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Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988)
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Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of the life of Aristotle Onassis, a Greek who rose to become one of the world's most wealthiest men, detailing his rise to power and unhappy marriages.
Plot: greek, wealth, rise and fall, historical figure, billionaire, daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of child, mogul, death of daughter
Place: greece

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about rise and fall, ambition, couples, unfulfillment, infidelity, life is a bitch and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Onassis: The Richest Man in the World: The Greek Tycoon (1978), Well Kept Secrets: Athanassia (2008), Harlow (1965), The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985), Winchell (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, yacht, assassination, greek, widow, cruise, mogul, state affairs, dealing with death, love and romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, london, europe, usa, new york ...
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Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 233 min.
Story: The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, wealth, family life, drug abuse, love and romance, downfall, ambition, dishonesty, rise and fall, social differences, celebrity culture, infidelity ...
Place: morocco, denmark, africa, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Well Kept Secrets: Athanassia (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, USA, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: ATHANASIA A young American woman returns to her Greek roots in search of her real father. Accompanied by her stepfather, she shatters the very myths designed to protect her. She uncovers an unlikely relationship between those who raised her, a ...
Plot: island, secret, greek, past life, father daughter relationship, rape, greek american, sister sister relationship, flashback, homeland
Place: greece
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71%
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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hollywood drama loosely based on the life of film actress Jean Harlow, with Carroll Baker in the title role. One of two feature film biographies, both released in 1965 and both with the same title, about the '30s platinum blonde movie star.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: rise and fall, showbiz, hollywood, filmmaking, wedding, actor's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dramatization of the scandalous, long-time love affair between the powerful but married publisher and the chorus girl he helped turn into a Ziegfeld star and 1930s film personality.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: wealth, power, millionaire, newspaper man, career, extramarital affair, infidelity, mansion, age difference, scandal, older man younger woman relationship, actress ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Winchell (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, cynical, biting ...
Plot: columnist, media, society, journalism, politics, world war two, tv show, writing, career, radio, celebrity culture, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
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Permanent Midnight (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ben Stiller plays comedy writer Jerry Stahl, whose $6000-a-week heroin habit had him taking his infant daughter along on his drug runs and doing smack during TV script conferences. Departing detox, Stahl explores memories with survivor Kitty, who ...
Style: serious, intense, depressing, factual, dark humor ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, human nature, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rise and fall, family problems, ambition, husband wife relationship, heroin, writers ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, pittsburgh, beverly hills, new jersey
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49%
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Diamond Stud (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A train mogul thinks on his life and loves as he rides his own train.
Plot: restaurant, female nudity, girl fight, sex scene, singer, food, smuggling, brawl, wealth, gym, meal, gambling ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Matters of the Heart (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A world-class pianist (Seymour) becomes romantically and sexually involved with her young protege (Gartin).
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Gotti (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, blind ambition, ambition, legal, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly, rise and fall, testimony, city life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chanel Solitaire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story about the life and loves of an amazing woman-Coco Chanel- who rose from the bottom with no family or financial support and became one of the most legendary of all our creative icons.
Style: factual, inspirational, stylized, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, rebellion, against the rules, writer's life, rise and fall, couples, couple relations, love affair, society, womanizer, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: italy, mexico, england, new mexico, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Walk in the Spring Rain (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sophisticated, middle-aged grandmother, wed to a New York law professor, falls in love with a down-to-earth Tennessee farmer. Director Guy Green's bittersweet romance, released in 1970, stars Ingrid Bergman, Anthony Quinn, Fritz Weaver, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, countryside, infidelity, love, professor, elderly lovers, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, romance, mountain ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, new york, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a Brazilian rubber tapper who leads his people in protest against government and developers, who want to cut down their part of the rainforest for a new road and ranch land. The rich and the powerful will stop at nothing, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, sincere ...
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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 ...
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Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Foolish Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of a young man who every day watches the inhabitants of the apartment across the street. They have a very beautiful daughter, but after a few days he finds himself in love with the mother...
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Time: 80s
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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James Dean (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatization of the story of legendary movie actor James Dean. The film's writer, William Bast, had roomed with Dean in the early '50s, when both were trying to break into films as actors.
Style: silent film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Country: Spain, USA
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31%
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Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating
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30%
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Style: captivating, thought provoking, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
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30%
The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
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30%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
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