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 realistic, serious, based on true events and sincere films with plots about communism, politics, czech history, european history, husband wife relationship, communist and death mostly in Drama, Biography and History 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: jail, sister sister relationship, courtroom, european history, cell, communism, trial, strong female lead, female lawyer, maid, death sentence, arrested ...
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
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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, politician, politics, nobleman, european history, aristocrat, czech history
Time: 17th century
Place: europe, prague, central europe
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: empire, empress, european history, female protagonist, noblewoman, czech history, strong female character, aristocrat, strong female lead
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: shooting, tank, female full frontal nudity, journalist, bare breasts, pop singer, tv host, moral dilemma, european history, double agent, secret mission, male full rear nudity ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague, central europe ...
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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: hanged man, trial, interrogation, secret service, death sentence, moral dilemma, assassination, imprisonment, arrest, prison, communism, post war ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
Place: siberia, 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: politician, diplomacy, diplomat, minister, sex scene, death of father, politics, betrayal, president, european history, nazi germany, snorting cocaine ...
Time: year 1937, year 1938, year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: king, knight, czech, election, european history, czech history, monarch, father son relationship, aristocrat
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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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: painting, communism, art, community, life, legal system, rejection, censorship, chance, resistance, artist, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, u.s. senator, historical event, mccarthyism, cold war, u.s. congress, communism
Time: 1950s
Place: washington d.c.
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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, clever, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: tv show, politics, journalism, communism, paranoia, media, patriotism, newspaper, friendship, fear, singer, suicide ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
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Medieval (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: based on true events
Plot: commander, european history, czech history
Time: 14th century
Place: central europe
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39%
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: speech, husband wife relationship, terror, hanging, european history, doctor, democracy, adolescence, dictatorship, death sentence, suppression, stalinism ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: budapest, central europe, soviet union, hungary, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, death of friend, male female relationship, defection, betrayal, exploitation, prison, journalist, democracy, release from prison, anti communist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
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Concert at the End of Summer (1980)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A docudrama about four weeks in the life of famous Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. The drama - filled with many of Dvorak's compositions - begins when the composer suddenly decides to cut a concert in London and return home. While on the train, ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, musician, european history, composer, czech history
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Forgotten Light (1996)
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: dying, faith, belief, cancer, gypsy, communism, cathedral, sculptor, priest, spirituality, husband wife relationship, communist ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: trial, parade, revolution, celebration, politics, josef stalin, socialism, hungarian, statue, communist, new year's eve, tank ...
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary
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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, european history, emigration, death by gunshot, invitation, fireplace, loss of mother, unfaithful husband, nipples visible through clothing, villa, gallows, unfaithful girlfriend ...
Time: year 1937, year 1946, year 1938, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague, central europe, prague czech republic ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: diary, revolution, prison, politics, deportation, socialism, communist, anti communist, communism, controversy
Time: 1950s
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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, rebellion, idealism, false accusation, religions or cults, power relations, society, political corruption, fighting the system, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
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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: realistic, captivating, sincere, emotional, serious
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32%
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Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
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31%
The Young Karl Marx (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides ...
Plot: worker, communism, factory, punishment, best friend, poverty, forest, arrest, big breasts, factory owner, money problems, working class ...
Place: brussels belgium, manchester england, paris france
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Edo Porn (1981)
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.
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Plot: deportation, starvation, labor camp, operation, hunger, winter, heavy rain, death of husband, kitten, cruelty, dead child, white cat ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1957
Place: siberia, latvia, soviet union, russia
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Nasser 56 (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Story: Nasser 56 is a 1996 Egyptian historical film directed by Mohamed Fadel, starring Ahmed Zaki. The film focuses on the nationalization of the Suez Canal by Egypt's second President, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and the subsequent invasion of Egypt by ...
Plot: politics, war, army, president, dam, children, smoking, husband wife relationship, military
Time: 1950s, 50s
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Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Savage Messiah (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: art, sculptor, love, female full frontal nudity, artist, world war one, poverty, bohemian, cigar smoking, frenchman, tragic event, steam train
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
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Time: 1950s
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