Movies like Che Guevara

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Che Guevara (2005)
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Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: uplifting, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: revolution, politics, injustice, rebellion, idealism, leadership, war, battles, fighting the system, hopes, society, working class, political unrest, rebelliousness, escapades, folk hero, social decay, state affairs, righting the wronged, love, survival, school, jungle, mountain, loneliness ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1959, year 1960
Place: bolivia, latin america, mexico, cuba, argentina, guatemala, havana cuba

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and dramatic films with plots about state affairs, society, politics, political unrest, revolution, rebellion and idealism mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Che Guevara: Che! (1969), Che: Part Two (2008), Che: Part One (2008), Havana (1990), Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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Che! (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The ...
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: revolution, rise to the top, injustice, rebellion, idealism, state affairs, hopes, battles, chaos, rebelliousness, society, military ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 30K
Che: Part Two (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. ...
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, cia, communism, dictatorship, leadership, idealism, sacrifice, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, failed attempt, rebel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1966, 1960s
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.2
 42K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, communism, cuban revolution, execution, dictatorship, army, doctor, idealism, rebellion, leader, recruit, society ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 7K
Havana (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: politics, gambling, revolution, gambler, political unrest, cons and scams, romance, rebelliousness, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, australia, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, epic, suspense ...
Plot: military, evacuation, fascism, politics, human spirit, hopes, revolution, injustice, rebellion, idealism, media, medical profession ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s, pre world war two, 1930s
Place: china, spain, asia, russia, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 77K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, righting the wronged, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 4K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, revolution, military, political unrest, tyranny, parliament, king, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society, battles ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 18th century, 80s
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 6K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, political unrest, politics, french revolution, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, battles, royal family, leadership, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, captivating, touching, rough ...
Plot: artist, aids, oppression, exile, gays and lesbians, revolution, gay, gay slur, poet, homosexual, fidel castro, cuban revolution ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, havana cuba, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, idealism, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, hopes, communism, rebellion, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 7K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, police, land, wealth, surrealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Plot: environmentalism, on the run, injustice, fighting the system, politics, hidden identity, anti war, rise and fall, state affairs, life is a bitch, fugitives, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 4K
MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, landing, ruler, rebellion, congress, pow, society, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, korea, battleship, the philippines, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 24K
Kundun (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Monaco, Morocco
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Tibetans refer to the Dalai Lama as 'Kundun', which means 'The Presence'. He was forced to escape from his native home, Tibet, when communist China invaded and enforced an oppressive regime upon the peaceful nation. The Dalai ...
Style: stylized, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: politics, exile, communism, monastery, buddha, buddhism, hopes, injustice, oppression, righting the wronged, religions or cults, leadership ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: tibet, china, asia, poland, pearl harbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 10K
Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, soccer, coach, racism, apartheid, civil rights, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, idealism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1991
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 599
Bitter Sugar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Dominican Republic, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A patriot (René Lavan) with a rebellious brother falls in love with a dissident's daughter (Mayte Vilán) in Castro's Cuba.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, harsh, reflective ...
Plot: revolution, politics, hotel, bar, prostitute, communist, sex, death, assassin, interrogation, radio show, idealism ...
Place: cuba, latin america, czech republic, miami, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, politics, wheelchair, vietnam veteran, fighting the system, military, disability, anti war, downfall, human spirit, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: vietnam, mexico, asia, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 384
Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: captivating, uplifting, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, ship, survival, quarantine, anti semitism, d day, wartime life, confined, life is a bitch, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, new york, naples italy, mediterranean sea, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: survival, military, suicide, battles, war, letter, stabbing, disfigurement, commander, horse, dog, shooting ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 2005
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
This Revolution (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical, disturbing
Plot: politics, society, fighting the system, dishonesty, political unrest, filmmaking, revolution, media, state affairs, life is a bitch, idealism, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 6K
Under Fire (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, photojournalist, war, politics, journalism, idealism, witnessing a crime, military, rebellion, crimes, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: adoption, politics, missing person, lawyer, confession, book, school, professor, military, disappearance, adopted daughter, history teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, bolivia, spain, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 32K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, lyrical ...
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, leadership, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition, charity, human spirit ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: argentina, latin america, italy, buenos aires argentina, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government's attempt to secularize the country.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, sincere, epic
Plot: military, rebellion, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, state affairs, civil war, society, rebelliousness, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, rivalry, betrayal, revolution, intrigue, political unrest, dishonesty, state affairs, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beyond the Gates (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two westerners, a priest and a teacher find themselves in the middle of the Rwandan genocide and face a moral dilemna. Do they place themselves in danger and protect the refugees, or escape the country with their lives? Based on a true story.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: genocide, politics, violence, survivor, priest, teacher, school, civil war, sexual abuse, survival, danger, military ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1994
Place: africa, rwanda, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, resistance, bomb, military, french, rebellion, freedom, torture, capture, rebel, protest, oppression ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1954, year 1957 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rebellion, betrayal, society, rebelliousness, fighting the system, political unrest, militant, gory, resentment, imperialism, revolution, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.4
 881K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against ...
Style: epic, rough, exciting, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: freedom, warrior, war, tragic hero, courage, battles, love story, heroes, folk hero, vengeance, leadership, torture ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: scotland, england, scottish highlands, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, british colonial, adventure, war, daring rescue, idealism, rebellion, un, power relations, battles, superior officer, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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