Movies like Coriolanus

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Coriolanus (2011)
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Coriolanus (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with certain colleagues. When a riot results in his expulsion from Rome, Coriolanus seeks out his sworn enemy, Tullus Aufidius. Together, the pair vow to destroy the great city.
Style: tense, stylized, bleak, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, tragedy, politics, vengeance, leadership, rise and fall, state affairs, ambition, tragic hero, uninhibited rivalry, suicide, battles, exile, senator, general, marketplace, senate, truce, manipulation, brutality, transformation, distopia, heroes, military ...
Place: rome italy, england

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Most similar movies to Coriolanus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, interesting and captivating films with plots about betrayal, murder, dishonesty, state affairs, rivalry, corruption and dialogue mostly in Drama, Thriller and War genres. Some movies like Coriolanus: Macbeth (2015), Rules of Engagement (2000), Julius Caesar (1970), Titus (1999), The Warring States (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Macbeth (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
Style: bleak, stylized, captivating, brutal, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, crown, murder, ambition, medieval, assassination, state affairs, rise and fall, tragic hero, couple relations, losing-it hero, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: scotland, europe, california
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100%
National Theatre Live: Coriolanus (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 192 min.
Story: National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, tragedy, political intrigue, rivalry, military, ambition, leadership, state affairs, rise and fall, truce, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Rules of Engagement (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: army investigation, marines, lawyer, court case, vietnam veteran, friendship, courtroom drama, war, military, vietnam war, courtroom, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east, iraq, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, psychotronic
Plot: assassination, betrayal, heroes, tragic hero, roman empire, ancient history, political unrest, political intrigue, state affairs, head of state, downfall, dishonesty ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 7.1
 21K
Titus (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.
Style: rough, serious, captivating, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: sacrifice, state affairs, war, head of state, violence spree, life is a bitch, society, brutality, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), goth, ancient ...
Time: 1930s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Warring States (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Rival Chinese military strategists Sun Bin (Sun Honglei) and Pang Juan (Francis Ng) clash in this historic war adventure set during the Era of Warring States.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, rivalry, heroes, battles, uninhibited rivalry, military life, political unrest, political intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, betrayal, soldier ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 15K
Richard III (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.
Style: talky, atmospheric, stylized, witty, clever ...
Plot: royal family, betrayal, manipulation, murder, ambition, battles, politics, political intrigue, intrigue, corrupted ruler, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, germany, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 56K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, military, riot, irish republican army, war, hapless soldier, rivalry, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the DMZ separating North and South Korea, two North Korean soldiers have been killed, supposedly by one South Korean soldier. But the 11 bullets found in the bodies, together with the 5 remaining bullets in the assassin's magazine clip, ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, bleak, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: soldier, investigation, friendship, military, suicide, politics, undercover, crimes, state affairs, assassination, political conspiracy, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: north korea, korea, south korea, asia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 38K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, psychological, mind bending, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, haunted by the past, murder, misfit, mental patient, betrayal, mystery, family relations, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: europe, london, britain, africa, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: talky, suspense, tense, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, election, campaign, lobbyist, intern, loyalty, presidential campaign, political corruption, ambition, state affairs, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 38K
Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: prince, murder, shakespeare, betrayal, royal family, funeral, intrigue, love and romance, tragic hero, rivalry, royal court, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 1K
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: political unrest, royal family, politics, leadership, battles, military, betrayal, head of state, french history, war, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
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Gangster No. 1 (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old gangster is advised that Freddie Mays would leave jail after thirty years in prison. His mood changes and he recalls when he was a young punk, who joined Freddie Mays' gang, a man he both envied and ultimately betrayed.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, gang, gangsters, gang war, crimes, extortion, leadership, psychopath, rivalry, criminal heroes, betrayal, revenge ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 10K
Hamlet (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.
Style: psychological, cynical, serious, meditative, intense ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, tragic hero, ghost, corporation, poisoning, betrayal, intrigue, vengeance, destructive relationship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2000
Place: new york, europe, denmark, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Escapist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, harsh, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison, crimes, prison life, fugitives, prison escape, going straight, terminal illness, escape, tunnel, tragedy, brutality, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, revolution, rebelliousness, against the odds, prisoner, state affairs, haunted by the past, crimes, fighting the system, injustice, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 11K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, youth, juvenile delinquency, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.9
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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, serious, stylized, factual ...
Plot: battles, revolution, political unrest, military, politics, against the odds, royal family, intrigue, leadership, rivalry, rebellion, society ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: england, ireland, europe, britain, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret Agent (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, secret agents, police inspector, bomb, politics, undercover, state affairs, mentally challenged, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, adultery, friends, crimes, autobiography, rivalry, dangerous attraction, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 808
King Lear (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, king, aging, unfulfillment, rivalry, tragic hero, life is a bitch, state affairs, intrigue, downfall, dishonesty, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 21K
Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, suspense, thought provoking, rough, captivating ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, photojournalist, war, war correspondent, dictator, politics, liberal, media, state affairs, life is a bitch, confession booth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: central america, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.4
 120
Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic hero, intrigue, haunted by the past, rivalry, vengeance, royal family, state affairs, parents and children, dishonesty, ghost, murder, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fifth Patient (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Reilly wakes up in an African Hospital with only fragments of his memory in tact. An officer of the local regime, Mugambe, accuses him of being an American spy.
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hospital, memory loss, political intrigue, crimes, undercover, espionage, rivalry, dishonesty, deception, interrogation, undercover agent, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, family relations, parents and children, royal family, unfulfillment, dishonesty, spirit, father son relationship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 14K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, prophecy, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, rise to power, throne, devious, state affairs, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 30K
Henry V (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: medieval, battles, war, honor, politics, king of england, royal family, mistress, military, state affairs, love and romance, tragedy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hidden Agenda (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Ireland, American lawyer Ingrid Jessner and her activist partner, Paul Sullivan, struggle to uncover atrocities committed by the British government against the Northern Irish during the "Troubles." But when Sullivan is assassinated in ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: politics, investigation, conspiracy, terrorism, torture, folk, uncover truth, political intrigue, political corruption, graphic violence, ira, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 41K
Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, incestuous sex, inheritance, political intrigue, intrigue, lifestyle, queen elizabeth i, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, new york, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%