Movies like Milada

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Milada (2017)
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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 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: strong female character, lawyer, politics, trial, sister sister relationship, courtroom, maid, communism, female protagonist, death sentence, judge, female lawyer, european history, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, prisoner, jail, woman with glasses, strong female lead, cell, woman wearing glasses, czech history, arrested
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

Most similar movies to Milada

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out based on true events, factual, thought provoking and dramatic films with plots about husband wife relationship, politics, european history, politician, mother daughter relationship, prison and czech history mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Milada: Monstrum (2017), Maria Theresia (2017), On the Basis of Sex (2018), Born Again (1978), A Prominent Patient (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, czech history, husband wife relationship, european history, sculptor, communism, memorial, communist, statue, moral dilemma, monument, artist ...
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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95%
 6.5
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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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62%
On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: surprise ending, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking, clever
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: supreme court, equality, female lawyer, feminism, women's rights, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, human rights, courtroom, marriage, female protagonist, u.s. constitution ...
Time: 1950s, year 1963, year 1970, year 1959
Place: usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 98
Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: arrest, u.s. president, born again christian, lawyer, judge, prisoner, prison, politics, white house, religious conversion, courtroom, religion ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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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49%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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44%
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 1K
Burning Bush (2013)
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: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, communism, rebellion, rebelliousness, legal action, uncover truth, state affairs, life is a bitch, right and wrong, legal investigation, defamation, political unrest ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia ...
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43%
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Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The second film covers Joan's trial and the end of her life.
Plot: french soldier, french army, stake, british army, joan of arc, trial, tragedy, religion, martyr, prisoner, witness, shot in the forehead ...
Time: 15th century
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43%
 7.8
 167K
Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: factual, touching, inspirational, light, exciting ...
Plot: mathematics, discrimination, racism, nasa, job promotion, scientist, space program, prejudice, african american woman, ends with biographical notes, strong female character, friendship between women ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961
Place: virginia, langley virginia
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42%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ...
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41%
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Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, Hong Kong, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, kennedy family, first lady, kennedy assassination, president, widow, american history, husband wife relationship, usa president, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, dallas texas, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: factual, rough, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, zoo, nazi, caged animal, hiding place, smuggler, husband wife relationship, flirting, female protagonist, strong female character, happy ending ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, central europe, warsaw poland
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37%
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Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, intense, tense, suspense ...
Plot: tv reporter, presidential election, political scandal, politics, computer, u.s. president, american politics, tv broadcast, telephone, election, lawyer, ends with biographical notes ...
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36%
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Nasser 56 (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Egypt
Duration: 142 min.
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
Place: egypt, india, soviet union, britain, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hella W (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writers such as Bertolt ...
Plot: politician, prison, prisoner, politics, jail, interrogation, jail cell, life sentence, playwright, business, play, women in society ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: soviet union, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 107K
The Post (2017)
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, factual, thought provoking, exciting, tense ...
Plot: journalism, vietnam war, politics, cover up, truth, lie, expose, newspaper story, national security, wartime, journalist, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1971, year 1965, year 1949, year 1966
Place: washington d.c., vietnam
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33%
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: love, honeymoon, child star, actress, filmmaking, domineering mother, movie star, courtroom, husband wife relationship, divorce, mother daughter relationship, marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Plot: sin, female nudity, strong female lead, businesswoman, bible, strong female character, husband wife relationship, reformation, monk, death of child, nun, faith
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 70
Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lea grew up in a crime family in Calabria. The father of her daughter Denise is also a member of the Mafia. Lea, however, wants a different life for her daughter, free of violence, fear and falsehood. She decides to cooperate with justice, to ...
Plot: procession, courtroom, mafia, female protagonist, police, murder, prison, car on fire, gps, mother daughter relationship, daughter, police arrest ...
Time: 1990s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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
Place: new york, usa, california, soviet union, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jean Galmot, Adventurer (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Story: No overview found.
Plot: adventure, father in law son in law relationship, dancing, flashback, widow, poison, wealth, dancer, aristocrat, sentenced to death, embezzlement, convict ...
Time: turn of the century, 1900s, 1920s, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: u.s. president, american history, democracy, diplomacy, husband wife relationship, industry, banking, politics, politician
Time: 1790s, 1780s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 10K
Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: inspirational, intellectual, based on true events, captivating, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, ghost writer, husband wife relationship, nobel prize, novelist, exploitation, bisexuality, money, infidelity, 23 year old, fireplace ...
Time: 1890s, 1900s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 60K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, lawyer, moral dilemma, cheating, prejudice, professor, fame, ethics, fbi, advertising, media, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Churchill's Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
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.
Plot: historical figure, actress, rehabilitation, brother sister relationship, political cover up, country house, recovery, working class, bedridden, political leader, countryside, drunkenness ...
Time: 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: british history, politics, state affairs, war, head of state, society, couple relations, rise to the top, winston churchill, fascism, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 55
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
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%