Movies like Body of Love

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Body of Love (1972)
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Body of Love (1972)
Original name: Corpo d'amore
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An estranged father and son on holiday bond over the beautiful foreign girl they find unconscious on the beach.
Plot: sea, youth, death, father son relationship, cigarette smoking, surrealism, butterfly, topless, child smoking

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, avant garde and touching films with plots about death, father son relationship, family relations, surrealism, cigarette smoking, youth and male nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Body of Love: Generational Sins (2017), Action (1980), Wajib (2017), The Reject (2007), Eden and After (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: death, father son relationship, family relations
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95%
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Action (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is ...
Style: cult film
Plot: male nudity, surrealism, absurd humor, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, breasts, mental institution, rape, prison, death, anus
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81%
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Wajib (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, France, Colombia, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming. He's back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his "wajib" (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister's wedding with his ...
Plot: parent child relationship, dog hit by a car, bird, palestinian, animal bite, father son conflict, wedding invitation, father son relationship, funeral, christmas, cigarette smoking, death ...
Place: palestine
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79%
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, blood, dog, female nudity, male nudity, surrealism, lesbian, friendship, oral sex, bandit, sea, father daughter relationship ...
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73%
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Eden and After (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his "fear powder" the students experience a series of hallucinations.
Style: allegory, avant garde
Plot: surrealism, painting, violence, death, nihilism, torture, desert, eroticism, avant-garde, female full frontal nudity
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62%
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Lines (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Greece nowadays. Seven different stories about seven persons who have already reached their limits and finally fall apart. Despite their seemingly obvious connection they are simultaneously connected through a common desperate action: the last phone ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: politics, death, darkness, poverty, financial crisis, injury, psychiatry, self harm, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Balloon Vendor (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy tries to make living out of a puppet show when his mother abandons him and his father.
Plot: circus, parent child relationship, balloon, hospital, blond boy, death, loss of son, father son relationship
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53%
Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: beer, father son relationship, hunting, alcohol abuse, family relations, cabin, american, brother brother relationship, death, grave
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53%
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Taipei Story (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lung, a former member of the national Little League team and now operator of an old-style fabric business, is never able to shake a longing for his past glory. One day, he runs into a former teammate who is now a struggling cab driver. The two talk ...
Plot: regret, childhood sweetheart, taxi, cigarette smoking, death, unemployed, bleeding, swing, birthday cake, beach, night, sea ...
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51%
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Road movie about two children searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence.
Style: serious, touching, rough, realistic, contemplative
Plot: soldier, family relations, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, youth, mother daughter relationship, bus, father son relationship, storytelling, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
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50%
Enter the Clowns (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Xiao Bo (Yu Bo) lives in a world where the lines defining men from women are constantly dissolving.
Plot: drums, christianity, father son relationship, dancing, homosexuality, gay interest, incest, male nudity, death, singing, transsexual, dance ...
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47%
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks, Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-’60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto’s controversial debut feature, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: transvestite, funeral, singing, voyeurism, death, violence, drug use, drugs, cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), rose, topless ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo
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45%
The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, illness, frame up, corruption, death, death of father, mountaineer, father son relationship, dying, fired from the job, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
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43%
While We Live (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, "While We Live" follows four people in Northern Denmark and how their fates intertwine in a tragic accident.
Plot: natural breasts, topless, nudity (full frontal - brief), naked woman, scandinavian girl, hospital, breasts, nipple, high school teacher, cancer, topless woman, brother sister relationship ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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43%
Scent of Gardenias (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Driver who was left by his wife, who wanted to try a career in the movies, has to deal with their son's revolt when the latter finds his mother, whom he thought dead, singing in a nightclub.
Plot: murderer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fame, filmmaking, marital separation, tv star, taxi, taxi driver, actress, revenge, murder ...
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43%
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Road to Salina (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonas (Walker Jr) is on the road to Salina. He stops at a gas station/restaurant and its owner, Mara (Hayworth), is struck by his resemblance to her dead son, Rocky (Porel). He decides to stay on and meets Mara's friend Warren (Begley) and ...
Style: atmospheric, erotic, serious, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: incestuous relationship, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, parents and children, orchestral, strong sexual content, family conflict, brother sister incest, mother daughter relationship, beer, party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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41%
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Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anna, 50 years old, moves into her new house. Rooms are full of boxes which contain a lot of things and plenty of memories. Anna has lived many lives and her past comes out of these boxes. Her parents surely, but also her children and their fathers, ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, surrealism, old age, death, family relations, box, moving, nostalgia, semi autobiographical, half sister
Place: brittany
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40%
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Ostia (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet ...
Plot: countryside, singing, brother brother relationship, sex, death, father daughter relationship, confession, song, city, incest, poverty, catholic church ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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39%
Our Lady of the Turks (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A man (Carmelo Bene) can not bear to be part of society. He considers himself a "jerk" and so invents its own philosophy, which involves the destruction of his land of Puglia where all citizens are devoted to the Catholic religion. ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: horse, flashback, balcony, death, surrealism, shot to death, gay kiss, palace, gay, corpse, mirror, stream of consciousness ...
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Egomania: Island Without Hope (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: There will be no other end to the world: fierce battles full of hatred and love for incest and wealth.
Plot: pregnancy, boat, island, forbidden love, quotation, man dressed as woman, surrealism, jealousy, sex, train, party, father son relationship ...
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39%
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Black Stone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey ...
Style: surreal
Plot: gay, korean army, suicide, vomiting, corpse, employer employee relationship, death, murder, razor, cigarette smoking, rape, singing ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: family life, family problems, youth, family relations, parents and children, separated parents, female director, cocaine, playing piano, suicide, pigeon, classroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, teenager, jealousy, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, lifestyle, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, youth, single parent, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Vito and the Others (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A despairing Rosario has just murdered his wife and daughter at the dinner table on New Year's Eve. Somehow, Vito quietly convinces his father to drop the gun, spare their lives and call the police. Placed in the custody of sexually abusive ...
Plot: organ, children, child murders a child, sex scene, fair, anal rape, motor scooter, smoking in bed, interview, school, male rape victim, gay rape ...
Place: napoli italy
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38%
The Year of the Cannibals (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the streets of a damp metropolis lie the corpses of hundreds and hundreds of boys and girls. No one can give them a resting place because of a law enacted by a repressive State. But the young Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, ...
Plot: symbolism, brother, teenager, fascism, death, society, mental institution, male full rear nudity, female nudity, shot to death, cave, corpse ...
Place: milan italy
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38%
Never Again as Before (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: mountain climbing, tragedy, handicapped, guitar, sleeping bag, night, death, train, youth, nature, summer vacation, climbing ...
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37%
His Days Are Numbered (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work.
Plot: heart attack, alienation, con men, streetcar, painter, father son relationship, painting, ex lover, art, cinema, handheld camera, public bath ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cross My Heart and Hope to Die (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The young teenager Otto is entering the summer holidays in 60'ies Oslo, without getting a real holiday, and he is not accepted in the gang or the football team. But then he meets exciting mysterious Frank, which changes everything.
Style: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, serious
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, human nature, working class, teenage life, mysterious character, friends, kids in trouble, family relations, sibling relationship, hospital ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Chicuarotes (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cagalera and Moloteco are two teenagers from San Gregorio Atlapulco who are desperate to get out and move up and away from oppressive circumstances. When they hear of an opportunity to buy a spot in the electrician’s union, which could transform ...
Plot: youth, aquarium, teenage boy, kidnapping, gun, bus, robbery, teenager, theft, clown, child abduction, brother sister relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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