Movies like Monstrum 2017

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Monstrum
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, czech history, memorial, moral dilemma, communist, statue, sculptor, european history, communism, monument, suicide, artist, husband wife relationship
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe

Most similar movies to Monstrum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and sincere films with plots about czech history, european history, husband wife relationship, politics, communism, communist and suicide mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Monstrum: Milada (2017), Burning Bush (2013), The Devil's Mistress (2016), Code name 'Holec' (2016), The Joke (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Milada
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: woman wearing glasses, arrested, czech history, death sentence, female lawyer, cell, european history, communism, strong female lead, woman with glasses, trial, maid ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
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System:   95%
    User:   87%
 
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Burning Bush
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, political unrest, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, communism, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague ...
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System:   75%
    User:   63%
 
The Devil's Mistress
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: actress, social climber, workplace romance, death by shooting, female chauvinism, female chauvinist, international relations, crying male, released from prison, cabriolet, czech abroad, heavy smoker ...
Time: year 1938, year 1946, year 1945, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, switzerland, austria, central europe ...
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System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
Code name 'Holec'
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: secret mission, shooting, european history, double agent, moral dilemma, tv host, pop singer, singer, spy, bare breasts, journalist, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
Place: central europe, vienna, prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia ...
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System:   65%
    User:   56%
 
 7.3
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The Joke
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years later, he tries to get his revenge by seducing Helena, the ...
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: politics, womanizer, college, prison, infidelity, university, political unrest, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, restaurant, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1949
Place: prague, czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
The Divine Emma
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1981
Plot: strong female lead, opera singer, wedding, dog, listening to music, strong female character, portrait painting, monarchy, hiding place, newspaper, reading a newspaper, mayor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915, year 1916, year 1917
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   54%
 
 6.5
 168
Maria Theresia
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, female protagonist, strong female character, empress, noblewoman, czech history, strong female lead, european history, aristocrat
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
Operation: Daybreak
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: anti heroes, village, soldier, war, assassination, czech history, heroic mission, wartime life, danger, heroes, military, undercover ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1942
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 8.4
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Cosy Dens
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, domineering father ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
3 Seasons in Hell
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him, and instead lives a bohemian life with sexually liberated girls.
Style: intellectual
Plot: wristwatch, taking off clothes, police interrogation, class differences, wreath, manipulative woman, pregnant woman, collage, outcast, jealous boyfriend, seductive woman, false name ...
Time: year 1949, 1940s, year 1947
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
 6.9
 562
Another Way
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
Plot: romance, moral dilemma, forbidden love, hospital, tragic love, college, political conspiracy, political unrest, politics, revolution, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
The Unburied Man
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: doctor, husband wife relationship, speech, rat, rain, interrogation, torture, jail, hanging, execution, revolution, grave ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: central europe, budapest, soviet union, hungary, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
The Assassination
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The assassination of Heydrich in Prague during WWII.
Plot: secret mission, shoot out, ss, false name, german occupation, tommy gun, nazi officer, paratrooper, european history, german officer, crypt, cathedral ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, czechoslovakia, central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
 7.0
 435
Lost in Munich
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir "P" a 90 year old gray parrot, formerly living with Edouard Daladier, the French prime minister responsible for signing the Munich Treaty, comes to Prague to give his "account" of the past events. But can he do it, being just ...
Plot: parrot, filmmaking, film within a film, manipulation, ambassador, misunderstanding, man in swimsuit, press conference, repeated scene, unfaithful wife, european history, following someone ...
Time: 2000s, year 1938, year 2008
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
A Prominent Patient
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: diplomacy, diplomat, politician, minister, hospital, politics, czech history, czech abroad, european history, president
Time: year 1939, 1930s, year 1938, year 1937
Place: prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Interlude in Prague
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Plot: opera, composer, nobleman, arranged marriage, aristocrat, singer, love triangle, musician
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
 6.9
 135
The Cry
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While a woman is in the hospital preparing to deliver her child, her husband has all day to reflect upon his wife and their relationship. As he tends to his job as a television repairman, Slavek fondly remembers how he first met Ivana and the days ...
Plot: flashback, hospital, gramophone, pregnant woman, newborn, pregnancy, heartbeat, photo album, repairman, woman slaps man, watching television, sculptor ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   33%
 
 7.2
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Anthropoid
Genre: Biography, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: dramatic, tense, factual, intense, emotional ...
Plot: assassination, nazi, assassin, betrayal, brutality, conspiracy, rebellion, nazis, wartime, torture, jews, holocaust ...
Time: year 1938, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague, israel, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
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General Nil
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: secret service, death sentence, moral dilemma, communism, post war, stalinism, prison, interrogation, army general, arrest, imprisonment, hanged man ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: siberia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
Good Night, and Good Luck.
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, idealism, fighting the system, communism, paranoia, censorship, propaganda, television, freedom, cold war, investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: california, new york, usa, washington d.c., soviet union ...
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
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 52
John Hus
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
Plot: clergy, idealism, political corruption, religions or cults, fighting the system, hopes, martyr, rebellion, society, power relations, false accusation, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
Everlasting Moments
Genre: Biography, 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: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: feminism, human spirit, self discovery, dysfunctional family, hopes, camera, family problems, parents and children, artists and showbiz, gender, family relations, wine ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   29%
 
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Afterimage
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, censorship, chance, rejection, life, community, artist, legal system, painter ...
Time: 50s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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Edo Porn
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The world-famous woodblock artist Hokusai, a widower in need of a steady income, lives with his daughter Oei in the house of his friend Bakin.
Plot: single father, nude model, japanese culture, jidai geki, manga, master apprentice relationship, suicide by hanging, suicide, obsession, father daughter relationship, female nudity, spectacle ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love, sex, adultery, voyeurism, photographer, freedom, philosophy, male nudity, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, europe, usa, prague, soviet union ...
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System:   29%
    User:   30%
 
Diary for My Father and My Mother
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: party, politics, celebration, controversy, newsreel footage, josef stalin, trial, revolution, new year's eve, parade, grief, tank ...
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, soviet union, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   25%
 
 7.9
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The Ear
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Husband (senior ministry official) and wife find their house is riddled with listening devices put there by his own ministry. A harrowing night follows (reminiscent of 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf'), and the resolution is worse ...
Style: serious, disturbing, biting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: couple relations, dishonesty, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, political intrigue, politics, state affairs, unfulfillment, government facility ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, prague, czech republic, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   23%
 
Diary for My Children
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: school, friendship, flashback, friend, artist, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death of father, politics, newspaper, girl, controversy ...
Time: year 1947, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, budapest hungary, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   30%
 
 6.5
 56K
Child 44
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, Russia
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders -- a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, russian, investigation, against the rules, spy, paranoia, uncover truth, torture, propaganda, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 50s, 1950s, year 1945 ...
Place: russia, soviet union, berlin germany, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   28%
 
 6.0
 380
Colette
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Plot: male nudity, concentration camp, ss, holocaust, auschwitz, luggage, crematorium, chocolate, chimney, pregnant, sex scene, execution ...
Time: 1940s
Place: prague, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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