Movies like The Death of Stalin

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The Death of Stalin (2017)
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria – the sadistic secret police chief. As they bumble, brawl and back-stab their way to the top, the question remains – just who is running the government?
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy, parody
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, dictator, satire, political intrigue, war hero, dog, prison, ice hockey, prostitute, doctors, money, police, violence, forest, food, truck, sex scene ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1964, year 1956, year 1949, year 1953
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, talky and thought provoking films with plots about drinking, cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol, family relations, mother son relationship, death and telephone call mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like The Death of Stalin: Red Monarch (1983), The Party (2017), 1900 (1976), My Brother Is an Only Child (2007), Spinning Boris (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Monarch (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: British comedy satirising Stalin's inner circle as an absolute monarchs court. In the face of rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust some still manage to keep faith with the Bolshevist creed until the very end. In front of the firing ...
Style: based on true events, noir
Plot: tyrant, mistrust, sexism, rape, tyranny, paranoia, kremlin, american woman, satire, serial rapist, sexual predator, american abroad ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, party, politician, anger, drinking, insult, professor, flat, apology, doctor, telephone ...
Place: england, london
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, male nudity, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Brother Is an Only Child (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Accio (Elio Germano) and Manrico (Riccardo Scamarcio) are working class brothers who live in Italy in the 1960s. While his brother becomes drawn into left-wing politics, Accio, the hotheaded younger brother, is taken under the wing of a market ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, romantic rivalry, family relations, working class, politics, love and romance, rebelliousness, parents and children, social relations, brother brother relationship, confession, masturbation ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, ambition, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, idealism, political unrest, political intrigue, political conspiracy, culture clash, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 1990s, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Give Me Liberty (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: money, grandfather, storytelling, medicine, woman in a wheelchair, funeral, cooking, disabled person, friendship, adventure, nightclub, emigrant ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, usa
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Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaker, film within a film, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family in crisis, incestuous relationship, suicide, funeral, family secret, drug addiction, death in the family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
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42%
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The Laramie Project (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectonic Theatre ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: murder, gay slur, small town, politics, sin, hypocrisy, interview, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, injustice, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: usa, wyoming, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: drinking alcohol, speech, father son relationship, political activist, forced suicide, secret police, communist, worker, czar, jail, revolution, assassin ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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Flower (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to ...
Style: touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: child molestation, sexual promiscuity, murder, chase, teenage boy, 17 year old, friendship, teenage girl, prison, father son relationship, mother's boyfriend, high school ...
Time: year 2016
Place: paris france, mexico
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 7.2
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The Square (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.
Style: satirical, thought provoking, intellectual, absurd, surreal ...
Plot: theft, shame, art museum, art, society, party, father daughter relationship, altruism, modern art, symbolism, dark humor, ape man ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe
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42%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, aspiring actor, satire, haunted by the past, profanity, mental illness, rehabilitation, obsession, parents and children, desire for fame, actor's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
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42%
Daddy and Them (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When an uncle is charged with murder, the event reverberates throughout a poor Arkansas family, including a struggling musician and his wife, her mother, her sister, and his father.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: family gatherings, homecoming, family problems, parents and children, murder, destiny, reunion, love and romance, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, arkansas, florida, california ...
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42%
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.
Plot: black panther party, assassination, prison, violence, murder, gun, civil rights, betrayal by friend, betrayal, swimming pool, switchblade, poetry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, suspense ...
Plot: lobbyist, satire, marketing, advertising, business, social satire, tobacco, cigarette smoking, capitalism, cigarette, reporter, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, north carolina, vermont, japan ...
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Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: sincere, realistic, entertaining, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friends, society, buddies, social differences, rock, punk, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, cultural difference, class differences, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills, south central los angeles
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42%
 7.3
 51K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, factual, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, police brutality, tragic event, rescue, friendship, death, rebellion, justice, injustice, chaos, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1967, year 1969, year 1943
Place: detroit, michigan
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42%
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Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: atheist, elderly, aging, father son relationship, philosophy, doctor, secret, guilt, loneliness, ex marine, friendship, self hatred ...
Time: year 1968, future
Place: okinawa japan, the philippines, europe, kentucky
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41%
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Wilson (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: misfit, middle aged man, midlife crisis, loneliness, group therapy, death of father, ex husband ex wife relationship, friendship, husband wife estrangement, dog, daughter, divorced divorcee ...
Place: st. louis missouri, portland oregon
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41%
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The Favourite (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
Style: factual, based on true events, emotional, cynical, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian, queen, rivalry, aristocracy, lgbt, period piece, british history, queen of england, ambitious woman, rise and fall, british royal family, duchess ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: britain, england
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41%
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Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: poet, family relations, fame, politics, money, bittersweet, suburbs, writer's life, murder, working class, siblings relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 97K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, ghost, village, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, life is a bitch, women, uncover truth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, houston texas, barcelona spain ...
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41%
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That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: road trip, cold war, father son relationship, arrested, fight, brother brother relationship, family relations, politics, doctor, death of father, father and son, changing lives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe
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Resistance (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
Plot: french resistance, world war two, archive footage, occupied france, french, love, secret, hate, husband wife relationship, german, pursuit, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: europe, munich germany, alps, switzerland, geneva switzerland ...
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
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Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: world war two, abbess, ceremony, lie, secret, interracial relations, syphilis, mother son relationship, chastity, female director, photographer, communist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
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41%
 6.7
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At Full Gallop (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zanussi has described the film as his most autobiographical work. A young boy in post-World War II, Communist-dominated Poland, whose father's decision to remain in Britain after the war has made his family politically-suspect with the local ...
Plot: school, government, aunt nephew relationship, stable, bourgeoisie, twin, talking to the camera, communism, stalinism, josef stalin, pension, communist ...
Time: 1950s, post world war two, 50s
Place: denmark, poland, warsaw poland, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, clever, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: cia, congress, politics, cold war, womanizer, deception, politician, congressman, muslim, law enforcement, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1980, 1990s
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41%
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A faded TV actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry during the Helter Skelter reign of terror in 1969 Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, disturbing, entertaining, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: hippie, celebrity, hollywood, struggling actor, fame, filmmaking, aspiring actor, friendship between men, male friendship, movie business, lsd, tv star ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, italy
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41%
Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, meditative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, monastery, hostage, execution, muslim, faith, peace, evacuation, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996
Place: algeria, palestine, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%