Movies like Straight for the Heart

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Straight for the Heart (1988)
 6.7
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Straight for the Heart (1988)
Original name: À corps perdu
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a Montreal photojournalist who returns from Nicaragua to find that his ten-year menage a trois is over. Haunted by his mid-life crisis, he becomes obsessed with trying to find out why his two lovers, Sarah and David, have left him.
Plot: polyamory, female director, gay, death, female nudity, love triangle, photographer, happiness, homosexual, threesome, bisexual, journalism, male nudity, infidelity, photograph, midlife crisis, deaf mute, murder, bisexuality, witness, breakup, camera, ex lover, atrocity, abandonment ...
Place: nicaragua, montreal, montreal quebec canada

Most similar movies to Straight for the Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and thought provoking films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, male nudity, sex scene, infidelity and love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Straight for the Heart: Ursula (1978), Mouvements du désir (1994), No Coffee, No TV, No Sex (1999), More Than Friendship (2013), Angels of Sex (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 28
Ursula (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: East Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Switzerland 1523. The mercenary Jackie Geer returns with his soldiers from Iatly to his home in the Oberland. They have fought for the Pope and now find a religious upheaval i Switzerland.
Plot: reformation, protestant, baptism, male nudity, christianity, religion, female nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), apostle
Place: germany, zurich switzerland, switzerland, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mouvements du désir (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the long train ride from Montreal to Vancouver, a man and woman find themselves increasingly attracted to each other.
Style: avant garde
Plot: train, thief, female director, attraction, love, train compartment, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), railway, theft, camera, male female relationship ...
Place: montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
No Coffee, No TV, No Sex (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two-guys-one-girl thing in a squatted house in Geneva.
Plot: menage a trois, love triangle, threesome, male nudity, skinny dipping, female nudity, french girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
More Than Friendship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia, Lukas and Jonas always where like one heart and soul since their earliest childhood. Until three years ago when everything changed. Friendship became love that is well beyond all conventions. A Part of the society feels provoked by such kind of ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: gay, bisexuality, lgbt, male friendship, barefoot male, love triangle, crying, bisexual man, boat, friendship between men, masturbation, one female two males threesome ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Angels of Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, sexual attraction, homosexual, dancer, infidelity, sexual relations, friendship, strong sexual content, lifestyle, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sonhos e Desejos (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young student (Mel Lisboa), a literature professor (Felipe Camargo) and a wounded warrior who is always with his face covered (Sergio Marone) are three militants, who are confined in an apartment in Belo Horizonte. There they confront their ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, sex scene, male nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, rebellious teenager, cheating girlfriend, rebel, fascism, teenage girl
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 27K
Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Plot: homosexual, menage a trois, love triangle, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, gay, sexual identity, gender, dishonesty, fall in love, sexual exploration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec, montreal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 15
Paname (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of three lost young lovers in an exotic and distressful Paris.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male nudity, bathtub, threesome, bisexual, medication, female nudity, sexuality, shower, naked in public, menage a trois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.6
 169
Why Not! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A threesome becomes a foursome in this sensitive drama. The tale begins with the relationship between a recently divorced man and woman (from different marriages) and the bisexual they get involved with. At first all three are happy in their new ...
Plot: bisexual, female director, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, menage a trois, female nudity, gay interest, gay, male nudity, marriage, one female two males threesome
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 71
Swastika (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kleptomaniac Sonoko and young, beautiful Mitsuko begin an unusual love affair which develops fast into a kinky sexual love triangle when Sonoko’s husband gets involved.
Plot: suicide, lesbianism, kleptomaniac, threesome, female masturbation, bisexual, lesbian, love triangle, female nudity, unrequited love, sexual perversion, sexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Erika's Hot Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Sleazeball photographer Steve is busy taking pictures of beautiful young women, bedding them, and then dumping them. One day he meets the woman of his dreams on the beach: Erika. Once he's frolicked on the beach and taken her to bed, the other ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: murder, nightclub, photographer, beach, sexploitation, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Different Strokes (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Los Angeles fashion model falls in love with a female art director during a photo shoot which puts their newfound romance at odds with the model's photographer boyfriend.
Plot: lesbian sex, photograph, model, menage a trois, sexual awakening, cheating boyfriend, lesbian interest, photographer, sex scene, female full frontal nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 1K
3some (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In an attempt to help his friend with his impotence, Jaime sets up two friends together. But after the failure, he comes in to help. What first appeared to be just a sexual experience evolves to a full romantic relationship of three people.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, romantic
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love, sex scene, drawing, painter, dreaming, art school, painting, youth, threesome, birthday ...
Time: 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, lesbian, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, love and romance, orgy, war, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 798
You & I (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Summer in Berlin. Jonas is planning a trip through the little known area of the Uckermark in preparation for a photography project. He invites his best friend, Phillip, to come along. When they pick up a hitchhiker named Boris, the friendship of the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, emotional
Plot: threesome, gay, summer, road trip, photographer, best friend, homosexuality, rivalry, gay relationship, in the closet, male homosexuality, gay sex ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, couple relations, political unrest ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, prussia, siberia, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 685
We 3 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three young people arrive from different parts of the country to go to college in Sao Paulo. On their first day there, a strange and intense attraction unites them. Together, they rent an apartment and begin living together, in close quarters. ...
Plot: threesome, crazy, bare breasts, party, jealousy, cheating girlfriend, bathroom, menage a trois, friend, college student, female nudity, reality tv ...
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 616
Intimate Parts (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Contemporary Moscow, home to several people who apparently lead a totally carefree life. They have all acquired status in society, and at first sight seem to have everything they desire. But each of them is lacking something, and each has their own ...
Style: captivating, erotic, psychological, sexy
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, censorship, threesome, therapy, husband wife relationship, sex scene, sexuality, seduction, intimacy, nudity (full frontal - brief), masturbation ...
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, psychological, sincere, thought provoking, dark humor ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, midlife crisis, infidelity, family problems, breakup, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, unfulfillment, female director ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 70
The Falling (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Karis (Nicole Oliver) is a clothing store owner who picks up a handsome music executive, Lars (Christopher Shyer), in a bar and immediately engages him in some very hot sex that leads to an ongoing physical relationship. One morning Lars encounters ...
Style: realistic, serious, experimental
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, store, love triangle, obsession, infidelity, true love, vengeance, campaign, breakup, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Race You to the Bottom (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Nathan and Maggie are in the throes of a passionate affair. They're young, good-looking, and both have boyfriends. When Nathan is assigned to write a travel article on romantic hot-spots in Napa Valley, these unconventional lovers test the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, self discovery, love affair, destructive relationship, on the road, couples, romance, young lovers, journalism, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: provence, female protagonist, post world war two, marriage of convenience, female director, book, war veteran, wading in water, man carrying a woman, naked woman, woman wearing black lingerie, sexless marriage ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south of france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 3K
Carla's Song (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.
Style: sincere, rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: bus, refugee, politics, bus driver, society, opposites attract, love affair, political unrest, social differences, refugees, passenger, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: nicaragua, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.5
 397
Pendular (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The trajectory of a romantic couple of contemporary artists reveals how the limits, contradictions and obsessions of a romantic relationship are reflected in each of their artistic endeavors.
Plot: cuckolded husband, sculptor, female director, relationships, dancer, cuckold, male full rear nudity, playing a video game, electric fan, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), deep cleavage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The City of the Future (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A naturalistic film about the nontraditional relationship of lovers Mila, Igor, and Gilmar that shuns convention, instead embracing love in all its dazzling iterations.
Plot: polyamory, lgbt, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, fetus, pregnancy, male nudity, male masturbation, masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 127
Deserter (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the Yugoslav break-up, Federal Army officer is fed up with war and takes some leave in Belgrade. However, it turns out that he is less haunted by war horrors than with some sentimental skeletons in the closet. He meets his former comrade and ...
Plot: officer, husband wife relationship, buddy, liar, dead woman, death of girl, friend, battle, death, court martial, adultery, deserter ...
Time: year 1981
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: serious, touching, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, romance, self discovery, forbidden love, family life, love triangle, death in the family, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Place: ireland, europe, france, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, womanizer, artist, mistress, invasion, soviet army, surgeon ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 889
For the Moment (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This Canadian film presents and old-fashioned war time romance. It is set during 1942 in Manitoba and traces the doomed affair between a young farmer's wife (Christianne Hirt) whose husband is fighting abroad and a dashing Australian pilot ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, dramatic, visually appealing ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, war, romance, bittersweet, betrayal, military, soldier, single parent, dishonesty, love and romance, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: canada, australia, palestine, israel, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 11K
My King (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident. Dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers, she takes time to look back on a turbulent relationship that she experienced with Georgio.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, rough
Plot: breakup, unhappiness, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, egotism, regret, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, new life, flashback sequence, restaurant, marital problem ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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