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The Oil-Hell Murder (1992)
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The Oil-Hell Murder (1992)
Original name: 女殺油地獄
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The indolent son of an oil vendor becomes a regular customer of a prostitute, racks up a mountain of debt, and is disowned by his parents.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: prostitute, debt, cheating wife, torture, womanizer, river, seductress, murder, cuckold, arranged marriage, murder of a woman, fireworks, husband wife relationship, unhappy wife, sexless marriage, woman killed, cuckolded husband, woman slaps man, older woman younger man sex
Time: 18th century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, erotic and stylized films with plots about female nudity, prostitute, murder, cheating wife, cuckold, husband wife relationship and erotica mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Oil-Hell Murder: Double Suicide (1969), Love Me Strangely (1971), Heat Wave (1991), Bitter Sweet (2004), Otilia Rauda (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Double Suicide (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Successful and married with children, paper-mill owner Jihei knows better than to contradict the strict social and moral codes of 18th-century Japan. But when he meets the lovely courtesan Koharu, he becomes a man obsessed. Koharu returns his love, ...
Style: stylized, emotional, serious, realistic, jidai geki
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, romance, unfulfillment, fighting the system, love and romance, society, rebellion, power relations, couples, bittersweet, destructive relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: asia, japan
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95%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, driven mad, sexual relations, french giallo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, police, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
64%
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 60
Bitter Sweet (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A young couple in love prepares to marry, but--contrary to the popular stereotype--the woman develops a classic case of "cold feet" and seeks the advice of an older man. In no position to offer solid counsel since his own marriage is ...
Style: semi serious, erotic, sexual, sexy, touching ...
Plot: dishonesty, infidelity, betrayal, couples, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, implied fellatio, older man younger woman sex, older man younger woman relationship, erotica, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Otilia Rauda (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Otilia is both blessed with a body that is the epitome of feminine perfection and cursed by an ugly mole that mars her beautiful face. The juxtaposition between fabulous beauty and disfigurement proves unsettling for the villagers and she grows up ...
Plot: older man younger woman marriage, female director, venereal disease, large penis, deep cleavage, female nudity, sexually frustrated woman, dancing, father slaps daughter, cuckold, arranged marriage, cuckolded husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Plot: fireworks, suicide, chat room, telephone call, depression, bully, hospital, car accident, debt, time travel, bullying, woman slaps man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Wife, A Body to Love (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a nymphomaniac model with a somewhat older businessman husband.
Plot: nymphomaniac, yacht, large breasts, cheating wife, free love, businessman, male model, prostitute, husband wife relationship, threesome, boat, water skiing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
After the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of travelers is stranded in a small country inn when the river floods during heavy rains. As the bad weather continues, tensions rise amongst the travelers trapped at the inn. Ihei Misawa is a ronin, a samurai without a master, whose skills ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, serious, jidai geki
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, rain, ronin, humble, gory, duel, mercenary, rainy, redemption, social awkwardness, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Gap in the Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young couple go on the run after the murder of his mother.
Plot: attempted drowning, attempted strangulation, aunt nephew relationship, incest, female nudity, sexually frustrated woman, motor scooter, first sex, sexually aggressive woman, vending machine, junk food, murder ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
42%
Tokyo Train Girls 4: Young Wife's Desires (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Akiko is the heiress of a lumber business family that spans many generations. She married Hiroshi, a company man, and was leading a plain and happy life. But dark clouds overcast Akiko’s happy life when Hiroshi starts an affair with Michiyo, an ...
Plot: cheating wife, wife, molestation, adultery, female nudity, groping, sex scene, shower, friendship, revenge, masturbation, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Midsummer's Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Korean Film director, Kim Taehoon plans to shoot his new film in a small local city called Gojo, Japan. He travels with his assistant director, Park Mijeong to do research prior to scriptwriting. They travel through several villages that are ...
Plot: fireworks, small town, summer, midsummer, eating, full moon, car driving, restaurant, dream, driving, kiss, woman in bathtub ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tokyo Decadence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Style: erotic, tense, surreal, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: bdsm, sex, prostitute, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gangsters, rescue, life is a bitch, downfall, addiction, destructive relationship, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Amante: The Lover (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joelle (Malú) lives on a large estate with her crippled husband, Il conte (Anthony Steffen). Just as he begins to feel he can't match up to his wife's sexual needs, his wife's ex-lover, Charles (Kieran Canter) is released from ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: older woman younger man sex, cunnilingus, impotent husband, hairy vagina, cuckold, cheating wife, cuckolded husband, sexploitation, sexually frustrated woman, sexually dissatisfied wife, female nudity, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick, an adulterous New Yorker, and his wife, Sarah, relocate to the Midwest for a fresh start. Nick soon befriends a wealthy local farmer and discovers a secret he's been keeping is not so easily left behind in this erotic and surreal drama.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, hopes, dangerous attraction, starting over, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, adulterous husband, husband wife relationship, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Two Faces of Love (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eleana (played by Anna Fonsou) is a prostitute who appears to have been abused when she was younger. During her daily encounters with various clients, she meets a young labourer called Christos whom she momentarily tries to develop a normal ...
Plot: secret life, sex, lesbianism, exploitation, lesbian, vaginal penetration, rape, double life, prostitute, female nudity, cuckolded husband, police raid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Why Not? (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film depicts carnivalesque atmosphere summed up by the cry "Ee ja nai ka" ("Why not?") in Japan in 1867 and 1868 in the days leading to the Meiji Restoration. It examines the effects of the political and social upheaval of ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, culture clash, fish out of water, rich and poor, satire, society, state affairs, heroes, samurai, edo period, prison, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Night God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two workers are having a leisurely conversation. More and more often people see in the sky red tails of comets, wonder creatures appear from nowhere and a roar is said to be coming from the underground. What is the meaning of it all? – asks one of ...
Plot: lawyer, painting, mother daughter relationship, shot in the heart, murder, selfie, fight, debt, arranged marriage, taking a selfie, dog, horse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: touching, rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: prostitute, dysfunctional family, social decay, fall in love, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, friends, family problems, friendship, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 28
Empty Rooms (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: "Empty Room is a dark, highly erotic tale of a married couple whose relationship is slowly sliding into oblivion. Bored and sexually frustrated, the wife begins taking lovers while her unemployed husband spends his days wandering aimless around ...
Plot: neglectful husband, moaning woman, cuckold, simulated blow job, cuckolded husband, cheating wife, open marriage, wife leaves husband, neglected wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 3K
The Net (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is groomed to be a spy by an ambitious South Korean military officer.
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, human rights, poverty, husband wife relationship, spy, money, military, fisherman, murder, torture, breakdown, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north korea, east asia, south korea, seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Letter from the Mountain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: As the film begins, Takao (Akira Terao) and Michiko (Kanako Higuchi) have already pulled up their Tokyo roots and moved to a village that is Takao's ancestral home. They visit a thatched cottage that serves as a memorial shrine (amidado) for ...
Plot: clinic, farmer, senior citizen, terminal illness, choreography, fishing, tumor, doctor, mute, miscarriage, flashback, ritual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Samurai That Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.
Plot: revenge, extortion, car accident, beating, karaoke, prostitute, answering machine, diabetic, hit and run, showdown, ashes, mark twain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: bomber, world war two, vivisection, torture, air force
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Boy in a Bathtub (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: At the height of the 1920's Paris, Flora, a beautiful courtesan and a kept woman by a famous surgeon falls madly in love with Virgil, a cherubin florist, 20 years younger than her who wants to become a painter.
Style: erotic
Plot: seductress, older woman younger man sex, snorting cocaine, florist, watching sex, male full rear nudity, brother sister relationship, dominatrix, male nudity, sex with teenager, gay interest, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 15
Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, violence, dice, death, cultural difference, taiwanese, prostitute, family relations, countryside, seaside, father son relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 378
Cheech (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six people, some more depressed than others, living through the worst day of their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: prostitute, pimp, deadly, crimes, murder, who done it, suicide, brothel, suicidal, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, red bra ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Prime Time Soap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Brazil, in 1978, under the dictatorship, the country lives the euphoria of disco fever and the fantasy life of Dancin' Days, a prime time soap. After a fatal incident, Amanda, a high-class prostitute addicted to TV, and her maid Dora, are ...
Plot: revolutionary, diplomat, disco, prostitute, dictatorship, coming out, coming of age, murder, journey, gay, dancing, gay interest ...
Time: year 1978
Place: sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 79
Hindsight (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Things heat up when a promising young actor begins an affair with a glamorous model in order to advance his career.
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, cheating wife, adultery, bare breasts, sex, shaved labia, female nudity, cuckolded husband, revenge, lesbian sex, large breasts, womanizer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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