Movies like 1922 1978

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1922 (1978)
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1922 (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the book by Ilias Venezis "The Number 31328", the film by Nikos Koundouros unfolds through the personal tragedies of three characters, the Asia Minor Disaster and the agonizing travails of the Asia Minor Greeks who had been arrested and led to death by Kemal's troops and armed groups of Muslims. The wife of a merchant, a teacher and a seventeen-year old boy try to survive, following the column of prisoners into the depths of Asia Minor.
Plot: horse, village, rape, teacher, desert, female nudity, water, torture, murder, soldier, genocide, muslim, brutality, midget, massacre, greek, pow, armenian, castration, nationalism, christian, refugee, starvation, bread, thirst ...
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and thought provoking films with plots about death, murder, society, torture, battles, blood and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like 1922: Hotel Rwanda (2004), Andrei Rublev (1966), John Rabe (2009), The Birth of a Nation (2016), The Massacre of Glencoe (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Africa, Italy, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, this film takes place in Rwanda in the 1990s when more than a million Tutsis were killed in a genocide that went mostly unnoticed by the rest of the world. Hotel owner Paul Rusesabagina houses over a thousand refuges in his ...
Style: rough, emotional, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: genocide, racism, against humanity, un, war crime, cruelty, war, massacre, corpse, refugee, atrocity, hotel ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, rwanda, congo, somalia, tanzania
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 205 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: monk, christianity, artist, human spirit, monastery, social misfits, youth, hopes, painting, invasion, hunger, crucifix ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: russia, moscow russia
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John Rabe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, China, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: war crime, rescue, heroes, atrocity, lifesaver, war, confined, wartime life, selflessness, righting the wronged, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, preaching, father son relationship, poverty, brother sister relationship, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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The Massacre of Glencoe (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The true story of the events leading up to the infamous massacre of the Macdonalds by the Campbells in February of 1692.
Plot: sword, murder, historical event, massacre, atrocity, deadline, musket, aristocrat, hospitality, execution, drunkenness, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scottish highlands, scotland
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68%
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years ...
Style: captivating, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: queen elizabeth i, political unrest, murder, betrayal, queen, execution, catholic, royal family, royal court, state affairs, society, politics ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, britain, france
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Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, captivating, factual, intense ...
Plot: french, prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch, rape, prison, spanish inquisition, heresy, arrest, society, confession, model ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid
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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, human spirit, tragic hero, hopes, society, leadership, christianity ...
Time: 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
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Lion of the Desert (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of Omar Mukhtar, an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya in WWII. It gives western viewers a glimpse into this little-known region and chapter of history, and exposes the savage means by which ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, world war two, muslim, resistance, bedouin, hanging, space and aliens, imperialism, military, daring rescue, soldier, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: libya, italy, middle east, rome italy, north africa
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The Last King of Scotland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal, factual ...
Plot: dictatorship, genocide, dictator, doctor, against humanity, atrocity, politics, corruption, blacks and whites, head of state, attempted murder, assistant ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: uganda, africa, scotland
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: revolution, politics, injustice, factory, working class, fighting the system, state affairs, life is a bitch, journalism, society, hopes, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: belgium, europe, vatican, flanders, poland ...
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, against humanity, war, jewish, survival, wartime, rescue, ghetto, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe, central europe, israel
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: motivational, bleak, factual, heartbreaking, rough ...
Plot: slavery, life is a bitch, racism, freedom, interracial relations, torture, master and servant, civil rights, blacks and whites, african american, human trafficking, confined ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, faith, life is a bitch, survival, athlete's life, redemption, against the odds, self discovery, soldier, torture, captivity, hopes ...
Time: 2010s
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Lebanon, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the Islamic faith and the story of the prophet Mohammed.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: muslim, arab, ancient history, prophet, islam, desert, religions or cults, exile, battles, religion, oppression, society ...
Time: 7th century, middle ages
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The Message (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Libya, Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story of prophet "Muhammad" and the delivery of the message of God "Allah".
Style: epic, cult film
Plot: prophet, muslim woman, islam, religion, muslim, arab, koran, arabic history, battles, arab culture, soldier, dancing ...
Time: 7th century
Place: middle east, sahara, saudi arabia
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Another Way (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Political and sexual repression in Hungary, just after the revolution of 1956. In 1958, the body of Eva Szalanczky, a political journalist, is discovered near the border. Her friend Livia is in hospital with a broken neck; Livia's husband, ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: lesbian relationship, politics, hospital, infidelity, revolution, couples, journalism, gays and lesbians, society, love and romance, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
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48%
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, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: roman soldier, ancient rome, husband wife relationship, family relations, friendship, love, violence, murder, murder of father, father son relationship, fear, horse ...
Place: rome italy
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Francis of Assisi (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a lusty, fighting young adventurer who exchanged his sword for a cross
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, monk, saint, friends, church, religions or cults, animal life, showbiz, heroic mission, shallowness, cave, clergy ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: sahara, jerusalem, israel, italy
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The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: genocide, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, siblings relations, wartime life, love and romance, family relations, armenian, deportation, world war one, armenian genocide, against humanity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1915
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The Weeping Meadow (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. Among these people are two small kids, Alexis and Eleni. Eleni is an orphan and she is ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: refugee, village, on the run, wartime life, tragic love, orphan, greek, politics, political unrest, self discovery, genocide, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, year 1936, 1930s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: greece, europe
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A Harlot's Progress (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, starvation, dominatrix, adultery, jail, brothel, couples, reform, brothel madam, kept woman, husband wife relationship, painter ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, london
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42%
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Catch a Fire (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of anti-apartheid activists in South Africa, and particularly the life of Patrick Chamusso, a timid foreman at Secunda CTL, the largest synthetic fuel plant in the world. Patrick is wrongly accused, imprisoned and tortured for an ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police brutality, politics, civil rights, racism, apartheid, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, social problems, blacks and whites, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1991
Place: south africa, africa, angola
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42%
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: emperor, childhood, world war two, communism, arranged marriage, suicide attempt, breast feeding, teacher, revolution, arson, divorce, interrogation ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
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Mommilan veriteot 1917 (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the eve of a civil war, the film follows the last days of Alfred Kordelin, the richest man in Finland.
Style: pre war
Plot: gunfight, estate, sailor, high society, servant, death, lawyer, fear, husband wife relationship, escalation, class society, battles ...
Time: year 1917
Place: russia, finland
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Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, christian film
Plot: prophet, islam, religion, slavery, idol, muslim, prophecy, family relations, battles, husband wife relationship, caravan, desert ...
Time: 7th century
Place: arabia, iran
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41%
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Emperor (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
Plot: american civil war, slavery, snake, bounty hunter, swamp, plantation, singer, food, abolitionist, running, american south, horse ...
Place: maryland, new york
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41%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: assassination, life is a bitch, crimes, ambition, society, rise to the top, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, media, murder, human spirit ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: louisiana, usa
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41%
Sometimes in April (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Rwanda, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Debra Winger, Oris Erhuero and Idris Elba star in this drama framed by the Rwandan genocide.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: genocide, against humanity, civil war, massacre, racism, political unrest, battles, politics, vengeance, revolution, military, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
Place: rwanda, africa, washington d.c.
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Thornwell (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: True story about James Thornwell, who was serving the Army in Europe when some military documents went missing.
Plot: african american protagonist, forced confession, lsd, torture, truth serum, false accusation, drugged, cover up, interrogation, lawsuit, soldier, military
Time: 60s, year 1961
Place: france
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