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Che! (1969)
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Che! (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: revolution, military, heroes, battles, fighting the system, injustice, rebellion, hopes, society, chaos, political unrest, rebelliousness, rise to the top, idealism, folk hero, leadership, state affairs, mountain, violence, death, politics, photographer, gun, doctor, pain ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sincere films with plots about state affairs, society, rebellion, politics, idealism, hopes and revolution mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Che!: Fidel & Che (2002), Che Guevara (2005), Che: Part One (2008), Sons of Liberty (2015), The Liberator (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: revolution, ambition, media, chaos, rebellion, idealism, dishonesty, political unrest, fighting the system, political corruption, racism, politics ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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95%
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Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, uplifting, serious
Plot: politics, revolution, idealism, rebellion, injustice, leadership, society, battles, righting the wronged, escapades, hopes, war ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, latin america, havana cuba, mexico, argentina ...
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91%
 7.2
 42K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, communism, cuban revolution, execution, dictatorship, army, doctor, idealism, rebellion, leader, recruit, society ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, battles, politics, rebelliousness, political unrest, leadership, military, revolution, heroes, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Liberator (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, exciting, captivating
Plot: revolution, leadership, rebellion, war, state affairs, military, ambition, battles, folk hero, heroes, independence, sex scene ...
Time: 18th century, 1820s
Place: venezuela, latin america, colombia, andes mountains, spain ...
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77%
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Che: Part Two (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. ...
Style: epic, stylized, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, cia, communism, dictatorship, leadership, idealism, sacrifice, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, failed attempt, rebel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, year 1966, 1960s
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba
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74%
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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
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66%
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 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 ⇓
100%
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 2K
Truman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic, political drama
Plot: white house, politics, soldier, presidential election, hopes, military, head of state, human spirit, heroes, fighting the system, leadership, dishonesty ...
Time: 1950s
Place: usa, missouri, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
56%
 6.3
 32K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, lyrical ...
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, leadership, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition, charity, human spirit ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: argentina, latin america, italy, buenos aires argentina, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Vernon Johns Story (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1948, Johns served as the outspoken spiritual leader of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Incensed at the racial injustice that pervaded the South, he was determined to fight for equality for all African Americans.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: church, racism, fighting the system, military, society, heroes, workplace situations, life is a bitch, rebellion, clergy, injustice, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Iron Jawed Angels (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: feminism, hopes, civil rights, life is a bitch, siblings relations, state affairs, lifestyle, society, injustice, americana, idealism, angel ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: virginia, tennessee, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
48%
Killing Jesus (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Jesus of Nazareth’s life and ministry were subject to seismic social and political events that led to his execution and changed the world forever.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: roman empire, fighting the system, society, rise and fall, hopes, unfulfillment, rebellion, idealism, religion, jesus christ
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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46%
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Luther (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.
Style: realistic, talky, serious
Plot: politics, church, fighting the system, society, rebelliousness, against the odds, clergy, injustice, idealism, rebellion, dishonesty, leadership ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
Place: germany
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44%
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 830
Zuzu Angel (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Zuzu Angel" covers the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice in the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder and subsequent corpse disposal by the military forces in ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: totalitarianism, family relations, price of justice, uncover truth, life is a bitch, corrupt law enforcer, society, injustice, rebellion, political conspiracy, fighting the system, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
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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: 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
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42%
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 6.2
 3K
Confucius (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 500 B.C., during Chinas famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, epic
Plot: politics, human spirit, human nature, battles, state affairs, hopes, leadership, heroes, political unrest, redemption, society, social differences ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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41%
King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: epic, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: battle zone, rise to the top, military, ambition, ruler, rebellion, conquering, state affairs, dishonesty, religions or cults, battles, rebelliousness ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 20th century
Place: saudi arabia
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40%
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: gloomy, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: independence, treason, political unrest, assassination, war, state affairs, rise and fall, society, dishonesty, political conspiracy, folk hero, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec
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40%
 6.6
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MacArthur (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan, to 1952, the time after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination, and is recounted in ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, landing, ruler, rebellion, congress, pow, society, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, korea, battleship, the philippines, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Cromwell (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, revolution, military, political unrest, tyranny, parliament, king, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society, battles ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 18th century, 80s
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: hopes, state affairs, couple relations, dealing with death, politics, idealism, heroic mission, society, couples, head of state, folk hero, human spirit ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: paris france
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39%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, british colonial, adventure, war, daring rescue, idealism, rebellion, un, power relations, battles, superior officer, interracial relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
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37%
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, tense, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: couple relations, follow your dream, revolution, against the odds, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, life turned upside down, rivalry, underdog, rebellion, idealism, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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37%
 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 ⇓
36%
A Woman Called Golda (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Style: uplifting, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, rise to the top, hopes, society, introspection, ambition, state affairs, head of state, terminal illness, human spirit, leadership, historical figure ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 30s, 70s ...
Place: israel, milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, middle east, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 3K
Rasputin (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Into an era seething with war and revolution, a man comes with an incredible power to heal a nation...or destroy it. Based on the true story of one of the most powerful and mysterious figures in Russian history.
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, clergy, royal family, rise and fall, visionary, society, rebelliousness, politics, ambition, state affairs, unfulfillment, cure ...
Time: edwardian era, year 1916
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
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