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The Charterhouse of Parma (1982)
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The Charterhouse of Parma (1982)
Original name: La certosa di Parma
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Stendhal's epic tale of a young French officer in the Napoleonic wars, and his aunt - a duchess of legendary beauty and resourcefulness.
Plot: prison, soldier, french, swashbuckler, aunt
Time: 1810s
Place: italy

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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 prison, society, state affairs, soldier, life is a bitch, rebellion and politics mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Charterhouse of Parma: The Black Arrow (2006), Radetzky March (1994), Down the Ancient Stairs (1975), Manure and Gillyflowers (1978), The Accursed Kings (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Black Arrow (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 540 min.
Story: The inspiring principle of the adaptation of the novel by R. L. Stevenson "The Black Arrow" for Tv is to shift the conflict of the War of the Two Roses from England to Tirolo, at the border between Italy and Germany, where the conflict ...
Plot: based on a novel, italian history, revenge, criminal, knight, middle age romance, outlaw, sword, medieval, arrow
Time: 15th century
Place: italy
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95%
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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
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Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ...
Plot: nymphomaniac, mental institution, sex, female nudity, adultery
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
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84%
Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A story about the life of Maximiliane Irene von Quindt based on a classic novel by Christine Bruckner .
Style: family saga
Plot: world war two, nobility, world war one, strong female lead, grandfather granddaughter relationship, german history, strong female character, fictional biography
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Accursed Kings (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 616 min.
Story: Set during the reigns of the last five kings of the Capetian dynasty and the first two kings of the House of Valois, the series begins as the French King Philip the Fair, already surrounded by scandal and intrigue, brings a curse upon his family ...
Plot: french history, royal family, medieval, execution, king, court intrigue, heir to the throne, royalty, palace intrigue, murder
Time: 14th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Les Misérables (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving nineteen years. At first he only encounter mistrust and closed ...
Style: touching, serious, epic, suspense, emotional ...
Plot: injustice, on the run, mayor, thief, redemption, haunted by the past, theft, ex convict, bishop, suicide, rebellion, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The First Circle (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A ten-episode television series based on the novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Set in a relatively comfortable Stalin-era prison in the town of Marfino where a community of prisoners with highly technical skills do research for the state.
Plot: josef stalin, espionage, prison
Place: russia
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76%
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Marianna Ucria (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Portugal
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sicily 18th century, Marianna Ucria is a 12-year-old deaf-mute from an aristocratic family of Palermo. Aged 13, she is married to a middle-aged uncle, Duca Pietro. She is repulsed by him, but at 16 years she already gives him three daughters. During ...
Plot: mute, death of loved one, loveless marriage, stabbed to death, childhood trauma, deaf mute, country estate, sicilian
Place: palermo italy, sicily italy, italy, sicily
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The Prisoner of If Castle (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 236 min.
Story: A Russian version of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he ...
Plot: treasure, prison escape, secret identity, conspiracy, jealousy, island prison, sailor, canceled wedding, prison, revenge, false accusation, death of friend
Time: 1800s, 19th century
Place: paris france, marseille, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 223
Metello (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Metello struggles to escape from the poverty that led to the premature death of his parents, and that is the lot of the working class in northern Italy during the second half of the 19th century. Metello fights his way out from his condition through ...
Plot: gardening, engineer, death of wife, construction site, illiteracy, orphan, cheating wife, adulterous husband, broken promise, first person narration, funeral, prison ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s
Place: florence, italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ⇓
63%
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Hotel Meina (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Serbia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: How will the Germans react to the armistice of the 8th of September 1943, due to which Italy betrays them and sides with the allied forces? This is the distressing questions that a group of 16 Italian - Greek Jews evacuated at The Meina Hotel ask ...
Plot: nazi occupation, refugee, hotel, jewish, world war two, nazi, war crime, truce, mass murder
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 190
Ellis Island (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 420 min.
Story: The lives and struggles of some of the countless immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island during the 19th century in search of the American Dream.
Plot: american dream, immigrants, world war one, immigration, irish american, torture, extramarital affair
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Tenko (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Based on real-life experiences, Tenko remains one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. It follows a group of women, formerly comfortably well-off ex-pats living in Singapore, as they are captured by the Japanese ...
Plot: world war two, jungle, prison, soldier, british, female prisoner, torture, australian, female protagonist, death, doctor, nurse ...
Time: 1940s
Place: singapore
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56%
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, daring rescue, survival, against humanity, save the day, life is a bitch, parents and children, adventure, escapades, race against time, military, danger ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917
Place: belgium, canada, nova scotia
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The Camp: A Prison Story (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Story: Straightline Productions: All or Nothing. Presented by Transworld Snowboarding (2009)
Plot: jail, prison, prisoner
Place: russia, moscow russia
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The Marquise of O (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, woman in danger, couples, rescue, haunted by the past, soldier, jury, moral dilemma, introspection, romance, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Under Capricorn (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Australian adaptation of the Helen Simpson novel previously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Plot: aborigine, governor, guilt, emancipation, maid, alcohol abuse, south seas, transportation, bagpipes, colony, servant, wedding ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: south australia, australia, adelaide south australia
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Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: church, burned alive, human nature, society, life is a bitch, against humanity, against the rules, state affairs, head of state, intrigue, righting the wronged, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Cursed Monarchy (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 500 min.
Story: It is the early 1300's and the treasury of France, under the rule of Philippe IV (Philippe le Bel or Philippe the Beautiful), is empty. The king decides the only solution is to raid the treasures of the Knights Templar (amongst others) and ...
Plot: royal family, murder, burned at the stake, execution, female nudity, lesbian interest, royalty
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her ...
Style: gloomy, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: state affairs, love and romance, love affair, master and servant, hopes, human spirit, settlement, society, separated, longing, social differences, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1790s, 1810s
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, pope, italian history, rise to power, priest, brother sister relationship, murder, family relations, religion
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1500s, 16th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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
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43%
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 387
A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
Story: Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
Style: epic
Plot: bible, roman empire, apostle, jesus christ, corporal punishment, martyr, adoption, gladiator, martyrdom, ancient rome, pursuit, christianity ...
Time: 1st century
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42%
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, captivating, stylized, epic, harsh ...
Plot: royal family, king, prince, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, betrayal, queen, rivalry, throne, society, ruler ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, europe
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Style: captivating, realistic, epic, serious
Plot: roman empire, emperor, historical character, politics, religions or cults, political intrigue, state affairs, head of state, battles, rivalry, power struggle, rise and fall ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 130
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: dysfunctional family, publishing house, sibling, american revolution, family relations
Time: 18th century
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40%
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking
Plot: politics, revolution, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, solitary, haunted by the past, political unrest, moral dilemma, prison life, introspection, society, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: In the 1960s, Israeli clerk-turned-secret agent Eli Cohen goes deep undercover inside Syria on a perilous, years-long mission to spy for Mossad.
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, serious
Plot: espionage, mossad, spy, secret mission, arab, national security, politics, israeli palestinian conflict, period piece, airplane, arab israeli conflict
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: middle east, syria, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%