Movies like Soraya

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Soraya (2003)
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Soraya (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.
Plot: princess, second wife
Place: iran

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Most similar movies to Soraya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about female nudity, death, princess, marriage, prince, poet and friendship mostly in Drama, Biography and Adventure genres. Some movies like Soraya: Scream of Stone (1991), Becoming Colette (1991), Diana: Her True Story (1993), Trial on the Street (2009), The O.J. Simpson Story (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mountain, climbing, love triangle, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, wilderness, danger, mountain climbing, dream, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
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Becoming Colette (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Erotic French author Colette during her formative years in Paris at the turn of the century, married to a hedonistic bounder who publishes her writings under his name until she leaves him to embark on her own career.
Plot: cabaret, sexuality, female nudity, lesbian, lesbianism, marriage
Place: paris france
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Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indeed a tribute, this movie tells the story of Princess Diana's last year, from May 1996 to her fatal accident in August 1997. It focuses on her love affairs with a Pakistani heart surgeon and with Dodi Al Fayed, on her battle with the press, ...
Plot: female director, royalty, prince, portrait, marriage proposal, british royal family, princess, royal romance, mother son relationship
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70%
Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Biography - First telecast in 1982, this drama picks up the story of Prince Charles (Roger Rees) and Lady Diana (Catherine Oxenberg) as their marriage begins to fall apart and follows it through to the royal couple's very public divorce. ...
Plot: prince, extramarital affair, marriage, british royal family, princess, scandal, queen, royalty, queen elizabeth ii, royal romance, queen of england
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Diana: Her True Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Television film telling the story of Diana, Princess of Wales, based on the publication of the same name by Andrew Morton.
Plot: royalty, queen elizabeth ii, troubled marriage, scandal, unhappiness, queen, british royal family, marriage, extramarital affair, princess, prince, royal romance
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Trial on the Street (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just a few hours to his wedding, Amir, a lad from the south of Tehran, receives a call from his closest friend Habib who insist on meeting him to speak about an urgent issue. He rushes to Habib's works place and there listens to Habib's ...
Plot: flick knife, second wife, dignity, hijab, love, taxi driver, friendship, abortion, betrayal, wedding, prostitution, polygamy ...
Place: iran
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The O.J. Simpson Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatizes some of the more tawdry events in the relationship between O.J. Simpson and his wife, Nicole Brown, up to and including his arrest for Brown's murder.
Plot: interview, running, football player, convertible, loss of child, mistress, interracial marriage, adultery, murder, flashback, swimming pool, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1979, year 1994, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, los angeles
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53%
The End Is My Beginning (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an extraordinary man who has lived through all is approaching his end, he decides to call his son to join him for the last time at his home in Tuscany. His intention is to share some valuable conversations about his life as a press ...
Style: touching, serious, talky, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: introspection, elderly, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, dealing with death, village
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Duo (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the lives of 1980s Tamil Nadu political icons M. G. Ramachandran and M. Karunanidhi, continuing the tryst between Tamil cinema and Dravidian politics.
Plot: speech, battered woman, filmmaking, train, movie actress, beating, newspaper headline, grief, poet, mob, wedding night, death of friend ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Travellers (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman's wedding becomes a ritual of mourning when her sister and family die in an auto accident on the way to the wedding. The sisters' mother refuses to accept her daughter's death, and in the midst of wedding guests and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: wedding, ghost, against the rules, dealing with death, family relations, couples, newlyweds, destiny, family gatherings, death in the family, curses spells and rituals, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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49%
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Grace Kelly (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The fairy tale story of the actress who became a princess is told in this biography that traces her rise from Philadelphia socialite to Hollywood movie star.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, social differences, cinderella story, relationship vs career, couples, love and romance, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, actor's life, media, historical figure ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: europe, philadelphia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, depression, schizophrenia, patient, treatment, mental health, childhood trauma, suicide attempt, delusion, doctor, nurse ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 80s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Elephant Man (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A taped version of the stage play about a hideously deformed 19th-century London man and how he managed to triumph over his disease.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, talky ...
Plot: misfit, disability, circus, power relations, human host, physical appearance, human nature, doctors and patients, human spirit, against the odds, society, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 1880s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Andersen. Life Without Love (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Italy, Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Drama based on life and love of a famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: virgin, letter, handicapped, nazi, children, buried alive, holocaust, bullying, religion, school, princess, singing ...
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48%
Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison is a 1977 Italian drama directed by Lino Del Fra.
Plot: prison, communism, marxism, flashback, breaking the fourth wall, archival footage, talking to the camera, philosopher, marxist, imprisonment
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, 1860. A member of the imperial family is assassinated. A few days later, the writer Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij meets with Gusiev, a young man committed to a psychiatric hospital. Gusiev confesses that he took part in the ...
Plot: epilepsy, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, poet, night, writers
Time: 19th century
Place: saint petersburg, russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Margarete Steiff (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the life of German toymaker Margarete Steiff, the movie shows her long way from a 10-year-old girl, confined to a wheelchair, to one of the first and most successful creators of toy stuffed animals.
Plot: handicapped, sibling relationship, wheelchair, woman, entrepreneur, puppet, teddy bear, stuffed toy, operation, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship
Place: germany
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47%
Father and Master (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father.
Style: uplifting, psychological, sincere, rough, emotional ...
Plot: shepherd, illiteracy, abusive father, coming of age, sheep, human spirit, bestiality, hopes, society, youth, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, europe, sardinia
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, novelist, family problems, couple relations, love triangle, society, romance, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: italy, ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: competition, poet, new love, female nudity, german culture, writers, german history, disease, theater, theatre milieu
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Padre Pio: Miracle Man (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The poor Italian peasant boy Francesco already has visions of Jesus and Mary as a child, but the Devil visits him too. He, Francesco, is quite certain that he will become a priest. After entering the Capuchin Order it becomes clear that Padre Pio ...
Plot: stigmata, miraculous event, catholic, saint, world war one, world war two
Place: italy
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47%
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Masoch (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Aurora Rumelin is happy because the noble writer Leopold Sacher-Masoch has asked for her hand. Little by little the marriage goes into crisis mainly because Leopold asks his wife to beat him before sexual relations and to treat him like a slave. ...
Plot: dominatrix, masochism, fetishism, bdsm, cuckold, masochist, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Happy Prince (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: THE HAPPY PRINCE tells the story of the last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gay lead character, victorian england, downfall, portrait of an artist, gay romance, gay, lgbt, love, writers, artist, death, irony ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, naples italy, london
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47%
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Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, death, friendship, family relations, danger, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
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47%
Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Elly Beinhorn, the first German aviator ever to fly around the world which made her a national hero in the 1930s.
Plot: female director, flying, national hero, female nudity, breasts, female protagonist, airplane, heroine, german history, female pilot, around the world
Time: 1930s
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47%
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Naked Rose (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Among the millions of victims of the Nazi madness during the Second World War, Pierre Seel was charged with homosexuality and imprisoned in the Schirmeck concentration camp. He survived this terrifying experience of torture and humiliation, and ...
Style: semi documentary
Plot: holocaust, nazism, art, gay slur, world war two, homosexual, crucifix, gay interest, gay
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47%
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Guardami (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nina is a young and very independent porno actress. She doesn't need the help of any agent or manager. She has a daughter and a lesbian relationship with Cristiana, a porno editor. Following a usual medical check she discovers she has a cancer. ...
Style: porno movie, sexy, weird
Plot: female genitalia, unsimulated sex, erection, cancer, female nudity, adult filmmaking, explicit sex, orgy, porn actor, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian love, hot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Angelus novus (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dramatic and scandalous life of the variously renowned and reviled poet, screenwriter and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975) is reportedly poorly served in this highly allegorical and intellectual film which focuses rather more on his ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: tragic event, filmmaking, death, filmmaker, boy, conspiracy theory, communist, gay, politics, politician, homosexual, murder ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helma Sanders-Brahms directs this inventive film that uses the verse of Jewish poet Else Lasker-Schüler and Nazi poet Gottfried Benn to dramatize the passionate, real-life affair between the two unlikely lovers. Forced out of Germany, ...
Plot: female director, homosexuality, world war one, anti semitism, jewish, nazi, death of son, assault, death of child, officer, art exhibition, poet ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Lady of Monza (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A true story taken from the archives of the archdiocese of Milan.
Style: based on true events
Plot: assassination plot, catholic priest, abbess, mother superior, female nudity, priest, nun, convent, evil nun, catholic church, breast feeding, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%