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All the Way (2016)
 7.3
 12K
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 office – no longer the 'accidental President.'
Style: dramatic, factual, intense, melancholic, interesting, realistic, harsh, entertaining, talky, brutal ...
Plot: politics, usa president, political, president, racism, vietnam war, african american, rally, kennedy assassination, camelot, american south, election, discrimination, u.s. president, campaign, senator, protest, prejudice, civil rights, racial issues, civil rights movement, presidential election, presidential candidate, political candidate, election campaign ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: vietnam, america, texas, usa, dallas texas, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, interesting and serious films with plots about politics, political, corruption, state affairs, idealism, president and greed mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like All the Way: Game Change (2012), Selma (2014), LBJ (2016), Bobby (2006), Nixon (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, republican, conservative, republican party, state affairs, ambition, americana, government official, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008, 2000s, year 2007
Place: usa, alaska, washington d.c., england, phoenix arizona ...
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95%
 7.5
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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, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, fighting the system, righting the wronged, americana, discrimination, injustice, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
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95%
 6.5
 4K
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.
Plot: letter, black american, tv news, american south, u.s. president, dream, urination, american flag, election, politics, reading a newspaper, newspaper ...
Time: year 1961, year 1963, year 1960, year 1964, year 1968 ...
Place: dallas texas, wyoming, georgia, texas, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 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, anti war, marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.1
 27K
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: realistic, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, government, vietnam war, campaign, rise and fall, historical figure, usa president, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, political conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 20s, 60s ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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, captivating, serious, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, election, campaign, republican, democrat, presidential election, government, political corruption, fighting the system, head of state, historical character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, thought provoking, serious, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: politics, administration, friends, couples, head of state, leadership, political intrigue, chief of staff, election, couple relations, media sensation, democrat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, england, london, europe, new jersey ...
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83%
 6.7
 66K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, Hong Kong, 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: assassination, kennedy family, kennedy assassination, first lady, president, widow, american history, husband wife relationship, usa president, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination attempt, civil rights, racism, campaign, discrimination, conservative, injustice, rebellion, society, ambition, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, year 1972, year 1963, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 17K
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, dramatic, intense, tense, suspense ...
Plot: tv reporter, presidential election, political scandal, politics, u.s. president, computer, american politics, tv broadcast, lawyer, election, ends with biographical notes, telephone ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 227K
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, captivating, factual, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, president, politics, head of state, idealism, speech, cultural conflict, white house, battlefield, human spirit, historical character ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: politics, head of state, campaign, state affairs, rise to the top, media, ambition, usa president, u.s. senator, democrat, cold war, kennedy family ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 30s, 50s, year 1963 ...
Place: dallas texas, washington d.c., america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: touching, serious, uplifting, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: white house, butler, racism, civil rights, injustice, blacks and whites, prejudice, president, master and servant, parents and children, historical character, government official ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, washington d.c., south africa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
 27
Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Plot: political candidate, american politics, democrat, election campaign, cia, racial issues, civil rights, fbi, white house, presidential election, first lady, president ...
Time: 1960s
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, america, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ghosts of Mississippi is a drama covering the final trial of the assassin, Bryon De La Beckwith, of the 60s civil rights leader Medgar Evers. It begins with the murder and the events surrounding the two initial trials which both ended in a hung ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, racism, courtroom drama, assassin, civil rights, widow, activist, trial, power relations, righting the wronged, legal, jury ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 44K
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, clever, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, president, iraq war, americana, patriotism, election, leadership, christianity, society, drugs/alcohol, doubts and hesitations, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, 60s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, texas, washington d.c., yale university, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 69K
Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, touching, suspense ...
Plot: communism, communist, hollywood, movie business, politics, parent child relationship, political persecution, jail, prison, release from prison, screenwriter, mccarthyism ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.0
 461
Kennedy (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: assassination, civil rights, vietnam war, white house, election, politics, kennedy family, americana, administration, fight for supremacy, state affairs, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Too Big to Fail (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, 'Too Big to Fail' offers an intimate look at the epochal financial crisis of 2008 and the powerful men and women who decided the fate of the world's economy in a matter of a few ...
Style: tense, realistic, talky, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wall street, bankruptcy, financial crisis, politics, state affairs, administration, powerful corporation, international crisis, outside help, debt, race against time, stock broker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa, new york, washington d.c., california, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: suspenseful, talky, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, newspaper, journalism, investigation, political corruption, president, political intrigue, political conspiracy, sergeant, republican, white house, cover up ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: disturbing, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, white house, assassination, chaos and mayhem, road not taken, state affairs, media, political corruption, head of state, americana, campaign ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 50K
Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, sincere, serious ...
Plot: politics, president, cold war, military, white house, nuclear threat, nuclear, espionage, staff, race against time, un, undercover ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, soviet union, pentagon, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.6
 155K
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: realistic, touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, politics, politician, homosexual, election, protest, mayor, civil rights, murder, morality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.8
 172K
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: factual, touching, inspirational, light, exciting ...
Plot: mathematics, discrimination, racism, nasa, scientist, space program, prejudice, racial segregation, african american woman, ends with biographical notes, strong female character, friendship between women ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961
Place: langley virginia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 2K
Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, militant, black panthers, revolution, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes, interracial relations, working undercover, injustice, self defense ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 75K
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: police brutality, islam, racism, muslim, redemption, politics, assassination, prison, surveillance, civil rights, self discovery, tragic event ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 2K
Secret Honor (1984)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this speculative one-man drama, we see former President Richard Milhous Nixon alone in his study, dictating his thoughts into a tape recorder. His only company are a four-screen closed-circuit TV setup, the portraits on the walls, a bottle of ...
Style: talky, sincere, semi serious, realistic, one man show ...
Plot: politics, destiny, introspection, rise and fall, society, political corruption, obsessive quest, head of state, dishonesty, state affairs, republican party, politician ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 2K
Truman (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Biographical account of America's President for the latter part of WWII. Shows Truman's rise from small-town nobody to leader of the USA, his decision to use the Atomic Bomb against Japan, and subsequent election as the US' post-war ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, political drama
Plot: politics, white house, soldier, presidential election, human spirit, head of state, heroes, dishonesty, fighting the system, ambition, media, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1950s
Place: asia, japan, missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 11K
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: realistic, bleak, serious, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, racism, civil rights, police brutality, apartheid, journalist, politics, idealism, journalism, murder, friends, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 10K
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: tense, disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: police brutality, politics, coach, soccer, racism, apartheid, civil rights, terrorism, rebellion, fighting the system, idealism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%