Movies like Steam

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Steam (2007)
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Steam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three women — a young coed, a forty-something single mother, and one a senior-aged widow — meet in the sauna of the local gym, where they gradually get to know one another and bond over their respective trials and tribulations.
Style: sexual, touching, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, talky
Plot: catholic, widow, sauna, youth, friendship, singleness, friends, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, self discovery, human spirit, hopes, elderly, family problems, couples, gender, introspection, single parent, unfulfillment, golden years, down on your luck, female friendship, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa

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Most similar movies to Steam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, single parent, hopes, life is a bitch and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Steam: Sex & the Single Mom (2003), Harrison Montgomery (2008), Face (2002), About Sunny (2011), Bereft (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sexual, touching
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, unfulfillment, singleness, lifestyle, sexual relations, teenage life, family relations, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Harrison Montgomery (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a rundown apartment complex in San Francisco's Tenderloin, a septuagenarian seer is waiting for his final message. For decades the eccentric recluse has chronicled the phrases of the Wheel of Fortune and deciphered their hidden meaning - the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: elderly, love and romance, loss of fortune, domestic disturbance, follow your dream, hopes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, crimes, friendship, code breaking, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.3
 252
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, youth, love and romance, friendship, human nature, coming of age, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 290
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: urban, society, moral dilemma, drugs/alcohol, family relations, working class, single parent, family problems, down on your luck, parents and children, life is a bitch, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.9
 328
Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: single parent, friendship, solace, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, estrangement, countryside, forgery, ghost, custody, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 936
Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: child illness, unfulfillment, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, parents and children, optimism, terminal illness, hopes, life turned upside down, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 622
Girlfriend (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man with Down's Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: dealing with death, human spirit, life is a bitch, impossible love, society, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, single parent, unemployment, wooing, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 2K
Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: twentysomething life, parents and children, single parent, friends, family relations, lifestyle, society, working class, dealing with death, death in the family, redemption, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hysterical Blindness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in the 1980's, Debby Miller (Uma Thurman) goes out in New Jersey looking for a man after she is diagnosed with "hysterical blindness".
Style: psychological, realistic, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, working class, lifestyle, society, unfulfillment, parents and children, getting home, couple relations, hopes, singleness, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Little Sparrows (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the midst of an Australian summer, we meet three sisters. Nina is widowed with two young children. Anna is an aspiring actress unhappily married to a filmmaker. Christine is a med student who is yet to fully come to terms with her sexuality. When ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, self discovery, family problems, family relations, introspection, life is a bitch, parents and children, family gatherings, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: serious, humorous, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, farm, youth, single parent, family relations, friends, factory, working class, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 871
The Wise Kids (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, christian film, sexual
Plot: coming of age, single parent, self discovery, introspection, teenage life, best friends, direction and purpose, coming out, youth, society, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: woman in danger, midlife crisis, pregnancy, friends, family relations, introspection, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, singleness, friendship, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, single parent, parents and children, family in crisis, down on your luck, human spirit, misfit, society, introspection, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 315
Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, emotional
Plot: alzheimer's disease, youth, family in crisis, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, coming of age, aging, single parent, mental illness, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 192
Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, dull life, power relations, family relations, ambition, couples, dishonesty, university, college, friendship, youth, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: single father, single parent, parents and children, family in crisis, babies and infants, dealing with death, family relations, life turned upside down, family problems, death in the family, youth, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Stone Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The feisty aging Hagar Shipley has lived an unconventional life. Her rebellious heart has always ruled and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends. Faced with her own mortality, and desperate to find solace, she goes on the run. In ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: nursing, haunted by the past, couple relations, aging, on the run, elderly, introspection, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, retirement home, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 2K
Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, friendship, death in the family, dealing with death, parents and children, death of father, cancer, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 2K
Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, city life, twentysomething life, friends, drugs/alcohol, youth, designer, down on your luck, singleness, life is a bitch, downfall, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, mental institution, rehabilitation, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, parents and children, drug abuse, family problems, drugs/alcohol, power relations, family relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, hopes, family relations, human nature, family problems, couples, breakup, love and romance, parents and children, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: siblings relations, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, hopes, aging, dysfunctional family, parents and children, elderly, family problems, couples, righting the wronged, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.7
 53
Octavia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: disability, friends, society, captivity, misfit, youth, friendship, family relations, hopes, human spirit, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: orphan, tragic love, starting over, showbiz, disagreement, friends, family relations, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter. Devastated, Emilia nonetheless carries on, attempting to forge ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family life, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, woman, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 1K
The Wool Cap (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film, originally made for tv, stars William H. Macy as a mute superintendent of a apartment building that is falling apart who becomes the unwilling guardian to a young girl with a bit of an attitude. The film is an updated and Americanized ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: misfit, urban, human nature, introspection, single parent, drug abuse, custody, friends, family relations, exile, redemption, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teenager, psychiatrist, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, redemption, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 917
Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: high school, human spirit, against the odds, family problems, terminal illness, parents and children, school, disability, family relations, single parent, rehabilitation, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.0
 550
The Gathering (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Adam Thornton learns that he only has a little time left, he decides that he wants to make peace with his family. Only problem is that most of his family are not exactly fond of him because he walked out on his wife and of his stubborn nature ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Plot: terminal illness, golden years, hopes, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, introspection, dysfunctional family, elderly, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%