Movies like The Sex Life of the Belgians

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The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994)
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The Sex Life of the Belgians (1994)
Original name: La vie sexuelle des Belges 1950-1978
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jan Bocquoy narrates the story of his sexual life to age 28, imagining his conception (parents drunk, the encounter lasting ten seconds) and reporting his first orgasm (at the hands of Eddy, in a beach-side caravan, as they watch Laurel and Hardy), his comparative experiences with girls, and his move from Harelbeck to Brussels. There he meets Greta, bartender at a Bohemian cafe, who teaches him the Kama Sutra, the naked Esther, who reads him stories, and Thérèse, his wife for three years. They split after two children; he moves to a small flat, writes pornography to pay the bills, works sporadically on a novel, espouses anarchism, and meets more women. His self-confidence grows.
Style: sexual, sexy, biting, suspense, humorous, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: family relations, womanizer, beach, satire, writer's life, politics, teenage life, village, youth, sexual relations, love and romance, village life, artists and showbiz, society, urban, couples, lifestyle, city life, sexual initiation, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, hospital, male nudity, storytelling, bullying ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, year 1950, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: belgium, brussels, europe, brussels belgium, tokyo, japan

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Most similar movies to The Sex Life of the Belgians

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about couples, male nudity, love and romance, friendship, culture clash, mentor and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Sex Life of the Belgians: Camping Cosmos (1996), Naked in New York (1993), Seeing Other People (2004), French Fried Vacation (1978), 101 Reykjavík (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Camping Cosmos (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a Belgian beach at Camping Cosmos. The delegate send by the Ministry is confronted with sex and murder. The residents enjoy their holidays in a peculiar way...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: camp, society, couples, satire, working class, sexual abuse, youth, misfit, romance, social misfits, contests and competitions, mentally challenged ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium, europe, flanders
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Naked in New York (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, college, romance, love and romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, couples, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, santa fe new mexico, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied. As his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, rising to stardom, understanding, couple relations, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: italy, switzerland, rome italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 4: Pleasure and Hysteria (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A director in his midlife-crisis wants to start a new movie and he invites twelve actresses in his flat in Brussels. Every actress tries to convince him of her talent. The director tries to seduce them at the same time but this is not what they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, male female relationship, attempted seduction, seduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), actor's life, marxism, psychoanalysis, belgian, hysteria
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brussels, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Seeing Other People (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, adultery, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, sex, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
French Fried Vacation (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Holidaymakers arriving in a Club Med camp on the Ivory Coast are determined to forget their everyday problems and emotional disappointments. Games, competitions, outings, bathing and sunburn accompany a continual succession of casual affairs.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: free love, friendship, beach, summer vacation, sexual relations, singleness, resort, youth, womanizer, lifestyle, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa
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53%
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101 Reykjavík (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother's Spanish ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: porn, love triangle, lesbian relationship, lesbian, family problems, life turned upside down, eccentric family, love affair, family relations, living with parents, new year, coming out ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: iceland, europe
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51%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, family relations, satire, romance, against the odds, social differences, parents and children, opposites attract, young lovers, youth, society, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, tahiti, boston, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Pompatus of Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.
Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: drinking, love, drinking alcohol, beer, gender, lifestyle, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, womanizer, rock, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city, pacific ocean, new jersey
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44%
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A Merry War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, poverty, pregnancy, poet, workplace situations, fall in love, celebrity culture, couple relations, idealism, couples, society, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Camera Buff (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first ...
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: factory worker, factory, bus, politics, polish, movie camera, film festival, friendship, family relations, couples, friends, performer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, new jersey, california
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39%
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Nearing Grace (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Did you ever wish you could get the hottest girl in school? This is the story of how non-jock Henry (Gregory Smith) indeed gets the girl, Grace (Jordana Brewster), but not without complications.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, sexual relations, love and romance, best friends, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, russia
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Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, looking for love, opposites attract, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, romance, love and romance, best friends, society, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, latin america, cuba
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Conception (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Conception is a clever, romantic comedy that proves it takes more than sex to make a baby. From a couple fighting the odds of fertility to young teenagers losing their virginity, the film follows nine very different couples on the night they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love and romance, first sex, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations, couples, pregnancy, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, josef stalin, dark humor, farce, rebelliousness, parents and children, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, cambodia, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Opposite of Sex (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: witty, sexy, sexual, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, gay slur, satire, chase, family relations, aids, stock broker, repression, suburbs, teacher, teenage girl, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, palm springs california, los angeles, las vegas, indiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Am a Sex Addict (2005)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just moments before his third wedding, Zahedi relates with utter sincerity and astonishing candor his obsession with prostitutes. He retraces his romantic and sexual history, including his ideological commitment to open relationships, that led to ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: sex addict, eroticism, marriage, addiction, obsession, prostitute, prostitution, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, illegal prostitution, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, year 1984
Place: munich germany, austin texas, new york, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, singleness, city life, wooing, couple relations, love affair, looking for love, twentysomething life, urban, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti, montmartre paris ...
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35%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, drinking alcohol, tragic love, writer's life, couple relations, romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, love triangle, unfulfillment, family problems, friends, cure, family relations, couples, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 11K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace intrigue, couple relations, husband wife relationship, celebrity culture, sexual relations, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, cons and scams, sexual relations, love affair, friends, couples, disorder, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, los angeles, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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10 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Style: sexy, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: midlife crisis, honeymoon, romance, obsession, voyeurism, love affair, wedding, single parent, songwriter, beach, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, looking for love, writer's life, understanding, old love, birthday, model, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: feel good, realistic, clever, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, fall in love, introspection, suburbs, looking for love, self discovery, couple relations, urban, human nature, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: suspense, clever, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, manipulation, showbiz, theater, artists and showbiz, manipulations, love and romance, unfulfillment, actor's life, lifestyle, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, post world war two, year 1947
Place: england, liverpool, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, pregnancy, family relations, family life, romance, love affair, couples, parents and children, coming of age, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, detroit, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love affair, lifestyle, family, parents and children, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), adoption, family relations, audition, foster child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 22K
Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: hippie, friendship, commune, ideology, reconciliation, lifestyle, idealism, fish out of water, family problems, society, socialism, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%