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North and South, Book II (1986)
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North and South, Book II (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 570 min.
TV show
Story: The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War and struggle to maintain their friendship through these troubled times.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, family saga
Plot: american civil war, slavery, friendship, civil war, war, espionage, best friends, friends, romance, society, wartime life, military life, war hero, cavalry, corporal punishment, confederate soldier, sex, sniper, horse, old west, army, violence, sex scene, family relations, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s

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North and South (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 561 min.
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Story: Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: american civil war, foe turned friend, love and romance, friendship, espionage, slavery, family feud, military base, love triangle, best friends, military, battle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: usa, new york
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Gettysburg (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Story: Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. The two great armies clash at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary actions as Little Round Top and ...
Style: epic, intense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, slavery, battles, military, war, soldier, heroic mission, state affairs, civil rights, battle zone, military life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, maryland
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Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: Civil War has just finished, but things in the country aren't much better, especially in the South. The final installment in John Jakes trilogy of the Civil War. It focuses on the Reconstruction period and the continuing saga of the Hazards ...
Style: serious, realistic, saga, family saga
Plot: american civil war, friendship, military life, old west, vengeance, love triangle, obsession, society, rivalry, ku klux klan, war hero, gun ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
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The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 381 min.
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Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, family life, working class, military, society, rebellion, standoff, brother brother relationship, showdown, slavery, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Glory (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Robert Gould Shaw leads the US Civil War's first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices of both his own Union army and the Confederates.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, epic ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, freedom, slavery, racism, battle, war, prejudice, hopes, human spirit, glory, civil war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Queen (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
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Story: A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into the troubled world around her. She tries passing for ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slavery, civil war, white male black female relationship, family relations, interracial relations, plantation, social injustice, slave, racism, americana, american civil war, discrimination ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1800s
Place: southern usa
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Andersonville (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
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Story: This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union soldiers captured at the Battle of Cold Harbor, VA, in June 1864, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Lincoln (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
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Story: After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency. Originally titled "Lincoln", the name of this miniseries was changed to "Gore Vidal's ...
Style: captivating, talky, serious, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865
Place: usa
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Andrew V. McLaglen's 1961 drama, based on John William Fox's novel, is the tale of a young man returning home after fighting in the Civil War. The cast includes Jimmie Rodgers, Luana Patten, Chill Wills, George Kennedy, Neil ...
Style: surprise ending
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Gods and Generals (2003)
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Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, rough, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, confederate soldier, battles, confederate army, military, war hero, military life, social relations, couple relations, rivalry, heroes, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
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Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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