Movies like L'ennui

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L'ennui (1998)
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L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to own and tormented by her inability to respond to him, he becomes increasingly violent in a quest he can't name - a quest that slowly begins to undermine his certainties.
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional, serious, realistic, witty, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, passionate interest, infidelity, love affair, femme fatale, sexual obsession, sex, psycho sexual, teacher, depression, erotica, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, youth, sexuality, nymphomaniac, strong sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to L'ennui

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexual, erotic and serious films with plots about sex, obsession, love and romance, couples, female nudity, infidelity and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like L'ennui: Sex and Lucia (2001), In the Realm of the Senses (1976), 9½ Weeks (1986), Damage (1992), The Voyeur (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, porn, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, lifestyle, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, erotic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, geisha, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, tragic love, jealousy, passion, gays and lesbians, master and servant, prostitute, unsimulated sex ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 36K
9½ Weeks (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, erotica, strong sexual content, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, obsession, bdsm, sexual awakening, destructive relationship, mysterious character, love and romance, sexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 16K
Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, infidelity, incest, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, love triangle, love affair, father son relationship, extramarital affair, scandal, voyeur ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 3K
The Voyeur (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a college in Rome, a professor, nicknamed "Dodo" is in a deep depression. His stunningly beautiful wife has just left him for another man. Dodo wants her back very badly and has erotic daydreams about her. A beautiful young student in ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual fantasy, strong sexual content, unfaithful wife, erotic fantasy, obsession, sexual obsession, female orgasm, erection, lust, nude beach, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lust, prostitute, strong sexual content, sex with a minor, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, first sex, teenage prostitution, first sexual experience, virgin, teenage girl, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cote d'azur, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 1K
The Captive (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An adaptation of Proust's "La Prisoniere" (book five of "Remembrance of Things Past"). Set in Paris, France, it is a serious tale of a tragic and dysfunctional love.
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, sex, captive, passion, paranoia, desire, friendship, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, sexual relations, friendship, infidelity, obsession, prostitute, tragic love, introspection, love affair, love and romance, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, china, hamburg germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.4
 17K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: borderline personality disorder, obsession, scantily clad female, romance, beach, tragic love, mentally unstable, strong sexual content, human nature, tragic event, restaurant, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity, s&m, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: male nudity, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love and romance, love affair, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, fall in love, lovers reunited, couples, filmmaking ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 14K
Lie with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when she meets an artist looking for a deeper commitment.
Style: sexual, erotic, romantic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erotica, erection, sexual relations, obsession, love and romance, lust, passionate interest, destructive relationship, couple relations, nymphomaniac, sexually aggressive woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, profanity, sexual content, love and romance, transvestism, friends, couple relations, dealing with death, contests and competitions, haunted by the past, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Emmanuelle IV (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to escape from her former lover Marc, Sylvia goes to Brazil where Dr. Santamo transforms her into the beautiful Emmanuelle...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, sex scene, sex, emmanuelle, sexual desire, erotica, looking for sex, starting over, infidelity, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, sexuality ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 196K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, photographer, love affair, divorce, marriage, sexual attraction, obsession, depression, complex characters, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 11K
Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, bleak, sincere, serious, erotic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, explicit sex, infidelity, one night stand, couple relations, sex, love and romance, cheating wife, obsession, sex scene, bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 42K
Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the seismic effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, art house, stylized ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, erotica, swinger couple, sex scene, explicit sex, erection, swinger, girlfriend, love triangle, female full frontal nudity, breasts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, europe, tokyo, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, obsession, ghost, love, lust, roommate, forbidden love, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexual, controversial, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: explicit sex, strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, sex, obsessive love, profanity, self discovery, tragedy, apartment, male nudity, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, couple relations, romance, love and romance, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, teenage girl, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, sexual relations, femme fatale, forbidden love, manipulations, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, tragic love, looking for love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Affair of Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, female removes her dress ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 21K
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: teacher student sex, age difference, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, obsession, teachers and students, older man younger woman sex, infidelity, couples, danger, critic, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, serious, psychological, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, sex, violence, romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, fashion, lifestyle, society, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Secret Things (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their advantage, and pleasure.
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sex, orgy, friendship, office, sexual relations, seduction, obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, crimes, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: John flies over to Paris to find out his girlfriend Elizabeth. He finds a mysterious fashion designer named Lea and her assistant Claire, and it turns out that Lea was Elizabeth's friend in Paris. Lea says to John that Elizabeth married and ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: lust, love, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, love triangle, obsession, male female relationship, anger, sex, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 27K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lust, infidelity, sexual relations, bus, adultery, obsession, love triangle, haunted by the past, danger, desire, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, sarajevo, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: humorous, witty, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, obsession, farce, looking for love, womanizer, dangerous attraction, couples, infidelity, destructive relationship, dishonesty, love affair, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she seeks out other means of ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, master and servant, sexual relations, love triangle, obsession, sex, social differences, adultery, betrayal, country estate, nurse, disability ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%