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Empty Rooms (2001)
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Empty Rooms (2001)
Original name: 団地妻 隣りのあえぎ
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: "Empty Room is a dark, highly erotic tale of a married couple whose relationship is slowly sliding into oblivion. Bored and sexually frustrated, the wife begins taking lovers while her unemployed husband spends his days wandering aimless around the city parks. Highly stylised and with a film noir feel, Empty Room is a fine example of how Japanese Pink cinema has developed into a genre all of its own." "A highly beautiful and erotic piece of art…with ‘Empty Room’, Pink Cinema has finally come of age."
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, cuckold, adultery, family relations, infidelity, male female relationship, relationship problems, family problems, husband wife relationship, marital problem, bored housewife, neglected wife, open marriage, sex with prostitute, wife leaves husband, neglectful husband, moaning woman, simulated blow job, cuckolded husband

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about relationship problems, family problems, male female relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, marital problem and cheating wife mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Empty Rooms: Five Moments of Infidelity (2006), Anger (2008), The Affair (2004), Not by Bread Alone (2005), Shadow People (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Brutal Hopelessness of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Famous movie actress Nami is being interviewed by a magazine reporter about her new film in which the plot resembles her real life. Her actor husband Yosuke has an affair with a young actress Junko whereas in the movie, Nami acts as an actress whose ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: actress, adulterer, life is a bitch, cheating wife, marital infidelity, cheating girlfriend, cheating on husband, male female relationship, relationship problems, family relations, prostitution, marital problem ...
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95%
Five Moments of Infidelity (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A true to life sensual drama showing intense moments of infidelity across five different worlds in the same city; the sexy young things, who think they have nothing to lose; the upwardly mobile thirty-something couple bored with their perfect ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: cheating boyfriend, neglected wife, neglectful husband, gay relationship, infidelity, cheating wife, cheating girlfriend, relationship problems, marital infidelity, family problems, relationships, family relations ...
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83%
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Anger (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sex, violence, betrayal and madness coalesce in this disturbing drama from Argentinean filmmaker Albertina Carri. Nati is a disturbed young girl living with her father Poldo and mother Alejandra in a remote, hardscrabble farming community. Nati, ...
Style: tense, suspense
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, marital problem, suspicion of adultery, family problems, adultery, husband wife relationship, social relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, male female relationship, marriage crisis, caught cheating ...
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71%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: adultery, affair, marriage, male female relationship, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, love triangle, family problems, marital crisis, marital infidelity, romantic triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, family relations, inventor, invention, relationship problems, family problems, male female relationship, marital problem, husband wife relationship, military, world war two, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two
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68%
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Shadow People (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dan and Gretchen, a couple with a secretive past and a failing relationship, rent a guest house from another couple in California's San Fernando Valley. But jealousy and betrayal turn a casual friendship into a game of manipulation and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, erotic
Plot: cheating wife, open marriage, jealous woman, infidelity, seductress, unhappy marriage, adultery, love triangle, jealousy, husband wife relationship, seduction, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Sinful Temptations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this steamy erotic thriller, Nicole is a woman whose significant other Brad wants her to stay home and take care of the house. But Nicole soon grows bored with this routine, and begins taking assignments as a nude model for men's magazines. ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, sexploitation film
Plot: cheating wife, neglected wife, lesbianism, infidelity, erotica, female nudity, murder, sex scene, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), neglectful husband, sexploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Otilia Rauda (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Otilia is both blessed with a body that is the epitome of feminine perfection and cursed by an ugly mole that mars her beautiful face. The juxtaposition between fabulous beauty and disfigurement proves unsettling for the villagers and she grows up ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: venereal disease, sexual tension, disfigured face, cuckold, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, marriage, marital problem, relationships, dysfunctional marriage, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Case of Unfaithful Klara (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In contemporary Prague a young musician is obsessed by jealousy for his beautiful girlfriend Klara. He engages a private detective to spy on Klara but this starts an uncontrollable series of accidents, misunderstandings and traps culminating in an ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: jealousy, voyeur, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, relationships, jealous husband, espionage, male female relationship, family relations ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
La casa delle donne (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It all begins in 1919 in the countryside surrounding Bari, Apulia. From a rich farmer and his three concubines(two of them the sisters of his handyman and the third his maid) a complicated family is formed, in which paternity and maternity is ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: large family, family relations, male female relationship, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, relationship problems, life is a bitch, family, relationships, cheating wife, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s
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63%
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Four Windows (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They want to get away from each other, but they clasp each other even more firmly. They seek to save appearances at all force. The more they laugh, the quieter it gets around them. The cracks in the family picture widen until an inescapable secret ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay son, dysfunctional family, cheating wife, family relations, family problems, family, unfaithful husband, secret, mother son relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
 54
Swingers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nicolas (Sébastien Boivin) lives a rather harmonious relationship with Valérie (Natasha M. Leroux), punctuated visits to a swinger club of the city. During a supper with two couples of friends, the audacious Valerie reveals her desire to introduce ...
Style: captivating
Plot: cheating wife, open marriage, open relationship, friendship, jealous husband, swinger party, infidelity, extramarital affair, swinger, jealousy, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Closed Season (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1942 - Fritz and Emma are hiding Albert, a Jewish refugee, at their remote farm. Since their marriage has remained childless, Fritz asks Albert to sleep with Emma and conceive a child on his behalf.
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: cuckold, farm, childless couple, jealousy, dysfunctional marriage, jealous husband, childlessness, refugee, marriage crisis, jewish, hiding, troubled marriage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love and Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Kazutoyo lived during the end of the Sengoku period (1546-1605). He was the first feudal lord of the fief of Tosa on the island of Shikoku. He served Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. Chiyo (1557-1617) was his wife, and was known ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, samurai era, family problems, male female relationship, life is a bitch, couple relations, relationship problems, samurai, taiga, family relations, social problems
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, family, relationships, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Other Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy lady can't find a satisfying physical relationship with her husband and she starts acting in porn films using a different identity supplied by a close friend. Soon things goes out of control as it turns out that she is driven by the ...
Style: erotic, psychological, captivating, disturbing, porno movie ...
Plot: cheating wife, sexual frustration, double life, rough sex, sex, erotica, coitus, infidelity, adultery, sexual relations, sexual desire, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Woman's Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful ...
Style: captivating
Plot: couples, husband wife relationship, adultery, infidelity, male female relationship, marital problem, family problems, unfulfilled love, love interest, dysfunctional marriage, marriage, love story ...
Time: 19th century
Place: normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hanging Garden (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the surface, the Kyobashis appear to be a happy family. Despite a family agreement that they are all open with each other, the entire household knows the opposite is true.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, dominatrix, marital argument, family conflict, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, family, family life, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sleepwalking in Suburbia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Michelle Miller is a chronic sleepwalker. She and her husband Dan Miller are trying to have their first child after she had a miscarriage the year before. One night she sleepwalks into the bedroom of her neighbor Luke Williams while his wife Nancy ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: sleepwalker, extramarital affair, sleepwalking, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, cheating wife, wife pregnant by another man, pregnant woman, star crossed lovers, relationship problems, nightmare ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: husband wife relationship, open marriage, family relations, male female relationship, parents, separation, moral ambiguity, marriage crisis, relationship problems, family problems, crumbling marriage, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Another Man's Wife (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a traumatic car accident, a couple and their daughter decide to spend a short vacation in a cabin in the woods. While trying to rebuild their lives, the constant reminder of the woman who they overwhelmed remains indelible in the minds of the ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: car accident, psychopath, infidelity, adultery, forest fire, cabin in the woods, husband wife relationship, marital problem, family problems, male female relationship, family relations, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 437
Lost Girl (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Plot: relationship problems, mystery, marital problem, relationships, male female relationship, disappearance, couple relations, mysterious disappearance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, family problems, uncover truth
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: adultery, world war one, husband wife relationship, forbidden love, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, relationships, unhappy marriage, love triangle, family problems, love affair, cheating girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Adulterers (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man who returns home to find his wife cheating on him on their anniversary. He holds her and her naked and humiliated lover captive at gunpoint while he decides whether or not he's going to kill them. The story, inspired by true events, takes ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense
Plot: cheating on husband, cheating wife, adultery, revenge, infidelity, marital infidelity, cuckold, hostage, life turned upside down, uncover truth, righteous rage, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 124
Changes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Adrian plans to marry Wanda and, with that intention, visits his fiancee's family house by the lake. Tensions rise when he is faced not only with Wanda's sisters but also with their mother's expectations.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, sexual tension, adulterous husband, sex with brother in law, betrayal, unfaithful boyfriend, mother and daughter, family relations, seduction, family problems, sexual relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.5
 555
Her Infidelity (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a one-night stand with her son's attractive teacher, a troubled wife finds herself stalked by the dangerously obsessed man.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marital problem, relationship problems, obsession, lasciviousness, love interest, lust, husband wife relationship, tragic love, love story, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We Only Know So Much (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A married woman has an affair with a suicidal lover while caring for her husband's sick relatives.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family life, family problems, family relations, marital problem, parents and children, marriage crisis, middle aged woman, kids and family, family, lifestyle, unhappy marriage, elderly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Animales Heridos (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Silvio is a well-to-do business executive who is seemingly happily married to Marcia. However, Silvio is convinced Marcia is cheating on him, and frequently spies on her -- ironically enough, he usually does so during assignations with his mistress, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: love triangle, unfaithful husband, adultery, marital infidelity, infidelity, love affair, marital problem, jealous spouse, adulterer, lovers, relationship problems, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 506
Hattie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hattie is a television film on the life of the British comic actress Hattie Jacques, played by Ruth Jones, her marriage to John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst) and her affair with their lodger John Schofield (Aidan Turner).
Style: captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, relationship problems, forbidden love, troubled marriage, dysfunctional marriage, mistress, marital problem, jealous husband, love interest, crumbling marriage, family problems ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Darker Shades of Elise (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elise's life takes a sharp turn for the worst when she meets a mysterious and alluring stranger who has more than friendship on his mind - A tale of love, fantasy and obsession.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, extramarital affair, neglectful husband, neglected wife, infidelity, blackmail, bored housewife, adultery, chase, love affair, love story, sexual exploration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%