Movies like Rhino Season

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Rhino Season (2012)
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Rhino Season (2012)
Original name: وەرزی کەرگەدەن ،
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Iraq, Turkey
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks he's been dead for over twenty years.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, stylized, tense, gloomy, contemplative, tear jerker
Plot: kurd, love triangle, tragic love, haunted by the past, confined, injustice, life is a bitch, love and romance, lovers apart, society, selflessness, tragic hero, separated, prison life, poet, presumed dead, release from prison, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, sexual content, forceful separation, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, prison, rape ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey, iran, istanbul turkey, kurdistan, tehran iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and tense films with plots about life is a bitch, society, confined, injustice, love and romance, state affairs and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Rhino Season: Miral (2010), Unrequited (2010), War Story (2014), Dirty Hearts (2011), Not Without My Daughter (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, refugee, rebellion, human spirit, injustice, life is a bitch, politics, refugees, rebelliousness, fall in love, haunted by the past, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: middle east, israel, palestinian authority, jerusalem, palestine
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Unrequited (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: UNREQUITED is a psychological thriller and tells the story of Ben Jacobs, a troubled young man who, on his 18th birthday, has to leave the group home for "troubled teens" where he has been living for the past several months and move back ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfilled love, confined, unrequited love, teenage love, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, crimes, danger, adaptation, abduction, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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70%
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, photographer, war photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 568
Dirty Hearts (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few immigrants ...
Style: tense, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, society, crimes, couples, immigrants, state affairs, life is a bitch, brainwashing, husband wife relationship, hidden truth, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, touching, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: islam, culture clash, confined, escape, family problems, life is a bitch, society, isolation, hopes, family in crisis, escape attempt, domestic violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beautiful City (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death. Legally speaking, he had to reach the age of eighteen so that the conviction could be carried ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: death sentence, redemption, prison, confined, love and romance, crime and punishment, legal action, hopes, life is a bitch, youth, arranged marriage, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, on the road, tragic love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, ethnic conflict, journey, self discovery, thesis, society, black market, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Third Person Singular Number (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman breaks with traditional Muslim culture by living with her boyfriend before getting married, but when the relationship ends, she must face the harsh consequences of being an outcast in her community.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: against the rules, self discovery, society, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, social decay, religions or cults, couples, lovers apart, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Autumn (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, homecoming, starting over, reconciliation, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, fighting illness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Confession (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, knowing he's being watched and followed, is one day arrested and put into solitary confinement by his blackmailers.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: mind game, prison, life sentence, state affairs, false accusation, social decay, price of justice, isolation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, totalitarianism, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1952, post world war two ...
Place: czech republic, ussr, prague, soviet union, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, mental illness, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, death in the family, estrangement, love and romance, midlife crisis, couples, dysfunctional family, losing-it hero, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria, France, Canada, Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles' 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, love and romance, society, couple relations, husband wife relationship, jealousy, nudity (full frontal - brief), dentist, pimp, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, slovakia, denver colorado, paris france, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Rebellion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: France, New Caledonia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: politics, hostage, rebellion, military, culture clash, political unrest, danger, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
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Day Break (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, capital punishment is carried out according to Islamic law, which gives the family of the victim ownership of the offender's life. Day Break - based on a compilation of true stories and shot inside ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: death row, prison, prison life, confined, pardon, society, life is a bitch, deadly, legal, legal action, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 607
Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, survival, haunted by the past, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, prison fight, prison rape, strong violent content, arson ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, elderly, introspection, haunted by the past, estate, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
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Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, destiny, family problems, dull life, death in the family, dealing with death, family relations, sexual content, chance, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 1K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, adultery, danger, autobiography, rivalry, friends, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.8
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13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940s. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed ...
Style: disturbing, touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: spanish civil war, injustice, woman in danger, false accusation, social decay, life is a bitch, society, hopes, dishonesty, betrayal, false arrest, confined ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 530
Truth (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A terrorist cell takes three Americans hostage and threatens to expose a secret that will shatter America's soul.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, talky ...
Plot: hostage, politics, terrorism, captivity, confined, life is a bitch, ultimatum, uncover truth, coldhearted, kidnapping, abduction, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 618
Press (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a Kurdish newspaper whose journalists are under the constant threat of being abducted and killed by the state security forces.
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious
Plot: journalism, media, political unrest, politics, realism, workplace, society, rivalry, crimes, danger, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 10K
The Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, UK, Thailand
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film is about the life of Aung San Suu Kyi (Yeoh) who spent more than a decade under house arrest. David Thewlis portrays Suu Kyi's husband, Dr. Michael Aris. Rebecca Frayn began working on the project after she and her husband, producer ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: election, military dictatorship, militant, resistance, human spirit, leadership, politics, democrat, peaceful mission, social activist, selflessness, tragic love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: burma, asia, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Life Interrupted (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After Debbie Smith was raped, she didn't take the law into her own hands. She wrote the law... Based on a true story. In 1989, Debbie Smith was living a quiet life as a housewife with her police officer husband, Rob and their two kids, but one ...
Style: emotional, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rapist, legislation, rape, legal action, courtroom drama, society, legal, crimes, injustice, dehumanization, rivalry, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Blue Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Before his compulsory retirement, on his last day of work, Marshall, JFK airport's chief Immigration officer, detains a group of Latin Americans and expose them to a series of humiliating situations. Blinded by prejudice, Marshall ends up by ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, prostitute, introspection, society, police, racism, xenophobia, murder, journey, release from prison, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Christening (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Michal has what he always dreamed of: a beautiful wife named Magda, a newborn son, his own firm. He chooses an old friend, Janek, to be the godfather of his child. This is just the beginning of Michal's plan, who asks his friend to take an ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy
Plot: going straight, haunted by the past, friends, one more chance, crimes, life is a bitch, godparent, husband wife relationship, reform, criminal heroes, crime, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Against the Wall (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Attica Prison uprising of 1971.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, heroes, criminal heroes, rebellion, workplace situations, injustice, anti hero, hostage, escape, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 646
Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, filmmaking, life is a bitch, estrangement, obsession, violence spree, strong violent content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Stanford Prison Experiment (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This film is based on the actual events that took place in 1971 when Stanford professor Dr. Philip Zimbardo created what became one of the most shocking and famous social experiments of all time.
Style: thought provoking, tense, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: psychology, university, prison, human nature, confined, teachers and students, human experiment, experiment, student, disorder, experiment gone awry, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
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The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, society, under the surface, immigrants, life is a bitch, clergy, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, danger, folk, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, kurd, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, injustice, revolution, life is a bitch, rebellion, youth, kids in trouble, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%