Movies like Boatman

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Boatman (1985)
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Boatman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An erstwhile boatman wants to do a little more than paddle his own canoe in the town famed for its waterfalls. He leaves the village of his roots for the city and lands a job as a live-sex actor called toro in street lingo derived from the Spanish term for bull. Quick successes in his newfound profession delude him into regarding that the measure of a man is in his trousers. He has a partner on stage and off. Despite her cynicism and tough veneer, she sees in him a way out of the slums and the red light district.
Plot: writers, reality, sex, gay, female nudity

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Most similar movies to Boatman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, experimental and avant garde films with plots about female nudity, sex, writers, male nudity, erotica, gay and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Boatman: Live Show (2000), Day and Night (1997), Until the Night (2004), The Man in Her Life (1997), Big Night (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sex, prostitute, reality, sex in public, suicide, male prostitute, female nudity, poverty
Place: the philippines
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95%
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Day and Night (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years ago, distinguished French author Alexandre (Alain Delon) exchanged his stressful, hectic life in Paris for a more peaceful existence upon a Mexican hacienda with his wife Ariane (Marianne Denicourt). Lucien (Jean-Pierre Kalfon) also ...
Plot: writers, sex scene, spanking, female nudity, balloon, female full frontal nudity, murder, death
Place: mexico
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68%
Until the Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Filmmaker Gregory Hatanaka fashions a stunning film about love and excess. Robert (Norman Reedus) is a writer who hasn't done much writing lately; instead, he's busy pushing the envelope with his toxic mix of boredom, drugs and a dalliance ...
Plot: adultery, model, lovers, writers, lover, confusion, obsession, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Man in Her Life (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Selya is disappointed with Bobby who only wants sex but no real relationship nor marriage. So she leaves and decides to marry the gay Ramon who, she is convinced, is definitely different.
Plot: lgbt, teacher, homosexual, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, gay, female nudity
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.2
 14
Big Night (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of male and female prostitutes make preparations for a big event happening at a shady club where audiences will come to watch them perform sexual acts on stage. As the big night looms, they begin to feel the consequences of their profession.
Plot: club, pimp, patron, makeover, go go dancer, paradise, raid, marketplace, tricycle, reality, dating, prostitute ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 35
Boy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Boy ('the helper') tells the story of an invisible member of our society, an illegal Filipino cleaner. He has no name. Moving continuously from one location to the other, he is living between being seen and being invisible, between his ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, pole dancer, gay asian, illegal alien, depression, gay friend, writers, gay youth, gay interest, gay lead character, suicide ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 253
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, cuckold, self destruction, female nudity, nightclub, self destructing, apartment, unhappy marriage, cuckolded husband, sexy dress, writers, bored housewife
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Nympha (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A re-imagination of the Celso Ad Castillo classic, "Nympha" tells the story of an orphan woman named Nympha living in a backward province with a narrow minded aunt who is a religious fanatic.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cemetery, female nudity, murder, sex
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dama de Noche (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A woman who was maltreated during her younger years gets revenge on the people who abused her.
Plot: female nudity, nymphomaniac, child abuse, erotica, physical abuse, revenge, sex
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
On the Old Roman Road (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Holland, a group of Armenian terrorists have swung into action, murdering a Turkish intelligence agent and holding his son for ransom. As the battle of wits between the terrorists and the Dutch police plays itself out, an author from Armenia ...
Plot: fellatio, writers, painting, dog, little boy, sex, armenian, symbolism, boat, orgy, breast feeding, exile ...
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37%
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Roma (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Joaquín Góñez, a novelist in his sixties recalls his emotions, his wild years in Buenos Aires, the memories of old friends, the meaning of loyalty and the intimate relationship with his mother, Roma.
Plot: pianist, autobiography, writers, obsession, socialism, female nudity, male nudity, adultery, piano teacher, grief, revolution, funeral ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 70s, 50s, 60s
Place: argentina, madrid, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Why (Not) Brazil? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel. Will she succeed or will the book adapt her in the process?
Plot: female director, female nudity, jewish, video camera, writers, apartment, pediatrician, movie star, producer, casting, beach, interview ...
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36%
The Last Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest visits a small seaside town. Miling a former nun who now teaches catechism on the island thinks that father Emman is the priest she sent for. She believes that a priest would help revive the townspeople's faith in God by putting up ...
Plot: fake priest, burnt face, sex, politics, prostitute, rape, island, female nudity, white slavery
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Surrender (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A wild journey through the dark S&M underworld. Salene, a struggling Hollywood writer with a haunting past gets drawn into the world of S&M as she is researching a novel about a dominatrix. Georgia Brown, a native hometown friend arrives for ...
Style: erotic
Plot: female director, bisexual, cocaine, dungeon, threesome, police detective, writers, woman, smoking, simulated sex, bondage, lesbian kiss ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 372
Young Andersen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A powerful modern film narrative, set in a historical framework, about the crucial encounter between vulnerable eighteen-year-old Hans Christian Andersen, who rates himself so highly, and Mr. Meisling, the cynical school principal. An encounter that ...
Plot: writers, loss of friend, teen rebel, memories, school, friendship, storytelling, period piece, coming of age
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Chinese Chocolate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Searching for love abroad, two very different Chinese women, a dancer and a doctor, follow their dreams and journey west to Canada. They quickly learn that the paths of heart are rocky as the men in their lives reveal dark, unsettling secrets which ...
Plot: foreigner, gay, lesbian sex, lesbianism, moral dilemma, immigrants, chinese, female nudity, lesbian, sex, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Red Shoe Diaries 6: How I Met My Husband (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three separate episodes of the Red Shoe Diaries (1992) tv series - "How I Met My Husband", "Naked in the Moonlight" and "Midnight Bells" - edited together into movie length.
Plot: female nudity, dominatrix, sex, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Il corpo dell'anima (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ernesto is doomed to loneliness since the loss of his wife. He is a writer who lives alone without any children, and is an antisocial person. However, he is as satisfied with his life. Although he has not been working for a while, a film director ...
Style: erotic
Plot: older man younger woman sex, female nudity, watching sex, writers, hairy vagina, sex with a maid, simulated blow job, erotica, female masturbation, maid, dream, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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First Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The title "Binyag" translates to 'loss of innocence,' and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life ...
Plot: sex, countryside, skinny dipping, homosexual, male nudity, beach, gay, village, gay interest, oral sex
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Playing with Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ding tells the story of his life and how it was shaped by three women which includes his godmother, her adopted daughter and his wife.
Plot: male nudity, forced marriage, forbidden love, childhood sweetheart, deception, sex, lie, separation, foster home, female nudity
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
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Liz (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elizabeth and David are getting married. One day a sailboat anchor outside their villa in the archipelago. Elisabeth feels a vague threat from the unknown sailor aboard.
Plot: infidelity, sexual desire, flashback, wedding, recluse, nymphomaniac, sports car, cafe, split personality, erotica, sex, engagement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 171
Tropic Pathway (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the writer Manuel Puig and the years he spent in Río de Janeiro.
Plot: literature, lgbt, exile, homosexual, writers, gay interest, gay
Place: argentina, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Red Shoe Diaries 5: Weekend Pass (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Evan, a beautiful bounty hunter after a seductively handsome and charming con man who makes his living using his looks and wit to defraud women of their fortunes. This time Evan has met her match and he won't give up without a fight. Then, ...
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: gay, menage a trois, transsexual, cocaine, drugs, prostitute, gay interest, male nudity, female nudity, lesbian, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ashes from the Sun (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Environmental drama set in Asturias, Spain. A Scottish travel writer is forced to stay in a valley town in northern Spain when his camper van breaks down. There he gets to know the different inhabitants, some of them struggling to close down the ...
Plot: legal, tourist, writers, convention, traveler, protest, civil action, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, power cut, contamination, acrophobia ...
Place: kyoto japan, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Princes In Exile (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Diagnosed as having a brain tumor, seventeen-year-old Ryan is angrily resigned to the fact that he may not live to see another year. With time running out, he clings to two goals: publishing his journal and losing his virginity. But as Ryan finds ...
Plot: sex, death, journal, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, writers, nickname, self pity, child, patient, leukemia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Golden Lotus (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Golden Lotus is based, in part, on Jin Ping Mei, a famous erotic novel of ancient China. Li Han-Hsiang adapted part of the story into this film, which starts with Hsi Men Ching, a successful merchant, wooing Pan Chin Lien, the beautiful wife of one ...
Plot: bathtub, kiss, female nudity, sex, erotica, bondage
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Chelsea Girls (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: reality, dominatrix
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Drowsiness (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The emotional inertia and chaos affecting a narcoleptic woman, a fatally ill writer and a doctor, and their attempts to escape from their dead-end situations.
Plot: female director, pubic hair, closeted gay, parachuting, insomnia, hospital, husband wife relationship, doctor, father son relationship, narcolepsy, gay slur, sex ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
This is Not a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In an inner city loft Belinda(Smuts-Kennedy) lives her dream of being a writer. Across the street is Suzanne (Rutter), a painter who has the success Belinda craves. Suzanne lives with Tony (Lovatt), an actor frustrated by his dead-end role in a ...
Plot: writers, love triangle, struggling actor, painter, creativity, actor, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, desire, insecurity
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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