Movies like Love in a Fish Bowl

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Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
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Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
Original name: Akvaariorakkaus
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waitress Saara meets handsome journalist Joni, and soon moves in to live with him. Joni tries his best to satisfy Saara sexually but, disturbed by violent lesbian fantasies, she is unable to experience orgasm. Trying to cope with the situation, Saara has another brief affair back in her old home town.
Plot: waitress, young adult, frigidity, sexual identity, journalist, sex, love, community, parent child relationship, sexual attraction, female friendship, city, wedding, restaurant, explicit sex, fishbowl, bondage, sexuality, male nudity, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and talky films with plots about sex, female nudity, erotica, love, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity and lesbianism mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Love in a Fish Bowl: Amazing Women by the Sea (1998), Joy (1983), White Room (1990), Tattoo Bar (2000), The Welts (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Amazing Women by the Sea (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, Bella, her husband Kajus and their young son, Thomas, spend seemingly endless holidays together. Next year the arrival of new neighbors, Rosa and Gabe and their two daughters, start changing their lives.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, feminism, couple relations, parents and children, gender, couples, family relations, jazz, yacht, beach, swimming ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: finland
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95%
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Joy (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is the story about Joy who falls in love with an older man (she has been looking for her missing father all her life), and then travels around Paris with him and his other female companion, experiencing a broad range of sexual encounters.
Plot: travel, love, sex, supermodel, lifting up dress, older man younger woman sex, orgy, lesbian sex, lesbianism, erotica, white panties, panties ...
Place: paris france
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91%
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White Room (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Norm, a confused young man, lives two lives, one in and one out of reality. One night, he witnesses the murder of rock video star Madelaine X and feels guilty, as he did nothing to prevent it. At Madelaine’s funeral, he meets a mysterious woman in ...
Plot: sex, love, mystery, obsession, male nudity, surrealism, faked death, woman on top, fully clothed sex, having sex with skirt hiked up, mysterious woman, older woman younger man relationship ...
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84%
The Secret Life of Happy People (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Élevé par des parents parfaits dans une banlieue proprette, frère cadet d'une fille à qui tout réussit et flanqué d'un ami tombeur, le pauvre Thomas se sent bien ordinaire. Alors qu'il tente désespérément de terminer ses ...
Plot: architect, swimming pool, waitress, parent child relationship, father son relationship, bear trap, kite
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80%
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Tattoo Bar (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she's still hung up on the man who broke her heart (Miguel Molina), club dancer Simona (Mercedes Ortega) pledges to eradicate all memories of him by removing the tattoos he put on her body. Complicating matters is Mariel (Alexis ...
Plot: tattoo, adultery, sex, love, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, labia
Place: barcelona spain
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77%
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The Welts (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother in '80s Poland, 12-year-old Wojciech has taken the brunt of his stressed father's frustrations with him; the boy frequently gets punished via belt. Wojciech's father occasionally tries to, instead, ...
Plot: journalist, punishment, widower, single father, belt, attraction, parent child relationship, love, fear, emotional abuse, understanding, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Experience Preferred... But Not Essential (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy, introverted young girl takes a summer job at a seaside resort in Wales, where she finds the staff, the owners and patrons unlike anyone she has ever met before.
Style: humorous, colourful, melancholic, witty, talky ...
Plot: waitress, hotel, introvert, seaside town, sleepwalking, restaurant, seaside, relationships, love, coming-of-age, coming of age, loneliness ...
Place: mine, tokyo
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70%
A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Style: lyrical
Plot: death of lover, waitress, singer, loss, women, love, loss of loved one, church, hospital, nightclub, affair, cremation ...
Place: chile, south america
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One (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: prostitution, sex, journalist, journalism, introspection, female friendship, wife husband relationship, society, gender, feminism, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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64%
Colorado Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, emigrant Hanna returns from Colorado to Finland. In America she was known as Dollar-Hanna, but in Finland she has to endure the Civil War and live through the prohibition. Hanna's independent spirit will guide her.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, epic ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, island, getting home, hopes, love and romance, society, historical event, civil war, death of husband, generation, old love ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: colorado, finland
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60%
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Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: coming of age, journalist, sex, prostitute, sex scene, police station, prostitution
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60%
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Liz (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elizabeth and David are getting married. One day a sailboat anchor outside their villa in the archipelago. Elisabeth feels a vague threat from the unknown sailor aboard.
Plot: infidelity, sex, sexual desire, lesbian, cheating fiancee, anonymous sex, cafe, bathtub, wedding, flashback, male nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to best save the necessary funds to leave her desolate town and start anew, Katie prostitutes herself to a handful of regulars that frequent the diner she waitresses at. As she draws near to saving the funds she believes her new life ...
Plot: waitress, prostitution, love at first sight, trailer park, coming of age, alcoholic mother, violence against women, first love, quitting a job, poverty, prostitute, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: san francisco, arizona
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54%
The Sacred Mound (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness ...
Plot: island, treasure, lighthouse, fire, sex, wedding, first love, children, urination
Place: iceland
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54%
The Homefront (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine, a woman who hired him, left his husband J.P., also a Vietnam vet while he was in 'Nam, and J.P. became an ...
Plot: house painter, alcoholic, vietnam war, guitarist, inner city, commitment, waitress, vietnam veteran, parent child relationship, ex soldier, girlfriend, mansion ...
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
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51%
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The Bite (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Koichi is a gigolo who is paid by a madame to seduce and have sex with various women while she and her clients secretly watch. He doesn't like what he's doing, but he needs the money to take care of his seriously ill mother. One day ...
Plot: waitress, voyeurism, gigolo, japanese woman, sick mother, prostitution, sexploitation, erotica
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50%
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Desideria (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An overweight teenage girl walks in on her mother having a three-way. She later confronts her mother and gets her birthday cake shoved in her face. She then tries to commit suicide, but survives and loses a lot of weight. Now attractive to boys and ...
Plot: sex, sexual attraction, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, erotica, rape, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, underage sex ...
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49%
 5.3
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Sisters Apart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Taru elää ratsutilalla harmonista elämää miehensä Harrin ja tytärpuolensa Ninnin kanssa. Kaikki muuttuu, kun Ninni loukkaantuu hevosonnettomuudessa. Kymmenen vuotta sitten Ruotsiin lähtenyt Ninnin biologinen äiti Eve kutsutaan paikalle ...
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Emanuelle in Bangkok (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emanuelle is sent to Bangkok on a journalism assignment. While there, she embarks on her own exploration of the secrets of sensual pleasure. While learning much, she also reveals several secrets of her own.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, rape, journalist, sex, love affair, strong sexual content, sexual relations, prince, sexploitation, woman in danger, danger, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 84
Breakdown (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A journalist lives his smooth citizen life, married to a woman from respected family. But, conflicts with manager at work are becoming more often, his marriage is unstable and the outer manifestation of all this is a strange skin disease. Doctors ...
Plot: journalist, infection, troubled marriage, car, mountain, dinner, mother, father, passion, tree, sex, secretary ...
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36%
 5.3
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: road movie
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
Plot: seduction, beach, sex, teenage girl, sexuality, casino, woman in bathtub, boat, footsie under the table, jellyfish, roulette, adult actress playing teenage girl ...
Place: saint tropez
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35%
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Gift Girls (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women are secretly plush prostitutes. They are successively called by a mysterious person to have sex with three different men and assuage their weird fantasies.
Plot: prostitute, sex, sexual fantasy, erotica, lesbian sex, lesbianism, female nudity, nude model
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Annie (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sex, stripper, female bare feet, playing footsie, male nudity, bare breasts, lesbian, erotica, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, shower
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34%
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Fallen Angel (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Caught in a seedy underworld of lies, lust and murder, Antonelli, the local mob boss, and his sultry young wife, Michelle, share a game of deception and jealousy that soon turns deadly.
Plot: sex, casino, male full rear nudity, large breasts, caught having sex, lesbian, erotica, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, gambling
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Yellow Emmanuelle (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this sexpolitation effort, a British pilot is assaulted by a gang of hoodlums and left on the street. He's eventually taken to a hospital, where he is nursed back to health by Dr. Emy Wong, a beautiful Asian physician. As the pilot is ...
Plot: doctor, sex, sexploitation, emmanuelle, cleavage, hospital, call girl, see through panties, prostitution, nipples visible through clothing, prostitute, love ...
Place: hong kong
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34%
Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friends, love, highway, salesman, road trip, sex, desert, self discovery, friendship, buddies, human nature, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, usa, tucson arizona, california
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33%
Threes, Menage a Trois (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Meet a couple of hipster swingers addicted to love. He's a novelist and she's a leather fetishist who provides valuable and stimulating research for his lurid erotic adventure tales! Their open marriage allows the couple to travel a ...
Plot: sex, suicide, sunglasses, threesome, espionage, magazine, applying makeup, boots, striptease, bare breasts, female nudity, erotica ...
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33%
Le salamandre (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inspired by the writings of writer Fritz Fanon, who believed that a colonial population could only reach freedom by declaring violence towards their occupiers, Cavallone’s tale sees a white photographer (Erna Schurer) who seduces a black model ...
Plot: lesbian, sex, interracial romance, female nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, lesbianism, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, execution
Place: africa
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32%
The All-American Girl (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Debbie's boyfriend Bobby has left for Guatemala for three months and Debbie is expecting a boring summer. But then she hasn't considered her neighbours and their 15-year old son Johnny.
Plot: sex, sexual fantasy, teenager, sexuality, neighbor, masturbation, bare breasts, erotica, female nudity, teenage sex, sexual awakening, spanking
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%