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Children of Glory (2006)
Original name: Szabadság, szerelem
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo team was winning over the Soviets in the Olympic pool in Melbourne, in what has been described as the bloodiest water polo match in history.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: revolution, politics, athlete's life, contests and competitions, idealism, rebelliousness, sport, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, rebellion, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, human spirit, love affair, wartime life, sport team, ambition, rivalry, social activist, resistance, soviet army, comrade, socialism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about society, state affairs, rebellion, politics, revolution, political unrest and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Children of Glory: The Third Half (2012), White Palms (2006), Olga (2004), The Games (1970), Forever Nevermore (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Third Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Republic of Macedonia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Spitz is the German-Jewish coach of the football team Macedonia during World War II. Under his leadership, the team fights to become the champion of Bulgaria's National Football League
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, soccer, underdog, hopes, love and romance, rivalry, contests and competitions, human spirit, fall in love, forbidden love, love affair, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, macedonia, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 1K
White Palms (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: rivalry, gymnast, gymnastics, hungarian, teacher, athlete's life, sport, immigrants, communism, athlete, student, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: concentration camp, prison life, wartime life, war, confined, brazilian, life is a bitch, fugitives, couple relations, holocaust, politics, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, germany, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 331
The Games (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, uplifting
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, rivalry, power relations, love affair, culture clash, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Forever Nevermore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dramatic novel that presents the submission in a relationship between an Italian settler and a Brazilian woman in 1932. Luiza is a generation of women who were sent to convents to be educated, many of the high cost of permanency option ran out and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unsupportive spouse, forbidden love, wartime life, life is a bitch, war, couples, vengeance, love affair, revolution, love and romance, rebellion, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.8
 2K
The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a detention camp in Hungary in 1869 at a time of guerilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, life is a bitch, political unrest, rebellion, snitch, escape attempt, bound in chains, military enlistment, suppression, political oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, central europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, revolution, war, state affairs, assassination, contests and competitions, leadership, battles, ambition, heroes, media ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Black Pimpernel (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Mexico, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, political corruption, political intrigue, romance, political unrest, revolution, fighting the system, politics, rebellion, society, state affairs, human spirit ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Miracle of Bern (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. The second ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental
Plot: soccer, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, against the odds, soccer coach, underdog, athlete and trainer, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, hungary, switzerland, europe, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 12K
Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, siblings relations, politics, family life, society, state affairs, political unrest, parents and children, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Guns at Batasi (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: british colonial, politics, soldier, officers and cadets, war, british empire, army, military life, adventure, political unrest, military, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Freedomfighters (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: war, military, soldier, chaos and mayhem, convent, military life, political unrest, wartime life, revolution, fighting the system, rebellion, society ...
Time: 30s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, rebelliousness, wartime life, urban, danger, rebellion, youth, life is a bitch, young heroes, human spirit, idealism, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Tale of Two Cities (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: french revolution, revolution, friendship, couple relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life, love and romance, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 6K
Havana (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Red and the White (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: monastery, soldier, rebelliousness, war, anti war, genocide, battle zone, military life, political unrest, revolution, battles, politics ...
Time: 1910s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 407
Che Guevara (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he is captured in Bolivia, the "Che" is conducted to prission, when he remembers his life facts, the revolution and the women.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, uplifting
Plot: idealism, revolution, rebellion, injustice, politics, folk hero, war, leadership, political unrest, working class, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, latin america, mexico, argentina, guatemala ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 787
The White Rose (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, rebellion, wartime life, war, against humanity, death sentence, sibling relationship, urban, state affairs, human spirit, rebelliousness, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Army of Crime (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: resistance, ss, assassination, human spirit, rebelliousness, war, armenian genocide, political unrest, wartime life, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: revolution, rebellion, militant, rebelliousness, political unrest, military coup, dictatorship, socialism, war, soldier, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 254
Red Kiss (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist. When cops beat her during an anti-American demonstration, she's rescued by a "Match" photographer. As the friendship becomes a love ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: revolution, romance, coming of age, politics, state affairs, youth, love affair, love and romance, rebellion, society, family relations, friends ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 562
Another Way (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Political and sexual repression in Hungary, just after the revolution of 1956. In 1958, the body of Eva Szalanczky, a political journalist, is discovered near the border. Her friend Livia is in hospital with a broken neck; Livia's husband, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: hospital, politics, infidelity, moral dilemma, romance, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, lgbt, tragic love, college, political conspiracy, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, talky, pre war
Plot: attic, immigrants, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, anti semitism, genocide, haunted by the past, holocaust, political unrest, wartime life ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 3K
Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, political unrest, wartime life, injustice, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, youth, politics, terrorism, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 1990s, 1940s
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa's epic, The War At The End Of the World (La guerra del fin del mundo).
Style: serious, emotional, epic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political unrest, wartime life, heroes, rebellion, war, society, state affairs, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, tragic hero, family in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Nigeria, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of lovers, but rivalry and betrayal must be set aside as their lives are swept up ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: idealism, village, wartime life, revolution, hopes, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, twins, siblings relations, genocide, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: politics, revolution, fidel castro, nightclub, jazz, parents and children, latin, siblings relations, idealism, political unrest, state affairs, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
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Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: hungary, italy, spain, budapest hungary, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking
Plot: revolution, politics, human spirit, self discovery, political unrest, prison, prison life, rebellion, society, state affairs, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Great White Hope (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, biting, dramatic ...
Plot: sport, boxing, racism, fighting the system, rise and fall, athlete's life, human spirit, interracial relations, ambition, hopes, society, opposites attract ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, europe, illinois, wisconsin, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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