Movies like In the Realm of the Senses

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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
 6.6
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In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Original name: 愛のコリーダ
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, sexy, erotic, controversial, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, unsimulated sex, male nudity, bdsm, jealousy, prostitute, gays and lesbians, master and servant, sexual perversion, deviant sex, pornography, prostitution, crimes, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france

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Most similar movies to In the Realm of the Senses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sexy, realistic, serious and sexual films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, couples, sex, infidelity, male nudity and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like In the Realm of the Senses: Guilty of Romance (2011), The Story of O (1975), 9 Songs (2004), Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013), Romance (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Guilty of Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A detective probes the brutal murder of a woman in a red light district while a housewife hides her double life as a prostitute from her husband.
Style: erotic, disturbing, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, porn, prostitute, police investigation, murder, model, femme fatale, power relations, woman in danger, couples, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Story of O (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The beautiful O is taken by her boyfriend, Rene, to a bizarre retreat, where she is trained in bondage and sexual perversion...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: bdsm, sexual abuse, sexual perversion, sadism, sexual cruelty, sexualized violence, s&m, dangerous attraction, sexual sadism, submission, sexual relations, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.8
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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, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, explicit sex, consensual sex, sex, sexual fantasy, sexual relations, lust, love affair, passionate sex, couples, unsimulated sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, rough, sexual ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, sexual relations, double penetration, nymphomaniac, sex, lust, multiple lovers, destructive relationship, female genitalia, erection ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 10K
Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, surprise ending, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: sex, degradation, nymphomania, infidelity, cuckold, erection, female full frontal nudity, bondage, rape, penetration, explicit sex, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 1K
Lies (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the bizarre sexual relations of 38-year-old married man J and 18-year-old student Y. After an initial encounter, they embark on a sexual odyssey that visits the realms of obsession and sadomasochism.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: sexual sadism, age difference, s&m, adultery, pervert, sexual exploration, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, phone sex, innocence lost, sexual perversion ...
Place: paris france, korea, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Empire of Passion (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband had plenty of sake to drink and was in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, infidelity, village, murder, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, crime gone awry, crimes, couple relations, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ 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, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, passionate interest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 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, unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, erotic fantasy, sexual obsession, obsession, lust, erection, female orgasm, cuckold, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 64K
365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, lust, erotica, sex, rich man poor woman, abduction, kidnapped woman, male nudity, passion, mature, strong sexual content, oral sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 115K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, 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, strong sexual content, rebelliousness, desire, brother sister incest, friends, sexual relations, male nudity, rebellion, protest, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, sexy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, couples, fall in love, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 36K
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, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, explicit sex, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 37K
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, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, s&m, sexual relations, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, infidelity, destructive relationship, bdsm, love affair, passionate interest, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.
Style: captivating, sentimental, dramatic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: geisha, women, brothel, rivalry, japanese culture, mentor, love and romance, older man younger woman relationship, loss of virginity, loss of sister, unfulfilled love, secret love ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 17K
Rape Me (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, bleak, disturbing, controversial, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, rape and revenge, violent sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), explicit sex, gang rape, rape, prostitute, nihilism, rape revenge, murder, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 20K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 185 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: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, serious, 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: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 6K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social differences, fall in love, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Emmanuelle II (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Emmanuelle returns to her husband in Hong Kong and proceeds to have several extramarital affairs -- with his knowledge, of course. Her husband's lover and American guest are both very puzzled by their openness.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual, serious ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, lesbian rape, looking for sex, voyeurism, lesbian, gays and lesbians, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, gender, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, southeast asia, bali
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, sex, obsession, dangerous attraction, love affair, fatal attraction, obsessive love, bdsm, love, fall in love, sex game, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sexy, erotic, sexual, controversial, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, master and servant, love triangle, obsession, sexual relations, social differences, paralysis, betrayal, sex, world war one, adultery, disability ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 17K
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: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, incest, love triangle, family relations, oral sex, parents and children, fondling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels, paris france, brussels belgium, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 12K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love affair, sex scene, manipulations, love and romance, sexual pleasure, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, beefcake ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Emmanuelle IV (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 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, serious, sexual ...
Plot: emmanuelle, sex, erotica, sex scene, sexual desire, sexual relations, lesbian sex, looking for sex, starting over, infidelity, masochism, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 2K
Emmanuelle 3 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Emmanuelle and her architect husband continue their amoral lifestyle in the Seychelles. But when a casual dilliance between her and a film director starts to turn serious her husband shows very traditional signs of jealousy.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, love affair, sexual relations, self discovery, island, obsession, dishonesty, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 3K
The Key (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After twenty years of marriage, art professor Nino Rolfe attempts to break down his wife Teresa's conventional modesty. Noticing her affection for their daughter's fiancé, Nino instigates her sexual interest in him as well. This sets off ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexploitation, cuckold, exhibitionism, voyeurism, infidelity, fascism, obsessive love, lust, jealousy, older woman younger man sex, desire, erotic fantasy ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 189K
Shame (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: pornography, sex addict, sexual relations, addiction, masturbation, explicit sex, sexuality, sexual dysfunction, strong sexual content, introspection, sex, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 1K
First Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, starvation, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, human nature, haunted by the past, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, anorexia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 56K
Crash (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: lust, deviant sex, sexual relations, masochism, obsession, explicit sex, sexuality, car accident, infidelity, hospital, sexual obsession, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, young lovers, fall in love, dangerous attraction, infidelity, social differences, wedding, family relations, couple relations, love, sexual obsession, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: southern usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%