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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, avant garde, experimental and captivating films with plots about sex, female nudity, writers, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay and erotica 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: male prostitute, sex in public, sex, poverty, prostitute, female nudity, suicide, love, reality
Place: the philippines
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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, spanking, female full frontal nudity, death, balloon, murder, female nudity, sex scene
Place: mexico
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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: model, adultery, obsession, confusion, lover, lovers, writers, female nudity, sex
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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, homosexual, sex, female nudity, gay, teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Place: the philippines
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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: pimp, female nudity, club, raid, prostitute, go go dancer, tricycle, paradise, male nudity, dating, marketplace, patron ...
Place: the philippines
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46%
 6.3
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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: apartment, unhappy marriage, cuckold, baby, self destruction, suicide of husband, bored housewife, female nudity, nightclub, writers, sexy dress, self destructing ...
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44%
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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), murder, cemetery, female nudity, sex
Place: the philippines
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42%
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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 subtext, gay relationship, filipino, illegal alien, pole dancer, suicide, gay lead character, gay asian, gay friend, gay club, photographer ...
Place: netherlands
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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: erotica, female nudity, nymphomaniac, revenge, sex, physical abuse, child abuse
Place: the philippines
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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, video camera, sex, jewish, filmmaking, dysfunctional marriage, pediatrician, bathroom, talking to the camera, camera, writers, love ...
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38%
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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, bondage, police detective, dungeon, drugs, lesbian kiss, surrealism, french kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, bisexual, smoking ...
Place: los angeles
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37%
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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, memories, school, teen rebel, loss of friend, coming of age, period piece, friendship, storytelling
Place: denmark
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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, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, sex, love, lesbianism, lesbian sex, moral dilemma, student ...
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36%
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: watching sex, lesbian sex, loneliness, female masturbation, maid, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job, hairy vagina, writers, erotica, sex with a maid, female nudity ...
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35%
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: male nudity, village chief, politics, female nudity, rape, island, prostitute, white slavery, fake priest, sex, burnt face
Place: the philippines
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32%
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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: countryside, gay interest, oral sex, village, male nudity, beach, homosexual, sex, gay, skinny dipping
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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32%
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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: lgbt, literature, exile, homosexual, gay interest, writers, gay
Place: argentina, brazil
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32%
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Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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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: avant garde, experimental
Plot: reality, dominatrix
Place: new york
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32%
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: civil action, legal, convention, writers, tourist, protest, large breasts, male objectification, male nudity, acrophobia, female full frontal nudity, female nudity ...
Place: spain, kyoto japan
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32%
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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, male nudity, flashback, split personality, lesbian sex, sex, erotica, boat, cafe, church, recluse ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
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Delight (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film's main theme is obsession. An obsession with love, with art, originality, copying, with success, money and... with oneself. Sooner or later, if we lose our rational upper hand over it and let ourselves be dragged down by it, every ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, unusual plot structure
Plot: text messaging, art, obsession, female protagonist, suicide, death, twins, sex, cross dressing, female nudity, gay, transvestite ...
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30%
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Kaiyoppu (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A amateur writer who seems to have nothing to live for, finds himself as the only hope of three people.
Plot: novelist, poem, police station, publishing, bomb, writer's block, writers, passion, malayalam, mobile phone, book, cell phone
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29%
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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: nickname, teenager, brain tumor, leg amputation, leukemia, self pity, writers, sex, death, teenage girl, patient, cancer ...
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29%
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: erotica, sex, female nudity, bondage, bathtub, kiss
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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, writers, narcolepsy, hysteria, insomnia, pubic hair, sex, hospital, marital infidelity, father son relationship, parachuting, male nudity ...
Place: poland
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27%
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, insecurity, sex, actor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painter, desire, creativity
Place: new zealand
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27%
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Whore 2 (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack sets himself up in the Hotel St James to work on his book on prostitution in New York. Along the way he meets and grows fond of Mary Lou.
Style: semi documentary, social documentary
Plot: writers, prostitute, heroin addict, infidelity, dominatrix, strip club, murder of a prostitute, pimp, legs, degradation, sex shop, depression ...
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Darker Secrets:  Sideline Secrets II (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: PETER a young traffic cop, is asked to look through hours of sex tapes the late psychiatrist Dr Tyler and his associate Detective Cunningham made of his unwilling male patients. Having both been killed in the first film they have left behind ...
Plot: gay, sex, male nudity, homosexual, pubic hair, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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26%
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Lap Dancer (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sexy but cash-poor young working woman finally stands up for herself, not wanting to depend on "her man" all the time and not accepting the rules men around her want her to observe, by deciding to simultaneously take a walk on the wild ...
Plot: sex, bare breasts, lesbian sex, shower, lesbianism, erotica, female nudity, stripper, large breasts, shaved labia, female full frontal nudity, strip club
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