Top 10 awesome movies like Husbands and Lovers that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Husbands and Lovers and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Mauro Bolognini, Julian Sands and Joanna Pacula . Here goes the list -

  1. The Inheritance
  2. La disubbidienza
  3. La gabbia
  4. San Babila-8 P.M.
  5. Chronicle of a Death Foretold
  6. Down the Ancient Stairs
  7. One Way or Another
  8. The Nun and the Devil
  9. That Splendid November
  10. Bubù
  1. The Inheritance

    The Inheritance

    Rome, 1880. Gregorio has decided to close his bakery, the family business. Then he tells his sons Pippo, Mario and daughter Teta that they will have to fend for themselves. But newly married Irene, Pippo's wife, a beautiful, calculating and ambitious young woman, wants to take over the inheritance. Acting on intelligence, weighing every step and its consequences, she manages to convince the brothers that they must prevent at all costs that his father falls in love again to avoid the risk of losing their inheritance.

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Anthony Quinn and Fabio Testi, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. La disubbidienza

    La disubbidienza

    Luca Manzi is a fourteen year old boy living in the Northern Italy Republic of Salò that is governed by fascists. Luca becomes a partisan but after the end of the war he is disappointed because things don't seem to have changed as he had hoped and he decides to let himself die. But he is saved by Edith who tries to introduce him to sex. When suddenly Edith, who was also the lover of Luca's father, dies of a heart attack, Luca becomes sick again. This time he is saved by Angela, his nurse, who sells herself to buy the remedy to cure him. Angela becomes Luca's lover when his parents go to Rome and when they come back Luca decides to leave them, despising their lives.

    This movie, created by Aldo Lado, Stefania Sandrelli and Teresa Ann Savoy, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. La gabbia

    La gabbia

    A woman becomes obsessed with a man she can't have, and carries the torch for more than 15 years.

    This movie, created by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Laura Antonelli and Tony Musante, scores 4.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. San Babila-8 P.M.

    San Babila-8 P.M.

    This movie, created by Carlo Lizzani, Daniele Asti and Brigitte Skay, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  5. Chronicle of a Death Foretold

    Chronicle of a Death Foretold

    In a small village in Latin America, Santiago Nasar is killed in the morning, which surprises nobody. The Vicario brothers were openly declaring they would kill him to regain the lost honor of their young sister, Angela. It's the way and custom of the country. Nothing and nobody would have prevent it. It was a foretold death . Let see how and why.

    This movie, created by Francesco Rosi, Rupert Everett and Ornella Muti, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Down the Ancient Stairs

    Down the Ancient Stairs

    A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ladies'man and makes three women benefit from his sexual itch: Francesca the hospital manager's wife, Bianca, his devoted nurse and Carla, a nymphomaniac doctor's wife. His well-ordered universe starts being challenged with the coming of Anna, a trainee psychiatrist, who disapproves of his theory on the origin of madness. Worse, she resists his advances. As Bonaccorsi is more insecure than he looks, what will become of him?

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Marcello Mastroianni and Françoise Fabian, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. One Way or Another

    One Way or Another

    Party leader and power broker Aldo Moro, holed up with his cronies and rivals at a monastic retreat where they plot their political fortunes while being led by a Jesuit cleric in spiritual cleansings.

    This movie, created by Elio Petri, Gian Maria Volontè and Marcello Mastroianni, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  8. The Nun and the Devil

    The Nun and the Devil

    Kingdom of Naples, 1577: The Roman Inquisition and the witch hunt are in force and torture is authorized in the trials, while the people live in misery and fear. The handsome Spanish nobleman Don Carlos enjoyed it in the convent of Sant'Arcangelo di Baiano, satisfying his eroticism with Sister Giulia di Mondragone, a powerful ecclesiastic who aspired to the title of abbess of the convent. Having evaluated the power of Don Carlos, Giulia tries to please him, while other sisters, especially Sister Carmela, plot against her as interested in the coveted title of abbess. Giulia offers herself on several occasions to Don Carlos, despite being a lesbian and eager to be alone with her sweetheart: Sister Chiara. Giulia pleases Don Carlos even when he asks her to spend a night of love with the beautiful young Sister Isabella, Giulia's niece, forced against her will to take the monastic vows but, in reality, very much in love with a boy from the country 'origin. Considering that the current abbess, Sister Lavina, appears to be ever closer to death, Giulia and Carmela go wild in a war that will have to determine who, on Lavinia's death, will succeed her in her duties and functions. From pure actions moved by jealousy they pass to poisonings, traps, complaints and false accusations. If Sister Giulia favors Don Carlos, Sister Carmela, even through some protectors and lovers, she reveals a criminal conduct at least equal to that of Giulia. The step towards the scandal is short: deaths, threats and beatings accompanied by the sending of anonymous letters to the high ecclesiastical authorities, immediately open a trial. The vicar Carafa, representative of the Inquisition sent by the Archbishop of Naples, deals with the scandal: the ruthless process in which various sisters are tortured and made to confess.

    This movie, created by Domenico Paolella, Anne Heywood and Luc Merenda, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. That Splendid November

    That Splendid November

    The erotic exploits of a large Sicilian family in which the father lectures about morality and self-control, but pursues lovemaking with reckless abandon.

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Gina Lollobrigida and Gabriele Ferzetti, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Bubù

    Bubù

    Bubu leaves his job in a bakery, forces his girl-friend into prostitution, and from then on lives out of the money she makes. The young couple find their place in the world of prostitutes and pimps, but the lack of perspective in their life - which is permanently haunted by the possibility of an incurable and fatal venereal infection - and the humiliations the girl endures strain their relationship and lead to conflicts.

    This movie, created by Mauro Bolognini, Massimo Ranieri and Ottavia Piccolo, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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