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: latin america, bolivia, 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 captivating films with plots about society, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, brutality, political unrest and fighting the system mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Even the Rain: Bread and Roses (2000), No (2012), The Supper (1992), Selma (2014), Man of Iron (1981). 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, sincere, serious, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: deportation, labor union, janitor, immigrants, politics, working class, power relations, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, boss and employee, 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, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: campaign, oppression, dictatorship, democracy, advertising agency, idealism, underdog, fighting the system, election, ambition, advertising, media ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de 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, cynical, talky, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, leadership, royal family, political intrigue, head of state, dishonesty, political unrest, society, tragic love, revolution, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: racism, politics, president, african american, civil rights, idealism, rebelliousness, society, introspection, americana, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, serious, thought provoking
Plot: working class, strike, political corruption, society, idealism, injustice, rebellion, media, journalism, labor union, polish, rebelliousness ...
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, desert, deportation, tragic event, doctor, loss of son, police brutality, multiple storylines, redemption, depression, guilt, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, japan, mexico, asia, africa ...
⇓ 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, disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, soccer, coach, racism, apartheid, civil rights, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, idealism, blacks and whites ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1991
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, political unrest, gory, human spirit, layoff, social decay, fighting the system, retired, urban, conflict ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: ireland, northern ireland, europe, england, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: bus, racism, politics, friendship, gang, parents and children, gays and lesbians, family relations, siblings relations, hopes, friends, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, cross country, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, coming of age, dictatorship, teacher, bully, student, friend, demonstration, classmate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Time That Remains (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, Belgium, France, Palestine
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: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: political unrest, family life, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, wartime life, state affairs, unfulfillment, family relations, politics
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 40s
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, friendship, bus, couple relations, hopes, friends, power relations, injustice, couples, human spirit, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, thought provoking ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, land, police, wealth, surrealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, sincere, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: prison, prison life, racism, oppression, apartheid, human spirit, discrimination, idealism, rebellion, police brutality, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, sincere ...
Plot: adoption, politics, missing person, confession, lawyer, book, military, school, professor, screaming, history teacher, high school teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, bolivia, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, assassin, activist, widow, trial, civil rights, injustice, righting the wronged, legal, jury ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, deadly, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, artists and showbiz, power relations, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1800s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, struggle, strike, human spirit, custody, society, republican, introspection, ira ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, society, social differences, workplace situations, cons and scams, life is a bitch, down on your luck, boss and employee, immigrants, injustice, working class, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, idealism, political unrest, death row, intrigue, french revolution, military, anti semitism, dishonesty, royal family, leadership ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, poland, europe, paris france, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting
Plot: obsessive quest, political unrest, revolution, actor's life, politics, state affairs, artists and showbiz, parody, obsession, delusion, actor, irony
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy
Plot: revolution, politics, self discovery, introspection, prison life, society, moral dilemma, solitary, political unrest, human spirit, haunted by the past, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: deportation, rebellion, injustice, clergy, society, rebelliousness, idealism, village, village life, politics, ambition, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartheid, bomb, fighting the system, political unrest, heroes, partners, leadership, folk hero, danger, idealism, rebellion, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: murder, small town, politics, violence, interview, hypocrisy, sin, life is a bitch, injustice, deadly, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa, wyoming, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, stylized, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, campaign, election, republican, democrat, government, presidential election, political corruption, fighting the system, chief of staff, head of state ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
⇓ 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: rebellion, fighting the system, betrayal, terrorism, coal mining, leadership, dishonesty, workplace situations, life is a bitch, working undercover, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 267
Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: soldier, rebelliousness, moral dilemma, innocence lost, political corruption, society, legal, dishonesty, fighting the system, political unrest, military, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Romania, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, rough, serious
Plot: police brutality, society, political unrest, fighting the system, rebellion, globalization, business and finance, violence spree, rebelliousness, abuse of power, italian history, riot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ 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: serious, stylized, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, crimes, life is a bitch, gain trust, confined, superior officer, state affairs, hostages, injustice, negotiation, imperialism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%