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The King's Speech (2010)
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The King's Speech (2010)
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 to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, talky, witty, sentimental, inspirational, dramatic, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, historical character, stuttering, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, radio, destiny, speech, against the odds, aristocracy, marriage, unconventional method, british royal family, doctors and patients, king, strong female character, doctor patient relationship, unsupportive parent, head of state, self confidence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, germany, scotland, london

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Most similar movies to The King's Speech

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and factual films with plots about state affairs, politics, british, betrayal, mentor, idealism and runaway mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The King's Speech: The Young Victoria (2009), The Lost Prince (2003), Darkest Hour (2017), The Queen (2006), Made in Dagenham (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Young Victoria (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese, along with the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle to her romantic courtship and ...
Style: realistic, touching, factual, romantic, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, aristocracy, queen, couple relations, love and romance, marriage, royal court, politics, period piece, destiny, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1820s, 1840s ...
Place: london, england, buckingham palace, europe, belgium
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100%
The Lost Prince (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Lost Prince is an acclaimed British television drama about the life of Prince John – youngest child of Britain's King George V and Queen Mary – who died at the age of 13 in 1919. John suffered from epileptic seizures and an autism-like ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: disability, epilepsy, royal family, prince, intrigue, family relations, countryside, society, state affairs, family in crisis, nanny, epileptic seizure ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 140K
Darkest Hour (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with ...
Style: based on true events, suspense, serious, realistic, harsh
Plot: prime minister, british history, world war two, leader, politics, wartime, leadership, period piece, danger, secretary, dictator, decision ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 97K
The Queen (2006)
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: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, royal family, historical character, head of state, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies, queen of england, private vs public ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, buckingham palace, europe, paris france, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, clever, realistic, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, injustice, protest, factory, sewing machine, gender, workplace, rebellion, idealism, revolution, fighting the system ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1968 ...
Place: england, europe, michigan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 85K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, british history, treason, head of state, british royal family, historical figure ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, paris france, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, period piece, queen elizabeth i, throne, british history, royal family, political intrigue, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, spain, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 12K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, queen victoria, politics, queen, widow, romance, state affairs, assassination attempt, british royal family, unlikely friendships, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, 1880s ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, thought provoking, tricky ...
Plot: politics, friends, media sensation, leadership, chief of staff, couples, head of state, political intrigue, election, democrat, intern, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 6K
Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: political intrigue, corporal punishment, betrayal, romance, politics, royal family, head of state, dishonesty, rally, heroes, political unrest, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 18th century, 19th century, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: talky, clever, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: tv show, politics, journalism, communism, paranoia, media, journalist, newspaper, singer, friendship, fear, suicide ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york, california, soviet union, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, winston churchill, politics, state affairs, war, head of state, society, couple relations, rise to the top, fascism, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 95K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, prime minister, leadership, political leader, female politician, golden years, feminism, alzheimer's disease, stubbornness, multiple time frames, husband wife relationship, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 84K
The Crown (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, based on true events, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: british royal family, royal family, queen, british history, palace intrigue, woman, power, winston churchill, prime minister, monarch, monarchy, politics ...
Time: 1950s
Place: buckingham palace, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion in Winter (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: talky, witty, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: king, mistress, christmas, queen, infidelity, throne, political intrigue, power struggle, spear, homoeroticism, castle, family relations ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
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Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, intrigue, religions or cults, friends, clergy, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, bad ending, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, rivalry, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, royal court, female protagonist, state affairs, political unrest, intrigue, queen, queen elizabeth i, throne ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: ambition, infidelity, frame up, british history, king, betrayal, romance, politics, state affairs, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.7
 8K
Restoration (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of someone close to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the high life provided to someone of his position. Merivel is ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, factual, intense ...
Plot: redemption, rise and fall, medicine, plague, jealousy, romance, love triangle, royal family, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, human spirit ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, medical school, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Style: touching, talky, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: disability, queen of england, queen, king of england, park, love and romance, democrat, weekend, couples, love affair, dishonesty, head of state ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: usa, new york, england, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: love and romance, royal family, queen victoria, head of state, british empire, state affairs, royal court, husband wife relationship, romance, couple relations, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, stylized, captivating, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, royal court, royal family, intrigue, seduction, king, jealousy, mistress, siblings relations, ambition, love and romance ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, captivating, serious, realistic, earnest ...
Plot: idealism, execution, treason, ambition, period piece, oath, betrayal, rebellion, rivalry, mistress, intrigue, royal court ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.6
 41K
A Royal Affair (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: royal family, queen, love affair, love triangle, king, aristocracy, royal court, tragic love, coup d'etat, marriage, rebellion, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1770s, 1920s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 4K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, revolution, military, political unrest, tyranny, parliament, king, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society, battles ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 18th century, 80s
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 34K
Suffragette (2015)
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: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, fighting the system, rebellion, women, rebelliousness, working class, gender, politics, adoption, prejudice, idealism, workplace ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 205K
Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, protest, freedom, muslim, idealism, political unrest, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, assassination, lawyer ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mary Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: royal family, betrayal, royal court, head of state, political intrigue, political unrest, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, british royal family, male nudity, british history, monarchy ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 97K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
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: tense, talky, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: reporter, journalism, journalist, president, politics, loneliness, politician, tv show, scandal, lie, encounter, worn out ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1977
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, hospital, terminal illness, reconciliation, confrontation, memory, family relations, golden years, youth, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1962, 1960s, year 1989
Place: brighton, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%