Movies like Che!

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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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Most similar movies to Che!

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 political unrest mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Che!: Fidel & Che (2002), Che Guevara (2005), Che: Part One (2008), The Liberator (2013), Sons of Liberty (2015). 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: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, political unrest, dishonesty, family in crisis, rise to the top, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, racism, chaos ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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95%
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 414
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, serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: politics, revolution, injustice, rebellion, idealism, leadership, escapades, war, state affairs, rebelliousness, society, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: bolivia, latin america, havana cuba, cuba, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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, army, execution, dictatorship, doctor, cuban revolution, idealism, rebellion, rise to the top, legendary, latinos ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: revolution, war, folk hero, heroes, leadership, military, ambition, battles, rebellion, state affairs, independence, revolt ...
Time: 18th century, 1820s
Place: latin america, venezuela, paris france, spain, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, politics, battles, rebelliousness, political unrest, leadership, heroes, revolution, rebellion, state affairs, military ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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78%
 6.9
 30K
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, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, communism, cia, leadership, idealism, sacrifice, rebellion, life is a bitch, renegades, rebel, recruit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967, 1960s, year 1966
Place: bolivia, latin america, cuba
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72%
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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
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100%
 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 ⇓
57%
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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: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, political drama
Plot: white house, politics, soldier, presidential election, head of state, leadership, human spirit, military, state affairs, unfulfillment, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1950s
Place: usa, missouri, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, cinderella story, hopes, leadership, folk hero, state affairs, rise to the top, love and romance, charity, ambition, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: argentina, latin america, south america, spain, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
55%
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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: racism, church, military, heroes, fighting the system, injustice, clergy, rebellion, interracial relations, workplace situations, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
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: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: feminism, hopes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, state affairs, civil rights, lifestyle, society, politics, heroes, fighting the system, human spirit ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: tennessee, washington d.c., virginia
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
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, serious, captivating
Plot: roman empire, society, rise and fall, unfulfillment, hopes, idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, 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, serious, talky
Plot: church, politics, injustice, destiny, religions or cults, righting the wronged, rebelliousness, against the odds, society, hopes, idealism, clergy ...
Time: 16th century, 70s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, uncover truth, price of justice, state affairs, parents and children, legal, fighting the system, political intrigue, dishonesty, political unrest, society ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: epic, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: politics, human nature, human spirit, battles, leadership, political unrest, heroes, society, social differences, state affairs, hopes, redemption ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
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42%
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 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%
King of the Sands (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Syria
Story: A daring, compelling and controversial take on the life of prince Abdulaziz Al Saud (Ibn Saud), founder of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, serious
Plot: rise to the top, military, rebelliousness, against the odds, ruler, rebellion, state affairs, conquering, battle zone, religions or cults, battles, dishonesty ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s
Place: saudi arabia
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41%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: independence, treason, heroes, dishonesty, assassination, moral dilemma, society, rise and fall, political unrest, folk hero, war, renegades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec
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41%
 6.6
 4K
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: serious, sincere, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, soldier, war, island, politics, battles, introspection, anti war, leadership, military life, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, korea, battleship, new york, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, head of state, leadership, society, introspection, ambition, human spirit, terminal illness, state affairs, hopes, rise to the top, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 60s, 1930s ...
Place: israel, middle east, usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ 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, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, couples, folk hero, human spirit, head of state, society, idealism, state affairs, dealing with death, heroic mission, hopes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 30s, 1940s ...
Place: paris france
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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, military, revolution, parliament, king, tyranny, royal family, intrigue, rise and fall, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, america, scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, british colonial, war, escapades, officers and cadets, daring rescue, superior officer, hopes, interracial relations, state affairs, power relations, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, touching, gloomy, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: underdog, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, fighting the system, disorder, idealism, rebellion, revolution, ambition, politics, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
37%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, society, soldier, corrupted ruler, state affairs, unfulfillment, heroic mission, life is a bitch, miraculous event, hopes, politics ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, dungeon, jerusalem, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Color of Freedom (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France, Belgium, South Africa, Italy, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, clever, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, racism, apartheid, human spirit, rebelliousness, society, warden, friendship, self discovery, convict, fighting the system, leadership ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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