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J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)
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J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: Looks at the early years of America's most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.
Plot: john f. kennedy, kennedy family, president, childhood, u.s. president, usa president

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films and TV series with plots about u.s. president, politics, president, ambition, state affairs, husband wife relationship and family relations mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like J.F.K.: Reckless Youth: Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985), Blind Ambition (1979), The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990), A Woman Named Jackie (1991), Sandburg's Lincoln (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 309 min.
TV show
Story: A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and the eventual ...
Plot: kennedy family, politics, usa politics, u.s. president, campaign, president
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Blind Ambition (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 480 min.
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Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
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Place: washington d.c.
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
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Story: The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin ...
Style: saga
Plot: kennedy family, attorney general, first lady, oval office, candidate, president, election, tv, presidential candidate, u.s. president, presidential election, john f. kennedy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: boston, england, massachusetts, america, usa
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 246 min.
TV show
Story: A film about the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
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Country: USA
Story: A biography of President Harry S. Truman.
Style: one man show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look inside the life of John F. Kennedy Jr.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
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Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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Duration: 198 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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