Movies like 7:19

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7:19 (2016)
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7:19 (2016)
Original name: 7:19, la hora del temblor
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At 7:19 a.m., on September 19th of 1985, the most destructive earthquake hit Mexico's City. Inside what's left of a building, a group of survivors fight for their lives waiting for rescue.
Plot: earthquake, corruption, flashlight, crushed to death, male protagonist, drinking urine, building collapse

Most similar movies to 7:19

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and talky films with plots about corruption, society, politics, catastrophe, culture clash, mentor and greed mostly in Drama and History genres. Some movies like 7:19: A Day Longer Than a Year (1971), Fever (1981), The Other Conquest (1998), The Holy Office (1974), Return to Aztlán (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film tells of devastating earthquake in Banja Luka in 1969 and follows a group of prisoners in prison during devastating earthquake and people and residents of Banja Luka. Fate of prisoners,the fate of the city and residents of Banja Luka, are ...
Plot: earthquake, chaos, mass, police car, collapse, death, escape, prison, blood, husband wife relationship, fear, fight ...
Place: yugoslavia
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Fever (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of ...
Plot: revolt, male female relationship, terrorism, mental breakdown, tragic event, undercover, police, politics, violence, prison, corruption
Place: poland
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67%
The Other Conquest (1998)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is a drama about the aftermath of the 1520s Spanish Conquest of Mexico told from the perspective of the indigenous Aztec people. It explores the social, religious, and psychological changes brought about by a historical process of ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: pagan, heroes, palaces castles and temples, religions or cults, society, leadership, military, clergy, culture clash, religion, sex, female nudity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, mexico
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44%
The Holy Office (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The long arm of the Inquisition, or the "Holy Office," reached at least as far as 16th-century Mexico (known as New Spain at the time). Many Spanish Catholics of Moorish or Jewish origin found it expedient to flee to the New World to ...
Plot: inquisition, spanish inquisition, fear, rape, prison, sex, torture, burned at the stake, religious persecution
Time: 1500s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Return to Aztlán (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When King Motecuzoma dies in 1468, a drought sets upon the Mexicas' land. The younger Motecuzoma sends a retinue to collect tributes from the peasants and make an offering to Coatlicue at Aztlán, the home of their ancestors. The peasant Ollin ...
Plot: pyramid, drought, goddess, quest, mythology, mexican, native american, religion
Time: 15th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Letters from Marusia (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Originally Actas De Marusia, this Mexican film re-creates a dark chapter in the history of Chile. The scene is a small Chilean mining town in 1907. Suffering under the despotic rule of the British mine owners, the workers stage a revolt. The ...
Plot: worker, history of chile, strike, rifle, shot to death, torture, suicide, army, dynamite, train tracks, rebellion, train ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Holy Pafnucio (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Controversial, sexy and surreal tale of a messenger, his journey and encounters with many historical events and people such as Auschwitz, the Ku Klux Klan, Frida Kahlo, Cortés and Emiliano Zapata (as a beautiful woman!)
Plot: sand, football, messiah, musical number, desert, surrealism, symbolism, female nudity
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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New World (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, as the Spanish conquerors strive to subdue the New World, they confront another problem of equal magnitude: the evangelization of the natives, who are people of deep religious beliefs and refuse to understand nor ...
Plot: religion, virgin, virgin mary, controversy, native american, mexican, painting, catholicism
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, crushed to death, rescue, disaster film, destruction of city, armenian, ruins, buried alive, russian
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 73
Hasta Morir (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A street kid's wish to run away to Tijuana is hampered by lies and betrayal
Plot: tied to a chair, border, gang, alcoholic, betrayal, kidnapping, bound and gagged, lie, aunt nephew relationship, mexican border, u.s. mexico border, street life
Place: tijuana mexico
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42%
Words with Gods (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The first of four installments in the groundbreaking Heartbeat of the World anthology film series. Comprised of several short films by some of the world's most exciting directors, Words with Gods follows the theme of religion - specifically as ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: buddhism, society, religions or cults, clergy, judaism, faith, islam, christianity, hinduism, atheism, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
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42%
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, documentary filmmaking, demonstration, protest, native americans, culture clash, director, bribery, political protest, water shortage, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
DC 9/11: Time of Crisis (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the story of the days directly after 9/11, and the president's whereabouts. Scheduled to air shortly before the second anniversary of the September 11 attacks, DC 9/11 takes an inside look at the Bush Administration, beginning with the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, idealism, fighting the system, uncover truth, nazi officer, dishonesty, rebellion, against humanity, genocide, justice, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1963, 1950s
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Silence (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Taiwan, Japan, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.
Style: philosophical, bleak, suspense, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: christianity, missionary, crisis of faith, religious persecution, torture, culture clash, clergy, japanese history, betrayal, religion, doubt, religious icon ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Ave María (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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Plot: inquisition, misogyny, feminist, female scientist, religion, nun, catholic priest, period piece, sexism, catholicism
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Always Further On (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Raul (Igancio Lopez Tarso) is a white man who enjoys the simple way of life practiced by the Indians of Mexico. He does his best to try and help the tribe, but he becomes a victim of greedy land grabbers who covet the tribal property. Jaime ...
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32%
 6.8
 33K
The Crucible (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Plot: politics, witch, confession, curse, legal action, vengeance, society, courtroom drama, danger, legal, hopes, senator ...
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30%
The Innocents (2016)
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Plot: abbess, world war two, jeep, suicide, dancer, grief, photograph, jewish, flash forward, violinist, hospital, priest ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 240 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, disturbing, thought provoking
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Masacre en el río Tula (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on a real event, twelve dead bodies are found in the Tula River, we see the events that lead up to the massacre in a tale of crime, vice, corruption and sleaze.
Plot: blood, river, corruption, mass murder, massacre, sleaze, murder of a boy, child knocked unconscious, bar, death, female full frontal nudity, child shot in the head ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, uplifting, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
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Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: italy, france, europe
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24%
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Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, intense, based on true events, psychological ...
Plot: sex scandal, political corruption, politics, betrayal, social decay, social differences, rise and fall, society, dishonesty, couples, prostitute, scandal ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, california, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, election, presidential election, democrat, republican, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Shattered Glass (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, enigmatic, clever ...
Plot: journalism, ambition, workaholic, research, suspicion, career, workplace, desire for fame, cheating, self destructing, rise and fall, ethics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: haiti, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: talky, sincere, thought provoking, serious, factual ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
And the Band Played On (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
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Style: touching, uplifting, disturbing, compassionate, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 67K
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1840s, 1830s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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