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Made in Dagenham (2010)
 7.2
 13K
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Style: touching, clever, humorous, uplifting, realistic, semi serious, dramatic, light, factual, witty ...
Plot: discrimination, working class, injustice, factory, protest, sewing machine, gender, workplace, rebellion, idealism, revolution, fighting the system, feminism, corporate world, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, society, rebelliousness, boss and employee, factory worker, workplace situations, supportive coworker, power relations ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1966, year 1968
Place: england, europe, michigan, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, emotional and touching films with plots about mentor, runaway, culture clash, catastrophe, idealism, storytelling and society mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Made in Dagenham: The King's Speech (2010), Suffragette (2015), Selma (2014), Pride (2014), Priest Daens (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, radio, historical character, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, destiny, speech, against the odds ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 34K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, fighting the system, rebellion, rebelliousness, working class, women, gender, discrimination, politics, adoption, prejudice, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, righting the wronged, americana, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 46K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, working class, lgbt, gay, hopes, gays and lesbians, village life, unlikely partners, generosity, society, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: england, europe, wales, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.6
 4K
Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, politics, working class, injustice, factory, fighting the system, rebelliousness, hopes, exploit, life is a bitch, workplace situations, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 9K
Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, stylized, clever, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, factory, mayor, farce, workplace, factory worker, gender, love affair, obnoxious boss, couples, social differences, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1977, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 22K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, charity, leukemia, calendar, elderly, aging, drugs/alcohol, rising to stardom, overnight success, money raising, dealing with death, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 17K
Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: touching, emotional, feel good, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, injustice, childhood sweetheart, performance, life is a bitch, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, mine, northern england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.8
 10K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, clever ...
Plot: politics, friendship, childhood, poverty, coming of age, dictatorship, bully, teacher, classmate, demonstration, historical event, student ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 36K
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, social worker, dancer, bicycle, flamenco, looking for love, homeless, singleness, urban, realism, instructor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: clever, witty, touching, realistic, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, working class, friends, salesman, friendship, small town, unfulfillment, supportive friend, social relations, family relations, workplace, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
24 7: Twenty Four Seven (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, boxing, idealism, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, hopes, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, drugs/alcohol, loan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: england, europe, cornwall, wales, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 155K
Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, politics, politician, homosexual, election, protest, mayor, civil rights, murder, morality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, thought provoking ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, coach, soccer, racism, apartheid, civil rights, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, idealism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, protest, freedom, muslim, idealism, fighting the system, political unrest, politics, state affairs, assassination, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 40s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: india, england, new delhi, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: prison, prison life, racism, oppression, apartheid, human spirit, discrimination, idealism, rebellion, ambition, social problems, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Matter of Sex (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama - Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, uplifting, serious, sincere ...
Plot: bank, discrimination, strike, price of justice, boss and employee, life is a bitch, fighting the system, leadership, workplace, gender, society, feminism ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1978, year 1979, year 1976
Place: minnesota, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Madness of King George (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: King George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.
Style: witty, talky, clever, realistic, biting ...
Plot: mental illness, politics, queen, king, parliament, society, treatment, political unrest, unconventional method, power relations, throne, manic ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 19th century, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.5
 3K
Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: working class, strike, polish, society, journalism, media, workplace situations, state affairs, life is a bitch, labor union, against the odds, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by other theaters, they begin to lose money. Mrs Henderson suggests they add ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, audition, variety show, widow, showbiz, war, business venture, theater, social awkwardness, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, europe, england, flanders, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 14K
Luther (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, sin, clergy, bribery, hypocrisy, church, theology, idealism, german, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, renaissance, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 5K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: friendship, friends, death, last wish, infidelity, grief, memory, war veteran, life, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 49K
Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: captivating, realistic, based on true events, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, legal action, injustice, justice, stolen painting, art, flashback, old woman, famous painting, adventure, courtroom drama, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, pasadena california, washington d.c., california, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Human Resources (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Limoges, the movie tells the story of "good son" Franck (Jalil Lespert), who returns to his hometown to do a trainee managerial internship in the Human Resources department of the factory where his anxious, taciturn father has ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: working class, factory, labor union, intern, unemployment, politics, workplace, betrayal, graduation, social differences, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, normandy, korea, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 11K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, hairdresser, culture clash, opposites attract, self discovery, romance, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, teaching the ways of the world, teachers and students, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wish You Were Here (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, teenage girl, post war, working class, human nature, rebelliousness, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, society, small town life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, brighton, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 2K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, light, talky, clever ...
Plot: revenge, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, love affair, love, unfulfillment, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, gloomy, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: revolution, disorder, fighting the system, heroes, dishonesty, leadership, underdog, rivalry, against the odds, rebelliousness, righting the wronged, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 95K
The Iron Lady (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, with a focus on the price she paid for power.
Style: touching, thought provoking, factual, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, leadership, prime minister, political leader, female politician, golden years, feminism, alzheimer's disease, multiple time frames, stubbornness, husband wife relationship, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: england, argentina, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, terrorism, strike, struggle, human spirit, prison life, ira, introspection, custody, republican ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%