Movies like Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

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Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
 7.0
 23K
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
Original name: ¡Átame!
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Recently released from a mental hospital, Ricky ties up Marina, a film star he once had sex with and keeps her hostage.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, sexual, erotic, talky, controversial, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, strong sexual content, kidnapping, love and romance, mentally unstable, inferiority complex, filmmaking, porn star, porn actress, prison, sexuality, psychology, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, bdsm, crimes, confined, bondage, artists and showbiz, actor's life, drugs/alcohol, sex aid, orchestral, postmodernism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, realistic, sexual and melancholic films with plots about obsession, male nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, female nudity and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!: Secretary (2002), High Heels (1991), Law of Desire (1987), Matador (1986), Live Flesh (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Secretary (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.
Style: sexy, disturbing, sexual, erotic, psychological ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, bdsm, workplace romance, secretary, sexual relations, pantyhose, masochism, fetish, obsession, strong sexual content, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 13K
High Heels (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, obsession, who done it, romance, family relations, couples, guilt, confession, actress, love triangle, singer ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, caribbean, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: suicide attempt, farce, nervous breakdown, track down, couple relations, twists & turns, terrorist, adultery, male female relationship, female protagonist, frustration, airport ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 10K
Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, passion, family relations, obsession, love and romance, parents and children, romance, gender, memory loss, movie business, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, writers, family relations, taxi driver, telekinesis, prostitute, dysfunctional family, addiction, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, las vegas, madrid, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 10K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, crimes of passion, femme fatale, mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, danger, desire, haunted by the past, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, teens, girls' night
Plot: erotica, sex scene, sexual relations, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, obsession, bdsm, sexual awakening, destructive relationship, mysterious character, sexualized violence, sexuality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Bilingual Lover (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Joan Mares obsession for the lovely and luscious Norma Valenti takes epic proportions because he cannot let go of her. After he is injured by some skin heads, he uses his scars to pursue his life as a street musician. He devices a plan to get to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, melancholic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, hidden identity, disorder, couples, obsession, love, romance, sexual relations, dishonesty, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 12K
Kika (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
Style: sexual, sexy, offbeat, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, photographer, media, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, psychopath, infidelity, love triangle, media satire, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, sexy ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, filmmaking, obsession, couple relations, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, babies and infants, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 12K
Ham Ham (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose ...
Style: humorous, talky, sexy, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, pregnancy, sexuality, passion, farce, seduction, jealousy, romance, social differences, society, working class ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 53K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, couple relations, passion, passionate sex, desire, love and romance, sex, murder, false identity, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, delaware, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: tragic love, widow, love triangle, soldier, murder, sex, seduction, scam, destructive relationship, gender, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Labyrinth of Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran), and Queti (the daughter of a dry-cleaner).
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, farce, couples, political unrest, gender bending, love affair, fall in love, romance, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, middle east, europe, iran, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.1
 34K
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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, porn, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, starting over, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, human nature, tragic event, restaurant ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 102K
Talk to Her (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: friendship, rape, suicide, tragic love, hospital, coma, obsession, tragic event, ballet, starting over, impossible love, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, jordan, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.6
 92K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, psychological, humorous, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, village, ghost, family relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, parents and children, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, houston texas, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
If They Tell You I Fell (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: spanish civil war, friendship, deadly, kidnapping, politics, couples, crimes, obsessive quest, pregnancy, voyeurism, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sexy, sexual, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, explicit sex, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, obsessive love, self discovery, profanity, apartment, tragedy, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, obsession, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, neo noir, filmmaking, actress, love, couple relations, romance, tragic love ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: explicit sex, strong sexual content, erection, 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 ⇓
27%
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 5.6
 3K
The Fluffer (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johnny Rebel is a charismatic heterosexual man who makes his living acting in gay porn. His live in girlfriend Babylon is a stripper so she understands the reality of working in the sex industry. Sean McGinnis doesnt. He is a 22-year-old kid who ...
Style: semi serious, melancholic, intense, satirical, sexy ...
Plot: porn industry, gay, porn star, obsession, unfulfilled love, filmmaking, gender, actor's life, unrequited love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay pornography, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: erotic, serious, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, filmmaking, sexual relations, lifestyle, showbiz, love affair, manipulation, manipulations, gender, actor's life, sex, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, small town, one last job ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, split personality, erotic thriller, stalking, woman in danger, love, dangerous attraction, criminal psychologist, deadly, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, drug abuse, love triangle, virginity, rape, virgin, lifestyle, romance, college life, youth, sex, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, barcelona spain, switzerland, paris france, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: geisha, explicit sex, obsession, sexual relations, strong sexual content, tragic love, passion, jealousy, prostitute, gays and lesbians, master and servant, unsimulated sex ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 4K
8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: sexy, erotic, surreal, talky, clever ...
Plot: nun, father son relationship, harem, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, dangerous attraction, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, strong sexual content, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe, japan, geneva switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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