Movies like The Double Steps

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The Double Steps (2011)
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The Double Steps (2011)
Original name: Los pasos dobles
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fiction inspired by the novelistic biography of the painter and writer Francois Augiéras. The artist covered with paints a military bunker in the desert, and let it sink into the sand so no one could find it until the XXI century. The search continues to feed the myth bunker ... Who is Augiéras? ¿Legionnaire, painter, writer, gunman, holy, thief, devil or a mixture of all?
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, contemplative
Plot: on the road, treasure hunt, desert, performer's life, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, escapades, excavation, painting, albino, goat, killing an animal, digging, sitting in a tree
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa

Most similar movies to The Double Steps

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and captivating films with plots about escapades, on the road, self discovery, obsessive quest, family relations, hopes and danger mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like The Double Steps: Winter in the Blood (2013), Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010), Exit Marrakech (2013), Lost and Love (2015), Bass Ackwards (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, native american, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tomorrow Will Be Better (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three Russian street kids, who live on their wits in a train station, take off to the countryside hoping to make it across the border to a better life in Poland. They are alternately looking for tenderness and pushing it away because they sense that ...
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: obsessive quest, leaving home, self discovery, friendship, on the road, optimism, starting over, youth, hopes, young heroes, escapades, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 750
Exit Marrakech (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picturesque charm and a rough beauty where everything appears possible — including the chance that father and ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: defiant, interracial relations, self discovery, parents and children, family problems, youth, escapades, estrangement, family relations, society, impossible love, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.4
 568
Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy
Plot: missing child, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, crimes, escapades, on the road, family problems, kidnapping, female director, search
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 321
Bass Ackwards (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, obsessive quest, hopes, self discovery, road trip, father daughter relationship, adultery, father son relationship, redemption, cross country, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, new york, chicago illinois, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: contemplative, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: plague, couples, losing-it hero, heroes, unfulfillment, couple relations, destructive relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 478
Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Last Days in the Desert (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting himself up for a dramatic test.
Style: serious, atmospheric, contemplative, biblical
Plot: desert, society, religions or cults, adventure, escapades, devil, family problems, wilderness, fasting, praying, prayer, jesus ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 486
Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, starting over, family life, hopes, escapades, danger, ocean or sea, social relations, family relations, immigrants, society, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Devil's Breath (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, surreal, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, lake or river, on the road, society, escapades, adventure, castle, journey, husband wife relationship, deer, mute ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 240
One Mile Above (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shuhao is a 24 year old Taiwanese university graduate. His older brother Shuwei, whom he has idolized since childhood, dies on a bicycle ride to Lhasa. He decides to complete Shuwei's journey, hoping to prove himself through this challenging ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: riding a bicycle, cycling, last wish, mountain, on the road, self discovery, direction and purpose, escapades, danger, wilderness, dead brother, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tibet, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Last Adventure (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two adventurers and best friends, Roland and Manu, are the victims of a practical joke that costs Manu his pilot's license. With seeming contrition, the jokesters tell Roland and Manu about a crashed plane lying on the ocean floor off the coast ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, treasure, pilot, ocean, friends, adventure, danger, escapades, partners, graphic violence, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, africa, france, europe, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, family relations, siblings relations, redemption, human nature, society, performer's life, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, poland, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 537
Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, road movie, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: on the road, elderly, last wish, self discovery, family problems, hopes, desert, crumbling marriage, redemption, couples, love affair, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina, latin america, europe, wales ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 293
Freedom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A few fugitives... And a very, very long way to freedom.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: desert, communication problem, disorder, danger, fish out of water, survival, escapades, culture clash, hunger, boat chase, human nature, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 110
Running Wild (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama directed by Timothy Bond.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, heroes, adventure, family, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, family life, poacher, elephant, teenage girl
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 2K
Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, on the road, pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), folk, infidelity, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, unfulfillment, on the road, tragic love, life is a bitch, ethnic conflict, self discovery, journey, thesis, society, strong female presence, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 1K
Gold (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Canada, the summer of 1898. A group of German settlers travel towards the far north in covered wagons with packhorses and their few possessions in tow. The seven travellers set off from Ashcroft, the final railway station. Along with their leader, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold rush, old west, adventure, adventurer, danger, escapades, wilderness, desert, human nature, brutality, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 13
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, on the run, haunted by the past, looking for love, on the road, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Travelers and Magicians (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Bhutan, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young government official, named Dondup, who is smitten with America (he even has a denim gho) dreams of escaping there while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village. He hopes to connect in the U.S. with a visa out of the country. He misses the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, road movie
Plot: storytelling, illusion, self discovery, adventure, clergy, introspection, culture clash, friendship, on the road, society, hopes, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 634
The Old Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This is a survival story - a Hemingway's 'Old Man and the Sea' as if written for our days.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, adventure, danger, farm, family relations, wilderness, elderly, isolation, deadly, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Son of Babylon (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iraq, UK, France, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Palestine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, political unrest, escapades, hopes, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, desert, pow, family in crisis, coming of age, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: friendship, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, human nature, self discovery, introspection, workplace, hopes, unfulfillment, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 2K
Kisses (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, domestic violence, friendship, innocence lost, family problems, escapades, danger, obsessive quest, youth, coming of age, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 28
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: contemplative, emotional, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, ambition, introspection, hopes, dancer's life, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All the Light in the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An insomniac actress is facing the waning days of her career, when her niece pays a visit to her Malibu house.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, midlife crisis, self discovery, actor's life, introspection, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, aspiring actress, beach house, insomnia, global warming, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 2K
My Joy (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany, Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A routine run for a truck driver turns into a nightmare he can’t escape in this psychological drama from filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa. Georgy (Viktor Nemets) is driving a load of freight into Russia when, after an unpleasant encounter with the police ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, human nature, on the road, countryside, disorder, deadly, nothing goes right, down on your luck, village life, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: obsessive quest, family relations, self discovery, on the road, family problems, parents and children, teachers and students, hopes, youth, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%