Movies like The Intervention 1968

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The Intervention (1968)
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The Intervention (1968)
Original name: Интервенция
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The movie is set during the last days of foreign intervention agains Soviet Russia. Police are searching everywhere for a bolshevik named Brodsky but cannot find him. Meanwhile, a man named Michel Voronov serves as a teacher to a rich woman's son, Zhen'ka.
Style: underground film, slang
Plot: prison, dancing, gangsters, police, revolution, jewish, heroes, clown, civil war, death, gambling, politics, businessman, male female relationship, marching, singing, brothel, song, singer, communism, dancer, communist, russian army, cabaret, satire ...
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about singer, singing, politics, song, death, revolution and satire mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like The Intervention: Trust (1976), Sideburns (1990), Bamboozled (2000), Warning: Parental Advisory (2002), Mother (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: revolution, world war one, flashback, politics, politician, trust, communist, demonstration, political prisoner, czar, lenin, independence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1890s, year 1917
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, siberia, helsinki finland, saint petersburg ...
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Sideburns (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small provincial town is home to two rival teenage gangs, one devoted to loose living and punk music and the other a collection of narrow-minded bodybuilders obsessed with order and convinced of their own moral rectitude. However, this cosy state ...
Style: parody
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Place: russia
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Bamboozled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it incredibly becomes ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, semi serious, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, rise and fall, overnight success, showbiz, media satire, tv show, society, satire, artists and showbiz, ambition, censorship, audition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Warning: Parental Advisory (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Style: captivating
Plot: musician, music industry, censorship, senator, satire, political activist, singer, political unrest, fighting the system, musician's life, political intrigue, bored housewife ...
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: drinking alcohol, speech, father son relationship, political activist, forced suicide, secret police, communist, worker, czar, jail, revolution, assassin ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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A Slave of Love (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, silent film, pre war
Plot: revolution, filmmaking, state affairs, love and romance, dishonesty, rebellion, romance, artists and showbiz, politics, journalism, war, battles ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, crimea
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
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Plot: actor's life, political unrest, revolution, politics, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, state affairs, delusion, irony, satire, obsession, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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Oblomov (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' estate. His boyhood companion, Stoltz, now an energetic and ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, witty, realistic
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Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: horse thief, cossack, thief, horse, russian empire, resistance, village, revolution, russian army, peasant, czar, male nudity ...
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Voices (1979)
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Duration: 106 min.
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It Was Beyond the Narva Gate (1981)
Genre: Comedy, History, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
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Duration: 107 min.
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Duration: 108 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lowly bank clerk, literally allergic to money and revolted by its nefarious influence on humanity, launches a campaign of harassment against a wealthy butcher, stealing small, insignificant items— but never money—from the man. The victim uses ...
Plot: female stockinged legs, corruption, capitalism, money, murder, female nudity, actor, death, eulogy, talking to the camera, years of lead, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Ukraine
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two young directors adapted the short stories of two Russian authors whose works had been banned for decades, and so their film ended up in the censor’s vault as well – for twenty years. Both tales look back to the post-revolutionary era, and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fisherman’s Friends (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, humorous ...
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