Movies like Stepfather

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Stepfather (1981)
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Stepfather (1981)
Original name: Beau-père
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock passes, Rémi is caught off-guard when Marion begins expressing her attraction to him. Initially repulsed, Marion's mature beauty wears him down as he finally caves to her seductions.
Style: psychological, serious, talky, sincere, realistic, gloomy, sexy
Plot: incest, forbidden love, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, hopes, romance, youth, couples, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, first love, age difference, sexual attraction, stepdaughter, sex with a minor, lolita, musician, death, seduction, teenage girl, understanding, bare breasts, grief ...
Time: 80s

Most similar movies to Stepfather

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Stepfather: Angels and Insects (1995), Lolita (1962), Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978), Delta (2008), Spanking the Monkey (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: incest, destructive relationship, erection, scientist, siblings relations, parents and children, fall in love, class society, love and romance, romance, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, sexy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, age difference, lust, seduction, diary, destructive relationship, love affair, lolita, desire, obsession, sexual obsession, loss of parent ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: classical music, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, bisexuality, wife husband relationship, romance, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new place by building a new home for himself on the delta. But ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, siblings relations, village, lake or river, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, human nature, obsession, parents and children, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, parents and children, student, couples, high school, coming of age, suburbs, neighborhood, injury ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: male model, romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, on the run, haunted by the past, pregnancy, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Going Places (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Two whimsical, aimless thugs harass and assault women, steal, murder, and alternately charm, fight, or sprint their way out of trouble. They take whatever the bourgeois characters value: whether it's cars, peace of mind, or daughters. ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, release from prison, menage a trois, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, bisexuality, hoodlum, buddies, crime, odd couple, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: sexual, serious, dark humor, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: sincere, serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: urban, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Vodka Lemon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland, Armenia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamo, a handsome 60-year old man, lives alone in a Romenian village with one of his daughters and his granddaughter. He also owns a retirement of seven dollars per month, a closet, an old russian television set and a military costume.A letter from ...
Style: serious, sentimental, dark humor, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, couple relations, village, bar, parents and children, romance, small town, small town life, village life, fall in love, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, armenia, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: clever, serious, talky, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, culture clash, haunted by the past, wartime life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Elder Son (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Russian clarinetist living in Los Angeles, whose life changes when Bo, looking for a hideout after a botched car heist, passes himself off as Max's long-lost son. Complications ensue when Bo falls in love with his newfound "sister" ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: incest, family life, love and romance, immigrants, romance, family in crisis, heist, optimism, criminal heroes, fall in love, crimes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, tragic love, down on your luck, terminal illness, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, white house, parents and children, obsession, twins, thanksgiving, suburbs, siblings relations, assassination, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, philosopher, vacation, friendship, romance, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, friends, matchmaking, looking for love, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Love Sick (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, fall in love, university, romance, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, friendship, brother sister incest, student life, gender, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, campus, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Evening Dress (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: menage a trois, transvestism, gays and lesbians, prostitute, illegal prostitution, bisexuality, hustler, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, self discovery, jazz, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, boy scout, teenage life, adultery, hotel ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, puberty, beach, kite, diary, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Fool for Love (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman is waiting in a motel for her boyfriend, when an old flame turns up and tries to take her back to the life she is trying to leave behind.
Style: gloomy, serious, talky, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, bar, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couples, human nature, introspection, dangerous attraction, love triangle, siblings relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, forbidden love, youth, countryside, romance, teenager, coming of age, love and romance, sexual abuse, lolita, couples ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
An Impudent Girl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlotte is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, working class, coming of age, master and servant, prodigy, self discovery, romance, small town, love affair, teenage life, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Flower of Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Style: psychological, clever, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: incest, bourgeoisie, crimes, womanizer, haunted by the past, parents and children, murder, wealth, family conflict, return, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Place: vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: talky, cynical, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, workplace romance, adultery, dealer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, opposites attract, suburbs, romance, misfit, social misfits, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Beautiful Person (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student ...
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: teachers and students, high school, coming of age, forbidden love, love affair, love triangle, romance, teenage life, love and romance, youth, fall in love, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
How Much Do You Love Me? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, comedy of errors, fall in love, couple relations, romance, goofy hero, disorder, pimp, lifestyle, lottery winner, proposal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Brief Crossing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Desire for a subject that functions like a brief fling with no future as such, yet embellished by that very fact. Because something fleeting and futureless is not necessarrily pathetic or trivial. A brief crossing, perhaps an initiatory trip. ...
Style: sexual, serious, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: ship, apology, sex, love, sex with a minor, aging, unlikely couple, ocean or sea, romance, identity, magic, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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La Ciénaga (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from ...
Style: serious, captivating, talky, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: racism, children, drink, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, drunk, neo realism, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, millionaire, love triangle, fall in love, romance, unrequited love, love and romance, couple relations, workaholic, sibling relationship, love, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: long island, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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