Movies like The Magic Mountain

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The Magic Mountain (1982)
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The Magic Mountain (1982)
Original name: Der Zauberberg
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 153 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: literature, high society, sanitarium, tuberculosis, hillside, german abroad
Place: swiss alps

Most similar movies to The Magic Mountain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and thought provoking films with plots about female nudity, literature, society, world war two, widow, love triangle and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Magic Mountain: Time of Indifference (1964), Tales from the Vienna Woods (1979), The Bookshop (2017), The Chosen (1981), The Sternstein Manor (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: love triangle, deception, bankruptcy, legs, daughter, mother, affair, stockings
Place: italy
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95%
Tales from the Vienna Woods (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a popular 1931 play, the film tells the fate of a naive young woman named Marianne, who breaks off her reluctant engagement with Oskar the butcher after falling in love with a fop named Alfred who, however, has no serious interest in ...
Plot: literature, love affair, swimming
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85%
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The Bookshop (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Set in an small English town in 1959, the story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
Style: tense, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: shopkeeper, small town, storekeeper, narrow mindedness, literature, bookstore, widow, society, rivalry, furnace, independent woman, platonic relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: germany
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65%
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, chosen one, culture clash, coming of age, teenage life, interracial relations, clergy, society, youth, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sternstein Manor (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Plot: cold weather, widower, young woman, matchmaking, poverty, flute, broken glass, dance hall, cash, sculpture, maid, barefoot ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: gambler, female nudity, sex scene, fall in love, widow, falling in love, memory, casino, young woman, resort
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
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Tropic Pathway (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the writer Manuel Puig and the years he spent in Río de Janeiro.
Plot: lgbt, literature, exile, homosexual, gay interest, writers, gay
Place: argentina, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, female nudity, summer vacation, puberty, sea, holiday, magic, nude bathing, beach, vacation, fascism, bathing ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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49%
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Hands Over the City (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose of the politically driven real-estate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious, clever
Plot: politics, election, investigation, political corruption, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, fighting the system, manipulations, state affairs, bribery, lie ...
Time: 40s, 21st century, 1940s, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
Plot: exploitation, slavery
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Mark (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man who served prison time for intent to molest a child tries to build a new life with the help of a sympathetic psychiatrist.
Style: gloomy, sincere, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: sex maniac, sexual abuse, starting over, haunted by the past, hopes, society, social misfits, life is a bitch, misfit, mentally unstable, crimes, going straight ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hubertus Castle (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Harald Reindl, based on the novel by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Plot: hunting, animal, falling to death, son, father son relationship, boy, hill, girl, hunter, hut, animals, countryside ...
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45%
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The Sergeant (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: THE SERGEANT is the story of the dark inner struggle of Master Sergeant Albert Callan to overcome the overwhelming attraction he feels for one of his charges. In the staid and stifling environment of a post-World War II army post in France, ...
Style: sexy, sexual, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, friendship, alcohol abuse, military, soldier, officers and cadets, showbiz, power relations, solitude, army investigation, rescue, war ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1952 ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 778
Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, haunted by the past, human nature, self discovery, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazi, holocaust survivor, loan shark ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 104
The Bastard (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the loosely autobiographical novel of the same name by Toko Kon. Ken Yamanouchi stars as Togo Konno, the titular bastard.
Plot: groping, geisha, umbrella, first love, teenage love, smoking, knife, violent outburst, rebellious teenager, teenage boy, student, holding hands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Christmas Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French-American millionaire (William Holden), his girlfriend (Virna Lisi) and his war buddy (Andre Bourvil) try to grant his dying son's every wish.
Plot: christmas tree, wolf, radiation, christmas, cancer, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.
Plot: passion, hollywood, telegram
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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 ...
Plot: sex, adultery, female nudity, nymphomaniac, mental institution
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sweet Skin (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Strip-tease has a pleasing Paris setting and a convincing strip club atmosphere, where a roster of exotic dancers do their thing. Making the club atmosphere work is the animated Dany Saval, as a charming gossip and outspoken cheerleader for the art ...
Plot: idle rich, ladies man, stripper, female nudity, striptease, womanizer, high society, nudity (full frontal - brief), ballerina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Laughs (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 1966 French-Italian film version made in Italy, titled L'uomo che ride, directed by Sergio Corbucci. This version features elaborate colour photography but a very low production budget. The main action is shifted to Italy and moved ...
Plot: sex, seduction, politics, leader, freak, disfigurement, disfigured face
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bengali Night (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Class Relations (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young man (Christian Heinisch), recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.
Plot: female director, ship, train, labor, class struggle, alienation
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Plot: male nudity, erotica, female nudity, sex, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
1914 the Glorious Summer (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An old aristocrat, short of money, who does not accept the new world ruled by the bourgeois class ,epitomized by the industrialist and by the doctor who finally grabs the the aristocrat's castle which soon will be turned into a hospital.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, bathing, female nudity, nude bathing, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Story of a Love Story (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a ...
Plot: love, affair, imagination, love triangle, female nudity, self discovery, pregnant woman nude
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Plot: nylons, female protagonist, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Key Is in the Door (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marie (Annie Girardot) teaches high school and has a 16-year-old daughter in her class. Divorced some years previously, she has some vague egalitarian notions about friendship with her students and leaves her door open to them. One of her protégés ...
Plot: family drama, single parent, shower, homosexual, school, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: nazism, journalist, world war two, jewish, nazi, actress
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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