Movies that are like The Mission 1983

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The Mission
Original name: Ferestadeh
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: iraq iran war, military service, religious fundamentalism, religious fundamentalist, fundamentalism, tolerance, iranian, martyrdom, koran, enemy, anti war, integration, sin, fatalism, exile, discussion, assassination plot, handgun, religious fanatic, islam, hijab, bribe, honor, hate, amusement park, colonel, poverty, religious faith, destiny, subway, truth, assassin, hold up, piano, justice, politics, criminal, apology, guilt, alcohol
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, iran, new york
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A Separation
Drama, Mystery
Iran, France
123 min.
 8.3
The Kite Runner
Drama
USA, China
128 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and dramatic films with plots including storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, guilt, husband wife relationship, redemption and society themes mostly in Drama, Crime and War genres. Some movies like The Mission: Maryam (2002), The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008), The Kite Runner (2007), Grace Is Gone (2007), The Believer (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maryam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: religious fundamentalism, fundamentalism, iranian, martyrdom, assassination plot, handgun, hijab, hate, cousin cousin relationship, immigration, love, doctor
Place: iran
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The Stoning of Soraya M.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, serious, brutal, heartbreaking, gloomy, dramatic, light, atmospheric, harsh, sad, compassionate, touching, intense, reflective, earnest, suspense
Plot: adultery, death penalty, corruption, islam, village, religion, brutality, murder, justice, conspiracy, death, tragic hero, witnessing a crime, women, tragedy, courage, greed, destructive relationship, family bonds, storytelling, life & death, betrayal, judaism, politics, injustice, discrimination, prejudice, violent, propaganda, destiny, sacrifice, alone in the world, idealism, honest, beautiful scenery, pornography, violence, catastrophe, political, society, small town, humanity, survival, torture, world politics, ethnic conflict, god, stoning, cowardice, car
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iran, middle east, israel, persia
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The Kite Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 128 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, epic, serious, dramatic, compassionate, psychological, disturbing, touching, captivating, heartbreaking, reflective, earnest, breathtaking, sentimental, intense, harsh, inspirational
Plot: betrayal, friendship, redemption, childhood, courage, guilt, rape, islam, storytelling, book, justice, violence, revolution, unlikely friendships, innocence lost, mentor, haunted by the past, family bonds, world politics, adaptation, brutality, sacrifice, tragedy, life & death, runaway, culture clash, destiny, literature, secrets, prejudice, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, family relations, coming of age, bullying, young heroes, vengeance, taliban, distopia, imagination, freedom, happy ending, transformation, catastrophe, corruption, fantasy world, depression, survival, political unrest, idealism
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: middle east, afghanistan, pakistan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Grace Is Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, intense, heartbreaking, sad, sentimental, interesting, earnest, melancholic, tense, road movie, reflective, psychological
Plot: iraq war, death, road trip, military, father daughter relationship, parents and children, on the road, family drama, gulf war, courage, family, war, siblings relations, children, death in the family, runaway, guilt, gunfight, violent, sacrifice, culture clash, redemption, tragedy, ethnic conflict, destiny, pornography, couples, childhood, politics, family bonds, storytelling, vengeance, dialogue, honest, nudity (full frontal - brief), adolescence, brutality, depression, family problems, justice, hospital, drinking, friendship, family relations, secrets, relationships, political, police investigation, mentor, innocence lost
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, iraq, minnesota, usa, middle east
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The Believer
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, emotional, thought provoking, serious, intellectual, intense, realistic, interesting, enigmatic, psychological, cerebral, talky, reflective, dramatic, harsh, melancholic
Plot: skinhead, judaism, holocaust, anti semitism, fascism, love, violence, survival, jews, violence spree, assassination, nazi, nazis, jewish, islam, genocide, innocence lost, catholicism, racism, prejudice, religion, violent, god, identity, introspection, storytelling, sacrifice, idealism, redemption, philosophy, synagogue, loneliness, rebelliousness, visceral, tragedy, dialogue, corruption, brutality, culture clash, relationships, guilt, catastrophe, psychology, pornography, honest, life & death, moral ambiguity, secrets, justice, runaway
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, new york, usa, argentina, germany
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 7.6
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Butterfly
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, compassionate, harsh, reflective, atmospheric, gloomy, bleak, breathtaking, dramatic, melancholic, heartbreaking, earnest, talky
Plot: friendship, coming of age, innocence lost, fascism, spanish civil war, teacher, civil war, politics, betrayal, runaway, dedicated educator, small town, male nudity, school, children, childhood, mentor, human nature, countryside, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, tragedy, culture clash, political, brutality, parents and children, revolution, atheist, butterfly, latin, youth, power relations, sacrifice, loneliness, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, friends, idealism, women, classic car, teachers and students, political unrest, poetry, adolescence, communist, finnish, brainwashing, bullying, poverty, family relations
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, europe, latin america, galicia, america, australia
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    User:   40%
 
 8.3
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A Separation
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 123 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, emotional, gloomy, serious, dramatic, cerebral, bleak, melancholic, reflective, sincere, harsh, compassionate, intense, breathtaking, enigmatic, interesting, heartbreaking, psychological
Plot: divorce, marriage, courtroom drama, morality, guilt, islam, parenthood, religion, hospital, moral dilemma, depression, maid, family in crisis, relationships, storytelling, family drama, innocence lost, twists & turns, dialogue driven, family problems, tragedy, complex characters, urban, secrets, greed, moral ambiguity, loneliness, visceral, political, character study, iranian, alzheimer's disease, honest, corruption, couple relations, idealism, runaway, social differences, ethnic conflict, culture clash, crime gone awry, obsession, parents and children, sacrifice, solitude, justice, breakup, childhood, catastrophe, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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Bemani
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Country: Iran
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Style: dark
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Place: iran, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   46%
 
 7.7
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The Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective, dramatic, psychological, intellectual, harsh, compassionate, earnest, interesting, bleak, depressing, cerebral, philosophical, sad
Plot: immigrants, friendship, loneliness, self discovery, wine, jazz, urban, relationships, solitude, interracial relations, unlikely friendships, mentor, character study, destiny, complex characters, midlife crisis, life, life philosophy, life & death, political, humanity, homeless, storytelling, honest, drinking, tragedy, depression, greed, society, philosophy, idealism, redemption, sacrifice, prejudice, islam, hospital, transformation, stereotypes, culture clash, multiple storylines, catastrophe, surveillance, corruption, drum, immigration, morality, existentialism, race issues, justice, happy ending
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, syria, manhattan new york city
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    User:   36%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, psychological
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iran
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    User:   35%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: talky, bleak, psychological, clever, serious, gloomy, reflective, intellectual, philosophical, touching, realistic, non-linear, melancholic, depressing, dark humor, cerebral, interesting, tense, cynical, harsh, enigmatic, dramatic, ironic, meditative
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Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, boston, new orleans, california, united states
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    User:   40%
 
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Country: Iran
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: iraq war, iraq iran war, religious fundamentalist, iranian, photojournalist, injustice, war veteran, bourgeoisie, shell shock, religious fanatic, islam, hijab, newspaper editor, poverty, muslim, fiancee, memory, surrealism, wealth, politics, women's rights, wedding, flashback, photographer, mental institution
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Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, heartbreaking, tense, dramatic, sentimental, bad ending, sad, talky, light, earnest, reflective, harsh
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, london, seaport, ireland
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Time: 2000s
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1984, year 2012
Place: new york, usa
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System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
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Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, sincere, tense, intense, biting, light, earnest, emotional, macabre, melancholic, suspense, interesting
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, justice, dedicated lawyer, australian, camp, guilt, legal action, false accusation, injustice, uncover truth, trial, greed, runaway, manipulation, islam, catastrophe, culture clash, wilderness, secrets, brutality, crimes, family, legal, police investigation, adaptation, hospital, society, corruption, court, life is a bitch, doctors, mentor, babies and infants, death, lone hero, crime gone awry, survival, dealing with death, court case, wild animal, nightmare, grief, jail, innocence, camping
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, dramatic, inspirational, sad, road movie, heartbreaking, intense, psychological
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, human nature, women, child abuse, adaptation, parents and children, childhood, book, unlikely friendships, family, secret society, playwright, small town, kidnapping, hopes, catastrophe, estrangement, secrets, sisters, society, stereotypes, family problems, mentor, happy ending, culture clash, storytelling, family relations, golden years, catholicism, rescue, americana, destiny, alcohol abuse, family feud, parent child relationship, marriage, haunted by the past, relationships, life philosophy, small town life, literature, fantasy world, dialogue, justice, unfulfillment, multiple storylines, couples
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
Scent of a Woman
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, dramatic, touching, inspirational, talky, psychological, serious, intense, captivating, interesting, melancholic, compassionate, gloomy, emotional, earnest, clever, suspense, sad, enigmatic, atmospheric
Plot: friendship, blindness, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, complex characters, morality, human nature, human spirit, destiny, loneliness, unlikely friendships, blind character, change of heart, character study, life philosophy, social relations, older man younger man relationship, disability, coming of age, depression, school, thanksgiving, redemption, drugs/alcohol, ex military, student, strong sexual content, storytelling, tango, dialogue, courage, drinking, corruption, life & death, courtroom, happy ending, childhood, justice, gangsters, runaway, suicide attempt, twists & turns, vengeance, life, relationships, revenge, preparatory school, colonel, prank, betrayal
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: talky, serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, touching, melancholic, reflective, philosophical, atmospheric, inspirational, clever, intellectual, surreal
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Audience: kids
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: harlem, usa, new york, london, atlantic city new jersey, lower east side manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: talky, clever, sincere, serious, realistic, dramatic, witty, disturbing, biting, interesting, stylized, cerebral, entertaining, factual, intense, melancholic, enigmatic, suspense, intellectual, light, ironic
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
Higher Ground
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   27%
 
75
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Style: social realism, depressing, sad, ambiguous ending, tragic ending, dark, suspense
Audience: kids
Plot: woman, lover, suit and tie, violent man, social problem, character says i'm sorry, speeding vehicle, exploring sexuality, south african, apathy, short skirt, neglect, broken family, caucasian, troubled youth, dysfunctional, middle finger, self harm, black boy, teen violence, hick, non professional cast, runaway teen, young people, hypodermic, medicine cabinet, loud music, religious statue, police informant, disintegration, dealer, sofa, imagery, family disapproval, snitch, public health, male camaraderie, job seeking, underage girl, yuppie, civil liberties, spurned woman, soul music, hoodlum, jerk, social decay, sunday, female tears, dumb criminal, boy killed
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: midwest, ohio, america, kentucky, usa, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 

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colonel
colonel movies
The Lost City of Z 2016
6.6
O Coronel e o Lobisomem 2005
5.9
Alvarez Kelly 1966
6.4
No One Writes to the Colonel 1999
6.8
The Deceivers 1988
6.1
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poverty
poverty movies
Slumdog Millionaire 2008
8.0
The Pursuit of Happyness 2006
8.0
Downsizing 2017
5.7
Lilya 4-Ever 2002
7.9
The Scrounger 1961
7.8
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religious faith
religious faith movies
Nothing Bad Can Happen 2013
7.0
Ida 2013
7.4
Constantine 2005
7.0
Legion 2010
5.2
Forbidden Woman 2013
4.3
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destiny
destiny movies
Love Loves Coincidences 2011
7.4
Cloud Atlas 2012
7.5
The Island 2006
8.0
The Butterfly Effect 2004
7.7
Lost 2004
8.4
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amusement park
amusement park movies
Jurassic World 2015
7.0
Spirited Away 2001
8.6
Vacation 2015
6.1
Zombieland 2009
7.7
Good Time 2017
7.3
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hate
hate movies
The Shack 2017
6.3
Thor: Ragnarok 2017
7.9
Teenage Dirtbag 2009
7.1
Combat Girls 2011
6.8
Reconciliation 2009
4.5
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hijab
hijab movies
Where Do We Go Now? 2011
7.5
White Girl 2008
6.6
A Separation 2011
8.3
Rosewater 2014
6.6
Cairo Time 2009
6.7
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bribe
bribe movies
Back to School 1986
6.6
Traffic 2011
8.1
Capone 1975
5.7
The Brutalization Of Franz Baum 1974
7.0
The Nile Hilton Incident 2017
6.8
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