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.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: princess, second wife, wife, relationships, life, islam, family relations, historical figure, royal family, rich woman, revolution, male female relationship, husband and wife, female protagonist, royal court, husband wife relationship, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, historical character, royalty, married couple, couple relations
Place: iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, thought provoking and psychological films with plots about relationships, couple relations, male female relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, family problems and boyfriend girlfriend relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Soraya: Andersen. Life Without Love (2006), The Marriage of Gustav III (2001), The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007), I Tita, A Life of Tango (2017), Grace of Monaco (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: captivating, thought provoking, fairy tale
Plot: writer's life, life, relationships, male female relationship, historical character, historical figure, writers, lifestyle, letter, nazi, religion, handicapped ...
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95%
The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: russian history, imperial russia, czar, russian revolution, exile, historical figure, love affair, life is a bitch, historical character, marital problem, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1917, year 1918, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Marriage of Gustav III (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Swedish King Gustav III is bold and courageous regarding government. He is to marry a Danish princess. But when it comes to love and courtship, the king feels lost. Therefore he asks the loyal and experienced Captain Munck for assistance.
Style: captivating
Plot: king, royal family, queen, marriage, duke, couple relations, monarchy, love affair, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, royal court, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Heart Is a Dark Forest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This drama deals with a woman, whose life is destroyed when she discovers that her husband has another family. Marie and Thomas, both musicians before their marriage, are an apparently happy couple, living together with their two children. One day, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, married couple, family life, couple relations, second wife, double life, family relations, love triangle, relationships, marital problem, musician's life, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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I Tita, A Life of Tango (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A portrait of the life of Tita Merello, famous Argentinian singer and actress.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, female singer, rags to riches, actress, mother daughter relationship, musician's life, rising to stardom, historical character, lifestyle, music, celebrity, historical figure ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Grace of Monaco (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early ...
Style: realistic, stylized, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: state affairs, husband wife relationship, royal family, family relations, royal court, politics, society, political intrigue, supportive spouse, couple relations, teaching the ways of the world, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: monaco, monte carlo, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In the Name of the Land (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pierre is 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take over the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm expanded, so did the family. It's the time of happy days, at least at the beginning. The debts accumulate and ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, light, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, countryside, peasant, farm, father son relationship, medicine, family relations, love, family life, family problems, family farm, farming ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, year 1979
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Sunny Side (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this movie adaptation of the TV-Show by the same name, we join the three couples in a comedy about divorces, love, child longing, weird parents and unwritten bathing rules in Torekov.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: family relations, couple relations, parenthood, love affair, family problems, male female relationship, marital problem, relationship problems, humour, married couple, relationships, family life ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.5
 622
After Thomas (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Television film adaptation of the true story ("A Friend Like Henry" by Nuala Gardner) of a young autistic boy and his extraordinary friendship with his dog, Thomas.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: autism, parenthood, little boy, fighting illness, coping, relationships, family, problem solving, family problems, husband wife relationship, relationship problems, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paulo Coelho's Best Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paulo Coelho is the world’s most translated living author, his books having sold over 165 million copies. But he was not always the inspirational global phenomenon he is today. Like the heroes in his spiritual classics THE ALCHEMIST and THE ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: ambition, writer's life, follow your dream, rising to stardom, hopes, life, lifestyle, historical figure, creative process, writers, celebrity, historical character ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
In My Father's Garden (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a loving man and father who falls under the influence of an extremely orthodox Protestant sect. He sacrifices everything and everyone to this faith, including his business and the respect of his younger son. However, he never loses the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family problems, religious sect, family relations, faith, dysfunctional marriage, male female relationship, couple relations, troubled marriage, love and romance, religion, belief in god, religious faith ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, british royal family, head of state, queen of england, queen elizabeth ii, paparazzi, politics, death, monarchy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
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Out of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty-year history of Ewelina, who along with her husband decides to play a porn film. Orgasm, of which she experiences on the set during filming, the reaction of her husband, Piotr, and experiences of other women in the industry completely ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, porno movie
Plot: young couple, porn star, porn industry, sex scene, lack of money, orgasm, family relations, couple relations, relationships, husband wife relationship, money problems, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 1K
True Mothers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, convinced by the discourse of an adoption association, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a baby boy. A few years later, their parenthood is shaken by a threatening unknown girl, Hikari, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adoption, family relations, husband wife relationship, couples, father son relationship, family, kids and family, foster home, parents and children, male female relationship, mother son relationship, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Dreamlife of David L (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: “The Dreamlife of David L.“ is a fictional feature film that takes inspiration from a key point in the life of director David Lynch: the time he spent as a student in a fine arts college. Initially attracted to painting, David Lynch ends up ...
Style: captivating, avant garde
Plot: art school, painting, art, school, art student, student, life, rising to stardom, historical character, historical figure, lifestyle, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 825
Miss Marx (2020)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In her public persona, Eleanor “Tussy” Marx was a translator, actress, a children’s rights activist, a feminist and a persuasive labour organizer, a tireless powerhouse determined to carry on her father’s work. She held her own with ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: socialism, feminism, feminist, unrequited love, communism, civil rights movement, women's rights, love story, male female relationship, historical character, female protagonist, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mothers of the Bride (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jenna is getting married, her mother is delighted until Jenna announces she wants to find her birth mother.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating
Plot: mother, relationships, mother daughter relationship, male female relationship, love affair, family relations, married couple, uncover truth, foster home, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, search for mother, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sex Life of Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a head injury makes a dimwit stranger out Barbara's beloved Guille, she ceases to feel desire for him. Nearing 35, and longing for motherhood, she settles with a new partner, while the memory of lost love harrows her.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: relationships, relationship problems, marital problem, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wanting a baby, choice, family problems, male female relationship, family life, family relations, couple relations, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cuban revolution, revolution, cuban, lifestyle, writers, cultural icon, meeting, historical figure, journalist, social problems, female nudity, skinny dipping ...
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Adam (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hard-living salesman becomes a quadriplegic after an accident.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: age difference, down on your luck, life turned upside down, hopes, relationships, friendship, life is a bitch, man in a wheelchair, life philosophy, goodhearted, physical disability, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Critical Point (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aline with Valentín. Miroslava with Sergio. Two couples. Two different worlds. One only destiny. Reflected upon one another, their lives intertwine in everyday's story. A story full of conflict and passion, triumph and failure. Thus, their ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: couple relations, society, family problems, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, conflict, family conflict, changing lives, couples, marital problem, family relations, relationships, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Within the Whirlwind (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Poland, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: jailed, male female relationship, political repression, political prisoner, political persecution, relationships, love story, wartime life, love affair, couple relations, wartime, political unrest ...
Time: year 1934
Place: ussr, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, couple relations, society, couples, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, married couple, female protagonist, family relations, relationships, changing lives, cultural difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, youth, society, family problems, couples, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Desert Bride (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teresa’s life is turned upside down when she is forced to accept a job far away. On her way, she loses her bag, causing her to cross paths with El Gringo, a traveling salesman.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: traveling salesman, journey, changing lives, lifestyle, female protagonist, relationships, lifestyle change, family relations, male female relationship, travel, road trip, female director
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, midlife crisis, changing lives, relationships, lifestyle change, family life, family, character change, change of heart ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, deception, male female relationship, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, romantic relationship, pretense, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, couple relations, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: party, fall in love, southern belle, flapper, family life, jealousy, marriage, suspicion of adultery, marital reconciliation, relationships, male female relationship, jealous husband ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: historical character, queen, french history, princess, royal court, royal family, aristocracy, french revolution, female protagonist, state affairs, french, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Heart (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adultery, love interest, male female relationship, love affair, tragic love, romantic relationship, relationships, romantic triangle, romancing partners, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%