Movies like Chappaquiddick

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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Chappaquiddick (2017)
Genre: 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.
Plot: car accident, bridge, senator, kennedy family, suffocation, scandal, dancing, party, lawyer, car, island, investigation, fishing, hotel, food, death, politics, running, church, president, beach, orphan, ambulance, swimming, singing ...
Time: 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 realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about husband wife relationship, death, photograph, cigarette smoking, telephone call, father son relationship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and History genres. Some movies like Chappaquiddick: Detroit (2017), First Man (2018), The Post (2017), Marshall (2017), The Impossible (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, disturbing, factual, rough ...
Plot: racism, murder, police brutality, police violence, revenge, death, racial tension, injustice, tragic event, rebellion, chaos, rescue ...
Time: 1960s, year 1943, year 1967, year 1969
Place: detroit, michigan
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First Man (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Style: suspense, based on true events, disturbing, factual, exciting
Plot: space mission, moon landing, astronaut, space travel, moon, nasa, test pilot, historical event, human in outer space, husband wife relationship, space exploration, father son relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961, year 1966, year 1968, year 1969 ...
Place: florida, houston texas
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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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Marshall (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Plot: lawyer, kidnapping, jewish, racism, investigation, trial, court, lake, interracial sex, name calling, freedom, water fountain ...
Time: 1940s, year 1954, year 1967
Place: mississippi, grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut, manhattan new york city
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, 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: suspense, realistic, touching, heartbreaking, captivating ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, courage, family in danger, forces of nature, fear, tragic event, parents and children, tragedy, survivor, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: wilderness, education, illness, americana, society, forest, punishment, owl, raccoon, campfire, wrestling, horse and wagon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
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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: tense, talky, clever, realistic, serious ...
Plot: reporter, journalism, journalist, president, politics, loneliness, tv show, politician, scandal, lie, doubts and hesitations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1977
Place: california, usa, manhattan new york city, sydney australia, australia ...
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The Contender (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Political thriller about Laine Hanson's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. An allegation that she was involved in a sexual orgy at the age of 19 is leaked to the press. As pressure mounts on Laine, she's torn between fighting ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, sexism, vice president, u.s. president, idealism, white house, ratings, strong sexual content, dishonesty, political intrigue, chief of staff, head of state ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ohio, virginia, california
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The Dinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, rough, suspenseful, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, violence, arson, politician, brother brother relationship, restaurant, anger, flashback, husband wife relationship, flash forward, selfishness ...
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The Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Olympic swimmer Harry Melchior defects from East Germany in the 1960s and hatches a daring plot to help his sister and others flee East Berlin through a 145-yard underground tunnel.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: tunnel, betrayal, politics, cold war, escape, berlin wall, political unrest, communism, state affairs, confined, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 1960s
Place: germany, europe, german democratic republic, east berlin, east germany ...
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Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, factual, based on true events ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, politics, revenge, terrorism, murder, jewish, vengeance, secret agents, morality, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: middle east, europe, israel, lebanon, germany ...
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Bridge of Spies (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: realistic, suspense, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, cia, espionage, lawyer, pilot, rescue, danger, justice, spy, mission, undercover, bridge ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, year 1957 ...
Place: usa, soviet union, europe, east germany, germany ...
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The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Plot: abbess, world war two, singer, camera, prayer, blood, giving a toast, snow, cigarette lighter, bar, eyeglasses, crying ...
Time: year 1945, year 1940, 1940s
Place: poland
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Thirteen Days (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear standoff with the USSR sparked by the discovery by the Americans of missle bases established on the Soviet allied island of Cuba. Shown from the perspective of the US President, John F Kennedy, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, president, cold war, military, nuclear threat, white house, nuclear, race against time, espionage, state affairs, un, undercover ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: usa, cuba, soviet union, washington d.c., pentagon ...
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, kennedy assassination, fighting the system, evidence, political corruption, district attorney, government, legal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, texas, washington d.c., vietnam, cuba
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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.
Plot: vice president, motorcade, deer hunting, egoism, telephone call, father daughter relationship, oval office, political, magazine cover, candidate, toilet paper, letter ...
Time: year 1960, year 1964, year 1959, year 1965, year 1968 ...
Place: wyoming, georgia, dallas texas, washington d.c., texas ...
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, betrayal, invasion, double agent, politics, suspicion, patriotism, intrigue, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: cuba, usa, congo, africa, latin america ...
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The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: emotional, sad, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: suicide, boy genius, brain tumor, single mother, death of brother, child custody, bullying, stepfather, school principal, precocious child, brother brother relationship, small town ...
Place: new york state
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The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, redemption, vengeance, tragedy, rivalry, crimes, deadly, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
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The Company You Keep (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: robbery, hidden identity, on the run, police chief, newspaper, police investigation, journalism, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1972, year 1979, year 1971
Place: michigan, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Plot: small town, solace, toy, employer employee relationship, lawyer, motel, shower, brother brother relationship, t shirt, lightning, hit with a rock, running ...
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: cia, investigation, betrayal, politician, suspicion, secret, island, torture, death, assistant, state affairs, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, yale university, colorado ...
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So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
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All I See Is You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.
Plot: wife husband relationship, married couple, blonde, blind woman, surgical operation, masturbation, taxi, balloon, uncle nephew relationship, adultery, concert, father daughter relationship ...
Place: barcelona spain, thailand, spain, bangkok thailand, barcelona
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Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, cia, terrorism, kidnapping, undercover, government agency, state affairs, senator, war on terror, police brutality, surveillance, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, usa, north africa, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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Patriots Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.
Style: suspense, intense, tense, factual, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, police chief, investigation, surveillance, violence, gunfight, courage, islam, tragedy, brutality, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, california
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At Any Price (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple wants his rebellious son Dean to help expand his family’s farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: farm, farmer, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family life, family problems, car race, estrangement, unfaithful husband, youtube, sunbathing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, st. louis missouri, iowa
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Killing Kennedy (2013)
Genre: Drama, 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, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kennedy assassination, assassination, politics, couple relations, head of state, deadly, state affairs, husband wife relationship, assassination of president, brother brother relationship, american politics, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963, year 1962
Place: usa, texas, russia, dallas texas, washington d.c.
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Woman in Gold (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II, she believes rightfully belongs to her family. She did so not just to regain ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, dramatic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, injustice, art, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal action, legal, aging, fighting the system, stolen painting, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: austria, california, washington d.c., pasadena california, germany ...
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political corruption, political conspiracy, reporter, political intrigue, deadly ...
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