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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she works closely with Leo Jogiches. Their political activity creates some difficulty for their personal relationship... As international tensions rise, Rosa makes speeches denouncing war and militarism. She seems too radical for her fellow Socialists. She meets Karl Liebknecht. When World War I begins, Rosa and Karl are united in opposition...
Style: suspense, feminist film, political thriller
Plot: communism, marxism, feminism, female director, christmas, prison, dancing, world war one, cat, party, revolution, friendship, violence, death, family relations, court, kidnapping, repression, betrayal, dream, fighting the system, wine, tragedy, death of protagonist, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspense and captivating films with plots about death, friendship, politics, betrayal, brutality, murder and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Rosa Luxemburg: Vision (2009), Romero (1989), Marianne & Juliane (1981), Hannah Arendt (2012), Stalin (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vision (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: healing power, prodigy, human nature, monastery, idealism, introspection, visionary, power relations, gender, against the rules, clergy, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
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Romero (1989)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his county. This fil chronicles the transformation ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, suspense, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, church, bishop, fighting the system, priest, politics, battles, campaign, political unrest, society, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: latin america, south america
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing, controversial ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, family relations, feminism, years of lead, strip search, siblings relations, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, radical, atrocity, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, court, trial, war crime, legal, society, journalism, legal action, post war, strong female character, nazi, strong female lead ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: israel, usa, new york, jerusalem
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Stalin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, leadership, josef stalin, paranoia, stroke, child molester, politics, head of state, society, corrupted ruler, dictatorship, ruler ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1920s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia
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Amin: The Rise and Fall (1981)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Nigeria, Kenya
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The chronicle of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his tyranic rule from 1971 to his overthrow in 1979.
Style: political thriller, sinister, suspense, slasher
Plot: dictator, atrocity, historical figure, coup d'etat, mass grave, british, repression, journalism, psycho killer, cruelty, dead woman on bed, bourgeoisie ...
Place: uganda, africa
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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, heroic ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, execution, dictatorship, idealism, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership, freedom, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
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Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, revolution, soldier, betrayal, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, wartime life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, germany, paris france, budapest hungary ...
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The President (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston's command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and his childhood friend Candido Tirona cryptic prophecies. Ten years later, ...
Style: suspense, political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: conspiracy, freedom fighter, friendship, assassination, election, treason, rebellion, president, husband wife relationship, murder, spy, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: the philippines
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42%
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Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, prague czechoslovakia, munich germany ...
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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, political unrest, intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, society, revolution, torture, battlefield, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
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The Killing Fields (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: rough, disturbing, captivating, serious, tense ...
Plot: journalism, genocide, photographer, vietnam war, war, friendship, anti war, wartime life, human spirit, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, media ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: cambodia, vietnam, asia, new york, iraq
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40%
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My Boy Jack (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 17-year-old son after he goes missing during WWI.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: world war one, military, battles, family relations, british army, teenage life, war, officers and cadets, missing person, parents and children, father son relationship, battlefield ...
Time: year 1915, 1910s
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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, serious, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, communism, dictatorship, leadership, idealism, sacrifice, hopes, rebel, life is a bitch, downfall, folk hero, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1966
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba, south america
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The Fall of Italy (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The setting is the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia, during WW II. The islands are controlled by occupying Italian forces, and a resistence movement of Communists is dedicated to sabotaging and ending the occupation. When a wealthy ...
Style: epic
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Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, italy
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
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Alone in Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had ...
Style: heartbreaking, disturbing, suspenseful, factual, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, gestapo, murder, violence, death of son, torture, mechanic, bereavement, suicide, robbery, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1940
Place: berlin germany, germany, central europe
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, fighting the system, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
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Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Style: touching, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
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Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 106 min.
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Style: thought provoking, exciting, captivating, visually appealing, touching ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 126 min.
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Operation Silver A (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 149 min.
Story: Based on actual events. Late 1941, Group Silver A are dropped into occupied Czechoslovakia on an SOE mission to set up a Radio communications centre for the resistance, and contact a German Army officer whom is forwarding information to the British.
Style: disturbing, sentimental, compassionate, suspenseful, suspense
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Kundun (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 134 min.
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Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
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21 Brothers (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: year 1916, 20th century, 1910s
Place: germany
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Behind the Lines (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, realistic
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Place: scotland, europe
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Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, single parent, danger, german soldier, mother son relationship, boy, christmas eve, against humanity, world war two, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa
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China Cry: A True Story (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Drama set in the 1950s, based on a true story, about a young girl, Sung Neng Yee, who is brought as part of a wealthy Chinese family. She is eager to become part of Mao Tze Tung's "new society", but soon becomes disenchanted by the ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, revolution, life is a bitch, danger, society, rebellion, state affairs, against humanity, unfulfillment, bittersweet, strong female presence, rich and poor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
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