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The Magnate (1987)
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The Magnate (1987)
Original name: Magnat
Genre: Drama, History
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, sex with stepmother, palace, brotherhood, cuckold, falling, man in a wheelchair, sexually frustrated woman, sexually dissatisfied wife, wheelchair bound, nazis, sex with stepson, 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 serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about politics, world war two, society, war, communism, death and nazism mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Magnate: General Nil (2009), 1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013), The Unburied Man (2004), Brecht (2019), Sweet Rush (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Inspection of the Crime Scene 1901 (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: More documentary in its approach than dramatized history, this is a compelling story about a 1901 children's strike in Wrzesnia near the Polish border with Prussia. Poland was partitioned at this time, and a rigidly patriotic Prussian teacher ...
Plot: prayer, protest, strike, school teacher, suffering, scandal, religion, blackmail, classroom, lesson, trial, arrest ...
Time: 1900s
Place: prussia
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: trial, army general, secret service, imprisonment, communism, assassination, arrest, moral dilemma, death sentence, post war, prison, interrogation ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: siberia, poland
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88%
1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered as the one that announced the beginning of the Second World War in Europe. ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: soldier, against the odds, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, danger, military, war, battleship, heroes, surrender, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: female director, interrogation, husband wife relationship, jail, atrocity, revolution, exile, hanging, exhumation, hate, rain, skeleton ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1956
Place: romania, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Brecht (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: adolescent provocations in Augsburg during the First World War, early poetic and amorous flights of fancy in ...
Style: humorous
Plot: nazism, playwright, portrait of an artist, world war one, nazi, german, nazis, female nudity, life, literature, poem, poet ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, east germany
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78%
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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: serious, realistic, emotional, offbeat, gloomy ...
Plot: mature woman, small town, film within a film, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, dealing with death, sexual content, couples, tragic love, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: poland, europe
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68%
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Daas (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jest rok 1776. Radca wiedeńskiej Kancelarii Nadwornej Henryk Klein (Mariusz Bonaszewski) otrzymuje skargę na hrabiego Jakuba Franka (Olgierd Łukaszewicz), który kilkanaście lat wcześniej został skazany za głoszenie herezji i zbiegł do ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, serious, realistic
Plot: religious leader, mysterious man, messiah, investigation, worship, cult, warning, uncover truth, polish history, jewish, royal court, flashback ...
Time: 1770s, 18th century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: lieutenant, tuberculosis, hotel, death, polish, pursuit, holocaust, australian, jewish, world war one, dying, metaphor ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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64%
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Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: disturbing, heartbreaking, sentimental, sad, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, war crime, nazism, survival, war, military life, captivity, life is a bitch, military, battles, oppression, occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, soviet union, germany ...
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54%
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: strike, working class, seaport, labor union, injustice, rebelliousness, political corruption, workplace situations, idealism, against the odds, political unrest, polish ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, society, head of state, state affairs, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, non-linear, captivating, serious ...
Plot: emperor, communism, suicide attempt, world war two, arranged marriage, teacher, childhood, divorce, confession, arson, empress, interrogation ...
Time: 50s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: china, beijing china, asia, japan
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49%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, socialism, war, ambition, leadership ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Fever (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of ...
Plot: female director, tragic event, revolt, prison, corruption, terrorism, violence, undercover, police, mental breakdown, politics, male female relationship
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Death of a President (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After Poland won freedom from of its long overlordship by Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, it took a further four years for its National Assembly to elect Gabriel Narutowicz as its first president. Narutowicz was a professor who until ...
Plot: socialism, gallery, parliament, riot, painter, police, prime minister, anti semitism, minister, assassination, election, president ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: disciple, murder, nazism, high school, limousine, theft, fascism, writing, consul
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47%
The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Style: sentimental, romantic, captivating, exciting
Plot: kingdom, palace intrigue, king, queen, duke, power, court intrigue, empire, aristocracy, princess, politics, ceremony ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, 1500s
Place: spain, central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, politics, super weapon, intrigue, rivalry, moral dilemma, wartime life, laboratory, nuclear holocaust, fight for supremacy, nuclear threat, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, new york, europe, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Francofonia (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) transforms a portrait of the world-renowned museum into a magisterial, centuries-spanning reflection on the relation between art, culture and power.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, semi documentary
Plot: nazi occupation, nazism, louvre, museum, art, painting, art museum, war, evacuation, portrait painting, painter, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, year 1978, year 1967, year 1918 ...
Place: paris france, st. petersburg russia, vichy, france, russia ...
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45%
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: hypnosis, clairvoyant, assassination, nazism, uncover truth, totalitarianism, a vision, oracle, battles, world war one, distopia, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
United Passions (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An epic, untold story that brings to life the inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three determined men who created it. Driven by their vision and passion, three men, overcame their doubts and fought obstacles and scandals to make the World Cup a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, propaganda film
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, sport, contests and competitions, world cup, soccer, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, workplace, leader, leadership, sponsor ...
Time: 70s, 1900s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 15K
Europa Europa (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: epic, realistic, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, german, jewish, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghetto, concentration camp, communism, homosexual, roommate ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
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40%
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Not Reconciled (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, ...
Plot: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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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: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, terminal illness, forest, piano, twins, love and romance, infidelity, family life, siblings relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, tragic hero ...
Place: europe, poland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The War Between Us (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In World War II British Columbia, Canada, a Japanese immigrant family has to endure the racist Canadian policy of being interned and their property confiscated as "enemy aliens". At the same time, a white Canadian family has to deal with ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
Plot: world war two, deportation, racism, wartime life, immigrants, war, society, political oppression, internment camp, concentration camp, bathhouse, ice hockey ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Akseli and Elina (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 137 min.
Style: family saga, pre war, epic
Plot: priest, village, society, violence, soldier, communism, marriage, countryside, farmer, school, politics, finnish ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Despair (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair to observe himself making love to his wife, Lydia, a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, obsession, chocolate, manipulations, dishonesty, losing-it hero, deadly, mentally unstable, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, unfulfillment, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, non-linear, touching ...
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, love, husband wife reunion, world war two, marriage, caucasian, labor camp, couples, flashback, love and romance, war ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 40s, 1990s ...
Place: europe, turkey, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 38K
Suffragette (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true events about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to evade the State.
Style: captivating, factual, inspirational, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, women, feminism, rebellion, rebelliousness, feminist, gender, politics, adoption, prejudice, working class, idealism ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, israel, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 1K
Little Rose (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pressured by his superiors to disgrace public intellectual Warczewski, a professor and respected writer whom they believe to be a "camouflaged Zionist," rough security-services colonel Rozek enlists his sexy but naive girlfriend, Kamila, ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, anti semitism, espionage, romance, undercover, political intrigue, gain trust, society, betrayal, working undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%