Movies like Even the Rain

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Even the Rain (2010)
 7.5
 12K
Even the Rain (2010)
Original name: También la lluvia
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western multinationals in the Bolivian "water wars" brought on by the forced privatization of Bolivia's leading public water companies in 2000.
Style: clever, talky, cynical, thought provoking, serious, biting, realistic, harsh, dramatic, compassionate ...
Plot: filmmaking, director, bribery, protest, audition, political protest, demonstration, documentary filmmaking, water shortage, rebellion, culture clash, native americans, injustice, life is a bitch, native, social problems, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, latinos, producer, actress, police brutality, society, political unrest, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america

Most similar movies to Even the Rain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and dramatic films with plots about politics, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, brutality, culture clash and catastrophe mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Even the Rain: Bread and Roses (2000), No (2012), The Supper (1992), Get on the Bus (1996), Selma (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: deportation, labor union, janitor, immigrants, politics, working class, boss and employee, siblings relations, life is a bitch, society, obnoxious boss, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, guatemala, mexico city, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 21K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: campaign, oppression, dictatorship, democracy, advertising agency, idealism, underdog, fighting the system, totalitarianism, against the odds, society, advertising ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.4
 467
The Supper (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, biting, talky, cynical ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, royal family, dishonesty, opposites attract, rebellion, tragic love, society, head of state, political intrigue, leadership, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Get on the Bus (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Get On the Bus follows several Black men on a cross country bus trip to the Million Man March. On the bus are an eclectic set of characters including a laid off aircraft worker, a former Gang Banger, a Hollywood actor, a cop who is of mixed racial ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: racism, bus, politics, on the road, friendship, human nature, self discovery, rich and poor, hopes, injustice, gang, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.5
 77K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, righting the wronged, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.5
 3K
Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: working class, strike, against the odds, rebelliousness, journalism, media, workplace situations, life is a bitch, state affairs, labor union, polish, society ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.5
 271K
Babel (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Style: rough, thought provoking, disturbing, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: nanny, loss of son, desert, deportation, tragic event, doctor, police brutality, multiple storylines, redemption, depression, guilt, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, japan, mexico, asia, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 10K
Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, soccer, coach, racism, apartheid, civil rights, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, idealism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1991
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 22K
Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: realistic, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: civil rights, irish, politics, social decay, political unrest, human spirit, social problems, law enforcer killer, social activist, life is a bitch, civil action, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.8
 10K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, friendship, childhood, poverty, sexual initiation, coming of age, dictatorship, bully, teacher, classmate, demonstration, historical event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: adoption, politics, missing person, lawyer, confession, book, school, professor, military, disappearance, adopted daughter, history teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, bolivia, spain, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Time That Remains (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, Belgium, France, Palestine, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.[Synopsis from the director, courtesy of Cannes Film Festival] : "The Time That Remains" is a semi biographic film, in four historic episodes, about a ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, biting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: state affairs, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, wartime life, parents and children, politics, family relations, political unrest, family life, society
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 40s, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 7K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, police, land, wealth, surrealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
 20K
1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, execution, idealism, social differences, society, leadership, political unrest, ambition, war, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 40s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, couples, injustice, master and servant, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, society, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, prison life, racism, oppression, apartheid, human spirit, discrimination, idealism, rebellion, hopes, state affairs, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, assassin, widow, activist, civil rights, trial, legal, jury, power relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 2K
Marat/Sade (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors. Based 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under ...
Style: talky, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: politics, fighting the system, murder, mental illness, political unrest, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, crimes, state affairs, s&m, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 11K
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: politics, political conspiracy, election, presidential election, democrat, republican, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, psychological, uplifting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, terrorism, strike, struggle, human spirit, ira, prison life, society, introspection, tragic hero ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Too Big to Fail (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few ...
Style: tense, realistic, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: financial crisis, wall street, bankruptcy, politics, senator, loan, stock broker, republican, corporate world, moral dilemma, society, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's a Free World... (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film focuses on Angie (Kierston Wareing), a working class woman who, after being fired by the agency that she works for, decides to set up a recruitment agency of her own, running it from her kitchen with her friend Rose (Juliet Ellis). Taking ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, bleak
Plot: exploitation, workplace situations, cons and scams, life is a bitch, exploit, down on your luck, legal, fighting the system, realism, working class, injustice, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 6K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, political unrest, politics, french revolution, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, battles, royal family, leadership, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 299
Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
Style: realistic, biting, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: state affairs, obsessive quest, political unrest, revolution, politics, artists and showbiz, actor's life, irony, actor, obsession, parody, delusion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, revolution, moral dilemma, society, prison life, introspection, haunted by the past, solitary, political unrest, human spirit, prison, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 5K
Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, serious
Plot: deportation, rivalry, society, rebelliousness, religions or cults, social relations, hopes, village life, state affairs, politics, ambition, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Laramie Project (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectonic Theatre ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: murder, small town, politics, violence, interview, hypocrisy, sin, life is a bitch, injustice, deadly, family relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, wyoming, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 3K
Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartheid, bomb, leadership, heroes, fighting the system, folk hero, political unrest, peaceful mission, society, politics, danger, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, coal mining, legal, society, social decay, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 2K
Rebellion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.
Style: sincere, serious, stylized, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, society, moral dilemma, disorder, political unrest, deadly, soldier, military, state affairs, gain trust, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%