Movies like We Believed

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We Believed (2010)
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We Believed (2010)
Original name: Noi credevamo
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, sincere, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: politics, revolution, rebellion, political unrest, society, rebelliousness, battles, historical event, italian history, occupation, execution, repression, state affairs, battle zone, terrorist, guillotine, stabbed to death, anachronism, decapitated head, parliament, decapitation
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy

Most similar movies to We Believed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about state affairs, society, politics, rebellion, political unrest, revolution and rebelliousness mostly in History, Drama and War genres. Some movies like We Believed: The Viceroys (2007), St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972), O Jerusalem (2006), The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008), April Captains (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, saga
Plot: family relations, politics, parents and children, state affairs, unfulfillment, political unrest, dishonesty, royal family, downfall, family life, revolution, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: politics, revolution, state affairs, human spirit, solitary, political unrest, haunted by the past, hopes, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, self discovery, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.1
 825
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: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: friendship, military, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life, state affairs, rivalry, battles, danger, politics, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, rebel, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, society, political unrest, religions or cults, state affairs, war, christianity, tragic event, reindeer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: serious, rough, tense, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, state affairs, politics, family relations, dictatorship, military coup, war, rebelliousness, political unrest, society, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, factual
Plot: politics, revolution, head of state, state affairs, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, republican era china, chinese history ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.0
 22K
The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, nobility, politics, family relations, prince, civil war, opportunist, palaces castles and temples, social climbing, infidelity, mayor ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in a textile mill, these employees have no one to ...
Style: contemplative, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: factory, labor union, politics, fighting the system, working class, prostitution, turin italy, strike, solidarity, running from police, sweatshop, misery ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: politics, assassination, military, state affairs, political unrest, revolution, battles, ambition, heroes, historical event, media, historic figure ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, politics, rebelliousness, battles, leadership, political unrest, military, rebellion, revolution, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, thought provoking, talky, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, state affairs, wartime life, rise to the top, battles, society, opposites attract, rebellion, revolution, dishonesty, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Summer Crisis (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the summer of 1969, Bernard, a Gaspesian fisherman's son, arrive in Perce to fin work. He meets Paul, Jacques and Francis, Quebec Independence activists who have come to open the 'Fisherman's House'. They aim to organize ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, society, rebellion, hopes, political unrest, political activism, state affairs, small town, crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 842
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 ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, factual ...
Plot: revolution, political unrest, folk hero, leadership, chaos, society, rebelliousness, military, rebellion, injustice, idealism, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Greece, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: revolution, pirate, political intrigue, ambition, state affairs, rise to the top, imperialism, idealism, dishonesty, political unrest, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, russia, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 3K
Salvador (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story of Salvador Puig Antich, one of the last political prisoners to be executed under Franco's Fascist State in 1974.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: anarchist, legal, rebellion, against humanity, legal investigation, politics, missing person, journalism, state affairs, crimes, crime, revolution ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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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: serious, tense, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, hopes, rebellion, politics, danger, fighting the system, political unrest, leadership, folk hero, revolution, state affairs, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 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: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, royal family, revolution, womanizer, stagecoach, escape attempt, aristocracy, daring rescue, adventure, couples, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: thought provoking, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: british colonial, politics, military, interracial relations, officers and cadets, state affairs, escapades, hopes, adventure, war, daring rescue, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.3
 1K
N (2006)
Genre: Comedy, History, War
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young man finds himself serving as librarian to the Great Emperor in exile, whom he deeply hates, yet soon ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: politics, leadership, state affairs, revolution, ego clash, private vs public, social relations, napoleon bonaparte, napoleon, island, reluctant partners, writer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: head of state, world war one, politics, historical character, political unrest, society, assassination, state affairs, negotiation, political thriller, diplomacy, prime minister ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: england, europe, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Black Pimpernel (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Mexico, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: politics, life is a bitch, political intrigue, romance, injustice, political unrest, society, human spirit, revolution, ambassador, human rights, rebellion ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 5K
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, stylized, serious, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, politics, political unrest, king, military, intrigue, against the odds, leadership, royal family, rivalry, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 1600s, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Biography of the last Russian Monarch, Tsar Nicholas II and his Tsarina, Alexandra.Czar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, russian revolution, rise and fall, politics, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, state affairs, czar, russian history, family relations, world war one ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 90s, edwardian era
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, leadership, injustice, society, working undercover, crimes, legal, social decay, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 456
Texas (1994)
Genre: Adventure, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In the beginning of the 19th Century many Anglosaxons are settling in the Mexican province of Texas. As the years go by, political conflicts between the settlers and the Mexican government are escalating which would lead to war and Texan ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, heroes, danger, rivalry, military, political unrest, leadership, folk hero, americana, rebellion, politics, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the CĂ©vennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: injustice, rebellion, folk hero, vengeance, revolution, rebelliousness, society, social differences, righting the wronged, price of justice, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: battles, reenactment, soldier, battle, society, military, hapless soldier, power relations, battle zone, state affairs, war, social differences ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A City of Sadness (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung (Chen Sown-yung), the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred ...
Style: serious, emotional, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, mute or deaf, graphic violence, settlement, family life, family tradition, family problems, political unrest, siblings relations, state affairs, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
Leopardi (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal verse whilst struggling with a debilitating illness.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, romanticism
Plot: poet, poetry, writer's life, prodigy, society, family problems, enlightenment, unrequited love, father son relationship, studying, isolation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy, naples italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: politics, revolution, resistance, wartime life, human spirit, rebellion, athlete's life, hopes, political unrest, rebelliousness, society, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: hungary, australia, europe, melbourne, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%