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: italian history, politics, rebellion, political unrest, society, rebelliousness, battles, historical event, occupation, execution, revolution, repression, betrayal by friend, revolutionary, group of friends, frustration, revisionist history, state affairs, battle zone, terrorist, parliament, decapitation, guillotine, stabbed to death, anachronism ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s, 1800s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about society, state affairs, politics, rebellion, political unrest, revolution and rebelliousness mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like We Believed: The Viceroys (2007), St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972), O Jerusalem (2006), The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008), The Leopard (1963). 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: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, revolution, society, dishonesty, family life, revisionist history, power struggle, palace intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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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, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: anarchist, revolution, politics, solitary, state affairs, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, hopes, chaos and mayhem, haunted by the past, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: military, rebellion, friendship, battles, politics, state affairs, rivalry, wartime life, rebelliousness, political unrest, islam, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, christianity, rebel, religions or cults, rebelliousness, political unrest, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, tragic event, war, decapitation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 8.0
 26K
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, political, cerebral, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: decadence, revolution, melancholy, nobility, catholic, ambition, death, italian history, aristocracy, social change, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: sicily, italy, palermo italy, vatican, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, tense, rough, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, rebellion, military coup, state affairs, politics, family relations, society, siblings relations, political unrest, rebelliousness, coup d'etat ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 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: political, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, labor union, strike, running from police, solidarity, prostitution, politics, fighting the system, working class, injustice, rally, radical ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, state affairs, head of state, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: fight for supremacy, love affair, rebelliousness, rebellion, military, battles, fall in love, political unrest, state affairs, society, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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 ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, factual ...
Plot: revolution, chaos, folk hero, leadership, political unrest, injustice, rebellion, military, society, rebelliousness, idealism, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, political unrest, assassination, state affairs, military, chinese history, battles, ambition, heroes, historical event, civil war ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: biting, cynical, talky, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, police, french revolution, secret police, vice, french history, napoleonic wars, politics, revolution, battles, wartime life, political intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
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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: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: poet, prodigy, poetry, enlightenment, romanticism, writer's life, society, family problems, father son relationship, unrequited love, studying, writers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, florence, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, political activism, society, rebellion, hopes, political unrest, crisis, state affairs, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: captivating, tense, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, rebellion, hopes, politics, siege, revolution, life is a bitch, fighting the system, unlikely partners, state affairs, leadership, folk hero ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: south africa, africa, england, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: suspense, psychological, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, village life, small town life, political unrest, small town, village, wartime life, innocence lost, political corruption, rebelliousness, idealism ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, politics, battles, military, revolution, rebellion, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, leadership, politics, revolution, private vs public, ego clash, state affairs, social relations, french revolution, empire, napoleonic wars, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: anarchist, dictatorship, rebellion, legal investigation, against humanity, politics, legal, missing person, demonstration, state affairs, journalism, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, coal mining, fighting the system, working undercover, leadership, society, injustice, social decay, crimes, legal, sabotage, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, rough, suspenseful, serious, emotional ...
Plot: political intrigue, life is a bitch, politics, injustice, political unrest, romance, society, revolution, human spirit, ambassador, human rights, graphic violence ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
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36%
God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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, social
Plot: revolution, pirate, political intrigue, ambition, political unrest, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, idealism, imperialism, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, russia, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
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37 Days (2014)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of what happened in the few weeks immediately preceding World War I.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, political thriller
Plot: world war one, historical character, politics, negotiation, assassination, state affairs, society, political unrest, diplomacy, head of state, international relations, diplomat ...
Time: pre world war one, 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, england, france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: french revolution, revolution, king of france, teenage prostitute, female nudity, writers, interracial romance, older man younger woman relationship, libertine, escape attempt, stagecoach, aristocracy ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: rebellion, militant, betrayal, fighting the system, leadership, rebelliousness, military life, society, intrigue, military, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, british empire, colonialism, coup d'etat, politics, army, rebellion, society, escapades, daring rescue, war, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, heroes, battles, military, society, leadership, rivalry, adventure, folk hero, state affairs, rebellion, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: emotional, rough, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: mute or deaf, family relations, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, family tradition, black market, confinement indoors, family problems, wartime life, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6K
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, factual, talky, serious ...
Plot: revolution, battles, political unrest, royal family, politics, king, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, ireland, scotland, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, murder, loss of wife, folk hero, rebellion, revolution, vengeance, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, society, life is a bitch, price of justice ...
Time: 16th century, future
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%