Movies like Straight for the Heart

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Straight for the Heart (1988)
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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: gay, female nudity, love triangle, death, murder, photographer, threesome, happiness, male nudity, bisexual, homosexual, midlife crisis, journalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, deaf mute, bisexuality, breakup, ex lover, witness, atrocity, deafness, abandonment, flashback, unhappiness ...
Place: nicaragua, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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Most similar movies to Straight for the Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and complex films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, love triangle, male nudity, death, friendship and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Straight for the Heart: Ursula (1978), The Sex of the Angels (2012), No Coffee, No TV, No Sex (1999), Mouvements du désir (1994), Heartbeats (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: religious faith, protestant, baptism, reformation, apostle, orgy, priest, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, christianity, male nudity, religion ...
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland, germany, german democratic republic
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95%
The Sex of the Angels (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: realistic, serious, touching, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, love triangle, gay relationship, gay sex, homosexual, bisexual man, threesome, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, dancer, infidelity, polyamory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
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75%
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, french girl, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: thief, train, attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, mother daughter relationship, surrealism, desire, railway, masturbation, female masturbation, sex ...
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: homosexual, gay, love triangle, menage a trois, friendship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, romance, sexual identity, sexual exploration, sexual tension, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, paris france
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56%
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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: female masturbation, sexuality, female nudity, sexual perversion, suicide, sex, role playing, unrequited love, lesbianism, kleptomaniac, lesbian, love triangle ...
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52%
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: photographer, murder, nightclub, sexploitation, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), male full rear nudity, hippie, sex scene, male nudity, erotica, female nudity ...
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51%
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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: lgbt, bisexuality, polyamory, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, bisexual, menage a trois, gay, female nudity, male nudity, torment ...
Place: france
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50%
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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, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: gay, summer, homosexuality, road trip, photographer, best friend, threesome, gay relationship, rivalry, male nudity, gay interest, male homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: threesome, jealousy, college student, infidelity, love triangle, friendship, party, friend, female nudity, sex, cheating girlfriend, drug use ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
⇓ 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, sexual awakening, model, menage a trois, lesbian relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), skinny dipping, erotica, lesbian, sex, homosexual, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, captivating, sentimental, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, love and romance, war, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944 ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: tense, lgbt cinema, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, friendship, friendship between men, friend, love triangle, best friend, bisexual, bisexuality, youth, gay interest, masturbation ...
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43%
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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: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: refugee, bus, politics, bus driver, passenger, political unrest, social differences, love affair, state affairs, opposites attract, society, romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: nicaragua, scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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41%
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Class of '74 (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inhibited college student Gabriella slowly learns about how awesome sex and '70s-style free love is, with the help of her three significantly more experienced roommates.
Plot: college student, threesome, female nudity, skinny dipping, wine, lecture, flashback, photographer, friendship, dancing, nightclub, voyeurism ...
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37%
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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: experimental, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, campaign, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, stalking, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love triangle, vengeance, store ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sincere, serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, self discovery, on the road, destructive relationship, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, romance, youth, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
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37%
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, destructive relationship, wartime life, political unrest, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, germany, paris france, lithuania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: romantic, sexy, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: threesome, love, love triangle, sex scene, friendship, painter, drawing, dreaming, nude model, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, artist, painting ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, madrid
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36%
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XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: threesome, infidelity, sex, friendship, college, love triangle, couple relations, haunted by the past, buddies, love and romance, passion, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: friendship, death, love, husband wife relationship, military, father daughter relationship, lie, friend, battles, biological father, death of girl, military officer ...
Time: year 1981
Place: former yugoslavia, croatia, serbia
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34%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: 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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, love triangle, womanizer, invasion, artist, mistress, soviet army, communism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: prague, central europe, switzerland, usa, europe ...
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33%
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, realistic, psychological, touching, talky ...
Plot: family relations, romance, self discovery, family life, forbidden love, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, death in the family ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ireland, france, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Oxygen Starvation (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ukraine, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Soviet army was one the worst for human dignity places to be. The task of the army was to turn freethinkers into normal dumb Soviet people. An intelligent Ukrainian guy refuses to obey.
Plot: male nudity, male objectification, army, nudity (full frontal - brief), barefoot male, water hose, shower room, shower, butt naked, shared shower, group shower
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30%
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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, serious, sentimental, sexy, dramatic ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, war, romance, bittersweet, betrayal, fall in love, destructive relationship, basic training, self discovery, love triangle, military life ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: canada, australia, palestine, israel, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Angel of Mercy (1993)
Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The love story between a young widow and an austrian-hungarian army officer during the First World War.
Plot: love, war crime, hospital, death, marriage, nurse, husband wife relationship, military, frustration, male female relationship, escape, world war one ...
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29%
Jesus of Montreal (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.
Style: thought provoking, experimental, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: perfume, church, library, redemption, religions or cults, human nature, introspection, clergy, artists and showbiz, hopes, prostitute, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Nine Lives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Lust and dysfuntion come full circle in this collection of nine steamy scenes exploring gay life, sex, addition, drugs and HIV/AIDS as revealed by a latino pool boy, a television writer, a meth dealer and others. As one affair leads into another, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, coming out, hiv, support group, sex with a priest, lifestyle, couples, social relations, breakup, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Pals (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The war is over, and a group of young Partisans returns to their town to continue their interrupted education. They are doing everything in their way, because they are young enough to go to school and to horse around, but mature enough to react to ...
Plot: partisan, education, school, friendship, party, death, teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), train, mother, murder, ambush ...
Time: post world war two
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An Indecent Obsession (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: world war two, obsession, wartime life, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction, mental illness, mental institution, couples, love and romance, soldier ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: australia
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27%