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Love & Anarchy (1973)
 7.8
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Love & Anarchy (1973)
Original name: Film d'amore e d'anarchia - ovvero stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate Mussolini, falls in love with one of the whores working in the brothel
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: prostitute, assassination, vengeance, friendship, sexual relations, politics, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, society, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, redemption, idealism, state affairs, master and servant, peasant, anarchism, love, motorcycle, slut, assassin, female nudity, torture ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about love and romance, society, couples, romance, female nudity, fall in love and prostitute mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Love & Anarchy: Seven Beauties (1975), The Heart Elsewhere (2003), How Much Do You Love Me? (2005), Swept Away (1974), The Seduction of Mimi (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
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Plot: world war two, concentration camp, survival, pimp, honor, dark humor, life is a bitch, soldier, misfit, war, crimes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
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The Heart Elsewhere (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Pope's tailor sends his son, a virgin at 35, to Bologna hoping he will find a woman. Nello, a classicist moved by the romantic poetry of Ovid, proves to be a good teacher and also falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful Angela Gardini. ...
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Audience: date night
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Time: 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How Much Do You Love Me? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, Fran├žois goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, pimp, lottery winner, goofy hero, fall in love, comedy of errors, disorder, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, proposal ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 6K
Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, adventure, opposites attract, survival, power relations, sea disaster, master and servant, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, working class, satire, communist party, mafia, family problems, power relations, dark humor, couples, society, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, southern italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: suspense, tragicomedy, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
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Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Night of Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever, sexual ...
Plot: revolution, small town, world war one, love and romance, politics, society, dishonesty, state affairs, romance, assassination, master and servant, small town life ...
Time: 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shadows in the Sun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: publisher, village life, fall in love, writer's life, odd couple, artists and showbiz, writer's block, father daughter relationship, train travel, loss of wife, exile, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: realistic, cynical, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: anarchism, anarchist, fighting the system, teenage life, society, youth, dark humor, friendship, fall in love, college dropout, coming of age, love and romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Denmark, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chronicles the romantic enchantment of a 90 year old reporter with a girl 70 years younger than himself.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, media, journalism, romance, love and romance, couples, older man younger woman relationship, prostitution, memory, journalist, brothel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1890s, 70s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, suicide, aristocrat, eroticism, manipulation, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, society, romance ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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Cannery Row (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sweet, romantic, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, brothel madam, brothel, marine biologist, romance, couples, friendship, misfit, youth, love and romance, society, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 13K
Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, art house, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, society, lifestyle, satire, memory, illegal prostitution, celebrity culture, clergy, artists and showbiz, politics, performer's life, traffic jam ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.1
 583
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 2K
The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 17K
Swept Away (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental, humorous ...
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21%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
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Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
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Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, politics, state affairs, immigrants, workplace, social decay, injustice, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Amar Akbar & Tony (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Amar, Akbar & Tony follows the lives and loves of three childhood friends through twists and turns as the characters face sudden and unforeseen changes to their idealistic and trouble-free young lives. With hilarious and sometimes tragic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, fall in love, workplace, society, workplace situations, love and romance, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%