Movies like The Man Inside 1990

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The Man Inside (1990)
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The Man Inside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity papers and at great personal risk, to join their staff. Once there, he sees how they don't just report the news, but manufacture it to suit the personal political agenda of the paper's leaders.
Style: psychological, sincere, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, graphic violence, life is a bitch, rise to the top, rebellion, journalism, legal, society, political intrigue, media, working undercover, ambition, political conspiracy, magazine, hidden identity, campaign, political corruption, dishonesty, state affairs, uncover truth, media satire, price of justice, tough heroes, german ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, state affairs, legal, uncover truth and politics mostly in Drama, Biography and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Man Inside: Hannah Arendt (2012), Power (1986), The Galíndez File (2003), Proof (2004), A Show of Force (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, political, philosophical ...
Plot: holocaust, strong female lead, court, nazi war criminal, nazi, philosopher, strong female character, world war two, war crime, society, legal action, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: germany, jerusalem, usa, israel, new york
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Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, political ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, cover up, manipulation, campaign, fighting the system, society, state affairs, political intrigue, legal, journalism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c.
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83%
The Galíndez File (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, UK, Italy, Portugal, Cuba, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a book critical of Dominican strongman, Trujillo. In 1988, ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: uncover truth, amateur detective, missing person, life is a bitch, politics, dishonesty, political conspiracy, political corruption, price of justice, spy, conspiracy, state affairs ...
Time: year 1988
Place: new york, spain
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79%
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Proof (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The discovery of a connection between a small-time thief's murder and the death of a crooked accountant, peeks the interest of investigative reporter Terry Corcoran. Further digging leads him into a sordid scandal involving human trafficking, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, undercover, uncover truth, journalism, fighting crime, workplace, dishonesty, legal, price of justice, political corruption, political conspiracy, power relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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A Show of Force (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this thriller, television reporter Kate Ryan de Meléndez investigates the death of two radical Puerto Rican activists, whom she begins to believe may have been framed and murdered by undercover American agents.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, investigation, undercover, police corruption, amateur detective, media, journalism, legal, law enforcement, uncover truth, price of justice, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: puerto rico
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Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, state affairs, escapades, investigation, fighting the system, uncover truth, media, dishonesty, politics, journalism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, estonia, russia, pentagon
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Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Thirty years on from the 1984 Union Carbide plant malfunction, the consequences of which are tragically ongoing, A Prayer for Rain is the powerful and moving story of the Bhopal tragedy, one of the great corporate and environmental scandals of the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: environmentalism, chaos, life is a bitch, workplace, dishonesty, human nature, state affairs, society, political corruption, workplace situations, disaster, businessman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: india
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60%
The Infiltrator (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Infiltrator is an American film about an Israeli freelance journalist who travels to Germany circa the early 1990's and uncovers a story about a dangerously pervasive underground Neo-Nazi faction, who are intent to bring Nazism back to the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, punk, jewish, spy, judaism, undercover, journalism, racism, skinhead, confined, good versus evil, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
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58%
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: aviation, state affairs, dishonesty, hopes, heroes, politics, law enforcement, righting the wronged, legal, fighting the system, rivalry, investigation ...
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57%
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rise of Jackie Presser to President of the Teamster Union.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, sincere
Plot: gangsters, business, labor union, workplace situations, political intrigue, political corruption, leadership, life is a bitch, ambition, politics, society, blind ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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56%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, confined, fighting the system, uncover truth, false accusation, courtroom drama, society, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal action ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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47%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, courtroom drama, injustice, legal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, nightclub, sexual abuse, rape, bounty hunter, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
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47%
Pinochet's Last Stand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1998 former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet visits Britain for medical treatment. On being tipped off, Amnesty International seize the chance to bring to justice a man they insist is guilty of multiple human rights violations. The newly-elected ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, dishonesty, against humanity, downfall, society, legal, state affairs, life is a bitch, politician, human rights, dictator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998
Place: london, england
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46%
10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, tense, sincere ...
Plot: racism, african american, labor union, interracial relations, injustice, ambition, rise to the top, fighting the system, workplace, dishonesty, rebellion, journalism ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, retro ...
Plot: espionage, legal, injustice, racism, politics, betrayal, undercover, state affairs, uncover truth, spy, vietnam war, false accusation ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, asia
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Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, rebellion, fighting the system, corporate crime, life is a bitch, society, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, store ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
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Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman struggles with the death of her lover. He was killed by South-American fascists.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, clinic, distopia, journalism, politics, state affairs, on the run, media, legal, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 90s
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43%
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Zuzu Angel (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Zuzu Angel" covers the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice in the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder and subsequent corpse disposal by the military forces in ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, fighting the system, missing person, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, politics, society, rebellion, political unrest, political intrigue, price of justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
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42%
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The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rise and fall, rise to the top, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, vengeance, society, rivalry, ambition, dishonesty, frame up, lighthouse ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland
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42%
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Frame of Mind (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What happens when the truth is not enough? A New Jersey police detective comes across new evidence in the Kennedy assassination
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, assassination, political conspiracy, law enforcement, dishonesty, state affairs, kennedy assassination, conspiracy, graphic violence, moving, antique shop, cia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey
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41%
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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: serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, political ...
Plot: politics, campaign, state affairs, political intrigue, rivalry, ambition, rise to the top, politician, election, parliament, society, british history ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century
Place: england, london
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10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: mental institution, uncover truth, reporter, journalism, life is a bitch, working undercover, doctors and patients, spy, feminist, psychology, women, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, new york
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39%
The Big Brass Ring (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past back to haunt him.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: campaign, media satire, haunted by the past, political conspiracy, political corruption, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, media, head of state, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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38%
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The Rose Garden (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Germany, an old man attacks another old man and is arrested. The attacker refuses to speak. A female lawyer is appointed to him. She discovers that the attacker has numbers tattooed on his arm and the attacked man was a German officer.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, children, courtroom drama, holocaust, lawyer, courtroom, graphic violence, legal investigation, wartime life, haunted by the past, immigrants, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, germany
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38%
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Damaged Care (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: public health, idealism, ambition, rebellion, uncover truth, fighting the system, against the odds, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society, workplace, legal action ...
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38%
One Angry Juror (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Sarah Walsh, a tough New Orleans attorney who serves on a murder trial jury and does some investigating of her own.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, tense
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, false accusation, investigation, uncover truth, legal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, court, prosecutor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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37%
May Allah Bless France (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, psychological, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: rising to stardom, urban ghetto life, redemption, hip hop, religions or cults, juvenile delinquency, follow your dream, coming of age, ambition, life is a bitch, islam, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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36%
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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: clever, realistic, serious, political, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, leadership, ambition, rise to the top, society, friendship, political corruption, political intrigue, dishonesty, campaign, state affairs, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century
Place: england, britain
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36%
Citizen Verdict (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marty Rockman, the notorious producer of the hit reality-TV show "So Sue Me", has a brand new concept: "Citizen Verdict". Each week a real criminal case will be tried before the American people, but this time they're also ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, tv show, legal investigation, dishonesty, power relations, courtroom, society, state affairs, fighting the system, law enforcement, rebellion ...
Place: usa, florida
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36%
Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: tense, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: discrimination, apartheid, social change, prison, racism, politics, society, rebellion, legal, hopes, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
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36%