Movies and TV shows like Disraeli

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Disraeli (1978)
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Disraeli (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Disraeli is a British four part serial about the great statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli.
Plot: parliament, englishman, novelist, jewish, politician, politics
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england

Most similar movies to Disraeli

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about politics, state affairs, society, royal family, ambition, dishonesty and head of state mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Disraeli: Wolf Hall (2015), The First Churchills (1969), Victoria (2016), Edward the King (1975), Kennedy (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, palaces castles and temples, political intrigue, royal court, ambition, society, state affairs, clergy, betrayal, blind ambition, manipulations, rise and fall ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe
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95%
The First Churchills (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Based on Winston Churchill's biography of his ancestors.
Style: serious, captivating, epic, realistic, stylized
Plot: politics, leadership, rise to the top, historic figure, family, parents and children, state affairs, family relations, soldier, family life, royal family, ambition ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: england
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84%
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Victoria (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image ...
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, serious, light ...
Plot: royal family, queen victoria, british history, palace intrigue, monarchy, husband wife relationship, prime minister, power, politics, queen of england, european history, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 1830s, 19th century
Place: britain, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Edward the King (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Edward the Seventh is a 1975 television drama series, made by ATV in 13 episodes. Based on the biography of Edward VII by Philip Magnus, it starred Timothy West as the elder Edward VII and Simon Gipps-Kent and Charles Sturridge as Edward in his ...
Style: epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: head of state, royal court, parents and children, royal family, state affairs, family relations, womanizer, teen angst, cigar smoking, prime minister, british royal family, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: england
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70%
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Kennedy (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 282 min.
Story: Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: white house, vietnam war, kennedy family, politics, assassination, election, civil rights, government agency, head of state, usa president, americana, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sandburg's Lincoln (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Story: A miniseries about President Abraham Lincoln.
Plot: usa president, american history, civil war, u.s. president, american civil war, government, trial, u.s. civil war, president, politician, politics, husband wife relationship
Time: 19th century
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59%
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Oscar (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the summer of 1891, Oscar Wilde first met Lord Alfred Douglas — an encounter that will dramatically and tragically change both of their lives.
Plot: older man younger man relationship, male prostitute, historical event, prison, hustler, sodomy, male prostitution
Time: 19th century
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56%
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G.B.H. (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 567 min.
Story: The epic – and sometimes hilarious – story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.
Plot: politics, socialism, city council, strike, school, female nudity
Place: england
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53%
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John Adams (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years.
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: president, leadership, american history, politics, trial, lawyer, marriage, head of state, independence, americana, state affairs, supportive spouse ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 1770s
Place: usa, massachusetts, england, pennsylvania, france
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51%
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Gunpowder (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: England, 1603. Elizabeth I is dead and King James of Scotland has taken the throne. With the country at war with catholic Spain, English catholics are persecuted and priests caught saying mass are punished with death. Several attempts have already ...
Plot: catholic priest, planned murder, activist, catholicism, parliament, british history, execution, belief in god, catholic, religion, treason, king ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 650 min.
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: roman empire, political intrigue, betrayal, intrigue, emperor, ancient, power struggle, head of state, ambition, leadership, incest, ancient rome ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, europe
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50%
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.
Plot: british history, aristocracy, society
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In an ambitious and groundbreaking approach to drama and history featuring dramatic reconstruction, historian Lucy Worsley time travels back to the Tudor Court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives.
Plot: british history, palace intrigue, catholic church, religion, castle, palace, arranged marriage, divorce, king of england
Time: 16th century
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45%
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, rich and poor, politics, romance, siblings relations, dishonesty, love and romance, society, state affairs, couples, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Charmer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 312 min.
Story: The Charmer was a 1987 British television serial set in the 1930s, and starring Nigel Havers as Ralph Ernest Gorse, a seducing conman and murderer, Rosemary Leach as Joan Plumleigh-Bruce, the smitten victim widow and Bernard Hepton as Donald ...
Plot: army, womanizer, execution, murder trial, murder
Time: 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Chronicle (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Krøniken is a Danish television drama which aired on Sunday evenings between January 2004 and January 2007. The 22-episode series relates the lives of two fictional families during the historical development of the Danmarks Radio television network ...
Plot: politics, radio, television, father son relationship, class differences, suicide, factory, apartment, female nudity
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, tragic hero, rise and fall, scandal, socialite, romance, love affair, love triangle, cinderella story, royal family, showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s ...
Place: england, london, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: christianity, idealism, religions or cults, supernatural, tragic hero, betrayal, apostle, last supper, christian, jesus christ, rabbi, execution ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Dismissal (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The drama surrounding the dismissal of Mr. Gough Whitlam as the Labor Prime Minister of Australia - on 11 November, 1975 - by the then Governor-General of Australia, Sir John Kerr - and the subsequent installation, in Parliament, of the Liberal ...
Plot: parliament, government, intrigue, prime minister, politics
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: jewish, bible, judaism, christianity, resurrection, jesus christ, religions or cults, society, last supper, synagogue, clergy, leadership ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: queen elizabeth i, queen, head of state, blind ambition, palace intrigue, royal court, intrigue, couple relations, political unrest, royal family, ambition, society ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
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41%
The Great Jang-Geum (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, royal family, state affairs, orphan, intrigue, cooking and food, rivalry, maid, king, love, torture ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
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40%
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Elizabeth I (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 223 min.
Story: HBO miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, queen, royal court, couple relations, poet, queen of england, queen elizabeth i, palace intrigue, hanging, execution, head of state, romance ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, dungeon, europe, spain, scotland ...
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40%
The Virgin Queen (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
Story: The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: british royal family, royal family, forbidden love, siblings relations, queen elizabeth i, queen of england, head of state, betrayal, palace intrigue, blind ambition, church, intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
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39%
The Last King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, baroque
Plot: royal family, king, court, politics, exile, mistress, head of state, betrayal, rise and fall, romance, rise to the top, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe, holland, versailles, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, fascism, couple relations, british history, state affairs, war, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, love affair, battles, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: serious, tense, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, politician, couple relations, betrayal by friend, jealousy, family, wife husband relationship, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wagner (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: UK, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 469 min.
Story: A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth.
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, sentimental
Plot: anti semitism, musician's life, music, performer's life, prodigy, social differences, tragic love, celebrity culture, ambition, society, artists and showbiz, rise and fall ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: europe, germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dickens of London (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dickens of London is a 1976 television miniseries from Yorkshire Television based on the life of English novelist Charles Dickens. Both Dickens and his father John were played by British actor Roy Dotrice. The series was written by Wolf Mankowitz ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare's History Plays. The first Season is an adaptation of Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, epic, captivating
Plot: royal family, queen, king, prince, aristocracy, state affairs, shakespeare, royal court, betrayal, political intrigue, battles, politics ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%