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De Gaulle (2006)
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De Gaulle (2006)
Original name: Le Grand Charles
Genre: Biography, History
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Le Grand Charles was a 2006 French TV-drama on the life of Charles de Gaulle from 1939 to 1959, written and directed by Bernard Stora. De Gaulle was played by Bernard Farcy, Winston Churchill by David Ryall, and Franklin D. Roosevelt by Robert Hardy. Other actors in the cast included Dominic Gould, Sam Spiegel and Jay Benedict.
Plot: historical event, political leader, national hero, uniform, french politics

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and atmospheric films and TV series with plots about king, royal family, female protagonist, politics, ambition, rise to power and political intrigue mostly in History, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like De Gaulle: The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971), Oscar (1985), Maria Theresia (2017), Yunus Emre (2015), Isabel (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci (1971)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 300 min.
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Story: La Vita di Leonardo Da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci. The Golden Globe-winning miniseries was directed by ...
Plot: leonardo da vinci, art, medieval, artist
Time: renaissance, 16th century, 15th century
Place: france, italy, milan italy
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Oscar (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: In the summer of 1891, Oscar Wilde first met Lord Alfred Douglas — an encounter that will dramatically and tragically change both of their lives.
Plot: male prostitution, historical event, hustler, older man younger man relationship, sodomy, prison, male prostitute, gay interest
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
Duration: 200 min.
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Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, based on true events, visually appealing
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Place: central europe
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Yunus Emre (2015)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: During the Mongol invasions, Yunus Emre leaves his home to travel across the Ottoman Empire, defying hardships and temptations to become a dervish.
Style: thought provoking, factual, disturbing, captivating
Plot: invasion, muslim, turk, sultan, poet, new life, friend, preaching, life turned upside down, historical figure, assassin, dream ...
Time: 13th century
Place: ottoman empire
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Isabel (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
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Story: Charting the life of Isabella I of Castile, one of the most important women in Spain’s history, Isabel follows her passionate story from childhood to being crowned Queen. From her political struggles within King Henry IV's court to her ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized, based on true events ...
Plot: queen, unfaithful husband, royal family, aristocracy, palace intrigue, conquering, royalty, throne, state affairs, religions or cults, rise to the top, intrigue ...
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Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: family saga, serious, captivating, suspense, epic
Plot: ancient korea, prince, love, treason, friendship, redemption, rescue mission, betrayal, love triangle, marriage, emperor, family secret ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: korea
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Radetzky March (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 255 min.
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Story: At the battle of Solferino Joseph von Trotta, a lieutenant in the Slovenian infantry, is wounded while saving the life of the young Austrian Emperor Franz-Joseph I. The Emperor rewards him by elevating him in society to a position quite out of ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: based on true events, rough, surprise ending, suspenseful, tragic ending ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, storytelling, danger, death, chase, violence, russian civil war, murder, red army, lenin, military uniform ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 40s, 1910s, 19th century ...
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Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years is an 8-part 1981 drama serial based on the life of Winston Churchill, and particularly his years in enforced exile from political position during the 1920s and 30s. It was written and directed by Ferdinand ...
Plot: british history, exile, world war two, member of parliament, british soldier, prime minister, political leader, british politics
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: epic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
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Place: korea
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Borgia (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic
Duration: 52 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 52 min.
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Plot: leonardo da vinci, inventor, artist, discovery, historical figure, inventions and discoveries, artists' life, historical character, couple relations, scientific discovery, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: renaissance, 15th century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, epic, surprise ending, emotional ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 192 min.
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Duration: 180 min.
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Duration: 158 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 58 min.
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