Movies like Aquarius 2016

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Aquarius (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue. All the neighboring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for that plot.
Style: dramatic, interesting, tense, reflective, suspense, stylized, melancholic, enigmatic, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, brazilian, greed, cancer, housekeeper, long black hair, class differences, orgy, cunnilingus, widow, breast cancer, birthday party, apartment, sex scene, real estate, beach, female full frontal nudity, female protagonist, listening to music, dancing, party, vinyl record, favela, gentrification, short haired female ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and talky films with plots about female nudity, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, sex scene, kiss, beach and friendship mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Aquarius: Neighboring Sounds (2012), Rat Fever (2011), Neon Bull (2015), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Once Upon a Time Veronica (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a sense of safety and a good deal of anxiety to a culture which ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: masturbation, washing machine, neighbor, real estate, suburban life, society, brazilian, racial tension, pot smoking, class differences, vigilantism, rich and poor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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95%
 7.2
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Rat Fever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Zizo, a radical and anarchist poet living in a marginal quarter of Recife in the north eastern state of Pernambuco, distributes his social angst-filled thoughts through a publication named Febre do Rato, and spews poetry to anyone who’d listen. ...
Plot: brazilian, masturbation, male nudity, urination, anarchy, topless, threesome, poetry, female orgasm, anarchist, peeing, lesbianism ...
Place: brazil
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66%
 6.8
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Neon Bull (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Iremar is part of a rodeo troupe that tours the Brazilian northeast. His task is to send bulls into the arena. Intensely exciting physical scenes alternate with contemplative episodes that sketch a painterly portrait of the members of the troupe. ...
Plot: bull, bull riding, little girl, dancing, truck, male nudity, horse, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, pubic hair, crying, shower ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: prison, politics, gays and lesbians, torture, friendship, homosexuality, gay, redemption, lgbt, war, betrayal, prison life ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Once Upon a Time Veronica (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A finely tuned, emotionally raw portrait of a woman’s conflicted entry into adulthood, Once Upon a Time Veronica is a thoroughly modern anti–fairy tale. Director Marcelo Gomes shows a rare ability to get under the skin — and cut close to the ...
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: world, violence, city, urban, introspection, cause and meaning, dull life, unfulfillment, emotionless, crying woman, orgy, female psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Elon Doesn't Believe in Death (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As he does every single day, Elon goes to meet his wife at her workplace, but she is not there. He doesn’t find her at home as well, so he starts to retrace the path Madalena makes daily. In the morning after, Elon goes to the police station and ...
Plot: brazilian, cunnilingus, sex scene, male full rear nudity, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, male nudity, masturbation, unsimulated sex, blow job
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 470
I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: sex, couple relations, world, sexual relations, eroticism, couples, self discovery, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, erotica, body painting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lady on the Bus (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brazilian erotic drama film where Sonia Braga stars as a recently married wife whose wedding night did not end well. She lives through her sexual frustration by sleeping with strangers she picks up on buses.
Plot: white panties, black panties, pubic hair, no panties, panties, bare breasts, lust, scantily clad female, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, red dress, cuckold ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.7
 460
Good Luck (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After several behavior problems, teenager John is admitted to a psychiatric clinic by his family. There he meets Judith, for who he soon falls in love. The problem is that she does not have long to live is and they know it. This shall not prevent ...
Plot: brazilian, coming of age, psychiatric patient, older woman younger man sex, female full frontal nudity, first sexual experience, table tennis, hiv positive
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 119
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, child as adult, family problems, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My See-Through Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does one ever know who they’re living with? Lancelot’s life is thrown upside-down when he learns of the death of his wife. As he’s trying to cope with grief, he will have to confront the revelations made about his wife’s past.
Plot: pill, seaside, staircase, applying lipstick, falling into water, little girl, blood, photograph, beach, real estate agent, binoculars, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 160
Volontaire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Plot: female nudity, cigarette smoking, boot camp, military, taking a photograph, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, beach, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, singing, rope ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, talky, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nun, aging, high society, artist, party, journalist, writer's life, art, giraffe, flamingo, church, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 487
Trust Me (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mari is a talented but insecure chef who dreams of running her own restaurant. She goes through a challenging professional time, taking orders from an authoritarian boss who inhibits her talent. One day she meets Caio, a charming young man who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspense
Plot: cons and scams, restaurant, dishonesty, brazilian, rivalry, betrayal, vengeance, dangerous attraction, cooking and food, danger, couples, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 35K
Boy A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, rape, juvenile delinquency, going straight, starting over, childhood, coming of age, murder, crimes, friendship, tragic hero, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
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Ma Ma (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.
Plot: breast cancer, separated parents, lock of hair, hotel, wig, framed photograph, girl, beach, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cell phone, vacation ...
Place: spain, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Just Like Our Parents (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rosa is in her late 30s, a child of the 1970s with divorced parents. She lives with her own family in São Paulo. Overwhelmed by an eruption of individual passions, lies and the expectations of three generations, she tries to discover who she really ...
Plot: sex scene, playing piano, terminal illness, sea, death of mother, hospital, flashback, adultery, beach, infidelity, bicycle, fired from the job ...
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The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Plot: hospital, illness, doctor, chemotherapy, hospital room, cancer, midwife, elevator, mother daughter relationship, vacuum cleaner, vodka, shower ...
Place: medical school, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Time to Leave (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Romain, 31, a photographer, learns that a malignancy may kill him within a few months. Decisions: treatment? work? how to tell his lover and his family. He remembers the sea and himself as a child. He stares in the mirror. He's cruel: facing ...
Style: talky, serious, psychological, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, homosexuality, tumor, cancer, menage a trois, fashion photographer, waitress, terminal illness, sibling relationship, impotence, grandparent grandchild relationship, roadhouse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Menina e o Estuprador (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In São Paulo, Vanessa who is normally spoiled rotten, is neglected and rejected by her mother, practically raised alone by her butler and driver Pedro and the maid, Dalva. Vanessa has disturbing daydreams and sexual fantasies, but doesn't let ...
Plot: blow job, vaginal penetration, explicit sex, unsimulated sex, menage a trois, taking a shower, kiss, male nudity, beach, knife, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decides to travel the world for one year. After ten months on the road with his backpack full of dreams, immersed at the heart of various countries, he arrives in Kenya determined ...
Plot: school, kiss, taking a photograph, snow, singing, death, flashback, bus, beach, male nudity, killing an animal, dead animal ...
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Reformatory of the Depraved (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The German Frau Gelli runs a school aimed at girls from wealthy families who presented problems of social behavior and challenge the established principles. In order to educate the young, Frau Gelli imposes an iron discipline, in which is assisted ...
Plot: brazilian, pornography, shower, women in prison, lesbianism, lesbian, women's prison, female nudity, female prisoner, prison guard
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Don't Call Me Son (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Pierre is seventeen and in the middle of puberty. He plays in a band, has sex at parties and secretly tries on women’s clothing and lipstick in front of a mirror. Ever since his father’s death, his mother Aracy has looked after him and his ...
Plot: brazilian, father son relationship, teenage boy, transvestism, gay kiss, bisexual, 17 year old, father son conflict, gender, taking a selfie, guitar, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.6
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I Am Dina (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: death in the family, haunted by the past, estrangement, youth, family problems, family relations, ghost, master and servant, contests and competitions, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 18K
City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: talky, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, corruption, political corruption, police, idealism, mayor, drug dealer, uncover truth, urban, undercover, presidential election, undercover agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 8K
Ragtime (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racial injustice, piano, racism, fighting the system, vandalism, american dream, siege, jazz, interracial relations, class differences, social differences, urban ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 302
Maryline (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris.
Plot: female protagonist, wine, snow, telephone call, bathtub, dog, flashback, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, dancing, blood, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, biting, sincere ...
Plot: love, children, pregnancy, working class, social worker, single parent, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family, social services, custody ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, liverpool, paraguay, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.6
 32K
High-Rise (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, absurd, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: talking during sex, social class, high rise, class conflict, skyscraper, decadence, insanity, violence, surrealism, paranoia, sex standing up, woman on top ...
Time: year 1975, future
Place: medical school, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Central Station (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teacher, letter, on the road, brazilian, missing father, realism, long lost relative, alcoholic, friendship, retired, age difference, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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