Movies like Red Monarch

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Red Monarch (1983)
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Red Monarch (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: British comedy satirising Stalin's inner circle as an absolute monarchs court. In the face of rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust some still manage to keep faith with the Bolshevist creed until the very end. In front of the firing squad a stalwart bolshevist of the first hour exclaims: "Even in the best democracy errors are being made!"
Style: noir, based on true events
Plot: rape, russian, dictator, tyrant, kremlin, paranoid, josef stalin, sexism, satire, serial rapist, labor camp, tyranny, political satire, paranoia, american abroad, insecurity, firing squad, sexual predator, abuse of power, mistrust, american woman
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about satire, society, political satire, dark humor, politics, husband wife relationship and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Red Monarch: The Death of Stalin (2017), Balkan Spy (1984), What Did Stalin Do to Women? (1969), Sono tornato (2018), The Trial of Tony Blair (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: satirical, parody, banned film, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, repression, military, death, dictator, chaos, power struggle, funeral, satire, political intrigue ...
Time: 50s, year 1964, year 1949, year 1956, year 1953
Place: ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, dark humor, social relations, false accusation, political unrest, human nature, mistaken identity, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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What Did Stalin Do to Women? (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 1969 comedy about communism
Plot: dictator, political satire, sex, communist, female nudity, coffin
Time: post world war two
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Sono tornato (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mussolini reappears in Rome 72 years after his death, finding a Country still full of problems like racism and hate for politicians. Misguised for an actor, he sides with a young filmmaker and starts traveling along Italy to reconquer it.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, italian fascism, satire, fascism, farce, tyrant, dictator, state affairs, society, best friend, confrontation, injustice ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Trial of Tony Blair (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Biting political satire starring Robert Lindsay as a beleaguered Tony Blair, who stubbornly refuses to see the danger he faces from a Special Tribunal on Iraq that has been set up to investigate war crimes
Plot: politician, court, prime minister, politics, hospital, nightmare, arrest, ghost writer, prison, fictional biography, iraq war, political satire ...
Time: year 2010
Place: london
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Wish You Were Here (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, teenage girl, post war, working class, small town, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, small town life, rebelliousness, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, post world war two
Place: england, europe, brighton, tokyo
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, political intrigue, culture clash, political conspiracy, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Intimate Relations (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young merchant marine turns up in an English coastal town looking for a brother he barely knows. When his brother's wife rebukes him he takes up with the Beasley family. However, soon the mother and daughter are chasing and ending up in the ...
Style: sexy, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, age difference, older woman younger man relationship, elderly lovers, love and romance, suburban life, obsession, dangerous attraction, eccentric family, suburbs, parents and children ...
Time: 50s
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A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In Jan Němec’s surreal fable, a picnic is rudely transformed into a lesson in political hierarchy when a handful of mysterious authority figures show up. This allegory about oppression and conformity was banned in its home country but became an ...
Style: allegory
Plot: bully, picnic, hound dog, satire, tyranny, conformity, surrealism, symbolism, freedom, immaturity, nonconformity, dog ...
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Remembrance of Things Fast: True Stories Visual Lies (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Remembrance of Things Fast represents the culmination of Maybury's work in video, which has developed alongside the technology itself. Starring Tilda Swinton and Rupert Everett in lead roles, the tape confronts the conventions of world ...
Plot: transsexual, introspection, aids, gossip, homoeroticism, homosexual, gay bashing, sexuality, sex, gay, s&m, education ...
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Lost in London (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Within the course of a night, Woody Harrelson finds himself in a misadventure in London that winds him up in prison.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: chase, nightclub, jail, police, taxi, crimes, reunited friends, night, criminal, satire, actor playing himself, one night
Time: contemporary
Place: london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kral Ubu (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cruel picture of the ways in which human beings acquire power and then cling to it. The story of Father Ubu, an idiot who climbs over the bodies of the dead to his royal post, is presented with a touch of the grotesque where naive comic elements ...
Style: allegory, psychotronic, urban fantasy
Plot: coup d'etat, political satire, corruption, assassination, royal family, absurdism, fictional country, fictitious kingdom, kingdom, political manipulation, psychological manipulation, manipulative woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: political satire, election campaign, republican, politics, assassination attempt, political campaign, senator, conservative, manipulation, journalism, ambition, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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21%
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Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, fish out of water, social decay, graphic violence, urban ghetto, injustice, disorder, estate, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
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Whiskey Down (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer?
Plot: heart condition, lottery ticket, waitress, conspiracy, lottery, restaurant, heart attack, death, greed, diner
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
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Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 147 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: kgb, train, hospital, gang, state affairs, politics, on the run, downfall, head of state, riddles and clues, injustice, dark humor ...
Time: 50s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Style: tense, touching, sincere, humorous, unusual plot structure
Plot: loss of son, family relations, guilty conscience, traumatic experience, escape, family business, missing brother, red cross, heart attack, school bully, butcher shop, fingerprint ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Devil's Island (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, dark humor, family relations, friends, couples, family problems, coming of age, crumbling marriage, society, love and romance, unfulfillment, starting over ...
Time: 50s, post world war two
Place: iceland, europe, reykjavik iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, society, meet the parents, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, religions or cults, clergy, debate, friends, society, artists and showbiz, religion, ignorance, television, blasphemy, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom
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Funny Cow (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman who has a funny bone for a backbone, Funny Cow charts the rise of a female stand-up comic who delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure in the sometimes violent and always macho clubs of Northern England in the '70s.
Style: semi serious, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: comedian, working class, sexism, stand up comedian, social problems, female comedian, stand up special, lifestyle, troubled past, female protagonist, domestic violence
Time: 70s
Place: northern england
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Timon of Athens (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
Plot: generosity, misanthrope, beggar, tragic event, morality, satire, shakespeare, coin, play
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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: brother sister sex, hotel, dysfunctional family, rape, family relations, coming of age, terrorism, terrorist, prostitute, bomb, satire, incest ...
Time: 80s
Place: vienna, europe, usa, new england, new hampshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to leave his former life behind, going as far as saying ...
Plot: advertising, career, mistress, business, high school reunion, female nudity, dream, satire, axe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Legacy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: What do you do when the party of the year kicks you to the curb? Simple... create your own! When Sean and his friends are refused entry to the night of their year, they embark on a mission to stage a monster event, whilst at the same time taking ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Plot: party, escapades, ambition, ambitious, rivalry, satire, competitor, group of friends, rave party, silly humor, female nudity, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
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I Can Speak (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A grumpy old woman befriends a young civil servant and learns English from him. She then reveals to him her shocking past.
Style: satirical, humorous, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: complaint, unlikely friendships, female protagonist, political unrest, social relations, political satire, world war two, society, women's issues, social satire, politician, government official ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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The Shoe (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany, Latvia, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Every night, Soviet tractors comb the coast of Latvia looking for signs of anyone who could have infiltrated the Soviet border from the sea. One morning, three Soviet patrolmen discover a woman’s shoe in the sand and footsteps leading to the ...
Plot: beer, baby, russian, dog, cold war, military, chase, singer, boy, school, satire, swedish ...
Time: 50s
Place: ussr, romania, latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.7
 2K
The Curse (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Senegal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the dawn of Senegal's independence from France, but as the citizens celebrate in the streets we soon become aware that only the faces have changed. White money still controls the government. One official, Aboucader Beye, known by the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, wedding, political satire, polygamy, impotence, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, couple relations, sexual relations, curses spells and rituals, political corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, model, human spirit, leukemia, elderly, friendship, hopes, women, small town, middle aged, life philosophy, aging ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, los angeles, europe ...
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18%