, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, ambition, friendship, college, university, manipulation, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Lickerish Quartet (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A jaded, wealthy couple watch a blue movie in their castle home along with her adult son. The son is testy, so they go into town and watch a circus-like thrill ride. The daredevil woman in the show looks exactly like one of the women in the movie, ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, celebrity culture, love triangle, family life, couple relations, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, homoerotic
Plot: australian outback, sheep, strike, society, workplace, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, ambition, down on your luck, workplace situations, friends, power relations ...
Time: 50s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, haunted by the past, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 2K
Fidelity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unsimulated sex, female nudity, cheating wife, explicit sex, extramarital affair, sexual relations, looking for sex, male nudity, jealousy, family relations, oral sex, lust ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Giselle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexy girl seduces all the members of her family. She indirectly causes the failure of his father's marriage, for her stepmother falls in love with her. Then, she has affairs with her father's stepson, and with the farm housekeeper. She and ...
Style: erotic
Plot: rape, neglected wife, incestuous sex, gay interest, cuckold, sensuality, lust, watching sex, female protagonist, caught having sex, topless woman, secretly observing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The City Below (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman at an art exhibition share a fleeting moment of attraction, which neither can act upon. Days later, a chance second meeting leads to an innocent coffee and the two strangers – both married - toy with their unexplainable ...
Style: serious, tense, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, horny woman, adultery, workplace, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, crimes of passion, dishonesty, lovers apart, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, indonesia, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Amour fou (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Having just landed a gig with a trendy magazine, young photographer Nadja celebrates at the local disco, where she bumps into Darius, a 20-year-old skateboarder. Although her frankness at first scares him, the two quickly become a couple, and as ...
Style: erotic, atmospheric, emotional, sexy, tense ...
Plot: love affair, strong sexual content, sexual relations, couples, couple relations, love and romance, clubbing, looking for sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, photographer, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, couples, taxi, politics, love and romance, immigrants, romance, society, journalism, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
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54%
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My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: marriage as hell, radio announcer, marital separation, depression, police officer, reconciliation, rejection, marital strife, unhappy marriage, sex scene, suicide attempt, subway ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Betsy (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An auto-dynasty family experiences scandal, adultery, incest and power struggles in a juicy adaptation of Harold Robbins's best-selling novel. Ruthless patriarch Loren (Laurence Olivier) hires racecar driver Angelo (Tommy Lee Jones) to build a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, blind ambition, dishonesty, ambition, intrigue, love and romance, couples, family relations, conspiracy, manipulation, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1936, 70s
Place: san francisco, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Voyeur Confessions (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It doesn't hurt to look... or does it? Lisa Morrison is a beautiful researcher studying voyeurism. Why are some people compelled to spy on the erotic moments of others for their own sexual pleasure? Why does this compulsion threaten to overtake ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, sexploitation film
Plot: erotica, voyeurism, sexploitation, lust, sex, secretly observing, sexual promiscuity, voyeur, sexual arousal, horny woman, sexual desire, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love triangle, adultery, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, golden years, lovers reunited, crumbling marriage, love triangle, family problems, aging, male female relationship, loneliness, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1940s, 70s
Place: melbourne australia, belgium, adelaide south australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, mental illness, introspection, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, forbidden love, moral dilemma, fall in love, small town, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, london, eastern europe
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43%
The Strong Ones (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lucas travels to visit his sister to a remote town in southern Chile. In front of the ocean and the fog, he meets Antonio, a boatswain in a local fishing boat. When an intense romance grows between them, their strength, their independence and their ...
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, sexy, touching, gay cinema
Plot: gay romance, gay, gay interest, male nudity, gay lead character, forbidden love, fisherman, couples, love, romance, love and romance, friends ...
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40%
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Separate Ways (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wife unhappy in her marriage begins an affair with an art student, unaware that her husband, a race driver, is also having an affair.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, cult film
Plot: infidelity, nightclub, marital crisis, couples, family problems, romance, lifestyle, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 552
Bungalow (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A German soldier who goes AWOL, returns home to more problems than before he left.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, soldier, lifestyle, love and romance, military, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, deserter, couples, actor's life, teenage life, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Young Lady Chatterley (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cynthia inherits a large estate and moves in. She reads her aunt's diary and finds out how she was taught in the ways of love by her gardener in 1901 at the age of 21. She decides to continue the fruitful relationship and gets it on with the ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: estate, infidelity, social differences, mate swapping, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sister-in-Law (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultery and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a mission to deliver a package of jewels across the Canadian border, but the mission turns out to be deadly.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: divorce, adultery, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples, estrangement, drug dealing, unsupportive spouse, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: against the odds, injustice, rebellion, state affairs, rivalry, crimes, society, fighting the system, young couple, woman kills a man, office, police interrogation ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Streetwalker (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman leaves his country home, and wife and young son for a business trip to Paris. While there he develops a sexual and spiritual bond with a call girl.
Plot: prostitute, businessman, call girl, foot fetish, man in underwear, male objectification, male star appears nude, coitus, sex, female nudity, death, erotica ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 850
Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, confession, love affair, adultery, love and romance, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, grief, funeral, doctor, cuckold, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%