Movies like Sandino

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Sandino (1991)
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Sandino (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Cuba, Italy, Spain, Chile, Mexico, Nicaragua
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Narrative of a period of life (1926 - 1934) of the Nicaraguan revolutionary leader Sandino, who was known as "The general of free men."
Plot: rebel, revolutionary, partisan, dictator, anarchism, guerilla warfare, latin american history, resistance movement
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about society, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, state affairs, life is a bitch and murder mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Sandino: Alsino and the Condor (1982), Faustina (1994), Oscar: The Color of Destiny (2008), Sakay (1993), Walker (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alsino and the Condor (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Nicaragua, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries ...
Plot: rebellion, saddle, brothel, grandfather grandson relationship, tyrant, american soldier, village, boy, helicopter, climbing a tree, dictatorship, jungle ...
Place: nicaragua, central america
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95%
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Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: gloomy, contemplative, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: convent, hopes, clergy, society, supernatural ability, religions or cults, family relations, church, a vision, nun, painting, suffering ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: sincere, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, society, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, media, ambition, life is a bitch, rise to the top, politics, crimes, campaign ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Oscar: The Color of Destiny (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Óscar. The Color of Destiny" is a revealing portrayal of a forgotten icon of French Surrealism: Spanish painter Óscar Domínguez, contemporary of Picasso. The film rediscovers the life of a talented artist who was ignored after he ...
Plot: nazi occupation, bohemian, spaniard, lesbian kiss, world war two, art, surrealism, suicide, painter, illness, loneliness, self loathing ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sakay (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sakay is a 1993 Filipino historical drama film directed by Raymond Red. The film stars Julio Diaz, Tetchie Agbayani, and Leopoldo Salcedo. The film covers the life of Filipino patriot and hero Macario Sakay, who was declared an outlaw and a ...
Style: epic
Plot: independence, revolution, guerilla warfare, ambush, patriotism, heroes, partisan, hairdresser, revolutionary
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: writers, filmmaking, alcohol, addiction, friendship, alcohol abuse, hotel, friends, couples, family problems, drugs/alcohol, strong female presence ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 20s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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36%
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Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: gun, horse, mexican standoff, sword, gunfight, blood splatter, gore, mogul, battles, violence, battle, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dreigroschenfilm (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the phenomenal success of “The Threepenny Opera”, the film industry wants to win over the celebrated author. But Bertolt Brecht is not prepared to play by their rules. His concept of the “Threepenny Film” is radical, ...
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, beggar, singing in a car
Time: year 1933, year 1929, 1920s
Place: london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: president, fbi, watergate, social decay, megalomaniac, gays and lesbians, ambition, dishonesty, society, politics, head of state, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The eventful life of a humble Polish priest who once decried the pomp of the Catholic Church "a circus" and labeled the Pope a "prisoner of the Vatican" before ascending to the papal throne is explored as actor Thomas Kretschmann ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: clergy, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, society, dishonesty, politics, state affairs, leadership, forbidden love, human spirit, religions or cults ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Father Damien (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The true story of the 19th century Belgian priest, Father Damien, who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, to console and care for the lepers.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
Plot: idealism, power relations, injustice, tragic hero, life is a bitch, fighting the system, social misfits, heroes, society, clergy, hopes, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Becoming Astrid (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our ...
Style: based on true events, captivating, thought provoking, touching, romantic
Plot: teenage sex, dancing, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, teenage pregnancy, marriage proposal, female protagonist, baby, typewriter, female nudity, newspaper ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 1920s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, denmark, eastern europe, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Exiled in America (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of ...
Plot: torture, exile, revolutionary, diner, butt naked, sanctuary, cia, mooning, hiding place
Place: central america, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marie (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A single mother takes a job with the government where she is confronted with corruption.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: political corruption, politics, fighting the system, corruption, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, idealism, price of justice, uncover truth, woman in danger, office, power relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Mae West (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Biography of the curvaceous and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s-30s with her frank approach to sex.
Plot: feminist, showbiz, success, vaudeville, trial, filmmaking, training, actress, seduction, broadway, hollywood, star ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1900s
Place: california, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Man Called Autumn Flower (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lluis de Serracant leads a double life. By day he's a young lawyer, scion of a Catalan bourgeois family. At night he's a transvestite performer known to his fans as "Flower of Autumn".
Plot: resistance, anarchism, dictator, closeted homosexual, homosexual, female impersonator, gay interest
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Liberator (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, battles, rebellion, military, war, leadership, folk hero, ambition, state affairs, leader, freedom, mentor ...
Time: 18th century, 1820s, 19th century
Place: latin america, venezuela, andes mountains, colombia, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Enid (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, rise to the top, relationship vs career, nanny, couples, ambition, couple relations, lifestyle, family problems, writer's life, artists and showbiz, bad mother ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 1910s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: realistic, uplifting, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: politics, ambition, rise and fall, society, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, life is a bitch, hopes, disability, introspection, president ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: georgia, usa, florida, washington d.c., southern usa ...
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25%
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Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: mental illness, suicide, art, scandal, poet, suicide attempt, tragic event, rebel, portrait
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Billy: The Early Years (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Most of us know Billy Graham as the self-assured and charismatic preacher who became one of the most important figures of 20th Century Christianity. Now, with the release of Billy: The Early Years, we meet Billy as the earnest and promising young ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: self discovery, hopes, life is a bitch, lifestyle, society, redemption, idealism, miraculous event, clergy, born again christian, christianity, faith ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 316
Lepke (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Curtis stars as the feared leader of "Murder Incorporated" in this underworld drama based on the life of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Lepke began his criminal career as a petty thief in his teens; a stretch in prison taught him ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, gangsters, hitman, criminal's revenge, fighting crime, best friends, ambition, gang, witnessing a crime, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The George Raft Story (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ray Danton plays the title role in director Joseph M. Newman's 1961 film biography of the nightclub dancer-turned-movie star. The cast also includes Jayne Mansfield, Barrie Chase, Julie London, Neville Brand and Frank Gorshin.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, slang, psychotronic
Plot: gambling, gangsters, casino, revolution, hollywood, musician's life, desire for fame, performer's life, crime, blind ambition, prostitute, rise and fall ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: cuba, new york, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Style: based on true events, neurotic, thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: fighting illness, hospital, catatonia, doctor, treatment, psychosis, newspaper reporter, hallucination, medical examination, female journalist, diagnosis, brain scan ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 6K
Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, based on true events, surprise ending ...
Plot: art collector, art, painter, painting, artist, lifestyle, mental illness, anti conformity, art dealer, fame, paint, art critic ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
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Sanju (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
Style: based on true events, emotional, cynical, thought provoking
Plot: actor's life, drug abuse, crimes, filmmaking, crime, friendship, couple relations, job, artists' life, problem, the underworld, cocaine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.3
 12K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, love triangle, romance, unfaithful wife, couple relations, love affair, writer's life, sexual relations, couples, womanizer, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Tropic of Cancer (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Style: erotic, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, looking for sex, school, artists and showbiz, immigrants, womanizer, writer's life, social relations, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Pirates of Somalia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, factual
Plot: journalist, pirate, drugs, point of view, journey, adventure, news report, danger, culture clash, weapons, escapades, village ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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