Movies like The Origin of Violence

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The Origin of Violence (2016)
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The Origin of Violence (2016)
Original name: L'Origine de la violence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A French teacher makes a startling discovery while on a trip to Buchenwald.
Style: psychological, exciting, romantic, touching, captivating, disturbing
Plot: teacher, secret, family secret, fight, nazi, police, family relations, restaurant, concentration camp, fear, father son relationship, murder, rivalry, accusation, love and romance, mystery, romanticism, undercover, dancing, female nudity, sex scene, subway, ss, jealousy, male nudity ...
Place: germany, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, psychological and serious films with plots about family relations, love and romance, male nudity, couples, kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief) and pubic hair mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Origin of Violence: Boomerang (2015), Off Shore (2011), Bastards (2013), Pola X (1999), After We Fell (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, secret, family secret, past, christmas present, childhood memory, family relations, confronting the past, car accident, lesbian romance ...
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95%
 3.9
 198
Off Shore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Andi has come to Fuerteventura to see his estranged father Chris, who left the family years ago to live on the island and hasn't been heard from since. The local surfer clique welcomes Andi with open arms and he quickly falls for surfing ...
Style: suspenseful, touching
Plot: gay, secret, love triangle, estranged father, romantic triangle, family secret, friendship, friend, father son relationship, gay interest, family relations, gay relationship ...
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81%
 6.2
 3K
Bastards (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marco returns to Paris after his brother-in-law's suicide, where he targets the man his sister believes caused the tragedy - though he is ill-prepared for her secrets as they quickly muddy the waters.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, family problems, uncover truth, rivalry, family business, hidden identity, love and romance, crimes, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.8
 5K
Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: serious, psychological, meditative, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, human nature, mysterious character, femme fatale, introspection, chaos, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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After We Fell (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just as Tessa's life begins to become unglued, nothing is what she thought it would be. Not her friends nor her family. The only person that she should be able to rely on is Hardin, who is furious when he discovers the massive secret that ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, touching, romantic, light ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage crush, love, family history, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, youth, secret past, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mystery, family secret, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.6
 239K
The Reader (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as ...
Style: melancholic, bleak, psychological, emotional, compassionate ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, older woman younger man sex, sexuality, first love, sexual relations, sex with a minor, older woman teenage boy sex, unlikely couple, female prisoner, sex scene, court ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, west germany, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, contests and competitions, dealing with death, sexual content, midlife crisis, couple relations, haunted by the past, performer's life, transvestism ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, madrid, alexandria egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 654
Romance Doll (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It was a pre-destined love and marriage for Sonoko and Tetsuo. They tied the knot and became husband and wife no questions asked. All is well then. Well, perhaps not. Each holds a secret that even the binds of matrimony cannot untie. Sonoko does not ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: sex doll, east asian woman, marriage, relationship problems, family problems, mystery, secret, troubled marriage, husband wife relationship, family relations, japanese wife, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Fucking Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sonia breaks the perhaps most exciting time of her life, because the 20-year-old moves to Berlin for a mathematics study. Once there, she soon began to build up a new circle of friends, and then she fell in love with the kind, but irresponsible ...
Style: sexy, captivating, psychological, touching
Plot: double life, awkward situation, sex scene, jealousy, love and romance, couples, stranger, society, college student, male objectification, fetishism, animal cruelty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love affair, couples, romance, breakup, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Student Services (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, gang rape, innocence lost, university, money problems, prostitution, lifestyle, student life, lust, youth, sexual relations, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, small town, social differences, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Unanswered Prayers (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his football career, Ben Beck returned to his Virginia small town and joined the family building firm. His family happiness with wife Lorrie and adolescent son Jessie is suddenly tested by the return of Ben's first high-school love, Ava ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, homecoming, love and romance, couples, society, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, seduction, father son relationship, lovers reunited, family business ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 218
Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Style: touching, tense, psychological, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, gay subtext, lgbt, gay couple, love, couple relations, mental illness, male nudity, love and romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
How Not to Disappear Completely (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 'How Not To Disappear Completely' follows a week in the life of a young photographer Tom as he returns to London after spending two years traveling in India. Tom is at a crossroads in his life. A stranger in the cold hard city, he ...
Style: sincere, touching, melancholic, psychological
Plot: secret, father son relationship, half brother half sister relationship, family relations, death of father, love, friend, father daughter relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, fear, commitment, friendship ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 610
After Sex (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, family relations, older woman younger man sex, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, midlife crisis, couple relations, impossible love, breakup, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 2K
His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 221
Mad Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well! Admired priest, great lover - his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. ...
Style: psychological, touching, rough, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: murder, unwanted pregnancy, fall in love, little girl, pregnant teenager, priest, death, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), crown, gendarme, flashback ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Call of the Toad (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Polish woman and a German man fall in love against the odds and decide to set up a cemetery for exiles. But can their daring venture survive the call of the toad? Adapted from Gunter Grass’ novel.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, humorous ...
Plot: fascism, family relations, society, romance, love and romance, stereotypes, nazi germany, grandfather grandson relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, mother son relationship, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fidelio: Alice's Odyssey (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Alice is a sailor. While her partner Félix waits for her on land, she sets off as second mechanic on the Fidelio, an old freighter. On board, she discovers not only that her predecessor has just died, but also that the skipper is none other than ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ship, sex scene, love and romance, self discovery, introspection, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), sailor, seductress, hopes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: marseille, romania
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43%
 7.2
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Hollow Reed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long, however, until Oliver appears at the house of Martin and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, twists and turns ...
Plot: courtroom, gay slur, custody, gays and lesbians, couples, family problems, family relations, against the odds, parents and children, courtroom drama, gender, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 500
Perfect Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps investigators reconstruct her mother's (Isabelle Renauld) murder.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: crimes of passion, disco, murder, wedding, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, love affair, teenage life, tragic love, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
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Failan (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, love affair, fall in love, romance, crimes, family relations, marriage, orphan, threat, cliche, love and romance, remote control ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.5
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Pendular (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The trajectory of a romantic couple of contemporary artists reveals how the limits, contradictions and obsessions of a romantic relationship are reflected in each of their artistic endeavors.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: sculptor, relationships, dancer, relationship problems, marital problem, troubled marriage, couple relations, family problems, living together, husband wife relationship, couples, social problems ...
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35%
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You & I (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Summer in Berlin. Jonas is planning a trip through the little known area of the Uckermark in preparation for a photography project. He invites his best friend, Phillip, to come along. When they pick up a hitchhiker named Boris, the friendship of the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: gay, summer, homosexuality, road trip, photographer, best friend, threesome, gay relationship, rivalry, gay interest, male homosexuality, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
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Futuro Beach (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Donato fails in his attempt to save a drowning man, and meets one of the man's friends. He decides to start his life over, but pieces of his past keep coming after him.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, drowning, love and romance, travel, immigrants, gender, fall in love, family relations, society, brother brother relationship, lifeguard, gay love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, brazil, portugal, northeast brazil, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Finding Father Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Christmas for Miranda (Krakow) is a painful reminder of the family she never had. Her mother died when she was young, never revealing the identity of her father. But, three days before Christmas, she unexpectedly receives a clue as to the ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, sweet, captivating, disturbing
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, uncover truth, love affair, christmas spirit, search for father, family secret, romance, male female relationship, love and romance, happy ending, fall in love, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 1K
Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, coming out, youth, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragic hero, family problems, parents and children, family life, pregnancy, life is a bitch, hiv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 483
Keillers park (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This is a film about the sexual awakening of Peter to feelings of homosexual desire.
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, murder, infidelity, love affair, investigation, couples, fall in love, gender, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 879
Eden (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fat German star restaurant chef Gregor shows romantic interest in waitress Eden Drebb. She's happily married to hunky Xaver Drebb, but feels romantically neglected. Gregor's deserts seduce her, first trough her brat daughter Leonie, to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, restaurant, lifestyle, fall in love, forbidden love, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, wooing, swimming, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%