Movies like Burning Birds

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Burning Birds (2016)
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Burning Birds (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Since her fish salesman husband was killed by militant thugs for his political affiliations, Kusum has been left alone to support her eight children and her mother-in-law. She does this by breaking rocks in a nearby quarry. But of course, things can get worse and they do in this heartfelt but gruelling litany of suffering.
Plot: prostitute, violence, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, family relations, brothel, poverty, large family, bus, death of husband, handcuffs, dead animal, eating, arrest, cruelty, slaughterhouse, released from prison, crying, undressing, breast suckling, man slaps a woman, vagina, suicide by hanging, feeding someone
Place: sri lanka

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, erotic, sexploitation film and psychological films with plots about female nudity, sex scene, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, female full frontal nudity and violence mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Burning Birds: Stray Dogs (2013), Madame Olga's Pupils (1981), House of Tolerance (2011), Beyond Honor (2004), Lollipop Monster (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stray Dogs (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A father and his two children wander the margins of modern day Taipei, from the woods and rivers of the outskirts to the rain streaked streets of the city. By day the father scrapes out a meager income as a human billboard for luxury apartments, ...
Plot: poverty, homeless, dog, birthday, urination, water, brushing teeth, storm, rain, little girl, bathtub, boat ...
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95%
Madame Olga's Pupils (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Madame Olga is the owner of a luxurious brothel in London, England. One of the brothel's new clients, a young man, falls in love with her. He wishes to have more than sexual relationships with the woman.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: brothel, prostitute, erotica, female nudity, sexploitation, sex, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, male full rear nudity, deep cleavage, lesbian sex, large breasts ...
Place: london
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83%
House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, female nudity, sexploitation, sexual abuse, coitus, disfigurement, fondling, violence against women, confined, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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75%
 5.7
 88
Beyond Honor (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A strikingly bold portrait of oppression and high tension in suburban America. It is the story of Sahira Abdel-Karim (Osuna), a young Egyptian-American woman in a California wedged between two distinct worlds, haunted by memory and bount by ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, smoking, drinking, violence, female nudity, sex scene, father daughter relationship, slaughterhouse
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73%
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Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ari and Oona go to the same school. Lolita-like Ari, is blonde, pouting and lives in a world of bright colours, frustrated by her mother still treating her as a child, while arty Oona dresses in black and is treated as an adult by her artist father. ...
Plot: female director, mutilation, suicide by hanging, nude model, burial, loss of virginity, sex in car, family relations, makeover, female female relationship, sexual promiscuity, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Live Show (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story revolves around the sad plight of the live sex performers Rolly (Paolo Rivero), Gigi (Klaudia Koronel), Rosita (Ana Capri), Sandra (Hazel Espinosa and Vio (Simon Ibarra) and what drives them to do the inexplicable.
Plot: male prostitute, prostitute, sex, poverty, sex in public, female nudity, suicide, reality
Place: the philippines
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66%
 5.5
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The Madam (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A young man on a motorcycle passes a pretty young girl on the road whose car has broken down. He stops and offers her a ride home, and she accepts. It turns out that she lives in a brothel run by her mother, and they offer the young man a job--to ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: cunnilingus, buttocks, female removes her clothes, undressing, erotica, premarital sex, caress, horny woman, sexually liberated, female nudity, fellatio, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Still Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There are victims that arrive by night. They intuit, unaware of the danger that awaits them. They may attempt to resist, but a young man leads them to their deaths before dawn. A dog is the only witness of this terrifying world that seems certain ...
Plot: slaughterhouse, cigarette smoking, sheep, killing an animal, pig, dead animal, tattoo, female nudity, male nudity, female full frontal nudity, smoking pot, very little dialogue ...
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63%
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Paprika (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: brothel, prostitute, anal sex, prostitution, pimp, self sacrifice, female nudity, erotica, femme fatale, lust, train, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
 142
Lovers Are Wet (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Katsu, a fugitive youth on the run from the yakuza, returns to his birthplace and begins an affair with the cinema owner.
Plot: sex scene, stabbed in the back, rape, cinema, man slaps a woman, undressing, riding a bicycle, beach, film reel, suicide attempt, female nudity, sea
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59%
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Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Plot: cigarette smoking, anger, punched in the face, bathroom, shower, violence, bare breasts, brushing teeth, wound, male in shower, eating, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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58%
On the Verge of a Fever (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, ON THE VERGE OF A FEVER is about Fanfan, a 15-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Having lived a somewhat ...
Plot: prostitute, sleeping on a couch, violence, overprotective mother, pimp, bathtub, bathroom, bathing, coming of age, sex on couch, poverty, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Contrainte par corps (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Frenchwoman Claire, resting with her friend on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, becoms the victim of harassment by the local police commissioner Castes. Accused for disturbing public order, and then in the drug trade, she gets to the ...
Plot: corruption, vacation, nightmare, island, prison, handcuffs, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, women's prison, wrongful conviction, violence, topless, island prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
Plot: social injustice, politics, arrest, child, fired from the job, female nudity, factory, immigration, poverty, student, vagina, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
House of 1000 Pleasures (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marcel is a taxi driver who luckily pickups a gorgeous woman who begins to undress herself while in the back seat. Soon she leads him to a Private Club where he can pick any woman he wants to satisfy his sexual fantasies. After he enjoys a few ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), taxi, club, taxi driver, cunnilingus, sex scene, threesome, sex, prostitute, fiance fiancee relationship, prostitution, fair ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Gloria Mundi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daniel leaves prison. He returns to Marseilles where Mathilda, his daughter, has just given birth. Nicolas, his spouse, a self-employed driver, is exhausted while Mathilda is a sales assistant on a trial basis. But, one night, Nicolas is assaulted ...
Style: talky, melancholic, suspense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, prison, infidelity, muslim, ex convict, money problems, aggression, drugs, humiliation, murder, taxi driver, police ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Communication & Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about a man and one woman who do absurdly crazy things. But although their shocking behaviors are outrageous, but it remains not just as some spectacles. When the communication between two comes to fail, it suddenly arouses subtle sorrows.
Plot: masochism, introvert, cleaning lady, sex scene, insanity, screaming, telephone call, teacher, anger, female nudity, crying, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Plot: caught having sex, sex scene, love, breasts, male female relationship, funeral, family relations, student, live music, vomiting, bar, death ...
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49%
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The Cricket (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An impressionable young woman's relationship with an aging prostitute leads to a job as a maid at a brothel.
Plot: prostitute, brothel, parent child relationship, maid, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, murder, suicide by drowning, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
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Cheech (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six people, some more depressed than others, living through the worst day of their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: prostitute, pimp, deadly, crimes, murder, who done it, suicide, brothel, suicidal, nudity (full frontal - brief), wrist slitting, depression ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 91
Prostitute (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Prostitute is the tale of two women: Sandra, an ambitious but naive Birmingham working girl who moves to London with the hope of securing wealthier patrons, and Louise, her social worker friend, who is fighting to change the antiquated and ...
Style: cult film, controversial
Plot: prostitute, masturbation, working class, sex worker, brothel, bare breasts, massage, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, transvestite, explicit sex, sex talk
Time: 80s
Place: london
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42%
Parental Guidance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A ten year old girl is received by her aunt because of her mother's confinement to a mental hospital. But the aunt lives with a man, Jean-Pierre, who seems to be a little too nice with the girl...
Plot: pedophilia, female director, sex scene, neighbor, rap, shower, watching sex, telephone call, hospital, child abuse, female nudity, child ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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41%
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Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, violence, suffering, strike, dispute, job
Place: liverpool
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41%
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Plot: theft, teenager, transvestite, street, kidnapped child, child abduction, family relations, sex scene, crying, child, stolen money, money ...
Place: the philippines
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41%
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Celine (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the death of her father, 22-year-old Céline inherits most of his estate, but gives it to her stepmother, causing her greedy fiancé to leave her. Following several failed suicide attempts, Céline is hospitalized and comes to the attention of ...
Plot: supernatural, dead father, yoga, suicide, countryside, spirituality, levitation, supernatural power, mysticism, death, adopted daughter, suicide attempt ...
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39%
 6.4
 146
The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, realism, family problems, social misfits, society, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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38%
 7.3
 1K
Family Nest (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, violence, apartment, large family, hungarian
Place: hungary
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38%
Fado, Major and Minor (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierre, a middle-aged tourist guide, is the victim of a sudden failure : he does not recognize anything about him any longer. He goes back home and in his apartment he finds a mysterious young man who tells him he is here to avenge a young woman who ...
Plot: mysterious man, amnesiac, striptease, tour guide, death of lover, hat, tourist guide, amnesia, sex in toilet, female nudity, table, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lovestruck: The Housemate (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Story: Juliette and Paul move into their dreamhouse but they soon realize that the rent is too high for the two of them alone so that they decide to rent out their spare room to a young woman named Nathalie. She becomes Paul’s mistress but cannot get him ...
Style: erotic
Plot: labia, large breasts, mistress, cuckold, fireplace, female full frontal nudity, cheating wife, sexuality, sex scene, sexually frustrated woman, unfaithful husband, chess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
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Gift Girls (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women are secretly plush prostitutes. They are successively called by a mysterious person to have sex with three different men and assuage their weird fantasies.
Style: erotic
Plot: prostitute, sexual fantasy, sex, female nudity, lesbianism, erotica, nude model, lesbian sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), female homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%