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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.
TV show
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 serious, realistic, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about prison, society, soldier, state affairs, 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.
TV show
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: medieval, middle age romance, arrow, sword, revenge, italian history, knight, outlaw, based on a novel, criminal
Time: 15th century
Place: italy
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Radetzky March (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 255 min.
TV show
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: aristocracy, military, uniform, 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: sex, adultery, female nudity, nymphomaniac, mental institution
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
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84%
Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, grandfather granddaughter relationship, strong female character, strong female lead, german history, world war one, fictional biography
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The Accursed Kings (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 616 min.
TV show
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, king, court intrigue, execution, royal family, royalty, murder, heir to the throne, medieval, palace intrigue
Time: 14th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Les Misérables (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, suicide, bishop, rebellion, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 18th century
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The First Circle (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: prison, josef stalin, espionage
Place: russia
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76%
The Prisoner of If Castle (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, France
Duration: 236 min.
TV show
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, sailor, secret identity, prison escape, jealousy, revenge, canceled wedding, prison, conspiracy, death of friend, false accusation, island prison
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: marseille, paris france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: orphan, funeral, ballet, nipples visible through clothing, illiteracy, gardening, prison, strike, cheating wife, job seeking, repression, death of wife ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
Place: florence italy, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: deaf mute, sicilian, country estate, death of loved one, loveless marriage, mute, stabbed to death, childhood trauma
Place: palermo italy, sicily, sicily italy, southern italy, italy
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64%
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Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, tense, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: survival, confined, colonialism, life is a bitch, colony, danger, community, prison, moral dilemma, governor, control, 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, hotel, refugee, nazi, world war two, mass murder, war crime, jewish, truce
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Ellis Island (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
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, torture, irish american, extramarital affair
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.6
 573
Tenko (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: jungle, world war two, prison, soldier, war crime, dutch, woman, female prisoner, women's prison, female protagonist, british, hotel ...
Time: 1940s
Place: singapore
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56%
Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, survival, daring rescue, life is a bitch, leadership, danger, save the day, adventure, race against time, escapades, military, against humanity ...
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Barkskins (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
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Story: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, suspense, visually appealing ...
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Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: quebec, canada, france
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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, couples, jury, rescue, romance, soldier, love and romance, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, woman in danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
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The Camp: A Prison Story (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
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Under Capricorn (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 198 min.
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Story: Australian adaptation of the Helen Simpson novel previously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Plot: governor, aborigine, emancipation, guilt, alcohol, overdose, convict, gold, south seas, wedding, period piece, irishman ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 731
Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 123 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, realistic, serious
Plot: church, burned alive, against the rules, clergy, fighting the system, forbidden love, human nature, royal family, political intrigue, life is a bitch, rivalry, righting the wronged ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1600s, 1500s, renaissance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Cursed Monarchy (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 500 min.
TV show
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, burned at the stake, female nudity, royalty, murder, execution, lesbian interest
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Andersonville (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
TV show
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, realistic, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, prison, rain, civil war, pow, confederate soldier, union soldier, confined, gang, soldier, anti heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: american revolution, human spirit, rebelliousness, political unrest, battles, leadership, politics, heroes, rebellion, revolution, military, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
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43%
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Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 1790s, 1810s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A.D. (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 600 min.
TV show
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, pursuit, christianity, ancient rome, martyr, gladiator, corporal punishment, crucifixion of jesus, jesus ...
Time: 1st century
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The Hollow Crown (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
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, epic, stylized, harsh ...
Plot: royal family, king, prince, battles, political intrigue, power struggle, betrayal, queen, rivalry, throne, politics, society ...
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.
TV show
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, politics, historical character, religions or cults, political intrigue, political unrest, lust, christianity, battles, rebelliousness, power struggle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
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41%
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The Seekers (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Plot: family relations, publishing house, sibling, dysfunctional family, american revolution
Time: 18th century
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41%
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: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: revolution, politics, society, haunted by the past, prison life, self discovery, moral dilemma, rebellion, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, solitary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 150
The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, family relations, priest, pope, italian history, brother sister relationship, rise to power, murder, religion
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1500s, 16th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%