Movies like Magdalene

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Magdalene (1988)
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Magdalene (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Father Joseph Mohr, a newly appointed priest in the town of Oberndorf (near Salzburg), meets the beautiful prostitute Magdalene. He struggles to change her situation and make a new life for her, and while doing so, they fall in love. Mohr struggles with his feelings for her, versus his commitment to God. Meanwhile, the Prior, Mohr's superior, whose corrupt dealings with the Baron von Seidl are threatened by Mohr's integrity and honesty, works (unsuccessfully) to falsely accuse Mohr of sexual misconduct with Magdalene, and thereby remove him from office. Meanwhile, Mohr and local schoolteacher Franz Gruber compose the hymn "Silent Night".
Plot: priest, ex prostitute, prostitute, vengeance, violence, medieval, unrequited love, retribution, risk, vigilante, danger, school teacher, vendetta, attempted rape, revenge, retaliation, priest in love
Place: austria

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and gloomy films with plots about revenge, society, priest, love and romance, love, vengeance and prostitute mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Magdalene: Tess (1979), Adam & Eve (2002), Vendues (2004), Kadal (2013), The Dagger (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 15K
Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, innocence lost, family relations, farmer, peasant, revenge, marriage, love, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
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95%
 4.6
 67
Adam & Eve (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adam is a dashing young priest who catches the eye of Eve. Adam is having trouble fighting his desires to be with his young pursuer, and before long, finds himself in a steamy affair with the woman. Homosexual dancer Jason can't hide his ...
Plot: sex with a priest, love triangle, seduction, priest, woman on top, choir, catholic schoolgirl, sex standing up
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89%
 4.2
 13
Vendues (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 7 young women from Eastern Europe accept to become prostitutes for a year in exchange for a journey that will take them from Belgrade to Marseilles and provide them with a French passport. Irina, a worker from a Moscow suburb, brings along Enki, her ...
Plot: beach, murder, violence, death, prostitute, hotel, travel, revenge, female nudity, gun
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86%
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Kadal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: A wrongdoer is caught red-handed and he is not going to forgive the man who exposed him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, romantic, captivating
Plot: frame up, teenage love, love, priest, young love, teenage life, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, clergy, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.4
 220
The Dagger (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Banafsheh, a young prostitute who has fled with a man to the seaside in hope of starting a new life has to return to her profession as she learns about the betrayal of her lover. Penniless and emotionally broken, she also has to bear with the taunts ...
Plot: drug traffic, falling in love, pimp, urban decay, class differences, marriage, blue collar, lie, revenge, prostitute, ex prostitute, class society ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, infidelity, love triangle, couples, family problems, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Icharus Broken (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After four years in prison, Bobby is released into a world he no longer recognizes. His exgirlfriend Penny is abusing drugs. Their daughter is in foster care. Bobby's sister is in the process of rebuilding her life after a bad relationship.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: love, haunted by the past, drug abuse, destiny, addiction, vengeance, starting over, infidelity, couples, prostitute, hopes, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 223
Inside Out (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.
Style: gloomy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, vengeance, gambling, addiction, self discovery, profanity, life is a bitch, bookies, delivery, telephone call, telephone, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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It Rains in My Village (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, small town, small town life, village life, vengeance, alcohol abuse, social relations, family relations, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
We'll Live Till Monday (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ilya Semenovich Melnikov is a history teacher in an ordinary Soviet high school. He is a very good teacher and his students and colleagues treat him with a great deal of respect. However, Melnikov faces a lot of difficulties in his work. In ...
Style: intellectual, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: school teacher, teacher, unrequited love, school, responsibility, coming of age, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, older man younger woman relationship, teacher student relationship, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 731
The Whore (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Constance, 1410. Marie, daughter of the richest bourgeois of the city, is on the eve of marrying a prestigious lawyer, son of an earl. Although the compromise fills with pride the girl's father, anxious to ennoble, Marie is not just convinced ...
Style: serious, suspense, sincere, realistic
Plot: prostitute, brothel, life is a bitch, society, clergy, male female relationship, investigation, forced marriage, execution, rape, revenge, church ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fools of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: murder, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, rebellion, state affairs, family relations, estate, revolution, couples, family life, alcohol abuse, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 683
Seven Servants (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elderly man wants to exit earth in a state of unity with all creatures. To that end, he hires a quartet of manservants to plug his facial orifices with their fingers.
Plot: left handedness, bed, cook, master, dream, bathroom, female nudity, right hand man, surrealism, ear, architect, soup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stay as You Are (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A May-December romance. Roué Giulio Marengo, a Roman landscape architect unhappy in his marriage, meets Francesca, a young and beautiful Florentine, and then learns she might be his daughter. He resolves to keep his hands off but can't seem to ...
Plot: father daughter incest, older man younger woman relationship, older man younger woman sex, architect, unhappy, extramarital affair, fear, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), horse race, accidental incest, sex montage ...
Place: florence, rome italy, florence italy, italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 200
Malady of Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on ...
Plot: doctor, hairdresser, sickness, cancer, illness, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: gloomy, clever, emotional, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, estate, cinderella story, social differences, love affair, store, fall in love, infidelity, tragic love, lovers reunited, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pretty Princess (1993)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A princess from a Nordic European country(Snellenburgh) is obligated to marry the boy her family chose. She escapes and discovers love in the arms of a beautiful swimming teacher(Bova).
Plot: kidnapping, wedding, princess, marriage, rebirth, arranged marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
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Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Tears of Saint Peter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Izabella Scorupco plays Carla, who is a con-artist somewhere in mediavel Sweden. Carla is disguised as a man and she is selling a "product" called Petri tårar (Tears of St. Peter). This product cures every sickness. In order to promote ...
Plot: medieval, orgy, woman in bathtub, beach, male nudity, female nudity
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 340
The Affair (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oriko’s and her mother had a difficult relationship. She knew of her mother’s relationships with men, and insisted she stop, interfering in the affair. Now that her mother has passed away, Oriko attempts to find out more about her from her ...
Plot: extramarital affair, japanese new wave, attempted rape, age difference, hit by a car, sex scene, sculptor, sculpture, rape, flashback, unrequited love, mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Silent Storm (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An enigmatic outsider living on a remote Scottish island finds herself caught between her minister husband and the delinquent who is sent to live with them.
Style: enigmatic
Plot: female director, guardian, criminal, remote island, priest, delinquent, minister, outsider, love triangle
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 70
Izzat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Family drama from India starring Dharmendra, Tanuja and Jayalalitha J
Plot: illegitimate son, priest, mistaken identity, insecurity, dual role, birthday party, death of mother, honor, class differences, mansion, landowner
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: jewish, teenager, nun, priest, catholic priest, catholic, first sexual experience, drag racing, religion
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8.0
 7
Marriage? (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Laurice Guillen's debut film, about a young couple about to get married.
Plot: female director, loss of virginity, picnic, cemetery, disco, swimming, sibling rivalry, drinking, hotel, beach, sunset, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Man on Horseback (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's medieval times. Kohlhaas merchants with horses. When going to the local fair to sell his horses, is forced by a noble to leave him part of the merchandise as payment for traveling through his land, promising to give it back when the fair ...
Style: stylized, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, rivalry, hopes, criminal heroes, heroes, folk hero, good versus evil, rebellion, social differences, rebelliousness, vengeance, price of justice ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 268
Road Movie (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suk-won, a trader who loses all of his money (and his wife) in a market downturn is left homeless until Dae-shik, a homeless loner, rescues him. Together the two travel across the country and Dae-shik falls in love with Suk-won. Joining them in ...
Style: road movie
Plot: homelessness, gay, sex, suicide, homeless man, prostitute, male nudity, unrequited love, gay interest, triangle, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Story of Poor (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: vengeance, village, murder, assault, research, poverty, convoy, pity, boy meets girl, rich, poor, kill ...
Place: tbilisi, siberia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 145
Melody in Love (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story is about a young woman (Melody) who goes to Mauritius to stay with friends. It is the story of her sexual awaking and finding true love.
Plot: sexual awakening, island, love, sunken ship, casino, sex, incestuous kiss, tropical island, volcano, affair, martial arts, cousin cousin relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 9K
Othello (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.
Style: tense, melancholic, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: black man white woman relationship, interracial relations, betrayal, vengeance, tragic love, murder, racism, jealousy, rivalry, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 1930s
Place: italy, venice, europe, mediterranean sea, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: priest in love, catholic priest, convent, nun, priest, catholic church, catholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%