Movies like RFK

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RFK (2002)
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RFK (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his brother John, Robert Kennedy is forced to rise to the challenge of leading his country and carrying on his brother's vision of what America could be.
Plot: politics, politician, usa president, rivalry, u.s. president
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, los angeles, harlem, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., harlem manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and political films with plots about politics, u.s. president, state affairs, president, usa president, politician and catastrophe mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like RFK: Thirteen Days (2000), The Front Runner (2018), DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003), Recount (2008), Allegro Barbaro (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, sincere ...
Plot: cold war, politics, president, military, un, nuclear threat, undercover, leadership, political intrigue, rivalry, state affairs, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean ...
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95%
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: politics, industry, politician, democracy, diplomacy, u.s. president, american history, husband wife relationship, george washington, farming, usa president, banking
Time: 1780s, 1790s
Place: usa
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92%
The Front Runner (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, political
Plot: politician, scandal, senator, politics, presidential campaign, reputation, society, rivalry, homosexual, media, affair, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, leadership, government agency, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty, politics, americana, hijacking, tragic event ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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86%
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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: disaster, terrorism, world trade center manhattan new york city, catastrophe, failed attempt, incompetent official, skyscraper, working undercover, crimes, politics, witnessing a crime, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, republican, campaign, democrat, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, historical character ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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81%
Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: execution, politics, love, murder, class struggle
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Heat Wave (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rookie black journalist investigates the tensions of the Watts section of Los Angeles in the bloody summer of 1965.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: racism, urban setting, media, life is a bitch, journalism, society, interracial relations, political unrest, social decay, heat wave, african american, ghetto ...
Time: 60s, year 1965
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, world war two, super weapon, nuclear threat, fight for supremacy, nuclear holocaust, state affairs, intrigue, life is a bitch, against humanity, rivalry, laboratory ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, hiroshima japan, london, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Death of a Prophet (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After breaking ties with the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X became a man marked for death...and it was just a matter of time before his enemies closed in. Despite death threats and intimidation, Malcolm marched on - continuing to spread the word of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, controversial
Plot: assassination, politics, jazz, racism, religions or cults, ambition, state affairs, folk hero, fighting the system, leadership, rise and fall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 31K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: political corruption, vietnam war, politics, government, campaign, rise and fall, usa president, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., china, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.3
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: civil rights movement, politics, usa president, racial issues, racism, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, african american, vietnam war, election campaign, activism ...
Time: 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, america, usa, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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63%
 7.6
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The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, rough, suspense ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, corrupt politician, state affairs, media, head of state, opponent, power relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.0
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The Treaty (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: How the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921.
Plot: politics, negotiation, convention, independence, war
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, political
Plot: usa president, fbi, scandal, cover-up, politics, husband wife relationship, secret, whistleblower, white house, lie, baby, congressional hearing ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
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Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: politics, journalism, president, reporter, loneliness, tv show, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1974
Place: usa, california, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, sydney australia ...
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58%
 7.1
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Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: years of lead, politics, terrorism, italian politics, assassination, prime minister, terrorist, domestic terrorism, man killed, italian history, murder, politician ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 373
The Man (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the President and Speaker of the House are killed in a building collapse, and the Vice-President declines the office due to age and ill-health, Senate President pro tempore Douglas Dilman (James Earl Jones) suddenly becomes the first black man ...
Plot: usa president, senator, man in a wheelchair, picket line, u.s. vice president, president, vice president, u.s. president, political candidate, fishing, politics, widower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Missiles of October (1974)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Based in part on Robert F. Kennedy's book, "Thirteen Days," this film profiles the Kennedy Administration's actions during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, white house, nuclear threat, cold war, undercover, save the world, war, ego clash, rivalry, race against time, save the day, head of state ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: latin america, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 42K
Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, dishonesty, power relations, assassination, campaign, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
And the Band Played On (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
Style: touching, uplifting, disturbing, compassionate, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, deadly virus, epidemic, gay, terminal illness, doctor, hiv, scientist, fighting the system, human spirit, hopes, ego clash ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, africa, new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Imagemaker (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Blackwell has been a media advisor to countless politicians: probably one too many. He is set on using his experience to make a film about manipulation of the media by unscrupulous politicos.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: politician, videotaping, counselor, usa president, fictional reality show, u.s. president, suicide of wife, cynicism, suicide, partner, organized crime, filmmaking ...
Place: washington d.c.
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55%
The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, sincere, thought provoking, intense, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, friends, head of state, political intrigue, world politics, greed, british prime minister, usa president, relationships, honest, manipulation, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, london, washington d.c. ...
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54%
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Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 750 min.
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Story: The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.
Plot: politics, political leader, government, political corruption, political intrigue, oval office, u.s. president, politician, white house, government corruption, american politics, president ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Orderers (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.
Plot: politics, prison, police, terrorism, false accusation, martial law, french canadian
Place: montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of ...
Plot: algerian war, french colonialism, police brutality, multiple perspectives, massacre, police, slum, politics, racism, violence, demonstration, immigration
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: politics, king, religion, aristocrat, intrigue, royalty, rivals
Time: 16th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, head of state, campaign, state affairs, rise to the top, ambition, media, usa president, democratic party, senate, political candidate, first lady ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1965 ...
Place: texas, usa, america, washington d.c., dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A More Perfect Union (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Become an eyewitness to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. This stirring 2-hour film will bring the Founding Fathers to life as you witness the struggles and the miracles that produced the Constitution of the United States and the freest nation ...
Plot: politics, u.s. constitution, american history, constitution, george washington
Time: 18th century, 1780s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, revolution, society, dishonesty, family life, state affairs, unfulfillment, downfall ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%