Movies like Dash Akol

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Dash Akol (1971)
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Dash Akol (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dash Akol is greatly respected in Shiraz as an honorable man who has lost his family's money through helping his friends. He has an enemy, however, named Kaka Rostam, a mean and spiteful person. Dash Akol, who is in his forties, falls in love with Marjan, daughter of the late Haji Samad, for whose estate he is the executor. But he keeps his love secret. One day a suitor asks for Marjan's hand, and Dash Akol considers it against his code of honor to refuse. On the night of the wedding, Dash Akol hands over responsibility for the family to the bridegroom. As he is leaving the house, however, Kaka Rostam is waiting for him and a fight ensues. Kaka Rostam stabs him in the back, but Dash Akol succeeds in killing him. On his deathbed, Dash Akol sends his parrot to Marjan with the confession of love he has taught it.
Plot: love, prostitute, loneliness, death, islam, manhood, muslim, child abuse, older man younger woman relationship, dancer, champion, funeral, parrot, wedding night, last wish, mosque, bar fight, male chauvinism, wedding, pub, sword fight, machete, fight, hijab, deathbed ...
Time: 1920s
Place: iran

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Most similar movies to Dash Akol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and psychological films with plots about iranian, love, death, husband wife relationship, islam, murder and hijab mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dash Akol: Verdict (2005), Tight Spot (1973), The Dagger (1972), Trial on the Street (2009), Bride of Fire (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Verdict (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sahand, Mohsen and Foroozande are attacking engineer Kazem's house on a rainy night and steal the house and injure him. They decide to flee Forouzande from Iran to another country. They go after Reza to get a fake passport for Forouzande. But ...
Plot: iranian, torture, monkey, theft, wife murders husband, guitar, flick knife, organized crime, crime boss, revenge, mental institution, schizophrenia ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 372
Tight Spot (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This film, based on a well-known novel of the same name by Sadegh Chooback, is about a wronged man seeking revenge. Director Amir Naderi's inspiration for making the film was one of his childhood heroes, the legendary Zar Mohammad, who waged a ...
Plot: shotgun, shot to death, police officer killed, priest, off screen murder, fight, sea, revolt, police, death, revenge, good versus evil ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 165
The Dagger (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Banafsheh, a young prostitute who has fled with a man to the seaside in hope of starting a new life has to return to her profession as she learns about the betrayal of her lover. Penniless and emotionally broken, she also has to bear with the taunts ...
Plot: prison visit, prostitution, social issues, prostitute, revenge, compulsive liar, urban decay, iranian, blue collar, pimp, speech impediment, lie ...
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, love, polygamy, flick knife, dignity, betrayal, taxi driver, prostitution, second wife, abortion, friendship, wedding ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 344
Bride of Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A tragedy in which a young woman from an Arab tribe, prevented from marrying her non-Arab Persian lover is forced against her wishes to marry her cousin.
Plot: tradition, marriage, doctor, lawyer, fire, death, minority, cousin cousin relationship, arab, islam, wedding, dead wife ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Blue-Veiled (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An elderly owner of a tomato farm and sauce factory, after his wife's death, falls in love with one of the workers of the factory endangering his relationship with his daughters and in-laws. While everybody in the big family persuades the old ...
Plot: iranian, persian, dysfunctional family, older man younger woman relationship, islam, factory, poverty, worker, son in law, manager, factory owner, blue
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 719
Travellers (1991)
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: couples, family life, death in the family, ghost, destiny, against the rules, family relations, curses spells and rituals, family gatherings, dealing with death, newlyweds, persian ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 260
Heiran (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the rule of Taliban in Afghanistan, about 3 million illegal Afghani immigrants entered Iran and caused numerous problems for the Iranian society to accept them. This film depicts the story of a 17 year old rural girl by the name of Mahi ...
Plot: workplace, interracial marriage, honor, marriage, anger, fear, student, villager, citizenship, village life, muslim, poverty ...
Place: afghanistan, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.9
 214
Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: iranian, muslim, theft, islam, older woman younger man relationship, thief, police, love, hospital, love triangle
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 545
The Charmer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time runs out, he falls in love and his past catches up with him. The film deals with themes of race, class, and the struggle for a better life.
Plot: immigration, racism, suicide, adultery, break up, suicide by jumping, fight, underwater scene, sex scene, infidelity, swimming pool, falling in love ...
Place: iran, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: crumbling marriage, family relations, vengeance, love triangle, false accusation, starting over, family problems, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 116
The Girl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, UK, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pat Carlsson is a 14-year-old Swedish schoolgirl who though very young is very streetwise as she offers sex, for a price, to middle-aged attorney John Berg who can not resist the young girl. What starts as an immoral sexual escape, becomes a ...
Plot: sex, reporter, death, prostitute, husband wife relationship, lawyer, female nudity, child abuse, erotica, murder, no panties, scandal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.3
 192K
A Separation (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Style: gloomy, tense, realistic, talky, emotional ...
Plot: maid, divorce, marriage, social differences, arrest, muslim, poverty, courtroom drama, alzheimer's disease, iranian, caregiver, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
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Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Kurdish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love, construction, construction site, truck, crying, tea, secret, rain, bus, romance, immigrants, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 456
The Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film, which is in sharp monochrome, relates the story of a twenty-four-hour-long journey of two young Iranian soldiers (Issā and Emād) and a civilian driver (Amu Rahim) transporting thirty-eight Iraqi prisoners of war, taken from behind the ...
Plot: love letter, iraq iran war, persian, iranian, martyrdom, child soldier, young soldier, death, poverty, martyr, bus
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dark Side of Genius (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julian Jons is a talented but troubled young artist. He has just been released from an asylum, where he has spent the last seven years for the murder of Anna, his girlfriend/model. Attempting to start painting again, he is pursued by journalist ...
Plot: obsession, death, erotica, murder, love, artist, art critic, male female relationship, falling in love, art collector, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, model ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Terrorist (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ali Abd-El-Zaher is a member of an Islamic radical group which has been launching attacks against the government and the society under the orders of the spiritual leader Brother Saif. Ali manages to assasinate an officer, but as he escapes from the ...
Plot: terrorist, surgeon, islam, shot to death, patriotism, soccer, tourist, tour bus, assassination plot, mistaken identity, car accident, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dangerous Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A cop begins to turn to booze and cocaine during a tough undercover assignment. When a big drug-buy goes sour and the cop ends up with a million in cash, he decides to take off with the money. The drug dealer catches up with him, but he dies before ...
Plot: murder, love, drug dealer, undercover, police, funeral, drug addict, loss of husband, hidden money, criminal, deception, falling in love ...
Place: oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.7
 1K
Lottery (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two Iranian teenagers in love want to get married, travel to the US to get a green card and live there, but their parents object. With not enough money saved, they pin their hopes on winning the state lottery to fund their trip, but tragedy derails ...
Plot: immigration, foreign language, green card, human trafficking, teenager, revenge, death, corruption, forced prostitution
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Man of Integrity (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Reza (35), having distanced himself from urban life to work on a goldfish farm, leads a simple life along with his wife and only son in a remote village in northern Iran. Nearby, a private company with close links to the government and local ...
Plot: house on fire, funeral, fire, prison, bank, shower, watermelon, barking dog, cigarette smoking, telephone call, dog, handcuffed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 249
Boycott (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At ...
Plot: prison, marxism, arrest, faith, death penalty, doubt, islam, capture, torture, anti communist, muslim, baby ...
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dahek A Burning Passion (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Bengali-speaking Monalisa lives a middle-class lifestyle in Mumbai along with her mom and wheelchair-bound dad. She and her mom had to endure considerable hardships since she was six years ...
Plot: forbidden love, ex convict, religious fanatic, hindu, muslim, murder, love, rain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Pear Tree (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man contemplates life and compares it to a pear tree in his yard which stops producing fruit.
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, romance, politics, innocence lost, village, family relations, love and romance, village life, writer's life, youth, homecoming, fall in love ...
Time: 40s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 607
Evdokia (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prostitute (Evdokia) meets a sergeant (Yorgos). They fall in love and get married after a short love affair. Her profession, however, is a barrier for their relationship. They try to stay together and overcome their inner conflicts, but the social ...
Plot: dance, fight, marriage, affair, military camp, prostitute, love, sex, laughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 1K
Two Women (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine Milani creates this scathing portrait of those traditions - ...
Style: tense, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: feminism, friendship, iranian, couples, family problems, village, obsession, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, student life, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Awakening (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: the story of two former drug addicts who come together in a story of self-improvement.
Plot: bowling, love, drugs, office, loneliness, basketball, park, regret, depression, isolation
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 6K
Rhino Season (2012)
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: realistic, tense, psychological, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: tragic love, separated, love triangle, confined, love and romance, forceful separation, life is a bitch, lovers apart, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, poet ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey, iran, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 153
The Mission (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. Tabataie) has already been killed by a Muslim American Hassan ...
Plot: discussion, fatalism, assassination plot, criminal, politics, piano, hold up, assassin, sin, exile, fundamentalism, justice ...
Place: new york, iran, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, tennis, loss of child, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, love affair, couples, self destructing, society, loneliness, seduction ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, year 1944
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, massachusetts, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
 508
Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: cancer, love, death, gender, crossdressing, honeymoon, brain tumor, bisexual, hospital, gender identity, father daughter relationship, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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