Movies like Mary My Dearest

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Mary My Dearest (1979)
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Mary My Dearest (1979)
Original name: María de mi corazón
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A very fantastic story about a robber (Hector) and a magitian (Maria). Once they were lovers, but he left her. One fine day they reenccount and become lovers again. She takes him appart from the 'bad road' and they then work as child party's magitians. One day, while she was away in a bussines trip, her car cracks up in the middle of the highway, during a storm. She is picked up by an mental hospital's bus that takes her there. Now she cannot get out because everyone thinks she is mental sick.
Plot: sex, thief, magic, mental institution, insanity, costume, mistaken identity, confusion, hiding place

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about sex, female nudity, mental institution, male nudity, murder, erotica and love mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mary My Dearest: La tarea prohibida (1992), Homework (1991), A Wonderful World (2006), Lies (1983), Snide and Prejudice (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
La tarea prohibida (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Expanding on ideas from "La Tarea" (Homework), Director Jaime Humberto Hermosillo continues his story, now of a young man completing an assignment for his film/video class. The young man invites Marieda, a middle-aged woman, over to his ...
Plot: mother son incest, incestuous sex, incest, love, school, censorship, dancer, song, older woman younger man relationship, mannequin, aunt nephew relationship, rehearsal ...
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95%
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Homework (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Virginia is taking a class at film school, and has decided on her solo project for the class. She will secretly film herself and her ex-husband Marcelo with a candid camera while they make love.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), filmmaking, couples, voyeurism, sexual relations, student life, sexual content, lifestyle, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
A Wonderful World (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.
Style: humorous, captivating, social, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: satire, rich and poor, mistaken identity, social decay, society, politics, political conspiracy, disorder, suicide, sleeping, leadership, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Struggling actress accepts high paying job to play a rich heiress committed in a lunatic asylum, not knowing she's really being set up as a surrogate for the real girl who'd been murdered.
Plot: mental institution, electroshock therapy, female nudity, actress
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Snide and Prejudice (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At a mental institution, the resident physician, Dr Cohen, encourages his patients who believe they are important Nazi figures to act out their fantasies. The therapy sessions show Hitler consolidating his power by assembling his gang of supporters; ...
Plot: patient, treatment, psychiatrist, pretending to be someone else, insanity, nazi, hitler, nazi uniform, mental institution, delusion, dry cleaners
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Psychout for Murder (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: mental institution, murder, whodunit, mental breakdown, sister sister relationship, factory owner, injustice, suicide, gun, seduction, wealth, revenge ...
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52%
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Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Chameleon (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While cleaning offices at night, Zsolt Kovàcs learns a lot about his invisible employers by examining what they leave behind, carefully choosing his targets, often disillusioned women whom he seduces, methodically taking their money. An artist of ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, theft, chameleon, lie, blackmail, psychologist, orphan, surgery, ballerina, antique shop, black cat, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Class Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sometimes you can live your whole life in a few days... A high school graduation trip in which love, friendship, desire, illusion, innocence and the forbidden are all part of the adventure. Charm and disillusionment shine through teenage friendships ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, teenager, teenage sex, coming of age, sex, devotion, convention, fight, underage drinking, loyalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Passion of Berenice (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Berenice (Navarro) is a woman with a mysterious past. A scar crosses her face and nightmares of fire and horses fill her lonely nights. She maybe killed her husband but nobody can be sure. In the present, Berenice lives with her godmother (Roldán) ...
Plot: godmother, scar, repression, male nudity, arson, medicine, murder, affair, injection, graffiti, male female relationship, waking up ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Esmeralda Comes by Night (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: One bride, five grooms, a lot of explaining. Comedy by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, injustice, screwball, false accusation, love triangle, feminism, unfulfilled love, impossible love ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
El hombre propone... (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anthology film, four stories set in Guadalajara and environs.
Style: anthology
Plot: violinist, orchestra, greed, priest, carnival, thief, practical joke
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lulu by Night (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Story: German, a young theater director, tries to organize a theater play about Lulu, a prostitute that was killed in London by Jack the ripper. While looking for the protagonist, Rufo appears, an introvert jazz musician. He could play Jack the ripper.
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: new wave, actor, neo noir, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, saxophonist, murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, prostitute, hallucination, taxi, pope, stage play ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 175
The Lost Door (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Obsession, sex and illusion are exposed in a series of stories.
Style: erotic
Plot: sexual fantasy, mental institution, insanity, psychologist, female nudity, coitus, 69 sex position, threesome, erotica, vagina, blow job, unsimulated sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Love That is Wrong (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amy (Daisy Wong) and Ann (Ellen Chan) are a lesbian couple but their relationship gets disrupted when Amy falls in love with her male office colleague named Wang (Michael Tao). As Amy spends more and more time with Wang Ann feels that she has lost ...
Plot: lesbian sex, jealousy, office worker, marriage proposal, peeping tom, misandry, telescope, ring, neighbor, suicide attempt, lesbian couple, drowning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dress Rehearsal (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In La prova generale, Carlo (Carlo Cecchi) interviews with a tape machine and a microphone his young lover while the two wander in the beautiful splendour of a wood on the edge of the city.
Style: underground film
Plot: youth, sex, loss of friend, abortion, looking at the camera, big city, revolution, mental institution, breaking the fourth wall, gun, shooting, bathroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fantasías (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: no overview found
Style: erotic
Plot: wife swapping, swingers, swinger couple, swinger, mate swapping, blackmail, kitchen, pubic hair, woman's bare butt, sex in kitchen, sex in a bathtub, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cool Lakes of Death (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tragic story of a wealthy woman whose sexual desires change her into a prostitute, working the streets of Paris during the 1880s.
Plot: female director, haircut, breasts, drug addiction, sexual fantasy, mental institution, female nudity, love triangle, sexual desire, prostitution, sex, prostitute ...
Time: 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Actor (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An Iranian actor named Akbar is trying to become a serious actor instead of the clown everyone considers him to be. However financial problems force him to abandon his dream of being an artistic actor. He also has to deal with his family problems ...
Plot: mental institution, marital problem, hysteria, deafness, gypsy, poverty, filmmaking, charlie chaplin, satire, deaf mute, iranian, traffic jam ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hammersmith Is Out (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Faust legend retold (loosely) and applied to a mentally disturbed patient in a hospital run by a doctor of dubious sanity himself. The patient (Burton) offers the innocent orderly (Bridges) vast riches if he'll help him escape.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: mental institution, escape, friends, captivity, friendship, mental illness, cons and scams, hospital, psychopath, crimes, confined, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
In the Thick of It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This optimistic Italian slice-of-life drama chronicles a typical day in the lives of teenagers living in the grim suburbs of Rome. The story is set in the suburb of Tuscolano which is located near the Cinecitta studios and concerns a group of ...
Plot: dating, friend, brother brother relationship, working class, crate, money, prostitute, teenage boy, sex, street life, teenage girl, flash forward ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Candy Stripe Nurses (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young, sexy nurses and their hospital adventures.
Style: sexy
Plot: nurse, cheerleader uniform, sexual attraction, cleavage, panties, basketball, promiscuity, bare breasts, sexy nurse, bikini, attempted rape, female removes her dress ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 269
Captive (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a botched suicide attempt Sam Hoffman finds herself trapped in an evil insane asylum
Plot: mental institution, imprisonment, sanity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Red Ribbon Blues (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After attending his 23rd funeral for a friend with AIDS, Troy and his friends hatch a plan to steal the HIV drugs that they need. One sucessful heist leads to another and another until they have so much inventory they decide to begin their own ...
Plot: thief, homosexual, aids, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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1-900 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The police become involved when the callers to a 1-900 number begin turning up dead after a visit from the beautiful operator.
Plot: secret, garden, toilet, manipulation, photograph, irony, song, testicles, disco, death, urination, nipples ...
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Kick-Off (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of students with varying family backgrounds begin to question their lives and the hypocritical values of their corrupt socialist society. Their decision to follow their own ideals brings them in disrepute with those closest to them. Their ...
Plot: basketball, mental institution, fight, city, sex, police, insanity, car, school, chase, crazy, teacher ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Night Eyes Four: Fatal Passion (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Successful psychologist, Dr. Angela Cross, puts in a new burglar alarm system into her home due to threats she received. Steve Caldwell and Will Griffith install her system and after Will gets shot during a burglary attempt. Jeff and Angela have a ...
Plot: eroticism, sex, female nudity, erotica, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Faces of Women (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At a festival, a chorus of women sing and dance as two stories unfold. In a village, a young women with a jealous husband gives him something to be jealous about when his younger brother visits from the city.
Plot: village, festival, sex, dance, feminism, loan, dancing
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Interludes (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Interludes" is based on the real life events of three incarcerated women as they detail traumatic events from their love lives. It's about the complicated relationships, from the first love to last, and how life events shape our hearts.
Plot: sex, love, love triangle, mistress, ghetto, woman, black
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 218
Dirty O'Neil (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A police officer has very little work as there is virtually no crime in his small California town...until three hoodlums appear and rape a young woman.
Style: sex comedy, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: adult humor, fistfight, infidelity, crimes, crime, law enforcement, lone wolves, couples, stoners, rape and revenge, waitress, police car ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%