Movies like LBJ

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LBJ (2016)
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: serious, emotional, suspense, realistic
Plot: politics, political, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, civil rights, vice president, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, teenager, dog, airplane, cia, motorcycle, food, hospital, racism, telephone, white house, dream, african american, injustice, cold war, maid ...
Time: year 1960, 60s, 1960s, year 1968, year 1962, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, wyoming, georgia, dallas texas, west virginia

Most similar movies to LBJ

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, based on true events and dramatic films with plots about politics, political, president, storytelling, drinking, courage and corruption mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like LBJ: All the Way (2016), The King's Speech (2010), Game Change (2012), Jackie (2016), Selma (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: factual, realistic, tense, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, political, racism, civil rights movement, prejudice, civil rights, presidential election, kennedy assassination, activism, political campaign, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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95%
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, inspirational, sincere, dramatic, serious ...
Plot: stuttering, historical character, royal family, unlikely friendships, british history, friendship, aristocracy, queen, king, disability, world war two, monarchy ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, london, buckingham palace ...
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Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, conservative, republican, republican party, american politics, ambition, americana, state affairs, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2008, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., alaska, philadelphia, south carolina ...
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83%
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Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: american history, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, first lady, u.s. president, president, widow, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, strong female character, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: politics, assassination, kennedy assassination, head of state, couple relations, deadly, state affairs, assassination of president, american politics, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, washington d.c., texas, russia, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: factual, suspenseful, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reporter, iraq war, conspiracy, expose, newspaper, investigative journalism, journalist, heroic mission, political, violent, politics, propaganda ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: middle east, iraq, pentagon
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64%
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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: suspense, captivating, tense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: racism, lawyer, injustice, court, racial segregation, investigation, racial issues, courtroom, rape accusation, doubt, courthouse, trial ...
Time: 1940s, year 1954, year 1967
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, new york, connecticut, mississippi, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, power relations, dishonesty, assassination, marriage, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: realistic, suspense, disturbing, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, white house, americana, political conspiracy, assassination, road not taken, dishonesty, head of state, campaign, political corruption, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, psychological, sincere, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, interracial relations, activism, human rights, righting the wronged, court, danger, aggression, racism, ku klux klan ...
Time: 70s, year 2016, year 1971, year 2005
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.7
 83K
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, police brutality, politics, civil rights movement, tragic event, fighting the system, racial slur, african american, self discovery, police, islam ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, white house, u.s. president, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 70s, 60s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states, nashville tennessee, south africa ...
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54%
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W. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Whether you love him or hate him, there is no question that George W. Bush is one of the most controversial public figures in recent memory. W takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- his struggles and triumphs, how he found both his wife and ...
Style: sincere, cynical, political comedy, factual, clever ...
Plot: president, politics, americana, election, patriotism, rise to the top, leadership, parents and children, iraq war, head of state, society, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 60s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
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Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: based on true events, suspense, factual, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: tv reporter, politics, political scandal, presidential election, american politics, election, ends with biographical notes, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, justice, twists & turns, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 240K
Lincoln (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: idealism, racism, american civil war, president, politics, historical character, head of state, slavery, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
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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, serious, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, election, presidential election, republican, democrat, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century, year 2000
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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50%
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Kennedy (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: white house, vietnam war, assassination, civil rights, politics, election, kennedy family, ambition, nuclear threat, americana, leadership, government agency ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa, dallas texas
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49%
 7.7
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Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, president, reporter, politics, tv show, loneliness, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1977
Place: usa, california, australia, new york, washington d.c. ...
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49%
 7.3
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First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: based on true events, suspense, factual, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, space mission, test pilot, astronaut, space travel, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, loss of child ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1961 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, tense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political thriller, political corruption, president, political intrigue, white house, cover up, wiretap ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: realistic, captivating, cynical, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: u.s. president, political campaign, vice president, iraq war, war on terror, politician, intrigue, political leader, u.s. congress, u.s. constitution, tragic event, money ...
Time: year 2001, year 1968, september 11 2001, year 1973, 21st century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, america, wyoming, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, sincere, intense, disturbing, tricky ...
Plot: politics, friends, head of state, political intrigue, world politics, unlikely friendships, greed, british prime minister, relationships, honest, manipulation, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, washington d.c., europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
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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: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police brutality, politics, civil rights, racism, apartheid, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, blacks and whites, social problems, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 25
Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Plot: american south, fbi, assassination, cia, racial issues, civil rights, racism, political, election, politics, politician, bathtub ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: washington d.c., texas, usa, america, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
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Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, civil rights, protest, african american, society, media, manager, ambition, cheating, friendship, prison ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: contemplative, sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: politics, media, state affairs, rise to the top, head of state, campaign, ambition, kennedy family, american, senator, cold war, u.s. president ...
Time: 60s, 30s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: texas, dallas texas, washington d.c., usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, homosexual, politician, civil rights, election, protest, mayor, politics, gay slur, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1975, year 1970 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: realistic, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: politics, ambition, society, rise and fall, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, introspection, disability, hopes, life is a bitch, president ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: georgia, usa, florida, southern usa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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