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Melody For A Hustler (1998)
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Melody For A Hustler (1998)
Original name: Cantique de la Racaille
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: French novelist Vincent Ravalec made his directorial debut with this French drama about small-time crook Gaston (Yvan Attal) who poses as a millionaire after he picks up hitchhiking 16-year-old Marie-Pierre (Virginie Lanoue). Actually living in a seedy apartment, Gaston deals in stolen goods, but he soon climbs to bigger heists, including car thefts. Concealing his illegal activities, Gaston operates his company, Extramill, out of upscale, posh offices, while he and Marie-Pierre move into a sedate upper-middle-class neighborhood. Life is sweet, but the onset of paranoia, kinky sex activities, and police probes eventually culminate in violence.
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: business, thief, heist, con artists, violence, millionaire, female nudity, businessman, entrepreneur, theft, wealth, teenage girl, car theft, ambition, satire, hitchhiking, vibrator, nude beach, police investigation, yuppie, handheld camera, car alarm, one eyed man, stolen goods

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, sexy and humorous films with plots about female nudity, satire, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, sex scene and male nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Melody For A Hustler: Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973), Johanneksen leipäpuu (1994), Lover (1992), Charlotte for Ever (1986), That Obscure Object of Desire (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lowly bank clerk, literally allergic to money and revolted by its nefarious influence on humanity, launches a campaign of harassment against a wealthy butcher, stealing small, insignificant items— but never money—from the man. The victim uses ...
Plot: butcher, eulogy, bed, bare breasts, millionaire, talking to the camera, allergy, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, economics, nudity (full frontal - brief), years of lead ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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Johanneksen leipäpuu (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Manical portrait of a small businessman.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: funeral home, entrepreneur, boyfriend, business, male nudity, father daughter relationship, businessman, small business, friendship, family relations, mortician, melancholy ...
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Lover (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marie lives with Antoine, but while he is away she meets Paul, a filmmaker visiting from Canada.
Plot: pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, sex on floor, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Charlotte for Ever (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stan, screeplay writer, had his time of glory in Hollywood. Today, alcoholic with a certain envy for suicide, his only link to life is his daughter, Charlotte.
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: family problems, love and romance, artists and showbiz, prostitute, gays and lesbians, death in the family, female nudity, typewriter, lesbian, father daughter relationship, gay slur, obscenity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), train ride, dwarf, obsession, humiliation, virginity, profanity, power relations, cat and mouse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe
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59%
 4.8
 655
Do Not Disturb (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?
Style: sexy, realistic, sexual, semi serious, humorous
Plot: experimenting, friendship, manhood, filmmaking, buddies, suburbs, sexual relations, friends, couples, gay interest, video camera, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a bookstore thief named Birdy, who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.
Style: dark humor, avant garde
Plot: thief, bookstore, city, boss, riot, dildo, handheld camera, female nudity, japanese new wave, sexual revolution, song, bare breasts ...
Place: tokyo
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Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
Place: new york
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: dating, friend, brother brother relationship, working class, crate, money, prostitute, teenage boy, sex, street life, teenage girl, flash forward ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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The Lifeguard (1979)
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 137 min.
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Style: sexual, witty, humorous, realistic, erotic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
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 6.7
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Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
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