Movies like Summer Heat 1987

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Summer Heat (1987)
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Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, romance, graphic violence, love and romance, dull life, farm, infidelity, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, dishonesty, deadly, murderous pair, nudity (full frontal - brief), car, forbidden love, female nudity, love triangle, baby, murder, woman, fireworks, suspicion, long blonde hair
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina

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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, love and romance, infidelity, dishonesty, love affair, romance and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Summer Heat: Suburban Madness (2004), The Touch (1971), Deceit (2004), Young Lady Chatterley (1977), In His Hands (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, family problems, couples, infidelity, deadly, crimes, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 1K
The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
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, destructive relationship, human nature, couple relations, love triangle, small town, introspection, fall in love, moral dilemma, small town life, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.6
 107
Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending
Plot: murder, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, who done it, couples, dishonesty, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: estate, infidelity, social differences, mate swapping, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, looking for sex, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 1900s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.3
 918
In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, couples, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 438
A Rage to Live (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Grace Caldwell, a young Pennsylvania newspaper heiress living with her widowed mother, has trouble restraining herself when it comes to the amorous attentions of young men. As word starts to spread about her behavior, Grace becomes a major source of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: singleness, infidelity, looking for sex, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, journalism, love and romance, love, marriage, heiress, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serial killer, love affair, murder, young lovers, crimes, deadly, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, pregnancy, village life, dysfunctional family, village, alcohol abuse, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 163
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: touching, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: infidelity, nightclub, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, family problems, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, down on your luck ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, murder, mystery, unfulfillment, rivalry, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 592
Resistance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The epic tale of an American reconnaissance pilot downed in occupied Belgium at the height of World War II. Hidden by resistance fighters, the pilot falls in love with the wife of the man who will save him. When their affair is exposed, an act of ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: military, love triangle, forbidden love, wartime life, soldier, heroic mission, fall in love, survival, infidelity, love affair, danger, romance ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 148
Killing Heat (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Zambia, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A city-woman moves to a foreign country with her future husband, giving up all the comforts of cosmopolitan life. Life in the countryside finally takes its toll on her, and she finds herself involved sexually with another man
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: romance, love and romance, losing-it hero, adventure, misfit, couples, dull life, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, infidelity, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s
Place: zimbabwe, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 727
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: looking for love, haunted by the past, love and romance, infidelity, couples, couple relations, friendship, redemption, bittersweet, friends, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cleopatra's Second Husband (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Robert is an art photographer who is totally controlled by his wife Hallie. When they go on vacation in New York, they leave their house to their friends, Zack and Sophie. When they return, they find their house a total mess, but Zack and Sophie ask ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dull life, breakup, profanity, sexual content, track down, voyeurism, love triangle, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, vengeance, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 346
The Big Bounce (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who?
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: farm, robbery, car accident, femme fatale, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, single parent, gays and lesbians, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, hospital, infidelity, graphic violence, couples, family relations, family problems, crimes, crumbling marriage, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, couples, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, murder, siblings relations, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Winter People (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her father and her three brothers. He does so first by joining them ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Plot: mountain, widower, single parent, love and romance, couples, babies and infants, unfulfilled love, fall in love, rivalry, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4.4
 156
You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, sexual promiscuity, life turned upside down, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, romance, family relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 1K
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: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, manipulation, conspiracy, parents and children, family business, family life, vengeance, destructive relationship, relationship vs career, love affair, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936, 1920s, 70s
Place: san francisco, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 547
Bar Girls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), bar, nightlife, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, gender, romance, lifestyle, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 441
Heartbreakers (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Best friends Eli and Blue, both at a crossroads in their professional lives, find their friendship put to the test when they become preoccupied with the same woman
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, betrayal, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, sexual content, profanity, male bonding, male friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 2K
Fresh Horses (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She says she's 20, but he finds out she's 16 and married to an abusive husband.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, fall in love, friendship, infidelity, college, betrayal, youth, romance, society, love and romance, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, serious, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: massage, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, femme fatale, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, fall in love, couple relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Stationmaster's Wife (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 201 min.
Story: The lackluster and plodding Bolweiser has the (mis)fortune to be married to the town's siren; his trusting nature leads him into serious trouble when she beds nearly every available guy.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, betrayal, destructive relationship, love triangle, sexual relations, infidelity, couple relations, lovers reunited, love affair, family problems, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 325
Inescapable (2003)
Genre: Drama
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: reunion, love affair, infidelity, romance, couples, platonic, dishonesty, lesbian, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Five Days One Summer (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 1930s Scottish doctor (Sean Connery) goes climbing in the Alps with an infatuated niece (Betsy Brantley) he passes off as his wife.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy, touching
Plot: love triangle, climbing, love affair, couple relations, obsession, infidelity, mountain, romance, love and romance, couples, uncle niece relationship, incest ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, couples, crimes of passion, uncover truth, false accusation, small town, who done it, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.4
 239
Gypsy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Andres is a flamenco singer who has just gotten out of prison after being falsely convicted of the murder of Romero, a member of his band. As Andres tries to re-acclimate himself to freedom, he discovers things have not been going his way while he ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gang, false accusation, couples, dishonesty, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo noir, latin, world, musician's life, cons and scams, neo-noir ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 512
Tied (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, non-linear, sexy ...
Plot: dominatrix, infidelity, destructive relationship, love affair, love and romance, couples, strong sexual content, sex aid, sexual relations, bondage, nudity (full frontal - brief), love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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