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The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
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The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
Original name: Procès de Jeanne d'Arc
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial, concerning Joan's imprisonment, interrogation and final execution at the hands of the English.
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, realistic, contemplative, stylized
Plot: joan of arc, burned alive, trial, martyrdom, courtroom drama, heroes, confined, courtroom, religions or cults, captivity, death sentence, realism, legal, society, folk hero, strong female presence, saint, historical figure, dog, youth, religion, medieval, christianity, torture, inquisition ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and contemplative films with plots about society, religion, religions or cults, clergy, state affairs, hopes and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Trial of Joan of Arc: The Radicals (1989), The Elegant Criminal (1990), Gideon's Trumpet (1980), God's Outlaw (1986), Giordano Bruno (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jeanne la Pucelle I - Les batailles (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first battle, at Orleans. Meanwhile, Jeanne is depicted more ...
Style: epic, gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: joan of arc, battles, state affairs, heroes, rise and fall, military, society, ambition, war, unfulfillment, folk hero, religions or cults ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: france
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100%
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, rough, serious ...
Plot: battles, joan of arc, politics, religion, war, heroic mission, siege, courage, rise and fall, betrayal, god, rape ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Radicals (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: emotional, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: church, christianity, life is a bitch, heroes, society, religions or cults, clergy, state affairs, ambition, hopes, romance, woman ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: murder, confined, rise and fall, society, criminal heroes, legal, deadly, crimes, death row, crime, prison, priest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: sincere, contemplative, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, legal, courtroom, false accusation, society, rivalry, legal action, rebellion, dedicated lawyer, confined, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: bleak, sincere, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: burned alive, translator, anti hero, anti heroes, church, religions or cults, obsessive quest, against the rules, state affairs, on the run, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: church, burned alive, against the rules, clergy, fighting the system, forbidden love, human nature, royal family, political intrigue, life is a bitch, rivalry, righting the wronged ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, 1500s, renaissance
Place: venice, italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter, is arrested for killing the British official responsible for the death of his mentor Lala Lajpatrai. He is ultimately hanged for his misdeed.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prison, vengeance, prison life, rebellion, politics, life is a bitch, deadly, legal, rebelliousness, life sentence, police brutality, trial ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Thérèse (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, emotional, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: convent, saint, self discovery, human spirit, clergy, hopes, society, ambition, religions or cults, miraculous event, church, nun ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, rebel, life is a bitch, society, rebelliousness, political unrest, religions or cults, state affairs, war, christianity, tragic event, reindeer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, miraculous event, faith, gender bending, state affairs, leadership, life is a bitch, religions or cults, injustice, idealism, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: epic, biblical, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, chosen one, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, factual, captivating ...
Plot: saint, religions or cults, clergy, hopes, society, starting over, religion, historical event, monk, redemption, miraculous event, social differences ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: idealism, treason, execution, ambition, period piece, decapitation, oath, betrayal, clergy, rebellion, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, rome italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: pope, hidden identity, clergy, gender, rise to the top, dishonesty, ambition, society, religions or cults, power relations, legends and myths, gender bending ...
Time: middle ages
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, contemplative, atmospheric, epic, captivating ...
Plot: anti heroes, heroes, leadership, state affairs, life is a bitch, clergy, hopes, dishonesty, obsessive quest, society, ambition, injustice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: middle east, holy land, israel, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: injustice, rebellion, folk hero, revolution, vengeance, rebelliousness, social differences, price of justice, life is a bitch, society, righting the wronged, protestant ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Vision (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: healing power, prodigy, human nature, monastery, religions or cults, introspection, idealism, gender, visionary, power relations, hopes, clergy ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Wronged Man (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis, an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of his innocence, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, hopes, injustice, courtroom drama, crimes, society, dishonesty, legal, rape, african american, justice, dignity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.
Plot: french army, trial, battle, execution, martyr, politics, faith, medieval, battles, stake, teenage girl, religion ...
Time: 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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John Hus (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A faithful recounting of the ministry, trial and martyrdom of the fifteenth century Bohemian priest John Hus, who built on the reforms of John Wycliffe, taught the Bible in the vernacular and who influenced Martin Luther a century later.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: martyr, religions or cults, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting the system, hopes, society, clergy, idealism, political corruption, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: translator, clergy, religions or cults, injustice, ambition, fighting the system, heroes, society, hopes, rivalry, against the rules, rich and poor ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Winnie Mandela (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: ambition, confined, state affairs, politics, hopes, society, political unrest, isolation, feminism, blind ambition, gender, pursuit ...
Time: 20th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: monk, christianity, artist, monastery, human spirit, social misfits, greek, invasion, hopes, horse, painting, prince ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 556
Jump! (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 118 min.
Story: JUMP is a psychological drama revealing for the first time the extraordinary circumstances behind the unjust murder trial of the young Jew, Philippe Halsman, who would later become the most sought after celebrity portrait photographer of his ...
Style: serious, contemplative, disturbing, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, murder, discrimination, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, crimes, injustice, legal, corrupted ruler, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s
Place: austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, politics, electric chair, death sentence, anarchist, rebellion, rivalry, state affairs, fighting the system, death row, social differences, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching, factual
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, social relations, dance school, injustice, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: lieutenant, romance, love, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, love letter, downfall, officer, obsession, delusion, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, nova scotia, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, politics, working class, factory, injustice, fighting the system, against the odds, rebelliousness, workplace situations, religions or cults, exploit, exploitation ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, berlin germany ...
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23%
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, realistic, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, trial, war crime, society, journalism, legal, legal action, post war, nazi, strong female lead, strong female character, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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