Movies like Original Bliss

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Original Bliss (2016)
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Original Bliss (2016)
Original name: Gleißendes Glück
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Helen Brindel is trapped in a violent marriage and the prison of her faith when she falls in love with a scholar, Professor Eduard Gluck. But he’s a secret porn addict. Slowly, carefully, two very different individuals get to know each other.
Plot: sexuality, writers, violence, female nudity, psychologist, unfaithful husband, theater, marriage, desperation, sex party, insomnia, large breasts, faith, sexual awakening, unhappy marriage, marriage crisis, sexually dissatisfied wife, bare feet, watching porn, watching pornography, nude dance, deep cleavage
Place: berlin germany

Most similar movies to Original Bliss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and contemplative films with plots about female nudity, bare breasts, murder, large breasts, sex scene, male nudity and cheating wife mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Original Bliss: Summer of '04 (2006), The Lives of Others (2006), I, a Woman, Part II (1968), Naked Sins (2006), Six Days, Six Nights (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 727
Summer of '04 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sommer ’04 is a character study of a family on vacation. German director Stefan Krohmer examines the emotional abyss and problems behind the seemingly nice facade of an intact family as they experience guilt, love and jealousy.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, innocence lost, lifestyle, social decay, love affair, gender, youth, society, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lives of Others (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the ...
Style: tense, sincere, gloomy, bleak, compassionate ...
Plot: surveillance, cold war, interrogation, voyeurism, espionage, blackmail, german, communism, spy, iron curtain, politics, actress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I, a Woman, Part II (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Newly married to a sexually perverted German millionaire, Siv submits herself to endless degradation before discovering that her husband harbors a diabolical secret.
Plot: marriage, millionaire, sadist, lesbianism, erotica, extramarital affair, nazi, lesbian, female nudity, racist, adultery, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 78
Naked Sins (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cole and Erica run an upscale escort service which sets their clients up on anonymous and impromptu "dates" at hotels. They discover one of their female clients murdered, and that the man who signed up for their service on the same day ...
Style: sexploitation film, suspense, erotic, sexy
Plot: erotica, escort service, murder, couples, sexploitation, marriage crisis, sex, large breasts, labia, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job, murder of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Six Days, Six Nights (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas and turns up unannounced to stay with Alice and Franck. ...
Plot: female director, sister, artist, lesbian relationship, boyfriend, boxer, wife leaves husband, unfaithful husband, large breasts, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, lesbian incest ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Seventh Day, the Eighth Night (1969)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An allegory set in an archetypal Czech village, it tells of what happens when a sequence of mysterious events take place, including the disappearance of the stationmaster. While everything has a rational explanation, collective paranoia takes hold ...
Plot: fear, female nudity, paranoia, christ figure, isolation, rape, fight, gang rape, village, stage play, stage actor, theater ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 364
Charades (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Barry is a down-and-out-guy who takes a job at the shipping department of Technoworks, a high-tech Yuppie company. He gets invited to the house of his boss Quinn, for a weekend afternoon barbecue with some of his boss's friends. The party gets ...
Plot: flashback, kidnapping, neighbor, murder, violence, blood, blood on clothes, latex gloves, sergeant, racial slur, female nudity, barbecue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 229
Lose My Self (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of longtime married couple Lena and Tore, who need to deal with Lena's sudden lost of biographical memory due to amnesia.
Plot: explicit sex, identity, memory loss, female nudity, male nudity, cunnilingus, memory, amnesia, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, church service, erection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.4
 112
That Day (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob Berger’s film shows a day in the life of a family. People meet and leave, and wonder, will they find themselves again? At daybreak, Serge believes he has committed a crime. Pietra realises that she has been betrayed around midday. At one ...
Plot: female nudity, infidelity, classroom, radio, male nudity, adultery, pubic hair, airport, multiple time frames, deep cleavage, bare breasts, large breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 254
Nightsongs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young couple in the big city. She is full of energy for life; she wants to have fun and be happy. But husband sits all day on the couch, reading. But the young woman does not give up; she wants more out of life. She encourages him, she provokes him
Plot: baby, self destruction, apartment, unhappy marriage, cuckold, cuckolded husband, writers, nightclub, female nudity, bored housewife, self destructing, sexy dress
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, allegory
Plot: village life, village, murder, peasant, rape, last will and testament, farm, farm hand, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, europe, america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 103
Vera (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Mexico, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of an android that raises alive in the deepest caves of the mayan zone in México and meets and old dying man. They will stablish a spiritual bond than enlightens the old mayan and helps him to release himself out of his withered body.
Style: psychedelic, suspense, captivating, scary
Plot: transformation, marriage, dying, surrealism, death, village, cave, cocoon, skeleton, mysticism, flooding, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 1K
Bright Night (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama with a supernatural edge, this genre-crossing gem finds two couples visiting a home from their past, and sexual tension that brings out the worst in each other. Long-buried grudges resurface and it seems unlikely the couples will return ...
Style: psychological, serious, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: swinger, secret, foursome, psychology, past, group of friends, sex talk, conversation, sex scene, house, argument, infidelity ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 5K
The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, mind bending, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, murder, religious conversion, group sex, faith, religions or cults, family relations, family problems, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
S & M: Les Sadiques (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Shot in sex dens of Berlin, pleasure and pain become one in this stylish tribute to the sleazy cinema of Jess Franco. Nadine Pape (A WARRIOR'S CREED) stars as Marie - a teenage vagabond whose lust for life will lead her to the bed of the ...
Plot: dungeon, murder, dominatrix, love triangle, strip club, revenge killing, sexual awakening, striptease, barefoot, female protagonist, snowing, director cameo ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
24%
Shadow People (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dan and Gretchen, a couple with a secretive past and a failing relationship, rent a guest house from another couple in California's San Fernando Valley. But jealousy and betrayal turn a casual friendship into a game of manipulation and ...
Style: erotic
Plot: missing child, snorting cocaine, swimming pool, seductress, infidelity, open marriage, sex in car, cuckolded husband, large breasts, voyeur, unhappy marriage, impotent husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 6K
The Wall (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from all human contact when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the countryside. Accompanied by her loyal dog Lynx, she becomes immersed in a world untouched by civilization and ruled by the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, scenic, contemplative ...
Plot: survival, introspection, isolation, solitude, diary, forest, human nature, human animal relationship, dog, nature, countryside, mountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alps, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Werckmeister Harmonies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — without snow. Even in this bewildered cold hundreds of people are standing around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: small town, delusion, musician, chaos, philosophy, social relations, crimes, danger, small town life, village life, symbolism, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Year of Awakening (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sensitive, 14 year old orphan in a military school learns about life and love from his classmates and teachers.
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, female full frontal nudity, unhappy marriage, abusive husband, cheating wife, coming of age, bare breasts, teenage sexuality, seductress, stream, seduction, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, exercise, sexually dissatisfied wife, deep cleavage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, cheating wife, older woman younger man sex
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenji and Aya spend their summer days in a Hotel. While she is doing her own thing, he tries to work on his novel. But then a few strange hotel guest arouse the curiosity of the couple...
Style: contemplative, entertaining, romanticism, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: japanese teenager, husband wife relationship, peeping tom, obsession, insomnia, teenager, camera, older man younger woman relationship, marital discord, married couple, teenage girl, secretly observing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 583
Parents (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Denmark
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kjeld and Vibeke, a middle-aged Danish couple, aren’t entirely certain who they are without their son. Esben has recently moved away from home; their identities unmoored in his absence. Attempting to recapture the vigor and magic of their younger ...
Plot: marriage, male nudity, pubic hair, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 364
The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Plot: female director, dysfunctional family, coming of age, bare breasts, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, female full frontal nudity, cheating wife, mother daughter relationship, unfaithful husband, panties, bathtub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Murder in China Basin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Accused of murder, a man enlists the help of his ex-wife to find the true killer.
Plot: female nudity, murder, male nudity, police detective, recovering alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 1K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: gloomy, psychological, mind bending, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, solitude, obsession, investigation, suicide by gunshot, memory, couples, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Skin of Man, Heart of Beast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After fifteen years of absence, a man returns to his family. Five-year-old Aurelie watches the stranger arrive and develops an immediate affinity with him. Her older sister, however, is very suspicious of the intruder and certain that misfortune ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, psychological, touching, tense ...
Plot: family relations, murder, mental illness, haunted by the past, siblings relations, youth, prostitute, deadly, estrangement, family problems, dancing, gunshot ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, indochina, algeria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 416
Love Life (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A married young academic falls under the sexual thrall of a much older man whose air of jaded ennui conceals a secret desire for vengeance.
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, lover, midlife crisis, love, extramarital affair, lovers, female director, female nudity, shower, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, painter ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 102
Corroboree (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young man has been summoned to an eerie meditation retreat by a dying theatre director. The young man has been given a tape of instructions; over a weekend he must perform scenes from the director's life. He visits different rooms ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: self discovery, estrangement, artists and showbiz, theater, dying, surrealism, theatre director, imaginary kingdom, gory, wizards and magicians, inventions and discoveries, garden ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Stratosphere Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this imaginative independent drama, Angela (Chloé Winkel) is a French art student living in Germany who loves to draw comics and creates elaborate tales drawn in a soft and romantic style. One night, Angela meets Yamamoto (Jon Yang), a club DJ ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: nightclub, danger, crimes, immigrants, love affair, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, mystery, female protagonist, female nudity, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%