Movies like The Magnate

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The Magnate (1987)
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The Magnate (1987)
Original name: Magnat
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This Polish historical drama film traces the fascinating saga of a wealthy, princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935.
Style: family saga
Plot: prince, nazism, dynasty, monarchy, incest, nazi, cheating wife, third reich, communism, aristocracy, mine, palace, brotherhood, cuckold, falling, man in a wheelchair, sexually frustrated woman, sexually dissatisfied wife, wheelchair bound, nazis, sex with stepmother, polish, stepmother stepson relationship, cuckolded husband
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, pre world war two
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and emotional films with plots about world war two, death, male nudity, society, female nudity, family relations and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Magnate: Sweet Rush (2009), Lesson of a Dead Language (1979), Daimler-Benz Limousine (1982), The Birch Wood (1970), Hands Up! (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sweet Rush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mature woman, small town, film within a film, tragic love, dishonesty, couples, sexual content, dealing with death, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: poland, europe
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95%
Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: pursuit, flash forward, hotel, dying, australian, small town, death, murder, prisoner, jewish, polish, symbolism ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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77%
Daimler-Benz Limousine (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two brothers of German heritage live in the Polish town of Poznan. Michal is the sensitive brother who likes literature, Andrzej is the daredevil with no intellectual bent, and between the two of them, they steal the German consul's ...
Style: pre war
Plot: nazism, limousine, murder, disciple, writing, theft, high school, fascism
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 714
The Birch Wood (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with his brother's problems and also becomes the lover ...
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, sexual, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: countryside, terminal illness, forest, piano, infidelity, tragic hero, twins, farm, dealing with death, family life, family problems, couples ...
Place: switzerland, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.5
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Hands Up! (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Beginning with a sci-fi prologue before finding itself with several doctors attending a medical school reunion in a sealed-up railway carriage. Between drinks, the disenchanted medicos ruminate over the effect that communism (particularly the ...
Plot: medical profession, politics, plaster cast, post apocalypse, communism, cinema, political
Place: poland
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62%
The Story of Sin (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful Polish girl whose lover has gone to Rome to seek a divorce from his previous wife travels around Europe in search of him and suffers a variety of tragic adventures as the men around her try to fit her into their own selfish schemes.
Style: erotic
Plot: pregnant, pregnant woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), casino, prostitution, love letter, male full rear nudity, surrealism, teenage girl, male nudity, sex, erotica ...
Time: 1900s
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57%
 5.1
 993
The Poet (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the dawn of World War 2, a Rabbi's daughter and a disenchanted German soldier fall in love and are separated by the war. They struggle on a perilous journey to find one another.
Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, couples, war, romance, against humanity, family relations, soldier, sexual content, rabbi, wartime life, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Wielki bieg (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace. The winner is to be presented with a new motorcycle by the country's president. Chief organizer is a ruthless manipulator who will ...
Plot: stalinism, communist propaganda, political activist, shower, letter, male nudity, president, race, communism
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: world war two, drinking, gun, post war, death by gunshot, ghost town, murder, shooting, train, violence, death
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Insect Woman (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman, Tome, is born to a lower class family in Japan in 1918. The title refers to an insect, repeating its mistakes, as in an infinite circle. Imamura, with this metaphor, introduces the life of Tome, who keeps trying to change her poor life.
Style: realistic, biting, dark humor, witty, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, incestuous relationship, world war two, countryside, buddhism, brothel, lust, confession, abusive stepfather, poverty, incest, prostitution ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Man of Marble (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: heroes, working class, friendship, politics, eviction, injustice, idealism, pregnancy, testimony, ex husband ex wife relationship, father daughter relationship, communism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 1950s, year 1976
Place: poland, europe, tokyo, japan, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sunday Pranks (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Made in 1983, shelved for four years. A chilling tale about kids playing in a bombed-out Warsaw courtyard on the day of Stalin's death, while their parents are away at the church or a memorial procession.
Plot: stalinism, bullying, kitten, game, cat, leader, children, arrest, courtyard, communism, medal
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 348
Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
Plot: depression, fear of death, morgue, hopelessness, lecture, tourist, death, male female relationship, search, suicide attempt, hospital, suicide ...
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42%
 3.8
 109
Kreola (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kreola arrives in Santa Domingo to join her photographer husband Andy. Although Andy is initially jealous of Marco, who is in town looking for his missing girlfriend who did not return from Santa Domingo with her coworkers after a girls getaway. ...
Style: erotic
Plot: cuckold, infidelity, extramarital affair, sexually dissatisfied wife, coitus, gambling, male nudity, beach, female nudity, sexually frustrated woman, deep cleavage, cuckolded husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.9
 8K
Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, student, chance, airplane, infidelity, espionage, militant, couples, self discovery, polish ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: nazism, world war two, actress, nazi, journalist, jewish
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 2K
The Scar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After discussions and dishonest negotiations, a decision is taken as to where a large new chemical factory is to be built and Bednarz, an honest Party man, is put in charge of the construction. He used to live in the small town where the factory is ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: small town, factory, moral dilemma, human nature, working class, state affairs, social relations, society, introspection, innocence lost, small town life, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
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Ida (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Denmark, France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, melancholic, art house ...
Plot: nun, jewish, anti semitism, orphan, family secret, uncover truth, human nature, haunted by the past, self discovery, world war two, faith, murder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.5
 149
Mad Ship (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, life is a bitch, couple relations, unfulfillment, ship, unemployment, society, down on your luck, family relations, working class, prairie
Time: 1920s, 30s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 532
Hardkor Disko (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sociopath begins a relationship with the daughter of a couple he intends to murder.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: mysterious stranger, sociopath, plan, sex scene, infidelity, voyeur, cheating wife, family relations, danger, crimes, snorting cocaine, sex in car ...
Time: 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Ten Commandments (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 572 min.
Story: The Decalogue is a 1989 Polish television drama series directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and co-written by Kieślowski with Krzysztof Piesiewicz, with music by Zbigniew Preisner. It consists of ten one-hour films, inspired by the Ten Commandments. ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: redemption, professor, polish, society, human nature, taxi driver, god or devil, conflict, tragic event, drifter, survivor, young man ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 345
Eminent Domain (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A high-ranking Polish politburo member is banished from the party, and must find out why. Set in 1979 Poland before the Solidarity events.
Plot: cold war, espionage, teenage girl
Time: 70s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: deportation, cabaret, world war two, d day, world war one, haunted by the past, strong female presence, soldier, death of father, german officer, la marseillaise, concentration camp survivor ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, illness, frame up, corruption, death, death of father, mountaineer, father son relationship, dying, fired from the job, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Venice (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An atmospheric coming-of-age story featuring an imaginative young boy named Marek who dreams of escaping an increasingly dangerous Poland on the eve of war for beautiful Venice.
Style: pre war, atmospheric, inspirational, psychological, captivating
Plot: longing, world war two, imagination, journey, provincial life, dream, conscription, society, basement, palace, estate, sister sister relationship ...
Place: poland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: female director, pimp, emigrant, female teacher, prostitution, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, customer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The House of Lost Women (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Jess Franco.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: incest, impotent husband, object in vagina, neglected wife, sexually dissatisfied wife, sexually frustrated woman, explicit sex, cuckolded husband, father daughter incest, blow job, large breasts, vagina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hospital of the Transfiguration (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is set in 1943 in a mental asylum in the country. But this is an unusual hospital: there are several incurable schizophrenic cases, staff is bit strange and a writer has voluntarily entered the clinic because he is "peculiar" and ...
Plot: mental institution, world war two, doctor, nazi occupation, traitor, staff, danger, buried alive, morality, memory loss, hospital, grave ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, talky, melancholic, gloomy ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, parents and children, family problems, introspection, society, human nature, dysfunctional family, family relations, suicide, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: usa, kansas, new york, paris france, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
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1939 (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When the war breaks out, Annika lives with her parents in Värmland, close to the border to Norway. Her cousin Harald is a dealer in the black market but has to escape from the police to Norway. Annika moves to Stockholm and gets a job as a ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: world war two, friends, best friends, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, war, couples, wartime life, love, female nudity, black market ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, sweden, norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%