Movies like Trick or Cheat

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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.
Plot: coup, power struggle, coup d'etat, kremlin
Place: ussr, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, serious and realistic films with plots about heroes, warrior, husband wife relationship, assassination, betrayal, brutality and military mostly in History, Action and Biography genres. Some movies like Trick or Cheat: Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016), The Death of Stalin (2017), Sattar Khan (1972), Coup d'Etat (1973), Kingdom (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Panfilov's Twenty Eight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: USSR, Late November, 1941. Based on the account by reporter Vasiliy Koroteev that appeared in the Red Army's newspaper, Krasnaya Zvezda, shortly after the battle, this is the story of Panifilov's Twenty-Eight, a group of twenty-eight ...
Style: rough, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: eastern front, bravery, world war two, red army, soviet army, propaganda, infantry, nazi soldier, nazi, tank, heroes, great patriotic war ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s
Place: germany, russia, ussr
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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: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, satire, dictator, political intrigue ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Sattar Khan (1972)
Genre: Action, Biography, History
Country: Iran
Story: Based on the true story of the Azari war hero, Satar Khan, during the time of the Constitutional Revolution. The story follows Satar and Heidar as they join another hero Bagher Khan.
Plot: assassination, royalty, revolution, hijab, king, revolt, betrayal, parliament, murder, pride, revisionist history
Time: 18th century
Place: iran, tehran iran
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62%
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Coup d'Etat (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A freestyle biopic of Ikki Kita, the ultranationalist intellectual whose ideas inspired the failed military coup in 1936.
Plot: coup d'etat, death sentence, capital punishment, spy, prayer, female nudity, knife, japanese new wave, crucifix, husband wife relationship, assassination, martial law ...
Time: year 1936
Place: japan
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53%
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Kingdom (2019)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in Qin Dynasty during the warring states period in ancient China. Shin was a war orphan. He has a dream of becoming a great general Shin has a fateful encounter with young King Eisei. King Eisei aims to unify all of China.
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: sword fight, battles, king, battle, best friends, coup d'etat, power struggle, doppelganger, walled city, help, hitman, pursuit ...
Place: china
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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 ...
Style: harsh, suspenseful, exciting, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, inventions and discoveries, armored vehicle, explosion, danger, landscape, hopes, twists & turns, engineer, gunfight, friendship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union
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51%
Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan, China
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, monk, king, leadership, battle, escape, ambition, leader, historical character, rise to the top, ruler ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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51%
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Salyut 7 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Salyut 7, the Soviet space station, was orbiting Earth in unmanned regime. Suddenly it stops responding to signals from the Ground Control. Fall of this station, the pride of soviet science and space industry, would not only damage the image of the ...
Style: based on true events, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, touching
Plot: cosmonaut, space station, space mission, space exploration, human in outer space, danger, catastrophe, friendship, outer space, hopes, lighting a cigarette, fever ...
Time: year 1985
Place: ussr, russia
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50%
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Ernesto (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Freddy Maemura Hurtado, a second-generation Japanese-Bolivian, heads to Cuba to study medicine. He meets revolutionist Che Guevara. When civil war breaks out in Bolivia, he decides to join Guevara’s revolutionary army under the name of “Ernesto ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, serious
Plot: military, heroism, freedom fighter, imperialism, soldier, betrayal, coup d'etat, military dictatorship, traitor, medical school, anti aircraft gun, fidel castro ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, hiroshima japan, japan, soviet union
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Harriet (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Harriet Tubman, who helped free hundreds of slaves from the South after escaping from slavery herself in 1849.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, tense, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: slavery, american civil war, female protagonist, resistance fighter, freedom, african american, fear, belief in god, black woman, song, hiding, pistol ...
Time: 19th century
Place: southern usa, maryland, pennsylvania, new york, south carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.
Style: epic
Plot: muslim, warrior, military, emperor, king, sword fight, fort, battle, death, real life husband and wife play husband and wife, battles, hindu ...
Time: 17th century
Place: india
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Ip Man 4 (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ip Man 4 is an upcoming Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip and produced by Raymond Wong. It is the fourth in the Ip Man film series based on the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster of the same name and features Donnie Yen ...
Style: based on true events, inspirational, atmospheric, uplifting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, master warrior, human spirit, warrior, wing chun, fighting movie, philosophy, mentor, immigrants, martial arts, hand to hand combat, training ...
Place: china
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40%
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Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, heroes, rivalry, hopes, death, translator, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 1950s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
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Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, silent film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, culture clash, battles, heroes, master warrior, assassination, good versus evil, contests and competitions, master villain, dishonesty ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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40%
Queen of the Mountains (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At a time when most females in Asia possess little or no power over their lives, headstrong Kurmanjan Datka defies her family's authority -- and ultimately becomes the ruler of her native Kyrgyzstan region.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: leadership, rivalry, escapades, heroes, rise to the top, ruler, strong female presence, mother son relationship, mountain, mother, russian empire
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Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, fist fighting, warrior, kung fu, courage, bravery, invasion, training, heroic, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the warring period of the three kingdoms, ancient China is in turmoil. To unify the country, general Cao Cao (Jiang Wen), the real power behind the Emperor, enlists the aid of the greatest warrior in the land, Guan Yu (Donnie Yen). However, ...
Style: exciting, emotional, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, warlord, rivalry, martial arts, forbidden love, master warrior, military, heroes, danger, love and romance, war, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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40%
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Ip Man 3D (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Style: breathtaking, twists and turns, entertaining, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, fight scenes, martial arts school, martial arts, gang, mentor, mentor protege relationship, culture clash, gangs, parents and children, love and romance, protection ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police brutality, patriotism, rebellion, fighting the system, social decay, rebelliousness, idealism, injustice, revolution, society, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
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Karate for Life (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The last of the Masutatsu Oyama trilogy. Oyama takes a job as a professional wrestler in Okinawa, but when he discovers that he is expected to take a dive, he quits in disgust. However, when a friend finds herself in desperate need of medical ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, master warrior, gangsters, heroes, blood splatter, fistfight, warrior, gore, hand to hand combat, brawl, one against many ...
Place: japan
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The Last Princess (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Under the oppressive Japanese colonial rule, Deok-hye, the last Princess of the declining Joseon Dynasty, is forced to move to Japan. She spends her days missing home, while struggling to maintain dignity as a princess. After a series of failed ...
Plot: princess, japanese occupation of korea, japanese occupation, royal family, exile, arranged marriage, mental institution, spy
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The Last Emperor (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Rudraba, daughter of Ganapatideva, the emperor of the Kakatiya dynasty, was officially designated a son through the ancient Putrika ceremony and given the name Rudradeva so that she could succeed her father after his death. Despite opposition, she ...
Plot: bed, river, warrior, female warrior, queen, marriage, female removes her clothes, medieval
Time: 13th century
Place: india
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Geronimo (1962)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a territory and food for their warriors. Soon though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares war against the Americans.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, heroes, rebellion, injustice, racism, interracial relations, state affairs, hopes, fighting the system, society, chases and races, military ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, arizona, sonora
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40%
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Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police officer, corrupt police, police shootout, organized crime, police officer killed, rivalry, murder, crimes, drug dealing, danger, drug deal ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, 70s, 60s
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
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40%
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Lapu-Lapu (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A film showing the struggles of Lapu-Lapu and how he defended Mactan, Cebu from the invading Spanish forces.
Style: exciting, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense
Plot: spaniard, king, heroes, hand to hand combat, spanish inquisition, battles, historical event, battle, translator, island, new world, sword ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: the philippines, spain
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40%
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Mexico, Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amazon, expedition, legends and myths, insanity, treasure hunt, gold, obsession, treasure, slavery, adventure, jungle, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Caligula and Messalina (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Messalina (played by gorgeous Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself to the attention of Caligula by battling in the gladiator arena and it is not long before she achieves ...
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian incest, incestuous sex, animal sex, brother sister incest, peplum, swimming pool, assassination, sexploitation, gore, torture, dwarf, incest ...
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blanca & Pepita (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A barely literate girl from a destitute village in the Peruvian Andes is employed by the matriarch of a wealthy family in Lima, 1944, leading to 60 years of an inseparable bond that survives family tragedies, a military coup, and social upheaval ...
Plot: memory, lullaby, servant, coup, matriarch, hunger
Place: peru
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38%
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: realistic, suspense, exciting
Plot: russian empire, army, rebellion, power struggle, russian revolution, military officer, czar, riot, cold weather, confined, pledge of allegiance, champagne ...
Place: russia
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33%
God's mighty servant (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert, who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for forty years, when he was the papal nuncio in Germany, and then for his whole pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy, ...
Plot: world war two, nun, pope, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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