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Monsieur N. (2003)
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Monsieur N. (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film covers the last years of the Emperor's life, imprisoned by the British on St Helena, a remote island off the west coast of Africa. Napoleon retains a loyal entourage of officers who help him plot his escape and evade the attentions of the island's overzealous governor, Sir Hudson Lowe.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, realistic, mind bending
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, conspiracy, prison, heroes, confined, mystery, dishonesty, downfall, state affairs, island, love, exile, intrigue, prisoner, mistress, historical event, memoir, hotshot hero, emperor, butler, lieutenant, prison warden, flashback, arsenic, napoleon
Time: 19th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about dishonesty, state affairs, conspiracy, politics, royal family, mystery and society mostly in Drama, Biography and Mystery genres. Some movies like Monsieur N.: The Murder of Princess Diana (2007), Henry VIII (2003), Kaspar Hauser (1993), Silent Voice (2009), Nightwatching (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Murder of Princess Diana (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rachel, an American journalist in Paris, is present the night of the fateful accident of Princess Diana and witness to the crime scene. As she starts to investigate, Rachel uncovers information that leads her to believe this was no accident, and she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, intrigue, conspiracy, royal family, riddles and clues, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, journalism, state affairs, law enforcement, price of justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997
Place: paris france, france
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95%
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, art, painter, painting, art collector, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, scene based on painting, dishonesty, mystery, artists and showbiz, artwork ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
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92%
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Henry VIII (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: king of england, ambition, romance, infidelity, intrigue, head of state, dishonesty, royal family, state affairs, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fighting the system, clergy, dishonesty, hopes, church, religions or cults, forbidden love, leadership, rebellion, politics, society, state affairs ...
Place: israel, poland, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Kaspar Hauser (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 139 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, royal family, kidnapping, captivity, political intrigue, feral man, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, intrigue, confined, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: bavaria, germany, berlin germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, crimes, redemption, haunted by the past, hopes, criminal heroes, youth, love and romance, romancing a criminal, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nightwatching (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK, Poland, Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: painter, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, artists and showbiz, crimes, lifestyle, love affair, ambition, art, conspiracy, prodigy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, amsterdam, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Plot: murder, legal, society, rise and fall, deadly, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, confined, death row, gay subtext, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman joins a theatrical troupe where she slowly believes that the director is involved with a secret group and that he is in grave danger.
Style: tense, mind bending, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, theater, conspiracy, new wave, dishonesty, state affairs, danger, mysterious character, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, secret movement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Salting the Battlefield (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David Hare concludes his trilogy of films about MI5 renegade Johnny Worricker with another fugue on power, secrets and the British establishment. Johnny Worricker goes on the run with Margot Tyrell across Europe, and with the net closing in, the ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: on the run, head of state, secret agents, undercover, state affairs, dishonesty, espionage, politics, cover up, conspiracy, british prime minister, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Ludwig (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 238 min.
Story: A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, state affairs, tragic hero, downfall, love affair, family life, palaces castles and temples, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: europe, austria, munich germany, southern germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Man for All Seasons (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity.
Style: sincere, captivating, tense, talky, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, ego clash, intrigue, blind ambition, politics, state affairs, society, tragic hero, legal, fighting the system, rivalry, downfall ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, investigation, memory loss, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, society, intrigue, flashback, rivalry, amateur detective ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Turks & Caicos (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The second movie in David Hare's Johnny Worricker trilogy. Loose-limbed spy Johnny Worricker, last seen whistleblowing at MI5 in Page Eight, has a new life. He is hiding out in Ray-Bans on the Caribbean islands of the title, eating lobster and ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: island, secret agents, cia, undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, international crisis, head of state, caribbean sea, on the run, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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UV (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the absence of Philipp, in his house appears the stranger, who calls himself Boris. He says that he was the school comrade of Philipp and it arrived to visit old friend. Boris charms all households and remains to await Philipp. Only one ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, family relations, mystery, crimes, hidden identity, danger, estate, mysterious character, dishonesty, stranger, paranoia, mysterious past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Wild Blood (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of two renowned actors of Fascist cinema, Luisa Ferida and Osvaldo Valenti, who were supporters of the Salò Republic. Accused of collaboration and torture, they were shot by the Partisans after the country was liberated.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: world war two, fascism, career change, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, wartime life, ambition, actor's life, rising to stardom, downfall, unfulfillment, on the run ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
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Page Eight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Page Eight is lovingly turned, with elegant writing, a flawless cast and a heartfelt message from writer/director David Hare about the danger zone where spies and politicians meet. The tension builds gently as we follow the fortunes of Johnny ...
Style: political thriller, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: secret service, espionage, undercover, government agency, loss of friend, dishonesty, state affairs, spy, father daughter relationship, waiter, conspiracy, social activist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, amateur detective, missing person, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, politics, price of justice, political corruption, political conspiracy, unstoppable ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The New Protocol (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man investigating his son's death learns some horrific truths about the pharmaceutical industry.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, legal, vengeance, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, dishonesty, fighting the system, mystery, family problems, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mattei Affair (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, media, dishonesty, state affairs, air disaster, corporate crimes, investigation, ambition, unfulfillment, journalism, crime ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, russia, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, new wave, dishonesty, love affair, destiny, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: conquering, leadership, head of state, against the odds, ruler, rebellion, ambition, state affairs, rebelliousness, dishonesty, rise to the top, battles ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 1547, King Henry VIII's life has taken a turn for the worse and he is forced to look back over his life and the many loves which had brought him his three children, only one of which was the desired male heir to secure the Tudor dynasty.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: british royal family, tudors, religions or cults, couples, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, love and romance, head of state, dishonesty, intrigue, society, couple relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Last Mitterrand (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young journalist (Lespert) helps the French President compile his memoirs.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, talky, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, political intrigue, elderly, head of state, state affairs, journalism, betrayal, haunted by the past, obsession, media, ambition, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: corrupted ruler, heroes, battles, religions or cults, royal family, society, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, dishonesty, bible, sword and sandal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ambition, politics, rise to the top, society, state affairs, feminism, campaign, head of state, election, strong female presence, british politics, satire ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Crown Prince (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A great Empire, once famous for its enlightened traditions, is taken over by a ruthless political establishment. Religious fundamentalists and national separatists are tearing at the fabric of its liberal society. Under the influence of his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: family relations, betrayal, state affairs, politics, couples, parents and children, royal family, forbidden love, social differences, tragic love, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 1890s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Princess Kaiulani (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Lush scenery and gorgeous photography highlight this bio of Princess Ka'iulani (Q'Orianka Kilcher), a 19th-century Hawaiian princess raised in England but determined to maintain her people's independence from aggressive American ...
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, destiny, political unrest, politics, downfall, youth, life is a bitch, save the kingdom, princess, historical figure, social differences, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 9th century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, tragic hero, haunted by the past, intrigue, dishonesty, ghost, state affairs, parents and children, murder, royal family, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
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30%
Graveyard Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1985. The headlines dominates of the hunt of a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. A group of young teenage boys makes unexpected discoveries.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: island, young heroes, mystery, amateur detective, adventure, escapades, youth, love and romance, danger, heroes, teenage love, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%