Movies like The Last Queen of the Earth

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The Last Queen of the Earth (2006)
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The Last Queen of the Earth (2006)
Original name: Akharin malakeye zamin
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leaving his family in Afghanistan to find work in Iran, Ali Bakhsh returns home to Afghanistan in search of his family in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the following U.S. invasion.
Plot: violence, family relations, job seeking, refugee, letter, hardship, immigrants, family man, separation from family, factory worker, persian
Place: iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, parents and children, mother son relationship and iranian mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Queen of the Earth: The Cyclist (1989), Mother (1990), Travellers (1992), Dockers (1999), Under the Skin of the City (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Cyclist (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit promoter who sells tickets to watch Nasim ride a bicycle ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, gambling, refugee, cycling, black market, contests and competitions, politics, obsessive quest, dishonesty, society, ambition, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
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95%
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film progresses along two distinct but interwoven series of events. The first series involves young members of a family who have gathered round their old mother and revive their common childhood memories. the second line focuses on the old ...
Plot: persian, carpenter, iranian, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, brother brother conflict, mother son relationship
Place: tehran iran, iran
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85%
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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
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85%
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Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, violence, suffering, strike, dispute, job
Place: liverpool
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83%
Under the Skin of the City (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tuba works daily at a grueling textile factory in Iran, returning home every night to deal with the rest of her problematic family, which includes: a pregnant daughter whose husband beats her regularly; a teenage son, who's been getting into ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: life is a bitch, factory worker, politics, introspection, dysfunctional family, factory, human nature, couples, injustice, family problems, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.5
 1K
The Father (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.
Style: gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, village, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, homecoming, village life, coming of age, youth, starting over, young heroes, job seeking ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, iran
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67%
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Mourning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative's house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along their son. Something terrible happens on their way...
Style: sincere, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: death in the family, on the road, couple relations, misfit, mute or deaf, protecting from truth, couples, family relations, family problems, nephew, desperation, brawl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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52%
Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Death surrounds Bahman, a director who hasn't made a film in 24 years (he can't get past the censors). He's working on a documentary, for Japanese TV, on Iranian burial practices. On the anniversary of his wife's death, a ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, sudden death, tradition, unfulfillment, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, anniversary, filmmaking, film within a film, performer's life, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: iranian, marriage engagement, women's rights, husband wife relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, marriage, tradition, feminism, mother in law daughter in law relationship, small town, countryside, family relations ...
Place: iran
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51%
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Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Style: saga
Plot: armenian genocide, exile, mass murder, refugee, diaspora, immigrants, family relations, armenian, provence, mother, genocide, harbor
Place: france, armenia, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Migrants (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.
Plot: poverty, family conflict, hardship, field, farmer, farm, brother sister relationship, sister sister relationship, worker, corruption, factory worker, tent ...
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51%
For a Moment, Freedom (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Centers on a group of weary Middle Eastern refugees who have made their way to Turkey to apply for European visas.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: refugee, friendship, injustice, starting over, political unrest, immigrants, society, hopes, leaving home, fugitives, husband wife relationship, freedom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Goodbye (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Without her husband and without her lawyer’s licence, which has been withdrawn, Noora is left pregnant and alone in her apartment. Her attempt to leave Iran turns into a fight with male chauvinism. A personal, nerve-wracking and infuriating film ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: rebelliousness, society, injustice, political unrest, rebellion, woman in danger, danger, life is a bitch, immigrants, misfit, strong female presence, lawyer
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: society, love, everyday life, family relations, multiple storylines, couples, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social misfits, female director, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: countryside, small town, fish out of water, family relations, village, parents and children, politics, village life, terminal illness, mountain, farm, engineer ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Minor Leap Down (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a curettage abortion in two days’ time. When she tries to address the subject, neither her mother nor her ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, society, family relations, life is a bitch, estrangement, rebelliousness, strong female presence, miscarriage, pregnancy, unfulfillment, depression, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Last Year as a Loser (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Špela graduated in Art History and has never had a steady job. Unlike her two best friends, who have moved out of Slovenia years ago with no plans to return, she is determined to stay in Ljubljana. When even her longtime boyfriend gets a job abroad ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, coming of age, struggle, waitress, job seeking, pot smoking, break-up, grownups, abroad, education, job
Place: slovenia
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39%
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The Mirror (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young Iranian's mother doesn't meet her after school, she tries to negotiate the streets of Tehran by herself.
Style: serious, neorealism, experimental
Plot: filmmaking, urban, city life, new wave, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, human nature, family relations, disorder, neo realism, getting home, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Eat Sleep Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Eastern European immigrant working in Sweden is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of "efficiencies."
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: working class, immigrants, unemployment, society, realism, parents and children, workplace, unfulfillment, fired from the job, family relations, workplace situations, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Cities of the Plain (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Robert Kramer
Style: experimental, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, working class, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, mysterious man, immigrants, blindness, mother daughter relationship, slaughterhouse, father daughter relationship, worker, money ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 50
Sex My Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tells the story of seven Iranian transgender individuals living in Tehran who live pieces of their own lives on the screen.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: transsexual, discrimination, social misfits, hidden identity, society, transvestism, disorder, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 34
Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, tense, emotional
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, immigrants, elderly, golden years, society, jewish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 151
Mad Ship (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: immigrants, family relations, couple relations, working class, unemployment, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, prairie, ship, down on your luck
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: canada
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36%
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20 Fingers (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A film in several episodes with Bijan Daneshmand and Mania Akbari, exposing some of the issues of men and women within the confines of tradition and family life in Iran. Each episode displays a different form of male/female interaction. The placing ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, human nature, unwanted pregnancy, society, husband wife relationship, love, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lost Generation (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The plot follows a group of women who struggle in Hong Kong, most of them illegal immigrants from mainland China.
Plot: immigrants, urban setting, infidelity, poverty, predator, exploitation, integrity, survival
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blood and Bones (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1923, the young Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island (South Korea), to Osaka (Japan). Through the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of kamaboko (processed seafood products) in his poor Korean-Japanese ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychological, bleak
Plot: violence, dysfunctional family, ambition, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, gang, family problems, family relations, obsession, family in crisis, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 3K
Amreeka (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Kuwait, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, single parent, job seeking, starting over, culture clash, social relations, society, hopes, family in crisis, financial problem, family relations, palestinian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: illinois, usa, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Tehran for Sale (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Iran
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself artistically. At an underground rave, she meets Iranian born ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: heavy metal, rebellion, state affairs, government agency, gender, life is a bitch, against the rules, family relations, mother daughter relationship, political prisoner, suicide, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, australia, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wait Until Spring, Bandini (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rocklin Colorado, 1925. A hard cold winter. Young Arturo Bandini loves his father Svevo, his mother Maria and his brothers. Even though his bricklayer father wastes the little money he has in the Imperial Poolhall and his time with the rich American ...
Style: rough, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, family relations, ambition, romance, youth, sport, life is a bitch, society, family life, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 482
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: escape, transsexual, female director, taxi, passport, patriarchy, trance, unlikely friendships, arranged marriage, domineering father, muslim, head scarf ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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