Movies like Che: Part One

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Che: Part One (2008)
 7.2
 43K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
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, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, talky, intense, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, dictatorship, execution, communism, idealism, fighting the system, freedom, political unrest, state affairs, leadership, military, heroic, exile, leader, hopes, rebel, society, rise to the top, cultural icon, health situation, folk hero, violence, army, doctor ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, year 1958, 1960s, year 1957
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, mexico city

Most similar movies to Che: Part One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and dramatic films with plots about revolution, state affairs, society, idealism, political unrest, leadership and politics mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Che: Part One: Che! (1969), The Liberator (2013), Che Guevara (2005), I Am Cuba (1964), MacArthur (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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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, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, leadership, communism, idealism, sacrifice, hopes, political unrest, downfall, historical character, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966, 1960s, year 1967
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba, south america
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100%
 4.9
 842
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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, factual ...
Plot: revolution, political unrest, folk hero, leadership, chaos, society, rebelliousness, military, rebellion, injustice, idealism, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Liberator (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, battles, war, rebellion, military, leadership, folk hero, ambition, state affairs, leader, freedom, army ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: latin america, venezuela, south america, andes mountains, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 416
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: captivating, uplifting, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: leadership, idealism, revolution, rebellion, injustice, politics, righting the wronged, fighting the system, folk hero, social decay, political unrest, rebelliousness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, cuba, guatemala ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
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: serious, sincere, realistic, epic, stylized
Plot: rebellion, battles, military, fighting the system, political unrest, rebelliousness, wartime life, life is a bitch, state affairs, injustice, religions or cults, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.2
 8K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 141 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: captivating, factual, epic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, coup d'etat, power struggle, university ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: realistic, serious, melancholic, epic, intense ...
Plot: world war two, military, pow, soldier, war, politics, island, rebellion, ambition, ruler, revolution, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: usa, japan, korea, the philippines, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 1K
Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, tense
Plot: revolution, rebellion, rebelliousness, rise and fall, fighting the system, politics, ambition, idealism, political corruption, rise to the top, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.2
 2K
Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, dehumanization, betrayal, scapegoat, political corruption, intrigue, defamation, ambition, against the odds, leadership, rise and fall, head of state ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: congo, africa, belgium, brussels belgium, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, captivating, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: rebellion, betrayal, leadership, military life, fighting the system, rebelliousness, militant, political unrest, society, battles, military, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 238K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: idealism, racism, american civil war, president, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 25K
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: thought provoking, stylized, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, communism, exile, monastery, politics, buddha, buddhist monk, injustice, dedication, leadership, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: tibet, china, asia, india, hiroshima japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 3K
Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, hopes, rebellion, politics, danger, fighting the system, political unrest, leadership, folk hero, revolution, state affairs, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 932K
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
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, breathtaking, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, freedom, warrior, tragic hero, courage, folk hero, love story, war, heroes, vengeance, leadership, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 14th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, england, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 81K
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: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, discrimination, society, rebelliousness, injustice ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 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: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, rebellion, death row, intrigue, workplace intrigue, life is a bitch, holocaust, allies ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 7K
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, suspenseful, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: photojournalist, revolution, journalism, idealism, politics, media, political unrest, military, society, rebelliousness, anti war, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: desert, adventure, battles, british colonial, war, world war one, historical character, imperialism, rebel, politics, horse, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s ...
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, saudi arabia, lebanon, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Tula: The Revolt (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: rebellion, island, fighting the system, leadership, heroes, rebelliousness, injustice, life is a bitch, interracial relations, society, revolution, peaceful mission ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 213K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, freedom, protest, muslim, idealism, religious intolerance, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, assassination ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: captivating, touching, sincere, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, love and romance, rebellion, idealism, dictatorship, family problems, political unrest, chaos, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, anti war, politics, wheelchair, post traumatic stress disorder, vietnam veteran, fighting the system, military, disability, downfall, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, mexico, usa, new york, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: aids, gays and lesbians, revolution, oppression, exile, homosexual, poet, gay, artist, gay slur, writer's life, childhood ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, new york, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, monk, king, leadership, battle, escape, leader, ambition, rise to the top, historical character, legendary ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 5K
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, stylized, serious, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, politics, political unrest, king, military, intrigue, against the odds, leadership, royal family, rivalry, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, oppression, heroes, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, prison life, historical figure, social problems, marital problem, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 117K
Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, freedom, slavery, racism, battles, prejudice, battle, war, military life, captain, hopes, camp ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston, new england, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 33K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, charity, ambition, love and romance, state affairs, rise to the top, human spirit, leadership, folk hero ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, spain, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 42K
The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, controversial, serious ...
Plot: muslim, desert, war, religions or cults, battles, exile, arab, islam, leadership, adventure, oppression, society ...
Time: ancient history, middle ages
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, China, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, realistic, non-linear, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, communism, emperor, suicide attempt, arranged marriage, teacher, childhood, interrogation, confession, divorce, arson, empress ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%