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
Plot: revolution, politics, rebellion, teenage life, militant, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, political unrest, state affairs, poker, student, teacher, marijuana, monk, racism, female friendship, political, injustice, female protagonist, abortion, anarchy, hitchhiker, revolutionary, commune ...
Time: 60s, 70s, year 1970, year 1968, year 1972, year 1964, year 1969 ...
Place: san francisco, peru, guatemala

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, thought provoking and disturbing films with plots about society, life is a bitch, rebellion, state affairs, politics, injustice and fighting the system mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Katherine: A Private Matter (1992), Freedom Song (2000), Mandela and de Klerk (1997), Panther (1995), The F Word (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: tense, sincere, emotional, controversial, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, courtroom drama, strong female presence, babies and infants, state affairs, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, human spirit, couple relations, politics, social differences ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
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95%
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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: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, emotional, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, racism, interracial relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, teenage life, politics, society, americana, injustice, discrimination, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
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90%
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: sincere, uplifting, emotional, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: prison, racism, discrimination, legal, politics, society, congress, false accusation, injustice, rebellion, righting the wronged, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: black panthers, racism, militant, interracial relations, revolution, politics, rebellion, self defense, injustice, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 445
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, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: politics, radio dj, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, injustice, idealism, republican, chaos, state affairs, americana, free speech ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: discrimination, society, rebellion, teachers and students, righting the wronged, fighting the system, politics, rebelliousness, dedicated educator, high school, lifestyle, high school life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ 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: captivating, disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, law enforcement, dishonesty, hopes, heroes, state affairs, danger, investigation, rivalry, military, false accusation, righting the wronged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: labor union, interracial relations, rise to the top, injustice, ambition, fighting the system, social decay, dishonesty, workplace, price of justice, racism, society ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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11.25: The Day He Chose His Own Fate (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On November 25th 1970, a man committed ritual suicide inside the Tokyo headquarters of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, leaving behind a legacy of masterpieces and a controversy that echoes to this day. The man was Yukio Mishima, one of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, downfall, rebelliousness, idealism, heroes, life is a bitch, writer's life, leadership, militant, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1970
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, injustice, woman in danger, fighting the system, state affairs, legal action, couple relations, life is a bitch, feminism, political unrest, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, rebellion, hostage, prison riot, deadly, law enforcement, human spirit, life is a bitch, state affairs, hostages, anti heroes ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, life is a bitch, wartime life, political unrest, anti war, society, state affairs, archive footage, world war one, female director
Time: 20th century
Place: bosnia
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54%
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18 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 10 Film makers made 10 Separate stories about the "25January " revolution in Egypt and the Egyptian people in the revolution and the protests against the previous President Hosni Mubarak and the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: revolution, idealism, rebellion, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, society, political unrest, chaos, nursing, rally, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, juvenile delinquency, prison life, prison, rebellion, injustice, kids in trouble, escape, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, fighting the system, confined, against the rules, rebellion, injustice, price of justice, rebelliousness, society ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, against the rules, fighting the system, life turned upside down, rebellion, society, military, price of justice, injustice, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, racism, social differences, life is a bitch, introspection, society, crimes, social decay, injustice, discrimination, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 282
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: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, against the odds, fighting the system, rebellion, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, society, dishonesty, injustice, computers and web, website ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Metropolitan Archbishop Lakota of L'viv, freed after twenty years in the Soviet Gulag, travels to Rome where circumstances conspire to see him elevated to the Papacy. Inspired by the life story of Ukrainian Catholic Cardinal Josyf Slipyj,
Style: tense, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: catholic church, vatican, pope, politics, society, state affairs, rebelliousness, prison, revolution, rebellion, political unrest, leadership ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, europe, soviet union, rome italy, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, fighting the system, rebellion, self discovery, youth, counterculture, working class, society, coming of age, rebelliousness, political unrest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, florence italy, florence ...
⇓ 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: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: espionage, obsession, mysterious character, dishonesty, family problems, society, surveillance, politics, legal action, legislation, trust, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: injustice, vengeance, rivalry, danger, introspection, society, life is a bitch, crimes, couple relations, false accusation, politics, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, new york, usa, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: contemplative, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, media, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, campaign, ambition, kennedy family, american, senator, cold war, u.s. president ...
Time: 60s, 30s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: texas, dallas texas, washington d.c., usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Adanggaman (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In West Africa during the late 17th century, King Adanggaman leads a war against his neighboring tribes, ordering his soldiers to torch enemy villages, kill the elderly and capture the healthy tribesmen to sell to the European slave traders. When ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, social differences, heroic mission, politics, injustice, state affairs, society, village, slave trade, mother son relationship, village life, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: contemplative, gloomy, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: politics, soldier, world war two, dishonesty, political corruption, friendship, military, homecoming, innocence lost, fighting the system, state affairs, society ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Boycott (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, talky
Plot: civil rights movement, racism, interracial relations, human spirit, social differences, rebellion, discrimination, fighting the system, hopes, life is a bitch, journalism, leadership ...
Time: 50s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: rebellion, rivalry, fighting the system, religions or cults, legal, corporate crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, courtroom drama, injustice, campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 748
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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, terrorism, good versus evil, crimes, state affairs, confined, deadly, politics, revolution, rebellion, working class ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
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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, sincere, serious, contemplative
Plot: espionage, politics, betrayal, uncover truth, state affairs, injustice, undercover, racism, legal, fighting the system, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, price of justice, fighting the system, against the odds, working class, racism, ambition, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, society, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%