Movies like Soft Skin

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Soft Skin (1998)
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Soft Skin (1998)
Original name: やわらかい肌
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Minako, a Tokyo housewife, is depressed that everyone has an active life outside the home except her. Taking her inspiration from TV reports of a hitch-hiking chainsaw murderer, Minako decides to spice up her life by finding a young lover and running off with him by faking her kidnapping. While her family frets and worries, Minako has a wonderful time. Eventually, though, she decides it's time to go back to her family. Her lover, however, isn't ready for the fun to end, and Minako's fake kidnapping soon becomes all too real.
Plot: cheating wife, sex scene, kidnapping, female captive, female protagonist, wannabe, unhappy wife, fake kidnapping

Most similar movies to Soft Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about kidnapping, sex scene, murder, female nudity, cheating wife, husband wife relationship and female protagonist mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Soft Skin: Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995), Dirty Laundry (1987), Ramji Rao Speaking (1989), Black Widows (2016), The Crossing (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Arab, The Camel, and P. Madhavan Nair (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Madhavan Nair (Mohanlal) has over the years, finally managed to start leading a comfortable life in Abudhabi, when Meenakshi (Lekshmi Rai) drops into his life from heaven. Love strikes, and in no time breaks, and a disheartened Nair finds himself ...
Plot: kidnapping, desert, boyfriend, middle aged man, rich, accountant, malayalam
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The hilarious trio from 'Ramji Rao Speaking' faces a new trouble when the heroine of their drama group quits.
Plot: kidnapping, fake death, telephone call, malayalam, suicide attempt, doppelganger, assassination plot, impersonation, suicidal, actor, rescue, murder of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dirty Laundry (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend unwittingly come into possession of a bag containing one million dollars belonging to a drug-smuggling ring. The mobsters try to catch the couple and retrieve their money.
Plot: chase, boy genius, poodle, gangster, bag of money, female reporter, laundromat, kidnapping, gangsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ramji Rao Speaking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story revolves around three unemployed people who get involved in a kidnapping saga due to a case of mistaken identity.
Plot: telephone call, kidnapping, businessman, unemployed, daughter, rich, empathy, unemployment, liar, reward, farce, friendship between men ...
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The Japanese Wife Next Door: Part 2 (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Every choice you make can change the course of your life. This is the premise of THE JAPANESE WIFE NEXT DOOR series. Beginning exactly the same as Part One, a businessman’s life is almost complete; all he needs is a wife. He meets two women… and ...
Style: sexy, sexual
Plot: unsimulated sex, newlywed, erotica, garter, bondage, sodomy, bdsm, unfaithful wife, voyeur, pigeon, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
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Black Widows (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three friends enact an innocent revenge on one's rapist but things spiral out of control resulting in the deaths of each of their lovers.
Plot: female director, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, divorce, forced sex, shower, female nudity, sex scene, rape victim, childhood friend, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, childhood friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Crossing (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Andreas has everything a man can wish for. A wonderful wife, a big house on the country and a great job. But a sudden car accident puts him in a wheelchair. He is paralysed in his legs and he is also now impotent. Will his marriage work?
Plot: cuckolded husband, cuckold, sex with a stranger, sex scene, infidelity, car accident, sex game, cripple, dark secret, impotence, stranger, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 110
Invasion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Joseph is in his mid-sixties and has just lost his beloved wife. Everything in his big old mansion reminds him painfully of the years they spent together. One day several visitors turn up unexpectedly. They seem to be relatives of his deceased wife. ...
Plot: cheating wife, swimming pool, infidelity, seduction, female nudity, kendo, mansion, drowning, sex scene, loss of son, fireworks, mouse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, kidnapping, manipulation, dark humor, teachers and students, destiny, teenage life, youth, high school, false accusation, crimes, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
You Can't Stop the Murders (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australian small-town cop Gary (Eck) enjoys his nearly pastoral existence, with traffic violations providing the major excitement to his normally low-key days. While away from work, Gary spends a good deal of time fantasizing about local news ...
Style: humorous, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: police, murder, village people, serial killer, unfaithful wife, husband wife relationship, construction worker, biker, cheating wife, lgbt, dance, french accent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
To Be a Millionaire (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The terrorist Fors arrested after an attack on a OPEC meeting. Shortly afterwards town minister's daughter gets kidnapped by two men who require Fors be released and that he will flight phase to Albania. SÄPO agent Olsson will handle the case.
Plot: kidnapping, sex club, car bomb, actress playing herself, actor playing himself, allergy, crazy, child abduction, murder, prime minister, secret police, sneezing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bikini Hoe-Down (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female nudity, promiscuous woman, lust, woman on top, shotgun, female full frontal nudity, nude with a gun, erotica, sex scene, undressing, dream, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 26
Repeater (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A deconstructed crime thriller, inspired by the French new wave, in which a woman’s confession of murder is not as simple as it seems.
Plot: photo booth, confession of crime, shot to death, crutches, hotel, cripple, police station, talking to the camera, tape recorder, murder confession, paralysis, looking at the camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sexy Wives Sinsations (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sequel to the supercharged erotic thriller set in a sex clinic that features new doctors, new patients and new beauties who indulge in a series of smoldering encounters.
Style: erotic, sex comedy, sexploitation film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: cult film
Plot: hostage, stripper, nightclub, man with glasses, exploitation, kidnapping, female nudity, psychopath, murder, sex, erotica, bartender ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 50
Knock Outs (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When call girl Cindy (Joslyn James, notorious from the golfing scandal) gets busted under the new 36 Strikes Law, she receives the maximum sentence of "Life in Prison without Parole". Desperate to beat the rap, Cindy agrees to become a ...
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, female nudity, female protagonist, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, female boxer, boxing, sex scene, bikini, breast fondling, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 239
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
 2K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Gunblast Vodka (2000)
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Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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38%
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: sexy
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cult filmmaker Russ Meyer takes on directorial duties in Zugsmith s adaptation of the notorious erotic classic Fanny Hill. Set in pre-Victorian London, young Fanny finds herself taken in by a madame at one of the city s most elite brothels. A ...
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36%
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The Night My Mother Killed My Father (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Isabel is torn between the need to feel valued as an actress and her insecurities and contradictions. One night, she hosts a very special dinner: her husband Ángel, who is a scriptwriter, and Susana, Ángel's ex-wife and film director, want to ...
Style: atmospheric, satirical, humorous, captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
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