Movies and TV shows like The Seekers

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The Seekers (1979)
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The Seekers (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, american revolution, sibling, publishing house
Time: 18th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, state affairs, war, soldier, life is a bitch and military mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Seekers: TURN: Washington's Spies (2014), A Tale of Two Cities (1989), Sons of Liberty (2015), The Adams Chronicles (1976), George Washington (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, spy, army, historical character, political unrest, rivalry, rebelliousness, undercover, rebellion, treason, ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey
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95%
A Tale of Two Cities (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 188 min.
Story: A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution.
Style: epic
Plot: charles dickens, family relations, french revolution, city, male female relationship, self sacrifice, love triangle, criminal, guillotine, alcohol abuse
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
Story: The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, political unrest, leadership, battles, rebelliousness, politics, rebellion, military, revolution, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Adams Chronicles (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Family Chronicles Drama, American
Style: epic
Plot: colonial america, historian, u.s. president, secretary of state, american history, american revolution, president, diplomat, ambassador
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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George Washington (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
Story: The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War.
Plot: american revolution, american civil war, battle, american flag, fight, american indian, sword, native american, siege, explosion, ship, gun ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Book of Negroes (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
Story: Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, emotional, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, life is a bitch, racism, slavery, hopes, injustice, american revolution, society, escapades, confined, black woman, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Blue and the Gray (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
Story: This movie is also in existance as a 3 part miniseries. America just before and during the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of an artist correspondent. The plot revolves around the families of two sisters; Maggie Geyser and Evelyn Hale. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: american civil war, battles, working class, military, family life, rebellion, society, showdown, brother brother relationship, standoff, slavery, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Emma Hamilton (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Making of a Lady: The Story of Lady Hamilton is a 1968 historical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Michèle Mercier, Richard Johnson and John Mills.[1] It was based on the novel La San-Felice by Alexandre Dumas and depicts the ...
Plot: lesbianism, female nudity, lesbian
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, family relations, royal family, state affairs, siblings relations, romance, intrigue, dishonesty, society, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 367
Lincoln (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: After arriving in Washington in 1861 after his election, Abraham Lincoln struggles with personal and political problems during his Presidency. Originally titled "Lincoln", the name of this miniseries was changed to "Gore Vidal's ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, talky, clever ...
Plot: politics, assassination, american civil war, society, republican, couples, leadership, human spirit, state affairs, couple relations, idealism, white house ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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War & Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 890 min.
Story: The classic BBC dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Anthony Hopkins heads the cast as Pierre Bezuhov (a role for which he won the 1972 Best Actor BAFTA); Morag Hood is the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, intellectual, epic, serious ...
Plot: war, soldier, napoleonic wars, family relations, wartime life, life is a bitch, couple relations, fall in love, romance, battles, family life, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: based on true events, realistic, captivating, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: russian history, queen, russian empire, power struggle, historical character, palace intrigue, court intrigue, state affairs, ambitious woman, empress, female protagonist, politics ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ottoman empire, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lady Revolution (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 35 min.
Story: "Liberdade Liberdade" focus on Brazil during the 18th and 19th century, specially after the "Inconfidência Mineira". The main character is Joaquina da Silva Xavier (Andréia Horta), daughter of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, o ...
Plot: blood, family relations, murder, love, violence, death, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Peter the Great (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the efforts of Peter in transforming Russia in an "all ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: ego clash, royal family, family feud, leadership, ruler, royal court, fight for supremacy, ambition, war, rise to the top, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Andersonville (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: This lengthy docudrama records the harrowing conditions at the Confederacy's most notorious prisoner-of-war camp. The drama unfolds through the eyes of a company of Union soldiers captured at the Battle of Cold Harbor, VA, in June 1864, and ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, prison, civil war, pow, rain, confederate soldier, union soldier, confined, against humanity, anti heroes, anti hero, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Roots (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.
Style: captivating, sincere, suspense, rough
Plot: slavery, plantation, struggle for survival, parent child relationship, mentor protege relationship, humiliation, life is a bitch, beating, escape, slave, biracial, ancestor ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 16K
Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, social problems, injustice, discrimination ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: american history, president, historical character, leadership, politics, lawyer, human spirit, freedom, head of state, state affairs, true love, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1770s, 1790s
Place: usa, france, pennsylvania, england, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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New Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Story: The 1680s bring a new king, Restoration and more tyranny. In Massachusetts, a robber's son falls for an anti-monarchist. In England, young lady falls for an outlaw.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: state affairs, rebellion, political unrest, love and romance, society, social differences, idealism, family relations, new world, aristocracy, treason, colony ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 924 min.
Story: This epic tale of a family and their rural life in a small German village is told against the changing backdrop of a country's turbulent history from 1919 to 1982. From the aftermath of the First World War, economic hardship, the rise and fall ...
Style: epic, captivating, bleak, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: village, world war one, family relations, world war two, family life, generation gap, small town life, parents and children, against humanity, coming of age, society, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Fortunate Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four part biopic about classic Australian author A.B. Facey (1894-1982). Born in a large impoverished family, uneducated and illiterate, he had to fend for himself since he was eight, and as a recruit in WWI, he was sent to Gallipoli.
Plot: colonialism, world war one, war, street kid
Time: 18th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Jewels (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 241 min.
Story: Sarah Thompson, an American visiting England, meets and marries William Whitfield, the Duke of Whitfield. They settle in a chateau in France and begin a family. World War II interrupts their happiness and alters their future. After the war, the ...
Plot: jewelry, family relations, world war two, royalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Manhattan (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: atomic bomb, world war two, scientist, military base, ambition, laboratory, inventions and discoveries, military, race against time, power relations, relationship vs career, workplace ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1943
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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China Beach (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dateline: November 1967. Within klicks of Danang, Vietnam, sits a U.S. Army base, bar and hospital on China Beach filled with wounded soldiers and one very lovely but damaged Army Nurse Colleen McMurphy. Many heroes, dead and alive, try to make ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: military hospital, military, vietnam war, doctor, life is a bitch, wartime life, power relations, superior officer, military base, military life, doctors and patients, u.s. army ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
North and South, Book II (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 570 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Hazards and the Mains. The Hazards are from the North and the Mains from the South. George Hazard and Orry Main met at West Point and fought in the Mexican American war together becoming fast friends. Now they find ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, family saga
Plot: american civil war, slavery, civil war, friendship, romance, war, military life, espionage, society, wartime life, friends, best friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
Story: The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.
Style: emotional, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, family relations, world war two, world war one, culture clash, political unrest, interracial relations, hopes, war, life is a bitch, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1880s, 1960s, 1910s ...
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.8
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Homefront (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Homefront is an American television drama series created and produced by Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick in association with Warner Bros. Television for ABC. The show was set in the fictional city of River Run, Ohio in 1945, 1946, and 1947. ...
Style: clever, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, coach, interracial relations, funeral, small town, family relations, racism, prejudice, radio, soldier, post world war two, social problems ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 188
Radetzky March (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 255 min.
Story: At the battle of Solferino Joseph von Trotta, a lieutenant in the Slovenian infantry, is wounded while saving the life of the young Austrian Emperor Franz-Joseph I. The Emperor rewards him by elevating him in society to a position quite out of ...
Plot: uniform, aristocracy, military, world war one
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 3K
Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, epic
Plot: survival, confined, life is a bitch, colony, danger, community, prison, moral dilemma, colonialism, control, governor, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 190
The Cazalets (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Story: The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 episodes when broadcast in the US) about the life of a large privileged family in the years 1937 to 1942.[1] Most of the action takes place in London, and at the family's large ...
Plot: death, rape, pacifist, world war two, incest, cancer, pregnancy, family relations, affair
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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