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The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
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The Road to Coronation Street (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The story of how 22 year old writer Tony Warren conceived, wrote and fought for the record breaking UK TV series Coronation Street.
Plot: british, casting, aspiring writer, clapping, acting audition, tv set
Time: 60s, year 1960, 1960s
Place: manchester, northern england, manchester england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and dramatic films with plots about politics, corruption, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, runaway, mentor and idealism mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Road to Coronation Street: An Adventure in Space and Time (2013), Hattie (2011), Best (2000), Thornwell (1981), LBJ (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV ...
Style: sincere, captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: producer, director, actor, tv show, success, artists and showbiz, backstage, cultural icon, media, television, mentor protege relationship, doctor who ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964, 1960s, year 1966 ...
Place: england, london
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Hattie (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hattie is a television film on the life of the British comic actress Hattie Jacques, played by Ruth Jones, her marriage to John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst) and her affair with their lodger John Schofield (Aidan Turner).
Plot: unfaithful wife, british, tv star, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: athlete's life, rising to stardom, ambition, celebrity culture, sport team, sport, rivalry, life is a bitch, professional sports, football player, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, manchester, northern england, manchester england
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Thornwell (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: True story about James Thornwell, who was serving the Army in Europe when some military documents went missing.
Plot: soldier, false accusation, cover up, military, truth serum, interrogation, lawsuit, forced confession, drugged, torture, african american protagonist, lsd
Time: year 1961, 1960s, 60s
Place: france
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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: political, serious, emotional, realistic, suspense
Plot: politics, kennedy assassination, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, motorcycle, cook, magazine cover ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1959, year 1965 ...
Place: washington d.c., texas, dallas texas, west virginia, georgia ...
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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: president, kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, widow, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas, texas, america, washington d.c. ...
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The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
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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, americana, discrimination, fighting the system, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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Churchill's Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, disturbing, emotional
Plot: winston churchill, stroke, historical figure, nurse, politician, secret, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, family problems, british politics, parents and children, loss of child ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, 1950s
Place: london
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Scandal (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. ...
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: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe, london, california
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Cry Freedom (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: friendship, racism, police brutality, civil rights, journalist, apartheid, politics, interracial relations, idealism, journalism, murder, human spirit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1977
Place: south africa, africa, england
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Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, united kingdom, society, life philosophy, ambition, escapades, rivalry, danger, disorder, human
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Place: england
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Experimenter (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yale University, 1961. Stanley Milgram designs a psychology experiment that still resonates to this day, in which people think they’re delivering painful electric shocks to an affable stranger strapped into a chair in another room. Despite his ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: psychology, experiment, human nature, couple relations, workplace, inventions and discoveries, science, electric shock, breaking the fourth wall, controversy, insanity, radical ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
Place: usa, yale university
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Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
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Place: austria, vienna, los angeles, california, pasadena california ...
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The Special Relationship (2010)
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
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 124 min.
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Style: stylized, realistic, factual, epic, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, british history, british royal family, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, treason, monarchy, palaces castles and temples ...
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Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, exciting, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mathematics, nasa, racism, discrimination, space program, african american woman, racial segregation, sexism, stereotypes, strong female character, genius, scientist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1962
Place: virginia, langley virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, king, queen, disability, world war two, british royal family ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, london, buckingham palace ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: talky, contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, rome italy, new york
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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, disturbing, factual, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, test pilot, space mission, space travel, astronaut, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: california, houston texas, florida, usa, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Abdication (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church.
Style: touching, gloomy, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, catholic church, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, state affairs, rivalry, religions or cults, unfulfilled love, clergy, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, rome italy, europe
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 50s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: burned alive, translator, anti heroes, clergy, church, religions or cults, anti hero, obsessive quest, against the rules, state affairs, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: british history, ambition, infidelity, frame up, king, betrayal, romance, politics, state affairs, love and romance, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, britain, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, touching
Plot: servant, british history, queen victoria, queen of england, friendship, interracial friendship, intergenerational friendship, woman, hindu, muslim, racism, death of protagonist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, scotland, buckingham palace, florence, florence italy ...
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Secret Weapon (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fact-based story of an Israeli government agent assigned to use her beauty as well as intelligence to snag a man on the run with atomic secrets.
Plot: media, nuclear, pacifism, pacifist, treason, traitor, nuclear weapon
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, racial issues, racism, civil rights movement, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, political campaign, u.s. senator, u.s. vice president, presidential candidate ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Becket (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: epic, tense, talky, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, society, introspection, royal family, church, religions or cults, friends, rise and fall ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
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Prisoner of Rio (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Brazil, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the great train robber Ronald Biggs.
Plot: runaway, exile, train robbery, scottish accent, kilt, bagpipes, bank robber, thief, scot, theft, burglar, prison escape
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rio de janeiro, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, legal, courtroom, false accusation, society, rivalry, legal action, rebellion, dedicated lawyer, confined, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%