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: last wish, persian, wedding night, iranian, family man, manhood, young love, champion, male chauvinism, tavern, deathbed, islam, bar fight, muslim, machete, sword fight, older man younger woman relationship, pub, dancer, child abuse, prostitute, love, death
Time: 1920s
Place: iran

Most similar movies to Dash Akol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about iranian, death, islam, love, society, life is a bitch and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dash Akol: Verdict (2005), Tight Spot (1973), The Dagger (1972), The Blue-Veiled (1995), The Last Supper (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 507
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, wife murders husband, theft, monkey, guitar, gun, love, death, crime boss, organized crime, murder, revenge ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 324
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: class struggle, revenge, priest, death, police, shot to death, police officer killed, off screen murder, good versus evil, anti conformity, iranian, struggle ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 150
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: chauffeur, lie, speech impediment, marriage, revenge, prostitute, compulsive liar, class society, ex prostitute, drug traffic, boyfriend, falling in love ...
Place: tehran iran, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: blue, factory owner, iranian, son in law, worker, islam, manager, persian, dysfunctional family, older man younger woman relationship, factory, poverty
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, love triangle, love and romance, couples, starting over, vengeance, couple relations, teachers and students, false accusation, unfulfillment, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 328
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: minority, persian, islam, tribe, medical student, dead wife, self immolation, iranian, death, lawyer, knife, fire ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 676
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: serious, realistic
Plot: against the rules, dealing with death, death in the family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, ghost, curses spells and rituals, destiny, family life, newlyweds, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, taxi driver, wedding, friendship, love, betrayal, flick knife, abortion, second wife, polygamy, prostitution, hijab ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, tea, truck, bus, secret, crying, rain, parents and children, romance, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: writer's life, haunted by the past, homecoming, romance, village, coming of age, politics, fall in love, innocence lost, teenage love, village life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: feminism, iranian, friendship, stalking, obsession, village, injustice, family problems, gender, life is a bitch, friends, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 238
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: separation, border crossing, illness, poverty, cousin cousin relationship, muslim, grandfather, passion, travel, village life, citizenship, marriage ...
Place: afghanistan, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 204
Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: iranian, theft, thief, muslim, hospital, older woman younger man relationship, love triangle, love, police, islam
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Facing Mirrors (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rana has chosen a path in order to support her family, while Adineh (Eddie) has fled his home and city to escape his complicated situation as a transsexual man prevented from living as his true self by his family. They find themselves on the same ...
Plot: transsexual, escape, friendship, car accident, patriarchy, muslim, passport, taxi driver, domineering father, taxi, hijab, head scarf ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 234
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: marxism, prison, faith, arrest, death penalty, muslim, capture, childbirth, guerilla warfare, islam, anti communist, anti communism ...
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, tour bus, assassination plot, polygamy, tourist, shot to death, drunkenness, love, neighbor, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: prostitute, child abuse, murder, sex, teenage girl, infidelity, female nudity, no panties, reporter, erotica, lawyer, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, injustice, release from prison, iranian, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, tragic hero, love triangle, tragic love, unfulfilled love, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, iran, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, infidelity, bar, suicide, falling in love, sex scene, underwater scene, fight, suicide by jumping, bare breasts, break up ...
Place: copenhagen denmark, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 906
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: death, revenge, teenager, corruption, immigration, foreign language, green card, forced prostitution, human trafficking
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bright Day (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: THE BRIGHT DAY weaves a story that has its roots in the complexity of Iran’s draconian laws governing capital punishment. A kindergarten teacher hopes to aid the father of one of her young students, a man accused of manslaughter, by convincing ...
Plot: money, divorce, iranian, caregiver, maid
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 4K
Crimson Gold (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: For Hussein, a pizza delivery driver, the imbalance of the social system is thrown in his face wherever he turns. One day when his friend, Ali, shows him the contents of a lost purse, Hussein discovers a receipt of payment and cannot believe the ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: pizza delivery, pickpocket, motorcycle, taxi driver, realism, store, jewel theft, gold, new wave, urban, society, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, india, italy, pakistan, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: escape, culture clash, crumbling marriage, islam, parents and children, married couple, travel, daughter, violent husband, family in crisis, politics, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Glass Agency (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Glass Agency is the story of a war veteran living in post war Iran. It depicts veterans who are suffering from social problems after the war. Society does not understand them and the standard social norms are not in harmony with their ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: siege, life is a bitch, fighting the system, hostages, losing-it hero, injustice, society, unfulfillment, post war, helicopter, wound, mercedes benz ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: art critic, art collector, model, older man younger woman relationship, falling in love, art, death, obsession, artist, love, roommate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 425
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: iraq iran war, love letter, poverty, iranian, martyrdom, persian, young soldier, martyr, child soldier, bus, death
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 95
Red Rose (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Iran, Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A politically complacent middle-aged man and a young pro-democracy activist debate about the future of their country while hiding from the police, in this fascinating drama that blends scripted scenes with on-the-ground footage from Iran’s 2009 ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: political unrest, society, state affairs, politics, idealism, life is a bitch, sex scene, torture, extramarital affair, cigarette smoking, violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 636
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, cafe, romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, wish come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: school, handcuffed, husband wife relationship, police, shower, telephone call, barking dog, cigarette smoking, funeral, corruption, rifle, hiding place ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Women Without Men (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, coup d'etat, rich and poor, social differences, life is a bitch, society, power relations, siblings relations, political unrest, revolution, injustice, state affairs ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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