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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
TV show
Story: The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin titled The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys : An American Saga. The series aired across three nights, an earned an Emmy and Golden Globe.
Style: saga
Plot: kennedy family, president, white house, election, u.s. president, american, television, mayor, john f. kennedy, ambassador, senator, presidential election, first lady, presidential candidate, democrat, oval office, candidate, tv, attorney general
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, america, usa, boston, massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and clever films and TV series with plots about president, politics, u.s. president, society, ambition, state affairs and white house mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Kennedys of Massachusetts: Prince Jack (1984), Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985), A Woman Named Jackie (1991), LBJ: The Early Years (1987), J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Style: political
Plot: cia, politics, candidate, democrat, fbi, american south, civil rights, bathtub, racial issues, political candidate, cold war, john f. kennedy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, america, usa, washington d.c., dallas texas
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Robert Kennedy & His Times (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 309 min.
TV show
Story: A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and the eventual ...
Plot: kennedy family, politics, usa politics, campaign, u.s. president, president
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A Woman Named Jackie (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 246 min.
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Story: A film about the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
Plot: first lady, kennedy family, price of fame, u.s. president
Time: 60s, 1960s
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LBJ: The Early Years (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: LBJ: The Early Years was a television movie that appeared on the NBC network in February 1987, depicting the life of former President of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson from 1934 until 1973. Actor Randy Quaid won a Golden Globe award for his ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, rise to the top, head of state, state affairs, ambition, media, campaign, usa president, american politics, kennedy family, democrat, white house ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: america, texas, usa, washington d.c., dallas texas
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J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 183 min.
TV show
Story: Looks at the early years of America's most dashing president from his early childhood through his nomination for Congress.
Plot: john f. kennedy, kennedy family, usa president, u.s. president, childhood, president
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Kane & Abel (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born in one of the richest families of Boston and grows up to be a banker on Wall Street. Abel Rosnovski is born in the Polish countryside and has to ...
Style: saga, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: polish, bankruptcy, ambition, hopes, society, rivalry, rise to the top, temperamental, sea disaster, promotion, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 1900s, 20s, 50s, 1910s, 80s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, new york
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The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, talky, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, white house, political intrigue, election, politician, teamwork, government official, liberal, democrat, workplace, head of state, workplace situations ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, suspense, clever ...
Plot: politics, president, family relations, divorce, reporter, private vs public, white house, state affairs, media, parents and children, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Madam Secretary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Former CIA agent Elizabeth Faulkner McCord is suddenly thrust into the position of US Secretary of State where she must quickly learn to drive international diplomacy, wrangle office politics and balance a complex family life.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: politics, chief of staff, u.s. president, relationship vs career, workplace intrigue, politician, secretary of state, workplace situations, president, female protagonist, state affairs, workplace ...
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Washington: Behind Closed Doors (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 750 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a power-hungry U.S. President, and the men he surrounds himself with in order to keep his hold on power. Based on John Ehrlichman's book about the Nixon administration.
Style: political drama
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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
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., dallas texas
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The Kennedys (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 346 min.
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Story: The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his ...
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Plot: white house, president, kennedy family, politics, historical character, tragic event, cold war, family relations, patriotism, liberal, ambition, civil rights ...
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The Paper Chase (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: clever, witty, talky, intellectual, contemplative ...
Plot: college, law school, power relations, ambition, youth, legal, coming of age, teachers and students, student life, college life, campus, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
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Style: saga, serious, realistic, emotional
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
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Granite Flats (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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I'll Take Manhattan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
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Style: realistic, sincere, clever, serious, semi serious ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
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