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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
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The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)
Original name: द लीज़ेंड ऑफ़ भगत सिंह
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The Legend of Bhagat Singh is a 2002 Indian historical biographical film about Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter who fought for Indian independence.It shows in detail how Singh came to develop his views on the British Raj and his struggle for Indian independence.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, inspirational, patriotic, philosophical, touching, political, social ...
Plot: sikh, patriotism, police brutality, rebellion, fighting the system, social decay, life is a bitch, revolution, injustice, society, rebelliousness, idealism, atrocity, politics, freedom fighter, indian history, terrorism, police officer killed, racism, death of protagonist, indians, british raj, massacre, occupation, arranged marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: india, asia, punjab

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and sincere films with plots about society, politics, state affairs, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch and political unrest mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Legend of Bhagat Singh: Selma (2014), 23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002), Gandhi, My Father (2007), Goodbye Bafana (2007), Black Friday (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: emotional, thought provoking, political, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, politics, civil rights movement, justice, african american, black history, racial discrimination, idealism, righting the wronged, president, human spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963, year 1965
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, boston, birmingham alabama
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23rd March 1931: Shaheed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter, is arrested for killing the British official responsible for the death of his mentor Lala Lajpatrai. He is ultimately hanged for his misdeed.
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, captivating
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Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1931, 20th century
Place: punjab, asia, india
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Gandhi, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: With Gandhi My Father, producer Anil Kapoor and director Feroz Abbas Khan have shed light onto Gandhi the person, rather than Gandhi the icon. Using Gandhi’s political career as a canvas, the film paints a picture of his intricate, complex, and ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, racism, tragedy, rebellion, human spirit, rebelliousness, fighting the system, rise to the top, family relations, estrangement, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: india, africa, south africa, asia
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Goodbye Bafana (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France, Belgium, South Africa, Italy, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, political ...
Plot: racism, apartheid, racial violence, prison life, interracial relations, freedom fighter, friendship, rebellion, self discovery, human spirit, fighting the system, leadership ...
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Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, tense, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, politics, muslim, suspense, interrogation, investigation, society, life is a bitch, law enforcement, legal, protest ...
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Place: india, asia, kolkata, bombay india, dubai ...
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Rebellion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: France, New Caledonia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.
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Plot: military, hostage, politics, rebellion, political unrest, culture clash, injustice, disorder, confined, state affairs, moral dilemma, life is a bitch ...
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The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
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Plot: rebellion, betrayal, rebelliousness, leadership, fighting the system, military life, military, state affairs, society, intrigue, rivalry, culture clash ...
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, South Africa
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, realistic, serious, inspirational, political ...
Plot: prison, rebellion, civil rights, human spirit, racism, prison life, oppression, courage, politics, brutality, heroes, survival ...
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Place: south africa, africa
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere, edutainment
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Shahid (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, tense ...
Plot: human rights, muslim, legal, terrorist, courtroom, lawyer, false arrest, society, life is a bitch, civil rights, hopes, injustice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2008, 2000s, 21st century
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: society, fighting the system, deportation, ambition, rebellion, rebelliousness, idealism, human spirit, priest, social relations, injustice, dance school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
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Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, exciting, emotional ...
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Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong, ancient china, asia
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, inspirational ...
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Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 109 min.
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Duration: 173 min.
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The Overture (2004)
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Duration: 103 min.
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The Front Line (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, love affair, hopes, love and romance, society, rebelliousness, couple relations, politics, youth ...
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Place: italy, europe
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Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: tense, thought provoking, factual, emotional, harsh ...
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1942: A Love Story (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
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Style: romantic, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
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Time: 1940s
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The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
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Duration: 150 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, sentimental, breathtaking ...
Plot: orphan, politics, refugee, injustice, human spirit, rebellion, terrorism, society, idealism, rebelliousness, youth, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 60s
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49%
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Summer Crisis (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, political activism, hopes, society, rebellion, political unrest, crisis, state affairs, small town, nude ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, future
Place: canada, quebec
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Gulaab Gang (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: fighting the system, against the odds, ambition, society, social decay, rebelliousness, injustice, hopes, female politician, election, female protagonist, rape ...
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Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: inspirational, political, factual, intense, stylized ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, politics, african american, civil rights movement, black history, assassination, islam, childhood, society, prison, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, africa, new york, harlem, middle east ...
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The Assailant (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: brazil, africa, latin america
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48%
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
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48%
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Che! (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, factual ...
Plot: revolution, chaos, leadership, folk hero, political unrest, injustice, society, military, rebellion, idealism, rebelliousness, intrigue ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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80 Millions (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A movie about the power of thousands, the courage of hundreds and friendship of a few, thanks to whom a change of fate of millions became possible. Poland, lower Silesia, the beginning of a very cold winter 1981. After a series of entrapments by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, political
Plot: labor union, idealism, rebellion, fighting the system, hopes, government agency, society, undercover, friendship, politics, martial law, communism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland
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