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As a Man Grows Older (1962)
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As a Man Grows Older (1962)
Original name: Senilità
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The place is Trieste and the time is 1927. Emilio Brentani leads a peaceful and uneventful life with his older sister Amalia. At least until the day he meets Angiolina Zarri, a beautiful young woman. But the lady is also fickle, wayward and coquettish. Unfortunately for him, Emilio falls madly in love with her...
Plot: obsession, suicide, unrequited love, tragic love, jealousy, poverty, bachelor, office worker, drifter, artist, marriage proposal, femme fatale, sculptor, obsessive love, brother sister relationship, funeral, thirty something, death of sister, crying man, man crying, first person narration, posing nude, intoxication, bad reputation, delirium
Time: 1920s
Place: italy

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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 obsession, jealousy, love and romance, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle and tragic love mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like As a Man Grows Older: A Leap in the Dark (1980), The Lovemakers (1961), Death in Venice (1971), Eva (1962), Girl with a Suitcase (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Leap in the Dark (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a ...
Plot: male objectification, insanity, judge, male nudity, brother sister relationship, suicide
Place: italy
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100%
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The Lovemakers (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The death of a wealthy patriarch in 1885 sets off an interfamily power struggle.
Plot: stabbed in the stomach, stolen money, brothel, knife, cemetery, grocery store, uncle nephew relationship, prostitute, relic, man slaps a woman, femme fatale, farm ...
Time: 1880s
Place: florence italy, florence, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, unrequited love, boy, fall in love, male objectification, gays and lesbians, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, love and romance, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for her, he comes of age. But, is there anything he can do ...
Plot: coming of age, sexy woman, envelope of money, pretty woman, big breasts, unemployment, large breasts, job seeking, cleavage, priest, suitcase, money ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: captivating, sexy, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, couples, obsession, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, soldier, crimes, deadly ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, haunted by the past, social differences, unfulfilled love, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, oxford university, yale university, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The World Is Full Of Married Men (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to get revenge by having an affair.
Plot: singer, nightclub, infidelity, advertising executive, lesbian sex, director, rock star, husband wife relationship, female nudity, divorce, unfaithful husband, secretary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, crimes of passion, couples, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Tale of Love (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This drama about a young girl's struggle to overcome the dehumanization of poverty depicts the steady, corrosive effects of her life on her psyche. Bruna (Valeria Golino) has had to work since the age of 13 to help support her father and ...
Plot: suicide, apartment, love triangle, cleaning lady, auto mechanic, violence, friendship, bus, teenage girl, self destructing, family relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 39K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, sexy, atmospheric, captivating, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, jealousy, musician, adultery, prostitute, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: contemplative, gloomy, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, unfulfilled love, tragic love, social differences, couple relations, anti semitism, infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, love affair, obsession, fall in love, falling in love, unfulfillment, longing, taking a photograph, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Luzhin Defence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: chess, obsession, prodigy, mentally unstable, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, ambition, genius, family relations, love story, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: contemplative, sexy, gloomy, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, aristocrat, suicide, social differences, couple relations, sexual relations, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 509
The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, terminal illness, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, illness ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s
Place: sicily, venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 59
Late Spring (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's. Joo-Goo (Park Yong-Woo) is viewed as Korea's best sculptor, but he suffers from a disease which will slowly paralyze his body. He gives up interests in the arts and just spends his days meaninglessly. His wife, Jung-sook ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, psychological
Plot: sculptor, model, jealousy, artist, illness, love, romance, couples, fall in love, post war, marital abuse, terminal illness ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 30K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, biting ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, sexism, director, filmmaking, jealousy, car accident, screenwriter, new wave, lifestyle, showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 5.6
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, sexual obsession, lust, obsession, female orgasm, erection, femme fatale, nude beach ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 766
The Sea Gull (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, vanity, mistress, playwright, marriage, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 254
The Dark Sea (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The girlfriend of Detective Luca Mocci moves from the house of her friend Charlotte to live with him. When the corpse of the upper-class escort and student Valentina Martini is found in an apartment, tied and beaten after a kinky sex, Detective ...
Style: porno movie
Plot: female director, husband wife relationship, jealousy, obsession, murder, voyeur, female nudity, sex, oral sex, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), the underworld ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 17K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, incest, love triangle, family relations, oral sex, parents and children, fondling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels belgium, brussels, paris france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-aged disabled man unknowingly begins a lonely hearts correspondence with his own unmarried sister, who takes care of him. As he writes more and more to her, he begins to fall in love, and she, knowing that it is her brother who is writing, ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, handicapped, celibacy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 1K
Laura (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend's daughter by using his sense of touch.
Style: serious, erotic, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: lolita, coming of age, eroticism, sexual relations, obsession, teenage love, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, parents and children, infidelity, dangerous attraction ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 321
Milosc (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maria and Tom are in their thirties and have been married ten years. They live in a small town. Both find professional fulfillment in their jobs he in a design company, she at the town hall. They are working together on the decoration of their ...
Plot: jealousy, rape, obsession, town hall, husband wife relationship, death of mother, married couple, mayor, sex, love triangle, separation, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Appointment (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The lawyer Federico Fendi has reasons to believe that his wife Carla in secret is Rome's highest paid prostitute.
Style: cynical, bad ending, suspense, sentimental
Plot: prostitution, secret, marriage, male female relationship, suspicion, deception, reputation, catwalk, jealousy, obsession, lawyer, dysfunctional marriage ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 1K
Carmen (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: opera, tragic love, love triangle, soldier, femme fatale, music, betrayal, deadly, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
 2K
Summer Lover (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On honeymoon on the island of Lesbos, a woman falls for the daughter of a Russian archaeologist.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, love triangle, island, tragic love, sexual relations, dishonesty, betrayal, unfulfillment, gender, romance, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: greece, europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alan, after quarreling with his girlfriend Sheila, becomes intrigued by Anna, a mysterious widow who's searching for a sailor she had known many years before. Alan and Anna begin the search on board a yacht bound for Greece, but they don't ...
Plot: mysterious woman, port, yacht, jealousy, party, beach, vacation, search, lovers, british man, lover
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, bad ending, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, millionaire, love and romance, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, obsessive love, american dream, social differences, unfulfilled love, party ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%