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A United Kingdom (2016)
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France, Botswana
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.
Style: disturbing, sincere, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, interracial marriage, king, politics, royal family, freedom, throne, husband wife relationship, racism, justice, reporter, democracy, promise, tradition, equality, marriage, dancing, boxing, horse, airplane, pregnancy, party, prince, hotel, queen ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa

Most similar movies to A United Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, kiss, dancing, song, singing, photograph and drinking mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like A United Kingdom: Viceroy's House (2017), Loving (2016), Breathe (2017), The Last of Robin Hood (2013), The First Grader (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: disturbing, factual, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: independence, palace, economics, ceremony, servant, celebration, politics, governor, promise, school, colonialism, democracy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: delhi, pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 29K
Loving (2016)
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: inspirational, melancholic, romantic, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial couple, interracial marriage, interracial love, marriage, civil rights, supreme court, racism, husband wife relationship, segregation, court, injustice, love ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1958, 20th century
Place: virginia, washington d.c., australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 16K
Breathe (2017)
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: realistic, based on true events, factual, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, illness, supportive spouse, husband wife relationship, polio, adaptation, human spirit, spoken inner thoughts, magnifying glass, guitarist, euthanasia ...
Time: year 1973, year 1981, year 1960, year 1970, year 1965 ...
Place: spain, africa, england, germany, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
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 ...
Style: touching, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, dying, promise, femme fatale, breast cancer, theatre audience, mother daughter relationship, doctor, lie, cancer, actor's life ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979
Place: liverpool, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
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: disturbing, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: womanizer, movie star, sexual abuse, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, showbiz, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1960, year 2010, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, cuba, vancouver british columbia canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The First Grader (2010)
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: school, village, teacher, student, education, power relations, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, golden years, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, 1950s
Place: kenya, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
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.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: recluse, writer's life, obsession, genius, father son relationship, friendship, teenage boy, name calling, spirituality, friend, world war two, isolation ...
Time: year 1946, year 2010, 20th century, year 1939
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 79K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, americana, discrimination, rebelliousness, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: racism, marriage, interracial marriage, interracial love, state affairs, interracial relations, dedicated lawyer, hopes, dishonesty, legal action, legal investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Great Debaters (2007)
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: racism, college, african american, lawyer, teacher, student, professor, sheriff, labor union, letter, poet, debate ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, campus, harvard university, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 12K
Howl (2010)
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: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: poet, poetry, courtroom drama, literature, freedom, courtroom, writer's life, society, gay, censorship, homosexuality, counterculture ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20s, year 1957, year 1955 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, arkansas, colorado, bronx new york city, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: queen, love triangle, king, seduction, royal court, royal family, intrigue, jealousy, siblings relations, mistress, british history, ambition ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, environmentalism, fighting the system, politics, vietnam war, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, depression, justice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, woodstock, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 294
A Love Divided (1999)
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, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: church, village, betrayal, kidnapping, school, survival, politics, small town, religions or cults, ocean or sea, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 2K
Violette (2013)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, friends, writer's life, artists and showbiz, society, gender, feminism, snow, book, apology, censorship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1972, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fruitvale Station (2013)
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: sincere, thought provoking, intense, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, african american, racism, new year's eve, introspection, tragic hero, haunted by the past, couple relations, encounter, goodhearted, dog, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2007, 2000s ...
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, promise, school, delusion, apology, journalist, family conflict, grudge, social criticism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia, manhattan new york city, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, injustice, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, americana, family relations, couples, society, social differences ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: north dakota, usa, los angeles, seattle, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.7
 13K
Creation (2009)
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, psychological, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: evolution, faith, loss of daughter, haunted by the past, village, death in the family, relationship vs career, family life, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 13K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, based on true events, disturbing, rough, suspense ...
Plot: journalist, war correspondent, eye patch, danger, life is a bitch, war, uncover truth, hospital, photograph, running, desert, interrogation ...
Time: year 2012, year 1986, year 1991, year 2001, year 2003 ...
Place: syria, iraq, afghanistan, sri lanka, libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 16K
Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: lawyer, racism, investigation, trial, injustice, court, racial issues, rape accusation, courthouse, wrongful arrest, juror, doubt ...
Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: manhattan new york city, connecticut, mississippi, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999)
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: realistic, emotional, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: overdose, showbiz, racism, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, music, performer's life, rising to stardom, unfulfillment, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
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: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: queen, french history, historical character, royal family, princess, royal court, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, french revolution, politics, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, austria, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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In My Country (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American reporter and an Afrikaans poet meet and fall in love while covering South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, politics, justice, apartheid, injustice, racism, social decay, political unrest, society, discrimination, media, idealism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, year 1995
Place: africa, south africa, florida, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 26K
Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: slavery, interracial relations, aristocracy, social differences, forbidden love, love and romance, society, high society, heir heiress, racism, period piece, culture clash ...
Time: 18th century, victorian england, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london, africa, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 10K
Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: tense, disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, civil rights, racism, apartheid, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, discrimination, injustice, blacks and whites ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
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.
Style: factual, sentimental, captivating, psychological
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, psychologist, feminism, friendship, justice, seduction, porn, submission, husband wife relationship, typewriter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1947, year 1972, year 1945 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Children of the Century (1999)
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: sexual, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: feminism, infidelity, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love and romance, destructive relationship, romance, couple relations, gender bending, couples, forbidden love, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: italy, france, europe, venice, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
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: atmospheric, serious, factual, exciting, tense ...
Plot: friendship, poet, gay, friends, political unrest, exhibitionism, student, surrealism, coming of age, romance, writer's life, state affairs ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, stuttering, friendship, historical character, queen, british history, aristocracy, king, british royal family, period piece, disability, treatment ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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