Movies like The Uprising

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The Uprising (1966)
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The Uprising (1966)
Original name: Răscoala
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After years of deplorable conditions of poverty and injustice, peasants revolt against the landowners, the social elite, and police in this routine social drama. A peasant woman is raped by a lecherous wealthy lesbian, and chaos breaks out in the rural areas where the poor suffer the most from the oppressive social and economic conditions.
Plot: rebellion, village, winter, torture, ancient, peasant, punishment, arson
Time: 90s
Place: transylvania, romania

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Most similar movies to The Uprising

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and sincere films with plots about village, rebellion, society, politics, winter, friendship and communism mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Uprising: The Axe (1969), A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014), The Sun Rises Once a Day (1972), The Punishment (1976), Bless You, Prison (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Axe (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A breathtaking story in which a woman goes in search of her husband.
Plot: search, peasant, winter, forest, murder, widow, village, dog, axe
Place: romania
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A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Klaus Bernath, a wealthy German citizen, decides, after many years, to visit his birthplace, of the Banat Swabian village Lindenfeld, in Romania. Since the village has been deserted for many decades, his son and his biographer decide to reconstruct ...
Plot: migration, village
Place: germany, romania, transylvania
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80%
The Sun Rises Once a Day (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Directed by Henryk Kluba
Style: folk tale
Plot: communism, power, insubordination, partisan, ballad, security guard, rebellion, mountaineer, remorse, village, fire, fight ...
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66%
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
Plot: verdict, false accusation, rape, guilt, revenge, death, murder, escape, jealousy, prosecutor, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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Bless You, Prison (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Nicole Valery-Grossu's European best seller autobiographic novel "Bless you, prison", the film is a true story, with real events and characters. A young intellectual woman, Nicole is arrested. There follow three months of ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: prison, confined, rebellion, human spirit, prison life, survival, rebelliousness, captivity, politics, society, religions or cults, stalinism ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated ...
Plot: communism, bar, tragic event, friend, unemployment, teenage girl, destruction of property, friendship, brother sister relationship, prison, factory worker, prostitute ...
Place: romania, bucharest
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46%
The Beheaded Rooster (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Romania
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A moving coming of age story in a time of extreme change: on August 23, 1944 in a small city in Romanian Transylvania, the 16 year old Felix Goldschmidt awaits his classmates for their traditional Exitus Party (school graduation). However, this very ...
Plot: treason, breasts, coming of age, female nudity, barefoot woman, world war two, skinny dipping, group of friends, fanatic, jewish girl, betrayal by friend, strong female lead ...
Time: 1940s
Place: romania, transylvania
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43%
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The Axiliad (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young, idealistic poet, turns his back on civilization and goes to small, backwood village, rents a bed in the house of an old woman, and decides to make his living as a lumberjack. Soon he realizes that the world around him is far from perfect.
Plot: train, colleague, lumberjack, male female relationship, tree, forest, love, village, old lady, library, alcohol, bed ...
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Riot (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In April 1992, following the notorious Rodney King verdict, the streets of Los Angeles became a battlefield, the backdrop to four personal intertwined stories.
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, drug addiction, social decay, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, corrupt officer, injustice, chaos, shopping mall, arson, profanity, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
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42%
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David's Mother (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sally Goodson has been raising her autistic son David alone since her husband left many years ago. Now a social worker discovers that Sally has been dodging 'The System' to keep her son with her, instead of putting him in an institution. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, youth, society, single parent, legal action, disability, rebellion, fighting the system, misfit, parents and children, human nature, obstacle ...
Time: 90s
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41%
Him, Here, After (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Returning to his community after defeat in the Sri Lankan civil war, a former Tamil rebel known only as "Him" faces hostility, suspicion and bitter recriminations in Asoka Handagama's beautifully elegiac meditation on the aftermath of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, hopes, rebellion, politics, state affairs, starting over, village, post war, poverty, loss of job, island, post civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, sri lanka
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The Girl from Hunan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The heartbreaking tale of a young girl sold into an arranged marriage with a 2 year old boy who she must raise as his nanny until he is old enough to marry her. She is expected to honour tradition and to toe the line so far as social proprieties are ...
Plot: tradition, countryside, extramarital affair, arranged marriage, teen angst, teenager, child's point of view, coming of age, farmer, medieval
Time: 90s, 1900s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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K (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mongolian interpretation of Kafka's "The Castle".
Plot: castle, village, book
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Norway, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin's Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn's classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on location in northern Norway
Plot: gulag, prisoner of war camp, job, prisoner, winter, human nature, weather, prison, veteran, world war two veteran, punishment, food ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, russia
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37%
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Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: squad, car, countryside, murder, posse, arranged marriage, death, tradition, highwayman, village, kidnapping, rifle ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: turkey
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36%
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Hungarians (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively ...
Plot: humiliation, world war two, pow, peasant
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34%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, mass murder, anti semitism, war correspondent, jewish
Place: romania
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The Seventies (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.
Plot: martial law, mother, torture
Place: the philippines
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32%
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The House Between the Fields (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fresh out of university, agricultural engineer Voica Teodorescu returns to her native village where she joins a local team of engineers in the planning of a dam and an irrigation mega project.Although Voica is engaged to be married to Ilarie she ...
Style: romanticism
Plot: field, house, police, investigation, dam, villager, engineer, communism, betrayal, politics, farming, countryside ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania
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31%
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Blue River (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Edward's father walked out on his family years ago. In the years since, his mother has become a fundamentalist Christian and fallen for the school's self-righteous principal, Henry Howland. When Howland begins to mistreat Edward's ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: dysfunctional family, arson, small town life, coming of age, society, youth, single parent, betrayal, family relations, family problems, small town, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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31%
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Railroad Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with ...
Plot: railway station, winter, coal mine, flashback, father daughter relationship, marriage, doll, railway, supernatural power
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Harvest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A DEA agent and a local sheriff have to wrestle with their consciences as they start raids on local farmers, who have started growing marijuana simply to keep their farms operational. Story focuses on a young man, who accidentally discovers that his ...
Style: sincere, contemplative, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: farm, moral dilemma, small town life, drug abuse, innocence lost, corporate crimes, small town, introspection, social relations, stoners, society, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Free-thinking student tries to put up with life at a straight-laced college in 1958.
Plot: kiss, college life, beer drinking, cigarette smoking, fireplace, wine, fraternity, jeans, activist, college student, dancing, telephone call ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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30%
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A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, serious, sad ...
Plot: village, farm, society, rebelliousness, social relations, injustice, rebellion, hopes, depression, justice, alcohol, alcoholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Morning Dew (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ethiopia, Germany, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The Ethiopian intellectual Anberber returns to his native country during the repressive totalitarian regime of Haile Mariam Mengistu and the recognition of his own displacement and powerlessness at the dissolution of his people's humanity and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: friendship, village, revolution, haunted by the past, idealism, political unrest, society, rebellion, state affairs, medical school, rich and poor, socialist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: ethiopia, africa, europe, germany, west berlin west germany ...
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29%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, social misfits, youth, society, friends, family relations, beach, adoption, friendship, village life, village, boy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pinochet's Last Stand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 1998 former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet visits Britain for medical treatment. On being tipped off, Amnesty International seize the chance to bring to justice a man they insist is guilty of multiple human rights violations. The newly-elected ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: politics, extradition, rebellion, state affairs, life is a bitch, against humanity, society, legal, downfall, dishonesty, trial, dictator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Guilt (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: About a young couple who accidentally by car run over someone and kill him. The victim turns out to be an escapee from an asylum for the mentally ill.The two wander around the country side trying to figure out the situation, which quickly turns out ...
Plot: guilt, hit and run, newspaper, neurosis, alibi, winter, police, couples
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26%
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: bomber, world war two, torture, vivisection, air force
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Drop Squad (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Controversial film about an underground organization that kidnaps and 'deprograms' African Americans who sell out or deny their cultural heritage. Spike Lee is the Executive Producer.
Style: psychological, biting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: satire, advertising, social activism, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, prison life, kidnapping, corporate crimes, state affairs, fighting the system, politics ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%