Movies like Rasputin 1996

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Rasputin (1996)
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Rasputin (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.
Style: tense, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: royal family, visionary, drunk, world war one, imperial russia, russian, royalty, religious, murder, politics, monk, revolution, society, ambition, rise and fall, clergy, rebelliousness, cure, state affairs, unfulfillment, czar, bum, decadence, russian revolution, good versus evil ...
Time: edwardian era, year 1916
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about state affairs, society, politics, ambition, rebellion, dishonesty and political unrest mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Rasputin: Tsar (2009), Noriega: God's Favorite (2000), Fidel & Che (2002), Summer Crisis (2013), Becket (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: royal family, clergy, intrigue, russian history, world war one, psychopath, ambition, tragic hero, revolution, betrayal, murder, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Rasputin (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Russian noblemen want to maintain the monarchy and plan to kill Rasputin.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, non-linear
Plot: imperial russia, empress, rise to the top, ambition, rise and fall, state affairs, society, royal court, political intrigue, clergy, conspiracy, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, europe
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Tsar (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last Judgment approaching. He establishes absolute power, cruelly ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, russian history, political unrest, head of state, royal court, political corruption, rebelliousness, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, ambition, medieval ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
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Noriega: God's Favorite (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, assassination, soldier, army investigation, political unrest, ambition, clergy, crimes, head of state, fighting the system, state affairs, revolution ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, panama
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere
Plot: fidel castro, revolution, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, ambition, rise and fall, idealism, rebelliousness, political corruption, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: political, realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, life is a bitch, crimes, ambition, society, rise to the top, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, media, campaign, murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: louisiana, usa
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Summer Crisis (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the summer of 1969, Bernard, a Gaspesian fisherman's son, arrive in Perce to fin work. He meets Paul, Jacques and Francis, Quebec Independence activists who have come to open the 'Fisherman's House'. They aim to organize ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, political activism, society, rebellion, hopes, political unrest, crisis, state affairs, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: quebec, canada
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Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, sexy, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, religion, medieval, british history, martyr, murder, betrayal, christian, politics, royal family, clergy, bishop ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, california, rome italy, europe, france ...
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: royal family, empress, politics, betrayal, friendship, downfall, state affairs, tragic hero, family life, love affair, decadence, lgbt ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: europe, austria, southern germany, munich germany, bavaria
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41%
To Kill a Priest (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: priest, secret police, political activist, murder, occupation, clergy, state affairs, human spirit, against the odds, injustice, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, europe, holland
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God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, social
Plot: revolution, pirate, political intrigue, ambition, political unrest, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, idealism, imperialism, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, russia, hellas, athens greece
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40%
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Che! (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, factual ...
Plot: revolution, chaos, folk hero, leadership, political unrest, injustice, rebellion, military, society, rebelliousness, idealism, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rise of Jackie Presser to President of the Teamster Union.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, labor union, tough heroes, workplace situations, political intrigue, political corruption, ambition, rise and fall, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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39%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: sexy, reflective, intellectual, sexual, cerebral ...
Plot: romance, revolution, interracial romance, slavery, french revolution, politics, justice, mentor, guilt, obsession, brutality, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, england, new jersey ...
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, political ...
Plot: priest, fighting the system, deportation, human spirit, rebelliousness, idealism, ambition, rebellion, social relations, dance school, injustice, clergy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932, 20th century
Place: ireland, new york
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The Liberator (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, tense, political ...
Plot: revolutionary, revolution, war, battles, rebellion, military, leadership, conqueror, folk hero, state affairs, ambition, leader ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s
Place: latin america, venezuela, madrid, colombia, andes mountains ...
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The Horde (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: It is the word "horde" that had meant, for many countries and nations, bloody raids and being under humilating contribution for centuries - a strange and scary world with its own rules and customs. To be or not to be for Rus (Ruthenia), ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: ambition, hopes, escapades, curses spells and rituals, royal court, evil empire, rise and fall, unfulfillment, medieval, murder, vampire, conquering ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: russia, mongolia, asia
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The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A portrait of the bloody dynasty that spawned a pope, Alexander VI, as well as the role model for Machiavelli's "The Prince," his son Cesare Borgia, and a legend of femme duplicity, daughter Lucrezia Borgia.
Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, serious
Plot: leadership, state affairs, betrayal, rivalry, society, dishonesty, downfall, royal family, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, political unrest, family relations ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, spiritual ...
Plot: jesus, religion, hopes, fighting the system, rebellion, society, idealism, rise and fall, roman empire, life is a bitch, self sacrifice, self discovery ...
Place: holy land
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, society, state affairs, head of state, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, cult film ...
Plot: pope, religion, medieval, catholic priest, catholicism, feminism, christian, gender, dishonesty, society, hidden identity, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: rome italy, europe
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Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: uplifting, political, biblical, intellectual, touching ...
Plot: christianity, religion, christian, rebellion, catholicism, politics, reformation, inquisition, human spirit, idealism, hypocrisy, renaissance ...
Time: 1930s, 16th century
Place: rome italy, germany, egypt, vatican, england ...
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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: realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, politics, feminism, society, state affairs, campaign, head of state, election, british politics, strong female presence, british history ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
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Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, factual, talky, serious ...
Plot: revolution, battles, political unrest, royal family, politics, king, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, ireland, scotland, europe, britain ...
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Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: ship, female leader, aging, couples, folk hero, state affairs, head of state, society, dealing with death, politics, hopes, heroic mission ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: paris france, london
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Confucius (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, epic, captivating ...
Plot: ancient history, human nature, human spirit, battles, chinese history, philosopher, politics, historical figure, society, political unrest, hopes, heroes ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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A Man for All Seasons (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: talky, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, royal family, betrayal, ancient, lawyer, integrity, ego clash, state affairs, intrigue, legal, rivalry, downfall ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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Rikyu (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Late in the 1500s, an aging tea master teaches the way of tea to a headstrong Shogun. Through force of will and courageous fighting, Hideyoshi becomes Japan's most powerful warlord, unifying the country. Rikyu, through the tea ceremony and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, jidai geki ...
Plot: samurai, painter, medieval, tradition, tea, battles, politics, society, state affairs, clergy, war, ambition ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, china, korea, asia
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36%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: royal family, queen elizabeth i, royalty, tudors, execution, catholic, queen, spy, british royal family, ancient, british monarchy, political unrest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, france, britain
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Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: political, indie film, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: mercenary, small town, horse, gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, deaf, civil war, mogul, battles, journalism, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: central america, nicaragua, latin america
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