Movies like Caligula

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Caligula
Original name: Caligola
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing those who would oppose him, and more.
Style: sexual, erotic, disturbing, epic, rough, serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: brutality, sexuality, rape, gory, violence, destiny, insanity, betrayal, assassination, incest, prostitution, murder, torture, pornography, intrigue, male nudity, sex, sexualized violence, unsimulated sex, censorship, rise and fall, orgy, sadism, politics, lust ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century
Place: italy
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I, Claudius
Biography, Drama, History
UK
650 min.
 8.9
The Last Emperor
Biography, Drama, History
UK, Italy, China, France, USA
163 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, talky and harsh films with plots about betrayal, brutality, catastrophe, dialogue, storytelling, runaway and adaptation mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Caligula: Ken Park (2002), Intimacy (2001), Cross Creek (1983), The Last Emperor (1987), Mad Love (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ken Park
Genre: Drama
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Style: disturbing, sexual, serious, erotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Intimacy
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Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
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Cross Creek
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, reflective ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, mentor, childhood, storytelling, couple relations, writers, character study, destiny, life, courage, honest ...
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Duration: 163 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
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The Emperor and the Assassin
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Country: China, Japan, France
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The Devils
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: sexual, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
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Ludwig
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Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1860s
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I, Claudius
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 650 min.
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Style: epic, clever, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: europe, italy
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Macbeth
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, serious, bloody ...
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Becket
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, tense, epic ...
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Place: england, europe, california, france
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Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, India, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, stylized, serious ...
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Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
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Fat Girl
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
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Assassin of the Tsar
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, UK
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Rape Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Manu has lived a difficult life. Abused and violently raped, she sets off to find herself only to meet Nadine, a prostitute who has encountered one too many injustices in the world. Angry at the world, they embark on a twisted, rage-filled road ...
Style: sexual, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rape, violence, vengeance, murder, revenge, male nudity, sex, brutality, crime, on the road, splatter, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
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Fellini Satyricon
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.
Style: surreal, sexual, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, postmodernism, male nudity, violence, storytelling, kidnapping, gays and lesbians, ship, pirate, homosexual, gay, soldier ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1960s
Place: europe, italy, sicily, rome italy, africa
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The Night Porter
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In this unsettling drama from Italian filmmaker Liliana Cavani, a concentration camp survivor discovers her former torturer and lover working as a porter at a hotel in postwar Vienna. When the couple attempt to re-create their sadomasochistic ...
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hotel, guilt, sexual abuse, nazi, sexuality, male nudity, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, nazis, sex, camp, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, tokyo, germany, hungary ...
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    User:   27%
 
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Augustus
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, France, UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Plot: intrigue, roman empire, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, romance, politics, royal family, ambition, dishonesty, assassination, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c., 1st century
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System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
The Affair of the Necklace
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: romance, politics, revenge, revolution, conspiracy, court, intrigue, chase, period piece, greed, corruption, torture ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
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    User:   24%
 

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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
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Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
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