Movies like Heat 1972

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Heat (1972)
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Heat (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Former child star Joe Davis (Joe Dallesandro), reduced to living in a cheap Hollywood motel while struggling for acting jobs, is lusted after by nearly every woman he meets, including Jessica Todd (Andrea Feldman), a tightly wound feminist who has recently come out as a lesbian. When Jessica's mother, Sally (Sylvia Miles), an emotionally needy has-been actress, meets Joe, she moves him into her enormous, tacky mansion as her new boy toy and attempts to get him acting work.
Style: sexual, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, underground film, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, satire, youth, sexual relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, blind ambition, couples, lifestyle, actor's life, coming of age, showbiz, unlikely couple, desire for fame, older woman younger man sex, gay, seduction, ladykiller, swimming pool, diva, female nudity, actor, masturbation, male nudity, erection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Heat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, humorous and sexual films with plots about artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couples, showbiz, hollywood, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heat: Sunset Strip (2000), Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011), Hollywood Dreams (2006), The Harrad Experiment (1973), Flesh (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Xaviera Hollander has to navigate some sleazy studio politics to see the production of the film version of her memoirs.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, hollywood, sexual content, profanity, strong female presence, strong sexual content, filmmaking, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, desire for fame, love triangle, nightlife, celebrity culture, lifestyle, music band, ambition, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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47%
Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, male prostitute, hollywood, friends, fame, porn industry, actor's life, gay pornography, starlet, follow your dream, lifestyle, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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44%
Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, showbiz, fall in love, filmmaking, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The Film Crew gives a commentary track to Walk the Angry Beach (1968), aka Hollywood After Dark, featuring Rue McClanahan as a stripper. Beloved, sassy Golden Girl Rue McClanahan stars as an unbeloved, depressive stripper who wants to become a ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, hollywood, media satire, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, cotton candy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Harrad Experiment (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: At fictional Harrad College students learn about sexuality and experiment with each other. Based on the 1962 book of the same name by Robert Rimmer, this movie deals with the concept of free love during the height of the sexual revolution which took ...
Style: sexual, sincere, controversial, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: college, loss of virginity, sexuality, love triangle, sexual relations, gender, unlikely couple, youth, young lovers, lifestyle, society, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Flesh (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heroin junkie works as a prostitute to support his habit and fund an abortion needed by the girlfriend of his lesbian wife. His seedy encounters with delusional and damaged clients, and dates with drag queens and hustlers are heavy on sex, drugs ...
Style: sexy, biting, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, hustler, gender, obsession, nightlife, sexual relations, drug abuse, gender bending, transvestism, friends, couples, addiction ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Two Roses and a Golden Rod (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this steamy drama, a Hollywood screenwriter lusts after his beautiful 16-year-old daughter -- who reciprocates his feelings -- while his wife finds herself torn between her spouse and her lesbian inclinations.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: open marriage, attempted rape, cuckolded husband, teenage sexuality, obsession, love triangle, couples, love and romance, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Wild Party (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Loosely based on the Fatty Arbuckle scandal, an aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: gays and lesbians, lifestyle, unfulfillment, actor's life, betrayal, alcohol abuse, celebrity culture, nightlife, hollywood, showbiz, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Quiet Days in Hollywood (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Behind the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown exists a harsh reality. Lolita (Hilary Swank) is a streetwalker hustling for business on Hollywood Blvd. Julie (Meta Golding) is a waitress coping with a sexual assault. And Peter (Peter Dobson) is ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, sexual content, filmmaking, couples, cafe, hollywood, love affair, down on your luck, sexual relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Party at Kitty and Stud's (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Kitty and Stud are lovers. They enjoy a robust sex-life, which includes fellatio and light S&M, specifically, Stud belt-whipping Kitty. Three women come over for a party and Stud services them, one after the other.
Style: erotic, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), drug abuse, sexual relations, nightlife, couples, strong sexual content, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, party ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: student film
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Lonely Lady (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young screenwriter allows others to exploit her in the hopes of "making it" in Hollywood.
Style: rough, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, betrayal, screenwriter, writers, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, downfall, mental illness, couples, filmmaking, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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29%
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The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, intense, satirical, sexy ...
Plot: gay, porn industry, gay pornography, porn star, obsession, unfulfilled love, sex, filmmaking, gender, actor's life, artists and showbiz, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
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28%
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Delirious (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, desire for fame, ambition, rise to the top, obsession, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, love and romance, lifestyle, celebrity culture, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, england, europe
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28%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, love triangle, alcohol abuse, paparazzi, bittersweet, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, couple relations, follow your dream, ambition, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: unsuccessful, satire, actor, youth, single parent, actor's life, young heroes, family relations, artists and showbiz, self discovery, parents and children, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Women in Revolt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three women join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn't make them any happier.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, best friends, midlife crisis, love and romance, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, womanizer, gender, rivalry, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Easy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, sister sister relationship, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, true love, human nature, introspection, romance, youth, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Fourplay (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A feature anthology of short tales of sexual intimacy set in four American cities.
Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, sexual
Plot: love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, couple relations, gender, sexual relations, strong sexual content, couples, lesbian, shopping mall, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, illinois, florida, texas, usa ...
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Star Maps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Carlos wants to be an actor. But his father, Pepe, wants him to work in the family business, that is, male prostitution. Carlos decides that he will be one of his father's boys until he can get his foot in the door in Hollywood.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rent boy, hollywood, dysfunctional family, male prostitution, mental illness, coming of age, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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25%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: serious, erotic, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, filmmaking, sexual relations, sex, showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, manipulations, actor's life, gender, manipulation, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, lifestyle, family problems, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, abortion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, satire, transvestism, film industry, film producer, catastrophe, lifestyle, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, showbiz, office ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Entourage (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are backā€¦and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, not serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: hollywood, friendship, showbiz, alcohol, rivalry, show business, relationship vs career, celebrity, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, actor's life, movie star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, london, italy ...
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24%
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Fedora (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An ambitious Hollywood hustler becomes involved with a reclusive female star whom he tries to lure out of retirement.
Style: witty, gloomy, clever, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, down on your luck, couples, workplace situations, haunted by the past, dishonesty, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Private Public (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two college seniors on the cusp of graduation meet after being mistakenly thrown in jail after a bar fight. They team up to make a documentary short that exposes a famous professor as a sexual offender, and their lives are soon thrown into turmoil.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: destructive relationship, love triangle, youth, buddies, lifestyle, obsession, sexual relations, looking for sex, sexual harassment, artists and showbiz, college life, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story delves into the experiences of six unknown young actors placed into the Hollywood spotlight, exposing the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: teenage life, rising to stardom, showbiz, celebrity culture, actor's life, tv show, youth, ambition, hollywood, coming of age, media, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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24%
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The Pickle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Paul Mazursky (Scenes From a Mall) takes a bite out of Hollywood with a hilarious look at the artistic sell-out. Starring Danny Aiello, Dyan Cannon Shelly Winters, Jerry Stiller, Chris Penn, and Ally Sheedy, this merciless comedy exposes ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, satire, film within a film, filmmaking, midlife crisis, hollywood, actor's life, bittersweet, couples, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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24%
Sex Sells: The Making of 'Touch?' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A world record orgy, wild sex scenes, ninjas... just a typical day at the office when you happen to work on a porn set. Director Chuck Steak is making his last film and wants to go out with a bang. With the help of veteran actress Roxy Free and the ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, nothing goes right, sex aid, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, sexual relations, porn industry, media satire, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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24%