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Children of Glory (2006)
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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: rough, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: revolution, politics, sport team, rebellion, human spirit, resistance, wartime life, athlete's life, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, ambition, hopes, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, idealism, rivalry, state affairs, sport, olympics, love and romance, love affair, social activist, sex, fight ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1956, 1950s
Place: hungary, australia, europe, ussr, budapest, melbourne australia, soviet union ...

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Most similar movies to Children of Glory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films with plots about society, rebellion, state affairs, hopes, revolution, life is a bitch and political unrest mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Children of Glory: Olga (2004), The Third Half (2012), Forever Nevermore (2014), The Black Pimpernel (2007), White Palms (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, concentration camp, wartime life, rebellion, life is a bitch, couple relations, love affair, romance, politics, war, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, brazil
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The Third Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: 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: uplifting, sentimental, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: holocaust, soccer, human spirit, family disapproval, forbidden love, love affair, ambition, contests and competitions, true love, hopes, love and romance, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, macedonia, bulgaria
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60%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, love affair, forbidden love, couples, revolution, rivalry, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, wartime life, vengeance, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: political intrigue, life is a bitch, politics, political unrest, injustice, romance, society, human spirit, revolution, ambassador, human rights, idealism ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gymnastics, rivalry, athlete's life, self discovery, haunted by the past, human spirit, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, ambition, teacher, gymnast, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: hungary, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The French Revolution (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 335 min.
Story: A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem. The first part of the movie tells the story from 1789 until August 10, 1792 (when the King Louis ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, rebellion, militant, french history, life is a bitch, politics, war, downfall, state affairs, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, serious, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, political unrest, assassination, state affairs, military, battles, ambition, heroes, historical event, media, civil war ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
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46%
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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: realistic, emotional, sentimental, stylized, serious ...
Plot: orphan, refugee, human spirit, injustice, rebellion, haunted by the past, rebelliousness, idealism, fall in love, hopes, politics, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1940s
Place: middle east, israel, palestinian authority, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: resistance, young heroes, rebellion, human spirit, wartime life, confined, against humanity, life is a bitch, captivity, rebelliousness, idealism, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: tense, rough, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, dictatorship, family relations, state affairs, politics, military coup, society, siblings relations, political unrest, rebelliousness, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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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: captivating, uplifting, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: leadership, rebellion, revolution, politics, injustice, folk hero, fighting the system, righting the wronged, hopes, state affairs, escapades, working class ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, year 1960 ...
Place: bolivia, havana cuba, latin america, cuba, guatemala ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, realistic, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, rebellion, life is a bitch, war, heroes, crimes, hopes, youth, occupation, poet, idealism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: working class, labor union, human spirit, rebellion, fighting the system, ambition, injustice, rebelliousness, society, politics, workplace, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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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: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: gambling, politics, revolution, gambler, cons and scams, political unrest, rebelliousness, romance, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1959, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, australia, caribbean, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tula: The Revolt (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: rebellion, island, heroes, fighting the system, leadership, rebelliousness, peaceful mission, injustice, revolution, society, life is a bitch, political unrest ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Free Men (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Paris during WWII, an Algerian immigrant is inspired to join the resistance by his unexpected friendship with a Jewish man. Based on not very known facts about the Muslim community in Paris during WWII, when the Paris Mosque and its dynamic ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, resistance, german occupation, idealism, moral dilemma, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, wartime life, anti semitism, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, touching, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: fidel castro, revolution, politics, nightclub, love and romance, rebellion, idealism, dictatorship, family problems, chaos, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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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: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: power relations, friends, bookies, destiny, culture clash, human spirit, athlete and trainer, love affair, athlete's life, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: sentimental, feel good, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, follow your dream, athlete's life, against the odds, human spirit, contests and competitions, pow, ambition, rivalry, hopes, society, sport ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, europe, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Time And The Wind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel's trilogy of the same name, by Erico Verissimo, Time and the Wind follows 150 years of family Terra Cambará and their opponent Amaral family. The history of struggles between the two families begins in the missions and runs ...
Style: emotional, realistic, epic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, war, wartime life, political unrest, rivalry, hopes, state affairs, true love, forbidden love, romance, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: thought provoking, bleak, captivating, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: genocide, against humanity, political unrest, revolution, rebellion, life is a bitch, fall in love, hopes, wartime life, evacuation, village, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
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Kano (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: baseball, against the odds, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, youth, sport team, society, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 358
Bert & Dickie (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thrown together just five weeks before the final of the 1948 London Olympics, Bert Bushnell (Doctor Who's Matt Smith) and Dickie Burnell (Sam Hoare) defied all the odds and made history in the double sculls. This is the story of how they did it ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting
Plot: human spirit, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, competition, teamwork, olympics ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Game of Their Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: sport team, interracial friendship, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, sport, underdog, friendship, soccer match ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: brazil, missouri, usa, washington d.c., rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, realistic, emotional, epic
Plot: military, nun, anarchist, chaos, fascism, revolution, strong female presence, rebellion, society, on the run, clergy, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
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Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, rebellion, hopes, politics, wartime life, political unrest, siege, revolution, life is a bitch, fighting the system, unlikely partners, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 1K
Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, tense
Plot: fidel castro, revolution, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, ambition, rise and fall, idealism, rebelliousness, political corruption, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, society, state affairs, head of state, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: rebellion, military, love affair, rebelliousness, fight for supremacy, state affairs, society, love and romance, rivalry, fall in love, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, constantinople, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 1K
Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, infidelity, forbidden love, revolution, politics, royal family, romance, rebelliousness, fall in love, hopes, state affairs, society ...
Time: 1880s, 19th century
Place: austria, england, italy, europe, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%