Movies like Gloria mundi

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Gloria mundi (1976)
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Gloria mundi (1976)
Original name: Gloria Mundi
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hamdias, a producer who's set out to break new boundaries, plans to finance a film about torture. According to him, torture, the clash of two or more people, is not only what substantiates basic human relationships but also love and politics. Unfortunately Hamdias dies in a freak accident and his project is grounded. After some time, Galai (Olga Karlatos), who should have been the main actress of Hamdias movie, sets out to complete the controversial project. As soon as filming starts again, the thin line that separates reality from a nightmarish obsession begins slowly to blur.
Plot: terrorism, torture, political activist, terrorist, violence, female nudity, espionage, revolutionary, rebel, actress, sexual torture, belly dancer, torture device, vagina, object in vagina, female full frontal nudity, plastic explosive, film within a film

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out erotic, weird, serious and realistic films with plots about female nudity, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, sex, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and sex scene mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Gloria mundi: Thanos and Despina (1967), Eden and After (1970), The Jew (1996), A Scream from Silence (1979), Chicas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Thanos and Despina (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina's father, Vlahopoulos refuses to give his blessings and wants Despina to marry a ...
Plot: shepherd, arranged marriage, robbery, landowner, sheep, suicide, peasant, revenge, dog
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95%
Eden and After (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his "fear powder" the students experience a series of hallucinations.
Style: allegory, disturbing, experimental, erotic, avant garde ...
Plot: torture, surrealism, parallel universe, modernism, fetish, desert, nihilism, death, painting, avant-garde, eroticism, female nudity ...
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75%
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The Jew (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of Brazilian Antônio José da Silva, a jewish poet, playwright and lawyer living in the 18th Century Lisbon, who managed to avoid Inquisition by converting himself to Catholicism, after being tortured. But his fierce criticism of ...
Plot: female nudity, dungeon, inquisition, jewish, torture, torture chamber, female full frontal nudity
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: mental disorder, feminist, rape, male female relationship, female nudity, hate, rape victim, shame, courtroom, girl, feminism, misogyny ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 77
Chicas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pilar is a Spanish widow who has raised her three daughters in France. In love with Fernand, the manager of the building in which she lives, she organizes a lunch in her home with the intention of introducing him to the rest of the family. The ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, flashback, female nudity, actress, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Contrainte par corps (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Frenchwoman Claire, resting with her friend on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, becoms the victim of harassment by the local police commissioner Castes. Accused for disturbing public order, and then in the drug trade, she gets to the ...
Plot: vacation, corruption, island prison, nightmare, island, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), arrest, injustice, women's prison, female prisoner, false accusation ...
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51%
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The End (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Depardieu plays an unnamed hunter and we join him and his dog as they depart for a nearby forest to snare some rabbits - or perhaps he's hunting for something far more elusive? His excursion soon progresses from carefree meandering to a ...
Plot: lost in the woods, scorpion, forest, female nudity, dog, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, blood, knife, stabbed in the throat, rifle, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 47
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: love, tattoo, adultery, male full rear nudity, female nudity, sex, tattooed woman, bare breasts, vagina, labia, female full frontal nudity
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gemini Affair (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hopeful young actress is lured to Hollywood by the seduction of fame and fortune. A friend she lives with while in Hollywood becomes her lover, and they both soon come to realize that the seedy Hollywood lifestyle is not for them.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbianism, affair, lesbian, female nudity, erotica, actress, lesbian interest, exploitation, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Convent of Sinners (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convent of Sinners is the story of Susanna, a young girl who is raped by her own father and sent to a convent for her sins, where she falls in love with a priest. The other nuns, however, are jealous and angry, they want Susanna for themselves, and ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: incest rape, sexual torture, inquisition, depravity, evil nun, father daughter incest, nun, female masturbation, erotica, torture, exploitation, sadism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: erotic, avant garde, art house, political, weird
Plot: erotica, nude model, female orgasm, orgasm, filmmaking, surrealism, insanity, sex scene, female nudity, intimacy, doppelganger, strong sexual content ...
Place: paris france
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48%
Fairy in a Cage (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: During the latter part of World War II, Judge Murayama, head of the Japanese military police, uses his position to falsely accuse, capture, imprison and torture women in whom he is interested. Namiji Kikushima, a high-class business woman, is one ...
Style: sexy, sexual, controversial
Plot: fetish, porn, exploitation, rape, torture device, torture chamber, sexploitation, s&m, sexual abuse, torture, world war two, making love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Process (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is on the verge of killing herself, in reverse.
Plot: menage a trois, erection, threesome, explicit sex, male nudity, actress, voyeurism, female nudity, male full rear nudity, gay sex, suicide attempt, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Killed the Family and Went to the Movies (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: There are many concurrent plots in this film. The main one being the one in which a desperate guy kills his parents with an open razor and then goes to the movies. At the same time, other violent events happen when two girls realize they are in love ...
Style: weird
Plot: lgbt, violent, lesbianism, torture, suicide, violence, son murders father, lesbian sex, male full rear nudity, filicide, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity
Place: rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Marjoe Gortner plays a drug dealer whose car breaks down in a small U.S. town. In turn, the town's people become victim to his unique brand of physical and mental torture.
Plot: small town, torture, vietnam veteran, mexican border, bowling, racial slur, violinist, hostage, waitress, diner, sociopath, held captive ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pleasure Campus: Secret Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This is a combination of stories dealing with the ecstatic adventures of high school student Sachiko.
Plot: hypnosis, rapist, sex, female nudity, punishment, violence, torture, bondage, rape, husband wife relationship, teacher, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Little Flames (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: female nudity, imagination, erotica, alien, burned alive, dragon, fire, robot, nurse, king, sex scene, abusive boyfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Policeman (2011)
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Duration: 105 min.
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Strip Search (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, serious, political
Plot: terrorism, investigation, confined, government agency, life is a bitch, captivity, manipulation, male nudity, politics, prison, bdsm, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Burning Birds (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Since her fish salesman husband was killed by militant thugs for his political affiliations, Kusum has been left alone to support her eight children and her mother-in-law. She does this by breaking rocks in a nearby quarry. But of course, things can ...
Plot: female nudity, large family, released from prison, suicide, violence, poverty, brothel, death of husband, dead animal, sex scene, slaughterhouse, cruelty ...
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Human Zoo (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a deserter called Srdjan Vasiljevic in 1999. They move to ...
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Place: serbia, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Mexico
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Jess Franco.
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, sexually dissatisfied wife, female nudity, explicit sex, lesbian, female masturbation, impotence, sex scene, coitus, disability, sexually frustrated woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 3K
Hail Mary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel Gabriel must school Joseph to accept Mary's pregnancy, ...
Style: avant garde, disturbing, art house, erotic, psychedelic ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 33
Fancy Lady (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A Danish reporter is assigned to San Francisco to investigate the sexual goings-on in that city and how it differs from, or is similar to, what's going on in Copenhagen. She winds up getting involved with everything from lesbian stag shows to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 173
Black Sun (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning the identity of the man who killed her husband, a young widow struggles with whether to forgive the killer or avenge her husband's death
Style: erotic
Plot: sex scene, making love, female nudity, revenge, loss of husband, wedding dress, funeral, male nudity, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, falling off a cliff
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
Style: erotic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: erotic, serious, emotional, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, coitus, prostitution, fondling, sexual abuse, lust, disfigurement, debauchery, sexploitation, female nudity, sex trafficking ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%