Movies like Takhti

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Takhti (1998)
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Takhti (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali Hatami's film on the life of Iranian wrestling champion Takhti remains unfinished. Another director is assigned by the I.R. Intelligence Ministry to finish the project. The new director wants to carry out research on the life of the champion, and it would seem that he will have to solve numerous problems before he can finish the job.
Plot: prospector, cheating wife, writers, mafia, suicide, cemetery, jealousy, champion, championship, conspiracy theory, murder, filmmaking, director, hijab, surveillance, loss of father, extramarital affair, assassination, imprisonment, soccer match, world cup, communist party, iranian, dual role, film within a film ...
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Takhti

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sexy films with plots about murder, suicide, husband wife relationship, filmmaking, actress, writers and investigation mostly in Drama, Biography and Mystery genres. Some movies like Takhti: Cold Side of the Pillow (2017), The Patricia Neal Story (1981), The Girl (2012), Autumn Lights (2016), Angelus novus (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cold Side of the Pillow (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France, Hungary
Story: The true life events of four friends come to screen with a story of self-discovery, pain of friendship, love of loss.
Plot: gay, suicide, lgbt, injury, death, love, murder, life, drag, birth
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Patricia Neal Story (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The actress (Glenda Jackson) recovers from a 1966 stroke with help from friends and her husband, author Roald Dahl (Dirk Bogarde).
Plot: movie star, filmmaking, marriage, actress, stroke, writers
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 7K
The Girl (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferably blonde. One such actress was Tippi Hedren, ...
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: sexual harassment, actor's life, obsession, filmmaking, prodigy, artists and showbiz, infatuation, starlet, jealousy, movie studio, movie star, dream girl ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Autumn Lights (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Iceland, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American photographer adrift in a remote Icelandic community becomes entangled in the lives of a mysterious European couple.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, captivating, touching
Plot: cheating wife, photographer, infidelity, clue, desire, love, husband wife relationship, sex scene, suicide, autumn, couples, outdoor sex ...
Place: iceland, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Victim of Love: The Shannon Mohr Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a woman dies in a supposed accident, her parents suspect their son-in-law of foul play. When the police begin to agree, the murder suspect vanishes.
Plot: runaway, drugs, horse riding, husband wife relationship, horse, drug, liar, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
The Dirty Picture (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The love story between an actress and a director. Inspired by the life of the late south Indian actress Silk Smitha.
Style: serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: ambition, filmmaking, film industry, suicide, sex, casting couch, dancing, movie actress, egg, cleavage, dancer, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: actress, celebrity, child star, filmmaking, alcohol abuse, film within a film, backstage, divorce, honeymoon, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, domineering mother ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 60s, 50s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Woman Called Sada Abe (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young and beautiful Sada Abe, the daughter of a rich merchant, is banished for losing her virginity after being raped by a college student. Sada wanders the city, becoming a geisha and eventually meeting Kichizo, a posh restaurateur who falls ...
Style: suspense, biting
Plot: murder, eating, castration, sex scene, jealousy, blood, true crime, nymphomania, injury, adultery, bondage, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 330
Manhunt (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Klarsfelds, a Franco-German couple who devoted themselves to bringing Nazi war criminals to justice. Their pursuit of Klaus Barbie, the "Butcher of Lyon," takes them to South America, where he has found ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: nazi, spy, war, false identity, manhunt, war crime, abduction, murder, journalist, threat, torture, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: france, lyon, peru, bolivia, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The life and wanton times of Errol Flynn
Plot: movie star, statutory rape, fame, backstage, alcohol abuse, autobiography, film within a film, bad luck, womanizer, trial, actor, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Mystery of Rampo (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts, his publisher shows him a newspaper with an account of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: murder, writers, dishonesty, writer's life, journalism, crimes, femme fatale, investigation, deadly, media, mind game, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: sincere, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, feminism, rebelliousness, political unrest, couple relations, legal action, couples, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Story of Piera (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sometimes confusing erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti though it focuses more on her mother Eugenia.
Style: grotesque
Plot: lesbian lover, incest, sex, lesbian relationship, male homosexuality, eroticism, lesbianism, lesbian sex, extramarital affair, mother daughter relationship, dog, male nudity ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 60s, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Happiest Place on Earth (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Robert Hughes-Lambert, who was captured by Nazis when his active homosexuality was discovered during the filming of Mermoz (1943).
Style: clever, bleak, disturbing, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, filmmaking, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, politics, satire, wartime life, moral dilemma, actor's life, holocaust, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 16K
Il Divo (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, controversial, political ...
Plot: political corruption, mafia, murder, prime minister, italian history, blackmail, photographer, state affairs, politics, crimes, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 90s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: italy, europe, soviet union, rome italy, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, coma, lawyer, legal investigation, law student, crimes, uncover truth, murder, protagonist as suspect, legal action, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
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Stunts (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a stunt man dies while he is involved in the making of a motion picture, his brother takes his place in order to find out what really happened.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: filmmaking, murder, danger, investigation, mystery, amateur detective, crimes, who done it, stuntman, best friends, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 71K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, showbiz, director, filmmaking, talented, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1944 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hot and sexy, movie star, showgirl, filmmaking, actor's life, celebrity, crumbling relationship, drinking problem, fame, nervous breakdown, cultural icon, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 343
Paper Man (1971)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A prank that starts with a group of college students creating a fictitious person so they can get a credit card develops into a plot that leaves three of them dead.
Plot: suicide, computer, college, murder, falling through a window, murder mystery, elevator, falling from height, falling out a window
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, gloomy, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, playwright, gay, profanity, rebelliousness, couple relations, tragic love, graphic violence, couples, unsuccessful, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1967 ...
Place: england, europe, london, australia, brighton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 3K
Rated X (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later ...
Style: tense, cynical, sexy, psychological, intense ...
Plot: pornography, murder, pornographer, drug abuse, addiction, ambition, filmmaking, showbiz, rise and fall, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, porn industry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Death in Granada (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A journalist starts an investigation into the disappearance of famed poet and political agitator, Garcia Lorca, who disappeared in the early days of the Spanish Civil War in the the 1930's.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: injustice, murder, investigation, fascism, deadly, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, against humanity, life is a bitch, society, journalism, writer's life ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 30s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: spain, europe, puerto rico, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 341
Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: mental illness, suicide, art, scandal, poet, suicide attempt, tragic event, rebel, portrait
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Government Inspector (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Government Inspector is a 2005 television drama based on the life of Dr. David Kelly and the lead-up to the Iraq War in the United Kingdom.
Style: based on true events
Plot: conspiracy theory, inspector, investigation, death of protagonist, suicide, iraq war, scandal, government corruption
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biography of the former first lady, focusing on her years as a photojournalist and leading up to her marriage to John F. Kennedy and their moving into the White House.
Plot: romance, kennedy family, assassination, assassin, dominatrix, u.s. president, price of fame, socialite, senator, tragedy, marriage, miscarriage ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Scent of a Spell (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man returns home from the bar only to find a woman who was about to kill herself. Taking her home and protecting her, he learns that she’s escaped from a violent husband… but there’s more to her story than she’s willing to tell at ...
Plot: roman, masturbation, head injury, erotica, suspicion, extramarital affair, sweating, death wish, breasts, past, divorce, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 54
Bali (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, Indonesia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The wife of a European photographer on assignment in exotic Bali falls for an enigmatic ex patriot under the spell of a mystical death cult...
Plot: polygamy, magic, murder, island, jealousy, flashback, cremation, woman stabbed, suicide, female nudity, puppet, open marriage ...
Place: polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mystery of Natalie Wood (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Uses accounts from family, friends, and acquaintances to tell the story of Natalie Wood and how she started young, acting in the spotlight, making the transition from a childhood actress to serious actress, dating the top names in Hollywood, her ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: actress, price of fame, childhood, child star, movie studio, movie star, understanding, husband wife relationship, marriage, interview, depression, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 70s, 60s, 50s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%