Movies like Beauty of the Day

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Beauty of the Day (1967)
 7.7
 41K
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Original name: Belle de jour
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. But when one of her clients grows possessive, she must try to go back to her normal life.
Style: sexual, psycho sexual, erotic, sexy, surreal, psychological, tense, clever, captivating, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, unfaithful wife, brothel, sexual relations, sexual perversion, infidelity, masochism, obsession, sexual exploration, double life, female nudity, couples, self discovery, adultery, prostitution, sexuality, sexual humiliation, sexual fantasy, satire, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, dream, jealousy, temptation, high society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to Beauty of the Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, obsession, sex, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Beauty of the Day: L'ennui (1998), Romance (1999), Tristana (1970), Crash (1996), The Mother and the Whore (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, passionate interest, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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100%
 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: degradation, nymphomania, infidelity, sex, cuckold, erection, bondage, rape, explicit sex, female full frontal nudity, sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
Tristana (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tristana is a young Spanish woman left to the care of Don Lope, a protective but impoverished aristocrat. Don sells his possessions to avoid manual labor and champions the causes of the dispossessed and downtrodden of society. He takes advantage of ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, offbeat, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: wedding night, stroke, orphan, maid, unrequited love, crutches, death of husband, marriage of convenience, tumor, perversion, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 53K
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, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: lust, deviant sex, masochism, sexual relations, obsession, sexuality, car accident, explicit sex, infidelity, hospital, sexual obsession, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: psychological, serious, thought provoking, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 29K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, biting ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, director, sexism, filmmaking, jealousy, car accident, screenwriter, new wave, german, showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 6K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
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, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, 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 ⇓
41%
Young & Beautiful (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Isabelle, a 17-year-old student, loses her virginity during a quick holiday romance. When she returns home, she begins a secret life as a prostitute for a year.
Style: erotic, sexual, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lust, prostitute, strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, sex with a minor, female nudity, teenage sex, sex scene, first sex, sexual exploration, first sexual experience, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, cote d'azur, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, sexual relations, geisha, obsession, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, male nudity, bdsm, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
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, obsessive love, self discovery, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), apartment, tragedy, male nudity, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 6K
Querelle (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Here is the story of a beautiful, proud and tough loner, a sailor named Querelle, whose commanding officer Seblon worships and desires him from afar. Querelle turns on his drugs-smuggling partner and murders him. He then goes to a notorious brothel ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, murder, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, sexual relations, love and romance, dishonesty, gang, drug dealing, gangsters, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, serious, psychological, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, violence, romance, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, fashion, lifestyle, sexual relations, prostitute, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 36K
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, bdsm, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, sex addict ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 706
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, love affair, breakup, social differences, couples, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 38K
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, sexy, atmospheric, controversial, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, cult film, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual perversion, forbidden love, stalking, s&m, role playing, preacher, double life, obsession, destructive relationship, strong sexual content, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 belgium, brussels, paris france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Indecent Proposal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).
Style: sexual, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, sex scene, moral dilemma, millionaire, gambling, adultery, cuckold, family problems, infidelity, sexual relations, age difference, rich man ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.3
 70K
Chloe (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A doctor hires an escort to seduce her husband, whom she suspects of cheating, though unforeseen events put the family in danger.
Style: psychological, sexy, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, lesbian, infidelity, lesbian romance, lesbianism, sexual relations, couples, first lesbian experience, family relations, lesbian love, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, erotic fantasy, strong sexual content, sexual obsession, obsession, lust, cuckold, female orgasm, erection, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 206K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adultery, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, photographer, marriage, obsession, depression, sexual attraction, secret love, complex characters, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: contemplative, gloomy, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, dishonesty, unfulfillment, romance, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, rise to the top, society, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.1
 35K
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, sexy, sexual, serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, explicit sex, lust, waitress, lesbian, island, hopes, erection, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
 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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love affair, sex scene, manipulations, love and romance, sexual pleasure, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 113K
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, friends, male nudity, rebellion, sexual relations, youth, lovers, explicit sex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, master and servant, obsession, sexual relations, social differences, paralysis, betrayal, world war one, adultery, country estate, impotent husband ...
Time: 1910s, 80s
Place: england, europe, france, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, infidelity, jealousy, passion, love affair, cheating wife, obsessive love, rain, diary, private detective ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 640
Camille 2000 (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marguerite is the tart who sleeps her way up the social ladder to help Armand Duval, a commoner who happens to be her boyfriend.
Style: experimental, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: surrealism, class differences, prostitution, jealousy, romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top, couples, drug abuse, fall in love, addiction, sexual relations ...
Time: future
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%