Movies like Felix Manalo

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Felix Manalo (2015)
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Felix Manalo (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Philippines
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Felix Yzagun Manalo is a sprawling historical epic that traces the origin of Iglesia Ni Cristo (The Church of Christ) which is established in the Philippines from its humble beginnings in 1914 through the present day.
Plot: world war two, religious leader, religious
Place: the philippines

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Most similar movies to Felix Manalo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and disturbing films with plots about world war two, flashback, pope, ambition, murder, couples and catholic church mostly in Biography, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Felix Manalo: Lagalag (1994), Pacquiao: The Movie (2006), Kharms (2017), Sakay (1993), Goldeneye (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lagalag (1994)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Filipino action star Eddie "Lagalag" Fernandez is convicted and jailed for his role in a homicide.
Plot: murder, car chase, police, shot to death, jail, imprisonment, actor
Place: the philippines
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95%
Pacquiao: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jericho Rosales portrays Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao as he struggles out of poverty to become a champion and national hero. Yet when the pressures of his sport, his personal life and the high expectations of his countrymen take their toll, he ...
Plot: filipino, comeback, bible, boxer, champion, gun, car accident, boxing, boxing ring, handicapped, wooing, suicide attempt ...
Place: the philippines
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83%
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Kharms (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Russia, Lithuania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: He considers himself a genius but the publishers refuse to print his works. He loves women but they don’t always understand him. Constantly without money and out of touch with reality. The elegant fop Daniil Yuvachov names himself Kharms- a name ...
Style: avant garde, absurd, psychological, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: repression, arrested, writer's block, jail, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, imprisonment, absurdism, arrest, writers, publisher, gulag ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 38
Sakay (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sakay is a 1993 Filipino historical drama film directed by Raymond Red. The film stars Julio Diaz, Tetchie Agbayani, and Leopoldo Salcedo. The film covers the life of Filipino patriot and hero Macario Sakay, who was declared an outlaw and a ...
Style: epic
Plot: hairdresser, revolutionary, heroes, partisan, independence, patriotism, guerilla warfare, ambush, revolution
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Goldeneye (1989)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fact-based biography of James Bond author, Ian Fleming. The film focuses on his wartime exploits and romantic adventures which ultimately led to his creation of the super-spy.
Plot: secret agent, british secret service, spy, secret agents, flashback, air raid, interview, extramarital affair, casino, nurse, submarine, royal navy ...
Place: london, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Not All Were Murderers (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the childhood memories of actor Michael Degen, the movie deals with the everyday struggle to survive as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany. As his father had died in 1940 after being released from the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Michael and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: lie, deportation, false identity, survival, life is a bitch, political unrest, death of father, world war two, bombing, concentration camp, little boy, water ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 322
Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, nazi, evil man, hitler, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
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Curtin (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1941. A country in crisis. A new man in power. Leadership demands and personal demons are set to collide. The story of John Curtin as he faces his first six months as Prime Minister, confronting in quick succession, the tragedy of Pearl Harbour, the ...
Plot: world war two, politics, speech, historical event, military, train, breaking the fourth wall
Time: 1940s
Place: australia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's gift as a great preacher is discovered by ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: church, saint, religions or cults, clergy, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, society, ambition, dishonesty, deadly, preacher, shipwreck ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Lapu-Lapu (2002)
Genre: Action, Biography, History, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A film showing the struggles of Lapu-Lapu and how he defended Mactan, Cebu from the invading Spanish forces.
Style: exciting, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: spaniard, king, heroes, fistfight, spanish inquisition, hand to hand combat, language barrier, female nudity, translator, queen, warrior, explorer ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: the philippines, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
God's mighty servant (2011)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert, who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for forty years, when he was the papal nuncio in Germany, and then for his whole pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy, ...
Plot: nun, world war two, pope
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
How Strange to be Named Federico (2013)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s death, Ettore Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates the lesser-known aspects of Fellini’s personality, employing interviews, photographs, behind-the-scenes footage as ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, factual, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, artists and showbiz, ambition, follow your dream, rising to stardom, friendship, direction and purpose, memories, director, desire for fame, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Kardec (2019)
Genre: Biography
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of Allan Kardec, from his days as an educator to his contribution to the spiritist codification.
Plot: spiritualism, book burning, catholic church, spirit, theater, poverty, pursuit, teacher, professor, occult, suicide, seance ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: ambition, performer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, love triangle, infidelity, workplace romance, alcohol abuse
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Gerry (2011)
Genre: Biography
Country: Canada
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Born into a modest family, Gerry Boulet found fame with the Québec rock group Offenbach. After a life of drug and alcohol abuse and a great love story, Gerry died of cancer in 1990.
Plot: rock star, breast sucking, female nudity, sex scene, vocalist, rock singer
Time: year 1990
Place: quebec
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56%
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A Single oman (2008)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Single Woman is a distinct, lively portrait of Jeannette Rankin (the first American woman elected to Congress; also a suffragist, peace activist and reformer) that takes us from her childhood in 1880's Montana, to her last television ...
Plot: government, anti war, pacifism, congress, feminist
Place: vietnam
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56%
Concert at the End of Summer (1980)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A docudrama about four weeks in the life of famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. The drama - filled with many of Dvorak's compositions - begins when the composer suddenly decides to cut a concert in London and return home. While on the train, ...
Plot: czech history, composer, husband wife relationship, musician, european history
Place: central europe
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56%
Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of a fateful encounter and the life-changing choices that led to one of Australia's and the world's most recognisable and romantic love stories.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: royal family, royalty, prince, love and romance, royal romance, historical character, monarch, romantic relationship, crown prince, romance, lifestyle change, changing lives ...
Place: australia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Loro 2 (2018)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Loro", in two parts, is a period movie that chronicles, as a fiction story, events likely happened in Italy (or even made up) between 2006 and 2010. "Loro" wants to suggest in portraits and glimps, through a composite ...
Style: captivating, controversial
Plot: italian politics, extramarital affair, politician, historical character, political unrest, political scandal, historical figure, scandal, family life, politics, villa, earthquake ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Under the Roman Sky (2010)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Rome, 1943. The city is occupied by the Nazis. The lives of thousands of Jews are in danger, and in Vatican City, a neutral state within the borders of Rome, Pope Pius XII is struggling to save the city from hunger and destruction.
Plot: nun, cardinal the priest, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic church, catholic, priest, jewish, pope, bishop, monsignor
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President Kennedy. Via flashbacks, the story traces the woman's life from her days in Russia, the turmoil following the assassination, raising her family, and coming to ...
Plot: assassination, widow, john f. kennedy, death, kennedy assassination, murder, flashback
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56%
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Ernesto (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Freddy Maemura Hurtado, a second-generation Japanese-Bolivian, heads to Cuba to study medicine. He meets revolutionist Che Guevara. When civil war breaks out in Bolivia, he decides to join Guevara’s revolutionary army under the name of “Ernesto ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, exciting, serious
Plot: heroism, freedom fighter, military, soldier, imperialism, coup d'etat, betrayal, traitor, military dictatorship, medical school, media, military coup ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, japan, hiroshima japan, soviet union ...
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56%
The American Letters (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bio-pic about Czech composer Antonin Dvoraák at the height of his career. Dvorák learns that his love and lifelong muse is ill and must return to her side.
Style: based on true events
Plot: composer, love triangle, musician, husband wife relationship, czech history, wife husband relationship
Time: 1890s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dive into the life of the father of the nuclear Navy: Hyman Rickover. Combative, provocative, and blunt, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was a flamboyant maverick and a unique American hero. When few thought it possible, then-Captain Rickover harnessed ...
Plot: anti semitism, u.s. navy, cold war, maverick, archive footage, nuclear power, nuclear submarine
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56%
Howard W. Hunter: The Modern Prophets (2004)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Four days before his wedding, Howard William Hunter, 24, played his last engagement as a professional musician. From then on, whether as a successful corporate attorney, church leader in the Los Angeles ares or apostle of the Lord, Howard's ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, mormonism
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56%
Bruce Lee in G.O.D. (2000)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bruce Lee in G.O.D. is a "docudrama" about the filming of Game of Death. The first 40 minutes of the film is a dramitisation of events before Lee dropped filming for GOD to do Enter the Dragon, interspersed with interviews with people ...
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, actor, martial artist, tough guy, warrior, archive footage, asian, karate kick, master warrior, wing chun, barefoot ...
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56%
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L'Oriana (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The life of Italian journalist and writer Oriana Fallaci.
Plot: woman, orphanage, interview, cancer, shot in the head, explosion, vietcong, pregnancy, prison, audio tape, love, dictatorship ...
Time: september 11 2001, 1960s, 70s, 60s
Place: new york, tuscany, greece, iran, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Stan (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Stanley Laurel's last visit to Oliver Hardy, as originally told in Neil Brand's radio play.
Plot: film set, contract, partnership, inspiration, fame, sleeping, flashback, office, apology, deathbed, husband wife relationship, old friend ...
Time: 1920s, year 1957
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56%
Karol: The Pope, The Man (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Poland, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This highly acclaimed feature film on Pope John Paul II was filmed on location in Italy and Poland. Focusing on the papacy of John Paul and the tremendous impact he had on the Church and the world, Karol: The Pope, The Man stars actor Piotr Adamczyk ...
Plot: kgb, cathedral, catholic, shot in the stomach, soviet army, assassination, cold war era, catholic church, forgiveness, church, chaplain, clergy ...
Place: india, vatican, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Sagan (2008)
Genre: Biography
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: rise and fall, writer's life, couples, love affair, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, car accident, society, rivalry, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
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56%