Movies like A United Kingdom

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A United Kingdom
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, royal family, deal with the devil, british flag, empire, airplane ticket, sherry, lemonade, war correspondent, sister in law sister in law relationship, tribe, jazz music, water well, democracy, radio station, laughter, gynecologist, rebellion, falling to the ground, marriage engagement, giraffe, law student ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: africa, south africa, england

Most similar movies to A United Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about kiss, husband wife relationship, drink, drinking, dancing, dancer and death mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like A United Kingdom: Breathe (2017), The Last of Robin Hood (2013), Marshall (2017), The First Grader (2010), Little Ashes (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breathe
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.
Style: factual, realistic, based on true events, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: disability, illness, paralysis, husband wife relationship, supportive spouse, adaptation, human spirit, polio, love, suffocation, hospital, marriage ...
Time: year 1960, year 1971, year 1958, year 1981, year 1965 ...
Place: africa, kenya, spain, germany, england
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Plot: coughing, knocking on a door, barefoot woman, cancer, femme fatale, breast cancer, breast sucking, dressing room, soccer ball, x ray, stepmother stepson relationship, beach house ...
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The Last of Robin Hood
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: gloomy, serious, sexual, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: hollywood, actor's life, womanizer, forbidden love, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, movie star, sexual abuse, showbiz, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1960, year 1957 ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, cuba, vancouver british columbia canada ...
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Marshall
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Plot: lawyer, court, driving at night, mud, jumping off a bridge, alibi, yiddish, juror, african american protagonist, character appears in newspaper, perjury, racial segregation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: mississippi, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut
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The First Grader
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: school, village, dedicated educator, golden years, underdog, blind ambition, human spirit, teachers and students, teacher, student, education, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, year 1963
Place: kenya, africa
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Little Ashes
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, intellectual
Plot: friendship, friends, poet, romance, buddies, writer's life, urban, betrayal, artists and showbiz, art class, butterfly, exhibitionism ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: europe, madrid, spain, morocco, barcelona spain ...
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Howl
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: stylized, serious, clever, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: poetry, literature, homosexuality, censorship, courtroom, writer's life, sex, society, gay, insanity, surrealism, death ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, year 1955
Place: new jersey, san francisco, greenwich village manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, idaho ...
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    User:   64%
 
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Violette
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, feminism, gender, society, lesbian kiss, lesbian, salvation, pregnant bride, meat ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
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    User:   56%
 
The Children of the Century
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, feminism, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: europe, france, venice, italy, geneva switzerland ...
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System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
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Carrington
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: emotional, sexual, talky, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, artist, sexuality, obsession, relationships, love, marriage, male nudity, gay, love story, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales
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    User:   63%
 
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Creation
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: evolution, science, religion, death, storytelling, atheism, christian, philosophy, chase, guilt, couple relations, god ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   53%
 
Rebel in the Rye
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Plot: recluse, columbia university, newspaper, violence, fence, pond, newspaper headline, cafe, girl, marriage, friend, bar ...
Time: 20th century, year 2010, year 1946, year 1939
Place: united states, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Becoming Jane
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Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, prejudice, family, jane austen, love, irish, marriage, writer's life, writing, love story, period piece, literature ...
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Place: england, ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
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A Love Divided
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dramatic true story of a marriage between a Catholic man and a Protestant woman in 1950's Ireland.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: clergy, betrayal, romance, school, idealism, village, forbidden love, church, love affair, farm, ocean or sea, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, ireland, scotland
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The Great Debaters
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The true story of a brilliant but politically radical debate team coach who uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: college, racism, underdog, mentor, prejudice, politics, drinking, segregation, contests and competitions, college life, weapons, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, campus, california, oklahoma, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Fruitvale Station
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, dramatic, sincere ...
Plot: brutality, violence, death, friendship, drinking, murder, police brutality, introspection, police, tragedy, storytelling, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2007, year 2009
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
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Loving
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Style: sexy, interesting, melancholic, intense, romantic ...
Plot: marriage, court, racism, segregation, love, love story, lawyer, interracial couple, pornography, women, relationships, supreme court ...
Time: 1950s, year 1958, 20th century, 1960s
Place: virginia, australia, washington d.c.
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Steal This Movie
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
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: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, politics, mental illness, surveillance, depression, greed, justice, capitalism, conspiracy, jewish, death, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, pentagon, woodstock, chicago illinois ...
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Byron
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, romanticism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, womanizer, politics, obsession, social misfits, writer's life, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: ottoman empire, mediterranean sea, albania, india, greece ...
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    User:   48%
 
Dangerous Beauty
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, prostitute, prostitution, poetry, marriage, sword fight, betrayal, period piece, love story, women, destiny, love ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, poland, cyprus
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Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An acclaimed stage performer, Dorothy still struggled with the challenge of her color, in a time that wouldn't let some stars in by the front door. Yet against the odds she beat out many more famous rivals for the role of "Carmen ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, performer's life, music, jazz, desire for fame, rise and fall, discrimination, rising to stardom, racism, showbiz, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
The Way We Were
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, romance, love, idealism, divorce, hollywood, unlikely couple, love story, marriage, relationships, friendship, jewish ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: new york, california, usa, washington d.c., malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
Marie Antoinette
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: factual, colourful, realistic, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: royal family, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, princess, female protagonist, royal court, siblings relations, politics, art, queen, historical character ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: france, tokyo, versailles, austria, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
Saint Laurent
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, strong sexual content, gay, fashion designer, ambition, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1976 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Isadora
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: dancer's life, rebelliousness, artists and showbiz, dance, dancer, against the rules, feminism, love affair, ballet, gender, love and romance, rebellion ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, riviera, soviet union, florence italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
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Amelia
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: airplane, obsession, adventurer, aviation, follow your dream, rise to the top, mentor, writers, life, feminism, ambition, dreams ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, year 1937
Place: usa, wales, hawaii, pacific ocean, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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Total Eclipse
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, mentor, romance, infidelity, poetry, homosexuality, obsession, rebellion, violence, male nudity, artist, art ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, london, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
 6.6
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The Choice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: serious, emotional, romantic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, cheating, hospital, true love, love story, wine, wedding, relationships, fall in love, small town, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1946
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 7.5
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Brooklyn
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Ireland, Belgium, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: immigrants, romance, irish, love triangle, working class, prejudice, friendship, drinking, love, love story, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: ireland, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, censorship, taboo, sadism, infidelity, teacher student relationship, college professor, polygamy, sorority, lesbian kiss, music video ...
Time: year 1972, year 1945, year 1940, year 1985, year 1941 ...
Place: harvard university, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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