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Within the Convent (1978)
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Within the Convent (1978)
Original name: Interno di un convento
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of the institution to enforce strict rules on these unfortunate women. At the same time, a particularly disturbed nun manages to poison herself and many of the other novitiates in yet another scandal which is covered up by church authorities.
Style: sexy, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, sexual, cult film
Plot: convent, abbess, strong sexual content, nun, scandal, prison, forbidden love, sexual abuse, mental institution, church, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, dangerous animal, prison life, sexual relations, couples, gays and lesbians, isolation, love affair, society, coming out, clergy, gender, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy

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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 couples, female nudity, love and romance, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Within the Convent: The Decameron (1971), Vanessa (1977), Love & Savagery (2009), Swingers (2002), Bilitis (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Decameron (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, siblings relations, infidelity, society, dishonesty, clergy, lifestyle, love affair, bohemian life, couple relations, love and romance, romance ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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100%
 5.5
 532
Vanessa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Olivia Pascal stars as Vanessa who was raised in a convent after the death of her parents. Due to an inheritance she travels to Hong Kong to find out the inheritance is a chain of bordellos
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, erotic, sexual
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian sex, bondage, infidelity, seduction, brothel, inheritance, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, sexual abuse, sexual relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
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100%
Love & Savagery (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland, Canada causes scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent. Love and Savagery is a story of passion, fate, and the consequences of the two. In ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, forbidden love, nun, geologist, religion, romance, couples, destiny, isolation, island, culture clash, orphan ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ireland, canada
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36%
 5.6
 1K
Swingers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite Diana's insecure nature, she and her husband Julian agree with the idea to sexually experiment with another couple. They put out an ad on the net to which the well experienced Alex and Timo react. We follow Diana and Julian as they ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: swinger, wife swapping, mate swapping, sexual relations, couples, strong sexual content, swinger couple, sexploitation, looking for sex, erotica, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.3
 2K
Bilitis (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.
Style: erotic, sentimental, sexual, sincere, touching ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), virgin, coming of age, voyeurism, bittersweet, love and romance, romance, youth, looking for sex, teenage life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, saint tropez, provence ...
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32%
Emmanuelle II (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Emmanuelle returns to her husband in Hong Kong and proceeds to have several extramarital affairs -- with his knowledge, of course. Her husband's lover and American guest are both very puzzled by their openness.
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, sexual, serious ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, lesbian rape, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, voyeurism, lesbian, couples, power relations, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, southeast asia, bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 10K
Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: sexual arousal, erotica, infidelity, explicit sex, cheating wife, strong sexual content, sex scene, sexual relations, sexploitation, looking for sex, sexual perversion, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 730
Immoral Women (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The first episode – featuring frequent Borowczyk muse Marina Pierro – is the longest and, in a way, most substantial: it’s set in Renaissance Rome, with the lusty (and perpetually nude) leading lady sexually involved with famous painters and ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: ancient history, bestiality, perversion, sexual abuse, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, femme fatale, pets, dangerous attraction, obsession, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.5
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, gloomy, sexy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, obsession, lust, cuckold, cheating wife, sexual obsession, erotica, female orgasm, erection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Emanuelle in Bangkok (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emanuelle is sent to Bangkok on a journalism assignment. While there, she embarks on her own exploration of the secrets of sensual pleasure. While learning much, she also reveals several secrets of her own.
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: sexploitation, sex, journalist, rape, couples, power relations, love and romance, crimes, journalism, life is a bitch, dishonesty, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 655
Proteus (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An exquisite period piece that skillfully explores the intersections of sex, race and politics takes place in 18th century South Africa, telling the passionate (true) story of two men caught in an unjust system rife with racism, homophobia and ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prison, interracial relations, racism, island, gays and lesbians, coming out, prison life, forbidden love, romance, rebellion, opposites attract, confined ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south africa, africa, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Immoral Tales (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four erotic tales from in various historical eras. The first, 'The Tide', is set in the present day, and concerns a student and his young female cousin stranded on the beach by the tide, secluded from prying eyes. 'Therese ...
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, incestuous sex, sex with brother, mass murder, father daughter incest, loss of virginity, riding a bicycle, beach, sexual relations, lifestyle, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, 15th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An actress is about to play the part of Mariana Alcoforado, a young nun from the convent of Beja who was writing five letters to her French lover, the officer De Chamilly. The actress, being the perfect embodiment of Mariana, will drive us to a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic
Plot: convent, forbidden love, love affair, actor's life, religions or cults, filmmaking, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, love, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: nun, masochism, perversion, prostitute, sexual abuse, sexual relations, strong sexual content, dirty old man, obsession, murder, voyeur, prison ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
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Inescapable (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jessie and Susan, and Chloe and Beth, who spend the weekend together and realize they are with the wrong partner. Susan and Beth were college roommates who are having a reunion at their former school. Susan travels up to Oregon with her current ...
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, couples, platonic, romance, infidelity, dishonesty, lesbian, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Justine de Sade (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Therese, a beautiful but naive young girl, who finds herself being passed around from depraved pervert to depraved pervert, enduring just about every kind of sexual degradation there is while still believing that some kind stranger will eventually ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: poison, master and servant, gender, society, life is a bitch, sexual relations, woman in danger, innocence lost, sexual abuse, social decay, couples, power relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 2K
Emmanuelle 3 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Emmanuelle and her architect husband continue their amoral lifestyle in the Seychelles. But when a casual dilliance between her and a film director starts to turn serious her husband shows very traditional signs of jealousy.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: pleasure, love and romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, romance, lifestyle, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, love triangle, midlife crisis, island, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Therese and Isabelle (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two young girls experience awakening sexuality in the heated atmosphere of a Swiss girls' boarding school.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, boarding school, friendship, boarding school life, unfulfilled love, love affair, sexual relations, teenage love, school, parent getting married, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, clergy, infidelity, betrayal, romance, extramarital affair, repression, social misfits, adultery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 115
Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: impossible love, catholic church, nun, german occupation, wartime life, forbidden love, love affair, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, clergy, betrayal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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29%
 5.0
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Black Angel (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: March 1945 Asolo, Italy. Livia Mazzion, the attractive wife of a top ministry official, slips into the car of lawyer Ugo Oggiano, Livia's admirer and her husband's informer. Livia must reach Venice and her lover Helmut Schultz, a Wermacht ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, sexual desire, family problems, romance, destructive relationship, moral dilemma, wartime life, fascism, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 8K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: sexy, emotional, sincere, erotic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, pregnancy, sexual relations, fall in love, mistress, abortion, couple relations, doubt, husband wife relationship, passion, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, obsession, singleness, hollywood, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, first lesbian experience, lesbian relationship, lgbt, prostitute, strong sexual content, lesbian couple, self discovery, lesbian interest, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, priest in love, abortion, sex with a priest, catholicism, clergy, sin, drug lord, bishop, drug dealing, priest ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 24K
Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, sexy, atmospheric, erotic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian romance, sex scene, female masturbation, lgbt, love and romance, lesbian relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 2K
Jan Dara (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jan Dara grows up in a house lacking in love but abundant in lust. He quickly picks up the sinful way of life of the man who married his mother after she became pregnant from being raped. His 'father's' mistress welcomes the young boy ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, father daughter incest, child born of rape, family relations, infidelity, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, love triangle, first sexual experience, incest, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 1930s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 12K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, sex scene, sexual pleasure, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, beefcake, love and romance, seduction, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 119K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, strong sexual content, sexuality, rebelliousness, bohemian life, sexual attraction, desire, protest, brother sister incest, male nudity, explicit sex, lovers ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%