Movies like Body of Love

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Body of Love (1973)
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Body of Love (1973)
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, cigarette smoking, surrealism, male nudity and female 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: mental institution, death, female nudity, surrealism, anus, absurd humor, rape, prison, male nudity, breasts, female full frontal nudity
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81%
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 1K
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, father son relationship, christmas, kiss, wedding invitation, telephone call, death, dog hit by a car, animal bite, cigarette smoking, bird, palestinian ...
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, father daughter relationship, death, lesbian, cunnilingus, male nudity, blood, female nudity, surrealism, oral sex, bandit, sea ...
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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: torture, surrealism, desert, nihilism, painting, violence, death, avant-garde, eroticism, female full frontal nudity
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63%
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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: financial crisis, psychiatry, politics, surrealism, death, poverty, self harm, darkness, injury
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, blond boy, death, balloon, hospital, loss of son, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, exciting, tense
Plot: natural breasts, mother daughter relationship, hospital, father son relationship, female nudity, sex scene, funeral, family tragedy, death, car accident, topless, high school teacher ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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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: childhood sweetheart, regret, money problems, birthday cake, fired from the job, woman slaps man, baseball, swing, bleeding, blood, night, sea ...
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52%
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: family relations, soldier, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, youth, mother daughter relationship, bus, pursuit, storytelling, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
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50%
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: cabin, hunting, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, death, beer, grave, self help, family relations, alcohol abuse, american
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49%
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: death, drum, christianity, male nudity, gay interest, dancing, pyramid, dance, homosexuality, transsexual, father son relationship, singing ...
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48%
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: cemetery, singing, looking at self in mirror, gay, dancing, birthday cake, funeral, flood, rose, suicide, visual hallucination, oedipus complex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan
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46%
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, father son relationship, frame up, fired from the job, dying, corruption, death of father, death, mountaineer, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: actress, tv star, filmmaking, death, fame, taxi driver, husband wife relationship, marital separation, taxi, revenge, father son relationship, murder ...
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44%
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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: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: incestuous relationship, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, family relations, orchestral, parents and children, family conflict, brother sister incest, jealousy, tragedy, redheaded woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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42%
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Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 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, old age, surrealism, family relations, moving, half sister, mother daughter relationship, death, father daughter relationship, box, semi autobiographical, nostalgia
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 197
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: anarchy, anarchist, incest, catholic church, sex, father daughter relationship, killing an animal, landscape, fratricide, beach, death, confession ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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41%
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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: monk, knight, tourist, shot to death, stream of consciousness, fireworks, death, topless woman, palace, black and white segues into color, suicide attempt, making love ...
Place: southern italy, italy
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41%
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: surrealism, pregnancy, man dressed as woman, jealousy, island, party, bridge, train, quotation, forbidden love, boat, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, food, murder, beach, anal sex, meal, male nudity, coughing, rape, singing, crying ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, separated parents, female director, black cat, skateboarding, cocaine, superstition, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: death, accident, drug addict, teenager, drug addiction, party, jealousy, drugs
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40%
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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, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, lifestyle, youth, single parent, family problems, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: brother, teenager, symbolism, death, fascism, cave, shot to death, oppression, body, male full rear nudity, female nudity, mental institution ...
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Never Again as Before (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: mountain climbing, sleeping bag, panic, loss of friend, cabin, cell phone, night, train, wheelchair, handicapped, nature, helicopter ...
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39%
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: 12 year old, interview, childhood, tiger, male objectification, rape victim, anal rape, rape, zoo, death, murder, new year's eve ...
Place: napoli italy
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38%
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: painting, handheld camera, heart attack, working class, artist, lawyer, unhappy ending, countryside, seaside, alienation, drowned, streetcar ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Swans (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Manuel's mother, Petra, lives in Berlin. She is in a coma as a result of chemotherapy treatment. Tarso and Petra have been divorced since Manuel (17) was 3 years old. Manuel and Tarso come to Germany to be with Petra during her illness. They ...
Style: serious, touching, contemplative, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, estrangement, youth, transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coma, father son relationship, hospital, urban, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: youth, coming of age, friendship, human nature, working class, teenage life, family relations, friends, kids in trouble, mysterious character, father son relationship, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%