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The Strawberry Statement (1970)
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The Strawberry Statement (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Simon (Bruce Davison), a student at a fictional university in San Francisco (based on San Francisco State College) is indifferent to the student protests around him, until walking in on a naked woman (Kristina Holland) in his dormitory roommate's bed. While she quickly runs over to the toilets to dress, Simon protests to his roommate that their time should only be devoted to studying, so they can get good jobs and lots of money. Coming back clothed, the woman refuses setting another date with the roommate because she'll be busy protesting. She explains the university's plan to construct a gymnasium in an African-American neighborhood, thus causing conflict with the local African American population. She tells him that she and others plan to take over one of the university's buildings.
Style: political, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: hippie, university, vietnam war, counterculture, anarchist, marxist, tyranny, police brutality, social issues, student protest, youth, college, politics, human spirit, life is a bitch, rebellion, journalism, revolution, injustice, fighting the system, society, chaos, media, rebelliousness, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, political and captivating films with plots about society, politics, state affairs, political unrest, rebellion, life is a bitch and idealism mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Strawberry Statement: Getting Straight (1970), The Unidentified (2008), The F Word (2005), The Painting (2001), The Revolutionary (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Getting Straight (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Graduate student Harry Bailey was once one of the most visible undergraduate activists on campus, but now that he's back studying for his master's, he's trying to fly right. Trouble is, the campus is exploding with various student ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: vietnam war, college, anti war, counterculture, swing, revolution, university, teacher, student, demonstration, hippie, african american ...
Time: 60s, 70s
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The Unidentified (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At once gritty and whimsical, The Unidentified follow Estlin, a passionate young journalist scraping by in New York City. As his frustration with his entry-level job at a local newspaper peaks, his disgruntled best friend, Brooke, leaves Brooklyn ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, political
Plot: politics, journalism, hopes, society, love and romance, best friends, romance, fall in love, college, love, breakup, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: new york, ohio, washington d.c., manhattan new york city
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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, injustice, republican, idealism, hopes, chaos, americana, state affairs, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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The Painting (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Heath Freeman (Tru Calling, ER) heads an all-star cast including Clifton Davis (Any Given Sunday) Ben Vereen (Roots), Stacey Dash (Renaissance Man) and Debbie Allen (Fame) in the period drama Soldier of Change, which resurrects the turmoil and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, romantic
Plot: political unrest, love affair, rebelliousness, interracial relations, society, hopes, romance, love and romance, military, military life, fall in love, self discovery ...
Time: 60s
Place: vietnam, asia
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The Revolutionary (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "A", a member of a student protest organization, becomes disenchanted by his group's inability to effect real change. Emboldened to pursue more radical methods by the older, experienced leftist organizer Despard, "A" ...
Style: political, thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: strike, counterculture, student protest, socialism, terrorism, labor union, injustice, courtroom, price of justice, political intrigue, rebelliousness, college ...
Time: 60s
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59%
Summer Palace (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Country girl Yu Hong leaves her village, her family and her lover to study in Beijing. At university, she discovers an intense world of sexual freedom and forbidden pleasure. Enraptured, compulsive, she falls madly in love with fellow student Zhou ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: true love, rebelliousness, idealism, society, politics, life is a bitch, romance, youth, longing, political unrest, college life, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia, germany, europe, berlin germany ...
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Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: road movie, serious, surreal, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: hippie, desert, sex orgy, counterculture, politics, rebellion, materialism, love and romance, rebelliousness, on the road, parents and children, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona, america
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53%
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: bleak, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, political unrest, against humanity, revolution, life is a bitch, wartime life, hopes, fall in love, rebellion, evacuation, village, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: captivating, touching, stylized, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: revolution, politics, idealism, fidel castro, immigrants, nightclub, love and romance, rebellion, chaos, family problems, hopes, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Born in 68 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Paris, 1968. Catherine, Yves and Hervé are twenty years old. They're students and they love each other. The May student uprisings radically change their lives. Overtaken by communal utopia, they leave the city with a few friends to set up ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: gay, utopia, family relations, rebelliousness, friendship, lovers, against the rules, youth, fighting the system, hopes, politics, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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WUSA (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Rheinhardt, a cynical drifter, gets a job as an announcer for right-wing radio station WUSA in New Orleans. Rheinhardt is content to parrot WUSA's reactionary editorial stance on the air, even if he doesn't agree with it. Rheinhardt finds ...
Style: political, serious, realistic, suspenseful, allegory ...
Plot: prostitute, politics, assassination, racism, conspiracy, drifter, assassination attempt, fighting the system, crimes, clergy, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, political ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anarchist, coming of age, teenage life, rebellion, fighting the system, self discovery, youth, society, working class, counterculture, riot, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1971, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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First Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Golden-haired college soccer player William Katt falls hard for campus beauty Susan Dey, despite the fact that she's the mistress of an older, married attorney.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, touching
Plot: love triangle, college, lust, male nudity, mistress, lawyer, soccer, couples, power relations, youth, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 50s
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The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, sexuality, youth, french, rebellion, sex, protest, nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, brother sister incest, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Red Rose (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Iran, Greece
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: political unrest, idealism, state affairs, society, politics, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, violence, torture, sex scene, female nudity, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: coming of age, revolution, idealism, politics, injustice, political corruption, couple relations, love triangle, chaos and mayhem, love affair, twins, hopes ...
Time: year 1968, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
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This Revolution (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled ...
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, realistic, political ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, idealism, anarchist, revolution, injustice, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: iraq, new york, middle east, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Year That Trembled (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: lottery, vietnam war, friendship, anti war, college, politics, coming of age, rebelliousness, teenage life, fighting the system, campaign, kids in trouble ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 60s, year 1970
Place: vietnam, ohio, usa, asia, philadelphia ...
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40%
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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: realistic, psychological, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: espionage, legal, injustice, uncover truth, racism, betrayal, politics, undercover, state affairs, vietnam war, false accusation, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 60s
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: melancholic, talky, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, fighting the system, justice, depression, mental illness, revolution, injustice, conspiracy theory, on the run, drug abuse, environmentalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1968
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, woodstock, pentagon ...
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38%
Night Catches Us (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After growing up during the tumultuous 1960s, ex-Black Panther Marcus returns to his home in Philadelphia in 1976 and reconnects with Pat, the widow of a Panther leader. Marcus befriends Pat's young daughter and attempts to conquer his demons. ...
Style: serious, uplifting, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: injustice, social relations, homecoming, social differences, political unrest, haunted by the past, corrupt law enforcer, society, romance, working class, teenage life, marxist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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37%
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Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: political, thought provoking, cynical, disturbing, sexy ...
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Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
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37%
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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: captivating, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: girl, vietnam war, revolution, rebellion, politics, militant, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, teenage life, political unrest ...
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere
Plot: fidel castro, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, ambition, rise and fall, idealism, rebelliousness, political corruption, hopes, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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35%
Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: kgb, cold war, survival, escape, false accusation, gulag, injustice, dishonesty, state affairs, espionage, secret agents, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: iran, russia, siberia, moscow russia, ussr ...
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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: captivating, rough, suspenseful, serious, emotional ...
Plot: political intrigue, life is a bitch, politics, injustice, political unrest, romance, society, revolution, human spirit, human rights, ambassador, diplomacy ...
Time: year 1973
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Journey from the Fall (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.
Style: serious, sincere, bleak, political, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, fighting the system, human spirit, hopes, society, tragic hero, military, immigrants, life is a bitch, parents and children, political unrest, re-education ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Salt of This Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Born in Brooklyn to Palestinian refugee parents, Soraya (Suheir Hammad) decides to journey to the country of her ancestry when she discovers that her grandfather's savings have been frozen in a Jaffa bank account since his 1948 exile. She soon ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Harrad Experiment (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: At fictional Harrad College students learn about sexuality and experiment with each other. Based on the 1962 book of the same name by Robert Rimmer, this movie deals with the concept of free love during the height of the sexual revolution which took ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: college, sexuality, loss of virginity, polyamory, nudity (full frontal - brief), teacher, experiment, group therapy, virgin, skinny dipping, therapy, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 70s
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Explicit Ills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, juvenile delinquency, social decay, dysfunctional family, hopes, youth, drug dealing, lifestyle, society, teenage life, human spirit, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: philadelphia, usa
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30%