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

Most similar movies to Soraya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and psychological films with plots about female nudity, princess, death, prince, mother daughter relationship, marriage and friendship mostly in Drama, Biography and Action genres. Some movies like Soraya: Scream of Stone (1991), Becoming Colette (1991), Diana: Her True Story (1993), The Last Princess (2016), The Duo (1997). 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, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: mountain, climbing, love triangle, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, danger, wilderness, mountain climbing, dream, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, female nudity, marriage, lesbianism, lesbian, sexuality
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, royal romance, royalty, princess, prince, marriage proposal, british royal family, portrait, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: queen, marriage, queen of england, princess, british royal family, scandal, extramarital affair, royalty, queen elizabeth ii, royal romance, prince
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: extramarital affair, british royal family, prince, royal romance, queen, princess, marriage, queen elizabeth ii, unhappiness, scandal, troubled marriage, royalty
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Last Princess (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Under the oppressive Japanese colonial rule, Deok-hye, the last Princess of the declining Joseon Dynasty, is forced to move to Japan. She spends her days missing home, while struggling to maintain dignity as a princess. After a series of failed ...
Plot: princess, japanese occupation of korea, japanese occupation, royal family, exile, arranged marriage, mental institution, spy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: politics, extramarital affair, propaganda, rivalry, election, acting audition, movie star, glory, remarry, movie studio, mistress, second wife ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: second wife, unfaithful husband, troubled teen, childhood friend, black bra and panties, domestic violence, football player, convertible, loss of child, temper, father son relationship, arrest ...
Time: 60s, year 1979, year 1994, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: iranian, prostitution, wedding, abortion, polygamy, betrayal, second wife, friendship, jealous husband, flick knife, taxi driver, dignity ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: introspection, elderly, dealing with death, unfulfillment, family relations, village, parents and children, terminal illness, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, hollywood, social differences, cinderella story, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, media, rise to the top, couples, socialite ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: europe, philadelphia, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 1K
Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, patient, depression, treatment, schizophrenia, delusion, doctor, childhood trauma, nurse, suicide attempt, mental health ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, uplifting, talky, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, power relations, circus, disability, human host, physical appearance, human nature, doctors and patients, human spirit, against the odds, social misfits, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s, victorian era, 1800s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Andersen. Life Without Love (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Italy, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Drama based on life and love of a famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: handicapped, virgin, nazi, holocaust, religion, buried alive, bullying, shadow, sister, sheep, children, letter ...
⇓ 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 full frontal nudity, female nudity, writers, night, poet
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ 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: wheelchair, sibling relationship, handicapped, teddy bear, entrepreneur, puppet, stuffed toy, woman, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, operation
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, marxism, communism, marxist, philosopher, breaking the fourth wall, flashback, archival footage, talking to the camera, imprisonment
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, romance, society, couple relations, love triangle, family problems, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, male female relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: emotional, rough, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: shepherd, abusive father, bestiality, illiteracy, coming of age, sheep, human spirit, youth, life is a bitch, solace, uneducated, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: new love, theatre milieu, poet, competition, writers, german culture, female nudity, disease, theater, german history
Time: 1700s
Place: germany
⇓ 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, convent, mother superior, female nudity, priest, nun, catholic priest, abbess, evil nun, affair, catholic church, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.9
 18
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, art, world war two, homosexual, nazism, crucifix, gay interest, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 106
Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lea grew up in a crime family in Calabria. The father of her daughter Denise is also a member of the Mafia. Lea, however, wants a different life for her daughter, free of violence, fear and falsehood. She decides to cooperate with justice, to ...
Plot: train station, mafia, prison, mother daughter relationship, trial, murder, courtroom, car on fire, procession, arrest, daughter, washing machine ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: filmmaker, filmmaking, swimming, politician, radical, death, conspiracy theory, gay, poet, tragic event, boy, communist ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, breasts, female nudity, female protagonist, airplane, heroine, german history, female pilot, around the world
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Unheard Woman (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Farmer’s wife and mother of three Hanni worries about her youngest, Magdalena, who’s smaller and more sensitive than her siblings. She gets stomach flu and can’t see well. The doctors prescribe nothing but panaceas, and don’t take her case ...
Plot: portrait, mother daughter relationship, court hearing, hostility
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 616
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
Plot: unsimulated sex, cancer, erection, female nudity, female genitalia, adult filmmaking, orgy, porn actor, lesbian love, fellatio, hot, weird ...
⇓ 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
⇓ 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: touching, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: gay lead character, downfall, portrait of an artist, lgbt, love, writers, irony, father son relationship, death of wife, artist, death, gay ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century
Place: paris france, naples italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 2K
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, factual, psychological
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, death, friendship, danger, family relations, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%