Movies like Bawdy Tales

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Bawdy Tales (1973)
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Bawdy Tales (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Locked up in prison and awaiting execution, bored young vagabonds Bernardino (Ninetto Davoli) and Mammone (Franco Citti) pass their time competing in a vulgar storytelling competition, relating indecent accounts about castration, unsavory testicles and an atypical threesome. Not intended for the faint of heart, this audacious piece of moviemaking focuses on tales of jealousy, murder and uncontrollable desires.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, decamerotic
Plot: nude bathing, infidelity, crimes, confined, clergy, society, couples, dishonesty, deadly, sex, gay, rape, erotica, murderer, cheating wife, violence, female nudity, burglar, church, nun, cannibalism, singer, deception, male nudity, erection ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, infidelity, dishonesty, female nudity, murder, sex and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Bawdy Tales: Arabian Nights (1974), Of Freaks and Men (1998), The Canterbury Tales (1972), The Decameron (1971), Bel Ami (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Arabian Nights (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The final part of Pasolini's Trilogy of Life series is rich with exotic tales of slaves and kings, potions, betrayals, demons and, most of all, love and lovemaking in all its myriad forms. Mysterious and liberating, this is an exquisitely ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, good versus evil, master and servant, betrayal, romance, curses spells and rituals, couples, gender, danger, adventurer, demon, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: iran, middle east, arabia, nepal, persia
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Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: female nudity, corporal punishment, voyeurism, depravity, freak, pornographer, sadist, porn, sexual perversion, manipulations, manipulation, society ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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The Canterbury Tales (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Glimpses of Chaucer penning his famous work are sprinkled through this re-enactment of several of his stories.
Style: sexy, semi serious, clever, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: burned alive, adultery, marriage, devil, hell, strong sexual content, eroticism, infidelity, sexual relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england
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The Decameron (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a ...
Style: anthology, sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: nun, sexual relations, infidelity, siblings relations, church, love affair, dishonesty, society, lifestyle, clergy, couple relations, bohemian life ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
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Bel Ami (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, manipulation, infidelity, ambition, manipulations, rise to the top, older woman younger man sex, adultery, rich and poor, strong sexual content, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, paris france, france
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Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Coup de torchon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, french noir ...
Plot: murder, pimp, serial killer, infidelity, voyeur, racism, culture clash, crime, crimes, police corruption, love affair, small town ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1938
Place: africa, senegal, california
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, violence, robbery, life is a bitch, family relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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Nana, the True Key of Pleasure (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Zola's Paris, an ingenue arrives at a tony bordello: she's Nana, guileless, but quickly learning to use her erotic innocence to get what she wants. She's an actress for a soft-core filmmaker and soon is the most popular courtesan ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian incest, femme fatale, lifestyle, love and romance, prostitute, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, power relations, conquering, infidelity, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Unfaithful Women (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A television survey says over sixty percent of women in Chile are unfaithful. True or not, this movie presents some interesting answers.
Style: humorous, realistic, serious, sexual, sexy
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, breakup, family relations, family problems, extramarital affair, social issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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A Chinese Torture Chamber Story (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong "Category 3" (exploitation) classic set during the Sung Dynasty, as a corrupt magistrate subjects a lovely, innocent young bride to inconceivable physical punishments after "convicting" her of killing her husband (by ...
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, couples, ghost, femme fatale, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, danger, martial arts, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Place: hong kong, asia
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All Ladies Do It (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Diana is a Roman wife happily married to sympathetic Paolo but she is keen on playing benign games of seduction with other men while resisting the advances of chic lingerie shop owner Silvio. She narrates her adventures to Paolo in order to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, infidelity, erotica, voyeur, cuckold, strong sexual content, lust, looking for sex, female orgasm, ecstasy, massage, fellatio ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, italy
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Fresh Bait (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the ambition to start a boutique overseas but without the means to do so, Nathalie finds herself in a desperate situation, where she would do anything to acquire what she needs. Along with her boyfriend, Eric, and his friend Bruno, she concocts ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, gloomy, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: bait, murder, friendship, youth, dishonesty, crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, couples, criminal heroes, deadly, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: paris france, europe
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Dead Gorgeous (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Second World War has just ended and two old friends Rose and Antonia unexpectedly meet in London's Regent Street. Rose is a frustrated housewife married to civil servant with as many secrets as he has mistresses, while Antonia is sick of ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 40s, 1940s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, love and romance, deadly, crimes, crime, psychopath, family problems, couples, mentally challenged, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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Guilty Hearts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Quiet and unassuming church organist Jenny Moran is depressed with her marriage to working-class Matt and leaves him. Jenny begins an affair with the manipulative and charming Dr. Stephen Carrow, who is also deacon of her church and a married man. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Il minestrone (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rome,1960.Four different people meet each other on Olympic games.They follow games and become friends talking about their sad lifes.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: countryside, suicide attempt, dropout, funeral, hunger, dream, prophet, vomiting, poverty, restaurant, jail, thief ...
Place: rome italy, tuscany
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18%
Just Before Nightfall (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married man (Michel Bouquet) who killed the wife of his best friend during a tryst feels compelled to turn himself in.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, witty, tense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, love and romance, betrayal, nanny, dishonesty, deadly, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, couples, human nature, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, deadly, crimes, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
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Murderous Maids (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two chambermaids (the Papin sisters) of 1930s France who murdered their employer and her daughter. Christine Papin (Sylvie Testud), and Léa Papin (Julie-Marie Parmentier) are sisters with an already troubled past. Madame ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: lesbian incest, murder, sexual relations, couple relations, deadly, master and servant, crimes, couples, family relations, infidelity, true crime, double murder ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: captivating, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: tragic hero, society, rise and fall, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, intrigue, prostitute, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Joan Alton is a lawyer who goes undercover at a strip club to gather clues that might exonerate her lover who has been accused of murder. While the defendant's secrets unveil, she will stop at nothing to catch the real killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, tense ...
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: convent, revolution, prison, s&m, sexual relations, debauchery, murder, couple relations, couples, rebellion, rebelliousness, passion ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sucker Punch (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan spends his nights kidnapping runaways so his boss, Lamar, can turn them into prostitutes. He is a crack addict and a thief and he is in love with a resentful prostitute, Rhonda, who doesn't love him back. Although he has ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, semi serious, disturbing ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, violence, crimes, drug dealing, social decay, addiction, dishonesty, leadership, rivalry, gang, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
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Cheeky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While scouting out apartments in London for her Venetian boyfriend, Carla rents an apartment that overlooks the Thames. There she meet the lesbian hyper-horny real estate agent Moira.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female full frontal nudity, strong sexual content, erotica, explicit sex, lesbian sex, sexual relations, infidelity, sex scene, exhibitionist, female nudity, twentysomething life, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Ostia (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet ...
Plot: crying boy, speech, skinny dipping, prison guard, accidental killing, house of cards, carrying someone, male female fight, talking to a dead body, child murderess, christianity, gang rape ...
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Gift from Above (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: semi serious, rough, sexual, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, heist, crimes, dishonesty, family life, erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), airport, sexual relations, infidelity, family relations, couples ...
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Panic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, midlife crisis, murder, family business, infidelity, crimes, crime, love affair, going straight, therapy, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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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: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, sex aid, couples, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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