Movies like Children of Glory

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Children of Glory (2006)
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: rough, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: revolution, politics, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, love and romance, ambition, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, love affair, resistance, society, sport team, political unrest, rebelliousness, wartime life, idealism, rivalry, state affairs, social activist, spy, death, soviet army ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, budapest hungary, melbourne

Most similar movies to Children of Glory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about society, rebellion, politics, state affairs, revolution, political unrest and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Children of Glory: The Third Half (2012), Olga (2004), White Palms (2006), The Games (1970), Forever Nevermore (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sentimental, realistic, uplifting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, soccer, family disapproval, anti semitism, army, occupation, lifestyle, human spirit, fall in love, love affair, jewish, true love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: macedonia, former yugoslavia, europe, bulgaria
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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: emotional, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: concentration camp, prison life, against humanity, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fugitives, war, state affairs, misfit, society, revolution ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, brazil
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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: uplifting, realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching ...
Plot: rivalry, teacher, gymnast, hungarian, gymnastics, human spirit, self discovery, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: canada, hungary, europe
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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, uplifting, captivating, rough, realistic
Plot: love affair, rivalry, sport, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hopes, power relations, friends, human spirit, bookies, destiny ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, australia
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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: gloomy, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: revolution, vengeance, society, couples, love affair, rebellion, forbidden love, rivalry, wartime life, unsupportive spouse, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil
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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, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: military, war, politics, prostitute, rebelliousness, society, feminism, idealism, rebellion, fascism, revolution, political unrest ...
Time: 30s
Place: spain, europe
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, heroic mission, political intrigue, human spirit, hopes, state affairs, rebellion, injustice, idealism, political corruption, society ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
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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: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, revolution, gambling, politics, gambler, state affairs, romance, love and romance, cons and scams, battles, redemption, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, australia, caribbean
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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: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: politics, battles, heroes, leadership, political unrest, rebellion, media, assassination, ambition, military, rivalry, society ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
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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: realistic, captivating, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: resistance, heroes, human spirit, life is a bitch, confined, against humanity, young heroes, family relations, escapades, siblings relations, wartime life, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
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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: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: revolution, friendship, french revolution, heroes, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, heroic mission, wartime life, couple relations, destructive relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, england, london, europe, paris france
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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: suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: politics, british colonial, daring rescue, superior officer, war, escapades, interracial relations, adventure, military, soldier, revolution, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa
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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: thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: revolution, politics, prison, introspection, moral dilemma, prison life, society, political unrest, solitary, human spirit, haunted by the past, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
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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: realistic, rough, serious, tense, thought provoking
Plot: revolution, militant, rebellion, politics, rebelliousness, society, soldier, imperialism, family relations, state affairs, siblings relations, against humanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, rebellion, snitch, political unrest, escape attempt, confined, life is a bitch, confession of crime, corporal punishment, european history, oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, central europe
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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, realistic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: resistance, rebellion, war, military, confined, wartime life, state affairs, against humanity, life is a bitch, heroes, human spirit, revolution ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, california
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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, realistic, captivating, sexual
Plot: love and romance, revolution, politics, photojournalist, society, family relations, friends, state affairs, romance, love affair, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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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, stylized, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, rebellion, idealism, political unrest, fall in love, human spirit, love and romance, life is a bitch, wartime life, state affairs, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
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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: emotional, stylized, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, idealism, latin, political unrest, family problems, jazz, communism, rebellion, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, fascism, anti semitism, politics, state affairs, siblings relations, society, political unrest, family life, generation gap, dictatorship, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, twentieth century, 1900s, 1930s ...
Place: serbia, hungary, europe, israel, paris france ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: resistance, assassination, ss, crimes, war, fight back, state affairs, life is a bitch, wartime life, hopes, youth, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france
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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: exciting, feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: soccer, sport, soccer coach, human spirit, against the odds, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete's life, parents and children, working class, pow, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, europe, budapest ...
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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: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: monastery, military, battle zone, wartime life, confined, war, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, against humanity, revolution, soldier, politics ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, hungary, europe
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, emotional ...
Plot: working class, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, revolution, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, political unrest, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 90s
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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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, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: political unrest, fall in love, twins, idealism, rebellion, evacuation, village, revolution, society, genocide, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: nigeria, africa
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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: captivating, epic, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: politics, life is a bitch, religions or cults, society, tragic hero, rebellion, heroes, political unrest, unfulfillment, state affairs, wartime life, family in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In the mid-17th century, Poland was the largest, most democratic, and most tolerant country in Europe. However, a tragic civil war brought about the gradual decline of the once glorious republic...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: polish, rebellion, military, battle, politics, heroes, love affair, political unrest, battles, culture clash, blind ambition, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: poland, ukraine, europe
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Victory (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, sport, prison, stadium, escape, nazi germany, underdog, confined, rivalry, life is a bitch, wartime life, prison life ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, europe, germany, england, poland ...
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Siberiade (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 275 min.
Story: The evolution of a nation during six decades of turbulent history is dramatized via two families from opposing classes.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, family saga
Plot: parents and children, village, rebelliousness, culture clash, homecoming, on the run, jury, social differences, society, tragic love, revolution, family life ...
Time: 60s, 1920s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, siberia, soviet union
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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: disturbing, realistic, captivating, uplifting, serious
Plot: politics, revolution, injustice, rebellion, idealism, leadership, state affairs, hopes, escapades, war, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: bolivia, latin america, argentina, guatemala, cuba ...
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