Movies like Milada

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Milada (2017)
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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 treason on fabricated charges in a show trial that was broadcast on the radio and shown in film clips. The film focuses on the time from 1945 to 1950 when the communists took over, but also goes back a little further in Horáková's life into the late 1930s
Style: based on true events
Plot: arrested, czech history, woman wearing glasses, death sentence, cell, european history, communism, female lawyer, maid, strong female lead, trial, woman with glasses, jail, sister sister relationship, courtroom, prisoner, politics, judge, female protagonist, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, strong female character, husband wife relationship
Time: 1950s
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and talky films with plots about husband wife relationship, lawyer, politics, courtroom, prison, corruption and trial mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Milada: Burning Bush (2013), The Devil's Mistress (2016), Hidden Figures (2016), Monstrum (2017), Maria Theresia (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Burning Bush
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Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
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Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, political unrest, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, communism, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, revolution ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
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Hidden Figures
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: dramatic, factual, inspirational, interesting, light ...
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 5.8
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Monstrum
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
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Plot: retro, memorial, moral dilemma, communist, communism, sculptor, european history, statue, husband wife relationship, suicide, artist, monument ...
Time: 1950s
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Maria Theresia
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Duration: 200 min.
Style: based on true events
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Anne of the Thousand Days
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
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Plot: betrayal, romance, politics, adultery, court, marriage, love, tragic hero, period piece, divorce, beautiful scenery, tragedy ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 114 min.
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The Post
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: based on true events
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Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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The Unburied Man
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
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Time: 20th century, 1950s
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    User:   39%
 
The Zookeeper's Wife
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Jackie
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: dramatic, melancholic, emotional, talky, sad ...
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Born Again
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Code name 'Holec'
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23rd March 1931: Shaheed
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Place: asia, india
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Zlo?in v Poln?
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
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Photographer
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    User:   24%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death ...
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Anthropoid
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Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
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Time: year 1938, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague, israel, england ...
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    User:   33%
 
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General Nil
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Duration: 125 min.
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    User:   31%
 
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 5K
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    User:   29%
 
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, captivating ...
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    User:   28%
 
The Notorious Bettie Page
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Duration: 100 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 1950s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
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