Movies like Path of the Beast

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Path of the Beast (1980)
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Path of the Beast (1980)
Original name: 少女娼婦 けものみち
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: 17 year old Saki lives in a run-down hack with her mom who survives by pushing a food cart from dawn to dusk. Saki has dropped out of school, and when she's not helping her mother selling noodles in the streets, she's playing flesh-games with boyfriend Sotoo. In her spare time, the girl also entertains a truck driver named Ataru. She believes her promiscuity is a trait inherited from her mom. Determined to improve her lot in life (she doesn't want to grow up like her mother), Saki decides to stop seeing the two guys. The sizzling Japanese Tatsumi Kumashiro’s erotic drama 'Shoujo Shofu: Kemonomichi' (aka 'Whore Girl - the Animal Trail' distributed internationally as 'Path of the Beast'), offers a venue for sex kitten Ayako Yoshimura to reveal choice areas of her nubile frame.
Plot: open relationship, pleasure, polygamy, moral dilemma, forced sex, sand, abortion, seagull, stabbed with a knife, unplanned pregnancy, alienation, prostitution, pain, suicide attempt, teenage pregnancy, doll, unwanted pregnancy, sex scene, mirror, absent father, pregnancy, breasts, affair, teenage girl, truck ...

Most similar movies to Path of the Beast

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexual films with plots about female nudity, sex scene, love, erotica, jealousy, husband wife relationship and marriage mostly in Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Path of the Beast: Zoom Up: The Beaver Book Girl (1981), Chloé (1996), 3some (2009), The Red Thread (2016), A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Zoom Up: The Beaver Book Girl (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: A sexually perverse mystery set within the adult magazine industry. A woman is brutally assaulted in an abandoned factory, and her assailant escapes into the darkness after dropping a wad of money. A few years later, a photographer specializing in ...
Plot: rape, urination, revenge, undressing, cooking, bicycle, beer, flashback, money, eating, chase, cross ...
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95%
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Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, sex, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, runaway, pimp, teenager ...
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58%
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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.
Plot: masturbation, cigarette smoking, pubic hair, sex standing up, portrait, smoking pot, nude model, sex on couch, vulva, art school, sex in shower, paint ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Plot: unfaithful wife, extramarital affair, love, infidelity, passion, marriage, love triangle, sex scene, man wearing glasses, male nudity, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Lonely Cow Weeps at Dawn (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: A young widow, Noriko, lives with her senile father-in-law, Shukichi, on a farm. He believes his favorite cow, long gone, is still alive. Noriko pretends to be the cow and lets him milk her - a satisfying arrangement for them both.
Style: pink cinema
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, large breasts, ass, butt, simulated blow job, female nudity, bare breasts, female masturbation, erotica, dementia, sex scene, breasts ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Moonlight Whispers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Satsuki (Tsugumi) and Takuya (Kenji Mizuhashi) are high school students who meet at kendo practice, where they bash one another with wooden swords. They begin an awkward romance, but Takuya soon reveals a masochistic side to his desires. He has been ...
Style: serious, psychological, dark humor, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, bondage, s&m, fetishism, sadism, masochism, young love, high school student, sexual abuse, romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: love, adultery, suicide attempt, horse race, loveless marriage, older man younger woman marriage, tragedy, cheating wife, childbirth, falling in love, affair, suicide ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, lust, roommate, obsession, love, ghost, friendship, sexual attraction, pleasure, desire, sexual obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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 164K
Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: realistic, emotional, talky, serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, crumbling marriage, couple relations, nurse, lust, strong sexual content, depression, dysfunctional family, dancing, truck, classroom, bridge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
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 ...
Plot: female protagonist, post world war two, learning the truth, pain, pregnant woman, pregnant, bleeding, provence, repeated scene, war veteran, applying lipstick, cure ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 3K
Earth (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests responsible for giving their product an "earthy" taste that ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic, humorous
Plot: love triangle, angel, suicide attempt, wine, jealousy, split personality, fall in love, danger, romance, eroticism, storm, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 22
White Whore (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Pinku from 1974.
Plot: sex scene, brother sister relationship, brother sister incest, incest, caught masturbating, wheelchair, masturbation, riding a bicycle, rape, forced to strip, voyeurism, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 2K
Loving (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.
Plot: love, romance, sex scene, infidelity, jealousy, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, based on true events ...
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, prostitution, nazi collaborator, women's prison, unwanted pregnancy, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, society, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Turkish Delight (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: sculptor, romance, fall in love, sex, love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, tragic love, celebrity culture, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Candy Regentag (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Flesh and fantasy fill the nights of the call girls at Bambi’s, a flashy back street brothel. Join Bambi, Candy and the girls for an evening or two and find out what happens in the violent world of sex for sale. Candy is new to the business. She ...
Plot: breasts, kissing, brothel, nipples, bed, sex scene, coming of age, orgasm, falling in love, vagina, friendship, friend ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Spring Tide (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco lives in a rough part of Copenhagen. His hooker mother has little time for him. Franco drifts into a life of crime, repeatedly confronting the authorities. To give him a new start, he’s placed in a foster home far away from Copenhagen. His ...
Plot: teenage girl, gun, female nudity, teenage boy, trombone, father daughter relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, beach house, sheep, flooding, jazz music ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fag Hag (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A straight young woman living in Tokyo becomes involved in the lives of a gay man and his married lover.
Plot: kiss, party, secret, baby, beer, husband wife relationship, dancing, wheelchair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up, male nudity, beach ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Affair in the Snow (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an isolated mountain resort, a woman gets involved in a love triangle between herself, her volatile lover and her ex-boyfriend, for whom she had platonic feelings.
Plot: love triangle, unrequited love, mountain, sex scene, suicide, memory, japanese new wave, snow, teacher, impotence, hotel, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 69
Mary Marie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
Plot: grief, friendship, jealousy, love triangle, female masturbation, voyeurism, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, small town, sister sister relationship, sex scene, handyman
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 41
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: flashback, female masturbation, female nudity, lesbian, lesbianism, masturbation, love triangle, sexuality, death, sex, threesome, bisexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage goldsmith with a dark past tragically falls in love with a young nude model.
Style: student film, avant garde
Plot: breasts, masturbation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity, teenage boy, jealousy, husband wife relationship, photographer, little girl, foot chase, dating, shyness ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sound of the Sea (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Son de Mar (English: "Sound of the Sea") is a 2001 Spanish drama / erotic film directed by Juan José Bigas Luna based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Vicent. It revolves around Ulises (Jordi Mollà), who comes to a fishing ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, small town, betrayal, romance, couple relations, older man younger woman relationship, friendship, love affair, rich and poor, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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 98
Cruel Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The con is on when a gorgeous LA playboy tries to juggle four beautiful women and gets more than he bargained for. When a million bucks goes missing from the Yakuza, Japan's notorious mafia, the chase is on for the culprit. But in this tale of ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: rejection, love, gift, sex, bartender, bikini, loyalty, sex scene, beach, money, woman on top, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tokyo Train Girls: Private Lessons (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: New teacher Chihiro has been on the job for three months. She does her job with great enthusiasm, but she has a secret that nobody must know. As a student, she accumulated debt in order to keep up with her well-to-do friends. She can’t pay it back ...
Plot: sex scene, teacher student sex, bdsm, prostitution, premature ejaculation, alter ego, male prostitution, sexual fantasy, english teacher, exhibitionism, subway train, anonymous sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Trouble with Sex (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sexy romantic drama in which, at the outset, the characters are leading their own lives in very different worlds, though each is beset by niggling discontentment. Michelle (Renée Weldon - IFTA Best Actress) is a fast-rising young Dublin lawyer ...
Plot: dancing, alcohol, party, bare breasts, female nudity, friendship, undressing, underwear, shower, rain, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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33%
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Capriccio (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the renewed flings with their former lovers prove to be disastrously unlike the romantic memories, an unfaithful couple returns to each other.
Plot: extramarital affair, erotica, woman on top, voyeur, pubic hair, prostitute, orgasm, erection, fingering, testicles, nipples, exhibitionism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 14
Waves (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Waves is a romantic drama about the intimate relationship between Ross & Sofia - two old friends passionately in love yet life's cultural, geographical, and emotional obstacles get in the way.
Plot: lovers, unfulfilled love, love, surrealism, friendship, flashback, dog, marriage, beach, jealousy, dancing, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love in Sampan (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love in Sampan is the tale of an unfortunate young woman named Kiu. As she explains in the opening narration, she has known three men: Wah (a boy who worked in her family's shop), Chuen Wang (a local gang boss whom she is compelled to marry) ...
Plot: fishing boat, husband wife relationship, love, shower, death, rape, escape, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, outdoor sex, voyeurism, lesbian sex ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 118
Ajanabee (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Middle-classed young and dashing Rohit Kumar Saxena falls in love with wealthy and lovely Reshmi, and both decide to get married. Reshmi's dad, the wealthy Diwan Sardarilal is strongly opposed to this marriage, but relents when Reshmi refuses ...
Plot: rain, love, neighbor, guilt, marriage, wedding, flashback, truck, estate, falling down stairs, gas station, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%