Movies like Irezumi

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Irezumi (1966)
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Irezumi (1966)
Original name: 刺青
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this elegant proto-feminist shocker from Yasuzo Masumuro, a woman forced into prostitution wreaks her spidery revenge. A mysterious tattoo artist puts his masterpiece, a human-faced spider, on a kidnapped woman's back. She and her lover are then forced into a conspiracy-born nightmare, where they face the danger of becoming the very evil they seek to escape. With each new bloody incident, the spider's face seems to redden with ever-growing hunger…
Plot: samurai, prostitute, vengeance, female nudity, yakuza, geisha, kidnapping, seduction, tattoo, adultery, tattoo artist, murder, kidnapped woman, samurai sword, tarantula, forced prostitution, strangulation, scam, guilt, attempted rape, con woman, stabbing, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, sexy, serious and realistic films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, prostitute, adultery, murder and erotica mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Irezumi: Swastika (1964), Hot Springs Geisha (1968), An Actor's Revenge (1963), Nature's Playmates (1962), The Incident (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swastika (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The four principles in a love affair collide when jealousy, blackmail and suicide enter the picture.
Style: sexy
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, forbidden love, religious, bisexuality, kimono, fake blood, love triangle, japanese new wave, bisexual, art school, abusive wife, suicide ...
Place: japan
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95%
Hot Springs Geisha (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at the lives of a troupe of geishas working in a small seaside resort town. For the most part, their lives consist of greeting boatloads of oversexed businessmen and providing bawdy entertainment through the evening followed by private ...
Plot: geisha, peeping tom, tattoo, alcohol, resort, kidnapping, abandoned baby, dying during sex, public bath
Place: japan
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83%
An Actor's Revenge (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While performing in a touring kabuki troupe, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge, firstly by seducing the daughter of one of them, secondly by ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, revenge, samurai, sword fight, hidden identity, obsessive quest, gender, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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82%
Nature's Playmates (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Chicago private detective Russell Harper and his assistant, Diana, travel to a Florida nudist camp to find a missing husband and both of them soon become embroided with the life of nudists while falling in love with each other.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation, tattoo, male nudity, dance contest, female nudity, nudist camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Incident (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged with the murder. At Ueda's trial, a complex story ...
Plot: bicycle, courtroom, flashback, knife, abortion, murder, lawyer, barmaid, court, pregnancy, underage, factory worker ...
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71%
Iwane: Sword of Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Iwane Sakazaki returns to his homeland and gets caught in the middle of an incident that results in the tragic death of two of his best friends from childhood. He decides to leave his domain, parting with his fiancée Nao, and becomes a vagrant ...
Plot: samurai, revenge, comb, travel, friend, decapitation, affair, katana, gift, japanese woman, dojo, slut ...
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70%
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 34
Tattoo Bar (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she's still hung up on the man who broke her heart (Miguel Molina), club dancer Simona (Mercedes Ortega) pledges to eradicate all memories of him by removing the tattoos he put on her body. Complicating matters is Mariel (Alexis ...
Plot: tattoo, adultery, love, tattooed woman, labia, sex, female full frontal nudity, female nudity
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Husbands and Lovers (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stefan finds that he can no longer tolerate the arrangement of his cheating wife ... he, the husband, gets her during the week and her lover gets her on the weekends. At the same time the wife finds herself increasingly drawn to the violence of her ...
Plot: cuckold, spanking, troubled marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), s&m, unfaithful wife, breasts, rough sex, infidelity, cuckolded husband, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 149
Human (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The ship Kaijin Maru is left adrift after losing all means of navigation in a storm. The four people on the ship are becoming increasingly desperate as food and water run out.
Style: suspense
Plot: stranded, murder, shipwreck, fight, storm, ocean, cannibalism, hunger, malnutrition, selfishness, suicide, guilt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Gate of Flesh (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory, defend the abandoned building we call home, and punish whomever gives away sex (who falls in love). Maya, a ...
Style: stylized, sexual, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, strong female presence, chases and races, fugitives, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ghetto life, down on your luck, starting over, fall in love, ex military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: tokyo, asia
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66%
The Perfect Education (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Schoolgirl Kuniko is kidnapped by a middle-aged man Iwazono when she is jogging. He tells her that he had a failed marriage which leaves him a deep and everlasting scar in his mind. He kidnaps her in search of a perfect marriage and intends to lock ...
Plot: kidnapping, schoolgirl uniform, sexuality, schoolgirl, jogging, hot spring, bondage, erotica
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65%
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The Cricket (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An impressionable young woman's relationship with an aging prostitute leads to a job as a maid at a brothel.
Plot: parent child relationship, brothel, prostitute, maid, female nudity, murder, mother daughter relationship, suicide by drowning, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Plot: adultery, husband, money, temptation, female nudity, adulteress, sex, woman, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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60%
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 63
The Key (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after ...
Style: erotic
Plot: drunken woman, cuckold, marriage crisis, diary, female full frontal nudity, cuckolded husband, midlife crisis, older man younger woman marriage, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 68
The Hookers (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The story of three women and the circumstances that led each to get involved in prostitution as call girls.
Plot: dancer, maid, exotic dancer, prostitute, rape, gambling debt, stripper, interracial sex, racism, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Playbirds (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In order to unmask a pathological killer who is targeting the beautiful centrefolds of Playbirds magazine, a sexy policewoman Lucy Sheridan puts her life and reputation on the line by sleeping with millionaire publisher Harry Dougan. The Chief ...
Style: sex comedy, cult film
Plot: murder, sexploitation, murder of a policewoman, nude woman murdered, naked dead woman, policewoman, lesbian sex, lesbianism, burned at the stake, male nudity, lesbian, strangulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Young Casanova (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gerard Casanova is the man that all the rich and beautiful women call when they need a little more then the husbands to give them. He's always on call to satisfy their every sexual urge.
Plot: adultery, gigolo, sex, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife
Place: france
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51%
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Heat Wave (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rin Jyoshima lost her father to death-by-gambling; years later, she's grown up in the Kosugi household and has fallen victim to gambling herself.
Plot: murder, tattoo, gambling, yakuza, traveler, elite, debt, contest, mafia, sword fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), family feud ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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On the Verge of a Fever (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, ON THE VERGE OF A FEVER is about Fanfan, a 15-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Having lived a somewhat ...
Plot: prostitute, sleeping on a couch, violence, overprotective mother, pimp, bathtub, bathroom, bathing, coming of age, sex on couch, poverty, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
Style: erotic, sexual, gloomy, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, mentally unstable, crimes, juvenile delinquency, violence spree, vengeance, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, lovers on the run, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, future, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little Girl... Big Tease (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 16 year-old society girl is kidnapped and exploited by a group of people including one of her high school teachers. One by one Virginia seduces her captors and is able to gain the upper hand.
Plot: bound and gagged, sex, kidnapping, lesbian sex, rape, female nudity, lesbianism, foot fetish, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian, lesbian kiss, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Excitement Class: Love Techniques (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Tormented by his first sexual stirrings, the teenager Isao dreams every night of his gym teacher Ikuko. He finally opens her heart but she rejects his advances. Frustrated, Isao invents all sorts of stratagies to disgust Ikuko´s fiance, a professor ...
Style: erotic
Plot: sex, student, teacher, teacher student relationship, impotence, sexuality, sexual fantasy, adultery, female nudity, prostitute, voyeurism, crush
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Woman of the Lake (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A married woman lets her lover take naked pictures of her. The photos end up in possession of a man who starts blackmailing the couple.
Plot: blackmail, adultery, photographer, stalker, sea, extramarital affair, stalking, maniac, pornographer, passionate kiss, japanese new wave, body double ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Young Lady Chatterley II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cynthia, new lady of Chatterly, feels neglected by her husband. During his absences she tries to amuse herself with gardener Thomas, but always gets interrupted by new visitors. While she's busy her staff amuses itself. One of her guests is a ...
Style: erotic
Plot: infidelity, lifting up dress, lesbian, sex, horse, erotica, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female nudity, horse riding, seduction, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Perfect Education 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely young Japanese student, Ai Narushima (Kana Ito) goes on a field trip with her school. At night she decides to take a taxi into the city. The Chinese taxi driver, Bo Tony Ho, is also a lonely soul and on a whim, decides to kidnap the young ...
Plot: hiking, bathtub, cabin, kidnapping, taxi driver, bare breasts, field trip, prisoner, bound and gagged, female nudity
Place: hong kong
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43%
Tigerstripe Baby Is Waiting for Tarzan (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Time traveler Frank is picked up by Luise and Theo while on their way to Berlin. Frank wants to find author Laura Luna and take her to the future with him. Frank finds Laura and they become a couple, but Luise shows up and makes it a menage a trois.
Plot: bisexual, pistol, adultery, threesome, female nudity, time travel, writing, nude woman murdered, jealousy, immortality, lesbianism, gun ...
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42%
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Blue Jeans (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the story of young Daniela ‘Blue Jeans’ Anselmi, a free-spirited drifter who makes her way in life by selling sexual favors and practicing petty-crime. After Daniela is arrested, the man who might be her long-lost father is called into her ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitute, murder, female full frontal nudity, erotica, sex, undressing, bare breasts, undressing someone, pubic hair, male objectification, female nudity, taking off shirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 142
The Seductress (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alexis Baxter marries and murders wealthy men in order to assume their fortune.
Plot: seduction, voyeurism, female nudity, body painting, female full frontal nudity, sex, erotica, large breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual harassment, pretty legs, seductive woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tattooed Flower Vase (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Naomi Tani is as good as ever but the other two protagonists are equally effective and for once the male lead is not some cringing bastard. Quite breathtaking sequences of consensual and non consensual sexual activity and most effective use of ...
Plot: suicide, tattoo, rape, female masturbation, haunted by the past, past, loneliness, flashback, guilt, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, tattooed woman, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Flesh and Lace (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Beverly a teaser bar girl, that think she hates men, but is in fact suffering from repressed nymphomania. She finds out when she flirts with her best friends man and gets thrown out in the street. Beverly runs into a toy store owner.
Plot: erotica, sexploitation, female nudity, nightclub, fetish, pimp, toys, bully, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, roommate, toy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%