Movies like Chappaquiddick

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Chappaquiddick (2017)
 6.5
 13K
Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
Style: based on true events, tense, rough, captivating
Plot: scandal, kennedy family, car accident, senator, investigation, politics, lawyer, lie, doctor, trust, interview, promise, husband wife relationship, tragic event, public service, bridge, suffocation, medical examiner, dancing, child, party, car, police, island, fishing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1972, year 1980, year 1960, year 1969
Place: massachusetts

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, based on true events, tense and suspense films with plots about husband wife relationship, lie, drinking alcohol, telephone call, drinking, photograph and flashback mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Chappaquiddick: Marshall (2017), The Better Angels (2014), Frost/Nixon (2008), Killing Kennedy (2013), The Case for Christ (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of Mark Felt, who under the name "Deep Throat" helped journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Style: based on true events, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: usa president, fbi, scandal, cover-up, politics, white house, secret, husband wife relationship, whistleblower, marriage, baby, congressional hearing ...
Time: year 1974, 70s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
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Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: court, lawyer, racism, racial segregation, injustice, racial issues, investigation, courthouse, african american, courtroom, rape accusation, lie ...
Time: 1940s, year 1954, year 1967
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, connecticut, mississippi, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Better Angels (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: education, illness, society, husband wife relationship, poverty, father son relationship, boy, tragic event, dying, stepmother stepson relationship, abraham lincoln, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, year 1865
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.7
 106K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, tense, psychological, sincere, tricky ...
Plot: politics, journalism, president, reporter, loneliness, tv show, scandal, power struggle, lie, mind game, uncover truth, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1974
Place: usa, california, sydney australia, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Drama documentary based on Bill O'Reilly's and Martin Dugard's 2012 non-fiction book "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot". It follows the parallel lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald from the winter 1959-1960 to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, assassination, head of state, couple relations, state affairs, deadly, husband wife relationship, american politics, brother brother relationship, assassination of president, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., russia, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Case for Christ (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results.
Style: christian film, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Plot: christianity, atheist, court, trial, court case, husband wife relationship, religion, investigation, brainwashing, journalist, reporter, manipulation ...
Time: year 1987, year 1980
Place: jerusalem, wisconsin, california, indiana, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Style: political, suspense, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: kennedy assassination, politics, husband wife relationship, vice president, civil rights, assassination, u.s. congress, president, society, usa president, elevator, cigarette smoking ...
Time: year 1960, 1960s, 60s, year 1865, year 1963 ...
Place: washington d.c., georgia, west virginia, dallas texas, wyoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: political thriller, realistic, captivating, serious, factual ...
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, white house, cover up, wiretap, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1973
Place: usa, washington d.c., florida, miami, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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All I See Is You (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, enigmatic, twists and turns ...
Plot: married couple, husband wife relationship, blind woman, surgical operation, blonde, operation, medication, loss of eyesight, car accident, lie, fear, doctor ...
Place: thailand, barcelona, spain, barcelona spain, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
 168K
Legend (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: realistic, brutal, based on true events, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1957 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 51K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, factual, rough ...
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Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
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37%
 7.3
 56K
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: based on true events, captivating, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 42K
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Duration: 117 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Story: Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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Style: based on true events, ambiguous ending, tense, thought provoking, suspense
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Time: 60s, year 1960, year 1954, year 1944, year 1945 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, year 1972, 2000s ...
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Country: USA, France
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34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, compassionate ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
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Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 7K
Captive (2015)
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Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 212K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, disaster movie, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 37K
The Courier (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, microfilm, based on true events
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Time: 1960s, year 1960, year 1962, 60s, year 1990 ...
Place: russia, london, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 22K
Game Change (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, Game Change focuses on the Republican run of the 2008 Presidential election, when candidate John McCain picks a relative unknown, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate. As the ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, campaign, election, presidential election, republican, conservative, republican party, american politics, state affairs, ambition, americana, government official ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2007, year 2008 ...
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32%