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An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
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An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry's glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges in the form of a Saturday tea-time drama. Allied with a team of unusual but brilliant people, they went on to create the longest running science fiction series ever made.
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, captivating, realistic, cerebral, talky, heartbreaking, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: actor, producer, director, success, artists and showbiz, actress, media, backstage, tv show, cultural icon, time travel, office, anti hero, granddaughter, grandfather granddaughter relationship, mentor protege relationship, husband wife relationship, child, watching television, kennedy assassination, television studio, doctor who, doctors, mentor, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1964, year 1965, year 1963
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to An Adventure in Space and Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and dramatic films with plots about mentor, runaway, corruption, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe and adaptation mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like An Adventure in Space and Time: RKO 281 (1999), The Eichmann Show (2015), Experimenter (2015), Selma (2014), The Special Relationship (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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RKO 281 (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, clever, stylized ...
Plot: filmmaking, bankruptcy, director, obsession, movie business, media, ego clash, lifestyle, showbiz, rise and fall, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, california
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95%
The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: serious, clever, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: media, trial, tv show, nazi germany, judge, journalist, propaganda, holocaust, holocaust survivor, shoah, war criminal, television crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 15K
Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: experiment, psychology, couple relations, human nature, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, controversy, insanity, elephant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: usa, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: realistic, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: racism, politics, president, african american, civil rights, idealism, rebelliousness, society, introspection, americana, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, tricky ...
Plot: politics, media circus, liberal, couple relations, administration, friends, media sensation, state affairs, election, intern, senator, democrat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.8
 22K
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, elderly, society, ambition, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, master and servant, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.8
 68K
Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, showbiz, director, talented, couple relations, love and romance, wife husband relationship, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.6
 49K
Chaplin (1992)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs while journeying through his poverty-stricken childhood, closest ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, touching, factual ...
Plot: actor, rising to stardom, actor's life, exile, childhood, artists and showbiz, success, silent film, hollywood, ambition, lifestyle, politics ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: london, switzerland, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Laurence Olivier is making a movie in London. Young Colin Clark, an eager film student, wants to be involved and he navigates himself a job on the set. When film star Marilyn Monroe arrives for the start of shooting, all of London is excited to ...
Style: sentimental, factual, melancholic, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, movie star, showgirl, actor's life, celebrity, nervous breakdown, drinking problem, ambition, cultural icon, crumbling relationship, artists and showbiz, fame ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.7
 97K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: tense, talky, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: reporter, journalism, journalist, president, politics, loneliness, tv show, politician, scandal, lie, network, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1977
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, sydney australia, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, politics, war, state affairs, head of state, society, couple relations, rise to the top, winston churchill, fascism, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
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65%
 7.5
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Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, lawyer, moral dilemma, cheating, ethics, professor, fbi, advertising, media, prejudice, fame, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.5
 4K
Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
Style: sexual, sexy, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sex scandal, political corruption, scandal, politics, betrayal, rise and fall, couples, dishonesty, social decay, social differences, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.0
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Becket (1964)
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: epic, tense, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, rise and fall, dishonesty, royal family, clergy, rivalry, introspection, society ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Castles in the Sky (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt - the pioneer of Radar - and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists as they struggle to turn the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, clever, realistic
Plot: workplace, couples, inventions and discoveries, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 5K
Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, witty, realistic, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, racism, underdog, fighting the system, hollywood, rebellion, interracial relations, family relations, artists and showbiz, rejection, society, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, correspondence, romance, human nature, love and romance, writer's life, couple relations, hopes, friends, platonic, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Girl (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Director Alfred Hitchcock is revered as one of the greatest creative minds in the history of cinema. Known for his psychological thrillers, Hitchcock’s leading ladies were cool, beautiful and preferably blonde. One such actress was Tippi Hedren, ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, psychological, captivating
Plot: sexual harassment, actor's life, obsession, filmmaking, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, prodigy, hollywood, wine, cigar smoking, umbrella, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 6.9
 33K
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 ⇓
52%
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, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, radio, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, destiny, speech, against the odds, historical character ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, germany ...
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52%
 7.0
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Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, dishonesty, power relations, assassination, political unrest, anti war ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A drama based on Jimi Hendrix's life as he left New York City for London, where his career took off.
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious
Plot: musician's life, ambition, music, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, rock, rock star, infidelity, drug use, musician
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 19K
Get on Up (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: african american, music, friendship, showbiz, cultural icon, musician's life, ambition, megalomaniac, friends, r&b, artists and showbiz, blind ambition ...
Time: 1950s, 70s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: tv show, politics, journalism, communism, paranoia, suicide, media, journalist, friendship, singer, fear, patriotism ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york, california, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 12K
Mrs Brown (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown, who adores her, through caress and admiration brings her back to life, but that relationship creates scandalous situation and is likely ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, queen victoria, politics, queen, widow, romance, state affairs, assassination attempt, british royal family, unlikely friendships, relationships, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: england, scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 1K
Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family relations, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, couples, family problems, family life, infidelity, writer's life, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 297K
The Aviator (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe ...
Style: captivating, epic, factual, suspense, compassionate ...
Plot: mental illness, pilot, businessman, millionaire, aviation, paranoia, rise and fall, corruption, fame, nervous breakdown, phobia, filmmaking ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, houston texas, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 15K
Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, college, poet, oxford, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor, honest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, ambition, frame up, british history, king, betrayal, romance, politics, tragic hero, love and romance, crumbling marriage, blind ambition ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 135K
Steve Jobs (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.
Style: serious, factual, clever, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, apple computer, ambition, rise to the top, dialogue driven, computers and web, technology, friendship, father daughter relationship, inventions and discoveries, fired from the job, computer ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%