Movies and TV shows like Oscar 1985

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Oscar (1985)
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Oscar (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In the summer of 1891, Oscar Wilde first met Lord Alfred Douglas — an encounter that will dramatically and tragically change both of their lives.
Plot: male prostitution, prison, historical event, male prostitute, sodomy, older man younger man relationship, hustler, gay interest
Time: 19th century

Most similar movies to Oscar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about politics, society, royal family, royalty, state affairs, husband wife relationship and british history mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Oscar: Disraeli (1978), Ellis Island (1984), Victoria (2016), Edward the King (1975), Trotsky (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Disraeli (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Disraeli is a British four part serial about the great statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Benjamin Disraeli.
Plot: politician, politics, parliament, englishman, jewish, novelist
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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95%
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Ellis Island (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and struggles of some of the countless immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island during the 19th century in search of the American Dream.
Plot: american dream, immigrants, world war one, immigration, irish american, torture, extramarital affair
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: new york
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57%
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Victoria (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image ...
Style: realistic, romantic, touching, based on true events, factual ...
Plot: queen victoria, british history, monarchy, royal family, queen of england, european history, royalty, queen, power, female protagonist, prime minister, husband wife relationship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s
Place: britain, united kingdom, london, buckingham palace
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55%
Edward the King (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Edward the Seventh is a 1975 television drama series, made by ATV in 13 episodes. Based on the biography of Edward VII by Philip Magnus, it starred Timothy West as the elder Edward VII and Simon Gipps-Kent and Charles Sturridge as Edward in his ...
Style: captivating, saga, epic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, royal family, royal court, state affairs, head of state, british royal family, prime minister, brother brother relationship, cheating wife, womanizer, royalty ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, edwardian era, victorian era
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Trotsky (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The life pages of a man who changed the world but paid back everything he had. Leon Trotsky is being interviewed in Mexico city of the year 1940 by Canadian journalist Frank Jackson. During eight days they have eight interview sessions revealing the ...
Style: based on true events, rough, surprise ending, suspenseful, tragic ending ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, danger, violence, death, chase, storytelling, russian civil war, murder, red army, lenin, military uniform ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 40s, 1910s, 19th century ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Victoria & Albert (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: queen victoria, royal family, husband wife relationship, love and romance, monarch, state affairs, head of state, royal court, romance, political unrest, couple relations, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
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50%
Sandburg's Lincoln (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A miniseries about President Abraham Lincoln.
Plot: abraham lincoln, usa history, usa president, trial, american civil war, court, husband wife relationship, politician, politics, u.s. president, government, civil war ...
Time: 19th century
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49%
February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dickens of London (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dickens of London is a 1976 television miniseries from Yorkshire Television based on the life of English novelist Charles Dickens. Both Dickens and his father John were played by British actor Roy Dotrice. The series was written by Wolf Mankowitz ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour biographical mini-series.
Plot: british history, society, aristocracy, retiring
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Crown (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: royal family, british royal family, british history, queen, monarchy, winston churchill, prime minister, woman, queen elizabeth ii, power, monarch, palace intrigue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: buckingham palace, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Borgias (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.
Plot: leonardo da vinci, family relations, priest, pope, italian history, brother sister relationship, rise to power, murder, cardinal the priest, cardinal, religion
Time: renaissance, 15th century, 16th century, 1500s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Mosley (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mosley was a 1998 television serial produced for Channel 4 based on British fascist Oswald Mosley's life in the period between the two world wars. The series was directed by Robert Knights, from a screenplay by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, ...
Plot: politics, british politics, racist, beating, nazism, british history, political protest, chanting, politician, skinny dipping, male nudity, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, pre world war two, post world war one
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45%
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Wolf Hall (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose ...
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, suspense, factual ...
Plot: rise to the top, political intrigue, royal family, manipulation, state affairs, manipulations, ambition, blind ambition, society, dishonesty, betrayal, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: england, europe, london
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45%
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I, Claudius (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 650 min.
TV show
Story: Tracing the lives of several Roman emperors, this is an epic of ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue set in one of history's most fascinating eras. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have ...
Style: epic, clever, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: roman empire, emperor, political intrigue, ancient rome, power struggle, ambition, betrayal, intrigue, incest, ancient, family feud, prophecy ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c., 50s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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45%
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Elizabeth R (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisors know she has to marry. Doesn't she?
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, factual
Plot: palace intrigue, queen elizabeth i, queen, royal family, political conspiracy, throne, state affairs, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, rise to the top, patriotism ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gentleman Jack (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, strongman, love and romance, social relations, society, discrimination, private vs public, rivalry, british history, heroes, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Irish R.M. (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Irish R.M. refers to a series of books by the Anglo-Irish novelists Somerville and Ross, and the television comedy-drama series based on them. They are set in turn of the 20th century west of Ireland.
Plot: legal, judge, irish, landlord, court, englishman abroad
Time: 19th century, pre world war one, 1900s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jumong (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jumong  examines the life of Jumong Taewang, founder of the kingdom of Goguryeo. Few details have been found in the historical record about Jumong, so much of the series is fictionalized. The fantastic elements surrounding the original Jumong ...
Style: family saga, serious, captivating, suspense, epic
Plot: ancient korea, prince, redemption, emperor, love triangle, family secret, rescue mission, treason, betrayal, love, friendship, marriage ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Charité at War (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Berlin, 1888. After penniless Ida’s life is saved at the Charité Hospital she must work off the treatment costs. While she becomes acquainted with the most brilliant physicians of this era at the world-famous hospital, the self-determined young ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, stylized, based on true events, captivating ...
Plot: medicine, nurse, hospital, surgery, discovery, saving a life, doctors, scientist, coworker relationship, historical event, love story, training ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s, 1880s, 1940s, 60s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: forbidden love, power relations, media sensation, strong female presence, love and romance, actor's life, blind ambition, society, romance, couples, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, 1920s ...
Place: london, england, usa, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, biblical, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, apostle, god or devil, faith, back from the dead, rabbi, execution ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 1930s, 30s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Churchill's Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.
Style: disturbing, captivating, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: winston churchill, stroke, historical figure, nurse, politician, secret, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, family problems, british politics, parents and children, political leader ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, 1950s
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Kennedy (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 282 min.
TV show
Story: Biography of the 1961-1963 presidency of John F. Kennedy
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: civil rights, white house, election, assassination, politics, vietnam war, kennedy family, democrat, administration, americana, state affairs, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: fainting, disease, tuberculosis, writing, winter, historical event, affair, fire, painting, writer's life, woman dressed as man, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1850s, 1840s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Amazing Grace (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, factual ...
Plot: slavery, politics, friendship, injustice, civil rights, politician, debate, musician, mentor, father son relationship, slave trade, freedom ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, paris france, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Maria Graham: Diary of a Residence in Chile (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A true story of passion and political intrigue in early nineteenth century Chile, based on the memoirs of the intrepid travel writer, Maria Graham.
Plot: female director, latin american history, history of chile, ship, diary
Time: 1820s, 19th century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bryggeren (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The development of Carlsberg Beer, the Carlsberg brewery and the mishaps between father and son, are the main story. But also the social life in Denmark in this time period, both for the rich and poor are explored.
Style: family saga
Plot: period piece, businessman, death of child, brewery, father son relationship, beer, family relations
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, rome italy, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Wagner (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: UK, Austria, Hungary
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, epic, sentimental
Plot: anti semitism, politics, love and romance, music, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, revolution, radical, celebrity culture, rise and fall, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: germany, switzerland, europe, prussia, bavaria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Adams Chronicles (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Family Chronicles Drama, American
Style: epic
Plot: diplomat, secretary of state, ambassador, historian, u.s. president, american history, president, colonial america, american revolution
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%