Movies like Cuartelazo

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Cuartelazo (1977)
Cuartelazo (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Narration of one of the bloodiest episodes of the Mexican national history, The Tragic Ten, beginning when General Victoriano Huerta sent to kill President Francisco I. Madero, Vice President José María Pino Suárez and Senator Belisario Dominguez. The film recreates the moment of the execution at the hands of Huerta and his accomplices Bernardo Reyes, Félix Díaz and Manuel Mondragón.
Plot: bandit, dictator, rebellion, mexican revolution, political repression, repression, conspiracy, rebel, murder, senator, assassination, senate
Time: 1900s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about rebellion, murder, revolution, soldier, state affairs, military and violence mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Cuartelazo: Longitud de guerra (1976), Los hermanos Muerte (1964), The President (2012), Memories of the Future (1969), Alsino and the Condor (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Longitud de guerra (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mexico's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1976.
Plot: suicide, massacre, corruption, greed, murder, revenge, rebellion, small town, evil landowner, mountain, sacrifice, general
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: mexico
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Los hermanos Muerte (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Mexico
Story: Woman swears to avenge her brother's murder.. Then she falls in love with the murderer, before discovering that he's the one.
Plot: murder, revenge, rebellion, sacrifice, widow, gunfight, troops
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The President (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The film begins with his capture by Philippine and US forces under Frederick Funston's command in 1901, then flashes back to 1886, when an old woman gives Aguinaldo and his childhood friend Candido Tirona cryptic prophecies. Ten years later, ...
Style: political thriller, suspense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: freedom fighter, conspiracy, president, husband wife relationship, rebellion, friendship, election, treason, assassination, murder, secret organization, spy ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: the philippines
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Memories of the Future (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Memories of the Future
Plot: hiding place, gunfight, revenge, tragedy, murder, sacrifice, rebellion, small town, party, execution, family relations, brothel
Time: 1920s
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Alsino and the Condor (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Nicaragua, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, grandfather grandson relationship, climbing a tree, dictator, american soldier, prostitute, grandmother grandson relationship, drunk, boy, jungle, helicopter ...
Place: nicaragua, central america
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The Attempt Dossier (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tells the story behind an assassination attempt perpetrated in 1897, by a dipsomaniac man, against the President of the Mexican Republic, General Porfirio Diaz.
Plot: reciting poetry, male female relationship, wetting oneself, cunnilingus, drunkenness, newspaper editor, newspaper, assassination attempt, train, terrorist, conspiracy, picnic ...
Time: 1890s
Place: mexico, mexico city
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I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: captivating, factual, epic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, coup d'etat, power struggle, peasant ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
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De todos modos Juan te llamas (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Analytical view of one of the least reported conflicts of national cinema: the Cristero movement that developed in the regions of western Mexico between 1926 and 1929, highlighting the inability to be faithful to both the Church and the State.
Plot: general, murder, repression, rebellion
Time: 1920s
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Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes this difficult, and when the captain is disabled, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, mutiny, royal navy, pirate, soldier, rebellion, betrayal, leadership, war, battles ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, europe
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The Man on the Shore (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Haiti, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Early 1960s Haiti during Duvallier's dictatorship seen through the eyes of a young girl whose family heavily suffered.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, on the run, state affairs, child, oppression, shooting, captain, hiding, death of husband ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: haiti, caribbean
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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ammunition. The Mutual Film Corporation, through producer D.W. Griffith ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, surreal, factual
Plot: mexican revolution, filmmaking, film within a film, obsessive quest, state affairs, adventure, rebelliousness, battle zone, campaign, battles, violence, battle ...
Place: mexico
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New Moon (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ahmad belongs to the Bangsamoro people. While many of his kind are bent on fighting, thinking that Mindanao is only for the Muslims, Ahmad prefers to live a simple and peaceful life. He works as a doctor in Manila while his wife, Fatima, and his ...
Plot: female director, doctors, military officer, lieutenant, rebel, muslim, soldier, mutiny, conflict, rebellion
Place: the philippines
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McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Union of Salvation (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Russian troops occupied Paris. Russia became the first power in the world. Now everything seems possible. Young winners, guards officers, are sure that equality and freedom will come - here and now. For this they are ready to sacrifice everything - ...
Style: suspense, realistic, exciting
Plot: russian empire, czar, rebellion, army, russian revolution, power struggle, military officer, riot, cold weather, pledge of allegiance, confined, champagne ...
Place: russia
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Burn! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, rebellion, bank, politics, revolution, racism, assassination, betrayal, slavery, colonialism, political unrest, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, caribbean, europe, portugal
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: uplifting, rough, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revolution, battles, vengeance, war, american revolution, rebellion, human spirit, freedom, soldier, patriotism, period piece, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, england, scotland
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Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, epic, factual ...
Plot: world war two, military life, battleship, military, navy, war, political unrest, state affairs, imperial japan, anti war, against the odds, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1941, 70s
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Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspense, realistic, tense, factual, political ...
Plot: mercenary, conflict, civil war, war, courage, betrayal, irish, politics, survival, fight scenes, propaganda, conspiracy ...
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Game for Vultures (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Anger (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand
Duration: 82 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 144 min.
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Chasing the Deer (1994)
Genre: History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 126 min.
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Style: realistic, disturbing, emotional, serious, bleak
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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Duration: 155 min.
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Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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