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Trick or Cheat (1993)
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Trick or Cheat (1993)
Original name: Серые волки
Genre: Action, Biography, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film depicts the events of 1964 when Nikita Khrushchyov was forcibly replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as a head of USSR.
Style: twists and turns, unusual plot structure, political, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: coup d'etat, coup, power struggle, kremlin, politician, crimes, politics, betrayal, traitor, danger, society, political unrest, rivalry
Place: ussr, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, exciting and suspense films with plots about danger, rivalry, society, crimes, betrayal, murder and politics mostly in History, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Trick or Cheat: Tanks For Stalin (2018), The Borgia (2006), The Conquest Of Siberia (2019), The Humorist (2019), Trotsky (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tanks For Stalin (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ...
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Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union
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The Borgia (2006)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing
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Place: rome italy, italy
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The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Latvia, Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Humorist is a film about a week in the life of Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, humorous, suspenseful
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Time: 80s
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: political thriller, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
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Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, political
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
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Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental
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Duration: 114 min.
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