Movies like The Imitation Game

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The Imitation Game
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Style: inspirational, factual, suspense, intellectual, entertaining, clever, serious, dramatic, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: genius, homosexuality, mathematician, inventions and discoveries, social misfits, espionage, ambition, code breaking, prodigy, code, homosexual, sexism, nerd, world war two, wartime, mathematics, secrets, spy, nazi, prejudice, tragedy, war, storytelling, mentor, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: england, germany, europe, poland
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Whiplash
Drama, Music
USA
107 min.
 8.5
Conspiracy
Biography, Drama, History, War
USA, UK
96 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and intense films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, courage, sacrifice and storytelling mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Imitation Game: A Beautiful Mind (2001), The Theory of Everything (2014), Enigma (2001), Valkyrie (2008), Pawn Sacrifice (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Beautiful Mind
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: At Princeton University, John Nash struggles to make a worthwhile contribution to serve as his legacy to the world of mathematics. He finally makes a revolutionary breakthrough that will eventually earn him the Nobel Prize. After graduate school he ...
Style: factual, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mathematics, paranoia, genius, paranoid schizophrenia, mathematician, mental illness, prodigy, insanity, obsession, fighting illness, fictional reality ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, boston, campus, massachusetts, new jersey ...
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System:   95%
    User:   95%
 
The Theory of Everything
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Style: touching, uplifting, factual, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: disability, prodigy, genius, supportive spouse, love, life turned upside down, against the odds, adaptation, human spirit, life is a bitch, cambridge university, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: oxford university, england
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System:   89%
    User:   93%
 
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 6.4
 19K
Enigma
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, factual, clever ...
Plot: war, wartime, secrets, secret service, conspiracy, nazis, world war two, idealism, mind game, code breaking, espionage, submarine ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: scotland, europe, england, germany, poland ...
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 7.1
 205K
Valkyrie
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: war, nazis, conspiracy, treason, courage, storytelling, plan gone awry, assassination attempt, resistance, death of protagonist, world war two, secrets ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, africa, berlin germany ...
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
 32K
Pawn Sacrifice
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.
Style: captivating, factual, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: chess, prodigy, genius, obsession, cold war, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, eccentricity, paranoia, mental illness, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: russia, iceland
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
 7.8
 16K
Conspiracy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The historical recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which Nazi and SS leaders gathered in a Berlin suburb to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Lead by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, this group of high ranking ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: holocaust, genocide, war, politics, german, nazi, nazis, conspiracy, lawyer, jews, leadership, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
 8.5
 558K
Whiplash
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Under the direction of a ruthless instructor, a talented young drummer begins to pursue perfection at any cost, even his humanity.
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, dramatic, inspirational ...
Plot: obsession, jazz, music, follow your dream, drummer, music teacher, desire for fame, musician's life, mentor, drumming, teachers and students, music conductor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
    User:   100%
 
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Fat Man and Little Boy
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This film reenacts the Manhattan Project, the secret wartime project in New Mexico where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.
Style: serious, dramatic, factual, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: military, nuclear bomb, ego clash, wartime, nuclear, weapons, danger, space program, idealism, politics, heroes, sacrifice ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: new mexico, usa, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
Testament of Youth
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: war, romance, death, period piece, literature, hospital, wartime life, wartime, women, beautiful scenery, love and romance, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 18th century, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, london, europe, oxford university, flanders ...
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System:   28%
    User:   100%
 
Seven Years in Tibet
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, scenic, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: adventure, friendship, culture clash, politics, mountain climbing, nazi, adventurer, beautiful scenery, self discovery, nazis, wartime, book ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, tibet, himalaya, asia, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   25%
    User:   23%
 
The Eagle Has Landed
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the Nazi high command learns in late 1943 that Winston Churchill will be spending time at a country estate in Norfolk, it hatches an audacious scheme to kidnap the prime minister and spirit him to Germany for enforced negotiations with Hitler.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: adventure, espionage, war, kidnapping, nazi, gunfight, spy, betrayal, murder, irish, jewish, nazis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany
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System:   25%
    User:   20%
 
A Bridge Too Far
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bridge Too Far tells the story of Operation Market Garden, the failed attempt by the allies to end the war quickly by securing three bridges in Holland and allowing access over the Rhine into Germany. A combination of poor allied intelligence and ...
Style: epic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: war, military, german, soldier, allies, violence, heroic mission, wartime, courage, danger, british, weapons ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, holland, poland, england ...
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System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
Plot: innocence lost, holocaust, friendship, jewish, nazis, childhood, nazi, children, concentration camp, german, young heroes, jews ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   22%
 
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 7.4
 220K
Lincoln
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, talky, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, politics, war, idealism, slavery, civil war, president, courage, freedom, assassination, head of state, white house ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   24%
    User:   24%
 
 7.5
 74K
Selma
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: realistic, sincere, serious, dramatic, factual ...
Plot: racism, president, politics, idealism, courage, tragedy, violence, death, leadership, segregation, slavery, race issues ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
 6.9
 32K
Suffragette
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: factual, captivating, inspirational, bleak, serious ...
Plot: feminism, women, fighting the system, courage, rebelliousness, discrimination, workplace, british, mentor, gender, adoption, working class ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland
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System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 7.2
 127K
Defiance
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Based on a true story, during World War II, four Jewish brothers escape their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland and join the Soviet partisans to combat the Nazis. The brothers begin the rescue of roughly 1,200 Jews still trapped in ...
Style: realistic, epic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: survival, war, jewish, holocaust, camp, russian, german, nazis, nazi, genocide, revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel, russia
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
 8.0
 12K
Becket
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, tense, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, drinking, murder, mentor, unlikely friendships, bishop, intrigue, church, runaway, complex characters, dialogue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, california, france
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System:   23%
    User:   28%
 
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Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: emotional, talky, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: idealism, politics, fighting the system, german, sacrifice, rebellion, nazi, courage, justice, freedom, nazism, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, east germany, poland, munich germany ...
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System:   23%
    User:   26%
 
 7.2
 34K
Anthropoid
Genre: Biography, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: dramatic, tense, factual, intense, emotional ...
Plot: assassination, nazi, assassin, betrayal, brutality, conspiracy, rebellion, nazis, wartime, torture, jews, holocaust ...
Time: year 1938, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague, israel, england ...
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System:   23%
    User:   19%
 
 6.7
 25K
A Mighty Heart
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Mariane Pearl's account of the terrifying and unforgettable story of her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Danny Pearl's life and death.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: kidnapping, politics, journalism, murder, investigation, islam, courage, torture, death, world politics, nudity (topless - notable), missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: middle east, pakistan, israel, afghanistan, manhattan new york city
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System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
The Monuments Men
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: war, treasure hunt, military, art, nazis, wartime, german, nazi, courage, soldier, betrayal, anti heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1977, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, poland, mine, france ...
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System:   22%
    User:   21%
 
The Tuskegee Airmen
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, aviation, racism, military, soldier, civil war, courage, survival, leadership, german, runaway, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: alabama, germany, usa, africa, arkansas ...
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System:   22%
    User:   24%
 
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 7.5
 13K
Richard III
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.
Style: talky, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, shakespeare, murder, politics, tragedy, anti heroes, assassination, adaptation, fascism, literature, manipulation, head of state ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 18th century, 30s
Place: england, london, europe, germany, new york
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System:   22%
    User:   19%
 
 7.6
 246K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, lawyer, spy, espionage, cia, politics, surveillance, court, justice, russian, paranoia, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1960, year 1957 ...
Place: east germany, germany, russia, europe, usa ...
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System:   22%
    User:   25%
 
 7.2
 44K
'71
Genre: Action, 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, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, survival, british, soldier, war, brutality, terrorism, ira, chase, irish, politics, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: ireland, england
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System:   22%
    User:   100%
 
Shining Through
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: espionage, romance, spy, nazi, wartime, secret agents, double agent, spies, nazis, jewish, love story, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, usa, new york, berlin germany
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System:   21%
    User:   22%
 
Made in Dagenham
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: clever, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: idealism, workplace, working class, rebellion, fighting the system, discrimination, revolution, politics, feminism, justice, drinking, friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: england, europe, london, michigan
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System:   21%
    User:   19%
 

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The Man Who Knew Infinity
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.
Style: dramatic, intellectual, cerebral, reflective, touching ...
Plot: mathematics, prejudice, mentor, indians, storytelling, mozart, islam, culture clash, unlikely friendships, genius, creativity, god ...
Time: 1910s
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The Great Escape
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security 'escape-proof' camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, alps, switzerland
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System:   20%
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