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Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A biography of President Harry S. Truman.
Style: one man show
Plot: president, u.s. president, politics
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and captivating films with plots about president, politics, u.s. president, state affairs, white house, head of state and society mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking: Blind Ambition (1979), The Reagans (2003), Give 'em Hell, Harry! (1975), Secret Honor (1984), Truman (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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