Movies like Steam: The Turkish Bath

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Steam: The Turkish Bath
Original name: Hamam
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Francesco and Marta run a husband-and-wife design company in Rome. When Francesco's aunt dies in Instanbul he travels there to sort out the hamam turkish steam bath that she left him. He finds a love and warmth in his realtives' Instanbul home that is missing from his life in Italy.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, reflective, melancholic, colourful, enigmatic, erotic, breathtaking ...
Plot: gay, self discovery, culture clash, homosexuality, vengeance, hospital, human nature, male nudity, marriage, romance, couple relations, fight scenes, life philosophy, life & death, parents and children, existentialism, life, dysfunctional family, stylish, classic car, fall in love, loneliness, coming out, love and romance, storytelling ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: turkey, italy, tokyo, istanbul turkey, middle east, rome italy
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Facing Windows
Drama, Romance
Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
106 min.
 7.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, serious and enigmatic films with plots about relationships, culture clash, mentor, love and romance, couples, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Steam: The Turkish Bath: His Secret Life (2001), Come Undone (2000), Facing Windows (2003), Faithless (2000), Fire (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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His Secret Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, aids, gay, loneliness, marriage, death, mother daughter relationship, adultery, male nudity, homosexuality, cross dressing, art ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, italy, istanbul turkey, rome italy, milan italy
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    User:   100%
 
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Come Undone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sexual, emotional, serious, sentimental, reflective ...
Plot: gay, depression, coming of age, romance, male nudity, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, hospital, innocence lost, loneliness, relationships, pornography ...
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Facing Windows
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Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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System:   70%
    User:   100%
 
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Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
 7.3
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Fire
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
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When Night Is Falling
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Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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    User:   69%
 
Yi Yi: A One and a Two...
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life's meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.
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Plot: dysfunctional family, family, marriage, love, hospital, drinking, human nature, relationships, loneliness, life, introspection, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, taiwan, tokyo, japan, taipei ...
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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Alice and Martin
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: psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, gay, french, parents and children, relationships, dysfunctional family, wine, guilt, family, fall in love, parallel universe ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, spain, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 12K
Evening
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, wedding, mother daughter relationship, love, death, love affair, memory, fall in love, destiny, gay, love and romance, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century, 21st century, 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 6.9
 14K
Damage
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, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, adultery, sexuality, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, marriage, death, dangerous attraction, pornography, relationships, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, brussels belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
One Night Stand
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: clever, sexy, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, hospital, dishonesty, death, interracial romance, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, mentor, aids, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, couple relations, romance, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 7.0
 17K
I Am Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, lesbian, russian, obsession, chef, self discovery, guilt, marriage, high society, loneliness, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   36%
 
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Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: clever, serious, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, romance, catholicism, adultery, marriage, gay, religion, relationships, male nudity, literature, friends, dysfunctional family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   39%
 
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Jude
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Story: In late 19th-century England, Jude aspires to be an academic, but is hobbled by his blue-collar background. Instead, he works as a stonemason and is trapped in an unloving marriage to a farmer's daughter named Arabella. But when his wife leaves ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: romance, destiny, tragedy, mentor, couple relations, love story, forbidden love, nudity (topless - notable), adultery, adaptation, social differences, beautiful scenery ...
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Place: england, europe, australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 7.4
 25K
Live Flesh
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, obsession, disability, betrayal, guilt, male nudity, revenge, couple relations, strong sexual content, marriage, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, kindergarten ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
A Home at the End of the World
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, fall in love, rock, homosexuality, relationships, love, romance, suburbs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco, woodstock ...
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
The Hanging Garden
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a once obese and troubled teen, goes back to his family's home after being gone, without word, for ten years and finds it (and his family) haunted with his past. He had moved to the city and become a fit, well-adjusted gay man, but ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, gay, suicide attempt, male nudity, sexuality, runaway, drugs/alcohol, family drama, secrets, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
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The Golden Bowl
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: clever, serious, stylized, realistic, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, period piece, romance, love affair, love triangle, palaces castles and temples, adaptation, betrayal, family in crisis, dialogue, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, italy, new jersey, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
Angels and Insects
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: stylized, serious, sincere, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: incest, male nudity, period piece, parents and children, secrets, fall in love, love and romance, romance, adaptation, obsession, beautiful scenery, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
Personal Velocity
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: book, runaway, self discovery, drinking, death, jewish, violence, parents and children, multiple storylines, life is a bitch, adaptation, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, new york state, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
Identification of a Woman
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: pornography, losing-it hero, romance, obsession, classic car, transsexual, male nudity, sexualized violence, nudity (topless - notable), art, crumbling marriage, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, california, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
 6.4
 1K
Carried Away
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on Jim Harrison's book, "Farmer". 47-year-old Joseph Svenden lives on the family farm with his dying mother and teaches at a two room schoolhouse with Rosealee, his lover and his best friend's widow. Joseph, who lacks a ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: school, teacher, human nature, romance, self discovery, pornography, fantasy world, couple relations, relationships, aging, nudity (topless - notable), infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
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Beyond the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 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, serious, gloomy, art house ...
Plot: romance, male nudity, hotel, death, love, adultery, human nature, beautiful scenery, relationships, loneliness, gunfight, pornography ...
Place: italy, europe, mexico, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
Women in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: romance, sex, friendship, sisters, love, fall in love, wrestling, male nudity, relationships, crumbling marriage, human nature, pornography ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Temptress Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, love, marriage, revenge, parents and children, revolution, murder, dysfunctional family, violence, betrayal, pornography, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia, tokyo, japan, spain ...
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System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
I Like It Like That
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: nothing goes right, city life, urban, romance, family life, vampire human love, single parent, loneliness, crumbling marriage, feminism, starting over, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
Ruby in Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, human nature, drinking, coming-of-age, childhood, life, small town, mentor, life & death, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 

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Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When schoolteacher Kieran Johnson (James Caan) discovers that his father was not a French sailor (as he had been led to believe) but rather an Irish farmer, Kieran looks to his mother (Moya Farrelly) for answers. When she refuses to provide any, ...
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