Movies like Variety

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Variety (1983)
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Variety (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A repressed young woman develops a fascination for pornography and voyeurism while selling tickets to adult movies.
Style: psychological, sexy, mind bending, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, neo noir, feminist film, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: obsession, feminism, love and romance, sexual relations, self discovery, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, voyeurism, human nature, loneliness, young woman, slut, billiards, single woman, female sexuality, female protagonist, sexual fantasy, diner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mysterious man, movie theatre, investigative reporter, breaking and entering, worry, woman in underwear ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Variety

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about couples, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, love and romance, self discovery and couple relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Variety: She's Lost Control (2014), Emoticon ;) (2014), Cleopatra's Second Husband (1998), A Cold Wind in August (1961), From the Head (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, life turned upside down, sex scene, female protagonist, couples, society, sexual content, transgender woman, urban, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
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Emoticon ;) (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Elena Gallenti is an anthropology graduate student struggling to complete her thesis on 'modern means of communication.' All that changes when she meets her new boyfriend's teenage kids, who are going through their own journeys of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, serious, contemplative
Plot: family relations, self discovery, human nature, couple relations, bittersweet, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, society, sexual content, power relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Cleopatra's Second Husband (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Robert is an art photographer who is totally controlled by his wife Hallie. When they go on vacation in New York, they leave their house to their friends, Zack and Sophie. When they return, they find their house a total mess, but Zack and Sophie ask ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: sexual content, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, master and servant, track down, breakup, family problems, dull life, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Cold Wind in August (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An older woman gets involved with her young neighbor.
Style: touching, sexual, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, frustration, bittersweet, sexual relations, teenage life, voyeurism, teenage love, couples, lifestyle, youth, gender ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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From the Head (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Underneath Times Square, there's a strip club filled with beautiful women. Behind the club's bathroom door is Shoes, a bathroom attendant. For three years, Shoes gives advice, compliments or a sympathetic ear to his visitors, getting ...
Style: realistic, talky, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, wisdom of life, nightclub, workplace situations, stripper, sex show, loneliness, strip club, nudity (full frontal - brief), adult virgin, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, meditative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, eavesdropping, philosophy, depression, human nature, self discovery, writers, psychiatrist, painting, friendship, inadvertently, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Heat and Sunlight (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters.
Style: sexy, exciting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: haunted by the past, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, infidelity, obsession, couples, mentally unstable, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), stand up comedian, jealousy, strip club ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Devil in the Flesh (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the infamous novel by Leopold Sacher-Masoch this fine film follows the perverted passions of a young couple as Severin watches the beautiful Wanda writhing naked amongst furs. His disturbing peeping tomism triggers off a whirlpool of ...
Style: erotic, sexy, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: voyeurism, dominatrix, bdsm, taboo sex, sexual relations, human nature, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, feminism, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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It Felt Like Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Lila is experiencing an ennui-filled Brooklyn summer. She awkwardly wears a Kabuki-esque mask of sunscreen at the beach and plays third wheel to Chiara, her more experienced friend, and Chiara’s boyfriend, Patrick. Determined to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, coming of age, self discovery, best friends, youth, friendship, wooing, teenage girl, sexuality, loss of virginity, unsupportive friend, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 3K
Hail Mary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel Gabriel must school Joseph to accept Mary's pregnancy, ...
Style: sexy, experimental, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: virgin, pregnancy, basketball, couples, sexual relations, couple relations, politics, love and romance, christianity, taxi, breaking the fourth wall, little girl ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Working Girls (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A day in the life of several prostitutes in an upscale Manhattan whore house. The film is a stark portrayal of the women prostitutes, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her "girls". Watch as she ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, talky, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), brothel, oral sex, gender, society, workplace, social misfits, couples, strong sexual content, working class, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.9
 1K
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, self discovery, sex scene, couples, gender, introspection, gay, family problems, sexual relations, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Violent Blue (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Katarina is a music teacher obsessed with an unfinished symphony. She worries about her brother, Ondrej an introverted inventor whose financiers are reputedly shady and dangerous. Then one day, her ex-husband Pietro shows up in her house and locks ...
Style: serious, surreal, realistic, cynical, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, murder, dishonesty, losing-it hero, sexual relations, captivity, confined, social misfits, mute or deaf, misfit, disorder, topless woman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 610
Man of Flowers (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An eccentric elderly man tries to enjoy the three things in life that he considers real beauty: collecting art, collecting flowers, and watching pretty women undress.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), performer's life, dull life, longing, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gender, writer's life, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Erotic Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film has been ten years in the making, and over time it has grown to become what the director himself has called an artistic testament. It is simultaneously his most personal and most provocative film. A film about growing older, about losing, ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, human nature, introspection, eroticism, couples, sexual relations, physical appearance, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), boat, river, memories ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Jealousy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A month before he's to marry Carmen, Antonio finds a photograph of a man with his arm on her shoulder. The photograph triggers jealousy: he questions Carmen, Carman's friend Cinta, and his friend Luis who introduced him to Carmen. Cinta ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: factory, obsession, wedding, couples, crimes of passion, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, obsessive quest, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mr. Vincent (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tale of obsession and jealousy
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, psychological
Plot: family problems, couples, love and romance, musician's life, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, introspection, human nature, destructive relationship, couple relations, down on your luck, guitarist ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: sexy, erotic, melancholic, meditative, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, sexual relations, workplace, social relations, workplace situations, couple relations, call girl, economic crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presidential election, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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On_Line (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John, a computer whiz on the rebound from a disastrous break-up, starts an adult Internet site with his roommate, Moe. They are soon caught up in the erotic nature of the chat sessions they host, changing both their lives.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: voyeurism, internet, couples, computers and web, couple relations, lifestyle, cyberspace, college, sexual relations, destructive relationship, obsession, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: sexual content, sexual relations, couple relations, single parent, family relations, couples, parents and children, introspection, mother son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), eroticism, sexual content, couples, sexual relations, world, couple relations, self discovery, transsexual, oral sex, bankruptcy, wife leaves husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Not Waving But Drowning (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, adolescence vs adulthood, society, couples, best friends, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, city life, americana, self discovery, restaurant, friendship, workplace, diner, family relations, social misfits, workplace romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, family problems, couples, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further fluctuates when a man (Matthew Powers) whom she met in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: frustration, unemployment, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, downfall, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, couples, city life, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Adrift in Manhattan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: stalking, interracial relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, estrangement, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, rehabilitation, mental institution, drug abuse, parents and children, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, family problems, addiction, mentally unstable, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
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Twenty-One (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: hopes, starting over, coming of age, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, infidelity, self discovery, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: native american, obsessive quest, self discovery, introspection, hung over, on the road, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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You Are Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "We're gonna play a game of Snap! Pick a bracelet. Pull it hard!" But it's a game of desperate consequences in YOU ARE ALONE, a dark exploration of just how far a man and a woman will go to escape loneliness, if only for an hour. ...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, love and romance, estrangement, riddles and clues, teenage life, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship, woman undressing, dishonesty, buddies, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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