Movies like Meera

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Meera (1979)
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Meera (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Meera is a 1979 Hindi language film by Gulzar. The film is based on the life of Meera, a Hindu saint-poet who renounced princely comforts in pursuit of her love for Lord Krishna.
Plot: suicide, saint, tragedy, marriage, devotion, loyalty, historical event, hindu, poison, period piece
Time: 16th century

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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 suicide, death, marriage, society, husband wife relationship, politics and religion mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Meera: 125 Years Memory (2015), The Broken Crown (2016), The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967), Farewell, Kuro (2003), Peterloo (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
125 Years Memory (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan, Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey are connected in this Japanese-Turkish blockbuster: The sinking of the Turkish frigate Ertuğrul off the Japanese coast in 1890, and the evacuation of Japanese nationals ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, psychological
Plot: shipwreck, turk, historical event, tragedy, typhoon, sinking ship, sea disaster, survival, drowning, danger, turkish, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ottoman empire, japan, constantinople, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
91%
The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The disturbing story of a physician who conducted the first operation with general anaesthetic, and the women in his life who are both so determined to win his love that they volunteer as subjects for his experiments
Style: jidai geki
Plot: loyalty, medical, loss of eyesight, husband wife relationship, rivalry, devotion, cancer, anesthetic, feud, mother son relationship, human experimentation
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Farewell, Kuro (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in Matsumoto city, Nagano, during 1960s. A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds. The dog, named Kuro, stays at the school and becomes a special friend to everyone.
Plot: loyalty, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Peterloo (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: protest, political repression, massacre, historical event, pressure, society, dishonesty, fighting the system, police brutality, prime minister, injustice, political activism ...
Time: 1810s
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 83
The Radicals (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Anabaptist movement and two of its first leaders, Michael and Margaretha Sattler.
Style: emotional, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: church, christianity, life is a bitch, heroes, society, religions or cults, clergy, state affairs, ambition, hopes, romance, woman ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, switzerland, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Chanthu (Mammootty), a poor orphan and Aromal (Suresh Gopi) are cousins and belong to the Chekavar clan, a warrior clan who hire themselves out as duellers to settle disputes among the rich and powerful. Aromal, jealous of the much more talented ...
Style: epic
Plot: deception, uncle, cousin, revenge, orphan, dying words, suicide, tragic hero, cousin cousin relationship, love, period piece, blacksmith ...
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3K
Tsar (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last Judgment approaching. He establishes absolute power, cruelly ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, head of state, political unrest, royal court, rebelliousness, political corruption, ambition, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, russian history, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Religion (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is based in Banaras and is about a Hindu Priest Chaturvedi (Pankaj Kapoor) who follows the scriptures to practice Hindu religion. When a child is abandon by a woman and brought in his house by his daughter - after initial hesitation but ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: adoption, hindu, parents and children, family relations, clergy, family life, society, babies and infants, family problems, hinduism, salvation, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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8 (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "8"—a new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar)—demystifies the debate around marriage equality by chronicling the landmark trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger. A one time show was done live on ...
Style: factual
Plot: homosexual, plaintiff, court case, testimony, judge, stage play, lgbtq, gay interest, lesbian couple, lgbt, civil rights, talking about love ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 52K
Airlift (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Iraq invades Kuwait in August, 1990, a callous Indian businessman becomes the spokesperson for more than 170,000 stranded countrymen.
Plot: evacuation, iraq war, war, fistfight, businessman, tank, refugee camp, arab, military, husband wife relationship, airplane, patriotism
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Save and Protect (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Inspired by Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Sokurov’s Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma’s decline and fall: affairs with the aristocratic Rodolphe and the student Leon, the humiliation that follows her husband’s botching of ...
Plot: hairy vagina, surrealism, suicide, surgery, infidelity, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, male full rear nudity, female nudity, older woman younger man sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child’s love rejected. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question. One of the greatest works in Western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human ...
Plot: king, illegitimate son, death of daughter, sibling rivalry, live performance, father daughter relationship, fool, stage, tragedy, illegitimate child, father son relationship, grief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Death of a Tea Master (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 267
The Gesture (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Andaz or Andaaz is a 1971 Hindi romantic movie starring Shammi Kapoor, Rajesh Khanna, Hema Malini and Simi Garewal. The film was directed by Ramesh Sippy. The film was a considerable success and important in the career of Malini as an actress.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, youth, young lovers, writer's life, artists and showbiz, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 80
Burnface (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Caracremada" ("Burnface" in Catalan), a nickname given by the Spanish Civil Guard to Ramon Vila Capdevila, reflects about the libertarian resistance against Franco's regime through the last active guerrilla fighter. In 1951 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: death of protagonist, countryside, blackout
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Two Lines in Small Font (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film by Melnikov.
Plot: suicide, revolution, research, historian, reputation
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: BBC rendition of Shakespeare's Coriolanus
Plot: roman, tragedy, ancient rome, bbc, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000
Style: based on true events
Plot: nomad, female director, reindeer, fishing, oppression, indigenous people, soldier, nature, socialism, parent child relationship, marriage, folk song ...
Time: 20th century
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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New World (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, as the Spanish conquerors strive to subdue the New World, they confront another problem of equal magnitude: the evangelization of the natives, who are people of deep religious beliefs and refuse to understand nor ...
Plot: native american, virgin mary, controversy, painting, religion, catholicism, mexican, virgin
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 1K
Parzania (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Centered around the 2002 massacres in Gujarat, the film tells the story of a happy family that is torn apart by the loss of their son Parzan.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, captivating, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, injustice, violence, torture, rage, boy in peril, thesis, hallucination, family in danger, innocence, child's point of view, religious intolerance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 513
El Dorado (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The story of an expedition down the Orinoco and Amazon rivers in 1560 by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Style: disturbing, epic, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: conquering, jungle, treasure hunt, obsession, rebelliousness, survival, adventurer, rebellion, soldier, on the road, obsessive quest, danger ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, peru, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
May the Lord Be with Us (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Defenestration of Prague, which took place on May 23, 1618, was the decisive historical moment that unleashed the Thirty Years War (1618-1648) between several Catholic and Protestant states and changed the course of European history forever.
Plot: catholicism, historical event, politician, european history, defenestration, czech history, aristocrat, nobleman, politics
Time: 17th century
Place: prague, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
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 159
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, factual, inspirational, based on true events
Plot: car, invention, inventor, husband wife relationship, love, investor, son, wedding, lawsuit, society, rivalry, employer ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 2K
Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 min.
Story: Parallel stories: 18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea; 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: inventor, sea, adventure, military life, against the odds, ocean or sea, sea disaster, danger, escapades, british navy, father son relationship, sailboat ...
Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: england, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 969
Orderers (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.
Plot: french canadian, terrorism, martial law, prison, police, politics, false accusation
Place: montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 451
Madambi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In a village named Ilavattam there lives a man by the name of Gopalakrishna Pillai. He is a man with diverse qualities. Basically he is a moneylender, but not the avaricious kind. He lends money at very low interest-rates but makes it a point to get ...
Plot: sibling relationship, debt, bank, banker, money, village, suicide, brother brother conflict, money lender, brother brother relationship, marriage, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: artist, family problems, dysfunctional family, feminism, jail, photographer, family relations, female photographer, female protagonist, unrequited love, working class, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: royalty, rivals, rival, politics, king, religion, aristocrat, intrigue
Time: 1500s
Place: scandinavia, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
34%