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The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
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The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Original name: Романовы: Венценосная Семья
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Plot: russian history, czar, russian revolution, imperial russia, world war one, exile, martyr, abdication, execution, red army
Time: year 1917, year 1918, 1910s
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about russian history, russian revolution, czar, revolution, murder, politics and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Romanovs: An Imperial Family: Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Rasputin (1996), Admiral (2008), Rasputin (1981), Boris Godunov (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: czar, royal family, russian revolution, russian history, politics, rise and fall, state affairs, rebellion, political unrest, rebelliousness, family relations, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 90s, edwardian era
Place: russia, crimea, siberia
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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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: year 1916, edwardian era
Place: russia
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Admiral (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is a story of a great love facing the greatest drama of the history of Russia. Admiral Kolchak is a true war hero and beloved husband and father. One day he meets Anna, the love of his life and the wife of his best friend. The revolution in his ...
Style: realistic, dramatic, serious, based on true events, tragic ending ...
Plot: russian history, warship, political unrest, destiny, world war one, russian revolution, military, state affairs, politics, love affair, against the odds, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 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: serious, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, russian history, psychopath, ambition, tragic hero, revolution, royal court, murder, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Boris Godunov (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Praised for its fine photography and production design if not its narrative, Sergei Bondarchuk directed this adaptation of the tale by Alexander Pushkin. Boris Godunov came to the Czarist throne at the end of the 16th century, after the original ...
Plot: russian history, bell, impostor, torture, battles, battle, coronation, murder, usurper, idiot, czar
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Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 371 min.
TV show
Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: russia
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: trust, male female relationship, lenin, independence, revolution, world war one, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, revolutionary, politician ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, helsinki finland ...
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Young Catherine (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, stylized
Plot: royal court, love and romance, empress, couple relations, palaces castles and temples, russian history, royal family, political intrigue, ambition, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue ...
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Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian revolution, world war one, love triangle, journalism, politics, romance, political unrest, writer's life, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1917 ...
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At the Beginning of Glorious Days (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: imperial russia, czar, mutiny, execution, decapitation
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: death, drinking, drunkenness, small town, politics, drink, friend, railway station, friendship, jail, revolution, assassin ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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42%
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Flame Top (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This biographical film celebrates the little-known life of the Finnish novelist and revolutionary Maiju Lassila (Asko Sarkola), born in 1868. Lassila's early years are briefly shown, then the film richly details his active and paradoxically ...
Plot: female director, assassination plot, death of child, terrorism, working class, poor, childhood, actress, outsider, reporter, male female relationship, morals ...
Time: year 1938, turn of the century, 1910s, year 1917, 1900s ...
Place: finland, st. petersburg russia, russia
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The Fall of the Empire (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 520 min.
TV show
Story: The Fall of the Great Russian Empire is the main storyline of this 10 episode mini series, however, every episode has a separate detective story of its own.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, realistic, political ...
Plot: russian empire, russian revolution, world war one, russian history, imperial russia, spy, revolution, revenge, prison, search, army, civil war ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo
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Gagarin: First in Space (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the first steps of mankind on the path of space exploration and direct the fate of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. The main motif - the fight for the right to be first: the competition in the first cosmonaut, competition ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, exciting, serious, captivating
Plot: outer space, russian history, space travel, spacecraft, folk hero, rise to the top, follow your dream, ambition, workplace, escapades, space race, space mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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White Horse (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The White Horse is a Russian TV serial broadcast in 1993. The film, in 10 episodes, was directed by Gelii Ryabov. It presents the Russian civil war in Siberia from 1917–1920 and the struggle of the White Russians under the command of Admiral ...
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Sakharov (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights.
Plot: dissident, exile, russian history, political prisoner, physicist, civil rights, protest, hunger
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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: atmospheric, epic, bleak, contemplative, realistic ...
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Time: 16th century
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright ...
Plot: russian empire, czar, historical event, mutiny, throne, prince
Time: 1600s, 17th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Great Battle of the Japan Sea (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Japan and Russia clash in what comes to be known as the Russo-Japanese War. An attempt by the Japanese fleet and army to take Port Arthur fails, and a Russian fleet bears down on the Sea of Japan. Admiral Heihachiro Togo sends his fleet to confront ...
Plot: imperial japan, russian history, japanese army, world war two, russian army, admiral, emperor, english, russian empire, soldier, navy, japanese navy ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, tokyo, usa, japan
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Rasputin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grigorij Efimovic Rasputin (1869-1916) the mystic and self-proclaimed holy man. The saint-demon and the simple peasant. About the plot against Rasputin, hated and feared at the highest levels of government because of his surreal influence on the ...
Style: disturbing, factual, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: magician, sorcerer, assassination, occult, russian revolution, russian history, historical character, murder, main character shot, traitor, poisoned, assassin ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia
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Union of Salvation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - ...
Style: suspense, realistic, exciting
Plot: russian empire, czar, rebellion, army, russian revolution, power struggle, military officer, riot, cold weather, pledge of allegiance, confined, champagne ...
Place: russia
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The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, exile, society, on the run, political conspiracy, political intrigue, graphic violence, conspiracy, rise and fall, dishonesty, leadership, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mexico, russia, latin america
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Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the eve of a civil war, the film follows the last days of Alfred Kordelin, the richest man in Finland.
Style: pre war
Plot: servant, farm hand, businessman, fear, death, revolution, birthday party, birthday, autumn, hate, pistol, capitalist ...
Time: year 1917
Place: russia, finland
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Raspoutine (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, stylized, atmospheric, non-linear
Plot: rise to the top, empress, ambition, rise and fall, russian history, society, political intrigue, royal court, state affairs, clergy, battles, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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16%
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Ekaterina (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The life of the Russian Empress Ekaterina II (Catherine the Great), a German born princess who came to Russia as bride for the young Peter III, chosen by his aunt Elisabeth, and who, once she came into power, transformed the Russian empire.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, touching, romantic, lyrical ...
Plot: russian empire, palace intrigue, empress, royal court, royal family, russian history, loveless marriage, coup d'etat, heir to the throne, love, family, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Lenin: The Train (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 198 min.
Story: March/April 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Zürich Germany and Sweden to Sint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under the guidance of Vladimir J. Lenin. Two senior ...
Plot: fall in love, falling in love, extramarital affair, russian revolution, revolutionary, lenin, train journey, train travel, train, communist, bolshevik
Time: year 1917
Place: germany, russia
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Dear Comrades (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Liudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who fought at the front of WWII for Stalin’s ideology. Certain that her contribution will create a communist society, she detests any anti-Soviet sentiment. During a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, psychological, suspense
Plot: brutality, rebellion, politics, riot, labor union, strike, labor strike, oppression, tyrant, dishonesty, rebelliousness, russian history ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, epic, captivating
Plot: ambition, hopes, danger, imaginary, escapades, royal court, evil empire, gory, curses spells and rituals, rise and fall, unfulfillment, murder ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: russia, asia, mongolia
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27%
Egon Schiele: Death and the Maiden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th Century Egon Schiele is one of the most provocative artists in Vienna. His life and work are driven by beautiful women and an era that is coming to an end. Two women will have a lasting impact on him - his sister and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, non-linear
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Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: vienna
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26%
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Russian Ark (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery
Country: Russia, Germany, Japan, Canada, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A French marquis wanders through a vast labyrinth of corridors, theaters and ballrooms at a reception for a Persian ambassador.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, experimental, non-linear ...
Plot: time travel, museum, empress, russian history, revolution, lifestyle, culture clash, haunted by the past, painting, surveillance, czar, monarchy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century, 1700s, 1800s ...
Place: russia, europe, st. petersburg russia, ussr, tokyo
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26%