Movies like Madrid

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Madrid (1987)
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Madrid (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Hans, a German director, is in Madrid to film a television production about the capital and the Civil War, 50 years after it occurred. Accompanied by Lucía, his editor, and Goyo, his cinematographer, he films shots of the modern city, searching for spaces and people related to its past. At the same time, he views materials related to the past. In this search, Hans questions the point of his project, and disagrees with his producers until he discovers a project that he is passionate about.
Style: documentary filmmaking
Plot: spanish civil war, german, male female relationship, archive footage, newsreel footage
Place: spain, madrid

Most similar movies to Madrid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and tense films with plots about spanish civil war, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, fascism, male female relationship and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Madrid: A Time for Defiance (1998), In Praise of Older Women (1997), Talk of Angels (1998), Year of Enlightment (1986), Land and Freedom (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Time for Defiance (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the Spanish Civil War breaks out, the Prado Museum is being evacuated. One of the guards finds a painting by the master, Goya, and takes it to prevent damage to the work of art. In the interim, he meets a young lady with whom he falls in love. ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, wartime life, romance, obsessive quest, love and romance, life is a bitch, spanish civil war, artist, painter, painting
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
In Praise of Older Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sincere, touching ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, politics, coming of age, sexual relations, teenage life, innocence lost, chaos and mayhem, bittersweet, couples, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona spain, italy, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, love affair, fall in love, family relations, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1936
Place: spain, ireland, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Year of Enlightment (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal. Once in the sanatorium, ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, sanitarium, teenage love, sexual content, love and romance, teenage life, village, romance, hospital, youth, brother, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: revolution, working class, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, communism, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sleeping Voice (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pepita travels to Madrid to be near her sister Hortensia who is pregnant and in prison. Hortensia is sentenced to death. The execution will not be carried out until after the baby is delivered. Pepita tries everything to stay the execution, but when ...
Style: captivating, emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: wartime life, death sentence, political unrest, woman in danger, fall in love, life is a bitch, against humanity, love and romance, rebellion, society, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This trio of tales, based on classic short stories, chronicles the complicated relations between the sexes. In "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt," salesman Gerry seduces train traveler Viki. Then, in "Dusk Before Fireworks," ...
Style: gloomy, touching, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: train, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, couple relations, unfulfilled love, adultery, extramarital affair, female nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 20s, 40s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, touching, compassionate ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, spanish civil war, fascism, teacher, family relations, countryside, latin, civil war, patriotism, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe, australia, america, catalonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: world war two, partisan, battle, german soldier, revolution, flashback, pacifist, memory, soldier, vacation, anti war, love ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Farewell to the Summer Light (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The setup here is a couple. They are both Japanese. She is married to a European, is haunted by the Nagasaki bomb which killed her father. The two are in love.
Style: light
Plot: extramarital affair, teacher, japanese new wave, ruins, memory, summer, love, airport, ruin, church
Place: spain, europe, amsterdam, lisbon portugal, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tides of Hope (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Donald is a Nigerian immigrant who after being expelled from Spain three years ago, has returned to meet again with Teresa, with whom he had a secret love affair. But on arrival he finds that she has married and is mother of a child. However, the ...
Plot: female director, emigration
Place: andalusia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
If They Tell You I Fell (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: spanish civil war, friendship, deadly, kidnapping, obsessive quest, politics, crimes, couples, voyeurism, pregnancy, adolescence, sex scene ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: chase, hospital, spanish civil war, rivalry, hidden identity, on the run, state affairs, war, military, chases and races, rebellion, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Blood and Sand (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Remake of the tale of an acclaimed matador who finds himself involved with a beautiful woman, jeopardizing both his marriage and career.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, bullfighting, rise and fall, dishonesty, downfall, love and romance, unfulfillment, womanizer, femme fatale, vampire, ambition, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 4K
Stockholm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the encounter between a boy and a girl. He confesses that he fell in love with her at first sight, but she does not believe him. However, as they walk through the night in Madrid, they share their desires, secrets, and maybe a few ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: wooing, gain trust, mind game, battle of the sexes, youth, stalking, discussion, night, love and romance, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightlife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Impossible Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rich Spanish landowner Alvaro is torn between his wife Elvira and two other women in his life. He's also worried about the fact that both his father and grandfather were murdered by Spanish revolutionaries in the house he's inherited.
Plot: revolutionary, landowner, murder, murder of father, family curse, husband wife relationship, inheritance, mansion
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 507
Lasting (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lasting is an emotional love story about Michał and Karina, a pair of Polish students who meet and fall in love with each other while working summer jobs in Spain. An unexpected nightmare brutally breaks into their carefree time in the heavenly ...
Style: stylized, serious, sexy, tense, realistic
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, life turned upside down, male nudity, pubic hair, masturbation, male orgasm, small breasts, diving, handjob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Your Name Poisons My Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Angel Barciela and the police inspector Francisco Valduque meets after several years in the funeral of Buendía engineer. Both expect to see Julia, the daughter of the deceased and one of those involved in the investigation.
Style: tense, non-linear, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, vengeance, crime, rivalry, partners against crime, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, female director, male objectification, bare breasts ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Gernika (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, based on true events
Plot: journalist, battlefield, civil war, saving a life, military, freedom, nazism, war violence, hiding place, politics, militia, aspiring writer ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, year 1939, year 1975, year 1937 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 600
Broken Silence (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, heroes, society, against humanity, rebelliousness, political unrest, small town, politics, love and romance, pregnancy, repression, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Dearest Senorita (1972)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A woman living in a small town discovers after fifty years that she is actually a man. Will she change her sex and suffer the reaction of a narrow-minded society?
Plot: man dressed as a woman, mirror, man dressed as woman, crying woman, transsexual, looking at self in mirror, confession, new identity, bank, identity, package, identity crisis ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, nazi, love and romance, bisexual woman, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 549
Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, betrayal, police, youth, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Good Boy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story follows Angel (González), twenty years old and barely employed, a man of few friends and a not too promising boxing career. Angel and his mother scrape out a living in Madrid. Enter Vidal, a professional bank robber and a real charmer, ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: moral dilemma, athlete's life, life is a bitch, crimes, sport, teaching the ways of the world, unemployment, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boxer, murder, poor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 4K
Earth (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests responsible for giving their product an "earthy" taste that ...
Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, humorous
Plot: love triangle, split personality, outer space, angel, suicide attempt, wine, jealousy, love and romance, danger, couples, couple relations, mental illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
There Be Dragons (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA, Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, priest, saint, spanish civil war, redemption, unfulfilled love, self discovery, haunted by the past, love, dying father, journalist, betrayal ...
Time: year 1936, 70s, year 1937, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, epic, suspense ...
Plot: fascism, evacuation, military, politics, human spirit, media, rebellion, idealism, revolution, injustice, hopes, doctor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, pre world war two
Place: china, spain, asia, montreal quebec, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 2K
Second Skin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Diego is a doctor who has fallen in love with a married man with a son. Against the advice of his boss and best friend, he continues his affair with Alberto. The consequences of this affair profoundly alter not only the two men's lives, but ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, gay relationship, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, couples, love affair, gay love, homosexual, coming out, doctor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Backroads (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spain, 1974. A teenager and his father are traveling in a car that is the only property they have. Their life is a continuous move by desolate coastal apartments in the tourism low season. When forced to change route and get away from sea, their ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: on the road, love, teenager, virgin, salesman, parents and children, couples, family relations, youth, society, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 97
Alma gitana (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man who wants to become a professional dancer falls in love with a gypsy girl and gets in conflict with her totally different cultural background. But love can overcome these differences..
Style: inter cultural, multicultural
Plot: female director, social issues, immigration, racial discrimination, race, racist, illegal immigration, interracial relations, xenophobia, dance, dancing, racism ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%