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Lover for a Day (2017)
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Lover for a Day (2017)
Original name: L'Amant d'un jour
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of a father, his 23-year-old daughter who goes back home one day because she has just been dumped, and his new girlfriend, who is also 23 and lives with him.
Style: rough, bleak, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, age difference, lovers, betrayal, infidelity, lover, love, lie, older man younger woman relationship, couples, french algerian war, teacher student relationship, dancing, female nudity, sex scene, break up, suicide attempt, university, male nudity, photograph, kissing, cigarette smoking, toilet, frustration, breakup ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about female nudity, infidelity, couples, betrayal, love, bare breasts and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Lover for a Day: Our Time (2018), White Lie (2019), Love Life (2007), Jealousy (2013), Anthem (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Our Time (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA, Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in a traditional world of bullfighting ranches in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, “Where Life is Born” tells the story of Juan and Ester, a couple who have an open relationship, and the problems that arise when Ester falls in love with ...
Style: touching, melancholic, psychological, suspenseful, rough
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cuckold, open marriage, sexually dissatisfied wife, teenage sexuality, family life, lovers, husband wife relationship, adultery, horny wife, jealousy, kids and family, cuckolded husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
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White Lie (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katie Arneson is faking cancer. A university dance major, Katie's falsified diagnosis and counterfeit fundraising have transformed her into a campus celebrity surrounded by the supportive community she's always dreamed of: a close-knit ...
Style: psychological, captivating, emotional, touching
Plot: lesbian relationship, cancer, lesbianism, terminal illness, lie, deception, love, popularity, regret, money, university, cheating ...
Place: canada
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Love Life (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A married young academic falls under the sexual thrall of a much older man whose air of jaded ennui conceals a secret desire for vengeance.
Style: witty, sentimental, emotional, romantic
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, age difference, midlife crisis, love, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, older man young girl relationship, friendship between men, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, parent child relationship, best friend ...
Place: israel
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47%
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Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, hidden identity, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, frustration, suicide attempt, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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34%
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Anthem (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young writer and his attractive wife looking to climb the social ladder move to an affluent area outside of Scottsdale AZ. Little do they know... Once you say yes... it's hard to say no.
Style: suspense, sexy, captivating, touching, suspenseful
Plot: adultery, marriage, older man younger woman relationship, young couple, seduction, betrayal, infidelity, failed marriage, swinger couple, swinger party, writers, female in shower ...
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Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, family problems, couples, uncover truth, parents and children, infidelity, adultery, disturbed childhood, father daughter relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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27%
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Amin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amin has come from Senegal to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïcha, and their three children. He leads a solitary life in France, where the only space he occupies is his home and the building sites on which he works. Most of his earnings ...
Style: melancholic, touching, psychological, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: interracial love, interracial sex, infidelity, worker, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter relationship, female nudity, money, sex scene, interracial romance, interracial relations ...
Place: africa, senegal
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27%
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Los Perros (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Argentina, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mariana, an upper-class Chilean, feels a strange attraction towards her riding teacher, Juan, a former colonel with a shady past.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unfaithful wife, cheating wife, seductress, female nudity, father daughter relationship, sex scene, escapades, deadly, love, chase, rivalry, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
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27%
Desolation Angels (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Returning home from a trip to visit his mother, Nick discovers that a good friend of his, Sid, has apparently raped his girlfriend, Mary. More concerned with his own wounded pride than with Mary's lingering feelings of guilt, pain and betrayal, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, sexual abuse, vengeance, urban, infidelity, couple relations, college student, bartender, taxi ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, manhattan new york city
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27%
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Bitter Sweet (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A young couple in love prepares to marry, but--contrary to the popular stereotype--the woman develops a classic case of "cold feet" and seeks the advice of an older man. In no position to offer solid counsel since his own marriage is ...
Style: erotic, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: couples, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, infidelity, sexual relations, womanizer, erotica, female nudity, cheating, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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26%
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: breakup, friendship, fall in love, human nature, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, paris france, europe, france
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26%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, beach house, family relations, parents and children, family problems, parent child relationship, dishonesty, love, father daughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, beach ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couples, sex aid, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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25%
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Manslaughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, fighting the system, false accusation, crime and punishment, injustice, legal, law enforcement, ultimatum, society, murder, extramarital affair, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, infidelity, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, extramarital affair, jealousy, love affair, dysfunctional family, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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Boy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 18-year old Christian has just graduated from high school. At his summer job he is seduced by the 36-year old single mother Sanne. Soon he is drawn into a world of sensuality and his acquaintance with Sanne turns into an intense love affair which ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teenager, female nudity, breakup, age difference, sex scene, coming of age, single mother, jealousy, male nudity, mother son relationship, male masturbation ...
Place: denmark
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Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: suspenseful, rough, clever, serious, tense ...
Plot: law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, master criminal, family relations, gang, infidelity, police corruption, crime, parents and children, rivalry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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24%
The Kreutzer Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film by Bernard Rose, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy with music by Ludwig Van Beethoven. Edgar Hudson meets Abby, a concert pianist, at a dinner party. Abby is involved with someone else but that doesn't stop the two from acting upon their ...
Style: erotic, serious, sexy, psychological thriller, captivating ...
Plot: sexual abuse, obsession, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa
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24%
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Above Us Only Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman discovers the man she has lived with for years is not who she thought he was...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, starting over, betrayal, hopes, dishonesty, couples, longing, human nature, love, death, death of husband, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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Tear This Heart Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. by one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, epic
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, rise to the top, family problems, love and romance, breakup, revolution, dishonesty, social climbing, ambition, couples ...
Time: 30s, 1940s, 1930s, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
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24%
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An Education (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: age difference, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, love and romance, self discovery, teenage life, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, betrayal, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: london, england, europe, paris france, oxford university ...
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Pure (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music. Everything changes when she hears a performance of Mozart’s 'Requiem' at the Gothenburg Concert ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, solace, betrayal, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Flying Blind (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frankie is in her forties, ambitious and successful. She works in the aerospace industry at Filton, designing surveillance drones for the military. Shes never married, and is completely in control of every part of her life. Her closest relationship ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, dishonesty, betrayal, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, older woman younger man relationship, fall in love, falling in love, older woman younger man, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, tragic hero, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
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Angel Blue (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis (Sam Bottoms) is a handsome, successful and well-liked civic leader who lives in his hometown with his lovely wife (Lisa Eichhorn) and their new baby. When Enrique Vasquez (Marco Rodriguez) and his striking teen daughter Angela (Yeniffer ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, coach, drinking, adultery, bar, gymnast, bank, extramarital affair, pervert, parking lot, telephone call, neighbor ...
Place: california
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Off-White Lies (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this bittersweet family comedy, shy teenager Libby moves back to Israel to live with her hapless father Shaul, unexpectedly finding herself without a home as war breaks out around them. Shaul devises a creative solution: posing as refugees, they ...
Style: depressing, suspense, serious, disturbing
Plot: asthma, inhaler, refugee, father daughter relationship, lie, jewish, teenage girl, estranged father, refugees, danger, female director, car ...
Time: year 2006
Place: israel
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22%
The Night Buffalo (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Unable to cope with the fact that his girlfriend cheated on him with his best friend, a twenty-two year old schizophrenic sets an elaborate revenge plan into motion before taking his own life. Gregorio has been in and out of mental hospitals for ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, haunted by the past, love triangle, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, human nature, friendship, mental illness, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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22%
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Tigertail (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man reflects on the lost love of his youth and his long-ago journey from Taiwan to America as he begins to reconnect with his estranged daughter.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: father daughter relationship, dream, couple relations, loveless marriage, couples, husband wife relationship, storytelling, marriage, love, betrayal, love affair, destiny ...
Place: america
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22%
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Elegy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, sexy, serious, erotic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, older man younger woman sex, obsession, teachers and students, infidelity, love and romance, couples, danger, critic, possessiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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22%
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Maine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Backpacking alone on the Appalachian trail, a married woman meets a younger hiker and the two strangers become inexplicably drawn to one another.
Style: captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: hiking, camping, loneliness, dysfunctional relationship, love, sexual attraction, sex scene, infidelity, seduction, couples, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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22%