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Love and Bruises (2011)
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Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker who falls madly in love with her. Possessed by an insatiable desire for her body, he treats Hua like a dog. An intense affair begins, marked by Matthieu’s passionate embraces and harsh verbal abuse. When Hua determines to leave her lover, she discovers the strength of her addiction, and the vital role he has come to play in her life as a woman.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological, captivating, disturbing, tense, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual content, love affair, rape, sexual relations, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, eroticism, fish out of water, sex scene, chance meeting, love and romance, sexual abuse, mystery, sexualized violence, male female relationship, relationship problems, sexual desire, violent, sex, chinese woman, interracial sex, construction worker, romance, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and love affair mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Love and Bruises: Man at Bath (2010), Gigola (2010), In Your Hands (2010), American Translation (2011), Cute, But Ordinary (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, sex scene, lgbt, male nudity, breakup, self discovery, couples, gender, introspection, family problems, sexual relations, erotica ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
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Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, prostitute, murder, lifestyle, destructive relationship, gangsters, nightlife, couples, crimes, sexual relations, lgbt, lesbian sex ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Stockholm Syndrome. Feelings arise between a young kidnapper and his victim, a woman surgeon. He seeks revenge for a medical accident that prevents him from living peacefully and decides to kidnapp the woman he holds responsible. When the latter ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional, neo noir
Plot: kidnapper kidnapped relationship, vengeance, sexual abuse, romance, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, grudge, couples, fall in love, imprisonment, police, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sex, fall in love, eroticism, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, erotica, swinger, love interest, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay, threesome, serial killer, young lovers, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Cute, But Ordinary (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The youngest daughter of a rich man has been raped by five black men in the slums of Rio, and her father arranges her marriage to one of his employees in order to save the family's honor.
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sexual content, couple relations, moral dilemma, boss and employee, couples, rich and poor, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, power relations, graphic violence, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, breakup, couple relations, couples, workplace, theater, family problems, love and romance, boss and employee, male female relationship, pregnant woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Tied (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.
Style: sexy, serious, tense, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: dominatrix, bondage, murder, infidelity, couples, love and romance, love affair, destructive relationship, male nudity, s&m, sex aid, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, australia
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She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, life turned upside down, sex scene, female protagonist, couples, society, transgender woman, sex, woman, sexual content, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: sexy, serious, touching, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, forbidden love, youth, couple relations, teenage love, love affair, lifestyle, young lovers, fall in love, lovers reunited, eroticism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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54%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, couples, artists and showbiz, introspection, playwright, couple relations, society, friendship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Eden Is West (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an immigrant in his twenties who tries to get to Europe by a boat along with other illegal immigrants. When the boat is near the Greek shores and they hope they will soon disembark, a marine patrol approaches and Elias ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: illegal immigrant, social differences, life is a bitch, society, politics, on the road, fish out of water, self discovery, red cross, immigration, nudism, stowaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, europe, ancient greece, greece, paris france ...
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Living on Love Alone (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, youth, college graduate, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, love affair, clubbing, couples, rebelliousness, twentysomething life, coitus, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, sincere, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: loss of virginity, lifestyle, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, gender, romance, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, couple relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: society, couples, working class, fall in love, misfit, life is a bitch, immigrants, security guard, gang, chase, romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
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Amour fou (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Having just landed a gig with a trendy magazine, young photographer Nadja celebrates at the local disco, where she bumps into Darius, a 20-year-old skateboarder. Although her frankness at first scares him, the two quickly become a couple, and as ...
Style: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, emotional, tense ...
Plot: love affair, strong sexual content, sex scene, sexual relations, couples, love and romance, couple relations, clubbing, looking for sex, erotica, unsimulated sex, explicit sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, central europe
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And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, sex aid, couples, dishonesty, female nudity, looking for sex, sex with prostitute, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexy, serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, striptease, sexual relations, adultery, one night stand, infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, lesbian, manipulation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, art house ...
Plot: love, love affair, love and romance, family problems, couples, couple relations, hidden identity, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, single mother, frustration, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, breakup, friendship, fall in love, human nature, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, husband wife relationship, adultery, jealousy, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, france, europe, paris france
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sex scene, family relations, love triangle, family problems, couples, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, loneliness, gay, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Anatomy of Hell (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, voyeurism, female masturbation, coitus, explicit sex, gay man has sex with a woman, strong sexual content, oral sex, obsession, gays and lesbians, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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49%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, adulterous husband, machismo, submissive woman, psychological abuse, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, love story, summer, marital problem, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Hemel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, couples, fall in love, looking for love, strong sexual content, family relations, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle, adultery, architect, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, quebec
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49%
Camping sauvage (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Un camping au bord d'un lac pendant les vacances d'été. Camille, 17 ans, y traîne son ennui coincée entre ses parents et son petit ami. Elle rencontre Blaise, la quarantaine, tout juste embauché comme moniteur de voile. Camille et ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: summer camp, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love affair, couple relations, teenage life, rebelliousness, dangerous attraction, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Another Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychological drama about a young, inexperienced film reviewer who falls for the charms of a well-established female colleague. A challenging look at the essence of film critique as well as an erotic encounter between two unequals.
Style: realistic, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: film critic, love affair, journalism, infidelity, sexual relations, media, small town, rivalry, society, dead animal, plagiarism, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
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Untold Scandal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Based on the novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' this film is set in aristocratic 18th-century Korea at the end of the Chosun Dynasty. The irresistible temptress Lady Cho asks her cad of a younger cousin, Jo-won, to deflower the innocent ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, loss of virginity, defloration, murder, seduction, betrayal, love and romance, society, romance, rivalry, dishonesty, mind game ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, asia
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