Movies like Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great (1980)
 7.5
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Alexander the Great (1980)
Original name: Ο Μεγαλέξαντρος
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Based on some historical events, the film gives a romanticized biography of Theodoros Kolokotronis, a Greek historical hero serving as a metaphor for Greece herself. Based on a circular view of history, the film presents conflicting ideologies - primitive communism, anarchism, chiefdom or kingdom, personality cult - and shows the institutions of property and power in a bad light.
Plot: bandit, partisan, power, wrestling, male nudity, male objectification, anarchism, countryside, property, oedipus complex
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1900s, year 1900, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: greece, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, contemplative and captivating films with plots about male nudity, society, politics, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, family relations and political unrest mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Alexander the Great: Days of 36 (1972), The Travelling Players (1975), The Hunters (1977), Kamouraska (1973), Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Days of 36 (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The assassin of a prominent trade unionist takes a conservative MP hostage and the government prevaricates over tactics so as not to alienate potential political allies.
Plot: military dictatorship, interwar period, drug trade, poison, execution, assassination, politics, kidnapping, politician, hostage, informant
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: greece, europe
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95%
The Travelling Players (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 230 min.
Story: This expansive Greek drama follows a troupe of theater actors as they perform around their country during World War II. While the production that they put on is entitled "Golfo the Shepherdess," the thespians end up echoing scenes from ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, civil war, life is a bitch, politics, rivalry, against humanity, deadly, greek, genocide, vengeance, anti war ...
Time: year 1939, year 1952, 1930s, post world war two, 1940s ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 833
The Hunters (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, West Germany
Duration: 168 min.
Story: During a hunting party on New Year's Eve 1976, five representatives of the bourgeoisie encounter with their companion the body of a partisan from the Civil War of the late forties. What they are most confused about is the fact that the corpse ...
Plot: partisan, nightmare, bourgeoisie, symbolism, punishment, post war, political commentary, actress, publisher, businessman, politician, hunter ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.5
 363
Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: pubic hair, female nudity, defloration, love triangle, murder, adultery, butt naked, barefoot male, clothed female naked male, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: assassination, repression, brother sister incest, dishonesty, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, royal family, couples, tragic hero, tragic love, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, farm, village, peasant, family life, parents and children, clergy, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. Among these people are two small kids, Alexis and Eleni. Eleni is an orphan and she is ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: refugee, village, wartime life, tragic love, refugees, on the run, orphan, politics, political unrest, self discovery, fall in love, genocide ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1940s, year 1936, 1930s ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 24K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, male nudity, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in a textile mill, these employees have no one to ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: factory, working class, politics, fighting the system, labor union, prostitution, running from police, sweatshop, solidarity, strike, misery, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 83
Burnface (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Caracremada" ("Burnface" in Catalan), a nickname given by the Spanish Civil Guard to Ramon Vila Capdevila, reflects about the libertarian resistance against Franco's regime through the last active guerrilla fighter. In 1951 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: countryside, blackout, death of protagonist, dictatorship
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1951, 20th century
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 542
El Dorado (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The story of an expedition down the Orinoco and Amazon rivers in 1560 by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Style: disturbing, epic, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: conquering, jungle, treasure hunt, soldier, human nature, rebelliousness, obsession, adventurer, obsessive quest, on the road, danger, leadership ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: revolution, politics, moral dilemma, self discovery, prison life, haunted by the past, rebellion, society, hopes, life is a bitch, state affairs, solitary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 388
Bauhaus (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Weimar, 1921. The life of 20-year-old Lotte Brendel seems to be predetermined. Her father sees her as a future wife and mother on the side of a man who is to take over the parental carpentry business. But the idiosyncratic Lotte joins a group of ...
Plot: male objectification, peeping, bicycle, pubic hair, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, german, art school, forest, art, male nudity, skinny dipping
Time: 1920s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 264
Metello (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Metello struggles to escape from the poverty that led to the premature death of his parents, and that is the lot of the working class in northern Italy during the second half of the 19th century. Metello fights his way out from his condition through ...
Plot: class struggle, prison, death of wife, funeral, repression, neighbor, first person narration, broken promise, job seeking, cheating wife, working class, gardening ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s, 1900s
Place: florence, florence italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Conspiracy of Torture (1969)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1599 Italy, Beatrice Cenci is the teenage daughter of the crazed landowner and nobleman Francesco Cenci whom he keeps his daughter locked up in the dungeon of his castle and sexually abuses her as well. Beatrice then plots with her stepmother, ...
Plot: murder, castle, vomiting, bandit, stabbed in the eye, pain, sentenced to death, male nudity, teenager, brutality, revenge, hung by wrists ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 24K
The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, family relations, prince, politics, opportunist, civil war, decadence, nobility, love and romance, aging, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 120
The Dream (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Netherlands' submission for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 1985
Plot: wrongful imprisonment, socialist, political activist, revenge, false evidence, coward, brother brother relationship, martyr, simpleton, falsely accused, frame up, false accusation ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century
Place: netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Once Upon a Time in the North (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: 19th century drama set on the plains of Ostrobothnia, western Finland, which are controlled by groups of knife-wielding thugs, the toughs. Traditionally, the first-born son inherits everything, so when Esko – a bum and a gang leader – learns ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, sincere, contemplative
Plot: brother vs brother, father son relationship, family relations, blackmail, brother brother relationship, countryside, orphan, love triangle, drunkenness, inheritance, murder, knife throwing ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.4
 350
The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, saga ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, rivalry, intrigue, society, dishonesty, revolution, family life, royal family, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 2K
Effi Briest (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A German-made film based on one of the most famous German novels by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest (Hanna Schygulla) is a socially ambitious, 17-year-old German girl who accepts a proposal of marriage from Baron Geert Von Instetten, a much older ...
Style: gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, adultery, duel, age difference, couples, injustice, family problems, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, northern germany, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Beekeeper (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.
Style: road movie
Plot: suicide, hitchhiker, beehive, kiss, encounter, intercourse, cinema, bee, assault, death, male nudity, pubic hair ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
 479
Circle of Love (1964)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a chain reaction of romantic adventures, various people play musical beds in a remake of Max Ophul's "La Ronde."
Style: emotional, sentimental, sexual, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, soldier, prostitute, dishonesty, assassination, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, europe, austria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, execution, prison
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.9
 427
Ceasefire (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the early 1920s, Georges Laffont, traumatized by the horrific trench warfare, decides to leave his life behind and travel to West Africa. In the vast territories of Upper Volta he - with the help of Diofo, artist and also survivor of the Great ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, rough, melancholic
Plot: brother brother relationship, male objectification, injury, life, self discovery, wartime, getting home, blackboard, hit by a car, countryside, campfire, sign language ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1916
Place: west africa, france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bathsheba Everdine, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, epic
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, shepherd, british soldier, countryside, looking for love, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1860s, 1870s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, non-linear, touching ...
Plot: love, life is a bitch, wartime life, love affair, husband wife reunion, world war two, marriage, caucasian, labor camp, couples, flashback, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 40s, 1990s ...
Place: europe, turkey, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Emigrants (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden
Duration: 151 min.
Story: In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the small size of their land, the infertile soil, and ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: starvation, immigrants, seasickness, emigrant, sea voyage, farm hand, sailing ship, journey, ship, sailboat, starting over, family in crisis ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: sweden, minnesota, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, lovers reunited, society, couple relations, political unrest, hopes, starting over, politics, parents and children, couples, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: russia, usa, germany, italy, kazakhstan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 347
Falling Star (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This colourful feature debut from experienced producer Luis Miñarro offers an almost hallucinatory look at the world of Amadeo of Savoy, who was king of an ungovernable Spain for two years around 1870. This intriguing episode is transformed into a ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: royal family, political unrest, royal court, society, state affairs, master and servant, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), art, palaces castles and temples, isolation, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 1K
Augustine (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Belle Époque France, the story follows nineteen-year-old "hysteria" patient Augustine, the star of Professor Charcot's experiments in hypnosis, as she transitions from object of study to object of desire.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, hypnosis, seduction, sexual content, one on one, hysteria, power relations, mentally unstable, epilepsy, bruise ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%