Head scarf movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant head scarf movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, sincere, melancholic and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with head scarf, friendship, death, telephone call, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, photograph, runaway, teenage girl and gun plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Iran and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as head scarf: Operation Finale (2018), Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970), Stolen Innocence (1995), Lion of the Desert (1980), Close (2019), Asahinagu (2017), Under the Shadow (2016), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Sweet Bean (2015), Time of Love (1995).

List of head scarf movies

Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: based on true events, ambiguous ending, tense, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: war criminal, mossad, chase, manhunt, nazi hunter, nazi, runaway, ss, secret agents, jewish, mission, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, year 1954, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: argentina, israel, austria, buenos aires argentina, germany ...
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Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising executive, her friendship with photographer Aaron, and her downward ...
Style: bleak, psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: rape, modeling, model, psychiatrist, paranoia, suicide attempt, mental breakdown, disintegration, fashion, losing-it hero, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, paris france
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Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, entertaining, absurd ...
Plot: hippie, celebrity, hollywood, struggling actor, lsd, fame, filmmaking, aspiring actor, friendship between men, movie business, male friendship, tv star ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, italy
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Stolen Innocence (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stacy, a rebellious teenager, leaves home for the freedom and adventure of life on the road away from her parents. Afraid and alone, she is befriended by Richard, a handsome ex-con traveling across the country on a crime spree. Her short lived joy ...
Plot: fbi, runaway, kitten, teenage daughter, missing daughter, parents, teenage girl, gunshot, teenager, hitchhiking, older man younger woman relationship, truck driver ...
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Lion of the Desert (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, world war two, muslim, resistance, bedouin, hanging, space and aliens, imperialism, dictatorship, patriotism, native, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s
Place: libya, italy, middle east, rome italy, north africa
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Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, strong female character, tough girl, kidnapping, female warrior, danger, betrayal, murder, chase, conspiracy, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, africa, sudan, england
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Asahinagu (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Asahi Tojima (Nanase Nishino) is a first grade high school student. She is small and weak physically. Asahi Tojima decides to change herself. She enrolls in the naginata (Japanese blade) club at her school. She works hard with the other club members ...
Style: scenic, captivating, psychological, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: high school, japanese girl, student, friendship, teenage girl, martial arts, teenager, girl, girlfriend, monastery, friendship between girls, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tokyo
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Under the Shadow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Jordan, Qatar, Iran
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war torn Tehran of the 80s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
Style: macabre, suspense, atmospheric, intense, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, evil, haunted house, mother daughter relationship, paranormal activity, brutality, mother, daughter, family relations, djinn, supernatural power, war ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, jordan, middle east, iraq
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An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Flight School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem. Sgt. Foley is there to train and evaluate him and will clearly find Zack wanting. Zack meets Paula, a girl who has little beyond ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: navy, officers and cadets, military life, unwanted pregnancy, military, romance, fall in love, self discovery, breaking point, power relations, love of one's life, factory worker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manila philippines, washington state, seattle, seattle washington
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Sweet Bean (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sentaro runs a small bakery that serves dorayaki pastries filled with sweet red bean paste (“an”). When an old lady, Tokue, offers to help in the kitchen he reluctantly accepts. She will soon prove to have magic in her hands…
Style: sincere, thought provoking, melancholic, touching, culinary
Plot: meaning of life, cooking, chef, restaurant, food, employer employee relationship, life philosophy, tradition, old woman, disability, existentialism, small business ...
Place: japan
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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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Night of Evil (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman's rise to fame after she wins a beauty contest is cut short when she marries an ex-convict.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: reporter, beauty pageant, stripper, rape victim, bandleader, ransom, pawnshop, police car, party, strip club, boss, alcoholic drink ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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The Extras (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Syria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Salem dreams of being an actor but is still working in a gas station, only his love for Nada can make things easier for him.
Style: banned
Plot: actor, gas station, theatre production, rehearsal, nervousness, brother sister relationship, arabic, tradition, friend, hair, head scarf, apartment ...
Place: syria
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Rambu (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: They've beaten and tortured him. They've raped and killed his woman. But they've made one big mistake. They didn't kill him. Alex Trambuan, known to his friends as Rambu, is a lone vigilante and former police officer who takes ...
Style: cult film
Plot: arrest, prostitute, jungle, manhunt, sniper rifle, ammunition, explosion, gunshot wound, gangster, strip club, warrior, vigilante ...
Place: indonesia
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Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 85 min.
Story: “Darling, Something's Wrong with Your Head" a story of forbidden love, is the first fiction feature set in Gaza in over 15 years. The film is a modern re-telling of the legendary tragic romance 'Majnun Layla', which was set in ...
Plot: female director, head scarf, love, muslim, graffiti, forbidden love, poem, hijab, poetry
Place: palestine
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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 ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: escape, forced marriage, friendship, arranged marriage, taxi driver, hijab, muslim, taxi, domineering father, patriarchy, transsexual, unlikely friendships ...
Place: iran
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, german occupation, resistance, idealism, human spirit, moral dilemma, fighting the system, rebellion, life is a bitch, anti semitism, wartime life, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lawyer, politician, court, prison, cruelty, trial, family relations, judge, humiliation, friendship, crimes, civil rights ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, manchester
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That Night (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about an eleven-year-old girl who idolizes her troubled sixteen-year-old neighbor.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bowling, coming of age, self discovery, high school, pregnancy, father, teenage girl, teen angst, youth, single parent, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new york
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, state affairs, fighting the system, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, year 1972, 2000s ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, cairo egypt ...
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The Bodyguard (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A former Secret Service agent grudgingly takes an assignment to protect a pop idol who's threatened by a crazed fan. At first, the safety-obsessed bodyguard and the self-indulgent diva totally clash. But before long, all that tension sparks ...
Style: touching, romantic, suspense, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, interracial romance, white male black female relationship, bodyguard, love story, fall in love, musician's life, woman in danger, interracial love, love, love affair, music ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, miami, beverly hills
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: witch, world war two, curses spells and rituals, magic, apprentice, flying, adventure, against the odds, friendship, heroic mission, rescue, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, sincere, tense, serious ...
Plot: homosexual, menage a trois, love triangle, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, romance, sexual identity, dishonesty, gender, fall in love, sexual exploration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec, paris france
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Deadly Strangers (1975)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she misses her train, a young woman is forced to hitch a ride back to town. After managing to get away from a lecherous trucker, she is given a ride by a good-looking but somewhat mysterious young man, who she comes to suspect may be a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, road movie, twist ending ...
Plot: on the road, chase, escaped mental patient, crimes, deadly, chases and races, mystery, crime, mentally unstable, psychopath, mental illness, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
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Wadjda (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Germany, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wadjda is a 10-year-old girl living in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda is fun loving, entrepreneurial and always pushing the boundaries of what she can get away with. After a fight ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: school, childhood, family relations, muslim, dreams, traditional versus modern, fighting the system, gender, parents and children, teachers and students, troublemaker, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, iran, japan
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Dog Sweat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Intertwines the lives of six young Iranians as they struggle to satisfy their private desires in the face of conservative Islamic society.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, underground film
Plot: forbidden love, society, young lovers, love and romance, youth, injustice, bittersweet, muslim, infidelity, repression, hijab, islam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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The Imperialists Are Still Alive! (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young artist in Manhattan falls in love with a Mexican.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, social relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, missing person, social differences, friendship, couple relations, conspiracy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, middle east
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Fill the Void (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, arranged marriage, orthodox jew, family relations, tradition, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, society, parents and children, introspection, women's rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, belgium
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Decoding Annie Parker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of a breast-cancer patient and a researcher who is trying to prove a genetic link to cancer intersect in a groundbreaking study.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: genetics, cancer, coping, human spirit, terminal illness, inventions and discoveries, optimism, chemotherapy, hopes, couples, genetic engineering, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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Cairo Time (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Ireland, Egypt
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, tourist, dishonesty, love affair, fall in love, couples, love and romance, love, marriage, tour guide, husband wife relationship, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt, africa, alexandria egypt ...
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