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Tudawali (1987)
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Tudawali (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, "Jedda". Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes brief excerpts from "Jedda". Stars Ernie Dingo in the title role.
Plot: love, life, passion, friendship, death, family relations, racial slur, racism, alcohol abuse, father daughter relationship, humanity, australian aboriginal, mother daughter relationship, tuberculosis, friend, equality, husband wife relationship, australian, fame, australian outback

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, friendship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, death, society and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Tudawali: Don't Tell (2017), Leonie (2010), Victoria & Abdul (2017), All Is True (2018), Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Don't Tell (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on true events that changed the law. This is the story of a survivor, Lyndal, a young woman sexually abused as an 11 year old while attending a prestigious school. Her courage to fight for justice is entrusted to a local lawyer determined to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, based on true events
Plot: pedophile, justice, investigative reporter, child molestation, lawyer, child abuse, struggle, truth, cover up, interview, husband wife relationship, trust ...
Time: year 1991, year 2001, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
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95%
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 417
Leonie (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A ...
Style: uplifting, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, single parent, parents and children, culture clash, artists and showbiz, friendship, marriage, husband wife relationship, baby, friend, single mother, little boy ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1920s, 1890s, year 1918 ...
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji, pasadena california, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Style: based on true events, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, touching
Plot: servant, british history, queen victoria, queen of england, intergenerational friendship, interracial friendship, friendship, woman, hindu, death of protagonist, muslim, racism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: india, scotland, florence, buckingham palace, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 3K
All Is True (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the final days in the life of playwright William Shakespeare.
Style: captivating, tense, touching, psychological, based on true events
Plot: father daughter relationship, historical figure, british history, family secrets, family secret, fictional biography, united kingdom, playwright, retirement, church, husband wife relationship, gardening ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1931, three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback.
Style: thought provoking, emotional, touching, serious, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: child abuse, racism, australian outback, culture clash, survival, kidnapping, australian aboriginal, punishment, hopes, outback, aborigine, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
476 A.D. Chapter One: The Last Light of Aries (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Croatia, USA, Italy
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After General Flavius Aetius frees the Roman Empire from the clutches of Attila the Hun, Rome is once again secure. However, this assurance is short-lived, as Attila is no longer a threat, it only brings the Germanic tribes to once again unite ...
Plot: abandonment, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), ancient rome, fatherhood, medieval, roman soldier, roman salute, antiquity, murder of father, afterlife, bare breasts ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, wartime life, understanding, friendship, family relations, exile, farm, culture clash, starting over, hopes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: africa, kenya, germany, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 84K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, fighting the system, discrimination, americana, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.3
 157K
First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: based on true events, suspense, factual, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: moon landing, space exploration, space mission, test pilot, astronaut, space travel, moon, nasa, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, loss of child ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963, year 1965, year 1961 ...
Place: houston texas, usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, dramatic, serious ...
Plot: stuttering, historical character, royal family, unlikely friendships, british history, friendship, aristocracy, queen, king, disability, world war two, monarchy ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, london, buckingham palace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Plot: islam, battle, flashback, blood, husband wife relationship, chase, idol, judaism, arab, religion, prophet, messenger ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Ideal Palace (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, captivating, contemplative
Plot: postman, obsession, father daughter relationship, construction, french countryside, social awkwardness, palace, love, family relations, couples, society, post office ...
Time: 1910s, 1870s, 1880s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, marriage, kindness, husband wife relationship, infidelity, homelessness, art dealer, homeless, christian, flashback, anger, homeless man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 10K
Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police brutality, politics, civil rights, racism, apartheid, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, blacks and whites, social problems, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, year 1980
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Duell der Br?der - Die Geschichte von Adidas und Puma (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two brothers start a sportswear company in the 1920s, hoping to make the best shoes in the world. Their relationship deteriorates until they become bitter rivals.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, based on true events
Plot: shoes, rivalry, brother brother relationship, businessman, world war two, rise to the top, family relations, society, friendship, branding, disagreement, human ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Summer 1890. In order to make some money to feed his family, Anton Chekhov, modest physician, wrote short stories for newspapers to sign Antosha Tchékhonté. Important characters, writer and editor, just make him aware of his talent. His situation ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: writer's life, literature, tuberculosis, obsession, life is a bitch, couple relations, convict, infidelity, family relations, writers, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 12K
Cry Freedom (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s. Donald Woods is a white liberal journalist in South Africa who begins to follow the activities of Stephen Biko, ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, racism, police brutality, civil rights, apartheid, journalist, politics, interracial relations, idealism, journalism, murder, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1977
Place: south africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 102K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, royal family, historical character, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, psychological, sincere, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial friendship, civil rights, human spirit, interracial relations, activism, human rights, righting the wronged, court, danger, aggression, racism, ku klux klan ...
Time: 70s, year 2016, year 1971, year 2005
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.7
 83K
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: racism, civil rights, police brutality, politics, civil rights movement, tragic event, fighting the system, racial slur, african american, self discovery, police, islam ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york, harlem, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We of the Never Never (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the well-loved Australian classic by Mrs. Aeneas Gunn, this is the remarkable true story of Jeannie Gunn, a woman who fought to overcome sexual and racial prejudice amid the harsh beauties of the outback. Leaving her Melbourne existence for ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: strong female presence, friendship, friends, hopes, adventure, couple relations, human spirit, idealism, culture clash, against the odds, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, master and servant, civil rights, couples, society, injustice, friends, power relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 25
Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hate crime triggers disturbing flashbacks for a young veteran, finding herself reluctantly joining a PTSD support group. The eclectic group of women veterans encourages her to peel away her families' lies and confront her mother who holds the ...
Plot: love, rape, death, police, bare breasts, mother daughter relationship, violence, child, homosexual, sex scene, hate crime, veteran ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 134
Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, religion, husband wife relationship, friendship, acceptance, gay, family relations, change, death, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 11K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, politics, classmate, childhood, poverty, sexual initiation, demonstration, historical event, communism, social differences, political unrest, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 41K
Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, light, melancholic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, corruption, racial slur, reporter, state affairs, power relations, dishonesty, assassination, marriage, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 152
Carl & Bertha (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carl & Bertha tells the story of Carl and Bertha Benz. Carl Benz invented the first patented motor car but he did not get much recognition until his wife undertook the historic first road trip by car from Mannheim to Pforzheim with the Benz ...
Style: captivating, psychological, inspirational, factual, based on true events
Plot: car, invention, inventor, husband wife relationship, love, wedding, son, investor, lawsuit, society, rivalry, children ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mark Twain and Me (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dorothy Quick, A young girl befriends the famous writer, Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemans during the final years of his life.
Plot: 11 year old, hat, white dress, father daughter relationship, dress, girl, white suit, friendship, writers, ship, family relations, old man ...
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Bride of the Seventh Heaven (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An elderly Nenet woman in teepee on northern Russia's Jamal Peninsula recounts her early life betrothed to a deity for the entertainment of a blind young girl. In the Nenet culture, a girl child can be married to holiest of holies, Num, before ...
Plot: childlessness, bigamy, loneliness, reindeer, nature, revenge, death, love, shaman, nomad, belief, blind girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, sincere, captivating
Plot: interracial marriage, king, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, royal family, freedom, politics, racism, equality, justice, reporter, democracy ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947, 50s
Place: africa, south africa, britain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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