Movies like The Monk 1972

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The Monk (1972)
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The Monk (1972)
Original name: Le moine
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught and punished by the Inquisition. Instead, he signs up on the Devil's team and wins his freedom.. and eventually, the papacy.
Plot: devil, inquisition, sexuality, monk, monastery, temptation, female nudity, black magic, knife, lust, breasts, sorceress, nipples, religion

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, serious, sexy and suspenseful films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, blood, murder, breasts and bare breasts mostly in Drama, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Monk: The Antichrist (1974), Obscene Desire (1978), Victory March (1976), Game of Seduction (1976), Invisible Temptation (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Monk (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Madrid at the time of the Inquisition, the monk Ambrosio is renowned for his faith and his strength of will, a saint in the eyes of the populace. But when he discovers the beautiful Matilda hidden in his own monastery, all his repressed passions ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, woman dressed as man, inquisition, monk, torture, female nudity, convent, temptation, monastery, nun
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain
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The Antichrist (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An Italian nobleman seeks help after his paralyzed daughter becomes possessed by the spirit of a malevolent ancestress.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: reincarnation, danger, paralysis, faith, inquisition, past, supernatural, ghost, losing-it hero, deadly, supernatural ability, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
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46%
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Obscene Desire (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Amanda, a beautiful American girl is soon to be married to Andrea Orsomandi, a wealthy nobleman who lives in an extravagant Gothic mansion. However there exists something dark, sinister and supernatural within the walls of the mansion. It seems that ...
Style: erotic
Plot: possession, demon, devil, black magic, human sacrifice, female nudity, coitus, infidelity, female masturbation, cuckold, one female two males threesome, cuckolded husband
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40%
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Victory March (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The drawbacks and difficulties of military life are explored in this film. Paolo Passeri is a college graduate, somewhat spoiled, somewhat effete, who finds himself in an officer training program under the stern martinet, Captain Asciutto. He ...
Style: grotesque
Plot: army, breasts, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, gay, prostitution, abusive husband, extramarital affair, shot in the chest, excrement, sex ...
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Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Plot: erotica, sex, male nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
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37%
Invisible Temptation (1996)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life spirals out of control when he joins a cult of devil worshippers.
Style: light, neo noir
Plot: blood, devil, brutality, sadism, darkness, violence, betrayal, sect, attraction, mayhem, fire, murder ...
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35%
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Byleth (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man becomes obsessed with Byleth, the demon of incest, and it leads to an unhealthy infatuation with his sister.
Plot: incest, murder, possession, voyeurism, night, witchcraft, nipples, brother sister relationship, kiss, sex, prostitute, voyeur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Horror
Country: West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and told that it's all a ...
Style: erotic, satanic, suspense, sexploitation film
Plot: inquisition, butt naked, satanism, nun, letter, convent, teenage rape, occult, topless, female protagonist, public execution, confession ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Witches' Sabbath (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The freshly graduated psychiatrist David shall deliver an opinion about young Maddalena, who's on trial for murdering a hunter. She claims she's a witch and acted on behalf of the devil.
Style: baroque
Plot: witch, devil, murder, psychoanalyst, mad woman, orgasm, torture, female orgasm, plague, surrealism, attempted rape, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 17th century
Place: tuscany
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34%
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Madame Bovary (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Emma Bovary is bored by her country doctor husband and gives in to the affections of several rich suitors as well as the temptation of living beyond her husband's means.
Plot: adultery, husband, money, temptation, sex, adulteress, female nudity, woman, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Virgin Report (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Part documentary, part mockumentary, part sexploitation, all Franco. Starting in the Garden of Eden we are taken on a voyage around the world that covers various rites of passage and cultures deflowering of the virgin.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, semi documentary
Plot: puritan, drinking champagne, virgin, monk, cult, torture, teenage girl, sex scene, sexuality, ritual, fight, blood on face ...
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33%
Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women.
Style: sexy, sexual, rough, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, prison warden, sexploitation, women in prison, prison life, sexual relations, confined, politics, gory, strong female presence, world war two ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Demons (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of nuns become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: inquisition, female homosexuality, torture, nun, convent, rape, witch burning, murder of a nude woman, evil nun, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, assassin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young couple moves into an infamous New York apartment building to start a family. Things become frightening as Rosemary begins to suspect her unborn baby isn't safe around their strange neighbors.
Style: surreal, psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: satanic cult, losing-it hero, mystery, witch, devil, mind game, hallucination, woman in danger, pregnancy, demonic possession, supernatural, dreams ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965, year 1966
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, vatican
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29%
Fleeing from Evil to God (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Five men escape to a remote island in order to fight the Devil.
Style: allegory
Plot: devil, propaganda, faith, temptation, muslim, religion, islam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A painter facing a creative block arranges to spend the weekend in the country at his mistress's villa. While staying there, his sanity begins to disintegrate.
Style: sexy, mind bending, scary, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, haunted house, ghost, mentally unstable, supernatural, deadly, artists and showbiz, mystery, unfulfillment, love and romance, performer's life, couples ...
Time: 60s, year 1944, 1960s, 1940s
Place: milan italy, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Name for Evil (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Dissatisfied with the family architectural business, a man and his wife pack up and move out to his great-grandfather's old house in the country. While trying to patch it up, the house starts to make it clear to him that it doesn't want ...
Plot: nudism, funeral, sexual awakening, falling from height, sex game, erotica, old dark house, sexual obsession, sexual repression, sexism, sex, sexuality ...
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Sex and Zen III (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot follows new prostitutes Susan (Karen Yeung), Fanny (Tung Yi), and Chinyun (Chung Chun), who are inducted into the Fragrance House brothel where they are trained in the ways of lovemaking by their veteran madam Tall Kau. Eventually all three ...
Plot: sex, bare breasts, punishment, evil, sexual attraction, erotica, female nudity, torture, nipples, love, sadism, pretty legs ...
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28%
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: puberty, teenage girl, journalist, incest, coming of age, father daughter relationship, hotel, boarding school, nightgown, female masturbation, female nudity, girl man relationship ...
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28%
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 48
Rape Climax! (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Director Hisayasu Sato helmed this peculiar tale about a woman known as Locker Baby because she was left in a bus station locker as an infant. Locker Baby is raped by a man clad in black leather, traumatizing her still further, and driving her to ...
Style: light
Plot: rape, orphan, dream, pharmacy, necklace, necrophilia, nipple, past, water, death, handheld camera, drug ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shogun's Joys of Torture (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of the most famous of cult director Ishii Teruo's films. A young magistrate recalls three tales of heinous crimes committed by women and brutal punished that ensued. Not for the faint of heart.
Style: anthology
Plot: kidnapping, shame, incest, burned alive, screaming, decapitation, accident, suicide, sadism, beach, blood, torture ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dracula (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dracula arrives in Los Angeles to drain Hollywood of blood. Van Helsing is looking for Dracula to revenge his dead father. Lucy is missing in action and Mina is kidnapped.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, epic
Plot: erotica, exterminator, baker, dream, cult, blood, university, sale, injury, doll, murder, vampire ...
Time: victorian era
Place: denmark, transylvania, romania, bucharest
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26%
Emmanuelle 2001: Emmanuelle's Sensual Pleasures (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the last movie from the Emmanuelle 2000 collection. Very rare. Enjoy
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: sex, erotica, lesbian, female nudity, lesbian sex, nipples, lust, buttocks, breasts, sex scene, sexploitation
Time: year 2001, 2000s
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Tristana (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: wedding night, stroke, tumor, death of husband, unrequited love, maid, crutches, marriage of convenience, orphan, perversion, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: spain, europe
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25%
The Milky Way (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Style: talky, surreal, semi serious, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, satire, miraculous event, bible, crucifix, surrealism, hopes, imaginary, escapades, adventure, society, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, france, europe, paris france
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25%
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La rabbia (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young director years old, lives with a girl. Active part of the Intellectual society, he represents perfectly the union between fear and determination, that changes deeply his way of understanding the world that surrounds him. His only aim is to ...
Plot: male nudity, female nudity, director, surrealism, film within a film, filmmaking, actor, producer
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
It's Gradiva Who Is Calling You (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English historian travels to Morocco to work on a study of the painter Delacroix. He hears of a rare series of engravings and embarks on a search for them that takes him through the mysterious streets of the ancient medina. He becomes obsessed ...
Style: sexy, bleak, erotic
Plot: bondage, eroticism, ghost, voyeurism, hallucination, dreaming, dead woman, suicide, blindfold, dagger, tattoo, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ghoulish Count Dracula lures a naive estate agent, Jonathan Harker, to his decaying Transylvanian castle with the promise of easy money. But when he spies a portrait of the man's beautiful young wife Lucy, the vampire becomes obsessed and sets ...
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, immortality, blood, small town, surrealism, deadly, supernatural, danger, hidden identity, deadly creature, plague, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 70s, 1920s
Place: romania, transylvania, bulgaria, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Demon (1963)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Purif, a young peasant from South Italy, is suspected of being a witch possessed by a demon. All of the village is hostile to her sorcerous activity. The girl will be preserved from the community, meeting with a tragic and violent death.
Plot: superstition, witch, catholicism, possession, witch burning, illusion, dead cat, nun, unrequited love, cruelty, violence, mental illness ...
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: banned film, controversial, bleak, erotic, macabre ...
Plot: sexual perversion, rape, sexual torture, deviant sex, perversion, sex, fascism, kidnapping, captivity, obsession, torture, pubic hair ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%