Movies like The dark night of the soul

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The dark night of the soul (1989)
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The dark night of the soul (1989)
Original name: La noche oscura
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life of San Juan de la Cruz.
Plot: religion, female nudity, christianity, saint, dream, poet, male nudity, temptation, christian, catholic, catholicism, woman undressing, sanity, naked woman, solitary, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film and erotic films with plots about male nudity, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), religion, christianity, christian and sex mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The dark night of the soul: Act of the Heart (1970), 1914 the Glorious Summer (1996), The Blind Jesus (2016), Nature's Playmates (1962), The Gathering (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Act of the Heart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.
Plot: catholic, devotion, self destruction, loyalty, religion, religious fanatic, undressing, protestant, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), self destructing, religious
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95%
1914 the Glorious Summer (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An old aristocrat, short of money, who does not accept the new world ruled by the bourgeois class ,epitomized by the industrialist and by the doctor who finally grabs the the aristocrat's castle which soon will be turned into a hospital.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, nude bathing, female nudity, pubic hair, bathing
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63%
The Blind Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael is an inhabitant of a remote village in the Chilean desert. But not any inhabitant. He is Christ.
Plot: messiah, desert, cave, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), taking a bath, nail through hand, river, boy, religion, truck ...
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Nature's Playmates (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Chicago private detective Russell Harper and his assistant, Diana, travel to a Florida nudist camp to find a missing husband and both of them soon become embroided with the life of nudists while falling in love with each other.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), tattoo, exploitation, male nudity, female nudity, dance contest, nudist camp
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56%
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The Gathering (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Michael Carey's world turns upside-down when the successful marketing executive catches a glimpse of the near future. These visions could not come at a worse time for his marriage, his job or his friendships. Michael struggles to understand the ...
Style: christian film
Plot: husband wife relationship, theology, christianity, heaven, end of the world, dream, rapture, prayer, christian, religion, faith, fired from the job ...
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56%
Vanilla (including A Little Comfort) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mystery, murder and sex mix in this double-feature of gay short films. In "Vanilla," a San Francisco photographer (Ryan Allen) uncovers the Bay Side Strangler's dead body and starts having dreams in which the victims return. In the ...
Plot: serial killer, dream, gay interest, male nudity, gay bar, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay sex, sex
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52%
Ciudad de Ciegos (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Over more than thirty years, a department of the Condesa in Mexico City, is the setting in which they are carried out ten stories, mixed, form one whose only constant is the rupture. The passage of time and the outside world only guess through the ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, female nudity, hammock, shower, sex scene
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50%
End Of The Harvest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An atheist philosophy club at a college harasses a Christian, Scott, who claims to have inside knowledge of when the world will end. To vindicate himself and "defeat" the athiests, he prepares a presentation based on a bible study he finds ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, salvation, college, christianity, preaching, eternity, christian propaganda, redemption, gospel, debate, farmer, religion ...
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49%
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Thin Ice (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Vince, a college student, loves the mountains, skiing and fun, so an invitation to Lake Tahoe is a no-brain-er... HOWEVER, the trip includes people from a church group, and six strong sets of opinions about God soon collide. Vince's weekend of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, cabin, skiing, christianity, church, religion
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47%
Henry's Romance (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It is carnival time in Munich and participants are overindulging in alcohol and sensual pleasures. "Follow us into madness" beckons Lys who is drunk on life, but the sensitive Henry does not follow him. Lys has betrayed his fiancé, as ...
Plot: fellatio, oral sex, male nudity, gay kiss, unsimulated sex, female nudity, sword fight, cunnilingus, breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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46%
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Erotic Karma (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this erotic thriller, lies, deceit, murder and magic unfold as two rival professors lust after a sultry teacher's assistant.
Style: erotic
Plot: big breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), large breasts, sex scene, cunnilingus, female nudity, male nudity
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44%
Berlin Nights: Grand Delusions (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire, Romy, Magali, Loete, and Jim are typical Brienen’s characters: their excessive lifestyle rhythmed by sex and drugs puts them in the margins of society, refusing to believe in love or any kind of happiness. Lacking a better alternative, ...
Plot: urination, male nudity, art, pornography, performance art, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
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44%
God's Not Dead 2 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her reasoned response lands her in deep trouble and could expel God from the public square once and for all.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, religious persecution, teacher, christian propaganda, faith, prayer, lawsuit, bible, religion, manipulation, religious fanatic ...
Place: phoenix arizona
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41%
Leave It to God (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A man exiled in Paris makes various trips to Portugal after the Carnation Revolution. Each trip is represented by a woman.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), shooting a dog, male nudity, memory, class struggle, female nudity, exile
Time: 70s
Place: portugal
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41%
A Place by the Sea (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former prostitute and her reformed convict boyfriend try to make a new start in life. They begin to refurbish a derelict building close to the sea, but people from their past come back to haunt them.
Plot: public sex, towel, skinny dipping, naked in public, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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41%
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Slipstream (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reclusive Albertan DJ runs his popular pirate radio station in a remote farmhouse but begins to feel pressure from his romantic relationship with a fan and his producer who wants more mainstream content.
Plot: dj, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, one night stand, radio, free love, rock music, female nudity, caught having sex, d.j.
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41%
Hidden Pleasures (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot follows a middle-aged, closeted homosexual banker from a wealthy family, who falls in love with a much younger heterosexual man.
Plot: older man younger man relationship, male nudity, male prostitute, coming out, gay crush, closeted homosexual, homoeroticism, motorboat, motorcycle, banker, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay slur ...
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40%
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Downfall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story revolves around an orphan girl who became a prostitute to survive and finds love with one of her clients. A young woman is tricked into prostitution, thinking she's going to sell beverages at a village store. She soon learns about the ...
Plot: prostitution, sex, female nudity, male nudity, breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: korea
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39%
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Woods Are Wet (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Sachiko has just committed a crime. She is helped by a couple to whom she grants her confidence. Quickly this couple blackmails her and threatens to deliver her to the police. Sachiko has no other choice but to obey them.
Plot: s&m, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, perversion, female nudity, sadism, sex, sexual sadism, sexual perversion, male nudity
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39%
The Mormon Dilemma (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An LDS couple is upset by a local church's screening of the anti-Mormon film "The God Makers." Their evangelical neighbor offers to sift fact from fiction from the film's brief animated segment, allowing for a frank discussion of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: evangelical christianity, mormonism, religion, mormon, christianity, religious differences, christian, neighbor, discussion, bible quote
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39%
The Illusions (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A popular young writer decides to write a novel on an island that was once a Mecca to the Hippie movement of the 1960s. As he tries to recapture a world that no longer exists, the writer meets an enigmatic young woman who agrees to help him in his ...
Plot: male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity
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38%
The Nun and the Torture (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief of Police Rui, a happily married man of principles, is in charge of investigating Joana, a teacher who's accused of political crimes. After some false starts, he manages to arrest her, but is startled to learn that she's also a nun. ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), oral sex, male nudity, labia, gun, female nudity, cunnilingus, nun, prison, vulva
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38%
Palace of Venus (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To satisfy her costumers, an owner of a luxurious bordello does whatever it takes. but the place’s efficiency is threatened when the most desirable of its ladies decides to quit. The owner set a diabolical plot to keep the girl working.
Style: erotic
Plot: group sex, sex, female nudity, explicit sex, voyeurism, lesbian sex, male nudity, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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37%
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New old (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Experimental film.
Plot: avant-garde, female nudity, male nudity
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35%
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Anjos da Noite (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.
Plot: film within a film, menage a trois, bathtub, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), female impersonator
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35%
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Mazeppa (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mazeppa is a 1993 French drama film directed by Bartabas. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Technical Grand Prize.
Plot: language, male nudity, horse, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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34%
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She Walks (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An illegal Chinese immigrant and her teenage daughter are held captive in their home after a stranger breaks in.
Plot: immigrants, male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity
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34%
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The Affair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely housewife finds new life in a liaison with a free-spirited man in this romantic drama. Isolated in a remote home, Jean (Kelsey Oldershaw) feels suffocated in her marriage to uptight architect Paul (Horatio Ledon). An affair with her ...
Plot: drugs, adultery, wealth, affair, marriage, pregnancy, architect, career, bohemian, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
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34%
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The Creature (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tender and erotic love story of a respectable bourgeois housewife and a large black Alsatian dog.
Plot: zoophilia, animal sex, interspecies sex, bathtub, pregnant woman, human animal relationship, animal lover, dog lover, pregnant, christmas, rape, animal death ...
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34%
The Sin of Adam and Eve (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Absurd retelling of the story of Adam and Eve, this was the first of several biblical movies by director Miguel Zacarías that were intended to inspire the faithful but only inspired laughter instead. This film gained much notoriety due to the ...
Plot: bible, nudity (full frontal - brief), biblical reference, naked in public, male objectification, paradise, old testament, religion, male nudity, adam and eve, exploitation
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33%