Movies like The Dagger

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The Dagger (1972)
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The Dagger (1972)
Original name: دشنه
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 of the other girls and the threats of the roughneck patron of the house, Mammad who unfailingly refer to his dagger to consolidate his supremacy. In fact it was Mammad who ordered the man to rob Banafsheh of her money and abandon her. Banafsheh apparently has not learnt her lesson, as she trusts her next customer and falls in love with him. Her new lover , Abbas, is a truck driver who received his nickname for his habit of constantly lying, but it seems that he gives it a break when promises Banafsheh to get a house of their own...
Plot: espionage, fight, prostitute, prostitution, chauffeur, brothel, lie, drug traffic, fall in love, marriage, frame up, pimp, hijab, class differences, speech impediment, boyfriend, imprisonment, ex prostitute, social issues, blue collar, urban decay, iranian, compulsive liar, class society, revenge ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, tehran iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and sentimental films with plots about prostitute, love, fall in love, female nudity, prostitution, marriage and brothel mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Dagger: Dash Akol (1971), Lady J (2018), Love, Money, Love (2000), Chloé (1996), Heiran (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dash Akol (1971)
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Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 1920s
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Lady J (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: melancholic, disturbing, sentimental, sincere
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Time: 18th century
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Love, Money, Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Switzerland, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: David, a recently fired scrapyard worker and Marie, a prostitute, both about 20 years old, meet on New Year's Eve in Berlin and decide to run away together. As David's arm is plastered from an accident Marie continues to prostitute herself ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: prostitute, highway, falling in love, pimp, illegal prostitution, fall in love, cold, male full rear nudity, love, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts ...
Place: berlin germany
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Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, teenage girl, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, bare breasts, white panties, dancing, pimp, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, strip poker ...
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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: koran, peasant, citizenship, border crossing, poverty, grandfather, migrant worker, concentration camp, villager, teenage love, kidnapping, construction worker ...
Place: iran, afghanistan
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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, serious, emotional, compassionate, lyrical ...
Plot: secret, construction site, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, immigrants, human nature, family relations, youth, adventure, society ...
Time: contemporary
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Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: eroticism, obsessive love, obsession, prostitution, pimp, fall in love, explicit sex, frame up, love, sexual abuse, jealousy, gang ...
Time: contemporary
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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.
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The Royal Siren (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Constance, 1410. Marie, daughter of the richest bourgeois of the city, is on the eve of marrying a prestigious lawyer, son of an earl. Although the compromise fills with pride the girl's father, anxious to ennoble, Marie is not just convinced ...
Style: serious, suspense, sincere, realistic
Plot: prostitute, brothel, forced marriage, life is a bitch, society, clergy, male female relationship, investigation, execution, rape, revenge, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
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Two Women (1999)
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Sensuela (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: lapland, reindeer, prostitution, exploitation, country girl, abuse, brothel, nazi officer, world war two, female nudity, sauna, innocence ...
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Subdued (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After her divorce Mina is in need to financial and emotional supporting. She meets a guy and thinks that this is the man of her dreams. But things are not just as their first seem to be.
Plot: tragic love, manager, restaurant, employer employee relationship, divorced woman, father, job, friendship
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Time of Love (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran, Turkey
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three episodes, all with relatively similar plots about a love triangle between a woman and two men.
Plot: humiliation, head scarf, infidelity, friend, dagger, class differences, bird, blond, extramarital affair, traitor, belt, judge ...
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The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, sexy, entertaining, touching ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Cinderella Liberty (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 117 min.
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Style: sentimental, gloomy, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, dentist, sailor, family relations, bittersweet, love and romance, youth, romance, down on your luck, military life, parents and children, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
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Plot: prostitute, unfaithful wife, brothel, sexual relations, sexual perversion, infidelity, masochism, obsession, sexual fantasy, sexual exploration, double life, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
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36%
Winter of Our Dreams (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
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The Red Lanterns (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of 6 or 7 prostitutes, at Pireas harbor.
Style: neo noir
Plot: dancing, prostitute, cigarette smoking, pimp, sea captain, rain, brothel, female nudity, party, port, christmas
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens, greece, athens greece
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Duration: 130 min.
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Style: sexy, experimental, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: class differences, prostitution, jealousy, surrealism, couples, infidelity, sexual relations, love and romance, dishonesty, rise to the top, life is a bitch, romance ...
Time: future
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35%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
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Country: Iran
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
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Camille (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, ...
Plot: courtesan, casino, cottage, consumption, class differences, roulette, aristocrat, runaway, loss of virginity, rape, artist, gambling ...
Place: paris france, france
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32%
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Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, fall in love, wartime life, world war two, love and romance, black market, singing competition, singing contest, brothel ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: new teacher, school teacher, danger, countryside, falling in love, getting home, bullying, fall in love, boy meets girl, mountain, fight, village ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, false accusation, couple relations, family problems, couples, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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31%