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The Supper (1992)
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The Supper (1992)
Original name: Le Souper
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, invites chief of police and zealous revolutionary Fouché to supper and tries to convince him to serve the king. Over the meal they insult each other, accuse each other, and, at first sight, look like mortal enemies. But they definitely have one thing in common: they are both power-hungry.
Style: thought provoking, clever, serious, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, disturbing, contemplative, talky
Plot: politics, napoleon bonaparte, revolution, battles, tragic love, royal family, political intrigue, rebellion, society, dishonesty, political unrest, opposites attract, rise to the top, wartime life, head of state, leadership, state affairs, police, intelligence, wealth, french revolution, monarch, night, government, political corruption ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about state affairs, society, politics, rebellion, dishonesty, political unrest and revolution mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Supper: That Night in Varennes (1982), O Jerusalem (2006), Danton (1983), St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972), AFR (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: french revolution, royal family, revolution, womanizer, aristocracy, escape attempt, stagecoach, society, daring rescue, politics, rebellion, on the run ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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O Jerusalem (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, UK, Italy, Greece, Israel, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: military, rebellion, friendship, rebelliousness, wartime life, political unrest, battles, rivalry, politics, state affairs, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
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83%
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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: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, death row, intrigue, rebellion, military, heroes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: revolution, politics, society, haunted by the past, prison life, self discovery, moral dilemma, rebellion, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, solitary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: clever, serious, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: state affairs, dishonesty, politics, assassination, crimes, society, campaign, satire, deadly, artists and showbiz, media, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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78%
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The Sun (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Sun (Russian: Сóлнце, Solntse) is a 2005 Russian biographical film depicting Japanese Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) during the final days of World War II. The film is the third drama in director Aleksandr Sokurov's trilogy, which included ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: emperor, wartime life, military, politics, leadership, war, society, state affairs, head of state, totalitarianism, downfall, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, society, dishonesty, revolution, family life, royal family, parents and children, downfall ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: touching, stylized, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: french revolution, tragic love, redemption, bishop, dehumanization, society, fugitives, dishonesty, rise to the top, life is a bitch, injustice, chief ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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76%
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The Time That Remains (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, Belgium, France, Palestine, Israel
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, humorous, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: political unrest, family life, unfulfillment, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, family relations, wartime life, parents and children, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: israel, middle east
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76%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, society, head of state, state affairs, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: witty, disturbing, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, racism, christianity, landlord, slavery, plantation, hopes, master and servant, satire, state affairs, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Rider Named Death (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, assassination attempt, terrorism, state affairs, politics, revolution, political corruption, political unrest, rebelliousness, deadly, tragic hero, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, sex maniac, mental institution, fighting the system, murder, mental illness, deadly, artists and showbiz, state affairs, power relations, psychopath, s&m ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: interracial relations, friendship, slavery, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, romance, couples, manners, fall in love, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, state affairs, anti war, political unrest, world war one, archive footage, female director
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Place: bosnia
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Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, talky ...
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Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Opium War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The story of the Opium War between China, in the waning days of the Qing Dynasty, and the British Empire, in the 1830s, and the subsequent takeover of Hong Kong by Britain; through the eyes of the key figures, fiercely nationalistic Lin Zexu, and ...
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: battles, war, british empire, political intrigue, wartime life, international crisis, revolution, rebellion, society, politics, military, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1830s, victorian era
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, head of state, political unrest, royal court, rebelliousness, political corruption, ambition, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, russian history, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Guarantee (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, corporate crimes, political intrigue, legal, state affairs, uncover truth, rivalry, dishonesty, finance, manipulation, human nature, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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65%
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Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, talky
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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65%
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The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, rise to the top, ambition, leadership, political corruption, dishonesty, campaign, state affairs, political intrigue, betrayal, society, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, rebellion, society, rebelliousness, battles, revolution, historical event, italian history, execution, occupation, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, sicily, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, social realism, rough ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, corrupt politician, head of state, state affairs, media, opponent, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6K
La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, revolution, new wave, lifestyle, rebellion, youth, crimes, deadly, society, fighting the system, satire, university ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, politics, revolution, strike, reporter, fighting the system, media, labor union, rebelliousness, boss and employee, working class, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1968 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne ...
Style: serious, sentimental, harsh, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: battles, betrayal, haunted by the past, homecoming, romance, war, military, infidelity, wartime life, missing person, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: independence, american revolution, treason, military, assassination, political conspiracy, political unrest, rebellion, state affairs, revolution, moral dilemma, americana ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, philadelphia, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
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Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
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: serious, sincere, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, politics, hopes, rebellion, danger, revolution, siege, wartime life, political unrest, unlikely partners, fighting the system, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, war, rebellion, militant, death row, downfall, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, hopes ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: europe, france, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: repression, assassination, mate swapping, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, royal family, unfulfillment, politics, estate, state affairs, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%