Movies like Dash Akol

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Dash Akol (1971)
 7.1
 1K
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, dancing, fight, prostitute, loneliness, wedding, death, islam, manhood, muslim, religious faith, sword fight, child abuse, older man younger woman relationship, dancer, champion, funeral, swashbuckler, parrot, hijab, wedding night, last wish, young love, machete, tavern ...
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, touching and sexy films with plots about iranian, love, family relations, murder, death, fight and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dash Akol: Verdict (2005), The Dagger (1972), Tight Spot (1973), The Blue-Veiled (1995), 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, hijab, crime boss, monkey, guitar, wife murders husband, schizophrenia, torture, revenge, murder, flick knife, love ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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: drug traffic, falling in love, pimp, urban decay, class differences, marriage, blue collar, lie, revenge, prostitute, ex prostitute, class society ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.8
 523
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: off screen murder, fight, shotgun, persian, police officer killed, government, revolt, struggle, sea, social injustice, shot to death, bazaar ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: persian, female director, son in law, factory, poverty, dysfunctional family, iranian, islam, factory owner, blue, worker, manager ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.0
 421
Bride of Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 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: iranian, heretic, fire, self immolation, knife, cousin cousin relationship, medical student, lawyer, persian, marriage, islam, dead wife ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
59%
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 860
Travellers (1992)
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: wedding, against the rules, ghost, dealing with death, family life, curses spells and rituals, destiny, family gatherings, death in the family, couples, family relations, newlyweds ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 300
Heiran (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 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: border crossing, fear, concentration camp, islam, chicken, kidnapping, cousin cousin relationship, separation, student, marriage, teenage love, interracial marriage ...
Place: afghanistan, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 8K
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, serious, compassionate, emotional, lyrical ...
Plot: secret, construction site, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, immigrants, human nature, family relations, youth, society, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, japan, middle east, tehran iran, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 169
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: fatalism, religious faith, apology, poverty, amusement park, honor, fundamentalism, tolerance, colonel, truth, koran, destiny ...
Place: new york, iran, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 240
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, female director, theft, police, police officer, hospital, love, love triangle, islam, thief, muslim, older woman younger man relationship
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 2K
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: green card, teenager, human trafficking, immigration, revenge, corruption, foreign language, death, aspiration, family relations, forced prostitution, love
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 216K
A Separation (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, France, Australia
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: emotional, tense, realistic, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: divorce, maid, poverty, alzheimer's disease, marriage, family problems, marital separation, muslim, iranian, parenthood, arrest, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 896
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.
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, intense
Plot: immigration, racism, love, fall in love, party, sex scene, infidelity, breakup, romance, deception, society, poverty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, 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: art, obsession, falling in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, death, male female relationship, erotica, artist, roommate, fall in love, crimes of passion ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: surgeon, terrorist, islam, drunkenness, mistaken identity, assassination plot, tour bus, lust, neighbor, terrorism, muslim, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 524
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: murder, iraq iran war, pow, young soldier, martyr, persian, child soldier, poverty, iranian, death, love letter, bus ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, 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: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, tennis, self destructing, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, loss of child, couples, disorder, love affair, society, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1940s, 1990s ...
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, massachusetts, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.3
 451
The Kiss (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah, a beautiful and gifted 15-year-old from a wealthy but chaotic family, holds on to one dream: to run away from home and to become a professional ballet dancer.
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: teenage prostitution, mother daughter relationship, child abuse, fight, police, rape, manipulation, older man younger woman relationship, danger, female director, coming of age, bar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 167
The Girl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, Sweden
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: underage girl, cheating wife, topless girl, mental disorder, small breasts, nude sunbathing, housekeeper, prostitute, schoolgirl, erotica, blackmail, age difference ...
Place: sweden, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, crumbling marriage, youth, love and romance, teachers and students, couple relations, false accusation, family problems, couples, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: drug dealer, murder, love, undercover, undercover cop, widow, drug addict, stolen money, deception, disguise, falling in love, cocaine ...
Place: california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: muslim, hindu, ex convict, love, rain, forbidden love, religious fanatic, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 267
Maryam (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran.
Plot: immigration, handgun, doctor, love, martyrdom, religious fundamentalism, assassin, cousin cousin relationship, hate, iranian, islam, muslim ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young woman sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: marital problem, maid, social differences, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, family problems, couples, housewife, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, dubai, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Wide Sargasso Sea (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the wake of Jamaican emancipation, French colonist Annette Cosway falls into poverty and marries racist Englishman Paul Mason. But when Annette's young son dies in a fire started by former slaves, Mason flees to England, leaving his ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: voodoo, family relations, infidelity, slave, arson, nightmare, jungle, deception, lust, fear, betrayal, wedding ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: jamaica, england, europe, caribbean, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 4K
Sperm Whale (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Iranian man tells the story of his life and lifelong love.
Plot: newspaper, airport, lost love, dance, cassette tape, dentist, wedding, pop music, flashback, crying, business partner, priest ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 689
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: affair, prostitute, laughter, sex, dance, fight, marriage, love, military camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), large breasts, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 1K
Two Women (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 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, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, iranian, feminism, society, gender, stalking, motorcycle chase, injustice, couples, friends, family problems, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: contemplative, serious, realistic, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: teenage love, creative block, youth, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, coming of age, family relations, innocence lost, haunted by the past, village life, homecoming ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 40s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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