Movies like Scream of the Ants

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Scream of the Ants (2006)
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Scream of the Ants (2006)
Original name: Faryad moorcheha
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iran, France, India
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India...
Plot: spirituality, relationships, journey, prostitute, god, religion, female nudity, train, meaning of life, male nudity, atheism, wife husband relationship, hindu, hinduism, surrealism, pilgrimage, guru, husband wife relationship, iranian, chair, simple man
Place: india, iran

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Most similar movies to Scream of the Ants

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and emotional films with plots about journey, female nudity, husband wife relationship, adventure, muslim, train and murder mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Scream of the Ants: Boycott (1986), The Cyclist (1989), Lost Seamen (2003), Embrace of the Serpent (2015), Water (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 284
Boycott (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At ...
Plot: prison, marxism, faith, arrest, death penalty, iranian, capture, torture, anti communist, guerilla warfare, baby, doubt ...
Place: iran, middle east
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95%
 7.3
 2K
The Cyclist (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit promoter who sells tickets to watch Nasim ride a bicycle ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, gambling, refugee, cycling, black market, contests and competitions, politics, obsessive quest, dishonesty, society, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 186
Lost Seamen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Jean-Claude Izzo, this melancholic movie focuses on three sailors being the last remaining crew members on their ship which is aground in the harbor of Marseille. After the owner has sold the "Aldébaran", only the ...
Plot: female director, masturbation, pubic hair, female nudity, male nudity, sailor, tragic event, abandoned ship
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The epic story of the first contact, encounter, approach, betrayal and, eventually, life-transcending friendship, between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and two scientists that, over the course of 40 years, travel ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, enigmatic, depressing, fairy tale ...
Plot: shaman, amazon tribe, nature, explorer, cultural difference, wilderness, amazon rainforest, religion, cult, dream, friendship, existentialism ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.7
 14K
Water (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi's groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia, newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two ...
Style: touching, melancholic, bleak, controversial, intense ...
Plot: prostitute, hinduism, friendship, widow, sin, child bride, bollywood, couple relations, family problems, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
 3K
The Cage (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: In the days leading up to Partition, a Hindu woman is abducted by a Muslim man. Soon, she finds herself not only forced into marriage, but living in a new country as the borders between India and Pakistan are drawn
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: muslim, hindu, family relations, family problems, vengeance, family in crisis, bollywood, death in the family
Time: contemporary
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Stolen Years (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two students are arrested for painting revolutionary graffiti on the university walls. They escape from the camp and flee with two American girls, disguised as rich young men who are showing Spain to two tourists.
Plot: man with glasses, nudity (full frontal - brief), undressing, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, beach, male nudity, pubic hair, ocean, skinny dipping, male star appears nude ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 67
Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night. In a single, 145-minute take, the film depicts the families and how their lives are interwoven with each other. Vacillating between dream and reality, each story builds ...
Plot: journey, train, society, family, life, iranian
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Passage to India (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The film is set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence movement in the British Raj. It begins with the arrival in India of a British woman, Miss Adela Quested (Judy Davis), who is joining her fiancé, a city magistrate ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, talky, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: small town, politics, false accusation, legal, dishonesty, society, culture clash, tourist, adventure, sexual abuse, racism, grudge ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 70s
Place: india, asia, kashmir, himalaya, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Devil's Breath (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: stylized, contemplative, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: immigrants, on the road, family relations, lake or river, society, escapades, adventure, castle, husband wife relationship, feudalism, journey, mute ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The American Dreamless (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young addict is convinced by his best friend to train-hop across the country in hopes of finding the buried treasure that they talked about when they were kids. One is self-destructive and the other is blind, neither of them expected a small-town ...
Style: road movie, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, travel, treasure hunt, journey, dream, american, train, road trip
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 2K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, crimes, danger, rivalry, change of heart, vengeance, redemption, lone wolves ...
Time: quarry
Place: himalaya, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 153
Jericho (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios. The expedition is murdered by the indios, only the priest is sparred. Santiago, the priest, first tries to continue christianization, but ...
Plot: native american, invasion, religious conflict, decapitation, gold, jungle, missionary, male nudity, conquistador, female nudity, indians, priest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Style: contemplative, psychological, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, friendship, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, friends, family problems, couples, performer's life, on the road, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: africa, sahara desert, north africa, morocco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 45
Infrasexum (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A middle-aged man is having problems trying to regain his sexual drive. He leaves behind his old life and tries to discover a simpler happiness through painting and meeting new friends. Wanting to save him from a sexless fate, his friend (director ...
Style: road movie
Plot: midlife crisis, sex scene, kidnapping, artist, gore, female nudity, body mutilation, prostitute, homosexual subtext, self defense, murder, large breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Monk (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Last Monk is the journey of a young newly-married woman from the world of the newly-rich, 30-something IT engineers and corporate managers in New Delhi, to the vast, stark beauty of Ladakh in the Indian Himalayas. It is a journey from the ...
Plot: devotion, enlightenment, journey, sexuality, exploration, spirituality, surrealism, self discovery, reality, loyalty
Place: tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 808
Liar's Dice (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows Kamala, a young woman from Chitkul village and her girl child Manya, who embarks on a journey leaving their native land in search for her missing husband. Along this journey she encounters Nawazudin, a free spirited army deserter ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: missing person, family relations, on the road, obsession, parents and children, mother and daughter, journey, friendship, love, search for father, society, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chac: The Rain God (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Unique story of a village's attempts to solve drought by appealing to the powers of a mysterious mountain-dwelling diviner.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspense
Plot: survival, village, mountain, heroes, adventure, adventurer, escapades, imaginary, danger, hopes, destiny, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.2
 112
Surfacing (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Margaret Atwood's best seller, Surfacing plunges you into the mysterious depths of the hostile Northern wilderness. Following her father's puzzling disappearance, Kate (Kathleen Beller), and her city-bred companions brave the ...
Style: art house
Plot: disappearance, search, hunter, falling off a cliff, female nudity, wilderness, pubic hair, cave painting, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked, father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fleeing from Evil to God (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Five men escape to a remote island in order to fight the Devil.
Style: allegory
Plot: devil, islam, temptation, muslim, faith, religion, propaganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shakespeare-Wallah (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a family troupe of English actors who travel around the towns and villages in India giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we see the changing face of India as the old is replaced by the new, Maharajas become ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: theatrical troupe, social differences, interracial relations, family business, on the road, culture clash, fall in love, family relations, society, performer's life, actor's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nayak: The Hero (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A matinee idol is going by train to collect an acting award. On the train, he is confronted by a journalist who somewhat unwillingly starts to take his interview. Arindam, won over by Aditi's naivete, starts to disclose his past, his fears and ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, talky
Plot: train, movie star, train ride, introspection, media, actor's life, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, suicidal thoughts, reflection, film set ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 326
The Peddler (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie consists of three episodes that explore the lives of poor and desperate in Iran. In episode one, a very poor couple with many crippled children abandon their newly born baby in hopes that it will have a better future. In the second ...
Style: anthology
Plot: poverty, insanity, caretaker, cripple, abandoned baby, old age, merchant, mother son relationship
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 36
Santo Luzbel (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conflict arises between the people of the town and the local priest when they have to decide how to represent certain biblical episode.
Plot: spirituality, peasant, landowner, theology, husband wife relationship, death of child, priest, indigenous, actor, religion, mexican, faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 304
The Escapees (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie and Michelle are escaping from a lunatic asylum. Michelle is a tough girl who knows how to survive on the road, but the extremely shy Marie desperately clings to her until Michelle gives in and promises help. The two get into a lot of trouble ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, friendship, lesbianism, gypsy, female nudity, exploitation, escaped mental patient, strait jacket, insanity, erotic dance, skating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three American brothers who have not spoken to each other in a year set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other -- to become brothers again like they used to be. Their "spiritual quest", ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, road movie, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, train, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, reconciliation, journey, grief, train ride, on the road, sibling relationship, encounter, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, himalaya, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 911
The Deceivers (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: India, 1825: the country lives in mortal fear of cult members known as the “Deceivers." They commit robbery and ritualistic murder. Appalled by their activities, an English military man, Captain William Savage, conceives a hazardous plot to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: murder, colonel, investigation, hindu, arrest, adventure, danger, crimes, dishonesty, secret society, battles, muslim ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 135
The Mongols (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a television relay station in a remote region of Zahedan ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: invasion, television, mongol, muslim, antique dealer, film within a film, metaphor, antique, insecurity, iranian, cemetery, surrealism ...
Place: iran, tehran iran, eastern europe, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 126
Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Plot: female director, sex scene, marriage, aids, illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, female nudity, prostitute, german abroad, hiv, sickness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Last Local of 1:40 (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, gambling, train, escapades, disorder, crimes, adventure, danger, gangsters, life turned upside down, passenger, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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