Movies like Monstrum 2017

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Monstrum (2017)
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, suicide, communism, communist, artist, moral dilemma, sculptor, european history, husband wife relationship, monument, statue, memorial, czech history
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, based on true events and sincere films with plots about communism, politics, husband wife relationship, czech history, european history, communist and suicide mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Monstrum: Milada (2017), May the Lord Be with Us (2018), Maria Theresia (2017), Code name 'Holec' (2016), General Nil (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: czech history, woman wearing glasses, arrested, death sentence, female lawyer, communism, european history, cell, maid, strong female lead, trial, jail ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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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: historical event, catholicism, defenestration, czech history, european history, nobleman, aristocrat, politician, politics
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, prague, central europe
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 6.4
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, strong female lead, empress, czech history, noblewoman, female protagonist, strong female character, european history, aristocrat
Place: central europe
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Code name 'Holec' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic
Story: Young director Honza David (Krystof Hádek) films the Russian invasion in in Prague in August 1968. With Eva (Vica Kerekes) - the love of his life - he tries to get out of the country. He wants to bring the explosive material to Vienna, to the ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: czech history, male full rear nudity, shooting, moral dilemma, tv host, pop singer, european history, double agent, secret mission, tank, secret agent, actress ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: vienna, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague, prague czech republic ...
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Plot: post war, communism, moral dilemma, death sentence, secret service, stalinism, interrogation, prison, army general, trial, hanged man, imprisonment ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: poland, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: communism, painting, art, resistance, rejection, chance, censorship, community, life, artist, legal system, painter ...
Time: 50s
Place: poland
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A Prominent Patient (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Plot: diplomat, politician, diplomacy, czech abroad, psychiatrist, european history, nazi germany, president, snorting cocaine, seaside, politics, airplane ...
Time: pre world war two, year 1938, year 1937, year 1939, 1930s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for ...
Plot: communist, cold war, historical event, mccarthyism, u.s. congress, communism, u.s. senator
Time: 1950s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, czech, knight, european history, aristocrat, election, father son relationship, czech history, monarch
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 95
Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, port, poetry, anti communist, democracy, death of friend, police inspector, release from prison, defection, friend, marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, communism, government, politician, communist, paranoia, tv show, media, idealism, friendship, newspaper ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: rain, husband wife relationship, speech, doctor, rat, interrogation, torture, exhumation, stalinism, disease, european history, exile ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: soviet union, hungary, romania, budapest, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Devil's Mistress (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.
Plot: nazism, social climber, actress, czech, death by shooting, deal with the devil, workplace romance, czech abroad, pact with the devil, clothed male naked female, czech history, heavy smoker ...
Time: 2000s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1945, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, prague, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia ...
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35%
Medieval (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
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Style: based on true events
Plot: european history, commander, czech history
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Holy, a village priest, battles against the state and religious bureaucracies of 1980s Czechoslovakia in his fight to raise money for a new church roof. Permeated by his love for the villagers, his encounters are marked by his good humor. In ...
Plot: gypsy, cancer, integrity, secret love, belief, communism, sculptor, cathedral, communist, statue, fund raising, corruption ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
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Plot: newsreel footage, party, politics, controversy, celebration, josef stalin, grief, trial, new year's eve, parade, diary, tank ...
Time: 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 562
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 52
John Hus (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A faithful recounting of the ministry, trial and martyrdom of the fifteenth century Bohemian priest John Hus, who built on the reforms of John Wycliffe, taught the Bible in the vernacular and who influenced Martin Luther a century later.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, christian film
Plot: martyr, clergy, idealism, christian, political corruption, religions or cults, fighting the system, hopes, rebellion, society, power relations, false accusation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Style: epic, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 141 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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31%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Plot: japanese culture, nude model, jidai geki, single father, master apprentice relationship, manga, suicide, suicide by hanging, female nudity, father daughter relationship, obsession, spectacle ...
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