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Young Winston (1972)
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Young Winston (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill, including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, epic, factual, captivating, suspense
Plot: military, soldier, parliament, war, politics, rise to the top, society, ambition, rise to power, imperialism, railway, intrigue, british empire, election, historical event, british history, train, father son relationship, war correspondent, cavalry charge, member of parliament, british politics, head of state, state affairs, escape ...
Time: turn of the century, victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, future, year 1900, 20th century ...
Place: england, africa, south africa, europe, sudan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about war, politics, society, state affairs, military, battles and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Young Winston: Henri 4 (2010), Cromwell (1970), Custer of the West (1967), Zulu Dawn (1979), Heart of Fire (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A light hearted look at future Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers rise from research chemist in 1949 to becoming MP for Finchley in 1959 encompassing her early relationship and marriage to Oil Millionaire Denis Thatcher.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, sincere, political ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, politics, feminism, society, state affairs, campaign, head of state, election, british history, intrigue, british politics ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Henri 4 (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Austria, Spain
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes from battlefield warrior to France's beloved King Henri IV. Director Jo Baier's epic is a classically entertaining adventure, albeit one ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: french history, political unrest, politics, leadership, battles, military, betrayal, head of state, medieval, war, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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62%
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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, royal family, political unrest, british history, tyranny, military, intrigue, leadership, against the odds, rivalry, rebellion ...
Time: 17th century, 80s, 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, ireland, scotland, europe, britain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Custer of the West (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american attack, soldier, american civil war, culture clash, civil war, cowboy, historical event, conservative, indigenous people, intrigue, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Zulu Dawn (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1879, the British suffer a great loss at the Battle of Isandlwana due to incompetent leadership. Cy Endfield co-wrote the epic prequel Zulu Dawn 15 years after his enormously popular Zulu. Set in 1879, this film depicts the catastrophic Battle of ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: imperialism, military, british empire, soldier, war, battles, army life, victory, death, historical event, intrigue, killing an animal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Heart of Fire (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eritrea during the independence war against Ethiopia. Awet's mother left her when she was only a little girl and now she is growing up - in the midst of the upheaval - in an orphanage in Asmara. Her sense of justice is in evidence at an early ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: soldier, war, family relations, injustice, siblings relations, heroes, orphan, hopes, militant, homecoming, village life, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, ethiopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, betrayal, military life, rebelliousness, fighting the system, leadership, political unrest, culture clash, society, intrigue, military, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
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52%
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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: serious, realistic, clever, political, sincere ...
Plot: politics, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, state affairs, dishonesty, political intrigue, political corruption, campaign, society, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 90s
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, epic, factual, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: military, war, british colonialism, british army, siege, human spirit, soldier, british empire, historical event, colonialism, battles, native ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1870s
Place: africa, south africa, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, realistic, political ...
Plot: world war two, british history, politics, winston churchill, war, state affairs, head of state, society, rise to the top, couple relations, husband wife relationship, leadership ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: england, europe, germany, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: royal family, czar, world war one, russian history, politics, rise and fall, state affairs, rebellion, rebelliousness, political unrest, coming of age, royalty ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 1910s, 90s
Place: russia, siberia, crimea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s Berlin bunker during his final days. Based on the book by Gerhard Boldt, it provides a bleak look at the goings-on within, and without.
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, third reich, nazi, military, bunker, suicide, megalomaniac, hitler, isolation, couple relations, wartime life, life turned upside down ...
Time: year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
55 Days at Peking (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: battles, imperialism, british empire, politics, military, political unrest, state affairs, rivalry, against the odds, colonialism, political conspiracy, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, year 1900, turn of the century, victorian era
Place: china, england, france, beijing china, europe ...
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45%
Force 10 from Navarone (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, stylized, tense ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, survival, adventure, nazi, battles, task force, double agent, spy, heroic mission, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 70s
Place: germany, former yugoslavia, italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Guy Crouchback joins the war effort during World War 2, an idealistic quest to join the forces of good in the fight against evil. But his efforts is not rewarded, he never has any chance to join any real fighting, circumstances always prevent it. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, semi autobiographical ...
Plot: world war two, military, love triangle, fighting the system, soldier, betrayal, haunted by the past, love and romance, military life, life is a bitch, society, basic training ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jinnah (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, Pakistan, India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is told through flashbacks as his soul tries to find eternal rest. The flashbacks start in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating Lord ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: muslim, politics, political unrest, religious fundamentalist, religions or cults, imperialism, congress, hopes, head of state, rivalry, intrigue, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1948
Place: india, kashmir, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, thought provoking, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: world war two, british empire, cold war, politics, colonialism, coup d'etat, army, rebellion, society, escapades, daring rescue, war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, visually appealing, factual, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, world war one, adventure, war, military, imperialism, historical character, british empire, politics, camel, islam, train ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, ottoman empire, arabia, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: melancholic, epic, intense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, politics, revolution, police investigation, pow, betrayal, korean war, soldier, rebellion, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s
Place: usa, japan, australia, china, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, political, gloomy
Plot: winston churchill, world war two, prime minister, diplomacy, state affairs, leadership, head of state, politics, war, political leader, international relations, monarchy ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, year 1945
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Winstanley (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gerrard Winstanley is the leader of a 17th Century religious group that believes the land should be owned communaly. He comes into conflict with both the state and the church.
Style: political, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: anarchist, utopia, liberation theology, anarchism, radical, folklore, child in peril, revolution, injustice, battles, religions or cults, politics ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: On May 5th, 1862, a few thousand Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world's largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico.
Style: exciting, realistic, captivating, factual, rough ...
Plot: military, battles, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, soldier, war, freedom fighter, liberation, army, mexican, underdog ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Live from Baghdad (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of CNN reporters wrestle with journalistic ethics and the life-and-death perils of reporting during the Gulf War.A Directors Guild Award-winning movie for director Mick Jackson, starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter. In 1990, CNN ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: war correspondent, journalism, gulf war, against the odds, anti war, escapades, political unrest, battles, life is a bitch, politics, state affairs, soldier ...
Place: baghdad iraq, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, psychological, political ...
Plot: politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, parliament, election, politician, society, british history ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british empire, british history, politics, anti war, british army, british soldier, military, visceral, battles, justice, assassination ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 70s, 60s, 1850s
Place: england, london, canada, europe, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 8K
Khartoum (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: English General Charles George Gordon, a devout Christian, is appointed military governor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by the Prime Minister. Ordered to evacuate Egyptians from the Sudan, Gordon stays on to protect the people of Khartoum, who are under ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: islam, politics, culture clash, military, imperialism, siege, colonialism, wartime, british empire, war, adventure, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: africa, sudan, england, ireland, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 203K
Darkest Hour (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, suspense, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, british history, prime minister, politics, winston churchill, leadership, british empire, decision, choice, british prime minister, british politics, leader ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: england, united kingdom, dunkirk, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Florence Nightingale (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who ...
Style: inspirational, feminist film, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: medicine, soldier, nursing, hospital, military, hopes, war, society, heroes, fighting the system, reform, human spirit ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s, 1850s
Place: england, europe, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nothing to Report (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Tunisia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1956, the professional army of France lacks the manpower to keep the peace in Algeria, the colony which the country is determined to hold on to at any price. For this reason, reservists are called up and subject to an intense period of training ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, prostitute, male nudity, train, french army, pacifist, deserter, anti war protest, idealist, military training, mutiny, execution ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: algeria, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, rebelliousness, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, intrigue, dishonesty, torture, court ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%