Movies like Banaue: Stairway to the Sky

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Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975)
 8.5
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Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The Ifugao tribe’s quest for the promised land is paved with good intentions.
Plot: mountain, rock, warrior, suicide, battles, unrequited love, star, jealousy, river, honor, tribe, migration, grief, ritual, coward, rice, arrow, deadline, ultimatum, head, female empowerment, battle, animal sacrifice, spear, branding ...

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Most similar movies to Banaue: Stairway to the Sky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, sexy and psychological films with plots about jealousy, suicide, love triangle, death, unrequited love, wedding and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Banaue: Stairway to the Sky: Marriage? (1980), Blue Moon (2006), Mary Marie (2011), Affair in the Snow (1968), Bride of Fire (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let's Embrace the Past Once Again (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Rod leaves Helen for his career and she falls in love with another. Rod becomes successful and goes back to Helen who obviously still feels strongly for him. An illicit affair ensues.
Plot: female director, drunkard, lie, jealousy, kissing in the rain, abduction, gun, coffee, new year, car accident, jogging, birth ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 10
Marriage? (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: Laurice Guillen's debut film, about a young couple about to get married.
Plot: female director, drinking, beach, saxophonist, confusion, virginity, sunset, loss of virginity, hotel, tennis, wedding, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.7
 64
Blue Moon (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Corazon (Boots Anson Roa), an old Filipina who lives in Boston, wrote to each Manuel Pineda in her home a letter. She hopes to find her love again. In the Philippines experiences of the old Manuel Pineda (Eddie Garcia), meanwhile, that he has cancer ...
Plot: nurse, true love, argument, rooftop, full moon, grandfather grandson relationship, road trip, doctor, japanese soldier, sword, world war two, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1938
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 80
Mary Marie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
Plot: jealousy, friendship, grief, grownups, female director, voyeurism, female nudity, small town, female masturbation, handyman, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Affair in the Snow (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an isolated mountain resort, a woman gets involved in a love triangle between herself, her volatile lover and her ex-boyfriend, for whom she had platonic feelings.
Plot: love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, memory, snow, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mountain, unrequited love, suicide, hotel, teacher, japanese new wave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 440
Bride of Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A tragedy in which a young woman from an Arab tribe, prevented from marrying her non-Arab Persian lover is forced against her wishes to marry her cousin.
Plot: suicide, persian, medical student, wedding, aunt, arab, dead wife, iranian, river, marriage, islam, tribe ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love Me, If You Can (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl returns to visit her childhood home in Taipei to see her female cousin, whom she has been secretly in love with since she was very young.
Plot: incest, scar, jealousy, cousin cousin relationship, scooter, beating, secret love, restaurant, cooking, debt collector, death, debt ...
Place: taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
As a Man Grows Older (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The place is Trieste and the time is 1927. Emilio Brentani leads a peaceful and uneventful life with his older sister Amalia. At least until the day he meets Angiolina Zarri, a beautiful young woman. But the lady is also fickle, wayward and ...
Plot: tragic love, unrequited love, thirty something, intoxication, marriage proposal, obsessive love, delirium, poverty, posing nude, crying man, first person narration, death of sister ...
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Star Without Sparkle (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful ...
Plot: tyrant, deception, death of mother, hypocrite, headphones, intrigue, fame, forgiveness, compassion, separation, fanatic, love triangle ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 28
Kabala (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mali, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an elderly man reveals that his son Hammala (Modibo Traore) is the illegitimate son of a purported witch, the ugly side of social customs rears its head. Shunned by the community, an ashamed Hammala leaves the village, only to return four years ...
Plot: dynamite, exile, magic spell, getting home, witch, rock, wedding, death, epidemic, wind, spell, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 320
Floating Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, the film tells a story of Mr. Vo and his children. Vo, enraged by his wife’s infidelity, burns down his house and all his memories of the past.
Plot: rape, rice, sex, duck, boat, father daughter relationship, flashback, river, family relations
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 229
Pakshe (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Pakshe movie is all about Balachandran (Mohanlal) who had to sacrifice his childhood love (Shobhana), to marry into a rich family who only wanted his IAS Status, in order to save his poor family, lives a life of regret and despair for his decision.
Plot: old love, husband wife estrangement, unhappy marriage, female writer, unrequited love, marriage, debt, dysfunctional marriage, love, suicide, marital separation
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Young Aphrodites (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Parallel stories of Eros set in 200 B.C. Nomadic shepherds, plagued by drought, happen on a fishing encampment with plentiful fresh water. The local men are away but will return when it rains; the shepherds stay to refresh their flock until the rain ...
Style: avant garde, tragic ending, allegory, sexy
Plot: female nudity, hair, tragedy, campfire, lust, water, shepherd, mediterranean, village, sea, bird, surrealism ...
Time: ancient world
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 274
Road Movie (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Suk-won, a trader who loses all of his money (and his wife) in a market downturn is left homeless until Dae-shik, a homeless loner, rescues him. Together the two travel across the country and Dae-shik falls in love with Suk-won. Joining them in ...
Style: road movie
Plot: prostitute, male nudity, suicide, gay, sex, homelessness, unrequited love, homeless man, triangle, gay interest, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 15
Waves (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Waves is a romantic drama about the intimate relationship between Ross & Sofia - two old friends passionately in love yet life's cultural, geographical, and emotional obstacles get in the way.
Style: touching, sexy, contemplative, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: relationships, lovers, unfulfilled love, love, friendship, jealousy, wave, couples, love and romance, love affair, romance, couple relations ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Moment Once More (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two lovers, who are oceans apart, discover that distance can either make the heart grow fonder or render it numb with grief.
Plot: female director, love, migration, real estate agent, bum, rape, overseas worker, couples, immigrants
Place: the philippines, san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
Plot: cheating wife, jealousy, vacation, sex, judge, adultery, female nudity, husband wife relationship, doctor, ex husband ex wife relationship, unfaithful wife, jumping from height ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 347
Bitter-Sweet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mateusz, Igor, Marlon i Paulina chodzą do jednego liceum. Po powrocie z Budapesztu Mateusz dowiaduje się, że jeden z kolegów, niejaki Bąbel, powiesił się na szkolnym boisku. Przejmując się tragedią znajomego chłopaka, postanawia na ...
Plot: school, kiss, guitar playing, math teacher, private investigation, pretty girl, jealousy, basketball, campfire, kissing, party, playing guitar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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16 Vayathinile (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: 16 Vayathinile is a Tamil feature film directed by Bharathiraja.The film stars Kamal Haasan, Sridevi and Rajinikanth. The film's score and soundtrack are composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film marked Bharathiraja's debut as a film ...
Plot: tragic love, young love, cripple, teenager, death of mother, insult, grief, 16 year old, teenage girl, attempted rape, swashbuckler, adolescence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Moments in a Stolen Dream (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man has an innate love for music that is being thwarted by a domineering father who wants him to become a biologist. Just as he is trying to come to grips with this contradiction, he meets a married woman visiting a friend of his and the two ...
Plot: date, alarm clock, song, guitar, piano, illicit affair, car, kite, dating, volkswagen, coming of age, songwriter ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 74
Swastika (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kleptomaniac Sonoko and young, beautiful Mitsuko begin an unusual love affair which develops fast into a kinky sexual love triangle when Sonoko’s husband gets involved.
Plot: female nudity, kleptomaniac, sexual perversion, role playing, threesome, sexuality, unrequited love, masturbation, lesbian, love triangle, female masturbation, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 254
Rome & Juliet (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Rome and Juliet follows the romantic journey and soul mating of two straight women caught in a web of forbidden love. Juliet (a conservative pre-school teacher) is a bride to be who befriends and hires Rome (a liberated businesswoman) as her wedding ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: lesbian relationship, forbidden love, fall in love, lesbian romance, canceled wedding, friendship, jealousy, dysfunctional family, wedding planner, coworker relationship, lesbianism, wedding ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Heavens Indivisible (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy man comes to terms with his adopted sister.
Plot: death of father, figurine, death of mother, heart attack, stepfather, stepmother, drink, rivalry, jealousy, car, damage, half brother ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Beyond Paradise (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haunted by a tragic past, a stunning music student flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, romantic, inter cultural ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, unrequited love, marital problem, star crossed lovers, haunted by the past, husband wife estrangement, passion, cross cultural relations, female empowerment, husband wife relationship, friendship ...
Place: paris france, barcelona, los angeles, malibu california, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Till My Heartaches End (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The moment these two saw each other at the café, they couldn’t take their eyes off each other. Their attraction was apparent and it seemed that destiny brought them together. As they got to know the other better, they found solace and comfort in ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dating, destiny, relationships, love and romance, introvert, love affair, couple relations, unrequited love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 130
The Inmate (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in two contrasting enivronments that undeline the same premise of imprisonment, Selda tells the story of Rommel (Sid Lucero), a young man who accidentally kills a boy, resulting in his incarceration. Inside the jail, he befriends another inmate, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: jail, farmer, friend, friendship between men, murder, friendship, husband wife relationship, prison, gay slur, blood, death, prisoner ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Naked Under the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman recalls how her father (a fallen priest), her mother (a woman with a secret past) and her teenage sister returned with her to live in their ancestral home after the family business failed. She was plagued with mysterious problems of ...
Plot: sex party, nun, catholicism, rosary, boat, capitalist, infidelity, suicide, padlock, tragedy, mute, confession ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 864
Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: cheating wife, love triangle, adultery, jealousy, suicide attempt, high society, affair, unfaithful wife, russian empire, loveless marriage, aristocracy, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 4K
Suzhou River (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, China, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A tragic love story set in contemporary Shanghai. The film stars Zhou Xun in a dual role as two different women and Jia Hongsheng as a man obsessed with finding a woman from his past.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, river, mistaken identity, mermaid, destructive relationship, dishonesty, betrayal, haunted by the past, couples, ransom, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: shanghai, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sleeping Dictionary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting ...
Style: captivating, erotic, serious, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, romance, opposites attract, interracial romance, jungle, love story, love and romance, master and servant, family relations, culture clash, love affair, impossible love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: borneo, malaysia, england, ireland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%