Movies like Katherine

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Katherine (1975)
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Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, political
Plot: vietnam war, girl, politics, rebellion, revolution, militant, life is a bitch, fighting the system, teenage life, society, political unrest, state affairs, poker, teacher, student, marijuana, monk, racism, female friendship, african american, abortion, anarchy, revolutionary, injustice, bomb ...
Time: 60s, 70s, year 1968, year 1966, year 1972, year 1970, year 1964 ...
Place: san francisco, peru, guatemala

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Most similar movies to Katherine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about society, life is a bitch, rebellion, injustice, fighting the system, state affairs and politics mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Katherine: Freedom Song (2000), A Private Matter (1992), Mandela and de Klerk (1997), 10,000 Black Men Named George (2002), Black August (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Freedom Song (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Freedom Song (2000) is a made-for-TV film based on true stories of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi in the 1960s. It tells the story of the struggle of African Americans to register to vote in the fictional town of Quinlan. In the midst of ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: african american, racism, fighting the system, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, injustice, americana, parents and children, discrimination, teenage life, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
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95%
A Private Matter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.
Style: controversial, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, abortion, abortion rights, family relations, pregnancy, injustice, rebellion, state affairs, fighting the system, life is a bitch, babies and infants, society ...
Time: 60s, year 1962
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
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87%
Mandela and de Klerk (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sidney Poitier and Michael Caine both received Emmy nominations for their performances in this made-for-TV movie. The plot follows Nelson Mandela's 27-year struggle to end apartheid.
Style: tense, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: discrimination, apartheid, social change, prison, racism, politics, society, rebellion, legal, hopes, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
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81%
10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, tense, sincere ...
Plot: racism, african american, labor union, interracial relations, injustice, ambition, rise to the top, fighting the system, workplace, dishonesty, rebellion, journalism ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking, political
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, confined, fighting the system, rebellion, against the rules, price of justice, injustice, militant, rebelliousness ...
Place: usa, california
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70%
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The F Word (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated radio DJ takes to the streets of Manhattan during the Republican National Convention after the FCC has slapped his station with $1 million in indecency fines, and popular radio personality Joe Pace (Josh Hamilton) isn't going down ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, political
Plot: politics, radio dj, fighting the system, rebellion, republican, injustice, hopes, idealism, chaos, americana, state affairs, protest ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: aviation, state affairs, dishonesty, hopes, heroes, politics, law enforcement, righting the wronged, legal, fighting the system, rivalry, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, murder, social differences, society, introspection, life is a bitch, injustice, social decay, discrimination, small town life, small town, murder investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, legal, society, rebelliousness, state affairs, life is a bitch, couple relations, feminism ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Attica (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A behind the scenes look of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.
Style: political, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, prison riot, serial killer, hostage, rebellion, fighting the system, tough heroes, criminal heroes, misfit, society, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere, retro ...
Plot: espionage, legal, injustice, racism, politics, betrayal, undercover, state affairs, uncover truth, spy, vietnam war, false accusation ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, price of justice, against the odds, poverty, life is a bitch, society, human nature, human spirit, legal, ambition, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, appalachia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: john f. kennedy, politics, usa president, ambition, media, rise to the top, campaign, state affairs, head of state, democratic party, political election, american ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 50s, year 1968 ...
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, texas, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, college, society, journalism, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, african american, discrimination, teacher, interracial relations, college life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: vermont, new england, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Video Voyeur: The Susan Wilson Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Louisiana woman discovers that a trusted neighbor has installed video surveillance equipment in her home to spy on her family. As a result, the real-life Wilson lobbied for a 1999 state law passed in nine other states since making video voyeurism ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: espionage, obsession, mysterious character, hidden camera, surveillance, family problems, dishonesty, society, trust, neighbor, legislation, politics ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Phoenix 11·23 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fall of 2004, Eric Bertrand, a 14 years , created a website inspired by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" to defend the Catalan language. One night, thirty civil guards of anti-terrorist squad Madrid, burst into his home ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, fighting the system, rebellion, against the odds, society, dishonesty, youth, teenage life, life turned upside down, injustice, computers and web, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: death row, false accusation, racism, injustice, fighting the system, human spirit, courtroom drama, hopes, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, legal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
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Sub terra (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1897, in Lota, Chile, in the face of long days, low pay, debts to the company store, unsafe and deadly working conditions, and widespread child labor, men try to establish a miners' association at one of the largest coal mines in the world. ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, epic ...
Plot: working class, injustice, fighting the system, rebelliousness, rebellion, workplace, racism, political unrest, family business, workplace situations, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement, lawyer, nypd, racism, interracial relations, society, legal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, injustice, introspection, life is a bitch, society, rivalry, vengeance, couple relations, false accusation, politics, terrorist plot, muslim ...
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Thirteen European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo stands for today in Europe. These eminent filmmakers of different generations and origins ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: wartime life, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, politics, political unrest, state affairs, society, anti war, world war one, archive footage
Time: 20th century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Once They Marched Through a Thousand Towns (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.
Style: political, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom drama, jewish, aging, lawyer, suburbs, civil rights, small town life, small town, genocide, culture clash, anti semitism ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anarchist, coming of age, politics, teenage life, fighting the system, self discovery, rebellion, society, youth, working class, counterculture, riot ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, 60s, year 1971
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, bleak, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: battles, world war two, soldier, politics, friends, homecoming, friendship, political corruption, cons and scams, state affairs, fighting the system, military ...
Time: 1940s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Tar Angel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Newly-arrived Ahmed tries to integrate his family to the canadian society, while attempting to control his son's life orientation.
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: computer virus, muslim, uncover truth, rebelliousness, rebellion, society, youth, on the run, life is a bitch, militant, family relations, missing person ...
Time: 21st century
Place: algeria, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 285
Bitter Harvest (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: environmental, biology, farm, contamination, ecology, society, life is a bitch, government agency, hopes, dishonesty, family problems, environmentalism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 195
White Water (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the "white's only" drinking fountain and sets out on a quest to do the unthinkable: ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: young heroes, missing child, youth, life is a bitch, obsession, discrimination, family problems, family relations, parents and children, society, racism, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 825
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: sad, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, kidnapping, terrorist, good versus evil, confined, society, rebellion, state affairs, politics, revolution, working class ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, rebellion, fighting the system, corporate crime, life is a bitch, society, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice, store ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Walkout (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Walkout is the true story of a young Mexican American high school teacher, Sal Castro. He mentors a group of students in East Los Angeles, when the students decide to stage a peaceful walkout to protest the injustices of the public school system. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, political ...
Plot: politics, discrimination, rebellion, society, lifestyle, teachers and students, righting the wronged, fighting the system, rebelliousness, dedicated educator, injustice, high school ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, year 1969
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%