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N (2006)
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N (2006)
Original name: N. (Io e Napoleone)
Genre: Comedy, History, War
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young man finds himself serving as librarian to the Great Emperor in exile, whom he deeply hates, yet soon begins recording Napoleon's memoirs, getting to know and learning to value the man behind the myth. Among seductions and affairs, expectations and fears, he will craft a precise portrait that nevertheless will not manage to hide a final, inevitable, disappointment.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, humorous
Plot: politics, leadership, revolution, ego clash, state affairs, private vs public, social relations, napoleon bonaparte, writer's life, head of state, reluctant partners, power relations, island, teacher, female nudity, napoleon, freedom fighter
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and humorous films with plots about state affairs, politics, society, revolution, war, political unrest and leadership mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like N: Bolivar Is Me (2002), Margaret (2009), We Believed (2010), Tula: The Revolt (2013), The Supper (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
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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95%
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Margaret (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power. The year is 1990 and Margaret Thatcher's support within the government is wavering - her hold on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: leadership, prime minister, politics, female politician, head of state, life is a bitch, state affairs, british politics, downfall, british prime minister, queen elizabeth ii, king of england
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: britain, england
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88%
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 543
We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: politics, italian history, rebellion, political unrest, rebelliousness, society, battles, revolution, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1800s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Tula: The Revolt (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, island, fighting the system, heroes, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, peaceful mission, injustice, interracial relations, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 562
The Supper (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, clever, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, napoleon bonaparte, opposites attract, political intrigue, wartime life, royal family, tragic love, political unrest, rebellion, state affairs, battles, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
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76%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual
Plot: politics, revolution, head of state, state affairs, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, military uniform ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, military, assassination, revolution, political unrest, heroes, ambition, battles, historical event, media, historic figure ...
Place: china, taiwan, beijing china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Carlota Joaquina, Princess of Brazil (1995)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hot blooded Spanish princess plots to conquer her enemies and become queen.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: satire, head of state, leadership, rivalry, blind ambition, love and romance, intrigue, strong sexual content, forbidden love, royal family, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: brazil, latin america, portugal, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Opium War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: battles, british empire, revolution, international crisis, political intrigue, wartime life, state affairs, rebellion, society, war, military, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: asia, china, hong kong, east asia, united kingdom ...
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71%
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, politics, leadership, rivalry, against the odds, idealism, righting the wronged, disorder, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Napoleon (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, USA, UK, Hungary, Spain, Czech Republic
Duration: 380 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, rise and fall, conquering, battles, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, politics, society, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Conquest (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at French president Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power.
Style: realistic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, political party, parliament, ambition, political intrigue, rise to the top, state affairs, society, media sensation, private vs public, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa's epic, The War At The End Of the World (La guerra del fin del mundo).
Style: epic, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, tragic hero, society, unfulfillment, war, danger, heroes, rebellion, graphic violence, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, reception, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
57%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: british colonial, politics, escapades, disobey, superior officer, battles, un, revolution, power relations, military life, officers and cadets, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beyond the Front Line (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A movie based on real wartime diaries tells the story of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The story follows the regiment during the Continuation War from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, politics, soldier, chaos and mayhem, battles, heroic mission, state affairs, against humanity, infantrymen, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, russia, finland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: family life, mayor, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, state affairs, society, social relations, small town, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Samurai Banners (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea. He enters the service of Takeda, the lord of Kai domain. He convinces Takeda to kill the lord of neighboring Suwa and take his wife ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, power relations, politics, war, betrayal, state affairs, military, heroes, intrigue, dishonesty, master warrior, fall in love ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dr. Akagi (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: At the end of WWII, Japanese doctor Akagi searches for the cure for hepatitis in the prisoner-of-war camp.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: fugitives, love and romance, world war two, social relations, pow, power relations, cure, dark humor, soldier, heroes, doctors and patients, island ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, militant, rebellion, downfall, against the odds, royal family, rebelliousness, political unrest, death row, fight for supremacy, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: europe, france, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: winston churchill, world war two, prime minister, negotiation, diplomacy, leadership, state affairs, head of state, politics, war, political leader, defeat ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1940
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, buddies, rivalry, disorder, collaboration, lie, writers, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: rough, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, dictatorship, state affairs, politics, family relations, military coup, society, siblings relations, rebelliousness, political unrest, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 4K
Mr. Pip (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: As a war rages on in the province of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, a young girl becomes transfixed by the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations, which is being read at school by the only white man in the village. In 1991, a war over a copper ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: teachers and students, wartime life, elementary school, island, political unrest, state affairs, power relations, friends, civil war, social relations, war, school ...
Place: papua new guinea, asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 421
Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, love, rivalry, society, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Adventures of Gerard (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History, War
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on satirical short stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about a vain, egotistical Etienne Gerard, a French brigadier serving during the Napoleonic Wars. He thinks he's the best soldier and lover that ever lived and intends to prove it.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: napoleonic wars, war, military, state affairs, adventurer, adventure, womanizer, espionage, escapades, romance, military life, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 578
Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%