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The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
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The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dramatization of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book by Jim Bishop.
Plot: abraham lincoln, violence, assassin, death, actor, president, conspiracy, tragedy, villain, historical figure, death of protagonist, political conspiracy, knife, u.s. president, murder, assassination of president, escape, assassination, last stand, villain played by lead actor, tragic villain, shot in the head, musket, main character shot, main character dies ...
Place: washington d.c.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and interesting films with plots about murder, assassination, assassin, politics, president, u.s. president and death mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Day Lincoln Was Shot: Killing Lincoln (2013), Rasputin (2010), Jackie (2016), Nixon (1995), Quiz Show (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: realistic, suspense, disturbing, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: politics, assassination attempt, white house, political conspiracy, americana, assassination, road not taken, political corruption, deadly, head of state, dishonesty, campaign ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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95%
Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, usa president, deadly, head of state, obsession, americana, hitman, conspiracy, murder, civil war, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa, illinois, virginia, maryland, cleveland ohio ...
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88%
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Rasputin (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grigorij Efimovic Rasputin (1869-1916) the mystic and self-proclaimed holy man. The saint-demon and the simple peasant. About the plot against Rasputin, hated and feared at the highest levels of government because of his surreal influence on the ...
Style: disturbing, factual, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: magician, sorcerer, assassination, occult, russian revolution, russian history, historical character, murder, main character shot, traitor, poisoned, assassin ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: russia
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87%
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 75K
Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, China, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, assassination, kennedy family, american history, first lady, u.s. president, president, loss of husband, husband wife relationship, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, dallas texas, washington d.c., texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sincere, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: political corruption, vietnam war, politics, government, rise and fall, campaign, historical figure, life is a bitch, presidential election, ambition, brother brother relationship, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, china, california, texas
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73%
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Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: tv show, cheating, investigation, moral dilemma, manipulation, contests and competitions, media, ethics, prejudice, advertising, fame, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Lincoln (1992)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Famous actors read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.
Plot: civil war, abraham lincoln, usa president, assassin, u.s. president, american civil war, president, u.s. civil war, general
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 13K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, ambition, ghost, rise and fall, prophecy, rise to power, throne, tragic hero, rivalry, supernatural ability, heroes ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 70s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: realistic, tense, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, assassination, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, deadly, assassination of president, american politics, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962, year 1963
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, texas, dallas texas
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65%
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: political, factual, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: politics, civil rights movement, racial issues, usa president, racism, presidential election, civil rights, prejudice, kennedy assassination, u.s. president, political campaign, activism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, america, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: This is the story of the doctor whose farm John Wilkes Booth went to after assassinating Abraham Lincoln
Plot: injustice, assassin, doctor, hard labor, civil war, fake beard, escape attempt, murder, trial, broken leg, death, scapegoat ...
Time: 1860s, year 1865
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59%
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Ruby (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fact and fiction are combined in this story about Jack Ruby and a stripper, Candy Cane, and how they become involved in a conspiracy to kill J.F.K.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: nightclub, political conspiracy, political corruption, conspiracy, assassination, corruption, mafia, state affairs, assassination attempt, dishonesty, betrayal, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Sadat (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
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Story: The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
Plot: politics, war violence, war hero, murder, violence, microphone, ends with funeral, tragedy, soldier, tragic hero, military, pacifism ...
Place: egypt, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious, factual ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, white house, cover up, wiretap, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, washington d.c., united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 88K
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, emotional, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, islam, police brutality, politics, fighting the system, racial slur, african american, tragic event, self discovery, police, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: usa, harlem, new york, africa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 73K
Amistad (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: touching, emotional, political, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, interracial relations, dignity, mutiny, idealism, dishonesty, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice, humanity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1830s, 1840s
Place: cuba, usa, africa, spain, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
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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, campaign ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: los angeles, california, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 327
Saving Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The almost entirely true story of Abraham Lincoln and his self-appointed bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon - a banjo-playing Southerner who foiled repeated attempts on the President's life, and kept him functioning during the darkest ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: assassination attempt, american civil war, head of state, friendship, danger, state affairs, historical event, storytelling, assassination plot, death of son, bodyguard, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biography of the former first lady, focusing on her years as a photojournalist and leading up to her marriage to John F. Kennedy and their moving into the White House.
Plot: usa history, kennedy family, romance, assassination, marriage, photographer, socialite, senator, tragedy, dominatrix, u.s. president, assassin ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Conspirator (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, factual, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, conspiracy, historical character, civil war, assassination, lawyer, court, trial, boarding house, death sentence, legal, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, year 1865, 18th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, serious, emotional, realistic, suspense
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, u.s. congress, assassination, vice president, civil rights, president, society, usa president, motorcycle, loss ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1865, year 1963 ...
Place: washington d.c., wyoming, dallas texas, west virginia, georgia ...
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50%
Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.
Plot: black panther party, assassination, prison, violence, murder, civil rights, gun, betrayal, betrayal by friend, telephone, newspaper, fbi agent ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
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Mad Dog Coll (1961)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Killer Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll moves in on gangster Dutch Schultz in 1920s New York.
Plot: death of protagonist, gunfight, bandit, kiss, police shootout, violence, villain played by lead actor, machine gun, tommy gun, love interest, mafia, girlfriend ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: thought provoking, serious, captivating, controversial, disturbing ...
Plot: political conspiracy, kennedy assassination, cia, investigation, district attorney, president, assassination, gay slur, fighting the system, evidence, political corruption, government ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: new orleans, vietnam, cuba, washington d.c., texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, political, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, kennedy assassination, politics, paranoia, conspiracy, investigation, murder, deadly, state affairs, crimes, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.4
 66K
Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Presenting the tale of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this filmed version of the original Broadway smash hit is the story of America then, told by America now.
Style: epic
Plot: american history, broadway musical, hip hop, filmed play, father son relationship, death, friendship, husband wife relationship, murder, flashback, violence, george washington ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 444
Judas (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Judas meets Jesus and at first doesn't know what to make of him or whether or not to trust him. A cynical city boy, Judas makes fun of the country bumpkin disciples who follow Jesus but eventually decides to join the band, as well. He and Jesus ...
Style: touching, serious, biblical, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: betrayal, religions or cults, dishonesty, clergy, injustice, friendship, supernatural ability, ambition, life is a bitch, tragic hero, christianity, main character dies ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Story: A biography of President Harry S. Truman.
Style: one man show
Plot: one-man show, democratic party, u.s. president, president, politics
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: ancient rome, family relations, husband wife relationship, murder, violence, friendship, roman soldier, love, murder of father, blood, female nudity, fatherhood ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, exile, society, on the run, political conspiracy, political intrigue, graphic violence, conspiracy, rise and fall, dishonesty, leadership, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mexico, russia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%