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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), Eva (1962), Girl with a Suitcase (1961), The Great Gatsby (2000). 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 nudity, judge, brother sister relationship, suicide, insanity
Place: italy
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100%
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 431
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: knife, cemetery, brothel, stabbed in the stomach, stolen money, relic, uncle nephew relationship, grocery store, prostitute, man slaps a woman, brothel madam, atheist ...
Time: 1880s
Place: italy, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 1K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 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: psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), novelist, prostitute, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, obsession, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Girl with a Suitcase (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 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: teenage love, women in society, teenage crush, envelope of money, pretty woman, unemployment, sexy woman, job seeking, big breasts, large breasts, love, beach ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: sentimental, stylized, 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, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, yale university, oxford 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: advertising, director, singer, divorce, disco, female nudity, lesbian sex, adultery, secretary, blackmail, husband wife relationship, rock star ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: poverty, father daughter relationship, cleaning lady, auto mechanic, suicide, apartment, friendship, teenage boy, teenage girl, bus, garbage collector, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 37K
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, tense, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, musician, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, contemplative ...
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%
 6.1
 2K
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: emotional, sexy, captivating, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, infidelity, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, contests and competitions, supportive spouse, 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: 129 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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, pregnancy, suicide, aristocrat, society, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: couples, tragic love, haunted by the past, love and romance, obsession, love affair, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, crying, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 16K
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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, obsession, incest, dangerous attraction, oral sex, love triangle, family relations, love affair, father son relationship, scandal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, brussels belgium, brussels, palm springs california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 53
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, psychological, realistic, captivating
Plot: sculptor, model, jealousy, artist, illness, romance, love, couples, fall in love, post war, marital abuse, spouse abuse ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 485
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: sentimental, gloomy, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couples, family relations, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, terminal illness, couple relations, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, death ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 28K
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: director, filmmaking, sexism, satire, screenwriter, car accident, jealousy, new wave, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.0
 737
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: disturbing, touching, rough, sentimental, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, mistress, vanity, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, marriage, playwright, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 227
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, voyeur, sex, female nudity, murder, sexual obsession, obsession, jealousy, oral sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), the underworld, police officer ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: handicapped, celibacy, brother sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 991
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: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, erotic
Plot: lolita, coming of age, eroticism, sexual relations, love affair, obsession, infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, teenage love, fall in love, parents and children ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Venetian Woman (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Venice, sixteenth century. Giulio, a foreign gentleman spends a memorable night in the city where he meets and beds two beautiful women. They are Angela, a widowed lady, and Valeria, whose husband has left for Florence.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian kiss, adultery, lesbianism, erotica, sexual desire, gondola, domestic servant, sex, jealousy, male nudity, butt naked, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1500s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: love triangle, lesbian relationship, island, strong sexual content, tragic love, sexual relations, dishonesty, betrayal, unfulfillment, gender, romance, impossible love ...
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Place: greece, europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 301
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, baptism, dying mother, separation, mayor, death of mother, pregnancy, break up, love triangle, sex ...
⇓ 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: sentimental, bad ending, cynical, suspense
Plot: prostitution, secret, marriage, male female relationship, suspicion, deception, reputation, catwalk, obsession, jealousy, lawyer, psychological drama ...
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, love triangle, tragic love, 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 ⇓
22%
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: beach, port, party, yacht, search, vacation, jealousy, mysterious woman, british man, lover, lovers
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: love triangle, deception, bankruptcy, stockings, legs, daughter, mother, affair
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%