Movies like Betty Blue

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Betty Blue (1986)
 7.4
 17K
Betty Blue (1986)
Original name: 37°2 le matin
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 Zorg’s book and is aggressively supportive; over time, her instability begin to catch up with her, leading to a grisly and shocking conclusion.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, serious, erotic, realistic, cult film, breathtaking, talky, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: borderline personality disorder, obsession, scantily clad female, romance, beach, tragic love, mentally unstable, strong sexual content, human nature, tragic event, restaurant, male female relationship, tragedy, obsessive love, attraction, employer employee relationship, twists & turns, love story, violent, character study, unsimulated sex, sexual relations, misfit, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain

Most similar movies to Betty Blue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and erotic films with plots about love and romance, couples, obsession, romance, sex, female nudity and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Betty Blue: Sex and Lucia (2001), An Affair of Love (1999), Rendez-vous (1985), Lie with Me (2005), Last Tango in Paris (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, 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%
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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
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 ⇓
100%
 6.1
 2K
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 ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity, passionate interest, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
43%
 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 ⇓
40%
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, blind character, rise and fall, life is a bitch, painting, love, dishonesty, beggar, painter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 9K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rape, divorce, infidelity, sex, adultery, family life, up and down relationship, romance, family problems, introspection, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, italy, sicily, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 4K
Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: serious, psychological, meditative, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, human nature, chaos, introspection, lie, secret, existentialism, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 106K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, male nudity, desire, strong sexual content, sexual relations, friends, lovers, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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%
 7.8
 35K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, adultery, jealousy, musician, prostitute, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A most whimsical, hurly-burly quasi-autobiographical love romp from the master of operatic intellectual romance! French pop star Jacques Dutronc is a genius computer programmer diagnosed with a terminal brain disease, and Sophie Marceau is the ...
Style: sexual, realistic, erotic, touching, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, memory loss, terminal illness, romance, love affair, opposites attract, prodigy, tragic hero, strong sexual content, love and romance, life is a bitch, sex addict ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, breasts, friendship, love triangle, invasion, womanizer, artist, mistress, communism, surgeon ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: central europe, switzerland, usa, europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, school, couples, looking for love, train, couple relations, widow, widower, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
Turkish Delight (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy, erotic, and star-crossed romance with a beautiful young girl. The story follows the arc of ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, erotic, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: explicit sex, sculptor, strong sexual content, unfulfillment, exploit, couple relations, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, romance, life is a bitch, tragic love, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 11K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, sexual awakening, love affair, manipulations, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, destructive relationship, sex scene, sexual pleasure ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, love, love triangle, girl, violin, romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, couples, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, hungary, geneva switzerland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 21K
9 Songs (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Matt, a young glaciologist, soars across the vast, silent, icebound immensities of the South Pole as he recalls his love affair with Lisa. They meet at a mobbed rock concert in a vast music hall - London's Brixton Academy. They are in bed at ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, sexual relations, sex, love affair, sexual fantasy, consensual sex, lust, explicit sex, looking for sex, unsimulated sex, fondling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, titanic, infidelity, romance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, contests and competitions, love and romance, obsessive quest, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sexy, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, extramarital affair, forbidden love, passion, fall in love, sexual desire, dysfunctional marriage, paralysis, pianist, class distinction, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 9K
Ask the Dust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mexican beauty Camilla hopes to rise above her station by marrying a wealthy American. That is complicated by meeting Arturo Bandini, a first-generation Italian hoping to land a writing career and a blue-eyed blonde on his arm.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: love, regret, romance, immigrants, opposites attract, interracial relations, writer's life, love affair, fall in love, racism, letter, kiss ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, italy, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%