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Wonders of the Monsoon (2014)
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Wonders of the Monsoon (2014)
Genre: Documentary
TV show
Story: The wildlife and cultures of southern Asia have been shaped by one of the greatest phenomena on Earth: the mighty monsoon winds that sweep across this vast region, turning drought into deluge. All life – human and animal – is dominated by this rampaging weather system. From the northern shores of Australia to the highest peaks of the Himalayas and the wind-blown deserts of northern India to the lush equatorial forests of Borneo, this series makes an exhilarating journey through the lands of the monsoon. Along the way, it offers a taste of the variety and colour of the different regions’ most extraordinary wildlife and cultures and the way they cope with the tumultuous weather. This is the story of a relationship between humans and nature that has grown across thousands of years – all living in the shadow of the monsoon.
Style: nature documentary, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: nature, escapades, forces of nature, world spanning, dangerous animal, natural history, animal life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, australia, cambodia, bangladesh, himalaya

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films and TV series with plots about nature, danger, society, archive footage, death, artists and showbiz and dangerous animal mostly in Documentary, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Wonders of the Monsoon: Autopsy: The Last Hours Of (2014), Born in China (2016), The New Yankee Workshop (1989), Prehistoric Park (2006), Animal Atlas (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yellowstone: Wildest Winter to Blazing Summer (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
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Story: Yellowstone is one of the most remarkable places on the planet. It’s home to North America’s most iconic wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, great grey owls, beavers and bison. Every year they must survive extreme weather as the thaw ...
Style: nature documentary
Plot: nature, grizzly bear, vegan, natural history, travel, bison, climate change, beaver, owl
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Autopsy: The Last Hours Of (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Revealing the truth behind the controversial deaths of some of the most famous celebrities. Crucial medical evidence gained from the actual autopsies explains what killed the stars and reveals how they died, finally putting an end to the speculation.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, clever
Plot: addiction, uncover truth, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, investigation, death, medication, british, pop star, pathologist, pop singer, pathology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Born in China (2016)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Style: nature documentary
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: nature, panda, animals, birth, wildlife, wild animal, leopard, monkey, disney, spring, waterfall, winter ...
Place: china
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The New Yankee Workshop (1989)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: The New Yankee Workshop is a woodworking program produced by WGBH Boston, which aired on PBS. Created in 1989 by Russell Morash, the program is hosted by Norm Abram, a regular fixture on Morash's This Old House. The series aired for 21 seasons ...
Style: educational
Plot: arts and culture, forest, security, tools, furniture, power drill
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Prehistoric Park (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, colourful, nature documentary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, escapades, adventure, extinction, natural history, giant, prehistoric animal, mammoth, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Animal Atlas (2004)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Animal Atlas is produced by Longneedle Entertainment, LLC, a subsidiary of Bellum Entertainment Group. Animal Atlas is a 30-minute educational wildlife show that "takes children on a tour of discovery, uncovering the secrets of how animals live ...
Style: educational, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: nature, wilderness, jungle, family, zoo, wildlife, conservation, planet, children, animals, pets, natural history ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, asia
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, uplifting, political
Plot: politics, against the odds, lobbyist, hopes, society, state affairs, follow your dream, obsessive quest, anti war, battles, determination, peace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sad, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: chimpanzee, survival, human animal relationship, character study, twists and turns, fish out of water, science, experiment gone awry, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, new york
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war two, world war one, war, infantrymen, historical character, politics, military, state affairs, leadership, nazism, totalitarianism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, usa
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44%
Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010)
Genre: Documentary, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30, 1999 and labeled "The Last Testament of George ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative
Plot: music band, hollywood, musician's life, dealing with death, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, friends, celebrity culture, found footage, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: usa, england, europe
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious, educational
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, roma, dishonesty, rise and fall, head of state, political unrest, state affairs ...
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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42%
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Speed & Angels (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inspired by the passion of two young Navy officers, director Peyton Wilson captures Jay and Meagan as they pursue their childhood dream of becoming naval aviators flying the F-14 Tomcat. Shot in epic Hi Definition, the aerial footage and stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: military life, heroes, ambition, follow your dream, soldier, military, officers and cadets, battles, desert, aerial combat, aviation, aerial combats ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, iraq
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42%
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Arctic Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Arctic Air is about a Yellowknife-based maverick airline and the unconventional family who runs it. The owners are Mel Ivarson, an old school bush pilot; Krista Ivarson, Mel's daughter; and Bobby Martin, the son of Ivarson's deceased ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: rescue, parents and children, homecoming, eccentric family, workplace, forces of nature, adventure, airline, pilot, mechanic, escapades, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jaws and Claws (1997)
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: nature, escapades, adventure, adventurer, dangerous animal, family, animal life, crocodile, eagle, endangered species, lion, naturalist ...
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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, captivating, humorous, thought provoking ...
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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Long Weekend (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mother Nature gets revenge on some careless campers in this remastered version of the Australian horror classic.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: dangerous animal, forces of nature, survival, nature, confined, wilderness, couples, crumbling marriage, isolation, family problems, creature feature, desert island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Documentary, History, Music
Country: Italy, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Turturro tells, shooting alleys and testimonies of real neapolitan people, the history and musical culture of Napoli, attending every event and tale with a song.
Style: captivating, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Making of the Mob: New York (2015)
Genre: Documentary, Crime, History
Country: USA
Duration: 343 min.
TV show
Story: A docudrama series chronicling some of America's most notorious mobsters, each season dealing with a different city/region.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
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Time: 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.
Style: experimental, serious, thought provoking, bleak, contemplative
Plot: ant, evolution, spider, nature, animals, scientist, save the planet, environmentalism, save the world, dangerous animal, rise and fall, phd ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is centered on the campaigns and battles with the barbarian ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: roman soldier, julius caesar, ancient rome, rebellion, emperor, betrayal, murder, invasion, corruption, barbarian, historian, tyranny ...
Place: rome italy, england
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33%
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The Body (1981)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Norwegian educational series about human body and how it works.
Style: educational
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), birth, change, cell, puberty, medicine, influenza, doctor, illness, body, vagina, blood ...
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32%
Back in Time for Dinner (2015)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One British family embark on an extraordinary time-travelling adventure to discover how a post-war revolution in the food we eat has transformed the way we live. Starting in 1950 and guided by real records of what ordinary families ate for ...
Plot: food, social experiment, dinner, family, house, mother, children, father, eating, kitchen
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Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
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Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life (2012)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
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Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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32%
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Genre: Documentary, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Morgan Freeman presents his quest in order to find how most religions perceive life after death, what different civilizations thought about the act of creation and other big questions that mankind has continuously asked.
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, mind bending, talky, captivating ...
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Gringo (1985)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: drugs, drug addiction, heroin, street kid, heroes, misfit, crimes, society, downfall, life is a bitch, americana, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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24 City (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, thought provoking ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: china, asia
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29%
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (2004)
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A big-screen look into one of America's most successful entertainment industries, NASCAR racing.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ambition, athlete's life, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, ego clash, sport, hotshot hero, race, heroes, wild ride, car race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1947
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