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Orderers (1974)
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Orderers (1974)
Original name: Les ordres
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.
Plot: prison, police, politics, terrorism, false accusation, martial law, french canadian
Place: quebec, montreal, montreal quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about politics, terrorism, society, state affairs, murder, life is a bitch and prison mostly in Drama, History and Crime genres. Some movies like Orderers: Fever (1981), October 1970 (2006), February 15, 1839 (2001), Il caso Moro (1986), RFK (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fever (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of ...
Plot: police, male female relationship, revolt, terrorism, politics, tragic event, prison, corruption, mental breakdown, undercover, violence, female director
Place: poland
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October 1970 (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A dramatization of the actual events surrounding the October Crisis in the province of Quebec, Canada.
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, politics, independence movement, ethnic conflict
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: quebec, canada
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, execution, prison
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
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Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: years of lead, politics, terrorism, italian politics, prime minister, terrorist, italian history, murder, politician, kidnapping
Time: 70s
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RFK (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Following the death of his brother John, Robert Kennedy is forced to rise to the challenge of leading his country and carrying on his brother's vision of what America could be.
Plot: politics, rivalry, politician, u.s. president, usa president
Time: 60s
Place: washington d.c., manhattan new york city, new york, los angeles, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, murder, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society, working class, revolution ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, life is a bitch, political conspiracy, leadership, government agency, state affairs, head of state, dishonesty, politics, americana, hijacking, tragic event ...
Time: september 11 2001
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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58%
Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, execution, religions or cults, society, legal, politics, social decay, courtroom drama, americana, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The incredible story of the events leading up to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, disaster, world trade center manhattan new york city, failed attempt, incompetent official, catastrophe, crimes, politics, witnessing a crime, state affairs, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: false accusation, helicopter, courtroom, massacre, prison, murder, prison riot, political corruption, female director
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48%
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, torture, prison, interrogation, accusation, youth, communism, police brutality, police
Place: egypt
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The Molly Maguires (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish emigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, coal mining, injustice, leadership, society, working undercover, crimes, legal, social decay, miner, rebel ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: politics, king, religion, aristocrat, intrigue, rivals, royalty
Time: 16th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: factual, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, execution, arrest, martial law, interrogation, poverty, feminism, constitution, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Plague City: SARS in Toronto (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The once clean and healthy city of Toronto becomes the pariah of the western world when a deadly chain of infection lands in the city. Panic spreads as the number of SARS cases increases as there are no effective treatments.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: public health, doctors and patients, society, politics, life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness, plague, epidemic, medical profession, disease, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, toronto ontario canada, canada
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41%
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Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: female nudity, love triangle, defloration, adultery, murder, male star appears nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), male objectification, male nudity, clothed female naked male, butt naked, clothed male naked male ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: quebec
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Marriages (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The supernatural is invoked to save a romance in 19th century Quebec.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, love, marriage, countryside, male female relationship, death of mother, female nudity, sex, grandmother, spell, puritan, convent ...
Time: 19th century
Place: quebec
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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
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Some Mother's Son (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: politics, prison, betrayal, terrorism, legal, family relations, strike, terrorist, human spirit, british, dedicated lawyer, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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Miral (2010)
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Plot: orphan, refugee, injustice, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, politics, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, terrorism, youth ...
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The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: prison, prison escape, alcohol abuse, women's prison, child abuse, marital abuse, murder
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Prologue (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Robin Spry, Prologue was the first Canadian film to screen at the Venice Film Festival. Set and filmed during the sixties, this fiction feature tells the story of a young Montrealer who edits an underground newspaper ...
Style: political, cinema verite
Plot: politics, counterculture, dropout, deserter, frustration, teenage boy, girlfriend, philosophy, underground, commune, political activist, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
Place: montreal
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38%
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: tense, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, politics, super weapon, nuclear threat, fight for supremacy, nuclear holocaust, state affairs, intrigue, life is a bitch, against humanity, rivalry, laboratory ...
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Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
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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, visually appealing ...
Plot: fighting the system, women, feminism, feminist, rebellion, rebelliousness, gender, politics, adoption, prejudice, working class, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, year 1912, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, israel ...
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The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A mini-series dramatization of the controversial 1992 attack by federal agents on the Idaho home of Randy Weaver, a white seperatist. The ten-day siege, begun over a minor gun charge, resulted in the deaths of Weaver's son, wife and dog, and a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: siege, white supremacist, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, terrorism, confined, survival, journalism, fighting the system, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
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René Lévesque (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada
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Story: René Lévesque becomes a popular and charismatic Canadian politician.
Plot: female nudity, adultery, ethnic slur, picket line, strike, french canadian
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s
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D.C. Sniper: 23 Days of Fear (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the known events that shook the United States for 23 days in 2002. Within 24 hours six people were killed by a sniper in Maryland County. A man and his son get overlooked in all settings where shootings occur. The police, in cooperation ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: terrorism, murder, police, sniper, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, track down, society, manhunt, chief of police, murderous pair ...
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The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, conscription, catholic, religion, canadian, french canadian
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The Dream (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Netherlands' submission for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 1985
Plot: false accusation, frame up, falsely accused, revenge, brother brother relationship, coward, martyr, political activist, wrongful imprisonment, socialist, false evidence, simpleton ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century
Place: holland, netherlands
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The 13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940s. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
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