Movies like The Fixer 1968

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The Fixer (1968)
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The Fixer (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in tsarist Russia around the turn of the century and based on a true story of a Russian Jewish peasant Yakov Bog who was wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime - the “ritual murder” of a Gentile child in Kiev. We witness the unrelenting detail of the peasant-handyman's life in prison and see him gain in dignity as the efforts to humiliate him and make him confess fail.
Plot: prison rape, justice, anti semitism, socialism, zionism, jewish ghetto, injustice, false accusations, falsely accused, jew persecution, love, politics, torture, philosophy, freedom, consciousness, heroism, easter, russian history, anger, miscarriage of justice, child murder, false accusation of murder, jewish man, false accusation of rape ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and psychological films with plots about life is a bitch, society, husband wife relationship, justice, father son relationship, injustice and family relations mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Fixer: An Englishman Abroad (1983), Story of a Love Story (1973), Hamlet (1990), Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016), The Cherry Orchard (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Englishman Abroad (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.
Plot: actress playing herself, spy, autobiography, cold war, defector, iron curtain, espionage
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
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95%
Story of a Love Story (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a ...
Plot: affair, imagination, love triangle, female nudity, self discovery, love, pregnant woman nude
Place: france
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89%
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
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68%
Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama exploring the story of ten-year-old Damilola Taylor, who died on a housing estate in South London in 2000. After leaving Nigeria to embark on a new life in the UK, the young Damilola and his family are full of optimism. Little do they realise ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: injustice, true crime, trial, husband wife relationship, justice, court, brother brother relationship, death of child, police, murder, police station, child murder ...
Time: year 2000
Place: africa, nigeria, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Cherry Orchard (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Cyprus
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: family relations, down on your luck, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, curses spells and rituals, family in crisis, family gatherings, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, social differences, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: russia, france, europe, paris france, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Servant (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: master and servant, manipulation, alcohol abuse, mind game, servant, bachelor, obsession, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship, couple relations, boss and employee ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: britain, england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Accident (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen is a professor at Oxford University who is caught in a rut and feels trapped by his life in both academia and marriage. One of his students, William, is engaged to the beautiful Anna, and Stephen becomes enamored of the younger woman. These ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, family relations, love triangle, car accident, seduction, torment, professor, oxford, love affair, haunted by the past, introspection ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Printing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Printing is a family film produced by Unusual Films that tells the story of faithful Christians that continue printing and smuggling Bibles even when they know they are being hunted down by the Soviet Russian government.
Style: contemplative, sincere, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: danger, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, against humanity, against the rules, fighting the system, religions or cults, peaceful mission, injustice, prayer, baptism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Here Is Your Life (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A working-class boy struggles to find himself through a series of jobs and romances.
Plot: socialism, romance, foster parent, labor union, nudity (full frontal - brief), grownups
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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One Man's War (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anthony Hopkins plays an English medical doctor living with his family in Paraguay and treating the poor people from the surroundings, who has his life turned upside down when his son was mysteriously murdered in what could have been an attack to ...
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, government, revenge, murder, corruption, justice, obsession, politician, social injustice, human rights, reflection, operation condor ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family. As his son deals with bitter memories of their relationship, he also seeks his father's respect and love and in ...
Plot: lawyer, lesbianism, garden, atheism, world war one, blindness, nature, cynicism, world war two, amateur theater, weirdo, boarding school ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, stylized ...
Plot: village, farm, society, injustice, social relations, rebelliousness, rivalry, hopes, fighting the system, rebellion, village life, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crime Of Innocence (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two teenage girls are locked up for a minor offence by a harsh judge who thinks a night in jail will do them good. It's a traumatizing experience that includes an assault. Afterwards, one of the girls and her family seek justice against an ...
Plot: prison rape, sexual assault, teenage girl, injustice, judge, women's prison, degradation, rape, corruption, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Red Dust (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, political
Plot: apartheid, politics, courtroom drama, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, haunted by the past, missing person, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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In Celebration (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: reunion, family gatherings, family relations, return, wedding anniversary, destiny, siblings relations, village, homecoming, village life, working class, anniversary ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Night Porter (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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: psychological, serious, sexual, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, sexual perversion, dangerous attraction, war crime, sexual abuse, graphic violence, hotel, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, post world war two, 1940s ...
Place: vienna, europe, hungary, frankfurt germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last Letter (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Locked away in the Jewish ghetto of an occupied Ukrainian town in 1941, a mother revisits her life in a last letter to her son.
Plot: jewish, letter, monologue, ghetto, human rights, world war two, female doctor, anti semitism, german, doctor, nazi, pursuit ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: archive footage, civil war, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loneliness, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Zebras in Wyoming (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A prisoner soon has his guard questioning his own world-view.
Plot: captivity, defiant, philosophy, security guard, locked in, police, prisoner, justice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Term of Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Weir, an alcoholic schoolteacher, whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career, is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife. ...
Plot: injustice, school teacher, false accusation of rape, teenage crush, tutor, teacher student relationship, parent, husband wife relationship, teacher, school, student, rejection ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, serious, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, coming of age, high school, friendship, preparatory school, boarding school life, working class, football, teenage life, society, youth, cheating ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Weininger's Last Night (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film, dramatizing Weininger's life, is an adaptation of the 1982 play Soul of a Jew by Israeli writer Joshua Sobol. Director Paulus Manker also plays the lead role.
Plot: homosexual, judaism, protestant, baptism, marxism, faith, zionism, twenty something, australian, christian, plagiarism, writers ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Canary Season (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 128 min.
Story: It's 1980. Malin is fatherless, angry, and in trouble. At 20, he's spent a year in jail for assaulting a lover of Lily, his mother. In her desk he finds a soldier's photograph and assumes he's found his father. He confronts the ...
Plot: totalitarianism, torture, canary, communist, communism, love, brutality, army, socialism, rape, letter, forced marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Statement (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in France in the 1990s, the French were defeated by the Germans early in World War II, an armistice was signed in 1940 which effectively split France into a German occupied part in the North and a semi-independent part in the south ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, bleak ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, politics, murder, on the run, fighting the system, danger, life is a bitch, state affairs, law enforcement, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy, provence, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, writer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Secret Passage (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Isabel and Clara are growing up in a time of terror. It is 1492, and Spain has decreed that all Jews must either convert to Catholicism, go into exile or face trial and execution. Although forcibly baptized, the sisters are chased through ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, stylized, intense
Plot: spanish inquisition, marriage, anti semitism, runaway, love, religions or cults, inquisition, violence, witch hunt, brutality, priest, life is a bitch ...
Time: 15th century
Place: spain, italy, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bull (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a near-abandoned subdivision west of Houston, a wayward teen runs headlong into her equally willful and unforgiving neighbor, an aging bullfighter who's seen his best days in the arena; it's a collision that will change them both.
Style: rough, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: courtroom drama, cowboy, fight, life is a bitch, workplace, against the odds, family, respect, courage, brutality, legal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: crimes, hotshot lawyer, racism, illiteracy, social differences, false accusation, price of justice, courtroom drama, injustice, fighting the system, legal investigation, confined ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pu-239 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A worker at a Russian nuclear facility gets exposed to a lethal dose of radiation. In order to provide for his family, he steals some plutonium and sets out to sell it on Moscow's black market with the help of an incompetent criminal.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: radiation, black market, plutonium, danger, terminal illness, manhunt, uncover truth, race against time, dishonesty, life is a bitch, contamination, radiation poisoning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Powwow Highway (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Buddy Red Bow is struggling, in the face of persecution, by greedy developers and political in-fighting, to keep his nation on a Montana Cheyenne Reservation financially solvent and independent. Philbert, a simple-minded friend of Buddy's, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Plot: native american, false accusation, discrimination, friendship, escape, society, odd couple, politics, partners, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa, london, ireland, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%