Movies like Woman in Gold

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Woman in Gold
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure of justice for the death, destruction, and massive art theft perpetrated by the Nazis.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, realistic, emotional, reflective, touching, sentimental, earnest, melancholic ...
Plot: holocaust, art, courtroom drama, nazi, lawyer, jewish, justice, courtroom, guilt, german, jews, nazis, dedicated lawyer, money, injustice, legal action, court, assassination, mentor, culture clash, family, idealism, twists & turns, fighting the system, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, germany, poland, vienna, los angeles, pasadena california, california ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dramatic, realistic, serious and interesting films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, runaway, idealism, corruption, storytelling and justice mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Woman in Gold: The Queen (2006), Some Mother's Son (1996), Conspiracy (2001), Selma (2014), Labyrinth of Lies (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Queen
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, death, royal family, british, head of state, paparazzi, queen, tragedy, family, political, life & death, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, buckingham palace ...
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Some Mother's Son
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: prison, politics, betrayal, irish, british, justice, death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, murder, maze, tragic hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, england, northern ireland
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 7.8
 16K
Conspiracy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, war, politics, german, nazi, nazis, conspiracy, lawyer, jews, leadership, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
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    User:   87%
 
 7.5
 75K
Selma
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: realistic, serious, sincere, dramatic, factual ...
Plot: racism, president, politics, idealism, courage, tragedy, violence, death, leadership, segregation, slavery, race issues ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
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Labyrinth of Lies
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking, heartbreaking ...
Plot: idealism, holocaust, fighting the system, nazis, nazi, justice, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, german, wartime, jews, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1963, 1950s
Place: germany, frankfurt germany, west germany
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    User:   84%
 
Nowhere in Africa
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, culture clash, childhood, jews, immigrants, nazis, german, friendship, nazi, jewish, judaism, genocide ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, poland, israel
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System:   70%
    User:   74%
 
 7.5
 11K
Cry Freedom
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, racism, politics, journalism, idealism, murder, freedom, segregation, interracial relations, courage, discrimination, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, england
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    User:   74%
 
 6.6
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Luther
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: emotional, serious, factual, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: catholicism, idealism, politics, christian, christianity, religion, rebellion, mentor, german, revolution, clergy, god ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: germany, europe, england, egypt, rome italy
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System:   63%
    User:   73%
 
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Catch a Fire
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, captivating, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, rebellion, fighting the system, segregation, idealism, corruption, freedom, surveillance, violence, chase, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
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System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
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, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: prison, idealism, rebellion, human spirit, mentor, childhood, freedom, life, sacrifice, segregation, discrimination, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: south africa, africa
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System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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Danton
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, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: revolution, idealism, politics, freedom, runaway, drinking, murder, friendship, intrigue, war, french, greed ...
Time: 18th century, 1930s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, poland, europe, spain, australia ...
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System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
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Suffragette
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: factual, captivating, inspirational, bleak, serious ...
Plot: feminism, women, fighting the system, courage, rebelliousness, discrimination, workplace, british, mentor, gender, adoption, working class ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland
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System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
The Madness of King George
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, mentally unstable, period piece, psychiatry, insanity, revolution, mental illness, doctors, british, royal court, political unrest, slavery ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 19th century, 1780s
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   63%
 
Les Misérables
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In France during World War II, a poor and illiterate man, Henri Fortin (Jean-Paul Belmondo), is introduced to Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Misérables and begins to see parallels between the book and his own life.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: jewish, lawyer, destiny, redemption, introspection, jews, war, rich and poor, adaptation, political unrest, storytelling, betrayal ...
Place: france, germany, normandy, paris france
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    User:   50%
 
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Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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    User:   56%
 
 6.6
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Experimenter
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: psychology, science, mentor, human nature, storytelling, humanity, couple relations, experiment, controversy, inventions and discoveries, life & death, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: usa, yale university
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    User:   53%
 
 6.8
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Hitchcock
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: suspense, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, censorship, marriage, murder, hollywood, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, violence, interracial romance, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: usa, california
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Ghosts of Mississippi
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung ...
Style: talky, serious, sincere, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, assassin, lawyer, murder, assassination, court, dedicated lawyer, segregation, investigation, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
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Quiz Show
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: clever, witty, intellectual, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, manipulation, lawyer, corruption, greed, cheating, idealism, television, manipulations, reality tv, cons and scams, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
The King's Speech
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: realistic, talky, inspirational, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: historical character, disability, friendship, stuttering, british royal family, happy ending, against the odds, doctors and patients, strong female character, doctor patient relationship, destiny, family ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: england, britain, europe, london, scotland ...
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System:   50%
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Schindler's List
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: realistic, epic, emotional, bleak, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, war, survival, jewish, concentration camp, nazi, ghetto, nazis, violence, redemption, rescue, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, europe, germany
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    User:   51%
 
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Denial
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Style: dramatic, factual, clever, light, interesting ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, genocide, jews, lawyer, court, justice, courtroom drama, manipulation, prejudice, destiny, historian ...
Time: 21st century, year 1996
Place: israel, london, england, australia, atlanta georgia
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.0
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Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, president, corruption, friendship, assassin, assassination, senator, drugs/alcohol, tragic hero, tragedy, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, usa, texas, vietnam
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Frost/Nixon
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: talky, clever, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, journalism, president, loneliness, political corruption, paranoia, justice, guilt, reporter, political, head of state, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1974
Place: california, usa, australia, washington d.c., sydney australia ...
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, jewish, genocide, segregation, nazi, anti semitism, jews, judaism, innocence lost, prejudice, nazis ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, israel, germany, poland ...
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
 7.1
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Nixon
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: epic, serious, factual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: politics, president, conspiracy, corruption, paranoia, head of state, world politics, political, rise and fall, race issues, greed, assassination ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: california, texas, washington d.c., china
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    User:   48%
 
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Puncture
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A David and Goliath law drama about a drug-addicted lawyer who takes on a health supply corporation while battling his own personal demons.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: addiction, underdog, courtroom drama, corruption, drug addiction, lawyer, hospital, aids, dedicated lawyer, drugs/alcohol, drugs, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1998, year 1995
Place: usa, washington d.c., houston texas
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
In the Name of the Father
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, captivating ...
Plot: prison, irish, courtroom, terrorism, torture, lawyer, police corruption, father son relationship, justice, politics, police, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, scotland ...
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Amistad
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, slavery, rebellion, idealism, freedom, courtroom, politics, president, murder, civil war, justice, period piece ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1840s, 1830s
Place: africa, usa, england, cuba, spain
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System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Flash of Genius
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly ...
Style: serious, sincere, dramatic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: underdog, lawyer, courtroom, business, justice, corruption, betrayal, money, storytelling, legal action, hospital, cars ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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